We had a wonderful birthday party. At the end when we were getting ready to leave, I tried to go out a door closer to our car and inadvertently set off an alarm (in my defense, it was only marked "EXIT" with no alarm warnings or emergency exit sign). Alex does not like loud noises, especially surprises. On the way home Bryan asked if she had a good party. She said no, because of the alarm. Despite that, I think she had a very good time, even if she won't admit it. :-) And I very much enjoyed her chocolate cake!