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Double Slanket

I think I need to add a little disclaimer to the Double Slanket before I start this one. Why? Well this website is called "Pointless but Cool", therefore the obvious answer is we write about things that are... Pointless and Cool. The following definitely fits into the first catagory, but cool? When I saw this my first thought was maybe it's so uncool it makes it cool? Who knows?

There's been a growing trend in downright silly chill-out clothing over the last few years. The onesie is back in style and selling like mad currently, but before that we had the invention of the Sleeved Blanket.

Also known as the Snuggie or the Slanket, it made a few overnight millionaires just by putting sleeves on a blanket so your hands were free to change the TV channel, juggle or have a thumb war with yourself without your arms getting cold. It also wore like an oversized garment which meant you stayed warm when getting up and moving about.

As silly and novelty as the sleeved blanket was, people loved it and I suppose you could call it "practical" in some farfetched way.

So now I get to the double slanket; really, what is the point?

Firstly, you can a single sleeved blanket for around about 10 online, which means you could buy one each and save money.

Secondly, what if one of you has to get up? Do you both huddle along like a pantomime horse or does one of you get out from the blanket thus getting cold and defeating the point?

The only use I can think of this is spooning on the sofa whilst watching a film with that special someone, but then wouldn't you want your hands under the quilt for that? I can't make my mind up if I've found a useful purpose for the Slanket or found a third reason why it's pointless!

Reviewed by Didders



"Why is it pointless?"

All of the above, and probably more.

"Why is it cool?"

Because some things are so uncool they become cool by default




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