?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Oil-y and Slink-y - You don't know me. [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]
randomposting

[ website | The Realm of Randomia ]
[ userinfo | livejournal userinfo ]
[ archive | journal archive ]

Oil-y and Slink-y [Jun. 18th, 2008|04:32 am]
randomposting
[mood |tiredtired]
[music |Shrek soundtrack]

It takes 80 feet of wire to make one Slinky. Invented by Richard and Betty James in 1945, over a quarter of a billion Slinkys had been sold worldwide by 2000.
And history of mideasernt oil.

http://www.glumbert.com/media/middleeastoil


( Well.. better a few hours late then not at all, right? ;) )
linkReply

Comments:
[User Picture]From: monicarnsg
2008-06-18 09:35 am (UTC)
Mine was neon orange plastic.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 09:38 am (UTC)
That's awesome. My kid has a mini-one shaped like a heart that's rainbow colored and adorable.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: monicarnsg
2008-06-18 09:40 am (UTC)
I could never get it to do "the slinky thing" where it goes down steps.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 09:41 am (UTC)
Yeah I haven't had much success either. lol
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: monicarnsg
2008-06-18 09:42 am (UTC)
:)
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
From: echanchisai
2008-06-18 11:31 am (UTC)
What about Log?
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 02:53 pm (UTC)
Log? I'm so confused.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
From: echanchisai
2008-06-18 02:57 pm (UTC)
What rolls down stairs /
alone or in pairs /
rolls over the neighbor's dog

What's great for a snack /
and fits on your back /
It's Log Log Log!
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 03:00 pm (UTC)
Ahh! Thank you. Exhaustion doesn't help.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: harmonic_motion
2008-06-18 11:50 am (UTC)
Very cool video.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 02:54 pm (UTC)
Agreed entirely.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: insane_hope
2008-06-18 02:21 pm (UTC)
I love a good slinky
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 02:58 pm (UTC)
lol, right? ;)
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: sparkly_sparky
2008-06-18 02:30 pm (UTC)
and the slinkys dont even really work down the stairs. (but they are fun!)
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 02:59 pm (UTC)
I've seen them work! I've just never suceeded at it myself. lol
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: sparkly_sparky
2008-06-18 03:22 pm (UTC)
lol :) i usually end up getting them all twisted so ive resigned myself to having them as decoration pieces. i have 3 by my bed on this litle stool.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 03:24 pm (UTC)
lol. awesome. :)
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: 1happygirl
2008-06-18 03:58 pm (UTC)
Interesting link...

And Slinkies! I love them! Even as an adult... I also love the Magic 8 ball... Though my new favorite is the Sarcastic 8 ball.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 03:59 pm (UTC)
Dude. They have a sarcastic 8 Ball? Thats like the coolest thing I've ever heard. Do want!
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: zibacco
2008-06-18 07:41 pm (UTC)
Now I have to go buy a slinky. I forgot all about those things.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-06-18 07:43 pm (UTC)
Woohoo! =)
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)