Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Mobile Tie Service.

The story starts right when you are having your coffee...
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Today is a big day. In 30 minutes you will make a presentation to the upper management that will probably change your life. You are pacing up and down... nervous. And then you decide to have some coffee. In the excitement you tilt the glass a bit too much and it stains your tie. Egad. What do I do now? This is the beginning of the end. This new service is for those very moments. Call the mobile tie service. Tell them what shirt color you have or just what tie you want and they dispatch a tie to your office within the next 30 minutes or your money back.
nomadic_wonderer, Jan 26 2004

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       Ooh, good! And I just love the "Egad"!!! One croissant for each! (IF I could.)
spacecadet, Jan 26 2004
  

       I'm afraid I would use this so much so (+) from me.
oneoffdave, Jan 27 2004
  

       perhaps ties should come with a plastic cover for those more casual moments and mealtimes/coffee breaks
po, Jan 27 2004
  

       Great idea. Have a croissant with your coffee.
disbomber, Apr 03 2005
  

       What is a 'tie'?
Basepair, Apr 03 2005
  

       What's a 'tie'?
goldilox, Apr 07 2005
  

       Twin Ion Engine, is stands for.
calum, Apr 07 2005
  

       It's a military acronym for a piece of neckwear. It stands for "Thread-like item, extraneous"
ye_river_xiv, Jul 06 2007
  

       Torture Implement Extraordinaire
Klaatu, Jul 08 2007
  

       I like the concept of having a twin ion engine delivered at the last minute...   

       "I must get to the Death Star on schedule!"   

       "No problem, just a moment and - OK, there you go. Credit chip is processed, have a better one."
normzone, Jul 08 2007
  

       How likely is it that you'll get coffee on your tie whilst sparing your shirt, forsooth?   

       A better service would deliver a co- ordinated tie-shirt combo.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 08 2007
  

       Will they offer Bow, Bola, and/or tie a double windsor knot for me with a european underfold?
Giblet, Jul 09 2007
  

       cooooooollllllllllllllllllll I like it a lot
crash, Jul 10 2007
  

       [+] This is great and should also include pantyhose for women!
xandram, Oct 14 2011
  
      
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