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Does anyone remember the Desert Water Bags that most people bought and hung on there front bumper. It was cooled by evaporation and you needed it in case your car overheated. - Midasgold 566.6 #307 11-22-13 12:38PMLike(1)Reply
ruuuun for the fast pass .........then straight to the midway mania
TOY STORY NEEDS FASTPASSES! Can I get an amen???!! Seriously, disneyworld toy story has them. Why don't we??? Any CMs that can help me out with that answer??? - sunshinegates 660.5 #251 11-20-13 10:21AMLike(2)Reply
Yes it does! So after Fantasmic if you want to stick around for the fireworks show, you'll get the snow there! I got to experience my first snow of the season at DL last night. Hoping to take Little Skipper on December 2nd. And can't wait to see her first sight of real snow December 31st!!!!! - IDVandalSkipperCM 2119.7 #54 11-20-13 9:27AMLikeReply
look on c-list sometimes people buy them and aren't able to use them but be carefull
Avoid Craigslist/Ebay and any ticket sharing site. You will lose your money since 99% of the hoppers for sale are fake and pictures are taken of guests using hoppers now. Just buy your ticket in advance (AAA, getawaytoday) and you should save some off the gate price of $244. - Linzee 875.3 #174 11-19-13 6:52AMLike(3)Reply
I would not buy from anywhere where it is a person selling tickets they have. You will not be able to use them. Search under Admin's posts. There is a site that gives MW members 2% off the cost of tickets. Not much, but it is the best I've seen. - mrAZdisney 30.7 #5215 11-19-13 6:48AMLike(1)Reply
Thank you for the positive review. I believe this is a work in progress and am glad to hear it's getting better already and as we know, each skipper is different. - MrsSchnooks 2780.2 #36 11-19-13 4:15AMLike(3)Reply
Doctor just came and told us she is done! Just waiting for her to be moved so we can see her. If X-rays are good she will be able to come home tomorrow 👏👏👏 - SPandEvLover 2940.7 #34 11-19-13 1:54PMLike(6)Reply
I am praying for you both, dear Lord, we love both these ladies, please cover them with your peace, protection and healing, and be with the medical team to help her. we thank You Lord in advance, we cannot wait to hang out with these two awesome friends you have given us again. In Jesus's name, Amen Love to both of you!!! - secretagentangel 1252.3 #103 11-18-13 10:38PMLike(4)Reply
use the pirates code.......if you fall behind you get left behind.....always works for me
Can you add me for this RAK? ...just kidding. relax and you need to do what's best for you. Any true MW would understand and want that for you. Hopefully your above subtle message they will understand. It will all work out somehow. - DLKenCA 1581.9 #82 11-18-13 1:38PMLikeReply
LOL! I just needed to vent and see if I am overreacting to it all. Thanks for the chuckle! 😄😄 - ythdudette 1019.1 #150 11-18-13 1:40PMLikeReply
It sounds like your trip has turned into her trip. I suggest you do what you want to do and have a wonderful time!!! When I go with large groups I find it easier to break up into groups with like preferences and schedule to meet for lunch or a ride everyone wants to go on!!! Good luck, take a deep breath and have fun!!! - Boundin 516.2 #351 11-19-13 12:33AMLikeReply
She does for the most part. We created a FB group for planning purposes and after my email she made a rule and said for my sanity no one can cancel for lunch! I think it will all be OK. Thanks for letting me vent everyone and for the support! - ythdudette 1019.1 #150 11-19-13 3:58AMLikeReply
make a plan ask everyone what they wanna see and sprinkle in everyones to do list as you go can be overwhelming for 1st timers so keep them moving and on track in the am pics in the afternoons when the crouds are bigger sight see take pic More...
The best investment for any Disney trip is the Photo Pass. All of the ride photos are included in this package. There are CM's all over the park to take your picture. Have fun! - imjustsayin111 247.6 #1254 11-18-13 9:06AMLike(1)Reply
Utilize magic morning hours! It will allow your group to get certain attractions that have longer lines out of the way early and before general admission is let into the park - missmimi90 1406.5 #93 11-18-13 9:08AMLike(1)Reply
make a plan ask everyone what they wanna see and sprinkle in everyones to do list as you go can be overwhelming for 1st timers so keep them moving and on track in the am pics in the afternoons when the crouds are bigger sight see take pics and relax for parades and shows. that be the best way to repel boarders....lol - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-18-13 9:23AMLike(1)Reply
Definitely do all the holiday themed rides and shows - its a small world, jingle cruise, haunted mansions holiday + fireworks and parades. Also you can ride the Lilly belle car on the train. It is such a neat experience and one in sure all would love! Just make reservations at Main Street station first thing in the AM. - lohofosho 784.5 #198 11-18-13 9:08AMLikeReply
how nice me and my wife have spent 5 of our 19 anniversarier there and i even proposed to her at snow whites wishing well. we just spent our 19th there in june it truly is a magical place.....
I love this!!! Isn't it the best to have such blessings! Even those hard times that bring you closer are blessings. I wish you both all the happiness in the world! I'm mushy tonight too! LOL - MrsSchnooks 2780.2 #36 11-18-13 12:44AMLike(1)Reply
no i saw it too and there were some pretty racist remarks a shame really. i'm glad disney is the best at presesnting cultural diversity throughout the years although some of it has been what we consider racist now.&nb More...
If this is true, it probably got reported and removed, as it should. All I've seen are positive things being said about this event, but I've also not been on here all weekend. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper 623.0 #276 11-18-13 3:11AMLikeReply
I have been glued to MW all weekend and have seen no such post - GoofyMom77 481.7 #377 11-18-13 4:06AMLikeReply
I'm glad it was removed it was a few weeks ago. It really upset me that such mean things were said. Especially for such a great a great community I was really surprised. - dolewhipkarlita 72.0 #3820 11-18-13 7:03AMLikeReply
no i saw it too and there were some pretty racist remarks a shame really. i'm glad disney is the best at presesnting cultural diversity throughout the years although some of it has been what we consider racist now. at the time it was a celebration of diversity i.e. song of the south. - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-18-13 7:22AMLikeReply
best pic ever!!!!!!! bar none hard to believe disney shunned him at 1st!!!!!! i went there the year it came out and you couldn't find one thing with jack on it..... - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-18-13 8:08AMLikeReply
Where is a good spot to set a meet-up? - Eric831 32.6 #5084 11-18-13 7:35PMLikeReply
UPDATE!!!!! We will be leavening our home town of Santa Cruz and will be Disney bound at 3am tomorrow and should be in the park close to opening. We would still love to meet up with any of you. I will post details soon. We can't wait. - Eric831 32.6 #5084 12-3-13 8:54PMLikeReply
once again proving the point (i like to believe), that art, music, and creativity are the springboards that propel the human consciousness into a better, more positive plane. few things in this world hold the power to transcend the spirit as well as those that Walt chose to champion. cheers and goodwill to you and yours, always. - littleoysterz 242.3 #1328 11-16-13 2:35AMLikeReply
i like that the jokes change deoending on pop culture i've seen it 10 or 15 times over the years when ca 1st opened it was the only reason to go there that and the tot
i like that the jokes change deoending on pop culture i've seen it 10 or 15 times over the years when ca 1st opened it was the only reason to go there that and the tot - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-14-13 10:36AMLikeReply
it's insane use your fastpasses and try and get a magic morning if you can be prepared to make a list of your must sees and stick to it and remember to enjoy the scenerey cause you'll be doing alot of standing in line if they young take c More...
Welcome to MW! The parks will be very busy during that time period. ps...love the white chair in the background 😍 - DisneyGrandma 701.9 #226 11-14-13 9:40AMLike(1)Reply
Welcome to the lounge. I concur with what DG said about the crowds. But even still, Disneyland is always fun and what you make of it. Go! Enjoy! - Duchess_SMK 5676.3 #14 11-14-13 9:43AMLike(1)Reply
the week of xmas, xmas day until about jan 2 are among the busiest day at the park. some days do reach capacity at the dl side , so far dca is able to hold more crowds but hasnt reach capacity yet and there more space to move around. thre trick is to try and arrive early and try for fasspasses but some attractions run out by 12pm-2pm or you might get a return time close to park closing. patience is the biggest factor and most rides queue line will be extended to it's max. use mw as a time guide but be aware that with that many people in the park alot of phones and carriers struggle with getting a signal or connecting. But most important remember to enjoy your visit and create happy memories - pikarich 2897.1 #35 11-14-13 7:02PMLikeReply
i miss the ears but i like the way the entrance looks now although not sure why the took out the letters
I always loved the tiled mosaic on both sides of the entrance. It had so much detail. Does anyone know what happened to it? It was pretty massive, I hope it wasn't demolished. - DisneyGrandma 701.9 #226 11-14-13 9:43AMLikeReply
i miss the ears but i like the way the entrance looks now although not sure why the took out the letters - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-14-13 10:29AMLikeReply
I have always loved cartoons... My first cartoon memories are Beany & Cecil, Clutch Cargo, Johnny Quest, Bullwinkle and most of all Disney especially Goofy Skiing!!!! Thanks for bringing back some really happy memories!!!!! - Boundin 516.2 #351 11-15-13 11:31PMLikeReply
After going by booth in Mickey & Friends and CM directs you to the right I always point to the left and they let me go. Great to walk to DTD & catch monorail. - ShariRenee 4201.9 #21 11-14-13 12:31PMLikeReply
There isn't really a short way because critter country doesn't connect to any other lands directly but NOS. Head for Adventureland, through New Orleans Square, past Haunted Mansion and to Splash. You won't have a super long wait for Splash first thing in the morning and most people headed the direction you would be going are trying to get to Haunted Mansion - missmimi90 1406.5 #93 11-14-13 6:41AMLikeReply
It's done right in front of Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta by the Jumping Jelly Fish and Silly symphony swings. I was at WOC last night and they did it twice but from what I understand it's done quite a few times durning the day/afternoon. - CM_Tamstirr 542.9 #322 11-13-13 2:17PMLike(1)Reply
i wish they would let those of us who live out of state do the payment plan i'd be all over that
IMO...If someone has a cell phone, unlimited texting, unlimited internet, goes out to eat, goes to see movies, has a car payment, takes weekend trips, enjoys Starbucks, has cable TV, buys nice clothes then they have the money for the ap's...they simply don't like the idea of the price increase and choose not to partake in this particular luxury. - Linzee 875.3 #174 11-13-13 3:38PMLike(11)Reply
If you plan on going four days a year to the parks it's almost insane not to get some kind of annual pass. It's definitely insane if you live nearby in SoCal. But like all things you have to have your priorities. - BeatleMike 528.3 #336 11-13-13 2:09PMLike(2)Reply
We had to let our passes go this June and I'm regretting it all the time. We talked with the kids and they would rather go without cable next year to get our passes back(they all watch Hulu and netflex anyway). As of Jan. 2014 we will be AP holders again. - Goofygirlie 206.0 #1791 11-14-13 11:15AMLikeReply
Well I am not renewing my pass next week but it isn't because of the price increase. Now Tuyet and Lisa will not be renewing because of the price increase. But I will make sure to use my Main Entrance Pass to get them in several times the remainder of this year and next. - sr citizen space ranger 59.1 #4097 11-14-13 11:58AMLikeReply
take in a few slices of bread and some chips buy a turkey leg either near the matterhorn, big thunder or hollywood backlot by the muppet show u can make 5 sandwiches from 1 turkey leg @ $8 plus bread and chips ur looking at lunch for 5 fo More...
the matterhorn maccaroon in the jolly holiday under $3 and the onion rings in dca are 3,50 . you can also get a kids meal at the plaza inn that has one chicken,and two sides with a drink for a great deal and water is always freeeeeeee - pikarich 2897.1 #35 11-13-13 8:42AMLike(1)Reply
Plaza inns chicken dinner could easily be split between two people. Naples in downtown Disney has family sized pizza pies for between $38-$45 and are literally the size of a table. Those easily feed 8 people. - missmimi90 1406.5 #93 11-13-13 9:00AMLike(1)Reply
It's not in the park but the Tangaroa terrace out by the pool at the Disneyland Hotel has great breakfast lunch and dinner options that are really inexpensive. You don't have to be a Disneyland resort guest in order to go to the restaurant by the way. It's next to trader Sam's if you know where that is. I posted a breakfast and lunch that I had there on a recent trip with my daughter just a couple weeks back if you want to look and see pictures and cost. - MeridaFan 3409.0 #27 11-13-13 10:13AMLikeReply
pizza port is the best food anywhere at the parks - Dave 11414.2 #2 11-13-13 10:49AMLikeReply
i'm in az too which passes do you get and how often do you go do you think its worth it??? it's only a 5 hour drive and i have family we can stay with but just wondering if after all the gas and hotel and blah blah blah if u yhink it's a More...
I live in Vegas and have done this a couple times. For being a compulsive planner it just about gave me a heart attack until I was half way there. But so much fun! And gotta get that money's worth! - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor 394.5 #495 10-4-13 9:46PMLike(1)Reply
Not usually on a whim, but last year when we had our annuals we drove from LV once or twice a month. Loved every trip! - kueenofhearts 251.0 #1214 10-4-13 9:18PMLikeReply
We are from New Mexico, we sometimes go on Whim, almost any three day weekend is game for us! - luvthemouse 167.7 #2297 11-1-13 11:47AMLikeReply
i'm in az too which passes do you get and how often do you go do you think its worth it??? it's only a 5 hour drive and i have family we can stay with but just wondering if after all the gas and hotel and blah blah blah if u yhink it's a great value. - jackthepumpkinking 4.2 #19310 11-15-13 10:51AMLikeReply
I love how Disney is an equal opportunity employer. They don't see flaws or disabilities. Yay for Disney!! Wonder if they have a spot for this fluffy old lady? - IHEARTSIMBA50 493.7 #372 9-11-13 11:51PMLike(2)Reply