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May 2, 2008

Name the Thing Contest – 48

at 11:04 pm. Filed under Contests


Congratulations to the last contest winner.
The knife we are giving away this week will help you void warranties like no ones business when you need to crack the next hack open. If you are under age we will have to find something a bit more age appropriate as a prize.
This contest will run for one week (May 3 – May 8, 2008) . Ending time is based on central standard time. To enter, identify the item pictured above and give an example of what can be done with it. Please do not give the answer in the comments.


Send an email to contest @ hackedgadgets.com with "Name the Thing Contest" as the subject, and the message body consisting of:

  • The name of the item in the above picture
  • An example of what the item pictured above can be used for

The winner will be chosen at random from all of the correct entries.


Added May 9, 2008 

The item to guess was a Large Motor Stator

The winner is Thomas D.

Thanks to all who entered.


Below is a picture of the prize.


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15 Responses to “Name the Thing Contest – 48”

  1. Lukas Says:

    hmmmmm *****? *****? no this is *** gun ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. skatos Says:

    *** scanner

  3. Martรญn Says:

    Easy one, that’s a Stargate!!

  4. Alan Parekh Says:

    LOL Martin.

  5. Lukas Says:

    ehhhh Alan can you don’t put this ***** ? You stealing all fun ;(

  6. Mike Says:

    It’s just that some of those guesses were too close to the correct answer.
    Let’s not give too many hints in here; otherwise, what’s the challenge?

  7. Bjorn Says:

    Exactly… I like a challenge… And what’s more, if it’s too easy, it means less chance of getting picked for the prize because there are more entries ๐Ÿ˜€
    Love the contests- Keep ’em coming Alan!

  8. Alan Parekh Says:

    I don’t mind the way out there funny comments. But please keep them far from close. Getting lots of correct entries for this one, I an thinking that it was a bit to easy…

  9. pryapart Says:

    A digital picture frame? The insides of my first digital wrist watch? A uterine cancer detector? The insides of my digital pencil sharpener? What can it be??

  10. Alan Parekh Says:

    LOL, pencil sharpener.

  11. cde Says:

    No, it’s a giant robot eyeball, complete with laser inducing circuitry

  12. Alan Parekh Says:

    winner announced.

  13. Guess what this isn’t contest - 2 - Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog Says:

    […] to the last contest winner. No emails this time, we are going to do another Guess what this isn’t contest since the last […]

  14. Almost_There Says:

    I can’t believe I got it wrong! I thought it was the yoke from a really giant CRT.

  15. Alan Parekh Says:

    I would love to see the size of the TV if that was the case! ๐Ÿ™‚

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