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Old 10-04-07, 09:10 PM   #1
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I received a small remote control helicopter as one of my b-day presents. I'll be damned if it isn't the most fun thing ev@r. When my puppy starts to pass out and I need him to stay awake a while longer, the heli comes out and I fly it all around the house.

Have anything that keeps you easily entertained?
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I also have silly putty next to one of the couches.
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used to have a slinky, when I lived in an apartment and had stairs. the remote control car is a player here as well, but my dang kids think it is theres, geez. Nerf air guns and these cool pnuematic rocket things are also always good for fun.
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You should get your kids one of the helicopters.

Do it.
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I also have silly putty next to one of the couches.
i prefer his serious side, to each his own though.

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I was born with everything I need to keep myself entertained.
As Rodney Dangerfield once said, "If I weren't born a boy, I'd have nothing to play with!"
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I'll just take the cup, thanks...
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I like remote control anything.

My arsenal currently contains:

2 zip zaps (remote car from radio shack)
a teeeny little remote car that goes backwards/frontwards only - that sits on a pen when not in use
a remote flying saucer thing with all sorts of blinky lights - pretty cool in a parking lot at night

several light up things - I luv neon flashy things

and other stuff too.

Did I mention the fact that gumball machines still fascinate me as to what funky little treasures are in there?

And DO NOT take me by a toy store cause I'll go get lost in there.



See if I had kids, I'd just be fascinated by their stuff - I don't have any kids so I accumulate toys ...
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used to have a slinky, when I lived in an apartment and had stairs. the remote control car is a player here as well, but my dang kids think it is theres, geez. Nerf air guns and these cool pnuematic rocket things are also always good for fun.
Heh Etch-A-Sketch.
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I thought this was just something Family guy made up
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I AM Family Guy! heh
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For childish entertainment I read Pheard threads. If one does not come in a timely enough manner to cure my entertainment need, I start my own and then let Pheard's desire for attention take over. Either way, its just sit back and relax.


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Once I figured out how to do this one- I wasnt fun anymore.
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dude, you figured it out!!!!? Mad props on your skillz my brotha!
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Jerk it straight up, and when the ball stops rising, just scoop it up.
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Around age 13 I found the most amazing thing to play with. It never gets old.
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Jerk it straight up, and when the ball stops rising, just scoop it up.
That's like saying you know how to hoola-hoop. Just keep it going instead of letting it fall.

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Around age 13 I found the most amazing thing to play with. It never gets old.
Oh contraire monfrere, it gets older every year, just like you.
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Are you two talking about the same thing?

How did you stop the aging process Portis?
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Not exactly- most people swing the ball up in a circular trajectory. I used to just hit myself in the
head doing that. The jerk straight up is clearly the more controlled move. It really isnt that hard
after you learn that.
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How did you stop the aging process Portis?
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