Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:45 am UTC

Got five or six in about the same number of seconds, so yes.

Miniature model of a vehicle?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby NathanBros » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:34 pm UTC

Nope.

A midi controller?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:55 pm UTC

What's that?
...probably not.

A vinyl single?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby ucim » Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:13 am UTC

Not within fifteen seconds, but I do have some 7 inch open reel tapes.

A four-track (contemporaneous with the more common 8-tracks) cartridge?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Lothario O'Leary » Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:45 pm UTC

None that I know of, but I do have vinyl singles.

A dictophone (dictation machine)?
General-purpose computers and phones don't count, obviously (otherwise it's too easy).

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby ucim » Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:18 am UTC

Does it have to work? I have a busted one in my drawer and a lot of tapes whose information I'd love to get at.

An abacus?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:14 am UTC

Maybe we have one somewhere, but I wouldn't find it in a day, so nope.

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:27 pm UTC

Yes.

Any kind of physical Rubik's cube?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:21 pm UTC

Yes, two of them.

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Tillian » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:37 pm UTC

No, unfortunately not.

Something you've built yourself.
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:58 pm UTC

Yes, I assembled the pullup bar that's currently right next to me.

Something you baked?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Opipik » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:56 pm UTC

No, because I don't bake.

A glass of water that was already there?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:08 pm UTC

Several full water bottles, but all the glasses are in the kitchen.

A glass of water that wasn't already there?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby liberonscien » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:28 pm UTC

SirGabriel wrote:Several full water bottles, but all the glasses are in the kitchen.

A glass of water that wasn't already there?

No.

A contraceptive?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Tillian » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:20 pm UTC

Yes.

A photo of your mother.
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:50 am UTC

Depends on wether I can run downstairs and back up in 15 secs. So probably yes.

Some form of magnetic tape?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby ucim » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:35 pm UTC

Not unless the stripe on a credit card counts, but that would be magnetic media, not tape. (Unless you count that it's applied to the card as tape, which it might be).

A dead tree magazine?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby phillip1882 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:28 pm UTC

im guessing no.

a postcard from another country?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Meowers » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:50 pm UTC

Nope.

A Nintendo 64 controller?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby flicky1991 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:51 pm UTC

No.

A doughnut?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:22 pm UTC

No. We haven't had a doughnut in the house for years now...

Some liquid glue?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby phillip1882 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:03 pm UTC

i have some out in the shed but definitely take more then 15 seconds to get it.

popcorn?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Tillian » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:06 pm UTC

Yes, but unpopped.

Something that frustrates you immensely.
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:14 pm UTC

The university assignment I have to hand in this week is within arm's reach, so YES. As much as I am capable of frustration now anyway...

Something, that relaxes and reinvigorates you.
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby thunk » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:02 pm UTC

if I run fast, I can refill the tea mug in the allotted time.
And there was still a bit left, so yes.

220-240 V electricity?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:18 pm UTC

Got a power strip right by my foot. This metalplastic rectangle needs mains power at least sometimes.

A poem (printed out on paper)?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby phillip1882 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:14 am UTC

nope.

an economics book?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby faubiguy » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:23 am UTC

High school macroeconomics textbook on a shelf across the room.

Chocolate?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:57 pm UTC

If the filling inside a pastry counts, yes. Otherwise no.

A tramcar?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Tillian » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:11 pm UTC

Wait ten years and we might get them. Allegedly.

A receipt for less than 5 USD.
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:29 pm UTC

Yes, from when I bought a single postage stamp for $0.49.

A reptile?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby phillip1882 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:16 pm UTC

nope.

a pot of coffee?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:31 pm UTC

I might possibly be able to get a pot and dump coffee grounds in it within 15 seconds, but probably not.

A potted plant?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:59 pm UTC

I think my mom just relocated all of them outside for the spring.

shelf pegs?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby Meowers » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:58 am UTC

Don't think so.

A cat?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:04 am UTC

At the moment, no.

Corrugated aluminium sheet?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby phillip1882 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:59 pm UTC

nope.

fire?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby SirGabriel » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:10 pm UTC

Yes, 15 seconds is more than enough time to walk over to the stove and light one of the burners.

A blanket?

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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby somitomi » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:25 pm UTC

I'm wrapped in one right now.

Guitar picks?
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Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Postby faubiguy » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:57 pm UTC

Nope.

One of those 15-tile sliding puzzles?


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