The Original Magic 8-Ball
The Magic 8-Ball, manufactured by Mattel, is a toy used for fortune-telling or seeking advice. Although the Magic 8 Ball is a great toy, and fun to use, it should not to be confused with this website nor used in any real-life situations. The answers it provides are simply random and don't include the details necessary for real-world applications.
There are many variations of the classic Magic 8-Ball, but in general they all simply display a random answer when shaken.