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I wish I could! I'm attempting to get into running and so far I love it, but I just can't afford to run a Disney race yet. My goal is to run the Tinkerbell half next February! Good luck with your race, I know you can do it!
Why can't they do a "Zumba dance with Disney" or something like that? I'm also NOT a runner so I admire all of you runners out there! - MissAmericaSings 442.0 #539 1-19-13 11:14AMLike(7)Reply
Count us in! Me and my mini (18) are going to run! It's our first, and we started training in earnest this past week. We are so excited, but we are also sure that plenty of pixie dust and encouragement will be needed! Let's do this! - mrstoad 256.1 #1373 1-19-13 11:27AMLike(2)Reply
Didn't get there in time. Hoping I can come down to cheer you all on though. - MeridaFan 4244.3 #40 1-25-13 10:44AMLikeReply
For those MWers who wanted to sign up for the half marathon or 10k....you can still sign up through get travel. I was able to get a spot in the 5k for my boyfriend after it was sold out through run disney. - SBsnowwhite 522.6 #443 1-27-13 5:58PMLikeReply
It's a safety issue. When I worked Pooh's Corner and guests wanted their apples cut, I asked my lead if we did that. She said no bc to many CM's were injuring themselves and they did not want sharp knives around. Also there wasn't a clean area to do it with clean utensils. We would give the guests plastic knives so they could cut it themselves. Probably more injuries there, But that's why. - splashphotoCM 885.6 #233 1-17-13 8:46AMLikeReply
This is absolutly a time for all the amazing minds who work for Disney to come up with a really cool machine for us to put our apples in at the parks and it can make bells and whistles and such and out comes a perfectly cut apple (kind of like it was at Charlie and Wonkas Chocolate Factory!) - secretagentangel 8889.6 #11 1-17-13 5:29PMLikeReply
Please add me for CourtyAstroBlisters. Even though she's a Giants fan, I hope she gets this so she can enjoy a little bit more magic after her run. 😁 Thank you for your generosity. Hope you get an ap again soon. - Waites4DodgerEars_CM 1002.5 #209 1-8-13 6:32PMLike(3)Reply
Please add me!! I would love to use this after I complete my first half marathon next weekend!! Thank you for your generosity!! - CourtyAstroBlisters 808.0 #259 1-8-13 6:25PMLike(1)Reply
Today at an adoption event, I let a little girl into the cat enclosure to look at the adult cats, with her mom looking on. She was so excited to see and play with the kitties, and it was a joy to watch.
My mom was just telling me about this, and what she decided to do. At dinner last night, her waitress seemed down & sad, so she asked her what was wrong. She told my mom her car had been broken into that day & some Christmas presents and other items were stolen. Feeling for the girl, my mom tipped her the same amount of their dinner bill, hoping this would help out some. 😊 - London-In-Wonderland 451.0 #531 12-23-12 5:25PMLike(10)Reply
Mine isnt all that but ill share it anyways a lady randomly tipped me 10 bucks at work today and said have merry Christmas and happy new year so later i took about 15 off her room bill before I left and left in notes merry Christmas :) - Hendizl 2886.7 #52 12-23-12 5:48PMLike(7)Reply
Wrap a cute Disney picture frame with a message relating to your trip! That way, the picture frame can be for holding a picture of you two on your trip.
Do an Adventure Book like from "Up" and on one page write "Our Next Adventure" and have tickets or pictures of Disney World. - IDVandalSkipperCM 2643.1 #59 12-21-12 1:58PMLike(9)Reply
Several years ago, my daughters' Christmas present was a trip to Disneyland. I bought those magnetic letters for kids (the brightly colored ones that you put on the fridge), pulled out the letters that spelled "Disneyland" and wrapped them up in twos and threes. Then they had to shuffle the letters around until they figured out what the present was. - jmgphx 323.1 #855 12-21-12 1:55PMLike(1)Reply
Not a fan. I am also not a fan of bringing Starbucks into magic kingdom. Too common , both McDonald's and Starbucks could be found on any corner USA. Disneyland should be unique and has the success to be so. - polo33 85.1 #4014 12-19-12 5:36AMLike(5)Reply
I never met her, but seeing the outpouring of love makes me wish I had. Dahulagirl sounds like a truly incredible person and I can see that she will be greatly. missed!
She will be truly missed and never forgotten..her smile and laugh were so infectious and she was somebody that you just wanted to be around as much as you could. Her positive vibrations just bounced off her to everyone who was around her and her caring and kindness was beyond anyone that I had met before. I don't think you guys really know how much she really did for MouseWait and helped shape this community..I will miss her so much but I am so happy and blessed that I got to know her and call her my friend..She touched so many of our lives in such a positive way that she will never be forgotten and I will forever cherish the memories I had with her and many of you all....my thoughts are with her loving Husband E818, her Brother Shangz and the rest of the Dahulament clan that loves her so much... - Dave 13858.4 #6 12-13-12 12:34PMLike(59)Reply
Still, hours after receiving the very sad news of her passing, I am at a loss for the right words... She was a treasure to our family. She blessed us in HUGE ways with her beautiful friendship. The impact she had on this community of friends was nothing short of amazing. The world needs more of the love, kindness, generosity, joyfulness, positivity... that this gem of a woman daily lived out. Our family is covering her family in prayers for comfort and peace during what we know to be a very sad and difficult time. That one of a kind light up your entire day smile she so generously showered so many of us with is going to be so incredibly missed. Love you, friend... Thanks for being that, a VERY special friend, to our family AND to the MouseWait family. - MrsPrinceCharming 12-13-12 1:56PMLike(38)Reply
Please add me! My favorite princess is the Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth of Denmark - she's so pretty and her family is so cute and stylish!
What a gorgeous pin!! Please add me!! I would have to say Princess Diana for all that she did charitable wise in her short life, but I believe Princess Grace was the epitome of elegance (and I love Country Girl with William Holden and Bing Crosby), but the best princess ever met in real life is named Hollygolightly :) Thank you - Willierose 2389.2 #73 12-11-12 6:55PMLike(2)Reply
Omg....LOVE! Please add me and my favorite real life princess is Princess Diana (followed closely by Katherine when she gets the title 😉) - KissDclown 1089.2 #188 12-11-12 3:38PMLike(1)Reply
My favorite quote (just because it's a classic) is Buzz: "They're a terrilium-carbonic alloy, and I CAN fly." I love that part in World of Color, too! Please add me, my boyfriend loves Buzz, Woody, and Cars, so he would love these.
Buzz: Excuse me, I think the word you're searching for is "Space Ranger".
Woody: The word I'm searching for I can't say because there's preschool toys present.
Please add me. Thank you. 😁 - Waites4DodgerEars_CM 1002.5 #209 12-4-12 10:24PMLike(1)Reply
Yay, I'm so glad! I saw her comment on the other post about wanting to match her mini, so I added her on a whim. Congrats!
What?! Really! :) I just cheered out loud in the break room! *blushing now* Thank you soo much to you & PhiSigDisneyGirl! I'm running out to buy a hat after work! :) - MissAmericaSings 442.0 #539 11-30-12 10:43AMLike(1)Reply
Yay, I'm so glad! I saw her comment on the other post about wanting to match her mini, so I added her on a whim. Congrats! - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 11-30-12 11:11AMLike(1)Reply
Ok, I probably shouldn't do this, but so many of you have added for AvidDisneyThrifter220, so I am sending her a watch of her own. All of you who entered for her, I am adding yourself if that is ok? There aren't any rules right? She is a doll and a quality MW'er that's for sure. I will DM you and good luck to everyone else. - snowwannab 759.0 #284 11-26-12 10:00PMLike(15)Reply
I agree! The only mark of my disability is my knee brace, which I don't often wear unless I really truly need it. But the GAC has helped so much, especially on those long days. Just because an illness is invisible, doesn't mean it isn't t More...
I hate this discussion and I think everyone knows where I stand on this issue. Just because a disibilty isn't visible, doesn't mean it's NOT as crippling as those that are. Anyone who says different is uneducated and ridiculous. - Mrsblue 693.1 #319 11-17-12 4:08PMLike(29)Reply
I don't think ANYONE with a disability needs to explain to ANYONE what their disabilities are!! I'm sorry for your anxiety/panic attacks. If getting a GAC helps, than you go for it! That's what it's for. I hope the GAC does help so you are able to enjoy your time in the parks! :) - LizO 471.1 #500 11-17-12 4:00PMLike(4)Reply
Good for you... and don't feel bad. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, which is also invisible. I haven't used a card yet, but I know that I may have to soon... Sending good thoughts your way, and may no one steal your Disney joy! - LightyearsMommy 21.9 #7450 11-17-12 7:59PMLikeReply
I've been recently diagnosed with MS and panic attacks. People have no idea how we feel. - ninailshalo8 23.9 #7116 11-17-12 8:12PMLikeReply
Please add me! This is beyond adorable. My favorite memory at Disneyland is when I spent the whole day there with my boyfriend when we had only been together for a few months. It rained all day and I got to spend time with him - it was pe More...
😱BELLE!! Please add me!! We had a very difficult time having our first daughter. After having her, I was told I could never have more children. But I was blessed four years later with an unbelievable miracle. We announced our pregnancy to my family at DL by putting my oldest in a shirt I made that said "Big Sister to Be". My whole family was in tears. It was an amazing day!! This was my favorite park memory and now I am treasuring making lots more with both of beautiful girls!❤❤❤ - RCmom 5235.3 #27 11-16-12 5:23PMLike(17)Reply
Please add me for RCmom. Although I've never met her, I love her "best memory"! My best memory would have to be going on POTC with my grandma when I was younger. My brother & I would have contests to see who could yell "I love grandma!" louder while going down the drop. She ended up passing away due to breast cancer, so in honor of her, my brother and I always try to yell as loud as we can while going down the drop in POTC! :) - GrimGrinningAmanda 666.9 #336 11-16-12 5:52PMLike(7)Reply
I surprised a good friend a few years ago by making him wear a blindfold and headphones with his favorite music playing. We picked him up at Cal State Fullerton, then put both on immediately. We took both off when he was right between the More...
Wow, what an awesome family member/friend you are! I could always pop out of the bushes wearing my banana costume and make up a song and dance then had her the pass then run off into the sunset - Dave 13858.4 #6 11-16-12 10:51AMLike(14)Reply
Ok, guys I have an update! Laura is here in the next room...I bought her pass online and am gonna wrap it up like a present for her birthday. The plan is that I'll ask her to come to dinner somewhere in DTD, ya know for the "atmosphere" and some made up story about a scarf I left there yesterday. Then I'll have her open her present and try to film it for you guys! And of course, we'll then come marching right in to DL or DCA :) Everyone who wants to, come say hi to the newest AP member! I'll update on the timing...Hopefully we can go to the Cove bar. She's never been there either. Thanks everyone for your suggestions!! - MissMolly 1401.3 #140 11-16-12 3:42PMLike(4)Reply
Gosh I can't remember what it's called but there's a creamy tomato pasta dish at garden grill that I love, I had some super awesome Mac and cheese last time I went to club 33, and a creme brûlée from there that was delicious! - MelodyTime 313.6 #906 11-16-12 4:58PMLikeReply
The Santa Maria Style Tri Tip from Ariel's Grotto Princess Celebration (although that's technically DCA), English toffee, anddddd...I can't decide on a third item. :/ - susieQzee 555.8 #408 11-16-12 4:58PMLikeReply
Ooh add me please! Thank you! I don't remember what the first EVER Disney movie I saw was, but I vividly remember seeing The Lion King in theatres when it was released......and bawling! I think that was the first Disney movie I ever saw in a theatre. - jalensmommy 200.1 #2088 11-12-12 9:42PMLikeReply
Please add me for the letter K with a Beauty and the Beast theme!
Please add me please for the letter M. I would like the Castle decorated during Christmas time and the date 12-24-08 on it bc it's where and when I got engaged!!! Thx :) - caramiapoohluvsbb8 4485.5 #35 11-12-12 10:16PMLike(2)Reply
Please Add me! The letter Y and the design Jasmine and Aladdin. Thank You - Yesi 110.6 #3543 11-11-12 9:29PMLikeReply
I love the bottom right ones, they remind me of Mary Poppins! Do you know if these can be embroidered?
If I was a lady (or lady like) I might enjoy wearing the bottom right ears. With a whole matching outfit to go with them. Or maybe my wife can just wear them. - phillip... 1402.5 #139 10-10-12 12:33PMLike(2)Reply
I've been going since I was three and I've had an annual pass for four years now, but I finally finished riding every ride in the park at least once over the summer. I still have not been on the Mark Twain though! And I haven't been on a More...
I've been an ap holder since December of 09. I STILL haven't done everything!!! That's what's so amazing about the parks, they are always changing! I could never get bored! - Duchess_SMK 6605.0 #22 10-2-12 10:02AMLike(5)Reply
I have been 100's of times and still haven't seen everything, but I have seen an elephant fly! - Deltachiq 1244.3 #157 10-2-12 10:09AMLike(3)Reply
I've been going since I was three and I've had an annual pass for four years now, but I finally finished riding every ride in the park at least once over the summer. I still have not been on the Mark Twain though! And I haven't been on a lot of things at DCA. - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 10-2-12 10:10PMLikeReply
Finished both parks in 5 days at a relaxed pace during off-season. Missed only 2 rides that were under refurbishment. - missyandpaul 298.6 #1005 10-2-12 11:13PMLikeReply
I just recently visited the petting zoo in Big Thunder Ranch! That's really fun, the goats are very friendly and fun to pet.
Buy the Hidden Mickey Book and go explore. Grab a churro, walk around and look up, see how many things you can notice that you never saw before. Go on BigThunderMtn and try the Goat Effect, Eat a corn dog, look in the Magic Shop - misschurro 8008.7 #14 9-24-12 5:53PMLikeReply
They may like the animation academy, or explore Tom Sayers island. - jmotajr 7.8 #13918 9-24-12 5:53PMLikeReply
I just recently visited the petting zoo in Big Thunder Ranch! That's really fun, the goats are very friendly and fun to pet. - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 9-24-12 6:45PMLikeReply
You can get a map at city hall of all the coin press machines, and go collect them. There is a collecting book you can buy too to store them in, other people make stuff out of them, and kids like seeing the coins get smooshed. - secretagentangel 8889.6 #11 9-24-12 6:53PMLikeReply
This meet up is cancelled. At the time the we planned it, we didn't realize that there were going to be official meetups planned before the rest of us could plan them. I'm sorry for the confusion. Have fun tomorrow everyone! :) 😃👍 - Vegan7LuvsStitch 1027.1 #203 10-19-12 7:40PMLikeReply
A CM friend of mine told me the other day that most of the trees in Disneyland really do produce fruit. There are limes and bananas over by Astro Blasters! - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 9-21-12 5:53PMLikeReply
Please add me! I love those pins. My favorite part about the holiday season is giving presents. I love when I can give myself a bigger budget and buy nice things for the people I love! I also love Christmas decorations.
Please please add me. My favorite part is the transition and when the snow falls during the fireworks. This would be my second year seeing it so im really excited. This is an awesome RAK! Thank you (: - Dezzi_Duck 28.8 #6491 9-16-12 1:37PMLike(1)Reply
Those pins are adorable! Add me please! I love the holiday season! I love how cozy the weather gets, being with family, wrapping presents, cutting down our Christmas tree, fires in the fireplace, hot chocolate and candy canes... I can't wait to spend Thanksgiving in Disneyland and see all of the beautiful decorations! Thank you! - JessM4 269.6 #1258 9-16-12 1:39PMLike(1)Reply
Please add me! I like wearing my Toms to the park, they're really comfy.
Add me please!! Have to wear tennis shoes (I'm not at DLR for a fashion show!). - NVDLfan 188.9 #2237 9-15-12 4:00PMLike(1)Reply
Oh wow Andie, this is awesome!! It looks like elecTRONica! Lol Please add me!! I usually wear nike's, converse, or vans! But if I have to pick one, I'll say nike's! Thank you! - GreenLantern 746.6 #293 9-15-12 7:48PMLike(1)Reply
Let see if it will post. I tried yesterday and it wouldnt post. This is a cool RAK. Please add me. My favorite shoes will always be tennis shoes. It was pretty funny cause someone was looking at my scrapbooks from 3 yrs of Disney trips and they commented that I had the same tennis shoes every trip. I had to go buy new ones for the following trip. - mamamouse22 27.8 #6599 9-22-12 8:25AMLikeReply
I'm an Integrated Educational Studies major, with a double-minor in English and Women's Studies. I just started my second year of college.
I'm an Integrated Educational Studies major, with a double-minor in English and Women's Studies. I just started my second year of college. - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 9-2-12 11:26PMLike(1)Reply
BS in anthropology and an emphasis in chemistry and math Now hopefully going for a masters in public health, med school, or an archaeological excavation in mexico/yucatan - CarpeNoctem025 33.3 #6011 9-3-12 12:25AMLike(1)Reply
Graduated with a B.S. in Biological Anthropology with a minor in Biology, currently applying for both grad school for public health and Nursing schools, which ever I get into first :-) - PrincessTianaCM 221.0 #1813 9-6-12 9:29PMLikeReply
I think it is! There are a lot of characters out that aren't normally seen. Plus, wait times tend to be shorter, the whole family can dress up, and there's free candy everywhere. I had a blast, especially because my group kept finding the More...
Totally worth it...really worth it if you plan it out just right...you are allowed to enter the parks in costume a few hours before the official event start time...You will see Halloween Screams fireworks show, which are only shown during thr event...you get tons of candy so bring re usable bags...Halloween cavalcade...ambiance of parks is totally different and amazing during party...great and rare character pic opportunities during event...you and your family will love it :-) - uscdisneyteacher 8840.7 #12 8-30-12 8:58PMLike(1)Reply
I think it is! There are a lot of characters out that aren't normally seen. Plus, wait times tend to be shorter, the whole family can dress up, and there's free candy everywhere. I had a blast, especially because my group kept finding the not-so-popular candy stations. - BelleintheTARDIS 258.8 #1354 8-30-12 8:58PMLikeReply
Well, put it this way. My hubby who doesn't quite get the magic insisted that I take our kids to the party. - GoofyMom77 1022.1 #206 8-30-12 10:14PMLikeReply
We did the Halloween party 2 years ago and really enjoyed it. That being said, If you get to go to DL during the Halloween season you get to experience magic of the decor, themed rides (NBC HM, GG), and the special foods. During the Halloween party you get to dress up and see nearly every other guest dressed up, special fireworks, little to no wait for attractions, lots of characters our for pics/ autographs, special parade, music, dancing, and TONS of free candy and snacks. - NikkiMickey 1686.3 #113 8-30-12 10:23PMLikeReply