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Weird and Dangerous on eBay

I thought these things had gone the way of lawn darts, available only from feral tribes living in burned-out warehouses clinging to the underbelly of the great lakes rust belt. But here it is available for anyone with some spare cash to buy.

I have only a vague memory of one of my siblings having one of these when I was young. However, the strongest memory is that none of us could make it move on any consistent basis except for shooting out from under us as we fell to our faces.

It’s funny because the physics involved look simple enough but for some reason or other they just don’t live up to their potential.

See the full listing on eBay.

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