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Florpad Stealth Zone Floor Mat Review - MMORPG.com

SBFordSBFord Former Associate EditorMember LegendaryPosts: 33,126
edited December 2018 in News & Features Discussion

imageFlorpad Stealth Zone Floor Mat Review - MMORPG.com

Hardwood floors take quite a beating from us moving our gaming chairs back and forth over time. What if I told you that you could roll around all that you wanted and still have a beautiful looking floor? The promise of easy to clean floors would keep you coming back as well I am sure. Well, these things and more can be yours, here is our review of the Florpad Stealth Zone.

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  • ionxeelionxeel Member UncommonPosts: 315
    Soon we will have "gaming" toothbrushes with built in RGB lighting.
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  • WodgeWodge Member UncommonPosts: 33
    Or just get the amusingly named IKEA Kolon for less than half the price without looking absolutely awful.
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  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 5,746
    My toilet roll dispenser made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. 
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  • ScotScot Member LegendaryPosts: 11,767
    The should have sold it as a gaming Safe Space Floor Mat, just don't move from the starter zone. :)
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  • Panther2103Panther2103 Member EpicPosts: 5,271
    ionxeel said:
    Soon we will have "gaming" toothbrushes with built in RGB lighting.
    I wish my toothbrush had RGB. It's pretty boring. 
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  • XingbairongXingbairong Member RarePosts: 927
    I would replace my floor before I ever use such a thing... It's already too much that everything have added features that are pointless (RGB for example), now there are useless stuff that will slowly creep their way in the industry...
    What's next? Toilet paper that you can connect straight to your twitch streaming account?
  • HashbrickHashbrick Member RarePosts: 1,851
    Why can't we ever have a review that is unbiased and legitimate. Just saying it as it is. It's fuckin useless, it will always be useless. If your chair scratches up your hardwood floor, you bought a cheap ass chair. These ugly abominations deserve nothing but the 7th circle of hell.
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  • skakrukskakruk Member UncommonPosts: 40
    Gaming hemorrhoid cushions on the way.
  • CryomatrixCryomatrix Member EpicPosts: 2,637
    I think a gaming toothbrush with rgb ligjts would get me to brush my teeth more.
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  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 5,746
    Scot said:
    The should have sold it as a gaming Safe Space Floor Mat, just don't move from the starter zone. :)
    For people who don't venture past level 6 .... 
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  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,663
    Wodge said:
    Or just get the amusingly named IKEA Kolon for less than half the price without looking absolutely awful.
    Yeah, not sure why you wouldn't just get a regular office chair floor mat. They're way cheaper and as sturdy if not more so. "Gaming" stuff reminds me of the Buck Rogers TV show from the Seventies, and not in a good way either.
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  • rojoArcueidrojoArcueid Member EpicPosts: 10,023
    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?




  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 5,746
    Get this too. Go go gaming lunchbox!


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  • TillerTiller Member EpicPosts: 7,989
    edited December 2018


    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?



    As long as they have teeth on the bottom side to grip the carpet, and say "Gamer" some place on them with 90's looking graphics and RGB...add the addition of some text that read "Nerd Zone" and it would be worth the money.
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  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 5,746
    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?
    You know, college was a time for experimentation ....

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  • cheyanecheyane Member EpicPosts: 6,383
    Static build up. I remember Madrid which is pretty dry a spark fling from my hand to the door knob...painful.
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  • MadFrenchieMadFrenchie Member LegendaryPosts: 8,483
    I definitely need a floor mat since I just moved my stuff down stairs.   But was thinking more an Amazon purchase for like $20-30 bucks.
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  • JeffSpicoliJeffSpicoli Member EpicPosts: 2,849
    If i brought this thing home and laid it on the floor under my desk my wife would have a fit & start launching bricks at me like the woman in the fortnite video .


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  • ThaneThane Member RarePosts: 3,426
    pfff, i wait for the razer variant with chroma integration!
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  • GruntyGrunty Member EpicPosts: 8,657
    edited December 2018
    I definitely need a floor mat since I just moved my stuff down stairs.   But was thinking more an Amazon purchase for like $20-30 bucks.
    Just go to a business supply store.  They'll have half a dozen different styles and prices.  The one in this article barely has enough room for a chair that is never moved.
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  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,663
    thunderC said:
    If i brought this thing home and laid it on the floor under my desk my wife would have a fit & start launching bricks at me like the woman in the fortnite video .


    My wife started launching bricks at me just because I read your post. :lol:

    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?
    If the carpet is short loop like you find in office buildings then they make mats for those. Like Tiller said, they have sharp cleats on the bottom. If the carpet is too thick, like shag with a thick pad, then they tend to crack and wear sooner.
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  • TillerTiller Member EpicPosts: 7,989
    Torval said:
    thunderC said:
    If i brought this thing home and laid it on the floor under my desk my wife would have a fit & start launching bricks at me like the woman in the fortnite video .


    My wife started launching bricks at me just because I read your post. :lol:

    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?
    If the carpet is short loop like you find in office buildings then they make mats for those. Like Tiller said, they have sharp cleats on the bottom. If the carpet is too thick, like shag with a thick pad, then they tend to crack and wear sooner.
    It's a fricken science to find the correct chair mat, it all depends on the carpet. You have to use a paper clip to measure the thickness of the carpet+pad by pushing the clip all the way to the sub-floor, then find a chair mat that holds up to the indention you chair will make in it due to said thickness of carpet+pad otherwise it cracks over time. There are Polypropylene (softer material) and Polycarbonate (harder material), vinyl, bamboo. Then you have to know if you have high pile, low pile carpet and whether you want a raised lip, low lip mat.

    If you are on hardwood or laminate you still need a chair mat, but one with no teeth and preferably a grippy bottom so it won't slide. The bamboo ones are good, but get expensive and will make the chair mat featured above seem like a dollar store item.


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  • saurus123saurus123 Member UncommonPosts: 665
    i can get high quality floor mat for about 10 euros
  • rojoArcueidrojoArcueid Member EpicPosts: 10,023
    edited December 2018

    Amathe said:



    Has anyone tried floor mats over carpet? do they work well?


    You know, college was a time for experimentation ....



    in countries where colleges have dorms, i agree. And here in the US carpeted classrooms i went to didn't have chair mats.




  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member LegendaryPosts: 21,001
    Hashbrick said:
    Why can't we ever have a review that is unbiased and legitimate. Just saying it as it is. It's fuckin useless, it will always be useless. If your chair scratches up your hardwood floor, you bought a cheap ass chair. These ugly abominations deserve nothing but the 7th circle of hell.
    Writing up a positive review of pretty much everything encourages more vendors to send hardware in for a review.
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