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Old 05-10-2009, 05:50 PM   #1
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Remind me not to buy a seesaw for my kids...


So during my 24 yesterday we were walking through the ER bored as heck (1 call the whole day)

We come up to one of the rooms with an 8yo f that got injured on her seesaw.


Bilateral compound tib/fib.


Ouch.


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Old 05-10-2009, 06:32 PM   #2
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So during my 24 yesterday we were walking through the ER bored as heck (1 call the whole day)

We come up to one of the rooms with an 8yo f that got injured on her seesaw.


Bilateral compound tib/fib.


Ouch.
I've fallen off a see-saw before at the top, and my sister has stepped off of it while she was at the bottom. Whether plummeting to the ground on the see saw or falling off of it and plummeting to the ground sans metal between your legs, it hurts like heck.

See Saws are dangerous and need to be taken off playgrounds.

Who'se bright idea were they anyway? Lord.
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Old 05-10-2009, 06:36 PM   #3
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Who'se bright idea were they anyway? Lord.
The same guy who invented the merry-go-round that used to haunt every public park. Watching kids strugle to hold on as I spun them faster and faster was awesome. Watching them go flying off and landing 20 feet away with a variety of blunt force trauma ROCKS! j/k
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Thanks Ill make sure my triplets stay off of them and fling there little sister off of it I sure dont need that happening.
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when i was a kid, i clipped my knee/tib-fib on one. didn't break (because i drank my milk and ate my wheaties)... but boy oh boy di it bruise and swell... couldnt walk right for a few days.

and what about the swing set... nobody has mentioned the thought of "getting horizontal" to the bar... or distance when you jump off of the swing at the max height and speed!
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:47 PM   #6
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or distance when you jump off of the swing at the max height and speed!
That's sooooo much fun.
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I've fallen off a see-saw before at the top, and my sister has stepped off of it while she was at the bottom. Whether plummeting to the ground on the see saw or falling off of it and plummeting to the ground sans metal between your legs, it hurts like heck.

See Saws are dangerous and need to be taken off playgrounds.

Who'se bright idea were they anyway? Lord.
Why would you want to take away one of the greatest playground rides?

We all survived them, so will future generations!
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We all survived them, so will future generations!
Darwinism!
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Or those animals on the HUGS springs that you could ride back and forth. Those were great until you ended nose first on the concrete! Not that I would know, hahaha.
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Heck, why not just wrap all of the kids in bubble wrap?

/me misses the old style play grounds. It isn't fun if you can't get hurt. Suck it up nancies...

/me was also injured in a playground mishap on one of those 2-3 story tall space ship slides. example. Strange, I'll survive with the scar on my face...
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