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My balloon won't blow up...

I bought a pack of balloons but I can't get them to inflate, any ideas?

ANSWER:
I am assuming you are talking about normal, round latex balloons, right? Blowing up balloons yourself can indeed be tricky. One tip to make it a bit easier is to stretch the latex balloon before inflating it.

Please see our complete list of tips for blowing up balloons.

My personal preference? Use a pump! Manual balloon pumps only cost a few dollars and make it so much easier to inflate your balloons.

Hope that helps,
Margit

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Return the balloons? NEW
by: Margit

Hi there! Sorry to hear that you can't inflate those balloons, not even with a pump.

Try filling them with water to get them to stretch?

The only other idea I'd have is to return them and get your money back!

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mine either! NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a pump! I bought fancy shimmer ones and they will not blow up no matter what I do!

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