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Disintegrating Pajamas

Pajamas that disintegrate over the course of a night.
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You go to bed in the pajamas, but over the course of the night they slowly disintegrate so in the moring you are nude. This is for people who can't decide whether they want to sleep in the nude or wear pajamas. Now they can do both! They would be made of a starch-based polymer, activated by the moisture given off by your skin. The starch would rehydrate and absorb back into your skin. 100% enviromentally friendly. This could also make a fun party prank item.
DeathNinja, Jul 17 2003

Same mechanism as this, presumably http://www.halfbake...solving_20underwear
[angel, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

See first anno. http://www.halfbake...dea/Auto-bath_20bed
[angel, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       You're going to have to do better than this.  Maybe describe the material to greater detail and, especially, the mechanism for its disintegration.  Without such detail this is just a wishful, and boring, dream for a magical material and not an invention.
bristolz, Jul 17 2003
  

       The shower I can easily imagine how the fabric would disintegrate (dissolve) but I'd like to know how the inventor thinks he or she would create a fabric that disintegrates only due exposure to a bed for a night.   

       Maybe it could rapidly oxidize (like those new EZ-D DVDs) or something but the poster should articulate this mechanism, no?
bristolz, Jul 17 2003
  

       But you're not really doing both, just clothed for the first part of the night, nude the rest. How bout you just set an alarm, take off you PJ's, go back to bed? Silly, but not silly enough. [-]
oxen crossing, Jul 17 2003
  

       "Maybe it could rapidly oxidize..."
Make sure you sleep on *top* of the covers!
phoenix, Jul 17 2003
  

       Maybe activated by an electric blanket or something. Do they still make those horrid things?
bristolz, Jul 17 2003
  

       this part of the world has been so hot and sticky lately that anything water soluble would work. not keen on not being able to find anything to wear in a hurry if there was an emergency though.
po, Jul 17 2003
  

       Maybe body hair shreds the material? - but then it would be difficult to put on.
PeterSilly, Jul 17 2003
  

       This was here before. Surprised it's not now. Could have sworn it was one of Ivan Idea's ideas.
waugsqueke, Jul 17 2003
  

       Ivanidea did RollaSheet. I remember the pyjama one vaguely.
po, Jul 18 2003
  
      
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