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  • July 30, 2014: A long, long, time ago . . . It's a FANTASTIC day to be a MiceChat reader. The always entertaining Terri Hardin is back with the first part of her Star Wars story. PLUS - Dateline Disney World and a MiceChat Round UP packed full of Disney news, rumors, videos and podcasts (literally hours of entertainment for you).  Speaking of entertainment, the MiceChat Invasion of Walt Disney World is coming up October 22nd through 29th. Find out more about the WDW Gumball Rally, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Sip and Nibble, MiceChat Wizarding World and Horror Nights events as well as Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, dinners, meets, Cirque and more by requesting info below:
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Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life

July 30, 2014 at 3:00 am | 13 Comments

UPDATE: Wow, these last two weeks have been action packed. Disneyland’s Birthday week was full of excitement and surprises.  It started on Tuesday when I enjoyed a few hours with my new friends Kelly and James…

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Dateline Disney World – New Hub Growing and Magic Kingdom Photos

July 30, 2014 at 2:00 am | 12 Comments

It’s time for Dateline Disney World and a trip through the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World! This week, we take a long hard look at the projects happening throughout this sprawling park.  Construction in…

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Disney News Round Up: Walt Disney World Invasion and Mouse News

July 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Round ‘em up and roll ‘em out!  MiceChat’s weekly collection of Disney and theme park news and info is back with a jam packed update.  The big news this week is the announcement of the…

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The MiceChat Walt Disney World Invasion and Gumball Rally – October 22-29

July 29, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

Imagine seeing the very best of Orlando – including Walt Disney World and the Universal Orlando Resort – with a fantastic group of people while having the time of your life. Join us for one of…

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The Arrow Development Story Part 4 – Inevitable

July 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

There is an old saying that hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to the rise and fall of companies, the view isn’t always so clear. Organizations are led by people and understanding their goals…

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E Ticket Report: Diagon Alley, Club 33, Guardians of the Galaxy and more!

July 29, 2014 at 1:01 am | No Comments

It’s time for episode 8 of The E-Ticket Report where hosts Tim, Chris, and Derek take a look at all the goings on in the theme parks we all love. Subjects include: the opening of…

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Communicore Weekly – Future of Epcot, Seen Un-Seen Disneyland, Dueling Disney, Tres Caballeros

July 29, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Direct Link l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about the Future of Epcot, Seen Un-Seen Disneyland, Dueling Disney, and Tres Caballeros! DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff and George look at…

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Adventure Trading Company gets ready to open at Disneyland as summer continues

July 28, 2014 at 5:05 am | 44 Comments

Disneyland is getting ready to debut another new interactive game later this week as the ongoing Legends of Frontierland game continues to draw a big following from enthusiastic park guests. The new Adventure Trading Company…

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Walt Disney World Cruise Ships

July 28, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

One thing that’s always set Walt Disney World apart from Disneyland and other theme parks (well, besides the sheer size, of course) is the use of water and water-based transportation. My obsession with Bob-A-Round (and…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 301: David Koenig; Journey Into Imagination

July 28, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

David Koenig offers a look behind the scenes at the process of writing the best “behind the scenes” Disney parks books! From surprising anecdotes to the massive undertaking of documenting Walt Disney World’s history, Koenig…

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An In-depth Look at Ratatouille Land

July 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 16 Comments

Alain Littaye has some great photos of the theming in the area surrounding the new Ratatouille attraction in Walt Disney Studios at the Disneyland Paris Resort. ~~Rick Ratatouille Land: An In-Depth Look! by Alain Littaye…

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MiceChat Podcast – Top Attractions of Summer 2014

July 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Summer 2014 is in full swing and theme parks all across the country are preparing their offerings. This month’s show is your guide to the best of what theme parks have to offer you this year (and…

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Seen, Un-Seen Disneyland by Russell Flores

July 26, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

George: With the proliferation and ease of publishing books we’ve seen an influx of Disney-related titles, some good and some bad.Seen, Un-Seen Disneyland by Russell Flores is in it’s second edition and it’s a great…

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Visitors Scream and Splash at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Part Two

July 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Here’s Part Two of Marc Ricketts photo essay on the enigmatic Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Park in Vallejo, California. You can get caught up on Part One of this report HERE. ~~Rick Before we carry…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #100 – A Celebration of UUOP

July 26, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Join us as we celebrate 100 episodes of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. It’s been nearly three and a half years since we began the podcast, at the time there had only been a few…

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Disneyland Updates: Frontierland Fumble and Recovery

July 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

A quiet week at the Disneyland Resort allows us to stroll and bring you a photo-filled update from both parks.  Yes, Club 33 has opened.  But now that it is all squared away, for the…

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Ride and Slide into Knotts Berry Farm

July 25, 2014 at 2:00 am | 27 Comments

Today we take a stroll through Knott’s Berry Farm for a quick update. Visitors are clearly enjoying the affordable admission, fun rides, amazing food and entertainment at the park. Speaking of great deals, Knott’s has…

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Season Pass Podcast: Knott’s Calico Mine Ride, A New Classic.

July 25, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

These are the interview sessions recorded on June 12th, 2014 at Knott’s Berry Farm for the re-opening of the newly refurbished Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoopy!  Doug Barnes, Robert Coker, Jeff Tucker (Knott’s Entertainment Supervisor),…

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Snow White’s Scary Adventures

July 24, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 17 Comments

A classic movie inspired classic dark rides at Disney theme parks worldwide. The Florida edition of Snow White’s Scary Adventures is part of Yester World. So let’s go on the ride…   Read the full…

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Disney Princess Power

July 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 4 Comments

One of the top requests I have from guests is how to plan the ultimate Disney princess experience for their little ladies. Despite having a rough and tumble boy, we do enjoy our share of…