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matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 (DL) 
I have recently returned from a very long hiatus to the Disneyland experience. I enjoy DCA, black pearls, the grand californian, Pirates and World of Color.

Member Since: Apr 04, 2012
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143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-15-12 10:50AM
It begins!
enjoy your special time! - Mrs.mouse   543.6 #451 9-15-12 10:53AM Like  Reply
Nice! Don't forget to post food pics! Have a nice time! - MacaronMerida   4742.4 #39 9-15-12 11:01AM Like  Reply
You are lucky enjoy - Tealtownfan   1171.9 #191 9-15-12 11:02AM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-14-12 7:22PM
Bag, electric ears, pins... I'm ready for DL, DCA, and 33!! 😜
Have a good time! - LittleStarSweeper   361.5 #750 9-14-12 8:56PM Like(1)  Reply
Hope you have a good time! - 7mouskedoodles   372.7 #715 9-14-12 9:27PM Like(1)  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-13-12 10:07PM
So I may have scored an invite to a lunch at Club 33 on Saturday. SO FRIGGING EXCITED!!
Jealous! Oh my gosh I'm excited for you!!! - Mickeymouse28   367.1 #727 9-13-12 10:14PM Like(1)  Reply
That's soooo awesome!!! Enjoy it. Post lots of pics so I can make yummy noises. - LittleAprilShowers   589.3 #407 9-13-12 11:08PM Like(1)  Reply
Wow thanks so much for the great comments. Will post pics tomorrow! - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 9-14-12 7:20PM Like  Reply
Was there for lunch yesterday and the Executive Chef was there and actually cooked our entres. It was the best cook on a Briand in all of my dinning experience. - butternard   27.8 #6843 9-14-12 7:45PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-9-12 12:18PM
Hey Mousewaiters!! Anyone have an idea of cost for lunch at Club33 these days? Excluding tax, tip and alcohol?
Our lunch was the cost of an adult park hopper ticket, give or take. - tiggertwin   332.9 #852 9-9-12 12:20PM Like(1)  Reply
Thanks for the info! Uncle has a lot of tickets to get in and I am trying to figure out if I can afford. Take care! - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-9-12 12:26PM
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-3-12 7:26PM
My friends and I. This was actually from 2 days ago just forgot to post. Cool story one in our party dropped her purse and we went to city hall and someone turned it in!!! Even left the cash in it! Added to the humor and magic of the day.  More...
What a great pic and even awesome story...glad all of you had a very magical trip :-) - uscdisneyteacher   9425.9 #13 9-3-12 7:31PM Like  Reply
Yah, it was pretty awesome day. Felt wonderful to know that there are honest people out there. - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-3-12 7:43PM
We have the same name. lol - Chumash28   2222.8 #89 9-3-12 7:45PM Like  Reply
Great group shot! - DisneyVacationLover   623.7 #384 9-3-12 7:54PM Like  Reply
Disney is great with friends! Glad you had a nice time. Nice photo :) - piratelife4me   1105.8 #208 9-3-12 7:58PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-3-12 7:16PM
HI mousewatiers..... I am REALLY sorry to ask this question but I just cannot figure out how to do a DM. Little Help??
When you go on a users profile next to their user name, you'll see the letters 'DM' click it, write, and send! - AndieHawkins   366.6 #729 9-3-12 7:29PM Like(1)  Reply
Thanks sooooooo much. I feel like such an idiot for having to ask. - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-3-12 7:35PM
You're welcome! Have a magical day! - AndieHawkins  366.6 #729 9-3-12 7:48PM
to set up DM go to, my mw, profile, then you can set up the DM feature. - CallMeFlower   424.0 #611 9-3-12 7:37PM Like(1)  Reply
Thank you so much!! - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-3-12 7:43PM
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-3-12 2:04PM
Someone falling to there doom!!
The live pics are awesome... - DavidDisney   37.3 #5880 9-3-12 5:00PM Like(1)  Reply
There are some VERY talented people on here when it comes to live pics. I envy their abilities. - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-3-12 7:43PM
*their - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 9-3-12 2:08PM Like  Reply
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143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-3-12 12:47PM
The men who stare at goats!
Cute !! - WishIWereThere   332.8 #853 9-3-12 1:03PM Like  Reply
Yah he was pretty fascinated by the goats. - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-3-12 1:37PM
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143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-3-12 12:05PM
Took the plunge and went to DL on Labor Day with my son and wife. A wee bit crowded. The goats from big thunder ranch send their hellos.
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-2-12 9:41PM
Hey Mousewaiters! Just wondering about how bad the crowds are on Labor Day? Is it just super crazy or not so much. I was just there Thursday and the entire park was wide open.
I'm sure it will be packed. No block outs on APs + Holiday + 1/2 Marathon weekend= potentially lots of happy people. 😄 - joyfulmomma   266.2 #1347 9-2-12 9:46PM Like(1)  Reply
hmmmmm... well i would be with my 1 1/2 year old son soooooooooo Im not so sure about mass crowds. - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 9-2-12 9:49PM
I took my 2,4,&5 year olds (a couple years back) flying solo on crowded days. We still had a blast! It's Disneyland, afterall! - joyfulmomma  266.2 #1347 9-2-12 9:59PM
I'll be there tomorrow. Let's see how much trouble we can cause - ScooterMike   1963.0 #103 9-2-12 9:45PM Like  Reply
Wish we had a way to know exactly which way the crowd index is going to go. Hope the dice roll in favor of a Disney day for you and your little man! - makingmemories   311.9 #976 9-2-12 10:01PM Like  Reply
heck we will go to add the fun - Plumiegirl   10921.1 #11 9-2-12 10:01PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 9-1-12 11:57AM
Picked up a really sweet pin in DCA!!!
Nice - E-Ticket   1796.0 #116 9-1-12 12:15PM Like  Reply
I like your pin! - RadiatorSprings4Ever   3864.6 #48 9-1-12 12:29PM Like  Reply
I love this pin! - WishIWereThere   332.8 #853 9-1-12 1:56PM Like  Reply
Aww I miss the Golden gate bridge in DCA... 😔 - BambooMike   133.8 #3170 9-1-12 1:59PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 8-30-12 6:45PM
It's truly a magical day at the magical kingdom.
lets see how magical it is after you ride... - Radius   502.7 #498 8-30-12 6:52PM Like(3)  Reply
I haven't been on the new sleds yet. But I'm gonna say booooooo anyway. - Mouse4life   1850.9 #112 8-30-12 6:47PM Like  Reply
OK ok, my butt and lower back were in some pain after that ride. However it really and truly was a magical day at the magic kingdom. - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 8-31-12 7:50PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 8-30-12 10:49AM
At toy story and it's hot and humid. Have a fantastic day.
Hot and humid. Awful combo. Stay cool and have a great day! - DisneyFanZoe   1249.3 #170 8-30-12 10:55AM Like  Reply
Beat my friend by 1100 points on toy story. The sweet flavor of victory!! - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 8-30-12 11:31AM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 8-29-12 3:04PM
T-Minus 19 hours and counting for Disneyland and DCA. Drinks are on me at the Grand Californian.
You're going to make a lot of friends - GoofyMom77   1162.9 #194 8-29-12 3:05PM Like(1)  Reply
19 hours... someone do the math for me! I don't want to think - Jenniferr   506.7 #491 8-29-12 3:48PM Like(1)  Reply
Guess I know where Ill be in 19 hours........Working :( - PrinceTeaJack   958.1 #239 8-29-12 3:15PM Like  Reply
I'm sorry. That is like a 7 letter word. - Tealtownfan  1171.9 #191 8-29-12 3:33PM
Ooooooo that ssssucks. Sorry to rub it in. No not really ;-) - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 8-29-12 3:23PM Like  Reply
Who are you replying to? If you click on reply on the comment your answering your reply sticks to that comment helps with the flow of the convo otherwise no one knows who your talkin to. - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  763.4 #310 8-29-12 3:43PM
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143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-21-12 9:06PM
#Retro (sorry a little late) This picture was taken in 1982 with my grandmother and I (I was 6 or 7). It was taken at the Sunkist Hut directly across from the Jungle Ride. Sadly at the time of this photo (and unknown to me) my grandmoth  More...
I'm so glad you had time with her and at DL. What a sweet picture, thanks for sharing it with us. - adisneyfamily   1092.7 #211 7-21-12 9:16PM Like(2)  Reply
I have always been extremely grateful to have this photo and memory. Don't want to make this a sad post, just trying to demonstrate its importance to me and how Disneyland is a part of that memory :) - matthewgarcia5  143.8 #3000 7-21-12 9:29PM
II wonder if Walt really knew what DL would mean to so many people. I know I can feel my Dad and Grandparents there with me. - adisneyfamily  1092.7 #211 7-21-12 9:50PM
This is a great photo, she looked happy and full of joy! I'm glad you have this picture to cherish that day! Thank you for sharing - MarshaMouse   5058.3 #35 7-21-12 9:12PM Like(1)  Reply
What a precious memory. Thanks for sharing! - Gia   802.2 #285 7-21-12 9:14PM Like(1)  Reply
😊!! - jjdq   338.0 #829 7-21-12 9:12PM Like  Reply
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143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-11-12 12:09PM
So I just got my first annual pass in March and it has completely renewed my love of all things Disney (I have been dormant for 17 years). So between Mousewait and going to the parks and my pins I am totally into the swing of things. Th  More...
:( Tis a hard thing. I myself struggle with this. My other half loves Disney but it gets a little old for him when I talk about it 24/7 visa versa I get bored of him talking only video games at times. Tis merley diffrence in the joys of life. It is okay if you have diffrent ones:) Be there to support hers and make sure she supports your both on a equally healthy level and you shall be otttay :)  - BooEve123   800.9 #286 7-11-12 12:13PM Like(2)  Reply
Otttay! - PrinceTeaJack  958.1 #239 7-11-12 12:19PM
It was so wonderful to share the excitement of the Up vinyls on Maybie's post last night!! When I got to work I was trying to share my excitement with my co workers but they were like " a what?" what is a vinylmation? - Disneymomblessedx3  363.1 #744 7-12-12 11:16PM
I dare not speak the word "Disneyland" around my family unless someone else brings it up. So that's why I come here. DISNEYLAND! MICKEY MOUSE! WALT DISNEY! Whoop whoop! 😁 - AshleyLynn22   791.2 #292 7-11-12 12:18PM Like(2)  Reply
How do you do this?! I try so hard but something Disney ALWAYS falls out. The are times I really just stay nothing. - 559MickeyLover  335.8 #837 7-12-12 11:46PM
:) - BubbaLoo  870.6 #260 7-12-12 11:50PM
I'm sorry about that!!! :(. My husband luckily shares my love of Disney and loves taking our daughter as much as I do! - lynniesue42   232.4 #1734 7-12-12 11:11PM Like  Reply
However I do have friends that dont share or understand our love of Disney and feel the need to criticize us for "wasting" money there...I just tell them that I consider money spent on our daughters Disneyland memories are better referred to as an investment! :) - lynniesue42  232.4 #1734 7-12-12 11:13PM
bf doesnt mind going once a week he just doest like it when i talk about disney every day! lol disney runs thru ma vains!!! lmbo! - annjay07   170.8 #2574 7-13-12 12:38AM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-9-12 9:49PM
Two of my favorite things in DCA. A black pearl and the hearthstone lounge (Grand Californian).
I love how they have that wood everywhere, it's so pretty. - darodrig   224.3 #1840 7-9-12 9:52PM Like(1)  Reply
That's my fav place to have drinks. Fireplace is inside and outside - joxua   112.6 #3582 7-9-12 11:28PM Like  Reply
My favorite location to work :) - CM_Clopin   248.0 #1529 7-10-12 1:24AM Like  Reply
Yes! The only spot in the resort w/TVs, specifically ESPN, at their bar (excluding DTD, of course) :D - Jacqueline   580.0 #411 7-10-12 2:31AM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-9-12 9:33PM
J. Thaddeus Toad I presume? Nope just my 1 1/2 yr old son on his first trip to DL
how cute.. he looks to be having fun.. - Stitch_Legacy   5143.8 #34 7-9-12 9:48PM Like(1)  Reply
A motah car? Tally ho!! - London-In-Wonderland   451.0 #576 7-9-12 9:50PM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-8-12 12:39AM
Pic of my son with his first visit pin! :-)
He's so cute!  - PrincessLani   111.3 #3609 7-8-12 12:41AM Like(1)  Reply
First of many visits - ScooterMike   1963.0 #103 7-8-12 12:43AM Like(1)  Reply
So cute. Looks like he's holding his ticket too? Hope it was a great first visit! 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream   4410.2 #43 7-8-12 12:58AM Like  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 7-8-12 12:23AM
Took my 16 month son for a brief visit to Disneyland. It was his first!! It went pretty well!! :-)
awww super cute photo:) I am glad you figured out how to post the pic live here too!!! Brief visits are the best!  - BooEve123   800.9 #286 7-8-12 12:27AM Like(1)  Reply
THank you.  Yah it was mostly for pictures and the 'awwww' factor.  My wife was out of town so it was a special moment between my son and I.  A moment I hope to repeat with him as he continues to grow.  :) - matthewgarcia5   143.8 #3000 7-8-12 12:31AM Like(1)  Reply
That is great :) I have very few photos with my parents at disney and the few I do I have at work hanging proud :) So get as many as you can:) That is great you guys got to spend some father son time together! *cheers* to many more visits:) - BooEve123  800.9 #286 7-8-12 12:32AM
Very cute picture! - Alicewhoareyou   2819.0 #63 7-8-12 12:39AM Like(1)  Reply
143.8 #3000 DL Qual #7855 4-4-12 3:33PM
Have not been to Disneyland in 18 years. Never knew I could have a buzz!!!! THANKS DCA!!!
Lightweight much?  - BooEve123   800.9 #286 4-4-12 3:35PM Like(1)  Reply