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Why sit in a normal chair or couch when you've got mouse pads? View more after the break.

The Mouse Pad Couch

Instead of just throwing away those old unused mouse pads, this guy decided to make a couch out of them. [Source]

Verté Seating Office Chair

What sets the "Verté Seating Office Chair" apart from other office chairs is that it boasts 11 separate sections that "are actually torsion spring-loaded bearing joints, capable of taking an exact impression of your spine."
To make said impression all you need to do is ‘unlock’ the joints with a specific lever and then lean back into the chair with enough pressure to move the springs. Once you have the back of the chair shaped into your ideal posture simply sit in it and over time ‘muscle memory’ will naturally improve your posture
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Peekaboo Isolation Chamber Chair

It's "a modern wing chair in molded felt and textile, with the material in the seat rim pressed to it limit and a stand of crome-plated steel."
Showing shades of the Cone of Silence, the Isolation Chamber Chair is a design concept that lets you shut out the world so you can concentrate on your game of Tetris or your incoming text message from your sweetie
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The Ultimate Game Chair

So you've seen the Multimedia Chair and Armed "Movie" Chair, now check out the Ultimate Game Chair. At $399, this chair packs 12 vibration motors synchronized to the game, adjustable 3D stereo speakers, ground effects lighting, multiple massage settings, beverage/remote holders, and integrated controllers.
Gamers put their bodies through so much while playing their favorite consoles what with all the controller-holding, constantly staring at the television and not to forget all the sitting too. Why not give your body a break and treat it to some real luxury?
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Porsche 917 Sofa

This Porsche 917-inspired sofa is the perfect accessory for any auto geek, featuring a "front end made of fiberglass just like the original race car -- slathered with nine coats of paint in the same style of many of those speed demons of the era." Product page here.
Sure this model is lacking around 1,100 horsepower or so (from CanAm setup), but the company that makes it will paint it in your choice of livery. We'd of course stick with the Gulf-Wyer trimming. Just £3995.00 (~$7500) takes one home
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Slinky Chair

Called the "FlexibleLove", this folding chair "weighs 25 lbs, supports weights of up to 1920kgs(4224 LB) and is 'made wholly from recycled paper and wood products, and is produced using pre-existing manufacturing processes in order to reduce their overall impact on the environment.'" Product page.
This sort of ingenuity doesn’t come cheap. The chair, which is currently sold out, sells for a whopping $800, and will only come in stock in March
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