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I am an anti-gravity device,

I want to protect you from its flattening pull.

I do not have potatoes,

Those are for my siamese twins.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ errr....it was so scientific...until you got to line 3 $\endgroup$
    – NL628
    Apr 24, 2018 at 0:56
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    $\begingroup$ @NL628 or the title... $\endgroup$
    – Riley
    Apr 24, 2018 at 1:23
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    $\begingroup$ I changed the title, it was too distracting. $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 3:00
  • $\begingroup$ is "it's" intentional, or it's a typo for "its"? $\endgroup$ Apr 24, 2018 at 14:08
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, it is a typo, I am going to change it. $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 17:21

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You might also be:

A chair?

I am an anti-gravity device,

It keeps you from falling to the ground

I want to protect you from it’s flattening pull.

It cushions you

I do not have potatoes, Those are for my Siamese twins.

2+ chairs joined by the sides are a couch. "Couch Potatoes"

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  • $\begingroup$ OK, let me give one more guess. Added another answer to my first. $\endgroup$ Apr 24, 2018 at 19:00
  • $\begingroup$ Congratulations! It is a chair! I hope you don't mind, I am trying to edit your answer. The way it is written, it looks like 'bones' is the answer instead of 'chair'. $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ @ErikGecas - Hey, beware spoilers in the comments! :) $\endgroup$
    – Vilx-
    Apr 24, 2018 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ No problem, approved the edit $\endgroup$ Apr 24, 2018 at 19:13
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It is

A bike tyre

I am an anti-gravity device

The bike (and tyre) hold you off the ground

I want to protect you from it’s flattening pull.

The tyre is built to resist going flat

I do not have potatoes

A potato is a tuber. No potatoes = tuberless (tubeless tyre)

Those are for my siamese twins.

Two tyres (twins) on a bike

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  • $\begingroup$ I like your answer, especially the part about tubers. The object I am describing has a 'siamese twin' version that is double in size yet maintains its function (this object is associated with potatoes). $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 14:52
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It is

A satellite 🛰

I am an anti-gravity device

Works using the opposing forces of gravity between it and the earth.

I want to protect you from it’s flattening pull.

It uses its momentum to keep it from falling to earth.

I do not have potatoes

Unmanned satellites have no environment for growing potatoes.

Those are for my Siamese twins.

The manned satellite ISS, has its own agricultural laboratory which astronauts test the growth of potatoes in antigravity - the first vegetable grown in space.

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  • $\begingroup$ I am going to have to tell Idaho (the potato-state) that potatoes were the first food grown in space; they will probably put it on their license plates! I like your answer, but this object keeps YOU from flattening from gravity. (unless you are on a space station...or you might not be using this device right now...) $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 17:20
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Are you:

a bungee jump rope

I am an anti-gravity device,

The rope pulls you in the opposite direction of gravity. → anti-gravity

I want to protect you from it’s flattening pull.

The elasticity protects you from flattening against the ground.

I do not have potatoes,

I have no idea about this one but I have the feeling it has something to do with the rope. (see next line)

Those are for my siamese twins.

Siamese sounds like trapeze. Seamise twins refer to the two ropes that a trapeze is attached by.

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  • $\begingroup$ I like your description of avoiding being flattened out. The object I am looking for has a very clear colloquial association with potatoes. $\endgroup$
    – Erik Gecas
    Apr 24, 2018 at 14:57

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