Review: SumoLounge Omni Bean Bag Chairs
When Flexo was giving away a SumoLounge Omni, I kind of wanted to win it but I knew I probably wasn't going to win it so I asked Andrew at SumoLounge if they'd send me one and the obliged. No, the review I am about to write was not a part of any agreement, nor is the giveaway that will soon be announced, but I thought it would be fun to give away something hip and trendy, as opposed to personal finance books. So, what does a bean bag chair have to do with personal finance? Absolutely nothing. If you're okay with that, onto what I think about the SumoLounge Omni.
Before receiving it, I half assumed that it would be similar to one of the bean bags chairs from my childhood. Back then, they were basically amorphous bags of polyester and nylon filled with little beans. When the Omni arrived, it was hardly amorphous and it really surprised me. The Omni is made from a sturdy (I hesitate to call it tough, but it's not a slipper smooth polyester either) nylon that holds its shape (with the help of the beans). I actually found a perfect spot for it, in front of my television as I own 6 year olds at Halo 3 (I'd probably be playing Call of Duty 4 if it wasn't for my XBox going blind), where I used to slide in an office chair. When my fiance first saw the bean bag, she told me that it's was probably an absolute certainty that I'd be gone to her for a long long time (she wasn't complaining, just noting!).
If you're looking for the hip urban look, I think these chairs look really cool in bunches in the corner. I think the color choices are really vibrant and at a scant $129 a pop (it sounds expensive at first but these things are huge) with no shipping, it's not a bad idea to furnish with. It will also make you seem much cooler than you probably are. I was going to take some pictures of the chair and me in it but I had some friends come over and I snapped pictures of them instead, here's one:
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