Dime Flipping Trick

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This is Radioactv Biohazard, and i'm going to teach you a cool trick.

I don't know if you guys know about ti or not. If you do, please don't comment saying "OH MY GOD EVERYONE KNOWS THIS TRICK" k? Thanks.

This is a pretty cool trick. With only a little bit of breath, you can make a dime perform a back flip.
I learned this trick in church. I don't know what it had to do with religion, but it was fun.
While we were there we made a club known as "the dime flipping club" because some people couldn't do it so we wanted to harass them. Mean, but that's life.
  • BONUS: Dime gliding trick.

This instructable will use our friendly 'pacman' and simple drawnings :)
I lost the USB cable for our digital camrea :O

-A Dime (does not work with quarters nickels or pennies for some reason.)
-A Table or flat surface

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Step 1: The Trick

This is so simple I can explain the whole trick in 1 step.

1) Place the dime
Place the dime about 3cm off the edge of the table. Yes measure it with a centimeter ruler.
  • You can put it right on the edge, follow these steps, and it will glide instead of flip. This may also happen if you don't do it right.
2) Level your mouth
Level your mouth with the edge of the table
3) BLOW a minty burst of air
Take in a deep breath of air,concentrate, and blow a strong (but brief) burst of air! The dime should perform a back-flip (and possibly start rolling) Like a gymnast. Unless you have bad breath.
Practice until you master the art of dime flipping.
4) Congratulate yourself and your dime.
Your a winner.

Step 2: Troubleshooting

If the dime did not flip, here's some troubleshooting.
  • You may have mistaken the dime for a penny or nickel.
  • Your mouth may not be level enough
  • You may not have blown air right

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    7 Discussions


    7 years ago on Introduction

    This is a good 'ible I'm glad you chose to show it all in one step.

    P.S. Works really well with Japanese one yen coin


    9 years ago on Introduction

    LOL trouble shooting... Thats I always imagined when I was... younger *looks off into middle distance and has a flashback* :3


    9 years ago on Step 1

    lol this works with every type of coin just as easy.

    Capt. Kidd

    10 years ago on Step 1

    since when did pac-man have a human dime?