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High-Diver

For extreme diving
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A device that you wear on your shoulders, (spring loaded and padded) that comes up above your head in a pointed cone. It allows you to dive into water from extreme heights without getting killed. With arms tucked along the body, dive head first into the drink. The device will break the surface tension allowing a safe entry into the water. The hollow construction then shoots you back to the surface.
simonj, Jul 27 2003

Coneheads http://www.epinions.com/mvie_mu-1045301
[FarmerJohn, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]

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       How about a Care Bears flick?
DeathNinja, Jul 28 2003
  

       //above your hear//
You mean like a dog whistle?
thumbwax, Jul 28 2003
  

       What about one for your belly, in case you belly-flop?
phundug, Jul 28 2003
  

       Can it be also made of crushable material in case you dive into a rock?
Zipwow, Jul 28 2003
  

       I would much rather land, as it were, on my feet.
DrCurry, Jul 28 2003
  

       surely all you need is a pointed safety helmet - you can scoff folks, this will be mandatory before long.   

       you can use it at home afterwards for planting daffodil bulbs in the garden
po, Jul 28 2003
  

       ...by diving off the roof.
Worldgineer, Jul 28 2003
  

       thats so funny - no, I was just thinking bending down and stabbing the earth - but your idea is better <g>
po, Jul 28 2003
  

       Hmm, a large deflection area and moment at the point of impact. Better invent a cure for quadriplegia first.
FloridaManatee, Jul 28 2003
  

       Wasn't that an album by The Who?
krelnik, Jul 28 2003
  

       Plus: chicks dig dudes with spring-loaded cones. When you weren't falling out of planes, you could joust.
bungston, Jul 29 2003
  

       No, this sounds great at first and it would be fun I'm sure, but the last thing you want to do is pierce the water like this entails. You'll burst your eardrums.
Madcat, Nov 05 2003
  

       Or poke an eye out.
Worldgineer, Nov 06 2003
  

       Didn't Madonna bake this idea to prevent herself getting hurt when she fell forwards?
dobtabulous, Nov 06 2003
  
      
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