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These Retro Arcade Consoles Have a Special Message for Colorado Pot-Smokers

The Colorado Department of Transportation really, really understands the target demographic for their latest safe driving campaign.

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As most anyone who spent time playing video games between 1989 and 2000 knows: “Winners Don’t Use Drugs.”

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People Are Awesome: Meet the 9-Year-Old Who Opened His Own Arcade

Most kids who love arcade games go to Chuck E Cheese's. This kid in East L.A. made his own arcade business.


Caine Monroy is a 9-year-old boy in Los Angeles who, like many other children, loves arcade games. For some kids, that love prompts frequent trips to Chuck E. Cheese's or any other place stocked with the beeping and whirring of arcade games. But Caine is a bit more industrious than other boys and girls.

Using a vacant space in his dad's auto parts store and some of the larger empty boxes his dad's business accumulates, Caine constructed his own arcade, complete with a claw machine, tickets, and prizes. Two turns on the games costs $1, or, for $2, you can get a Fun Pass, which gives you 500 turns.

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