Vote for Something Good for Kids to Do

Budget Travel is running one of those ill-fated Internet Polls to help make a list of the top 15 places to go for kids before they are 15. Sort of like bucket list but instead of dying you turn 15. One small problem is that the Creation Museum of Kentucky has been intruding in the top ten, even top five, of this list. You need to go there and vote for something else! Like, all the attractions that you happen to like that are lower than the Creation Museum at the moment.

Click here to help save the Youth of North America from certain doom!

Comments

  1. #1 Anna
    February 26, 2012

    If the Grand Canyon isn’t the logical antidote to the Creation Museum, I don’t know what is . . .

  2. #2 hoary puccoon
    February 26, 2012

    The way this poll works is, you can vote for as many different sites as you like, but you can only vote for each site once in any 24 hour period.

    I’ve been voting repeatedly for the Grand Canyon, but it’s pretty far down in the polls. The American Museum of Natural History in New York is a site that has a chance of bumping the Creo Museo, so please vote for that as well as your favorites.

    There are many, many more votes for worthwhile sites (e.g., the Field Museum in Chicago, the California Academy of Sciences, to name just two) than there are for Ken Ham’s house of horrors. But the votes for the good sites are divided while the creo votes are concentrated.

    So, please, people, as they used to say in Chicago, vote early, vote often.

  3. #3 Jamie
    February 26, 2012

    There is something seriously suspect with that voting. No other entry has more than 20 comments, but the Creation Museum has over 2,000.

    The stupid, it burns…

  4. #4 Glen Davidson
    February 26, 2012

    The Grand Canyon shouldn’t even be on there, because it was picked previously. It’s no good voting for that.

    The good thing is that you don’t have to vote for just one thing every 24 hours, you could vote for every place there. To keep the stupid place from winning, voting for those with at least a couple thousand votes would be helpful–yes, including those with more votes than the Creation “Museum.”

    Glen Davidson

  5. #5 Greg Laden
    February 26, 2012

    Thank you Andrew, for that wonderful Parody.

  6. #6 hoary puccoon
    February 27, 2012

    re @5–

    Yes, children, many people believe in fundamentalist Christianity because they think it makes people nicer. Read the comments above and see if you agree or disagree.

  7. #7 lorimakesquilts
    March 1, 2012

    At least a huge number of comments on the creation museum were negative. Luckily the poll isn’t the final determination for their picks. Hopefully the people that run the site have some sense and will throw that place out of consideration.

  8. #8 Glen Davidson
    April 7, 2012

    Creation Museum received most votes, but was left off of the list of 15.

    The “educational” requirement alone disqualified it, and apparently Budget didn’t want to be a shill for anti-science morons.

    Glen Davidson