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jimbojohn 6.4 #15130 

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October 7, 2013 8:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Not 2years old yet but already getting some points. They learn quickly. Guess just need more practice.

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October 7, 2013 7:49 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My son doing some pin trading. The retainers on the pins drive me crazy. My kids keep losing them. Anyone have any tips.

Invest in locking pin backs. - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 7:58PM
This! I was forced to but these last month when one of my Kermit pins fell off my lanyard. Luckily I heard it fall on the ground and was able to find it.  - KermitFan13  653.7 #307 8:12PM
We bought some and they're great. - ima-pirateswife  745.0 #260 8:13PM
Locking backs are the best option, but in a pinch you can push the pin in a new spot along the thicker part and it will hold much better (hope that makes sense, hard to explain through type)! - Geekery  409.4 #547 8:13PM
Yeah I definitely agree the locking pins have been great for my wife am I.  We almost lost a pin and decided to make the investment right after.  A pack is about 8-9 dollars but you get like 10 backs so it easily pays for itself. - okmikeguy  105.7 #3501 8:26PM
It was suggested to us to go to Michaels/craft stores and buy screw on earring backs...cheaper and secure! - yellowtonka  244.7 #1419 8:56PM

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September 8, 2013 5:59 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Looking for some advice on the best route to get to our character breakfast. We are staying at the tropicana hotel and have a character breakfast at the paradise pier hotel. What is the best, quickest least painful route with 3 small children. ( and cheapest)

Walking or Taxi.  - DisneylandMama87  17.4 #7923 7:15PM
You should be able to do ART I think. - Cinderella_Schnooks  3370.7 #42 7:54PM
Thanks for the replies BTW - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 10:30PM
Walking would be easy and fun because there are lots of sights along the way.  Go past the park main entrance into Downtown Disney.  Longer route is to walk all the way toward Disneyland Hotel but turn left at the path next to Earl of Sandwich which leads to Paradise Pier.  Shortcut is through Grand California Hotel's downtown Disney entrance, through the hotel lobby and out their front door.  Then just cross the street to Paradise Pier.  Both ways are fun but allow time for shopping & photo distractions along the way... - MabelMouse  203.0 #1960 10:50PM

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August 1, 2013 9:54 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
When do the Halloween decorations start going up in Disneyland and is it all at once or does it take a while? Trip booked for end of September, hope to see some spookiness

End of September will be decorated, as some dates are already for the Halloween party. - dizneedude  977.5 #193 9:58PM
They will have started putting them up before Septemeber 13th for the Firday the 13th event - lohofosho  785.0 #235 9:59PM
Furday??? Is Cruella coming?! - BrerRabbit  360.8 #642 10:39PM
It's a villains event, so I would say the odds are pretty good haha - lohofosho  785.0 #235 10:56PM
Lol you're right didn't even think of that ahaha. - BrerRabbit  360.8 #642 10:57PM
Thanks for the info, that makes me happy but recently found out that the big thunder railroad won't be open by the time I get there. This makes me very sad:( - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 10:04PM
Not until, at the earliest Oct 30 😩 - dizneedude   977.5 #193 10:06PM
I heard December 😫 - chhunkie  311.9 #839 10:59PM
👻BWAHAHAHA 🎃 - islandgirlrocksjjj  73.3 #4086 12:32AM

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December 17, 2010 6:51 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Some interesting info in my cities news paper the other day. Not Disneyland but Disney world decorations for Christmas: 150-tractor trailer truckloads of decorations 1360-Christmas trees 7,000,000+ lights 11.3 miles of garland 300,000+ yards of ribbon I don't think I can compete with that:) wow

whoa....that's a lotta decorations! - vanessa3198  10.9 #10438 7:03AM
And it's all stored in a 54,000 sq ft warehouse  - Dahulagirl  1055.6 #173 7:49AM

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October 29, 2010 5:35 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I just watched the old disney halloween cartoon from 52' with Donald duck called trick or treat . Boy that brings back memories. The one where Mickey Donald and goofy are ghost exterminators is also one of my favourite. I wish their were more Halloween cartoons don' t you?

 love that one! - iFramedRogerRabbit  1957.8 #84 6:00PM

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October 19, 2010 8:13 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Does anyone know when star tours reopens and any Inside info into what changes/improvements they are making?

It's gunna be a whole new ride open in 2011 I believe. - darthsean  74.4 #4058 8:15PM
Wow, wish I could have seen it just one last time:( - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 8:16PM
@Jaimz- sounds like it! - MTLott  88.8 #3769 8:32PM
It's Tattooine, Alduran, Endoor and I think the Original. - Bigbird21  1.1 #67521 9:23PM

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October 2, 2010 4:59 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I miss the electric light parade

Me too! It's such a fun parade! - Yeti_Man  570.4 #357 5:01PM
Do you mean the Main Street Electrical Parade? We all do - BaseballMickey_CM  7625.8 #11 5:01PM
I miss it too. I listen to the music often. - NikkiMickey  1686.3 #99 5:27PM
@mrsdineesaur the ELP is currently at WDW as part of their summer entertainment. There has been no word that it its returning to CA. :( - BaseballMickey_CM  7625.8 #11 6:16PM

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October 2, 2010 2:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Surprised to find that the jokes on the jungle cruise haven't changed in 26 years but that I also found them funny and enjoyed them all over again

Jokes never really change but never get old. - CxD_CM  518.6 #404 2:20PM
I always laugh at them! It's surprising how many don't tho :-) - msparrow  144.7 #2803 2:30PM
I love it at night - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 5:01PM
Me too! An awesomely dumb ride only amplified by darkness - Yeti_Man  570.4 #357 5:03PM

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October 2, 2010 1:38 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
It's been 17 years since my last Disney visit. And my wife and 2 kids just got back last week and They absolutely loved it. This is my fourth visit and very nostalgic for me. I was excited to see all they same things I remember from my last visit as a kid and to now share them with my kids. I wish I could go every year. I was wondering how many on MW actually lives close enough to go on a regula  More...

There are a lot of MWers that go multiple times a week - BaseballMickey_CM  7625.8 #11 1:40PM
Wow that would be like heaven . I live in Alberta, Canada. So that would cost me a small fortune. - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 1:47PM
We try to go at least once a month except in the hot months of summer cause I don't like to melt..and to answer your question about the passes, they can be expensive but we are on the monthly payment plan and that helps make it more manageable for a family of 5.. Oh and very pretty princess you got there! - sallylovestwojacks  24.1 #6680 3:08PM
Thankyou, the bippity boppity boutique does a great job. - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 3:31PM

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October 2, 2010 11:43 AM  Food Reviews Land
Here's a pic for melliekay8 from ariels grotto. The tri- tip . Best meal I had at Disney

Mmm that's what I got last time I went - MaddiMouse  18.5 #7676 12:21PM
Yummmm!!! - MinnieMe  76.8 #4012 12:25PM
Looks like that's what I'm having for the WOC meal  - Dahulagirl  1055.6 #173 5:28PM
 - E-Ticket  1467.1 #117 5:32PM

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October 2, 2010 11:38 AM  Food Reviews Land
Couldn't resist adding my Monte Cristo pic. I just can almost taste it everytime I see it

They look good. What's in them? - dennibowles  56.0 #4546 12:54PM
Delicious! - BillE  474.0 #451 12:59PM
Oh yummy! Where do you get those? My mom and I tend to stick to what we're used to, but those look too good to pass up! - SPandEvLover  4542.8 #29 1:28PM
You can find it at Orleans Cafe - Dahulagirl  1055.6 #173 6:23PM

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October 2, 2010 11:38 AM  Food Reviews Land
Couldn't resist adding my Monte Cristo pic. I just can almost taste it everytime I see it

Double post all the way. What does it mean? That looks delish, BTW. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #443 11:40AM
Oops, sorry:) I had a finger slip - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 11:44AM
When I see the Monte cristos I get butterflies of excitement - MaddiMouse  18.5 #7676 12:10PM
 yes!!!! I love the Monte Cristo!!!!!! - Singernicky  52.8 #4669 12:43PM

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October 2, 2010 8:36 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
I just love halloween and spending it in Disneyland makes it that much more special

It is a lot of fun!Welcome! - Song  1868.3 #91 8:43AM
What Disney do for Halloween night that's different? - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 9:02AM
This was my first Halloween and I thoroughly enjoyed the haunted mansion. was suprised my 4 year old was not scared at all. She loved it. - jimbojohn  6.4 #15130 9:23AM

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