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Old 14-12-2015, 06:24 AM
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Default Re: Ever popped whilst family are at home?
Not on purpose, but yes. I, like Maria, had balloons around my room frequently but I tried (in vain) to keep them out of sight. I came home from a friends house and pulled a balloon out of my closet, I untied the knot and began to blow it up bigger. Then the balloon popped and almost immediately the hallway light turned on, my mother knocking on the door asking about that sound. I told her it was nothing, a balloon had just popped. All she said was "not at this hour" and went back to bed. I was sweating bullets!
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I blow up and burst my large balloons late at night when my dad is in bed asleep ,sometimes he hears the bangs and next morning he asks me what the bangs are so I make up an excuse to get out of it
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Old 27-12-2018, 04:00 PM
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I always only pop when i’m home alone, but I also always wear ear plugs when I pop. So because of this, I sometimes won’t hear my family arrive back home. So yup there has been a handful of times when I’ve popped a loon right when my family came in lol. They of course asked what made the sound, but like others said, I just tell them I dropped something, and they somehow always accept that answer without question haha
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Old 27-12-2018, 08:50 PM
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No, never. I always make sure I'm alone before getting any balloons out. I'm really paranoid about picking up all the shards as well, just in case someone asks questions. I can't wait to get my own place.
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Old 29-12-2018, 08:31 AM
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Yeah several times we've had accidental pops. Her mother actually came to see what the bang was I quickly said I'd knocked an empty cup over. After that though she knew about my balloons so literally told her the truth😂other family members who have stopped for whatever reason have not mentioned it
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Old 04-01-2019, 12:09 AM
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Sometimes, both by accident and on purpose. It's given that it'll happen on accident; but sometimes when I'm going at it, the moment just feels too good not to waste, so it goes boom. Usually don't have problems, but I've been asked once or twice what a certain noise was. Can usually be explained away as something falling over tbh.
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Old 04-01-2019, 10:35 AM
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A few times previously, years ago.
Though I told my dad about my fetish so he knows, and busts balloons for me, so there you go.
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Old 10-01-2019, 08:36 PM
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Only once as an accident. Had a mouse ear balloon that popped while blowing it up right before the ears inflated. It wasn't that loud but loud enough for my parents to ask me if I was ok. I just told them I dropped something in the bathroom!
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Old 10-01-2019, 09:18 PM
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Default Re: Ever popped whilst family are at home?
Nope, never! When I used to live with my parents, all balloons and related stuff were carefully hidden away, so there was never a single trace of anything. Not even the smallest of shards of balloon would be discoverable.

Likewise, even though I live on my own now, and have my own place, my balloons are still kept away from prying eyes, with the exception of the arch in my living room, which I have the ready-made and perfectly acceptable excuse that "it was done for my birthday/Christmas", and people visiting will not question why a middle-aged, single male would have a balloon arch up.

Anything that is likely to raise questions, is not something anyone should have to deal with. If you live with parent(s)/family, they don't really want to have to enquire why they've discovered a popped balloon, and I'm sure most of you wouldn't want to have to explain to them why they've discovered one either!

Be careful out there!
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Not intentionally but had a few pop by accident due to being inflated to the max.
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