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Date: 04/09/09 07:01 AM

47 Responses to 5 Ideas Less Awesome Than Their Inventors Thought

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18411 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 12:42 am
    Link: 5 Ideas Less Awesome Than Their Inventors Thought - Here are 5 inventions that seemed great at first, but are clearly nowhere near as awesome as their inventors had hoped.
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    Anichan24 Female 18-29
    115 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 3:13 am
    Aww, the nunchuk lighter looks awesome though...
  3. Profile photo of Dagnarus
    Dagnarus Male 18-29
    134 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 3:43 am
    Poor old Atom writers, trying to write like those geniuses at Cracked and failing miseably. Sucks to be Atom...
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    dragonshadoz Female 18-29
    4033 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 3:44 am
    I dunno. The nun-chuck lighter/flashlight does seem pretty nifty.
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    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4014 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:05 am
    Atom trying to look and feel like cracked.

    Too bad it still sucks in this regard.

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    steve41high Male 18-29
    1153 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:22 am
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    argon8 Male 18-29
    60 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:31 am
    At least Cracked can count. There were 6 ideas there.
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    boogersunite Male 13-17
    197 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:43 am
    atom should really stick to whatever it is there good at...
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:51 am
    Is Atom trying to be ? If so they fail miserably.
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    Tratheyas Male 13-17
    322 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 4:55 am
    The last one made me laugh.
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    Rizel Male 18-29
    214 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:05 am
    The list style is overdone as it is. But a poorly written and not really funny one at that? No excuses.

    Stop posting Atom`s crap.

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    TheShape Male 30-39
    568 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:15 am
    Ok the guy says the nunchuck lighter isn`t awesome be cause
    "Most people just end up alternately smacking themselves in the head or crotch with them."

    Dude, that right there puts them in the highest order of awesome. You fail, turn in your testicles.

    I the High Lord God King Emperor of the Internet have spoken.
    All hail me.

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    FxyRoxy777 Female 18-29
    652 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:28 am
    please kill this spambot neha13, and that other one
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    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3428 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:37 am
    oh noes, its frum atom and not cracked wich iz teh best0re5t webzit evah no mater how crap ther blogs r! letz al rater thiz bad cus itz not frum craked!!!1!11!1!!!11!

    Seriously people, grow up. I find it extremely sad that you can have a dislike for everything on a certain website without even looking first. I personally though this was pretty good. It was no worse than any of cracked endless top ten lists (most of which are actually boring and drag on).

    Just give things a chance, jeez. oh noes sumnbody els made a list!1!!!1!1!1! flaym waaar!!

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    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
    1265 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:39 am
    Come on mods, ban these fools!
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:49 am
    I don`t know how good of an idea it would be to fill a nunchuck with flammable/combustable material when it`s made to be slammed into things. Oh ya where`s the segway?
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    TheShape Male 30-39
    568 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:00 am
    Yes, away with this neha13! Throw it in a pit with some angry spider monkeys and lemon juice.
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    SyXxlunatic Male 13-17
    178 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:10 am
    I like the commentary/Description for the iPosture.
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    felixbuzz Male 60-69
    126 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:22 am
    lol, that`s funny! guys, 4get about neha13, its not ur problem.
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    Boredx12 Female 13-17
    1655 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:24 am
    It`s an atom one... and once again it`s ok. Atom getting better people!

    I think the mods might be asleep. Maybe they had an IAB mod party last night or something?

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    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:25 am
    That last one`s commenting was quite funny. Could see the whole thing before me like a clip from a cheap comedy series.
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    jamesuyt Male 13-17
    680 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 7:19 am
    Belt Buckle iPod/MP3 would actually be pretty damn awesome without the whole pelvis thrusting.. If they just stuck on a button or two, I`d buy it :P
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    Lockon Male 18-29
    376 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 7:29 am
    Damn. Here I was thinking "Oh boy! Another sweet Cracked article!" Then I see atom. Not a bad one though.
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    dairy Male 18-29
    382 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 8:01 am
    that was rubbish.
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    Raine_Rose Female 18-29
    40 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 8:36 am
    *Yawn* it`s... good i guess. Nothing special, but the last one did manage to make me chuckle at the thought of putting it on my boyfriend. ^_^
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11744 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 10:07 am
    Dumb, just a waste. I thought it would be from Cracked and be funny. I should have known it was crap when I saw it was from Atom.
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    _Perfection_ Male 18-29
    1789 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 10:51 am
    It`s too bad cracked is the only people who can do lists worth a crap.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 10:59 am
    @McG01 "Oh ya where`s the segway?"

    That was my first thought.

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    Windrider15 Male 13-17
    656 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 11:15 am
    My very first thought reading this was "ok , segway HAS to be on there"...... apparently not!...

    Oh well, pretty dam funny list anyway.

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    DraxxorT Male 18-29
    78 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 11:33 am
    @ Perfection and freddyferret: Robert Brockway is a Cracked blogger. The "Word Puncher." Anyway...this list could have easily been a Cracked article.
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    Joolin Male 18-29
    1003 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm
    Wow, Atom, I`m impressed. I actually laughed. It would`ve been nice to see the unquestioned master of disappointing ideas - the Segway - on there, but it was a good list nonetheless.
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    dystopia04 Female 18-29
    1082 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
    1029 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    Joolin, this is the guy who wrote the most disturbing creatures on Earth articles, and those were funny as watching somebody get shocked with the iPosture.
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15784 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 3:24 pm
    "`this morning I just can’t seem to wake upWJ powOIrtLKA OW F*CK`"

    HAHA! Okay I genuinely lol`d at that one...

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    unintrasting Female 18-29
    1121 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 3:45 pm
    One of the other supposed benefits of the RLM is to "sync your creative behavior" with your “creative leg shake beat.” And if reading that baffling sentence made you realize that something this pointlessly insane just has to come from Japan, then congratulations, you win a trophy! Unfortunately, that trophy is a crying schoolgirl doll being raped my a wind-up octopus. It, loses a little something in translation.


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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 5:31 pm
    that was one manly looking yet femenine leg in the restless leg pic...i think its a female leg, but it looks so manly, but it looks like its in high heels.
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    joklocke Male 13-17
    41 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 6:07 pm
    i think the nunchuck one is cool. but probably because i know how to use nunchucks...
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    themadcap Male 18-29
    97 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 7:15 pm
    Oh my. Poor atom. *shakes head*
  39. Profile photo of gozirra
    gozirra Male 40-49
    376 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 8:36 pm
    I just had some Fundies try to convert me at the front door.
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    CupOfSTFU Female 13-17
    162 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 9:15 pm
    i can`t believe GoTarts isn`t on the list.
    GoTarts: PopTarts on the go. i`m serious.
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    Victory7 Male 18-29
    362 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 9:40 pm
    My friend and I were watching lightning one night and were talking about how difficult it was to capture it with his 35mm camera. After some thought, we came up with the idea of a fully automatic camera. We were so excited we started to go off on how cool it would be, then the sad realization hit us like a ton of bricks. We just decribed a movie camera.
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    Thetas Male 18-29
    1540 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 10:03 pm
    That was 6.
  43. Profile photo of ahkmou
    ahkmou Male 18-29
    94 posts
    April 9, 2009 at 11:30 pm
    even if the iposture was changed from electric shock to vibration, imagine ur reaction when u suddenly feel something vibrating inside ur shirt... i would freak out at first then realized that i made a fool out of myself for putting it on the first place and being embarrassed around alot of people coz im inside the train right now and i twitched, which made the people around me "apparently sleeping" freak out too.

    jeez wierd inventions... the fundies turned me on tho.. lol

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    SarahJ86 Female 18-29
    495 posts
    April 10, 2009 at 1:50 am
    haha.. I loved the Flameboy, everything about it from its name to, well, everything else!
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    sfgalsjg Female 18-29
    14 posts
    April 10, 2009 at 10:37 am
    Don`t you guys realize these guys are freelance writers and write for both cracked and atom and probably other sites?(cracked doesn`t keep their list writers locked up in a jail)
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    PnkRngr Female 18-29
    10 posts
    April 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm
    Many people out here in Texas would looove that belt buckle!
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    firefliet Female 18-29
    1233 posts
    April 16, 2009 at 9:25 am
    "5 ideas..."

    Fundies, Nunchuck Lighter, Flameboy, Belt-buckle mp3, RLM, posture monitor...



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