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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Best thread on micechat hands down
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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by RegionsBeyond View Post

    Perhaps no one else will agree, but I think the sides of this water slide look low enough for someone to get airborne with minimal personal effort. I also noticed the guy standing up on the slide in the bottom right corner of the photo, with little to no barriers on either side. Am I seeing this correctly? It seriously looks like there are several opportunities to fall 50 feet or more.... Don't get me wrong; the slide looks awesome and I wish I could try it out. I'm not the type person to think the world needs to be covered in foam padding and guard rails, but the attraction really looks a bit lawsuit-provoking from this angle. There's even a strategically cut-out notch about 30 feet straight ahead that looks optimized for being jettisoned into the woods when you head around that first left turn.

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    Well, I am no WDW expert, but River Country was around for 25-some years without deaths that I have heard about. In any case, is a moot issue, as it is long-closed now with the advent of the larger water parks.....

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    Typical mid-level hotel room, 1990's.


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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Seabase Alpha was an enchanting place to my 11 year old self. I remember thinking that somehow we had gone down in those hydrolators and we were under WDW where there was access to the ocean...

    Just magical.
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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

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    Yup. I've seen kids between 8-10 or even a little older in those rented Disney strollers. Every time I see one I just stare and think, "Seriously?!" Further proof the human race is de-evolving. It's sickening. My parents hardly ever used a stroller with me when I was a toddler. They taught me to appreciate and LIKE walking. We used to go for family walks all the time in the neighborhood, so walking through theme parks was a piece of cake.
    Most of the guidebooks and advice columns I've read when planning my latest trip say that a stroller is an absolute must for any kids 10 or younger. And when I got there, it was true - almost every family I saw with preteen kids had a stroller. When I was five years old, I would have been absolutely mortified if anyone suggested I ride in a stroller like a baby.

    I think a lot of parents don't want to be bothered watching their kids to make sure they don't wander off. I also think many parents are thinking, "I paid an arm and a leg for this vacation, and I'm not going to waste valuable time letting the kids rest if they get tired from walking."

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread


    Spaceship Earth under construction


    Show scene from the World of Motion ride

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Awesome pick of Spaceship Earth! Which hotel is pictured?
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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    I don't believe there is any hotel pictured. Since Spaceship Earth is under construction in the photo, it is probably about 1979 - 1980. Back then, there were no hotels on property, except for the Contemporary, and the Polenesian, both near Magic Kingdom.

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    I think the question about the hotel is referring to a previous photo showing the interior of a hotel room. It looks like that is at Port Orleans French Quarter.

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    I should have known. Oops. I will agree that it looks like Port Orleans French Quarter. Beautiful hotel. Stayed there on my honeymoon.

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Oh, hello this thread! A few non-parks images for you.


    Walt Disney World golf resort promo photos, 1970's


    Discovery/Treasure Island, the Contemporary, and Space Mountain from the air.

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    I do kinda miss Discovery Island...

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    Goofy staged photo of the convention space at the Contemporary Hotel


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    Contemporary Hotel lobby, likely 1980's


    'Treasure Island' postcard (later Discovery Island, currently closed I believe)

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    Re: WDW: Old Photos and Ephemera Thread

    Excellent pics! Excellent thread! One of the best on MC.
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