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 5667.5 #14 (DL Qual #6

February 8, 2013 7:46 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history Feb. 8th, 2001. Disney's 2nd Anaheim park & 8th theme park in the world, Disney's California Adventure officially opens along w/ the Grand Californian hotel. California Adventure is the centerpiece of a $1.4-billion expansion of what will now be called the Disneyland Resort. Michael Eisner's dedication on this day includes these words: "To all who believe i  More...
I remember watching on the news on opening day. The crowds they had predicted never materialized, and the park was quiet. I never saw it for myself until 2006, so some of the original attractions were already gone by then. I think the old DCA was a bit cheezy in places. The movie with Whoopi Goldberg was just so unintentionally funny and cheezy. The videos of Superstar Limo are just plain creepy. The recent updates, including Buena Vista Street and Cars Land, were definately needed and have made this the awesome park it is today. - ScooterMike  1961.4 #61 8:03AM
I miss the Whoopi movie. Spot on with that. - Jacqueline  580.0 #295 8:58AM
Yes.. I agree Mike. - IMissDisney  1195.5 #114 10:14AM
Standing in line for Golden Dreams was where I met Topher Grace ❤ - BettyPoop  237.4 #1375 10:55AM
Thankfully I haven't had any golden dreams since I was a child - ScooterMike  1961.4 #61 11:18AM
My dad was one of the native Americans in the whoopi. movie. - Chumash28  1056.9 #140 10:28PM
I remember when DCA opened but I was not living in California at the time... It wasn't until about 3 years later that I saw the new park. My honest opinion of the park was disappointment. I thought it lacked the Disney qualities I've known for years. The new park is a lot better but I still consider Disneyland to be where the Magic really is. Thank you SMK for another great Disney History! - IMissDisney  1195.5 #114 8:15AM
I agree. It's hard to be DCA next to the original and most famous park in the world! - MoonWillow  380.9 #513 8:36AM
I have a cool story about this. - IMissDisney  1195.5 #114 8:56AM
I love mypark sensitivity - pikarich  2854.7 #35 10:54AM
I agree too, I took my son for his 5th birthday. I was very disappointing. - nicealex77  586.3 #290 12:48PM
I remember when DCA opened. I was so annoyed I could not go. We went when I was 6 month pregnant so we saw it from a distance while it was being build which was torture! A whole bunch of our friends went and kept telling us about it. But I was in my last bit of pregnancy and due any time with my first child and no one would let me go. It took 4 1/2 years before I got to go but we've had passes ever since then so it sort of makes up for it LOL I can't believe it's been 12 years! - Autoalice  157.6 #2454 1:33PM
Thanks for sharing! - LaPearleNoir  1180.0 #115 1:56PM

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 5167.4 #15 (DL Qual #11

July 28, 2012 8:08 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I have had a few very rough days and just got home to packages from 2 wonderful MWers! Bubbaloo made me the most beautiful, amazing Beauty and the Beast shoes. They are incredible. I love you so much Sis! I also got my cherry sours and lots of other treats from HMACIF! Not gonna lie, the sour balls are already half gone. But don't worry Nick and Donnie, your ball is waiting for you! Thank you girl  More...
Aw Sissy I love you!! I'm glad you got them ! - BubbaLoo  870.6 #175 8:33PM
You are beyond amazing!! Love you!! - RCmom  5167.4 #15 8:35PM
Those are awesome girl! - Duchess_SMK  5667.5 #14 10:15AM
Wow, that's awesome. Some very generous MWers out there. - MightyWhitey  1026.7 #147 8:20PM
Wow! Those are amazing! Very sweet! - PinkElephants  745.5 #213 3:51PM
I love them! BubbaLoo did an amazing job. - LizO  471.1 #388 4:03PM

 6081.2 #13 (DL Qual #4

June 14, 2012 12:00 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Since it’s now official that Cars Land and Buena Vista Street are now open, I can now post my review online. I’ll try not to give away the entire experience because I know a lot of you haven’t had to chance to explore Cars Land yet, but here’s more of a general view of the new land. I’ve also been sort of quiet about my experiences in Cars Land, prior to the opening, because there is s  More...
Bravo!!  That was great!! Thanks so much for this. And wow!  That you kept it in so long.  Thanks again!  Can't wait to visit! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4081.9 #23 1:18PM
Thanks for your thoughts, BBM! My family and I attended the preview on Monday and, something I'd like to add- the imagineers did a a fantastic job thinking about the visitors' experience. There was SHADE. All the queue areas were well shaded (A/C in Luigi's!). I had stopped to buy a hat on BV street because I forgot mine and thought I would bake over the course of the hot afternoon in Cars Land... But we didn't! Another note on the shops on BVS- they were wonderful! So much merchandise I had never seen! They were spacious and carpeted and the ceilings in the toy shop changed colors! Big thumbs up. My final comment was how friendly and excited all of the CM's I encountered were. I am so excited for them, CA Adventure's future as a park, and our wonderful Disney! - MoonWillow  380.9 #513 8:36PM
Glad you enjoyed your visit! - BaseballMickey_CM  6081.2 #13 9:04PM
So good to know!! Besides running out of things to do in CA before, it was always so much hotter than DL. It's like they knew this and made it better! 😄 - PeachKay  311.1 #743 10:51AM
Thank you!  I've never been too excited about CA but I can't wait to explore it in December now! - Aurora1111  98.5 #3408 10:05AM
Something I love about Disney is the fact that even the people who work there get just as excited (if not MORE excited) about new lands/attractions at the parks. I also love that you said you couldn't wait to see how guests would react to the changes! It's kind of like when you take a friend whose never been to Disneyland/DCA and how you're watching them react to what their seeing for the first time. Great review! I hope you get as much joy watching us experience it as WE will undoubtedly get from actually experiencing this new look for DCA! - PumpkinKing  41.2 #4652 11:14AM

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Dave   
 11391.4 #2 (DL Qual #3

May 16, 2012 9:30 PM  The Hub
And here is my MouseWait story.,,,video link is at the bottom.....My love for Disney has run deep since I was a little boy..I went to the parks every weekend and all I thought about was working there when I was old enough...Kinda crazy to think now that I am the 3rd generation in my direct family whom have been Cast Memebers...My Grandfather in 1956, my Dad in the late 80s until 2000s and then me.  More...
Man Dave,the post is good enough without a video! - theRealDisneygirlforevr  175.3 #2175 9:32PM
What can I say Dave? I've know you for over 15 years and you finally made me cry!! I was doing ok until I saw the pic of me and your Grandma. That is one of my most cherished pics!! This was such a great video. I loved seeing all the fun you've had since you found MW. I don't know how you kept it a secret from me, but glad you finally told me about it one night!! Thanks for introducing me to MW :) Thanks for all you do for MW and thanks for being my friend all these years :) - caramiapoohAKAface  3079.7 #32 10:00PM
Totally bummed I can't get the video to load thanks to dumb dial-up but it's something to look forward to once I can sort a few things out. Thanks again, Dave. - BLG  1049.5 #144 7:50PM
Awesome. Just awesome. (and thank you for including Penny, the Chupacabra, and Judge Judy) - Experiment818  1601.2 #79 8:25PM

 1031.7 #146 (DL Qual #106

March 8, 2012 11:16 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok everyone. I need major pixie dust and crossed fingers. Tomorrow I officially will be working for the MOUSE. And tomorrow I find out where I will be working in DCA Attractions. Hoping, hoping, hoping its in CARS LAND!!!! So, please, please, please keep your fingers crossed for me! And I couldn't wait and I added CM to my name...WOOHOO! ((HUGS)) for you all! ❤
I am witholding my pixie dust due to fact that you got it! You are Charlie at the end of Willy Wonka. You have the job. Uber congrats, and no matter where you work, you are a CM! Heck, I would clean the toilets if it would give CM in my name. :-) - SorcererBHhaha  409.0 #464 11:26AM
Sorry to like deflect everyone's pixie dust but cars land isn't a new hire area! >.< sorry to ruin the moment but I just wouldn't want you to be too sad afterwards when you find out on your paper that it isn't any of the new attractions... Sorry.....congrats though! - TeenMickey  387.1 #501 11:10PM
Cars Land is going to require over 2000 cast members. They are absolutely taking new hires. - lostgirl7988  697.6 #228 11:45PM
Umm new hires to bump out the pre existing CM's...who are going to Cars Land...lol I'm a DCA attractions cm >.< - TeenMickey  387.1 #501 11:52PM
Congratulations! Be sure to keep us posted on where you will be working. Good luck and enjoy yourself! 👍✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ - grumpypapa  2356.7 #47 11:01PM
Congratulations! You'll do great where ever you're positioned! ✨°O°✨ - LMAO-Asturi  173.3 #2204 11:12PM

 631.8 #265 (DL Qual #198

January 20, 2012 8:57 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Look what I found!
The shirt or the balls? Lol! - Spoonful_O_Sugar  534.8 #329 9:00AM
BOTH now that you mention it!! Bahaha - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  631.8 #265 9:01AM
Lol! - Spoonful_O_Sugar  534.8 #329 9:02AM
Love your shirt. - maxinerenton  422.7 #443 9:03AM
ROFLMBO SOS! Post was for the Goofy cherry sour balls and the shirt is getting the attention! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  631.8 #265 9:16AM
Haha! - Spoonful_O_Sugar  534.8 #329 9:17AM
Lol XD - JazzSingingMermaid  338.6 #618 9:28AM
Ay Antonio!!! LOL - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  631.8 #265 9:34AM
Yay! You found your Balls! Don't lose em again. - donnievegas  1132.4 #124 9:04AM
Hahahaha - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  631.8 #265 9:06AM
Cute shirt missy! - donnievegas  1132.4 #124 9:37AM
I don't think she's ever lost her balls. - Alicewhoareyou  1103.6 #133 12:08PM
Alice  right! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  631.8 #265 12:10PM
Just put them In your purse😉 - Plumiegirl  7905.4 #3 1:20PM
Just put them In your purse😉 - Plumiegirl  7905.4 #3 1:20PM
LOL - UncoolBunny  71.0 #3832 1:40PM

 800.9 #194 (DL Qual #231

January 14, 2012 1:46 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
So time for happy post: you know even though we all have our ups and downs here as a MW family I realized something big tonight. I love you guys:).... For those of my FB friends who know already... But many of you do not, I have been dealing with a lot of weird "what is life about" feelings and have been really down about it lately like waking up middle night crying:( type of down. But tonight ge  More...
Life is about chasing perfection in order to catch excellence. It's about the tiny little miracles that go unnoticed everyday. It's about a web of blessings so profound and beautiful it makes you cry. It's about humility to a higher power and faith that makes you embrace your fears. - WeMetAtDisneyLand  41.9 #4629 6:19AM
Sometimes, when you can't take it anymore, its about gratitude. Never met a bummer I couldn't kill with gratitude. And it's about staying sane on a daily basis. I'm a fan of routine. Prayer, exercise, sunshine and regular trips to Disneyland always do me right. Thought I'd share. - WeMetAtDisneyLand  41.9 #4629 6:42AM
Wow, both of these posts right here are gold! 👆 😊 - Tom  6944.1 #8 8:01AM
I agree Tom! Eloquently put! - KissDclown  1089.3 #135 8:55AM
I love you all too! I am glad Boo is feeling better! GROUP HUG! - PrincessDaisy  305.1 #779 9:49AM
Awww, BooEve! If i could give you a hug i would, but I haven't met you in person yet lol but from what i know here on MouseWait, you are one of the kindest around. Get back to posting on instagram, i miss your kitty pics lol - rbeezy  702.9 #224 1:55AM
Awww boo..,I hope I meet you some day! You have an instagram? Kitty pics? I would love to see!!! - Goobie  34.0 #5002 10:08AM
Awwww that's so sweet! - WaltSentMe  324.4 #680 10:21AM
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."...George Bernard Shaw. Don't get lost on the end product. The creative process along the way is where the magic lies. A have a magical day. - sewedna  323.4 #686 10:58AM

 7220.0 #5 (DL Qual #2

January 7, 2012 1:33 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
NOW THIS WAS AWESOME INDEED...I and two other guests were the official last guests of the day...we participated in a little ceremony and all of us helped give the ALL CLEAR for Disneyland Park...Security CM Frank led this...too cool :-)
That is awesome - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1237 8:29AM
Yes it was :-) - uscdisneyteacher  7220.0 #5 12:24PM
That is very, very cool USC!!! Never even knew they did that!! - melissa_ficent  318.5 #712 1:58AM
Neither did I :-) - uscdisneyteacher  7220.0 #5 2:17AM
Mousewaiters ofcourse indeed :-) - uscdisneyteacher  7220.0 #5 7:14PM
Disneyland Magical✨ - E-Ticket  1081.5 #136 7:22PM

 135.7 #2795 (DL Qual #1832

December 15, 2011 11:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Thank you for everything you did
Here here! - makoto84  230.5 #1471 11:22PM
Great picture - Mouse4life  1150.2 #120 11:22PM
This was his favorite and one he personaly worked on. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #169 12:54AM
'olay! - zippitydoodahdad  15.9 #7125 12:58AM

 280.1 #932 (DL Qual #820

July 3, 2011 5:56 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Question: do you use the Disnneyland RR for transportation around the park or as an attraction. We use it to bypass crowds and get off our feet. Always the last ride of the night.
Both! - mcarthy6  426.5 #439 5:58PM
Both!! It can be quicker. It can also be a nice rest for tired backs and feets!! - JenAnneWho  300.7 #802 6:00PM
Both for us too - cdeley  471.0 #390 7:25PM
Usually the tram is the last ride for us - plutoicehound  8.8 #10022 7:56PM

 296.9 #822 (DL Qual #2052

May 24, 2011 10:54 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Which scene is your favorite on DCA Soaring over California? I would have to say the Monterey Bay. Just gorgeous. Oh and of course the night time aerial view of Disneyland.
Definitely the view of Disneyland! - Mimmy  1442.3 #89 10:56PM
Patrick Warburton with the Jason Alexander look-a-like during the pre-flight show. - mnallmn  184.2 #2062 10:57PM
The orange grove part is my favorite :) - BreadAndButterfly  505.3 #360 7:59AM
Orange grove and the ocean. Beautiful and both smell great. - DisneyVillainLover  258.4 #1142 8:13AM

 280.1 #932 (DL Qual #820

May 22, 2011 2:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hit 250 at bingo last night so I'm booking my room for September today! As of September 19..... I will again be an AP holder...... now its gonna be the longest wait ever!
So cool! Hope u have a fun trip! - RickeyCalifornia  158.1 #2447 2:26PM
Awesome!!!!! Enjoy the countdown!!! - peacelovemickey  350.6 #587 2:55PM
Way to go!!! - ZMaleficent  235.5 #1398 2:58PM
Take me with you!! :) - lalakoala  80.5 #3664 3:11PM

 280.1 #932 (DL Qual #820

March 25, 2011 4:23 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
30 miles from the park and I can't go...... We're in town for NASCAR all weekend...
That would be a tough call for us! - TandAlly  213.5 #1695 4:34PM
We're going to Sunday's race  can't wait!!! Our first race ever!!! - MrsKnauer  40.6 #4679 4:43PM

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