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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…

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The Fancy Pumpkins of Disney World’s Main Street, USA

October 29, 2012 at 5:00 am | 6 Comments

The Magic Kingdom goes all out when decorating for the holidays. One of my favorite times to visit is the Halloween season. Not only is the park decorated to the hilt, but you get one…

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A Brief History of the WEDWay PeopleMover

October 28, 2012 at 12:34 am | 25 Comments

”Tomorrow’s transportation . . . today!” That’s the slogan that once graced the PeopleMover’s attraction poster at Disneyland. Debuting July 2nd, 1967 with the newly remodeled Tomorrowland, the PeopleMover was one of the most visible…

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MiceChat’s WONDERful Disney Cruise

October 28, 2012 at 12:29 am | 13 Comments

A group from MiceChat recently took a cruise together on the Disney Wonder, traveling from Vancouver, B.C. to Los Angeles. BC_DisneyGeek has prepared a multi-part photographic report on their adventure. Our report starts on the…

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Full Review of Walt Disney World’s New Be Our Guest Restaurant

October 27, 2012 at 5:04 am | 19 Comments

Be Our Guest is the newest Walt Disney World restaurant and is located in the newly expanded Fantasyland. Guests experience a unique, immersive, and innovative restaurant, but does the food live up to the environment?…

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Disney Voice Artist Mark Silverman Tours the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at the Reagan Library

October 27, 2012 at 5:01 am | 6 Comments

Scarlett Stahl recently gave Disney voice artist Mark Silverman a special tour of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, including the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives. Her photos and narrative describing the day are fascinating.…

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Echos at Echo Lake, Disney’s Hollywood Studios Inspirations

October 26, 2012 at 5:03 am | 5 Comments

It’s now Disney’s Hollywood Studios, but it was Disney-MGM Studios when it opened in 1989. Today, we’ll head into the Echo Park section of the park. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Real Buildings that Inspired Disney-MGM…

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Be Our Guest Tour, Magic Kingdom, and Disney Hollywood Studios News

October 26, 2012 at 5:02 am | 14 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we have more coverage of the New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom, as well as some other Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios news. Welcome to the…

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Disneyland Hallow-Christmas

October 26, 2012 at 5:01 am | 35 Comments

The Disneyland Resort is celebrating refurbishmas.  No, perhaps Halloween. Wait, there are lights and Christmas decorations up. I’ve got it, it must be that beloved holiday . . . Christmaween.  We are now in that…

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How to Lodge a Complaint or Give Praise at Disney World

October 25, 2012 at 5:01 am | 8 Comments

It’s a subtle thing, perhaps something that the average guest doesn’t notice, but part of what makes your experience in a Disney park so good is the cast members who go out of their way…

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The Empty Grave in Anaheim Thrills with New Chills

October 25, 2012 at 5:00 am | 23 Comments

The Empty Grave in Anaheim’s Garden Walk has always been one of MiceChat’s favorite haunts.  Built new, from the ground up, every year, this independent haunted attraction has returned bigger and better tan ever for…

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Disney’s America Part 5 – The Story Comes To An End

October 25, 2012 at 5:00 am | 9 Comments

[Editor's Note] We have spent 4 weeks discovering the history behind the never built Disney’s America theme park in Virginia. Michael Eisner was determined to keep his dream alive through a barrage of hurdles, but…

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Disney News Update: Mermaids, Iron Man and Halloween

October 24, 2012 at 5:03 am | 4 Comments

Have you heard the wild news out of Walt Disney World this week? Mermaids have invaded the Pirates of the Caribbean and the Country Bear Jamboree has been shortened by half. Disneyland announced the awkwardly…

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Emmy Award Winning Composer Jim Dooley

October 24, 2012 at 5:02 am | 3 Comments

This week’s From The Mouth Of The Mouse is a bit more musical than usual because we’re joined by Emmy-award winning composer Jim Dooley! Jim is probably best-known among gamers as the composer of the…

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A New Monster comes to MiceChat and Knotts Scary Farm

October 24, 2012 at 5:00 am | 4 Comments

We are VERY proud to introduce you to our newest columnist, Nightshadow. Many of you will remember him from Los Angeles local television. He’s a haunt and horror expert and has interviewed just about everyone…

Communicore Weekly – Fantasmic, Building A Better Mouse, Monsieur Toad, Phil Holmes

October 23, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 2 Comments

This week on Communicore Weekly… IT’S TIME FOR DISNEY HISTORY! – Mickey’s got some imagination, huh? Find out all about it when Jeff and George take a look at Fantasmic! GEORGE’S BOOK OF THE WEEK!…

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Disney World’s New Le Fou’s Brew at Gaston’s Tavern

October 23, 2012 at 5:03 am | 17 Comments

Please welcome MiceChat’s newest contributor, Kandy Sparkles, and her column, Mice Munchies. She’ll be focusing on the delicious side of Disney World. Today, she examines Disney’s answer to Universal’s Butter Beer. Drink up! The newly…

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Universal Studios Orlando Transforms

October 23, 2012 at 5:03 am | 22 Comments

It seems that there really isn’t a dull week at the Universal Orlando Resort anymore.  More news leaked from Universal Orlando this week and we will fill you in on what happened.  In a related…

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Mermaids and Bears at Disney World

October 23, 2012 at 4:59 am | 22 Comments

Mermaids and Bears, oh my! Last week, Disney World quietly unveiled two quiet new changes in the Magic Kingdom, The Country Bear Jamboree reopened after a several-week refurbishment, and Pirates of the Caribbean debuted a new…