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 204.0 #1885 (DL Qual #5131

December 19, 2012 1:49 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My sister with Paul Walker as we were checking out of the Grand Californian about 20 minutes ago.

How special you got this chance to meet him. Life is so precious.  - ErinEns13  4.7 #18685 10:40PM
Probably went to Earl of Sandwich for the tuna. Did she tell him she "almost had him"? - CM_Shadowgamer  2468.7 #49 1:58PM
Awww this totally made me smile. He still is my favorite. Thanks for bumping on accident. Rest In Paradise PW.  - JediKitty  923.5 #182 6:17AM
I wish I could met him..loved all the F&F movies. He was gone way too soon😒#Rip - SnowKitty  56.5 #4353 6:55AM

Dave    
 13206.6 #2 (DL Qual #3

July 22, 2015 2:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Here is a Disneyland historical video that I really wanted to post last week but did not have the time. This one is one of my favorites. It was a reel of footage found from the construction of Disneyland called Walts Reel that they found in the archives in which most of it had never been seen. In this video is Footage from several time-lapse cameras scattered throughout Disneyland during the   More...

Wow that is really cool! Definitely worth watching every second of it.  - Nikki3Mous3  55.8 #4377 2:47PM
Thank you so much for posting this!! I loved it! What an amazing thing to watch - MinnieTinker  549.3 #352 9:42PM
you're welcome....I love when others can watch and enjoy some of the same things that I do.....this one is a true gem because of the narration  - Dave   13206.6 #2 10:20PM
That definitely makes it.. Listening to them say exactly what is what while it's being built was awesome.  - MinnieTinker  549.3 #352 6:16AM
That was some amazing footage. Walt always surrounded himself with the best creative teams. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1206.5 #135 5:32PM
I just watched that one yesterday and in it Tony speaks of tons of footage going up into the '70s and says something about for the grandkids but they just can't wait too long. Heck, I'm 60 now and I need to see this!!....thanks for posting this... - CVDisneyland  388.1 #549 5:44PM

Duchess_SMK    
 6162.7 #16 (DL Qual #5

July 17, 2015 12:57 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good Morning! This very special day in Disney history July 17th, 1955: Disneyland opens it's gates for the very first time! At 2:30pm today, 1955, ABC TV crews, and over 28,000 guests witness this historic event. The biggest telecast to date.To watch the complete ABC broadcast:http://ti  More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
Best post EVER!!! Your posts are truly a highlight on MW for me!! Thank-you!! I will be watching al of these videos today!     - adisneyfamily  870.6 #199 8:22AM
 πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  870.6 #199 8:23AM
You are  just the sweetest! Thank you friend!! Hope you enjoyed them all! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 6:14AM
60 years later ABC is here again today. I'll be sure to show this historic broadcast to my fellow Cast today.  - BaseballMickey_CM  7188.4 #8 11:31AM
Awesome!! Hope y'all enjoy!  - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 6:12AM
Thank you Duchess! As always excellent post! I loved the opening day coverage and all the pictures!!!!! - Boundin  614.7 #310 9:26PM
hi Boundin! ☺️ stoked to hear you enjoyed it! Thank YOU for letting me know! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 6:25AM
This brought tears to my eyes. Disneyland will always be so many's happy place. Thank you Walt! And thanks for this great post @@Duchess_SMK! - TakeMeToNeverland19  24.0 #6271 10:19PM
I feel the same way! Happy to know you enjoyed it! Thank you!!☺️ - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 6:26AM

Dave    
 13206.6 #2 (DL Qual #3

July 16, 2015 3:14 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Very neat article and pictures on the eve of the 60th Anniversary. The slide show has quite some amazing iconic photos and some I have never seen http://www.ocregister.com/articles/disney-671926-bardeau-walt.html   click on the link for the photos Former Disn  More...

Those are unbelievable, I can't even pic a favorite, soooo many celebrities and iconic photos of Walt.  I kinda wish there were more years listed.  #26 looks like the candlelight processional had people on top of the station...am I seeing things?? - Linzee  1122.0 #150 3:29PM
no they did for many years..they also use to have trumpet players on the castle back In the days - Dave   13206.6 #2 3:33PM
so cool - Linzee  1122.0 #150 3:35PM
Very very cool - disneybob49  257.2 #1221 4:06PM
These are incredible.  So much history in these photos!  What a job to have, how lucky!  Thank you for sharing.  πŸ˜ƒ - DisneyFanZoe  1236.6 #129 4:43PM
wow! - MsTikiMermadam  447.1 #458 3:00AM

 221.8 #1651 (DL Qual #2591

July 7, 2015 12:05 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I collect many things, like buttons, unused FPs, and park maps. Sadly, I live in NorCal, am on college budget, and can't get there often - haven't been there for about 1 yr cuz participated in Disneyland College Program Fall 2014. If anyone can grab any, is appreciate it XD

Will keep you in mind when I head over to the parks. :) - Bubbz89  5.0 #17648 9:20PM
I have a couple extra park maps. If you like, send me a DM and I can mail them to you. - PrincessTiannaBeignet  322.4 #741 9:41PM
Thanks all :) - keli7516  221.8 #1651 1:06AM
DM me and I'll try to send you something...it might take me a little bit my life is insane lol! - montanadj  245.2 #1356 8:33AM

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 163.8 #2449 (DL Qual #1094

July 7, 2015 8:30 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Considering many of you are locals, I thought this would be a good place to ask what my family should do in the three days that we have during our vacation where we will not be in Disneyland. We have already experienced Universal Studios and gone to a Conan show, as well as visited Santa Monica Pier but we're looking for something new. We will probably make a trip down to San Diego for one of the   More...

Definitely the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Safari Park, Coronado is beautiful, Gaslamp, Mt. Soledad, Seaport Village, and Balboa Park to name our favorites 😊 - OhanaPhoto  3810.4 #34 3:52PM
I love Balboa Park and Old Town San Diego is a good place to catch a quick bite. - nicealex77  687.5 #265 6:22PM
San Diego is gorgeous city - MarshaMouse  4816.6 #22 3:01PM
I am not local, but we were just down there and we really enjoyed the CA Science Centre.  It is free to get in but you do have to pay for the special exhibits/IMAX.  They have a Dead Sea Scroll exhibit right now, which does sell out, and it was interesting with a lot of ancient artifacts.  They also have the Endeavour there, which is fascinating to see also.  We also did SeaWorld in San Diego.  I understand there is a lot of controversy surrounding it, but we did enjoy it.  If you go to SeaWorld, check online about the All Day Dining pass..... $30 for unlimited meals in 4 restaurants all day long....we were piggies but loved it. - dianeburns1998  65.3 #4131 8:51PM
Wow I live here and didn't know about the seaworld dining pass. - RobnHood  145.1 #2727 4:25PM
i go to California as often as possible and I haven't done some of these! Great ideas from everyone - thumpur  286.3 #949 10:29AM
my dad loved his Sunday drives, we went all over LA and OC. There's SO much to see and do here.  - MarshaMouse  4816.6 #22 3:05PM
So did my dad but it always ended at the brick factory! Don't ask me why??πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜©πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  2187.1 #64 3:38PM
Aww. Nice memories 😊😊 secretagentangelπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5640.1 #17 3:55PM
It's still there! Surrounded by houses named after the factory! I should go there and find out if someone knew him! πŸ˜ƒ - secretagentangel  2187.1 #64 4:09PM
Aww, wonderful memories!!!! - Willierose  2268.0 #60 4:27PM

 4440.4 #26 (DL Qual #11

July 1, 2015 10:50 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
the resort parking lots ,toy story south on harbor, although some of these are usually for cms only

Is it me or is the Tomorrowland Monorail station in the wrong place? - MennisDiller  692.0 #264 11:10AM
Turn your phone over 😜 - Voycekids  30.5 #5592 7:47PM
I love Toy Story parking lot! Nothing's better on a hot day than sitting on an enclosed bus with A/C...and the same goes for cold nights and hopping onto a warm bus. Shorter lines too IMO - MommyandBash  218.0 #1701 11:21AM
I've never been to any parking structure & it looks like there are quite a few - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1638.2 #95 9:09PM
Zazu?!? I've never seen that one. We once parked in the Simba lot. I was all excited because I love the Lion King... Then we asked a CM were the tram was and he said there isn't one... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ was a nice walk though! πŸ˜‰ - Madgesty  111.1 #3330 9:51AM

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 7122.2 #9 (DL Qual #1

July 1, 2015 7:13 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
A dreamy view of our castle!

- therealJackandSally  135.2 #0 7:21PM
- Pooh147856  326.5 #23 7:23PM
Love. Miss your pictures! - PrincessDuckie  859.9 #203 11:50PM
- lassengirl  156.7 #2547 12:06AM

 300.8 #858 (DL Qual #905

June 29, 2015 7:06 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So I want to buy a new lens for my camera to capture our upcoming Disney trip especially dark rides I'm looking at a cannon 50mm 1.4 but not sure if that do it. Does anyone have any tips of best lens for low light?

50mm is good for portraits at about Β 5 ft away. With my t5i I use a tamron 17-55 2.8 with my ISO set at 12800, that is my all around lens & does great In dark & light but it depends on your camera as much as the lens - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1638.2 #95 7:27PM
@JollyRoger5 - pikarich  4440.4 #26 7:24PM
For low light buy the largest aperture size you can find.Β Mine is 1.2 and works good. - JimmythePooh  423.8 #481 3:11AM

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 495.8 #399 (DL Qual #326

June 28, 2015 1:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My hubby and I want to put a Disney quote on a wall in our home, so I thought I would ask.... What is your favorite Disney quote??

Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten -Lilo and Stitch (at least the quote is close to that). - dianeburns1998  65.3 #4131 1:40PM
❀️❀️❀️ - OhanaPhoto  3810.4 #34 2:10PM
"Laughter is timeless, Imagination has no age, and dreams are forever" - SafariSkewerJessica  1475.9 #102 3:22PM
It is between this and the Ohana quote right now!! - 1Princess3Princes  495.8 #399 6:26PM
😍😍😍 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1206.5 #135 8:05PM
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes. - luvthemouse  223.2 #1628 5:32AM
I πŸ’™Cinderella  - MommyandBash  218.0 #1701 6:21AM
To infinity, and beyond! - redsoxcarlos  1937.9 #78 6:08AM

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 5640.1 #17 (DL Qual #8

June 24, 2015 6:55 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Our MW paver, located in front of turnstile #13 😍C04 605

I've looked for it but never could find. Thanks for sharing  - Goofytom  1218.2 #132 6:56PM
You are most welcome! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5640.1 #17 10:42PM
Has anyone heard if they are releasing any of the pavers for 60th anniversary?? Heard rumour that it might happen but have not heard anything more solid. Thanks for any help. - disneychef  8.8 #0 7:01PM
I have not heard yet either. Sorry, no helpyπŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5640.1 #17 7:57PM
@disneychef I've heard rumors too, but nothing "Concrete"! (crickets) πŸ˜‚ - KennyV  880.3 #193 8:45AM
KennyV πŸ˜†πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5640.1 #17 8:57AM
Ha! πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  601.0 #319 9:16AM
 Someone needs to bring fix the 605 - E-Ticket  1393.3 #110 9:59AM
- eviljules  1351.1 #114 11:25AM

 63.8 #4173 (DL Qual #927

June 16, 2015 1:03 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So I'm planning our August trip, but I'm having a hard time figuring out where to stay. We normally stay at one of the resort hotels, but the prices right now are crazy. I know a lot of people like the Howard Johnsons, but our kids are preteens. It seems to cater to the younger kids. Any thoughts?

What kind of price range and will you want to walk, park, or take a hotel shuttle?  We love staying on property, but it is very expensive--can only do it once every few years.  We stayed at Embassy Suites a few times when we first started visiting DL (2005, I think).  We loved it--free breakfast and free happy hour (wine, beer, and a few simple drinks for adults, sodas and Shirley temples for kids, and popcorn for everyone).  I stayed there as a teen with my parents and thought it was fun.  But, it is not walking distance.  We have used Priceline in recent years and been placed at Marriott Suites (on Harbor, not walking distance), Holiday Inn (by M&F parking, walking distance) and Red Lion (on Harbor, walking distance).  All were clean and easy, but nothing special in terms of ambiance/experience.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  601.0 #319 2:44PM
you say free happy hour?!?!?! Wow!! I need to check that out!! - brodysmommy  412.9 #507 2:57PM
I love the free happy hour thing too. You just need to be there to enjoy it! - Yeti_Ing  63.8 #4173 3:01PM
πŸ˜‚ it's pretty fun-nothing fancy, but we found it to be a nice little treat before we headed over to the parks in the evening for dinner - Spoonful_O_Sugar  601.0 #319 3:30PM
We LOVE Embassy Suites, we have not stayed at one in Anaheim but we have stayed at them in Portland, Seattle San Fran etc and they are always fabulous. - dianeburns1998  65.3 #4131 5:22PM
you will not mess up with embassy suites! ooh i love that brand... coz of FREE BFAST and HAPPY HOUR!!! Too bad, their hotel is way far of a walk to the parks - otilegna  2314.7 #58 6:12PM
Our favorites are the Anabella and Marriott and Sheraton. - 1Princess3Princes  495.8 #399 4:02PM
We just got back and stayed at Springhill Suites on Ball Rd.  Walked everyday, about a 15 minute walk.  We loved this hotel and free breakfast. - dsnylvrlv  5.2 #17182 5:38PM
We usually stay at Red Lion about a mile away, but easy walking.  Breakfast buffet included with really good bacon.  We've also stayed at Carousel Inn and Suites for convenience of being across from main gate. Have found both for less than $150 a night - duckymomo  44.5 #4773 5:43PM

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 2002.9 #71 (DL Qual #39

June 10, 2015 12:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I posted this to Dave's post but I realized that a lot were asked for the parade mix version of Paint the Night. I happened to come across it last night on Soundcloud (it's an amateur audio recording of the parade and he did some sound editing to minimize background crowd noises etc) so here's the link for those interested. Enjoy! https://m.soundcloud.com/skunkwerx/ptnp-sample

To make the link clickable just click 'detail' under the post. - missmimi90  2002.9 #71 1:03PM
Thanks!! I was just going to post this as well...Thanks for the find, I love it - Dave  13206.6 #2 1:09PM
No problem! I got really excited when I saw it! Glad the quality is decent too! - missmimi90  2002.9 #71 1:29PM
- JediKitty  923.5 #182 1:49AM
@dianeburns1998 Here you go - missmimi90  2002.9 #71 9:34PM
Thank you - dianeburns1998  65.3 #4131 9:37PM

 546.1 #355 (DL Qual #170

June 6, 2015 1:17 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#Disneyland60 #Dessert Here are some Diamond Celebration desserts! *Top Left: Diamond TiramisΓΉ at Wine Country Trattoria. *Top Right: Diamond Orange Cupcake at Fiddler, Fifer & Practical CafΓ©. *Middle: Chocolate Bavarian Diamond Strawberry-Rhubarb Shortcake at Carnation Cafe. *Bottom Left: Meyer Lemon CrΓ¨me BrΓ»lΓ©e Tart at Blue Bayou Restaurant. *Bottom Right: Diamond Celebration Ch  More...

- duckymomo  44.5 #4773 1:53PM
- gedi0614  31.2 #5538 2:16PM
- MommyandBash  218.0 #1701 12:20AM
! Thanks for sharing. Think I'll have to try them all.  - JediKitty  923.5 #182 12:51AM
:) You're welcome! - okletsgotodisneyland  546.1 #355 1:13AM

Duchess_SMK    
 6162.7 #16 (DL Qual #5

May 27, 2015 6:58 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, May 27th, 1977. After 2 years of construction, Space Mountain is officially dedicated in Tomorrowland, (after being open since May 4th to the public).   More...

Tagged in: Disney History  
Awesome history lesson!!Β ... knocked it out of the park again...love the commercial! Β Thanks for all the research and time you put into these... - evilemohand  835.4 #208 7:07AM
        - evilemohand  835.4 #208 7:08AM
Thanks so much!  Really appreciate you telling me you enjoy them!! πŸ’› - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 7:18AM
There is always at least a tid bit if not the whole article thsy is new to me....love them  - evilemohand  835.4 #208 7:23AM
Oh good! Sometimes I wonder if people get sick of them. πŸ˜‚ history doesn't change so I'm sure they are repetitive year after year. Glad to hear you still like em and pick something up from them!  - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 7:36AM
You're my favorite teacher! 🍎 Thank you! - jacdanfan  9420.6 #3 7:29AM
Awwwwww! Now that is adorable! Aβž• ☺️ thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6162.7 #16 7:37AM
great article!     - MsTikiMermadam  447.1 #458 4:48AM
I love being able to sit side by side too. Thanks for another wonderful post.  - Bassplayerswife  417.1 #500 7:23AM

Dave    
 13206.6 #2 (DL Qual #3

May 26, 2015 10:32 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
For those of you whom want to watch it again for the first time, this is the best video I have seen so far of the entire Disneyland Forever Fireworks show...They did a heck of a job with this production.

 I love the videos! So do those who will not be able to see the magic. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1206.5 #135 12:46PM
In fact I just showed this video to my friend who wasn't able to renew and she loved it.Β  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1206.5 #135 2:04PM
Omg it's such a good shoooowww - missariel33  2113.5 #66 12:51PM
Thank you for sharing! Now I need to go...... Not want lol - NascarDave  311.1 #792 6:41PM
   - JediKitty  923.5 #182 8:10PM

LBChica   
 2367.7 #56 (DL Qual #38

May 24, 2015 12:07 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! Today's Disney #Recipe is from DCA - take a visit to Cars Land and grab a Red's Apple Freeze, or make it at home! 🍏🍎 http://tinyurl.com/m6b7lfs

Tagged in: Disney Recipes  
I love those! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1206.5 #135 10:54PM

 546.1 #355 (DL Qual #170

May 24, 2015 10:53 AM  Disneyland Resort News Land
#News #WordOfTheDay Do NOT text the word shown on this picture, as this is NOT the word for today! DO, however, go to the website shown (https://diamond.disneyland.disney.go.com) to find the "Word of the Day" after 7:00am each day. Then you just text it to 347639 before 10:59am for the daily drawing. You're supposed to be somewhere at the resort to claim your prize. If you text the word of the d  More...
Be sure to check the date of this post because it's now the word from yesterday! - goofygal  9028.0 #6 12:11PM
This post has been moved to Disneyland Resort News - MouseWaitOfficialAccount 6:58PM
Just saw thus, it was Bug - disneynurse32  64.7 #4146 12:15AM
06/01 word is Storybook  - Sugarbuzz  220.6 #1664 1:51PM
Yes! Thanks :) - okletsgotodisneyland  546.1 #355 2:11PM

LBChica   
 2367.7 #56 (DL Qual #38

May 2, 2015 5:52 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Evening all! Today's Disney #Recipe is from Ghirardelli - Turtle Brownies. Anyone up for some delish dessert? http://tinyurl.com/okb8hka

Tagged in: Disney Recipes  
Ohh those look delicious! - CarmenINwonderlanD  265.0 #1153 6:14PM
Oh wow!  Yes, please!!   - MeridaFan  3584.8 #37 6:21PM
Omg!! I'm gonna make these tonight!! 😍😍 - CourtyAstroBlisters  754.9 #233 7:04PM
Review please when you're done! πŸ˜‰ - LBChica  2367.7 #56 7:19PM
and an IG or FB pic please  - Linzee  1122.0 #150 7:21PM
CourtyAstroBlisters *ahem* Well???? - LBChica  2367.7 #56 7:00PM
LBChica I never ended up making them πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but I'm home alone this weekend soooo maybe I'll make them for myself 😍 - CourtyAstroBlisters  754.9 #233 11:08AM
all those at the 24 hour event could use the sugar rush from these - HalfCaff  438.3 #465 11:13AM

 7188.4 #8 (DL Qual #4

May 19, 2015 11:12 AM  Disneyland Resort News Land
Diamond Celebration 24 Hour Kick Off Celebration Event- May 22-23 2015! All in One Info Post “To all who come to this happy place; welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past...and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams an  More...

Tagged in: Disneyland 60th Anniversary  NEWS  
Attn: PIN TRADERS! Make sure to follow DisneylandToday on Twitter for some surprises on Friday! That's all I'm going to say and maybe I'll see some of you there. :) - BaseballMickey_CM  7188.4 #8 11:01AM
Thanks for the heads up, hope to see you! - jacdanfan  9420.6 #3 5:37AM
luxkitty oh great lol πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰πŸ™ˆ - thatgirljenn  1577.2 #98 11:34AM
thatgirljenn 😳 - luxkitty  2808.9 #42 2:44PM
- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  217.1 #1716 11:19AM
- philliprocks  1176.4 #138 11:28AM
he he he....you consistently crack me up!!!!! - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  217.1 #1716 11:31AM
Is that goat smelling the birds butt? - philliprocks  1176.4 #138 9:44PM
😝😷 something funky got into his birdseed apparently.  - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  217.1 #1716 10:24PM
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