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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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Lets Talk About Captain EO Starring Michael Jackson- Part 2

May 28, 2014 at 3:00 am | 12 Comments

UPDATE- Last week I discovered that my dear friend Bob Gurr is going on an adventure for a few weeks, so I’ve been invited to fill in for him with my articles while he’s away.  The…

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Glorious Magic Kingdom Sunrise and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Opens

May 28, 2014 at 2:00 am | 21 Comments

It was a big week at Walt Disney World! Let’s take a look at the 24 hour “Rock Your Disney Side” day as well as the now open Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at the Magic…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: The Haunted Mansion That Never Was

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

At this point, every mortal guest of the Magic Kingdom knows what happens in that creaky, old house on the hill. They have spent years reporting that they’ve been taken into the boundless ream of…

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Disneyland 60 Hour Diamond Anniversary Celebration Takes Shape

May 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 85 Comments

Disneyland Resort kicked off its 59th summer season with not just a 24 hour party cooked up by the marketing department, but also by a ticket price increase and restrictions on Annual Passes approved by…

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: A Fun and Solid “D Ticket” Attraction (Spoilers Only at End)

May 27, 2014 at 2:00 am | 54 Comments

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train finally soft-opened to the public on Friday 5/23, which also happened to be the 24 hour day. While I didn’t show up there until the late afternoon, I got to…

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Aquatica at SeaWorld San Antonio Opens Roa’s Aviary and Aquatica Suite

May 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 7 Comments

Howdy folks, today we are traveling to the Lone Star State as we look at the brand new attraction added at SeaWorld San Antonio’s Aquatica. We’ll also show you the brand new Aquatica Suite at…

Communicore Weekly – Kitchen Kabaret, Art of Golden Books, Walt’s Bathroom, Two Finger Point

May 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Kitchen Kabaret, Art of Golden Books, Walt’s Bathroom, and the Two Finger Point! DISNEY HISTORY! – Veggie Veggie Fruit Fruit!…

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Rock Your Disney Side 24 hour party kicks off busy summer season at Disneyland

May 26, 2014 at 5:05 am | 54 Comments

Disneyland kicked off its busy summer season with another 24-hour party that encouraged guests to rock their “Disney Sides” by “Disney Bounding” and wearing costumes to the parks. The popular 24-hour event included special entertainment,…

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A Nerdy Visit to Knott’s Berry Farm

May 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 16 Comments

After seeing the updates here at MiceChat and listening to Jeff Heimbuch talk about Knott’s Berry Farm, I was looking forward to my first visit to the theme park that’s just minutes from Disneyland. After…

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Mousetalgia Podcast Episode 292: Hacking Disneyland – tips and tricks

May 26, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Enjoy Disneyland like an insider – from fireworks viewing areas to photo ops and more. Learn the places to sit and relax even on busy days. Make the most of the parades. Relive your childhood…

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Mouseaddicts in Mathmagic Land: Mapping Disneyland Crowds

May 25, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 8 Comments

Our partners at MouseAddict have an update for us today that Disneyland fans are going to love. The app doesn’t support Android yet, but with your support, that may be on the way soon. Since…

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E Ticket Report Episode 5: Magic Kingdom’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Harambe Nights and Rivers of LIght

May 25, 2014 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

It’s time for episode 5 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 Magic Kingdom’s…

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Disneyland Paris Prepares for Busy Summer Season

May 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 21 Comments

Workers at Disneyland Paris’ Magic Kingdom are rushing to finish various refurbishment projects prior to the busy summer season. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog brings us a new update with photos. ~~Rick…

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Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly, a Review

May 24, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Deep Blue is not a novel about IBM or the chess-playing computer. Or about the travels of a lost little clown fish. From my point-of-view, I’m not sure if I’d enjoy those any more than…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #92 – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

May 24, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

  Join us on episode 92 as we join Harry Potter on a Forbidden Journey. We begin the show, in the usual fashion, by bringing you the News Update which includes news about Mardi Gras,the…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Fast and Furious and Harry Potter

May 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 17 Comments

With Andy Castro delivering your guide to the 24 hour madness at Disneyland this weekend, we switch gears and bring you an In The Parks from Universal Studios Hollywood.  There is an astounding amount of…

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Preserving a Masterpiece…The Battle to Save the Polynesian Resort Waterfall

May 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | 22 Comments

The Polynesian Resort is one of two Disney World hotels that began operation on October 1, 1971. It is here that guests find themselves immersed in a tropical paradise. The resort originally opened with 492…

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“This Week at WDW” in Summer 1972 at Yesterland

May 22, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 3 Comments

It’s summer of 1972. Walt Disney World has been open less than a year. Walt Disney World wants you to know that there’s a lot more than just the Magic Kingdom. You’re given a handy…

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Your Guide to Disneyland’s Rock Your Disney Side 24-Hour Party

May 22, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 21 Comments

Disneyland will officially kick off the summer season with another 24-hour party on Friday. Luckily it seems like Disney is taking the lessons learned from the wildly-popular 24-hour events from the last two years and…

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Get Swept Away at Typhoon Lagoon

May 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

Last week we were chillin’ at Blizzard Beach, but now it’s time to get swept away!  Typhoon Lagoon is the second Walt Disney World water park, and it’s every bit as packed as its sister…