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The customer service is better. Disney pays attention to details. The CM's take pride in their job. The parades and rides are amazing. Plus you feel safe. And it's family friendly. I could go on... - Tiggerific 330.2 #642 6-3-13 7:23PMLikeReply
Honestly just being there, it doesn't matter to me what I'm doing. But I have to say eating some Plaza Inn fried chicken and riding Tower of Terror doesn't hurt. - MallE 147.9 #2560 6-2-13 11:30PMLikeReply
It's great! Sometimes we go to Disneyland just for dinner and to watch the firework show. We don't have the pressure of doing every attraction In one day. If the park is packed, I don't stress bc I can always go the next day! We pack one More...
It's a lot of fun! When I was little my family could only afford to go every couple of years. Now as an adult, the inner child in me can go and enjoy it when ever she wants! I really feel very lucky to live close by. Every visit to the park is different. Sometimes I go for the whole day, half day or just for a couple hours after school/work. Visits to the park vary upon how busy my schedule is. I enjoy going at least once a week if time permits. But last week I visited 4 times durning SB. 😊 - Miss-E-Mouse 1310.0 #93 4-5-13 1:36PMLike(2)Reply
It's great! Sometimes we go to Disneyland just for dinner and to watch the firework show. We don't have the pressure of doing every attraction In one day. If the park is packed, I don't stress bc I can always go the next day! We pack one backpack with our sweaters & snacks and off we go! It's great! - DeaG 9.3 #9333 4-5-13 1:42PMLike(1)Reply
Breakups are hard period. Just remember everything happens for a reason. Just stay positive that your prince charming is out there & when you least expect it, he will sweep you off your feet. Just focus on yourself and getting better. Time will heal your heartache.
- Armenda 1135.1 #116 2-26-13 6:48AMLike(4)Reply
I tried dm u I have been in a similar situation and would love to talk to u and listen I'm a great listener. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org - mickeyat78 1267.9 #96 2-26-13 6:53AMLikeReply
I was told it I due to the fact it's the last weekend of the Disneyland Employee holiday party where the employees get 50% off on merchandise and food so they are taking full advantage of that. - danneebabee 172.2 #2205 2-10-13 5:15PMLikeReply
Thank you everyone for your comments. My mom is the greatest woman I have ever known and having this reminds me that even though she is gone she will always be with me. - Caterpillar46 236.2 #1364 1-30-13 5:55PMLike(4)Reply
Please add me - thank you for offering this! I haven't been to the parks since March 2011 and we will be bringing my 1 and 3 year olds 2/8 - 2/11. Thanks! - QueenMiranda 386.3 #490 1-29-13 1:46PMLikeReply
Great pic! Check out all those trees in the background! Thanks for the pic!
I love how this photo shows how Fantasyland has changed. If you look to the back where the buckets are headed, that's the Fantasyland platform for the skyway. Casey Jr is to the right, and Dumbo was eventually moved from where it is in the pic to the right of the family. - Gia 801.8 #179 1-17-13 5:37PMLike(4)Reply
Again thanking the dear lord that I was born in the late 80's so I got to miss all the browns, yellows, and oranges, and the terrible hair. Love your picture though! :) - BellesLibrary 362.1 #537 1-17-13 8:12PMLikeReply
Oye! It's against the rules to promo another Disney fan board on here which you have done with your screen shot. Your pic also has no useful caption so when it gets buried the only thing you will have accomplished is the taking up valuable bandwidth. This is also only a partial list and if you had searched before you posted you will see this has been posted a ton of times. - Linzee 784.2 #186 1-12-13 8:25AMLike(12)Reply
I hadn't seen this posted before so I appreciate the info. Not sure why all the drama over someone trying to be helpful. - Mimmy 1442.3 #83 1-12-13 2:25PMLike(5)Reply
Please do not add me, if I can please add me for TheMadHatter106. Awwweeeeee...that's so sweet to give that to your Mom if you win. My Mom passed away in Nov. I miss her everyday, but I know she is no longer suffering & in heaven for that I am greatful. I wish you the best of luck. Thank you :) ps. Sorry for the long post. - Eeyorelvr 101.4 #3327 1-11-13 5:32PMLike(1)Reply
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 965.4 #146 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 659.0 #239 1-8-13 6:25PMLike(1)Reply
jlipstone, you've made me smile tonight. Thank you for continuing this RAK that was started last summer. I just love that it's still going strong! Good luck, everyone! :) - susieQzee 539.7 #313 1-2-13 8:42PMLike(2)Reply
Make sure your child knows a cell phone number or write it down and Pin it in their pocket. Also, remind them to ask a cast member for help. Show them what cast members might be wearing.
Unfortunately kids can be very fast and out of your sight in a second. I've had it happen to me where he is right next to me and the next second I can't see him. Last time at Disneyland this happened when getting off the storybook boats. Luckily he knows to stay in place but my heart still sank. Even the most alert parent can get caught off guard. - aidensmama 340.1 #605 12-28-12 11:33AMLike(6)Reply
Make sure your child knows a cell phone number or write it down and Pin it in their pocket. Also, remind them to ask a cast member for help. Show them what cast members might be wearing. - DeaG 9.3 #9333 12-28-12 12:15PMLike(3)Reply
I've bought the temp. Tattoos that you can write your number on. All kids in our party wear them inside their forearm and we show them disney badges when we get there so they know who is safe to talk too - Minderella 299.1 #794 12-29-12 11:26PMLikeReply
That's rude MrsSchnooks. She's excited. I've been in the lounge for a long time and the FAQs still don't make sense to me. Sometimes its nice for a person to explain it on a personal level. I'm sick and tired of other long time MWers beli More...
Hey, welcome officially, this is the lounge, it gives great live pictures, fun family trips, new events, news you won't hear anywhere else and what to expect. FAQ will help but if you need guidance use search feature and it can help with food, events, etc. visit the lounge and you'll learn tons - MarshaMouse 3640.5 #25 12-26-12 3:07PMLike(5)Reply
We go to Dland every year for NYE. We get there as soon as the park opens, enjoy the park then go back to the hotel to nap and eat. I suggest packing snacks, water and dressing for cold weather. We go back to the park around 6pm. The park More...
Yes, last year it reached capacity. We arrived just after 10:30am and barely got a locker on Mainstreet. Wall to wall people, but you will still have fun. - Alicewhoareyou 922.5 #154 12-20-12 5:26PMLike(1)Reply
So we decided we will head out on the road to DL on the 31st. Any Vegas MW peeps want to go? I can fit 2 more ppl in our lil Ford Focus. Or we can do a caravan thing...celebrating NYE! DL style!! - roses4u2 153.0 #2493 12-21-12 5:52AMLikeReply
Ive been to two Consecutive NYE DIsney Park celebration. Last year was the Foggy one! Yeah it was crowded at DisneyLand park so we decided to stay at DCA till countdown. Then hop to DLand. (Now that DCA re-imagineering is completed, they might be crowded too and in full capacity very quick!) - otilegna 1752.3 #67 12-21-12 7:04AMLikeReply
The word on Main Street and Buena Vista Street is Mickey and Friends will be there. It is only a rumor at this point, nothing has been confirmed as yet. - vincentchase1 672.7 #232 12-15-12 1:26PMLikeReply
I can tell you I'll be somewhere on New Year's Eve - IMissDisney 1195.5 #106 12-15-12 1:28PMLikeReply
3 in our home. 5 years and renewing next month. Can't imagine being without one! Very blessed to have one.
We don't have passes only because we live 6 hours away. We normally go twice a year, so i'm pretty sure we'll just buy an AP next year instead of paying $500 for tickets every time we go. - DisneylandMama87 16.7 #6778 11-24-12 1:09PMLike(2)Reply
Please add me. I'd create a ride like Soaring and fly over all of the Disney parks in the world.
Please add me. I would love to see a updated version of Mission To Mars or Adventure Through Inner Space. - ScooterMike 1961.4 #58 11-3-12 10:37PMLike(3)Reply
Awesome RAk! Plz add me. I would create an attraction that would be just like Soarin', but it would take you to places all over the world. And the destination would be random. So u dont get the same place twice. - dimplesdanie 1236.9 #98 11-4-12 2:30AMLike(3)Reply
I didn't know Oscar was a legendary cm. I have an awesome picture of my son with him on my favorite birthday ever. I will share the story/pic when the parade madness dies down. - brigeet 351.9 #567 11-4-12 6:11AMLikeReply
The ride opened in July, 1989. Here's the background info: The idea for Splash Mountain was originally conceived in the summer of 1983 by Imagineer Tony Baxter while stuck in rush hour traffic on his way to work. He wanted to attract guests to the often-empty Bear Country land and make use of the Audio-Animatronics from America Sings, which was also receiving poor attendance. It was Dick Nunis who insisted that the Imagineers create a log flume for Disneyland, but the Imagineers were initially unenthusiastic about it, insisting that log flumes were too ordinary a theme park attraction to include in a park like Disneyland. While trying to solve the problems of including a log flume, bringing people into Bear Country and reusing the America Sings characters, Baxter then thought of Song of the South.
At the time it was built, Splash Mountain was one of the most expensive projects created by Walt Disney Imagineering at a cost of $75 million. According to Alice Davis (wife of the late Marc Davis), when America Sings closed in April 1988, production of Disneyland's Splash Mountain had gone far over budget. The only way to recover was to close down America Sings and use the characters from that attraction.
Baxter and his team developed the concept of Zip-a-Dee River Run, which would incorporate scenes from Song of the South. The name was later changed to Splash Mountain after then-CEO Michael Eisner's mostly-ignored suggestion that the attraction be used to help market the film Splash. The characters from America Sings were used in many scenes, though all of the main characters were specifically designed for Splash Mountain. Coincidentally, the two vultures seen just before the final drop at the Disneyland version are the same vultures used as the Boothill Boys in America Sings.
Dave Feiten was then brought in to animate and fix story and staging problems. Feiten then moved nearly all of the animatronics to new locations and then took out 10 animatronic figures and removed them from the ride completely to improve the show. - MeridaFanHasNoAP 3195.0 #28 10-9-12 9:43AMLikeReply
Please add me for vegan7lLuvsStitch. I know how difficult it is to care for a parent with cancer. I have done it twice. Such a nice RAK!! - LaPearleNoir 1172.2 #109 9-6-12 5:43PMLike(3)Reply
yes please, my cousin would love to go. You guys remeber? The one who was shot in the elbow with a shot gun by her brother. She's out of the cast now. Thank you so much CMBaloo, awesome RAK - GoofyMom77 469.3 #386 9-6-12 2:24PMLike(1)Reply
Yes. It's TERRIBLE!! We went on this last week with my niece... she was so excited... and then that creepy sliding action happened! She looked at me and said, "Auntie, this isn't Mickey's wheel of fun; it's Mickey's Wheel of HORROR!!" ...after I stopped laughing I told her that I agreed 100%!! - DiamondInTheRough 336.2 #618 8-31-12 3:33PMLike(1)Reply
my daughters and a friend of mine went on, they said as soon as it started swinging they screamed and all got into the fetal on the floor lol. i'm afraid to try it now. - OhanaPhoto 3012.4 #31 8-31-12 4:19PMLikeReply
Absolutely breathtaking photo! These photos are so appreciated especially for the people who can't make it to the park often, thanks again!✨✨✨✨ - Disneylandismylife 139.4 #2712 8-31-12 2:03PMLike(2)Reply
Got my top two out in July. Keep ice or a frozen bag of peas on your face for 24 hours! Alternate sides every 15 minutes. I did that and had no swelling! The pain in the butt part was finding stuff to eat. Ensures and bean and cheese burritos were my best good friends. - LaneSparrow316 847.0 #172 8-30-12 4:56PMLikeReply
just found a lappert's that sells them! of course it isn't the same as having it at dl :) - OhanaPhoto 3012.4 #31 8-30-12 5:18PMLikeReply
We always bring Chex Mix, waters and, sour gummy worms. we stop by the 711. Our daughter called it Disneyland Snacks.
Wheat thins, gummy bears, licorice, grapes. Frozen water bottle...remove 1/3 of water, lay at an angle in the freezer the night before. In the morning, fill it up with cold water and you'll have a bottle of cold water for a few hours. - moomooluvr 293.2 #832 8-29-12 12:41PMLike(6)Reply
Granola bars, cereal bars, small chip packs, fruit snacks, fresh fruit, pretzels, crackers. - Linzee 784.2 #186 8-29-12 10:55AMLike(4)Reply
You're welcome! It's my favorite! Enjoy! ;) you gatta try the honey mustard sauce with the sweet potato fries! Just ask someone at the counter for some. - Duchess_SMK 5434.7 #14 8-28-12 1:06PMLike(1)Reply
((jumping up and down)) Yes!! I'm soooooo excited! The songs, the gingerbread smell, Zero, the "Happy Holidays everyone! Eeeeehehehehe!" LOVE it all! 😍 - Sweet_Irish_Cream 3652.5 #24 8-26-12 11:25PMLike(4)Reply