Laptop Riser: £1
When working for long periods using a laptop, back pains and other ailments can soon manifest themselves owing to the angle of the computer on the desk, and here is the solution!
Provided, that is, that the laptop isn’t so heavy that the stand flexes.
Provided, that is, that some reinforcement is undertaken first so that it doesn’t suddenly collapse.
Provided, that is, that a modification is made to the front so that the lip of the edge doesn’t obstruct the keyboard.
The good news is that it costs £19.95 from Amazon, representing a saving of £18.95.
Ted is guessing that it was an unwanted Christmas present, the recipient not wishing to trash his machine.
Box of K’Nex: £1.50
Later on, Ted saw that the mother had wandered off and asked the (bored) son how much he was asking for “that” (demonstrating knowledge of an item is not a good idea).
He considered this complex question and decided that £2 was the answer. “£1.50?” responded Ted, confidently. “OK,” he said, and that was that.
There’s not actually much in the box, but it was worth £1.50.