Vote of the week: Carnival games
I know that this isn't an issue for most Disney theme park visitors, 'cause Walt is said to have ordered carnival games kept away from Disneyland (an order the Mouse House has, for the most part, followed in its theme parks).
But elsewhere, carnival games are a prominent part of many theme and amusement parks. Do you think these games are fun? Or a waste of money and time?
Talk about your view of carnival games (and your favorites, if you do play them), in the comments.
The carnival games on Paradise Pier in DCA is the only place Disney can get away with them. They work there.
I normally play the quarter pitch, whack-a-mole, & basketball. Being 6'4" helps win me big prizes in the basketball games. And I usually can take the 5-7 year olds at the whack-a-mole game....LOL!
I don't need to pay extra to look like an uncoordinated fool...
I never play carny games. They are a ripoff, even if you win, the value of the prize is less than the money spent to win the item.
Even though I voted No, I actually only ever play them when there is absolutely nothing else to do and I have a little more money to blow.
My husband won something on the first try for me at the California Adventure Paradise Pier. That is a good place for a few games the way they have them. I think to have more is dumb and needless at Disney. I don't play them anywhere really that was the only time. There is more to do and it is cheaper to buy something better quality in the stores at an Amusement park.
I love them but my wife has all but banned me from playing them.
The basketball hoops are always too small.
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