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#1 kevo_55

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:16 PM



I can't believe we don't do this anymore.....

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:33 PM

We're going to Chuck E. Cheese's tonight!!

I have never been, so I hope it is a lot of fun.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:35 PM

Does Chuck E Cheese serve beer? Beers + ball pit = fun^2

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:45 PM

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 4 2008, 01:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We're going to Chuck E. Cheese's tonight!!

I have never been, so I hope it is a lot of fun.


FWIW, The whole time my kids were growing up I have never been to a Chuck E. Cheese. There was more than one birthday party there but my wife always took them. From what she told me, the kids have a great time but it sucks for the parents.

You constantly have to fight to keep visual line of sight to your kids as they run from thing to thing so you never get to relax, and the pizza sucks.

I'm glad I never experienced it.

I hope you have a better time.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:16 PM

We had both a Chuckie Cheese and a Little Ceasers playland of sorts. The little ceasers one was way better because it had huge, and I mean huge, jungle gym/ballpit/tunnel thing.

Our weekend is going to consist of applying multiple layers of the light weight drywall putty to the kitchen wall...needs to look perfect cuz we aren't putting that many cabinets back up on this wall, just an above the fridge and tall pantry next to the fridge.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:32 PM

QUOTE (MA_PE @ Jun 6 2008, 10:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
FWIW, The whole time my kids were growing up I have never been to a Chuck E. Cheese. There was more than one birthday party there but my wife always took them. From what she told me, the kids have a great time but it sucks for the parents.

You constantly have to fight to keep visual line of sight to your kids as they run from thing to thing so you never get to relax, and the pizza sucks.

I'm glad I never experienced it.

I hope you have a better time.


Unfortunately, I've had to attend a couple of birthday parties there. I second your wifes opinion. They do, however, serve beer.



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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:04 PM

QUOTE (MA_PE @ Jun 6 2008, 09:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
FWIW, The whole time my kids were growing up I have never been to a Chuck E. Cheese. There was more than one birthday party there but my wife always took them. From what she told me, the kids have a great time but it sucks for the parents.

You constantly have to fight to keep visual line of sight to your kids as they run from thing to thing so you never get to relax, and the pizza sucks.

I'm glad I never experienced it.

I hope you have a better time.



We aren't taking any kids....


We are hoping for some pizza, beer and skeeball.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:19 PM

Casey, we did a night out at an arcade/bowling alley with some friends last weekend for beer and skeeball. It was so much fun. Playing Dance Dance Revolution drunk is harder then a field sobriety test! Im sure it will be a blast.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:24 PM

QUOTE (kevo_55 @ Jun 6 2008, 11:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


I can't believe we don't do this anymore.....

That used to be Metro's bat signal as it were ....

Come back Metro !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 05:47 PM

$2 pints!

Fridays rock!!!

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 06:27 PM

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 4 2008, 03:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We aren't taking any kids....
We are hoping for some pizza, beer and skeeball.

Aww it'll be fun dude! The pizza is relatively marginal (some outlets are better than others FWIW) but the games, beer, & arcade atmosphere will have you getting your Chuck E groove on - just don't hassle the mouse should he make an appearance and you'll have a fine time.

(p.s. my kids will need to be home by 8:00, and thanx for taking them!)

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:16 PM

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 4 2008, 03:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We aren't taking any kids....
We are hoping for some pizza, beer and skeeball.


Casey: you're a first for me. I don't believe that I know any adults who have voluntarily ventured into a Chuck E Cheese without being "forced" to because they were accompanying thier (or someone else's) kids there usually for a birthday party.

I'd rather find a nice lounge and go for food/beer and billiards/darts/etc.

Anyway, hope you have fun.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 07:23 PM

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 6 2008, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We aren't taking any kids....
We are hoping for some pizza, beer and skeeball.

We like to go to Dave & Busters, which is basically a chuckie cheese for grownups. There are kids there in the afternoon dineer time, but after 10PM it goes 21 and older. THey have eveything, the arcade side and the carnival type game side with the skeeball and coin games.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:04 PM

I was just going to mention Dave and Busters. Food is marginal, full bar is great, and there are several lanes of skeeball. No ball pit though, but with enough beers that's okay with me!

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:09 PM

Well, it all started when someone said we shoudl go out for another friend's birthday and they said we should do something fun and stupid....

So I suggested Chuck E. Cheese's as a joke, but apparently everyone liked that idea, so off we go!

I honestly don't think we will last long, when we called to confirm if all adult groups are allowed (apparently some locations require that you are accompanied by kids) they warned us that it is insanely busy on Fridays and Saturdays... The lady even said not to bother coming in on Saturdays...

If it doesn't work out, the bowling alley is our back up plan... which will be the same without the kids and a giant rat...



I think some of the group never got to go to Chuck E. Cheese's as a kid and feel like they missed out on something special (me included), but I am sure we will leave disappointed as our childhood dreams go down in flames...

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 08:39 PM

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 6 2008, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, it all started when someone said we shoudl go out for another friend's birthday and they said we should do something fun and stupid....

So I suggested Chuck E. Cheese's as a joke, but apparently everyone liked that idea, so off we go!

That will teach you to make jokes !!!

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 6 2008, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If it doesn't work out, the bowling alley is our back up plan... which will be the same without the kids and a giant rat...

Have you thought of a place that has pool and darts? Could be interesting if you are just looking to pass some time with a few drinks.

QUOTE (Casey @ Jun 6 2008, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think some of the group never got to go to Chuck E. Cheese's as a kid and feel like they missed out on something special (me included), but I am sure we will leave disappointed as our childhood dreams go down in flames...

LOL. Nothing stings as much in this world as self-realization ....

JR


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Posted 13 June 2008 - 09:05 PM

bump.gif WOO HOO! It's Friday...hence the avatar change. Two more hours to go...

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 03:48 PM

It's Friday, bitches! And I'm working a half day, then going camping with mini-buff for the first time this weekend! th_rockon.gif woot.gif

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 03:56 PM

Have fun w/mini-buff!

I'm doing a half day and attempting to buy that Scion xA, if they can do what I want on the price/trade.

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 03:58 PM

Just be prepared to walk. State your claim, and if they hem and haw, start the trek out the door. I bet with the way the economy is, you get what you want. Good luck!

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 04:45 PM

There's a place called Casa Bonita in Denver that is like if Chuck E. Cheese had a bastard love child when some Mexican Food and Elvis showed up. http://www.casabonitadenver.com/

Anyway, we went once as college students and the charm had worn off now that we were adults. However, I still am short enough to fit in the haunted cave, so we had to go in.


Have fun camping with mini-buff!

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 05:00 PM

Im glad this week is over. Its been very busy and I need a day off.

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 05:08 PM

QUOTE (csb @ Jul 11 2008, 10:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There's a place called Casa Bonita in Denver that is like if Chuck E. Cheese had a bastard love child when some Mexican Food and Elvis showed up. http://www.casabonitadenver.com/

Anyway, we went once as college students and the charm had worn off now that we were adults. However, I still am short enough to fit in the haunted cave, so we had to go in.


Have fun camping with mini-buff!

The trumpet section from the CU marching band used to go there weekly while I was in college. I played baritone, so I didn't go. Mrs. Buff went there once, and had a fudgey episode, so I have not been, nor plan on going.

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 05:45 PM

QUOTE (FLBuff @ Jul 11 2008, 11:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The trumpet section from the CU marching band used to go there weekly while I was in college. I played baritone, so I didn't go. Mrs. Buff went there once, and had a fudgey episode, so I have not been, nor plan on going.


I bet she's glad you shared that with us!

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 05:53 PM

What she doesn't know won't hurt her...or me, in this case!

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 06:32 PM

QUOTE (csb @ Jul 11 2008, 12:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There's a place called Casa Bonita in Denver that is like if Chuck E. Cheese had a bastard love child when some Mexican Food and Elvis showed up. http://www.casabonitadenver.com/

Anyway, we went once as college students and the charm had worn off now that we were adults. However, I still am short enough to fit in the haunted cave, so we had to go in.


Have fun camping with mini-buff!


Is that place for real? They had it on a south park episode where Cartman kidnaps Butters so he can go with Kyle and Stan for one of their birthdays and I thought they were just making fun of chuck e cheeses.

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 07:05 PM

^ hell yeah it's real! That's awesome that it was in South Park. There are cliff divers and everything. Really, it's so random that you feel like you had a bad dream and you wake up and you tell your friends, "I had the strangest dream where I was at this place and there was a guy in a gorilla costume and Elvis and mariachi and cliff divers and they served the worst Mexican food you've ever had in your life."

To be fair, I always used to get the chicken fried steak there when I was a kid.

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Posted 11 July 2008 - 09:07 PM

QUOTE (FLBuff @ Jul 11 2008, 12:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What she doesn't know won't hurt her...or me, in this case!


You would be surprised how many little birdies there are out there.

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 10:34 PM

QUOTE (kevo_55 @ Jun 6 2008, 09:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


I can't believe we don't do this anymore.....

In honor of Dleg, where this is applicable right now.

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 11:18 AM

It's FRIDAY and this week has been a ... well, it's almost over. biggrin.gif

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 11:26 AM

QUOTE (mary @ Jul 25 2008, 07:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's FRIDAY and this week has been a ... well, it's almost over. biggrin.gif


Agreed! So glad it is Friday!

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 03:36 PM

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 02:31 PM

Yeah !!!!!!!!!! multiplespotting.gif multiplespotting.gif

(one day early)

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:01 PM

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(one day early)

Me, too! Today is my Friday! multiplespotting.gif

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:06 PM

WTF? It's not Friday on my calender. Are you guys using Dleg's time machine again? What are the big news stories tomorrow?

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:17 PM

I think they're taking tomorrow off....

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:24 PM

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I think they're taking tomorrow off....


thanks, I had come to that conclusion Capt (obvious). tongue.gif

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:43 PM

I have RDO every other Friday. smile.gif

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:54 PM

QUOTE (mary @ Jul 29 2008, 01:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have RDO every other Friday. smile.gif

That's too bad. Can you take something for it?

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:56 PM

This is my last Friday of unemployment. It has been fun and I'm going to miss it :-(

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 03:16 PM

First post in the Friday thread of the non-Dleg/mary/jr/squishles Friday!

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 03:22 PM

I like having half day Fridays.

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 03:31 PM

Ahh, the memories...

































BASTARD!

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 10:40 AM

arrrrrrrrrrrrrgh! I am at work today!!! But, it's Friday. Oh, wait, I have things that have to be done this weekend that will not allow me any downtime. Aaaaww ... $heeeeeeeit!

Oh, well, it is a good day anyway. I have a job I like. I'm a geek with "friends" on EB.com. I have a great family. A couple of cups of coffee will make a big difference.
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Happy Friday!!!

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:11 PM

Good day for me. Construction is busy in the summer but 4" of rain has put a stop to that. SPAM SPAM SPAM!

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:32 PM

I felt like crap this morning, but came in so I could review a project and hopefully let this business get open. Now it is done and my desk is clear.

SPAM

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Oh, we have to take the cats to the vet this afternoon. The outdoor cat is half wild and this will be his first visit. he's not going to like the trick I'm about to play on him.

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:36 PM

^^^I have a vision of someone with bloody hands at the vet

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:49 PM

We used to have outside (wild) cats. We were trying to catch 2 females to get them to the vet and the wilder one did NOT want to be caught. We got her in the garage with the door closed and she went to a corner and got trapped on a shelf. My husband put leather work gloves on and got her, but she bit through the gloves and sprayed him.

Have fun this afternoon. And beware of the wild cat.

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:52 PM

^Where's a video camera when you need one?

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:53 PM

may be a foolish question, but why do you take a wild cat to the vet's?

How does one own a "wild cat" do you just throw some food out the back door and be done with it?
Doesn't sound like much of a pet.

Happy Friday.




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