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How to Describe a Zero Gravity Folding Lawn Chair in Spanish Options
Hope123
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 7:38:44 AM

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If anyone speaks both English and Spanish, how would one say 'zero gravity folding chair' in Spanish. I know the Spanish words but not the concept. Do I just translate word for word? Even some English speakers do not know what I mean.

I wish to email a couple of stores in Nuevo Vallarta to ask if they carry them and label the photo in Spanish. How would I ask that?

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Sabina Marcatelli
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:31:33 PM

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reposera plegable ultra liviana
Hope123
Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 9:44:07 AM

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Sabina Marcatelli wrote:
reposera plegable ultra liviana


Thank you, Sabina!

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Moisés Verduga
Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:44:35 PM

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Eh? Pray
Bedells
Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 10:43:35 PM

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Maybe it's a little too late but here are other good translations:



Silla plegable para jardín
Silla tumbona
Carmen Gonzalez 2
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018 4:57:55 PM

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Bedells wrote:
Maybe it's a little too late but here are other good translations:



Silla plegable para jardín
Silla tumbona


literally it would be silla plegable con gravedad cero.
thar
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018 6:42:32 PM

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I am still stunned by the idea of there being a zero gravity folding chair in English, let alone Spanish.
Did gravity become optional while I wasn't looking?
Even folding chairs on the Moon and the space station experience gravity! Even in the emptiest space there is still gravity, however small. Anxious

I think this zero gravity chair should be more celebrated for the incredible advance in physics that it is!
I bet they still haven't worked out how to make a folding chair that doesn't pinch your fingers, though. That is much harder than the zero gravity part.

I know this is the Spanish vocabulary, but the question has been answered. Sorry I can't write this in Spanish - but you can't expect me to just let that one go, can you?

Hope123
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:19:52 PM

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Lol, Thar. Applause

I would take forever plus make a lot of mistakes to write in Spanish too. I did not get back to the thread to thank the last posters, so thanks, if you happen to see the thread again.

I didn't get any reponses to my emails to the stores, but both Home Depot and Walmart in Nuevo Vallarta had them. I forget what they called them - it was last Feb when we were there. I slept in it most nights but it really did not give me the support I needed just being a lawn chair. But the little housekeeper from Chiapas on a six month contract with the resort got a nice red chair that was only used for two weeks.

This photo is of the chair I have in my living room, same color, but those are store furnishings in the pic in the background. I have been sleeping in it for a year and a half. Don't worry about me pinching my fingers - it has two motors. We nearly needed to take out a mortgage on the condo. Whistle The other photo is of the grounds at the resort, at NV, MX. Gorgeous landscaping everywhere.




I found out three weeks ago that as well as fibromyalgia I actually fractured my hip in 2003 when I fell on it while chasing a tennis ball sideways and my shoes stuck to the concrete court while we were on holidays. Even though I arrived by ambulance the emerg doc wiggled my leg, and said it wasn't broken - so off you go. No X-ray. I was in shock and so relieved to hear that that I assumed he knew what he was talking about. I was in a wheelchair, had crutches and then had physio for two years. No wonder I had so much pain. Nobody ever suggested an X-ray and I was too stupid to ask. The hip has never rotated in the one direction since. After working out and swimming at a club a year ago I stumbled off a deeper curb and have been having trouble and a lot of pain since.

Anyhow, surgeon found the fracture is unstable, slipping, and deteriorating quickly. He is doing an emergent hip replacement August 28 as soon as I get the risk assessment, preop, education course done, and see the surgeon again. Lots of fun when you don't tolerate meds very well.

So my chair is where I sit, eat, and sleep right now. It is more comfortable than any flat mattress. There is no pressure on your back so you don't need to turn over all night. I guess that is where the zero gravity idea comes from.

BTW - the photo site I use for photos on here automatically deletes them after two weeks. When I resize I can set it to delete in a month. That's why my photos have disappeared but once the thread is over it probably doesn't matter anyhow.

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thar
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:53:13 PM

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Aiich, I am sorry to hear that. I hope all goes well and you get your mobility back. I'll be rooting for you. I know from experience in my family that these operations can go very well, so I hope yours does. And you can go back to a normal gravity bed!
Hope123
Posted: Monday, July 30, 2018 8:26:06 AM

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Thanks for the best wishes, Thar. Apparently after surgery one must not flex the hip past 90 degrees for a period of time, so I will be back on a "normal gracity bed" again. I am going to ask if I will be well enough second day of hospital stay if it is worth having my iPad brought to me as there is WiFi in the hospital. 😀 But apparently you are only there for two days.

The trouble with the world - the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell
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