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Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Monday, July 28, 2008
10 years ago3,946 views


googlestore.com/images/product ...



These magnets are called "Sonic Rocks" and Google says "They sizzle! They chirp! They buzz!". I tried ordering them but they don't ship to Germany.

googlestore.com/product.asp?ca ...

[Thanks to Pingdom, who have more products listed: royal.pingdom.com/?p=328]

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

These have been up for a while, they are also sold as OIDZ! Philipp so try a search for them, also from dealextreme at dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku ... for $2.21/€1.40 including delivery, which is where I purchased mine. Delivery is slow though.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Thanks James, I ordered them there now.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I remember my cousin bought a pair of those with an even fancier name (can't recall what it was though, probably something like love magnets) last year at the State Fair for like $5. I felt that he got ripped off.

Zim [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

oh! someone tried to sell those things in the train here. It was 3 pesos, less than 1 US dollar!

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Ah, capitalism...

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

i have this with me (not from Google though)
They are fun to play with :)

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Yeah, they are fun.. my little brothers had them too.

I think i would have buy them just for that cool Google box.. :P

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Well, I have them now and think they are not that great :)

DPic [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Hey! These are the singing mokey balls from ThinkGeek! thinkgeek.com/geektoys/cubegoo ...

Well i guess it's not original to thinkgeek either..

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

<< Well, I have them now and think they are not that great :) >>

They're made for little kids. Grown-ups are not supposed to play with it more than 5 minutes.. :P

But they are cool in your office, when you have nothing to do, or when you're on the phone.. ;)

DPic [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

<<They're made for little kids. Grown-ups are not supposed to play with it more than 5 minutes.. :P>>

Who says grown-ups can't enjoy what little kids do?

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

No.. i enjoy stupid things that little kids like to play..
Like Legos and stuff like that..

But this particular item isn't fun anymore after some time..

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Well for the record I do enjoy the Geomag magnets :)
images.google.com/images?hl=en ...
But it seems you can be more creative with them even when they're just a "thinking tool" most of the time...
But perhaps I'll find some tricks with the "rattlesnake magnets" as they were called (they shipped from Hong Kong).

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