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Who's had a spirograph?

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  1. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    Me. Loved it as a kid.
     
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    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    Talk about a blast from the past. I had one a a kid
     
  4. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    The thing came with crappy pens, though...
     
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    splat Nam I am

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    I had one too
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    damn right..I'm still pissed about that:plthumbsdown:
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    I had one, they ruled!!!
     
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    Westy the teste

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    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    I got one when I was little. My grandfather was an architect, and had a blast with it.
     
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    I had one.
     
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    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    He designed a squiggly building?
     
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    I had one and loved it.

    We're working on some new packaging designs and the designer is usually one design element that I always refer to as the spirograph, he just doesn't know that's what I call it.
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    I think so.
     
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    I asked for one when I was 5, but got a Spiro Agnew action figure instead.

    :sad:
     
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    Still got it. Willow is beginning to figure it out.
     
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    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    i had one, and spin art that was cool but smelt really bad
     
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    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    Did it have a kung-fu grip?
     
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    antimony M.N.F. Beer Wench

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    I did! I loved it. I also had a paint and swirl! Too fun! :weee:
     
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    Loved mine.


    The long thin cogs were the hardest.


    Wasn't it the worst when you changed pens & cogs for the final part of the design you were working on, and the damn cog slipped and made your cool line design jump?


    Grrrrrrrr.......
     
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    I loved that thing when I was a kid. Those pens went to shyt real fast, and then you could never find a ball point that would fit the little holes.

    Do they still make the Spirograph?
     
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    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    I had one and can say it definitely lead to teenage marijuana use.
     
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    good times, i loved mine
     
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    The new ones don't look nearly as cool... but maybe the pens are better.

    Amazon
     
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    Damo Short One Marshmallow

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    Oooooo....They have a Travel Spirograph


     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    whoa you work on packaging? what industry/function?

    (i only ask cuz i'm a box engineer too)
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    nah, that smell was probably you. i know i smelled bad as a kid cuz i was always running around and playing in the dirt like some sort of hippy.
     
  27. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    The coolest drawing trick I remember as a kid was parabolic line design.

    2D stuff is pretty boring though. I did origami extensively instead. Some of my favorite geometrics were the dodecahedron, hyperbolic parabola, and rotating tetrahedra. I made all three at work during a origami binge I had one week at work - crappy camera phone shot: