Rube Goldberg steps back for a three.... it's good!
June 20, 2019 5:51 PM   Subscribe

2-D Trick Shots — a few marbles (one orange), a few woodblock magnets, some K'nex pieces, and a "net" made of buckyball magnets, all set in motion on top of a tilted magnetic whiteboard. [SLYT, 2:16]
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posted by duffell at 6:27 PM on June 20

Oh my. That is satisfying.
posted by chasles at 7:32 PM on June 20

so much fun to watch
posted by theora55 at 7:48 PM on June 20

Mind: blown.
posted by kinnakeet at 7:49 PM on June 20

How many times does it take to finally get things lined up for the successful shot?
posted by Dip Flash at 7:57 PM on June 20 [2 favorites]

also looks like the person created one of the funnest line riders I've seen in a long long time out of Grieg's The Hall of the Mountain King
posted by not_on_display at 8:44 PM on June 20 [6 favorites]

This made me very happy.
posted by kyleg at 9:51 PM on June 20

At first, I was like whatever, but then I got treated to some serious rubegoldberging. Nice find.
posted by They sucked his brains out! at 9:53 PM on June 20 [2 favorites]

Daaaaamn. That one where the ball floats through the two rolling pieces is daaaaaamn.
posted by jacquilynne at 10:13 PM on June 20


I don't get to say that often enough. Thank you.
(sneaks off to watch it again)
posted by alwayson_slightlyoff at 11:07 PM on June 20

pi-ta, go-ra, su-i, chi
posted by The Tensor at 12:33 AM on June 21 [2 favorites]

The best of the web (of trickshots).
posted by andreaazure at 2:11 AM on June 21

If you like these you may also enjoy Kaplamino.
posted by kalessin at 7:06 AM on June 21 [2 favorites]

At first, I was like whatever, but then I got treated to some serious rubegoldberging. Nice find.

Yep. "pfft, you just figure out where the marble is going and then move the hoop to tha.....oooooooooh!!!"
posted by ian1977 at 11:28 AM on June 21

Oh man. Thank you for sharing. That was, well, perfect!
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell at 6:55 PM on June 21

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