Introduction: Balloon Surfing

Stand on several balloons without making them pop! Try this EASY science experiment at home!

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Joeduke545 made it! (author)2011-03-03

Im gonna out 8 balloons on it and see it it works when in jump.

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Aar000n3y made it! (author)2007-12-05

Please include a written version along with the video.

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johnnyrockstah made it! (author)johnnyrockstah2007-12-05

I just found this website last week, and I signed up for an account a few days ago. I'm just curious to know why you like written instructions when I included the instructions on the video. When I uploaded this video to the VIDEO section it didn't give me an option to post detailed instructions . That option (to post detailed instructions) is only available on the INSTRUCTABLE section.

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sciencemama made it! (author)sciencemama2009-05-11

This might be hard to believe, but some of us out here still have dial-up, so the videos are nearly impossible to watch. Not that you should tailor your info to the minority, and this IS in the video section... :)

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Grey_Wolfe made it! (author)Grey_Wolfe2009-01-29

Personally, as long as the video clearly shows the steps of a process, it's fine to me. I think you did a good job here. Though I do generally prefer a written instructable, but that is simply my learning style. A lot of our early video posters were posting videos of something they did without any clear explanation as to how they came to the results. Perhaps that is why some of our members are biased against them. You're doing fine, keep up the good work.

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lebowski made it! (author)lebowski2007-12-06

Some people prefer the Instructable format as that's what they are used to. I just think everyone is getting used to our new additions of video and slideshows.

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Aar000n3y made it! (author)Aar000n3y2007-12-06

It's not just because I'm used to that format. It's just better all around. Don't get me wrong, I love having a video to clarify things. But I like to be able to read over the instructions too. Having both formats is much more helpful than just one.

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lebowski made it! (author)lebowski2007-12-06

I fully agree with you, we're just trying to make it a little easier for people to participate. Some of the video posters have actually started adding full Instructables, because people are interested.

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DrCoolSanta made it! (author)DrCoolSanta2007-12-07

besides in most schools, hostels, colleges, and some offices and home networks, videos are banned. Sad I know but I can't help it, I can only watch the video at home and I am rarely here.

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crayzclown1 made it! (author)2009-04-17

kool :P

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)2007-12-05

oooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh colorful balloons :)

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Shifrin made it! (author)Shifrin2007-12-05

WOWIE U AH LIKE 13 U LUCKY WEDER IN LA IS GOOOD HERE IS FREEZY U GO OUTSIDE MAKE A FREIND NOT STAY BOTTLE UP IN HOME U HAVE NO LIFE

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Grey_Wolfe made it! (author)Grey_Wolfe2009-01-29

We have a 'be nice' policy here. Telling someone they have no life because they take the time to demonstrate a physics trick does not fall within that category. Also, posting in all caps is not considered very polite either.

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codongolev made it! (author)codongolev2008-07-09

uh.... okay.....

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!Andrew_Modder! made it! (author)2007-12-05

ya but why is this "Surfing?" cause your not moving ;-\?

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johnnyrockstah made it! (author)johnnyrockstah2007-12-05

I didn't know what else to call it. I thought about calling the video "Balloon Balancing", but I thought it didn't sound good. "Balloon Surfing" just sounds cooler :)

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Ollie1277 made it! (author)Ollie12772008-04-24

balloon balancing, I like the alliteration.

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jeffconnelly made it! (author)jeffconnelly2008-09-26

beautiful babes balloon balancing

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jeradhoy424 made it! (author)2008-06-08

this would be fun on a trampoline

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gizmomaster made it! (author)2007-12-06

my balloons popped! = (

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johnnyrockstah made it! (author)johnnyrockstah2007-12-06

Did you inflate them all the way? You're only supposed to half-inflate the balloons.

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pingeee made it! (author)2007-12-06

I prefer the old fashioned written instructables too. This is because: 1. Sometimes it takes a while to load the video 2. Depends on the video maker's skill, the video can be very cumbersome and lengthy. 3. Written instructions are very clear and you get the idea immediately. 4. I can't help but wonder those video are just here to make money (the metacafe stuffs), the contributors are not just sincerely want to share a instructables. 5. And it is the unique photos+written instructions design makes this site special.

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