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For many cellphones, you can get plastic "skins" that have variuous designs and colors.. Boring!..
I'd like to see slip-over flexible plastic covers to resemble various bugs and critters. Imagine a 5" long cockroach hanging off your belt, or on the side of your head!..
Bugs, small furry animals,
babelfish, lobsters, anything. It would best if it could hang on to the user's ear / head with it's own appendages.
Even the face of the phone could be covered by a thin printed nylon mesh to form the critter's "belly"..
With appropriate ringtones, it could even make ringing sounds to match it's design.
(?) *Very* Half Baked
[DrCurry, Aug 21 2002]
(?) Lobster telephones are famously Baked
Apparently Dali came up with the idea after fooling around avec ses amis using real lobsters as make-believe phones. [DrCurry, Aug 21 2002]
(?) As are furry animal cell phone covers
Somewhat nearer to the core of your idea, I believe. [Warning: do not browse this web site while eating dinner.] [DrCurry, Aug 21 2002]
(?) Bug phone
Oops... [DrCurry, Aug 21 2002]
(?) Pretty much covered, I think..
[Marked-For-Deletion], Redundant. [yamahito, Sep 14 2002, last modified Sep 15 2002]
||[Thinking of giving one to bliss as a Christmas present, just to get the chance to see her put the real thing to her face by mistake.]