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rec. room

Abbr. for “recreation room.”
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"It was like 'Meet the Parents' in real life, because Christine's father is an intimidating guy who owns a security company; we're good friends now, at the time I was in the basement rec room saying, 'I would really like to marry your daughter.' He's a man of few words but he was very welcoming.
It probably didn't help that the afternoon sunlight glaring through the rec room windows wasn't exactly conducive to the fear required to enjoy these films fully.
It's beaming senior citizens decked out in Cubs gear, some using wheelchairs and walkers as they make their way to the rec room of their retirement home to cheer on their team.
The main entrance opens up to a greenhouse-like rec room, with stacks of rock 'n' roll history books and biographies on custom low-set sofas; across the way, bleachers overlook a pool table.
Gene Kilroy, the facilitator: The trouble with facilitating was that it left no mark, no 'Kilroy was here.' He has covered the walls of his rec room with 50 Ali photos.
Dismissive of these threats to his independence, he prefers to live by the motto, "You never crash if you go full tilt," devoting his days to crafting simple poems and sharing his love of verse with a small group of homeless people in a church rec room.
There is also a laundry room and a store room that link the house to a converted barn which would be ideal as a home office or rec room. On the first floor, a spacious landing leads to six double bedrooms, all with attractive views and en suite bathrooms.
While environment has been relatively inconsequential, recently Boyd reclaimed the room over her home's garage in Brunswick, Maine that served as a multipurpose rec room of sorts and made it a studio of her own.
"Antoine had trouble playing jazz, so his brother would teach him about swing and how to do stride piano in the prison rec room. Only thing--they wouldn't have any instruments.
With that in mind, Jody ditched her plan for a play structure and instead installed artificial grass for soccer games, used durable materials throughout the home, and converted an attached garage into a rec room that could grow with her children.
For more room to expand, finish the future rec room above the garage.
They make decisions such as what goes into the rec room or how to remodel the weight room.