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    Cool office gadgets?

    Hi,

    Looking for some cool (but cheap) office/desk gadgets such as the swinging sticks
    The Swinging Sticks - Big Size - YouTube

    Stuff that serves no purpose but just looks cool

    Any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dany2010 View Post

    Stuff that serves no purpose but just looks cool

    Any ideas?
    An IT Manager????

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    My favourite office toy is a notepad that has a different paper aeroplane design on each page. It makes sending messages such as "make me a brew!" much more fun!

    Cool office gadgets?-airplane-note_pad03.jpg

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    Buy Satzuma USB Plasma Ball at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for Gadgets and USB gadgets.

    I bought myself one of these for Christmas.

    Actually, 'Christmas' was an excuse. I bought it because I like them.

    Or there's the ever popular.... Large Newton's Cradle (Always looks good with an Afghan Coat and Platform Boots.)

    Or any one of these.....

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dream-Cheeky.../dp/B00501M2DW

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earthling View Post
    Buy Satzuma USB Plasma Ball at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for Gadgets and USB gadgets.

    I bought myself one of these for Christmas.

    Actually, 'Christmas' was an excuse. I bought it because I like them.

    Or there's the ever popular.... Large Newton's Cradle (Always looks good with an Afghan Coat and Platform Boots.)

    Or any one of these.....

    USB Missile Launcher "Thunder": Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    Its the one with the webcam I want...

    USB Storm O.I.C. Missile Launcher: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICTDirect_Dave View Post
    Then go ahead, @ICTDirect_Dave, by all means, treat yourself.

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    I've always wanted a nixie clock. Can't justify work paying for it and all of my relatives are non-geeks so can't see the point in shelling out £100 on a clock.

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    I may try and get one of these for work.

    That was I can have nice filter coffee ready as soon as I get in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I may try and get one of these for work.

    That was I can have nice filter coffee ready as soon as I get in.
    I have a similar one at home for the mornings. Set up the night before, enable timer, wake up to hot coffee. It's also a great way to kickstart the weekends!

    If your super lazy, and like white coffee, mix two teaspoons of coffeemate with the ground coffee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I may try and get one of these for work.

    That was I can have nice filter coffee ready as soon as I get in.
    My wife came home from work with tales of how the husband of one of her colleagues made a flask of fresh coffee every morning for her. Now we have one of these

    I love her and all that, but get up over an hour early just to make coffee?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I may try and get one of these for work.

    That was I can have nice filter coffee ready as soon as I get in.
    LOL I have that exact model at home as it happens. It's good although I recommend the use of paper filters rather than have to wash out the mesh one every time - it's easier to just bin the paper filter.

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    Had one of these and fried it. Wondered what would happen if you plugged a laptop charger in to it. Nice frying sound.

    Want a big version now.

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    Got one of these on my desk at work..
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