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Human weight powered toe wriggler

Wriggles human toes, powered by weight.
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This device is shaped like a chair with attached slippers. The user places their feet into the slippers, and sits on the chair. Their weight powers a mechanism that uses cams to wriggle their toes individually up and down in order like a mexican wave. When they have reached the bottom of the mechanism's vertical travel, the wriggling stops.
pocmloc, Dec 08 2011

//like a mexican wave// http://www.doctorsh...?xg_source=activity
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       This technology must only be used for good.
normzone, Dec 08 2011
  

       If I wiggle my toes, can it repressurize my broken, sinking office chair?
RayfordSteele, Dec 08 2011
  

       So like you're "drumming" your fingers impatiently only with your toes?   

       I'll bun that.
doctorremulac3, Dec 08 2011
  

       I'm afraid this can only end in calamity.
swimswim, Dec 08 2011
  

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swimswim, Dec 08 2011
  

       This would be very useful for..well, it would just be very useful.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 08 2011
  

       This makes me wonder how people have had their toes wiggled in the past
hippo, Dec 09 2011
  

       Can't... stop... must... bun... [+]
Grogster, Dec 09 2011
  

       Gosh, thanks; I never know what to get Aunt Phoebe for Christmas, but this year's a cinch.
mouseposture, Dec 09 2011
  

       Include an optional scalp massager attachmeny and I'll buy two!   

       Does it come in an extra tall version with a step ladder? For long toe-wiggling sessions?
not_only_but_also, Dec 10 2011
  

       The mechanisms should be cross-coupled between different chairs.   

       It should also be made possible to raise your cow orker's chair by active toe-wiggling.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 12 2011
  

       Last night, I had a dream about banjos.
Alterother, Dec 13 2011
  

       Well you're from Maine, right?
swimswim, Dec 13 2011
  

       [MB] Some sort of IP standard for networked toe-wiggling/chair elevation messages is needed
hippo, Dec 13 2011
  

       // Well you're from Maine, right? //   

       Yes, I am, but the banjo is not our traditional yokel instrument (that would be a toss-up between the fiddle and the Moose-Harp). I was simply bringing it up because it seemed oddly relevant to this discussion.
Alterother, Dec 13 2011
  

       I have to say that I actually have heard of a man with only one arm, who rigged up a device to allow him to strum his banjo with his foot.
pocmloc, Dec 13 2011
  

       I knew it was relevant.
Alterother, Dec 13 2011
  
      
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