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If your knees bent the other way. What would a chair look like

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I've been trying to visualise myself walking with knees that bent like that and I'm not sure if I could even get to the chair, let alone sit on it.

Before even thinking about the chair we need to consider the dining table.

If your knees bent so that your feet went up instead of down you'd kick the table and spill everybody's food. The alternative would be to poke your legs straight out and kick the person sitting opposite you.

To remedy both those problems our tables would need to be designed like donuts with space for food and condiments around the outside and a forest of legs poking up through the middle. That would require a whole new chapter in the book of Kitchen Table Etiquette to define the acceptable co-existence of feet and food.

The only chair design I can think of to overcome the problem would be one that was ergonomically designed with a side-saddle orientation. We could then sit like those women who rode when it was considered unladylike to put one leg on either side of the horse.

Here's a picture from my blog showing a woman whose legs bent the wrong way.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PLZVQrqHgtM/Tl1OmGxvf_I/AAAAAAAAB1Q/Jv7t7hJ3xiA/s1600/LEGS.jpg

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Poor Daizy!!!
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Indeed, Yosey. We went into town this morning and bought her a walking stick. Her hip has been popping out for the past few months and today it let go big time. She's now hobbling around like a little old lady.
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Oh no!!!!! Give her this for me


(((((Y)))))
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Thanks, Yosey. She's had plenty but I'll give her one from you too.
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And remember....do NOT let go first!
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My laughter over the new dining experience with feet poking up around the dishes quickly turned to dismay when I read about Daizy. What an awful thing to happen on your vacation. My best to her
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Thanks, Sas. I'll pass it on.

This question was asked about 18 months ago and that was my answer back then. When I blogged it I Photoshopped a picture to fit the story.
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You can add accomplished recycler to your growing list of skills
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Like a rainbow, because if you think your knees bend backwards you're higher then a kite.

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Minji

You gave me the most disturbing picture in my mind! And I'm guessing we would sit like birds do in a normal looking chair... Or the chair would just be a stool... :-/

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ok what will your PC look if your arms bend the other way?????????????

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Steven Wright c. 1980's
see more:
http://www.pagetutor.com/jokebreak/139.html

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Thanks Mona! lMAO!! Needed that tonight.:-)
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anytime ;)
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Great stuff! I love Steven Wright. Thanks.
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so many people around here think they're asking original, funny, head-scratching questions....they're just not old enough to know Steven ;)
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If your really want to know, I'll send one of my "associates" Guido, to arrange to have one or more of your knees bent in a very quick procedure. (We sometimes have to do that to our "loan customers" when they run a little behind on payments.) I have hunch, after Guido is done with his "persuasive techniques" you aint gonna care what a chair looks like.

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You may just need a wheel chair.
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Good question.

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I suppose the chair could be similar but the "back" of the chair would be the front.

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Just can't wrap my mind around it
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You only kneed to wrap your knees around it.
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HA! True
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