The new Legoland that opened in Somerville, outside of Boston, requires all anzrfseyyt
visitors to come fully equipped with a child, reports Doug Saffir at boston.com. He quotes the tickets page which reads:
Please be reminded LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston is a children’s attraction. Adults must be accompanied by a child in order to enter the attraction. Please book into one of our exclusive Adult Nights, starting this Summer, if you wish to experience the attraction.
Have we really come to the point where we see ANY interaction between young and old as the perfect petri dish for perversion? It certainly seems this way. As if
1 – Anyone arriving WITH a child is automatically exemplary. But —
2 – Anyone WITHOUT is quite possibly a perv on the prowl.
As one Free-Ranger wrote:
As an adult who buys a Lego set each year for her Lego Christmas village, I think this is total rubbish. I am also infertile, so if I hadn’t adopted, they’re saying I wouldn’t be welcome? Surely this is discrimination worthy of a lawsuit, if it was done in the employment realm?…
I really find this New World depressing sometimes. I know how hostile it already is to adult men, but it looks like all childless adults will soon be highly suspect.
Agreed, although it’s really a fear of ALL adults around kids not their own.
You may recall the story last year of a 63-year-old man who made the 3-hour trip to Toronto’s Legoland Discovery Centre only to be turned away because he came there without a child. (Which, readers pointed out, was only MORE REASON for him to go out and kidnap a kid.)
Maybe in the next Lego movie, Will Ferrell can play a man who tries to go to Legoland solo. It’ll be rated NA-17. (No one admitted without an under-17-year-old.) – L.