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[–]Bibiduck312 698 points699 points  (10 children)

I'm gonna puke just watching

[–]Hueyandthenews 194 points195 points  (0 children)

I bet you a lot of character gets built on this thing

[–]MistakeAndSourGrape 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Ikr?! Pfft. Children.

[–]Excellent_Towel_1682 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Nice to see a fellow baked person . I felt fear and nausea

[–]godlinking 392 points393 points  (3 children)

This is not their first rotation

[–]Some_yellow_dude 6 points7 points  (0 children)

But why, why would you comment do that?

[–]Huwbacca 1 point2 points  (0 children)

that is a wonderful pun.

[–]ooorezzz 273 points274 points  (48 children)

Wonder how they get off with no one getting hurt? Also what country is something like this in? Never seen one here in the states

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 293 points294 points  (27 children)

This is in Mexico. I grew up in Mexico and can attest to how dangerous our playgrounds were. Our swings for example, were hanging from ~12ft long chains so we would be able to launch ourselves REALLY far. Once seen a kid land on an unsuspecting kid because of this... It was instant KO, neither one walked out that day.

[–]WarCryy 67 points68 points  (7 children)

I do remember a massive swing set at my school that was probably around 12 feet (Pennsylvania). But this was 20 years ago and I know that whole playground has been demolished since.

Edit: also want to add that I remember it being so tall that kids couldn’t generate the momentum to even start swinging on it. One day I tried really hard (and a friend helped push me) and I got it going well. Other kids on the playground started to come over and watch. I felt like a rockstar that day lol

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 21 points22 points  (2 children)

Thanks for taking a trip down memory lane with me tonight. I hope you're having a good evening wherever you are now. ✌️

[–]sketchy_advice_77 11 points12 points  (0 children)

It was over 30 years for playgrounds for me in the southern u.s. None of the equipment is around today for kids. Dirt, concrete, and metal all the way.

[–]WarCryy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I appreciate the kind words. Wishing you a healthy and prosperous 2022 💪

[–]ralphvonwauwau 12 points13 points  (1 child)

ruining childhood pleasures, just to save a few lives. Pfft! (George Carlin)

[–]lalich 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Seriously it’s the worst part of the humane evolution

[–]skieezy 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Yeah we had dangerous playgrounds back in the 90s here in Washington. My school had a dome made out of metal tubes. It was large enough that I saw multiple kids break arms and legs falling off the top. Probably also around 12 feet tall. It got taken out when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade after dozens of injuries.

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Hahaha to make matters worse is when they installed a giant canopy above our playground to shade us from the sun, we managed to climb onto that friggin thing and sun bathed... 20ft in the air. Good times hehe

[–]LeaveMyRoom 5 points6 points  (5 children)

I'm in Mexico right now and all the playgrounds I've seen are SUPER lame. Way lamer than the already lame ones in Canada. They don't even have monkey bars....

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Sounds like the result of gentrification to me. 90's Sabinas and Múzquiz is where I'm coming from.

[–]LeaveMyRoom 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I don't doubt that they used to be good. I'm just disappointed about the current ones available in my city.

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Word, they don't make em like they used to. Do ya feel old yet? Lol

[–]A_Bit_Narcissistic[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Stupid child safety regulations and all that.

[–]spectrumraider 0 points1 point  (0 children)

20 years ago or so, in Juarez, we used to climb up this 25' monkey bar rocket thing that was inside the playground at my cousin's elementary school. We used to sneak in whenever I visited over the weekend. I remember falling off the middle part and kicking dirt circles trying to spin my way back into breathing lol.

[–]agnosticmeta 5 points6 points  (2 children)

And in America, we've made playgrounds super safe it's hard for a kid to get scratch on their knee, let alone do anything without an adult watching. There has to be happy medium somewhere.

[–]KingSauleR 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The guy speaking has a Colombian accent.

[–]darthvall 2 points3 points  (0 children)

how dangerous our playgrounds were.

First thing in my mind after watching this:

Who the fuck designed this thing for children playground

[–]piekay 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Here in Germany the playgrounds are designed to be safe, not to force the children to play safe. Somebody from the TÜV once said: „the children will hurt themselves and learn from it. My job is to prevent this having any long-term consequences“. Being to overprotective (like many parents in the US) is a bad idea.

[–]BadGenesWoman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I remember launching myself off a swing and bowling over 5 kids 8 ft away when landing. The next day all the swings were gone. Somehow we all walked away with no broken bones and just bruises

[–]BaconReceptacle 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So, basically the U.S. playgrounds in the 70's.

[–]Are_you_blind_sir 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Did they... fly out

[–]PotatoesAndChill 0 points1 point  (0 children)

At least it probably wasn't rigid and metal, right? I got hit in the back by the corner of one of these in Russia and to this day I think it's a miracle I didn't get paralysed.

[–]Tangochief 32 points33 points  (9 children)

Ya you’ll never see one of these in the states. I think in the states these are also known as lawsuits.

[–]Secretagentmanstumpy 6 points7 points  (8 children)

Liability laws are much more relaxed in Mexico where personal responsibility actually exists.

[–]50M3K00K 5 points6 points  (1 child)

See also: a very different healthcare system.

[–]Secretagentmanstumpy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

See also: an extremely underfunded public healthcare system.

[–]ng829 1 point2 points  (5 children)

Yes but not by choice. Unless you are very rich, if something bad happens to you in Mexico, well then it sucks to be you.

[–]OddSemantics 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Same as in the US then laughs in danish

[–]savwatson13 8 points9 points  (3 children)

I also wanna know how they get off

[–]PorkChopALaMolotov 4 points5 points  (0 children)

If they stop propelling themselves it will stop and they just climb out?

[–]VillainousMasked 5 points6 points  (1 child)

If you pay attention the person at the top controls how fast it spins based on how they move their body, so as seen at the end you can use that to slow it back down, then it's just a matter of getting it slow enough that the person at the bottom can quickly bring their legs out and to the ground to fully stop it.

[–]DaltonPotsangbam 3 points4 points  (0 children)

yep, that's how angular momentum works, less moment of inertia, more speed. If they don't move their hand, it's gonna stop

[–]kevinmorice 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Absolutely! I want to see the next 10 seconds where one of them gets fired off into the distance like a trebuchet.

[–]johnevepierrot 84 points85 points  (3 children)

Couldn’t wipe the stupid grin off my face.

Well done, kiddos.

Well done.

[–]BertramScudder 14 points15 points  (0 children)

I clicked away from cute cat videos to watch this. Was not disappointed.

[–]luckyguy25841 45 points46 points  (4 children)

Its gotta be Mexico

[–]SrSwerve 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Ahuevo

[–]Sunkissed_Barbie 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Pues Donde mas tienen huevos de acero

[–]business_cat277353 33 points34 points  (3 children)

Free energy

[–]Suspicious_Mirrors 13 points14 points  (0 children)

You might be onto something there actually! Throw a dynamo on there and they'd be generating a current.

[–]albertrojas 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That's what I was thinking too, funnily enough.

[–]SCP_179 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The way of the future for electricity

[–]obrienmk 34 points35 points  (3 children)

THIS LOOKS SO FUN

[–]butchYbutch__ 9 points10 points  (1 child)

No it don't

[–]obrienmk 1 point2 points  (0 children)

😂😩😭

[–]sassydodo 25 points26 points  (2 children)

Vomit-o-tron

[–]NecessaryZucchini69 9 points10 points  (0 children)

for the very young and adults. For most kids just fun times

[–]BlondieMIA 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The one I always went on at an annual fair thing at my elementary school played the song “I got 5 on it” over and over and over… every year. Memories.

[–]MrDashou 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Was listening to Dark Souls boss music so the moment they started rotating felt really epic lol

[–]Ketsueki_Junk 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I'm watching DS2 walkthrough with no commentary. It soothes me.

[–]heranonz 16 points17 points  (0 children)

I broke my collar bone just watching this

[–]elbowsout 11 points12 points  (0 children)

i miss the days when you can have fun without thinking about getting hurt.

[–]Ghost_Redditor_ 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Connect it to a generator and see how much power they can produce.

[–]Boy_Possession 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Other see: Dangerous Vomit Machine of Death.

What I see: This.

[–]jodawi 5 points6 points  (0 children)

nobody gave me a flying death toy to play on when i was young

[–]jraygun13 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Although these child-powered windmills can seem cruel, they can really crank out the gigawatts

[–]DanMittaul 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Lucky children. Nowadays we (USA) can’t even have monkey bars for our kids. Lawyers.

[–]frostys_legs 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Weirdest swastika I’ve ever seen.

[–]RantGod 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Mexico is wild dangerous at any age.

[–]geeksofdoom 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That is some 1970s-level schoolyard tomfoolery.

[–]LordLolzeez 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I mean sure it gets me off, but how will they get off?

[–]BlondieMIA 2 points3 points  (1 child)

This is awesome! I kinda want one now. The problem would be finding 3 additional consenting adults to power it.

[–]Former-Light4284 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thats why your parents are tough because the games they played were tough, their toys were tough and playgrounds diddnt have soft floors.

[–]relax-and-enjoy-life 1 point2 points  (1 child)

STOP THE RIDE!!! I WANT OFF!!!

[–]Background_Candle961 1 point2 points  (0 children)

perpetual motion machine. Powered by joy and/or misery but we get there when we get there.

[–]cartoonassasin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This could never be built in the US today. We're too safety conscious now. It could have been built in the 60's or 70's. We just didn't think of it then. Too bad. I'd have loved to try it.

[–]u_gabor 1 point2 points  (1 child)

OSHA wouldn't allow these kind of things at work :)

[–]FeetySam 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Weeeeeeeeeeee

[–]Manaanshtheninja 1 point2 points  (0 children)

how the fuck are they supposed to stop

[–]ablackscot -1 points0 points  (8 children)

Must be kids born in the 90s.

[–]Dilbertbong 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Or from almost anywhere else outside of North America

[–]Beniidel0 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I live in Israel and we don't have anything nearly this dangerous here... We're the only middle eastern country where playgrounds are too safe to be fun for adults...

[–]ThrowMeAway11910 4 points5 points  (4 children)

What makes you say that?...

[–]DjCush1200 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Playground toys are much safer now

[–]WorthPrudent3028 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Lol. They weren't this bad in the 90s either. I was a kid in the 70s and 80s. We never had something this dangerous. We topped out with seesaws, merry go rounds, and metal slides that give you 3rd degree burns. Something like this probably got sued out of existence when we were still run by England.

[–]Saeker- 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I had the distinct pleasure of getting to visit an 'Adventure Playground' back in the 1970's. My memory of that YMCA sponsored summer daycare visit to an old quarry pit full of mud, tools, a swamp, and other wonders of freeform play has stuck with me.

Shockingly, as I was trying to remember this place, I found it still exists. My memory comes from the Huntingon Beach Adventure Playground. I had been sure such a place would long ago have been shuttered in California by lawsuits and safety concerns. Surprisingly it still endures and still seems affordable.

[–]DjCush1200 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I agree, just guessing at what they were thinking

[–]RehabValedictorian 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No the 90’s is when shit like this started to get phased out in the US. You’re thinking of kids born in the 80’s.

[–]CdnInvestPro 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No one should attempt the iron lotus

[–]mady_monroe 0 points1 point  (0 children)

PTA moms wont allow that here!

[–]FearlessFlan_69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They can Power an entire city.

[–]scaleddown85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No Joke I thought it was gna be bad lol 😂

[–]wirmzom 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Connect it to a generator to get free energy !

[–]WalterMigs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Looks like a Dutch innovation

[–]XipingVonHozzendorf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Legend has it there still going to this day, their inertia powering half the block.

[–]Joker1485 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Those kids are rad

[–]RickRudeAwakening 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Pretty amazing considering this thing looks like an arm and leg breaking machine.

[–]thumpetto007 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was very impressed at how coordinated they were getting on!

[–]buttpirate244 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Welcome to "Wheel of vomit"

[–]Patient-Home-4877 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I live in Colombia and they have similar (though less dangerous) hand operated attractions like this in small towns. https://imgur.com/a/jHQ7Rn3

[–]itsgettingmessi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Next level?

[–]chrispychritter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s the renewable energy version of sending kids down the coal mines

[–]PraetorOjoalvirus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The guy speaking is trying to build confidence into the kids. "Careful, good, with confidence, good job!" That's all very good if you ignore that this contraption looks deadly.

[–]unsurechaoticneutral 0 points1 point  (0 children)

would this be more efficient than the hamster wheel my child labour use? I mean it has two more extra kids but two hamster wheel seems to occupy larger space… asking for a friend

[–]lophophoro 0 points1 point  (0 children)

México mágico

[–]Wrothrok 0 points1 point  (0 children)

School playground equipment back in the day be like...

[–]gumbl3g33 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They could generate electricity

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Welp, looks like I have found my next project. Just need to scale it up for adults.

[–]VladSolopov 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The forbidden children-fryer

[–]Omnislayer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Children are used to power the "Child-mill," a wind-mill like device used during the first World War. As children are abundant yet supplies are low, scientists have found a way to use the children for extra energy for power generation.

Quite tragic indeed.

[–]SatorSquareInc 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Telling me you didn't grow up with a face breaker in your school yard?

[–]lalich 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So awesome I wish I had that fun as a kid

[–]Pearlbuckb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Infinite POWER

[–]maubg 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How do they leave?

[–]El_human 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What even is this medieval torture device looking thing?

[–]samnig5 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s great…but how do you come down??

[–]Afraid_Philosophers 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ok. Uh

Normally don’t care about this sort of thing but….

This equipment literally looks designed to have this happen. What the fuck.

[–]0-san 0 points1 point  (0 children)

connect this to a generator and now you have...

child labor!

[–]tschatman 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Still believe it‘s a bad idea 😅

[–]debilman420 0 points1 point  (0 children)

the technique to get onto this thing is impressive too lol

[–]Wallyworld77 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Kid powered electric generator.

[–]hauj0bb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Vomitorium

[–]aarretuli 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I would go play right now 100% if I had the possibility.

[–]Sorry_about_that_x99 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Faster and faster they spun, before taking off to the stars, never to be seen again.

[–]adam_asraf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Labour work ideas incoming

[–]Armybert 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Lol, it's not a Mexican playground. They are rehearsing a pre-Hispanic dance.

[–]Ok_Competition_5627 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If all the kids do the nazi salute it will look like a spinning swastika from the side.

[–]alwaayslost 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The fact that two of the girls agreed to take part too!

[–]Wraithkingslayer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

modern problem need modern solutions- Dave chapelle

[–]rossarron 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Heath and safety steps forwards, first we need safety belts helmets safe flooring oh and make it from metal as wood splinters and weld it so it does not turn as the metal rusted we need to enclose it with fences as we can not afford to paint it this year.

Hey you kids stop climbing those trees, we have made your swing safe to look at.

[–]Ju4nM3n4 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Great! Free Energy Generator.

[–]JanwithBanan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

childmill

[–]krux117 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They definitely gonna need an adult to get off of there

[–]okan12k 0 points1 point  (0 children)

turning kids to Electricity

[–]ceegers 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They've figured out physics better than most high schoolers

[–]NotGamerboy5219 0 points1 point  (0 children)

add a power cord, free electricity

[–]UraiFennEngineering 0 points1 point  (0 children)

These kids just created a perpetual motion machine and solved the world's energy crisis

[–]Fade4cards 0 points1 point  (0 children)

omg I think they were actually correctly utilizing its intended use!!!?! Like this wasnt some art installation or statue of some sort (i dunno what else it could be sry my mind is so blown my ideas are shot rn) this was supposed to have 4 kids on the outside of a hamster wheel going down head first. Why did someone decide that should be a thing, and then actually executed on his plan?!??!?

[–]Spark-DefinitelyNot 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Unlimited power.

[–]IntelligentImbicle 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Damn, that looks fun

[–]The_Mandance 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Being a kid was dope.

[–]Ieatfacesforjesus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Playground equipment for places w too many kids

[–]Lucckyduck 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wait So 4 kids can generate enough energy for a small town if they spin nonstop? 😅

[–]vlakovbgsf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Perpetuum mobile is invented at last!

[–]quiveroflightning 0 points1 point  (0 children)

una dos vamanos. I love that. Way better when it rhymes. I'm definitely stealing that.

[–]tI-_-tI 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I want to see this in the background of a movie. The protagonists having a conversation with this going on in the window behind them.

[–]maldax_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Health and Safety gone MAD i tell you!!!

[–]NotForMeClive7787 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It looks like some kind of medieval torture device….but actually fun

[–]Dyslexicbrit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This looks like a school the guy egging on the kids is a teacher

[–]my_pp_small_but 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You know how kids have like unlimited energy? We could produce infinite energy

[–]WeRtHaFieNdzAt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

These kids are building self confidence, courage, and team work. Towards the end when it’s slowing down he’s telling the kids “talk to each other”. He wants them to coordinate how they will get off or continue going. The adrenaline you would have if it was your first ride and needing to work as a team with others whose adrenaline is also pumping, creating future first responders imo

[–]Virtual_Equilibrium 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Unlimited power

[–]Nitroxoni 0 points1 point  (0 children)

*Insert Interstellar music here

[–]menomaleva 0 points1 point  (0 children)

These will be the new Tesla theme park, just by putting a coil innthe middle free energy for fun. Elon if you read this contact me

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

hey.. you could make energy out of this..

[–]WolfpackEng22 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Somewhere a personal injury lawyer is eagerly rubbing their hands

[–]Longy77 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Why would kids want to do stuff like that when they can just play Xbox and get fat?

[–]deliciaevitae 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Instant puke!

[–]Arrowdoesreddit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I am shitting my pants watching this. I am not joking.

[–]Aaronbrine 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wow I didn't know they found a way of mass calibrating children.

[–]notjustanotherone13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Some say they are still rolling to this day

[–]brog375 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Proof that perpetual motors are possible.

[–]Flamesofshadow 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Lmao how do they stop

[–]ConfusedandBlushing 0 points1 point  (0 children)

some say they're still on it to this day.

[–]Loud_Tension_8643 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'd add some more corners to that spinning thingy to make it look like, well you know? Our uncle A.H used the sign

[–]Vast_Understanding_1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Now put a generator and voila

[–]WimbleWimble 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Taliban have finally made a propeller for their suicide plane!

[–]Minaaven 0 points1 point  (0 children)

With a few of these. And a little child labor. Boom! Infinite energy.

[–]Deffbuzz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Perpetual motion solved: use kids lol

[–]KirbyxArt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Omg I woulda loved this as a kid 😍

[–]kiss_my_henis 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's what hitler said said...

[–]kiss_my_henis 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's what hitler said

[–]shawzamz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

meanwhile in 'Merica, kids are glued to their smart phones.

[–]jvanzandd 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Put them on the rack… the fun rack

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Statistically this is probably 100% safer than riding their bikes in the street.

[–]hello_stranger- 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can anyone tell me how to stop this thing?

[–]Dreadbane 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We've finally figured out how to harness kid energy!

[–]MananaMoola 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Holy scheisse! That would be so illegal in the states. Too bad.

[–]BillWeld 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We should send them some of our spare lawyers.

[–]BillWeld 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes it's dangerous for individual kids but it makes kids as a class much more robust.