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Pool experts RE edition - is this pool damaged?

We're trying to buy a house in Florida. House has an inground chlorine pool with a vinyl liner. It looks like it has issues. We've never had a pool, and we have questions. [more inside]
posted by heigh-hothederryo on Aug 15, 2015 - 4 answers

Pool me once.

We will be purchasing an above ground pool. How do we purchase an above ground pool? [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Feb 4, 2015 - 3 answers

give me your chlorine-free underwater music systems, yearning to be free

Schmanciest hotel pool in London? [more inside]
posted by joyceanmachine on Oct 16, 2014 - 2 answers

Disguising our backyard eyesore

We have an above ground pool in our New England backyard. Can you help with strategies for hiding it? [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Jan 12, 2014 - 15 answers

experience with above ground pools?

Has anyone had experience with basic above-ground pools? [more inside]
posted by waylaid on Jun 10, 2012 - 13 answers

In Manhattan. Want to swim laps.

Where to swim in Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by slateyness on Aug 27, 2009 - 11 answers

How many pools does your state have?

Say I want to gather statistics on above ground pool ownership in the states. Is there some way to find and aggregate this kind of retail information? [more inside]
posted by johnbaskerville on Jan 26, 2009 - 6 answers

Swimmingly In Los Angeles

Where are there good public swimming pools in Los Angeles area? [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Dec 14, 2008 - 6 answers

rosacea + swimming

I have rosacea which is kept in check with daily applications of MetroGel (metronidazole). I also like swimming as exercise. The problem is that swimming in a chlorinated pool leaves my nose area bright red, almost like a chemical burn. It takes at least 2 weeks of extra care on my part to reduce this redness. What are some things I can do to protect my face when swimming? Or will I have to give up swimming altogether? (Note that other types of exertion, such as jogging or cycling, do not result in this type of redness)
posted by needled on Sep 19, 2008 - 11 answers

Pool clubs in Chicago?

Pool clubs in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by damn dirty ape on May 25, 2008 - 3 answers

public swimming pool myth

When I was a kid there was this idea that if you pissed in a public swimming pool the water around you will turn blue and follow you around. Today I asked a few friends and everyone got told the same thing. Is this just a myth invented to stop kids from doing this or is it real? [more inside]
posted by dydecker on Dec 28, 2007 - 15 answers

Swimming Pools in Charlotte, NC

Outdoor swimming pools in Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by sotalia on Oct 6, 2007 - 5 answers

Are there any good scoring systems for running a NCAA bracket pool?

MarchMadnessFilter: Are there any good scoring systems for running a NCAA bracket pool? [more inside]
posted by zacharyseibert on Mar 14, 2007 - 10 answers

Diving Patterns

In Olympic diving events, why are there a couple of streams of water converging on the surface where the divers hit the pool?
posted by COBRA! on Aug 26, 2004 - 5 answers

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