15/12/2014 12:33 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Slinky Master Dances With Nostalgic Toy (Video)


A remarkable video of a man skilfully dancing with a Slinky has become a YouTube hit.

It shows a market stallholder – dubbed the Slinky Master - playing with the popular plastic spring and busting some fine dance moves as he moves in rhythm with the Slinky's loops.

The 60 second clip has been viewed more than 500,000 times – and it's quite mesmermising.

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If you're not familiar, Slinky, is 'a pre-compressed spring' invented in the early 1940s.

It can perform a number of tricks, including travelling down a flight of steps end-over-end as it stretches and re-forms itself with the help of gravity and its own momentum.

After its launch, the entire stock of Slinkies was sold out in 90 minutes.

Perhaps the most famous Slinky is the Slinky Dog in Pixar's Toy Story, which was specially designed in 1995.

You want one for Christmas now, don't you?

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