Aug
18
2019

Tweet of the Day, This May Be The Dumbest Thing You See All Morning edition.

Floating tents.

Also: don’t camp by rivers.

6 Comments

  • Aruges says:

    1. Inflatable tent structure? So it can spring a leak at night collapse on top of you and trap you inside? While on the water? What if you get a leak in the tent structure and the boat part? Death Trap?
    2. Better hope your anchoring holds through the night, else you might wake up… elsewhere. But I hear night trips through the rapids are killer, so there’s that.
    3. Who is this product for? What problem does it solve? Novelty campers? People with more money than sense?

    • Aetius451AD says:

      Buy a boat. I hear it is fun, yet expensive.
      You can even sleep in it.

      • Luke says:

        A boat is a hole in the water that you throw money into.
        .
        I can see the appeal.
        Moving water under an air mattress would help you stay nice and comfortable. No rocks, and built-in cooling? Nice.
        I just can’t overlook the stupidity.
        Escaping from a waterlogged sleeping bag, and a collapsing tent, in the dark, awakening in a panic, in a situation where concepts such as “up” and “down aren’t immediately discernable?
        Nightmare scenario, on the rocks.

  • Aetius451AD says:

    You go in the Tent.
    Tent goes in the water.
    Alligator in the water.
    *sings*
    Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish Ladies…

  • acat says:

    .. this is possibly the dumbest thing I’ve seen all week.
    .
    If you’re rural enough that the two-legged predators won’t bother ya, you’re rural enough the four-legged and *no*-legged ones will.
    .
    Snakes .. they hang out in trees some .. and every year, some fisherperson gets a new horror story about “the snake dropped into my boat!” ….
    .
    Mew

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