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Old 10-21-2020, 11:06 AM   #1
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What the Heck??

Heard something small fall to the floor in the stateroom during the night. In the morning I found this "thingee" on the floor. Any ideas where this could have come from or what it is? It sure has me mistified.
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Apparently there are apps that help to identity things by taking a picture. You may want to try that but I suspect this is so odd it may not be recognized. btw, is it solid or can it be compressed?
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How big is it? Nothing to scale to.
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Greetings,
Mr. hm. Part of a shoe rack? Naw...silly me.
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Apparently there are apps that help to identity things by taking a picture. You may want to try that but I suspect this is so odd it may not be recognized. btw, is it solid or can it be compressed?
Looks like is is spring loaded, maybe???
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I don't know what it did on your boat, but I recognize that thing from inside a telescoping closet pole or telescoping (spring-loaded) shower rod, or curtain rod.
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Below are two photos to give perspective. Yes it does compress. There are no markings on it at all.
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Old 10-21-2020, 02:38 PM   #8
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Okay, I'll play.

Looks to be from a sliding cabinet door, to prevent it from slamming loudly and abruptly when being opened fully. If you have sliding cabinet doors, there should be one at top and bottom...does one of them stop at an angle when opened all the way?
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something to stop a sliding door from banging.
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Nope, no sliding doors or cabinet doors. Nothing like that behind cabinet drawers either. I'm stumped. And as I said it just appeared on the floor in the AM. Weird for sure.
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I don't know what it did on your boat, but I recognize that thing from inside a telescoping closet pole or telescoping (spring-loaded) shower rod, or curtain rod.
Don't have anything like that either.
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Mr. hm. Part of a shoe rack? Naw...silly me.
Don't have a shoe rack. What would I need that for?
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Where did you find it, near the closet, bed?

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Mr. OC. I think he said stateroom floor and he heard it drop so it must have been at some height (6" to 5'? depending on the acuity of his hearing).
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We heard something hit the floor during the night. In the monring it was just lying on the floor in front of the bed.
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I know that if I toss it out the purpose it was intended for will appear within 48 hours.
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End cap for a curtain rod?
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We don't have curtain rods.
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The round protuberance on the end looks like it should fit into something while the square on the end looks like it should fit over something.
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Sex toy malfunction?
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