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The Big Impressive/Cool/Funny/Weird Videos Thread

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by Taluntain, Sep 4, 2006.

  1. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Yeah! That was magnificent! :)

    Here's a cool Danish commercial:
     
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  2. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Wow. I'm not sure if my mind should be blown at how cool that was, or frightened at the fact that someone actually spent 600 hours of their time + who knows how much money to build a contraption that, at the end of the day, moves 500 tiny balls around a room.
     
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  3. Dice

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    Amazing Lego contraction. Beautiful kinetic sculpture.

    @ Mon - That was a great commercial.
     
  4. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Hehe, that commercial is hilarious :) I like the special lane part where they taunt the drivers they pass.
     
  5. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Since the lego thing seems to be designed to get the balls from the starting point to the ending point, wouldn't it have been a lot simpler just to skip all the steps in between?
     
  6. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    You clearly did not apprehend the uselessness of the machine. If I remember correctly from when I watched it, the balls ended up back where they started. So if all the steps in between were skipped there would be no machine! :)
     
  7. Merlanni

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    It must be done, if it is possible. Science demands it. We just applaud.
     
  8. Dice

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    Obviously you don't understand politics :p
     
  9. Montresor

    Montresor Mostly Harmless Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    Well, of course it did! If it had just transported balls from A to B, without A being the same as B, then you'd need another machine to transport the balls back from B to A. Or, worse yet, a human operator would have to do it for the machine.

    :D

    :lol:
     
  10. Faye

    Faye Life is funny. Veteran

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  11. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Never seen Cylons, but that song was pretty well done! :D



    :facepalm: This really happens? I thought jokes were made up! :bang:
     
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  12. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Making an utter fool of yourself on the air - priceless. :shake:
     
  13. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Well, you know that the literacy rate is way up with the deer population, right? Especially when they go to school because the deer crossing and school crossing signs are at the same place. Jeez, you would think someone could get a clue . . .
     
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  14. Montresor

    Montresor Mostly Harmless Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    Oh, "deer" me! :facepalm: :lol:
     
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  15. Marceror

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    I'm having a hard time believing that this person isn't just making a crank call. How do you contact numerous agencies about something like this and never have it explained to you that the signs simply have to go where the deer happen to be. And what are the odds that someone has managed to get in 3 car accidents with deers but manages to be this clueless.

    On the other hand, I suppose she could have hit her head too hard a few too many times after all that deer impact. Ah, who really knows.

    If true, truly sad.
     
  16. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I choose to treat these types of things as completely legit. It makes my amusement that much greater.
     
  17. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    They could put "deerly beloved" on her tombstone... :lol:
     
  18. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    You raise a fair point.
     
  19. Merlanni

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    Nice to know that there is always someone more dumber than you.
     
  20. Gaear

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    I don't usually like home movies with custom soundtracks, but this was hilarious. (Must play with sound.)

    http://youtu.be/8-1F-CokXNU

    [Direct link because for some reason it's really choppy when embedded.]
     
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