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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    The organ in the Haunted Mansion is the same one used in the movie “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea”
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    In the movie room on the Indiana Jones ride there is an "Eeyore" parking lot sign, because the ride exists where the parking lot once was. I looked for it but couldn't find it myself, but a CM did confirm that one did exist.

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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    That's cool I didn't know that one
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    If you are heading down Main Street toward Sleeping Beauty Castle, take a quick right toward the locker rentals. There, just to the right of the entrance to the lockers, you'll find a red "brick" wall with many different patterns of faux bricks - some evenly spaced, and some wavy, like cobblestones. This concrete wall was constructed in 1954 as Disneyland was being built, and the various patterns were tests for various portions of the park. The wall was left in place, and the test patterns were never covered over.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    When Space Mountain opened in 1977, the Mercury astronauts were part of the opening celebration. When Space Mountain re-opened in 2005, Neil Armstrong was part of the reopening celebration.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    This is more of a useful Disneyland Resort secret. You can get overlapping Fast Passes from Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure. For instance, run into Disneyland, get an Indy or Space Mountain Fast Pass, then go over to DCA and immediately grab a Soarin' Over California, or Tower of Terror, etc. Fast Pass.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    Oh that's actually a really good idea. I never thought of that before.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    It wouldn't be practical to do that in WDW, being that the parks are so far apart, but I bet it works there as well.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    heres a common one
    during the construction of Dinseyland Walt had the first building completed be the firehouse so that he could have an apartment. He spent many late nights working in that office and it is still there today in its original splendor.

    also the fire pole was a working fire pole until too many people tried climbing up it to get a glimpse of Walt they had to have it closed.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

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    during the construction of Dinseyland Walt had the first building completed be the firehouse so that he could have an apartment. He spent many late nights working in that office and it is still there today in its original splendor.
    And whenever he was there, he had a light in the window on so people would know he was there. Today that light burns 24/7 so that everyone knows he's always there.

    I have a picture somewhere. I'll try to find it today.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackjack Joe View Post
    This is more of a useful Disneyland Resort secret. You can get overlapping Fast Passes from Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure. For instance, run into Disneyland, get an Indy or Space Mountain Fast Pass, then go over to DCA and immediately grab a Soarin' Over California, or Tower of Terror, etc. Fast Pass.

    Also, Roger Rabbit isn't connected to the main fastpass system at Disneyland. So you could get a fastpass there and still be eligible to get one from one of the other rides. This used to be the case with Grizzly River Run in DCA but it was connected when I was there in March.

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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    The Matterhorn was the first rollercoaster ever to be built using curved metal tubing as track. Allowing tighter turns and better drops.

    Also, the water that you splash through not only cools you off, but cools the wheels off, and acts as a natural braking system for the coaster.
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    Re: Your best Disneyland secret!

    When Tom Sawyers Island was opened up Walt Disney made an agreement with the state of Missouri to annex it to them. Yes, it's true. When you step onto the Island you are no longer in CA
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