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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-27-10 01:32 PM
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20. Good answer!!

I agree. There are many more things to do at a theme park than just ride rides. And when it comes down to it, parents love the see happiness on their child's face. It makes it almost as fun as when we were kids.
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  -Let's get into it - Why the hell would you bring a toddler to a theme park? Symarip  Apr-27-10 11:39 AM   #0 
  - It's usually because the Mother-in-Law insisted.  Rosie1223   Apr-27-10 12:13 PM   #1 
  - Amen!!! Been there, done that...  driver8   Apr-27-10 01:09 PM   #11 
     - Yeah, that page got ripped out of the book years ago  Rosie1223   Apr-27-10 01:14 PM   #15 
        - I am very lucky in the MIL department, but my wife REFUSES to say no to her parents.  driver8   Apr-27-10 01:17 PM   #16 
  - Did your mother drop you on your head when you were a kid?  LynneSin   Apr-27-10 12:17 PM   #2 
  - lol!  TZ   Apr-27-10 12:19 PM   #3 
  - On my one visit to the Magic Kingdom I was struck by the sheer number of miserable toddlers.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-27-10 12:30 PM   #4 
  - Good question.  Tommy_Carcetti   Apr-27-10 12:33 PM   #5 
  - God, no kidding... find a damn babysitter.  redqueen   Apr-27-10 12:42 PM   #6 
  - You obviously never witnessed the joy of my 2 year old, chasing after Snow White and her dwarves....  PassingFair   Apr-27-10 05:38 PM   #25 
     - lol! Priceless!  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 10:10 AM   #35 
     - She's still a little groupie....but now she chases after boy bands...  PassingFair   Apr-28-10 10:39 AM   #38 
     - Does she have them on her underwear?  Goblinmonger   Apr-28-10 11:32 AM   #42 
        - I think she wants them IN her underwear these days...  PassingFair   Apr-28-10 11:43 AM   #44 
     - Awww!  redqueen   Apr-28-10 11:33 AM   #43 
        - I wouldn't have taken toddlers to a place like Cedar Point,...  PassingFair   Apr-28-10 11:45 AM   #45 
  - well, my folks took me when I was very young, and  fishwax   Apr-27-10 12:50 PM   #7 
  - Fuck. We have one thread banning adults from theme parks, and now kids.  jobycom   Apr-27-10 01:04 PM   #8 
  - the zoo, too  lazarus   Apr-27-10 01:06 PM   #9 
  - No way. My child LOVED the zoo when we went last year, and she  Shell Beau   Apr-27-10 01:09 PM   #10 
  - Hell yes... the zoo's a whole different story.  redqueen   Apr-27-10 01:25 PM   #18 
  - Well if we can't take little kids to theme parks, we've got to take them someplace!  driver8   Apr-27-10 01:11 PM   #12 
     - And even very small children can learn from that.  Shell Beau   Apr-27-10 01:12 PM   #14 
     - I think zoos and aquariums where they can look and listen  TZ   Apr-27-10 01:21 PM   #17 
  - Why do you hate America? n/t  driver8   Apr-27-10 01:12 PM   #13 
  - Well, they say is because of the "magic"  lunamagica   Apr-27-10 01:31 PM   #19 
  - Good answer!!  Shell Beau   Apr-27-10 01:32 PM   #20 
  - I've taken my kids as toddlers to amusement parks, zoos and movies.  FedUpWithIt All   Apr-27-10 02:05 PM   #21 
  - Some people say it's good to expose young children to a variety of social settings  Haole Girl   Apr-27-10 03:52 PM   #22 
  - They do it deliberately to make people like us miserable.  flvegan   Apr-27-10 04:15 PM   #23 
  - It depends on the kid and a 4 year old is not a toddler.  elocs   Apr-27-10 05:36 PM   #24 
  - For the same reason you bring a toddler to a romantic restaurant  Riftaxe   Apr-27-10 05:51 PM   #26 
  - Not the same. Theme parks are designed for children and adults.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 10:12 AM   #36 
     - It's not that simple, though.  Symarip   Apr-28-10 11:12 AM   #39 
        - lol! You crack me up thinking of exceptions.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 12:54 PM   #48 
           - Tsk Shell Beau  TZ   Apr-28-10 01:02 PM   #49 
              - That is always implied.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:06 PM   #51 
  - The real ? is why the hell would anyone bring a toddler to a nice restaurant?  Lucian   Apr-27-10 05:57 PM   #27 
  - Because you can't leave them in the car?  petronius   Apr-27-10 06:16 PM   #28 
  - Because they're selfish fucking idiots who can't think for themselves and bow to social pressure.  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-27-10 06:27 PM   #29 
  - Oooh, now you've got my blood boiling  EvolveOrConvolve   Apr-27-10 06:49 PM   #30 
  - Be pissed at the parents, but no need to call the kid a brat.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 10:12 AM   #37 
  - If they have an older sibling, they're going.  Arugula Latte   Apr-27-10 07:27 PM   #31 
  - We brought our daughter everywhere as a toddler  noamnety   Apr-27-10 09:23 PM   #32 
  - "Strollers of Death" was by far the scariest ride I experience at Disney  BuelahWitch   Apr-27-10 10:23 PM   #33 
  - What the fuck are YOU doing in a theme park  snooper2   Apr-28-10 10:07 AM   #34 
  - If it was designed for toddlers  Symarip   Apr-28-10 11:13 AM   #40 
     - Its a good think those rides don't have emotional maturity requirements..  TZ   Apr-28-10 11:27 AM   #41 
     - So the Toddlers have something to look foward to the next year  snooper2   Apr-28-10 12:03 PM   #46 
     - You just can't help yourself!  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:05 PM   #50 
        - You find this funny?  Symarip   Apr-28-10 01:06 PM   #52 
           - I am sure it does. It must suck big time to be short at the amusement park.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:08 PM   #53 
              - It's a conspiracy  Symarip   Apr-28-10 01:11 PM   #54 
                 - We need to start the Coalition for Short People Awareness.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:12 PM   #55 
                    - No way  Symarip   Apr-28-10 01:14 PM   #56 
                    - We can always say CSPA minus the people who don't really matter.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:17 PM   #59 
                    - EXCUSE ME! IT IS NOT SHORT PEOPLE  TZ   Apr-28-10 01:15 PM   #57 
                       - I'm above all this...  Symarip   Apr-28-10 01:16 PM   #58 
                          - How's the air up there?  TZ   Apr-28-10 01:17 PM   #60 
                             - I would be a member of the CSPA since I am not too tall myself.  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:18 PM   #61 
                                - I just barely do in some cases at  TZ   Apr-28-10 01:21 PM   #62 
                                   - I am almost 5'4" (not really, but I claim it), more like  Shell Beau   Apr-28-10 01:26 PM   #63 
  - 'Cause you can't kennel them all day?  MountainLaurel   Apr-28-10 12:05 PM   #47 

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