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Silverlit iBird Is a Remote-Controlled Flying Bird

iBird: Love It or Leave It?

Oooh! A remote control flying toy that's not a helicopter or an army plane! The Silverlit iBird has me kind of transfixed — they have the kind of organic meets tech beauty that I appreciated last month in those rad PaperBirds. It's supposed to fly and flap around like a real bird (see the video in the link), but in action, it reminds me of a hummingbird, which while beautiful, have always incited weird beak-in-ear fears for me. It's about $50 and comes in three color choices. What do you think? Beautiful, freaky. . . Both?

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ocpinay ocpinay 9 years
it looks kind of creepy!
lemonbars lemonbars 9 years
It's pretty & I would like to play with it but I know I'd just get bored with it after a while & curse myself for wasting money on it, hahaha.
Kristinh1012 Kristinh1012 9 years
I think it's perfect for my daughter. Her bestfriend across the street is a boy and he has the planes and all that so this would be great for her to play with since she's all girly and everything. Better than a crappy plane!
Fancy04 Fancy04 9 years
Not something I would have.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i think that it looks nice but it's really not something that i would personally get. it's nicer than the usual remote controled flying things though.
Jane26 Jane26 9 years
cool!
avienndha avienndha 9 years
sweet!
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
Very cool!
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
breagayle, thanks for the video! I wish I could change my vote. That thing is WAYYYY TOO LOUD!
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
vomit. it is so ugly.
Kaori Kaori 9 years
Oh my God! I would LOVE to have one of these! I was always hoping for something like this when I was younger. I mean, screw those flying toy planes and whatever. I always wanted something that can fly and is -pretty- ^^
aoitenshi aoitenshi 9 years
I think it's okay, but it would be prettier with different colors.
breagayle breagayle 9 years
I wish it was prettier. But I would still love to play with it. It is SUPER loud though, here's a REAL video. http://youtube.com/watch?v=S7qIkhf6rV0
Lindira Lindira 9 years
Yeah, why is everything nowadays an "iSomething"? It drives me nuts. Love the bird, though. :)
Tabloid Tabloid 9 years
How about a iEverything?
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 9 years
I love this! It's beautiful.
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