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Geek Kit: Magnetic Poetry Kit

4.4 out of 5 stars 29 customer reviews

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  • Terabytes of geek-inspired poetry without so much as a keystroke.
  • Kit contains over 200 themed magnetic word tiles
  • Tile height is .375"
  • Package size is 4.75w x 3h x 1.25 d Inches
  • Made in USA
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WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD -- WARNING: KEEP AWAY FROM ALL CHILDREN. Do not put in mouth or nose. This product contains small magnets. Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.
CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Product Description

Do the letters USB, DSL, and IEEE mean anything to you? If so, then the Magnetic Poetry Geek Kit might be for you. There are no Ethernet cables or networks to set up; just take the word tiles out of the box and start moving them around. Before you know it, you will have created terabytes of geek-inspired poetry without so much as a keystroke. Open up a box and let the old-fashioned, new-fangled fun begin! Kit contains over 200 themed magnetic word tiles.

Product Information

Product Dimensions 3.4 x 1.2 x 6.8 inches
Item Weight 4.8 ounces
Shipping Weight 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Domestic Shipping This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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ASIN 1935305409
Item model number 3174
Manufacturer recommended age 4 years and up
Best Sellers Rank #39,260 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
#61 in Toys & Games > Learning & Education > Reading & Writing > Magnetic Letters & Words
#954 in Toys & Games > Preschool > Pre-Kindergarten Toys > Learning
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I bought the magnetic geek poetry kit and I have to tell you, I'm very disappointed. It is lousy.

First, it's not very geeky. At all. It has NO OS related terms (unix, linux etc) and only one programming related term (perl) but that's it. Oh wait, we have "bridge". Wowee!

Second, it doesn't integrate with my existing (original) magnetic poetry kit because the words are large, much larger than the originals and because it has so few words (not a good value, see #3), there's not much to be done with it. Iow, don't do like I did and have the expectation that you can beef up your existing kit by throwing in some geekness. It ain't happening. I'd gauge the font size to be about 12. The original is maybe 6 pt. font so it doesn't blend, kwim?

Third, it's not a good value. Hardly any words as compared to the original magnetic poetry kit. Maybe one third as many. Seriously.

I'm not a complainer but I'm very disappointed with this purchase. It's what you'd expect someone like Scott Adams to do [juxtaposition of geek cartoonist but zero actual web culture knowledge, his site is painful; he calls each blog entry "a blog".] It's enough to make any sane person shiver all over.

I'm left with the impression that this kit was just phoned in, no thought put in to it at all. My mom who is 80 and had never sent an email in her life could have done a better job.
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Brought this to work and put on the metal filling cabinet in my cubicle to bring a bit of fun into the work world. Cannot tell you how many visitors I get a day just wanting to make another little saying and they are always hilarious! It's a ton of fun at work! Actually have this one and mixed it in with the "Movie Quotes" collection.
A few current quotes that made it to "the board": "Hal bit the droid three times on the wrong week and got napalmed off of the world", "I'll be back to byte your sexy access", "Frankly, my dear the force is not with you so stick to sniffing glue", and so much more.
Everyone needs a little more fun in their life! Get it! :)
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This was a decent kit although it was hard to really say it was "geeky". It does provide additional interesting words to your existing cadre of magnetic poetry words but it just didn't feel all that geek. I also wish had just focused on the specialty words instead of trying to stand alone with the addition of common articles and verbs. Price-wise it seems to have a comparable number of words to other items.
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I thought I would at least be able to say "may the force be with you" but the lack of filler words makes that impossible. I would recommend buying this as an expansion pack to the original magnetic poetry kit
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Some of the words in here were absurd. Nachos? I don't consider that "geeky", but whatever. There were a handful of really good words, but I feel like switching some of the others up for more actual geeky words would be great.
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I wish the word Robot was included (a bit surprised that it wasn't), other than that it's lots of fun!
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The box came and looked rather small, but when we opened it there were so many more letters than I'd realized!! It was actually gift for a friend, and he and his family stood mesmerized at their fridge for like twenty minutes, just moving words around and laughing. Was a definite success:)
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I bought these magnets to stick to a metal cabinet at the technology help desk I managed in college. It was a hit with the student workers.
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