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Escape Room Misconceptions

Escape rooms have become increasingly popular as a fun, challenging outing.  However, for those that haven’t yet experienced an escape room, there are often a few misconceptions that make them hesitant...

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Welcome to our Blog

Welcome! Welcome to the Timed Out blog!  Timed Out is a south Charlotte escape room business located in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, North Carolina. We opened in July 2018,...

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Top 10 Reasons to Try an Escape Room

Need some motivation to try an escape room? Have you been wanting to attempt an escape room but just had doubts? Well then, you’ve come to the right place, because...

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What is an Escape Room?

When you hear the phrase “escape room”, what comes to mind? Wait – is that one of those special rooms in your house you run to to avoid bad guys?...

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Confessions of a Game Master

When playing an escape room, have you ever wondered what your Game Master was thinking? In this brutally honest article, you get to dive deep into the thoughts of an...

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12 Days of Escapemas

It is time to spread some Christmas cheer, Timed Out style! By making a list (and checking it twice) of what goes on in an escape room, I created a...

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Inside the Control Room

Ever wondered what a Charlotte escape room looks like behind the scenes? Look no further! In this article, you will get to experience a room through the eyes of a...

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The Insanity of an Escape Room

Sitting down with co-workers and the boss, we came up with the craziest stories we have witnessed here at Timed Out Escape. They are divided into categories, from the intoxicated...

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The Office in an Escape Room

Have you ever watched The Office and thought how they would be in an escape room? …Really, you haven’t? Well, being a game master and binge-watching the show every day,...

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Why Children Love Escape Rooms

Many people ask if escape rooms are appropriate for children, for fear that they are scary, hard or intimidating. While these concerns are great questions to ask, we’ve found that...

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Escape Room Dictionary

When working at an escape room, one starts to learn the lingo of the job. Most of these words are common among escape room businesses, while others are unique just...

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Escape Room Birthday Parties

Not only are escape rooms becoming more popular, they are a great place to have a birthday party! Why you ask? Don’t worry, I’m here to tell you all about...

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3D Printing Puzzles

Here at Timed Out, we have incorporated 3D printers in our system of creating puzzles. It is a new and cool technology that most people do not know about. Heck,...

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Escape Room Hall of Fame

We have discussed the escape room craziness, but we have not taken the time to appreciate the good ones that make us believe in our puzzles again. Here are some...

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Employee Spotlight – Spencer Ellis

Your outstanding experience at Timed Out depends on having a great team to support you during your visit. We are thankful for our gifted team, so we’re sharing a few...

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Lobby Art

When you walk into our lobby, to your left you have your typical escape room items (ways to sign waivers, happy employees, ETC) and then to your right, you see...

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Building Our Team – Chris Chernewych

We pride ourselves on providing great team building programs at Timed Out, so we thought we’d highlight another member of our own great team!  Our focus today on Chris Chernewych,...

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Team Building for a New Decade!

Digital transformation. Global markets and workforces. Disruptive innovation. Shifting demographics. Generational wealth transfer. Social and political divisiveness. An oft-quoted proverb states “May you live in interesting times.” I think we...

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Team Performance – Does your Team CLIC?

As anyone who has played an escape room can confirm, escape rooms always deliver fun and excitement. More importantly, they also draw out and celebrate individual and team talents.  Further,...

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Building our Team – Amber Millett

In the context of great team building, we’re highlighting another member of our own team.  Today we feature Amber Millett, Timed Out’s resident rock star who delivers key team impact. ...

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