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Worst Playgrounds Ever

  1. Jul 21, 2012 #1

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    Safe! But not very fun. Well, safe for the kids, anyway. If dad tries to push this thing before taking a closer look at it, he could ruin his back!

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    Actually not that bad of a sliding board. Could have been worse - much worse!

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    Strangely comforting.

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    Disturbingly not comforting!

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    Is that even safe? Oh, wait, they're not real kids. That's art, not playground equipment.

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    Slides at playgrounds should just be banned.

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    Seriously, they should be banned!

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    Especially when they melt and your local PTA only raises $3.67.

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    But, with a little imagination, even bad slides can be fun!

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    But not nearly as fun as alligators! Oh, wait, this is art, not playground equipment.

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    That playground is cloudy and gray 365 days a year - even when the rest of the city is in sunshine.

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    I really have no idea what this is.

    But I'm definitely sure slides should be banned after watching this! What?! Shouldn't you walk around your slide and see what it looks like from all angles before opening it to the public?! From this particular angle, it just looks disturbing! (The entire thing is a dragon, believe it or not.)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFwXgigBdSo
     
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  3. Jul 21, 2012 #2

    Evo

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    OH...Dear...
     
  4. Jul 21, 2012 #3

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    A non-rotating merry-go-round. Awesome. =/
     
  5. Jul 22, 2012 #4

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    Come on now; you know how litigious Yanks are. The politically correct term is "horizontally challenged carousel".
     
  6. Jul 22, 2012 #5
    Sure beats watching Barney on TV all day long. Get the kids out for some exercise. OR not!
     
  7. Jul 22, 2012 #6

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    The plan started to go awry when one of the managers asked the question, "What's the maximum centrifugal force in a non-rotating frame of reference?"

    After many days of argument, and a few modifications to the design, the final answer was, "It doesn't matter! The centrifugal force is equal in both frames of reference!"
     
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  8. Jul 22, 2012 #7

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    Merry-go-rounds should be banned, too!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvc8UbrlY74
     
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  9. Jul 22, 2012 #8

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    Good playgrounds always have traffic signs warning drivers of playing children.

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  10. Jul 22, 2012 #9

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    :rofl:
     
  11. Jul 26, 2012 #10

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    The only good playground equipment are the swings. Going for the famed 360....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF2A9oQ6Hog
     
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