Gakken SAM rotating feed demonstrator

This is crazy cool! Never seen one before :call_me_hand:t6:


You know that transparent body got me lookin’

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I have a blue one and it’s pretty quaint. The spiral mechanism is similar to ye olde American Scripto pencils…

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A blue one appears!

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I’ve seen this happen so many times, I don’t even question it anymore—

A pencil will appear for the first time, and then I’ll see it a couple more times within 30 days.

Strangest phenomenon in pencildom :ghost:

Yes! I am not sure if it is a perception psychological phenomenon, or if people remember their stuff for sale when they see good auction results for a pencil. Probably both …

PS It’s so annoying that YAJ is only viewable in Europe with a VPN since a few months (I usually don’t use one). Is it the same in US? Also aleado does only display images if visited with a VPN.

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We can view, but we can’t participate unless we use a proxy buying service or VPN.

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Yes, participation was not possible all the time, that’s clear, but since a few months, we only see

"From Wednesday, April 6, 2022, Yahoo! JAPAN is no longer available in the EEA and the United Kingdom
Please be informed that from Wednesday, April 6, 2022, Yahoo! JAPAN’s services are no longer available to our users in the EEA (European Economic Area) and the United Kingdom, as it has been determined by Yahoo! JAPAN that providing a continuous service environment in these regions would be difficult. Please note that services listed under “Services available after Wednesday, April 6, 2022” below will continue to be available.

Please note that all Yahoo! JAPAN services are accessible after this date if access is made from Japan.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding."

No, I don’t have understanding for the completely unnecessary inconveniences caused.
Yahoo is an unreliable $§"!&, they suddenly stopped their (free) finance stock quote services, too.

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