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Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« on: April 26, 2010, 02:12:45 pm »
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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010, 02:18:31 pm »
...for example:

A DSLR mounted onto a remote-controlled helicopter:


or

The Apple IIe Twitter Ticker:


or

This stroke of genius:


If you haven't checked out ThereIFixedIt.com, I highly recommend it.

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2010, 06:47:35 pm »
hadn't been to thereifixedit in a while....
this vid on their front page is freakin genius!

http://www.viddler.com/player/8e41449e/

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2010, 11:06:36 pm »


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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2010, 08:20:38 pm »

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Inflatable dolls are not recognized flotation devices.

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2010, 03:03:06 pm »
I made this guitar stand after seeing a similar one on ThereIFixedIt.com

It's not trolling, it's just satire.

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2010, 08:28:35 pm »
Waterproof ebook reader.

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http://www.markwheadon.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/02a_1468-copy1.png

I've done that before.

Protip:  Check your bag.  :lulz:

Mine actually survived it pretty well.  It was the casual dropping and crushing damage that I inflict on all my belongings that killed it.

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2010, 09:43:09 pm »
Same here, I'm trying to be more careful with my second one.  Though the touchscreen seems a bit more durable in general than the non touchscreens thanks to the scratchproofing, so hopefully that will help too.
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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2010, 07:56:46 pm »
I also once broke my ereader with an errant elbow rest.

Next e-reader I get is going to be non-touchscreen, and have a homemade lexan box around it, or something suitably drastic.


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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2010, 03:39:14 am »

I love this one. It would be awesome if they used that as an entry hallway to an underground comic shop or bar or something. Enter at the rear emergency exit, with steps at the front door of the bus leading down to the basement establishment.
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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2010, 07:14:41 am »

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2010, 02:50:55 pm »
When I saw that just now, my face lit up like an amazed child's first seeing a space rocket take off.

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Re: Hacks, Kludges & Other Such Tomfoolery
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2010, 05:11:59 pm »