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Pudgeman 766.3 #275 

I love taking my kids to DL almost as much as I like going myself!
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 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

September 11, 2016 8:30 PM  The Hub
He was eating behind us at big thunder ranch the last time we ate there. We were pretty excited, too.

Way cool and awesome of you to keep that to yourself so that he could enjoy a normal visit to the park. - mlbeck  3.2 #36762 6:59PM
Agree, thanks for giving them privacy and his kid a normal day at the park. :) - DeadliestPassholder  387.6 #624 8:10PM
Good shot! πŸ‘ - PumpkinweenieVelinee  3972.0 #43 7:00PM
That's nice of you to hold out. It's too bad it's all over Instagram though :( - DisneylandGirl  354.7 #714 1:53AM
Oh wow! How sad! πŸ˜– - DisneyDiane316  823.6 #247 6:06AM
so cool,  does his birthday at dlr just like we do! - MsTikiMermadam  1501.0 #126 9:21AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

August 22, 2016 9:55 PM  The Hub

   - DisneyHeidi09  295.7 #1014 11:38AM
- CoachDisney  433.7 #547 1:34PM
Nice - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 9:55PM
FUN! - dianaaa  294.4 #1022 7:24AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

August 15, 2016 9:49 PM  The Hub
Especially considering you could get a buffet for a little more than that.

Tagged in: Food  
Especially considering you could get a buffet for a little more than that. - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 9:49PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

July 3, 2016 10:33 PM  The Hub

Beautiful picture!    - LiveLaughLoveDisney  303.0 #0 5:58PM
So pretty to look at... I cannot do this ride.. I tend to turn green...   - Dianat710  84.7 #4002 10:20PM
- itsmyglassslipper  572.2 #392 8:11AM
                     - DisneyHeidi09  295.7 #1014 9:45AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

July 3, 2016 10:28 AM  The Hub
Happy birthday Maynard.

 Amazing man, so creative and funny.  - jacdanfan  13433.9 #6 3:36PM
- MissAmericaSings  441.9 #537 3:44PM
- BriarRose406  217.5 #1857 6:52AM
Happy birthday @@@@Maynard. - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 10:28AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

April 23, 2016 11:14 PM  The Hub
My family has to have it every time.

Tagged in: Food  
How about a little pasta with the cheese. From previous posts you do like your cheese. Me too!! - Goofytom  3132.0 #49 2:55PM
It's  nothing without the extra cheese. - Winnie111286  23721.1 #2 5:09PM
Looks yummy  - Disneydollarpam  79.1 #4123 3:06PM
Really good pasta.  - Winnie111286  23721.1 #2 8:59PM
The pasta iS very good!  - jackattacksmom  19.2 #7945 8:06AM
- Dianat710  84.7 #4002 9:35AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 27, 2016 10:23 PM  The Hub
Thanks for the review. We were going to do the ptn picnic this weekend but maybe we will cancel. We did the fantasmic dinner  and thought it was great so we're hoping this would be good also.

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Good to know. It would be a good idea to share your feedback with City Hall. They might do something for you, but more importantly...that's the only way they know what the guests opinions are and if things are working or not. They might change the reserved area or at least expand it. - DLKenCA  3016.0 #51 10:33PM
I did 😬😬😬😬😬 - caramiapoohluvsbb8  4485.5 #34 10:47PM
Good to know. They aren't going to make any money doing this if they don't provide a good experience. The word will get out.  - DisneyMom13  358.0 #701 10:06PM
We had a great spots for the PTN picnic meal. Right in front of small world entrance, a big area. We did sit o. The ground, but the area went up the stairs and behind there. There are walls to sit on. Fireworks were good too from there. We made sure to get the 1st parade so it started at Small World. Only complaint was the floats were close to us. But easily solved by sitting back a little. They didn't make everyone stand up so it was nice!  - emnldsmom  370.1 #661 6:43PM
I had a feeling the Small World seating would be a better location!!  - caramiapoohluvsbb8  4485.5 #34 9:34PM
Very informative! Thank you - brigeet  650.3 #342 9:36PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 24, 2016 8:50 PM  The Hub

Congratulations @@YoPirate - disneygrandma1  887.0 #9 8:11PM
Thank you so much @@disneygrandma1 The sticker is amazing! - YoPirate  2284.6 #75 8:49PM
You're welcome!! - disneygrandma1  887.0 #9 8:54PM
w00ten - Butterlina  1623.4 #118 8:13PM
Congrats! - arlenedisney  0.2 #100103 8:15PM
Thanks a lot! - arlenedisney  0.2 #100103 11:58PM
Congratulations! - otilegna  2818.9 #54 8:22PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 24, 2016 8:51 PM  The Hub

Love the angle.  - DisneyMom13  358.0 #701 8:02PM
Fun pic!! - MaddForMansion  869.8 #232 8:09PM
So colorful...very pretty! - teapotsandteacups  1774.8 #104 9:20AM
I love the  view looking up at this attraction, and the view from the top.  - DarthTinkerbell  1113.8 #178 9:39AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 24, 2016 8:53 PM  The Hub
Great picture.

What a great photo!! Love his costume  - misschurro  7866.4 #14 9:54AM
Costume?  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2055.5 #87 11:50AM
Oh.. OutfitπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7866.4 #14 4:08PM
UTDISNEYFAMILY Why not costume? πŸ˜‚  Costume works for me! So does getup. Duds. Attire. Vesture. Togs. Wardrobe. Ensemble. Threads. Regalia. And haberdashery. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - SassafrasDavis  657.5 #337 4:57PM
SassafrasDavis when I dress up like him it's a costume so I guess when he dresses like me it's also a costume - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2055.5 #87 7:06PM
Sassypants! @MaddForMansion!! Check him out!! - SassafrasDavis  657.5 #337 9:56AM
😍😍😍 Love his pose!  - MaddForMansion  869.8 #232 11:13AM
Ditto! - DisneyMom13  358.0 #701 11:39AM
@thatgirljenn - toarrispirate  511.9 #452 8:28PM
πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ - thatgirljenn  1876.2 #99 8:34PM
Great picture. - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 8:53PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 24, 2016 8:57 PM  The Hub
I agree. 

 @Admin We sure could use the other 3... Just sayin' 😊 - FoolishMortal138  566.7 #396 7:22PM
Great idea! You should requests them and I will "like" your request.πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2482.5 #65 7:25PM
Totally will do! - FoolishMortal138  566.7 #396 12:18PM
Welcome back OG portraits!  - EvilPrincess  407.3 #593 11:08AM
Yes! - grumpypapa  8339.3 #12 4:57PM
I agree.  - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 8:57PM
Love this collage. - potatohead25  805.4 #256 6:51PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 24, 2016 1:29 PM  The Hub
Add me please. And thank you.

- disneygrandma1  887.0 #9 11:26PM
Please add me! Thank you! 😊 - MaddForMansion  869.8 #232 11:39PM
Please add me! 😁 - DisneyTonyFirefighterMedic  149.8 #0 4:35PM
 closed!  WINNER WILL BE PICKED SHORTLY! GOOD LUCK!  - disneygrandma1  887.0 #9 7:06PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

January 10, 2016 8:28 AM  The Hub
I agree. Loved that place, especially the dessert.

πŸ‘‹πŸ˜’ - carminaire  901.9 #224 2:07PM
I agree. Loved that place, especially the dessert. - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 8:28AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

December 25, 2015 10:31 PM  The Hub
Great picture. We live just a couple of miles away also but haven't been by it in a couple of years.

  - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  323.7 #845 11:55AM
- LuvsDisney4ever  239.8 #1558 11:57AM
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- beentoall  1304.7 #0 12:21PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

October 17, 2015 7:06 PM  The Hub
Nice. (Place sticker here)

- BibbidiBobbidiMe  301.3 #977 10:35AM
What a great capture of them! - DarthTinkerbell  1113.8 #178 10:54AM
They are amazingΒ ! Such a dope picture ! - jmza4  324.8 #31532 9:17PM
 Pic!  - poorunfortunatesoul  230.0 #1689 9:20PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

October 6, 2015 7:22 PM  The Hub
Nice πŸ‘.

dont have a jelly fish - Plumiegirl  10393.5 #9 9:07PM
- WishIWereThere  325.1 #834 7:15PM
That's purty!! - 101dalmatianmama  3.2 #35842 8:57AM
- DarthFairy  720.4 #298 8:59AM

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 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

October 6, 2015 7:23 PM  The Hub
Great pics today.

Tagged in: Attractions  
Good picture, it looks like stormy weather ahead - otr4u1  89.0 #3905 7:55PM
Thar be squalls out there! - redsoxcarlos  4123.2 #41 6:14AM
Great pics today. - Pudgeman  766.3 #275 7:23PM
Always beautiful ☁️☁️☁️ - CinderellE-79  1025.5 #203 11:32PM
- LiveLaughLoveDisney  303.0 #0 6:48AM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

October 6, 2015 7:24 PM  The Hub

Matterhorn macaroon, $1.99 of coconut deliciousness topped with or without white chocolate  - Linzee  1616.6 #119 2:05PM
They're sold out. I heard some redhead bought them all - phillip...  1393.0 #140 11:41AM
Matterhorn Macaroon. It also doesn't cost too much.  - sawman911  3707.7 #45 11:33AM
I need a sticker for this! πŸ˜‚ - sawman911  3707.7 #45 11:41AM
One of the few I don't have extras of - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2055.5 #87 2:24PM
Hmmm. Let me check my collection.  - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 6:22PM
Okay. You're in luck!  Apparently, I did not all my yummy  and one is now firmly ensconced in your collection!  Enjoy! - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 6:30PM
Thank you so much MeridaFan and thank you also UTDISNEYFAMILY for your generosity!  - sawman911  3707.7 #45 6:56PM
 Fried pickles! Yum!  - poorunfortunatesoul  230.0 #1689 7:30PM
Raspberry Macar0n and Pomme FritesπŸ˜‹ - OhanaPhoto  6570.7 #20 12:59PM

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 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

October 6, 2015 7:20 PM  The Hub
Everyone keeps saying that the increases are made to keep the crowds down.  Even with the large price increases every year or two it is becoming more crowded. I don't think it is working if that is there goal. I'm nervous that with the closures over the next year or two and then the opening of the Star Wars area it is going to get worse. I don't know what the answer is but raising the prices   More...

As someone who doesn't live in SoCal and uses my AP only a couple or a few times a year, the increase really doesn't bother me at all. I have a Premium AP. The current cost of that pass was $779. New Signature Pass is $849 and it includes free PhotoPass access. This is actually a better deal than what I currently have for me. (I did just renew my Premium for $719, so I won't be getting the new pass, anyway.). Not everyone lives locally and can be at the parks 200 days each year. I have never gone during the Christmas break because, frankly, the crowds have scared me off. That is why we do thanksgiving when we want the holiday vibe. Don't the holidays begin around November 11th each year?  So that is about two months' worth of holidays for those who wish to enjoy that time.  If I were to renew my pass next year, I would simply get the Signature pass. I don't need the highest level just for two weeks at Christmas. I understand those who aren't happy. But, I do think it doesn't have to be as horrible as everyone is making it out to be. Disney is a business. They are in the business of making money, right along with letting you make memories. The new normal for some may have to be to see Disneyland as the treat that it is for much of the country or world who does not have it in their backyard. Hopefully, our lives are full of so many things. Disney is one part of it. It shouldn't be everything. Not trying to tick anyone off here. I do think their timing stinks with this. But, just wanted to show  that there is another perspective and way of looking at this. 😊 - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 10:51AM
Yes this makes sense but for people who live in So Cal I fell the photo pass should be an option because I really never use it.  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #472 10:54AM
AP prices have gone up every year. SoCal people have had the choice of two APs that no one in the rest of the world have been able to purchase. It is not a necessity for people to buy the most expensive pass for themselves.  So you do have other options that others do not. They also have given special discounted tickets to SoCal people throughout the year. I think those are great options for those who live down there and cannot afford the more expensive passes. Again? This is another viewpoint. And I realize there is only one SoCal pass available now. And I have no idea if they will continue with the other one indefinitely. Just trying to point out that there are actually some positives for some people here. Tourists bring in a lot of money to Disney. Lots of us enjoy using the Photo Pass system.  - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 11:03AM
MeridaFan - pikarich  6552.8 #21 11:07AM
Correction I go 201 times - pikarich  6552.8 #21 11:09AM
I could not agree more, MeridaFan.  Also, it doesn't have to be all or nothing!  I understand the AP price is high, but that doesn't mean people have to swear off Disney forever.  Some people would kill to go just once a year. - Thumper13  518.6 #444 11:11AM
MeridaFan...I agree with you. We live in Oregon and, although we're not happy about the increase, we see why it was needed. I would have liked to know ahead of time, though. We still think you get your money's worth of quality, family entertainment. And if some of this increase goes to pay cast members and adds more jobs for new cast members and Star Wars Land for everyone I'm all for it. That said...we don't have young kids at home anymore and don't have to pay for them, along with all the extras while in the park. I can definitely see and agree with both sides. You have to make the best decision for your own family.  - GrandCircleTour  363.9 #679 11:26AM
We have 2 AP holders who renewed and upgraded to Deluxe in June, so they will probably need to rethink their budgets for the next time. We are having issues with budget and rooms right now... Does anyone know why there can't be a 6th person in a hotel room at the resort for a standard or premium room like Woods/Courtyard at the Grand Californian? We are wanting to be a group of 6 adults and a second room for just one additional person just seems excessive! (I think room occupancy max is 5 people?.) Mom has her heart set on the Grand, but we'd only be staying the one night with Disneyland potentially open until 12am, so only about 6-8 hours of sleep. We'll get a great AP discount, but trying to convince everyone to pay isn't easily justified for everyone! Any ideas would be appreciated. TIA! 😁😻 - Catski23  32.8 #6016 11:46AM
City of Anaheim and they are passing it right to us So Cal residence. SMH. - davidmariarivas  3.8 #26909 7:16PM
I agree with you 100%.  Great points! - AZDisney  610.5 #368 7:25PM
davidmariarivas , I hear your frustration but please don't take it out on one of the nicest MouseWaiters here. It's not a conspiracy, she doesn't work for Disney, she's just trying to be fair. I'm sorry you're so unhappy. I hope it gets better.  - secretagentangel  8515.6 #11 7:48PM
@davidmariarivas definitely not cool to be so unkind to one of my closest friends. You need to check yourself. She's entitled to her opinion . Everyone is.., but no need to throw out unfounded accusations  - eviljules  1506.8 #125 8:11PM
I didn't even read what you wrote because its soooo long, but I liked it anyway since everyone else did. - phillip...  1393.0 #140 7:45AM
it has been nonstop peak crowds this year, no abating like in the past, no off season days. Anaheim is not passing anything on to sc residents. I vote and live in anaheim. The council took a loss with the gate tax. Disney is using some of the money to fund the new star wars, land purchases, new high rise parking structure, and since they can get the money, they are trying to reducee peak crowds. So do your homework and know the facts. I have lived in anaheim for 54 years in the shadow of the park. Its a private business and they are doing what they need to do. The β€œour park” mentality is changing. Our streets are so congested with cars it takes me 45 min to an hour to drive 6 miles to my job in santa ana. I have not used the gridlock freeways for the last 5 years, it seems that everyone that left CA has come back all at once. I hope price increases will slow down the crowds but I doubt that. Disney must have great actuaries. - Plumiegirl  10393.5 #9 11:30PM
I just genuinely wish they had a kids AP, it just doesn't seem right that my 3 yo will be paying the same ticket price and can't go on anything other than Fantasyland rides.  - bellapistola  158.4 #2679 1:30AM
That makes a lot of sense to me.  - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 2:23AM
agree! - MsTikiMermadam  1501.0 #126 2:47AM
I was just thinking that about kids. - minniemonika  235.3 #0 8:17AM
I was just thinking this. With a baby on the way it just seems funny that I will have to buy an annual pass for them at 3. Really what is the difference between 2-3. They are still restricted to the same attractions.  - DisneyBrideΒ°OΒ°  448.9 #530 10:06AM
Excellent point!  My boys were about 6-7 years old when they started going on enough rides to make the price worth it. - DisneyPiratePrincess  279.4 #1148 10:34AM
Me too! They should have a kids 3 to 9 AP!  - DCMAGurl  227.7 #1720 11:40AM
Totally agree!! - 1Princess3Princes  643.7 #346 12:23PM
Yes, that's what kills us, paying for 4 is tough. Not like my single days. - brigeet  650.3 #342 3:27PM
I agree.  - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  539.0 #423 9:08PM
Maybe it would be better if the age was raised? Instead of 3 to 9, maybe make it 4-10? Or by height? 40" and up need tickets?  - Arielkitten13  306.5 #945 9:09AM
Thought about this long and hard and have decided were going to renew our passes. My daughter is 2 now and sharing these disney moments with her is absolutely worth it! See you guys soon at the next meet up.  - EVILQUEEN1  50.4 #4990 11:01AM
As a 10+ year Premium Passholder this increase won't detour our family from buying our passes. It only makes us want to visit more often, being our pass has passed the $1K ceiling. Anyone else feel the same?  - snappy  455.1 #522 4:34PM

 766.3 #275 (DL Qual #1148

September 24, 2015 8:11 AM  The Hub
Yes but rich. Usually four of us share.

   - MsTikiMermadam  1501.0 #126 1:42AM
- AmouseMom  284.7 #1106 1:57AM
All of them!!! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #710 11:00PM
Thanks for all of the replies and advice! Cutting them up sounds like a great idea in order to make them easier to eat! Also love the idea of buying a few of them and bringing them home to eat later :D  - MoonBelle  96.3 #3772 12:41AM

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