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  • January 31, 2016: Thank you for an AMAZING MiceChat Anniversary Weekend – It was an epic weekend with Disney Legends Dick Van Dyke and Marty Sklar, Mike Peraza, Terri Hardin, Amy Mebberson, David Koenig, a trip to Medieval Times, games, quests, meet-ups and even a rare rainy day at Disneyland. Whether you were able to join us in person or just wished us a happy anniversary on Facebook or Twitter, we appreciate you!!! Thank you for 11 AMAZING years!!! We have much more planned for you in the near future. We have photos for you in our MiceChat Round Up and Fab News. ×0
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The NEW Disney Magic Fully Reviewed

May 03, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

My name is Jason Leppert, and I’ve been an avid reader of MiceChat for years. As a professional cruise travel journalist and unabashed Disney fanboy, I’m thrilled to now be contributing to my favorite go-to…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 16 – Mad Tea Party With Michelle

May 02, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 1 Comment

Joining us in the pub this week is Michelle from the Disney Dream Girls and quietly in the background, Craig who is nursing the Liverpool loss to Chelsea. We chat with Michelle about her recent…

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A Blustery Week at the Disneyland Resort

May 02, 2014 at 3:00 am | 26 Comments

Winds in the east, mist coming in. Like somethin’ is brewin’ and bout to begin. Can’t put me finger on what lies in store, but I fear what’s to happen all happened before. The Disneyland…

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MiceChat Podcast 16 – The Disney Dudes Take a Walk in the Park

May 02, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

The MiceChat crew takes a field trip to Disneyland and takes you with them. As we walk through Frontierland, New Orleans Square and Critter Country, we chat about what’s new, what’s coming, history, trivia and…

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Cars, East and West

May 01, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 8 Comments

Yesterland usually looks at things that are gone, but not today. This photo essay looks at how some of the same landmarks of Radiator Springs are represented at the delightful Cars wing of Disney’s Art…

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Full Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride Video

May 01, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 129 Comments

Previews have begun of the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Coaster at Walt Disney World. Situated in the Magic Kingdom this final piece to the New Fantasyland was 4 years in the making, finishing off a…

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Reopening Date for the Historic Calico Mine Ride Announced by Knotts

May 01, 2014 at 11:50 am | 106 Comments

Knott’s has just announced Saturday June 14th as the reopening of the completely refurbished Calico Mine Train and revitalized Camp Snoopy.  This is great news and will mark the return of two iconic and important…

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Your Guide to Getting in the Disney Parks Faster

May 01, 2014 at 3:00 am | 23 Comments

Ok, so you’ve been planning for months. The day has finally arrived. You’ve risen and shone, inhaled your breakfast, and now you’re ready to hit the park! You’re skipping toward the entrance only to be…

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A Tale of Two Fridays – Part 7 of 8

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

A Tale of Two Fridays – A Bi-Coastal Adventure Part 7 of an 8 part series… On a Friday morning in March 2014, Jeremiah went to WDW while Paul and Calvin went to Disneyland. Both…

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DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.29: Parallel Genius – Walt Disney and Kelly Johnson

April 30, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Years stopped at 2014, so here we go. While folding newspapers for my Studio City California Hollywood Citizens-News paper route in 1944, a screaming roar approached me. A jet plane, the first…

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Dateline Disney World – Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Gets Ready To Roll

April 30, 2014 at 2:00 am | 33 Comments

Construction walls were removed from around the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, so we are headed to the Magic Kingdom to bring you the photos. Plus, Welcome to the Magic Kingdom! Hi Mary! Just a quick…

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MiceChat Disney News Round Up: The Disneyland Shuffle

April 30, 2014 at 12:03 am | No Comments

Disney news, rumors, photos and more are yours in today’s MiceChat Round Up.  What’s the latest news from Disneyland? The MiceAge team have a brand new update for you. And after a little over a…

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Disneyland Executive Shuffle

April 29, 2014 at 3:00 am | 74 Comments

The busy spring break period has ended and the Anaheim parks get a few short weeks of relatively light crowds before Grad Nights and summer crowds return. But late last week the Anaheim parks had…

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Walls Come Down

April 29, 2014 at 2:00 am | 49 Comments

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train has been under construction for so long, we could be forgiven for almost accepting that it’s never coming. But that day is almost upon us. Last weekend, the construction walls…

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Universal Orlando Update – Honeydukes Expands and Resort Update

April 29, 2014 at 1:00 am | 5 Comments

We are one week closer to the opening of Phase 2 of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  We will take you into both parks today to look at how each one is rapidly reaching…

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Springtime refurbishments and merchandise mishaps at Disneyland

April 28, 2014 at 5:38 am | 65 Comments

Welcome back to Dateline Disneyland! This week we take a look at Disneyland‘s various springtime refurbishments as the parks continue through the busy spring break season. Major projects underway include a major rethinking of the…

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Mousetalgia 288: Marc Davis, Wondercon, Frozen

April 28, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

The talent and legacy of Disney Legend Marc Davis is on display in this week’s episode of Mousetalgia. In honor of the upcoming exhibit titled “Leading Ladies and Femme Fatales: The Art of Marc Davis”…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #88 – Back To The Future : The Ride

April 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 2 Comments

Join us as we jump in the podcast time machine and get it up to 88 miles per hour to talk about one of Universal’s classic attractions, Back to the Future: The Ride. We begin…

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Walt Disney Studios Ratatouille Ride to Officially Open July 10th

April 27, 2014 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

We have been bringing you regular progress reports on the Disneyland Paris Resort’s newest attraction – Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy (Ratatouille: the Totally Zany Adventure of Remy). Today it’s Disney’s turn to reveal…

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The Sweep Spot: It’s a Small World

April 27, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Our show this week is on the attraction It’s a Small World. In this episode we discuss the history of the attraction everyone loves, though some don’t want to admit it, it’s a small world.…

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