Follow-Up on Baby_Balrog's Playground Ministry July 29, 2008 9:48 AM   Subscribe

People who were interested in the original thread may enjoy seeing some big grins on kids' faces courtesy of baby_balrog's playground ministry; the playgrounds are evidently up.
posted by WCityMike to MetaFilter-Related at 9:48 AM (19 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

I wanna play! Race you to the slide!
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 9:57 AM on July 29, 2008 [1 favorite]

Too late. The big kids are already on it. :(
posted by Jofus at 10:07 AM on July 29, 2008

that's really wonderful. thanks for posting this, WCityMike. i hadn't seen the original thread either, so i'm doubly grateful!
posted by CitizenD at 10:08 AM on July 29, 2008

It's great that the ground is already covered with sand.
posted by euphorb at 10:12 AM on July 29, 2008

Those black rubber mats are going to get darn hot in Palestine!

Thanks, WCityMike. It's great to see the project going so well.
posted by goo at 10:17 AM on July 29, 2008

I missed the original thread somehow. But that's fantastic! Good Job! I love playgrounds, and I love seeing kids enjoy that pure, unfettered sense of play that is so very lacking sometimes. Just fantastic! You rock, Baby_Balrog!
posted by Shohn at 10:31 AM on July 29, 2008

That's great—thanks for the post!
posted by languagehat at 11:09 AM on July 29, 2008

I knew he was cool. I didn't know he was that cool.
posted by desjardins at 11:35 AM on July 29, 2008

Why are those kids having fun? Don't they know they aren't playing on dangerous metal contraptions? It's plastic, don't smile! Bah. Kids today!

In all seriousness, though, this is absolutely wonderful.
posted by Solon and Thanks at 12:08 PM on July 29, 2008

Is Baby_Balrog trying to make us proud of him? It's working.
posted by Cranberry at 12:36 PM on July 29, 2008

You rock, Baby_Balrog!

in every sense of the word!
posted by quonsar at 12:58 PM on July 29, 2008

This is a lovely idea and I think it's fantastic that it went well.
posted by quin at 1:38 PM on July 29, 2008

This is absolutely AWESOME!!@$1!!! thanks WCityMike!
posted by snsranch at 1:46 PM on July 29, 2008

posted by The Light Fantastic at 1:56 PM on July 29, 2008

Well done Baby_B!!
posted by vronsky at 2:56 PM on July 29, 2008

Best MeTa post I've seen in ages. Thanks for bringing the original blue post to my attention, I had missed it before.
posted by Lynsey at 8:28 PM on July 29, 2008

Very cool.
posted by homunculus at 9:39 PM on July 29, 2008

Thanks for the udpate.
posted by allkindsoftime at 3:27 AM on July 30, 2008

Awesome on you Baby_Balrog.
posted by onalark at 7:27 AM on July 30, 2008

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