Friday, May 29, 2009

Need your help. :)

I am requesting the assistance of the people who read my blog!


My next mission for the Fiesta Movement, as I mentioned before, is to pick a few items from SkyMall and review them in a video. I have been looking through the website, but I have been struggling to find items that strike a good balance between funny/interesting/useful/something I will want to own after the video is filmed and whatnot. I want the items to be fun, and something that would make an interesting video. And not something stupid like a large inflatable crocodile or something.


Sooo, I am going to give you the link to the online store, and if any of you want to peruse SkyMall for me to help find items you think are fun or want to see me use and review in a video, I would LOVE to read your suggestions in the comments. I am going to be ordering the items probably this weekend or early next week.

I need at least three items and they cant exceed $500 in price.


I just thought it would be fun to let you guys be involved in the item selection for this mission.

The SkyMall online store is here.

Thank you!

59 comments:

omgitslouise said...

Oh wow, they have a Weasley clock! That's so awesome!
I honestly have no idea, but as a Harry Potter nerd, I'd love to see you do something like the sword of Gryffindor. :]

Alenka said...

Dear Kristina, I think the following are a must:

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102195266&c=10031

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102525227&c=69781301

and so that you can watch youtube...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102881098&c=10917

just some suggestions. hope that gave you some ideas. i love your blog and videos.
love, Alenka

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Katy said...

Useful:
click!

Versatile:
click!

Just plain tacky:
click!

Best of luck? <3

Emily said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?c=10615&v=&tab=pd&vendorDirect=false&pid=102844431&x=

Definitely this. so useful! hahaha :)
-Emily

Catherine said...

You should definitely get a Time Turner.
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69771920&c=

Elizabeth... said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102871162&c=

perhaps?

And pretty much any of the Harry Potter things haha

Rachel said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69771920&c=

They have a time turner!

muse88 said...

OK - I think this would be fun....
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102688027&c=5483

Harry Potter fun
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102721537&c=

and for your love of the British..
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102848307&c=10421

Have fun! LeakyCon adventures sound like a lot of fun, hope you're feeling better

Brad said...

The Time Turner is cool. The HP Hardcover set is nice. I'm sure Ford would like you to get something car related, but you probably have hands-free in the car already. Power inverters are very handy car accesories for charging your camera.

If it were me, I'd get the breathalyzer! :P

Redcabbageispurple said...

you should get the portable hammock!
here: http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102875592&c=10526
I've honestly always wanted one. Why not get it?

kaitlin said...

do you have lucius malfoy's cane? that could be useful somehow at parselmouths shows i guess.

goodgirlsgossip said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102506893&c=10031

Onesies!! Perfect for summer!

bakethecake said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102880320&c=&cm_sp=TopRated-_-HomePage-_-102880320

AWESOME VIDEO AHOY

accioweasley said...

Hey Kristina!
Well, I think you should get these:

The Cam Color Video Spy Camera
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102688027&c=&cm_sp=TopRated-_-HomePage-_-102688027

The Lightning Bolt Pendant (haha...)
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69771931&c=69781301

-and-


Destination Anklet
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69697036&c=15001

=)
Hope you like them! <3 your videos and blogs!
Love, Emily

brnh said...

I second the footie pjs and the portable hammock. They'd go great together in a video.

Stefan said...

Personally I think the choices are clear.

This brownie pan is both useful and odd. and tasty. who doesn;t want to bake for video?
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102586255&c=69753853&cm_re=HomePage-_-HP1A-_-EdgeBakingPan81606SOL


Don't you think Alex would look stunning in one of these "Digital Child Trackers"? I wonder how well it works? I don't know who better to test it then Alex.
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102525057&c=10920

Finally nothing is worse then having odd people look over your shoulder at the airport as you browse youtube. That's why you need to try this privacy fliter that only lets the person in front of the screen see it. That would be cool to see in a video and very useful.
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102640401&c=14400

Good luck!

seurat2 said...

I thought there would be more outright silly stuff, but it would be hard to beat the zombie of the Moor thing. Perhaps you could keep it in your room? And for practical, perhaps the starcrasher electronic drums set, although with Eia I guess you don't need more percussion do you?

Anne Kristine said...

Spy cam and cotton candy maker! :D:D:D:D:D:D

TheKnittingViolinist said...

you OBVIOUSLY have to get something harry potter. i suggest this:
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102721515&c=69781301
to give to alex! haha.

i also think that one of these would be quite practical for super secret spy duties and such:
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/subdept.htm?c=102672438&cm_sp=TopNav-_-DeptES09-_-ElectronicsGadgets

Anne Kristine said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102244915&c=10600&cm_sp=Recommend-_-TopPicks-_-DeptPage102244915

:D

nico said...

I think you need this head massager: http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102519381&c=10615 it looks like a giant spider attacking your head. What could be more useful?

TommyKay said...

Obviously you have to get something harry potter and if it were me, I'd get the Dumbledore's Army pendant.
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102525245&c=69781301

I'd be happy to own that anyway. Although I guess it might not work in the reviewing aspect of the challenge.

Ashley said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102692237&c=102672393
it's a gorillapod. I actually own one of these.
Joby.com
its this awesome tripod!

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102634154&c=10221
Birthday book NYT

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102705272&c=10221
Book of things that might kill you

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102131517&c=10222
inflatable movie screen

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102629300&c=10222
waterproof ipod stereo system

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69667291&c=10222
Harry's wand

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102858482&c=10615
Mobile massage system...this looks funny.

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102730674&c=10650
Massaging pillow. for traveling xD

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102854594&c=10444
music clef clock

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102676385&c=10423
For Alex lol

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102218158&c=10411
TOWEL ORIGAMI!!!

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102194967&c=10413
Radio/soap/shampoo/conditioner despenser

hope that helps :)
Ashley

cootney =] said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102675570&c=10500

this is CLEARLY a winner =P

LOVE IT!

cootney =] said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102674245&c=10280

OMG digital camera swim mask!!!

what more could you want in life?? :)

Tara said...

The Stainless Steel Wallet.
For all your stainless steel or wallety needs.

Tilly said...

Um... one(ish) word:

Dough-nu-matic!

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828073&c=&v=&cm_sp=Recommend-_-YMAL-_-ProductPage102828073

Seriously, this would make the best video ever. Just the right ratios of ridiculous, unnecessary, dangerous, and potentially delicious.

notethetrees said...

I think that the Snow Cone Cart would be awesome. You could take it to a local park and hand out snow cones.

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102879088&c=10474

the_who_ru said...

The only thing I can think is that you could keep Alex in check with Lucius Malfoy's walking stick. And it could also be a useful prop at Parselmouth gigs/shows/whatever-you-want-to-call-them.

Good luck with the mission. :)
<3

April said...

I would love to see someone using the mini elliptical trainer. It's so tiny!

Name: Moo said...

Flash lights on your feet.

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102721457&c=10044

TheOtherJessica said...

I think the elliptical machine looks like fun! and it's a good way to stay fit!

tribedreaming said...

Hi Kristina, good idea asking for suggestions! Went for a bit of everything, fun, cool, and weird. Fiesta have given you some good tasks!

1.Cotton Candy Machine - Be fun to film and attempt. Good for future events. Plus, is it really as easy as it looks, or is there a knack to it?

2.Hammock - Fun, reusable, and hard to get in and out.

3.BakPak Vac - It's so bizarre! How often do you get to pretend to be a Ghostbuster, and get the vaccuming done? Does it really work?

Looking forward to seeing what you end up with.
- tribedreaming x

CeCe said...

I like the idea of getting ONE harry potter thing, perhaps this: http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69753969&c=69781301

As for the more random sky mall-y products:

I've always thought these things look cool, but I believe this is an off brand one... http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102652568&c=10434

Then of course all of these sound delicious!
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828078&c=10474

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828073&c=10474

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102247364&c=10474

Happy shopping! Can't wait for your mission video!

S said...

THE MIRROR OF ERISED. I didn't even know this EXISTED! I want my mirror to be the mirror of erised!
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=69667339&c=

ANYTHING IN THIS SECTION. (Specialty kitchen appliances, such as cotton candy makers, chocolate fountains, doughnut makers, ice cream soft serve makers, popcorn makers, peanut butter makers)
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/subdept.htm?c=10474

Sarah said...

Cotton candy maker, peanut butter maker, ice cream maker, or donut maker!

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828078&c=5482

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102879226&c=5481

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102247364&c=

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828073&c=

Alternately, I vote that you buy a lot of Harry Potter stuff and go use it in public (e.g. stage a duel or ask people for directions with the Marauder's map) :)

Joann said...

yesh, buy a cotton candy maker!!

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102880320&c=&cm_sp=Specials-_-HomePage-_-102880320

Kassi said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102758214&c=10074

Just because I think it'd be funny to figure out how to use it.

EuropaNat said...

I say you give the
one of the toothbrush sanitizers a try :) maybe you can see if you can sanitize anything else.

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/subdept.htm?c=10620&cm_sp=TopNav-_-DeptES09-_-HealthWellness

enchanted_lady7 said...

I will more than glady help and give you my opinion. I think it is only appropriate you buy atleast one Harry Potter memorabilia. You can discuss the impact HP has on your life.

Phyllis said...

an ipod to ipod music converter!!! so cool

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102717358&c=10200&cm_sp=Recommend-_-TopPicks-_-DeptPage102717358

Anonymity said...

I have an AWESOME idea. ok, i like Alenka's idea of the footie pajamas- so i will link that but i have a few things.

1.Total Leg and Foot Massager *its sounds like it would feel reaallllyyyy goood*- http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102865116&c=10640

2. COTTON CANDY MAKER! *ok, this is just one of those things you have to get*- http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102880320&c=&cm_sp=Specials-_-HomePage-_-102880320

3.Something harry potter. *any of these look cool*
1. horcrux necklace- http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102721537&c=69781301
2.Tri-wizard cup
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102721537&c=69781301


P.S
I found some other cool stuff. *like snow cone makers!* so i will add them here

Snow cone maker-
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102879088&c=10474

Doughnut thing-
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102828073&c=10474

Ice cream maker-
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102247364&c=10474

GIANT CUPCAKE PAN!-
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102715151&c=10475

?the slanket?-
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102531784&c=10421

this is adorabley scary-http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102881306&c=

Haley Bird said...

hey Kristina!
How about the "No blind spot rear view mirror"?
It sounds like it could be useful, and the video is for a car company after all...
hopefully this helps!

Haley Bird said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102592854&c=

^^ thats the link to the rearview mirror thing

Luna said...

weasley clock
the versailles telephone
suit of armor!

Larangutang said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102480615&c=10221

lol I found this extremely interesting looking :P not sure you'd want it though just looked funny.

MegTao said...

First off, you definitely need to get some sort of Harry Potter collectible.

If you get motion sickness I'd say try out the motion sickness band.

Other than that..definitely do something travel or electronic related....

Good luck! Looking forward to finding out what you choose.

becca said...

personal cotton candy maker

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102880320&c=&cm_sp=Specials-_-HomePage-_-102880320

yeah.

Phoenix said...

Hey... I used to own a giant inflatable crocodile. I wonder what happened to it.

NineYearOldToddlers said...

how about the worlds larges write on map
http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=7317593&c=10440
you could plot out world domina... I mean where you want to travel.

Matt said...

I don't know about Alex, but I would love a Lucius Malfoy walking stick. :)

Giles Baggott said...

Please, please, please, buy the Voice Controlled R2-D2, so the rest of us can enjoy the madness vicariously through you.

He even has a sulk from time to time! <33

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102674229&c=10325

lovethetube said...

I think you should get the time turner from the harry potter bit, that way im sure you can figure out a way to use it in a video to turn back time with your clever editing skills :)

Claire said...

http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102131744&c=10650

It's full of WONDER!

But if not that, I definitely agree with the Weasley clock and the cotton candy maker.

Eva said...

I think the Swash High Tech Toilet Seat http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102678905&c=10410 would be a great purchase. Or if that's too expensive, at least get Richard the Lionhearted Throne http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102763450&c=10410

For your snuggle needs, think about the Comfort-U Pillow http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=101906215&c=10420 and the Slanket http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102531784&c=10420 - both things I would definitely like to have myself :D

Then, the Indoor Outdoor Fireplace http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102634180&c=10491 for romantic evenings at home.

Start thinking about next christmas early on with the Royal Palm Trees http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102594018&c=10443

For your flatmates, get the
Italian Replica Globe Bar http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102517767&c=10450 or the Penguin Wine Bottle Holder http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102865493&c=10450

And I am sure this will get your attention at parties: The Wine Glass Holder Necklace http://www.skymall.com/shopping/detail.htm?pid=102850753&c=10450

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