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I've been sitting for the most part of my life. I feel that sitting is way overrated and that we all keep buying chairs and standard desks because of a lame status quot bias, rather than it being the best option.

So, I want something else. Standing has the advantage that your body is straight, but due to gravity, it would be way to tiring to be standing in front of a computer. The best thing would be to be a diagonal straight position so that your feet don't support all of your weight.


Let me show you in ascii:
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\\ _ \\ <- Screen, could be mounted to wall
\\[ '] \\
\\ \\___
\\ \\ ---- <- keyboard and mouse
\\ \\
\\ \\_
_______\\---_______
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post #3 of 9
or we can just all lay down, it's technicallly the same as standing up
   
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I lerv sitting.
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Bed with screen/keyboard mounted above you? lol

This would be quite the contraption... basically a tilted bed, to keep you mostly upright, but not being totally supported by your feet. Nice picture though
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I compute from a La-z-BOY chair with a 10 point programmable heated massage and a beer fridge... no complaints here.
I abandoned the desk a year or so ago due to it being a crap magnet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
Bed with screen/keyboard mounted above you? lol

This would be quite the contraption... basically a tilted bed, to keep you mostly upright, but not being totally supported by your feet. Nice picture though
I had a roommate in undergraduate like this. He had a 28" CRT at the foot of his bed and played XBox all day long in bed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
I had a roommate in undergraduate like this. He had a 28" CRT at the foot of his bed and played XBox all day long in bed.
I once entertained the idea of mounting a 32in flatscreen to the ceiling above my bed, but I didn't have enough screws or a drill to do it then. and then I realized what a fool I could have been.
   
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post #9 of 9


Get one of these and mod it with foot holsters

EDIT:

Also saw this



http://purecontemporary.blogs.com/be...ositionin.html
Apparently its called a body positioning chair.
Product: Stance® Angle Chair
Edited by Denz - 4/26/11 at 9:58am
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