+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 11 of 11
Jokes/Interweb Things Thread, What Is This? From Neatorama.COM in Fun Stuff; Link: What Is It? game 182 We are puzzling over this at the moment and it has got us stumped! ...
  1. #1

    DaveP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Can't talk now: The mother-ship is calling!
    Posts
    8,796
    Thank Post
    351
    Thanked 1,274 Times in 870 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4
    Rep Power
    1126

    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?

  2. #2
    Flakes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Newcastle
    Posts
    476
    Thank Post
    38
    Thanked 74 Times in 48 Posts
    Rep Power
    27
    to keep wool/string/fisherman wire etc from tangling by wrapping it around the device.

  3. #3

    TechMonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    South East
    Posts
    3,286
    Thank Post
    225
    Thanked 405 Times in 302 Posts
    Rep Power
    162
    Part of a spit roasting linkage.

  4. #4

    Dos_Box's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Preston, Lancashire
    Posts
    9,855
    Thank Post
    583
    Thanked 2,162 Times in 987 Posts
    Blog Entries
    23
    Rep Power
    627
    Ferret prodder.

  5. #5

    Dos_Box's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Preston, Lancashire
    Posts
    9,855
    Thank Post
    583
    Thanked 2,162 Times in 987 Posts
    Blog Entries
    23
    Rep Power
    627
    A really bad model of a Girraffe?

  6. #6
    pauljonze's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Staffs
    Posts
    86
    Thank Post
    17
    Thanked 22 Times in 15 Posts
    Rep Power
    22
    An IProd?

  7. #7

    nephilim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Dunstable
    Posts
    11,828
    Thank Post
    1,624
    Thanked 1,880 Times in 1,397 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    426
    It looks like an electronic conductor pin used in old machinery..would love to have it in person to actually tell you

  8. #8

    CHR1S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    4,489
    Thank Post
    1,575
    Thanked 479 Times in 302 Posts
    Rep Power
    215
    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

  9. #9

    Hightower's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Cloud 9
    Posts
    4,920
    Thank Post
    494
    Thanked 690 Times in 444 Posts
    Rep Power
    241
    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.

  10. #10
    pauljonze's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Staffs
    Posts
    86
    Thank Post
    17
    Thanked 22 Times in 15 Posts
    Rep Power
    22
    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?

  11. #11

    synaesthesia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Northamptonshire
    Posts
    5,887
    Thank Post
    575
    Thanked 1,001 Times in 773 Posts
    Blog Entries
    15
    Rep Power
    461
    I was gonna say an axel from an old toy car.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •