I want to build myself one of these...

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  1. cmartinez

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    Maybe when I reach retirement, and have a less hectic routine:

     
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  2. ian field

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    Putting bulbs (and other things) in the microwave is less boring.
     
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  3. joeyd999

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    Not enough light to read by...
     
  4. wayneh

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    Don't wait too long, you won't be able to find an incandescent.
     
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  5. GopherT

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    You have plenty of time, just adjust your priorities.
     
  6. cmartinez

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    It's not an incandescent... the thing has white LEDs inside... unless of course, you're talking about the glass bulb itself
     
  7. cmartinez

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    Personal list of life's priorities:
    1. Make money
    2. Have fun
    So far I haven't been able to complete the first one...
     
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  8. wayneh

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    Wrong order. Try doing both at the same time.
     
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  9. cmartinez

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    You're right... they're not necessarily mutually exclusive...
     
  10. GopherT

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    How do you manage to make money with your 100 posts per week on AAC?
     
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  11. cmartinez

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    Ouch.... THAT hurt.... :p
     
  12. cmartinez

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    Hey... I just realized I made it to 100 "likes" in this site!
    what? no fireworks? no free beer?
    ... what's wrong with you people??
     
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  13. GopherT

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    I'll send the fireworks to
    CMartinez, Monterrey, MEXICO.

    EDIT: Oh, wait. You have 101 now. Not special any more.
     
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  14. cmartinez

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    party pooper....
     
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    FYP
     
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    Is there a Trophy for that?
     
  17. ronv

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    Yes, and it makes pretty lights too.
    I was going to make a wireless charger for my wireless mouse that kept dying. But the rabbit died - so no $.:D
     
  18. LDC3

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    Were you going to put the antenna in the mouse pad?
    Actually, you could throw out the battery, power the mouse with the pad using a USB connection. That way when you turned off the computer, it would turn off the mouse. You just wouldn't be able to wake on mouse movement.
     
  19. ronv

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    Yes, the big antenna in the mouse pad and a little one on the bottom of the mouse. I may resurrect the idea just because it makes so much sense. I was going to change the battery to a nicd so I could just trickle it all the time.
     
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  20. ian field

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    Some glass is lossy enough to glow red in the microwave.

    One valve (tube) I put in there, the glass melted around the internal structure like shrink-wrap.
     
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