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'Adult preschool' charges hipsters to take naps, play with glitter glue

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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:44 AM
Whilst I do think this program is incredibly overpriced, and probably suited for those with more money than sense, it's harmless really. There is something to be said for indulging one's inner child now and again. Those that never do this, seem to grow curmudgeonly, in my experience.

I have been known to indulge in colour therapy with a friend or two - where we light some candles, listen to gregorian chant and colour a page or two in a colouring book. Don't knock it until you've tried it - it's a fantastic stress reliever, and costs literally next to nothing.

Also, I still love blowing bubbles with bubble wands and kite flying. It has nothing to do with "not wanting to grow up", but everything to do with enjoying the simple things. Many people are perfectly fine with spending ridiculous amounts of money on alcohol. I don't like to hang out in bars and only drink the occasional glass of wine - so, to each their own.

I suppose I am more of a Hippie than a Hipster, (if I succumbed to labels, that is) though I would totally hang with the bearded guy posted above, he seems interesting...but then again all people are to me.

Celebrities and the wealthy spend WAY more money on needless excess than this IMO...and personally I'd rather spend money on an experience any. day. rather than acquiring more things, if you get my drift.


originally posted by: Kangaruex4Ewe
It's now acceptable to live with mom and dad until you are over 30.

I think that it's not so much that it's acceptable to live with Mom & Dad until 30 - in many cases, it's an unfortunate sign of our times, and, economically a necessity.
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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:12 AM
$1,000 dollars is a lot of money that could be spent towards bills, food anything else a person needs to live. You can do all those things listed in the op for far less money. If you want to do show and tell, then gather up some family members or friends and just be like hey I found this really cool rock with crap on. Or if you want to take a "field trip", again gather up some friends or family members and take a trip to the movies or a museum or something. If want to do arts and crafts, then buy a coloring book and crayons or better yet some play doh.

Spending a thousand dollars to relive your preschool days is crazy. It amazes me what people are willing to spend good money on.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:38 AM
I don't know what to say, honestly. With every day that passes, I'm more and more convinced that this country and our society are royally screwed.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:59 AM

This ranks right up there with adult footie pajamas..

Whoa there!!!!!!!! Don't dis those. NOTHING better in MI winters, thank you very much!!!!!!

As for these idiots paying that kind of money?

Hello! Wait a few more years, until you have grandchildren. Then its all free. Mud pies and all.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:39 PM

originally posted by: macman
a reply to: tothetenthpower

Makes sense with this crowd.,

C'mon..... Did ya have to pull Rachel Maddow into the conversation?

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 01:52 PM
a reply to: Blackmarketeer

Is that a tiny can of drink or is he a giant?

Hard to tell.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 02:11 PM
a reply to: tothetenthpower

Is it any wonder why these young people never leave home........Progressive ideals cause failure. This is directly tied into the ever common adult child problem facing many households across the country. Children are not growing up or leaving after college.

If you instill liberal progressive ideals get ready to raise your child forever......HA....HA....HA. And many people are starting to see the simple truth I have been saying for sometime now........The disease at the root of this is the progressive mindset.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 02:18 PM
Oh for F's sake, $100 & a trip to Toys'R'Us will do essentially the same thing as this "program" for a lot less money. I could buy myself an easel & a big bag of art supplies for a tenth of the cost.
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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 02:18 PM
I'm almost 57 and my Mother still asks me when I'm going to grow up. I get excited and happy over simple things and do crafts all the time. I'll even get on the sidewalk with my great nephew and his little friends and use the colored chalk to make a picture. LOL Ya gotta nurture the child within sometimes.

Edited to add...I would not pay a fortune for that program!
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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 02:26 PM
a reply to: Night Star

You are 100% right about having fun even as an adult.......But many take this to far and it becomes a lifestyle. Look at how many people never leave home or support themselves or start families.

Progressive ideals are rotting the very fabric of society and until it stops the decline in families and this country will not stop.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 03:39 PM
In the bdsm and fetish world there are people who identify as babygirls, boys, littles and middles. While a good percentage of these folks are younger(18-21)...quite a few are over 40. All the ones that I have known have been very responsible, intelligent people. They just like to let their inner child out from time to time.

I honestly don't see any harm in this "school". Personally, I would never spend the money on this. I think it would be an easy money making business in a large city.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:29 PM
I have noticed that parents these days are way too in control of their kids compared to when I was a child. The people next door to me let their kid ride his bike in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:37 PM
There are only 2 ways this should even be a thing.

1. You have a child. When your kid goes to pre-school, guess what? As a parent you can go and volunteer in there to help out. It was one of the most rewarding times for me as a parent. It's relaxing, but also busy. Fun, but also industrious. And it's a fantastic way to bond with your child especially in a social group. Get it while you can, because it won't last for too long until the thought of you turning up to help out at school makes you worse than Hitler on a T-Rex.

2. If you can't get enough glitter glue, be a pre-school teacher.

That's it. A class for hipsters is just stupid. (Also op, as a lover of tropical fish, I must ask for a honest and full withdrawal of your highly racist and derogatory remarks flippantly lumping these yuppies and hipsters in with 'guppies'. Guppies are the innocent party in this and would never partake in such activities.

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posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:40 PM
a reply to: tothetenthpower

I have to agree with you OP, and I must admit,
it sounds tempting.

I wonder if the teacher reads from the book
"Everything I needed to learn I learned in kindergarten"

Rebel 5

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:43 PM

originally posted by: CranialSponge
Here, I'll save you guys the $999:


Rebel 5

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:47 PM
Oh lighten up you guys. The universe loves novelty.


posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 04:48 PM
a reply to: tothetenthpower

Ugh. Just another example of protracted childhood and adolescence in the pampered first world.

Please, someone get the Zombie Apocalypse started.
Millennials will be the first to go. If they aren't too busy looking at their phones to run, they'll be playing a video game or crafting a weapon out of glitter, macaroni and Amazon boxes.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 06:19 PM
Meh, seems like a waste of money to me, but other than food and shelter, what isn't? I don't see anything wrong with people wanting to do something that makes them happy as long as no one else is being harmed in the process. Personally, I don't see the appeal of a preschool thing..maybe because I never went to preschool. I think it would be more fun if it were just a place to get together with people and play video games, watch movies, maybe jump around in a bounce house and play some party games, but that's just me.

Anyway, everyone has their own way of escaping. Some people waste an exorbitant amount of money on drugs or alcohol so they can sit around every evening in a stupor and forget their problems, other people want to unwind by trying to relive what were probably some of the best, most innocent times of their life.

posted on Mar, 25 2015 @ 11:56 PM

originally posted by: FlyersFan
I thought it was incredibly self indulgent and absurd. I also think there are better things to do with your money which are much more productive. But, it's their money so they can do what they want with it. If they want to put themselves in adult day care when they clearly are healthy and don't need it ... and they aren't embarrassed by it ... it's their choice. (strange choice - IMHO)

Spot on! I really like how you addressed this.

I had to edit to add that I suppose this could be a useful course for a person to become more connected to the child-mind - I notice most adults often struggle and squirm uncomfortably when interacting with children, as they've largely forgotten what it was like, and are WAY too self-conscious around other adults observing them interacting with kids. Oh, what a world. I guess I reserve to pass any judgement on this indefinitely, but I still liked reading what everyone has had to say about it.
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posted on Mar, 26 2015 @ 12:21 AM
The more I read into this it is becomes evident that it is a type of self-development workshop-course utilizing themes that were introduced in childhood to help transcend other hang-ups that were developed in childhood and early-personhood. Neat and colorful idea and I think it's kinda cool, actually. I'm sure there is far more to this than just pretending one is in pre-school again, but rather an awareness-training program which explors deep and interesting concepts in character/personality transformation, goal-isolation and fulfillment, thus helping a person to make the most out of life (with a glitter-glue back-drop, of course). Not that large-group awareness training is always a 'good' thing, and I doubt that this is a LGAT, but again a sort of self-development course; though a thread on LGAT's in the U.S. could make for an interesting discussion here on ATS. Okay, nevermind- I just ate dinner and can't really hold a steady stream of tought. xox

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