Some guy went and built a giant R2-D2 model that you can climb in and drive around. Why? Because it's awesome and gave him an excuse to hide in the garage away from the wife and kids for a bit. There's a video of him cruising around the driveway after the jump, which is worth checking out. I especially liked the part when his son comes up and asks all rude-like, "what're you doin'?" WHAT AM I DOING? WHAT AM I DOING? R2-DAD2's HAVING THE ONLY FUN HE'S BEEN ABLE TO SINCE YOU WERE BORN IS WHAT I'M DOING! Now -- go fetch me a beer, it's hotter than a hot trashcan in here."
Hit the jump for a minute long video of not the dad you're looking for.
This is Geekologie reader Doug's home-built Guitar2-D2 electric guitar. He said at first he wasn't gonna send it to me because he felt like that would be too narcissistic of him. Then I think he chugged a couple beers and warmed up a little.
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BEEP BOOP B-- hey handsome.
This is a made-to-order hand-knit YAAAR2-D2 sweater from Etsy seller EricaKnit. It costs $450 (~$430 more than a white sweater and cans of black, blue and grey spraypaint) and is NOT the sweater you're looking for if you're planning to attend a tac... / Continue →
This is a stunning 30,000 piece LEGO replica of the Star Wars Droid Control Ship. It took builder Paul Yperman two years and a small fortune in LEGO bricks to construct. However, it did not take a pyrotechnics license. Boooooooooooooooo!! FIREWORKS SHIP NEEDS MORE FIREWORKS... / Continue →