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    What's your favorite pool game?

    I'm browsing Amazon looking at various ring toss, ball games, and pool jousting sets, and am just wondering...what's your favorite game to play in the pool? Lots of inflatables are on sale at my local pool store right now (which means the prices are down to "reasonable" lol).
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    We had fun with a $12. volleyball net in our AGP.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    I've been meaning to get a volleyball net ever since we bought this house.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Not sure if you have kids but mine love playing with the Toypedo underwater. They glide it through the water like a game of catch. We have a 15K gallon pool and it can easily glide over half the distance of the pool to the other person.

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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    The basket ball net is a big hit.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    No kids, my husband and I are child-free. We do have nieces and nephews though that love the pool!

    We got an inflatable log jousting set the other day that is super fun! I really want a basketball hoop too.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Pool cornhole is my favorite.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Quote Originally Posted by wjr75 View Post
    The basket ball net is a big hit.


    Ditto


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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Everyone loves the basketball net && a game of HORSE.

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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Pool noodle baseball. We had six of these (http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/wa...5492p.html#srp) covering the bolts from the previously removed diving board. After cutting off the bolts and discovering that the balls float, we now have 42 (and probably more to come).

    They float, they're cheap, a ton of fun, and you can take one off the forehead and barely notice.

    Combine them with a couple floating rings - basketball. Noodles - baseball. On their own - well, let's just say it's a competition akin to in-pool paintball, without the paint.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    We play a couple of games currently....

    Battle ship, this is where the kids stand in the shallow end with a boogie board over their head. I stand in other end of the pool and throw items up in the air and try to hit the boogie boards. Depending on what they are I have to hit them 2-5 times before we swap positions. We use tennis balls, volleyballs and then the "big bomb" is a old nerf football that soaks up water....

    Torpedo the kids swim back and forth underwater from side to side in the shallow end. While they are doing that I try and hit them with the underwater torpedo from 15-20' away. I just bought 2 more torpedo's so we can have more opps to sink each other. We switch out when someone gets X many hits. When the kids are doing it they stand closer to me swimming than when I do it.

    I have a dozen fake cotton snowballs. These are intended to be thrown at each other inside i think. They work great in the pool but they pack a punch when full of water. Great baseball simulator for throwing practice in the pool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JenniferJuniper2 View Post
    I'm browsing Amazon looking at various ring toss, ball games, and pool jousting sets, and am just wondering...what's your favorite game to play in the pool? Lots of inflatables are on sale at my local pool store right now (which means the prices are down to "reasonable" lol).
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    We get super-soakers and water guns every year and have water gun battles. I've hooked up a barb fitting to a high pressure return that slides on the end of a pool noodle and let's me use the noodle like a water canon. I can almost reach the other end of the pool with it.


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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Straight Pool, 9 Ball, 8 Ball, Snooker. All are good with me.
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    Quote Originally Posted by harleysilo View Post
    Torpedo the kids swim back and forth underwater from side to side in the shallow end. While they are doing that I try and hit them with the underwater torpedo from 15-20' away. I just bought 2 more torpedo's so we can have more opps to sink each other. We switch out when someone gets X many hits. When the kids are doing it they stand closer to me swimming than when I do it.
    I bought a pair of these when my niece and nephew were visiting a few weeks ago. Big hit - even with the adults. With an under-water sideways throw, they'll travel across the pool and bounce off the opposite wall. I'll definitely target the kids next time!
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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    I love playing basketball in the pool.

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    Re: What's your favorite pool game?

    I have 100 colorful ball pit balls...I let them loose in the pool and a cheap $3 floatie...then we play all sorts of games with the floatie and the balls...lots of fun! these all got thrown on me and the floatie by the others until someone successfully got all of thiers on the raft and won the game! just one of several games we played last year with these toys!
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    What's your favorite pool game?

    Funny pic! I thought the balls stained your legs then I saw your username. If my name were more descriptive it would be something like kindabaldmidagedavglkgguy.

    And to stay on topic, we like basketball the most here.

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    Monkey in the middle, with one inflatable ball of your choice
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