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Jaybrad
06-28-2005, 04:39 PM
Just turned 63. My family and I have visited Walt Disney World on 25 occasions (From Texas) since 1973 and spent approximately 32 weeks there. What is wrong with us? There must be something better to do.
"Don't Drink The Beverly!"
1973 - Holiday Inn
1977 & 79 - Dutch Inn
1982 - Royal Plaza
1984 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1986 - Treehouse Villas
1988 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1990 - Offsite
1991 - Dolphin
1992 - Wyndham LBV
1996 - Dolphin
1997 - Yacht Club Resort (2 Visits)
1998 - Villas @ Disney Institute
1999 - Yacht Club Resort (2 Visits)
2000 & 2001 - Offsite
2001 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
2002 - Grosvenor
2003 - Old Key West (2 Visits)
2004 - Old Key West
2004 - All Star Music
2005 - Beach Club Villas

michaelwilliammidd
06-28-2005, 04:44 PM
What is this something better to do that you speak of????? I'm sorry but, I think your wrong, there is absolutely NOTHING better to do than go to Disneyworld. I am sure that in your time you have been to other places than Disney at one point or another but, look where you went back to over and over again. You have nothing to be ashamed of....stand proud as a Dis Lifer!!! :wave2:

figment95
06-28-2005, 04:47 PM
Hey Jaybrad
I really don't see a problem here! I should be so lucky. :rotfl2:

Fast Pass
06-28-2005, 04:48 PM
You are not old! At Disney time stops and we are all seven! Disney is the best for every age. Although we have not spent as much time as you have(only in my 30s) we look forward to each visit because there is something for everyone.

The only problem I see is people who don't appreciate our love for Disney!

Nank
06-28-2005, 05:11 PM
Wow, that is alot of trips. Wish my parents had take me that many times.

This will be my 3rd trip, I am 38 years old.

Micca
06-28-2005, 05:56 PM
Jaybrad just 20 more weeks and you'll have spent a year at WDW :Pinkbounc

swtnikki
06-28-2005, 06:26 PM
You're never too old to enjoy Disney, as Jaybrad's showing us. :)

old one
06-28-2005, 06:59 PM
You sound like a man of taste to me. :rotfl:

iwannabeminnie
06-28-2005, 07:18 PM
Jaybrad,

I understand your situation. I fail to see the problem.

:rotfl:

Harambe
06-28-2005, 08:20 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to one smart guy! and I agree with MICCA - you gotta go 20 more times to spend an entire year at WDW!!!!

Jaybrad
06-28-2005, 08:37 PM
20 more times sounds great to me!!

marcbelt
06-28-2005, 08:42 PM
A coworker of mine just today told me I was out of my mind to go to Disney again (20 times in 10 years). Thank God I won't bump into her on my vacation!

:earsboy:

disney1990
06-28-2005, 10:23 PM
My very first trip to Disney was in 1990 and I was 39 (my husband was 45, but he had been once before). In the last 15 years we have made over 30 visits to Disney World.

Going to Disney keeps both of us young (and young at heart). Watch out, here we come again!

Montana Disney Fan
06-28-2005, 10:27 PM
I'd rather go to WDW than anywhere else in the world & I really mean that. We just love it and so we purchased DVC. Best thing we've ever done. Saved us a TON of money :banana:

ncbyrne
06-29-2005, 03:21 AM
DH is 60 and the older we get, the more we like WDW vacations! I take two trips per year and one is always WDW and sometimes twice! Heading down again in Oct for 11 days.

Uncleromulus
06-29-2005, 06:00 AM
Well-I am 60 and have 28 trips under my belt. # 29 coming up in October.
Bet there are more like us out there as well--

seashoreCM
06-29-2005, 09:29 AM
Just turned 63. My family and I have visited Walt Disney World ... times ... What is wrong with us?
1973 - Holiday Inn
1977 & 79 - Dutch Inn
1982 - Royal Plaza
1984 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1986 - Treehouse Villas
1988 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1990 - Offsite
1991 - Dolphin
1992 - Wyndham LBV
1996 - Dolphin

Answer: You skipped 1974. And 1975. And 1993. To name a few.

Disney hints:
http://members.aol.com/ajaynejr/disney.htm

Aunt Jo
06-29-2005, 09:29 AM
You youngsters have been more times than we have but you aren't nearly as old as we are. We will be taking our 16th trip to WDW in August. I'm 75 and DH will be 83 before we leave. We were sure we would never be able to go again after his heart surgery last October but here we are - counting the days. Must admit I'm a little nervous and scared but it gives him something great to look forward to. I told him if it works out well we may just plan another trip next year.

Jaybrad
06-29-2005, 11:06 AM
Good for you Aunt Jo!! I was pulling everyone's leg about "What is wrong with us" We will be going back until we don't have the get up and go. Have fun!

Jaybrad
06-29-2005, 12:09 PM
Answer: You skipped 1974. And 1975. And 1993. To name a few.

Disney hints:
http://members.aol.com/ajaynejr/disney.htm
That is the years we went to Disneyland.

Jaybrad
03-18-2010, 02:51 PM
Just turned 63. My family and I have visited Walt Disney World on 25 occasions (From Texas) since 1973 and spent approximately 32 weeks there. What is wrong with us? There must be something better to do.
"Don't Drink The Beverly!"
1973 - Holiday Inn
1977 & 79 - Dutch Inn
1982 - Royal Plaza
1984 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1986 - Treehouse Villas
1988 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
1990 - Offsite
1991 - Dolphin
1992 - Wyndham LBV
1996 - Dolphin
1997 - Yacht Club Resort (2 Visits)
1998 - Villas @ Disney Institute
1999 - Yacht Club Resort (2 Visits)
2000 & 2001 - Offsite
2001 - Hilton (downtown Disney)
2002 - Grosvenor
2003 - Old Key West (2 Visits)
2004 - Old Key West
2004 - All Star Music
2005 - Beach Club Villas

Since this post, I am now 67 and we have been back on 10 occasions. We have now spent 44 weeks at WDW. Needless to say we haven't found anything better to do except me golfing and fishing between trips. Should reach our goal of a year in WDW 2013. Additional stays were:
2006 - Old Key West & Coronado Springs
2006 - Old Key West (2nd trip)
2007 - Saratoga Springs
2007 - Coronado Springs
2008 - Old Key West
2008- All Star Movies
2008 - Caribbean Beach Resort
2009 - Port Orleans Riverside
2009 - Bay Lake Towers Resort
2010 - Old Key West

Micca
03-18-2010, 02:57 PM
Thanks for the update Jaybrad, good to see you. :earsboy:

jewels1916
03-18-2010, 03:18 PM
Hi Jaybrad! I hope I someday can I say I have been to Disney as much as you! PS, I am from the same area as you! (I live in Keller, grew up in Grapevine!)

ChristaDeVil
03-18-2010, 03:24 PM
That's awesome!
You know, I had someone give me the strangest look today when i told them that we were spending our 10th anniversary at Disney. Here's the true story...My husband and I have debated for months about where we wanted to go for our 10th anniversary trip. We talked about Jamaica, San Francisco, Telluride, New Orleans, you name it. But nothing felt right. I knew I wanted to go to Disney, but I couldn't think about going without our son. So, we decided the whole family will celebrate our anniversary at Disney this year!!!!!
It's the ONLY vacation spot as far as I'm concerned!

Jaybrad
03-18-2010, 03:32 PM
Hi Jaybrad! I hope I someday can I say I have been to Disney as much as you! PS, I am from the same area as you! (I live in Keller, grew up in Grapevine!)

You will get there you lady.

Brian_WDW74
03-18-2010, 03:54 PM
I've moved this thread to the Theme Parks Community board. :)

Ron from Michigan
03-25-2010, 01:08 PM
My wife and I are both in our 50's and we have been going to WDW for 30+ years now. It is our special place to relax and enjoy ourselves. We go otherplaces Italy, UK, Calif. etc. We always manage at leasttwo trips every year to our happy place. Our next trips are Oct. AKL and Dec. WLV.