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5819.1 #14 Qual #6 January 23, 2015 2:11PM
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, January 23rd, 2006: Monsters, Inc.: Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!, officially opens to the public in DCA!  More...
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Never rode Superstar Limo but I saw the ride through and it was horrible πŸ˜‚ this is much better. Monsters Inc is my favorite Pixar film and I was hoping that whole area (from near the old arcade to Muppets Theatre) would eventually be Monstropolous but of course... Just wishful thinking - missmimi90   1597.6 #87 1-23-15 2:14PM Like(1)  Reply
I agree with you about superstar limo! LOL What's your favorite part about the attraction @missmimi90? And BTW I think Monstropolous would be a FUN addition! ;) - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-23-15 2:35PM
Either the Sushi room because I LOVEEE the ginger smell or the door room.  - missmimi90  1597.6 #87 1-23-15 2:37PM
I have only seen that scary vid of the former attraction. Crazy that it sat empty for 4 years! Wow! I enjoy this attraction. I think they did a great job with it and nice that they brought Disney/Pixar to DCA. My fav is def Roz at the end and her commentsπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   4704.3 #20 1-23-15 2:43PM Like(1)  Reply
Thanks for your post. Miss you in here. But I can imagine 3 cute kiddos are keeping you a lil busyπŸ˜‰πŸ˜˜  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4704.3 #20 1-23-15 2:44PM
Hi love! So sorry for the late reply! My mom fell and broke her ankle yesterday and is in the hospital waiting for surgery so I've been distracted by that and the kiddos! I miss y'all too!  I'm so glad you liked the post. I just new you'd say Roz! She's my favorite too! πŸ‘― - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-24-15 10:04AM
Thanks for another great post. I rode Superstar Limo; I think it is the worst ride Disney ever made. The idea didn't sound bad, but the result was, especially the cheesy "stars" who would pop up. Monsters on the other hand is great, including the detail in the pre-ride. Maybe the ugly duckling turned into a swan? - redsoxcarlos   1249.4 #112 1-24-15 1:01AM Like  Reply
At the daily opening of the ride they use to have a screaming contest, I don't remember if it was kids only. I think the power meter was used?  A few guests were picked for the scream off. The winner got a certificate that allowed them Front of Line privileges?  Sorry my memory is so fuzzy but they did do this I swear!  I want to say for a year or two. I love this ride, it's so well done, no "slow" spots. When I first saw MI during the door chasing scene I thought "this would be a great ride".  I was so happy to see this scene in the ride! - PrincessDuckie   752.8 #215 1-24-15 6:22AM Like  Reply
I hope the kids are treating you well! I'm sure you are enjoying a snugly baby during these cold nights. 😍 - PrincessDuckie  752.8 #215 1-24-15 6:24AM
832.3 #191 DL Qual #130 January 14, 2015 9:43AM
The picture on the left was taken in 1972, I am in the red poncho and my sister is in blue. The picture on the right was taken two days ago! What a difference 42 1/2 years makes! What a blast we are having retaking our old pics! We decide  More...
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I'm nostalgic for the flower mart on center street...and just across main street you could get a pastel portrait from one of several disney artists (just outside market house) - MickeyLumboCM   778.0 #207 1-14-15 11:01AM Like(2)  Reply
What sweet memories. Did you ever have your picture drawn there?  - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-14-15 11:47AM
A few weeks ago, .... just before the holidays, during a home makeover, i discovered my portrait rolled into the original protective tube. It was from 1971. Pretty cool momento. I remember it hard to sit still. Lol - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 1-14-15 11:51AM
This is just epic adorableness. Love it!!!! - GibsonGirl87   365.5 #559 1-14-15 2:02PM Like(1)  Reply
Super cool idea - Dizkid   356.8 #586 1-14-15 11:14PM Like  Reply
I absolutely love this pic! - DisneyDavidEMT   1626.5 #85 1-15-15 12:34AM Like  Reply
Thanks!! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-15-15 4:05AM
832.3 #191 DL Qual #130 January 13, 2015 11:52AM
The Dominguez family tree and window on Main Street USA. A promise kept! The tree is a Canary Island Date Palm planted in 1896 as a wedding gift. The Dominguez family owned 10 acres that is now the Pirates area.
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The eucalyptus  trees in the back of jungle are from the original  lands too. They said Walt was going to save more trees and came to the site one day and someone cut down more than he wanted. So he went out and got more. when DCA was being built they asked in our local paper for people to donate full grown trees to Disney ( I believe they were paid for them too). - secretagentangel   1325.3 #104 1-13-15 1:22PM Like(3)  Reply
I didn't know any of that, that's great info!! - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-13-15 2:04PM
Not sure if they put plaques on the first DCA trees, though I doubt it. When they first brought them from people's homes they were in big wood containers but I think not all of them made the transplant well and died.  :( you used to be able to go to a place and buy the used Disneyland plants, (they replace littles constantly) but I was told they donate all now. There is a tour based on the plants of DL but not sure how often they do it.  - secretagentangel  1325.3 #104 1-13-15 2:52PM
HAPPY 800!!! Congrats!! 😘😘😘 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   4704.3 #20 1-13-15 8:45PM Like(1)  Reply
And congrats on BEST Post of the Day!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4704.3 #20 1-13-15 8:46PM
Thanks Miss !! Turned my sad "have to come home" day into a happy "wahoo!" Day!!  - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-13-15 8:49PM
- MickeyLumboCM   778.0 #207 1-14-15 11:19AM Like  Reply
πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-14-15 11:48AM
Wow, awesome history, and awesome pictures!!!  - GibsonGirl87   365.5 #559 1-14-15 2:11PM Like  Reply
Thank-you!! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  832.3 #191 1-14-15 2:15PM
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 January 9, 2015 12:18PM
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, January 9th, 1987: Star Tours opened in Tomorrowland!   More...
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That's really cool. Thank you  - TinyDancerTay   35.9 #4990 1-9-15 12:26PM Like  Reply
You're welcome! Did you like the old Star Tours?  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-9-15 1:25PM
I wish I'd gotten to see it! My first trip to the parks was February 2014. I love seeing the history and the pictures! - TinyDancerTay  35.9 #4990 1-9-15 1:36PM
Cool info! - disneybob49   52.8 #4331 1-9-15 1:06PM Like  Reply
Glad you enjoyed the read! Any favorite Star Tours memory you'd care to share with us? :) - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-9-15 1:27PM
So cool. Thanks for posting - quote   22.6 #0 1-9-15 8:05PM Like  Reply
Oh good! Happy you liked it! Thanks for telling me! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-10-15 6:17AM
I was 10 when this opened. We went a week after the grand opening. I remember waiting in line that trip and the droid the talks in the queue said "Hi Dad" at the exact moment my father stopped walking. It was hilarious to our family. We loved the ride, I like the new one better because of the randomness of each ride.  - PixiePirateMaid   310.9 #758 1-9-15 11:18PM Like  Reply
πŸ˜‚what a fun story! Thanks for sharing that! I agree, I love the variety! Hoping to enjoy it again soon. May have to have hubby take me for a kid free date asap! 😊 Thanks again! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 1-10-15 6:20AM
105.4 #3343 DL Qual #678 December 15, 2014 6:56PM
I've posted the top pic before. My father took it in September of 1958 but this past weekend, I was finally able to get the same position and show how much it has changed over the past 56 years. It's amazing!
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Very nice. Love the mature trees  - MelodyMouse   3494.4 #27 12-15-14 7:01PM Like  Reply
Oh wow I love this! Thanks for sharing! - missmimi90   1597.6 #87 12-15-14 7:16PM Like  Reply
Wow that's awesome - TrueFromOzLovesDisney   454.5 #421 12-16-14 1:01AM Like  Reply
Great post, thanks! - jacdanfan   7804.4 #4 12-16-14 5:09AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 December 5, 2014 5:08AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, December 5th, 1901: A legend was born, Walter Elias Disney! In celebration of his life, I put together a little history about him, but for th  More...
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 Many prayers and good thoughts being sent your way! πŸ’– ✨😘  There are lots of great Disney quotes, but as an avid reader and someone who values storytelling, my favorite is "there is more treasure in books than in all the Pirates' loot on Treasure Island!"  A runner up is "life is composed of light and shadows and we would be untruthful, insincere and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows."   - Spoonful_O_Sugar   563.2 #316 12-5-14 4:15PM Like(2)  Reply
So sweet! I really appreciate the prayers! Thank you lady! πŸ’—that's an wonderful choice for a favorite quote. 😍 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 12-5-14 6:22PM
"Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards.... The things we live by and teach our children ...are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings" Great post as always ! 😍 and wouldn't it be amazing it new baby shares a birthday with Walt! πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ you take care, all will go well 😊 - eviljules   1027.6 #153 12-5-14 8:59AM Like(1)  Reply
Love that quote! πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘ didn't happen yesterday but that's ok! Thank you so much! πŸ’• - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 12-6-14 6:13AM
Of course by my MW name you can tell my favorite quote is the we keep moving forward one. Prayers to you for a wonderful delivery and a healthy baby. I work as a Tech in a hospital in a birth center. After 9 years I still marvel in the miracle. - keepmovingforward   134.4 #2843 12-6-14 7:28AM Like  Reply
I've always loved your MW name! That's one of my favorite quotes too! Thank you so much for the prayers!! It really is a miracle! What a rewarding job! We are very excited for this blessing!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 12-6-14 7:58AM
Yes, it is a great job. Early Congratulations to you and your family. - keepmovingforward  134.4 #2843 12-6-14 8:32AM
Congratulations to you and your family and your soon to be newest family member!!! - TheHubs   209.4 #1777 12-6-14 9:25AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 November 21, 2014 7:34AM
Good morning and and happy cartoon Friday! This day in Disney history November 21st, 1952: “Pluto’s Christmas Tree”, directed by   More...
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Awww. Love this short!! Β Thank you! Β I can't believe you are still thinking of us when you have got to be so busy getting ready for baby's appearance!!  😘. Happy birthday to sweet Lil Sweet! Β Hope you all have a fantabulous weekend celebration! 😘😘😘  - MeridaFan   3468.9 #28 11-21-14 5:52PM Like(3)  Reply
I was thinking the same thing!  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  944.1 #167 11-21-14 9:36PM
 Awe! Love you guys. I always do as much as possible. But you're right...very busy lately! πŸ˜‚ less then 2 weeks till his due date! 😱 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-22-14 9:49AM
A very Happy Birthday to LilSweet!  And yes I have seen that short many times. I love it just as much today as I did when I was a kid  - Bassplayerswife   205.3 #1828 11-21-14 7:43AM Like  Reply
Thank you! Oh good! It is a fun one! Hope you have a great Friday!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-21-14 8:07AM
I forgot to post one of my favorite stickers.  Thanks for all your hard work! - Bassplayerswife  205.3 #1828 11-21-14 4:02PM
I haven't seen it, in a long time, but I do love it! Β Have a great time tomorrow! I am sorry that I am going to miss you and @HandMeAChurroImmaFaint tomorrow, 😒 I have been sick, and I can't go outside to play 😒 Oh, and Happy birthday to SaWeet little sweet! - MadameLeota   1934.8 #69 11-21-14 9:59PM Like  Reply
Awe! Hope you feel better soon sweetie! Next time! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-22-14 9:36AM
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 November 18, 2014 6:14AM
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, November 18th: Mickey Mouse stars in Steamboat Willie and The Swiss Famil  More...
When I found out I shared a birthday with Mickey & Minnie I was pretty excited to say the least.  I was looking through a calendar my Mom had bought to see what day of the week my birthday fell on, you know, what kids do, lol, and low and behold, there it was.. β€œHappy Birthday Mickey Mouse”!  I was beyond excited.  I’ve always loved everything Disney and have been lucky enough to celebrate a few birthdays at the parks as an adult, including my 40th  (my profile pic), when Disneyland was having a big 80th celebration for the cute couple. It was awesome!  And wearing that birthday button on that day, I sure felt special. Thank you Walt and  ..Mickey & Minnie! - DisneylandOrBust   353.2 #0 11-18-14 11:39AM Like(1)  Reply
Awe! I could totally picture that whole story in my head as you were telling it! Thanks for sharing that with us and most of all To YOU! :) - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-19-14 7:18AM
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- Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-19-14 7:19AM
Yay!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICKEY ❀️❀️❀️❀️ - PixiePirateMaid   310.9 #758 11-18-14 11:44PM Like  Reply
- Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-19-14 7:31AM
Happy Birthday Mickey!😘 - TinkerSchelle   1258.6 #110 11-19-14 12:31AM Like  Reply
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5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 November 17, 2014 8:59AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, November 17th: The first of eight installments titled "My Dad, Walt Disney," by Diane Disney Miller are   More...
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Thank you for this Duchess! This is a big deal for me. I don't talk about why I love ariel and the little mermaid too often because I don't like to be all sappy--but this movie was one of the main things my mom and I bonded over. She really influenced and fostered my love of the ocean when I was a child and continued to do so until she passed away in 2001. This movie is more than just a movie to me, as crazy as it sounds-and every time I watch it I am overcome with good feelings and great memories of my mom that will last a lifetime. I only hope to one day pass down my love of the sea and of this movie to my children as it is so so very special to me. THANK YOU 😘😘 - missariel33   1745.1 #77 11-17-14 4:41PM Like(20)  Reply
Awe sweetie! Thanks for sharing that with us! Made me tear up! I love even more now that we got to sit together during the sing-a-long! I'm so sure that you will do a wonderful job passing on that love INDEED! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-17-14 4:51PM
Love you 😘 - CinderellE-79  909.5 #176 11-17-14 6:16PM
What a great history post! The ads for the Post are great! Love the pan, Spud ciggies- (what a name, you would think they were made from potatoes😜) and I think I liked the Rambler car the bestπŸ˜‚.  I watched the video- Alyssa Milano is soo young there. Loved watching the interview with Pat Carroll and hearing what influenced her to make Ursula's voice.  Interesting at one point Ursula says, "In my day, we had fantastical feasts, when I lived in the palace." I looked that up and apparently Disney played around with Triton and Ursula as siblings, which would make sense, that she was banished from the kingdom she would try to do what she could to get back at him. My favorite part about The Little Mermaid are the scenes with Ursula πŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’š, but you probably already know thatπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. I am looking very forward to going on this attraction again😱😱😍😍😍. Thanks!!!     Love and πŸ’•,  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   4704.3 #20 11-17-14 10:00AM Like(1)  Reply
Thanks love bug! I had a feeling you may enjoy the ads as much as I did. I was LOL at the "Spud" ciggies too! What an incredibly odd name! I'd take any of those cars TBH. But the rambler is a great choice! She was right?! Made me think of that show she was on....what was it? Who's the Boss? hahaaha! Glad you enjoyed the video, I totally thought of you when I was watching the interview with Pat Carroll. :) Yes, I guessed you loved the Ursula parts best, but idk how I knew that! ;) Love YA! xx - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-17-14 4:58PM
@Duchess_SMK. Thank you for these great history posts. Love them and I learn so much from them.  You are amazing! - PracticallyPerfectLisa   86.1 #3623 11-18-14 5:47AM Like  Reply
Awesome post! Thank you! - goofygal   7622.7 #6 11-18-14 6:00AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 November 13, 2014 9:29AM
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, November 13th: Fantasia,  More...
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Excellent. - Winnie111286   2334.5 #50 11-13-14 9:58AM Like  Reply
Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-13-14 3:06PM
Such a historic day! I remember hearing that when Fantasia was in theaters, there were only a few that could show it because it the studios built a special audio set up for the film, thus, could only show it in a few theaters at once. Also, did you know that the final product of Toy Story 2 was all done in about 3 weeks of production? If you watch the Pixar Story documentary, they were having a really hard time with a script and any character development while introducing new characters at the same time (Bullseye, Jessie, etc.). After watching it, a lot of people felt like the story still wasn't complete enough and felt like there was something missing, thus, a third film was made.  - BaseballMickey_CM   6521.2 #12 11-13-14 10:43AM Like  Reply
I didn't know any of that! Thanks for adding @BaseballMickey_CM! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 11-13-14 3:08PM
and my fave scene for the movie is of course the Sorcerer Apprentice! but i love ALL OF THE SEGMENTS! (Wish they do another Fantasia movie this time around, now that we have all the resources Walt Disney needs during his time!) - otilegna   1856.0 #73 11-13-14 8:46PM Like  Reply
Very cool info... Awesome as usual - evilemohand   417.8 #468 11-14-14 7:27AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 October 25, 2014 6:49AM
Good morning! This day in Disneyland history, October 25th, 2000: Thirty lucky Haunted Mansion fans dined inside the attraction as part of a $2000 a pl  More...
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O YEA! I wouldve definitely wanted to do that it sounds AWESOME!   for your informative posts...great as usual.. - evilemohand   417.8 #468 10-25-14 7:06AM Like  Reply
It did sound pretty darn cool huh? for your support! :) - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 10-25-14 7:26AM
Wish I had attended but I was there, "in spirit!" What an amazing event, wow! Thanks for sharing. - jacdanfan   7804.4 #4 10-25-14 7:11AM Like  Reply
teehee! I see what you did there! Love it! Thank YOU for letting me know you enjoyed the read! xx - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 10-25-14 7:27AM
Yes! That would have been so awesome!  - PixiePirateMaid   310.9 #758 11-1-14 9:12PM Like  Reply
Nice pic! - CT4625   27.3 #5606 11-8-14 8:42PM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 October 3, 2014 11:24AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, October 3rd, 1955. Disneys' second TV se  More...
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you know what is cool is that MissMolly's uncle was on the show and was a Mouseketeer - Dave   12059.8 #2 10-3-14 11:28AM Like(5)  Reply
I remember her posting about that! SO COOL! Do you by chance remember his name? I forget....@@MissMolly - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 10-3-14 11:34AM
His name is Tom Jackman, but there was already a "Tommy" so they made him "Jack." πŸ˜‰ I'll bump that post of him finding the pic of himself with Walt when we went to the archives if I can find it :) - MissMolly  1266.5 #109 10-3-14 3:45PM
Today is Tuesday, you know what that means, were going to have a special special guest! I ❀️ MICKEY MOUSE CLUB! - MadameLeota   1934.8 #69 10-3-14 11:05PM Like(2)  Reply
So get out the broom and sweep the place clean. Dust off the mat so the welcome can be seen. Loved this show. - kskating  610.4 #288 10-3-14 11:13PM
Roll out the red carpet, strike up the band, and give out with a hip-hooray "hip-hooray"! I watched this show religiously!!! - PrincessCindy  120.8 #3063 10-4-14 7:14AM
I love watching the old videos of these. I really wish there was a DVD of all them. And the Mickey Mouse Club farewell song has to be one of the saddest songs ever, in a way that the show is over.  - BaseballMickey_CM   6521.2 #12 10-3-14 11:03PM Like  Reply
I am so lucky that the original Mickey Mouse Club was, Β I guess, Β syndicated and played in the 70s. Β It was so great to see Β the show that my parents would have seen when it was new. Β and I got to see the shows within the show, Β 'Annette' and 'Spin and Marty'. Β the songs on MMC were so fun! - MsTikiMermadam   53.4 #4310 11-12-14 2:35AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 September 26, 2014 7:31AM
Good morning and HAPPY FRIDAY! This day in Disney history, September 26th,  More...
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Thanks for the bit of history! Excellent job, as always. - KingdomKeeper1210   29.1 #0 9-26-14 7:33AM Like  Reply
Awe! So kind! Thank you! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-26-14 7:37AM
Good morning - Chumash28   1080.0 #143 9-26-14 7:41AM Like  Reply
::waves:: top of the mornin' to you! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-26-14 7:49AM
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5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 September 18, 2014 12:19AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history September 18th, 1986: Capta  More...
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Great post, thanks for putting these together! - Admin   9-18-14 9:56AM Like(4)  Reply
Thank you Sir! Happy to be able to do so! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-18-14 10:46PM
Thank you for another wonderful post! Hope you get some rest! When the attraction opened in the 80's, it was a big deal. I remember the toys and shirts. I think it is time to move on. We caught the Guardians of the Galaxy preview and enjoyed it. I am not sure what will happen.😏 - RadiatorSprings4Ever   944.1 #167 9-18-14 12:35AM Like(2)  Reply
Thank YOU! Rest, what's that? lol Awe, I can appreciate your point. Guess we'll all see soon! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-18-14 10:45PM
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 Forever in our hearts  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  734.9 #222 9-19-14 9:43PM
I love this show for life. I don't care how cheesy and outdated it is. I listen to music on my car, I've learned some dance moves before and plan to one day wear my Disneybound outfit for this one. I personally think bringing it back when there's no other movie preview would be just fine.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}   734.9 #222 9-19-14 9:59PM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 September 12, 2014 7:32AM
Good morning! Happy Cartoon Friday!  This day in Disney history, September 12th, three Donald Duck shorts were released:  Donald and Pluto, Old MacDonald Duck  More...
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Good morning. Poor Donald was always picked on in his cartoons - Chumash28   1080.0 #143 9-12-14 8:21AM Like  Reply
Good morning! - brguest85   176.9 #2175 9-12-14 10:30AM Like  Reply
I liked Wild Open Spaces. I've stayed at the Hold Up, can relate, haha. - jacdanfan   7804.4 #4 9-12-14 4:37PM Like  Reply
How did I miss this?  I just Ε‚ove these old cartoons. I will watch with my mini when she is home from school!  So much fun!  Thank you! - MeridaFan   3468.9 #28 9-18-14 10:56AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 September 11, 2014 6:57AM
Good morning! This sad day in Disneyland history, September 11th, 2001.  Following the mornings tragic terrorist attacks on The Pentagon,   More...
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Wonderful post. We are trying to explain what this day means to the kids. The oldest has seen footage from that day and I have shown him the magazines and newspapers that I had saved. We explain that this is why it is so important that we support our troops. They are fighting for us so that this kind of tragedy will never happen on USA soil. - RadiatorSprings4Ever   944.1 #167 9-11-14 8:15AM Like(3)  Reply
 That's great you've saved newspaper articles and such. What a great thing to teach your boys about. Supporting the troops is indeed of the upmost importance! Thanks for sharing!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-11-14 8:39AM
Thanks for the great post. Today is one of the most tragic days in history. I'll never forget those lives that were lost today. Please make sure that everyone tells their loved ones how much they love them. And also, please be kind to everyone today. Not just today, but everyday. I know it can be hard, but today of all days. Lets love one another. Thanks& GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Superspacemountainfan   82.8 #3684 9-11-14 7:14AM Like(2)  Reply
Thank YOU! Great advise!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-11-14 8:12AM
Love this post.  Thanks  for sharing. - pinkmonkeys   523.0 #349 9-11-14 8:26PM Like  Reply
Oh I'm so glad! Thanks for letting me know! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-12-14 7:50AM
Great history post as always.. This one is just so much more emotional . Thank you for commemorating the day in such a tasteful fashion . 😘 - eviljules   1027.6 #153 9-12-14 3:02AM Like  Reply
Thank you so much. Really glad you enjoyed it. xx - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 9-12-14 7:53AM
327.5 #682 DL Qual #1195 September 4, 2014 10:15AM
Throw Back Thursday Photo!
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Nice. Any idea what year? It looks so peaceful and quiet. - Winnie111286   2334.5 #50 9-4-14 10:22AM Like  Reply
Love it!! - DumboLov   21.9 #6253 9-4-14 10:23AM Like  Reply
Serious throwback! cool picture - CaptainMouse777   12.9 #8231 9-4-14 12:53PM Like  Reply
I'm trying to figure it out , too.  We went Labor Day of 1955 and again in 1961?  My Dad keeps his old pictures in cardboard boxes, loose.  I was hoping someone might be able to guess. The ones with fake raggedy edges I know are from  1955. Then I have some square and some rectangular ones that could be either trip - DeneciePie   327.5 #682 9-4-14 9:16PM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 August 29, 2014 8:20AM
Good morning! This day in Disneyland history, August 29th 1955: The Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant opened in Fantasyland!   More...
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Every time I hear "Chicken of the Sea" I think of Jessica Simpson.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper   635.1 #269 8-29-14 8:39AM Like(7)  Reply
bhahahahaha! "you mean it's not real chicken?" - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-29-14 8:42AM
I do too!!! It never left my mind after watching that episode. But honestly it made me love her more for being so ditzy and clueless  - MarshaMouse  4074.5 #24 8-29-14 8:44AM
The cherry tarts! - leopardditz2000   516.1 #359 8-29-14 8:27AM Like  Reply
OOOH! I didn't know about those! Sounds delish! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-29-14 8:33AM
OMG I remember having the hot tuna and laughing with my friends because we thought it was so gross...!!!πŸ˜‚ - carminaire   621.5 #280 8-29-14 6:45PM Like  Reply
Once again great post!!! I remember the ship but we would always eat at Casa de Fritos since they gave away free bags of Fritos! I do know that the rocks over by/behind Dumbo are left over from this attraction. Loved the video! I always learn so muck from your posts!!! Thank you!!!!! - Boundin   545.7 #329 8-29-14 10:47PM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 August 28, 2014 8:13AM
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, August 28th, "The Truth About Mother Goose" and "Perri" were released. 1957: The Truth About  More...
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Interesting...never knew. Thanks for sharing - evilemohand   417.8 #468 8-28-14 8:16AM Like  Reply
So glad you thought so! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-28-14 8:28AM
I've never seen either of these, but I'm intrigued by The Truth About Mother Goose.  Going to have to do some digging to see if I can find it anywhere. - TiggersAndTinks   114.3 #3189 8-28-14 1:56PM Like  Reply
I had not seen either of these Disney shorts, but I did watch the "Truth About Mother Goose". College already wiped out my childhood memories of fairy tales. Anyone read the original Cinderella by the brothers Grimm😬. I did not know the Mary from this fairy tale was Mary Queen of Scots. She didn't live happily ever after. 😡. Being an Anglophile, I give this short a πŸ‘πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ - RadiatorSprings4Ever   944.1 #167 8-29-14 12:18AM Like  Reply
Very interesting! - DizneyGirl   674.7 #7 8-29-14 4:56AM Like  Reply
5819.1 #14 DL Qual #6 August 16, 2014 12:44AM
Good morning! This day in Disney history, August 16th, 1955: Dumbo the Flying Elephant opens in Fantasyland. Inspired by the 1941 animated feature   More...
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Great read! Really enjoyed the information about the original concept with the pink elephants. Thank you for another fun history lesson! - Atora   2275.1 #53 8-16-14 5:31AM Like  Reply
Thanks sweetie!  So glad you enjoyed it! I was hoping @PinkElephants would see this post today and be extra happy. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-16-14 10:56AM
Thank you for these hostoric view onto the past - evilemohand   417.8 #468 8-16-14 5:43AM Like  Reply
Really happy you liked the post! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-16-14 10:56AM
We used to ride Dumbo when the churros were little. Maybe it's time to ride again an get an elephant's eye view of Disneyland. Neat to see the video of how it evolved. The longest we've probably wait it is 20 minutes. Do they still give out the feather? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint   4704.3 #20 8-18-14 6:57AM Like  Reply
They do still hand out feathers (with little bite marks all over them πŸ˜‚) - Spoonful_O_Sugar  563.2 #316 8-18-14 7:14AM
I think it depends on who's working because when we rode last trip they didn't hand out feathers. πŸ˜” my kiddos were bummed. Great views up there!  - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 8-18-14 8:02AM
Good Morning - Chumash28   1080.0 #143 8-18-14 7:49AM Like  Reply