Posts by Category: Fun & Games

So maybe it’s pointless, but at least it’s happy!

Fun & Games December 15, 2004 posted by

Roller Coaster kit.

The Roller Coaster Tycoon Construction Set. Priced at $139.99 complete with game copy of RCT for PC. Wow, fascinating. A computer game moves into the real world. What next, a Grand Theft Auto car-jack kit?  The RollerCoaster Construction Set contains over 300 parts yet is intuitive and easy to assemble, alter and disassemble. Though creatively challenging, the large blocks of required assembly time and resultant frustration, common to many other construction sets are noticeably absent!…Our “Child-Safe” Lift Mechanism (Patent Pending) has no…


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Fun & Games December 15, 2004 posted by

Micro machines.

Shrunken Hot Rods. There’s a school of thought that says that middle aged men should definitely stay away from fatty hamburgers and teeny cars. The Ferret keeps an open mind about such things of course. Prices start at $3595.00.  These masterful machines are the epitome of cool. Imagine cruising around on your very own classic 1941 Willy’s Coupe? Parade, barbeque, pit vehicle, just think of the possibilities of fun. Handcrafted in the good old USA with customizing available…6 HP electric…


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Fun & Games December 14, 2004 posted by

Hut, hut…

The Automatic Quarterback. $69.95 buys you l33t Joe Montana skillz for all your weavin’ and receivin’.  A powerful football passer that throws a perfect spiral every time, our automatic quarterback sends a soft polyurethane foam football up to 30 yards, and adjusts between lateral passes and long, high bombs. Children can set the timer for running deep, or a friend can launch a pass with the manual trigger.


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Fun & Games December 14, 2004 posted by

The Cubes.

The Cubes. Er..the Ferret has a feeling that this 3DDilbert-type play set could be a genius idea. Re-create your own office and get fired for insubordination, why doncha? Sets priced from around $12.95 each. Oh and don’t forget the Job Title Generator!  Finally, the drudgery of corporate life has been captured in a play set for adults! Bob, Joe, Ted, and Ann spend eight hours a day, five days a week, at tiny desks in tiny cubicles in a giant room…


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Fun & Games December 9, 2004 posted by

Jet R/C.

The R/C Jet Car. $49.99. You feel the need? The need for smashed up bits of plastic at the bottom of an adjacent brick wall?  Propelled by two super-size turboprops, the JetCar accelerates like a mini dragster and then hurtles around at breathtaking speeds equivalent to about 150mph. And it’s not just about straight-line performance either. JetCar’s sophisticated aerodynamic design also lets you pull incredibly tight turns and execute 360° spins on the proverbial sixpence.


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Fun & Games December 9, 2004 posted by

The Screamer.

The Screamer toilet seat with optional accessories. Just perfect for inspiring some new…ahem…kickass solo guitar licks? $99.00. [Via Tom]


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Fun & Games December 8, 2004 posted by

Thing in a bag.

Thing in a Bag Cat Toy. $12.95. Heh! The Ferret approves!  Designed to bring out kitty’s natural stalking instinct, this bag is made from claw-and tear-resistant materials. Inside the bag are crinkly-sounding materials and a randomly-activated motor that makes the “thing” come alive! Automatically turns off after three minutes for safety and convenience.


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Fun & Games December 8, 2004 posted by

Changeful wagon.

The Changeful Special-Patrol Wagon. This is what you really need under the tree this holiday. A remote control sports vehicle with opening doors, natty wrist controller and missiles. And then you should get the toy version.


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Fun & Games December 7, 2004 posted by

Colour etchings.

The Color Magna Pad. $14.95. Stop smirking Jimmy and create me a masterpiece. And make it snappy, haven’t got all day! The world’s first and ONLY Color Magnetic SketchPad! Little artists can draw freestyle with the special drawing pen, or stamp triangle, square or circle shapes. Just imagine: brown trees, green frogs and blue cars! It really is amazing. A quick slide of the “magic eraser” clears the screen.


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Fun & Games December 7, 2004 posted by

Hope on a rope.

Money Soap. $12.95. Is this what they mean when they say that success comes from good clean living?  Surprise—there’s real money in this bar of soap! Great incentive to get kids to wash their hands (again, again and again). Each bar of this delightfully-scented soap is guaranteed to contain a real $1, $5, $10, $20, or even a $50 bill! You only get the cash when the soap wears down, so start sudsing


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Free Software December 7, 2004 posted by

Beep!

Nullsoft Beep. Very silly freeware! But arf to you all!  Nullsoft Beep is an application that makes your computer sound like computers sound in the movies. It requires Windows 95 or later with DirectX 3 or later.


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Fun & Games December 1, 2004 posted by

Art.Com

Art.com’s ArtPad is cool, not just because you can create masterpieces online with very little effort. But also because you can triumphantly email the results to all your friends and display them in a museum setting all framed up nice and lovely. Totally addictive fun. See how good the Ferret is? (it’s the middle piece, silly!)


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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

Loo role.

The Toilet Monster. $17.95. You can see it, can’t you? Awful as it is, you can literally hear the shriek and feel the pain. Tsk, cruelty incarnate.  WARNING: The Bog Toilet Monster should not be used on the elderly or those of a weak disposition!!! Easily attaches to the inside of your toilet!!!


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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

Music with motion.

The Motion Music Maker. Play stuff by waving your hands about wildly. Whilst avoiding arrest. $34.95.  Experience the music machine of the next millennium. Simply wave your hands across any of the sensors to create your own music. Combining the sounds of guitar, bass and drums in one, this portable beat-making machine features infrared motion sensors that respond to your movements.


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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

R/C bird.

The Remote Control Robotic Bird. Flies by flapping its wings! Oh yes it does. Check the video if you don’t believe. $299.99.  Built around a carbon fiber chassis with a very tough strong frame work wrapped in a flexible foam body to absorb impacts. This new rc model works just like a real bird. The wings even flap up and down and the tail twists left and Right. This provides the forward motion. Your new rc bird will do loops…


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