Trick your friends with their Flip Video Camera!

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For the April Fools day contest, but you can do this anytime.

This Instructable will easily freak out your friends (maybe), and they'll wonder how you got that note in there.

So, if you want to do this, let's get to work! :-)
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Step 1: Materials.

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  • Your friend/ cousin/ relative/ ANYBODY'S Flip Video Camera, or any from Pure Digital Technologies that are like this.
  • Screwdriver.
  • Paper.

Step 2: Open up the camera.

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Pull off the 4 rubber thingies, and then remove the screws.

Once you get the screws out, open up the camera.

Try not to get that battery holder undone, it gets really annoying.

Step 3: Paper/ cutting time.

Write down your note.

Put it up to the camera.

It obviously is too big, right?

So it's time for cutting.

Put the paper up to the screen, and trace how big the screen is.
Then, cut.

Then, write a note.
Put it in.

Move on to the next step.

Step 4: Finishing up.

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Once you have your paper in place, put the top back on.
Don't forget any of the pieces to put back in, like the battery holder place.

Once you finish, screw everything back in, leave the camera, and wait for the look of your friend's face.

Have fun pranking!


Step 5: Bob.

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Throughout the Instructable, did you see Bob?

Here's what the whole finger looks like.

It used to be my WHOLE hand, but then my mom got mad.

Have fun pranking once again!

Dumchicken4 years ago
this ones mine :P
flip two.bmpflip one.bmp
this is pretty sweet but alot of phones now have those special screws that you can never fricken get out you have to step on the phone....... btw thx 4 teachin me 2 write rly small hi
they're torx and tamperproof torx
how do you write that small
you can get the special heads at radio shack.
where did you get the instructables sticker?
Warlrosity5 years ago
Could you please do an Inasuractable on bob?
shveet6 years ago
haha hi bob
dkfa6 years ago
Will this work with the newer ver.? becuse this is like the oldest one.
GorillazMiko (author)  dkfa6 years ago
Probably. The Mino? Just open it up; don't lose or mess anything up, and just put the picture there.
I did not know you were a numismatist.... Small world.... Fave coin???
GorillazMiko (author)  TheDeadChemist6 years ago
Probably wheat pennies.
Hey, GM, I know this is random, but I really like the design you drew on your finger-could you draw a similar one on paper and upload it and give me the link? I want to put it as the background on my computer and maybe my mp3 player. It's cool, and kinda relaxing to look at.
GorillazMiko (author)  Lithium Rain6 years ago
LOL get ready...
Cool-thanks! :)
GorillazMiko (author)  Lithium Rain6 years ago
I can't find it. I drew it on a WHOLE piece of paper. Letter sized. It was INSANITY!!!!!! But now it's gone. ): I scanned it and uploaded to Photobucket, but deleted it on accident before. NOOOOOOOOOO!! If I find it, I'll upload it for you.
:'( Thanks...look hard!
noahh6 years ago
everyone keep in mind that these are not actually PHONES but video cameras.
Flumpkins7 years ago
I found bob
iman7 years ago
sweet we beat gorillazmiko to comment lol :)
GorillazMiko (author)  iman7 years ago
It's my Instructable...
I know I was joking that is the only place you dont comment first lol :)
Derin iman7 years ago
no i saw a few with gorillaz being beaten on commenting
I'm...uh...going to go...hide my flip now...
GorillazMiko (author)  Spl1nt3rC3ll7 years ago
...Don't even try.
marc927 years ago
Nice! Voted!
nf1197 years ago
bob looks unhealthy, i hope he's not around all the time
LinuxH4x0r7 years ago
Nice! It would be cool if you could hack it to randomly show that while they are taking a video
Brennn107 years ago
Sweet! I don't have a flip, but this looks pretty funny. +1 and vote
Nice! Voted 1 ! Never mind you don't like my "!" points. I didn't vote! JK! I did vote!
Gjdj37 years ago
Haha. Very nice.