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    I'm going to Disneyland

    I guess people are upbeat that something good is going to happen when they say this and don't mean it literally??

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    Re: I'm going to Disneyland

    Quote Originally Posted by Archie View Post
    I guess people are upbeat that something good is going to happen when they say this and don't mean it literally??
    I don't think the implication is so much "upbeat" as it is living in a dream world. I've never actually heard this expression, but sometimes one might say, "You're living in Disneyland," meaning that they are not being realistic.

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    Re: I'm going to Disneyland

    One guy was playing poker and got straight flush.
    He said "execuse me" to other players and went outdoors and shouted out "I'm going to Disneyland" then came back at the table with a poker face on

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    Re: I'm going to Disneyland

    Quote Originally Posted by Archie View Post
    One guy was playing poker and got straight flush.
    He said "execuse me" to other players and went outdoors and shouted out "I'm going to Disneyland" then came back at the table with a poker face on
    That's funny! I think he was actually planning an expensive trip in celebration of his big winnings!

    When I win the lottery, I'm apt to shout, "Venice, here I come!" I've always wanted to visit Italy. But I would never say "I'm going to Disneyland" as an expression of excitement; I have no desire to go there. Perhaps others have heard it used as a generic expression of excitement.

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    Re: I'm going to Disneyland

    It is not a generic expression, and I agree with your statement Ikia!
    I'd say: I'm off to Egypt...

    It's happened to me, and I'm going to Egypt on August the 8th!!!

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