You’re probably seeing them everywhere and like me wondering WTF a fidget spinner is, and what the big deal is. Well I’m here to tell you. Think of this as Fidget Spinners 101.
What is a fidget spinner
A fidget spinner is a stress relieving toy that has taken the world by storm. It first gained popularity among school kids and now adults are catching on.
A fidget spinner is a vape for your fingers
— Ryan Broderick (@broderick) May 9, 2017
People are going crazy for fidget spinners
SNL even created a Cartier style fidget spinner ad
And if your hands need a break, there’s a stand for that
Of course there is an app for that
While the main point of a fidget spinner is that it is tactile, there is of course an app for that. The fidget spinner app is more a game than a stress reliever. Download it for Android here or iOS here.
History is just repeating itself
This is what a fidget spinner looked like back in my day. And the teachers were never impressed.
And with a new trend comes a new way to discipline kids
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Fidget spinners are cool
[ job interview ]
"Why should we hire you?"
me: *pulls out a fidget spinner & keeps it spinning for 53 seconds*
"Wow, you start tomorrow"
— Trevor Jones (@jonestm97) May 11, 2017
And if you’re still confused, you’re not alone
Watch as adults react to fidget spinners.