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Empty guest bedroom [Jul. 9th, 2007|09:32 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
My guest bedroom has been empty for awhile, but I never really noticed because repairs had been going on to fix the upstairs patio (from underneath, through the guest bedroom ceiling).

Anyway, it's now completely empty... not a single piece of furniture.

I'm thinking ball pit. But I think jwz looked into this and found it prohibitively expensive. (but I think that was for the entirety of the DNA Lounge, a bit more square footage...)

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From: evan
2007-07-09 04:41 pm (UTC)
Noam built one of these for Burning Man a few years ago (it's now at work). I seem to recall it was under 10 cents per ball, maybe more like 5 cents?
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[User Picture]From: henry
2007-07-09 04:49 pm (UTC)
a cheaper alternative might be a foam block pit, there's probably dumpsters full of that stuff somewhere. it'd be bouncier anyway.
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[User Picture]From: detritus
2007-07-09 05:04 pm (UTC)
I think it was the ball washer that was prohibitive.
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2007-07-10 09:38 pm (UTC)
Especially the way getting "foreign labor" is looking these days...
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From: dan_erat
2007-07-09 05:08 pm (UTC)
Start a family and put the kid in there.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-07-09 05:18 pm (UTC)
I'll get right on that.
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[User Picture]From: kuteluvr
2007-07-09 05:10 pm (UTC)
I was gonna say that sounded really kinky...

...then I read the cartoon. lol... :)

...sometimes ideas just make sense. ;)
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[User Picture]From: majestros
2007-07-09 05:23 pm (UTC)
How about make it a bedroom for guests ;)
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[User Picture]From: darksoul
2007-07-09 05:26 pm (UTC)
Why not both?

"Uh, yeah, so you can stay over, but the guest room is full of balls. If you're comfortable sleeping with balls, you're more than welcome to stay."
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[User Picture]From: dan_lane
2007-07-09 05:39 pm (UTC)
I always said if I buy my own house I'd HAVE to have a ball pit... so ball pit all the way!

...just be careful who you invite over ;)
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[User Picture]From: deflatermouse
2007-07-09 06:06 pm (UTC)
Sensory deprivation room.
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[User Picture]From: octal
2007-07-09 06:11 pm (UTC)
Padded room for destructo-girl!
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[User Picture]From: jwz
2007-07-09 06:18 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I figured I'd need around 300,000 balls.

On the plus side, it can end this way.
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[User Picture]From: lisa
2007-07-09 06:27 pm (UTC)

there is no end to the jokes

I guess you'd never have someone question your balls again.
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[User Picture]From: jwz
2007-07-09 06:38 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: krow
2007-07-09 07:03 pm (UTC)
If you go with the balls, make sure to invest in live ferrets for the room.

And then on the other side of the wall, away from the door... install RAID array.
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[User Picture]From: daberna
2007-07-09 07:08 pm (UTC)
Where am I supposed to crash when I potentially move there in a few months?
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-07-09 07:22 pm (UTC)
I could put a futon in there as well.
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[User Picture]From: imgreen
2007-07-10 12:02 am (UTC)
make the entire floor of the room out of some gigantic custom made waterbed :)
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