doctorow at July 2nd, 2013 20:39 — #1
One of AmputeeOT's followers challenged her to make a prosthetic leg out of Lego. In terms of practicality, it's a bit of a chocolate teapot. But she sure has fun with it, and that's what matters. She notes "Please don't do this yourself, I don't want you to fall and get hurt!" AmputeeOT: My Legoleg… READ THE REST
ldobe at July 2nd, 2013 21:34 — #2
I remember lego. The agony of stepping on one barefoot still haunts my dreams.
ladyfingers at July 3rd, 2013 05:42 — #3
I was just about to say that only a true masochist would voluntarily step on Lego.
kimmo at July 3rd, 2013 06:11 — #4
It would've been nice of @doctorow to mention @noahdjango 's post...
Like I said in reply to that, this could almost be a goer with Technic.
abstract_reg at July 3rd, 2013 09:35 — #5
Stealth Soviet Russia joke?
pon_farrt at July 3rd, 2013 09:59 — #6
noahdjango at July 3rd, 2013 14:00 — #7
thanks, dude! i assumed he found it without reading my comment and decided to let it go, although i admit it did bother me. which is silly. but, thanks to you having my back, people know i was first and i can still pretend i'm above such petty emotions
ldobe at July 3rd, 2013 14:11 — #8
I don't see how it could be a stealthy soviet Russia joke. You'd have to explain.
Nope I was being relatively sincere. When I get annoyed with my brother (who has a toddler who inherited our own lego) I say "I hope you step on a lego" we both shudder, have a chuckle, and the tension is defused.
prestonsturges at July 3rd, 2013 15:41 — #9
I'm just here for my daily dose of amputee porn.
jeremiahblatz at July 3rd, 2013 23:30 — #10
Well, she put a lot of effort into being able comfortably step on ... more than one.
kimmo at July 4th, 2013 04:50 — #11
Hey, isn't it super-cool how we can see how many times that link was clicked?
I like this board.
abstract_reg at July 4th, 2013 13:13 — #12
In Soviet Russia Lego steps on you.
noahdjango at July 4th, 2013 15:17 — #13
FWIW, i got it. and I lul'd.
biggles at July 4th, 2013 21:46 — #14
The Technic angle was the second thing that occured to me as well, after first laughing in delight (sometimes, you NEED to dump em all out on the floor). No lateral stability in that build! Great for sizing, but someone needs to get her some technic and see what she can make of it. If you must go cyborg - human-lego cyborg is clearly the way to go.
doctorow at July 7th, 2013 20:39 — #15
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