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This guy actually did it. He implanted a microchip (RFID) into his own hand to....start his car. Unbelievable, you have to see it.

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    Barry Hawkey

    Someone wears some kind of underwear!

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    Barry Hawkey

    Someone wears some kind of underwear!

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    Barry Hawkey

    Did I win? Smiley

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    Barry Hawkey

    Did I win? Smiley

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    akaBigWurm

    Hey baby, I can start my car without a key

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    akaBigWurm

    Hey baby, I can start my car without a key

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    Barry Hawkey

    OK, I know someone says this every day, but that was the best episode yet.  That was flippin' fascinating!  I'm sending it out to a dozen people right now.  My team is doing a lot of word with RFID right now, but we never thought of that.  Golly!

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    Barry Hawkey

    OK, I know someone says this every day, but that was the best episode yet.  That was flippin' fascinating!  I'm sending it out to a dozen people right now.  My team is doing a lot of word with RFID right now, but we never thought of that.  Golly!

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    akaBigWurm

    Nevermind looks like that is a show car for his company

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    akaBigWurm

    Nevermind looks like that is a show car for his company

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    snorkle256

    So It's only readable from few inches?  Well, my reader enabled hand will read your key and steal it.  The only thing that will stop me is shielded gloves (c)

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    snorkle256

    So It's only readable from few inches?  Well, my reader enabled hand will read your key and steal it.  The only thing that will stop me is shielded gloves (c)

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    Barry Hawkey

    Hey, that was a really good idea - and you came up with it pretty quick.  I'm impressed.

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    Barry Hawkey

    Hey, that was a really good idea - and you came up with it pretty quick.  I'm impressed.

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    Rafael Nieves

    WORD! People having be doing this for some time. The data is relatively easy to hack. You just have to have a receiver and be within range to read the activated RFID. Program that into your own RFID chip and pass right on through the tolls on someone elses buck, get into a community without having to deal with security or get free gas and food at any Exxon/Mobil station with Speedpass.

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    Rafael Nieves

    WORD! People having be doing this for some time. The data is relatively easy to hack. You just have to have a receiver and be within range to read the activated RFID. Program that into your own RFID chip and pass right on through the tolls on someone elses buck, get into a community without having to deal with security or get free gas and food at any Exxon/Mobil station with Speedpass.

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    scratchex

    That's insane! I wonder what's going to happen when he needs to replace that chip and take it out of his own hand! Ouch! Show that episode Smiley

    p.s. give these girls a raise already, they've been wearing the same clothes for weeks! ahaha j/k. =)

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    scratchex

    That's insane! I wonder what's going to happen when he needs to replace that chip and take it out of his own hand! Ouch! Show that episode Smiley

    p.s. give these girls a raise already, they've been wearing the same clothes for weeks! ahaha j/k. =)

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    chaplain827

    i want to know if it's safe from the "personal" code being stolen by someone walking by with a special card reader?

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    chaplain827

    i want to know if it's safe from the "personal" code being stolen by someone walking by with a special card reader?

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    AdamKinney
    Thanks for showing up Chris and taking pictures Smiley
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    AdamKinney
    Funny!  What a good tradition to have.  Instead of calling out something non-creative like "First Post!".  We'll just expect to see guesses on what kind of underwear the video subject is wearing.
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    Michael

    Wow... if I didn´t see it, I wouldn´t believe it! I think I prefer the mobile phone option or perhaps have a chip in your watch...??. Just imagining him cutting up his hand to place the chip.... like the eye scene in Terminator.
    BTW, did you guys notice Laura´s T-shirt? I wonder if she put that one on intentionally? Big Smile

    Good stuff.

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    Michael

    Wow... if I didn´t see it, I wouldn´t believe it! I think I prefer the mobile phone option or perhaps have a chip in your watch...??. Just imagining him cutting up his hand to place the chip.... like the eye scene in Terminator.
    BTW, did you guys notice Laura´s T-shirt? I wonder if she put that one on intentionally? Big Smile

    Good stuff.

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    Michael

    Y-fronts?? Big Smile

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    Michael

    Y-fronts?? Big Smile

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    snorkle256

    All started because people want to win the prizes!

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    snorkle256

    All started because people want to win the prizes!

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    I was so lucky that I made it because I just randomly noticed your annoucement a few minutes before the event started.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    I was so lucky that I made it because I just randomly noticed your annoucement a few minutes before the event started.

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    Matthew Mushall

    Damn...I need to get me one of those!  If not in my hand or butt, at least my cell phone.  Imagine what else you could do with a RF chip in your body.  I'm awaiting the day when we could have artificial eyes with built in HUDs that look like real eyes.  That would make for some awesome multi-tasking.

    hehehe...Tina's been bad lately.

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    Matthew Mushall

    Damn...I need to get me one of those!  If not in my hand or butt, at least my cell phone.  Imagine what else you could do with a RF chip in your body.  I'm awaiting the day when we could have artificial eyes with built in HUDs that look like real eyes.  That would make for some awesome multi-tasking.

    hehehe...Tina's been bad lately.

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    Matthew Mushall

    I missed an event!!!  Damn, I'd have given the world to be there.  Where was the announcement posted?

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    Matthew Mushall

    I missed an event!!!  Damn, I'd have given the world to be there.  Where was the announcement posted?

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    Erik Porter

    Yes, but he put it in his left hand.  Not saying that makes it secure, but still...details...  Wink

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    Human​Compiler
    Yes, but he put it in his left hand.  Not saying that makes it secure, but still...details...  Wink
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    TinaIsHot

    Damn fine clothes though.

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    TinaIsHot

    Damn fine clothes though.

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    Steven Welsh

    This is the first step for society obtaining cyborg technology, I'm excited!  This is a pretty cool first step but is turning a key really that hard?  Someone give me a call when we start replacing limbs with robotic ones. 

    Seriously that cross necklace Laura is wearing in the studio, holy hell!  It's cool yes, but does your neck hurt at the end of the day wearing that thing?

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    Steven Welsh

    This is the first step for society obtaining cyborg technology, I'm excited!  This is a pretty cool first step but is turning a key really that hard?  Someone give me a call when we start replacing limbs with robotic ones. 

    Seriously that cross necklace Laura is wearing in the studio, holy hell!  It's cool yes, but does your neck hurt at the end of the day wearing that thing?

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    Chris Allen

    It is all in good fun though!  And that is what makes commenting so exciting, right? It is the sense of pride that comes from making the first post!

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    Chris Allen

    It is all in good fun though!  And that is what makes commenting so exciting, right? It is the sense of pride that comes from making the first post!

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    Arztek you have to see Lauras virtual hair to believe it. Hehe. Good stuff.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    Arztek you have to see Lauras virtual hair to believe it. Hehe. Good stuff.

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    Matthew Mushall

    It looks wild enough in your pic.  I'd haved loved to chat with the girls.

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    Matthew Mushall

    It looks wild enough in your pic.  I'd haved loved to chat with the girls.

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    Neo GeeQ

    Uhm... so if I find this guy and cut of his hand... I can steal his car?   Under the same ideas, if he gets into an accident... gets knocked unconscious and the engine is still running, how are bystanders gonna know to wave his hand to turn it off?

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    Neo GeeQ

    Uhm... so if I find this guy and cut of his hand... I can steal his car?   Under the same ideas, if he gets into an accident... gets knocked unconscious and the engine is still running, how are bystanders gonna know to wave his hand to turn it off?

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    Human​Compiler
    I believe there's an on/off button in the car on the dash to manually cut power or turn it on.  The RFID sensor is more of a shortcut to what's already there.
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    Erik Porter

    I believe there's an on/off button in the car on the dash to manually cut power or turn it on.  The RFID sensor is more of a shortcut to what's already there.

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    Barry Hawkey

    So the guy said that he needed the RFID tag "placed in a location that made his doctor uncomfortable, " which is why he had to do it himself.  But WHY did it have to be right between his knuckles?  Seems like it'd end up rubbing between the joints, there; I can see why his doctor didn't like it.  Why not in the palm or something?

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    Barry Hawkey

    So the guy said that he needed the RFID tag "placed in a location that made his doctor uncomfortable, " which is why he had to do it himself.  But WHY did it have to be right between his knuckles?  Seems like it'd end up rubbing between the joints, there; I can see why his doctor didn't like it.  Why not in the palm or something?

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    Barry Hawkey

    ...but to answer your first question: Yes, you could steal his car if you cut off his hand.  Of course, you could steal MY car just by finding my keys, so it's not like that's a MAJOR flaw...

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    Barry Hawkey

    ...but to answer your first question: Yes, you could steal his car if you cut off his hand.  Of course, you could steal MY car just by finding my keys, so it's not like that's a MAJOR flaw...

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    Chris Fisk

    One of the reasons I've never been too keen about incorporating technology into the human body is the fact that, unlike the human body that is essentially a constant throughout our lives, technology is always improving and contantly needs upgrading in one way or another. 

    What's this guy going to do if/when the transmitter needs repairs or is absorbed by his body?

    Breast-augmentation, contrary to what many believe, isn't a permanent procedure and requires the patient to constantly have additional "work" done.  I couldn't imagine having something more dangerous than saline planted beneath my skin...Hell, saccharine can give you cancer, I could only imagine what a transmitter could do.

    The geek in me loves this stuff but the realist in me doesn't like endangering my health just so I don't have to bring car keys with me everywhere.

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    Chris Fisk

    One of the reasons I've never been too keen about incorporating technology into the human body is the fact that, unlike the human body that is essentially a constant throughout our lives, technology is always improving and contantly needs upgrading in one way or another. 

    What's this guy going to do if/when the transmitter needs repairs or is absorbed by his body?

    Breast-augmentation, contrary to what many believe, isn't a permanent procedure and requires the patient to constantly have additional "work" done.  I couldn't imagine having something more dangerous than saline planted beneath my skin...Hell, saccharine can give you cancer, I could only imagine what a transmitter could do.

    The geek in me loves this stuff but the realist in me doesn't like endangering my health just so I don't have to bring car keys with me everywhere.

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    Neo GeeQ

    To be released 2013:

    Triple X-box, the future Gen system.  No need for controllers anymore, microchip implants turn your very hands into all the control you need.  The placement of your fingers into different, sign-language like posturings, determines the actions your character performs in the game. 

    One Free Microchip placement surgery per system purchase. Microchiped Latex gloves available for multiplyer use when a non chipped player joins the game.  Microsoft not reponsible for overheating issues.

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    Neo GeeQ

    To be released 2013:

    Triple X-box, the future Gen system.  No need for controllers anymore, microchip implants turn your very hands into all the control you need.  The placement of your fingers into different, sign-language like posturings, determines the actions your character performs in the game. 

    One Free Microchip placement surgery per system purchase. Microchiped Latex gloves available for multiplyer use when a non chipped player joins the game.  Microsoft not reponsible for overheating issues.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    It was a learning experience for everyone. There was even a mini car show. hehe.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    It was a learning experience for everyone. There was even a mini car show. hehe.

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    Angela

    then again, I guess it's about stuff we don't really need, but want, and of course the convenience would be nice. kind of like the popcorn button on the microwave. 1.57 seconds saved per bag-by not doing it manually-although I use it so little that i always hit the baked potato button-which then defeats the purpose of the popcorn preset button, because by time you hit the lights, hit clear and start from scratch, then go run back to the TV to see if CSI Miami is back from commercial-3 minutes has gone by. all in the name of convenience and making are day a little easier. I’ll pass.

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    Angela

    then again, I guess it's about stuff we don't really need, but want, and of course the convenience would be nice. kind of like the popcorn button on the microwave. 1.57 seconds saved per bag-by not doing it manually-although I use it so little that i always hit the baked potato button-which then defeats the purpose of the popcorn preset button, because by time you hit the lights, hit clear and start from scratch, then go run back to the TV to see if CSI Miami is back from commercial-3 minutes has gone by. all in the name of convenience and making are day a little easier. I’ll pass.

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    Angela

    from title...getting a pair of five pocket lucky's.

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    Angela

    from title...getting a pair of five pocket lucky's.

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    haven't been here for a while
    still haven't gotten a call about my show ideas
    oh well
    what's the deal with these girls? are they bill gates's daughters?
    does bill gates hang out on here?
    you think he's secretely one of the members in the forums....
    woah..maybe i'm bill gates?...
    eh...
    it could be that arztek dude

    I'd like to apply for the microsoft. body microchip, beta testing

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    haven't been here for a while
    still haven't gotten a call about my show ideas
    oh well
    what's the deal with these girls? are they bill gates's daughters?
    does bill gates hang out on here?
    you think he's secretely one of the members in the forums....
    woah..maybe i'm bill gates?...
    eh...
    it could be that arztek dude

    I'd like to apply for the microsoft. body microchip, beta testing

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    lol.....

    your a little off bro.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    lol.....

    your a little off bro.

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    Matthew Mushall

    Damn...you've blown my cover!  No seriously, I wish I had access to Bill's account and the girls.  That would be nice.

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    Matthew Mushall

    Damn...you've blown my cover!  No seriously, I wish I had access to Bill's account and the girls.  That would be nice.

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    Carlos A. Lone

    This dude is amazing... he did it by himself .... Man I just couldn't believe it.

    Well that's the beauty of technology !!!!

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    Carlos A. Lone

    This dude is amazing... he did it by himself .... Man I just couldn't believe it.

    Well that's the beauty of technology !!!!

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    damn right, i am

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    damn right, i am

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    i don't know what you do, but you have enough to make billboards and put pictures on blimps....i hope they were photoshopped....cause i'll never win a computer if they were real...and if they were real...why do you wanna win a computer that would have been cheaper to buy than buying blimps and billboards?

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    Howard MJ Pendleton

    i don't know what you do, but you have enough to make billboards and put pictures on blimps....i hope they were photoshopped....cause i'll never win a computer if they were real...and if they were real...why do you wanna win a computer that would have been cheaper to buy than buying blimps and billboards?

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    Neo GeeQ

    hahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah........ ahehh.... mwahahahahahaahhahahhahahahahah.a.ahhhahahaha.....*tear*.... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA... *sniff*.... I sense a blonde

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    Neo GeeQ

    hahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah........ ahehh.... mwahahahahahaahhahahhahahahahah.a.ahhhahahaha.....*tear*.... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA... *sniff*.... I sense a blonde

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    Griff

    That is cool, I would love to have one for my car.

    Laura > Tina

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    Griff

    That is cool, I would love to have one for my car.

    Laura > Tina

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    Barry Hawkey

    It's not a transmitter - it's unpowered and doesn't transmit anything.  It's an RFID tag.  And I can't see it getting "absorbed" by his body -- doctors can install screws and plates and shims and fake joints, and have for decades.

    And I'm not sure where you're getting your info about breast augmentation, but I don't think you're right.  I know several girls who have had implants for years and years - up to a decade, personally.  None of them have ever had to get more work done.  Where are you getting your info?

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    Barry Hawkey

    It's not a transmitter - it's unpowered and doesn't transmit anything.  It's an RFID tag.  And I can't see it getting "absorbed" by his body -- doctors can install screws and plates and shims and fake joints, and have for decades.

    And I'm not sure where you're getting your info about breast augmentation, but I don't think you're right.  I know several girls who have had implants for years and years - up to a decade, personally.  None of them have ever had to get more work done.  Where are you getting your info?

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    Hey guys just incase anyone is wondering, The new Tomb Raider for the 360 is sweet. The controls are easy ,the graphics crisp and the gameplay is classic fun.

    You hear it first.
    Go rent it.

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    Chris "Avid X" Erickson

    Hey guys just incase anyone is wondering, The new Tomb Raider for the 360 is sweet. The controls are easy ,the graphics crisp and the gameplay is classic fun.

    You hear it first.
    Go rent it.

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    Chris Allen

    I just picked up Tomb Raider and BF2:MC for the 360 yesterday, now I just have to play them.  It was a crazy busy weekend and I had no time for games.  That is just wrong for so many reasons...

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    Chris Allen

    I just picked up Tomb Raider and BF2:MC for the 360 yesterday, now I just have to play them.  It was a crazy busy weekend and I had no time for games.  That is just wrong for so many reasons...

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    yceron

    Did I do something wrong or are the iPod format videos not "iPod friendly" anymore? Sad

    Itunes won't copy them to the iPod anymore... tried reinstalling Itunes, updating my iPod, formatting my iPod.... and I still can't copy the videos Sad

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    yceron

    Did I do something wrong or are the iPod format videos not "iPod friendly" anymore? Sad

    Itunes won't copy them to the iPod anymore... tried reinstalling Itunes, updating my iPod, formatting my iPod.... and I still can't copy the videos Sad

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    Clint Comer

    I'm with Tina, I want one that flushes the toliet.

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    Clint Comer

    I'm with Tina, I want one that flushes the toliet.

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    Clint Comer

    Great job Laura!

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    Clint Comer

    Great job Laura!

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