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Old 05-20-2009, 08:37 AM
 
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I can handle Funky Sneeze for an hour. Gets em outta the house.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Here... for now
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Again, I see a lot of complaining about how dirty the place is (and I agree, CEC's can be rather nasty places). However, I'm sure it wasn't built dirty. The patrons make it dirty. Sounds to me as if many of you are complaining about nasty kids and nasty parents who don't bother to clean up after them or haven't taught them to clean up after themselves.

Granted, the establishment has a duty to clean, but the employees can't be everywhere all the time. Nor should they have to be. The parents need to teach the kids how to behave in public, how to clean up after themselves and how to not make such a mess (especially in the bathrooms).

I often wonder what the homes of these people look like. Ewwww.
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:21 PM
 
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I hate a few things about CC. I had a relative work for them (and was fired by them) so I don't have much love for them.

#1--they try to market their commercials to over 5 year olds...seriously, the games are pretty lame for anyone older. (when they work)

#2--They make a big, big deal about giving you an extra token for good grades.

#3- The tickets get you 'nothing' a kid really wants..(except if you spend $$).

We took our son maybe 3 times or so. I don't think arcade places are 'safer' (as promoted in their ads..)
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:23 AM
 
Location: middle of everywhere
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The other day I told my son I wanted a dishwasher. He asked me why we didn't have one. And I told him that we don't have the money to get one right now. He said he had money. Went into his room & brought back the little cup that had 3 coins in it from our last visit. (He has kept it there due to the next time he goes he knows where it is..so he says) Told me I could have that money
Aww kids are so sweet at times!

Someone else mentioned McDonald's birthday parties. I remember those! Today little kids get limos and petting zoos in the backyard for parties. We had McDonald's and it was so much fun. I wonder why they stopped having them.
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Old 05-28-2009, 01:17 PM
 
Location: California
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It's been years since my kids were Chucky Cheese aged but I remember clearly the first time we ever went there. Another mom invited me and the kids to go with her because both of our husbands were out of town. It was a weeknight and wasn't really crowded and were there for 3 hours chatting before my kids even realized there was even an arcade there because they were having so much fun on the play equipment. I was so happy to find a place like that but I overdid it and took them there several time in the next couple of months... but it stopped being fun when all they ever did was demand more and more tokens. The first time was great though.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:42 AM
 
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The McDonalds where I live have birthday parties now, they just started it up again.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:48 AM
 
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Ours is kinda new and up-to-date and big. So no complaints yet. Its actually not too bad during the work week, we had free run of the place and stayed on the games as long as we wanted since there was no one waiting to get on.
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