WTF Hoverboards

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  1. The Bloody Nine

    The Bloody Nine VIP Extreme Gold

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    Does anyone have a hoverboard? I just got the Glitek one (has the LG battery so explosion is not happening, or at least not likely).

    Thing fucking hauls, been driving it around the office and annoying everyone. The manual was written in the best Engrish of all time.
     
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    No Marty, I haven't gotten mine yet.
     
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    Are they good for the environment?
     
  4. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Those things are cool but so defective and dangerous. Those things are made with the cheapest parts available. I think they cost $25 to make.


    @0:55 it explodes...






     
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    Is it really a hoverboard if it rolls on wheels? Those are called skateboards.
     
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    Technically its a bicycle.
     
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    It certainly does not hover. Pretty much useless as a conveyance, as it would seem that it would require your arms to be free to maintain balance. The stance is completely wrong for a skateboard. Of course, there is the fun of a possible fire hazard associated with them. Puts it somewhere in the neighborhood of a Segueway and rollerblades.
     
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    I sure as shit hope not.
     
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    The Shenzhen-produced batteries that lack circuitry to prevent overload eat shit all the time. I have a quality LG battery with a protective circuit. I'm just using it to get around my office campus, worst that can happen is work burns down, oh well.

    This is not a conveyance, nor is it meant to be Marty McFly, but it's fun as fuck. If you have the means for the ones that don't explode, I highly recommend it.
     
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    Looks safe! :haha:
     
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    I wonder if they are hard to ride or require a lot of practice to learn.

    I think they cost $400 and up, I saw a few kids riding them a few weeks ago.
     
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    you can no longer bring hoverboard on a airplane with you when you travel. it a new law that FAA as passed.
     
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    A really expensive pet rock.
     
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    Be sure to have us all sign your cast later.
     
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    It took about 5 minutes to get the hang of it. I wouldn't use it to travel any great distance, but it's a lot of fun to cruise around on. Very intuitive controls. I have not yet eaten it like Mike Tyson.
     
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    These things (not hoverboards) do look cool besides the blowing up part
     
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    It's a Segway without the handles
     
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    Kevin James looked funny on his in Mall Cop
     
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