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1. Place your hands parallel to each other, touching. Put your thumbs up and place a pencil or pen between them. Your task is to invert the ends of the pencil (ie. so that the left before is now on the right, the right before is now on the left.) However the pencil CANNOT leave the grasps between your thumbs.

This is damn annoying!
2. explain more clearly.
3. (Original post by corey)
explain more clearly.
Not sure I can...
4. (Original post by capslock)
Place your hands parallel to each other, touching. Put your thumbs up and place a pencil or pen between them. Your task is to invert the ends of the pencil (ie. so that the left before is now on the right, the right before is now on the left.) However the pencil CANNOT leave the grasps between your thumbs.

This is damn annoying!
look at it upside-down!
5. me confused
6. someone needs to draw a diagram quick. i don't get it, how kan you hold the pencil between ur thumbs and make the ends point left and right. surely the pencil would point forwards.
7. (Original post by sillynarb2)
me confused
i think you have to put your hands together, with the thumbs pointing up. Then, hold a pen with your thumbs, and try to turn it around, so it is pointing the opposite way.

thats what I gather from the description in the first post.
8. (Original post by Dickie)
i think you have to put your hands together, with the thumbs pointing up. Then, hold a pen with your thumbs, and try to turn it around, so it is pointing the opposite way.

thats what I gather from the description in the first post.
Ooooh okay...now I have pencils flying all over the place...not good for a tired mind!
9. (Original post by onlylittleme)
Ooooh okay...now I have pencils flying all over the place...not good for a tired mind!
hehe. best not try it with any particularly sharp pencils then. we dont want an accident!
10. i'm not gunna try it cos i don't understand and can't be arsed to find a pencil
11. (Original post by sillynarb2)
i'm not gunna try it cos i don't understand and can't be arsed to find a pencil
improvise!
12. (Original post by Dickie)
improvise!
can't improvise on something i don't understand
13. Yeh I dont understand either - what you wrote made no sense.
14. (Original post by sillynarb2)
can't improvise on something i don't understand
i meant improvise for something to use instead of a pencil.

come to think of it, improvise something to do with said pencil-replacement!

(you know you should sleep when you start to spell "replacement" as "replaicement"!)
15. (Original post by Dickie)
hehe. best not try it with any particularly sharp pencils then. we dont want an accident!
Haha, dont know how I would explain that at the A and E.

Well I was trying to do this thing with a pencil...here let me show you...
16. (Original post by imasillynarb)
Yeh I dont understand either - what you wrote made no sense.
typical:- you wait ages for a narb and two come along at once!
17. (Original post by Dickie)
i meant improvise for something to use instead of a pencil.

come to think of it, improvise something to do with said pencil-replacement!

(you know you should sleep when you start to spell "replacement" as "replaicement"!)
i'm too tired for all of this, this isn't keeping me up at all
18. (Original post by Dickie)
typical:- you wait ages for a narb and two come along at once!
all part of the service
19. (Original post by onlylittleme)
Haha, dont know how I would explain that at the A and E.

Well I was trying to do this thing with a pencil...here let me show you...
i have met people before who have managed to jam a pen into their arm when trying to write!

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