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MariaR 183.8 #2130 


MariaR
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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

May 31, 2015 10:17 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Spent the day celebrating my little Princess on her 7th Birthday. πŸŽ‰ No better place to celebrate than Disneyland.

Aww...so sweet! Happy birthday, Princess!  - MissAmericaSings  386.9 #543 11:27PM
- Winnie111286  4407.1 #25 11:35PM
Happy birthday πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚ - MelodyMouse  5932.8 #16 6:54AM
- E-Ticket  1379.0 #111 7:05AM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

May 28, 2015 11:42 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
When do you suggest waiting for the Paint the Night parade? We went into the parks at 7:30 and it was packed along the route. We weren't trying to see it tonight but will want to tomorrow. I'm also going to stay for fireworks. How soon do you sit and wait for the parade & fireworks? And any suggestions on where to sit? Thanks!!!

From what I heard, some people start waiting around 5 and perhaps even earlier.  Although, it's not so bad waiting for a spot after the fireworks because a lot of people are making their way out of the parks.  That's what I did yesterday for the 11pm showing.  My friends and I found a spot in Main St. towards the end of the fireworks show.  Hope this helps :) - SorcererD91  1774.9 #85 11:47PM
The 11:00 parade was easy to see.  - JenGwen323  1728.3 #90 12:37AM
One spot I noticed, in front of the Magic Shop. They keep the street open for traffic, but at a certain time they put up a rope across the street. That's a good last minute spot.  - JenGwen323  1728.3 #90 12:43AM
Thats where we ended up seeing it on the 24 hour event. Cause we had no choice n we were trapped Lol πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but it turned out for the best.  - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  887.1 #186 12:48AM
It's easier to find a spot closer to small world. I found a great second row spot at 715 one night in the section across from the teacups and last night got another great second row spot right across from the Small World line at like 745. But if you want in Main St then definitely around 5-539 - PrincessAsh  218.5 #0 8:02AM
There is a little more space once you start walking up towards its a small world. Last Sunday I got a good second row space by the bathrooms next to the teacups at 7pm.  - jesdodger  14.4 #0 12:15PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

May 28, 2015 5:46 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live. Pixar Parade.

DUDE! 😍 - Duchess_SMK  6104.2 #15 5:49PM
Sweet!! - Sparkysadventures  6.9 #0 6:19PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

May 28, 2015 12:35 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Just checked and I can use my mom's complimentary 30th Anniversary ticket! 30 years later and finally putting it to use!!

yep, back in the days they never put expiration dates on them. My family has a bunch of the old tickets like that as well as the commemorative tickets that were sold in frames.  For instance I have these large tickets for the opening of ToonTown and Indy and I took them out of the frame and used them and then put them back into the frames....no sense of not using the ticket ...the front gate was laughing since they never see that - Dave  12962.8 #2 12:45PM
My grandma had a very old ticket from when my grandpa worked for Disney and they told her she could use it but suggested she save it because it was probably worth more than the cost of admission. Lol.  I'm pretty sure they ended up giving her a comp entry that day.  - MXPrincess399  743.0 #237 12:47PM
Awesome! - redsoxcarlos  1830.7 #81 7:51PM
I can't imagine owning an unused Disneyland ticket for 25 years! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  1103.4 #3 8:12PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

May 20, 2015 11:41 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hi! I wanted to share a picture of my graduation cap. I love that I was able to incorporate Disney into my attire somehow. 😊

I love this soooo much!!!  Congrats grad! - SassyKittyMeow  430.0 #470 11:45PM
Thank you!  - MariaR  183.8 #2130 12:03AM
This is so great!  - Bo22  387.9 #539 12:25AM
Congratulations! What a cool cake. - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  35.3 #5201 12:11PM
love! πŸ˜»πŸ’œπŸ’—πŸ’œπŸ’— congrats! - Mad_Tea_Party  1162.9 #140 12:40PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

March 23, 2015 8:54 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Okay, so this might come off as very silly, but what do people do with their stuff when getting on rides? I want to take a backpack for carrying anything we might buy and holding my DSLR camera. Are there places to hold bags on say... The Mickey coaster at DCA or splash mountain? Any other tips on how to enjoy the park? It will be just my daughter and I. Thanks!

I carry a mini backpack and keep my phone in a heavy duty camp style zip bag. Put my backpack at my feet and stick my foot through one of the straps...which is mostly so I won't forget it lol.  - montanapixies  53.8 #4412 9:19PM
Yep, feet through a strap, that's what I do! - ThinkTink23  43.9 #4777 10:58PM
I do the same thing too.  - DarthTinkerbell  433.7 #466 11:41PM
Same here. Hubby has a mobility scooter with a basket on it. We don't leave anything with it that can't be locked.  - Sugarbuzz  207.0 #1833 7:20AM
I put my feet thru the straps of the backpack. Never lost anything.  - sewedna  547.5 #351 9:19PM
Same, exactly what I do! - ThinkTink23  43.9 #4777 10:59PM
I've done this before - TinkerSchelle  1768.8 #86 11:24PM
Don't put your phone in your jacket pocket on Indiana Jones....I learned that lesson the hard way!  πŸ˜πŸ˜‚ - DisneyDavidEMT  2295.6 #56 8:02AM
D'OH!! - Lelundrial  571.2 #334 8:26AM
Wow looks like everyone puts their leg through the backpack strap, we put everything in ziplock bags as well, never lost anything and nothing has got wet. - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 8:29AM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

March 18, 2015 6:15 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
So I just got off the phone with the Howard Johnson hotel and the gentleman I spoke too could not find any Mousewait discount. Is it only for certain times and dates? I asked him to check twice and he still came up with nothing. Maybe I'm not asking right?? Lol

17147766120 ask for in house reservations during regular business hours  - Linzee  1093.8 #155 12:26AM
Mahalo. Linzee for the local phone number! Quality content!  - WaltSentMe  328.8 #703 12:47AM
WaltSentMe 😊 - Linzee  1093.8 #155 8:12AM
You do need to make sure you're speaking with in house reservations, I spoke with Heather a couple weeks ago. That being said, my email confirmation states micechat not mousewait! But I've successfully used the mousewait discount before. Our room we have booked is a deluxe two queens with garden/pool view for 169/night. - MJmouse  277.9 #1016 7:04PM
MariaR - MJmouse  277.9 #1016 7:04PM
I miss the Retro Rates.  Hojo was clean and the pool looks fun. We always heard kids laughing when we walk by. Enjoy your stay.  - Sugarbuzz  207.0 #1833 7:23AM
For bookings, please call our hotel at 714-776-6120 and make sure to ask for In House Reservations. They are available from Monday Through Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Also check out our website atwww.hojoanaheim.com for more info. - MJmouse  277.9 #1016 7:25AM
Copied this from their user info page!  - MJmouse  277.9 #1016 7:26AM
17147766120 ask for in house reservations during regular business hours  - Linzee  1093.8 #155 12:26AM
Mahalo. Linzee for the local phone number! Quality content!  - WaltSentMe  328.8 #703 12:47AM
WaltSentMe 😊 - Linzee  1093.8 #155 8:12AM
There is also an annual pass rate.  - LuvsTigger  1493.1 #101 8:55AM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

March 14, 2015 10:14 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I found the dates for Grad Nights. Looks like we will be there during 2 of those dates at the end of May. Are they as bad as I've been reading online? Now I'm a little nervous but still going on our trip.

We went 2 years ago during a grad night and I didn't really notice a difference. We did ca adventure in the morning and ended the night in disneyland since grad night is in ca adv.Β  - Mariela_ela_ela  148.1 #2664 10:18PM
Oh it's in California Adventure? Good to know. So it doesn't affect Disneyland hours?  - MariaR  183.8 #2130 10:32PM
No, there are rules for grad night. Students can't attend the parks until after 3 because they have to attend class that day. Then they have to be in ca adv by a certain time or they can't enter, i believe it was by 7 or 8 when I went. Disneyland stays open like normal.  - Mariela_ela_ela  148.1 #2664 10:35PM
They are able to park hop but have to be in DCA by a certain time. - luxkitty  2712.8 #42 10:37PM
They have to be in DCA by 10 or 11 and it closes for them at 2 - TinkerSchelle  1768.8 #86 12:59AM
they aren't that bad, but I try to avoid them. More teenagers being teenagers. Have a great trip!  - JenGwen323  1728.3 #90 11:12AM
Omg I remember my grad night! 😳 we left at 7pm Thursday went back to school at 7a.m Friday it was closed to everyone except for the schools that were there but that was a few years back could've changed by now  - mandas1989  161.6 #2461 11:44AM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

March 3, 2015 12:52 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hi!!! I'm taking my daughter Disneyland in May to celebrate her birthday. Any suggestions on a fun place to eat for a 7year old. I'd especially love a place that would sing happy birthday and offers yummy desserts. Thanks!

Goofy's Kitchen in DL hotel. If you are there at Plaza Inn at the right time and Moses is there he makes it extra special. He often will bring out a dinner roll with a birthday candle in it and get the restaurant to sing happy birthday while he plays the harmonica. - DLKenCA  2300.3 #55 1:13PM
I vote Ariel's Grotto if it's open. Super special and the little dessert platter is totes adorbs. My 5 year old niece still talks about it. πŸ˜ƒ - Darlingwendi  1203.0 #134 1:22PM
I would say goofus kitchen as well or even storytellers imo has Ana amazing breakfast buffet! Hope you find something fun for her. 😊 - CourtyAstroBlisters  732.6 #242 4:37PM
Have fun! - tround  3.1 #36423 7:50AM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

March 21, 2013 1:23 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I've heard you can buy discounted tickets if you go after a certain time? For example, if I wanted to go that day but its already after 5pm... Is this true??

Sometimes they have twilight tickets, but they are in conjunction with an event. Dapper Day offered them and I believe i read that the MW reunion will too. - JenGwen323  1728.3 #90 1:41PM
πŸ‘† This. Also, it doesn't have to be the exact day of the event, there is a certain time frame in which to use them. - bluefairy  643.3 #290 4:38PM
I want to know to! - princessb5  178.0 #2206 1:35PM
Conventions sometimes have these twilight tickets. My work had an event at the Anaheim Convention Center and they offered discounted tickets in the evening. - Vegan7LuvsStitch  1019.2 #170 5:13PM
Thanks everyone!! πŸ˜€ - MariaR  183.8 #2130 8:26PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

February 6, 2013 6:25 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey MWers. Question: are there discounts on single day tickets for SoCal residents? And I'm so sad that The Tea cups are closed when I might be going but a trip to Disney is always awesome!!

AAA members get discounts right now. - pinkmonkeys  527.6 #372 7:43PM
http://ww1.calif.aaa.com/en-ca/find-discounts/Pages/disneyland-ticket-prices.aspx - pinkmonkeys  527.6 #372 7:44PM
None that I know of. (Hmmm didn't know about AAA) - MeridasHair  346.5 #639 7:46PM
It's only a few dollars less nothing huge but i trust it more than other Craig's list or discount ticket vendor - pinkmonkeys  527.6 #372 7:49PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

December 30, 2012 2:12 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hi MWers. What is the number I call to get things they sell in the park? My little one tried spinning our Alice in Wonderland snow globe we got at the park in April. I'm not sure how she did it, but it ended up falling off the table and it broke. :( I can't find it on the Disney store website. And I really really hope it's still at the parks. This was my 1st trip back after 10 years (her 1st) and  More...

Disney DelivEars, 1-877-560-6477 is their new number. Hope you can get a replacement! - JustCantWait  1140.9 #145 3:02AM
Thanks for the info! I like having that number as well. 😁 - MousekaNinja  422.3 #485 3:25AM
I read that as Devil ears at first, haha - KylaShea  632.7 #295 6:08AM
So did I, kshea! Hahaha - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5455.5 #17 6:36AM
Thank you! - MariaR  183.8 #2130 1:44PM
Is it the small snow globe with them all on the tea cup? - KissDclown  1089.1 #156 7:25AM
Yes it is! Alice lost her head (lol) but the globe cracked :( - MariaR  183.8 #2130 1:39PM
Oh, I'm afraid I lost my head a while ago! 😜 - Alicewhoareyou  1935.5 #75 1:57PM
QueenBella, I'm going to DM u. Thanks!!! - MariaR  183.8 #2130 5:20PM
A shop on BVS had a couple of them today. - susieQzee  555.7 #344 5:56PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

September 21, 2012 10:54 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Just watched the shuttle fly by Moffet Field in NorCal. Can't wait to the pics of it over Disneyland.

Me too! - bbngheartdisney  243.4 #1373 10:57AM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

September 20, 2012 3:20 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
PinkJessi*** received your RAK today. Thank you so much for all the extras as well! My mini was so excited & loves it all. :)

So sweet. - sewedna  547.5 #351 4:15PM
cute!! yay for her. getting packages in the mail is FUN!!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5455.5 #17 8:02PM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

September 2, 2012 2:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My mom found this ticket when we were moving n cleaning out drawers. Do you think it's still valid??

those are actually still valid...Back in the days they did not have experation dates on tickts, the commertive tickets and the tickets that they use to give CMs for Christmas and Summer..My dad has actually given us tickets like this in the past for friends and they have worked. it takes a Supervisor and so forth out but they do work - Dave  12962.8 #2 10:05PM
Yes so true my step mom used a very very old ticket and yep out came a supervisor who gave her an updated ticket... 😊 It was still neat to see & be able to use old tickets. - Singh2011  183.3 #2136 10:10PM
That'd be cool if someone had stocked up on a hundred of these old Disneyland tickets. They could go once every year and not have to worry about price increases LOL - rbeezy  703.0 #251 10:30PM
A lady I used to work with has one of these too. Nobody ever was able to Find out information on it when I posted it a fww years back...good luck and cant wait to see what you find out so I can pass it along to her. - yellowtonka  241.5 #1394 10:28PM
That'd be cool if someone had stocked up on a hundred of these old Disneyland tickets. They could go once every year and not have to worry about price increases LOL - rbeezy  703.0 #251 10:30PM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

July 7, 2012 6:22 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I did a search already to make sure this wasn't already asked. Does anyone know if Finding Nemo 3D is one day only or limited engagement? Comes out Sept 14. Curious if that was the only day it is showing. Thanks!

From the preview we saw during brave it said limited engagement - chipanddalefan  733.4 #240 6:24PM
Limited engagement. I think its going to be like the Beauty and the Beast 3 d. That one ran for a week I believe. - potatohead25  646.5 #288 6:25PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

June 22, 2012 3:47 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
***Grumpy-Girl*** Thank you for the RAK. I received the watch today. My Mini-MWer loves it too! πŸ˜πŸ˜ƒπŸ’—

I hope you enjoy it. - solomouselover  319.1 #752 5:04PM
That's so cute! Your mini MWer looks like she loves it! - Disneylovesmoi  9.7 #10360 5:33PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

June 20, 2012 4:49 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
How many times would I have to be going to DL to make the AP worth getting? I'm in northern Cali so we wouldn't be able to too often. Thanks. :)

It's about 6 days if you're planning to get a Premium AP. - BaseballMickey_CM  7100.8 #9 4:53PM
i have quadrupled that! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5455.5 #17 5:31PM
Let's just say I have gotten my money's worth - ScooterMike  1963.0 #72 5:57PM
let's just say...i wish i could teleport - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5455.5 #17 6:03PM
I live 20 minutes away from Oakland and my mom and I just got our AP I think it's already worth it!! Were going very soon !! - ChocolateSandwichesCM  212.2 #1774 4:56PM
We're from Santa Clara and it's been totally worth it! - ima-pirateswife  726.7 #245 6:09PM
from modesto. just got the deluxe passes. figure if we will make at least 2-3 more trips (hopefully more) so its definetly worth it - StitchPrincess  84.5 #3722 6:32PM

 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

April 12, 2012 2:14 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My little princess after her visit to Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. There is still glitter in her hair a week later.

I love it! She looks gorgeous! I especially love the absence of the tacky mismatched fake hair they always seem to give girls. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #136 2:20PM
I agree about the fake hair. I took my daughter and they kept asking her what colors she wanted for everything. I know the makeover is for her, but little girls rarely choose an overalllook that works. This little girl looks fantastic. - VanDisney  342.3 #656 3:15PM
Agree! I didn't let her pick her hair style. I don't like the funky pieces either. - MariaR  183.8 #2130 10:05PM
I too love the absence of the fake hair, as well as the front teeth. - LittleAprilShowers  562.7 #338 10:59PM
Lol. She was actually born with those 2 teeth n they had to be pulled out when she was 2 becuz they didn't fully develop. - MariaR  183.8 #2130 11:54PM
She's adorable! I can't wait to see my daughter go there in two weeks! - CherryTreeLane  460.4 #439 2:57PM
Adorable!! :) - PrincessMacy  536.5 #362 11:12PM
She looks adorable. Do they have an age limit? Id like to get sone glitter in my hair :) - luvsariel  214.0 #1750 12:06AM

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 183.8 #2130 (DL Qual #2249

April 6, 2012 7:51 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live. Waiting for World of Color.

Enjoy the show! - VeloMouseGirl  549.8 #349 7:52PM
Beautiful! Have fun and enjoy the show! - BreadAndButterfly  505.4 #391 7:53PM
Very nice, have fun watching it! - ATankNamedFrank  317.8 #758 7:54PM
Enjoy. It's the best - mmreyes4  263.0 #1167 8:07PM

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