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Posted by: DanMedix on Oct. 20, 2003 1:27 am/pm
Howdy, folks. My name's Dan (if you couldn't tell already), and I stumbled across this particular site from a link off another one that I post on. I'm 32, a Paramedic with a suburban Fire Department (once again, if you couldn't tell...) married, and a father to a 4 yr old princess and a 7 month old boy. My wife and I first went to WDW on our honeymoon in July of 94, and have been hooked ever since. In Nov of '01, we took our daughter, who immediately got hooked as well. (she was 2 at the time, and she STILL remembers things from the trip! ) I look forward to returning in Nov of '04, to introduce my son. (We took him to AK for a one-day trip while we were in the area last June, but he slept through most of it.)
I'm interested in hearing what everyone has to say, especially the current and former CM's. You guys are the ones on the front lines, dealing with idiots like me. I always try to make sure to let the exceptional CM's know how much I appreciate their making my trip all the more magical, for myself and for my kids. While I know there's good and bad in all jobs, it seems you guys really have a great time. I'm curious to find out about how things work in your line of work.Plus, I'm always on the lookout for tips, hints, and the occasional informative freebie for our next trip.
Posted by: Sweetums on Oct. 20, 2003 11:01 am/pm
I also have a little boy (5 months old today) who I am looking forward to getting "hooked"!
That should be a great trip for you next year. Your daughter will appreciate things even more since she will be older and I am sure your son will be delighted too.
I'll be happy to offer any tips from my CM days--granted, much has changed since I worked there, but I'll help when I can.
Posted by: RichKoster on Oct. 20, 2003 1:21 am/pm
Yoo Hoo, Dan!
I stumbled across this particular site from a link off another one that I post on.
We won't hold it against you... as long as you also post here from now on, too!
I'm glad you joined the fun here on the Disney Echo, Dan. Here's your own pair of Disney EchoEars to make you feel more at home here:
Posted by: Goofyteer on Oct. 20, 2003 10:16 am/pm
Hey Dan! Glad you joined us, you'll love it here! As you can see everyone's really friendly and helpful, you'll have a blast. Welcome to the Echo
Posted by: MKBaughan on Oct. 21, 2003 6:22 am/pm
Hi Dan! Welcome aboard! I think you will like it here.... it's even fun just to lurk around....
Posted by: SwampKat on Oct. 21, 2003 8:07 am/pm
Hi Dan and welcome. I tend to lurk but I gotta say this is the most congenial forum I've found. I think you'll like it here.
Posted by: Goofymom64 on Nov. 08, 2003 10:29 am/pm
Hi Dan, we seem to have a few things in common. I too stumbled on this site from another one, and my son (20) is going to school to be a paramedic here in Fl. (he's already a EMT and Firefighter).
I also agree with you, I too like to hear any comments from the CMs as they will have more in-depth/not-released to the public info to pass on.
Living in Fl. all my life we used to visit Disney a lot (I mean a lot), so much that for a while I was actually sick of the place (I know, hard to believe), but about two years ago on a trip with my husband (first one alone), the magic came back and now I LOVE going (I try to go at least 3 times a year now).
Anyways, this is my first post too, and I can't wait to explore this site more. Maybe we'll stumble into each other here in the future.
Have a Disney-kind of day.
Posted by: RichKoster on Nov. 08, 2003 10:41 am/pm
Yoo Hoo, Pat / Goofymom64!
I'm glad you found us! Thanks for joining the Disney Echo, Pat. If you need any help with anything, just ask.
Here's your own pair of Disney EchoEars from me to you to thank you for joining and introducing yourself, Pat: