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Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« on: February 08, 2018, 05:51:21 am »
Since I'm in the FB bighouse, I shall have to share this with you here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmb0Q0Q_7jo&feature=youtu.be
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Re: Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 12:49:54 pm »
I love Rube Goldberg machines
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Re: Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2018, 01:46:53 pm »
These things are so awesome! I always wanted to build one.

In 5th grade, we had this invention contest. My concept was a rube-goldberg style alarm clock. My idea was that some series of things would happen and then it would drop a wet sponge on your face. I didn't think this would wake you up, necessarily, so much as motivate you to get out of bed before the sponge drops. Anyway, somebody talked me out of it and instead I invented an automatic spaghetti twirler. Which didn't work out well either, it had way too much horse power and the whole experience turned into a Tim Allen style failure


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Re: Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2018, 04:28:35 pm »
In 7th grade, my class was required to work in groups to construct a Rube Golderg that represented the fall of the Roman Empire. That was a nice, creative assignment and a good memory.

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Re: Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2018, 08:34:49 pm »
These things are so awesome! I always wanted to build one.

In 5th grade, we had this invention contest. My concept was a rube-goldberg style alarm clock. My idea was that some series of things would happen and then it would drop a wet sponge on your face. I didn't think this would wake you up, necessarily, so much as motivate you to get out of bed before the sponge drops. Anyway, somebody talked me out of it and instead I invented an automatic spaghetti twirler. Which didn't work out well either, it had way too much horse power and the whole experience turned into a Tim Allen style failure



Now I just remembered that Twitter thread you posted and I started laughing again
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Re: Attention Mr the Professor Cramulus
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2018, 12:33:23 am »
These things are so awesome! I always wanted to build one.

In 5th grade, we had this invention contest. My concept was a rube-goldberg style alarm clock. My idea was that some series of things would happen and then it would drop a wet sponge on your face. I didn't think this would wake you up, necessarily, so much as motivate you to get out of bed before the sponge drops. Anyway, somebody talked me out of it and instead I invented an automatic spaghetti twirler. Which didn't work out well either, it had way too much horse power and the whole experience turned into a Tim Allen style failure


Ah, the days when Tim Allen was funny.

It is important to remember, though, that failing on too MUCH horsepower is better than failing by too little.  Widescreen or go home.
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