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  • Question of the Day 11/24/21

    Happy Disney Wednesday, everyone!

    Do you recall what “got you hooked” on all things Disney?

    I remember watching the Wonderful World of Disney on television when I was a kid. I just loved it all, but especially the music. The music still speaks to me these days, too.
    Susan

    DLR off-site June 1979, WDW offsite March 1985, ASMovies June 2002, ASSports May 2006, ASMusic May/June 2007, ASSports May 2008, Pop Century May/June 2010, Coronado Springs October 2011, ASSports May/June 2012, Pop Century May/June 2013, ASMovies October 2013, DLR off-site June 2014, ASMusic May/June 2015, ASSports May/June 2016, ASMovies October 2016, Pop Century May/June 2017, MNSSHP October 2017, ASSports March 2018, Pop Century July 2019, AoA December 2020, ASMovies Sep 2021

  • #2
    Every Sunday night watching the Wonderful World of Disney as a family. I always enjoyed the nature programs.
    That might sound boring, but I think the boring stuff is the stuff I remember the most.
    WDW Sept 1995 Contemporary - July 1997 & 1998 Polynesian - July 2000, 2003 & May 2019 Grand Floridian - Oct 2021 Beach Club

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    • #3
      I agree....but....it was watching Walt Disney Presents on Sundays when I was young. And Mickey Mouse Club on Saturday mornings. It was a Disney weekend.



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      • #4
        I didn’t have TV growing up, it I received records as gifts and loved listening to them. Then I went to Disneyland as a young teenager and that got me. It was Walt who imprinted on my DNA and his perseverance and passion..

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        • #5
          I remember watching The Wonderful World of Disney as a kid but I don’t really recall growing up with a passion for Disney. I don’t even think I knew DisneyLand or DisneyWorld were real places. My parents never went anywhere on vacation so I didn’t even know what a vacation was. Then Tom suggested going to DisneyWorld for our honeymoon when I was 19. It was the first time I had been anywhere. That was in 1981 and it was just the Magic Kingdom then but I was hooked.
          CINDY

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          • #6
            My parents took me and my sisters to Disney in 1985. I don’t remember too much, but I must’ve loved it because that was the start of my Disney obsession. I remember asking my parents all the time to go back and they finally gave in in 1991. I guess the rest is history because I’ve been on several trips since then.
            Louise

            2018 ~ POR/YC; 2017 ~ Disney Dream/BLT; 2016 ~ BC/Poly; 2015 ~ BC/Poly (June) and Disney Fantasy (November/December); 2014 ~ Poly; 2013 ~ Disney Fantasy; 2012 ~ BCV (June) and Disney Magic (August); 2010 ~ WL; 2009 ~ Pop/CBR; 2004 ~ WL; 1996 ~ Dixie Landings; 1991 ~ CBR; 1985 ~ Fort Wilderness

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            • #7
              I'm another who remembers watching The Wonderful World of Disney. But seeing Mary Poppins and Bambi in the theater sealed the deal.
              Cam
              29 Trips to WDW
              2 Trips to DLR
              2 Disney Cruises (Wonder and Magic)
              1 Trip to Aulani/Hawaii

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              • #8
                Watching the Wonderful World of Disney. In 1974 I went to Disneyland and in 1975 Disney World.
                My trips:
                1975 Honeymoon Ft Wilderness in a tent; 1985 off site; 2002 Port Orleans Riverside and last trip 2016 All Stars Music

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                • #9
                  I was born in 1971, so grew up in that 20'ish year time period that there wasn't Disney on tv. I went to Disneyland with my mom a couple of times when I was young, once as a teen with my stepdad's sister, and also with my dad. I was a late bloomer where Disney addiction is concerned. And while I'd always enjoyed going, it wasn't until after my maternal grandmother died in September 2004 that I became an obsessed Disney addicted freak. I'm not sure why my grandmother's death flipped that switch but it did.

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                  • #10
                    For me, it was two things - firstly Eeyore, which came from a love of the donkey who lived in our field where my parents live and secondly, it was the 1987 trip I took with my parents to Disney World. I just remember being in Epcot, in particular, and thinking "I could happily stay here forever and never leave".

                    Enjoying some relaxation time on the Transatlantic cruise on the Disney Magic - I'm Cheryl and with my husband Mark, we love visiting Disney and exploring the world...

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