1. After long day of impulse-shopping, consumer thinks chair is comfortable and makes impulse purchase.2. Boxes dragged home, "some assembly required".3. Husband dragooned into assembling Fred Flintstone chair. After hours of frustration, missing bolts, and cut fingers, chair is assembled.4. Husband and wife enjoy glass of wine in new chair, then slap bugs and go inside to see what is on television. This is the last time the chair will be sat in, for the most part.5. Chair sits in yard, collects leaves and lawn clippings. Pain in the ass to mow around. Husband curses chair.6. Bolts and hardware start to rust.7. Thinly painted structural members start to rust, particularly where scratched during shipping or assembly.8. Cushions and awning mildew and accumulate algae and weird leaf stains.9. Wife sits in chair one day, disgusted that cushion is wet and smells funny.10. Wind storm blows over chair. Sits in yard on side for a month.11. Husband resets chair, repairs damage, notices that shade awning is torn and disintegrating due to rot.12. Half-assed attempt made to restore chair by painting it. Still never sat in.13. Garage sale - attempt to sell chair, no takers.14. Haul to curb with sign saying "FREE" - no takers.15. Husband disassembles chair, puts pieces in garbage can over a period of three weeks.16. Years later, credit card debt with interest finally paid off.
P.S. - at least the Fred Flintstone chair isn't as bad as a trampoline!