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nodressrehersal
Feb. 3rd, 2013 12:48 am (UTC)
What a cool thing to have invented.
patrick_vecchio
Feb. 3rd, 2013 04:02 am (UTC)
The most creative I could get with it was to try to scrape all of the powder off the inside of the screen. Oh, and I used to draw a mean maze. Do a Google search for "Etch-a-Sketch art." Some of it is mind-blowing. (And some of it probably is Photoshopped.)
sahlah
Feb. 3rd, 2013 03:30 am (UTC)
I guess he can't be shook and re-started. What a cool thing to leave behind.
patrick_vecchio
Feb. 3rd, 2013 04:14 am (UTC)
I did a bit of quick Google searching to find sales figures, but the only figure I found was 100 million sold since it was invented in 1960. The rest of the search results all had to do with that Romney aide's gaffe back in March.

I can't help but think the Etch-a-Sketch is headed for the same fate as those toys with a picture of a hairless head under a plastic cover with a bunch of metal shavings that you moved around with a magnet to put hair on the head.
patrick_vecchio
Feb. 3rd, 2013 04:16 am (UTC)
"He can't be shook and re-started." Nice!
(Anonymous)
Feb. 3rd, 2013 12:46 pm (UTC)
Maybe production was sent to China to undermine the workers, who would be distracted from their productivity by playing with the toy

Worst gift i ever got! Totally useless in my hands...Slinky...Now there's a toy! Holiday
patrick_vecchio
Feb. 3rd, 2013 04:35 pm (UTC)
There is a Slinky toy for every girl and boy.
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