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Welcome to the WDWforGrownups Forums!

As it says in our homepage, were here to cater to folks who will be at WDW--for any length of time--without kids.

We look forward to hearing from you how we can be a better resource to meet your trip planning (and remembering!) needs.

Registering on the forums is free! Please feel free to ask questions and help your fellow forum members plan their vacations, business trips, Anniversary events, Weddings, Honeymoons, etc... . Or just talk about the latest news at WDW--it's what we all love to do!

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Taking the kids to Disney is a great and rewarding experience but, just like Christmas, kids have to realize only too soon that what's fun as a kid is a result of a LOT of work on the part of the adults involved. Adults deserve to have their own fun and, at Disney, the magic never fades - an even bigger entity is actually creating the magic, just like the adults create Christmas. There is a PLAN and the plan is good. If you let the magic happen it will! I have sung on Main Street USA (virtually no one had ever heard me sing before), talked to a turtle (now there's a treat), and gotten sopping wet riding in a hollowed out log. Where else but Disney? You can be as alone as you want or be the life of the party all within, literally, walking distance. You can visit a pine forest in Michigan, a tropical island beach, the African Jungle and see first-class entertainers all in a single day - and it's all amazingly authentic. You can go around the world in, not 80 days, but in an afternoon. Although Disney stresses imagination, it takes surprisingly little work on your part to be swept up by Disney "imagineering" - It isn't ALL make believe.

Why do we keep going to Disney? Well, because you truly have never seen it all. And, just when you think you have, it changes! Every visitor has a totally unique experience. Tell anyone who has been there about your trip and they will likely say, "but did you see - - - - ?" Well, no, but next time.

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Hey Guys,

I'm Brad--one of the moderators of WDW for Grownups. Welcome to the site! As you can tell we're just getting started, and we've been focusing more on the site content side of things. But now we're fired up to get our forums rolling.

We think (in our humble opinions!) that this site is a good compliment to the other fantastic Disney World related sites out there, and we're interested to see what kind of discussions boil up that interest Disney World's adult guests.

Why are we doing this? Well, we've found that many people act like it's a "chore" to go to Disney World, and they do it "for the kids". We like to think that if it's a chore--you're just not doing it right! There's a strong contingent of us who love the place and would go regardless of whether we had kids or not. So right now, while the forum is in its 'formative' phase, we hope you'll help us in creating an online community structured around discussions and topics that interest people like us--the adult visitors to Disney World.

Welcome!

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Hi, I'm Gray, and I run a blog for solo travelers called SoloFriendly.com. I was thrilled to hear about this forum, because I think it's a great idea for adults to go to Disney without kids. I did that a few years ago and had a blast. There's definitely a need to get the word out that you don't have to have kids with you to go have fun at WDW. In fact, it's a great opportunity to indulge your own inner child.

Great idea for a website, and I look forward to being a participant here.

Cheers!

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Greetings!

I'm Eric from Theme Park Village, your classic theme park website/blog. We try to touch on more just coasters, we like to discuss all aspects of theme parks.

I'm looking forward to spending some time here. WDW for grownups is a brilliant idea for a site and I'm sure the popularity will start to grow!

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Hi all! I just found this site from a link on the DIS. I'm disneyfav4ever here and there.

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Welcome!!! Glad to have you on board!

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Hello, I am a grown up and I love Walt Disney World. Pretty much everything Disney to tell the truth.

I like your site so far, love the rules of posting, I may actually be able to read and comprehend what people are saying.

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ILUVWDW wrote:
Hello, I am a grown up and I love Walt Disney World. Pretty much everything Disney to tell the truth.

I like your site so far, love the rules of posting, I may actually be able to read and comprehend what people are saying.



welcome stars

So glad you're here! cool

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Hi everyone,

I just registered about five minutes ago and have your site bookmarked. I also found it through a link on the DIS, where I am Disneyfan63. I'm a grownup who has been to WDW eight times (seven solo) and to Disneyland once. I became hooked on WDW when I went solo for the first time from October 13-20, 2000.

What can I say? The service, the attractions, the lodgings, the food (sometimes), the parks--the MAGIC! all first-rate. In 2000, I didn't know that there were communities full of Disney fans on the Web, but I knew that I wasn't alone in liking, then loving, Disney.

WDW rocks!

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Welcome to WDWFG, Jim clapping mickey

Would love to hear some solo trip reports--it's so nice to spend a few days in WDW blissfully alone biggrin

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Hello Everyone,

Thanks to Brad for inviting me to join this forum. I run a Disney blog simply as a means for me to talk about things I love about Disney. I had a few content that got quite a coverage, especially on the Disney Doorway to Dreams store that opened about a year ago.

I'm also a physicist, and my office at work is full of Disney stuff, so much so that someone called it the Happiest Office on Earth. Smile I'll post pictures of it some time. But more importantly, I'm an Annual Passholder and a DVC member. Smile

Great to be here...

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Welcome--it's great to have you! mickey

I'm sure many of us have Disneyfied offices around here. Would love to see some pics if you get a chance.

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ZapperZ wrote:
Hello Everyone,

Thanks to Brad for inviting me to join this forum. I run a Disney blog simply as a means for me to talk about things I love about Disney. I had a few content that got quite a coverage, especially on the Disney Doorway to Dreams store that opened about a year ago.

I'm also a physicist, and my office at work is full of Disney stuff, so much so that someone called it the Happiest Office on Earth. Smile I'll post pictures of it some time. But more importantly, I'm an Annual Passholder and a DVC member. Smile

Great to be here...

Zz.

We've needed some real physicists in here! We need to discuss my feelings that Dark Energy is a bunch of bunk and the pragmatics of Mission Space!

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Welcome--it's great to have you! mickey

I'm sure many of us have Disneyfied offices around here. Would love to see some pics if you get a chance.

Is there a forum where we can post pictures like that? I've looked around and I didn't see any place where I thought this might be appropriate. But then again, I could have easily missed it.

Zz.

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ZapperZ wrote:

Is there a forum where we can post pictures like that? I've looked around and I didn't see any place where I thought this might be appropriate. But then again, I could have easily missed it.

Zz.



It'd be great to have pics of anything Disney in the photography forum or in general chat! Can't wait! mickey

And WELCOME!!

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Just saying HI to everyone new!! Can't wait to chat with ya! bighug

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Would love to hear some solo trip reports--it's so nice to spend a few days in WDW blissfully alone biggrin
I go on my fourth solo trip in a couple of weeks. I'll be writing a trip report for the DIS, I'll be sure to post it here as well.

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ZapperZ wrote:

Is there a forum where we can post pictures like that? I've looked around and I didn't see any place where I thought this might be appropriate. But then again, I could have easily missed it.

Zz.



It'd be great to have pics of anything Disney in the photography forum or in general chat! Can't wait! mickey

And WELCOME!!

Thanks for the welcome.

In any case, here's a link to the pictures of my "Disney Office". Smile

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Those are great pics!! Thanks for sharing! mickey mickey

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Hey everyone! Oddly enough I am just now getting around to introducing myself. My name is Steve and I have a Disney blog like several others here. It can be found at wdwfan.wordpress.com.

My family has been going to WDW every year for MANY, MANY years and we love it more each time we go. My dream, which I will fulfill, is to work at WDW for my retirement job. I don't care what it is, collecting tickets, working the line at the monorail, whatever! Just being a part of all that magic would be wonderful!

So anyway, I look forward to posting with you all and sharing stories. have a magical day!

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Hey, my name is Colin and I'm a Disneyoholic....

I also run a blog, The Disney World blog, where I try to report any park related news as well as throw in some articles and reviews of my own.

I try to get down to WDW 2 times a year, once with my family, and once by myself for Mousefest. I'm actually thinking of taking the plunge and becoming a DVC member when I go down in December.

I look forward to contributing and meeting new Disney fans.

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Hi Colin! Great to have you! Looking forward to hearing your DVC pros/cons. awesome

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SonnyEclipse wrote:
Hey, my name is Colin and I'm a Disneyoholic....

I also run a blog, The Disney World blog, where I try to report any park related news as well as throw in some articles and reviews of my own.



Welcome, Colin! welcome

Thanks so much for posting your blog. I love the old Disney photos--that rainbow tunnel at Imagination brings back so many memories sad mickey

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Hey guys. New to the board. I'm a Network Engineer in San Antonio Texas. I'm fairly new to the Disney World scene, but I'm definitely a Grown-Up with an appreciation for all things Disney.

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greebil wrote:
Hey guys. New to the board. I'm a Network Engineer in San Antonio Texas. I'm fairly new to the Disney World scene, but I'm definitely a Grown-Up with an appreciation for all things Disney.


Hello and welcome to our community awesome

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Hey All.. I'm Sara from S. Florida

I just love disney world and when we(my sister and I) go we find it hard to find just grown up stuff. Hopefully this will enlighten us as to stuff we grown ups can do.

mickey Keep in touch and happy days to everybody!

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yay Welcome Sara yay

Glad to have you here! Does "South Florida" mean "Close Enough to Go To Disney Whenever We Want"?

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Glad to have you here! Does "South Florida" mean "Close Enough to Go To Disney Whenever We Want"?




Well about 2 to 2 1/2 hours south.. close enough silly It makes us happy to be so close.

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Ooh I'm jealous! It can take me 2 1/2 hours to drive to work sometimes! Plus you get the Florida resident annual pass prices! Not quite close enough to go for dinner though. How often do you get to go to WDW in a typical year?

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SaraPBGardens wrote:
Hey All.. I'm Sara from S. Florida

I just love disney world and when we(my sister and I) go we find it hard to find just grown up stuff. Hopefully this will enlighten us as to stuff we grown ups can do.

mickey Keep in touch and happy days to everybody!



Hi Sara, and welcome welcome

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