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    Cyburbian Emeritus Bear Up North's avatar
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    Bubble Wrap

    Quick survey: Who likes to pop bubble wrap? There is something that is very satisfying about popping bubble wrap. Maybe because it is "final". Discuss.

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    There is a virtual poping sheet not to mention a time waster too.
    http://www.virtual-bubblewrap.com/bubble-wrap.swf

    and you too can have the Electronic Bubble Wrap Keychain
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    When my kid was 7 or 8, I got him a big roll of bubble-wrap at Wal-Mart as one of his Christmas presents. He was thrilled. He drove his grandma nuts all day with it.

    I've never seen the attraction.

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    As I sit here reading this thread I have a small piece sitting on my desk. Every time I start popping the Luke-dog will get up, walk on into my office, and try to take the sheet in his mouth. He has not learned how to pop the bubbles, though.
    Anyone want to adopt a dog?

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    I like to pop bubble wrap.

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    There is a virtual poping sheet not to mention a time waster too.
    Poping?

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    OK my bad - like no Cyburbian ever misspelled before ?
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    There is a virtual poping sheet not to mention a time waster too.
    http://www.virtual-bubblewrap.com/bubble-wrap.swf

    I was a little disappointed in that until I clicked on Manic mode. I don't just pop it... I roll it up and multi-pop!
    In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. (Douglas Adams)

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    Quote Originally posted by Tarf View post
    I was a little disappointed in that until I clicked on Manic mode. I don't just pop it... I roll it up and multi-pop!
    When in grad school, I worked for Cambus, a university owned transit system. I worked at the bus garage most of the time. We got some sort of part wrapped in a sheet of bubble wrap 2 1/2 ft wide and at least 15 feet long. While washing buses one night, someone (I wouldn't know who would do such a thing) laid that out in from of the rear wheels of a bus in the garage. When the unsuspecting driver hopped in and pulled forward it was like the fourth of July. Still the best bubble wrap story ever.
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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    Poping?
    OT: This comment reminded me of my time in Uganda. I was once at a roundabout where the police had put all of these barricades up. Lacking in resources, they were all hand painted with black and white stripes and proudly proclaimed to all who would violate the edicts of the police: NO STOPING! Probably about 30 of these things lined the street on either side, with every one misspelled...

    But I assure you, I definitely didn't stope there!

    Also, there's no stoping the Pope! (who also visited Uganda when I was there)
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