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The dangers of inflatable bounce-arounds

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, May 14, 2014.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    They might get lifted by the wind, soar 50 feet into the air and dump your kids out.

  2. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    I hate when that happens.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    This is very surprising given the rigorous training background and obvious experience with mechanical engineering common to all the guys who drop off the bounce houses.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    At least the kids were in the balloon this time around. Last
    time this happened in Colorado they found the kid hiding
    in a box in the attic.
  5. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    They were in the balloon until about 15 feet up.

    This is about as harrowing a picture as I can think to see.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I saw one get off the ground a few years ago (although not very high) with a couple kids in it. This was at a city carnival and anyone with an IQ over 20 could tell it wasn't tied down properly.

    The problem is, these things are being sold to people who don't know how to anchor them.
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