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siliconslave


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Location: near guildford uk

Total posts: 36
Posted:Should be easy for all you co-ordinated ppl out there

While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand.

Your foot will change direction.

(sorry if you've seen it b4, its kinda pinched from annother forum but its fun so there!)


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Beth


Beth

Miss Whippy
Location: Cornwall & Oxford

Total posts: 1262
Posted:eugh thats well weird!! It wont stop!!

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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:man, that is messed up.
:afraid icon:


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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:if you draw the 6 backwards its fine, (all the circles go clockwise)

however still very crazy,

im going to train myself to do it though....


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They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Dio


Dio

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Location: OK, USA

Total posts: 729
Posted:holy shit that is creepy

no amount of mental preparation can beat it!


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King Of Bongo


King Of Bongo

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Location: Berlin

Total posts: 522
Posted:aaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!

"runs away completelty freaked out"


Your life is ending one minute at a time...
So live it.

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RoDuS


member
Location: Australia qld

Total posts: 50
Posted:omg that just makes me feel like an idiot

i'll try get as many people as i can to try it so im not alone


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Flynt
SILVER Member since May 2002

Flynt

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Total posts: 5635
Posted:HAHA! so i just did that, and its freaky as, and now i'm going to go round and get all the people in my office to do it!

NEAT!

(can you tell im a little bit overly excited about this??)


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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:aaaarrrgggghhhh! I had forgotten about this one...But I beat it!

I had to think very strongly about the circling foot....then draw just the righthand half of the bottom circle on the six quote: ) then stopped, foot still circling and drew the other half quote: ( And ALMOST lost it, but just managed to keep the foot circling clockwise.

Then finally, added the sloping top bit, kinda like below but sloping more... quote: ( I did it, and kept my foot circling clockwise the whole time...but damn, it wasn't easy...


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Flynt
SILVER Member since May 2002

Flynt

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Total posts: 5635
Posted:if you draw your six from the inside out, it works much better.

oh, and note: left handed people seem to be able to do the right side quite easily. They dont look so clever when you tell them to do it left hand/footed.

:smirk:


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Captain Hazzard
BRONZE Member since Jan 2003

Captain Hazzard

Ninja (shhhh, don't tell)
Location: Truro, UK

Total posts: 420
Posted:if you do it while standing, with your leg out straight, you can actually manage it.
its my mas birthday party tomorrow and i'm gonna have SO much fun geting all the drunks to try it!!!


I only wanted to be 16... and free

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Taniwha


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Location: Aotearoa

Total posts: 138
Posted:There must be somthing wrong with me, i did it easy and no i didn't do it inside out (actually i did after i did it normally). Even did it opposite, left foot right hand. Could be cause im ambidextrous Im disapointed.

Anyother freaks out here??


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borismcnorris


borismcnorris

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Location: Bristol

Total posts: 137
Posted:hehe. that is so wierd.

reminds me of the thing where you stand in a doorway with your arms at your sides then push against the door frame as hard as you can with the backs of your hands for about a minute. then when you step out of the doorway your arms will start floating.

its like being on drugs without the expense


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Nove
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

Nove

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Location: Cochrane

Total posts: 277
Posted:Oh, see, if I do it standing up, my foot changes directions, but if I'm sitting down it doesn't... Much mind-boggling-ness!

"But I don't want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the Cat: "we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."

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Deimos
BRONZE Member since Aug 2003

Deimos

Cinnamon Girl
Location: Hfx, NS, Canada

Total posts: 191
Posted:I can do it but I have a feeling I cheated....Slowing down to about the spead of the UPS

P*L*U*R

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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:I don't have a right foot. Will that make it more difficult?

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:In fact at the end of my right leg there's nothing but a sock containing a.... hey what's that? it's a foot.


Ooh how long has that been there do you think?


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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kaza


newbie
Location: England

Total posts: 29
Posted:I naturally draw my 6's from inside out so I did it easilly, then realised I draw my sixes wrong.

So I tryed the other way, and with about 2 min practice I can sort of do it. The foot circle turns more into a clockwise drawn triangle though, andtrying to do more than one is almost impossible.


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Rixatrix
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rixatrix

paranoid of gov't conspiracies
Location: USA

Total posts: 217
Posted:weird at first i thought i was getting it right after a while but then i realized that i just didnt notice that my foot changed directions!

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:tee hee hee, thankyou silicon slave, you've just helped me get all the people in my office to spin their legs and laugh a lot!

Let's relight this forum ubblove

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tiamat_22580


tiamat_22580

I will kill all mods
Location: mods suck

Total posts: 210
Posted:thats freaky

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