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by gstar
Fri Aug 22, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: Shows
Topic: The Carousel Song lyrics
Replies: 2
Views: 7877

Hearing the Carousel Song brings me a very fond memory. When I became a member of the Shows department, I was invited to join the last day of operation ritual of listening to the last time the song played as people left the park. It was bittersweet. We were "whew! it's finally over" but also, "wow, ...
by gstar
Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:24 am
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: MGA's own Merry Maids? (wardrobe question)
Replies: 1
Views: 5865

Polyester Torture

Those HORRIBLE uniforms were what the few females in Grounds/Landscaping were forced to endure. I guess, since we're talking 30 years ago, it wasn't thought to let them wear the lighter-weight male uniforms. Even when I did a year in that department in 1982, though our pants were of a more wearer-fr...
by gstar
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Wardrobe
Replies: 13
Views: 16094

I have a memory of my very first shift in Wardrobe way back in August of 1976. I got in a few hours of work before we were told to evacuate the building. Back in those days, the Laundry area actually included dry-cleaning equipment and that evening the solution ("perk") had over-flowed. Apparently t...
by gstar
Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:02 am
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Wardrobe
Replies: 13
Views: 16094

Yes, it's me, MGA1 but, I'm not sure who you are. However, your mention of green Yukon shirts prompts another memory for me: the fanatic attachment to specific costume colors by employees. The availability of 3 color choices of costumes in each themed area, which, I'm sure was planned to convey a mo...
by gstar
Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Wardrobe
Replies: 13
Views: 16094

Wardrobe

How about it? Where's all the chat about costumes- our very themed uniforms back in the Marriott days? Or, Wardrobe, the location to hang out before or after work... the source of all the party information... Do you have any idea what REALLY went on behind the counter...back in all those many racks ...