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I don't know, but I've just bought my brother one for his birthday.
They are rad. I think I will be tired of if by the next week but my brothers got them from me as well. They are so fun to stack them like a giant spinning cake. Or rotate them sideways in a slit of a woodden bench, one after another. They walk.

It is kinda interesting, people fidget with cells, usually..this is probably a bit better.
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Old 02.06.2017, 12:20
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Old 02.06.2017, 13:06
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I'm so out of the loop on fads! What is this thing?
Me 2, really cannot get my brain around it
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Old 02.06.2017, 13:11
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Me 2, really cannot get my brain around it
Why bother? I don't even care.
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Old 02.06.2017, 16:21
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Old 02.06.2017, 17:37
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Waste of time fiddling with those things. You could be doing something useful like squares for the next elected EF group project.
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Old 02.06.2017, 18:20
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Waste of time fiddling with those things. You could be doing something useful like squares for the next elected EF group project.
Not here, these bloody imperialists have them on a market which is in the way to the local school...hundreds of happy customers.
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Old 02.06.2017, 19:00
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Not here, these bloody imperialists have them on a market which is in the way to the local school...hundreds of happy customers.
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Old 02.06.2017, 19:39
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Once a communist, always a communist...
Communism is a theoretical abstract. Whatever poses for it comes up with amusing terminology.

I'd take these silly spinning things for kids over annoyingly noisy Fisher-Price toys anytime. Except when spinners fall on parketted floors.

Noisy floors. FWP.

Off to the piano now.

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Communism is a theoretical abstract. Whatever pose for it comes up with amusing terminology.

I'd take these silly spinning things for kids over annoyingly noisy Fisher-Price toys anytime. Except when spinners fall on parketted floors.

Noisy floors. FWP.

Off to the piano now.
A long time ago my mother gave my nephew a fireman's helmet with built in flashing light and siren for Christmas.

They came to our house for Christmas dinner. When my mother opened the door my aunt shouted "I can understand the helmet, it's just his kind of thing BUT DID YOU HAVE TO INCLUDE 3 SETS OF SPARE BATTERIES????"

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Old 02.06.2017, 19:55
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The fidget spinners have been designed, developed specifically for children with ADHD and ASD. Children who find it difficult to focus/concentrate or suffer from anxiety in loud/chaotic environments. And for that purpose, they are exceptionally good at helping children calm down, focus in lessons and stay on task.

However, the spinners have become a fad, the latest thing to have so everyone has one. A money spinner, as it were

We have 3 at home and love them. Very soothing.. I really like the whirring sound.
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Old 02.06.2017, 20:35
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The fidget spinners have been designed, developed specifically for children with ADHD and ASD. Children who find it difficult to focus/concentrate or suffer from anxiety in loud/chaotic environments. And for that purpose, they are exceptionally good at helping children calm down, focus in lessons and stay on task.

However, the spinners have become a fad, the latest thing to have so everyone has one. A money spinner, as it were

We have 3 at home and love them. Very soothing.. I really like the whirring sound.
We should meet and stack your three with our three!

I know it is an ADHD prop. As with anything, if used by non ADHD person while trying to focus on something else I wonder if this fad is going cause ADHD just like other fidgety things, cells, etc.

The grown up ones are sleek. I want a two wing metally thing
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We should meet and stack your three with our three!

I know it is an ADHD prop. As with anything, if used by non ADHD person while trying to focus on something else I wonder if this fad is going cause ADHD just like other fidgety things, cells, etc.

The grown up ones are sleek. I want a two wing metally thing
Yep, my son was very interested to get one of the two wing spinners

Castro needs to tell us which type he's got.. all the way from China
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Old 02.06.2017, 20:56
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a long time ago my mother gave my nephew a fireman's helmet with built in flashing light and siren for christmas.

They came to out house for christmas dinner. When my mother opened the door my aunt shouted "i can understand the helmet, it's just his kind of thing but did you have to include 3 sets of spare batteries????"
What are you saying??? Can't hear a thing...I got a bad case of fisher-price ears.
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Old 03.06.2017, 12:40
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Yep, my son was very interested to get one of the two wing spinners

Castro needs to tell us which type he's got.. all the way from China
Lol, the anti-stress toy that stresses the hell out of parents and teachers. They are banning it at schools as we speak, in CZ (will make it so much more desireable...grrr). Apparently nobody can focus on anything when you got most of kids either spinning or thinking about the end of the class to be able toplay with that silly thing and be the cool kings. They do think over there that the ADHD is vastly overdiagnosed in the West so their reaction is consistent.

My FWP is...I like it. It is handy when I dissertate. They got me, the evil attention engineers.
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Old 03.06.2017, 12:47
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What are you saying??? Can't hear a thing...I got a bad case of fisher-price ears.
There is a simple trick. Give the kids lots of citric flavoured ice like "Calippo" on a really hot day, and let them play with anything battery powered.

What the sugar doesn't bind together the citric acid will corrode.

Just make sure that any propeller head aunts & uncles are in on the game, otherwise they may "fix" the toys.
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Hmmmmm, calyppo <3
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20:00 and you've already drunk your way through the mini bar???


Ha! I wish. After the day I'd had, one large glass of pink and I was a goner.

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Oh, yuck, Neddy! Nope. Had proper breakfast
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Sitting on the sofa, and my OH asks me "what are we doing today?", when I thought we were already doing it.
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Bought myself a wobble core stability exercise cushion disk, but the kids have taken to sitting on it..
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