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  • December 25, 2014: A VERY Merry Christmas One and All –  
    • NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENT  - Tickets are now available for MiceChat's New Year's Eve extravaganza at Knott's Berry Farm. Amazing buffet dinner, a night of entertainment and wholesome fun on the farm. Pick up your tickets before they sell out - NYE EVENT TICKETS HERE.
    • MC ANNIVERSARY EVENTS NOTICE - Also, we'd like you to save the date for the MiceChat 10th anniversary weekend, which will be held February 6th through 8th at the Disneyland Resort. We have lots of amazing things planned for you! Let us know if you are planning to attend the anniversary and find out about the FANTASTIC Anabella Hotel rate on our MiceChat Facebook Events Page HERE
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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #102 – Diagon Alley Roundtable

August 08, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

On this Episode of UUOP, Darren, Tracey and Lee are joined by our On Location host Gregory and listener Nina Thompson. Darren, Gregory and Nina discuss their thoughts on entering Diagon Alley for the first…

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Cranium Command at The Wonders of Life

August 07, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 10 Comments

A recruiting sign beckons you to enter a golden domed structure. You could be a pilot—a brain pilot! Posters advise you, “Use your head. Don’t miss the show that’s on everyone’s mind.”   Read the…

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Exciting Knott’s Scary Farm 2014 Haunt Announcements

August 07, 2014 at 3:30 am | 24 Comments

Do you hear that faint noise in the distance? The sound of fog machines hissing, filling the air thick with a murky haze. The deep growl of monsters and the shrill screams of their victims.…

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The Five Most Awesome Things at Walt Disney World

August 07, 2014 at 2:00 am | 19 Comments

Jessica is joined today by her mini-Disney aficionado, Stitchy-poo. Jessica asked him to come up with his top five most awesome things at Walt Disney World. It’s quite the list. See if you agree and…

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A Walk in Animal Kingdom – Part Two

August 07, 2014 at 12:06 am | No Comments

This week, Jeremiah returns with the second half of his recent walk in the Animal Kingdom Theme Park… If you are interested in hearing part one of this walk, become a recurring supporter and ask us to…

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Marketplace Co-Op and Diagon Alley at the Universal Orlando Resort

August 06, 2014 at 3:00 am | 89 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World, or should we say Dateline Universal Orlando Resort? This week we explore the exciting addition of a new retail spot, the Marketplace Co-Op store in Downtown Disney.  So…

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.9 2014 Amalfi and Pompeii

August 06, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

MiceChat’s June 2014 Mediterranean Magic Cruise organized by Teresa Cory of Fairy Godmother Travel set sail from the fabulous port of Barcelona in the autonomous Catalonia community of Spain. After a relaxing first day at sea, the first…

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Disney News Round Up: A Walt Disney World Renaissance?

August 06, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Adventure Trading Company hits Disneyland and the traffic on the Jungle Cruise is seeing a fair share of trash.  In Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom you can see cracks in the Fantasy…Land. With the success…

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A Season Pass to Scare LA Halloween Convention

August 06, 2014 at 12:30 am | No Comments

The Season Pass Podcast looks into the Scare LA Halloween convention, August 9-10, 2014, in Downtown Los Angeles. Doug Barnes and Robert Coker had the chance to sit down with the creative team behind Scare…

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This Animatronic Life: Finding Gold in the Calico Mine Ride Part II

August 05, 2014 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

Howdy—and welcome to part two of the story of Garner Holt Productions, Inc.’s (GHP) work in revitalizing Knott’s Berry Farm’s incredible Calico Mine Ride attraction. In part one, I recounted GHP’s previous involvement with the…

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Disney Avenue Podcast – A Chat with Jack Lindquist, Disneyland’s First President

August 05, 2014 at 2:30 am | 3 Comments

Join host Keith Michael Mahne for a wonderful conversation with Disney Legend Jack Lindquist. Jack talks about his childhood, joining the Walt Disney Company, meeting Walt Disney, working with Card Walker and Michael Eisner, becoming Disneyland’s…

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It’s Time for a Walt Disney World Renaissance

August 05, 2014 at 2:00 am | 143 Comments

As fans of Walt Disney World, we have been among its many problems. While there is no shortage of complaining amongst us, that complaining doesn’t have the same leverage when we continue to support Walt…

Communicore Weekly – Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Part 1, The Beast Within, Ben Franklin

August 05, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Direct Link l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Part 1, The Beast Within, and Ben Franklin! DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff and George return…

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Adventure Trading Company brings “gnu” fun to Disneyland as summer continues

August 04, 2014 at 5:45 am | 93 Comments

Disneyland‘s new pay-per-play Adventure Trading Company interactive game opened over the weekend, sending players on expeditions to find coveted Juju. The new game is fun and doesn’t require a huge time investment unlike the nearby…

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Walt Disney World Research Distractions

August 04, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

I’ve run across some more interesting bits and pieces from Walt Disney World’s history as I’ve been researching topics in the Eyes & Ears cast member newsletter. There are some great images from a September,…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 302: Comic Con, Legends of Frontierland

August 04, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

A galactic emporium! From the wild frontiers of space to the wilds of Disneyland’s Frontierland, Team Mousetalgia take you on a fun journey through time as we look at Comic Con, Disneyland’s Frontierland game, and…

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Moss Grows on Neglected Star Tours Attraction at Disneyland Paris

August 03, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

A walking tour of the Disneyland Paris Resort reveals some new additions, some refurbishment projects in process and a couple of refurbishments that need to start immediately. Alain Littaye from the Disney and more blog…

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The Sweep Spot Episode 134 – Disneyland In 1964

August 03, 2014 at 12:42 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in 1964. As we take a tour of the park we discover some attractions that are not there anymore, and some that haven’t been built yet.…

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Disneyana Fan Club Honors Disney Legends at Luncheon

August 02, 2014 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

The Disneyana Fan Club has once again honored Disney Legends and celebrities at their renown Celebrity Luncheon. Scarlett Stahl brings us a report from the festivities. ~~Rick The Disneyana Fan Club Disney Legend Luncheon by…

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The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty’s Prince

August 02, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

George: The Beast Within: A Tale Of Beauty’s Prince, by Serena Valentino, is not your regular Disney book. (It almost sounds like the latest Disney exercise regime–Unleash your own personal Beast!) It’s a teen book…