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CygnuZ

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« Reply #40 on: 04-19-2001 07:38 »

I've often wanted a finglonger ... would be nice when I want to reach something far away, like a button on my stereo, the TV or something. Maybe I should get myself one ...

slimmyCGEF

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« Reply #41 on: 04-19-2001 08:15 »

just get a remote control   ;)
winna

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« Reply #42 on: 05-31-2001 15:14 »
« Last Edit on: 09-26-2011 05:10 »

Kryten

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« Reply #43 on: 05-31-2001 15:16 »

Yep. I'd love one o' them there Liubots, myself....
winna

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« Reply #44 on: 06-01-2001 15:53 »

A Luibot why have one of those when you could have one of Farnsworth's invented dream women???  You know from that one episode, a Clone of My Own.(I have that episode on my computer!)
aidan

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« Reply #45 on: 01-21-2006 02:32 »
« Last Edit on: 01-21-2006 02:32 »

I know this topic isn't exactly all that current....

But

You've got completely the wrong idea about the finglonger!!! (in my very humble opinion).  The whole point is was that it was some really silly invention that didn't exist that the professor asked the machine about ("what if I'd invented the finglonger?!" ).  The reason it's so funny is because it's so silly and he could just easily have just invented it.  But instead he sits there pining.. ("A man can dream though, a man can dream..." )  Obviously at some stage later he did invent the finglonger. 

But it's funny cos it's so silly!  It wouldn't be so funny or silly if he was asking about some thing someone else invented! 

Anyway I signed up to this site just so I could respond to this thread which I randomly found on google.  So there you go.  I bet you've all been waiting for the last five years for someone to respond.
Arkan

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« Reply #46 on: 01-21-2006 16:26 »

Ooh, old thread. But yeah, I agree with you, aidan.

Y'know, I could really use a finglonger, like when I'm lying in bed and I want to turn the light off, but the switch is over by the door...
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #47 on: 01-21-2006 17:49 »

I need the finglonger. It'd be powerful useful to me, since I'm usually to lazy to get up, and it'd be a great weapon, since it's safe for you and not the other person.
commie detector

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« Reply #48 on: 01-21-2006 19:40 »

 
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Originally posted by Arkan:
Ooh, old thread. But yeah, I agree with you, aidan.

Y'know, I could really use a finglonger, like when I'm lying in bed and I want to turn the light off, but the switch is over by the door...


get one of those clappers... you know, the things that turn off the lights when you clap...
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #49 on: 01-21-2006 19:59 »

It's called "the clapper" and you clap it on and clap it off! *sings* Clap on *clap clap* Clap off! *clap clap*
commie detector

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« Reply #50 on: 01-21-2006 20:33 »

yea... that jingle sucked... the poppler one was much better...
Jicannon

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« Reply #51 on: 01-22-2006 00:19 »

...you do know The Clapper and its jingle are real don't you?
Gopher

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« Reply #52 on: 01-22-2006 14:32 »

Indeed. Proof.

Though I don't remember seeing those commercials in years, so some of the younger members around here might not remember them.
commie detector

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« Reply #53 on: 01-22-2006 17:03 »

 
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Originally posted by Jicannon:
...you do know The Clapper and its jingle are real don't you?

Yea.... that is why i referenced it.... becuase people were talking about if the fingerlonger was real...
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #54 on: 01-22-2006 19:34 »

Yup, I remember that whole clap on fad.. Those old people clapping for lights and anything else like the TV... O.o;;
commie detector

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« Reply #55 on: 01-22-2006 20:53 »

I say, if they aren't crippled, they are just lazy...
Glasses

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« Reply #56 on: 01-22-2006 22:12 »

Or if they aren't lazy they're dead...  :p
I wish the Finglonger existed so I could turn off the fan which is outside my door (the switch)
BenderNeedBooze

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« Reply #57 on: 01-23-2006 04:59 »

You'll need it to scratch your ass
Age Of Aquarius

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« Reply #58 on: 01-23-2006 10:48 »

You can reach anything with it...
BenderNeedBooze

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« Reply #59 on: 01-23-2006 10:50 »

I can even scratch your ass!
Penguins

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« Reply #60 on: 01-23-2006 10:50 »

Technically, it never existed, it was just a movie on the what if machine.
Age Of Aquarius

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« Reply #61 on: 01-23-2006 10:52 »

We have to imagine what life would've been like if it did exist.
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #62 on: 01-23-2006 14:57 »

It did too exist! In Futurama Crossover Crisis #2 issue #2.  ;) I read it a billion times, and I know for a fact you can pick someone else's nose with it  :)  :laff:
aidan

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« Reply #63 on: 01-23-2006 15:28 »

 
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Originally posted by Penguins:
Technically, it never existed, it was just a movie on the what if machine.


yes but eventually it did exist because the prof uses it in a later episode just briefly   :D
commie detector

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« Reply #64 on: 01-23-2006 19:25 »

The whole point of this thread, if I'm not mistaking, is to say what would happen if it did exist. So stop saying it didn't exist..... also... someone could make a homemade fingerlonger with popsicle sticks.... or something to that extent...
BenderNeedBooze

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« Reply #65 on: 01-23-2006 19:38 »

 
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Originally posted by Professor Zoidy:
It did too exist! In Futurama Crossover Crisis #2 issue #2.   ;) I read it a billion times, and I know for a fact you can pick someone else's nose with it   :)   :laff:
Yeah, but the comic series isn't realy futurama, were talking about the TV series

winna

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« Reply #66 on: 10-13-2010 05:16 »

I know this topic isn't exactly all that current....

But

You've got completely the wrong idea about the finglonger!!! (in my very humble opinion).  The whole point is was that it was some really silly invention that didn't exist that the professor asked the machine about ("what if I'd invented the finglonger?!" ).  The reason it's so funny is because it's so silly and he could just easily have just invented it.  But instead he sits there pining.. ("A man can dream though, a man can dream..." )  Obviously at some stage later he did invent the finglonger. 

But it's funny cos it's so silly!  It wouldn't be so funny or silly if he was asking about some thing someone else invented! 

Anyway I signed up to this site just so I could respond to this thread which I randomly found on google.  So there you go.  I bet you've all been waiting for the last five years for someone to respond.

Yes, actually we have. :blink:
SpaceMaN

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« Reply #67 on: 11-10-2010 22:42 »

also... someone could make a homemade fingerlonger with popsicle sticks.... or something to that extent...
I want video.
Nibblonian Leader

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« Reply #68 on: 11-14-2010 02:13 »

Second.
Christopher

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« Reply #69 on: 09-26-2011 00:01 »

Don't we all want a fingerlonger?  But really aren't there a lot of cool inventions on Futurama that we all wish we could have?

Winna's first post! :D
coldangel

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« Reply #70 on: 09-26-2011 00:30 »

...Yay?
Nibblonian Leader

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« Reply #71 on: 09-26-2011 01:07 »

And so it began...
Svip

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« Reply #72 on: 09-26-2011 01:09 »

The three posts above me are the three gayest posts in PEEL history.  coldangel is only extremely gay due to proximity.  As is mine.
hobbitboy

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« Reply #73 on: 09-26-2011 08:40 »


 No that there's anything wrong with that!   ;)
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