Disney has just issued a press release confirming that Who Wants to be a Millionaire: PLAY IT! will open at California Adventure in late August. The show will be an exact clone of the show at the Disney/MGM Studios, only it will be housed in a tent erected in the area that was supposed to have been the clone of the Disneyland Paris Armageddon show. The prizes will be the same as at WDW: pins, t-shirts, a trip to New York for the Millionaire level winners. In other DCA news, the Napa Rose the premier restaurant at Disneys Grand Californian has closed for lunch and laid off about ten people. Most counter service restaurants within California Adventure are now closing between 3:00 and 4:00pm, leaving only a few walk-up windows and the non-Disney owned full service restaurants available for dinner. The Soap Opera Bistro has closed for both breakfast and dinner and now services only a limited lunch menu. The special viewing of the Eureka Parade deserts and drinks served on a balcony overlooking the parade route has also been cancelled. In a move to prove that there are things for children to enjoy at the park, all children are being given a map at the main entrance. After each child experiences a listed attraction, they are given a sticker by a cast member. If the child turns in a completed map, they are given another sticker and their parents are given discount certificates on kid meals and merchandise. And something for you cast members out there all wardrobe departments resort wide are now closed on Wednesdays. Employees have their choice of taking their costumes home to wash themselves or wearing the costume for a second day. In the strictly rumor section the clone of WDWs Aladdin spinner (but themed to the Little Mermaid) has been cancelled so that the budget can be used elsewhere. The leading rumor vote getter is a walk through old fashioned fun house in the Paradise Pier area. The attraction would be housed in some temporary buildings underneath the roller coaster and would have black-light characters from Monster, Inc. Another rumor has an unthemed, off-the-shelf plunge type boat ride set for the area as well. As expected, allowing park hopping has increased the number of admissions, but the level of actual ticket sales is continuing to erode. Less than 2000 single day tickets are sold for California Adventure on most days. Aside from tourists on pre-sold multi-day tickets, the next largest group in the park are Annual Passport holders. Disney is now allowing cast members unlimited sign-ins (with guests) on Mondays through Thursdays. Prior to the park opening, Disney was not going to allow ANY sign-ins at all until after September. Cast members can also now get a 50% discount on food inside the park A fake game show in a tent, no where to eat for under $20, smelly cast members, and a park only filled with rabid, pin-trading mall rats kinda puts that whole motor boat deal into perspective, doesnt it?