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Halloween Greeting Talking Triceratops Skull #ElectronicHalloween

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Rad build + write-up from grajohnt up on Hackster.io.

Like many of us, I sometimes buy things on impulse (dumb_thing++). BigLots was having a sale on ridiculous animatronic stuff for Halloween, and my wife had made the mistake of putting me in charge of decorations (dumb_thing++, but not MY dumb thing, so dumb_thing–). I bought an animatronic triceratops skull, which is honestly only marginally Halloween-related. When triggered by motion, it would open it’s mouth and screech at you for far too long for comfort.

So, I did what any one of us would do with an inexpensive impulse buy that we considered throwing away: I took it apart to see how it worked.

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