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Supplant the conning towers of some submarines with large
coloured chicken heads, that completely cover the existing
These submarines would then cruise along just below
surface, with only the chicken heads fully exposed. At night, the
heads would be brightly illuminated.
Powerful speakers would supplement the spectacle of these nautical chickens by broadcasting a suitable range of loud clucking and crowing sounds, that would travel many miles across the sea surface.
This mad demonstration would take place instead of a show of force in
international waters, but within easy surveillance range of any
"How would you like your eggs - scrambled or
This is what would be visible cruising along. [xenzag, Aug 26 2017]
||In case of trouble, could they Duck ... ?
||Some situations require discrete observation without being
observed. To accidentally do it this way would be regarded
as a cockup.
||Submarines rely on stealth - a commander would find such a visible feature eggsasperating ...
||No problem; decoy chicken buoys.
||It's one of those ideas that is so pathetic that it would debase anyone making a comment. But at least it was in a vaguely relevant category.
||When the Loch Ness monster is discovered to be a mere
cat, the thing to do would be to secretly populate the loch
with occasional submarines, to keep interest up.
||It's highly unlikely that the Loch Ness Monster is a meerkat.