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MikeC
05-07-2002, 01:14 AM
shopping for a new chair. I've been looking at them on and off for a while now. Unfortunately now my hand has been forced. The wheel on the bottom of my chair just broke.

Darth Evad
05-07-2002, 02:12 AM
Carefull. You don't want to get one that feels good for 30 seconds in the store but when you get home...it sucks.
I borrowed one from work for a week to try it at home before I spent $150-$200 on one. It sucked.

Just some advice. :)

Wraith 8
05-07-2002, 06:42 AM
lol.. i once worked at an office suply company... and they selled some old desk chairs for like 20 dollars.... we bhought one..and when i left there i got a brand new office chair... very expensive one.... it sucked.. and the 20 dollar one is realy good.. :D

Com Raven
05-07-2002, 01:58 PM
ahhh !!!

thought you'd leave us or something from that thread name...

Jan Gaarni
05-07-2002, 08:50 PM
LOL Yeah, me too.

:D

MikeC
05-07-2002, 11:11 PM
You aren't that lucky. ;)

Wraith 8
05-08-2002, 08:03 AM
lol... well i for one wouldn't want you away... for some reason you know all the question people ask :D

Gaalgoth
05-08-2002, 12:06 PM
Yeah, leaving sucks.

Com Raven
05-08-2002, 11:01 PM
thought something like, oh yeah, now he got his beta confirmation and he leaves us :)

gavor
05-09-2002, 12:14 AM
I had a favourite chair that literally exploded once. I leaned back and some metal bit just gave up. The whole spring assembly blew itself apart and I fell on the floor.

Another one broke when my girlfriend jumped on me whilst I was playing Half-Life. It was spectacularly uncomfortable.

VC Anthony
05-09-2002, 01:20 AM
I think your chair blew up when last nights curry hit your pants. ;)

Com Raven
05-09-2002, 09:46 AM
whoa, you injured yourself on that occasion ??

gavor
05-09-2002, 10:41 PM
Greetings VC Anthony. I really should use my Captain Shane thing for continuity :).

Com, no I wasn't injured in the way you're probably thinking ;). When the first chair broke I basically just hit the floor like a sack of potatoes. It hurt, but I wasnt permenantly maimed.

Gaalgoth
05-09-2002, 11:39 PM
I've had one of those...see, the past two chairs of mine I've found in peoples trash. shut up. anyways, the first one i was leaning back in and said to my friend "I probably shouldn't be sitting like this" and bam the back broke off. I fell over backwards and ended up in a wierd kama sutra-esque position with my head and neck flat on the floor, my back perpendicular to the floor, and my lower torso parrallel to the floor. Damn that hurt.

MikeC
05-10-2002, 12:30 AM
Welcome VC Anthony. :D

gavor
05-10-2002, 02:08 AM
Let that be a lesson to us. Chairs are a higher power and must be treated with respect. <suspicious look at work chair>

MikeC
05-10-2002, 04:01 AM
I can see the Fox special now. When Chairs Attack!

gavor
05-10-2002, 04:40 AM
When good chairs turn bad


Starring

Kitchen Chair
Laz-E-Boy
Recliner
Computer Chair (boooooooooo!)


They won't be laughing when the chairs start dropping. One day we'll build a bigger chair with bigger wheels and it'll destroy us all!! <runs off screaming, workmates look baffled>

Wraith 8
05-10-2002, 07:03 AM
euh.. what do you guys do on chairs??? stop... dont tell.. for some reason i dont want to know :p
personaly i usde chars just to sit on them :D
the last chair i broke was when i was in kindengarden :D.. for using 2 legs of the chair instead of 4 :D.....one broke off :D

Gaalgoth
05-13-2002, 12:49 AM
so THAT'S what happened to you.....