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Ideas for christmas geek presents
« on: October 30, 2010, 12:06:33 PM »
I have been trying to think what the moderately geeky person would like for christmas:

There is the inevitable USB Mug Warmer:

usb-mug-warmer.jpgIdeas for christmas geek presents

but I also saw the USB Mouse Mat Hand Warmer:

usb-hand-warmer.jpgIdeas for christmas geek presents

and how about a Mouse Phone?

mouse_phone.jpgIdeas for christmas geek presents

Anyone got any other ideas? My main criteria are computer related and cheap stocking fillers (not expensive gadgets).

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2010, 03:11:30 PM »
I have been trying to think what the moderately geeky person would like for christmas:
I suppose I could pony up for some of these but — beware of geeks bearing gifts!

Thumb drives?

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2010, 03:53:11 PM »


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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2010, 04:55:49 PM »
Might need a large stocking…

Here's a hands-on gift.
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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2010, 06:48:55 PM »
I suppose I could pony up for some of these but — beware of geeks bearing gifts!

Thumb drives?

But what would you fill the thumb drives with? ;)
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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2010, 08:22:30 PM »
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Zen Magnets!

don't forget to watch this before you buy those:
http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=24101.0

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2010, 08:43:12 PM »
I have been trying to think what the moderately geeky person would like for christmas:

There is the inevitable USB Mug Warmer:
 (see attachment in previous post)

I'd love something like that, but I don't think they make one big enough for my tea mug.  :(

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my tea mug next to a large NANY mug for size comparison


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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2010, 09:38:13 PM »
I suppose I could pony up for some of these but — beware of geeks bearing gifts!

Thumb drives?

But what would you fill the thumb drives with? ;)
Trojans?

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2010, 01:14:13 AM »
I have been trying to think what the moderately geeky person would like for christmas:

There is the inevitable USB Mug Warmer:
 (see attachment in previous post)

I'd love something like that, but I don't think they make one big enough for my tea mug.  :(
 (see attachment in previous post)
my tea mug next to a large NANY mug for size comparison

It's a mug, it's a barrel....it's a murrel!

Maybe you have German ancestry... :P

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2010, 05:12:18 AM »
Thanks - this is fun.

Liked the binary clock idea so had a look in the UK - this one is even cooler:

LARGEBINARY.gif

from Gadgets.co.uk

Unfortunately it is no longer available and would have been too expensive. Actually they have a number of fun clocks (just type clock in the gift finder on the left and binary turns up a couple of binary watches). I particularly like the R2D2 projection clock ;)

« Last Edit: October 31, 2010, 05:16:29 AM by Carol Haynes »

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2010, 06:34:57 AM »
Here's a cheaper binary clock at about $20:

http://www.thinkgeek...eoffice/lights/59e0/

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2010, 07:15:05 AM »
That's the same one - but they use DHL or UPS tracked services to overseas destinations so the shipping will probably be considerably more than the product plus import duties/taxes on the total price (inc shipping) for UK deliveries. Shame 'cos I think they are cool.

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2010, 09:44:30 AM »
+1 for the Zen Magnets idea and thank you, Deozaan for the link - I've been wondering what they're called  :Thmbsup: (and I missed the thread mouser pointed to....)
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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2010, 02:22:38 PM »
Shame 'cos I think they are cool.

If you want some cool (but expensive) watches, check out these:

http://www.tokyoflash.com/en/watches/1/

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2010, 06:56:38 AM »
Those should make getting through airport security interesting.

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Re: Ideas for christmas geek presents
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2010, 08:33:07 PM »
Shame 'cos I think they are cool.

If you want some cool (but expensive) watches, check out these:

http://www.tokyoflash.com/en/watches/1/
 (see attachment in previous post)

Those are extremely cool. They're all different with some wacky ways to tell time.

   



Not for everyone, but definitely something that would be cool for kids.
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