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    Lightbulb Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Folks,

    Let's go ahead and try something. I created a twitter account for Disneyland wait times.

    It's called "DisneylandWait" on twitter. The idea is for those of us who go often/once or whatever have a nice way to communicate with everyone what the current wait times are of the various rides at Disneyland.

    Just login to the Disneylandwait account on twitter using the password mickeymouse and just post the ride name and waiting time. For example the format would be DL: Space Mtn 45 minutes or DCA: Soarin 25 minutes . That's pretty much it.

    No need for any other information as twitter provides time/date . If you want to use twitpic that'd be great as well.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Sounds like a real good plan, can't wait to see how it all works out!

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Cool! I hope you have better participation than I did with my DL wait time project.

    Of course, I was using email/SMS and a web site to show the data. Twitter is probably a much better choice. If you have any interest in automating or recording the data to a web site, I'm a programmer and I have lots of experience in writing Twitter "bots".

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    sounds pretty cool, ill do it if i remember!!


    and they lived happily ever after

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Seems like a lot of work to me...

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    I have the iphone app and I think people just put anythign in for the wait time. They had the wait time for peter pan to be 10 minutes when it was well over an hour. So, the system only works if the participants update it correctly.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    There's a demand for accurate wait times, but really no incentive for people to post them.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    it looks like its being abused to me...

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    ya what is to guarantee someone actually posts a legitament wait time.. for example I see there Soarin' 2 minutes and Indy 2 hours. I don't think those sound right!

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Quote Originally Posted by Mojave View Post
    There's a demand for accurate wait times, but really no incentive for people to post them.
    I posted hem when I was there, but it didn't really matter since people were already posting the wrong times. They had IASW at 5 minutes when it was more like 30 to 40....

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    The password was changed, either by the original owner or somebody who just felt like taking over the twitter account. That's obviously not the way to approach this.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Ya you should make a password and make it only available to the 1000+ post community people who ask for it. Make the people who get it show some dedication and desire to post accurate times not made up ones.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    this is what happens when posting a password to an open account on the internet...

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    maybe make it a requirement to have people take a "photo" or cell phone cam shot of the Time board to post.

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    Re: Disneyland Wait Time Twitter- MC community experiment

    Password has been changed. only users who want access should PM me. and only users who are trustworthy will be given access.

    This isnt too much work, if you have an iphone and twitterfon youre all set.

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