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ThorGoLucky
Snuggle Wolf

USA
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Posted - 12/04/2011 :  04:12:40  Show Profile  Visit ThorGoLucky's Homepage Send ThorGoLucky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Blah blah blah Big Energy Conspiracy blah blah blah buy now or you'll miss out blah blah blah....

http://www.hojomotormagnetic.info/

How dear of them to risk themselves and slash their price to just $49.97.

H. Humbert
SFN Die Hard

USA
4574 Posts

Posted - 12/04/2011 :  10:06:58   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send H. Humbert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
They aren't even selling the motors, just the plans for the motor which you then have to build yourself. The U.S. patents at the bottom of the sales page describe some sort of arrangement of spinning magnets "which are to be propelled." How are they to be propelled? They don't say.

But Hojo Motors sure does promote the hell of out "evil energy companies" conspiracy angle. This website claims "Hojo Motors" is just the "Tesla's Secret" scam repackaged.


"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true." --Demosthenes

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool." --Richard P. Feynman

"Face facts with dignity." --found inside a fortune cookie
Edited by - H. Humbert on 12/04/2011 14:40:49
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Kil
Evil Skeptic

USA
13463 Posts

Posted - 12/04/2011 :  11:17:05   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
So let's see. They have a device that is a physical impossibility, according to the physics that we know now.

Two of the testimonials are from guys selling the same plans, and are probably the people running this site. Otherwise, why send people to the competition?

And then there is their claim that the patent's mean the device works.

The filing of a patent application is a clerical task, and the USPTO won't refuse filings for perpetual motion machines; the application will be filed and then most probably rejected by the patent examiner, after he has done a formal examination.[15] Even if a patent is granted, it doesn't mean that the invention actually works; it just means that the examiner thinks that it works, or that he couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work.[15]


Bolding is mine

Patents



Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

Genetic Literacy Project
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ThorGoLucky
Snuggle Wolf

USA
1457 Posts

Posted - 12/04/2011 :  14:04:08   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit ThorGoLucky's Homepage Send ThorGoLucky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
When trying to close the website tab, it interrupts the action, "I know you want to leave our website, but...." Pushy!
Edited by - ThorGoLucky on 12/04/2011 14:04:45
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podcat
Skeptic Friend

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Posted - 12/04/2011 :  15:40:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send podcat a Private Message  Reply with Quote
...aaand if you stay two nights, the third night is free!


That wasn't Howard Johnson hotels, was it?
Nevermind.
;P

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-Barry Williams, co-founder, Australian Skeptics
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bngbuck
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USA
2437 Posts

Posted - 12/04/2011 :  20:29:35   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send bngbuck a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ha! I used my head and got the Magnificent Magic Motor Plans for only $29.97. All you idiots had to pay a lot more! And my motor is AC/DC, completely silent, churns ice cream in 92 flavors and actually prints money when it isn't producing megawatts of FREE, FREE, FREE electricity for me. Don't you wish you had only paid $29.97 for your motor?

And don't tell me you found another HOJO website and paid less than me, or my head will explode!



You can't make this shit up!

But, obviously, somebody can
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sailingsoul
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Posted - 12/05/2011 :  07:54:03   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by bngbuck

Ha! I used my head and got the Magnificent Magic Motor Plans for only $29.97. All you idiots had to pay a lot more! And my motor is AC/DC, completely silent, churns ice cream in 92 flavors and actually prints money when it isn't producing megawatts of FREE, FREE, FREE electricity for me. Don't you wish you had only paid $29.97 for your motor?

And don't tell me you found another HOJO website and paid less than me, or my head will explode!



You can't make this shit up!

But, obviously, somebody can
See, things are changing for the better. $29.97 use to get you a copper bracelet, pictured with lightning bolts (not included).

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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