Funny Pool Fails That Are Painful In Every Way

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Putting The Flop In Belly Flop

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Summertime is upon us, and that means it's time to lotion up and hit the pool! Wait... maybe we shouldn't put it quite that way. We don't advise that you actually hit the pool, because you might get hurt. Nobody wants to see you get hurt!

Too bad nobody told the people in these gifs that they shouldn't literally hit the pool. All of these folks were just enjoying some fun in the sun when they made a pretty awkward miscalculation and wound up falling flat on their faces (or their backs, in some cases). While it may be funny for those of us who are observing these fails safely behind our computer screens, we can only imagine how much these foibles must have HURT! And we're not just talking about their pride, which was definitely wounded as well; we're talking about their poor, battered bodies! 

Rest assured that we didn't include any GIFs in this gallery that showed people getting badly injured. They're out there, yes; but they're just not funny. These GIFs, however... now these are funny. Nobody got badly hurt, and they all lived to screw up another day.

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Trampolines and Pools Don't Mix

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Whose bright idea was it to put a trampoline right next to a swimming pool? Nobody could have ever predicted that this type of accident would happen! How totally shocking!

WRONG. The web is actually filled with videos of people bouncing from trampoline to pool, like a bunch of wannabe Evil Knievels. Do yourself a favor and just skip this trick.

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Don't Try This At Home, Kids

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No diving board? Just make one yourself out of common household items.

Bad idea. She's lucky she didn't end up with a concussion after that table fell on her head.

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Synchronized Suckage

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Wheeeee! They're like the Rockettes...  if the Rockettes were idiotic and had no concept of space and time. 

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Boing! Boing! Boing!

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You've got to watch those diving boards! They'll get ya' every time.

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Baby's First Fail

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The look on his face when he realizes he missed the pool is priceless!  

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Floaty Not Found

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Stupid floaties, always scooting out from under you when you're trying to relax in your tiny kiddie pool.

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Slide On, My Good Man. Slide On

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That doesn't look comfortable. At all. 

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My Back Hurts Just Looking At This

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Ow, ow, ow, OW. Does anyone else feel that right in the vertebrate? Makes me want a heating pad and some Advil just looking at it.

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Wait For It...

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First guy does great. Second guy does great. Third guy... not so much. Way to knock 'em over like a couple of bowling pins!

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Just Rolling With The Punches

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This little girl just learned a valuable life lesson: Any pool can f**k you up, matter how small it is.

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Ow, My Balls

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Somebody didn't think this whole "jump across the entire pool" thing through. He didn't exactly stick the landing

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Is There A Chiropractor In The House?

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It's never a good thing when your butt hits the back of your head! That looks like something he's going to be feeling for a long time coming. 

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Just Swimming Up To Say Hi—AGH!

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Did he not see the glass wall there in front of him, or...? (We're going with he didn't see the glass wall there in front of him.) 

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Ice Ice Owie

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Tip of the Day: Always check to make sure the pool isn't actually a frozen mass of dark water before jumping in. At least he didn't attempt a dive! 

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Getting The Run-Around

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Just a couple of bros messing around in an abandoned swimming pool. Nothing to see here.

Oh, you think you can walk on walls? COOL STORY BRO. Enjoy falling face first into that fetid mud puddle at the bottom.

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Check Out My New Toy!

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Those hoverboards sure were expensive when they first came out.... Which is why this girl's face looks like she's about to get in huuuuge trouble! 

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Strutting The Catwalk, When Suddenly....

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Work it, work it... whoops! 

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Grandma Down. I Repeat: Grandma DOWN!

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That awkward moment when your abuela is shaking her groove thang at the backyard BBQ and this happens. 

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Diving Board Down

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This is clearly some faulty equipment! Poor guy never stood a chance.

Yay, summer! Have fun and be safe out there, friends.