Help! A box of Crayons and a bunch
of bats have invaded the Disneyland resort! Stitchland, er, I
mean Tomorrowland over in Orlando opens a new attraction and there
is debate regarding tripods in Tokyo. Welcome to the MiceChat
Round-Up! - Fishbulb
of Crayons Day! 4.11.09
bubblesung has returned with another report,
More colorful and More fun than before! Just a friendly word
of caution: You may want to get your sunglasses out before viewing
BBQ for the rich! Forget the rest of us.
This week we have an update on a possible makeover for Star Tours,
Improvements for the Electrical Parade and Pixie Hollow, vote
for your favorite attraction from Tomorrowland circa 1967, and
much more!~ Aladdin
Curse Your Tiny Paper Hat!!: A Kuzcochik Trip Report
Kuzcochik starts off her whirlwind report with
Dinosaurs, Fairies, the real Disney Studios, along with her
famous commentary! And that's only the beginning of her report!
See it all here!
for first trip reports! (lots of pictures!)
LovelyLocks takes us along on her church sleepover,
and then to Downtown Disney, the Grand Californian, and Disneyland.
See her first trip report here!
of the following 'TL:67' attractions made the biggest impression
Tomorrowland_1967 asks us a question, inspired
by their name. Which 1967 Tomorrowland Attraction had the biggest
impact on you? Take a look at the attractions listed on this
poll, and vote for your favorite!
MiceChatters on Saturday evening May 16th for the "Festival
Wine Reception." Tickets are $55 and are purchased
We hope you can join us!
the thread here.
Tours: Shooting Footage Now!
Is it possible that a Star Tours Update is moving forward? Zoe
Necrosis finds some new rumors that filming might be
taking place! Check out the latest info here!
Mater's Junkyard Jubilee May Boast Unique and Unexpected FlatRide
Ride Warrior has found some information about
how this new Radiator Springs attraction may operate!
and attractions you were freaked out by as a kid?
1313Imagination wonders which attractions at
Disneyland, you shied away from, as child. Tell us which ones
were too frightening for you in your early years!
Bat's Day Pics
Fishy delivers the pics on what he calls an
"Easter Parade directed by Tim Burton".
aimster asks for Bat's Day pictures, and Darkbeer
delivers. Take a look at the sights from this springtime? celebration.
in DCA Focus Group Discussion
Have you ever wondered if Disney does other research besides
polls taken at the entry gates? Skunkwerx brings
us a firsthand account of how Disney gathers information in
Electrical Parade 'Improvements'
villagecreator points us to a video that details
some of the upcoming changes to the Electrical Parade, and to
Pixie Hollow! Find out more, here!
Disneyland Photoshop Competition- Round 13! (Thunder sounds)
Brer Stefan celebrates the 13th round of the
Photoshop competition, by unlocking a door with a key of imagination,
into another dimension, a land of both shadow and substance,
things and ideas. It's time for you to crossover to this dimension
of sight, this dimension of mind . . .
Coming to a galaxy near you! Star Wars Weekends are on the horizon
and a furry blue alien is already invading the Parks! We also
have an excellent Trip Report and a hat scratching question...~
Disneyland Gal's Trip to Walt Disney World - lots of words,
lots of photos.
California gal Wendygirl and her daughter had
5 fun-filled days at WDW recently and they bring the magic home
to MiceChat! Very insightful reading with awesome photos to
from the New Stitch 'Attraction'
Everyone's favorite blue alien is on the attack with a new show
opening in Tomorrowland! Flynnibus has some
video to show and discussions take off! Everybody's a critic.
And this one is getting some harsh reviews so far...
StarWars Weekends' Poster Banners, Characters Appearing, and
Ride Warrior has some eye-popping promotional
material and merchandise offerings for this year's Star Wars
Weekend! May the Force be with You(r checkbook)!
Wars Weekend Posters
OogieBoogie also has some poster-riffic ads
to display to get your Jedi Nerd activated!
Weis on Sorcerer Mickey Hat
Robonics95 has an overheard snippet from a
noted Imagineer that may portend the demise of the much maligned
Sorcerer Mickey Hat that looms in Hollywood Studios. Could the
wrecking ball be coming for the cone shaped monstrosity? Or
is he just talking out of his hat?
From around the world to your computer! This week, there are
rumblings in the East about finances and expansions. Also, a look
at influences and camera contraband at TDL... ~ PEZZ
on Tokyo DisneySea.
Another Voice is back to discuss some of the
many and varied influences on the beautiful park that is DisneySea!
Another Voice has another thread... This one
deals with Tokyo Disneyland's ban on any type of camera-steadying
device. Even the little ones that look like strange, 3 finger
robot hands! You'd really think the Japanese would have more
respect for robot hands...
financing news from RTHK
According to Mclubber, Hong Kong Disneyland
is rumored to be getting an infusion of money to expand the
fledgling Park. Should they add more lands? Another Park? A
downtown district? Share your thoughts here!
Shanghai, what other destinations for future Disney theme parks?
Since Shanghai Disney is (almost) a sure thing, Loaloa55
wants to know what other places would be likely candidates for
a Disney Park (or two)? India seems to be high on the list but
can you imagine the lines?
Looks like the April showers decided that May was a much better
month for their downpours. So as the raindrops fall on my little
corner of the desert, let's see what's happening of note this
week! ~ elly
Diego Zoo & more (lots of pics..56K warning)
The San Diego Zoo seems to be getting a lot of love lately.
Our latest trip report from there comes from DisneyFan28
and make me want to visit there even more one of these days.
sir clinksalot brings us the news that we've
been talking about for months here in the Other Parks
section: Manta at Sea World Orlando is finally open! Check out
the thread for videos of the ride, and let us know what you
thought if you've ridden it this week.
This week we meet a new MiceChatter, catch up with a longtime
member, check out some interesting advertising, discuss high school
reunions, family drama, and Michael J. Fox. ~ disneyballerina
New MiceChatter lakewood takes a moment to say hello
and introduce himself to the community. Please join in and extend
a warm MC hello to help welcome him to the MiceChat family!
America Skinny Again... One Slap at a Time!
Could Slap Chop be the new Rickroll? Barbossa
posts this Rap Chop re-mix for your entertainment.
Werner Weiss - The Original Backstage Studio Tour
Step through the gates of YesterStudios and enter a working
movie and television Production Center. Your stay will include
an in-depth look at live action movies and television, and a
unique opportunity to visit Disney animators working on their
Andy Castro - Dateline Disneyland
Main Street Windows, Tomorrowland refurbs, California Construction,
David Michael - In The Parks
Virgins, Bats, Cerveza Negro, Mojo, Sideways Racing, and more!
- Steve DeGaetano - In Earnest, Pt. III
Steve continues the story of the Disneyland Railroad's Ernest
S. Marsh, Part Three.
Kevin Yee- Clubbing
Kevin on what's up for kids at Disney World. He also has an
Animal Kingdom Picnic Follow-Up, discuss it all here...
Al Lutz - Return to Flash Mountain
The possible return of naughty flashes on Splash Mt.
continues to generate national media interest in Al's last update.
Join the discussion already in progress.
Opening later this year, the Treehouse Villas will revive a
longstanding and truly unique WDW resort experience. Michey
wonders if anyone has stayed at the Saratoga Springs Resort
and can offer thoughts on one of the newer DVC properties.
Star Wars was a 70s/80s TV Drama
Did you remember that May 4th was 'Star Wars Day'? In honor
of this truly momentous day in the year, aimster
brings us this video that visualizes what 'Star Wars' might
have been like as a TV drama.
After a week in the real Sherwood Forest, Nathan Detroit
reminisced about watching 'Robin Hood' over and over again as
a child. What movies bring you back to the warm and fuzzy memories
The thread title says it all. Enter your thoughts for the 'Worst
Band Ever' right here!
A Snuggie adventure in Disneyland???? Could make for
some funny pictures
brad chowen suggests a meet at Disneyland for
his new cult, The People's Front of the Snuggie. Are you game
for being photographed in public wearing a Sunggie?
New Dave Avanzino Artwork
What's better than finding out about new Disney artwork? How
about finding out about it from the artist himself? See what
Dave Avanzino has to say about the amazing art he created for
this years Food and Wine Festival at DCA. As a bonus for our
readers, you will also get a few 'spoilers' from the artist.