490.6 #434 (DL Qual #585

Jul 24, 2012 3:13 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Calling all lurkers! Do you have stalker level knowledge of your favorite MWers but your user name has never hit the Lounge? This is the post for you! Our get to know our lurkers question of the day is: What year was your first visit to Disneyland? Estimations or generalities are allowed for those who can't remember or don't want to show their age. Ready go!

Haha love this post! I try not to lurk but I don't go often enough to have much to add. I just have a passion for Disney and require a Disney supplement to sooth my "ears" shaped heart. I truly enjoy seeing all of the fabulous photos. My first trip 1987 (2 months old). Thanks all of you "regulars" for keeping us all updated! - RaisedByWalt  131.7 #3018 4:03PM
I've been coming since the beginning (I was 4 in 1955). Don't mind showing my age ξŒƒ - debbiev  1170.7 #151 3:34PM
I bet you have some Amazing stories!! - Pintraderswife  468.3 #461 3:36PM
How awesome to have been able to see the park in it's beginning and through all of it's glorious transformations. - Goofdog  170.4 #2404 3:36PM
My parents are both that way as well. They both went as young children within the first week of the park opening. They have been going ever since. My mom still comes to the park with us. Now we take 3 generations to share together. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 3:37PM
That's wonderful!!! How special to be a first generation Disneyland'er!! You grew up right along with the Happiest Place on Earth!! - GibsonGirl87  462.3 #470 3:53PM
Never thought about it, but I guess I am a first gen D-lander! I've had lots of fun here - debbiev  1170.7 #151 4:55PM
"stalker level knowledge of your favorite MWer" lol! πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.0 #32 4:49PM
You know it is true. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 5:22PM
Ya I'm sure it is. πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.0 #32 5:33PM
Around 1986 for me. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 3:14PM
Same - Mouse4life  1679.6 #100 3:32PM
I'll go :) 1999 I think I was 3  - ChocolateSandwichesCM  212.2 #1846 3:18PM
Ah. 3 is a fun age to be at the parks (or park at that time). - AKMouse  490.6 #434 3:27PM
Well my parents put me in the front of the matterhorn  - ChocolateSandwichesCM  212.2 #1846 3:30PM
I think my first visit was 2001. I would've been about 16 :) - kgmommy  252.0 #1328 3:29PM
Late 70s - jenirva  25.9 #6427 3:35PM
Mine was back in 1974, i was a wee baby. - Goofdog  170.4 #2404 3:35PM
1993, I was 2 - SorcererD91  2906.6 #45 3:37PM
2011 :(  I am trying very hard to make up for lost time though. - Sarafina  491.7 #432 3:49PM
I think it was 2004 - AgentPAndPerryFreak  5.1 #18572 3:49PM
1978 😳 - Linzee  1188.6 #146 3:54PM
First time 1965, I remember the old western train ride, what was its name? - Dvstock  107.9 #3465 4:14PM
Rainbow Caverns Mine Train, I think. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 4:24PM
Mine train thru natures wonderland I believe? :) - ChocolateSandwichesCM  212.2 #1846 4:26PM
According to Yesterland.com it was renamed to Mine Train through Nature's Wonderland in 1960. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 4:28PM
I believe my first visit was in 1986 when I was 3. I went with my parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and my baby sister who was just months old. We repeated this trip with my daughter when she was 3 😊 - TMMBBW  24.8 #6561 4:25PM
Ha πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚!! Your intro to the question is hilarious!!! My first visit was in 84! - UrsulasTwin  323.7 #784 4:32PM
It is only hilarious if it rings true! :) - AKMouse  490.6 #434 4:36PM
My first visit was in 2010 right after we moved here from NY. Growing up on the east coast we vacationed at WDW. - kaylasmom  196.8 #2031 4:42PM
My first visit was in october 1968 I have a picture of it I was just a few we eks old - Piratetink  120.6 #3218 4:49PM
Very cool and nice idea AKmouse! - madsdad  1868.2 #92 5:24PM
Agreed! We could have new Bff's in this post and not even know it. - donnievegas  1132.7 #160 5:36PM
2000 I was 27 years old.I'm going to take my mom for her birthday, it will be her first time and she will be 72. - dl811  125.0 #3125 5:41PM
my first time was when I was 14 back in 94!!! - wickedprince  230.7 #1599 5:45PM
My first trip was 1957 - kskating  689.8 #287 6:26PM
My first visit was this year 😁 March 31, 2012 - my 31st Birthday! - rrrumpunch  269.9 #1166 6:40PM
Mid-seventies for me :) - erinten  539.9 #382 7:06PM
1982 I was 10. Dad moved to CA from TX, we would come on all school vacations. - MeridasHair  346.5 #687 7:16PM
I went as a baby/toddler in the late 70s.. but the first trip I REMEMBER I was about 4 or 5, so that would be 81-82ish.  Though I liked Disneyland as a kid, I must say that my love/addiction grows the older I get! - DaisyDork  198.7 #2006 7:29PM
I was born in April 1985, first trip was May 1985. - sewinlove  21.5 #7066 7:42PM
I like to watch MW meetups from a distance. - chris.  2511.4 #57 7:44PM
We used to live in California when I was a kid and would go once a year. I built my love for Disneyland when I was little like so many MW'ers. Thanks so much for posting this. I don't know what I'd do without this app! I love all of the live pics. Keeps me close to Disneyland at heart :-) (I now live in Arizona) - MrsDisneylandDreamin  5.9 #16214 7:45PM
would love to see some photo's from everyone that has been going since the opening!  - PrincessLani  111.3 #3409 8:45PM
I really wish I had some of my Mom's pictures. I wanted to post them for retro day. - AKMouse  490.6 #434 9:10PM
That's me...a total lurker so I can get my daily Disney fix on MW :) My first trip was back in '78 when I was little baby. - DisLUVney  632.6 #320 9:51PM

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