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Midasgold
I'm a Disney fanatic. I first went to Disneyland in 1955. I have returned at least once a year every year since. I have stayed in the Disneyland Hotel and the Grand Californian multiple times I have seen the changes to the parks and resorts.
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 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 29, 2014 9:20 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
# FBF I am going through my old photos and digitizing them if you saw my recent post you understand why. I came across this picture from 1958 of the Disney train station with the old passenger cars.
Love the attraction posters - SafariSkewerJessica  1199.8 #110 9:27AM
We're used to that nice clean shot. I'll come I didn't see those posters up there in the Mary Poppins movie.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 3:23PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 28, 2014 11:46 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#TBT 🎼Make Way For Prince Ali,🎶🎶 in 1993 Disneyland had the Aladdin's Royal Caravan Parade. With my children being the next year this was of high interest to my wife and I. We decided that we were in, 🎼A Whole New World🎶🎶
This parade was awesome..I was there the day it opened for the movie and they had live animals going down the parade route and had all the stars of the movie in the parade - Dave  11243.9 #2 11:47AM
I was there like 3rd of July - Midasgold  566.6 #301 12:29PM
That must have been awesome to experience! - MeridaFan  3254.7 #27 6:23AM
love this! - OhanaPhoto  3133.9 #30 9:31AM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 25, 2014 12:06 PM  The Hub
Back in June I was photographing this rock and I fell. It wasn't my first fall so I went to the doctor to ask him why. He sent me for an MRI and we discovered I had a meningioma. This Mickey helped me discover something before it got too late. Send Pixie Dust my friends.
Oh my goodness!  I am glad you are diagnosed and that you were fortunate to find this condition early!  I am sending you prayers and best wishes for a full and speedy recovery! - DreadPiratesRogers  805.7 #188 1:08PM
You have always been a friend to me thank you. When I read that was you I was so happy to know that someone of your positive energy was on my side.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 2:27PM
I will add you to my prayer list and I hope that they can help you fight it and heal so you can visit DL more! I know you're looking forward to that 60th anniversary!  God bless!! - secretagentangel  1242.7 #101 3:39PM
Thank you.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 8:15PM
Sending pixie dust! - Sharkgrrl19  227.9 #1495 7:21PM
It'll do it I feel the Disney love.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 8:18PM
Prayers and pixie dust headed your way for a full recovery!  Hope all will be well with you soon. I enjoy your sharing of your trips down memory lane with us. Take care!  🙏💫 - MeridaFan  3254.7 #27 6:21AM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 22, 2014 7:46 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
On this day 20 years ago two Disney lovers were born. They have been to Disneyland every years since. When they were born Aladdin and just come out. The song "A Whole New World," seem to be a perfect fit. Happy birthday to both of you from us and the Mousewait family.
Happy birthday - evilemohand  204.9 #1801 7:55AM
 ༻ᎻäᏢᏢÿ ᏰïrᎢhᎠäÿ༺ - MadameLeota  1713.1 #73 8:01AM
Happy birthday!! - brguest85  158.0 #2434 6:08PM
Happy Birthday to your kids - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1175.1 #113 6:12PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 14, 2014 7:56 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#TBT These are images from the Disneyland parade of 1983. This coincided with the opening Tokyo Disney that same year.
Cool collage. Thanks - keepmovingforward  92.3 #3466 8:18AM
love!!! - OhanaPhoto  3133.9 #30 11:31AM
Love! - DisneyOnesie  525.9 #336 1:38PM
Great collage!  - PixiePirateMaid  293.4 #838 2:07PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

August 13, 2014 4:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
August 13 is International Left-handed Day. Tiana is a south-paw from the South.

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August 2, 2014 9:08 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
On August 2, 2013, my CabanaQueen and I spent the whole day poolside at the Disneyland Hotel in Cabana #3. It was our 34th wedding anniversary. I would like to thank everyone DL guests, MW's, and CM's alike who wished us happy anniversary.
What's happening for the 35th?  Happy anniversary!  It's a pretty special one! - MeridaFan  3254.7 #27 9:16AM

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July 31, 2014 8:54 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#TBT On this day July 31, 1955, the attraction known as Casey Jones Junior was reopened. It opened on the 17th with the rest of the attractions but had some difficulty making the grade. I think I can wasn't enough. Some say it almost flipped over backwards. But it was worked on fixed.

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July 25, 2014 11:55 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#FBF When it comes dining in the parks I miss the Carnation Plaza. In early 70's they had shrimp and Welch's grape juice bars. The little ice cream place had root beer floats. I miss the the Bell X1. Why do they still have the Saturn Five engine?

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 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 24, 2014 9:04 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#throwback I remember walking by the Haunted Mansion the building was there. It was beautiful. Kind of up on the hill almost. I remember the sign saying that they wanted 999 ghosts to move in. This was in 1966, the last time I went to Disneyland with both parents. But on this day New Orleans Sq. buildings and the like opened.
- debbiev  788.0 #195 9:29AM
What a great memory!!!! - TheHubs  205.8 #1780 9:22AM
- chads018  49.5 #4324 11:37AM
Wow!   - BombFrogCM  692.8 #227 12:16PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 18, 2014 1:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
One of the most fun ride was added in 1989, Splash Mountain. It's opening was perfect for a hot day in July. My family loves this ride. What is my family's favorite? Sure have trimmed the bushes.
Thanks for the flashback collage! - missariel33  1443.0 #86 2:00PM
💦💦💦 - DisLUVney  537.9 #321 2:09PM
- chads018  49.5 #4324 2:21PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 17, 2014 6:10 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Happy anniversary! I have had the good fortune to have visited Disneyland every year since that 1955 opening. Here are some pictures of two of the milestone years. the 25th and the 50th. To me Disney is reality and everything else in the world's fantasy.
Every year! That's awesome! - JenGwen323  1116.3 #124 8:07AM
First went when I was six.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 4:01PM
You are a lucky man! Gorgeous collage. Thank you! - DeadliestPassholder  191.6 #1956 8:17AM
Great collage, thanks. Wishing you many many years of reality! - jacdanfan  6711.9 #7 9:07AM
Thank you.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 4:00PM
Wow! - Winnie111286  1078.4 #133 11:57AM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 13, 2014 4:54 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
July 13, 1957, they installed the petrified tree stump in Frontierland near the Rivers of America. Walt had bought it for his wife, Lillian, the year before at the Pikes Petrified Forest in Colorado. She said, "It won't fit on the mantle, let's put it in the park."
Lillian was shrewd. Walt gives her big rock, so not to rock Walt's boat, one can hear it go done "it's wonderful dear. Now where can we put it? How about your neat park where everyone can enjoy it?! Walt: great idea Hunny." Whew rock gone😂👍 - Plumiegirl  7817.3 #3 11:03PM
Very cool! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  747.6 #208 8:56PM
Love telling this story to guests, who most just walk right by it and don't know what it is - BaseballMickey_CM  5988.2 #13 11:53PM
I love rocks, mineral, and fossils. This piece has always amazed me. Keep telling the guests.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 8:01AM
Until I took the " Walking in Walts footsteps" I never noticed it ! - polo33  43.1 #4542 8:13AM
My family and I to talk to her also at one time. Tours are good way to learn things from the Plaids.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 2:31PM

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July 11, 2014 11:24 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#Flashback Friday In 1997, Toontown had a little park with Toontown looking items. CC was playing on one of them, she slipped and fell and scraped up her nose. As I held her, AJ has to try it out. You can see her poor little nose while she is being hugged by Goofy in Frontierland.
Ouch poor baby 😔 I remember this my oldest played here and he is almost 19 now!! 😱 - CinderellE-79  895.8 #163 1:22PM
Mine is almost 20.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 7:32PM

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July 10, 2014 6:39 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#TBT I miss the days of the center geyser. If you were hit by that, you were definitely soaked.
They don't do that anymore?  Nothing woke you up like that geyser going down your back!  :-). (PS - Nice collage!) - redsoxcarlos  994.8 #149 6:50PM
I was always leave my stuff in the locker there i don't want to get everything wet from that geiser!   I hope it comes back, I tell everyone about it and they don't believe me!😁 - secretagentangel  1242.7 #101 8:03PM
I was hoping they just turned it off for winter. so, it's for sure gone now?😩 - OhanaPhoto  3133.9 #30 8:07PM
I was there last week and no what we call the swamping geyser.  - Midasgold  566.6 #301 9:07PM
That geyser was a for sure dripping soaker  - MarshaMouse  3930.6 #24 9:15PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 4, 2014 8:39 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
On July 4, 1976 as a Californian I figured the best place to celebrate on the West Coast was at Disneyland. It was incredible. The energy of crowd, and it was a big crowd, was electric. I've been to the 4th before and since. But this one was the best.
That would have been an exciting time, with the Bicentennial! - Thumper13  354.8 #571 8:44AM
Happy 4th of July. Have a great day. - keepmovingforward  92.3 #3466 9:27AM

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July 3, 2014 12:10 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Today is July 3rd, my MouseWait anniversary. I'd like to thank all the nice fellow MW's who have been nice to me. I enjoyed meeting some of you last October. We managed to make it to Disneyland 20 days this year. Thanks again.
Congrats. Thanks for all your posts.  - sewedna  317.5 #710 12:14PM
Congratulations! - ames013  64.4 #3941 12:24PM
Happy Anniversary! - breathe_in_the_happiness  540.9 #317 8:09PM
Happy MWiversary!!! - Sapphire  412.8 #457 8:11PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

July 2, 2014 4:21 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
When the New Tomorrowland open in July 1967, I had just graduated from high school. I brought my little brother and I to Disneyland for the first visit without parental units. With the new Peoplemover and the Carousel of Progress, we knew we were seeing the future. We also went to the All-Star game at the Big A.
*tear rolls down cheek* - CM_Shadowgamer  2328.5 #46 5:39PM
Sure must have been an awesome sight! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  747.6 #208 5:59PM
Nice pics!  I sat next to you at magic map show this past may and we traded stories of the good old days. I showed you an old ticket book I had from 1971.  Good to see you here and I'll say hi when I'm there in early sept. I graduated in 67 also! - disneybob49  37.1 #4815 6:32PM

 566.6 #301 (DL Qual #100

June 28, 2014 12:33 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Sure now they tell me that visitors to the Secret Tiki Garden cannot take pictures because there is a Death Curse.
Nice collage! - debbiev  788.0 #195 12:58PM
- Princessana08  58.2 #4095 12:59PM
Soooo pretty!!! - PrincessCindy  78.4 #3669 1:41PM

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