is MiceChat Round-Up day here at MiceAge. With our visual update
of the site we also have fantastic trip reports from the Disneyland
Resort, Hong Kong & Tokyo Disney Resorts. Also check out
why Murphy looks like Violet from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate
Factory, ha! Hope you enjoy this week's fun-filled Round-Up! -
out in broad daylight!
past week, Murphy the Dragon came out of her pit and saw her shadow. This
means we will have at least 3 months of Fantasmic! tomrules1955
has the daytime photographic evidence of this normally nocturnal
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Summer Fireworks show MAGICAL is back, as is Fantasmic! Silly
Symphony Swings are making regular rounds, we have several great
trip reports AND Disney has made several controversial announcements
including a major renovation of Disneyland Hotel pool and the surrounding area. We will soon be losing the Lost Bar,
losing the waterfalls, and losing Skull Rock. Plans for the
paid Halloween Party have been announced, and if you want to see
Zero fly over the castle this year, get ready to fork over the
dough for that Halloween Party. ~ Aladdin
What Does the Finder Flag Say Darby? A Kuzcochik Trip Report
returns to Disneyland to celebrate her Birthday with friends!
There is no such thing as an ordinary trip report from her,
and this is no exception! This time, see how many attractions
go 101 on her trip!
has several great nighttime photos from around Disneyland!
Check out the phenomenal shots here!
been PLAGUED: parks. swings. bears. food. and Fantasmic!
brings back photos from all over DCA and from the return of
Fireworks in HD - New Fireworks addition and New Finale Video
has some great videos of the Magical fireworks show, complete
with Tinker bell and Dumbo! See the elephant fly here!
- Warm Day & Checking-Out the Swings
takes us around DCA and then takes us for a spin around Silly
Symphony Swings! Video and Photos included!
Hotel To Get new themed Waterslides
released information about a major renovation project for the
Disneyland Hotel Pool and all the surrounding area. But with
the renovation, will come the removal of the Waterfall area,
removal of the Koi fish pond, and the removal of Disneyland's
2nd Skull Rock from the pool. Check out the details here, and
then be sure to voice your thoughts!
Bar closing in August
part of the renovation around the pool area at the Disneyland
Hotel, the Lost Bar will be closing at the end of summer, to
make way for a new Tahitian Terrace themed bar and restaurant.
Adventure gets new logo, slight name change.
also made an announcement which includes a new commercial for
World of Color, and they also sneak in a Slight change of name,
for what most of us refer to as DCA. The question arises, why
a name change before the new entry to DCA even begins construction,
and before Radiator Springs is open?
Announced -Mickey’s Halloween Party at DL
made the official announcement regarding the separate ticket
Halloween Party in Disneyland this year. Find out all the details
Halloween Screams Fireworks, ONLY for Mickey's Halloween Party!
Disneyland's announcement of the Halloween Party, came word
that Regular park admission WILL NOT include Halloween Screams
fireworks. If you want to see the Halloween Fireworks show,
you will need to pay to enter the Halloween Party. Tell us what
you think about regular guests being shut out of the fireworks
back, everyone! We have some good stuff for you, so read on. If
you post your ideas and rumors they might just make it
here next week. See you then! -Demigod
MiceChatter Ghost Galaxy heard it
through the grapevine that Aladdin may make an appearance in
Fantasmic! this summer.
Halloween Screams Fireworks, ONLY Mickey's Halloween Party!
The Disney Ninja brings us a rumor
that there may be only one showing of the Halloween Screams
Fireworks this year.
replacement for Mulholland Madness
Mice Chat minion A113 provides us
with an interesting idea for replacing Mulholland Madness.
Fish_in_water decides to take Armchair
Imagineering to a new area, Parades, and asks for your ideas.
of rumors and armchair imagineering to go around this week! Also,
pics of the new C3PO interactive face character that
made its debut for Star Wars Weekend! Jump to lightspeed! ~ PEZZ
Pass Payment Plan On The Way to Walt Disney World
fearless leader, Dustysage, has some news (or at least
a rumor) about WDW annual passes having a payment plan
option! Will this be for locals only (like Southern California
Disneyland passes) or for everyone? How might it affect the
new Premier pass? We have so many questions! Anyone have the
Golden Carrousel is changing it's name June 1st
other rumor/news type activities, Krankenstein reports
that Cinderella's Golden Carrousel is getting a name change
for the new Fantasyland upgrade. Can this be true? Read here
and decide for yourself!
has some ideas on how to make DAK even cooler with some new
geographic areas open for exploration! Would you like to see
more landmass? Or how about oceanic expansion? Or maybe just
a long-lost Beastly Kingdom? Share your ideas here!
C-3PO tested at DHS 5/28
was one lucky dog when we and his son got to meet the new C-3PO
walking, talking, interactive character at WDW recently! It's
a new concept being tested out, so take a quick look!
Paris without the Paris?
Nathan Detroit asks an interesting poll question. When
you visit Disneyland Resort Paris, do you spend time enjoying
the city of Paris too?
Disney Weddings: Mini Trip Report
lurkyloo takes a quick break from her epic Tokyo Trip
Report to present a spin-off Trip Report: Tokyo Disney Weddings!
Take a look at this detailed photo report for the Japanese version
of Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings.
HKDLFAN is back with the next installment of his monthly
photo trip reports. If you've ever wanted a virtual tour of
Hong Kong Disneyland, these monthly trip reports are a great
place to start!
Universe - Pictures
Geomorph shares an eye opening photo tour of the 7 acre, indoor
theme park in Bloomington Minnesota's Mall of America. Formerly
Camp Snoopy the park features 23 rides for every level of thrill
coupons for Adults in at Kid's Price and Kid Free (w paid adult)
Techskip gives us a heads up on a discount for Sea World San
& September Happening at the Museum
Second Star gives us an update on the schedule at the Walt Disney
'Since the ride is loosely based on The African Queen, I think
there is a ton of potential for an amazing adventure franchise.
Hope this comes to fruition.' BuzzedLightyear
Coleman has passed away(Merged)
tiggerfan informs us of the accident that lead to Gary Coleman's
'Not only was he a great actor, Dennis was an outstanding photographer
as well as an accomplished artist.' Piratemunkee
Linkletter Passed Away At 97 (Merged)
The man that was at the opening day of Disneyland passed away.
'So, Sad', The Disney Ninja
everyone enjoyed their Memorial Day weekend, and are gearing up
for summer! World of Color is prepping, and it's so close I can
feel it. Let's see what's happening in the Lounges to get our
mind off of it...~yoyoflamingo
New MiceChat! What's new, and what's next!
you've noticed a difference in MiceChat over the weekend, you
aren't crazy. Seems Monorail Man and the entire MiceChat
staff have worked tirelessly to bring us this wonderful new
version. Want to keep updated on the changes and see what the
future holds? This thread is for you!
Frankham (voice of Sgt. Tibbs, 101 Dalmatians) visting Disneyland
chance to meet a Disney celebrity! MCer Niemann lets
us know that he and a friend, David Frankham, the voice of Sgt.
Tibbs in the classic Disney animated film 101 Dalmatians, will
be headed to Disneyland in June. The best part? Their visit will coincide
with our traditional Sunday meet! They have graciously agreed
to hang around with the MiceChatters, so stop by and welcome
a true Disney celebrity with MiceChat's hospitality!
Kevin Yee - HyperSpace
Kevin checks in this week with Star Wars Weekends, Toy
Story Mania, Air Blades, and more!
Sue Kruse - Pressing Matters
This edition of Pressing Matters includes info on the
loss of Art Linkletter, Merchandise, Stores opening with something
sweet and something sparkly, El Cap & The Marathon , Martha
Stewart, and more!
In The Parks
The unofficial start to the Summer Season begins as
In The Parks brings you the latest on the Disney Gallery, a
New Candy Store. Carsland, The Golden Vine Winery, Knotts, Seaworld,
Werner Weiss - Rivercraft
Sadly, the only way that you will ever ride a Mike Fink
Keel Boat is to use a 'C' Coupon in Yesterland. The Gullywumper
is now officially a prop, and looks to remain so for the foreseeable
This week's amazing collection of phots includes shots
of Tokyo Disney Wonderland, Star Wars Weekends, Freeform Walt
Disney World, and more!
Andy Castro - Dateline Disneyland
California Ch-ch-changes, DCA gets a new logo, Swings
open, Shops re-open, and MORE!