Find it really weird how kids get excited when they see fire engines

Someone might have died you sick cunts!

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They’ll never sell an ice cream going that fast!

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I was pretty excited to see a fire engine the other day.

That might have been because my drain sprung a massive leak at 2am and I’d called them to stop the leak.

Go ahead, call me a child!

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I think it’s because they’re a rarer sight, also there’s a chance of seeing a dalmatian (police dogs are cool but my favourite Disney film as a kid wasn’t 101 alsatians)

This thread has given me a thread idea though thanks jordan

Can’t wait to read it!

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Think it’s also partly because fire engines are massively over-represented in children’s books and educational material (as are xylophones).

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And Zebras

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Wait what?

I didn’t get that memo.

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Classic fire dog (CAUTION: might be impossibly clumsy and accident-prone)

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As a kid, I used to get really excited when my dad was driving the car towards a level crossing, the lights started flashing and the barrier came down - oooh a train!
As an adult, there are few things in life that make me swear quite as much as this happening.

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You know what - I got genuinely excited that there may be secret dalmatians hanging out in fire stations :grinning:

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You don’t see many out and about, so maybe there are? Hope doesn’t have to die here!

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God I hate Paw Patrol SO MUCH

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Agreed, it’s so bad and I’m so happy it’s no longer a TV mainstay here

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Yeah, Richard Scarry was on the money

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Ah, the warm fuzzy glow of old-school subversion in children’s texts.

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Worm lad looks quite happy about being arrested there

Undercover pig

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In my experience of kids, that sentence reads as;

They are rooting for the fire, people!

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