I liked flying kites as a kid. I flew the paper diamond shaped ones a few times but then the plastic triangle shaped ones became popular. A kid down the block had a bunch of them and liked to send one up really high where there was constant wind keeping it up and then tie it to a stick in the ground. He would repeat this until he had 5 or 6 flying simultaneously as if they were trying to move his front yard to the next town. Then he would go inside and have lunch. It became common to only see the lunch portion of his kite endeavors. The launch and retrieval was usually a mystery.