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1001 Uses Of A Compact Disc What things can you do using a standard CD? Be creative!

#1 User is offline   MathMaven 

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 08:59 AM

What uses can you come up with for a standard compact disc?

1.) Store data.
2.) Store music.
3.) Store video.
4.) Throw at somebody!
5.) Play frisbee!
6.) Play video games.
7.) A backup dinner plate!
8.) A very "reflective" wedding ring.
9.) Demonstrate the mathematical properties of circumsribed circles.
10.) Look at under a microscope to see the "pits."
11.) Break for no reason at all.
12.) Roll around on its side as a fun game.
13.) Make the weird rainbows that reflect off the back side.
14.) Sell to someone else!
15.) Christmas tree decoration!
16.) A backup mirror.
17.) Reflect light off of it into the eyes of someone who's attacking you. Also works with burglars.
18.) Use for a craft requiring a circular object.
19.) Stack some when you're bored.
20.) Wonder why there are CD-R, CD-RW, CD+R, CD+RW, and why all these different standards exist?!!

Can you come up with better ones?
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Posted 16 December 2009 - 05:25 PM

21. Drink coaster.
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Posted 18 December 2009 - 04:12 AM

Step 1:
Heat it up.
Step 2:
Put a 90 degree bend in it.
Step 3:
Glue a stick on it.

Use it for a back scratcher.
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Posted 19 December 2009 - 11:36 AM

22)Cut them to make snowflakes. Hang on tree with fishing line

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 11:45 AM

23. Smash it into pieces for fun :D
24. Turn it into a mirror
25. Trade it for something more fun
26. Use it as a wheel for a module car
27. Tie it to a sting and turn it into a decoration, then hang it up outside
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Posted 21 December 2009 - 07:08 PM

28- blind low flying pilots with it.
29- make your cat go in circles from the reflection.
30- put insert it in some donuts, and give it to someone.
31- skip all of the above, and just keep it in case you need it one day.
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Posted 21 December 2009 - 08:14 PM

32. Party Crackers for New Years'. CD plastic snaps very loudly
33. Animal Deterrents. Hang them from strings off of trees. Squirrels, rats, and birds will avoid them (seriously).
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Posted 07 January 2010 - 10:54 AM

34. Playing Catch
35. Burping the worm
36. Art Masterpiece
37. creating a cosmic black hole in my living room
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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:55 PM

During the spring months, when baby birds abound in my back yard, I hang them from my awnings to keep the hawks and falcons away. Only for a period of about three weeks when the youngest have just fallen out of the nest and are floundering around on the ground before they learn to fly.
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Posted 20 January 2010 - 03:37 PM

35. Stress relief. Can't you imagine throwing one as hard as you can to blow off steam?
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Posted 23 January 2010 - 04:55 PM

you can break them and use the pieces to make a mirror ball using styofoam and glue. Now disco away.
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Posted 28 August 2010 - 02:34 PM

You can "accidently" put it in a super CD-Drive of doom. :lol: :lol:
(skip to 6:00)

:D :lol:

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 03:38 PM

View Postsnorg, on 18 December 2009 - 04:12 AM, said:

Step 1:
Heat it up.
Step 2:
Put a 90 degree bend in it.
Step 3:
Glue a stick on it.

Use it for a back scratcher.


:lol: Only snorg would come up with that use, cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:lol:
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Posted 28 August 2010 - 03:52 PM

View PostUnitedmoviemaker, on 28 August 2010 - 02:34 PM, said:

You can "accidently" put it in a super CD-Drive of doom. :lol: :lol:
(skip to 6:00)

:D :lol:


Cool video, United, thanks for sharing that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted 28 August 2010 - 05:33 PM

View PostKnifeblade, on 28 August 2010 - 03:52 PM, said:

View PostUnitedmoviemaker, on 28 August 2010 - 02:34 PM, said:

You can "accidently" put it in a super CD-Drive of doom. :lol: :lol:
(skip to 6:00)

:D :lol:


Cool video, United, thanks for sharing that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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Posted 28 August 2010 - 09:05 PM

View Postcoastie65, on 28 August 2010 - 05:33 PM, said:

:lol: Some people have way too much time on their hands. :lol:
There was plenty of time during the experiment's preparation to play a game of Freecell. :lol: Good share, United. I love Mythbusters!
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Posted 10 September 2010 - 08:07 PM

tie them above your kids changing table to distract them during changes.Works better than store bought.Those free AOL disks have distracted all of my kids.
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Posted 18 October 2010 - 12:43 PM

K, check this out~~~~~~ I was working on van, and needed to block the air intake hose. Guess what I used? Worked like a charm, :lol:
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Posted 19 October 2010 - 04:24 PM

View PostUnitedmoviemaker, on 28 August 2010 - 02:34 PM, said:

You can "accidently" put it in a super CD-Drive of doom. :lol: :lol:
(skip to 6:00)

:D :lol:


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I guess I'm in even more danger since my PC has 2 DVD/CD drives. lol
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Posted 19 October 2010 - 10:30 PM

You should wear a welders mask just in case.
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