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Magic 8 Ball
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- The original Magic 8 Ball has all the answers you need
- Ask any question, turn over the Magic 8 Ball, and you'll get its answer
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From the Manufacturer
The original Magic 8 Ball is the novelty toy that lets anyone seek advice about their future! All you have to do is simply “ask the ball” any yes or no question, then wait for your answer to be revealed.
A Secret Message Just For You!
Turn the toy upside-down and look inside the window on the bottom -- this is where your secret message appears!
What’s in the Box?
Includes 1 Magic 8 Ball
Variety Of Answers
Answers range from positive (“It is certain”) to negative (“Don’t count on it”) to neutral (“Ask again later”).
- The original Magic 8 Ball novelty toy has all the answers to your deepest questions!
- After “asking the ball” a yes or no question, turn the toy upside-down and wait for your answer to be revealed through the window
- It’s the fastest way to seek advice!
Top Customer Reviews
When I asked my Magic 8-Ball if I should write a positive reivew, it said "IT IS ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN." When I asked if all those reading this review should buy a Magic 8-Ball it said (quite emphatically, I might add) "YES." Though the Magic 8-Ball may hedge with a "MOST LIKELY" or the ever cryptic "BETTER NOT TELL YOU NOW," it is most often a source of affirmation. Having a Magic 8-Ball on your desk can save countless hours of trying to make decisions based on long, complicated evaluations of fact.
Some 8-balls can be difficult to read, physically, that is, as the manufacture does not lead the inner mechanism to place an answer flat against the opening. Again, difficult to check when buying through the web. (Talking 8-balls, which Amazon doesn't list, solve this problem.)
Variants on the 8-ball come and go (most recently, affirmation balls and financial-advice balls have made the rounds), but these are nothing more than pretenders to the throne. When asked if these imitators could provide correct answers, the Magic 8-Ball said, "OUTLOOK NOT SO GOOD."
WHAT IT IS:
The Magic 8 Ball looks almost exactly like the 8-ball in a billiard game, only larger; about five inches in diameter, slightly flattened on one side, which allows it to sit on a flat surface without rolling off, and constructed of very hard black plastic. The flattened side is a round window, in which you can see an icosahedron (a 20-sided geometric figure) floating in water. On each face of the icosahedron is a phrase written in white: Yes, Without A Doubt, My Sources Say No, Concentrate And Ask Again, Yes Definitely, Outlook Not So Good, You May Rely On It, Ask Again Later, etc. The positive, negative and vague phrases are distributed about 10-5-5, so you get a 50% chance of a positive response, a 25% chance of a negative response, and a 25% chance of a vague response.
HOW TO PLAY:
Using the 8 Ball is great fun. You hold the ball face up, with the 8 showing, and ask a yes-or-no question. Turn the ball over, wait a second or two, and as if by magic (at least young children will think so), a face of the icosahedron with the answer to your question will swim eerily up into the window. The question, of course, should make sense. I remember my bratty little five year old neighbor down the hall complaining that my new 8 Ball was dumb -- "I asked it, Is my mother a boy? and it said Yes." I told her "Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer." She went home in a huff.Read more ›
I recommend this for silly fun for the whole family, and especially for politicians, who, as a group, would make overall better decisions after consulting with the Magic 8 Ball.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I bought it for the bar I work at and called it my major decision making consultant. People love it.Published 2 days ago by etheedroog
Got this for my son. Just like when I was little. Can still have fun.Published 11 days ago by W. Lee
The answers are extremely difficult to read. Visibility in the window is really poor, not like how I remember the one I had as a childPublished 11 days ago by Melissa
Handed these out at work staff meeting to help the indecisive make decisions at their desks.Published 11 days ago by Brian L