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Cockroach Sombrero

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The brink of nuclear Armageddon.

And as we all know,the cockroach is favourites and possibly odds- on to be the sole remaining survivor.

However by adopting revolutionary insect-weaving technology the Cockroach Sombrero is able to withstand a direct hit from a 50 (fifty) megaton nuclear warhead.

By donning the sombrero in the case of such an incident you are sure to protect yourself and anybody or anything within 1(foot) from yourself.

(available in dark brown & brown)

skinflaps, Oct 28 2003

(???) La Cucaracha http://www.geocitie....html?1067439669187
Everybody on the chorus! [k_sra, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       I thought this was going to be about hats for insects. La cucaracha, la cucaracha...
phoenix, Oct 28 2003
  

       <<recovers from convulsions of disgust>> ...oh, wait, no I haven't... <<continues convulsions>>
Detly, Oct 28 2003
  

       I don't know why everyone seems to think the cockroaches would survive - after we're gone, there isn't going to be any garbage for them to live off. My bet is on the ground hog.
DrCurry, Oct 29 2003
  

       Why? What do they eat?
k_sra, Oct 29 2003
  

       I dunno, but they're all but impossible to kill.
DrCurry, Oct 29 2003
  

       I would vote for this idea if it involved putting tiny hats on cockroaches. As it is, I don't see how this will help the survival of our species, since someone will have to breed cockroaches in order to make the hats and that is just handing them our future.
k_sra, Oct 29 2003
  

       //I don't know why everyone seems to think the cockroaches would survive - after we're gone, there isn't going to be any garbage for them to live off.// Is this one of those instant evaporation bombs then? If not, there'll be garbage until the 'roaches eat it all.   

       Personally, I think it'll be those weird looking deep sea fishies.
PeterSilly, Oct 29 2003
  

       See illustration of my festive cockroach. [link]
k_sra, Oct 29 2003
  

       Ha!
skinflaps, Oct 29 2003
  

       Also a tasty, high-protien snack!
Condiment, Oct 31 2003
  

       After all the bombs go off, WE will make a tasty, high protein snack.
Overpanic, Oct 31 2003
  

       //Also a tasty, high-protien snack!//   

       Why my grandma would have said:   

       "Eileen, ¡no juegues con la comida!"*   

       * ("Eileen, do not play with food)
Pericles, Oct 31 2003
  

       I think there might be a problem keeping the hat still: it might get the urge to go crawling away but it would be better if somebody could genetically engineer roaches as big as humans so that we could scoop out their inards and use their shells as protection against the nuclear blast. Then as long as we learned to survive off of eating garbage and feces, we'd be covered. I've been reading too much Kafka.   

       If survival means living inside giant cockroach carcasses while feeding off garbage and faeces, then frankly I just hope I go in the blast.
spacemoggy, May 27 2004
  

       You could wear the mega cockroach in the link as a hat just by itself. ewww
gorjabuble, May 24 2005
  

       [MechanicallySeparatedChicken] received a user account on May 26, 2004.   

       They then proceeded to annotate on three ideas that day, three more the next day, and then they never returned to the Halfbakery.   

       This information is brought to you courtesy of the random button. Just when you thought you didn't need it, there it is ...
normzone, Oct 06 2016
  

       With Putin preparing for nuclear war in the event of Trump Retard being elected, I'm ordering up my sombrero now. It's also an excellent example of halfbaked thinking at its best, so have some cake to be washed down with a glass of heavy water.
xenzag, Oct 06 2016
  
      
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