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Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:18 am UTC
by MHD
This is a game of immediate availability.

You aske the next poster to find an item (or other) in less than 15 seconds and they tell you if it was possible.

EG:
Poster 1: Can you produce a table spoon in less than 15 secs?
Poster 2: Yes

I'll start:
Can you find a binocular/spyglass in less than 15 secs?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:52 am UTC
by Chfan
No.

A Brillo pad?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:56 am UTC
by poxic
Yes/no. Yes in a generic sort of way -- a plastic one, not the original steel wool thingy.

Can you find a receipt for a prescription filled at a pharmacy?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 1:41 am UTC
by Nith Azra
Yes.

Can you find some sand?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 1:42 am UTC
by Vieto
no.

Can you find Area 51?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 1:57 am UTC
by poxic
13 seconds for a Google search to get me to the map closeup, so yes. (Physically, only if I had light-speed transport and an accurate, pre-programmed guidance system.)

Can you find a four-legged non-human animal?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:06 am UTC
by Gojoe
If I rip off 4 legs of that spider over there...

Can you find a pair of glasses?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:07 am UTC
by TaintedDeity
Yes! 3!
Can you find a rubiks cube in 15 seconds?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:11 am UTC
by poxic
Sadly, no.

Can you find a magazine?

/still laughing about the spider
//please don't do that, take it outside :|
/// ^wuss, yes I am

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:13 am UTC
by mickyj300x
Abut 6 of them.

Can you find a Terry Pratchett or Douglas Adams book, In 15 seconds!?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:15 am UTC
by Gojoe
Both, several times over.

Can you find a flight of stairs?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:19 am UTC
by poxic
Yes, if I leave my apartment.

Can you find a musical instrument? (Kazoos count.)

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:23 am UTC
by kaniman2
Yes.

Can you eat steak?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:25 am UTC
by poxic
Physically, yes. I don't want to, though. (Vegetarian by medical order, but it's been so long that it's by choice now.)

Can you find a not-very-healthy plant?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:27 am UTC
by kaniman2
Yes.

Can you find a Nickelback CD? (and shaaame)

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:53 am UTC
by mickyj300x
Gods no.

Can you find a cough lolly?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:57 am UTC
by Kizyr
mickyj300x wrote:Gods no.

Can you find a cough lolly?

A cough lolly = a cough drop? Sorry, no. (15 minutes maybe and I can run down to the pharmacy.)

Can you find a mix tape someone else made for you? (And CDs don't count; cassettes only.) KF

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:59 am UTC
by Gojoe
I have a bag of cough drops physically in my hand. (I have a cough, damn this shitty weather, is it as bad up there as it is down here mickey?)
EDIT: damn ninjas, no I do not have a mix tape in this house :(

Can you find a feather boa?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:01 am UTC
by Vieto
There is one behind me.

Can you find the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
For clarity, it's European.

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:03 am UTC
by poxic
Goog to the rescue:http://www.style.org/unladenswallow/ . Less than 15 seconds for the search.

Can you find something broken (without breaking something within the next 15 seconds)?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:10 am UTC
by TaintedDeity
Yes, my sunglasses on my desk!

Can you find any cake?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:19 am UTC
by mickyj300x
Gojoe wrote:. (I have a cough, damn this shitty weather, is it as bad up there as it is down here mickey?)


No, there is no cake in this house.
Gojoe, it's overcast, there's snow on a hill about 300 metres away from me, it has been raining and hailing all day, and I'm running low on Cough lollies. So yeah.

Can you find any sheet music?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:25 am UTC
by Gojoe
If you had asked me an hour ago, the answer would of been no. But I cleaned my room, and found a folder full of my old sheet music for my french horn. So yes.

edit: oh yes, can you find... a rubber duckie?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:31 am UTC
by mickyj300x
I wish.

Can you find a burned CD?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:34 am UTC
by poxic
One with non-commercial stuff on it, put there by a person with a CD burner, yes. Actually set on fire and now extinguished, no.

Can you find a bra?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:39 am UTC
by Gojoe
An entire shelf of them (my girl friend lives with me)

Clothing that does not belong to anyone in the house?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:42 am UTC
by mickyj300x
There's not enough clothing in the house for this to happen. We have bare essentials clothing (I love opshops).

Can you find 2 videotapes?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:45 am UTC
by poxic
Right there, yes, there are about a dozen or so. Most of them are Star Trek and Star Wars, I'm afraid.

Can you find another person whom you can tickle?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 4:49 am UTC
by thecamoninja
The only person whom it would be appropriate for me to tickle (my little cousin) lives in an entirely different state, so no.

Can you find a sword? (fake/wooden ones count, as well)

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 4:58 am UTC
by kellsbells
No, sadly. I thought I could, but I just went to look and no luck.

Can you find an award of some kind? (And what is it for?)

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 4:59 am UTC
by Kaeyn
Yes, I've been playing Assassin's Creed quite a lot lately.

A copy of Field of Dreams?

EDIT: kellsbells actually ninja'd me, but it sounds better this way. :P

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 6:35 am UTC
by DrakeSD
No, I usually don't buy movies.

Can you find a lightsaber? (Toy, prop, or stunt versions count)

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 6:38 am UTC
by mickyj300x
Nope, never owned one.

Can you find a PC magainze (any kind)?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 7:05 am UTC
by fisticuffs
yup. PC World.

can you find a comic book/manga/graphic novela?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 7:09 am UTC
by kellsbells
Yeah, Watchmen is on the desk next to me.

Can you find a group picture (printed out, not in digital form)?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 7:14 am UTC
by mickyj300x
No, the photos are in digital form.

Can you find some bacon?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 7:18 am UTC
by fisticuffs
i can find some bacon-flavored mints...

can you find a lava lamp?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 7:48 am UTC
by kellsbells
Yes, right across the hall. It's purple. :)

Can you find a yo-yo?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 8:09 am UTC
by Kaeyn
Yes, in my bedroom drawers.

A laminating machine?

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 8:18 am UTC
by Gojoe
Damn it, not anymore, I let my mother borrow mine.

An old CRT monitor.