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Re: Dateline Disneyland

Post by Wizzard419 » May Wed 15, 2013 9:47 pm

I forget, doesn't the surfliner stop at union station (as seen in various movies and tv shows) and then you have to take a coach to Bakersfield to pick up the rails again?

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Post by elizabethswann » May Mon 20, 2013 12:23 pm

http://micechat.com/29336-guide-to-monstrous-summer/

Latest update from Micechat: Opa!, All-Nighters and Magical Maps: Your Guide to a Monstrous Summer Memorial Day Weekend, etc.

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Post by Wizzard419 » May Mon 20, 2013 1:17 pm

I wonder if that shield/hat icon at the top of the stage is a display that just happens to have it's backlight turned off. It seems so dim in all of the photos.

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Post by Wizzard419 » May Wed 22, 2013 4:10 pm

I forgot to mention, the telephone/power poles that are added to Cars Land during the holiday season have their holes covered with small manhole covers so they don't stick out and are safe to walk on.

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Post by Amy » May Wed 22, 2013 6:17 pm

That sort of stinks that parts of DCA will be closed during the 24 hour event for grad night.
I wondered the same thing about the shield Wizz ~ it does look like it will light up, or animate in some fashion.
Have they said when Big Thunder Mountain will be re-opening?
It doesn't seem to say why the flags and ropes are on top of the Golden Horseshoe Saloon. Does anyone know?
If they are talking about slurry in the Carsland repaving, I wonder if instead of repaving, they simply did the blacktop seal to make the street look new again?
Anyone else bothered by the food carts parked on the streets between parades? I think it is pretty convenient and probably encourages more impulse buys of snacks.

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Post by Wizzard419 » May Wed 22, 2013 7:13 pm

The grad nights are kind of set in stone so they cannot be moved and this event was probably less than a year in the planning.

I think the slated re-opening is in November, right before the winter rush comes in for the holiday season.

The flags/ropes are there probably for any roof work being done, think of it like a less breezy form of caution tape.

There might be another reason for the re-paving, since the cars only occupy and drive select spaces, they may have uneven wear that just doesn't look good, and the repairs are cheap enough that they can do them annually.

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Post by Wizzard419 » May Wed 22, 2013 9:10 pm

I forgot to mention, as you will be there this winter, Trader Sam's sells their tiki mugs as well. I wouldn't bother with the shell or clear glass mugs as those are generic and can be purchased anywhere. Their supplier is actually a local company called tiki farm.

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Post by Amy » May Wed 22, 2013 10:11 pm

Wizzard419 wrote:I forgot to mention, as you will be there this winter, Trader Sam's sells their tiki mugs as well. I wouldn't bother with the shell or clear glass mugs as those are generic and can be purchased anywhere. Their supplier is actually a local company called tiki farm.
I'm not a big fan of the Tiki stuff so I probably wouldn't buy any of them ~ but thanks for the tip! I do imagine we will head to Trader Sam's to check it out and maybe have a snack :D

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Re: Dateline Disneyland

Post by Wizzard419 » May Sat 25, 2013 11:06 am

Going back to the seal over the stage for the new show, it looks like it isn't a display, but they have it lit with recessed lights as well as projections on it. That is one big video display, here is the show for anyone who wants to see it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... lZcs1SergY

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Post by elizabethswann » May Tue 28, 2013 5:54 pm

http://micechat.com/30321-monstrous-summer/

Latest update from Micechat: Disneyland scares up a Monstrous Summer with big events and new offerings, etc.

Also, I hope whoever went to the 24 hour thing at DLR had fun!

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Post by Wizzard419 » May Tue 28, 2013 6:20 pm

I am surprised there was no note of Trader Sam's second anniversary and their requisite new mug.

Even though the grad night tickets apparently are slightly less than a normal ticket, that is still kind of a rip-off since you only get a few areas of DCA rather than all of DLR for the event and have to deal with larger crowds in the park for the 24hr event.

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Re: Dateline Disneyland

Post by Wizzard419 » May Tue 28, 2013 8:20 pm

Interesting, possible explosion in Toontown just a few mins ago. Supposedly in a trashcan, which goes to show that the magic chopstick does not prevent people from brining stuff in.

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Re: Dateline Disneyland

Post by Len90 » May Tue 28, 2013 8:31 pm

Wizzard419 wrote:Interesting, possible explosion in Toontown just a few mins ago. Supposedly in a trashcan, which goes to show that the magic chopstick does not prevent people from brining stuff in.
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Post by Wizzard419 » May Tue 28, 2013 8:35 pm

Not worth it, it was just a dry ice bomb, so probably a worker was involved since dry ice is used in the carts to keep stuff frozen. Though in OC a dry ice bomb can get you hard time and a possible WMD charge.

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Re: Dateline Disneyland

Post by Len90 » May Tue 28, 2013 8:40 pm

Good to finally see pictures from the 24 hour event at DLR. Up until this point we had really only seen WDW through the live camera Disney set-up. I kind of do wish all three parks had a camera in them for the event.
Wizzard419 wrote:Not worth it, it was just a dry ice bomb, so probably a worker was involved since dry ice is used in the carts to keep stuff frozen. Though in OC a dry ice bomb can get you hard time and a possible WMD charge.
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