What Is It? Game 151

W00t! It's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the strange tool above is used for?

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, doing so will forfeit your entry. Two winners: the first correct guess and the funniest albeit ultimately wrong guess will win T-shirt from the NeatoShop.

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

For more clues, check out the What Is It? Blog. Good luck!

Update 9/24/10 - the answer is: An Ankeny grapefruit cutter and seeder, patent number 1,542,352. Congratulations to Just a Guess who got it, right off the bat, and to Tyra Shupe for "industrial toe nail clippers."

It's hard to judge scale, it could be a jar opener.

But, it also kind of looks like a variant of an insulation cutter.

"ROFLcopter Pilot, Men's Small, Military Green"

Provided I'm correct that is.
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It's a Ronco Unclamper. Used for unclamping things that do not need clamps, never had clamps, and/or shouldn't be clamped. They came in a box of 10 for two easy payments of 19.98, but if you called in quickly you got another six for free. It was a really good deal, so I ordered one set for me and another for my friend. Now we are leaving things unclamped all over the place.

Thesaurus, XL Grey
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It looks like a sextant.

(I didn't mean for it to post! I tried to look for shirts, it posted for me! Don't forfeit me! You know, if I'm right. Otherwise, forfeit all you want.)

I Want To Believe, the Alien Version, XL. :)
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Thanks Neatorama, you've now exposed my most humiliating moment to the world. What all these people don't realize is that this is actually the probe used on an alien ship. I'm happy that they don't know this and think it's something like an unclamper, or a jar opener. If they knew the excruciating pain the 'Snargle Nogle Zouss' causes, or in English the 'Ear Shaper', they would probably die.
The only reason I ever survived the 'Ear Shaping' is because the pain was so bad after about a second that I passed out. They thought there experiment went wrong and dumped my body out of the ship. Luckily I landed on a beach and the sand clogged the would so I didn't bleed out.

This IS the right answer, though most governments would have you believe otherwise, so if you don't pick it, I understand...big brother watches me too. However, if you acknowledge this as the right answer I would like the amp-bear-sand in chocolate and a large size.

Also, as soon as this contest is over can someone please destroy the 'Snargle Nogle Zouss'? It could be quite dangerous if it falls into the wrong hands.
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It's the T1/2 endoskeleton, designed by Skynet. Sent from the future, it's a cyborg assassin disguised as Pac-Man.

Comic skull & crossbones, men's M dark gray.
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It is used by Australian Lifeguards to pop beach balls (and any other inflatable toy) that gets in their way when they are trying to save lives with Baywatch-like theatrics.

Hard hat turtle, Medium please.
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This is a piece of equipment used by the famous Fishling Circus and is mostly used as a goldfish catapult. The quarter-circle part is usually pushed into the sand to provide stability, but is also sometimes used to imitate a mock shark during the Clown-fish act

Something went Terribly Wrong XL
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I do believe this is a wheelchair foot rest for the more aggressive of the nursing home residents. The bar hangs out the side of the wheelchair to catch hold of wheelchairs that attempt illegal passing in the hallway. In ancient Rome, this weaponry was commonly seen on what was known as a "Greek chariot."

Smarter than the average bear--size small
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Looks like a melon wedger. Something that would be shoved into half a melon and be able to slice it so the rind would be left behind and left with a perfect melon wedge.
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This device, though very old, is clearly meant to remove 1/2 sections of fruit from a halved orange or grape-fruit.

One simply slices the orange/grapefruit perpendicularly to the axis defined by the two navels in the fruit, then places the apparatus into the fruit and actuates the lever. Once this is done, they may then remove the tool, and open the lever again to deposit their removed fruit slice.

brainier than the average bear - small
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