Mattel Mindflex Video
Mattel Mindflex Video Transcript
>> I'm in movie mode. Let us see if your mind is strong enough to move that little ball.
>> A test of the mind flex. Must put the ball through obstacle course --
>> Okay. So --
>> -- Using the powers of his mind.
>> Just look to the ball, I mean.
>> Like, focus on looking at the ball. Look at all the different --
>> It's moving.
>> Yeah, [inaudible]. ^M00:00:19 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:00:30
>> Stan, what time is it?
>> It's 2 --
>> Oh, oh, oh.
>> It's not 2:00. ^M00:00:39 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:00:46
>> He's concentrating.
>> Bagels and dinosaurs. You see how that worked?
>> All right. Get it to go through the course now.
>> That worked.
>> Up, up. What's PI times 7?
>> Okay, okay. Get -- oh, you almost got --
>> PI times 7 is 894 and 2
>> Okay. So math isn't your thing.
>> Maybe it's geography.
>> Where are we now?
>> What's London's longitude?
>> Oh. You got it to go through the hoop, man.
>> [Inaudible] to the PI times 7 again.
>> The trick is to not concentrate. The trick is to relax your mind.
>> Yeah, that's right.
>> And let your conscious get free.
>> Well, that won't get the ball up.
>> I mean to relax your mind, that won't get the ball up.
>> That was pretty [inaudible].
>> Is that it? Did he win?
>> So that's one -- this is one of the games he's trying to get [inaudible].
>> You want to try the harder sloped one?
>> Well done.
>> Okay. Keep it there.
>> [Inaudible] into the fast game.
>> Did I --
>> Yeah, now --
>> Do I get a bonus point for that?
>> Now, what you have to do --
>> That felt pretty cool.
>> --Is try and land the ball here.
>> And then move your air jet over here, and the air will blow the ball around to the other side.
>> And then --
>> It's the hard -- it's a heart monitor.
>> I'm wonderful. Obstacle.
>> Let's see.
>> I'm gonna command the ball to rise. ^M00:02:20 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:02:32
>> Now gently rest your ball. Oh.
>> C'mon, Scott, get it up. ^M00:02:47 [ Motorized sound] ^M00:03:03
>> I'm trying to relax.
>> Deep breathes. Think of a peaceful place.
>> The force is strong with this one.
>> Yes, yes.
>> You can't concentrate on relaxing; you actually have to.
>> [Inaudible] to know.
>> All right, yeah. There you go, man.
>> He got it.
>> Now move the fan for [inaudible].
>> Oh, wow. Look at that.
>> What is he supposed to do then?
>> He has to move the fan so it blows it to the other side.
>> Right. You have to move the fan a little -- once it -- once it's down, you have to move the fan a little bit. Keep going a little bit farther, past the ball. There you go. A little bit more. Oh --
>> Oh, no. I went the wrong way.
>> Go get your ball.
>> The trick is -- ^M00:03:46 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:03:59
>> You could really freak somebody out if they [inaudible] room.
>> Oh, nice catch.
>> Oh, what do I now?
>> Unh-unh. ^M00:04:09 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:04:18
>> You have to kind of relax your mind. Now move the ball -- fan -- jet of any [inaudible]. Yeah, there you go. ^M00:04:25 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:04:30
>> You have to start and stop the fan.
>> Think start, think stop.
>> Does this [inaudible] give him the Jedi's? This is essentially -- what -- what's gonna happen if Rich can do this?
>> Focus, Anakin.
>> Makes you turn water to wine.
>> I can't do this part. I can't do -- what if I get really angry?
>> So just use your fingers. Just hit the -- hit the wheel and move your fingers.
>> You can't poke it with your fingers.
>> Mogley [assumed spelling], you do it. There you go. There you go.
>> Here we go. I done some --
>> That is a little bit more difficult challenge.
>> Nobody saw it. Nobody saw me do it.
>> No, I didn't. I just got it on video.
>> You might take your eye out, if you get angry, with that ball.
>> You gonna try to get it through the hole?
>> It's reading.
>> Getting better though.
>> Running it like laser [inaudible].
>> Lower. Lower.
>> Oh, oh, oh. Make it come up. Make it come up.
>> Make it come out the top.
>> You make it seem like it's voice command.
>> I know. It helps. I don't know why.
>> It helps.
>> It helps my commanding.
>> [Inaudible] on his iPhone.
>> It helps with your -- different people have different techniques. Some people watch [inaudible].
>> Is it turning red?
>> It's the power of positive thinking. My ears are -- it's just -- they need an iPhone app for this.
>> Well done.
>> That --
>> So how was that for a first circuit?
>> That was [inaudible]. ^E00:06:11
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