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If This Isn’t A Hoverboard, Then What Is It?

Okay, internet. Got a better name?

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Everyone knows this thing is called a hoverboard:

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But when I wrote about it yesterday, some people got mad:

I don't see how you can call it a hoverboard if it doesn't, you know... hover https://t.co/UXlvmXhRk5

Anyway, in the interest of fairness, here's a poll that will determine the true name of the contraption. Vote away and be proud of yourself for participating in democracy.

  1. It's not a hoverboard, it's a:

    Hands Free Segway
    Brocart
    Doesn’t-Hoverboard
    Virgin Mobile
    HeadInjury5000
    Doctor's Christmas Bonus
    "WHEEEEEEEEEEEE!"
    Heels On Wheels
    Lazyboard
    Pedestriaint
    Head-Trauminator
    Nerdmover
    Frat Wagon
    DoucheScoot
    ArghMyFace
    Scheissewagen (that’s german, btw)
    FV420 Armoured Asshole Carrier
    Biebermachine
    Tailbone Fracture
    Mobile Digital Platform
    No, it's actually a hoverboard

If This Isn’t A Hoverboard, Then What Is It?

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It's not a hoverboard, it's a:
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    Hands Free Segway
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    Brocart
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    Doesn’t-Hoverboard
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    Virgin Mobile
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    HeadInjury5000
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    Doctor's Christmas Bonus
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    "WHEEEEEEEEEEEE!"
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    Heels On Wheels
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    Lazyboard
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    Pedestriaint
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    Head-Trauminator
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    Nerdmover
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    Frat Wagon
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    DoucheScoot
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    ArghMyFace
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    Scheissewagen (that’s german, btw)
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    FV420 Armoured Asshole Carrier
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    Biebermachine
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    Tailbone Fracture
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    Mobile Digital Platform
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    No, it's actually a hoverboard

Alex Kantrowitz is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco. He reports on social and communications.

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