Easily the COOLEST TOY Ever...But doesn't exist...Yet

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Offline treeblanket12

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So I just dicovered this liquid called ferrofluid. its only the coolest thing I've ever seen... They might be MAkING THIS INTO A TOY!! VoTE for the

Product Idea "Liquid Playground" so I can buy

one!!!!@!!@ ---> <spam link deleted>

p.s. You got to replace the (DOT) with a period!!
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Re: Easily the COOLEST TOY Ever...But doesn't exist...Yet
« Reply #1 on: 27/08/2009 04:55:18 »
Ferrofluid stinks: it smells (and looks) like old sump oil from an engine.
If you get any on clothing it does not wash out.

If you're going to play with Ferrofluid gloves & goggles would be a good idea too.
« Last Edit: 28/08/2009 06:40:23 by RD »

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Re: Easily the COOLEST TOY Ever...But doesn't exist...Yet
« Reply #2 on: 27/08/2009 11:55:27 »
isn't that just slightly more cleverly disguised spam? [???]
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Re: Easily the COOLEST TOY Ever...But doesn't exist...Yet
« Reply #3 on: 27/08/2009 12:40:19 »
Yes, it's spam - he's put basically the same message on a number of other fora.

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« Reply #4 on: 27/08/2009 14:52:58 »
so umm. shouldn't the directions to the url be removed?
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« Reply #5 on: 27/08/2009 17:02:40 »
so umm. shouldn't the directions to the url be removed?

Done.

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« Reply #6 on: 28/08/2009 02:13:40 »
And ferrofluids have been around for a while.

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« Reply #7 on: 28/08/2009 18:49:19 »
I bought some once and for some strange reason it stuck to the bottom of the sealed cork and wouldn't drop down into the oil below. Not cool at all. I did see some in a science museum in Denmark between glass with lights behind it and some strange magnet switching device. That was pretty cool.
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day, set a man on fire and he is warm for the rest of his life.