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Have fun kids! (worst playground ever)
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Sep 13, 2008, 08:46 AM
 
As the parent of two kids, I'm a little disturbed by the idea of a giant penis slide... It's just not right, but judge for yourself:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjmJz1OYjBk
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My stupid iPhone game: Nesen Probe, it's rather old, annoying and pointless, but it's free.
Was free. Now it's gone. Never to be seen again.
Off to join its brother and sister apps that could not
keep up with the ever updating iOS. RIP Nesen Probe.
     
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Sep 13, 2008, 09:32 AM
 
ew
also reminds me of a tomato or something, also other things that kids that were born long ago shouldn't be popping out of, again.
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Sep 13, 2008, 09:36 AM
 
Just wrong looking heh.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 05:37 AM
 


I think that's great.

All sorts of neat (and, er, not-so-neat, admittedly) symbolic tie-ins, too.

Plus, it's pretty cool-looking.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:24 PM
 
Brings a whole new meaning to kidney stones.
     
Sherman Homan
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:28 PM
 
Just where did you think kids came from anyway?!
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:37 PM
 
They modeled that after me.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:45 PM
 
Almost more disturbing is the Bohemian Rhapsody recorded from farting.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:47 PM
 
^^ I have to agree.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 02:56 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
^^ I have to agree.
Two "^", so, you're agreeing with calverson that they modeled it after him?

What an odd way of announcing it.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 03:07 PM
 
Is that what two of those mean?

Well then I'm an idiot.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 03:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by Sherman Homan View Post
Just where did you think kids came from anyway?!

There's a joke here about wiping out entire civilizations with a gym sock, but I'm far too classy to make it.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 03:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Is that what two of those mean?

Well then I'm an idiot.
No, you're pretty cool.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 03:24 PM
 
Originally Posted by imitchellg5 View Post
No, you're pretty cool.

Certainly not the response I was expecting or looking for, yet very pleasing to read nonetheless.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 04:09 PM
 
Here's another good one:

     
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Sep 14, 2008, 04:17 PM
 
Regardless of the questionable access design, that looks like the most awesome bouncy castle ever.
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 04:43 PM
 
Awesome. They need to give the kids little white costumes to wear.

How's this for inflatable sex ed: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/114355...dults_allowed/
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 05:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by lpkmckenna View Post
Awesome. They need to give the kids little white costumes to wear.
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Sep 14, 2008, 05:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by lpkmckenna View Post
How's this for inflatable sex ed: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/114355...dults_allowed/
that's ridiculous.
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Sep 14, 2008, 05:23 PM
 
Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
Here's another good one:

Peek-at-you.

Wink wink!
     
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Sep 14, 2008, 05:41 PM
 
     
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Sep 15, 2008, 12:31 AM
 
Originally Posted by Railroader View Post
Here's another good one:
I'm not even going to ask how you go this picture.

(Thanks a lot, you've just ruined pikachu for me....sat mornings will never be the same).
     
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Sep 15, 2008, 01:31 AM
 
Man! Punchy really tore that **** up!
     
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Sep 15, 2008, 10:03 AM
 
Yeah, the penis-shaped slide thingie is not great but I think there are plenty of things to make a playground worse than visually suggestive slides. For example, the playground in the park near my sister's house* has all their equipment placed on bare concrete pads. That's right, the jungle gym and see-saws and swings are placed on bare concrete so if a kid falls off they are going to land right on bare concrete. That makes taking the kids to the park a bit of a nerve-wracking endeavor.


*She lives in the nicest part of a small, poor rural town in south-central Ohio so my rant is in no way intended be broad-brushed. Just my take on what makes a playground worse than having a penis-shaped slide thingie.
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Sep 16, 2008, 10:27 PM
 
Now, I agree the slide is a bit weird. But what do people think will happen if children learn where babies come from?
     
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Sep 16, 2008, 10:31 PM
 
Go seek a pikachu?
     
   
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