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Old 03-30-2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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Heading to the Westcoast for a Disney fix, and DPN WEstFest 2010 - TR has Begun

I'm a seasoned veteran of WDW but I have been to DLR two other times. My first trip was before boarding the Disney Magic on it's return journey to Florida after spending the summer in California. My other trip was last may for a gathering of Disney Fans from the DPN forum (Disney Podcast Network) and the even that they call WestFest (WestFest is an an unofficial gathering of the podcatstrers of the DPN and the fans/ forum members of the DPN) Well I'm heading back again for this years WestFest which once again is being held the first weekend of May.

My last two trips I stayed at the Disneyland Hotel, but this time I have decided to go on the cheaper side and stay at one of the neighboring hotels. This year I will be staying at the Anaheim Dessert Inn and suites (in the DPN community it is know as the DPN dorm room as most of the DPNer's stay there). This year I will be there from April 28th to May 4th 2010.
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My plans are as follows

April 28th 2010 - Arvie and check into the Desert Inn and Suites (AKA DPN Dorm Room) then head into DCA for some lunch and to see what changes have happened in the year since I have been there.

April 29th 2010 - My day will probably start at Disneyland I don't have any real plans other then to see what happens. This evening will be the first meet of WestFest 2010 with Imagineering My Way's Lost Bar Libations Mixer at 9:00 Pm at the Lost bar at the Disneyland hotel.

April 30th 2010 - another go with the flow day that will most likely involve DCA in the afternoon as there are two WestFest meets today.
1:30 PM is "One last time with Aladdin and Jasmine": Hyperion Theater: hosted by Coconut Wireless
Come join Joel from Meandering Mouse Club TV at the Hyperion Theater as we watch "Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular" a a final time before it is replaced by "Toy Story: The Musical".
and at 6:00 Pm is the MiceCast Rabble Rousers Meet at The Truck. The designated attraction will be announced later.

May 1st 2010 - First full day of WestFest 2010 (DCA)
The schedule is as follows
9:00am: WestFest kickoff and meet and greet: meet at Bountiful Farms

10:00am: Mouse Droppings' Be a Toy Story Hero! (At Toy Story Midway Mania): hosted by theEsquire

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Corndog Meet/Bugsland Stampede: hosted by Jason and Sarah from SD

2:00pm: the Isle de Lorien Treasure Hunt: Redwood Creek Challenge Trail: hosted by Auntie Lo
join Auntie Lo and the island inhabitants for the ultimate treasure hunt.

3:00pm: Party Girls cocktail break at the cove bar: hosted by Pixie Giggles and Hollydog aka the Party Girls

6:00pm: DPN WestFest Banquet - Red Lion Hotel Anaheim, 1850 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA 92802

May 2nd 2010 - Second full Day of WestFest 2010 (Disneyland)
The meets are as follows
9:00am: "Ride a piece of my hometown imported to Disneyland" (the Carousel and the Casey Junior Circus train): hosted by EastYorkDisneyFan
parts of both originated in my hometown of Toronto.

10:00am: Photo Meet: Sleeping Beauty Castle

11:00am: "All a Board" the Grand Circle Tour with the Big D
In honour of the upcoming 55th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland let's take the Grand Circle Tour of Uncle Walt's Masterpiece, Disneyland USA. With the upcoming milestone I thought it would be great to sit back and relax with friends and family and enjoy a Disneyland Original. This Attraction is also special for The Big D as it was the first episode to be shot in and presented in HD.

12:00pm: At The Main Street Cinema's Great Moments with Greg & Abe Meet: Let the pomp and circumstances begin!

1:00pm: Lunch: Rancho del Zocalo Restaurant

2:00pm:

tba: OAKFAN'S Bluegrass Bash - Hosted by "The Bringing Disneyland Home - Video Podcast"
Join Brad at the World Famous "Golden Horseshoe Saloon" for some hand clappin' and foot stompin' as we enjoy the Grandest Show in the West, "Billy Hill and the Hillbillies".

4:00pm: Go To Hell! with Doug from the Disney Dudes begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting (Mr Toad's Wild Ride)

5:00pm: Spin it to Win it: A Park Hoppin’ - Eye Poppin’ Tea Party: hosted by Electric Mic and Kiltboy
Join Electric Mic & Kiltboy from the Disney Park Hoppin’ Party Vidcast and spin your way to a coveted prize by spinning your teacup the fastest! (And yes, there is a reason we’re doing this before dinner...However, if you do feel a “Technicolor Yawn” coming on...special bags will be provided.) So don’t be late for this very important date!

6:00pm: I had friends on the Death Star!!: hosted by disneytrooper (Star Tours)

7:00pm: dinner on your own

8:00pm: WindowtotheMagic's Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster Smackdown!: hosted by WindowtotheMagic Mobile
Join Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear and Space Cadet First Class Paul Barrie, as they and YOU, the intergalactic westfest crew, fight the evil Emperor Zurg in this fast-paced shoot-em-up style meet. Lots of prizes to be had for those brave enough to join the fight!

9:00pm: Going Down at Disneyland: Explore Down Under on the Subs: hosted by wdwfanjon
explore the under sea world of Nemo and friends with Jon.

10:00pm: The Dole Whip Summit: Gods of Podcasting and Polynesia meet at the Tiki Room: hosted by the DPN podcasters

11:00pm: Imagineering My Way's Midnight Cruise down the Rivers of Adventure, Part Deux (The Jungle Cruise)

May 3rd 2010
my last day in Disneyland until next year

May 4th 2010
Fly home to Toronto, my flight leaves at 12:15 or so and I am being picked up at 8 am by supper shuttle
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DPN Defeinitions

The following will be a list of terms that may come up during this PTR/TR

DF - Disney Fundamentalist (or Disney Fan, Disney Freak) the original meaning behind it is someone who does not want to see anything changed in Disneyland because that is the way it was when Walt died or something similar

DF Hat - a set of Mickey Ears with the letters DF on it usually worn backwards


This is a form of punishment for quoting ride spiels, singing along with a parade, providing information that someone already knows, or acting like a Cast member when you aren't one.

The DPN Desert Island Party! The Fantasy Isle de Lorien! (sometimes just refereed to as the island) - a over 500 page section of the DPN forums that is headed up by Queen Lo! our island queen (She is also referred to as Auntie Lo as well)

Shes the one in the light blue shirt with the tiara on in this picture from last year.

DPN Dorm Room - The Anaheim Deseret Inn and Suites so named as most of the DPNer's (Podcaster// form members) stay there as it is the cheapest and the closest hotel to Disneyland (it's closer then the on site hotels).

And of course the most important of all DPN WestFest it self- A unofficial gathering of DPN Podcaster, listeners and forum members at the Disneyland Resort held annually on the first weekend of May for the past 2 years. This year will be the third official WestFest, there was one unofficial one that happed in 2007 when a group of podcasters and fans gathered together coincidentally in Disneyland the term WestFest was first used to describe this meeting. The first Official one was held in 2008 and saw some of the DPN's WDW regulars make the pilgrimage for their first visit to Disneyland, this was also the year that the DF Hat was born. WestFest 2009 saw a few more people come to it that had joined the DPN since the previous ones, also it was the first WestFest to have events hosted by forum members as well as the podcasters. This year that has continued.

WestFest Banquet - This year will mark the second time that one is being held, the first one was in 2008 and they had Ye Haw Bob who normally performs at the Port Orleans Riverside Resort in WDW fly in to do his act for them. This year we will have a group of past and present Jungle Cruise skippers doing stand up comedy.
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wow two weeks and 4 days to go.
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Due to Disney putting out the schedule for the parks some changes to the WestFest schedule have occurred.

Thursday - 4/29/2010:

Park Hours: Disneyland: 9am-10pm, DCA: 10am-9pm

9:00pm: Imagineering My Way's Lost Bar Libations Mixer

Friday - 4/30/2010: DCA

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

1:30pm: "One last time with Aladdin and Jasmine": Hyperion Theater: hosted by Coconut Wireless
Come join Joel from Meandering Mouse Club TV at the Hyperion Theater as we watch "Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular" a a final time before it is replaced by "Toy Story: The Musical".

6:00pm: MiceCast Rabble Rousers Meet at The Truck. The designated attraction will be announced later.

Saturday - 5/1/2010: DCA

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

10:00am: WF kickoff and meet and greet: meet at Bountiful Farms

10:30am: Mouse Droppings' Be a Toy Story Hero! (At Toy Story Midway Mania): hosted by theEsquire

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Corndog Meet/Bugsland Stampede: hosted by Jason and Sarah from SD

2:00pm: the Isle de Lorien Treasure Hunt: Animation Buildingl: hosted by Auntie Lo
join Auntie Lo and the island inhabitants for the ultimate treasure hunt.

3:00pm: Party Girls cocktail break at the cove bar: hosted by Pixie Giggles and Hollydog aka the Party Girls

6:00pm: DPN WestFest Banquet - Red Lion Hotel Anaheim, 1850 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA 92802

Sunday - 5/2/2010: Disneyland

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

9:00am: "Ride a piece of my hometown imported to Disneyland" (the Carousel and the Casey Junior Circus train): hosted by EastYorkDisneyFan
parts of both originated in my hometown of Toronto.

10:00am: Photo Meet: Sleeping Beauty Castle

11:00am: "All a Board" the Grand Circle Tour with the Big D
In honour of the upcoming 55th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland let's take the Grand Circle Tour of Uncle Walt's Masterpiece, Disneyland USA. With the upcoming milestone I thought it would be great to sit back and relax with friends and family and enjoy a Disneyland Original. This Attraction is also special for The Big D as it was the first episode to be shot in and presented in HD.

12:00pm: At The Main Street Cinema's Great Moments with Greg & Abe Meet: Let the pomp and circumstances begin!

1:00pm: Lunch: Rancho del Zocalo Restaurant

2:00pm: the DPN stares at goats: hosted by the DPN

since Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is scheduled to be down for refurb meet at the Petting Zoo and stare/interact with some goats, hopefully none of them have dynamite in their teeth (if BTMRR is back up then you'll meet at the ride and take a spin on the wildest ride in the wilderness)

3:00: OAKFAN'S Bluegrass Bash - Hosted by "The Bringing Disneyland Home - Video Podcast"
Join Brad at the World Famous "Golden Horseshoe Saloon" for some hand clappin' and foot stompin' as we enjoy the Grandest Show in the West, "Billy Hill and the Hillbillies".

4:00pm: Go To Hell! with Doug from the Disney Dudes (Mr Toad's Wild Ride)

5:00pm: Spin it to Win it: A Park Hoppin’ - Eye Poppin’ Tea Party: hosted by Electric Mic and Kiltboy
Join Electric Mic & Kiltboy from the Disney Park Hoppin’ Party Vidcast and spin your way to a coveted prize by spinning your teacup the fastest! (And yes, there is a reason we’re doing this before dinner...However, if you do feel a “Technicolor Yawn” coming on...special bags will be provided.) So don’t be late for this very important date!

6:00pm: I had friends on the Death Star!!: hosted by disneytrooper (Star Tours)

7:00pm: dinner on your own

8:00pm: WindowtotheMagic's Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster Smackdown!: hosted by WindowtotheMagic Mobile
Join Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear and Space Cadet First Class Paul Barrie, as they and YOU, the intergalactic westfest crew, fight the evil Emperor Zurg in this fast-paced shoot-em-up style meet. Lots of prizes to be had for those brave enough to join the fight!

9:00pm: Remember...Dreams Come True Fireworks: meet at Coke Corner

10:00pm: The Dole Whip Summit: Gods of Podcasting and Polynesia meet at the Tiki Room: hosted by the DPN podcasters

11:45pm: Imagineering My Way's Midnight Cruise down the Rivers of Adventure, Part Deux (The Jungle Cruise)
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More changes to the WestFest Claender

The Disney Podcast Network invites you to the 4th anniversary of the event that started it all in the park that started it all, DPN WestFest. Join your favorite DPN Podcasters and fellow Disney fans from across the globe as they travel to the original theme park, Disneyland, from April 29th to May 2nd. Make your plans now to attend what has become the must-attend unofficial Disney event on the West Coast!


Thursday - 4/29/2010:

Park Hours: Disneyland: 9am-10pm, DCA: 10am-9pm

9:00pm: Imagineering My Way's Lost Bar Libations Mixer

Friday - 4/30/2010: DCA

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

1:30pm: "One last time with Aladdin and Jasmine": Hyperion Theater: hosted by Coconut Wireless
Come join Joel from Meandering Mouse Club TV at the Hyperion Theater as we watch "Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular" a a final time before it is replaced by "Toy Story: The Musical".

6:00pm: MiceCast Rabble Rousers Meet at The Truck. Now that the World of Color date has been officially announced (***************/cTYIXt) for June 11th. Mickey's Fun Wheel has been chosen as the designated attraction. Can Lou drink enough beer to get himself on it?

Saturday - 5/1/2010: DCA

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

10:00am: WF kickoff and meet and greet: meet at Bountiful Farms

10:30am: Mouse Droppings' Be a Toy Story Hero! (At Toy Story Midway Mania): hosted by theEsquire

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Corndog Meet/Bugsland Stampede: hosted by Jason and Sarah from SD

2:00pm: the Isle de Lorien Treasure Hunt: Animation Building: hosted by Auntie Lo
join Auntie Lo and the island inhabitants for the ultimate treasure hunt.

3:00pm: Party Girls cocktail break at the cove bar: hosted by Pixie Giggles and Hollydog aka the Party Girls

6:00pm: DPN WestFest Banquet - Red Lion Hotel Anaheim, 1850 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA 92802

Sunday - 5/2/2010: Disneyland

Park Hours: Disneyland: 8am-12am, DCA: 10am-10pm

9:00am: "Ride a piece of my hometown imported to Disneyland" (the Carousel and the Casey Junior Circus train): hosted by EastYorkDisneyFan
parts of both originated in my hometown of Toronto.

10:00am: Photo Meet: Sleeping Beauty Castle

11:00am: "All a Board" the Grand Circle Tour with the Big D
In honour of the upcoming 55th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland let's take the Grand Circle Tour of Uncle Walt's Masterpiece, Disneyland USA. With the upcoming milestone I thought it would be great to sit back and relax with friends and family and enjoy a Disneyland Original. This Attraction is also special for The Big D as it was the first episode to be shot in and presented in HD.

12:00pm: At The Main Street Cinema's Great Moments with Greg & Abe Meet: Let the pomp and circumstances begin!

1:00pm: Lunch: Rancho del Zocalo Restaurant

2:00pm: the DPN stares at goats: hosted by the DPN

since Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is scheduled to be down for refurb meet at the Petting Zoo and stare/interact with some goats, hopefully none of them have dynamite in their teeth (if BTMRR is back up then you'll meet at the ride and take a spin on the wildest ride in the wilderness)

3:00: OAKFAN'S Bluegrass Bash - Hosted by "The Bringing Disneyland Home - Video Podcast"
Join Brad at the World Famous "Golden Horseshoe Saloon" for some hand clappin' and foot stompin' as we enjoy the Grandest Show in the West, "Billy Hill and the Hillbillies".

4:00pm: Go To Hell! with Doug from the Disney Dudes (Mr Toad's Wild Ride)

5:00pm: Spin it to Win it: A Park Hoppin’ - Eye Poppin’ Tea Party: hosted by Electric Mic and Kiltboy
Join Electric Mic & Kiltboy from the Disney Park Hoppin’ Party Vidcast and spin your way to a coveted prize by spinning your teacup the fastest! (And yes, there is a reason we’re doing this before dinner...However, if you do feel a “Technicolor Yawn” coming on...special bags will be provided.) So don’t be late for this very important date!

6:00pm: I had friends on the Death Star!!: hosted by disneytrooper (Star Tours)

7:00pm: dinner on your own

8:00pm: WindowtotheMagic's Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster Smackdown!: hosted by WindowtotheMagic Mobile
Join Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear and Space Cadet First Class Paul Barrie, as they and YOU, the intergalactic westfest crew, fight the evil Emperor Zurg in this fast-paced shoot-em-up style meet. Lots of prizes to be had for those brave enough to join the fight!

9:00pm: Remember...Dreams Come True Fireworks: meet at Coke Corner

10:00pm: The Dole Whip Summit: Gods of Podcasting and Polynesia meet at the Tiki Room: hosted by the DPN podcasters

11:45pm: Imagineering My Way's Midnight Cruise down the Rivers of Adventure, Part Deux (The Jungle Cruise)
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Also I'm leaving on Wednesday.
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I am currently trying to fish my WDW trip report from last summer, and will get to this as soon as that one is complete.
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Hahaha. Wow. This brings back memories.

It was great to meet ya at WestFest. Your meet was definately one of the funnest.
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Time to get this TR started

My trip began early in the morning of April 28th 2010, with a flight from Toronto Lester B. Person International Airport aka YYZ, bound of LAX. The day started out OK once I got to the airport and then things took some odd turns at the airport. Check in at the Air Canada desk went fine and then from there I head over to the US Customs pre-clearance area, I got someone that was a real stickler, he asked me if i Had an itinerary with me winch I had forgotten to print off a copy of my info from Air Canada that had my return air info, at first I was worried that he wouldn't let me through. Eventually he decided that I wasn't a threat and sent me trough to the security are of the airport. Once there I headed through the metal detector I was called over by the airport security person who told me I could put on my shoes well he proceed to go through one of my carry on bags as I guess I had kind of packed a little to much in it. He may have been new as he asked his buddy that was off to the side if it was OK to have a power bar in a carry on bag. After that everything went smoothly and I went and waited for my flight well I listed to my iPod well keeping it charged on my laptop. My flight went very smoothly form there, we encountered some turbulence over the rockies due to some storm activity.

Once I landed in LAX I went to the baggage carousel to claim my bag which was amongst one of the last ones to be unloaded, I guess that what happens when your bag is one of the first to be checked in for your flight. From there I headed to the supershutle boarding area and I realized that I had forgotten to print out my confirmation from them, which was not a problem as they just radioed the office to confirm that I had a booking with them. It must be really common as a couple of other people came up as well who had done the same thing. On the way to the Desert Inn and Suites we had to make a couple of stops first at the Paradise Pier Hotel and then some other place before stopping at my destination.
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Heading into the DLR

After checking in and finding out that my room wasn't ready yet I took my stuff to the lockers that the hotel has for guest to leave there bags in. I grabbed my park ticket and the bag that I was taking into the park with me. Before heading into DCA I tried to take some picture and the batteries in my camera were dead no problem I have a spare set which were also dead, luckily I also carry an extra set of long lasting non - rechargeable batteries with just in case this happens. I then got a few quick pictures of both parks from the esplanade.





After exchanging my print at home ticket for one of the regular park ticket, my first stop was Taste Pilots Grill for lunch. After lunch I headed over to Toy Story Mania on my way over there I here someone calling my name and I kind of ignored it as I here my name called in a lot of places and they are usually calling a little kid. Then someone calls me again and I recognized the voice as someone I had met the year before from the DPN and I turned around and saw a group of people that I was going to try and meet over at Toy Story, they had just gotten off of it and were going to head over to there hotels to check in. It was close to 3 o'**** which was when they told me to return to see if my room was ready at the Desert Inn and Suites aka The DPN Dorm Room. Well I was waiting for the other ho were driving over and had parked at the Mickey and Friends parking structure I was able to get my room. I then went over to the locker I had my bags in and then headed up to the room that I would be calling home for the next few days.

Now I mentioned now and in the PTR part of this trip that this hotel gets referred to as the DPN Dorm Room, this is because one it is cheap and also because most of the out of town members of the DPN there. Also since there are a number of us that book it around the same time and for the same time period they put us all together in the same section of the hotel. After dropping my stuff in my room I went to see if any one else had checked in and saw Matt (The esquire who hosts the Mouse Droppings Podcast, it offers a somewhat satirical look at the parks and he occasionally doers parody songs, it is not always family friendly). He was actually in the room two doors down from me. After unpacking some of my stuff I heeded back over to DCA to get some pictures and get in some practice on Toy Story Mania.

First was some photopass pics at the golden gate bridge at the entrance to DCA





Then I got some pics of the construction on the little mermaid attraction.





Then I took some pictures of Paradise pier and the construction of cars land.



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After riding on Toy Story Midway Mania and getting this as my score,


it was time to head over to the park that started it all. After crossing under the train tunnel and reading this plaque.


and walking down the Middle of Main Street USA,



and passed the newly dedicated door to the Sherman Brothers,


It was time to play find the castle (Just a little WDW humor, ours is bigger)



it was time to head into the rest of the park.
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After finding the castle and walking across the bridge to Fantasyland, I ran into some friends from the DPN Kestra and NextGen (these are there board names as I can't rememberer the real name) and we rode every ride in fantasy land in about an hour as NextGen uses an EVC and Disneyland lets them and a few people with them use the accessible lines for the Fantasyland dark rides.

First we walked onto Snow White and Pinocchio in the regular lines then we used the back entrance to Peter Pan and all three of us rode in the same boat. This is one of the dark rides I like at Disneyland much beater then at WDW. After that we rode Toad and then Dumbo followed by Cassy Jr.

Up next we headed to the Jungle cruise.



This scene is so much better at Disneyland then at WDW and they need to redo it at WDW.

As it began to get dark at the parks I meet up with some other friends and we had some fun with the photopass photographer in front of the castle.







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