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    Can you still do WDW at 80?

    Besides hoping to live to 80, I was wondering if I will still be able to get around WDW.

    What's the oldest you all know of a person going to WDW and having a great time?
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    As long as there is wheelchair/scooter/atv access, I don't think I'd ever be too old.

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    I know of people in their 90's that have been. Though they didn't do much in terms of rides, I know they had a blast.

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    You could roll me around the MK at age 100 on a stretcher if you had to!! A little IV drip and I'm all set!!

    Seriously, though... I know of many senior-seniors who have gone, enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and often shows at WDW. Of course, I would recommend going in the cooler, less crowded months, and taking advantage of a nice, leisurely trip around the World.
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    you're only as old as you feel jiminy---just use Peter Pan as your role model and make sure you enjoy yourself........see ya later "auld yin"........ (i hope you don't mind me calling you that -it's a term of endearment in Scots speak when we address our wiser older friends or family)
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    Quote Originally Posted by epcot man
    you're only as old as you feel jiminy---just use Peter Pan as your role model and make sure you enjoy yourself........see ya later "auld yin"........ (i hope you don't mind me calling you that -it's a term of endearment in Scots speak when we address our wiser older friends or family)
    Nae problem.

    I am "only" 57, which is approaching the "youth of old age (60)," but at times I feel like 80. Right now I can outdo many a younger man at WDW. The place gives me new vigor.
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    I hope so... my aunt who is 86 is going next year in January!!

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    lou an iv drip with a dope whip attached and french fries

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    Quote Originally Posted by devkxl
    lou an iv drip with a dope whip attached and french fries
    A "Dope" Whip? Is that a reference to Lou's intelligence or a new kind of drug?

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    Hmmm.... I think I'm supposed to be insulted by that remark
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    I hope I never get too old to go to WDW. I can see it now me, in my "golden years," still riding any and all rides - including the roller coasters!
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    I intend to.

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    My mother-in-law is a young 83 her next birthday and that lady can outdo most 20 year-olds!!! I will never be too old to go to the "Magic"!!
    Second star to the right....straight on till morning!!!:mickey:

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