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#284761 - 06/13/17 05:59 PM Fidget Spinners....
TeacherRO Offline
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Hmmm. I'm seeing these in many EDC pocket dumps.
I just don't get the appeal.

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#284767 - 06/13/17 08:18 PM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Maybe I'm just getting old but I am baffled as well.
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#284768 - 06/14/17 12:06 AM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: TeacherRO]
haertig Offline
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I only learned of them in the last month or so. Some of them look pretty neat. I'm working on learning how to fidget, so I can have an excuse to get one! I wouldn't carry it around with me though. It would sit on my desk to help me get through the long boring work conference phone calls.

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#284769 - 06/14/17 01:18 AM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: TeacherRO]
chaosmagnet Offline
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That's what ETS is for grin .

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#284770 - 06/14/17 03:40 AM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: chaosmagnet]
Russ Offline
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Being mission oriented, I'm holding out for a tactical, glow-in-the-dark titanium spinner ... so I can figdet with a mission.

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#284771 - 06/14/17 05:25 AM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: TeacherRO]
M_a_x Offline
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Some designs are useful multi-purpose tools:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlVRB3BoWOU
Jörg also mentions an application in the medical sector (ADHS).
They may also serve as bearing for a bow drill.
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#284773 - 06/14/17 06:34 AM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
That's what ETS is for grin .


No idea what you are talking about... grin grin
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#284777 - 06/14/17 12:43 PM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: TeacherRO]
Ren Offline
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Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 72
Some look like they'd be useful as bearing block for a bow drill set.

Edit: Ah someone brought this up already smile


Edited by Ren (06/14/17 12:44 PM)

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#284801 - 06/17/17 01:56 PM Re: Fidget Spinners.... [Re: Russ]
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Originally Posted By: Russ
Being mission oriented, I'm holding out for a tactical, glow-in-the-dark titanium spinner ... so I can fidget with a mission.


My son's friend has something like one of these. Apparently Costco sells a 5 pack, so you can have multiple redundancies. wink

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