For our grandparents, it was the penny arcade.
For us, and the younger generation, it’s got to be more interactive. And not just interactive, but a way to politely offend a complete stranger.
For just 25 cents, a quarter as it’s known in our United States currency, you can shoot a large volume of water at an unsuspecting patron of California’s Great America amusement park as they float by a viewing area on a water ride.
For the quarter, the coin-formed denomination representing 1/4 of a dollar, it may represent the last great use and value of this currency.
But what does it say for our younger generation to generate so much pleasure by soaking someone you likely have never met — just for the fun of it? More genuine interaction than shooting at a computer-generated alien on Xbox, I guess…