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Melody_CM 24646.1 #3 

Wheaton College '79. Adoptions and legal life planning lawyer. My blog includes a Disney series:
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: 24073.8
Total Quality Points: 804 #117
Thanked: 3549 times on 336 different posts
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Total Lounge Points: 77.03
30 Day MouseRank: 1004.74
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 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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 πŸ˜‚ - pikarich  6687.0 #19 9:42AM
- UTDISNEYFAMILY  2070.7 #89 9:57AM
Sorry I missed you again. - YoPirate  2565.6 #63 10:36PM
  - JediKitty  1324.5 #146 1:37AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  24646.1 #3 11:44AM
That's awesome! Well done @Melody_CM   - therealJackandSally  347.8 #0 7:59AM
- Dizkid  504.8 #461 9:43PM
You mouse people are amazing. I never expected all this when I simplyposted requesting a sticker. Thank you so much! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 11:44AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  1884.3 #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  24646.1 #3 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  1884.3 #101 7:01PM
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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.πŸ˜„ - secretagentangel  8890.2 #11 3:23PM
I have Oakley's for sale 55% off πŸ˜‚ - dizneedude   1859.8 #103 4:30PM
Ground level. Yes - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 11:31PM
misschurro was so much nicer when she was in Hawaii. Welcome back. - richiii3  1801.3 #106 12:20AM
Indiana Jones Adventure - Winnie111286  25470.4 #1 1:54PM
Close! Right next door.  - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 5:20PM
Tarzans Treehouse - Chumash28  1746.0 #110 3:11PM
Right answer but Thatgirljen answered sooner! Thanks for playing! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 5:33PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  195.3 #2151 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  24646.1 #3 5:34PM
Congrats!  - secretagentangel  8890.2 #11 6:24PM
Yaayyy!!   I just saw this!!  Thank you so much!!  - MariFICENT  195.3 #2151 12:30PM
$10 ?  - eviljules  1743.3 #111 11:43AM
And thank you for hosting a fun rak 😊 - eviljules  1743.3 #111 11:44AM
They sell boots? - MsTikiMermadam  1600.6 #121 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! πŸ‘πŸΌ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  670.8 #334 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  24646.1 #3 3:35PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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

Sweet shot. Stay cool!! - mrspotts  101.7 #3696 11:39AM
Something different. Thanks 😊 - Bassplayerswife  927.0 #221 11:40AM
That's what I was going for! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 11:47AM
Very creative! πŸ‘Œ - PumpkinweenieVelinee  4105.4 #43 7:50PM
I like the creativity πŸ‘ I'm horrible at that stuff haha - EvilqueenRS  704.4 #310 7:57PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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

Yes and bartender I'll have another Bloody Mary  - disneybob49  1165.2 #172 10:24AM
- teapotsandteacups  2318.3 #75 10:25AM
Another nice shot  - Maddernhorn  975.7 #213 6:34PM
- dianaaa  441.1 #541 12:20PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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 #1710 10:06AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  11.5 #10831 7:18PM
Btw, pls do not enter me in the RAK. I just love to read the stories!  - Saldogmom  11.5 #10831 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  10446.4 #9 5:55PM
PS: if I get lucky I will take another person from this list to the C/D - Plumiegirl  10446.4 #9 9:19PM
Woohoo! Congrats @Disneypirategirl and @DisneyPrincessT!!  - secretagentangel  8890.2 #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  167.5 #2541 9:19AM
Yw and I totally agree! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 10:51AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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 postπŸ˜€ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2639.2 #60 1:42PM
Got it. Thank you! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 1:46PM
See you at EARL! - PumpkinweenieVelinee  4105.4 #43 1:46PM

Thanked by:   FrankenweenieVelinee  
 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  202.5 #2055 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. 😣  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  195.3 #2151 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. 😣  Thank you all for your congratulations!  - MariFICENT  195.3 #2151 10:13PM
Congrats @@@YoPirate and @@MariFICENT! Β What a special treat! I am a bit jealous. Β  - Nikki3Mous3  158.8 #2683 10:21PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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.πŸ’šπŸ‘‘πŸΈ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2639.2 #60 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" (πŸ˜‚).   Chip and Dale made me so welcomed and appreciated. The CM took tons of pics of them hugging and kissing me πŸ˜‚. 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 ) πŸ˜‚. Thanks for allowing me to share this special memory.  - tvdisneylove  171.0 #2492 12:48PM
It's awkward at first but I love going solo now. There are lots of us.  - Taunton  1894.1 #99 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  441.1 #541 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  502.4 #464 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  10446.4 #9 10:09AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  2070.7 #89 1:14PM
Maybe magical drawing water has to be drawn from the magical wishing well.  - SassafrasDavis  728.9 #300 1:30PM
To support the Governor's mandate to conserve water, our magical water is ice melt from outdoor vending carts.  - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 1:48PM
Melody_CM Now THAT is terrific! How clever and conscientious! πŸ‘πŸΌ Disney makes my heart so happy 😊 - SassafrasDavis  728.9 #300 1:51PM
   - Ilovegoofy  132.9 #3107 12:15PM
Just wondering when you'll hit 20,000...getting close have any others gotten there? - DisneyMom13  362.4 #692 8:15AM
- DisneyHeidi09  303.4 #971 8:46AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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  148.0 #2854 12:41PM
Yep  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #474 1:31PM
That big long white building got moved !  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #474 11:32AM
Does anyone know what the two pocket caves are all about? - BirthdayGoof  210.6 #1963 11:38AM
I think that's part of the train tunnel - DeadliestPassholder  399.7 #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 #474 11:51AM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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.

🎢 Save the ducks tuppence a bag🎢 - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2070.7 #89 11:54AM
Save our ducklings - disneybob49  1165.2 #172 11:26AM
How cute! I would like that job!  - sheridanrabbit  739.8 #295 8:06PM
    - Nikki3Mous3  158.8 #2683 10:36PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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 #3696 10:42AM
Ha! Good one! You're pretty clever, for a teapot - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 10:55AM
A turtle 🐒 can dream - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2070.7 #89 12:00PM
That is great - buddhaluvthemouse  34.2 #5936 1:07PM
Dream big lil turtle, dream big! - TinyDancerTay  674.1 #332 1:47PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

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 😁 - Bassplayerswife  927.0 #221 10:16AM
Me too! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 10:26AM
A lot of them do! πŸ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  4289.4 #38 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  794.7 #263 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  224.1 #1776 2:08PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

April 10, 2016 10:03 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Bloomin gray morning beauty

- chads018  708.2 #305 10:07AM
Oh so pretty! Thanks ! - misschurro  8023.2 #14 10:08AM
Did you read this in a British accent - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2070.7 #89 11:56AM
I did, after you mentioned itπŸ˜‚ - misschurro  8023.2 #14 12:13PM
- Disneydollarpam  93.3 #3840 12:32PM
- noemizepeda  279.6 #1153 10:03PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

April 7, 2016 6:40 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey AP's, have you picked up your cool Carthay button at Blue Sky Cellar yet?

Ohh I want one...!!! - carminaire  923.7 #222 12:29PM
This looks the same as last week's. I'm confused. - Taunton  1894.1 #99 2:31PM
Same  - DisneylandDisneyland  489.2 #474 3:55PM
I was told yesterday it changes every Monday.  - richiii3  1801.3 #106 7:07PM
I wish!!!!!!😍😍😍😍 - TinkerSchelle  2101.4 #84 12:45AM
@Melody_CM : When will Mickey's Halloween tickets go on sale for Disneyland?  - crazyfriends  43.1 #5347 2:03AM
Haven't heard any public announcement yet. Probably hear something as we get closer to Sept - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 12:39PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

April 4, 2016 10:07 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Thank you all for sharing! Maybe you can make some of those dreams come true! Winners are KrystalColors, AlyssaDisneyland, and Evilemohand. Congrats! Thanks again! 500 credits will be given to one MWer tomorrow evening Tue 4/5 who answers the question, "what is your dream job, and why?" Can be a role at the Disneyland resort, but doesn't have to be. Thanks for playing!

I feel like I am working my dream job! I am a Special Education teacher for students with moderate/severe disabilities. My class is Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade. I absolutely love the kiddos and tho it can be challenging at times, it is what I love to do! ❀️ I have one student from my first year teaching who graduated last year from High School and I felt so honored and blessed that I was invited to her graduation party!  - EvilPrincess  416.3 #584 10:20AM
My sister-in-law is a Special Education teacher in Olympia, WA! Kuddos to you both! - DisneyHeidi09  303.4 #971 12:22PM
Thank you. Teachers definitely play a huge part in children's lives.  - MARVELus  763.5 #281 4:27PM
Beautiful  - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 8:32PM
Hands down, my dream job would combine Disneyland Resort and helping people... I would love to work with the Wish Granting department, so I could help people with disabilities and life threatening illnesses (and their families) with having the most amazing time at the parks and resort and hopefully making lasting memories for the whole family to enjoy and share! 😻😻😻 - Catski23  33.9 #5963 10:53AM
Wow  - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 8:33PM
I think I have a new "dream job" now. That would be so amazing to be a part of.  - EvilqueenRS  704.4 #310 9:30PM
I think this is one of the best answers I have ever seen. - Bibba  517.7 #449 9:57PM
Thank you very much!!! - evilemohand  1372.7 #142 4:16AM
Thank you so much!!!! It was my birthday so this is like a belated birthday present and means so much to me! Thank you, thank you.  - KrystalColors  344.5 #751 8:42PM
You're welcome. How fun! Happy birthday! - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 9:05PM

 24646.1 #3 (DL Qual #117

April 1, 2016 1:32 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Two of my favorite things so far are pin trading and being a licensed character water artist. My favorite thing about water art is working with children to finish the character drawing. I just love playworking at Disneyland!

How exciting--I adore the water art!  We once saw a CM painting Wall-E, and I just thought that was so special to see 😊 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  670.8 #334 2:01PM
Wall-E 🌱😍 - misschurro  8023.2 #14 2:14PM
Aw, little Wall-E 😍🌱 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  670.8 #334 5:42PM
Aww!! Love it! How special for the children 😍 Hope to see you one day in action!!  - misschurro  8023.2 #14 1:35PM
I would like that too! I'm scheduled to sweep Main Street tomorrow late afternoon/evening. If possible, I might be drawing in front of the depot for guests waiting for the parade, like around 7:15 pm or so. - Melody_CM  24646.1 #3 1:42PM
Oh fun!! - misschurro  8023.2 #14 4:12PM
That is awesome  - Disneydollarpam  93.3 #3840 8:21PM
I love these.  Once I saw aCM draw Pooh, Stitch And Mickey.  It was a very memorable night. - potatohead25  817.4 #255 9:54PM

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