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I was just wondering 'cause I have an opportunity to buy one second hand, and I don't know much about them.<br><br>
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They are amazing! A friend of mine has one and can't stop talking about how much she loves it. We want to get one and are seriously considering if we can save up.
 

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We have one and it is nice for walks around the neighborhood (takes the sidewalk ruts much better, lol). I find it too big and heavy to lug around in the car. It also was good on sand. And a great newborn stroller.<br><br>
This was the 3 wheel zooper-- I think they have some smaller strollers that are meant more for mall shopping than the big ones meant more for seroius walking.<br><br>
So our Zooper didn't get as much use as our Combi stroller, because that one was much more portable and I took the subway a lot then. And I was able to use the Combi as an infant stroller by using the infant car seat.<br><br>
I used the Zooper when I went for walks around the neighborhood and the Combi if car travel or subway travel was involved. And then when I discovered babywearing, I usually just used the stroller to carry the gear- or left it at home entirely.<br><br>
So it really depends if this is going to be your only stroller and if it matches your primary uses. I certainly cannot imagine using my zooper in the mall, for example. I hate malls anyways, but it would be way to big to wheel around in there!<br><br>
The other option is to think about picking up a cheap umbrella stroller for 20-30 bucks that you can use for shopping excursions, quick in and outs of the car etc when baby can sit all the way up.<br><br>
I spent hours and hours and hours researching strollers and I'm not sure that it did me a whole lot of good-- lol!<br><br>
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Very interesting... thanks! I tend to be pretty hard on my strollers... neither of the ones I used for my boys are surviving... yet buying another brand new contraption seems environmentally and financially irresponsible to me, so the used zooper is looking rather attractive at the moment... it's a three wheeler, which is good for my crazy active lifestyle. Also the clumsy factor isn't a big deal for me... I drive an dodge grand caravan, and I think I could fit a smartcar in my storage space.<br><br>
Well, I guess I'll have a look at it today and see what the seller wants for it. Thanks again for the replies!
 

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It was more the weight of it that was a factor-- over 25 pounds verses under 15 for the other stroller types. Not very easy to lift up and out of the trunk, although a mini-van would be easier since it is flat. And exhausting if I ever found myself needing to go up a few stairs.<br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">We have one and it is nice for walks around the neighborhood (takes the sidewalk ruts much better, lol). I find it too big and heavy to lug around in the car. It also was good on sand. And a great newborn stroller.</div>
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Yes. Exactly. We also get a lot of snow here and the Zooper (I think we have the "Boogie") handles it well. I'm very happy with it for using around the neighbourhood (which is what we do most of the time). For excursions in the car or bus, etc I bring a small umbrella stroller.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Yes. Exactly. We also get a lot of snow here and the Zooper (I think we have the "Boogie") handles it well. I'm very happy with it for using around the neighbourhood (which is what we do most of the time). For excursions in the car or bus, etc I bring a small umbrella stroller.</div>
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Us too. Our Zooper Boogie is great for walks around the neighborhood--even through snow or on dirt trails.
 

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I loooooove my Zooper - I want to marry my Zooper!!! I have used it for over 2 years, almost every single day for our 2 hour strolls and picking up groceries. It is amazing in the snow and rain, and keeps DC warm and cozy even in -20 celsius weather. It has been well loved and well worth every penny!<br><br>
The only problems we have had were the handle bars snapped, but they can be replaced by a stroller shop.
 
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