Mr. Apple and I visited a Dave and Busters together a few years ago. Dave and Busters is the adult version of Chuck ‘e Cheese – they house a full restaurant and bar, poker tables, pool tables, and all of the latest arcade type games. We were in the arcade area playing the games and we came across a funny little photo booth, “The Gene Machine.” Instead of just taking your photo, this photo booth morphs your digital image (any character trait – eye shape, nose size, eyebrow arch, etc.) with your significant other’s image to create your imaginary progeny.
So we both went into the booth and had our photo’s taken, half thinking that our kids would be Kodak commercial worthy. Oh boy, were we surprised at the results. We couldn’t stop laughing at the print outs – a little mortified to say the least. The girl was a good mix of Mr Apple and I, the boy was kind of cute I guess in a William Hung/American Idol sort of way.
My sister took these with her now husband while they were dating, and the boy photo resembles my little nephew to the T. I know we have the photo somewhere in our house. I’ll have to keep digging to post up our little “William.” In the meantime here are some samples I found by googling.
Has anyone taken photos on “The Gene Machine” or wondered what you and your SO’s children would look like?