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Dr. Quirkey's Good Time Emporium

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Address: 55 O'Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland

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manager humiliated and acted like racist

the manager(peter) threw me out literally for nothing, i was just charging my mobile after spending my money all day there...he said i wasted his time and argued with him and... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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County Dublin, Ireland
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County Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

the manager(peter) threw me out literally for nothing, i was just charging my mobile after spending my money all day there...he said i wasted his time and argued with him and also asked me if i pay the electricity and his salary? And when I said to him that i didn't know that i can't charge my mobile there and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My aunty was in their today playing slot machines. When sum low life reached threw the slot machines she was playing and robbed her bag with her pension in it . gardai were called and statement giving . but again the staff and security were non existent . unbelievable alltogeter. Absolute kip .

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Carrickfergus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Myself and fiancée visited here at night time during our recent vacation to Dublin. We both enjoyed our visit and had fun. However I do agree with previous comments suggesting not to bring children here at night time and that it is impossible to win anything. There were a good few thuggish looking louts about so that was off putting,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am shocked to see so many negative reviews of this place! Especially people saying it is unsafe and dangerous - it's right in the middle of O'Connell St, which is tourist central! My boyfriend and I went both mid afternoon and later at night (10pm ish) and never felt even slightly unsafe. There is security at the door and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went to this arcade last summer. There were gangs of teenagers hanging around being rowdy and obnoxious and some very dodgy looking characters eying us up. Warning: Keep an eye your personal belongings !!! We played one game (DDR) and left - didnt feel like hanging around .This is NOT the kind of place to take your young children... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

There games are fixed.please dont give this scum place another penny.this place should closed forever.cheats cheats cheats.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This place is a disgrace the staff r so rude especially the dark man in which we spoke too about things falling in the machine but not coming out he just turned too us blank face and said that's how we earn our money if ya don't like it don't come back ,yep that's right also my daughter won stuff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This place is fantastic if you are looking to see the underbelly of Dublin. In many ways, if you are looking for a true and pure Dublin experience, I highly recommend gambling away 10 Euros at Dr. Quirky's. If you have a postive attitude, and a scientific curiosity or interest in human nature, then Dr. Quriky's can be a great... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Junkie playground, drugs drugs scum and drugs. Violent scumbags threats from randoms .. It's is to be avoided at all costs, dangerous for children has beggars wondering around, security is curropt and involved with the criminals also.

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Dunchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Despite other reviews of feeling unsafe, I completely disagree. I went here both in the afternoon and late at night and thought people inside were lovely. Lots of fun little games, walked out with three cute teddies. Really good for kids, or adults that have a bit of a competitive streak and want to let out their inner child.

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