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    Default Would you buy this $3000 tipi?


    Isn't it a universal truth that the craftsmanship of the 1700s was vastly superior to today? If that's so, then spending nearly $3,000 for what is essentially a tent is a bargain. If not, your neighbors will just be astonished to discover that you just bought a $2,892 tipi. (It's not "teepee" anymore, by the way.)

    This lovely outdoor abode is 24' in diameter and, according to lovelifegoods, it will withstand tough weather conditions. The product info is sparse, so I can't say weather or not the cool bed and rocking chair are included. It does come with a rain liner though. Maybe it's just a really cheap house, in which case this post doesn't belong on Luxist at all ...
    this tipi is sooo beautiful but it’s really a house!
    at 24’ diameter –
    the size an entire tribe would use
    for a council meeting
    we’ve used these tipi’s 4 years + love them!!!
    great in tough weather conditions
    as it is “plains” style –
    those mid -western dwellers had serious weather 2 deal with!
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    this one comes complete with rain liner
    + ozan 2 cover the bed area 4 extra protection…
    made in america

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    My spatial perception must be off, because it doesn't look 24 feet wide to me in the first picture... Would you pay $3k for it? I wouldnt.


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    No, I would get in touch with my roots and build one or make whatever yaqi navaho people lived in...
    Since I'd only want to hang out in it on a whim I would build my own and it wouldn't really matter if it fell apart; I would just move to my smoking shed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stylejunkiex View Post
    If not, your neighbors will just be astonished to discover that you just bought a $2,892 tipi. (It's not "teepee" anymore, by the way.)

    i must have missed the memo. its still teepee to me!
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    i would love to have one! actually, i'd love to go one step further & just live in a yurt.
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    Nope....no way.

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    This has inspired me; I'm building a blanket fort when I get home tonight!

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    Actually yes, I really like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Kill Me View Post
    This has inspired me; I'm building a blanket fort when I get home tonight!
    Blanket forts kickass. I totally had my kids just to have an excuse to make them weekly
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    Hell yeah, I'm going to start making some very elaborate blanket forts.

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    I didn't even have to look at it to love it. I wish I was Native, always have.
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    Ummm no not practical for Scottish weather! If I had kids it might be cool for them, but as it costs three grand I'm going to have to say my kids would have to make do with a treehouse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Kill Me View Post
    This has inspired me; I'm building a blanket fort when I get home tonight!
    I still love blanket forts! I build them with my nieces and nephews sometimes, but i think they seem to be outgrowing that.

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    well, i'm 24 and my friends and i built a fort in their apartment this past summer.

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    My nephew used to go to camps in the Canadian wilderness and the kids would live in these things. He came home after a week and every fibre of his clothing, bedding, hair, you name it STANK of woodsmoke. His skin had turned an interesting shade of orange too and he'd be coughing up crap from his lungs for days afterwards. The ventilation is terrible apparently.
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    i like it!

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