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Time-Lapse Balloon Race

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Much like slow-motion replays, everything also looks cool in time-lapse playback.

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Date: 02/03/08 12:25 AM

38 Responses to Time-Lapse Balloon Race

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    19250 posts
    February 2, 2008 at 11:54 pm
    Link: Time-Lapse Balloon Race - Much like slow-motion replays, everything also looks cool in time-lapse playback.
  2. Profile photo of BikerTeen
    BikerTeen Male 13-17
    2113 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:29 am
    oh cool
  3. Profile photo of snow113
    snow113 Male 18-29
    133 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:31 am
    Looks like a disaster waiting to happen.
  4. Profile photo of oowusum
    oowusum Female 13-17
    160 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:32 am
    It kind of reminded of that game boomshine... and I think one of them was a giant Jesus in a cloud
  5. Profile photo of Camira
    Camira Male 18-29
    646 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:36 am
    I gave it some thought... and I think that I would enjoy this on the same level being there.
  6. Profile photo of neilyo
    neilyo Male 18-29
    203 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:36 am
    that was pretty cool, and that did look quite a bit like a giant Jesus in a cloud
  7. Profile photo of KoalaMeatPie
    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2576 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:43 am
    Trippy.
    Went to one of those when I was 5. A Clown made me a Parrot ballon animal.
  8. Profile photo of GeekazoidJ
    GeekazoidJ Female 18-29
    39 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:47 am
    Smokey the Bear!
    And a bee!
  9. Profile photo of Alien Stick
    Alien Stick Male 18-29
    242 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:50 am
    Whoo! That`s in my home town, Reno NV!
  10. Profile photo of Alien Stick
    Alien Stick Male 18-29
    242 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:55 am
    And yes, that Balloon is Jesus in a cloud...
  11. Profile photo of ghostofme
    ghostofme Male 18-29
    516 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 1:27 am
    That was cool as hell, even though it wasn`t so much a race but a clusterf*ck of balloons.
  12. Profile photo of avidfilipino
    avidfilipino Male 13-17
    300 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 1:41 am
    What if one of those balloons crashed?? There`s no emergency button or any parachutes. . .
  13. Profile photo of GeekazoidJ
    GeekazoidJ Female 18-29
    39 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 1:44 am
    Avid: What if? You would pray, of course. And maybe jump. Or die.
  14. Profile photo of Toonoisy
    Toonoisy Female 18-29
    102 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 3:32 am
    I thought it looked cool
  15. Profile photo of Muser
    Muser Male 18-29
    54 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 4:03 am
    That was ace. A lot cooler than slow motion.
  16. Profile photo of Willowpuff
    Willowpuff Female 18-29
    2220 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 4:11 am
    Hahaha.
    Loved it.

    Poor little eagle =(

  17. Profile photo of Miquaight
    Miquaight Female 18-29
    129 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 4:12 am
    Weeee! :D
  18. Profile photo of greengiant
    greengiant Male 13-17
    686 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 4:32 am
    whoa. i gotta lay off the magic mushrooms
  19. Profile photo of ToxicPunk
    ToxicPunk Male 13-17
    320 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 6:01 am
    Lol. It looks like it was animated and they are really small balloons!
  20. Profile photo of Declan191919
    Declan191919 Male 13-17
    1275 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 6:46 am
    Lame
  21. Profile photo of MarthFador
    MarthFador Female 18-29
    1004 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 7:28 am
    I want the Jesus balloon. But I also want this one:

  22. Profile photo of farquaadhnch
    farquaadhnch Male 18-29
    1225 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 7:30 am
    They move like squid. It`s so cool!
  23. Profile photo of full_of_rage
    full_of_rage Female 13-17
    299 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 10:04 am
    Whoa, am I tripping on acid?
  24. Profile photo of maxell
    maxell Male 18-29
    285 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 10:18 am
    willowpuff i was wondering if anyone else saw the eagle that couldnt get up. and then apparently died lol.
    and btw if that was a race who was flying? Mr. McNallys 5th grade Special Ed class?
  25. Profile photo of XenonXavior
    XenonXavior Male 18-29
    49 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 10:28 am
    Cool to watch. As I understand it, balloon "races" are about navigation and accuracy more than speed. Not quite sure how it works though.
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    AlienPoison5 Male 18-29
    192 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:06 pm
    You notice how many went up, only to come down a few hundred feet away and melt down? Well, obviously the time-lapse made it looks like a melt, but that`s a lot of balloons that seems to have problems or give up rather quickly... I think I`ll walk.
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    mr-batman Female 18-29
    32 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:28 pm
    excellennt

    and I liked the cow balloon, heh.

  28. Profile photo of Mantistador
    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2199 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    lol at the eagle... fail...
  29. Profile photo of macabresoren
    macabresoren Female 18-29
    68 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 8:00 pm
    OH WOW

    WHO THE HELL NEEDS DRUGS?

    @____@

    *watches some more*

  30. Profile photo of 8o8azn
    8o8azn Female 13-17
    133 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 11:28 pm
    i like the cow ballon
  31. Profile photo of Alien Stick
    Alien Stick Male 18-29
    242 posts
    February 3, 2008 at 11:45 pm
    The race is actually called a `Hound and Hare`, one or two balloons go up and land somewhere else in town. The other Balloon are trying to throw a bean bag as close to that landing spot as possible. All the pilots only have vertical control, so they must get into the correct thermals to move horizontally. It`s very impressive what they can do
  32. Profile photo of toans
    toans Male 13-17
    413 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 12:24 am
    thats is so F****** cool
  33. Profile photo of angelicamber
    angelicamber Female 18-29
    1572 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    they look like bouncy balls...
  34. Profile photo of kentton77
    kentton77 Male 30-39
    149 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 12:04 pm
    neat-o
  35. Profile photo of Saturnia107
    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
    367 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 3:27 pm
    Cow balloon, ladybug balloon, and bee balloon are awesome :-D

    Eagle FAILS :-(

  36. Profile photo of JEMerific
    JEMerific Female 13-17
    33 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    Kind of creepers.
  37. Profile photo of Afterthought
    Afterthought Female 18-29
    245 posts
    February 27, 2008 at 2:39 pm
    Smokey the Bear balloon?!
  38. Profile photo of tap910
    tap910 Male 18-29
    19 posts
    March 2, 2009 at 6:46 am
    trippy as heck... i feel high lol

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