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A chain reaction intentionally rigged to accomplish a task; inspired by Rube Goldberg (1883-1970)
My coffee maker doesn't have a timer, so I use the Goldberg Effect starting with the alarm clock ringing in my room, then BING! BOOM! BAM! The last rig flips the switch on my coffee maker.
by J t 500 September 24, 2007
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