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Oh, nostalgia 
14th-Nov-2009 05:15 pm
Sherlock is tired of your bullshit
I was standing outside my front door, watching a bunch of kids get yelled at for being outside without their parents around, and it got me thinking about this again.

Growing up, I was...

Completely free range. If there wasn't school the next day, my parents didn't want to see me.
46(45.5%)
Outside quite a bit, but was never allowed off the property.
28(27.7%)
Inside, because there wasn't a whole lot to do/no kids my age in my area
13(12.9%)
Inside, because I didn't get on well with the kids my age.
6(5.9%)
Inside, watching telly or playing video games.
8(7.9%)

When I see kids (not teenagers) running around outside, I think...

Where the hell are their parents?
26(24.3%)
Isn't there school tomorrow?
2(1.9%)
As long as they're not breaking anything, who cares?
75(70.1%)
Oh, good. I can send the nipper outside and have some peace and quiet.
0(0.0%)
It's too dangerous for kids to be outside on their own. Someone should call social services.
4(3.7%)


And since I can't edit my poll, when did you grow up?
Comments 
15th-Nov-2009 04:54 am (UTC)
I grew up in the 90s in a townhouse development, and was allowed anywhere on the quarter-mile loop of our street, prettty much. Wanderings to other parts of the development required parental notification, but they pretty much never said no.
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