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    Dick's Gadget Warehouse & How to Submit Your Viewer Video On Any Kind Of Gadget!

    Our warehouse viewer video is from Jeffrey Slomovitz, a fan who has sent us fun warehouse videos before. This video is fun too, showing us an old-time mechanical bank + a slightly more up to date battery operated 'robot' bank.

    Here's Jeff's email:

    I wanted to send you this YouTube video for the Gadget Warehouse my son and I filmed.

    I call it a “blast from the past”

    Take care,

    Jeffrey Slomovitz


    In the photo is the old-time mechanical bank. You'll see his 'newer' old Radio Shack back in his video.

    See or hear this show: :  www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1743


    We’d love to include your video in an upcoming Giz Wiz Show! Here's what we're looking for! Your home shot video – 2 to 3 minutes long, in any of the following categories:

    I bought a piece of crap: Did you buy something you ended up hating? We won't get you a refund, but we might be able to give a platform to vent your disappointment. Remember, "family friendly" language applies.
    I invented this! Did you invent something? (Or did a friend or relative invent something.) We can't market it for you, but we can help get the word out. Show us what it is, and how it works. Even if it's a prototype, you can get our (and the audience) reactions. No professional ads please.
    My Gadget Warehouse: Okay, so you don't have a warehouse. It doesn't matter. Just tell us about your favorite old gadget(s). When and where you bought it, and why you're still hanging on to it.
       My Favorite Gadget (favorite old, or favorite new): Show us what it is, tell us what it does and why you love, or loved it! It can be a new gadget you just bought too.
    Post them on YouTube and send us the link! We'll do the rest. (Or possibly nothing, but that's unlikely.) Remember, videos should be just 2 to 3 minutes long! Low production value is fine, but we should be able to hear you and see you! If we select and show your video on The Giz Wiz you’ll earn a tiny amount of fame (hopefully). And if you live in the US, you'll also get an autographed 35-year-old Alfred E. Neuman picture and a MAD surprise (most likely the current issue of MAD.) But no matter where you live, I can email an autographed to you Alfred E. Neuman photo if we show your video. Just print it out, frame it, or just hang it up and no one will know it's a copy. We've tested it out and fans say they look terrific!

    All show submissions go to mail@gizwiz.tv


    Letter of the week:

    Dear Dickie Dee and Chad,

    Nowadays a lot of people have their own favorite app that they like to play on their android tablets or phones or their apple iphone or ipad. When I was younger I had my own favorite app. My grandfather and I used to play this app all the time. It was a blackjack game. The computer this was played on was the Casio Calculator with Blackjack game. Okay well I mean a calculator is technically still a computer and back in the day the blackjack game was our form of the apps they have now. I also have a story about the app. I was playing the game once and I let my grandfather know that I found a glitch in the program. I found that whenever you were dealt a hand of two cards that were less than 10 you could stand and you would automatically win. I guess even with calculators there were still bugs in the programs. Here is a picture of the "computer" where I would play my favorite app.

    From MurseAngel (Gabe)


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