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    Chad's Crappy Corner & Another 'Desk Toy' - His Theme For February, 2017

    Chad polled our great Patreon members to pick a theme for February. They picked “toys for the desk”. You know things you could have on your desk to entertainment yourself or guests, when you don't feel like working. Chad's third crappy 'toys for the desk' is the Henry Novelty Vacuum Cleaner. 

    Here's what Amazon says about it: Cute and Functional Toy Desk Accessory Desktop Gift - Office Desk Humor. The perfect little companion for your desktop, Henry is always there when you need a little friend to help tidy up. Two vacuum attachments allow you to reach the tightest spaces—even the crumbs in your keyboard. A powerful motor enhances the vacuum performance. Tools and accessories store inside. Measures 4" tall x 3-1/2" diameter. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included. $19.99 and Amazon Prime, so free shipping for Prime members.


    Amazon link: http://amzn.to/2kGzPNi


    And Chad's take: Chad had mixed feelings about Henry the novelty vacuum cleaner. He is cute, that's for sure. Even most in the chatroom thought that. But performance was lacking. Watch the video to see Chad crush a cracker over his keyboard and try to clean it up with Henry. It probably wasn't the best demo for the mini-vac, but when chad removed the hose and the attachments, he said he could feel almost no suction from the little guy's motor. So Henry gets brownie points for cute, but points deducted for usefulness. Also Chad only paid about $14.00 or so. Today, one day after we recorded the show, it's $19.99! (2/17/17)


    See or hear this show: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1610

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