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Postby ahben1980 » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 7:41 pm

Does anyone knows where i can get this magic 8 ball?

Basically, you ask a yes or no answer question and upon turning this ball and it gives u the answer...

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Postby abbby » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 7:55 pm

Have you tried Toys R Us? They have a large variety of games.
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Postby Miss Swan » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 7:59 pm

I know I know!

I seen it before because I myself was looking for one...

*Cross your fingers* because I saw it at Borders but I'm really not sure if they still have it now... Think I saw it last Christmas :?

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Postby ahben1980 » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 8:20 pm

so did u get urs?? i saw someone carry a pink colour one on the streets quite some time back...

Miss Swan wrote:I know I know!

I seen it before because I myself was looking for one...

*Cross your fingers* because I saw it at Borders but I'm really not sure if they still have it now... Think I saw it last Christmas :?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 10:27 pm

Interesting that people want a toy that is 60 years old now. Or did somebody here tell you it was really occult? Want an Ouiji board to go along with it? :o

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I know! mustafa!

Postby tigerbalm » Thu, 01 Jun 2006 11:18 pm

Really - in the toy section. Friend of mine got it there, I really want to get one as well, just get lacking time to get there. OP let me know if they still have them, ok?

I suppose people need this toy as a party fun SMS?
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Postby Loops » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 12:35 am

I saw them in MPH in Parkway the other day.

I got a Tiger beer one and it keeps telling me I should be drinking more.

I'm not sure it is working properly :???:

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Postby Global Citizen » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 7:36 am

I'm not sure what it says about me but this is the first I've heard about this magic 8 ball. :oops:
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Postby one843 » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 8:00 am

Oh Oh Oh The magic 8 Ball. It works. It really does. If it were not for my firm belief and devotion to the "Magic 8" through out my whole life I would not be here in Singapore. Or wait!! maybe it does not work LOL. :lol:
Seriously the magic 8 ball is one of the coolest things from the 70s that and black light posters of marijuana leaves.

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Postby Miss Swan » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 8:44 am

Hahah no i didn't get it because after playing around with it (I took it out of the box but it was already opened and tampered with), I suddenly lost all interest in it...

Just a bunch of little pyramid cubes swimming around in water :lol:

I guess you have a better idea where to find it now...Bookstores and Toys 'R' Us ;)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 3:17 pm

Not quite little pyramids but here is an autopsy of an 8 ball.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 5:11 pm

very amusing article, SMS.

in terms of physics, does anyone know if it would work if it wasn't 8-sided?

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Postby ahben1980 » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 6:31 pm

I just got mine, at $10.90

I got it at ToyRus, suntec city... u can try your luck there...

The supervisor told me that the pink ball is a date ball but i do not know what the funtions of it...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:37 pm

Wind In My Hair wrote:very amusing article, SMS.

in terms of physics, does anyone know if it would work if it wasn't 8-sided?


WIMH, It's a 20 sided icosahedron. Physics nevermind.

It is bouyant and has a flat view port and is suspended in liquid. As it is bouyant then which ever flat spot it the closest to being parallel with the flat port is the one you will read after shaking the ball and turning it upside down. That is why if you hold one up in the air and look underneath to see the port you cannot see anything. The dark blue liquid masks the icosahedron from view as it is floating in the other end of the cylinder which holds it. The messages are in bass relief which is why they appear white in the message window as they rest against the port itself.

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Postby Loops » Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:44 pm

wow I never knew there was so much to a magic 8 ball!!! SMS you are a fount of knowledge......and I love that link too.


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