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Date: 02/16/09 08:45 AM

62 Responses to Anti-Gravity Quarters

  1. Profile photo of mike3027
    mike3027 Male 18-29
    52 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 1:14 am
    Link: Anti-Gravity Quarters - Someone was very bored obviously - damn fine engineering skills. How`s it done?
  2. Profile photo of AmishHacker
    AmishHacker Male 30-39
    73 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:49 am
    not quarters :P
  3. Profile photo of Isobar
    Isobar Male 18-29
    293 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:49 am
    how`s it done? It`s called glue.
  4. Profile photo of clone_of_god
    clone_of_god Male 18-29
    109 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:51 am
    epic fail lol
  5. Profile photo of davidko0628
    davidko0628 Male 30-39
    73 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:52 am
    hmmm ill try it
  6. Profile photo of s0rd3dvis1on
    s0rd3dvis1on Male 18-29
    2388 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:55 am
    thats real. You can tell by the height of the coins just at the edge and the way they minimize quickly also all the bottom ones have like twenty time the wight from the row before them on the inside half than on their outside half
  7. Profile photo of Aligirl964
    Aligirl964 Female 13-17
    115 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
    really? just glue a bunch of quarter together and glue that to the table.
  8. Profile photo of Scott_2150
    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
    801 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:05 am
    Glue, or the same princible as those mother f*cking 10p machines! (for those who don`t know what I am talking about, just google image `10p machines`, you`ll know what I`m talking about)
  9. Profile photo of richevo
    richevo Male 18-29
    10 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:17 am
    tut i totally miss read the link, i thought someone had made an anti gravity room! different kind of Quarter. UK thing?
  10. Profile photo of Deejay89
    Deejay89 Male 18-29
    193 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:28 am
    No richevo, I thought that too. lol
  11. Profile photo of Dextrine
    Dextrine Male 18-29
    483 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:35 am
    looks like that thing at the grand canyon
  12. Profile photo of KeePay
    KeePay Male 18-29
    494 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:37 am
    It can be done without glue, it`s a cantilever system of building.

    A lot of small bridges are built in the same way, just Google/Wiki it.

  13. Profile photo of aero
    aero Male 18-29
    886 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:45 am
    wait... Those aren`t quarters!!!
  14. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:53 am
    Glue.
  15. Profile photo of freeboxster
    freeboxster Male 18-29
    74 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:55 am

    My hands smell like coins!!

  16. Profile photo of mctsirikosj
    mctsirikosj Male 13-17
    55 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:59 am
    When it said anti gravity quarters i thought it was going to be a room that you can float around in?! cool trick though
  17. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 10:26 am
    Not glue.
  18. Profile photo of Asspenny
    Asspenny Male 18-29
    1348 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 10:32 am
    yeah i was thinking a room too
  19. Profile photo of Domu
    Domu Male 18-29
    2 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 10:39 am
    It has to do with finding the center of gravity for each quarter, more specifically if each coin is placed no further than half way on any one coin this could, in theory, be extended off the table forever.
  20. Profile photo of router52000
    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 11:01 am
    thats NOT antigravity
    nor an engineering marvel
  21. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
    2122 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 12:07 pm
    basically all the quarters interlock to form a reasonable solid structure, the centre of gravity of this structure is over the table so it doesn`t fall. I could do it if I was very sad, bored and had a lot of coins lying around...
  22. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm
    Ooh, cool twist on the classic penny structures. I`ll have to try this one sometime.
  23. Profile photo of rodrigorenzo
    rodrigorenzo Male 18-29
    355 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 12:45 pm
    Phuck, I tought it was a quarter like a army quarter, with some doods flying or sumtg.
  24. Profile photo of Fugglystick
    Fugglystick Male 18-29
    97 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 1:11 pm
    thats a lot of money
  25. Profile photo of tuxman4
    tuxman4 Male 13-17
    368 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 1:19 pm
    I have like $50 off quarters, I`ve got to try this some time.
  26. Profile photo of JimboH
    JimboH Male 30-39
    603 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 2:08 pm
    I know every other cynic said, "Glue," but I`m saying it too.

    I`m kidding. Pretty cool.

  27. Profile photo of mluther
    mluther Male 13-17
    1023 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 2:32 pm
    hard to do but it doesn`t have to be glue.
  28. Profile photo of freeboxster
    freeboxster Male 18-29
    74 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 2:41 pm
    why on earth has no-one noticed the one I did with I-am-bored in the background, granted it`s a bit fuzzy but 20 mins and NO glue and I was still bored!!
  29. Profile photo of JJRed88
    JJRed88 Male 18-29
    163 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 3:04 pm
    Thank you freeboxster for your epic feat while keeping IAB in the background
  30. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 3:39 pm
    The reason it looks like "that thing over Grand Canyon" is that its the same principle.
  31. Profile photo of maxxb117
    maxxb117 Male 18-29
    387 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 3:54 pm
    Epic
  32. Profile photo of USFEmoGirl
    USFEmoGirl Female 18-29
    1437 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    Ah, physics is fuc*ing amazing
  33. Profile photo of Paul1582
    Paul1582 Male 13-17
    670 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 4:36 pm
    I don`t think those are quarters.
  34. Profile photo of Mitchster
    Mitchster Male 18-29
    544 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 4:48 pm
    Haha, I was thinking that "quarters" meant "room" too.


    Way to disappoint. Haha. :-P

  35. Profile photo of Realbman
    Realbman Male 13-17
    342 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    I am going to guess glue >.> just because its on the internet doesn`t mean they had to do it the cool way
  36. Profile photo of troytrooper
    troytrooper Male 18-29
    115 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 5:45 pm
    Those camera angles look suspicious but other than that I thought it was pretty cool
  37. Profile photo of hunneybear
    hunneybear Male 13-17
    396 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 5:54 pm
    hey freeboxster what kind of coins did you use to make your picture?
  38. Profile photo of SLC77
    SLC77 Male 13-17
    570 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 7:05 pm
    same here, i was really hoping that "anti-gravity quarters" meant that someone was going to be floating inside their house. :-?
  39. Profile photo of freeboxster
    freeboxster Male 18-29
    74 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 7:33 pm
    @Hunneybear, male? really?? Hunneybear??? really???? no offence :)

    I used 2 penny pieces from right here in the good old rediculously-young-breeding-lack-of-respect-for-everything-going-to-hell-in-a-big-way UK.

    Not that I`m losing faith with my country or anything.

  40. Profile photo of DVLDRVR666
    DVLDRVR666 Male 13-17
    612 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm
    thats uber cool
  41. Profile photo of awesomo
    awesomo Male 13-17
    245 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:31 pm
    how abt glue?
  42. Profile photo of queenofspade
    queenofspade Female 18-29
    65 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:45 pm
    did anybody notice that those are in fact, not quarters?
  43. Profile photo of fillemorte
    fillemorte Female 18-29
    741 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 8:59 pm
    1. they aren`t quarters

    2. they`re glued to the table

    ta drating dah

  44. Profile photo of KRAYZEEGIRL
    KRAYZEEGIRL Female 30-39
    447 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:25 pm
    Polarized? maybe?
  45. Profile photo of Aus10816
    Aus10816 Male 18-29
    639 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 9:44 pm
    It`s not fake.
    There is no trickery.
    No glue.
    If you`re not an idiot you can easily figure out how this works.
  46. Profile photo of rockcabbage
    rockcabbage Male 18-29
    394 posts
    February 16, 2009 at 10:07 pm
    i fid sperm to be a very good glue substitute :p ... i use it on all of my artwork
  47. Profile photo of RandomEgg
    RandomEgg Male 13-17
    307 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 1:02 am
    OH. MY. GOD.

    I Love Quarters! :D

  48. Profile photo of coolbananas
    coolbananas Female 18-29
    859 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 3:01 am
    i get how this could work... it`d take a while tho.. maybe lol otherwise im making a fool of myself
  49. Profile photo of bobhub600
    bobhub600 Male 13-17
    964 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 3:30 am
    all those quarters could get me about 37 minutes in an arcade ^_^
    and i can see how this can work
  50. Profile photo of BoomBox
    BoomBox Male 13-17
    1232 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 8:28 am
    Probably just double sided tape or something like that.
  51. Profile photo of FecesinVCR
    FecesinVCR Male 18-29
    241 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 11:41 am
    Mmmm, Physics..
  52. Profile photo of saaytin
    saaytin Male 18-29
    171 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 12:03 pm
    Those aren`t quarters. Those aren`t quarters at all. :o
  53. Profile photo of audiosncracy
    audiosncracy Male 18-29
    185 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 12:06 pm
    It`s simple. Just place a board level with the table and support it. Stack the quarters on top of each other so that the weight pinches the quarters in the next row. Once everything is set up, remove the supports and the board. And now you have a free standing structure. Hard to do, but not rocket science.
  54. Profile photo of tomahawkjam
    tomahawkjam Male 18-29
    199 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 12:57 pm
    looks like plastic, and what would make them stay like that...


    ... glue

  55. Profile photo of papasmurfe
    papasmurfe Male 18-29
    323 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 6:49 pm
    you could glue it or you could use the dovetail method, ie. you stack each half on top of the next, try it yourself stak pennies into an up-side down paramid. WEEHOOO science is knowledge and knowledge is power!
  56. Profile photo of Peveo4589
    Peveo4589 Male 18-29
    430 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 10:18 pm
    oh, oh, oh, it`s magic.
  57. Profile photo of fatex52986
    fatex52986 Male 18-29
    1129 posts
    February 17, 2009 at 10:37 pm
    center of mass is an amazing thing thats what keeps it from falling
  58. Profile photo of Fojos
    Fojos Male 18-29
    170 posts
    February 19, 2009 at 9:23 am
    Most people here don`t know how physics work.
  59. Profile photo of JihadAllah
    JihadAllah Male 13-17
    372 posts
    February 19, 2009 at 5:47 pm
    they`re not quarters...
  60. Profile photo of Somniphobia
    Somniphobia Female 18-29
    56 posts
    February 21, 2009 at 8:37 pm
    it`s the center of mass...notice how the levels get higher and the bottom level is left out as it goes off the end of the table.
  61. Profile photo of monkeyman828
    monkeyman828 Male 18-29
    103 posts
    May 21, 2010 at 3:13 pm
    magic. got it.

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