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I've got a neat toy

  1. Jan 12, 2005 #1
    I just got this amazing toy called a Levitron. Wow, it is so cool. I took it out of the box, glanced at the instructions and quickly became master of this amazing anti-gravity top. All by myself, with no help what so ever by anyone named Niehls, I have the top levitating as I'm typing this.
    Wow, what a neat toy, I'm glad I'm so smart.
     
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  3. Jan 12, 2005 #2

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    I hope you really got it going, it didn't take you long.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2005 #4
    Et tu Moonbear?
    ohh, ratted me out.
    back in grade school when the teacher asked, "All right! Who threw that?" You pointed right at me didn't you?
    probably blew the curve too didn't you?
     
  6. Jan 12, 2005 #5

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    Nahh, I had teachers with eyes in the backs of their heads. They always knew whodunnit, I was the one they asked to escort them to the principal's office. o:)
     
  7. Jan 12, 2005 #6
    It never takes me long!
    backspace,backspace,backspace,delete,delete
    I mean, no didn't take too long to get that Levitron going, about 30 seconds. Well, 2 days, then 5 seconds to read Niehls post, then 30 seconds to get it going correctly.
     
  8. Jan 12, 2005 #7
    I know what you mean. although I was never asked, I was forced under penalty of death to go to the principal's office, and was never an escort, but was escorted, kicking and screaming.
     
  9. Jan 12, 2005 #8

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    Well, I think the feeling of being forced under penalty of death was somewhat mutual. The kid who always got in trouble and I ended up both feeling sorry for each other...he didn't want to go to the principal's office, and I didn't want to have to escort him there. We both thought it was lame the teacher thought he needed an escort, especially when we had an intercom system, so the office already knew to expect the kid...not like they wouldn't be out in the halls looking for him if he didn't show up in the office soon enough, or like I could have done anything if he decided he didn't want to walk with me. But I hear he's been making a killing on Wall Street (apparently our old principal's jaw nearly dropped when he found out the guy has become quite successful and wealthy at a class reunion...now I sort of wish I had attended that :biggrin:).
     
  10. Jan 12, 2005 #9
    Wow, we would not have gotten along in school. I don't know if I could have been friends with anyone who would actually be chosen as an escort. Were you in charge of the concession stand cash box during football games too?
     
  11. Jan 12, 2005 #10

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    Oh, geez, no! You wouldn't catch me near a football game. Bad enough they dragged us out to those stupid pep rallies. I did sign up to decorate the hallways for spirit week though (before you knock it, that really was fun...we even got away with spraypainting the sidewalk in the senior park when we oversprayed a "bit" on some of the decorations).
     
  12. Jan 12, 2005 #11
    lol, you rebel you.
    I want you to know I am biting my tongue right now to control the sarcasm just because I like you.
     
  13. Jan 12, 2005 #12

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    LOL! You're right, we'd have hated each other in high school. :rofl:
     
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