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3689.8 #26 DL Qual #12 1-16-13 11:21PM
23. MW101 w/SICπŸ€: {Photo etiquette} We've been seeing for some time now in the lounge, that we have become a little sloppy with the MW Rules and FAQs---that we are all so quick to tell new users to read. I thought it would be nice to review what Admin asks of us when it comes to posting photos. πŸ”΄We are asked to refrain from posting photos that are not ours. I understand that we all often post something from the Disney Parks blog or the like when reporting exciting up coming events or news. In this case it is vital that we give credit where it is due. Not giving credit for others photos could cause problems for MW. πŸ”΄Please remember that when posting more then one photo that is ether not yours or that is not live, please consider using photo collage apps (PicStich, Diptic and many others. They are great fun! haha). : ) πŸ”΄We LOVE live photos and would hate for the efforts of those in the parks to get pushed to the next page and might not be seen. It states in the Rules and FAQs that any post not following the rules can and will be removed. Thank you so much for your time!! : )
Tagged in: MouseWait 101  
LittleMermaidLover, I understand where you're coming from but inside jokes and friendships are why most of us stick around this app! (And why soooo many others have left...they want to joke around with their friends and are a little annoyed by people constantly telling them to not act like friends) the thing is...a lot of us have become friends. Real life friends! I'd say if it makes you feel excluded, maybe ask! or like Friendly Mouse says, do a little research! I joined just under a year ago, didn't get a lot of the banter but enjoyed people's personalities so much that I made an effort to figure it out. I guess I'm trying to say that the lounge would be a boring, vanilla place if no one could ever mention a funny thought, inside joke or mention something funny from the past. Is that how you are with your friends?!? We've actually gone through a lot together!! Every single one of us is waiting with open arms for a new person to bond with and share things with...you just have to be willing to bend a tiny bit and shake things off sometimes. I really don't think that's too much to ask. - MissMolly   1212.3 #106 7-7-13 3:22PM Like(23)  Reply
Bully - PinkElephants  732.1 #211 7-7-13 5:11PM
Ahahaha!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ yup - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 5:38PM
I like juice - RickChavez  3238.0 #28 7-7-13 7:54PM
Well said, Miss Molly!! I only get to DLAND once a year. I love getting on this site and living vicariously through those who are there! - SmallWorldSister  11.0 #8509 7-7-13 8:11PM
I like wine 🍷 and thanks, SmallWorldSister - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 8:18PM
Trust me I don't take it personally! Like I posted to meridafan, I was just posting an observation that's all. Everyone has chimed in with their observations so I was doing the same thing since everyone is so open here. Just wanted my opinion heard which I don't think is asking much either 😊 - LittleMermaidLover  275.1 #964 7-7-13 10:17PM
i hate you bully - Dave   11006.4 #2 7-7-13 10:28PM
🍷 Cheers MissMolly - LaPearleNoir  1172.8 #111 7-7-13 10:41PM
I like turtles - Hendizl  2439.9 #42 7-7-13 10:53PM
LML, agreed! Cheers, LPN 🍻 Dave, I hate you more, you banana. Hendizl- 🐒 - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 10:58PM
I hate bananas. I like turtles - PinkElephants  732.1 #211 7-7-13 11:06PM
I like bully's and juice. I like turtles but I have two tortoises ;) - ShariRenee  3912.0 #22 7-7-13 11:21PM
Can we also add that not every post needs a picture?!?! - LilSterner   4427.1 #19 1-17-13 12:30AM Like(12)  Reply
Please!!!!! - DisneyFanZoe  1106.9 #128 1-17-13 9:09AM
And now ban Throwback Thursday too? That's what Instagram is for. Just creates too many posts to sift through. - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 1-17-13 9:47AM
Yes and yes! - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 9:50AM
I'll add it 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:28AM
I love the addition of the dots too. Helps to emphasize the different points! - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 1-17-13 12:36PM
Maybe we need another retro pic day for everyone to get it out of their systems. - Armenda  1135.4 #120 1-17-13 9:13PM
Oh I would love a Retro Pic day! Great idea! - Scrumpy_N_PansShadow  36.6 #4802 7-8-13 1:28AM
I also think that when a new person asks a question, people shouldn't jump in with their witty answers that are inside jokes only certain members know. Sometimes I see a question I also would like to know about but people start doing their banter back and forth with their friends completely ignoring the question - LittleMermaidLover   275.1 #964 7-7-13 2:46PM Like(6)  Reply
Like someone saying Buttercup? Sorry I do agree but I just could not help myself. A lot of these "inside" jokes are all posted on mousewait. I normally will try and search to find out what they are talking about if I was not on at the time that said event occurred. - friendlymouse  725.9 #214 7-7-13 2:56PM
That is just going to happen on any social media, and it is best just to take it as good fun. some people take it personal when it is not, many people here have known each other for years so they joke. best to have a great sense of humor and join right in. I have read my share of posts wrong before too and almost (i did say almost,lol) got butthurt but I realized I needed to just read for awhile. and if someone wants to make fun of me, thanks, it will make me laugh too. don't worry, all new people eventually learn all the fun stuff, that is why it is so cool that this app teaches us all so much. - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 2:59PM
I agree it is going to happen regardless and I'm not hurt at all, just wanted to remind everyone it can make people feel excluded! Maybe just acknowledge the question at least before going off on random tangents? - LittleMermaidLover  275.1 #964 7-7-13 3:08PM
I think we are a bit of a random tangent type of group, lol, but answering the question first is always best, then the person asking can either read the rest or go read the next post. - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 3:11PM
But unless we all remain perfect strangers with no attempt at getting to know one another or forming friendships, this is really a given. And most of that back and forth stuff generally is under one thread, so if you don't understand, it is easy to just skip over. I don't understand some stuff sometimes (Shh! Don't tell my husband or kids I said that!), but I either figure I don't have to understand everything, or I could ask a question to help me understand. Anyway, don't know if I'm helping or not, but we're all human and none of us is perfect. We're just doing the best we can. - MeridaFan  3248.6 #27 7-7-13 4:39PM
I totally get that meridafan, and I agree. I was just voicing an observation I've made just like others have done about what photos should or shouldn't be posted. As a newbie, it's hard to feel like I can jump in sometimes. Thank you for posting a respectful response! - LittleMermaidLover  275.1 #964 7-7-13 5:38PM
Also see my response above :) πŸ‘† - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 7:33PM
I understand this totally. I asked what "RAK" was because I couldn't find it in the MW FAQS. Some of the responses, not all, were sarcastic as if I was supposed to know. - Tinkerluvr  65.9 #3903 7-7-13 8:34PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘ gracias seΓ±orita πŸ˜‰ this has been needed lately.. - MEHlanie_Mouse   1113.7 #123 1-16-13 11:25PM Like(4)  Reply
clearly, this already needs a bump... ;] - MEHlanie_Mouse   1113.7 #123 1-17-13 12:12AM Like(4)  Reply
no kidding... right?? Its not just me? - Lola027  450.3 #412 1-17-13 12:17AM
πŸ˜‚ - BambooMike  133.4 #2802 1-17-13 12:20AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚I just saw it - Hendizl  2439.9 #42 1-17-13 12:50AM
Am I the only one who can just scroll past the things I don't care to see and move on? I know there are rules for a reason but it isn't going to ruin my mood if I see someone posting a photo that isn't live or seen as acceptable. - lizzie2thelou   48.4 #4346 1-17-13 5:47PM Like(4)  Reply
I scroll past things I do not care to see either. - VfxGenie  1504.5 #81 1-17-13 5:54PM
So do I,or just RP remove post option. I've done that a few times. - MarshaMouse  3760.4 #24 1-17-13 5:56PM
Love your profile picture - MarshaMouse  3760.4 #24 1-17-13 5:56PM
If you think I do these for my own benefit, you are greatly mistaken! These are meant to be helpful tips and reminders on how to use MW! And these are supported by Admin. You could have just scrolled by this as well! πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 5:58PM
It's hard to scroll past when the whole first page violates this and MW I loading slowly to get to more posts - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 6:08PM
So what you're saying is I shouldn't post my video of the dancing Tazran loincloth? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny   625.3 #266 7-7-13 4:43PM Like(4)  Reply
Yes you should, just put it in The Hub. Do it. - Linzee  793.5 #189 7-7-13 4:44PM
Lol Linzee ...if I get sent to MW jail will you bail me out? - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 4:50PM
SEE!!!! I told you to put it in the Hub!!!!!! IT'S AWESOME!!! - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 5:05PM
You better put some kind of disclaimer on it though! Make sure no one is eating or drinking or around small children maybe. LOL πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 5:06PM
Wait don't post, I can't physically laugh for another few weeks!! - Linzee  793.5 #189 7-7-13 5:31PM
To late! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 5:38PM
Wait, you posted it? Did I miss it? I'm looking for it right now - philliprocks   783.3 #193 7-7-13 10:34PM
In the Hub Phillip - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 11:18PM
He seen it schnooks. FYI I have heartburn. - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 11:19PM
after scrolling through the lounge this morning i've come to the realization that 100% of the people who need to read this have not. - nicoleface   1746.5 #70 1-17-13 8:31AM Like(3)  Reply
So it's ok to post my picture of a coffee spill I had yesterday that formed a hidden mickey? 😝 - Waites4DodgerEars  967.9 #148 1-17-13 8:42AM
you can just directly text me that picture. haha. - nicoleface  1746.5 #70 1-17-13 8:44AM
πŸ˜‚ - Waites4DodgerEars  967.9 #148 1-17-13 8:45AM
Do it! It was the most awesome! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 1-17-13 9:54AM
I relized that a long time ago πŸ˜”. Figures πŸ˜„. But it's still good to post so when we delete thir post we can go, "bump. See, it was posted and clearly stated in the rules!" Haha πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:22AM
A 100% is a lot. It assumes facts not in evidence. I for one did read the rules because they suggest it for your 1st introductory post. I was welcomed and complimented on my 28yrs as a guest. - Midasgold  562.9 #301 7-7-13 7:20PM
and if you read the date on these posts you would realize this is from six months ago and that the rules of the lounge have change since then. thanks for reading them though. - nicoleface  1746.5 #70 7-7-13 10:46PM
@Midasgold If I may make a suggestion, you may want to just pause a moment before posting or maybe just read through the lounge some because you are coming across in a way that you may not realize is not positive. Just a helpful suggestion. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 10:58PM
A pleasant reminder - thank you :) I know that I have other apps (Instagram, Facebook occasionally) that I can spam with non-live photos (and I do, frequently) and photos of things not Disney related (shocker I know, lol). I know we all love to share with THIS family, because we really are something special - but somethings are better left off MW :) xo - Lola027   450.3 #412 1-16-13 11:40PM Like(2)  Reply
πŸ’’πŸ‘ŠπŸ’’ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   3911.5 #23 7-7-13 2:04PM Like(2)  Reply
HALLELUJAH!!!!! Just practicing for candlelight. Don't mind me. And I'm also not saying I follow these rules perfectly either. Always a good reminder! 😊 - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 2:08PM
thanks churro! - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 2:13PM
I saw that. - friendlymouse  725.9 #214 7-7-13 2:14PM
Volcom, saa - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 2:18PM
but how do we nicely say, hey 8 photos of _______ are too much, the best I can see is please do a collage or something. I try not to post more than four, but if it is a special occasion (like johhny depp, heehee) there can be more. I think the bottom line is what my teacher used to yell "COMMON SENSE, PEOPLE" every time we did not use our brains. If your brain says maybe not, then maybe not. very tricky, because with photos, some people can get intimidated too to not post when they see so many great ones. we need a happy balance. Thanks for the bump by the way. - secretagentangel   1239.0 #100 7-7-13 2:35PM Like(2)  Reply
I agree. I like to post a lot in the park when we visit, but we live in Washington and are not there everyday. It gets frustrating when others who are at the parks everyday bump others pics with their 10,000 pics. Use some common sense. We enjoy the pics but we do want others to see the ones we share too. - dimplesdanie  1236.9 #101 7-7-13 2:52PM
Unfortunately not everyone has common sense - Bambi.  602.3 #279 7-7-13 2:57PM
Very true Bambi. πŸ˜ƒ - dimplesdanie  1236.9 #101 7-7-13 4:20PM
Common sense has unfortunately become all too uncommon! - MeridaFan  3248.6 #27 7-7-13 4:40PM
Why do we say common sense when it is so uncommon? - GrumpyPirateDad  1766.6 #69 7-8-13 12:00AM
Okay, lets call it uncommon sense, only for those intelligent and crazy enough to have it!!!:D - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-8-13 12:13AM
Great reminder!! Thank you! - Armenda   1135.4 #120 1-16-13 11:26PM Like(1)  Reply
If you really feel the need to post something not MW or Disney related, mousetopia is a great place to share with your friends. :) - Armenda  1135.4 #120 1-16-13 11:43PM
I think you just do it for the money. - Mouse4life   1150.2 #117 1-17-13 6:03PM Like(1)  Reply
Thank you! The Lounge is so much more pleasant when people can follow the simple rule Admin has set up. - dimplesdanie   1236.9 #101 7-7-13 2:24PM Like(1)  Reply
I just want to let y'all know that I'm happy just to be here in the company of such fine folks. - LeftyLightning   371.6 #524 7-7-13 2:40PM Like(1)  Reply
You can make a post about it, but do not include a googled pic or one that has nothing to do with it, like, say, 7 churros next to a DoleWhip . πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚XD x3 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 2:58PM
Oh the good old 101 class days πŸ˜‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream   3689.8 #26 4-26-14 9:08PM Like(1)  Reply
A much needed, friendly reminder! Thank you! - sleepyhead_CM   572.1 #299 1-16-13 11:41PM Like  Reply
Well said! Thank you!!! - Boundin   500.7 #362 1-17-13 12:31AM Like  Reply
No kidding! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bluefairy   643.3 #255 1-17-13 1:51AM Like  Reply
Thank uou for bring back MW 101!! You're awesome SIC! - MousekaNinja   414.7 #453 1-17-13 3:04AM Like  Reply
This was really needed, thank you!! 😊 - Linzee   793.5 #189 1-17-13 3:40AM Like  Reply
Thank you SIC! - DisneyVacationLover   343.7 #599 1-17-13 5:50AM Like  Reply
πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ - Spoonful_O_Sugar   520.3 #334 1-17-13 6:25AM Like  Reply
Jump - E-Ticket   1073.2 #133 1-17-13 7:18AM Like  Reply
🎢Kris Kross will make you🎢 - ScooterMike  1961.4 #60 1-17-13 7:30AM
πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:23AM
This has been a long time coming. It seemed that once the holidays began there was a free for all with non-Disney related pics which started with Halloween house decorations and it went from there. Thank you for reeling this in. - IMissDisney   1195.5 #108 1-17-13 7:29AM Like  Reply
I would like to point out that MrsStrawberry posted a fairly lengthy and thorough plea to adhere to the FAQ guidelines on this. This was posted about 2 weeks ago. - IMissDisney  1195.5 #108 1-17-13 7:58AM
It probably didn't have a picture, therefore missed and pushed down the line by photo spam - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 9:53AM
With GOOD reason - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 6:03PM
Well done and thank you! Now if only we had something on bumping old posts that the questions had already been answered. Although we should definitely make exceptions for madsdad and DV old posts. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks   2674.5 #36 1-17-13 7:48AM Like  Reply
lol - VfxGenie  1504.5 #81 7-7-13 10:01PM
I feel like this needs to be the 1st post of the lounge all day today πŸ˜‰ - PirateQueenBriezy   294.7 #819 1-17-13 8:16AM Like  Reply
Thank you! 😘 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:24AM
great reminder! - OhanaPhoto   3079.8 #31 1-17-13 8:46AM Like  Reply
Amen. And hallelujah! - kristian   1980.7 #57 1-17-13 9:04AM Like  Reply
Thank you!! I can't believe what a mess a few people have been making of the lounge lately. - DisneyFanZoe   1106.9 #128 1-17-13 9:10AM Like  Reply
Thanks SIC, I've been cutting and pasting this the last few weeks too. So many newbies thinking MW is FB and not reading Rules-Faqs. Thanks again. - splashphotoCM   885.6 #163 1-17-13 9:15AM Like  Reply
Unfortunately it's not just the newbies - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 9:55AM
πŸ‘†Very true! ...And thanks for the effort SPCM! 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:25AM
😊😊 - MinnieMousewife   732.2 #210 1-17-13 9:44AM Like  Reply
Thank you for your great information. I have been reading MouseWait 101 and have learned so much about this app. - DLandDan   198.4 #1875 1-17-13 9:56AM Like  Reply
Aw, thank you! That means a lot! 😊 : ) - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 10:26AM
Why hasn't this made best post of the day yet? But a "throwback Thursday" picture has??? - MousekaNinja   414.7 #453 1-17-13 11:26AM Like  Reply
I guess not enough people like it when you lay down the law! 😏 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 11:28AM
You read my mind! - ElectricMayhemMom  747.9 #207 1-17-13 11:31AM
I wish I could thank your post twice, but it doesn't work like that. - MousekaNinja  414.7 #453 1-17-13 11:33AM
Thank you! 😘 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 11:40AM
This was also posted yesterday and I believe that Best of the Day resets at midnight. - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 1-17-13 12:35PM
Maybe I'm not understanding, does this mean that Throwback Thursday photos are no longer permitted? - NotNKansasAnymor   204.9 #1796 1-17-13 11:34AM Like  Reply
They are generally frowned upon because they are not live. - MousekaNinja  414.7 #453 1-17-13 11:36AM
No, there is nothing in the Rules about retro Disneyland pics. 😊 A lot of people really like seeing them. - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 1-17-13 11:37AM
I suppose personally I would rather see tbt photos from inside the parks than any more nail photos. 😝 - MousekaNinja  414.7 #453 1-17-13 11:42AM
MSG you put it better, more along the lines of what I was thinking. Thank you. I stand corrected. - MousekaNinja  414.7 #453 1-17-13 11:44AM
Ok, I think that's where the confusion was. Since the FAQs say that photos posted in the lounge should be live. So as I understand it now...photos should be live UNLESS it is a Throwback Thursday photo posted on Thursday? Correct? - NotNKansasAnymor  204.9 #1796 1-17-13 11:51AM
But are you allergic to MSGBTMBF? - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 1-17-13 11:52AM
*MrsStrawberry I will no longer refer to you by using your acronym. πŸ˜ƒ - MousekaNinja  414.7 #453 1-17-13 12:04PM
Throwback Thursday has made MW more like Instagram and FB. Especially when the throwback was from last week - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 12:41PM
Also, on occasion, admin has called up a "retro day" in the lounge. Those are the best time to post the authentic retro pics from your personal stash. - bluefairy  643.3 #255 1-17-13 4:52PM
Aaaaand...throwback or retro doesn't mean last week or last month, maybe not even last year. Lets have some standards, people! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bluefairy  643.3 #255 1-17-13 4:53PM
^^ Agree 100%.. don't be redic! - IMissDisney  1195.5 #108 1-17-13 5:00PM
Standards! I love standards! - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 6:07PM
I like the throw back pictures and they are of the parks so it's cool too see them  - ajay87  105.6 #3277 4-26-14 9:02PM
******No LilSterner, NO! Do not ban throwback Thursday! I love to see old classic pics of Disneyland! - MadameLeota   1674.6 #74 1-17-13 12:59PM Like  Reply
I don't mind seeing old pics of what DL and DCA used to look like. I know I've one through my old pics and reminisced, but I don't think that people need to search for a pic just to post for "throwback Thursday" which was started as an Instagram thing anyway. But that's just my opinion. - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 1-17-13 3:18PM
As there are some who STILL are not getting this... I'm bumping this post. You're welcome! - IMissDisney   1195.5 #108 1-17-13 5:25PM Like  Reply
I really hate lounge police - Deltachiq  1221.0 #103 1-17-13 5:40PM
Wowzers. Without lounge police they'll all get up. It'll be anarchy. - cesium55  531.6 #326 1-17-13 5:58PM
After today I'm going back to sticking my head back in the sand and "turning a blind eye" to rule breaking, as one poor app review stated. Today, no mercy. - IMissDisney  1195.5 #108 1-17-13 6:19PM
If anyone thinks I do these for my own benefit, you are GREATLY mistaken! These are meant to be helpful tips and reminders on how to use MW, and are supported by Admin. - Sweet_Irish_Cream   3689.8 #26 1-17-13 6:00PM Like  Reply
I don't think you do these for your own benefit, just putting my two cents in. I think that people are way too quick to judge new posters here, that's all. Thank you for taking your time to do this. - lizzie2thelou  48.4 #4346 1-17-13 6:01PM
I used to like turkey legs but then I stop. - VfxGenie   1504.5 #81 1-17-13 6:04PM Like  Reply
πŸ‘ŠπŸ’’ - MEHlanie_Mouse   1113.7 #123 1-17-13 8:18PM Like  Reply
There is a reason why our high school and college English teachers drilled MLA format and documentation into our heads, lol: it's necessary in the real world to cite your sources! And there can be serious consequences for not doing so. The photos with irrelevant captions crack me up, too πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar   520.3 #334 1-17-13 9:19PM Like  Reply
I like the googled "memes" accompanied by pictures of words the most. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bluefairy  643.3 #255 1-17-13 9:51PM
Thank you!!!!! Refresher MUCH needed πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MissMolly   1212.3 #106 7-7-13 3:10PM Like  Reply
For you especially, rule breaker. - friendlymouse  725.9 #214 7-7-13 3:12PM
hahahahahahahahah! - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 3:17PM
Yay for who ever bumped this! It was much much needed refresher course! - CourtyAstroBlisters   659.9 #247 7-7-13 3:19PM Like  Reply
Moi - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 3:20PM
InspectorCAB ready to investigate any spamming, malcontents, and all trolls that need to go to the dudgeon!!! some days I think you will have your work cut out for you!!:D - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 3:22PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I may need to change my name back. I'm not sure I'm ready for all that! - CourtyAstroBlisters  659.9 #247 7-7-13 3:37PM
Yeah, she's got a wedding to prepare for! That's a lot of pressure! πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3248.6 #27 7-7-13 4:41PM
Oops I broke a rule without even realizing it! 😳 I posted my Disney theme painted nails I see now tho it says refrain from posting pics of finger nails 😱 my bad ..I'm guilty of this - mickeyat78   1295.4 #95 7-7-13 3:19PM Like  Reply
Do you have a cat dressed as Vader? Enough said. LOL πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 3:39PM
Lol MrsSchnooks - mickeyat78  1295.4 #95 7-7-13 4:07PM
Just a newbie question: What is the difference between Disneyland Talk Land and Disneyland Real Time? - VeganDisneyDad   227.4 #1493 7-7-13 3:26PM Like  Reply
DRT Is supposed to be actual live pictures from the parks. However everybody's MW defaults to Disneyland talk. So a lot of people don't change where the post is going. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 3:29PM
Fisney talk is for anything Disney related. Real Time is for posting pics/ news at parks - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 3:29PM
*Disney, not Fisney πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 3:29PM
you can change your default page on your profile page, if you are going to be in the parks, put it on DRT, otherwise pick the page you want. - secretagentangel  1239.0 #100 7-7-13 3:33PM
Ohhh Fisney Schmisney! - sleepyhead_CM  572.1 #299 7-7-13 3:39PM
I tried to reply to my original comment, but instead managed to post a new comment. - VeganDisneyDad  227.4 #1493 7-7-13 3:53PM
I have been posting pictures from a recent trip (that I took) to DL Talk--taking care not post them to DL Real-Time. However, the FAQ's *do* say that DL Talk pictures "should primarily be live pictures from the Disneyland Resort". My take on it was that this (how I was doing it) was fine, but that say taking a picture of a Mickey Mouse T-shirt in a department store was not. Am I wrong here? - VeganDisneyDad   227.4 #1493 7-7-13 3:49PM Like  Reply
MouseWait has always been about live pics, it's not an Instagram or Facebook so 'not live' pics should be done in moderation as to not bury the live pics. Most just post live pics in DL Talk as the line between live and talk is blurred. Yes, birthday cakes, Mickey shaped Target stuff should be in The Hub which is another chat part of the lounge. - Linzee  793.5 #189 7-7-13 3:56PM
You are right. Here's a way to describe it, from most appropriate, to least: 1. Live pic from park 2. Non-live pic, but still in park 3. Non-live Disney shirt in department store 4. Hidden Mickey made of cheerios in your cereal bowl. :) - Alicewhoareyou  954.7 #150 7-7-13 3:58PM
I've always gone by what if everyone posted whatever I was posting rule. If I'm posting live or semi live, and everyone else was, than that would be exactly what the app is for. If I'm posting pic of my trip to target where I saw mickey or my hidden mickey in my lemon, and then everyone else did too, then the lounge would be full of non live and really non helpful pics. that's why I mostly stick to live. - madsdad  1800.8 #66 7-7-13 4:03PM
Also, kudos to VeganDisneyDad for asking and being so open to feedback! - Alicewhoareyou  954.7 #150 7-7-13 4:28PM
Agreed Alice! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:37PM
Except that the hidden Mickey's in Cheerios are expressly forbidden. So that should not be posted at all! - MeridaFan  3248.6 #27 7-7-13 4:43PM
Yes, maybe I provided a bad example. lol. How about the hidden poohs in the M&F parking structure? - Alicewhoareyou  954.7 #150 7-7-13 4:44PM
...or the water droplets from your shower curtain? - Alicewhoareyou  954.7 #150 7-7-13 4:46PM
While I get the spirit of the original thread comment, I would also like to point out that some of the most stunning pics on DL Talk aren't strictly live either (as it takes time to process them). Despite this, I love seeing them and sure hope that they continue. - VeganDisneyDad  227.4 #1493 7-7-13 7:46PM
I don't get a couple of things and have been here for a while and made a few posts. When you view the hub or Disneyland talk or live many of the same posts are on each section. So if you post something on the hub if might also show on Disneyland talk? Oh and I have posted a couple of Throwback Thursday things and didn't realized that they weren't suppose to be done on MW but they have received the most attention then my other posts - Goofytom   746.7 #208 7-7-13 4:28PM Like  Reply
Every post gets fed to the hub from DL Talk or DL Live :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:31PM
And Events - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:31PM
I don't think throwback stuff is against the rules,and it seems that people really enjoy them. I especially enjoy the ones where I learn something new about Disney history. When you are in the hub you can see all the lands, or if you just want to see Disney only stuff you can be in dl talk, or if you only want to see live pics you can go to real time land. Today real time land is also black pearl land which is exceptionally pleasing to me. - madsdad  1800.8 #66 7-7-13 4:31PM
DL Talk and Real-time automatically feed into The Hub so some posts can be found in multiple lands. As for "Throwback Thursday" it has been accepted in the past (but I haven't been on for a couple of weeks so maybe people have changed their minds). - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 7-7-13 4:32PM
The hub is all posts together. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #110 7-7-13 4:32PM
DL Live feeds into DL Talk, all lands feed into The Hub. We like retro pics. - Linzee  793.5 #189 7-7-13 4:32PM
As for Throwback Thursday ou might be referencing my comment above. Just because I don't like how every Thursday people were posting pics from one year (or even a few weeks prior) doesn't mean that others don't. People do like retro pics. - LilSterner  4427.1 #19 7-7-13 4:36PM
TBT/ retro equals a time when we cannot believe we actually wore that stuff. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:39PM
So is it okay if I post a TBT pic 2 or 3 times a month if they are like my other TBT posts, the really old ones from the 60's or 70's? I don't ever want to annoy anyone. πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  680.4 #232 7-7-13 4:49PM
Oh ADF-- yours are AMAZING!!!!!! We love yours. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:51PM
πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’— - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 4:51PM
Oh thank-you HMACIF!!! I appreciate that!! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– I love to share but only if its appropriate! - adisneyfamily  680.4 #232 7-7-13 4:54PM
Oh it's appropriate and cool and great and yay! Makes me wanna slip back in time and wear a poncho with you! 😘 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 5:10PM
*pulls out bucket list and pen...writes* MUST go to DL with HMACIF wearing our ponchos and skipping down Main Street to go get churros!!! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– OH, it's gonna happen!! - adisneyfamily  680.4 #232 7-7-13 5:49PM
Ok makes sense now. Hope you all don't think it was a stupid question. My posts have been Disney related so guess I've been posting in the right spot. Thanks! - Goofytom   746.7 #208 7-7-13 5:01PM Like  Reply
Not stupid at all :) *hands you a churro* - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 5:08PM
Not at all! Great question! - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 5:08PM
Well said and thank you SIC for all you do for MW. Every once In a while, folks need to be reminded. No bad intentions here just reminder. - NascarDave   279.9 #918 7-7-13 6:09PM Like  Reply
I think the heat has gotten to everyone today ..... Geez what makes this lounge so good is the "freedom" to be open about the one thing we all love , Disney ! As long as no profanity or inappropriate pics etc I say don't try and control the excitement let it happen 😎 - polo33   43.1 #4525 7-7-13 8:01PM Like  Reply
Coming from the guy who posted a picture of a camel on a Wednesday and asked us to guess what day it is. LOLπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Wow. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 8:16PM
Technically isn't this post/photo violating MW policy? Besides it's blowing my "live" feed fix (before you jump down my throat, I kid . . . Mostly). - dizneedude   637.1 #260 7-7-13 8:19PM Like  Reply
The MW101 posts were made a long time ago. I would say they're kind of grandfathered in to not apply to the new policy? - MEHlanie_Mouse  1113.7 #123 7-7-13 8:25PM
No. I used to do MW helps, there are 20 something. This is an old post. - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 7-7-13 8:26PM
And a long time as in before the rules were changed πŸ˜‚ - MEHlanie_Mouse  1113.7 #123 7-7-13 8:26PM
In all honesty SIC is in charge per Admin to do MW 101. Right now the lounge is in dire need of a reminder if what is ok to post. I know you are joking but if you didn't know I wanted to explain it a little more. 😊 That is why this is here. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 8:27PM
The lounge is even more wound tight these days than they used to be, so these would be beyond pointless now. No listens to good advise πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 7-7-13 8:28PM
Has nothing to do with "new rules" - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3689.8 #26 7-7-13 8:34PM
My brain hurts. - BellesLibrary   368.6 #530 7-7-13 8:20PM Like  Reply
Yup - dizneedude  637.1 #260 7-7-13 8:21PM
You can remove post :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 8:22PM
Lol true hmacif! Good point :) - BellesLibrary  368.6 #530 7-7-13 8:31PM
Churros are heroes too - GrumpyPirateDad  1766.6 #69 7-7-13 8:53PM
Teehee Grumpy :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 8:55PM
just a thank you again to sweet_irish_cream, you are awesome, and doing these are timeless, even with people finding their own personal reason to not take the great advice. Anyone who is trying to help out the community, new people and veterans, is wonderful in my book. If I ever see you at the parks I will buy you a snow cone!!!(Sorry, I have snowcones on the brain)!! - secretagentangel   1239.0 #100 7-7-13 10:20PM Like  Reply
Very nessesary bump! - DisneyDoorite  359.1 #550 7-7-13 10:42PM
Agreed!! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  680.4 #232 7-7-13 11:55PM
It kind of sad opening up this thread and seeing veteran users who don't post much or aren't on MW anymore. We miss you! - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper   613.3 #274 7-7-13 10:38PM Like  Reply
It's the circle of life, Simba - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3911.5 #23 7-7-13 10:39PM
And it moves us all :-) - uscdisneyteacher  7117.8 #5 7-7-13 10:46PM
Eh, some come back around. It loses that "new app smell" for a while but we're still a family. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #110 7-7-13 10:59PM
Now lets all hug and make-up! 😊 - dumbbunny   625.3 #266 7-7-13 11:14PM Like  Reply
I don't want to. I want to break the rules and crack jokes at someone else's expense. Nah, never mind. I'll hug - philliprocks   783.3 #193 7-7-13 11:18PM
Well, yes and no. See the Ghostbuster's theme song is in my head right now. 😀 - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 11:22PM
Come on people, I'm at 8% on my iPad so lets make them count! πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 11:24PM
Ahaha, I'm at 5! Hurrry! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 11:25PM
You better charge up bunny cuz RAK is coming, hubby's leaving and juice is going to be broken into. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 11:26PM
Oh man, lets brake out the chargers MissMolly. Lol - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 11:32PM
I'm at 11%, I can hold off on the hug for a little while longer - philliprocks   783.3 #193 7-7-13 11:36PM
I'm at 98%!!!! - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 11:40PM
I will not hug nor make up until the 51st anniversary is recognized!!! It's just as special as the 50th!! - sleepyhead_CM  572.1 #299 7-7-13 11:44PM
Dang it, I got my charger and took my pain med...I'm good to go. - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-7-13 11:46PM
@sleepyhead Did you see his comment was removed but kind enough to post on NicoleFaces comment from 6 months ago. I put in a few gentle words. - MrsSchnooks  2674.5 #36 7-7-13 11:48PM
Where, where? Haha, I'm up to 15%! That's good for another 20 mins or so! - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-7-13 11:58PM
Down to 5% and my face paint post just got bumped. It's gonna be a long night. Where's my charger? - philliprocks   783.3 #193 7-8-13 12:00AM
I can't find the charger for my charger! This is a problem... - MissMolly  1212.3 #106 7-8-13 12:02AM
Ahhh Anarchy!!! - dumbbunny  625.3 #266 7-8-13 12:18AM
Oh man you guys are cracking me up tonight! - NellTinkerBell  322.8 #683 7-8-13 12:21AM
Bumping this.  It seems like lately there are things being posted in DL Talk that should really go into the hub.  I hate to see live pictures get buried so quickly. - AZDisney   598.0 #283 2-8-14 10:00AM Like  Reply
Newbies are all very confused now πŸ˜‚ - Linzee  793.5 #189 2-8-14 10:20AM
So are we not allowed to do DL TBT anymore? It seems legit throwbacks of the park are enjoyed by MWers, although I think the idea of "throwback" isn't quite understood by some. I Just want to make sure I understand the rules correctly. - apesandmonkeys   7551.0 #4 2-8-14 10:29AM Like  Reply
Without reading the entire thread. Was there a no TBT FBF reference? - E-Ticket  1073.2 #133 2-8-14 10:38AM
Technically, they should go into the Hub.  DL Real time is for live pictures.  I have been guilty too for the TBT in the wrong land.  But post them to the Hub.  I made the Hub my primary land and you see everything.  If I just want to see real time I can go to that land.  It just makes it easy to sort and helps keep live pictures from being buried so quickly. - AZDisney  598.0 #283 2-8-14 10:42AM
E-Ticket yes.  Under LilSterner's reply. - AZDisney  598.0 #283 2-8-14 10:44AM
Okay found some. I think using #TBT and #FBF will allow people to scroll past if they want to and it harder to scroll posts that are not live and people just posting pictures when none is needed.  Lastly some of us can not post live and next day and week want to share. Disneyland talk land is perfect for that.  Disneyland live is perfect for live pictures.  Also since I am at home more than in the parks I love almost everything posted - E-Ticket  1073.2 #133 2-8-14 10:47AM
I only saw that someone asked that it be done away with. I've only posted in DL talk land, not the DL live option, but will post throwbacks in the hub from now on, no biggie 😊 I think with all the hype of people posting throwback pics, though, a bit more definition of what "throwback" means is necessary: it's meant to reflect a considerable amount of time lapsed. 😎 - apesandmonkeys  7551.0 #4 2-8-14 10:48AM
We all love the way way throwback pictures, like the ones from before I was born kind! The ones that spam the lounge are the ones "tbt from last week, last month, etc" before the the trend throwback Thursday Admin plan days called "retro days" where the lounge was allowed to post those kind if pictures all day long which was quite fun  - sleepyhead_CM  572.1 #299 2-8-14 10:48AM
And to add to E-Ticket last post, thank you for adding that bit on posting pics a few days later. Sometimes it isn't always feasible to post live pics, so DL talk land is great for that.  - apesandmonkeys  7551.0 #4 2-8-14 10:53AM
sleepyhead Exactly! I appreciate everyone's contributions, but when people are calling last week/month/year's pics throwbacks, they are misunderstanding the "retro" emphasis that Throwback is meant to incorporate. 😎 - apesandmonkeys  7551.0 #4 2-8-14 10:56AM
I love seeing true TBT pictures, and DL Talk is probably the true place for it.  My main reason for bumping is to remind that art work etc belong in the hub. - AZDisney  598.0 #283 2-8-14 10:58AM
Agreed sleepyhead! - adisneyfamily  680.4 #232 2-8-14 10:59AM
Thank you AZDisney for the update and all is duly noted 😎, especially since I enjoy posting retro pics  - apesandmonkeys  7551.0 #4 2-8-14 11:03AM
AZDisney oh I know what you mean with the artwork. There was a time I called the art work lounge there was too much!! And I flag posts and say they belong to the hub, but alas one flag does not do enough - sleepyhead_CM  572.1 #299 2-8-14 11:06AM
I hope everyone reads the comment that Not Every Post Needs A Picture - sleepyhead_CM   572.1 #299 2-8-14 10:54AM Like  Reply
I really wish I could reply with a picture lol jk - BeatleMike  511.2 #349 2-8-14 11:08AM
Yes!!  - apesandmonkeys  7551.0 #4 2-8-14 11:10AM
BeatleMike, you are now BLOCKED!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - sleepyhead_CM  572.1 #299 2-8-14 11:17AM
Pics of the same people can get a little boring. In fact, posts on this App seems repetitive. 🌺 - 808luvdisney   3.6 #23617 2-8-14 11:12AM Like  Reply
Then use the Remove Post option. Boom, problem solved.  - Atora  1964.3 #59 2-8-14 11:46AM
Can't we all just get along ????Hehehehehehe Gosh!!! - Fantasmic! fan1   422.9 #440 2-8-14 11:36AM Like  Reply
I didn't know we weren't getting along. - AZDisney  598.0 #283 2-8-14 11:39AM
@ajay87 this post is old! Second it is generally frowned upon to post a picture of a tree in Utah with no Disney affiliation on here. That's what Facebook is for. And lastly is it really that hard to follow the rules admin has laid out for us?  - goofydad909  1777.9 #67 4-26-14 9:52PM
This needs to be on here permanently!!  - goofydad909   1777.9 #67 4-26-14 7:18PM Like  Reply
So I could be permanently confused?. lol. Someday you can explain all of this to me in person. Until then, is posting allowed? It's all Wilson's fault! - MickeyLumboCM  595.1 #285 4-26-14 9:23PM