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Old 01-21-2017, 10:48 PM   #1
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Default Inspirograph

Because you didn't have anything else to do today...

http://nathanfriend.io/inspirograph/
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The real version was marketed as the " Spirograph" over here in the sixties, thanks for making me feel old MA.......
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It was a WONDERFUL toy. Not sure why it was so fascinating but it was.
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It was marketed here as Spirograph, too. And I wonder how many sheets of paper I used up playing with it, sometimes for hours. A good memory of childhood.
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They have Spirograph here as a ready Christmas presents for grandparents to give their grandchildren.

I am not sure how that works out as they blow them out on sale after Christmas.

Guess who picked up the super mega boxed Spirograph for about US$9?

Lol

As for different name here I would bet is is to keep the code author from getting letters from the attorneys of Kahootz Toys the license holder.

The new version goes with putty instead of pins to keep the gears down. I guess they were too dangerous.

First thing to be ditched.
Pete, if you are interested the Wikipedia article has a good work up on the math of Spirograph.

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There goes my plan of working in the kitchen this afternoon...

Thanks (I think!) MA!
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Is that yours, Pote, or a favorite from the gallery?
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Curse you too, Pote. I obviously need more practice . . .
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We were supposed to bake muffins this evening when DH got home from work. But I didn't have everything ready so we didn't.

But, it was all good after I explained to him that it was your fault MA.
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We were supposed to bake muffins this evening when DH got home from work. But I didn't have everything ready so we didn't.

But, it was all good after I explained to him that it was your fault MA.
Happy to provide you with an acceptable excuse, my dear.
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