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Offline David E

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A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« on: May 24, 2010, 09:38:01 PM »
I picked this up the other day and wondered if anyone can guess what it is? I do know, but it has quite a strange use! Just 9cm long.
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2010, 11:19:44 PM »
Maybe a knife rest?  :huh:  ::)

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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2010, 12:10:35 AM »
Are you liable to be arrested using one of these? :o :24:


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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010, 05:51:19 AM »
My first thought was a urinal although the size and positioning of the opening doesn't seem quite right  :spls:
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 07:08:32 AM »
Carolyn: Nope, but I see your train of thought.
Keith: Only if you put it somewhere you shouldn't!
Anik: It is very small...  ;)

It is a hollow vessel with a tube on top. The 'head' of the 'dog' does have a small aperture. This is the part that might give a clue: the shape and size of the 'head'.
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2010, 10:19:22 AM »
A fruit-fly trap? (too small for wasps)

I think it might be a water container/dispenser for a small rodent cage.
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2010, 10:32:31 AM »
Not a fly trap - the aperture is only about 7mm diameter - nor a water dispenser for rodents. Good guesses though!

But it is intended to hold water and dispense it, but not for drinking.
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2010, 11:07:36 AM »
It's a thingy for watering your plants slowly while you're away on holiday.

(but drosophila melanogaster would get through a 7mm gap  :angel: )
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2010, 11:12:26 AM »
Nope. But I'll give the answer this evening.

(but drosophila melanogaster would get through a 7mm gap  :angel: )
I stand corrected. Interesting to know that a mouse can squeeze through a gap no wider than a pencil...
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Re: A Quiz Topic - Strange Dachshund Dog?
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2010, 11:14:35 AM »
A pipe?   

One of those *BAD* pipes for smoking Wacky Tobacco? Just a guess here, as I only ever tried in once (honest) in my life.  Was not for me................but that is my guess. 

I dunno......
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