An Escape Room Experience That Was Amazing

I had heard about escape rooms before but I had never been to one myself. It is not that they did not appeal to me, because I love a good puzzle. I just did not think I would be able to find a group of people to go with me. When a new neighbor invited several of us in the apartment complex to go with him to what he called the best escape room experience in New York, I was really excited. I did not know any of the people that well, but we all shared a love of puzzles and mysteries.

I knew that I would have a good time, but it turned out even better than that. There were a total of eight of us who went. My new neighbor had already booked the escape room, knowing he would find seven others who wanted to go. We all chipped in because it was not fair for him to have to burden the entire cost for all of us. It was not as expensive as I thought it would be either, making me wish I had done something like this sooner myself.

We were locked in a room for nearly two hours, and we had all kinds of clues to help us out. I thought it would be easy because there were some pretty smart people in the room with me, but it took every bit of our combined brain power to pull off the victory. And, we barely beat the clock in doing so. I think we had less than three minutes left by the time we were able to escape. The clues were amazing, the scene was amazing, and the entire experience is one that we are all going to repeat together as a team. The best …

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