When I was little, I was terrified of the bottom of the pool. I have no idea why.
I was fine swimming underwater even, but when we went to people’s houses with big pools (or went to the neighborhood pool), I was too scared to swim to the bottom.
So my parents got these rings that stood up under the water that you could collect and made a game about it.
The first ring was pretty terrifying, but after that, I was swimming around the pool at a pretty nice clip.
It did take them forever to get me to dive for that first ring though.
I think it would have gone a lot quicker if I had one of these:
This is the newest of ThinkGeek’s Star Wars Products and it makes me wish I had a pool again.
A set of lightsaber dive sticks for only $14.99.
Here’s the cool part. Once you toss them into the water, they light up.
If I had kids, I’d buy a set for the hotel pool. After all, light sabers are allowed in flight.
I’m tempted to get a set for myself, but think I’d feel silly with lightsabers in the hotel pool (but maybe not at DragonCon…. hmmm…)
But if I had my own pool…. heck yes. I’d be all over these.
I’m definitely lacking in lightsaber items. Back when the prequel movies came out, there was someone making off-brand items and got sued, but they never produced anything officially licensed that was actually cool that I could find that wouldn’t cost a fortune.
These are cute and inexpensive!
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