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Encyclopedia > Bungee Ball
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A Water Swirl Bungee Ball, the most common and popular type of Bungee Ball

Bungee Balls are toys that are produced as a means of enhancing a person's hand/eye Coordination. Image File history File links Circle-question-red. ... now. ...


Composition

Traditionally, a bungee ball is made of plastic, and at one end a person slips slip his/her finger into a notch and at the other end is a large ball containing synthetic liquid.


Fashion and availability

Bungee Balls were a fad in March of 2003, and most Bungee Balls were sold during this time period[citation needed]. After March 2003, they started vanishing from stores, partly because of controversy over what was contained inside them[citation needed]. They were also discontinued in many stores because usually after about 4-7 hours of use, the Bungee Ball's bungee cord would snap, making the toy useless, and the ball itself would break, releasing synthetically-made liquid. They were recalled in October 2003, nearly all of the bungee balls had vanished from retail stores, and are now mainly available by online shopping[citation needed].


See also: List of fads A fad, also known as a craze, refers to a fashion that becomes popular in a culture relatively quickly, but loses popularity dramatically. ...


External links

  • Office Playground: Bungee Ball
  • Bungee-Ball.com (Now offline)

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