Besides, don't girls still have cooties?
Other cast members, especially the females, used to joke that we'd probably "dated" tens of thousands of visitors, based upon the number who took pictures of us with them and the stories that they could have made up about us. ("See this is me with my American boyfriend/girlfriend!")
Our common interest in the animals was only the beginning. We found, as our relationship progressed over 10 or so years before we tied the knot, that we had enough in common to make us a good match, yet enough different to keep from getting bored.
We just celebrated our 14th anniversary this last January, and I have absolutely no regrets.
But as a guest of theme parks in my teenage years, I was flirtatious to the point of being obnoxious. Sometimes it was other guests, like the "line date", but more often it was employees that I saw regularly. There was a ride operator that I was especially interested in, and he finally got up the nerve to ask for my telephone number about half way through the summer. We dated a few times, but nothing serious.
This thread brings back great memories. It also makes me feel a bit old!
We went back for 3 weeks in 2006, and have another 2 weeks planned for September this year. I don't think the novelty will ever wear off for us!