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Indoor Tent

Do you live in a real craphole of an apartment or house?
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Leaky roof? Peeling paint? It just plain looks bad and there's nothing you can do?

Turn rooms and halls around with this indoor tent. The walls and celings are modular, water resistant and resizable so they can fit around doorways and windows, plus they come in a variety of colors and patterns. Weatherproof cords run along the outside of the walls giving you a more convenient set of wall outlets and other features which will stand up to crappy indoor conditions. Some models have lights in the celings.

All rooms come equipped with glow in the dark strips and emergency lighting to tell you where exits are when the fire alarm goes off. Also they have smoke detectors attached to the walls. These tents are also perfect for hallways.

Floors available in plush, vinyl, astroturf or foam rubber.

Not for use with kitchens or bathrooms, yet.

sartep, May 18 2003

Fisher-Price's entry... http://www.thisoldt...s/Refs/2306Tent.jpg
[oatcake, Oct 05 2004]


       Asbestos removal?
Shz, May 18 2003

       I once saw an apartment that needed this. (We'd borrowed it from a friend so my brother could spend the weekend there. The friend hadn't been there in a while, and was unaware the ceiling had caved in. My brother arrived there after a night on the town at some small hour of the morning, and had to tough it out until the next day.)
DrCurry, May 18 2003

       My office leaks. We put up big PE sheets over our desks when it rains heavily. :-(
FloridaManatee, May 18 2003

       Excellent idea! I love it. I can always camp, no matter where.
Pericles, May 18 2003

       I used to sell bedlinens at a beeyootiful store with beeyootiful wimmenfolk. After heavy rains some pipes burst and several stores on the lower level suffered the effects - *think Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" with water in place of blood.* This happened right at closing time, so I piled merchandise high on the display beds and covered best I could so as to protect merchandise from the seepage coming through the wall-ceiling joints. Afterwards, one bed waaaay in the back held my elf and the lovely girl I was woiking with for a pleasant, romantic while with the sound of indoor waterfalls our accompaniment. Bun for the memory.
thumbwax, May 19 2003

       Indoor teepee for windmills.
skinflaps, May 19 2003

       (+) I once put a tent up in a public park gazebo.   

       After hillwalking all day we arrived in a seemingly deserted hamlet. As it was raining heavier than mo fo, my friends and I decided that we may as well use the extra shelter.
Within an hour of putting up our tent, the rest of the small park was filled with a school holiday group from Germany. They were very disturbed to find that a bunch of hermit Scotsmen 'lived' in the park.
Jinbish, May 20 2003

       I lived in a dive that was so crappy; water would drip from the light bulb in my room when it rained.   

       I used to have this Fisher-Price "toy" tent, complete with a printed-on flower box.
oatcake, May 21 2003

       this reminds me of the bio hazard tents they have in the movies, like E.T. I think it's class 6 bio hazard gear but im not at all sure...
i-Mer, May 22 2003

       I lived in a dive so crappy that I came home one day to find the bathroom ceiling right above the toilet had caved in, showering the area with a deadly amount of weird concerte stuff and rotten wood.   

       A tent would not have protected anyone who was on the toilet...
snarfyguy, May 22 2003


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