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AKMouse 472.9 #421 

I live in Nevada but I am always planning my next Disneyland trip. It is the place that all of my siblings meet up to share some magic with the next generation.
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 472.9 #421 (DL Qual #608

June 30, 2015 7:06 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
We are squeezing in one more trip while my daughter is still free! Since she is so close to being 3 should we bring her birth certificate to prove we aren't just trying to scam a free ticket by lying about her age? Has anyone been asked to prove a child's age? I'd rather not have a sensitive document on me at Disneyland but if needed I can bring it along. Thanks MW experts!

Ask on their website, they are always quick to answer - dianeburns1998  45.4 #4687 7:24PM
Personally we have never been asked. I took my daughter when she was just over 3 on a day trip and didn't buy her a ticket. after that we bought her a pass after a few months we had to tell them to scan it since they thought she was still 2! However, she is small... So I guess it really depends on her height and if she looks over 3 - MrsGrumpy2002  203.5 #1873 7:25PM
They don't ask, have a great time 😊 - Linzee  1080.4 #157 8:42PM
We were never asked - tinkertonnie  232.2 #1511 8:43PM

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May 9, 2015 9:04 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
I was lucky enough to go to the Walt Disney Family Museum today. My favorite part is this model of Disneyland that was what built to include everything that was completed or in concept when Walt passed away. They said I could take pictures. This is as close as I could get to walking down Main Street.

Fantastic museum! A MUST for any Disney lover. I could stare at that diorama for hours😍 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5408.0 #17 9:15PM
πŸ‘€πŸ•‘πŸ•’πŸ•“πŸ•” - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1138.3 #143 9:40PM
.for realz - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5408.0 #17 9:48PM
I drove by it once. I feel like a dork for not making time to stop and stare - philliprocks  1152.9 #141 9:53PM
- pamntink  44.8 #4709 9:16PM
liberty square?  - Plumiegirl  9001.2 #3 10:32PM
Oh!! Good question.Liberty Street is not included. I was surprised to see Space Mountain there so I asked and was informed that Space Mountain was a Walt approved concept that took a long time to produce. - AKMouse  472.9 #421 8:33AM
nice - brigeet  403.4 #516 8:02AM

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February 15, 2015 1:33 PM  The Hub
We are looking to plan a large group vacation to Disney World in 2016 including a Disney Cruise. Does anyone have recommendations on coordinating a large group? Is a travel agent worth working with? We will all be traveling to Florida from different parts of the country.

Katherine Hill at traveltimewithmickey.com. Tell her DizneyGirl sent ya. She's very helpful. - DizneyGirl  731.2 #7 2:22PM

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February 4, 2015 7:37 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I love Big Thunder Mountain! I usually rush through the Fastpass line and missed this!

This is a small ore stamping mill. It pounds the ore then is mixed with Mercury to retrieve the gold dust from the ore. The rocks that line the queue are real ore from Northern California.  - Plumiegirl  9001.2 #3 8:32PM
This stamping mill was actually taken out of a mine by my house. I think it's so neat how Walt repurposed it.  - Bassplayerswife  370.4 #572 8:39PM
Thanks Plumie! - debbiev  1000.2 #173 8:45PM
Thanks - E-Ticket  1377.3 #111 10:50PM
Real mining gear – In the attraction queue and all around Big Thunder Mountain, you will see a century-old stamp mill, a hand-driven drill, press gears, picks, shovels and other artifacts. These objects are actual mining gear, purchased from abandoned mines in Nevada, Colorado, Minnesota and Wyoming. this is from the Disney blog. http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/09/five-things-you-might-have-missed-aboard-big-thunder-mountain-railroad-at-disneyland-park/ - Plumiegirl  9001.2 #3 12:11PM
I don't think I've ever noticed this. Very cool! - DarthTinkerbell  414.9 #496 10:20PM
Real mining gear – In the attraction queue and all around Big Thunder Mountain, you will see a century-old stamp mill, a hand-driven drill, press gears, picks, shovels and other artifacts. These objects are actual mining gear, purchased from abandoned mines in Nevada, Colorado, Minnesota and Wyoming. this is from the Disney blog. http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/09/five-things-you-might-have-missed-aboard-big-thunder-mountain-railroad-at-disneyland-park/ - Plumiegirl  9001.2 #3 12:11PM

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February 1, 2015 2:25 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
How many ducks are hidden in this picture?

26 - MikeyMouse  115.8 #3219 2:30PM
2? - ames013  100.9 #3473 2:31PM
1 hidden. 1 out in the open πŸ˜‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4398.6 #25 11:54PM
it looks like there are two back by the cart. - MsTikiMermadam  334.5 #675 4:49AM
Correct! There are 3 ducks. That brown one really blends in! - AKMouse  472.9 #421 7:50AM

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January 30, 2015 8:38 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Good morning from the Disneyland Hotel.

happiness is a view like that - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5408.0 #17 9:40AM
There's a cabana there right now with my name on it.  - Midasgold  614.1 #306 8:07PM
We are headed there tomorrow...someone told me the pools are not open...please say it ain't so! We have always wanted to try that slide! - montanadj  233.9 #1486 10:46PM
Ask for a pass for next time, lol!!! - secretagentangel  1698.7 #88 10:53PM
There is a pool open but not the one with the slides. - AKMouse  472.9 #421 2:51PM
ugggggg....... - MsTikiMermadam  334.5 #675 12:01AM
I spy a Mickey made from plants that I don't think I've ever seen before 😍 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4398.6 #25 12:03AM
Yes! I love that he has on a raccoon hat on as we were in the Frontier Tower. - AKMouse  472.9 #421 7:52AM

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January 29, 2015 12:47 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The Hungry Bear from Pirate Island

This makes me sad. We go in March and it's set to open right after we leave. It's my most favorite spot in the park. And the food is pretty great as well haha. - MellieKay  173.5 #2267 1:44PM
Where can I get my πŸ‹πŸπŸ‹πŸπŸπŸπŸβ‰οΈβ“πŸ˜«πŸ˜«πŸ˜« - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5408.0 #17 1:56PM
Where can I get my πŸ‹πŸπŸ‹πŸπŸπŸπŸβ‰οΈβ“πŸ˜«πŸ˜«πŸ˜« - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5408.0 #17 1:56PM
that's a big re-do!  hope they keep the fried green tomato sandwich and lemon honeybee cupcake! - MsTikiMermadam  334.5 #675 2:36PM

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January 1, 2015 8:10 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Today is my birthday! My husband is letting me buy a Mary Blair print for my present. I know Mary Blair had a pretty big exhibit a couple of years ago. Is there still some good Mary Blair stuff on the parks? We are going at the end of the month.

Can't answer your question but happy birthday!!!!! - BRabbit  581.0 #327 8:13PM
- keepmovingforward  202.2 #1883 8:16PM
- E-Ticket  1377.3 #111 2:59PM
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November 2, 2014 1:38 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I'm so excited! I just made reservations for the Chef's Counter at Napa Rose! Does anyone have any great Chef's Counter experiences they want to share? I'm trying to sell our friends on how great it is. They are coming with us.

Meh...I'd rather eat pizza port  - Dave  12818.4 #2 2:16PM
😏 smart aleck! - DisneyGrandma  861.8 #197 2:34PM
I've heard great things about .πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸ˜· - sawman911  670.6 #273 5:52PM
Tell them it's terrible and take us instead. Haha - DLKenCA  2225.4 #59 2:08PM
We've talked about doing a few times, but I just can't seem to pull myself away from the parks 😁 - DisneyPrincessT  84.5 #3714 6:20PM
Go with the Chef's choice all the way :) 0moorad0 and I did this and had completely different courses that were custom to our taste preferences which was great as we were able to taste a little bit of everything. We sat near the dessert prep area and the dessert chef working closest to us was extremely kind giving us extra dessert tastings. It was such a fantastic experience and truly was special. Not to mention 0moorad0 met Drake Bell in the men's restroom πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Mad_Tea_Party  1114.5 #149 6:32PM

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October 8, 2014 9:29 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
The line was long but moved fast.

Nice shot.  - happiestplace  152.5 #2586 10:36AM
That's awesome! The pic AND the fast moving lineup! - MyMouseMickey32  136.3 #2856 10:42AM
It's great that it moves so well since they discontinued the FastPass. - Winnie111286  4089.1 #28 11:07AM
- Chumash28  1082.4 #155 1:37PM

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October 7, 2014 4:08 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Keeping watch over the Jungle Cruise line.

I love this detail! - BrerPam  288.6 #924 5:30PM
Watch out for any droppings ⚠ - SafariSkewerJessica  1456.6 #104 7:47PM
Was my first ride of my first visit!! Loved that bird!  - mousekachef  23.9 #6212 10:19PM
When we are in the queu I yell squaaaa!!!!! At this bird and I swear he yells  back! Yes, I am that crazy lady!!!😹 - Boundin  610.5 #309 11:35PM

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October 5, 2014 9:06 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
It's a small world after all!

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September 16, 2014 6:44 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
WE WON!! We are the Grand Prize Winners for Disneyland's Get Happier Contest!! I'm in complete shock!

Congrats!!! What does potential winner mean?? - CourtyAstroBlisters  729.1 #238 6:49PM
It just means we still have to turn in the big notarized liability documents and the 1099 for taxes and stuff. - AKMouse  472.9 #421 6:50PM
Oh the not fun stuff πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - CourtyAstroBlisters  729.1 #238 6:52PM
Wow congrats!!! - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  438.6 #460 6:45PM
- MissAmericaSings  384.3 #546 10:01AM
Awsome you never hear about the winners - jabs  272.0 #1075 10:10AM

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September 8, 2014 7:02 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Our gift basket from Disneyland arrived today!! We won it for being a weekly winner of Disneyland's #gethappiercontest on Instagram!

Contents include:Mickey plush, Minnie plush, 2 classic Mickey ear hats (1 pink, 1 black), autograph book, Disneyland pen, Disneyland lanyard, Disneyland playing cards, Disneyland picture frame, shortbread cookies, and lollipops! - AKMouse  472.9 #421 7:31PM
Score !!! How exciting!! - carminaire  690.5 #258 7:10PM
Nice!! Congrats! - BibbidiBobbidiMe  178.6 #2192 12:58PM
Congrats!!!! - FantasticPoohski  9.9 #10121 1:47PM

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August 19, 2014 11:58 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Disneyland posted my picture on their Instagram page! I feel so special. This isn't a voting contest but I would love all of you to like and comment. Positive public opinion can't hurt our chances of winning a trip to Disneyland! http://tinyurl.com/oo68uth

Once I get my gift basket for being a Weekly Winner, I will give something from it away as a RAK!   - AKMouse  472.9 #421 12:04PM
I saw that this morning and I was so excited for you!! I thought-hey, I know that picture! Then I followed you. - Thumper13  486.9 #403 12:24PM
But not like a stalker lol - Thumper13  486.9 #403 12:25PM
No, it is fine.  I have a had a lot of people start following me.  I just joined Instagram for this contest so I don't have much on there yet.  I was surprised that the disneyland post included my Instagram name.  My phone was exploding with notifications last night.   - AKMouse  472.9 #421 12:28PM
I saw this yesterday and immediately recognized it! I was super excited for you!! - BrerPam  288.6 #924 1:48PM
Congrats, if you can share a pic of your winnings. I can't wait to see what you won.😊😍 - Apples2  585.0 #323 9:19PM
I will most certainly post a picture of my winnings!  I can't wait to get my gift basket!  - AKMouse  472.9 #421 1:48PM
Congratulations!!!🎈🎈🎈 - FrankenweenieVelinee  2203.2 #60 9:31PM

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August 13, 2014 11:30 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
It is official! We are one of the 6 weekly winners of Disneyland's Show Us What Makes You Happy contest on Instagram! We should be getting our gift basket in a month or so!! I'm so excited! We have a 1 in 6 chance of winning a trip to Disneyland, too! BEST DAY EVER!

Oh wow congrats!!!! How exciting!!! Good luck with the DL trip- I hope you guys win ::fingers crossed:: - missariel33  2086.8 #65 11:32AM
Congrats! - chuswo  376.8 #560 11:34AM
Congrats!!! - WallSchmee  96.0 #3542 12:39AM
Congrats!!! Very exciting - Mariela_ela_ela  148.0 #2658 12:59AM

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August 12, 2014 12:28 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Did I just get notice that I may be a winner of Disneyland's #GetHappierContest on Instagram?! Please be real!!

Your only concern is that word "potential". Hopefully, it works out as that is a fabulous pic πŸ“·πŸ“· Goodluck πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ - RapunzelledColey  125.0 #3025 2:04PM
Yes.  The "potential" thing was concerning to me, too.  I hope it just means that I have to verify my eligibility.  I went through all the rules and ensured I was in compliance I then went to the link they provided and confirmed my information.  Here's hoping!  There are 6 weekly winner that will get a Disneyland Gift Basket. Those 6 will compete for the Grand Prize which is a trip for 4 to Disneyland! - AKMouse  472.9 #421 2:07PM
Good luck! - DLKenCA  2225.4 #59 12:31PM
πŸ€ good luck - Dizkid  366.5 #580 5:34PM
Ooooo, here's hoping!!!! Good luck!!! - MJmouse  277.7 #1010 5:58PM

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July 27, 2014 11:32 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
I am thinking about booking a spa service at the Mandara Spa at the Grand Californian. There seem to be mixed reviews online. Has anyone here ever been? Is it worth the money?

I've been there few times and I always had a good experience there. I told them I had a muscle problem in my lower back and they helped me out there as much as they could and it was really great experience. It is worth it  - CM_SmS1291  544.6 #351 11:36AM
It will be my pamper budget for the year so I really want to make the most of it. Glad you had a good experience. - AKMouse  472.9 #421 11:49AM

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July 12, 2014 9:14 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
We are going to Disneyland!!! My family and I moved from Alaska to Reno this year. I'm so excited to beless than 500 miles from Disneyland! See you the first week of October!

Congratulations,  that much closer to disneyland - pikarich  4109.5 #27 9:28AM
Love her smile!Β she is so beautiful! - ILuvSleepingBeauty  234.1 #1481 9:50AM
She's adorable!  - emmkay_emm  24.4 #6142 11:34AM
Crazy coincidence .. I moved from Alaska to Reno too. (I'm in the Bay Area now( Welcome to the lower 48. 🎈 - Donna1988  214.1 #1743 12:40AM

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July 11, 2014 3:29 PM  The Hub
I was just trying to make a reservation at the Howard Johnson and they are sold out on October 4th - 8th.  I know there are Halloween Parties going on that time of year but does anyone know of anything else that would make the parks really busy then?  I really try to avoid the really busy seasons.  Thanks!

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