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Monkey Town (no racial slur)

Small tip for those of you looking for places to entertain your kids, there's a Dutch company that very recently opened a 2000+ m2 indoor play paradise complete with climbing nets and other amusement equipment.

They have 43 locations in Holland and now also one in Horgen, Switzerland:

https://www.monkeytown.ch/horgen
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I was there last week.
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And how did you and your kid(s) like it?
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Overall, it was enjoyed. I would go back. There are aspects which I definitely liked and a few shortcomings. I was with an almost two year old boy and I'm sure he enjoyed himself.

It was clean. They have substantial play areas. All of the equipment seemed safe and secure. Much is geared toward climbing and sliding. There were nets, ball pits, and lots of padding. I think it would be pretty hard for a kid to get hurt. So it's not hard to sit and talk or read while the kids play.

My observation is that one play area is designed for toddlers and the other for older kids. They are at opposite ends of the building. They also have a couple other areas that were still under construction for birthday parties and a laser tag arena that I can't say much about.

They have a menu with food, drink, and desserts. Pizza, pasta, breads, some grilled stuff. I don't remember any type of vegetables, but fresh fruit was available at the kiosk area. Many people also had their own snacks and water bottles.

We took the ferry over from Meilen. Even though I knew the building, finding Monkey Town was difficult. There is simply not enough signage to indicate the location or proper parking areas. Finding a parking spot and then the entry door took 45 minutes.

Because of the safe and enclosed play areas, I think it could be a very good place to meet with people from different areas of the city for a couple hours and just relax. With that, the interior lighting and overall aesthetics were a bit rough. It still felt like a converted warehouse with some cafeteria tables.

Entry fee for one child was 16chf.
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Re: Monkey Town (no racial slur)

Thanks for the tip, this one should now be the most close-by one for me. 15 min drive, so perfect for rainy days.
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I'm confused. Why was race brought up in the thread title?
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New York Times, July 31, 2019
Reagan Called Africans ‘Monkeys’ in Call With Nixon, Tape Reveals
A newly released recording of a conversation from 1971 was the latest reminder of the long history of racism by American presidents.

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Small tip for those of you looking for places to entertain your kids, there's a Dutch company that very recently opened a 2000+ m2 indoor play paradise complete with climbing nets and other amusement equipment.

They have 43 locations in Holland and now also one in Horgen, Switzerland:

https://www.monkeytown.ch/horgen
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Well now that I think about it!
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Small tip for those of you looking for places to entertain your kids, there's a Dutch company that very recently opened a 2000+ m2 indoor play paradise complete with climbing nets and other amusement equipment.

They have 43 locations in Holland and now also one in Horgen, Switzerland:

https://www.monkeytown.ch/horgen
Absolutely dumb your thread title! Maybe its on your mind somehow. You can change the title if you want?
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I wondered that, too. I think I would have made the title "Monkey Town - Children's play centre, Horgen" It would have removed all doubt from anyone whose mind wanders in that direction...
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I wondered that, too. I think I would have made the title "Monkey Town - Children's play centre, Horgen" It would have removed all doubt from anyone whose mind wanders in that direction...
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Absolutely dumb your thread title! Maybe its on your mind somehow. You can change the title if you want?
Give her a break. Maybe she read the coffee stare thread and was afraid of a forum lynching if she didn’t make a disclaimer.

American media now has everyone hypersensitive to the use of monkey, ape, racoon, jungle, etc. to the point that many people have lost track of when to be offended.

aaa: can a person change their own thread titles?
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Give her a break. Maybe she read the coffee stare thread and was afraid of a forum lynching if she didn’t make a disclaimer.

American media now has everyone hypersensitive to the use of monkey, ape, racoon, jungle, etc. to the point that many people have lost track of when to be offended.

aaa: can a person change their own thread titles?
Sorry!!! I did not know the OP was female!!
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Sorry!!! I did not know the OP was female!!
I am not indeed, so stop breaking my balls.
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Absolutely dumb your thread title! Maybe its on your mind somehow. You can change the title if you want?
I agree with your expert opinion on dumb thread titles.
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Why is race brought up in the "location" property of your profile?
what on earth are you talking about?

Next thread: Red Lobster (Not about tossing native american midgets in case you were concerned)
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It's lucky we're in Europe then, isn't it?
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Re: Monkey Town (no racial slur)

My mother used to often say to me " you're such a monkey"!
Was an Australian expression
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