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Cat-Knapsack!

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A large part of my life revolves around sitting in college and waiting for a class to either start or end. And I don't necessarily want to spend that time entirely concious. In fact, I never do. But most backpacks today don't have enough padding to sleep on comfortably.

With an inch and a half of goose down in the rear padding, the Cat-Knapsack is every thing a sleepy student needs. It also includes an alarm clock sewn inside the upper pocket, and a handwarmer on top similar to those found on pull-over hooded sweaters, enabling you to cuddle the bag as you nod off.

Please remember to set the alarm.

notmarkflynn, Dec 22 2005

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       When I was in university, I used to sleep so much in lectures that the other students made me a sign for the desk that said "ASLEEP". I took it to all my lectures. One day, a lecturer noticed it and asked if I knew what the word "soporific" meant, intending to confound me. I told him it was a term used to describe something that induces sleep. He asked if I found his lecture soporific, I said no I was just really tired and he let me keep dozing.
DocBrown, Dec 22 2005
  

       On the flip side, you could have a bag with lots of hard, spiky things in it, so that you stay awake.
froglet, Dec 22 2005
  

       That describes my current bookbag, which is almost 50% pens and scissors in construction.
notmarkflynn, Dec 22 2005
  

       Confused. Do you spend your lectures assembling scissors? Is this some cunning way of making extra cash?
moomintroll, Dec 22 2005
  

       No, I'm a damnable pack rat. I always have little odds and ends, like pocket flashlights and lighters even though I don't smoke. I play a lot of Survival Horror games, so I feel like I should carry everthing I find on my person "just in case." For a day or two, I tried carrying around food because my friend Jorge never remembered to pack a lunch.
notmarkflynn, Dec 22 2005
  

       I'm like that too. I *always* bring my torch with me on trips, even when I know that I most probably won't need it.   

       But then again, there are advantages of having lots of pens in your bag, as pens have a habit of running out and running away (not literally, of course).
froglet, Dec 22 2005
  

       To pack lighter & tighter, you could have the pillow part be inflatable, and you just blow it up before your nap.   

       Then, you could even put a "blow me" label on the pack without being obscene.
sophocles, Dec 23 2005
  

       You carry a torch with you, [froglet]?
MikeOxbig, Dec 23 2005
  

       That looks like what he wrote.
bristolz, Dec 23 2005
  

       I can get a good snooze any ways but this does sound comfortable, just ad a blanket.
drummer37, Dec 23 2005
  

       //You carry a torch with you, [froglet]?//   

       Only on journeys, and when I had a key, I had a keyring light, as it's way too dark in wintertime to find the keyhole without one...
froglet, Dec 24 2005
  

       knapsack is a very interesting word. Not used often but i'll give it to you, nice pun.
drummer37, Dec 24 2005
  

       Kats don't sleep, well, not verrry oft..
The Kat, Dec 24 2005
  

       //You carry a torch with you, [froglet]?//   

       I carry pitchforks and hand them out to anygry townspeople.
Aq_Bi, Dec 25 2005
  

       //You carry a torch with you, [froglet]?//   

       I carry pitchforks and hand them out to angry townspeople.
Aq_Bi, Dec 25 2005
  

       do you ?
neilp, Dec 27 2005
  

       do you ?
neilp, Dec 27 2005
  

       He does.
normzone, Dec 27 2005
  

       He does.
normzone, Dec 27 2005
  

       Torch=british flashlight...
RayfordSteele, Dec 28 2005
  

       I think it was more of "carry a torch" thingy, as in "Jeffrey really carries a torch for Edna. He worships the ground she walks on" if I'm not mistaken.
Canuck, Dec 28 2005
  

       hey big C, may I carry your torch a short way?
po, Dec 28 2005
  

       Certainly, po. I appreciate any help I can get.   

       I haven't 1/2baked for a month due to work not leaving me much spare time and I'm happy to be back. I missed everyone.   

       Especially you and bliss.
Canuck, Dec 28 2005
  

       x
po, Dec 28 2005
  

       x
blissmiss, Dec 28 2005
  

       gaaarggh, if you can't sleep on a pile of bricks you aren't really tired! + (I could have done with one of these a few years ago when I was considered narcoleptic by my co workers).
stilgar, Dec 29 2005
  

       I read the title and thought of a cuddly pouch with 4 holes for a cat's legs to stick out of. But I like this idea better. Less pointy, if you leave the cactus home.
moPuddin, Dec 29 2005
  

       Do you read books notmarkflynn? I guess there'd only be two options for me if I were to be waiting in-between classes. Reading or sleeping. I must say sleeping would be a better option as reading requires some amount of thought, although... would you not be paranoid about having shaven eyebrows as you awaken from your short slumber? Aye. A thought.
tashlactica, Jan 12 2007
  
      
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