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Old February 15 2012, 08:16 PM   #1
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"Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

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Sure, it's pink, and perhaps the only girls' themed toy I would ever be interested in. I'm all for it!
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Old February 15 2012, 08:31 PM   #2
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

That would definitely be cool to have, although frankly it looks like something you could throw together yourself with a bit of plywood and some homemade stickers. Lol
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Old February 16 2012, 02:14 AM   #3
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

I just might have to get this (Topless Robot pegs the price at $130). I just might...
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Old February 16 2012, 02:21 AM   #4
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

If it doesn't actually hover, I don't want it.
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Old February 16 2012, 01:57 PM   #5
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

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If it doesn't actually hover, I don't want it.
Yeah. Very disappointed - I was hoping someone had announced they were actually coming out with a real one, which would have been perfect since the film was set in 2015.

Someone needs to get moving on establishing a chain of 1980s-inspired cafes with Max Headroom-esque waiters too. Time's a wastin'!

Someone better get moving on that big pyramid building in Los Angeles if they want to get it open by 2019, too...

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Old February 16 2012, 03:46 PM   #6
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Doesn't hover. = Do not want.
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Old February 16 2012, 03:59 PM   #7
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

23skidoo wrote: View Post
Lloyd Dobler wrote: View Post
If it doesn't actually hover, I don't want it.
Yeah. Very disappointed - I was hoping someone had announced they were actually coming out with a real one, which would have been perfect since the film was set in 2015.

Someone needs to get moving on establishing a chain of 1980s-inspired cafes with Max Headroom-esque waiters too. Time's a wastin'!

Someone better get moving on that big pyramid building in Los Angeles if they want to get it open by 2019, too...

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Old February 16 2012, 04:39 PM   #8
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I had a strong fascination with the hoverboard, so I'd love to have one of these. I totally forgot about the pole Marty took off though, and wouldn't have thought about it if it hadn't been mentioned.
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Old February 16 2012, 04:58 PM   #9
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

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"Doesn't work on water"

I'll wait for the actual hovering one, but it's good to see the prototype coming out now. They've still got a few years to make the hover one; no need to give up hope yet!
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Old February 16 2012, 07:12 PM   #10
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

It's an odd prop replica to make considering a dedicated fan could probably fabricate one himself inside of an afternoon (granting the paint scheme on it wouldn't be exactly the same) It's "nifty looking" but it'd be a bit cooler if came with a display stand or something that allowed it to "hover" using magnetism or something. Otherwise this is just a nifty looking piece of plastic with niche connections.
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Old February 16 2012, 07:16 PM   #11
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

I wonder if some jackass is going to buy this and then sue because it doesn't actually hover.
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Old February 16 2012, 07:42 PM   #12
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I didnt see a price in the article but they will probably sell for 2-3000 bucks...
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Old February 16 2012, 08:39 PM   #13
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^ The hell?

Okay, then, forget every word in my previous message after "this".
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Old February 16 2012, 10:04 PM   #14
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A non-hovering hoverboard?

Again the future turns out to be a major disappointment.
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Old February 16 2012, 10:59 PM   #15
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Re: "Back to the Future" Hoverboard to be released later this year

1) It doesn't hover. What's the point?
2) They're 3 years too early.
3) Stop wasting our time with this junk!

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