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If you have ever ridden on a conveyor type escalator,
which has no
steps and is used for shopping trolleys, you may have
noticed that at
the gentle transition between one angle and another, it is
strangely upsetting your balance control.
Yesterday I saw someone actually take a few steps
So, if this were developed into a challenge, it might be fun:
1. A long, undulating conveyor, with varying angles for
bank. Doesn't need to be wild.
2. Two closely spaced pressure sensitive pads that record
your feet were not there. Closer is more difficult.
3. The rider places their feet on the pads and endeavors to
conveyor to the other end without taking a step.
Not to be confused with corporate Moguls.
||I thought this would be of the legal variety, trying to speed up court cases and so on.
||In my town you could try bus surfing. The first one to
stand more than 30 seconds gets the value of the bus
filled with gold. +
||Split the belt, with different sections travelling at
subtly different speeds.
||Maybe an extra prize for getting the shopping trolley
to the other end, especially one with a wonky wheel.
||//Split the belt, with different sections travelling at subtly different speeds
||Ahem, The Roads Must Roll Heinlein 1940....