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5986.3 #15 Qual #5 May 5, 2015 8:14AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, May 5th, 2004: 11 years ago today, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror officially opened in DCA.   More...
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Awesome, thanks for this!  I do love the WDW more...last year it was my little one's fav and my oldest refused to ride at all. He does the DCA one now, so exited to go to WDW in a few weeks so we can ride together!  - MinnieMousewife   870.6 #189 5-5-15 11:25AM Like(1)  Reply
Wow!  11 years?  Must admit, I prefer looking to riding. But, it is well themed (although poorly dusted). Very interesting reading about the mechanics. Thanks for another great post!   - redsoxcarlos   1653.5 #87 5-5-15 9:57PM Like(1)  Reply
  Awesome!  I'm on my way.  Need to ride it today to celebrate!  - YoPirate   418.7 #484 5-5-15 9:51AM Like  Reply
thank you for this amazing post! love the history and this ride especially.. my daughter dragged me on kicking and screaming and now I love it πŸ’™πŸ’šβ€οΈπŸ’œ - Lilogirl1   98.6 #3478 5-5-15 10:08AM Like  Reply
5986.3 #15 Qual #5 May 4, 2015 7:10AM
Good morning! This day in Disneyland history, May 4th, 1977: Space Mountain opened in Disneyland.  Not to be confused with the official dedication and grand opening ceremony which happened a  More...
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Awesome info. We love this attractions. Never been on a different version but i'ld like to try them all. When my youngest was finally tall enough to ride we took him cause he loves roller coasters and he cried and cried. We couldn't figure out why he got so upset riding Space Mountain until one day he says "I don't want to go to outer space". He thought we were really launching into space and was terrified he was going to die because there wasn't any oxygen in space. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Now that he's 14 and fearless, it's so wonderful to have these memories.Β  - Bassplayerswife   338.6 #652 5-4-15 10:37AM Like(4)  Reply
@Bassplayerswife I love these types of stories ! So cute! - TinyDancerTay  114.4 #3228 5-4-15 8:40PM
My son had a similar breakdown his first time on Star Tours - BeatleMike  607.8 #301 5-4-15 11:32PM
My favorite ride - Linzee   1045.6 #162 5-4-15 6:45PM Like(2)  Reply
πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ» not true...whoever you are using my account please delete the app, sign out, change your password..do something and please let us know who you are supposed to be so @Admin can fix this. - Linzee  1045.6 #162 5-4-15 9:16PM
I did.  I deleated the app and logged on using my computer.  It was fixed , but as soon as I commented your screen name popped up.  That's why I didn't comment anymore. I am done asking admin to look into it because he officially doesn't give care.  The only thing I can think of was when I got a new laptop and dialed up thingy it some who cancelled out my screen name.  I am not doing anything wrong. I want this thing figured out too. - Linzee  1045.6 #162 5-4-15 9:43PM
Love your posts - Dizkid   363.7 #579 5-4-15 9:51PM Like  Reply
Thanks so much! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‹πŸ» - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 5-5-15 12:51AM
Thank you for sharing this video!  - TeenMickey   388.6 #532 5-5-15 12:07AM Like  Reply
No problem! Happy you enjoyed the post! ☺️ - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 5-5-15 12:52AM
2454.2 #49 DL Qual #102 April 28, 2015 12:38PM
Last night the subject of the "Berm Graveyard" at Haunted Mansion came up during LNC. @MickeyEyeAdore mentioned one of her memories being of it, so here's the history. From Mansion's opening on August 9, 1969 until May 1970 the original f  More...
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 My all time favorite  - WishIWereThere   275.8 #1014 4-28-15 1:02PM Like  Reply
What an interesting little bit of history! - DarthTinkerbell   373.0 #562 4-28-15 1:04PM Like  Reply
Thanks for the info, I knew you'd be able to tell us the secrets of your "home"! - secretagentangel   1506.2 #99 4-29-15 11:17AM Like  Reply
Thank you! - magicalflash   24.0 #6134 4-29-15 2:21PM Like  Reply
12657.9 #2 DL Qual #4 April 27, 2015 10:59PM
I love this!! I wish the old Ice cream parlor where carnation now is was still the same..they changed it in the mid 90s..you could have a nice meal at the counter or just ice cream ...oh and check out those strollers ..if only they were s  More...
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And look at how the moms are dressed. You'll only see that on Dapper Days now.  - redsoxcarlos   1653.5 #87 4-28-15 6:12AM Like  Reply
The little stroller parking spaces are adorable too!!  - DisneyDavidEMT   2169.5 #60 4-28-15 7:33AM Like  Reply
people used to dress up for DL - fab5   149.7 #2622 4-28-15 12:20PM Like  Reply
Dress up to go anywhere.  Remember my Mom making sure we dressed nice for a plane trip. - Bobbierocha  10.2 #9831 4-28-15 12:41PM
Great stuff. Keep it coming - disneybob49   222.7 #1621 4-28-15 12:55PM Like  Reply
12657.9 #2 DL Qual #4 April 27, 2015 9:37PM
I love this back page of the Disneyland guide ..shows original artwork of the Haunted House as they called it then and Liberty street which never happened .liberty street was supposed to be an extension of Main Street but would end up at   More...
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Pretty freaking cool - BeatleMike   607.8 #301 4-27-15 10:30PM Like  Reply
- luxkitty   2503.5 #48 4-27-15 10:31PM Like  Reply
Way cool - disneybob49   222.7 #1621 4-28-15 12:56PM Like  Reply
Does that guide also show Edison Square? - CM_Shadowgamer   2454.2 #49 4-28-15 1:00PM Like  Reply
it does not - Dave   12657.9 #2 4-28-15 1:13PM
1308.8 #112 DL Qual #73 April 24, 2015 5:00PM
More from October 1955...the Mark Twain in some seriously shallow water 😁
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So the reason that the water is so low is because when they first filled up the ROA they did not realize that the ground would absorb all of the water so they had to pour concrete just before the park opened to the public. Even after they poured the concrete, they had a hard time keeping water in the River because of absorption by the ground. It took them years to really keep the levels at at a normal level and a system that not only keeps water in there but also replenishes it when it gets low. - Dave   12657.9 #2 4-27-15 11:43AM Like(6)  Reply
Love the historical insight - fab5  149.7 #2622 4-27-15 12:00PM
That's a great view but it looks more like a marsh than ROA.Β How things have changed in 60 years - K2Dave   50.4 #4484 4-24-15 5:12PM Like  Reply
Looks now like someone left the chower on - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5259.1 #16 4-27-15 1:04PM
Great QC! - ShariRenee   6202.2 #14 4-27-15 12:44PM Like  Reply
Good stuff - disneybob49   222.7 #1621 4-27-15 12:48PM Like  Reply
131.7 #2910 DL Qual #478 April 25, 2015 11:21AM
Opening day ticket and parking pass
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 πŸ™‡ - E-Ticket   1356.5 #111 4-25-15 11:23AM Like(1)  Reply
Wow - disneybob49   222.7 #1621 4-25-15 11:28AM Like(1)  Reply
Wow!  - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad   1033.1 #3 4-25-15 6:54PM Like  Reply
- joyful_belle131   54.3 #4361 4-25-15 8:36PM Like  Reply
1308.8 #112 DL Qual #73 April 25, 2015 10:13AM
My great Aunt and great Uncle stepping off of the Congo Queen, October 1955🌴😍
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Oh she looks so pretty all dressed up. I like the top awning(not sure if that's the correct word) of the Congo Queen. And is that a CM or guest with the stripe shirt and sandal looking shoes? And the fella in the foreground looks spiffy with a coat and tie. Thanks for sharing 😊 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   5259.1 #16 4-25-15 11:01AM Like(2)  Reply
Love these pics! K- The guy in the foreground, to the left, has a neat woven hat, like the type you see in Hawaii that they make for you. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5259.1 #16 4-25-15 11:03AM
I think the answer to every question is--yes! Exactly! I agree!!! I wonder if they made thosse hats in Adventureland back then!!! - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #98 4-25-15 4:19PM
Look how nice everyone is dressed! 😍 great photo, thanks for sharing  - eviljules   1194.4 #131 4-25-15 11:53AM Like(2)  Reply
Yes!!! - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #98 4-25-15 4:15PM
Never knew about  this attraction. I always thought it was called Jungle Cruise.  - RadiatorSprings4Ever   1107.0 #149 4-25-15 10:17PM Like  Reply
I believe it's just the name of the boat ;) - MissMolly  1308.8 #112 4-26-15 11:34AM
It is just so cool that you have this! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad   1033.1 #3 4-26-15 5:05PM Like  Reply
12657.9 #2 DL Qual #4 April 25, 2015 11:56AM
Disneyland 35th anniversary pop up Map
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Oh wow!! That's pretty cool! - thatgirljenn   1431.3 #103 4-25-15 11:59AM Like  Reply
That is so awesome! - LBChica   2306.0 #54 4-25-15 12:01PM Like  Reply
I like pop ups! That sir, is a nice map - philliprocks   1112.4 #146 4-25-15 8:55PM Like  Reply
- azcoolmom   250.6 #1265 4-25-15 9:18PM Like  Reply
1308.8 #112 DL Qual #73 April 24, 2015 4:45PM
My cousin @lalaloo found some gems today...I'll space 'em out ;) Here's my great Aunt with one of my Uncles in front of Storybook. Taken around 1955. 😍😍😍
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Nice Anticipating more gems - E-Ticket   1356.5 #111 4-24-15 4:47PM Like  Reply
Awesome! Look how close you can get to Monstros(I think that's how you spell his name😊) - Bassplayerswife   338.6 #652 4-24-15 4:49PM Like  Reply
You're right! No fence 😳 - MissMolly  1308.8 #112 4-24-15 4:55PM
omg such a gorgeous pix! - MsTikiMermadam   304.8 #819 4-24-15 9:58PM Like  Reply
Soooooo cool!!!! - TinkerSchelle   1522.6 #98 4-24-15 10:24PM Like  Reply
1356.5 #111 DL Qual #101 April 9, 2015 9:30PM
#1963 Hi Kids It's free to phone Dial your Favorite Disney Friend. Who did you Dial? me in my red Mickey cowboy hat
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Aaawww :) thats cute..... And you have a pic with a historic artifact! (The payphone), and its the old style thing (idk how you call it). - otilegna   2159.0 #63 4-9-15 9:47PM Like(2)  Reply
These were kid versions of pay phones I think Mickey Donald and Goofy could be dialed. - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 4-9-15 10:08PM
Rotary dial. - Taunton  407.3 #503 4-10-15 7:45AM
So cute!! Great picture 😊😊 - Lilogirl1   98.6 #3478 4-9-15 9:37PM Like(1)  Reply
1963... Did they have phones back then? Hey! Why are there wires hanging out of them... Did they need to charge? - disneydork   313.0 #759 4-10-15 12:40PM Like  Reply
Alexander Graham BellΒ was awarded the first U.S. patent for the invention of the telephone in 1876. Phones were very efficient by 1963 altough still connected by wire they did not run out of battery charge. They came in a variety of colors. Β The pink one here is significant to the date. Conversations did not need to be covertly screened. Β People patiently took turns and of course Ladies first. And I was probably about to tip my hat to the girl with the white cowgirl hat and ask her kindly if she would like to be first. I imagine Walt and Lilly had used this particular one to converse with Mickey, Mnnie, Donald, Daisey and Goofy. - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 4-10-15 4:17PM
I know... I was having fun with the cool vintage stuff. I'm a product of the 70's - disneydork  313.0 #759 4-10-15 6:34PM
@msdizmaui I absolutely remember !! Loved using the speaker phone to call my family when I was at the Park with a school group!! I think they had a prototype of a video phone as well ( which sounded soooo futuristic!) - carminaire   669.6 #263 4-10-15 7:04PM Like  Reply
1653.5 #87 DL Qual #230 April 9, 2015 5:52AM
TBT - Parade down Main Street back in the 70s, probably 1971. What big ears you have, Mickey! πŸ˜ƒ
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Who's the leader of the Band Who's made for you and me M I C K EY M O U S E - E-Ticket   1356.5 #111 4-9-15 7:25AM Like(2)  Reply
No kidding! Great pic! - goofygal   8396.6 #6 4-9-15 5:57AM Like(1)  Reply
Love me some tbt  - missariel33   2024.6 #67 4-9-15 12:01PM Like(1)  Reply
Love these  - Maddernhorn   720.2 #239 4-9-15 3:17PM Like(1)  Reply
864.8 #193 DL Qual #134 April 9, 2015 11:34AM
#TBT to It's a Small World with my family 1974!! Only a few things have changed. It looks like my oldest sister is punching me! πŸ˜‚
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Its always fun to see how things have changed over the years. The clothes, the hairstyles, even the strollers. Thanks for sharing this little treasure with us! - DarthTinkerbell   373.0 #562 4-9-15 11:39AM Like(2)  Reply
It really is fun to see how things have changed! I'm so glad you liked it! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  864.8 #193 4-9-15 6:47PM
I'm assuming those are your grandparents? I love how they're matchy matchy. 😍 - Darlingwendi   1189.1 #132 4-9-15 11:59AM Like(1)  Reply
Yes they are, and thank-you!! And my gma made their matching outfits! 😊 - adisneyfamily  864.8 #193 4-9-15 1:53PM
I'm so blessed to have out Kids and Grandkids go with hubby and me    Granddaughter loves. Corn dogs. TY for your pictures/memories  - suzieq65  20.2 #6687 5-19-15 10:52PM
That  pic is as old as me...lol. great pic - evilemohand   660.8 #268 4-10-15 5:06AM Like  Reply
74. Same as my son.  - suzieq65  20.2 #6687 5-19-15 10:54PM
Love this photo! - goofygal   8396.6 #6 4-10-15 6:13AM Like  Reply
1356.5 #111 DL Qual #101 March 26, 2015 9:37PM
#1968 Autopia car to go with last photo. Photo credit Friend Paul MacFarland. I think Paul's sister.
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I love the old Autopia cars much more than the current ones. Nice to see a pic of them.πŸ‘ - debbiev   981.3 #172 3-26-15 9:49PM Like(1)  Reply
She looks really focused!  Thanks for sharing.  - redsoxcarlos   1653.5 #87 3-26-15 9:51PM Like  Reply
❀️ this!  - poorunfortunatesoul   73.1 #3894 3-27-15 1:26PM Like  Reply
πŸ˜ƒ - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 3-27-15 2:12PM
love this pic! - OhanaPhoto   3663.1 #31 3-28-15 9:29AM Like  Reply
1356.5 #111 DL Qual #101 March 26, 2015 9:35PM
#1968 One of the Autopia loading platforms and cars of the times. Monorail Blue. Memorial Day Photo credit Friend Paul MacFarland
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clothes and hair were so cool then! Β weird there aren't any females, Β i used to love that ride! - MsTikiMermadam   304.8 #819 3-26-15 10:03PM Like  Reply
I was thinking the same thing about no females in this picture when posting it. So I posted the another - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 3-26-15 10:07PM
Love looking at pictures from the past.... - fab5   149.7 #2622 3-26-15 10:04PM Like  Reply
MY 2ND HOME I'LL BE THERE LATER TODAY  - MARK_CM   35.5 #5127 3-27-15 11:52AM Like  Reply
So Mark that makes you a time traveling CM from Tomorrowland πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 3-28-15 9:21AM
Yes i am i love it - MARK_CM   35.5 #5127 3-28-15 2:27PM Like  Reply
5986.3 #15 DL Qual #5 March 18, 2015 6:46AM
Good mornin'! This day in Disney history, March 18th, 1967: The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and The Blue Bayou Restaurant opened in New Orleans  More...
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Thanks you. So much work you making these fantastic posts. I love the attraction thanks to Walt.  - E-Ticket   1356.5 #111 3-18-15 7:18AM Like(2)  Reply
Thank you Sir! I won't lie, they are a lot of work. 😊  But I get a lot of joy from making them. My kids love to read them, (Disney history counts as history too right? ☺️). It's Especially fun when I get to hear people's fun stories about their experiences with the things I write about. Helps bring the parks even more to life for me! πŸ’« - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-18-15 7:39AM
@@Duchess_SMK Your hard work is appreciated!! This reminded me that you homeschool, right?? I'm thinking about homeschooling my girlies next year- I love the thought of incorporating Disney! :) Do you have any other fun ways of doing this?? - DsnyPrincessMommy  54.1 #4369 3-18-15 12:10PM
Another amazing post, and I even learned some answers to trivilator questions that I keep getting wrong. Great job! I love your history lessons. - DarthTinkerbell   373.0 #562 3-18-15 10:35AM Like(2)  Reply
Thank you so much! Sweet! Honestly I SUCK at trivilator! LOL It's that darn timer, I can't handle the pressure! - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-18-15 9:03PM
I would like to thank you for posting such awesome stuff. I'm sort of new at Disneyland and I'm just wanting to learn everything and anything about it 😊 - PrincessOfDisaster   22.8 #6306 3-19-15 8:19AM Like  Reply
Oh I loved this, thank you!!  Always been a fav of mine and for my family as well.  So classic Disney and will always be one of the best.  I will watch the videos with my kids later and I'm sure they'll enjoy them.   - MinnieMousewife   870.6 #189 3-19-15 10:14AM Like  Reply
1356.5 #111 DL Qual #101 March 11, 2015 11:01PM
#1968 from inside Castle. Do you see the blue Mickey balloon. The flagpole has USA and CA flags. Is the blue building Mainstreet Station. No Partners Hub. Is that a brownie camera with flash? The Scarfs were head covers. What is the Whi  More...
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Love this photo! - Bassplayerswife   338.6 #652 3-12-15 12:54AM Like  Reply
πŸ˜ƒ - E-Ticket  1356.5 #111 3-12-15 6:58PM
Great photo!! Yes that is one big feather! I had a few hats like that one too! I wonder how many noses I tickled?! Thanks for sharing!  - adisneyfamily   864.8 #193 3-12-15 2:03AM Like  Reply
πŸ‘ƒtickle πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5259.1 #16 3-12-15 6:51AM
Besides looking at DL, I love looking at the people. - RadiatorSprings4Ever   1107.0 #149 3-12-15 7:24AM Like  Reply
this was just one year after my one and only visit as a child. Thank you  - MelodyMouse   4696.6 #21 3-12-15 7:44AM Like  Reply
5986.3 #15 DL Qual #5 March 12, 2015 7:53AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 12th, 2013: The Fantasy Faire and Royal Hall opened in Disneyland!   More...
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I still haven't watched the show there. @MissAmericaSings I need to borrow your mini one day so I can go watch this πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ - bonedaddy909   1278.0 #117 3-12-15 8:31AM Like  Reply
awe! You don't need a mini princess to enjoy the show. 😊 just watch the video. 😜 and btw, my minis would take you anytime! πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-12-15 8:50AM
Aww...I agree with Duchess_SMK, you don't need a mini to go watch this show but you know my mini would love to join you! Actually, I haven't seen the Frozen show either! 😁 - MissAmericaSings  382.0 #543 3-12-15 3:45PM
2 years?!?! Crazy, definitely doesn't feel like that long - LBChica   2306.0 #54 3-12-15 9:07AM Like  Reply
I know right?! Seems like yesterday!! - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-12-15 10:56AM
Agreed!  Where are the years going??   - DisneyFanZoe  1207.9 #129 3-12-15 11:24AM
I love the boysen/apple freezes! I can't believe it has been two years. I have only seen the Tangled show.  - RadiatorSprings4Ever   1107.0 #149 3-12-15 10:43PM Like  Reply
1356.5 #111 DL Qual #101 March 4, 2015 7:28PM
#1968 Jungle Cruise. Photo credit friend Paul MacFarland. Alligator head looks golden. Does the baby elephant still squirt water like this?
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He's squirting into the alligator!!! How fun!!! - secretagentangel   1506.2 #99 3-4-15 7:40PM Like  Reply
Great photo - Pooh147856   261.2 #27 3-4-15 8:12PM Like  Reply
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5986.3 #15 DL Qual #5 March 3, 2015 4:40AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 3rd, 1995. The   More...
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great write up! - MsTikiMermadam   304.8 #819 3-3-15 4:47AM Like(3)  Reply
Oh good! Glad you liked it! Thanks! - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-3-15 4:44PM
Another great history lesson, thank you.    - jacdanfan   8637.6 #5 3-3-15 5:11AM Like(1)  Reply
Love the stickers! Happy you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  5986.3 #15 3-3-15 4:45PM
What an awesome post! - 7mouskedoodles   361.0 #588 3-3-15 8:55PM Like  Reply
Love these posts from you!! Thank you for such a great write up!!  - CentralCoastAuntVon   10.2 #9793 3-3-15 10:06PM Like  Reply