Friday, February 8, 2013

Casual Friday: A Fortune-Telling Scale

Friday, February 8, 2013
Loretta reports:

Strolling down the boulevard, I caught this out of the corner of my eye and immediately swooped down on it.  It reminded me of the movie Big

I don’t know if this one had magical powers, but it was in exceptionally good condition, and, I thought, placed well.

My trusty research assistant aka my husband, tracked down its identity.  We know it’s a Watling Scale.  You can find a bit more info here, here, and here.

Have you had any close encounters with this sort of thing? Whether you have or have not, you’re welcome to use your ingenuity to devise equally cryptic answers to these or another question of your devising.



Maria said...

My roadtrip buddy Monica and I found one of those while driving cross- country in a rest stop bathroom in Oklahoma (I think. We used the lucky numbers to play the lottery; to our shock and amazement, we didn't win. We felt sure the machine had special powers. ;)

Anonymous said...

I had forgotten about this fun item. I spent many times getting a fortune on one of these at a bowling alley in New Orleans. Thanks for dredging up the memories.

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