I'm always looking for something
learners to *do*, and not just practice or pretend. So my
colleague, Bryan, came across this nifty device and told me about
it. I didn't think that much of it because I put it in the
category. I took it on several of my RoadTrips and there
few professionals that lit up, saying "That would be great for
Nicholas!" I gave a few away and loved to hear that one boy
telling jokes at his middle school lunch, using his switch and a
So I decided to take a bunch of them to 2004's year's Closing The
conference, our biggest event of a year. We put around 20 of
on the top of a shelving unit on which we were offering 4 of our
popular products at special show prices.
Boy, was I surprised. People were very excited about
We sold out almost immediately! Once again, people had
users in mind right away. I do hope to hear more stories
There are 2 switch inputs. The top one for telling a new
the bottom one for repeating the last. Also has a
jack on right (as shown with optional carry case/speaker above).
By itself it's not as loud as I would have liked, but it's great
anyway! If you get the *optional* carry case/speaker, then
plenty loud! You can even plug it into a sound system for a
'comedian' experience for an audience!
And the company that makes this (except for the switch adaptation,
which we do here), will have a JokeMaster 2 out soon with more