Thursday, August 16, 2012

Soak Zone and pool rules

     We spent a couple days on vacation last week and by vacation I mean we went to exotic Sea World.  (Apropos,don't you think?)  Here are some things I learned while in San Diego.

1)  People will sit in the seats clearly marked "soak zone", listen to 3 announcements about how wet they will get in the "soak zone", get soaked, and then run for higher ground completely shocked they got wet.

2)  None of my family will sit in the "soak zone" with me. This is probably for the best because no one should have to learn Victoria's Secret from me.
Khaki is apparently no better than white pants when wet.

3)  Most Sea Stars have 5 arms, but if you have a mildly obsessive compulsive boy who wants to spend hours at the tide pool, you're bound to find an exception.

4) Some pools have strange rules.
If you're sick, dive right in, the water is great!
What was even weirder about this rule?  The area did not even have a "Pool Shower."

5)  After spending our money and time at Sea World we learned that our kids' favorite thing is the beach, for free.

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21 comments:

  1. This is great! The pics are priceless. The spreading of diseases in the pool...not so much. ;)

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    1. That sign reminds me of Marlin getting directions from Squirt "I feel like he's trying to tell me something." We are still shaking our heads about that rule.

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  2. Haha, love this line: "This is probably for the best because no one should have to learn Victoria's Secret from me."

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    1. My husband made fun of a lady who got her white pants wet then he had to walk around the rest of the day with a wet wife. That'll teach him. Or me. There's a lesson in there somewhere, I'm sure.

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  3. That rule you highlighted is way I always go swimming with a hazmat suit on.

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    1. I knew I forgot to pack something for our trip! *smacking forehead*

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  4. I, myself, have learned before that khaki is no better than white! Who woulda thought?? :D

    I'm glad you all had fun!

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    1. Thanks! We did have a good time, in spite of them being trapped with a slightly indecent mom.

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  5. I have yet to go to Sea World - glad you had fun!

    new follower

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    1. Sea World is a lot of fun. I would put it on your list of things to do.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. The Tater would rather be at the beach than just about anywhere...other than home. IF she HAS to go somewhere and leave her precious home, it's the beach. Every time. Looks like we'd learn, huh?
    Following you from the Blog Hop ~ have a fabulous Weekend!

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    1. My kids think vacation is about swimming in a new pool (at the hotel). The would have spent the entire trip in the pool if we had let them. I guess that's kids, isn't it?

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  7. We had the same experience, we found that after going to the zoo an open field was more fun, less stress and free!. Great blog

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    1. At some point I will learn to not try to give my child any experiences that don't involve running free like the wild little people they are.

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  8. Love the sign, and the thought of all those unwashed disease-ridden folks. ;)

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    1. I actually thought of you when I snapped that picture. Your blog about the horribly written advertisements inspired me.

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  9. Hah! Too funny. New follower!

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  10. Ahhhh...The splash zones and communicable diseases. It just doesn't get better than that!!! Thanks for linking up again this week! Love it!

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    1. Who knew pools were so gross? Oh wait, we all knew that. It's just not much fun when it's pointed out in the pool rules.

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  11. Thanks for following! Stopping over to follow back :) I love the post!

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