Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disneyland > Disneyland (California) > Disneyland Community Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-01-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
Disneyland1084
OH PLEASE SOMEBODY TELL ME!
I'm not going to let that chickenhead nugget bother me
HEY!! Where is everyone?
 
Disneyland1084's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Nevada
Posts: 15,077

At Disneyland, I remember when....

admission price was only $28.75. Compared to today's price, $28.75 is pocket change. And yes, I know Disneyland has more now than it did 20+ years ago. So, what do you remember at Disneyland that is no longer?
__________________
Disneyland1084 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:05 PM   #2
lana772
Disneyland Lover
 
lana772's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Modesto, Ca
Posts: 2,861

Our first stay at the Grand Californian Hotel we got the room for just over $200 a night. Same room this year was $504.
And this year was with an AP disc.
lana772 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 07-01-2013, 08:08 PM   #3
Minnie Loves Mickey
We Love Disney!!!
 
Minnie Loves Mickey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: California
Posts: 502

A B C D E Tickets.
__________________
Me, DH, DD(28), DSIL(29), DD(27), (DD22), (DGS)
Minnie Loves Mickey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:12 PM   #4
Thundergod
Mouseketeer
 
Thundergod's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 462

The original submarine voyage.
__________________
http://www.youtube.com/user/jonnynma...l?feature=mhee

Disneyland 1990,1996,2010,2011,2012,July 2013
Thundergod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:14 PM   #5
AddictedtoDoleWhip
Mouseketeer
 
AddictedtoDoleWhip's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 410

No shame, but I remember Rocket Rods when they were functional.. :D (ahaha, I must be the only one that misses that ride despite its many issues.) and I remember the People Mover.

Now this is where it remains fuzzy, was the Astro Orbiter on top of a building at one point in time and then moved to ground level? I could have sworn it was, but maybe I am getting MK mixed up. lol
AddictedtoDoleWhip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:18 PM   #6
DLmama
Mouseketeer
 
DLmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 202

I remember the buckets that used to pass through Matterhorn Mountain. Barely, but I do remember them!
__________________
DLmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:20 PM   #7
Midnightred
DIS Veteran
 
Midnightred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Far West Texas
Posts: 699

I remember the little ticket books too. I remember The Country Bear Jamboree. I remember the People Movers and The Gondolas very distantly. I can remember the Subs the way they were, with the mermaids and all the treasure, as well as Davy Jones. I can remember the tree house when it belonged to the Swiss family. I like how my Mom remembers boarding their poodle Johnette at the Kennel. She would always leave the kennel with a can of "Kennel Ration" dog food!

Midnightred
Midnightred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:22 PM   #8
CanadienneDisneyfan
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 31

I remember riding the gondolas (don't remember the actual name) with my parents in either 1974 or 1976. The ride stopped while our car was in the middle of the Matterhorn. It was a half hour before it started up again. None of us were worried in the least. We watched the bobsleds go by, and chatted away the time.
CanadienneDisneyfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:22 PM   #9
disneyismyheart247
Living the California and Disney Dream
 
disneyismyheart247's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 164

I remember being a little girl and being anxious to ride the Rocket Rods. That ride was a favorite for me and my family.

I also remember seeing swans in the Sleeping Beauty Castle moat during the day and at night. They were beautiful.
__________________
To live would be an awfully big adventure!
disneyismyheart247 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:34 PM   #10
Minnie Loves Mickey
We Love Disney!!!
 
Minnie Loves Mickey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: California
Posts: 502

Quote:
Originally Posted by AddictedtoDoleWhip View Post
No shame, but I remember Rocket Rods when they were functional.. :D (ahaha, I must be the only one that misses that ride despite its many issues.) and I remember the People Mover.

Now this is where it remains fuzzy, was the Astro Orbiter on top of a building at one point in time and then moved to ground level? I could have sworn it was, but maybe I am getting MK mixed up. lol
Yes you are correct about Astro Orbiter. We also enjoyed Rocket Rods, once while we were eating lunch, they broke down again and the CM were walking everyone off the ride. One CM was walking backwards down the long stretch in tomorrow land (no railings) holding a woman's hands (we could see she was scared) as soon as they reached the loading area, she FAINTED! We saw suites coming from all directions, someone must have been watching on a TV screen.
__________________
Me, DH, DD(28), DSIL(29), DD(27), (DD22), (DGS)
Minnie Loves Mickey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:40 PM   #11
PixieDustD
Mouseketeer
 
PixieDustD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 103

I first visited...the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship in Fantasyland, the Matterhorn and the Skyway Buckets.
__________________
~The arc was built by amateurs~


PixieDustD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:44 PM   #12
Belledisney
Earning My Ears
 
Belledisney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Boston
Posts: 36

It Wasn't to long ago but I loved the year of a million dreams. That was such a fun time, never knew what you could get at any moment ! I still have all the goodies I got. I wish they would do that again.
Belledisney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:53 PM   #13
Californiacicle
Mouseketeer
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 371

Quote:
Originally Posted by CanadienneDisneyfan View Post
I remember riding the gondolas (don't remember the actual name) with my parents in either 1974 or 1976. The ride stopped while our car was in the middle of the Matterhorn. It was a half hour before it started up again. None of us were worried in the least. We watched the bobsleds go by, and chatted away the time.
I loved those.

I remember those, America Sings (it made me throw up), Mission to Mars, Country Bear Jamboree, when the Tinkerbell Toy Shop had actual toys including Effanbee dolls I used to buy.
__________________
California transplant in Canada
First Disneyland trip: 1974, Last Disneyland trip: Son's first Disneyland Vacation for 5th birthday 7/3/14, Favourite trips: Disneyland's 50th Birthday and Sebastian's birthday. Currently wishing we were still there.

July 2-9 2014 Trip- Tips, Tricks, and Reviews http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3303428
Californiacicle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:54 PM   #14
disneyfaninaz
It takes faith, trust & pixie dust!
 
disneyfaninaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Chandler, AZ
Posts: 11,510

I remember actually being able to get ice cream at Carnation Plaza!

I also remember the old Swiss Family Treehouse, the Old Mine Train (pre-Big Thunder) and the molecule ride (I remember the ride, but can't remember the name of it!
disneyfaninaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 08:58 PM   #15
Disneyland1084
OH PLEASE SOMEBODY TELL ME!
I'm not going to let that chickenhead nugget bother me
HEY!! Where is everyone?
 
Disneyland1084's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Nevada
Posts: 15,077

Quote:
Originally Posted by Minnie Loves Mickey View Post
A B C D E Tickets.
What were those?
__________________
Disneyland1084 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:12 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.