Worlds Most expensive Mousepad??

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  1. mikel108

    mikel108 Registered Member

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    I was just on the F1 racing website. They now have their own line of high end products. Anyone need a mousepad for 260 pounds??
     

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    Bah!....260 lbs eh!!

    You shudda seen the one that got away!!
     

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    wow and i thought $40 was expensive for a mousepad. it is one sweet mousepad tho...
     
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    Now HERE is a real cool Mouse Pad :D
     

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    Oh rats,

    I opened the door to our broom closet and discovered this mousie's pad!
     

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    Don't you know about the $599 MousX(TM) mousepad by MAMP Technologies? Its as high-end as the latest GeForce 7900GTX, because its made of Liquid Mercury which is equipped with a thermal diode to cool and heat itself as required, providing comfort to the hands. And did I mention it was designed by gamers? Also it is dust proof and absorbs all liquids thrown at it, not to mention ig is advertised as a "Gliding Pad". Teflon coating holds the mouse firmly in place. Recommended for use with the Brutal1ty Ultra Gamer Mouse made by Zelative Fabs :p
     
  7. mikel108

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    Do you have a pic Firecat??
     
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    From web site:

    "...this carbon mouse mat was designed using state of the art automotive 3D modelling software."

    This must have really taxed the F1 modelling engineers designing a flat square...
     
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    ROFL. Hey they have to justify the price somehow.
     
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    That's a good one!LOL:D
     
  11. Firecat

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    That mousepad doesn't really exist. Its a joke :)

    @WYBaugh: Designing a flat square was not what taxed the F1 engineers. Y'see, even the tiny sup-particle things were designed with 3D modelling software, including the tiny microscopic bumps on the surface of the mouse pad. :p It must have cost a lot because:

    a)The microscopic bumps requires a graphics card capable of high-precision per-pixel bump mapping. :p

    b)The lighting required to render the surface bumps should be detailed enough with at least Pixar-type lighting effects at 64-bit color. :p

    c)Of course, such a square uses high poly counts, with over 31 million polygons per second. :p

    d)The stretching and physics dynamics of the mousepad as well as durability estimation also required great CPU and brain power.

    And since engineers who wasted their time developing this take a lot of money, the price is justified. This is a state-of-the-art mouse pad.

    <The joke is, all of the above statements are what the manufacturer of the mouse pad will tell you in order to justify its product.>

    Y'see, it is truly difficult indeed! As difficult as taking a paper and drawing some stuff :D
     
  12. big ed

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    Yeah Fire Guy,

    I knew that! Now if they could only come up w/a better mousetrap!!

    You could keep us updated on that!
     
  13. mikel108

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    LOL...:thumb: ...you really had me going on that one Firecat.....It sounded a lot cooler than the piece of sponge with cloth glued on it that I have for a mousepad;)
     
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    LOL. It's like in that movie, I think it was "The Hudsucker Proxy", where this guy played by Tim Robbins thinks he's invented the most incredible thing ever, and when he shows the design it's just a circle (which is supposed to be the hula-hoop, btw). :D
     
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