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This article was published on May 29, 2017


Someone made a fidget spinner simulation so you can waste your day away

Someone made a fidget spinner simulation so you can waste your day away
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Forget about dishing out 10 bucks for a fidget spinner at your local convenience store: Someone has built a virtual simulator you can spin all you want entirely free of charge.

Developed by designer and developer Mike BodgeFFFFidget is a web-based interactive simulation that lets you toy around with a virtual fidget spinner as if it was the real thing.

The app is fairly simple: All you need to do to get the toy moving is open the website and mimic a spinning move with your mouse cursor. The fidget then goes on to rotate for several cycles – depending on how powerfully you spin it – until it eventually stops so you can repeat the exercise.

Here is how this looks:

Head to FFFFidget here and start spinning your days away.

Just a little pro-tip: It’s way more satisfying to toy around with the virtual spinner from your phone.