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What Is It? game 305

Hey look! It's time for our collaboration with the wonderful What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? It doesn't really matter if you do, because we are looking for the funniest guesses. You can win a t-shirt from the NeatoShop! But first, read the rules:

Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you'd like. Post no URLs or weblinks, as doing so will forfeit your entry. Two winners who submit funny and/or clever (albeit ultimately wrong) answers will each win a T-shirt from the NeatoShop.

If you guess the correct answer, you'll get a big pat on the back.

Please write your T-shirt selection alongside your guess. If you don't include a selection, you forfeit the prize, okay? May we suggest the Science T-Shirt, Funny T-Shirt and Artist-Designed T-Shirts?

See more pictures of this item at the What Is It? Blog. Good luck!

Update: this turned out to be a loose coupler for radio reception. It was used as the primary tuning device in an early receiver. No one here knew that, but we had some funny answers to win a t-shirt! One goes to ladybugs, who said, "Want to surprise the person sitting next to you? The kinetic energy from this ambush style Jack-in-the-Box will spring the dowel out from the side and smack them." The other goes to Rubinsky, who had a funny (but long) description of how this was used to train Victorian circus mice -read it here. Congratulations! You'll see the answers to all this week's mystery items at the What Is It? blog.

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Rejected animatronic cuckoo clock from the It's A Small World ride at Disneyland. It clothes-lined to many guests.
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In Victorian Times, the mouse circus was always a popular Sunday affair. In order to out-shine the other travelling rodent circus acts, many tools were favoured to give our miniature cheese-nibblers a paw-up on their fellow vermin. This tool is the infamous "French Souris-Planche-Des-Doom" (mouse-plank-of-doom) trainer. It allowed the wee ones to practice the gravity-defying scrambles, leaps, and tumbles, across a beam no wider than a mouse's fuzzy-five-claw (or is it four?). The wheel allowed for angle adjustments at an number of gear-locked set points, including the 10 degree "ho-hum", 45 degree "cheese bonus", and 90 degree "sign of the apocalypse now!".

Breaking Xmas Sweater-style, L
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