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Knik
♥ Sleeping Beauty and Tink are my favorite! My husband (Captain Hook) and I LOVE Disney! We are from Utah and have a 2 year old little girl and a 1 year old little boy oh yes and a Great Dane. ♥
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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

February 16, 2017 1:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
We are trying to plan a big group of 20 people kids and adults, any advice??

When there is a big group there is a lot of hem hawing on what to do next. My suggestion is if that happens take charge. Decide where to go and start walking there. If you start walking everyone else will too. Have fun!! - Bassplayerswife  1348.6 #162 3:22PM
👆🏻👆🏻👍🏻👍🏻 - MacaronMerida  4756.7 #39 4:12PM
Have a lot of patience and energy drinks?  Lol!! - Sharkgrrl19  302.8 #1041 2:47PM
We did a group of, I think, 13-14 once.  Do an email chain or something of that nature and try to determine what everyone's "must-dos" are, and whether or not you want to all stay together for some of them, or whether you're ok going going separate ways.  Consider that the ride pics can be great mementos, and you might want to have all the kids together for at least one or two of them.  DEFINITELY have people look at menus online ahead of time and decide what places are preferences for food, and again, decide what meals should be done as a group.  You can waste a lot of time wandering around trying to figure out food if it's not thought about ahead of time, especially with picky eaters (I'm one of those 😂 so I know).  I'm guessing you'll probably want to do a character breakfast as a big group, as that would be a great opportunity for nice pics and fun times together.  Based on that the info from your discussions and email chains, you'll probably need to just take charge and create a loose daily schedule with generalities and make a few dining reservations.  You should also think about high-demand rides and organizing getting FPs.  It was hard to get our whole group up and in the gates in the morning, and we had to hold of on getting FPs for some things that we wanted to ride together (you have to be in the gates to activate your ticket in order to get an FP).  By the time everyone got in, the return time for Space was pretty late, so that threw things off for us.  And I agree: if you find the group dithering, just start walking and everyone will follow.  Keep in mind that people get indecisive if they're hungry, thirsty, or tired, so sometimes the solution is sitting down and having a snack 😂 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  725.0 #333 8:30PM
Run away!!! Run far away😱😱😱😱😱 just kidding, just make sure you tell yourself you can't please everyone. Set up several events like a lunch, a meet and photo and riding a couple attractions. But don't be sad when the others change plans to do other things. Plan lots of free time and your group will stick together at the group things better 😀 - secretagentangel  16305.8 #5 8:59PM

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

April 30, 2014 3:06 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
40" tall now she's the Queen of the Mountains!! She likes BTMR the best :) What a great day!!

Day to remember!  How exciting! - verolly  1146.3 #200 3:11PM
Hooray! - JoshTheJunkyardJamboreer  351.0 #786 3:50PM
My oldest mini was excited at 40" and 42" was like a whole new lease on life. So much fun! - chrismis21  696.2 #345 5:13PM
Yay!! - brguest85  256.1 #1442 6:15PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

April 30, 2014 12:47 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I left a FP near the drinking fountains if anyone wants it. 12:00 to 1:00 so you'd better hurry!!

Why not hand them to another guest to ensure they get used? - Atora  2702.2 #65 12:52PM
👆👆 this! Especially with so little time left - thatgirljenn  2028.2 #99 12:53PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

April 29, 2014 12:27 PM  The Hub
Just chatted with these two about their little girl Claire. What a nice celebrity family!

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

November 30, 2013 4:01 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I just booked our flights to Disney World. Jan 11th to the 17th. I've never been! What do I need to do, see, eat??? (I'd ask in the Disney World page, but I don't know them like I know you! And I'm a little shy.)

What kind of dining experience are you looking for? I like the Sci-Fi diner at Hollywood Studios. - EmperorsHandLelundrial  1112.4 #209 4:09PM
Hi, WDW is huge and there is a lot to do , it might be a little tough getting any reservations in such a short time and you definitely need them at WDW , be our guest at Magic kingdom does a delicious quick serve just get on line early , spend lots of time at Epcot , so much to discover there, biergarten in Germany is a fantastic place to eat and is never really booked up , hope you have fun and don't hesitate to ask anything on the WDW , they are always ready to help  - tracsant  1599.6 #5 4:17PM
We are going jan 5-11. - DLKenCA  3785.8 #50 4:32PM
Try all the different restaurants in Epcot. - BillE  475.2 #540 5:09PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

October 27, 2013 11:41 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My hubby said he got reservations at Blue Bayou so I didn't dress up. Now I'm feeling very under dressed. Where am I?

That plate is sure dressed up nice & fancy - joxua  112.6 #3592 12:09AM
Club 33 - Cinderella_Schnooks  3511.8 #53 12:22AM
As long as you are there it doesn't matter. You could have invited us. We would have made sure you didn't feel under dressed. haha. - DLKenCA  3785.8 #50 6:35AM
I love that he surprised you, but I would probably try to beat him too. At least they let you in though. So he might not have realized you would want to dress up.  - warchanted  193.6 #2255 4:13PM

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

October 27, 2013 6:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Many of you have probably seen this but since they are doing construction on Penny Arcade they are directing traffic behind the scenes. This is the entrance to the back of the top of the Fire Station.

Cooooool! - SpiritOfAdventure  1085.5 #217 6:59PM
Those stairs will take you to Walts apartment. :)  - mcramos925  483.1 #522 7:25PM
Well hurry! run up the stairs!..thanks for the unique view... - CVDisneyland  479.9 #528 9:39PM
lucky you. they usually have lots of CMs watching for people taking pictures. - DLKenCA  3785.8 #50 8:40PM
I have been up those stairs when we got to go in Walt's apartment on a tour. - dimplesdanie  1236.9 #177 9:10PM
Me too! I will never forget it. - HalfCaff  823.4 #279 9:48PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

October 25, 2013 9:12 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Very emotional today. My sons first visit to Disneyland and my daughter got to meet her favorite person.

How special.  - LovemesomeDoleWhip  108.7 #3664 9:24AM
Very special because that was also the last day for the Tangled meet & greet. - DLKenCA  3785.8 #50 9:35AM
awww, chills! have a super day - MarVelinee  5290.7 #31 10:33AM
Enjoy your magical✨ day! - hatgal76  452.2 #577 11:00AM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

September 16, 2013 2:31 PM  The Hub
Got my ticket for my first Mickey's Halloween Party on the 27th!!! Ill be there with @KAA and @Dizzylandjunky. Can't wait! 🎉🎃👻🎃✈🎉


 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

January 21, 2013 1:59 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I spy with my little eye something black! *meow*

Kitty!!! Lol. - Disney Fanatic  7.0 #15972 2:39PM
Meow! - LaPearleNoir  3200.4 #58 2:52PM
An Oswald cactus!! Yes I see the black cat too. - Plumiegirl  11093.5 #11 3:04PM
Disney cat. Meow! - DDTINK57  476.5 #537 3:14PM

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

November 12, 2012 11:25 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Carthay Circle! So yummy!

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Looks yummy! - mousejedi  310.1 #1000 11:39PM
Oh my that looks good. - chipanddalefan  733.4 #330 1:19AM
Yum! - misseeyore  538.1 #463 12:33PM
Looks delicious 😋 - BrinnieMouse182  177.5 #2460 1:00PM

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

November 12, 2012 10:06 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Last night my hubby (captain hook) took me to the Blue Bayou for my birthday it was our first time! We loved the Filet Mignon and Cajun Salmon, but the gumbo IMO was gross. Get the salad! We will defiantly be going back.

Why did you post a half-eaten picture of the thing you thought was the worst. Next time, share a pic of the best! - LaneSparrow316  847.0 #271 12:45PM
this ^ - nicoleface  1753.2 #122 12:45PM
yes what they said, that looks like you gave it back! - ShariRenee  15433.1 #7 12:53PM
It's half eaten because I made my husband take a huge bite lol and no I didn't send it back. - Knik  456.9 #569 1:45PM
Not a fan of the mint julep either, but I do love me some beignets! - Knik  456.9 #569 12:42PM
Code V?? - sleepyhead_CM  596.5 #407 12:52PM
If anything is sub-par in such an expensive place, send it back with no guilt whatsoever. In this case, getting the salad would have been appropriate. - DizKahuna  334.0 #847 1:01PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

November 9, 2012 8:56 AM  The Hub
My hubby just surprised me a plane ticket to DL Sunday and Monday!! See ya later snow! He booked Blue Bayou for one night and he asked me if I wanted to go to Carthay Circle or the Rainforest Cafe for the second night. What would ou guys do?

Carthay! - Pixarprincess  555.1 #445 8:58AM
Carthay Circle without a doubt. Have a magical time. - Chumash28  2229.7 #90 8:58AM
Okay thanks! Maybe for lunch we will hit up the rainforest cafe. - Knik  456.9 #569 9:04AM
Carthay! - donnievegas  1132.7 #204 9:04AM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

October 14, 2012 9:30 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Training for the Tinker bell half who's running it?

Me! So excited! - drmwshhrt  21.8 #7797 10:32PM
I'm doing the 5K, it's my first time. I'm so excited! - Vegan7LuvsStitch  1057.7 #220 10:51PM
I'm doing it too - MarshaMouse  5058.4 #35 11:19PM
Me three! - splashphotoCM  885.6 #253 12:11AM
Just volunteering this time. - iamdugsmaster  878.8 #255 11:35PM
I'm training for it, but not running it =( - VfxGenie  1557.1 #140 11:55PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

July 5, 2012 2:18 PM  The Hub
I am running the Tinker Bell Half and we are either booking The Grand or The Disneyland Hotel. (Which you can't book until July 11 fyi) Would you book the room as soon and they open or has anyone noticed prices tend to change the closer it gets?


 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

April 2, 2012 7:50 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Mickey came to Utah for the new store opening. My daughter was frozen when she saw him. Then warmed up to give him a hug and a kiss! I can't wait for Jan. when she can meet her favorite of all, Minnie!

Awwww!!! This just filled my "Cute Quota" for the day 😊 - Aquata  292.3 #1112 12:42PM
Adorable!! - nikki81  4.2 #25340 7:54AM
Awwww!!! This just filled my "Cute Quota" for the day 😊 - Aquata  292.3 #1112 12:42PM
so freakin' cute! hope she had a blast!
- wendytink  364.2 #742 1:53PM

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 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

March 29, 2012 3:56 PM  The Hub
At the new store in Utah, I think my daughter likes Minnie don't you!?https://www.facebook.com/NikkiPHall?__adt=3 Also- *UTAH PEOPLE* They are doing an opening ceremony and a Minnie & Mickey meet and greet this Sat. I hope to see some MW there! https://www.facebook.com/events/198388506937035/

I loved the video, I can't wait to see her freak out on Saturday when she meets them in person.
- Captain Hook  100.0 #3826 4:21PM
Bump for morning people. - Knik  456.9 #569 9:37AM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

March 14, 2012 8:02 AM  The Hub
Happy PI day! 3.14 I will be eating lots of pizza today to celebrate I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Or pie. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #526 8:03AM
Yes of course that too! - Knik  456.9 #569 8:05AM
Yes of course that too! - Knik  456.9 #569 8:05AM
Took me a few seconds to figure this out... On my way to get some coffee now as I'm obviously a bit sluggish... - proudcanuck  478.7 #531 8:12AM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

March 13, 2012 4:31 PM  The Hub
Ok I thought there was a Disneyland park crowd index chart somewhere. I am planning our next trip and would like see how busy it is at that time of year (January 2013). Last year we went in March and I won't do that again. Any ideas or am I just plain crazy :)

well crap that just means i'm crazy..... I found this chart in case someone else is in the same boat. http://yourfirstvisit.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/The-Best-Times-to-Visit-Walt-Disney-World-in-2012-Ranked-in-Order.jpg - Knik  456.9 #569 4:40PM
It will be crowded...very crowded..but I doubt it will reach capacity. But, that's what they said about leap day too. - MermaidWithShears  1025.8 #230 4:41PM
I should have said Crowd Index instead of capacity.... - Knik  456.9 #569 4:45PM
It's my understanding that Leap day went over capacity. I heard they lost count at some point (ended up at 100k), then stopped selling general admission tickets and only let AP holders in. So of course everyone just started upgrading to AP's. - Mickey74  3791.6 #49 4:47PM
Really?! Wow! That would make sense on why they let me get in after I got the capacity message. - MermaidWithShears  1025.8 #230 4:54PM
Oh we're not going over Leap Day sometime in Jan. 2013 here is another chart incase any one wants it for the future. Oh and thanks for your responses, i should have been more clear. http://www.isitpacked.com/disneyland-crowd-forecast-predictor-calendar/ 

- Knik  456.9 #569 4:52PM
Really?! Wow! That would make sense on why they let me get in after I got the capacity message. - MermaidWithShears  1025.8 #230 4:54PM

 456.9 #569 (DL Qual #1812

March 4, 2012 9:41 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Our next trip to DL isn't until January and we needed some DL magic last night. Our version of the Monte Cristo and for dessert Dole Whip! It tasted amazing even though the pics don't look very good.

You made file whip! How?! : ) - Mousersize  97.6 #3859 9:44AM
Yumm!! - keke75  126.3 #3296 9:48AM
It was delicious,I can't wait for you to make it again! - Captain Hook  100.0 #3826 6:08PM
Hmmmm!!!! - VADERonSOARIN  543.0 #458 6:09PM

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