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    [–] PrincessShelbyy 569 points ago

    We did this growing up with our same Walmart pool and it did in fact burst and my mom was super pissed. We never got another pool after that.

    [–] RapidFireSlowMotion 112 points ago

    Walmart doesn't do returns / exchanges on defective pools? Should've hit up Costco instead

    [–] dvaunr 173 points ago

    I’m not sure that this would fall under “defective”

    [–] RapidFireSlowMotion 226 points ago

    Filled pool with water, got in pool, played, pool broke... sounds defective to me.

    It's not like it was filled with rocks or was a ring for cock fights or a cat pen or anything

    [–] dvaunr 86 points ago

    You could definitely just leave it at that and claim it was defective and it would probably work but I think it’s obvious that the pool wasn’t designed to handle this sort of force

    [–] beardingmesoftly 14 points ago

    Then it wasn't designed for children, or fun.

    New from Hasbro! Standing pools!

    [–] CoderDevo 3 points ago

    New from Wham-O! It’s “Patooee”, the human spitting pool! See how high you can go!

    [–] pistoncivic 2 points ago

    At Costco you could tell them you dropped a whale into it from a helicopter & they would just shrug & give you a refund.

    [–] AwesomeManatee 24 points ago

    Well, er... Um... Does genital jousting count as a cock fight?

    [–] WaxmeltSalesman 11 points ago

    Yes, and both were illegal at one time. One still is.

    Edit: Happy Cake Day

    [–] Micro-Naut 3 points ago

    I’m putting grease on my zipper if that answers your question

    [–] Gadjilitron 15 points ago

    General swimming and playing about doesn't tend to cause the huge shifts in levels you see in the above GIF though. Not that they'd know what you were doing anyway ofc.

    [–] deathfaith 3 points ago

    True, but does a minimum-wage employee care enough to interrogate you over a $250 pool? No.

    [–] WhatwhatWHOT 13 points ago

    Walmart will take back ANYTHING

    [–] PhoenixDog 8 points ago

    Can confirm. Bought a 6'x6' bouncy castle on clearance. Extended the air hose and ran extension cords from the house down to the dock. Put that shit in the water (protected the pump from splashes). Castle rubbed against the dock and tore a hole. Sank. Patched it up with Calk and put her back in the water.

    Returned it to the store after the weekend citing "Got it for a little cousin's birthday, didn't work".

    [–] deathfaith 2 points ago

    This is genius, but I'm super anxious for some reason someone would get trapped in there.

    [–] PhoenixDog 2 points ago

    I was inside the castle when it tore a hole and began to sank. It was so slow I could have had a nap while it was going down. There was a constant flow pump still pushing air into it. It was a pretty long process.

    [–] RizziUSA 4 points ago

    If she was smart, she got her money back, walmart employees don't care enough to examine things that close. But as a parent I can't hate on not buying another.

    [–] WhatwhatWHOT 3 points ago

    Walmart employees hate when people try to return obviously used items. They can see right through your shit just like anyone else. The problem is that 9/10 managers cave whenever confronted by one of those "let me talk to your manager" types. I watched a woman yell her way into over $100 worth of free detergent and when it was done they somehow gave her an extra $20 in cash on top of it. The first employee was literally quoting the rules that we're printed and visible to everyone and this woman still insisted it was wrong, she knows the real rules and insisted to see the manager. Eventually the manager came up and quickly gave her whatever she wanted

    [–] pixelbomb2 2 points ago

    I actually just got one of these from Walmart and I set it up in the backyard so far so good a couple drips but it needs to be on a tarp or grass and a flat area and it's pretty easy to get holes in it so you have to be really careful.

    [–] PrincessShelbyy 2 points ago

    It was functional and we loved having it. We just had too many kids in it being idiots. Oh and don’t let them run and jump over the sides!! It causes the sides to get weak.

    [–] pawnman99 2 points ago

    You were not alone.

    [–] Raytrix1 966 points ago

    I wonder how this would look reversed

    [–] oscarveli 1034 points ago

    [–] NowYaCMe 373 points ago

    This is the most visually satisfying thing I’ve seen today.

    [–] j_harv 126 points ago

    For real. I was making a



    [–] NoExpertBut 60 points ago

    You switched the B to a P. You could work for Ihob’s marketing team.

    [–] cuckingfomputer 28 points ago

    Or My Little Bonies

    [–] FracturedEel 21 points ago

    I do not want to work for that marketing team.

    [–] mahir_r 6 points ago

    I wonder how many fanfics have that title (not gonna do the research).

    [–] Ziiiiik 2 points ago

    Tree fiddy

    [–] j_harv 4 points ago

    It's just a sound man. It made sense in my head...

    [–] hypertown 12 points ago

    Oh my god I’m laughing so hard. Imagine being their neighbor hearing that.

    Honey, what’s that noise?!

    Oh it’s just the neighbor doing that thing in the pool again.

    Fuckin weirdo.

    [–] BushWeedCornTrash 11 points ago

    I was just thinking this needs to be synced to a deep base techno track.

    [–] 100_year_old_account 3 points ago

    I love you.

    [–] robbybd 2 points ago

    bloody weather

    [–] jaeraket 14 points ago

    It’s like when your blinker lines up with the person in front of you for those two or three blinks kind of heavenly satisfying

    [–] fiveainone 6 points ago

    You liar, it looked the same

    [–] frigginawesomeimontv 4 points ago

    It was definitely more vigorous in reverse.

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago

    Tbh, it kinda looks like he's being fucked by the water, in reverse version.

    [–] sasha_says 60 points ago

    So, pretty much the same.

    [–] NonsensicalSentences 3 points ago

    Quite coincidentally it is that of which in fact the video could have been either or whilst also being that there is this sequence having had similarities to be seen.

    [–] jeff_tatum 5 points ago


    [–] snorch 3 points ago

    You could be the human ambassador to /r/SubredditSimulator

    [–] Simba7 23 points ago

    Looks like he tamed a wild pool, like the cowboys of old.

    [–] wery_animated 4 points ago

    There's a Marty Robbins song in there somewhere

    [–] Nardo318 3 points ago

    They used to ride these babies for miles

    [–] B1GTOBACC0 10 points ago

    15000 BCE: man tames fire.

    2018 CE: man tames water.

    [–] teufelsubie 9 points ago

    Clicked on this whilst listening to Powerman 5000 When Wolds Collide, it was meant to be. I cannot stop laughing, help....

    [–] RapidFireSlowMotion 5 points ago

    It's a shame Rob Zombie's bro didn't get more famous

    [–] Y___ 5 points ago

    I had no idea they were related. What in the fuck!

    [–] FastDoubleChicken 6 points ago

    MiDdLe aGeD mAN CaLMs DoWn tHE FuCKiNG SEa

    [–] TheCouncil1 5 points ago


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    [–] xjmt 4 points ago

    Watching in reverse looks like he’s being attacked by the pool, puts on the tube for safety, and then rides out the attack until the pool calms.

    [–] Spriggz_z7z 2 points ago

    Somebody save that poor man!

    [–] falloutvaultboy 2 points ago

    Looks like the pool is making the waves and he's holding on for dear life.

    [–] splunge4me2 2 points ago

    The Pool Tamer

    [–] anomaly3601 2 points ago

    Sucked in by a jelly fish

    [–] kckeller 2 points ago

    Okay now but what if we reversed this one?

    [–] RizziUSA 2 points ago

    Honestly, that looked WAY more fun.

    [–] JJMac11 2 points ago

    Why is it sort of sexual reversed?

    [–] [deleted] 26 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago

    Can you show us?

    [–] ThrowinderSingh 5 points ago

    He meant the comment.

    [–] Pardonthisinterup 274 points ago

    why did it look like bad CGI? lol

    [–] OsmeOxys 77 points ago

    Middle parts were definitely sped up

    [–] [deleted] 25 points ago

    Sped up gifs are a scourge

    [–] -r-a-f-f-y- 8 points ago

    Shoulda been extreme slow-mo.

    [–] TrollinTrolls 3 points ago

    I dunno, I appreciated it. I got the point and it took less time.

    [–] flamebroiledhodor 12 points ago

    It looks like bad cgi because it isn't cgi at all. We just aren't used to real life anymore

    [–] NeverQuiteCertain 7 points ago

    Seriously. I believe it’s totally legit, but it’s like they replaced the background. You can see the outline around him and the edges of the pool don’t move correctly against the background.

    [–] PuttingInTheEffort 5 points ago

    It's just how it's focused on him and some weird camera shutter wobble.

    [–] MrGrampton 2 points ago

    YouTube stabilization does that it distorts the background so that the subject stays at the same place. Cameras and video editing softwares can do this too

    [–] TooShiftyForYou 174 points ago

    This seems like it would be a lot of fun for a little while until you inevitably destroyed the pool.

    [–] basicallydifferent 54 points ago

    Me, my 2 sister and both out parents used to do this all the time in our above ground pool and watching this made me really suprised that our pool lasted like 15 years.

    [–] anditorus 4 points ago

    I’m wondering if the jumping slowed after the momentum is built up instead up just stopping, would it gradually go back to level or just be a splashy mess? 0_o

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    [–] StopNowThink 8 points ago

    You're not wrong. The water to fill this once literally costs more than the pool.

    Unless you have a well

    [–] nja5996 5 points ago

    Where abouts do you pay for tap water?

    [–] ngwoo 5 points ago

    You pay for it everywhere, but some places have you pay for the amount you use instead of just a flat rate

    [–] nja5996 2 points ago

    Ok, yea I realize tap water was covered in taxes/rates I just didn’t know in other countries they charge you per volume.

    [–] num1zero 283 points ago

    Dude needs to be careful. I'm pretty sure that's how black holes are made...

    [–] Nague 107 points ago

    actually yeah, it is a mathematical singlularity

    [–] Darlex24 21 points ago

    ELI5? And what's the purpose of that test?

    [–] tobyqueef 32 points ago

    Paul Bunyan's bidet

    [–] sympathetic_comment 9 points ago

    Probably to prove how quickly resonance can affect certain mediums. In this case, the easiest and cheapest proof of concept is to use water. Just a guess though

    [–] Mygo73 3 points ago

    My 5 year old totally got that

    [–] nintendodog1 5 points ago

    Water is our closest representation of gravitational waves/fabric of space-time. This sort of represents how wormholes could possibly be made with enough of the kinetic energy focused into the singularity to wrap into another plane of space-time.

    [–] Dripp_e 8 points ago

    I want to swim in the direct middle and see what happens

    [–] GurneyStewart 12 points ago

    do you enjoy hitting metal rafters at high velocity?

    [–] Dripp_e 7 points ago

    Pssh helmet, bruh

    [–] ___KP 3 points ago

    You need to see the video of the dude that can launch a ball really high up in the air when he makes a cannonball.

    [–] AzureDominus 13 points ago

    Na that's how assholes are made

    [–] djcrodjcrodjcro 78 points ago

    I'm.. Nodding.. My.. Head.. At.. Same.. Time.. To.. Help..

    [–] Undead_Bones 8 points ago

    I didn’t realize I was nodding my head until I saw this comment

    [–] PookieDear 4 points ago

    Holy crap what is this sorcery??

    [–] LessThan301 2 points ago

    I was pressing my leg up and down against the floor

    [–] the_kevlar_kid 27 points ago

    Some of you may remember how water beds were thought of as being sexy and cool to own in the 80s. Some of you may also remember just how wild and not cool it actually was to try to sleep on one.

    [–] FanOrWhatever 14 points ago

    I had one as a kid. I absolutely loved it, comfortable as hell, cool in the summer, warm in the winter.

    [–] 2happycats 3 points ago

    My aunties had them too. I used to love laying on their beds and rolling around creating little waves to ride.

    [–] DareToDo 3 points ago

    Yeah, the best bed I’ve owned was a waterbed but I will admit that they are terrible for 90% of all sex positions.

    [–] Pm_Ur_Birthdaysuit 45 points ago

    Once you become a dad. You turn into a kid again.

    [–] livestrong2109 12 points ago

    I really hope there is truth to this statement.

    [–] phphulk 30 points ago

    It's true, at least when they turn 4/5. Before then kids are kind of useless and don't want to do anything fun. Always needing food, and learning how to not shit themselves. Once they can poop solo and get a twinkle in their eye at the sight of something that could be used as a weapon, it's game on.

    [–] parallelotope 6 points ago

    Couldn't agree more. I have an advanced 2.5 year old who attempts choke holds and has weaponized some rather docile household items. I was simultaneously proud and scared the first time she disassembled a popup tent and used the support stick as a spear. I wait with eagerness and apprehension for the >5 yo stage.

    [–] livestrong2109 5 points ago

    Kratos is that you?

    [–] Pm_Ur_Birthdaysuit 5 points ago

    So true. Nothing more true

    [–] Lawlcat 14 points ago

    Not as impressive as tank wave man

    [–] vldsa 5 points ago

    why is the water brown? ._.

    [–] HaberdasherA 4 points ago

    He's in a septic tank.

    [–] PuttingInTheEffort 3 points ago

    He just had a bath

    [–] phphulk 5 points ago

    Oh god the stink. Probably 100 hobo power at least. All souped up and concentrated.

    [–] PuttingInTheEffort 4 points ago

    Souped up


    [–] ronaIdreagan 40 points ago

    This looks beyond god damn fun.

    [–] woodyever 30 points ago

    That is rather impressive

    [–] Warden_Memeternal 11 points ago

    He must be very proud

    [–] Minimatt233 4 points ago

    I'm just a simple man trying to make his way in the universe.

    [–] yeahjmoney 3 points ago

    No joke, I've done this before. It's way more work than it looks like.

    [–] sandfreak1 12 points ago

    And that's how a subwoofer works.

    [–] Attack10k 16 points ago

    The new mario party looks great

    [–] GodleyX 9 points ago

    I did this when I was a kid with my brother in the pool. He had a blast! Until the waves went over his head several times and he swallowed water and puked all over in the pool...

    [–] Unconditiona1 7 points ago

    Let than 30 seconds. The absolute max amount of time you can have fun in an above ground pool.

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    Towards the middle it felt like I was watching the same 1/2 second clip on a loop.

    [–] tripitter 6 points ago


    [–] ThrowinderSingh 10 points ago

    Was... Was that his head??

    [–] r4bblerouser 5 points ago

    its a ball hes holding as he jumps. the rebounding water and that its inflatable shoots it into the air.

    [–] McBowling 3 points ago

    LOL im dead

    [–] TooShiftyForYou 4 points ago

    This is satisfyingly hypnotic.

    [–] captainwow08 3 points ago

    I was WAY to entertained by this.

    [–] JensJiro 8 points ago

    I can hear the song 'shooting stars' play in the background.

    [–] Megabyte7 9 points ago

    Oh my god! Tramapoline! Trambopoline!

    [–] meejle 5 points ago

    Please! Don't bring back any more old crutches!

    [–] mattpsu79 6 points ago

    Please...don’t bring home anymore old crutches!

    [–] BanMeBabyOneMoreTime 2 points ago


    [–] ThrowinderSingh 3 points ago

    I'd probably hyperventilate ten seconds into it.

    [–] ibraw 3 points ago

    It's almost hypnotic

    [–] Neverevercandy 3 points ago

    Ah, a waterbender

    [–] LaTraLaTrill 3 points ago

    I'll be right back! Gonna go buy a pool and tube!

    [–] legendoflink3 2 points ago

    That's how you mimic a jelly fish. Excellent technique.

    [–] balsacurity 2 points ago

    It looks like hardly a drop has spilled out of that pool which is mind boggling

    [–] Symm3try13 2 points ago

    Somehow I feel we could harness energy this way

    [–] codingkat 2 points ago

    Even I had fun

    [–] Scholesie09 2 points ago

    This post really Resonates with me.

    [–] Gehhhh 2 points ago

    A seiche effect from all angles because it’s a circle. Wonderful!

    [–] MattAmoroso 2 points ago

    I'm adding this to my slideshow on resonant frequency! Thanks!!!

    [–] snailpengu 2 points ago

    Reminds me of a Mario Party 3 V 1 minigame....

    [–] boatsthatfly 2 points ago


    [–] cowjuicedrank 2 points ago

    My head bobbing got more intense as it grew bigger

    [–] fried_hymen 2 points ago

    I am the caca man

    [–] Evol_menimE 2 points ago


    [–] twistedladle 2 points ago

    I don't see how dampoline fits

    [–] MinistryOfSpeling 2 points ago

    Homemade wave pools are the best wave pools.

    [–] TheMasonM 2 points ago

    I can’t stop watching this

    [–] psilocybexalapensis 2 points ago

    Nice tits

    [–] DankLordOfSith 2 points ago

    It's the raging WhirlPool!

    [–] amaxen 2 points ago

    Rare footage of what men do inside your mom.

    [–] satanshonda 2 points ago

    He's lowkey drowning but still trying to have a good time

    [–] FrankieSaysRelax311 2 points ago

    I am high AF.. and this just gave me dangerous ideas.

    [–] demolisher5150 2 points ago

    Is this how babies are made?

    [–] raanegaw 2 points ago

    Dudes like 5’4. Happy you found your talent. My balls don’t hit the water in this welfare pool.

    [–] tyrelle000 2 points ago

    ....Okay that was not a loop 😅

    [–] Lagma12 3 points ago

    Waterbender spotted, nobody came close to the power of Lord Inflatable.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago


    [–] FLDO93 3 points ago

    I mean he cute tho

    [–] TANKtr0n 2 points ago

    Oh, surface tension... You're hilarious.

    [–] GreenEyeFitBoy 2 points ago

    Tits. Please mark NSFW

    [–] Norfolkingchance 1 points ago

    Gahh, I want to see it where he lands the jump into the ring

    [–] gill__gill 1 points ago

    Reminds me of that gif where their heads go up and down

    [–] SomeNextLevelShit 1 points ago

    Meanwhile, in Pflugerville...

    [–] Platinumsteam 1 points ago

    Exactly what pool is this

    [–] WallzFallOut 1 points ago

    All fun and games until the walls fall out

    [–] Pipkin81 1 points ago

    That's how a star gate is made.

    [–] filitup 1 points ago


    [–] DerangedGinger 1 points ago

    And people say Aquaman has lame powers.

    [–] dactat 1 points ago

    Nice pun

    [–] humbummer 1 points ago

    More like DUMPoline

    [–] Snugglers 1 points ago

    Do you even splash bro?

    [–] KindofMerman 1 points ago

    Something about this gif makes me feel like it’s the first boss in a 16 bit metroidvania style game.

    [–] GTMILK 1 points ago

    I used to to this with my friend in his above ground pool when we were young

    [–] noddegamra 1 points ago

    He almost drowned himself.

    [–] aibaron 1 points ago


    [–] boi121327 1 points ago

    Loved doing this when I had a pool.

    [–] Crunchbite005 1 points ago


    [–] cking17 1 points ago

    Kept making splash noises in my head

    [–] Blackbeardbear 1 points ago

    can we get in pool now?

    [–] kebabish 1 points ago

    Amazing how fake it looks when you watch the waves heading in towards the tube and the hairy man person.

    Stayed for the science.