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Melody_CM
Wheaton College '79. Adoptions and legal life planning lawyer. My blog includes a Disney series: ThinkingChristianWoman.com
Member Since: December 11, 2011
Credits Purchased: 65000.00
Featured in News: 1 posts
Trivia Challenge One Score: 246.38 #21
Trivia Challenge Two Score: 63.48 #1374
Total Wait Time Points: 26208.63
Total Quality Points: 825 #120
Thanked: 3658 times on 340 different posts
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Total Lounge Points: 77.57
30 Day MouseRank: 2134.79
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Overall Rank: #(DL)
 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

November 28, 2016 1:47 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Thank you, Uncle Walt.

Thank you everyone. It was fun to grab a couple of rare hours in the park as a guest this morning.ย  - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 2:54PM
this is wonderful. :) - FrankenWeenieVelinee  4467.8 #38 1:55PM
- tina7321  283.7 #1140 10:03PM
Great eye. - Taunton  2398.8 #77 11:14PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

November 14, 2016 12:08 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
There's been a major power outage on the grid. Most of the big attractions at DCA are down.

Thank you for that update - misschurro  8715.8 #13 12:12PM
Did I do that??? - Ilovegoofy  174.2 #2468 12:13PM
Lol. Erkel. - sultan  214.8 #1929 12:27PM
Disneyland side major rides are down as well but slowly coasting through potc gave great picture opportunities, stay tuned for posts - UTDISNEYFAMILY  3026.1 #53 1:17PM
๐Ÿ™„ #waits4googledpics - misschurro  8715.8 #13 1:23PM
All that crowd and rides down!!!๐Ÿ˜ณ grateful for MW...  - carminaire  1032.7 #213 4:49PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

November 5, 2016 10:03 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ever wonder why we keepers (custodians) of Disneyland wear white?

Thank you for keeping the parks so clean Melody.  We appreciate all you do  - LaPearleNoir  2862.9 #56 10:29AM
It's my privilege. I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 10:33AM
That's a neat explanation, thanks for posting and thank you for the work you do  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  700.8 #324 10:35AM
   - BriarRose406  504.6 #468 7:30AM
- carminaire  1032.7 #213 1:07PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

November 4, 2016 11:42 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Tuesday night 11/1,ย the Disney Cast Choir performed with Disney Legend Richard Sherman and others at the Disney Family Museum fundraiser honoring Disney Legend Marty Sklar. (My feet are still not quite touching the ground.)ย Disney trivia: the lit up stoles we're wearing in the video were designed and used for the Shanghai Disneyland grand opening ceremony. http://m.ocregister.com/articles/disney  More...

How wonderful ! ๐Ÿ˜ - eviljules  1759.7 #113 11:49AM
  What an experience  ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ - DisneyHeidi09  379.0 #661 1:19PM
Quite the fitting song you sang for him - BaseballMickey  8643.8 #14 3:04PM
That is awesome! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  3009.3 #54 9:59PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

September 1, 2016 9:38 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Sweeping Main Street U.S.A. this afternoon. Always enjoy it when MWers stop by to say "hi".

Please add me ๐Ÿ˜‚ - pikaplaid  7293.8 #17 9:42AM
- UTDISNEYFAMILY  3026.1 #53 9:57AM
Sorry I missed you again. - YoPirate  2809.2 #59 10:36PM
  - JediKitty  1358.0 #150 1:37AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 21, 2016 7:31 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Received a commendation pin last night for something that was done back in June. If anyone can spare a Custodial Can Do sticker (that's the commendation pin) it would be greatly appreciated. (I was working the night they were released) Will gladly trade for any of my duplicates.

You mouse people are amazing. I never expected all this when I simplyposted requesting a sticker. Thank you so much! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 11:44AM
That's awesome! Well done @Melody_CM   - therealJackandSally  359.8 #0 7:59AM
- Dizkid  505.5 #465 9:43PM
You mouse people are amazing. I never expected all this when I simplyposted requesting a sticker. Thank you so much! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 11:44AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 15, 2016 12:08 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#RAK - Seems everyone is installing solar systems these days. 500 credits to the first MWer to identify where this solar system can be found.

Is it Tarzan's treehouse? - thatgirljenn  1922.3 #101 12:14PM
Ding ding ding. We have a winner! It's right by the record player that play (even if ever so faintly these days) the Swisskapolka from Swiss Family Robinson as an homage to the original tree house theming. Your credits are on the way! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 5:22PM
Oh yay thank you!!!! I haven't been up in that treehouse in so long but the decor looked like it would be there. - thatgirljenn  1922.3 #101 7:01PM
Howdy ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผand welcome to the MouseWait Lounge! Please be sure to read the rules/FAQs, & make an introduction post, per Admin. LOTSA helpful info there. You'll also learn how to add a profile photo to show us your Disney side! ยฐoยฐ Also, enter your email and you will gain 3 points โ€“ points unlock fun stuff here, like music from Disneyland, and allow you to buy stickers (Disney themed emojis) which go on sale in the MWStore on Tuesday evenings at 9pm. Should you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Have fun! ๐Ÿ˜Š - misschurro  8715.8 #13 2:58PM
Hi [email protected], if you wanted that user name then it's great. If you'd rather not have your email out there for all to see, you can go on your profile page and change your user name to something that's not an email. I did the same thing when I started and quickly realized I didn't have to so I changed it. Hope that helps.๐Ÿ˜„ - secretagentangel  10319.0 #11 3:23PM
I have Oakley's for sale 55% off ๐Ÿ˜‚ - dizneedude   1888.1 #104 4:30PM
Ground level. Yes - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 11:31PM
misschurro was so much nicer when she was in Hawaii. Welcome back. - richiii3  1930.3 #99 12:20AM
Indiana Jones Adventure - Winnie111286  30986.2 #1 1:54PM
Close! Right next door.  - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 5:20PM
Tarzans Treehouse - Chumash28  1903.0 #103 3:11PM
Right answer but Thatgirljen answered sooner! Thanks for playing! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 5:33PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 15, 2016 11:08 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#RAK - 500 credits to the first MWer who accurately posts the going price for a pair of boots at the Rainbow Ridge Mercantile.

$100 dollars per pair? - MariFICENT  195.4 #2183 3:06PM
That is correct! The posted price on the front of the Mercantile is $100 (if my eyesight was accurate). You win! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 5:34PM
Congrats!  - secretagentangel  10319.0 #11 6:24PM
Yaayyy!!   I just saw this!!  Thank you so much!!  - MariFICENT  195.4 #2183 12:30PM
$10 ?  - eviljules  1759.7 #113 11:43AM
And thank you for hosting a fun rak ๐Ÿ˜Š - eviljules  1759.7 #113 11:44AM
They sell boots? - MsTikiMermadam  1872.5 #106 11:25AM
Haha, I was trying to figure 1800s pricing, but I guess not? $100 seems steep for back then, right?  Really fun, clever RAK that made us all think a little! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  700.8 #324 12:36PM
Thanks. Yes, I thot it was a lot too, but then, it's a gold mining town so maybe inflated prices along with supply and demand. - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 3:35PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 15, 2016 10:58 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Flower Face's Fun Wheel

Sweet shot. Stay cool!! - mrspotts  101.7 #3737 11:39AM
Something different. Thanks ๐Ÿ˜Š - Bassplayerswife  1057.5 #204 11:40AM
That's what I was going for! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 11:47AM
Very creative! ๐Ÿ‘Œ - FrankenWeenieVelinee  4467.8 #38 7:50PM
I like the creativity ๐Ÿ‘ I'm horrible at that stuff haha - EvilqueenRS  704.9 #321 7:57PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 15, 2016 10:22 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Paradise on the pretty pier

Yes and bartender I'll have another Bloody Mary  - disneybob49  1247.8 #160 10:24AM
- teapotsandteacups  3481.3 #50 10:25AM
Another nice shot  - Maddernhorn  1083.0 #199 6:34PM
- dianaaa  669.8 #345 12:20PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

August 15, 2016 9:25 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
That time of day when the air is filled with happy chatter and eager anticipation!

My favoritist part of getting to Disneyland! Have a Magical Day! - PrincessAraceli  228.9 #1739 10:06AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

July 28, 2016 2:52 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#RAK ended - Pls join me in congratulating our winners this time - @Disneypirategirl and @DisneyPrincessT! If you two ladies would kindly DM your mailing address I'll get these out to you. it is my privilege to share Company D tickets once again with my dear Mouse Wait friends and family. 2 tickets for Aug 3-31 will be given away on Sun July 31. To enter, pls share a magical moment that a Disn  More...

A CM experience that I observed aboard the Disneyland Railroad. A teenage girl and her parents boarded and something caught my eye. It was her white cane. She was visually impaired. She sat in the row closest to the entrance. It was the train car with only two long rows. A conductor called, "All aboard!" And we were off! This conductor stayed on the running boards and made small talk with the family. Being observant, he started verbally describing the scenery in detail and mentioning unique things. You could see her visualizing his words in her mind. As soon as I reached Main Street station, I hopped off and went straight to City Hall. I noted the CM's name and reported his exemplary behavior to a supervisor. I just thought he'd get a "gold star" in his file. No. She informed me he would be presented with a certificate in front of his coworkers in a ceremony. Wow! I had no idea.  He so deserved it!  - Saldogmom  62.3 #4619 7:18PM
Btw, pls do not enter me in the RAK. I just love to read the stories!  - Saldogmom  62.3 #4619 10:11PM
Back in the original DCA, my son and I were eating faces into our tortillas and then went to the bread factory. My son was a very young autistic boy and he was trying real hard to tell the employees it was his birthday. One of the CMs came out and gave him a mini Mickey sourdough bread. No one could touch nor eat of this special loaf. He ate it all at home and I don't think he was hungry the rest of the day. It was just really nice and special.  - Plumiegirl  10798.6 #9 5:55PM
PS: if I get lucky I will take another person from this list to the C/D - Plumiegirl  10798.6 #9 9:19PM
Woohoo! Congrats @Disneypirategirl and @DisneyPrincessT!!  - secretagentangel  10319.0 #11 10:21PM
No need to add me, but I wanted to say  for offering the RAK and for all the wonderful stories that are being shared!  It warms everyone's hearts to hear things like this.   - AngiMouse  263.9 #1333 9:19AM
Yw and I totally agree! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 10:51AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

July 22, 2016 1:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Where do we meet for Christmas in July tonight? Sorry if it's been posted all over the place.

I tagged you in @secretagentangel post๐Ÿ˜€ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  3009.3 #54 1:42PM
Got it. Thank you! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 1:46PM
See you at EARL! - FrankenWeenieVelinee  4467.8 #38 1:46PM

Thanked by:   FrankenweenieVelinee  
 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

May 22, 2016 12:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK ended - Thank you to everyone who participated. I wish I had 60 tickets to give away! Your responses warmed my heart and encouraged me to continue helping guests like you find their happy at the Happiest Place on Earth! Pls join me in congratulating our winners, YoPirate and MariFICENT. All of you mouse people are the best. It's a privilege to share the love of Disney with you. Pls say "hi" if  More...

@@Melody_CM. Loved what you wrote. Very nice!!! Congrats to winners!! Looking forward to pix! - Bobbierocha  314.0 #924 6:21PM
Oh my goodness!  I can't believe it!  Thank you so much @Melody_CM for this amazing opportunity.  I'm beyond excited but also very nervous about what this trip may do to my bank account. ๐Ÿ˜ฃ  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  195.4 #2183 10:13PM
Oh my goodness!  I can't believe it!  Thank you so much @Melody_CM for this amazing opportunity.  I'm beyond excited but also very nervous about what this trip may do to my bank account. ๐Ÿ˜ฃ  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  195.4 #2183 10:13PM
Congrats @@@YoPirate and @@MariFICENT! ย What a special treat! I am a bit jealous. ย  - Nikki3Mous3  173.6 #2480 10:21PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

May 18, 2016 12:38 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK - giving away 2 Company D admittance tickets to 2 MWers who tell us their favorite Disney character, and why. Each ticket admits you and a guest once in June to shop for discounted Disney merchandise without being accompanied by a CM. Winners selected in a few days. I hope you win!

Thank you for this RAK. I would love to be added. I love Princess Tiana. I admire her optimism, work ethic, kindness, and love of family. She is beautiful role model for little girls.๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿธ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  3009.3 #54 3:50PM
Wow great Rak. I will share my story. I have always loved Chip and Dale growing up but they are my favorite (Dale especially). I was on my 2nd solo trip this past January and still feeling awkward about it. I saw Chip and Dale in DCA taking pictures. I got inline despite my embarrassment of being alone. I gave the CM a line that my family was "else where in the park" (๐Ÿ˜‚).   Chip and Dale made me so welcomed and appreciated. The CM took tons of pics of them hugging and kissing me ๐Ÿ˜‚. It was awesome. Those pictures are some of my all time favorite. In addition, recently had a character breakfast for the first time last week and saw Dale. I told him he was my favorite and soon after he presented a red rose to me (which I will keep forever ) ๐Ÿ˜‚. Thanks for allowing me to share this special memory.  - tvdisneylove  220.9 #1840 12:48PM
It's awkward at first but I love going solo now. There are lots of us.  - Taunton  2398.8 #77 7:31PM
Years ago I used to drop my daughter off at school and go to Disneyland  2 / 3 times a week by myself until time to pick her up. I will always remember that lucky time  - dianaaa  669.8 #345 10:24PM
How amazing please add me! My favorite character is Mickey. My love for him started young and in turn he has become a symbol of hope love and happiness. Some of the darkest times in my life I look through my Disneyland albums and see my picture with Mickey and automatically feel a little better :) thanks  - excmdlgurl  517.3 #457 9:46AM
I love love love the Evil Queen! She is edgy and once even told me to get to the back of the line- i did not know where that was but I could not stop laughing. She asked me if I was mad (crazy for laughing) and I said wrong character that would be the mad Hatter who then walk up and it went way to funny after that.  - Plumiegirl  10798.6 #9 10:09AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

May 13, 2016 12:07 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Enjoying drawing water art Donald Duck when my brother #DisneyDonn visited recently with his family.

It must be  water since it stays visible so long - UTDISNEYFAMILY  3026.1 #53 1:14PM
Maybe magical drawing water has to be drawn from the magical wishing well.  - SassafrasDavis  847.1 #255 1:30PM
To support the Governor's mandate to conserve water, our magical water is ice melt from outdoor vending carts.  - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 1:48PM
Melody_CM Now THAT is terrific! How clever and conscientious! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Disney makes my heart so happy ๐Ÿ˜Š - SassafrasDavis  847.1 #255 1:51PM
   - Ilovegoofy  174.2 #2468 12:15PM
Just wondering when you'll hit 20,000...getting close have any others gotten there? - DisneyMom13  460.8 #527 8:15AM
- DisneyHeidi09  379.0 #661 8:46AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

April 10, 2016 11:29 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Star Wars Land visual update

The tunnel was part of the roundhouse, for train storage, from original train  route, at opening. Had more recently been used as workshops after roundhouse was moved & expanded.  As of Wed. when talking to to cast members, it's unclear if the tunnels will survive to be part of the new Star Wars area.  The long white building was being crunched by several large backhoes  Wed afternoon  - Dvstock  175.8 #2444 12:41PM
Yep  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #481 1:31PM
That big long white building got moved !  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #481 11:32AM
Does anyone know what the two pocket caves are all about? - BirthdayGoof  210.6 #1989 11:38AM
I think that's part of the train tunnel - DeadliestPassholder  407.8 #612 11:47AM
I think it's the entrance from that side because the train is going to go right by the rivers of America which is going to be way father up than that ! That what we know of now  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #481 11:51AM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

April 10, 2016 10:52 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Ever-vigilant security and Main St transportation CM's wrangling baby ducks just now with their hats! (check out the little girl's delighted face) they actually picked a few up with their hats and returned them to safety.

๐ŸŽถ Save the ducks tuppence a bag๐ŸŽถ - UTDISNEYFAMILY  3026.1 #53 11:54AM
Save our ducklings - disneybob49  1247.8 #160 11:26AM
How cute! I would like that job!  - sheridanrabbit  782.2 #283 8:06PM
    - Nikki3Mous3  173.6 #2480 10:36PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

April 10, 2016 10:23 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Turtle dreams - "I shall scale these mere walls and save the fair maiden!" (do you see the handsome turtle prince?)

Awww!  What a brave little toas...turtle! - mrspotts  101.7 #3737 10:42AM
Ha! Good one! You're pretty clever, for a teapot - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 10:55AM
A turtle ๐Ÿข can dream - UTDISNEYFAMILY  3026.1 #53 12:00PM
That is great - buddhaluvthemouse  34.2 #6020 1:07PM
Dream big lil turtle, dream big! - TinyDancerTay  876.3 #243 1:47PM

 26802.9 #2 (DL Qual #120

April 10, 2016 10:08 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Oh, to be a bird on a wire!

If I were a bird I would live at Disneyland ๐Ÿ˜ - Bassplayerswife  1057.5 #204 10:16AM
Me too! - Melody_CM  26802.9 #2 10:26AM
A lot of them do! ๐Ÿ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  4905.1 #31 1:02PM
Can you just imagine being high up on the wire looking down on Disneyland?   Maybe they can create a ride to do just that.  - disneyforme  852.6 #253 10:20AM
I'm sure they are very happy to be living at Disney! (And with all the kids that spill popcorn I'm sure they are never hungry!) - TheWeirdWriter  227.5 #1758 2:08PM

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