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Wiffle Ball, kickball and dodgeball are too dangerous for kids

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posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:38 AM
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State bureaucrats have identified a potentially deadly hazard facing our children this summer - freeze tag.

That's right, officials have decided the age-old street game - along with Wiffle Ball, kickball and dodgeball - poses a "significant risk of injury."

And classics like Capture the Flag, Steal the Bacon and Red Rover are also deemed dangerous in new state regulations for day camps.


“New report today, New York State bans ‘jogging,
bike riding, rock climbing, swimming, and any sports
whatsoever’. The intention of these bans is to protect
all people, especially children, which could be harmed
by any of these very dangerous and life threatening
activities. We recommend from this point forward that
all physical activities outdoors will require a helmet,
knee and elbow padding. This is for your protection of
course.”

I am quite sure what I just typed above will be here
next. Kids already cannot play any ‘rough games’ in
school. Soon to be banned will be baseball, basketball,
and football. Any activities which require physical
interaction will be banned. If you are not sitting down,
walking, or lying around the activity may just be too
dangerous for your fragile person. Remember, the state
does this with love. xoxo





posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:40 AM
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I miss the days I was a kid. freeze tag and hide & seek always made my head spin when I was younger.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:42 AM
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How is wiffle ball more dangerous than baseball?

Or has baseball been a crime there for awhile now?



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:42 AM
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yeah, they wonder why our kids are fat, lazy and have NO DRIVE
dumbasses



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:45 AM
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I wrap up my kids in giant bubble wrap, stick a helmet on them...and push them out the door to play.

/sarcasm.

They are just oppressing these games, because the skills can be useful in an NWO takeover move. No one will know how to fight back.

Haha.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:47 AM
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I got to know, can they still use monkey bars like the al kada's do in their videos or is that a sure way to get sent to gitmo?


edit on 20-4-2011 by thisguyrighthere because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:47 AM
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It's ok kids, I have invented a new and safe game. It's called pin the grenade on the bureaucrat.
Everyone is welcome to give it a try.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:47 AM
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I betcha the ones pushing the bill were the losers that were either picked last in these games as kids or not picked at all



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:48 AM
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First the perils of peanuts and now worries over wiffles !!??
This is a sad day for modern education.
I find this disrespectful and robbing children of their childhood.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:48 AM
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Originally posted by FeraVerto
I miss the days I was a kid. freeze tag and hide & seek always made my head spin when I was younger.

Remember when we didn't have to wear helmets? What is wrong with this country?
When I was a kid we played in the woods building tree houses, shooting pellet guns,
and no, we didn't wear helmets when we rode bikes. The funny thing is, I don't remember
anybody being seriously injured beyond a cut or two.

Now our kids will be getting fatter logging in even more time on X Box



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:49 AM
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I heard something about monkey bars, jungle gym,
and slides being banned as well but I don’t have a link
for that.

Also add this to what just happened in Chicago last
week and we can see the state has launched their all
out war upon us, specifically parents and their children.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:50 AM
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Originally posted by gatewaywithin
reply to post by Misoir
 


It's ok kids, I have invented a new and safe game. It's called pin the grenade on the bureaucrat.
Everyone is welcome to give it a try.



This was very funny.
I found this entertaining relief from insanity, using insanity. Always effective and appreciated!



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:52 AM
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There are many angry parents out there these days. Parents who always like to point the finger at everyone but themselves. Trust me I have experienced this many times. I believe people worry about others more then themselves or their families.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:52 AM
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But where will we ever find grenades?

Oh right I forgot, silly me, we could just go ask those
nice drug gangs that roam around on American farms
along the Mexican border if they have some we can
have.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:57 AM
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Yeah it's weird all these fruity liberal, socialist types who
want to ruin everyone's good time because their kid
took a spill & broke their arm. Also, I wasn't allowed to
hang around the house all day. I had to be outside being
active, then at sundown our parents would be yelling for
us to come inside.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:58 AM
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ZIng!
Why is Los Zetas allowed to run free here & our kids
can't play kick ball?



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:59 AM
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I wouldn't say they are all socialist or liberal. You have your fair share of conservative parents as well. Hopefully it is not this difficult having kids. It seems like the parents act like children more then the kids themselves.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 10:59 AM
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I remember that. If you came home during the day your parents thought something was wrong.

Street lights came on and you heard all your friends names being shouted around the neighborhood and kids scattering for dinner.

Now scattering is too dangerous. You might skin a knee. Do kids still skin knees?



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 11:00 AM
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Originally posted by Misoir
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A little sensationalized, don't ya think?
Article explains - small camps have to register, pay $200 and possibly have some type of medical staff available - so first they have to define which activities fall under risky to label the camps.

Under the new rules, any program that offers two or more organized recreational activities - with at least one of them on the risky list - is deemed a summer camp and subject to state regulation.

Ritchie said the regulations could cripple small recreational programs, forcing them to pay a $200 fee to register as a summer camp and provide medical staff.

Read more: www.nydailynews.com... 4y3Q7Lz



She stressed that not every program will need to hire medical staff. Some simply need to have a plan in place to deal with medical emergencies.

"There will be flexibility in how the law is implemented," Mathis said.

Susan Craig, a spokeswoman for the city Health Department, said the new law is not expected to have much impact since most city programs already meet the state requirements.

Read more: www.nydailynews.com... 4yiIWfV


Yep, I agree. If you're going to have them play kick ball and my child twists an ankle, you better have some sort of medical plan/action in place to care for my child.



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 11:03 AM
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I'm unsure how many of the posters on this thread so far have kids.

I feel like a big push behind this is infact parents.

I know many people might disagree. But being the father of 2 young boys age 8 and 6, I can literally not count the amount of times I've heard other parents state that "there shouldn't be a recess if the kids are able to fall and get hurt" or crap along those lines.

While politicians are equally stupid for crafting laws or anything of that nature. The parents who are overprotective and lazy are more than likely the (ir)responsible party at fault here.



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