Forget cakes and balloons filled with pink or blue confetti. This dad went to the extreme to reveal the gender of his baby.

Behold: The Rube Goldberg Machine Baby Gender Reveal.

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In a video posted to YouTube, Taylor Calmus, a.k.a. Dude Dad, says he and his friends spent three days turning his home into the ultimate reveal scene. This elaborate scheme incorporates baby items with household appliances. 

It all starts with the big brother knocking off a cup from his crib!