Disneyland or Disney World?
Just got back from Disney World and it has been 20 years since I've been to Disney Land but Disney World is just a bigger more improved version of Land
Met my husband while we both were working at WDW.
My dad used to do some annual gig (he's a musician) at Disney world, so my family went every year for awhile. but I was either not born yet or a baby at the time and I totally don't remember at all. totally sucks.
Soo geographical division, all the states near California go for Disneyland, but the rest of the us for disneyworld...... It is because they are near Disneyland...
Magic kingdom ( one of eight) has a parking lot bigger than Disney land....
I love the map of votes for this one. I've been to Disney land at least 5 times. Not once to Disney world.
DW smokes DL. Theres so much more to do at DW, the 8 or 9 theme parks, the water parks, downtown disney, so kickass. Take your kids to disneyworld when theyre old enough to remember.
on cloud 9,978 when I realized I'd be working where I could see and listen to Illuminations! every single night.
theme park (that is now owned by 6 Flags) was opening that year & we'd already been to a little more than half the Six Flags parks in the US. My brother wanted rollercoaster after rollercoaster & I just wanted that Disney experience. I was on cloud nine.
A little more than 10 yrs later I was…
I've been to Disneyland once in about '90 or 91. My dad was living in Vegas at the time, so he took a day few days off and took us there. I still remember a lot of details & still have my autograph book. My brother was bored out of his skull most the time. We had a Sea World in our hometown, a new…
I was on the 2nd floor facing the parking lot side of the building. In the slow season when everyone was off work we could still hear all the whooping and hollering from the pool, lol.
Haha geographical division
I also feel the same way. Having known it so intimately is really special to me. Have you ever visited Disney Land?
I remember your situation. Lol we may have known each other. I think I lived in 7 on the top floor. Between the bus stop & pool.
My niece use to think I roomed with Mickey in Toon Town
Can't answer. Have never been to Disneyland. But 68 more days until we leave for Disney World!
There's also a reason Cast Members are trained to ALWAYS be mindful of whether they are on stage or off. ;) People don't pay an arm and a leg for the realities of what it takes to run an operation like that. They pay for the magic ;)
Well, I can't quite recall how it was at the other parks, but at Epcot most the restaurants back up to the backstage areas. There's a reason for that and there's a reason backstage looks pretty similar to the back of any other restaurant in the nation.
Due to special circumstances, I have been backstage at Disney, and trust me. It is not the place where dreams come true. The place is a dump.
him there some day.
I feel lucky that I got to experience Disneyland as a kid, WDW as an adult and as a Cast Member and that in another year or so I'll be able to view WDW as a little kid in a way through my son's eyes.
then stayed in one of the bedrooms when one of our roommates went home to NM after about 2 months.
My son's best friend right now is Mickey Mouse & he tells people often that Mickey lives at a place called Disney World in a big castle with Donald and Cinderella and that we're going to go see…
I lived in 705 right near the pool, lol. We hung out with the guys down the breezeway from us, but I can't recall their exact apt. number. Also had an "honorary" roommate. She lived across from us but after she and one of her roomies got in a knock down drag out fight, she slept in our living room,…
We camped at the Hershey Camp grounds near the park three years ago. It was a great time. Just as I remembered it as a kid.
We still enjoy Hershey Park on a regular basis.
Tony, did you enjoy it? You have to enjoy each moment and not compare yourself out of the satisfaction of the moment...
We are going this year because a BFF still works there and gets our family in. I'm too excited about seeing the new MK to wait.
As for the initials, I feel the same way. I can't believe I remember them all
Wow! We have a lot in common, Annie! I use to hang out with the "401 Boys" while I lived there, but can't remember my own room number. Lived with a crazy Hispanic girl.
My husband knows that every kid we have has to go to Disney between 5-6 because it's the height of "magical" at that age.
Yeah, I think that was the theme of Spaceship Earth when I was there. It's hard to remember because I only went on it once. I liked Imagination! and Test Track much better.
Also, awesome name. :)
New Years I was so excited to go to work because it was so festive & fun.
Also, I'm a little impressed that after a decade I still remember all these acronyms. ;)
back is pin trading again.
My son is also 3 & I can't wait to explore all the changes & new attractions with him. We have an opportunity to go this spring, but I think we're going to wait til he's 4 or 5 so he can enjoy a little more. I'm also dying to go back at Christmas. From Thanksgiving to…
I was a CP too. I was at Vista Way and still remember my apt number, lol.
I still do the two finger point. It drives my husband insane. ;) I also still have all my pins and my name tags displayed on my wall. It's a little sad that I'm 30 and one of the things I'm most looking forward to when I go…
question was asked before and same answers.
We have a place in Oregon " Enchanted Forest " loads of fun no stinky air. You can move around too. Good prices. Not nearly as much going on but loads of fun.
We got married at Disney World. It was beautiful.
I still have some of the tickets you had to use at Disneyland.
I tell my hubby all the time that if we won the lottery I'd want to go back to work at WDW or IOA (Worked at Spider-Man)!
My girl is 3 and I am super excited to go see all the expansions at MK that just opened. It's killing me that I can't go explore the tunnels and see how they redid it.
I was a CP at MK at Casey's Corner in '00! Lived at Vista Way (and still fear Hot Tubs to this day!)
Worked seasonal until I graduated college in '04. Worked at AK at CMM! I can quote the whole Festival of the Lion King forwards and backwards!
I still point with 2 fingers!
Vista way atw!
And it's still unofficially referred to as ODF although merchandise and foods combined. Do you still do the two
I started as a CP at MK cosmic rays in 00. After that I went to DAKL as a RGSM and then a AM at all star. I just left 1 1/2 yr ago for a Gm spot at a great
Restaurant here in cleveland. Plan to go back at some point
I've been to both. I prefer Disneyland, and not just because it's closer. It's just got a better layout and certain rides that I love which Disneyworld doesn't have. Most importantly though, I hated Florida (awful awful awful weather). CA is infinitely more pleasant.
also, side note - my name is Annie as well. twinsies.
my understanding is that they change the theme of the spaceship earth ride every few years. I don't remember much from the first time I went on it, but I was there in 2007 and it was SO cool. it was about the evolution of technology over the past few centuries, or something.
Been to Disneyland many times. Only been in the underbelly of Disneyworld as a contractor.
AnnieM food and wine festival are three of my favorite things. Seems like Epcot would be worth the visit. If an alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Planets has me headed in that direction, I won't resist stopping in.
I think it opened in either January or February of 2003. It's in the Future World part of Epcot. It's just in front of Test Track if you're coming from the main entrance/Spaceship Earth (aka, the giant golf ball).
Disney World is awesome, but nothing beats walking in Walt's footsteps through the original park, Disneyland.
I was gonna say the star wars ride was pretty gentle. now that I think about it I was there in april of 2003 so it probly wasn't open yet.
Its hard to vote if you have only been to one. I've been to Disneyland Paris but not Anaheim and I lived in FL so I've been to WDW a lot.
I've been to both and Disneyworld was WAAAAAAY better except for the crowds were gawd awful in both, and I HATE crowds