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ocmama 38.5 #5001 

Born & raised in Orange County. Disneyland has always been a huge part of my life as I lived down the street from the park(s) most of my life. Now hubby & I get to create magical memories with our 2 wonderful children.
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 38.5 #5001 (DL Qual #1741

May 8, 2015 2:47 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
How do we go about seeing the Aladdin show? Do we still need a FP or is it first come first serve now?

Great show! The Genie keeps the jokes relevant. No bad seat. It's long, like 45 minutes. And no bathroom in the building so plan for that. - Taunton  462.0 #436 8:26PM
They don't do fast passes. You go stand in line. Last couple times I've had to stand in line for 30-45min to get a good seat. I have seen people run up at the last minute before doors close and they have to go all the way to the top of the theater for seats. - thatgirljenn  1514.1 #100 2:52PM
I went to the original Aladdin show for my birthday whwheN was a kid, you had to pay and they served food and you got a chocolate magic lamp. I want to take my son to see it but wasn't sure if they still have food or charges or t reservations? - JAYMEandNOAH  3.0 #44240 10:22PM
JAYMEandNOAH no food and no reservations. You don't have to pay and there isn't a chocolate lamp 😊  - TinyDancerTay  117.7 #3171 10:52PM
JAYMEandNOAH Are you talking about the dinner show that used to be in Adventureland? They no longer do that, but they have an Aladdin play at the Hyperion theater in DCA.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  593.0 #320 9:12AM
Thank you for all the replies & the tip about the bathroom. Looking forward to spending Mother's Day in the parks & finally seeing this show!  - ocmama  38.5 #5001 9:03AM

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November 12, 2014 1:15 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My son is so happy to have his new buddy Sven. The expression on his face is pure joy.

Cute! - ElectricMayhemMom  1093.5 #153 1:19PM
a faithful and loyal companion for him! - leopardditz2000  690.1 #259 4:51PM
I want one for santas sleigh  - carminaire  690.5 #258 3:39PM
Cutie  - missymel  61.6 #4193 4:43PM

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November 10, 2014 4:17 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Friends of ours are planning to see Disneyland in all its Christmas glory for the first time this year. Due to schedules, they can only do one day on the weekend. Based on your experience, which weekend would be less crowded, Dec. 6 (candlelight processional weekend) or Dec. 13 (last weekend for some AP)?

I would say Dec 13 based on past things I've read. The. Candlelight nights are always busy.  - warchanted  166.6 #2388 5:36PM
Saturdays are often less crowded.  - JenGwen323  1686.4 #89 5:41PM
I'm in need of a Disney fix...maybe we will go the 13th too.   I can't wait until January!! - DisneyPiratePrincess  202.2 #1884 5:51PM

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November 6, 2014 10:36 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Nothing fills my heart more than being at the happiest place on earth and seeing my babies love on each other. I took this picture last night at an almost empty park.

Very sweet.  - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  438.6 #460 7:31PM
How sweet. The lighting is so beautiful  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5407.9 #17 7:45PM
Really cool and sweet picture! - TinyDancerTay  117.7 #3171 9:01PM

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November 5, 2014 10:19 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
I know this is a bit late, but we had great time at Mickey's Halloween Party. We went the exact time as last year & both times were sold out. However, this year it seemed a lot more crowded. Still plan on making this a yearly tradition.

Awesome costume - MintJulep  237.5 #1430 12:13PM
Great costume - DeadliestPassholder  238.7 #1417 11:56AM
Thanks! He got lots of compliments all night long. Even the cast members were having a great time playing with him. - ocmama  38.5 #5001 12:12PM
I found the party we went to extremely crowded... more so than during the day. - kimdis  44.1 #4739 12:05PM
I noticed that too. Last year you could see the crowds thin out after closing, but not this time. Last year we got to Main Street 10 minutes prior to the start of the parade & there was plenty of room. This year we got there 30 minutes prior & no room. They had to have up the amount of tickets sold. - ocmama  38.5 #5001 12:11PM
I agree... we still had fun. During the day was more relaxing though. - kimdis  44.1 #4739 12:27PM

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November 3, 2014 6:10 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Been an AP holder for many years, but finally tried the Monte Cristo at Cafe Orleans. OMG, I have seriously been missing out all these years! That berry puree topped it off perfectly.

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Yummy!! One of my favorites!! - mocina77  15.1 #7883 6:30PM
Mmmmmm. - jediblue  2059.4 #67 6:36PM
Nothing like em!  Always on my list - TinyDancerTay  117.7 #3171 4:36PM
Tiny dancer ate my half!  - PiperG  29.1 #5662 7:16PM
The monte cristo and pommes fries to share with my Hubby is a GREAT meal :) - Goofygirl10  32.8 #5347 2:00AM

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June 19, 2014 10:00 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hello MWers!  We've been AP holders for years, but have only been on RSR once and that happened last summer when we got to the park before it opened. We stood in line and were able to walk right on the ride. We're hoping to do that again, but on the day we're going DCA has magic morning. Should the line still be reasonable or is our best bet getting a FP instead?

The process has changed for DCA magic mornings. If you have a magic morning, the FP line will not be open, thus, guests will be directed straight onto the attraction. In my opinion, I would get a FP - BaseballMickey_CM  7045.8 #9 10:22AM
I would get a fast pass. The fast pass line moves very quickly. Enjoy!! - MyHeartbelongstoBeast  292.6 #899 3:01PM
Fast Pass is the easiest! - potatohead25  613.7 #306 5:50PM
Single rider line!!!!! - sewedna  505.7 #389 12:26AM

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October 14, 2013 2:55 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
We are attending Mickey's Halloween Party for the first time this Friday.  We are planning to dress up our son.  Do most adults dress up for this event too?  Will we look out of place in our regular clothes?

Most adults do dress up and I think it is more enjoyable if you do. :) - justcallmeKP  263.5 #1156 2:56PM
A mix of both. Lots of adults do dress up, but there are a lot that don't. Either way it's fun. - DLKenCA  2225.4 #59 2:56PM
I say have fun and dress up, makes good family photos. - madsdad  1868.1 #77 3:15PM
Mix of both... You wont feel out of place in reg clothes.  Everyone gets a bag and can get in line for the treats.  So much fun getting candy! - parkfan2  40.3 #4918 3:40PM

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October 1, 2013 10:36 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Can anyone tell me the prices for caricatures in New Orleans Square?

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September 20, 2013 7:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So in the mood for pumpkin beignets!

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September 6, 2013 1:20 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My son & niece had a great time at the AP event last night & my boy finally got to meet his favorite character Donald!

Yay! Adorable!! - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  438.6 #460 1:34PM
Very cute!! I'm glad u had such a wonderful time 😊 - CinderellE-79  947.7 #177 1:43PM
Awesome! - MelodyMouse  5505.8 #16 1:58PM

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September 5, 2013 6:16 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Someone reported 25 minutes for RSR? Is that a typo?

It is now the off season so it could be correct. The single rider line shows that its less than 15 minutes.  - KermitFan13  653.6 #283 6:19PM

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September 2, 2013 3:33 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My hubby loves going to the parks, but refuses to ever wear anything Disney or affiliate. I think we have a breakthrough! Next goal is to get him to wear Mickey ears!!!

Good luck! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 8:37PM
LoL my bf will wear mickey shirts but that's it! He said I'll never get him to wear ears!  - luxkitty  2639.4 #44 8:39PM
Ok, Maybe The Ears Are A Stretch. He Did Like A Mickey Hat & Almost Bought It. - ocmama  38.5 #5001 7:36AM
Haha my boyfriend is the same way! We've been trying to convince him to get ears for a while now with no success. He doesn't own a single piece of Disney clothing. I bet if I forced him, he would wear, but I do t want to force him... Lol - lohofosho  784.9 #214 9:23AM
Aww. My bf only volunteered for a quick pic with ears. Lol and he knew I would appreciate if he wore a Mickey shirt so he did ONCE lol you should hint maybe he will do it!  - princessb5  177.1 #2210 9:29AM
Haha when we go to WDW in January, my friend and I want to make us all personalized matching shirts, and he has agreed to that, so that's a step! lol - lohofosho  784.9 #214 9:46AM
Like if I bought him a Disney shirt and brought it home for him, he would totally wear it to the parks... For ME. Lol I'm still waiting to find something I think that HE would really love and actually want to wear.  - lohofosho  784.9 #214 9:47AM

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September 2, 2013 2:48 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
A classic ride.

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September 2, 2013 10:19 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Found the perfect spot to enjoy the view & some popcorn.

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August 30, 2013 10:45 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Where is the best place to get a Donald and/or Chip & Dale shirt for my little guy?

Try Main Street Clothiers on Main Street. There is a room just for kids. Not sure if they have Donald or Chip and Dale shirts, but that would be the best place to start. If not, try World of Disney. - BaseballMickey_CM  7045.8 #9 10:52AM
Thanks! - ocmama  38.5 #5001 11:27AM
Main Street Clothiers, Emporium and World of Disney in Downtown Disney. - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 11:32AM

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August 26, 2013 4:03 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Is it bad if I take my son & sneak a quick visit to the parks this evening while hubby & daughter are at soccer practice & I'm supposed to be home making dinner?

Just buy Plaza Inn Chicken Dinners..dinner will be served when you get home..ha - yellowtonka  241.5 #1391 4:06PM
I like the way you think πŸ‘πŸ—πŸ– - jr91  650.5 #287 4:46PM
Oooo, I Love This Idea! - ocmama  38.5 #5001 6:42PM
Love spur of the moment trips, go for it! - CaptnSparrow  667.7 #277 6:52PM
You are clear to go! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 8:23PM
I love this!!!! I grant you clemency!   Twang!!!! - iteachdisney  194.7 #1987 9:25PM

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August 23, 2013 7:38 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
My 4 year old braved Splash Mountain for the first time. You can see his eye in between the woman's fingers & I'm holding on to him for dear life. He didn't even need it. He did so well.

Wow four years old? I still get scared at the drop... I am far from 4 years old. - sultan  37.4 #5062 7:57AM
Me too. I am often mocked by my little nephew and other small children when I get scared on Splash, Space and Soaring. So embarrassing. :) - DeadliestPassholder  238.7 #1417 9:26AM
Aw, brave kiddo! Great photo! - Spoonful_O_Sugar  593.0 #320 7:41AM
Sit in the back. you can sit together. We request it all the time. - DLKenCA  2225.4 #59 11:48AM
Yes, back row has two seats side by side. - MabelMouse  102.0 #3455 12:46PM
That's awesome ! My little 5 year old loves the ride too !  - jmza4  273.5 #31532 1:08PM

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August 22, 2013 3:31 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Enjoying a beautiful afternoon.

Yum! - RockieMouse  199.9 #1917 3:34PM
That is a beautiful afternoon! - madsdad  1868.1 #77 3:37PM
Cheers! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 6:48PM
A beautiful afternoon indeed! Enjoy yourself. - leftmyheartinwonderland  359.9 #596 7:23PM

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August 22, 2013 9:52 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land

Nice fam pic!  Have fun in the parks.  - DisneyGrandma  861.8 #197 10:00AM
Great pic! Enjoy! - princessb5  177.1 #2210 10:10AM
Enjoy your time together! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 10:39AM

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