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Eretius
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Feb 27, 2018
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Who actually buys fidgetspinner in 2018?
I think the ships with spinner has sailed away long time a go
Feb 27, 2018
Boomtown
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Feb 27, 2018
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Did you really just click something you're not interested in just to display your ignorance?
Feb 27, 2018
glennac
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Like all things, what is a fad for the masses, is a hobby for some. Frankly, I’m glad the hype has died down (cheap plastics & bearings, school bannings, misunderstood as a child’s toy, etc…). As with high-quality spinning metal tops, there is a place for things that bring enjoyment and satisfaction to some adults.
What's the Point? What's the point of television? What's the point of mobile games? What's the point of surfing the internet? What's the point of popping bubble wrap? What's the point of having fish as pets? What's the point of model railroading? What's the point of spinning tops? Someone will always ask "What's the point?" And others will simply have an appreciation for that thing. Not everything has to have an explanation for it to bring pleasure or satisfaction to others. Nor does it need to be understood by everyone to have value to some. Sometimes it just is and exists above the criticism of those who can't appreciate it.
Feb 27, 2018
BlueCrowned
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Fidget spinners have existed longer than the fad and were originally intended to help autistic and ADHD people (such as myself) as opposed to merely being a toy.
Feb 27, 2018
Eretius
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That autistic and ADHD thing i knew but atleast kids aren't using them not as often anymore.
Feb 27, 2018
Eretius
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Feb 27, 2018
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Yep and someone noticed it? I feel better now.....
Feb 27, 2018
Eretius
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Feb 27, 2018
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I understand your answer, but i didn't understand the phenomenon that spinners had. So i am not mad that i didn't understood it why it was so popular.
Has this item any collectible value? - Only for a person who collects spinners. Is this item for me? No, i don't collect anything right now but, let's see what future brings if i start to collect something.
Feb 27, 2018
BlueCrowned
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Feb 27, 2018
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I would say kids use them for their intended purpose more than adults, honestly. I have a cheap plastic one but I don't like it as much as some of my other things I keep for the same purpose. I prefer the tangle toy:
https://cdn6.bigcommerce.com/s-wkp9y2ej/products/8654/images/11043/tangle-jr-18__82364.1459892382.500.659.jpg?c=2
Mine is silver so it looks a little more like a desk toy than a kids' toy on my desk...
Feb 27, 2018
glennac
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Feb 28, 2018
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Cheap plastic spinners notwithstanding, there definitely are high-end collectable Hand Spinners made of various metals and exotic materials. And some exist that are way outside the budget of a child. Many in the EDC community enjoy collecting these unique pieces that are often not widely available.
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Feb 28, 2018
rneild
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Feb 28, 2018
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you might like these high end spinners https://dragonspinners.com

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Feb 28, 2018
BobbyTBrown
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Feb 28, 2018
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This is a clone of another spinner. I would not consider it high end.
Feb 28, 2018
rneild
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Feb 28, 2018
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I should probably just say overpriced , they sell them in US for $50+ on sites like touchofmodern
Feb 28, 2018
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