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Does anyone out there know what this thingy me bopper is?

Does anyone out there know what this thingy me bopper is?

Old 07-21-2011, 07:47 AM
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Are the white dangly things tight together? if so, I would use it to hang my rulers with. Slide the hole to hang the ruler up with between the two white balls on one hanger. If it holds fast enough I would keep going. I got a large ring with a hanger on it to hold mine but it is a pain.
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:03 AM
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I googled images of every thing that was suggested and the picture you have doesn't come up. It appears it isn't a dental tool, lace maker, crochet counter, scarf holder, tie holder, etc., so it must be a "thingamajig" like was suggested. If you ever find out what it is please let us know. (It would be funny if it turns out to be a decoration from something crazy like a car visor!)
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Yooper32
I know, I know...it is a Thingamabob. My mother always talked about a thingamabob and now I know what she was talking about.
I have an offical thingamaboob... thats not it.
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:25 AM
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I sent the picture to Nancys Notions . If she gets back to me I will post...
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:37 AM
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Maybe it was a dental color matcher thingee that was repurposed by an quilter for use as a bobbin holder? You know how us quilters love to repurpose stuff. LOL, just kidding. I'm leaning toward it being a scarf holder. If not that, it's just gotta be a thing-a-ma-jig.
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:39 AM
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stumped but would like to know
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:41 AM
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it looks to me like stitch holders for knitting. each one can come off and you put it in bewteen your stitches on the needles. I have never seen any like this before though.
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by fran624
stumped but would like to know
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by yonnikka
Silk scarf hanger. Note how smooth the two white balls are, no snagging or tearing the silk. There's a tension between the balls, holding the rolled edge of the silk in place. You can hang a dozen or more in a small space; no folds. The uppermost open ring hangs alongside your coat hangers in your closet. (just a factoid from my Manhattan days; where some apartments had the shower in the kitchen over the floor drain and the toilet in the closet. For real. ;0)
I'm sold. My mom's cousin from Chicago had one like this, and that's what she used it for. I've seen many, many dental shade guides, but none in a "keyring" style, and these little balls aren't different shades (from what I can tell in the picture, anyway.)
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I have no clue, other than what a Dentist uses to match color of teeth.
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