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How often do you think restaurants clean their play areas/toys?

Thinking about places like Chuck E Cheese with that thing will all the balls (not sure the name) makes me wonder how often those balls actually get cleaned. Or even the play areas like McDonald's and Burger King have. Anyone have any idea?


Asked by firenicecream at 6:10 PM on Jul. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I work at a Mcdonalds, state law mandates thta we clean our play place every 6weeks. We have to hire a professional crew and everything.

    Answer by JnCV at 6:38 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Never. not once. only the floors and tables in the dining area.

    Don't get sick to your stomach now...I'm sorry.

    Answer by lovinangels at 6:12 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • im sure not as often as it should be

    Answer by gothmama91 at 6:11 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • rolling on floorWhen I saw the title of this post I thought "Gee I have never seen a restaurant with a play area"... then I see that you were asking about fast food........ I NEVER EVER would have called a place like that a "restaurant".  I suppose technically it is... but really.  If someone said Im taking you to a "restaurant" for dinner and we ended up there... OMG!!!!


    Answer by sahlady at 6:14 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • 6 weeks??????? ewww

    Answer by jas_momof2 at 12:55 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • do not want to think about
    took daughter year ago to local playhouse bounce fun place
    and she got sick soon after, the runs
    never went back
    husband would say (during winter)
    why not go to Wizards Kindom
    and i would remember her sickness nad come up with another thing to do and a cold winters day

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:12 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Never, I don't think even doctors' offices clean the toys or spray the books. We went to the kids museum once in winter....I'll never go again, our whole family and cousins got the vomit flu. We were just asking for it. Now, I don't go to any funland/play area. If I ran a place with a play area, I WOULD clean it a lot.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 6:17 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • hubby has worked at 6 different burger kings, 4 had play areas. none of them EVER got cleaned.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 6:18 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • I was actually in a McDonald's when they were cleaning the play area at one time. So I do know that it gets done. At least once and a while.

    Answer by PhoenixFire at 6:20 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • have only been in one cafe that had a small play area with a little tv on the wall. werent many toys there. i dread to think that the toys arent cleaned especially with so many little hands and mouths playing with them

    Answer by shell394 at 6:22 PM on Jul. 5, 2010