Your First Disney Ride

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Post by Jacca5660 » Jun Sun 01, 2008 2:31 pm

It was in (WDW) 1975, I was 15. It was the sky buckets. We went on that first so we could see the park and get an idea of what we had in front of us. We started at Space Mountain!
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Post by alsirrap » Jul Thu 31, 2008 4:03 pm

You know, this is an amazing question to me, because I can't believe I have no memory of which show or ride was first. My first time at WDW was in 1972 over Thanksgiving weekend. This question came from out of left field for me and I'm laughing in disbelief that I can't remember, even though the memory of doing all the different shows and rides is very clear.

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Post by snugglyevil » Aug Sat 09, 2008 9:25 pm

First Disney ride? I think it may have been the swan boats. I was 6yrs old at the time. It was either that or It's A Small World. My mom is not a fan of most rides. Those were ones of the very few she'd go on. heh

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Post by IMFearless » Aug Sun 10, 2008 12:23 pm

Dumbo was my first ride. And my second. And third .... and twentieth. According to my parents, when I got there, ALL I DID THE ENTIRE DAY was Dumbo. <_<
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Post by elizabethswann » Aug Sun 10, 2008 2:02 pm

I don't recall my first Disney ride but I think it was It's a Small World. I can't even remember.

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Post by wedimagineer » Aug Tue 19, 2008 2:24 am

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Post by djdevon817 » Aug Tue 26, 2008 9:31 pm

Wow... I have to consult with mom and dad on this one... I was about 10 when we visited the first time in '92. I would imagine we went to MK, but I just don't remember. I'll have to rack their brains. Something tells me they won't remember though.

I do remember what our last ride was SUPPOSED to be. We headed back to MK for one last ride on Pirates before heading to the airport. But it was closed (temporarily) for some reason... a break down I'd guess.

Pirates remains my favorite to this day. (Although Soarin' is an awfully close second!)

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Post by jacksparrow » Oct Fri 17, 2008 7:42 pm

Pirates. Still is whenever I go back.

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Post by pixiesparkles » Oct Sat 18, 2008 8:17 am

Hmmm. I can't remember. It was in 1976 at WDW. I believe that we actually went on one of those guided tours on our first day. I think the first thing I "rode" on was the horse-drawn trolley (although that is not really a "ride'').

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Post by sherabby » Oct Wed 22, 2008 1:21 pm

Wow. I was about 8 years old and I cannot remember what ride that I rode first. Monorail was probably my best guess if you count that as a ride!!!!! I do recall riding that If You Had Wings ride wasn't it sponsored one time by TWA?

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Post by js3901 » Oct Wed 22, 2008 5:21 pm

sherabby wrote: I do recall riding that If You Had Wings ride wasn't it sponsored one time by TWA?
Actually, it was Eastern Airlines, originally, and then is changed to Delta (renamed Delta Dreamflight). read more about the changes/history of the ride through the Wikipedia article
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Post by MetalRage » Oct Fri 31, 2008 1:05 am

I believe it was dumbo. I'm not sure because i was about three years old when i first went. I would ask my mom but its 2am and shes asleep :lol: I kinda wanna know myself.
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Post by Akyriel » Oct Fri 31, 2008 7:15 am

Hmm wow ya like everyone else I don't seem to remember my first ride at Disneyland. When you are young you don't think about that haha... But I was 14 the first time I went and I was with a bunch of friends and I remember we really wanted to ride Space Mountain so I'm guessing that was probably it. :P

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Post by ff19dfd » Nov Tue 11, 2008 4:45 pm

My first Ride was Pirates!

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Post by Donalds1Fan » Nov Wed 12, 2008 7:26 pm

Monorail aside, the first WDW ride I ever went on was Delta Dreamflight in Tomorrowland. That was when I was 9. It absolutely freaked the living daylights out of me because of that black and white swirling light tunnel it had near the end. I refused to go on anymore indoor rides that trip because of it. So I think that day we saw the parades, and I rode the train, Dumbo, the tea cups, and we toured Tom Sawyer's Island.

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