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MouseAdventure Mad Scramble May 16, 2002 – 1:00 to 5:30 Disney‟s California Adventure Overview Road Rally (on foot). Teams will each pass through four Stations. There is no endpoint; Station 4 loops around to Station 1. At each station they will have two quests to complete. When the quests are done and graded on the spot as correct, their scorecard is stamped and off they go to the next Station. If they finish all four Stations before the allotted 3 hours, their scorecard is taken from them, marked completed, and the time is noted on the card. First three winning teams will get prizes. Winners decided by most stamps collected. If multiple teams finish all stamps, as anticipated, then the first teams finished win. Secondary game: Teams will also play EyeSpy as they travel throughout. They get to keep this packet, and only this packet, the entire time. However, when their scorecard is collected (either time ends or all stamps done), the EyeSpy must be turned in at this time also. There will be about 22 EyeSpy pictures to choose from. All that is needed as an answer is the name of the ride/shop/restaurant this image comes from – all images are part of a ―work location‖ rather than just out and about. Note: some are indoors, some outdoors. Some are from ―work locations‖ not otherwise visited on the Mad Scramble. Some are part of queues. None require you to ride an attraction. Note: spelling, accuracy, and completeness in names do count. Teams are encouraged to get a free souvenir map and guide from main entrance to verify location names. Quest Game – KEY Station One (Pizza Oom Mow Mow) Quest A: “A” is for Alphabet STEP ONE: Draw a line straight downward from each letter of the alphabet to learn its new code. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z G M E Y J S B O LUD X R H W T A Z NV F K Q C P I STEP TWO: You will save time if you re-write this same information alphabetically (we‘ve given you the first letter already): A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Q STEP THREE: Using either chart (it‘s the same info), read the puzzle below. Punctuation has been removed to make it more challenging. VOJ XLVVXJ RJZRGLY LN WHJ YLNHJP GXZJGYP LH YEG QJ QGHV VW DHWQ OWQ RGHP TWLHVN VOJZJ GZJ WH VZLVWHN EZWQH VW SLHY WFU UFNV SLHY VOJ XGZBJ TGLHVLHB WS OLR. The little mermaid is one disney movie already in dca. We want to know how many points there are on triton‘s crown, to find out just find the large painting of him. FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ FIVE (5) Hint: Carousel Station One (Pizza Oom Mow Mow) Quest B: Paradise Pier Extravaganza STEP ONE: Complete the DCA locations below. - Condor _________ - Malibu- _________ - Grizzly River _________ - Burger _________ - Avalon _________ - _________ Zephyr - _________ Wheel - Off the _________ FLATS, RUN, COVE, SUN, RITOS, INVASION, GOLDEN, PAGE STEP TWO Find the words you just wrote down in this puzzle (it‘s easier if you circle letter by letter, rather than entire words). Words may be diagonal or backwards as well. I C F C O V E G S E P F V R E T O N U O O A L N O L G S R N S U G A D G O E U V D H O E T T K S L S U T N O I S A V N I L N U R S B P I U A I C F C O V E G S E P F V R E T O N U O O A L N O L G S R N S U G A D G O E U V D H O E T T K S L S U T N O I S A V N I L N U R S B P I U A RSINE STEP THREE Any letter circled twice (i.e., same letter used in two words) in the word search is a keyletter. List out these keyletters and unscramble them so that they complete this sentence: ―What color is the button for the __ __ __ __ __ ?‖ What color is the button for the siren? FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ Red Hint: Rustworthy Station Two (Bountiful Valley Farm) Quest C: Alphabet Soup If you‘ve played MouseAdventure before, you‘ll know that we‘re on a neverending quest to improve the English alphabet. We can‘t leave well enough alone! Who says that the letter ―A‖ has to come first? Certainly not us. In fact, our favorite formulation has the alphabet start with the letter ―Q‖ and then continue in the same order (―Z‖ gives way to ―A‖). Knowing that, you may want to redo the alphabet below. We‘ve done the first letters for you. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Q R MXYSX CQOQD WET RHEKWXJ CQYPU ? FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Q R S T UV WXYZ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Which Mayan god brought maize? (hun nal ye) Hint: Tortillas Station Two (Bountiful Valley Farm) Quest D: The Math Behind Shaq STEP ONE: Perform these mathmatical calculations. 17 + 24 – 7 then divide by 2 = ___________ (17) 2 * 3 * 4 + 4 then subtract 9 = ___________ (19) 22 + 18 – 15 then divide by 5 = ___________ (5) 4 * 3 + 16 – 3 then add 2 = ___________ (27) 100 – 43 – 19 then subtract 5 = ___________ (33) 6 * 7 – 16 then subtract 5 = ___________ (21) STEP TWO: Using the answers from Step One, read only the corresponding words in the paragraph below. What animal is above the restrooms? SHAQ, THE BASKETBALL PLAYER, IS PERHAPS THE WORLD‘S TALLEST ATHLETE PLAYING TODAY. ONE MIGHT EVEN WONDER WHAT OTHER ANIMAL USES RESTROOMS SO BIG! WHO ELSE STANDS ABOVE THE HOOP? IDEAL ATHLETES HAVE THE HEIGHT AND STRENGTH OF SHAQ. GO LAKERS! FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ (bear) Hint: Entrance Mural Station Three (Redwood Creek) Quest E: Backwards to go Forward! .PIER AND BEACH THE ALONG WALK LONG A TALK PERHAPS OR .ME TO PARADISE IS THAT ;SAUNA A IN SIT RATHER WOULD I .HOWEVER, TO GO USUALLY I MOVIE OF KIND THE NOT .MOVIES IN IS TOGETHER COME THEY CLOSEST THE ;RELATED WELL VERY AREN‘T TWO THE NATURALLY ?CART MINE A FLY TO TRY OR ?CONDOR A TO ORE GOLD EXPENSIVE TRUST YOU WOULD .CARTS MINE AND ,CREATURES OF SOCIAL MOST THE OFTEN ,CONDOR THE CONSIDER .POINT IN CASE IS GRIZZLY A ON SITTING RABBIT A .ELSE SOMETHING TO RELATED SELDOM IS THING ONE .HOWEVER ,CONNECTIONS THESE MAKE TO TRY US OF NUMBER A .CONNECTED AREN‘T LIFE IN THINGS MANY SO THAT IS REALIZE SELDOM PEOPLE WHAT How to read the paragraph: 1. Read it backwards. 2. Circle the first word of the first sentence, the second word of the second sentence, and so on. 3. Assemble your circled words to find out what to do. FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ What people seldom realize is that so many things in life aren‘t connected. A number of us try to make these connections, however. One thing is seldom related to something else. A rabbit sitting on a grizzly is case in point. Consider the condor, often the most social of creatures, and mine carts. Would you trust expensive gold ore to a condor? Or try to fly a mine cart? Naturally, the two aren‘t very well related; the closest they come together is in movies. Not the kind of movie I usually go to, however. I would rather sit in a sauna; that is paradise to me. Or perhaps talk a long walk along the beach and pier. What number is on the ore cart closest to Paradise Pier? (9) Hint: Walking Trail through Grizzly Station Three (Redwood Creek) Quest F: Shifting Gears In each of the following sentences, the alphabet ―shifts‖ over by one letter. Every sentence, the shifting continues one letter further. What should be the letter ―A‖ becomes ―B‖ in the second sentence and ―C‖ in the third, and so on. Here is the same word (―example‖) done to show you how it works: First sentence: Example Second sentence: Fybnqmf Third sentence: Gzcorng Using this method, interpret the puzzle below: Here we go! Ifbe up dpoeps gmbut boe gjoe uif svoxbz. Eqwpv jqy ocpa vqvcn dnwg nkijvu ctg qp dqvj ukfgu qh vjg egpvtcn agnnqy nkpg. FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ Head to condor flats and find the runway. Count how many total blue lights are on both sides of the central yellow line. (28) Hint: Condor Flats Station Four (Hollywood „n Dine) Quest G: Frank Lloyd Yeah Right Designed to evoke the Frank Lloyd Wright style of architecture, the restrooms along Hollywood Blvd are some of the most distinctive set pieces in Disney‘s California Adventure. The nearby planters, identical to each other, complete the ―set‖ by incorporating the cinderblock designs. Your task is a straightforward one: pick either of the planters, and find out how many cinderblocks are in the planter. You will have to count the ones you cannot see also. How many such cubical cinderblocks would it take to replicate a third planter with the same size, shape, and dimensions? FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ (106) (hint: divisible by 2, but not by 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10) (if they need a hint on where to go, just tell them. It‘s part of the question.) Station Four (Hollywood „n Dine) Quest H: An Agent has too much junk! Now that you‘re a Hollywood star, courtesy of Superstar Limo, you‘ve got to go get yourself an agent. Finding the ―agent‖ is a problem in itself – have you looked around everywhere? Once you‘ve found the agent, that‘s only half the problem. In Hollywood, the agency system isn‘t very fair. Agents make a lot of money off you and can buy a lot of stuff! One item – and only one item – is key to an agent‘s success. Being insiders, we know what that item is, and we‘re going to help you find it. To find it, you have to navigate through all the agent‘s junk. Sometimes it seems like his junk is just arranged in haphazard patterns! Here‘s how to navigate through his junk: start at the sailing vessel (now you know he‘s rich!) which is close to the center of all his junk. Go left until you hit cobalt blue. Down now to the child's toy, and go right to the maroon item (which is just above a utensil). Head up to the other utensil and then right to something big and red. From here, go far right to the citrus, and then down to the utensil. What animal is below the marble, which is right under the utensil? This is the Magical Agent Item! FINAL ANSWER: ____________________________________________________________ (frog) hint: mural opposite animation building EyeSpy Game – KEY 1 point each. Always a location (ride/shop/restaurant) – just give name of location. If a tie, winners decided by drawing high card from a deck of cards. Note: Spelling does count! Teams are encouraged to get today‘s ―souvenir map and guide‖ to verify location names. Hollywood: - closeup stars on purple background = GONE HOLLYWOOD - ―more stuff‖ = RIZZO‟S PROP AND PAWN SHOP - Dinsosaur Rex = DISNEY ANIMATION - Cinderella dress and rodents = OFF THE PAGE Golden State: - Sunglasses drawing = GREETINGS FROM CALIFORNIA (Note: the term ―everything under the sun‖ does *not* get credit) - railing and tile = BURR-R-R BANK ICE CREAM - ―no smoking‖ = FLY „N‟ BUY - (circuitry) = TASTE PILOT‟S GRILL - lantern = LUCKY FORTUNE COOKERY - truck drawing = MISSION TORTILLA FACTORY - sun drawing = MISSION TORTILLA FACTORY - watering metallic thing = SANTA ROSA SEED AND SUPPLY Grizzly Recreation: - shovel = GRIZZLY RIVER RUN Paradise Pier - ―betty ducks‖ = MAN HAT „N‟ BEACH - lion head = TREASURES IN PARADISE - sailor with barbell = POINT MUGU TATTOO - green arch with three holes = MALIBOOMER - Small ―waterscreen‖ fountain = KING TRITON‟S CAROUSEL - Tree with poles = CALIFORNIA SCREAMIN‟ - Red arches, blue pole = CALIFORNIA SCREAMIN‟ - White castle battlement = CORN DOG CASTLE - ―candy‖ = SOUVENIR 66 - blue eyes totem = PIZZA OOM MOW MOW “Dispersal Puzzle” Golden State Names All names come from the ―Attractions and Adventures‖ column of Golden State in your souvenir map. RIOSAN ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 2 7 9 GILRYZZ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 3 MESDAR ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 5 8 REKEC ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 1 GBU ___ ___ ___ 6 10 NEVI ___ ___ ___ ___ 4 Final Answer: ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 1 2 1 3 4 5 1 6 1 7 8 2 9 10 7 Mad Scramble Station Puzzles 1. Hollywood and Dine 2. Farmer‘s Market 3. Paradise Pier pit OR McTable near Mulholland 4. Redwood Creek 1. This Station can be located by going to a food location whose name is a pun. Not specific enough? This name refers to a famous street intersection. 2. This Station is a restaurant seldom open. They really need to ―grow‖ their business. Across the way is a place that knows how to ―shake‖ things up. 3. This Station isn‘t a shop or restaurant, just a place. Find the area where the two roads to Paradise Pier split off from each other, and get as close to ―sea level‖ as you can. OR This McStation is really McObvious is when you know where to McLook. 4. This Station isn‘t that much of a ―Challenge‖ to find. Just look for the tall trees! Section One - Easy 11. What two types of trees were grown on the Disneyland site before it was purchased for development? 1. Which land in Disneyland is the largest in terms of area? a. Oranges and walnuts a. Tomorrowland b. Oranges and cypress b. Fantasyland c. Oranges and lemons c. Critter Country d. Lemons and cypress d. Frontierland 12. Where can you find the Disney family crest? 2. What was the name of the fireworks show when it debuted in a. Country Bear Playhouse 1956? b. Pinocchio‘s Daring Journey a. Believe in the Magic c. Innoventions b. Fun in the Sky d. Sleeping Beauty Castle c. Fantasy in the Sky d. Tinker Bell‘s Treat 13. How much did it cost to build Disneyland in 1955? a. $7 million 3. Which Disneyland watercraft is/are not on rails or in a flume? b. $17 million a. Rafts to Tom Sawyer Island c. $27 million b. Sailing Ship Columbia d. $37 million c. Mark Twain Riverboat d. Pirates of the Caribbean 14. Until 1985, Disneyland was scheduled closed during non-peak times on which two days of the week? 4. Disneyland has had three systems for ride payment. Which was not a. Sunday and Monday one of them? b. Monday and Tuesday a. Pay by coins c. Tuesday and Wednesday b. Debit card system d. Wednesday and Thursday c. ―A‖ through ―E‖ tickets d. Unlimited use passport 15. What is the official credit card of Disneyland? a. Visa 5. What is the oldest object in Disneyland? b. MasterCard a. Gas lamps on Main Street c. Discover b. Cannon on Main Street d. American Express c. Petrified tree in Frontierland d. Eucalyptus trees between Main Street and Adventureland 16. How many treehouses are there at Disneyland? a. One 6. Where in Disneyland can you find a picture of Roy O. Disney? b. Two a. City Hall c. Three b. Opera House d. Four c. John Colter Building d. Fowler‘s Inn 17. How is Frank Wells commemorated in Disneyland? a. Window in Mickey‘s Toontown 7. Where in Disneyland is there not a population sign? b. Bronze statue a. Frontierland Train Station c. Memorial in the Matterhorn b. Main Street Train Station d. His life-mask on one of the animatronic pirates c. Mickey‘s Toontown gate d. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad 18. Where were the two locations of ―Holidayland‖ in Disneyland? a. Motorboat Cruise and outside Main Gate 8. How many lands does Disneyland now have? b. Bear Country and outside Main Gate a. Six c. Submarine Lagoon and outside Main Gate b. Seven d. Videopolis meadow and outside Main Gate c. Eight d. Nine 19. Where are the two first-aid stations located? a. End of Main Street and behind Hungry Bear Restaurant 9. Where in Disneyland are the animals stuffed rather than b. End of Main Street and behind Brer Bar mechanized? c. Town Square and end of Main Street a. ―it‘s a small world‖ d. Town Square and behind ―it‘s a small world‖ b. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad c. Pirates of the Caribbean d. Grand Canyon Diorama Section Two - Medium 10. What was the name of the Disney-owned RV campground near Disneyland? a. RV Party 20. Which was the last E-Ticket ride added to Disneyland before b. Fort Wilderness the Park switched to a ―Passport system‖? c. Davy Crockett Campgrounds a. Space Mountain d. Vacationland b. Submarine Voyage c. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad d. Captain EO e. Splash Mountain f. Star Tours 29. What Christmas tradition at Disneyland is more than forty years old? 21. Where could we find Saddle-Sore Swanson? a. Candlelight Procession a. America Sings b. ―it‘s a small world,‖ holiday b. Submarine Voyage c. Cookie decorating c. Pack Mules d. Face painting d. Conestoga Wagon e. Country Bear Christmas Special e. Mine Train Through Nature‘s Wonderland f. Tamales sold from vending carts f. Rainbow Cavern‘s Mine Train 22. Where is the center of the Disneyland property as surveyed in 30. Where was the Toy Story Funhouse located in 1996? 1955? a. Videopolis a. Between Sleeping Beauty Castle and the Central Plaza b. Small World Way b. Underneath Sleeping Beauty Castle c. Big Thunder Ranch c. King Arthur Carrousel d. Golden Horseshoe Revue d. Carnation Plaza Gardens e. Critter Country e. Snow White Grotto f. Space Mountain Concourse f. Central Plaza 31. In terms of elevation, what was the highest Guest-accessible 23. What identical statue exists in both Main Street and location at Disneyland in 1956? Frontierland? a. Moonliner a. Maiden with water jug b. Matterhorn b. A sheriff c. Tom & Huck‘s Treehouse c. A cowboy d. Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse d. An Indian e. Chip & Dale‘s Treehouse e. Walt Disney f. Sleeping Beauty Castle Walk-Thru f. Mickey Mouse 32. Who was the first Disneyland Ambassador? 24. Where is the Disneyland time capsule? a. Sasha Sherbin a. Next to Innoventions b. Emily Zinser b. Next to Country Bear Playhouse c. Kathleen Mitts c. Underneath the Main Street Train Station d. Jennifer Simis d. In Mickey‘s Toontown e. Connie Swanson e. Inside Sleeping Beauty Castle f. Julie Reihm f. In front of Sleeping Beauty Castle 33. What were the ―Disney Lights‖? 25. What was the first 3D movie to play at Disneyland? a. Snowflake-shaped spotlights a. Creature from the Black Lagoon b. Infrared camera lights b. 3D Jamboree c. Colored searchlights c. Captain EO d. Space Mountain external illumination d. Honey, I Shrunk the Audience e. Light and water show on the Rivers of America e. Magic Journeys f. Fireworks show f. O, Canada 34. What is the name of the Disneyland Administration building 26. Which A-list comedian used to work at Disneyland? opened in 1994? a. Eddie Murphy a. Team Disney Anaheim b. Robin Williams b. Team Disneyland c. Jerry Seinfeld c. Global Van Lines d. Adam Sandler d. Global Disney Anaheim e. Jim Carrey e. Administration f. Steve Martin f. Costuming 35. Where are the monorails stored overnight? 27. How many cemeteries are there in Disneyland? a. At the Tomorrowland Station a. One b. At the Downtown Disney Station b. Three c. Along the track at Harbor Blvd. c. Four d. Above the Disneyland Railroad trains backstage d. Five e. Behind Innoventions e. Seven f. Next to the Matterhorn f. Eight 36. What foreign leader was denied admission to Disneyland in 28. Where in Disneyland can one find drawings by Norman 1959? Rockwell? a. Fidel Castro a. City Hall b. Shah of Iran b. Walt Disney Story c. Nikita Khrushchev c. Emporium d. Baby Doc Duvalier d. Mickey‘s House e. Eva Peron e. Minnie‘s House f. Che Guevara f. Frontierland shops TRIVIA ANSWERS Section One - Easy 1. Which land in Disneyland is the largest in terms of area? D. Frontierland. In the early days this was even more obviously the case, for it extended into what is now New Orleans Square (Bear/Critter Country was as yet undeveloped). Even with the additions of the new west-side lands, however, Frontierland remains vast, covering the Rivers of America, the island it encircles, the western street, and the Big Thunder area. 2. What was the name of the fireworks show when it debuted in 1956? C. ―Fantasy in the Sky.‖ It was created by Tommy Walker, who also instituted many other traditions at Disneyland such as Grad Nite and the Dapper Dans barbershop quartet. The fireworks show became ―Believe…There‘s Magic in the Stars‖ for the 45th Anniversary celebration in 2000. 3. Which Disneyland watercraft is/are not on rails or in a flume? A. Rafts to Tom Sawyer Island. Another attraction currently operating on the Rivers of America that are free-floating are the Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes; the Mike Fink Keelboats, which once traveled the rivers, also did not run on a track. 4. Disneyland has had three systems for ride payment. Which was not one of them? B. There has never been a debit card system. The current system of a ―passport‖ entitling the visitor to unlimited use of all attractions (except the arcades) replaced the popular ―ticket system‖ in 1982. The ticket system was a way to generate interest in the smaller, less visible rides, since tickets for them came bundled in the ticket books. A system from A-C, then A-D, and finally A-E was developed, and an E-Ticket came to represent the best Disneyland had to offer. When astronaut Sally Ride called the Space Shuttle a ―real E-Ticket ride,‖ it was clear to all that she meant a ride with great thrills and rewards. The ticket system replaced a coin- collection system; in the beginning, visitors would have to pay — with cash — each time they wanted admission to a particular attraction. The ticket books, once introduced, also reduced the Guests‘ impression that they were constantly going to their wallet all day long. 5. What is the oldest object in Disneyland? C. The petrified tree located along the shores of the Rivers of America, just south of the Mark Twain Riverboat loading dock, is by far the oldest thing in Disneyland. This tree was purchased by Walt as an anniversary present for Lillian in 1956, which she quickly donated to Disneyland, and installed with a plaque in September, 1957: ―Petrified Tree — From the Pike Petrified Forest, Colorado — This section weighs five tons and measures 7½ feet in diameter. The original tree, estimated to have been 200 feet tall, was part of a sub-tropical forest 55 to 70 million years ago in what is now Colorado. Scientists believe it to be of the redwood of Sequoia species. During some prehistoric era a cataclysmic upheaval caused silica laden water to overspread the living forest. Wood cells were changed during the course of time to sandstone. Opals were formed within the tree trunk itself.‖ 6. Where in Disneyland can you find a picture of Roy O. Disney? B. At the entrance to the Walt Disney Story, in the Opera House on Main Street. These portraits of Roy and Walt are among the very few to be found in the Park (there is another one is in the Mark Twain Wheelhouse). Roy very rarely took pictures; he preferred to stay out of the spotlight. 7. Where in Disneyland is there not a population sign? A. Frontierland Train Station. One does exist at the train depot on Main Street (at this printing, 450 million); at Toontown, where a whimsical sign constantly changes the number and even inserts nonsense symbols; and at the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (38). 8. How many lands does Disneyland now have? C. Eight: Main Street, U.S.A. (1955), Tomorrowland (1955), Fantasyland (1955), Mickey‘s Toontown (1993), Adventureland (1955), Frontierland (1955), New Orleans Square (1966), and Critter Country (opened as Bear Country in 1972, name changed in 1988). 9. Where in Disneyland are the animals stuffed rather than mechanized? D. At the Grand Canyon Diorama, the animals are real taxidermic animals. 10. What was the name of the Disney-owned RV campground near Disneyland? D. Vacationland. This property, which opened in 1971 and closed in 1997 to prepare for the Resort expansion, was located along West Street, on the current site of the large ―Mickey & Friends‖ Disneyland parking structure. 11. What two types of trees were grown on the Disneyland site before it was purchased for development? A. Orange trees and walnut trees were organized into groves, with more than 12,000 trees altogether. The land had come from a Spanish land grant, the Rancho San Juan Cajon de Santa Ana grant. 12. Where can you find the Disney family crest? D. On the front face of Sleeping Beauty Castle, right above the arch that leads through the castle. Just inside the Castle is the Castle Heraldry Shoppe, where family crests from around the world can be viewed and purchased with a family history, put on a parchment suitable for framing. Most names can be found; yes, even Disney. 13. How much did it cost to build Disneyland in 1955? B. $17 million. Much of this money was raised by deals with ABC and Western Printing and Lithographing, who partly owned Disneyland as a result. ABC contributed $500,000 and promised $4.5 million in loans, in return for a 34.48% ownership of the Park. In 1960, Disney bought out the ABC investment in Disneyland for $7.5 million. Much later, in 1995, Disney bought all of ABC/Capital Cities itself. They have yet to buy Bank of America, however. 14. Until 1985, Disneyland was scheduled closed during non-peak times on which two days of the week? B. Until February 6, 1985, Disneyland was scheduled to be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the off-season. No one really thought that an amusement park could make money year-round by staying open every day of the week; most were open only on holiday periods and sometimes on weekends. Disneyland changed all that by providing a reason for people to create work vacations. 15. What is the official credit card of Disneyland? D. American Express. In fact, you can get ―White Glove treatment‖ by using your American Express Card at Disneyland, including discounts at certain buffeteria-style restaurants, though only at certain hours of the day. Naturally, they accept other credit cards, including JCB, in a nod to the strong Asian tourism. For a current list of ―White Glove Treatment‖ benefits, inquire at City Hall in Town Square. 16. How many treehouses are there at Disneyland? C. There are currently three, but throughout Disneyland‘s history there have been four. Currently, Tarzan‘s Treehouse and Tom and Huck‘s Treehouse on Tom Sawyer Island are the only ones available to Guests to walk through, but there is a ―Treehouse of Technology‖ on display at Innoventions in Tomorrowland. Until the summer of 1998, Chip ‘n Dale‘s Treehouse was also open. 17. How is Frank Wells commemorated in Disneyland? C. The former President of the Disney corporation was an avid mountain climber, so it seemed fitting to create a memorial for him atop the Matterhorn. 18. Where were the two locations of “Holidayland” in Disneyland? A. The more commonly-known Holidayland was the corporate picnic area outside the Main Gate, near the current home of the Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion show buildings. The other was a plot of land where the Motor Boat Cruise and the Fantasyland Autopia would later find a home; it is for this reason that the Skyway hill was at one point called ―Holiday Hill.‖ The area had been used for the Mickey Mouse Club Circus and then later for the Junior Autopia. 19. Where are the two first-aid stations located? B. Central First Aid, which is always open and staffed with a registered nurse and/or a doctor, is at the north end of Main Street. On busy days, there was formerly a secondary station opened and staffed; it was located behind the Brer Bar in Critter Country. Section Two - Medium 20. Which was the last E-Ticket ride added to Disneyland before the Park switched to a “Passport system”? C. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which opened in 1979, three years before the passport system was inaugurated. Splash Mountain opened in 1989, Star Tours in 1987, Captain EO in 1986, Space Mountain in 1977, and the Submarine Voyage, which debuted in 1959, was the first E-Ticket ride. 21. Where could we find Saddle-Sore Swanson? A. He was a character in America Sings, in the Western section of the attraction. Presumably, he was sore from sitting in the saddle of his horse! Here is his complete song: ―Well, come along boys and listen to my tale, and I‘ll tell you all my troubles on the old Chisolm Trail. Come ‗a tie yi yippie yippie yay. Come ‗a tie yi yippie yippie yay. Now, I went to the boss to draw my roll and he had me figured nine dollars in the hole. Ay, ay, ay, ay.‖ 22. Where is the center of the Disneyland property as surveyed in 1955? B. Sleeping Beauty Castle was the center of the property. 23. What identical statue exists in both Main Street and Frontierland? D. Main Street and Frontierland both contain identical statues of an Indian. 24. Where is the Disneyland time capsule? F. In the castle forecourt, near the giant compass, you can find the location marked as the home of the time capsule. 25. What was the first 3D movie to play at Disneyland? B. ―3D Jamboree,‖ in the Fantasyland Theatre. This was followed in later years by the Magic Eye Theater in Tomorrowland, which was home to ―Magic Journeys,‖ ―Captain EO‖ and ―Honey, I Shrunk the Audience.‖ 26. Which A-list comedian used to work at Disneyland? F. Steve Martin, who worked in Merlin‘s Magic Shop in Fantasyland. There, his free spirit flourished amid the prankster attitude which characterized the Magic Shop, playing pranks on Guests and fellow workers. 27. How many cemeteries are there in Disneyland? F. Eight. Along the Rivers of America (on the fenced-off part of the island) are the Indian burial grounds, near Fort Wilderness is one for settlers, inside the Frontierland Shooting Gallery, and there are no less than four at the Haunted Mansion: a pet cemetery greets Guests in line, followed by the humorous hillside cemetery, and then there is the graveyard finale within attraction. One more is hidden to all but special-assistance Guests, who enter through the western side of the building and see the original pet cemetery, which inspired the one other Guests can now see in the normal queue, and the 8th and final cemetery is outside Alice‘s cottage in Storybook Land. 28. Where in Disneyland can one find drawings by Norman Rockwell? B. On Main Street, in the Walt Disney Story. Pencil sketches of Walt‘s two daughters, Sharon and Diane, hang in Walt‘s ―Formal Office.‖ These are actually copies as his daughters wanted to hang on to the originals. Rockwell has another connection with Disney; it was his ―Saturday Evening Post‖ magazine covers that served as inspiration for the original miniature scenes done by Ken Anderson when the traveling exhibit ―Disneylandia‖ was first conceived. 29. What Christmas tradition at Disneyland is more than forty years old? A. The Candlelight Procession. In the late 1990s Disneyland increasingly began to stress the Christmas season as a special time in the Magic Kingdom and to ―claim it‖ in the way that local parks Knott‘s Berry Farm and Six Flags Magic Mountain have ―claimed‖ Halloween. To that end, an increasing emphasis on atmosphere talent and decorating began to appear at Disneyland, and ―it‘s a small world‖ became ―it‘s a small world,‖ holiday on an annual basis. The Candlelight Procession continued as well, of course, but in the Fantasyland Theater instead of the traditional show in Town Square (and is now called the ―Candlelight Ceremony‖). 30. Where was the Toy Story Funhouse located in 1996? F. At the Space Mountain Concourse, above the Magic Eye Theater and the Space Place. This temporary attraction reproduced the funhouse which had been located at the El Capitan theater, where Toy Story had had its premiere. Guests wound up the ramps (now the normal queue for Space Mountain) and at the top were given ―footstands‖ to tie onto their feet to turn each of them into an honorary ―Green Army Man.‖ Then, Guests entered the tent and navigated the pseudo-obstacle course (mostly painted floors and jungle gyms) before exiting out the other side. 31. In terms of elevation, what was the highest Guest-accessible location at Disneyland in 1956? C. Surprisingly, the highest point then is now just somewhere in the middle in the range. Tom & Huck‘s Tree House on Tom Sawyer Island won top honors in 1956, before any of the Disneyland Mountain range existed and before Guests were allowed into Sleeping Beauty Castle in 1957. 32. Who was the first Disneyland Ambassador? F. Julie Reihm (Caseletto), in 1965. The others were, in this order: 1966 Connie Swanson (Lane), 1967 Marcia Miner (Phillips), 1968 Sasha Sherbin, 1969 Shari Becos (Koch), 1970 Cathe Birk, 1971 Marva Dickson (Thomas), 1972 Emily Zinser, 1973 Bonnie Drury (Cook), 1974 Carol DeKeyser (Mezzano), 1975 Kathy Smith (Hall), 1976 Christina Schendel (Walker), 1977 Susan Donald (Edwards), 1978 Raellen Lescault, 1979 Leona Dombroske (Ross), 1980 Nancy Englert (Murray), 1981 Willie Van Der Zwaag (Burckle), 1982 Joanne Crawford, 1983 Mindy Wilson, 1984 Ellen Coleman (Marchese), 1985 Melissa Tyler, 1986 Barbara Warren, 1987 Kendra Howell, 1988 Carolyn Long, 1989 Wendy Freeland (Shoeman), 1990 Jennifer Faust, 1991 Jill Ornelas, 1992 Suzanne Palmiter, 1993 Kathleen Mitts, 1994 Bonnie Delehoy, 1995 (the first year with multiple ambassadors): Michelle Tryon, Julia Onder, Gerry Aquino, 1996: Chris Allen, Gina Purugganan, Heather Thompson, Janet Tanasugarn, 1997: Robyn Schatz, Christina McGeorge, Cathie Milam, 1998: Oscar Carrasco, Dorothy Stratton, 1999: Dorell Mitter, Jennifer Simis (for an eighteen-month tenure), and mid-2000: Eddie Garcia and Doina Roman Osborn (also for an eighteen-month tenure). 33. What were the “Disney Lights?” C. Giant colored synchrolite searchlights, hidden in various corners of the Park in 1994, that would trace patterns across the sky at key moments or when Disneyland closed. 34. What is the name of the Disneyland Administration building opened in 1994? A. Team Disney Anaheim, or TDA. The naming scheme was begun in Burbank, the corporate headquarters, which housed the original ―Team Disney‖ building (this is the Michael Graves-designed building, with the dwarfs holding up the roof), and the theme park administrations then began to name their own headquarters in a similar fashion. The green and yellow TDA building sits backstage, along the Interstate 5 freeway, on the site of the former Global Van Lines building. 35. Where are the monorails stored overnight? D. In the second story of the Roundhouse, a building backstage that is also home to the Disneyland Railroad trains. 36. What foreign leader was denied admission to Disneyland in 1959? C. Nikita S. Khrushchev, then premier of the Soviet Union. He had wanted to visit, but the U.S. Secret Service determined they could not guarantee his safety, so he threw a temper tantrum by removing his shoe and pounding the table with it. Walt had planned to welcome him by showing him the Submarine Voyage, home of the eighth-largest sub fleet in the world!
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