When I was a kid, the most expensive plaything I ever dreamed of obtaining was an American Girl Doll (Samantha was my favorite). As I grew up, my taste in objects of entertainment became a bit more costly, but still not overly luxurious; my most prized electronics are my iTouch and Keurig coffeemaker! You probably won’t ever find me rocking out to music streaming from my iPod jukebox while serving Sno-Cones from my personal Sno-Cone machine. These toys, and many others, belong in the lives of the extravagant, and notoriously wealthy, upper class. Take a look at the gallery for some of the craziest, most outrageously priced adult “toys” that you could probably purchase … if someday you won the lottery!
Killer Whale Submarine ($100,000): This 2-person watercraft can travel beneath underwater, then breach its surface like the killer whale.
Floating Rope Swing ($3,800): I won’t even begin to state the list of more practical items that can be purchased with this kind of money, because I would definitely give this swing a try.
Personalized Whac-A-Mole Game ($35,000): For those who want to bring an amusement park into their home.
Sno-Cone Cart ($4,000): If you think this machine is not capable of producing enough frozen treats, you’d be happy to know that it produces up to 500 pounds of “snow” per hour.
Barbeque Dining Boat ($50,000): Why invite friends over for a backyard barbeque when you can all gather to grill on a boat? I’m sure nobody will have to go to the bathroom, or need extra ketchup, or anything like that.
iPod Jukebox ($1,495.99): While this device would look pretty cool as a decoration, you could most likely achieve the same sound level by attaching an iPod to a set of quality speakers.
Flying Hovercraft ($190,000): For 200 grand, you can do a lot of things. You could put a few kids through college, by a few nice cars, or travel to any destination you’ve wished to explore. Or, you could buy a hovercraft.
Motorized Monocycle ($13,000): The idea behind this contraption is similar to that of a hamster wheel. I can imagine it’s probably illegal to take this on a public road, and absolutely terrifying to operate.
Inflatable Walk on Water Mat ($999.95): Turns out, it only costs about a thousand dollars to walk on water.
Mustang Pool Table ($9,995): Obviously a customized game room cannot have any old ordinary pool table.
Inflatable Water Park ($7,999.99): Perhaps if this was $80 and $8,000, I’d spend the money, because this looks pretty fun. But where would you even put such a huge contraption? A personal lake?
These leisure products are completely ridiculous, but kind of fun to see. Some, such as the $4,500 life-size bowling set pictured at the top, are absurd to the point of being hilarious. I have to admit, though, it’s pretty amusing to get a look at some of the things that people will actually spend their money on. That being said, some of these products would be pretty cool to try.
What do you Lovelies think of these extravagant products? Which, if given the money, would you buy?