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19.4.4.2 PROFESSOR GARGLE VON FIXIT'S WARES

Professor Gargle von Fixit can be found in the gnome aethership, the
Starhopper, accessible via the glowing portal in the Aetherplex upon Avechna's
Peak.

Note: Some of these items are limited edition and will not always be 
available during every promotional campaign.

WARES
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o Talking Dolls (15 dingbats)
  - Permanent and resets to owner
  - These chatty dolls will keep you entertained for hours. Choose from:
    + Gingerbread Man (squeeze toy) 
    + Peep Soldier (squeeze toy)
    + Penguin (squeeze toy)
    + Snowman (squeeze toy)
    + Fink Champion (squeeze toy)
    + Gnome Beater (squeeze toy)

o Aetherspace Transplanar Contrivances (300 dingbats) 
  - Permanent and resets to owner
  - Lets you move to one location instantly 
  - It can only be used from the prime, ethereal or elemental planes
    and the aetherbubble they are connected to
  - Same limitations as a cubix or prism 
  - Syntax: TOUCH <item>
  - Choose from:
    + Translucent Icicle (Frosticia)
    + Castle-Shaped Cookie (Crumkindivia)
    + Whirring Screwdriver (Gnome Facility)
    + Quartz Gear Wheel (Dramube Triangle)
    + Moldy Length of a Tibia (Cankermore)
    + Pulsing Crystal Shard (Xion)
    + Glowing Emerald Leaf (Tree of Trees)
    + Doll's Head (Bottledowns)
    + Ball of Mud (Mucklemarsh)

o Prime Planar Contrivances (300 dingbats)
  - Permanent and resets to owner
  - Lets you move to one location instantly
  - It can only be used from the prime, ethereal, or elemental planes.
  - Syntax: TOUCH <item>
  - Choose from:
    + An opaque twist of crystal (Mount Dio)
    + A worn, frosted angel figurine (Icewynd)

o Gnomish Fizgigo Sparkatron (100 dingbats)
  - Permanent and resets to owner
  - SPARKATRON FIZGIGGLE - weaves illusory sparkles 
  - SPARKATRON FOZBLURBBLE - weaves illusory fireworks (10x per month)
  - SPARKATRON FAZPIFFLE <target> - weaves illusory stars at target

o Clockwork Goggles (75 dingbats) 
  - Lets you see through doors and walls.
  - Needs to be worn.

o Mechanical Dirigible (100 dingbats)
  - Delivers items like pet delivery.
  - Give item to dirigible and say DELIVER TO <target>
  - Target must be in the realm for delivery to work.

o Magic Teapot (50 dingbats)
  - Fills with a random tea once a month.

o Magic Stein (50 dingbats)
  - Fills with a random beer once a month.

o Minting Machine (200 dingbats)
  - Manse item.
  - Syntax: MINT <COIN|BAR>
  - Turns 100 gold sovereigns into a gold bar commodity OR
    turns one gold bar into 100 gold coins.
  - Usable 10x per month.

o Smelting Furnace (200 dingbats)
  - Manse item.
  - Syntax: SMELT STEEL
  - Furnace must be fired up to use (FIRE FURNACE with one coal)
  - Can turn one coal commodity and one iron commodity into one
    or two Steel commodities. 
  - Usable 100x per month.

o Mechanical Top (75 dingbats)
  - Syntax: TOP <SPIN|STOP>
  - Must be on ground to activate
  - Will slowly dig up buried items and people.
  - Alerts when people are burrowing below.

o Mechanical Kite (75 dingbats)
  - Syntax: KITE <FLY|PULLIN>
  - Must be on ground outdoors to set off.
  - Alerts when people fly above.

o Mechanical Yoyo (100 dingbats)
  - Syntax: YOYO <SPIN|STOP>
  - Grabs items off the ground (like acquisitio) 

o Mechanical Pogo (100 dingbats)
  - Syntax: POGO <direction>
  - Leap over walls and obstructions.

o Surfboard (100 dingbats)
  - Lets you surf across any surface (like dash, gallop, etc.).
  - Syntax: SURF <direction>

o Panic Button (75 dingbats)
 - PUSH BUTTON
 - Usable once per month
 - Gives you a 1 second blackout
 - Anyone who hits you within the next 6 seconds will receive a 3+ second
   blackout

o Cube of Relocation (100 dingbats)
  - Whatever items are put into the cube appears in the owner's inventory.
  - Cannot put items into cube if you are selfish!
  - NOTE: Only works when the owner is logged into the game.
  - PUSH CUBE by the owner will make the cube reset to its max time of 
    five hours. Anyone else who pushes the cube will send it immediately
    back to its owner.

o Mechanical Battering Ram (75 dingbats)
  - RAM <direction>
  - Will batter down doors and walls

o Miniature Shop Bin (10 dingbats)
  - ***THIS ARTIFACT ONLY WORKS IN A MANSE SHOP THAT YOU OWN***
  - ***MANSE SHOPS CAN NEVER GO OVER 15 BINS***
  - Adds one bin to your manse shop (up to 8 bins).
  - Use ACTIVATE <gem>

o Astral Boots (300db) 
  - Allows jumping between astrospheres when they're disconnected
  - ASTROJUMP from the edge of an astrosphere where normally it would be
    connected

o Flux Capacitor (200 dingbats)
  - Speeds up the rate at which linking node/nexus gets you power by 5 seconds
    (33%).

o Gnomish Alarmclock (125 dingbats)
  - Increases the rate you recover from tiredness by sleeping.

o Gnomish Telescope (100 dingbats)
  - SQUINT <dir> <dir2> that lets you see around corners. 

o Gnomish Jetpack (125 dingbats)
  - Use JETPACK to fly into the sky for 15 minutes. 
  - Usable once per day.

o Aviator Goggles (350 dingbats)
  - Detect anything flying (movement in/out of the room at flying elevation).

o Diver Goggles (200 dingbats)
  - Detects anything underwater (movement in/out of the room at diving elevation) 

o Inspector's Magnifying Glass (300 dingbats)
  - Allows the use of INVESTIGATE commands on someone in the room, 
    which are similar to bodyscan. 
  - Syntax: INVESTIGATE [FULL] 


See also: HELP DINGBATS, HELP DINGBATS RETIRED