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How-To: Add headphones to your Bop It

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The Bop It memory toy has seen many iterations, always with neat triggers. It’s a fun toy, especially for those with a more tactile memory (I was always great at Bop It and terrible at Simon). But the thing is annoying as hell unless you’re the one playing it, so Instructables user jzzsxm added a headphone jack and speaker/headphone toggle switch. The build photos in the guide make it easy to perform this mod yourself. I recommend adding this feature even before you give this toy as a gift.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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