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    Default jumping castles / inflatable water slide questions

    Do you have a jumping castle / inflateable water slide? Are they worth it? Have you had a puncture? Are they easy to set up? Would I be able to set it up and put it away myself? Anything else I should know? I am thinking about maybe getting one for my kids for christmas (age 5,3, 17 months and a newborn when he gets older).I looking at one like a happy hop one. So worth it or waste of money?

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    I think worth it if you have multiple kids. I got a castle for DS on his second christmas but it was a waste, it couldn't hold our weight so DS could only use it alone which made it Boring. He would have adored it with a sibling though, a friend of mine has the big water slide castle and it's just amazing, so much fun!


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    Yes! Bought it for DS 3rd birthday in October from Target - it's called Action Air inflatable water slide - it's unreal! I had about 6 toddlers on it at his party and my 9 and 11 year old nieces also used it , you literally plug it in and it inflates in about 2 minutes, you connect your garden hose to it and the water sprays out ! To turn it off just unplug it and it deflates in 2 mins - we've used it nearly every sunny weekend since - we have a pool but this is better for toddlers as we don't need to get in the pool! It's max weight is 135kg
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    Omg that looks like fantastic fun. Roughly how much was it?

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    My Mum bought one for our kids 2 Christmases ago and they loved it, DD even had her birthday party as a slide party. After 2 years and many many rides (by adults and kids) the seams starting popping so I got a new one for them earlier this year when they were on special and the kids are already begging to have it each weekend.

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    think you have me convinced. I will have some excited kids!

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    Omg that looks like fantastic fun. Roughly how much was it?
    I got it on sale for $299( was $499) but I've seen similar ones at deals direct for $349

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    I've just bought the same one from Target, Elijah's Mum and have put it away for the kids at Christmas and I am glad you posted photos as I was wondering what it looks like all set up. We also have the jumping castle one and the kids love it, I love how quick it inflates/deflates, makes life much easier than having to pump yourself etc.

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    Oh yay! They will love it! Let's hope Xmas day is sunny

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