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WONDERful Cruise on the Disney Wonder Day Two

November 04, 2012 at 5:00 am | 4 Comments

A cruise on the Disney Wonder was just the ticket for second annual MiceChat cruise. The Disney Wonder traveled from Vancouver, B.C. to Los Angeles. Today we enjoy BC_DisneyGeek’s photos from Day Two of this…

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Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park

November 03, 2012 at 5:02 am | 5 Comments

Disneyland, as we know it, would not exist today without the handpicked group of men and women that shaped the nascent theme park. Since their inception with the creation of Disneyland, the Imagineers have always…

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The Reagan Library hosts Margaret “Tinker Bell” Kerry

November 03, 2012 at 5:01 am | 1 Comment

Scarlett Stahl brings us another tale of a magical afternoon with a Disney celebrity. Join us as we travel to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library for lunch with Margaret “Tinker Bell” Kerry. ~~Rick By special…

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Merry Early Christmas at Disneyland, Plus Earl of Sandwich Opens and Construction Updates

November 02, 2012 at 6:48 am | 30 Comments

Welcome to the Disneyland resort edition of In the Parks. Wednesday was Halloween, and by the next morning, we found that Christmas had expanded substantially. We’ve got the photos for you below. But the tasty…

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Magic Kingdom News and Construction Update

November 02, 2012 at 5:01 am | 13 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! In this week’s column, we’ll take a look at the many goings on at the Magic Kingdom! Let’s get started!! Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!! If you’re reading…

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Sunset Stroll: Disney Studios Park Inspirations, Part 6

November 02, 2012 at 5:00 am | 3 Comments

The Imagineering from the park’s early years still brilliantly evokes the “Hollywood that never was—and always will be.” Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Real Buildings that Inspired Disney-MGM Studios, Part 6 When you are done…

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Universal Orlando Announces Transformers Ride

November 02, 2012 at 4:00 am | 8 Comments

Thursday evening Universal Orlando officially announced plans to bring the successful Transformers Ride to the Studios park.  The attraction has been under construction in the center of the park since July but no official announcements…

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Should You Rent Disney Vacation Club Points?

November 01, 2012 at 5:02 am | 9 Comments

One solution to the high cost of staying at a Disney deluxe property is to rent Disney Vacation Club (DVC) points.  DVC is Disney’s version of a timeshare, but put all your old notions of…

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Disneyland Paris Halloween, Fantasyland, Frontierland

November 01, 2012 at 5:01 am | 6 Comments

In Part 2 of this special report about Disneyland Paris Halloween, Alain Littaye takes a look at what is happening around Central Plaza as well as Fantasyland. Special thanks goes to Disney & More contributor,…

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Disneyland’s Big River System and Private Places

November 01, 2012 at 5:00 am | 11 Comments

When you peel back the layers at Disneyland, you find a lot of very interesting stuff that is hidden right in front of your eyes. This week, I am going to take a look at…

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Disney + Lucasfilm = $

October 31, 2012 at 11:15 am | 74 Comments

Lucasfilm and Disney: Putting it all in Perspective. It was a busy day yesterday. What with dealing with e-mail, lots of personal issues and hurriedly catching up with a friend who lives in New York…

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Disney News Update: Star Wars Comes To Disney, Halloween & Fantasyland Expansion

October 31, 2012 at 5:02 am | 1 Comment

All of us at MiceChat wish you a frightening and safe Halloween! This week’s Disney News Round-Up is double double toil and trouble! With lots of news from the parks. But there’s one item which…

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Disneyland Dining Plan a Ridiculous Ripoff?

October 31, 2012 at 5:01 am | 34 Comments

Everyone has heard of Disney World’s famous Dining Plan. Some hate it but most love it. You can even save money if you know how to order. But no one should confuse Disney World’s plan with the Disneyland Dining Plan, which is nothing short of a scam. This is a lesson learned the hard way.

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Disney To Buy Lucasfilm, Are Theme Park Attractions Far Behind?

October 30, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 77 Comments

In an oddly timed announcement in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, Disney has announced that they’ll be acquiring Lucasfilm for just over $4 billion. This brings Star Wars, Indiana Jones and an empire of…

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Communicore Weekly – Halloween! – Museum of the Weird, Haunted Mansion, George’s Ghost, Tower of Terror

October 30, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 3 Comments

Welcome to the latest Communicore Weekly… It’s our Halloween episode – OOOOOOH, SPOOKY! It’s another action packed, history infused, romp into the Disney nerd-o-sphere. Here’s what you can expect to find: IT’S TIME FOR DISNEY…

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Pop Century Review

October 30, 2012 at 5:05 am | 25 Comments

I’ve admitted previously online that my visits to official Disney hotels have been international in character until now. I’ve spent nights in Disneyland Paris and Tokyo Disneyland hotels, but none at Walt Disney World (I…

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Universal Orlando on the Verge of a Big Announcement

October 30, 2012 at 5:01 am | 16 Comments

Universal Orlando is preparing what they call a “Huge announcement,” set for November 1st. We’ll be there to bring you word as it happens. Meanwhile, Universal continues to operate as if nobody knows a thing.…

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Sinister Pointe Haunted Attraction Is A Scream This Halloween

October 30, 2012 at 5:00 am | 5 Comments

Last year, Sinister Pointe hit the Southern California Haunt scene with a brand new facility that offered haunts not just at Halloween, but also at Christmas and for a few other weekends throughout the year.…

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Wreck-It Ralph comes to Tomorrowland as Christmas hits Disneyland

October 29, 2012 at 5:05 am | 25 Comments

Happy Halloween! Disneyland will host its final Mickey’s Halloween Party of 2012 on Halloween this Wednesday night, but guests trick-or-treating in the park will find much of it already decorated for the next big holiday…

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Epcot Origins: Part I – The Garden City of To-Morrow

October 29, 2012 at 5:01 am | 11 Comments

“EPCOT will take its cue from the new ideas and new technologies that are emerging from the forefront of American industry. It will be a community of tomorrow that will never be completed. It will…