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    What Is This? From Neatorama.COM



    Link: What Is It? game 182

    We are puzzling over this at the moment and it has got us stumped!

    What do you think?

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    to keep wool/string/fisherman wire etc from tangling by wrapping it around the device.

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    Part of a spit roasting linkage.

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    Ferret prodder.

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    A really bad model of a Girraffe?

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    An IProd?

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    It looks like an electronic conductor pin used in old machinery..would love to have it in person to actually tell you

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    Thinking logically, its cast, a soft or mixed metal or something as its tarnished. There is a lot of corrosion or deposit on the one end so ill assume both are the same.

    Wild guess a transmission axle or similar with what looks like a slight reduction.

    wow that is rather geeky sounding lol

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    Is it a stool for a stool? Stand it up on end and then a stool can sit on the stool's stool legs.

    You can be wild and put a stool's stool on a stool's stool to seat a stool. Any more than that though and the stool is just gonna fall off and break.

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    Definitely an axle of some type and it wouldn't have been a very big wheel - the two ends are exactly the same and look like they were once embedded into a material which has since rotted away, the tips look like they were beaten/hammered.

    Hang on it's not an ancient pizza box lid holder is it?

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    I was gonna say an axel from an old toy car.

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