Twitchie Scorpion

I made this scorpion toy with a Twitchie Robot Kit. I’m really afraid of scorpions where I live in Arizona, so I thought a friendly toy would help me get used to them. I made his plush body from some fabric I had around, aiming to make him look like an Arizona bark scorpion, which are tan/yellowish/translucent. Twitchie is Arduino powered and comes pre-programmed, so it’s an excellent kit for beginners in robotics, because no programming is required! You can download and modify the code if …

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25 thoughts on “Twitchie Scorpion

  1. sweet i need one 😀 …
    sweet i need one 😀
    very awesome with and without the plush 😛

  2. Technically not, …
    Technically not, because the video in itself hasn’t ceased to exist, and so it is still being awesome as opposed to have stopped being awesome

  3. Grammatically …
    Grammatically speaking, that is wrong English.
    “This” and “is” in the sentence “This is awesome” is not suited when referring to a video, etc recently seen.

    Instead, it should have been typed down as:
    THAT WAS AWESOME!!!

  4. hahah like her own …
    hahah like her own personal scorpion defender/bodyguard. that’s rockin.

  5. Yeah, but that’s …
    Yeah, but that’s like the least effective method of dealing pain.

  6. it would be awsomer …
    it would be awsomer if you gave hime a beam inspired lower body for movement so he could walk around.

  7. Widescreen, sweet.

    Widescreen, sweet.
    Anyways it looks really cool, but WAY to much work for me. Great Job tho.

  8. a little better …
    a little better equipment, and this is the type of stuf they sell kids these days, hahahaha. i see profit here. ;P

  9. Aww… he’s an …
    Aww… he’s an adorable little…er…vicious…predator..

    Great work! Who says plushies have to be boring and static. Love the creativity, and the soldering is very minimal. Great for a project you can do with your kids! Would be great if you could put some LED eyes with that too!

    And for all the hate: I personally think girls with brains and skills are cute 🙂 And she’s in Arizona as well…

    Yeah, so I have a thing for cute geek girls. Hate on if you like, but she’s a winner to me 🙂

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