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    • Former MSE Wendy
    • By Former MSE Wendy 22nd Jan 08, 4:53 PM
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    Former MSE Wendy
    Are you this good at collecting money?
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    • 22nd Jan 08, 4:53 PM
    Are you this good at collecting money? 22nd Jan 08 at 4:53 PM
    Here's some inspiration for anyone collecting money from some budding coin gymnasts. Are you this good?

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    Being far nerdier than Wendy - i just wanted to crow about this even more - though I dread to think of someone who must've been cooped up in his house for weeks to learn such skills (just off to do a credit card spreadsheet!).



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    Last edited by MSE Martin; 22-01-2008 at 7:34 PM.
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    • puddings
    • By puddings 23rd Jan 08, 1:51 AM
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    puddings
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 1:51 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 1:51 AM
    How many times do you think that chap had to attempt those tricks before he managed to get it right?

    i guess hundreds
  • mrsb2100
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 7:51 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 7:51 AM
    Wow! Must've had alot of free time on his hands!
    • crawley_girl
    • By crawley_girl 23rd Jan 08, 9:13 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 9:13 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 9:13 AM
    Exactly! And his kitchen/ dining room could do with a tidy!!!

    CG
    Ever wonder about those people who spend 2 apiece on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backward.
    • 123xyz
    • By 123xyz 23rd Jan 08, 9:17 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 9:17 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 9:17 AM
    Wow! Must've had alot of free time on his hands!
    Originally posted by mrsb2100
    Judging by the state of the background, he spends all his time doing this and forgot to clear up his messy house! :rolleyes:
    Just off the border of your waking mind, there lies another time ....
    • BigMikeyG
    • By BigMikeyG 23rd Jan 08, 10:16 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:16 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:16 AM
    very clever, although some of them must be faked/set up. No way it is possible some of the ones at the end, particuly the last one!
  • Wiggynut
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:50 AM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:50 AM
    lol... like the one where the coin is 'leaping' through flames!
    Light bulb moment April 07: 3,655 Oct 07: 2,220 now 0 - 3 years of Uni debt to be added at a later date
    now at Uni as a Mature student -update: now has a First Class BA!
    • Butlers1982
    • By Butlers1982 23rd Jan 08, 1:43 PM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 1:43 PM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 1:43 PM
    i think that there is some very clever "editing" done there to make it look like it was one after the other!
    • MSE Martin
    • By MSE Martin 23rd Jan 08, 10:54 PM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:54 PM
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    • 23rd Jan 08, 10:54 PM
    i think that there is some very clever "editing" done there to make it look like it was one after the other!
    Originally posted by Butlers1982
    You may be right. But I prefer to 'believe' it all - it makes it far more fun!
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  • djbd1973
    I seem to be good at dropping (losing) money on the floor kinda like coins going skydiving. Don't need to practice this as its a natural skill of mine!
    Gordon Brown ate my hamster
  • HarryPotter
    Now if only he pinged that money all the way down to the bank he could get a high intrest account and put it to even better use.
    Oh sorry I come over all MSE then.
    Ill go have a sit down and think about what Ive become.
    Harry Potter, Computer Wizard.

    There are 10 types of people in the world, those that understand Binary and those that don't!
    • DaveAshton
    • By DaveAshton 26th Jan 08, 6:27 AM
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    Word of warning. Don't try it with a 2 coin, I just broke a shot glass trying it (mainly because I misjudged the bounce, and it took the glass out on the way up, as far as I can tell).

    SE
    Back on MSE after a 5 year hiatus.

    Rhi
  • ormus
    i remember now why we taxpayers hated paying for students grants.
    Get some gorm.
  • OddjobKIA
    Id give it a try but one of my 4 kids would grab the money out of the air before it had even bounced
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