Is it childish for a 42yr old male to have his own game room:slotcar trk,putting

Discussion in 'Slot Racing & Clubs' started by statuewomanromans, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. statuewomanromans

    statuewomanromans New Member

    grn,b-bgun range,slotmachine?
  2. cloeen

    cloeen New Member

  3. worldssmallestcat

    worldssmallestcat New Member

    No. There's nothing wrong with wanting to have some fun. As long as it is in an appropriate place in the house. i.e. no slot machines in the living room.
  4. ejsamp

    ejsamp New Member

    it depends on how much time he spends with those things, if he has children, a significant other, and if he includes them in his hobbies.
  5. lampoilman

    lampoilman New Member

    As long as he is a good husband, let him have this innocent fun. Would you rather he was going out to bars and strip clubs? Going out all night with "the boys" playing poker and drinking? You better thank God he is as he is.
  6. vivgig2001

    vivgig2001 New Member

    No it just like playing cards,swimming ,football,etc.

    In someway it sounds better.
  7. alhetzel

    alhetzel New Member

    There's an easy way to tell. Does he share it with anyone? If he has not problem with that, then no it's not childish. If he won't let anyone else touch his stuff, that's getting a bit childish.

    My own game room had a pool table. When I moved, I had to give it up.
  8. Goldfinger

    Goldfinger New Member

    No it is not Childish.

    Invite me.................please.
  9. burgrd

    burgrd New Member

    No it's not but don't forget to invite the grandkids
  10. jleslie48

    jleslie48 Member

    sure it is. and thats a good thing not a bad one.
  11. rockybear

    rockybear New Member

    toys in my garage

    at 52 years old i have more toys now than when i was a younger kid. i have a commercial type slot car track that i used to race on in 1967-68. i also have different games and stereo there. this spring i am putting a digital projector in a gazeebo so i can have movie nights. Childlike keeps me in touch with my 12 year old son too. i know where he is and all of his friends like to come over to play with my toys. they often bring their dads too.:thumb: jack
  12. Art Decko

    Art Decko Member

    Don't worry about what others think! If you enjoy it, and it doesn't infringe on important responsibilities like feeding the family, then what can possibly be the harm?

    I think our society mistakenly undervalues "play". I don't think there is anything "childish" about it. If you look at other intelligent mammals (primates, porpoises, etc), play among adults is common, and probably an important factor in social health.

    I also think we have weird divisions of just what kind of play is "childish" versus "serious". To me, spending years of research and craftsmanship to painstakingly construct an amazingly realistic model or diorama seems much more serious than chasing after a ball, yet others would have it the opposite. Viva la difference.

    Life shouldn't be a sober, solemn march to the grave. It should be savored, enjoyed and brimming with fun! Now go play! :D
  13. Biased turkey

    Biased turkey Active Member

    I'm retired, 59 years old and started an N scale model railroad layout , I own a scale stationary steam engine plus a subbuteo table soccer, so the 42 years old "kid" has a lot of years ahead of him to collect more toys.


  14. hmas

    hmas Member

  15. Tileguy

    Tileguy Member

    Room???? I'm Building an entire building devoted to my Slot Car Track/Model RR Toys.............I only wish I could make it bigger to include a seperate home studio...........alas, that will likely have to stay in the spare Bedroom :(

    Then again...........hmmm all I needs another 12' of Length...LOL :D

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