Dangerous Games: 15 Photos From The Past Show Us How The Parks Of Yesteryear Were Anything But Safe.

When smartphones didn’t exist yet, television wasn’t for everyone, and people didn’t even know what a video game was, for most children the fun was concentrated in the park, in public or school playgrounds, or in any case outside home.

This is where we would play and meet, and this is where a lot of things, over the years, have passed from night today. What are we talking about? Simple: the way in which entertainment venues for children have evolved over the past decades. Indeed, anyone who grew up in the last century can only see how certain hobbies and structures, once considered to be completely harmless, would no longer be acceptable today. Ferrous elements, excessive heights, dangerous games: perhaps not everything was a risk for the children of the time, but we must admit that by looking at the photos below, we wonder how they could have managed. come out safe and sound! Ready for a step back in time?

#1. The safety of playgrounds, this unknown.

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On this scaffolding, the children literally flew …

#2. Not very reassuring, is it?

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Yet it was a very common game! Today, he would certainly not be well regarded.

#3. This structure – strictly in iron – does not inspire confidence

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#4. We wonder how they got out of it unscathed

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In the past, these play structures were quite normal

#5. Vertiginous slides, maybe too much?

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#6. Less thought was given to the potential dangers to children playing …

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#7. To be trapped inside!

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#8. A strange game, which does not inspire much confidence at first glance …

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“I saw it in an old playground – wrote the surfer who shared the photo – and I had never seen anything like it.”

#9. A playground that was completely normal

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Beyond any exaggeration, we must admit that it looks really dangerous!

#10. Very high stairs, and all dedicated to children!

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#11. Metal steps, perfect for a good slide!

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#12. Would you let your children use them?

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#13. Maybe this ladder is a little too high and steep?

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And yet, many children who played with it survived unscathed!

#14. A merry-go-round that inspires very little confidence!

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#15. Rather scary, don’t you think?

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Do you remember those games? Looking at them again, would you bring your kids up to it today?

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