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Night Noise Shoes

Shoes that can make night noises
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When you are sitting outside on a warm night, you can call to the crickets by rubbing your Night Noise Shoes together.

This is because the inner surfaces of the edges of the soles are textured in such a way as to imitate the sounds of crickets. This idea has no practical value, other than attracting/confusing the local wildlife, or for driving everyone mad in the immediate vicinity.

xenzag, Jun 22 2007

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       //This idea has no practical value//   

       I'm not aware that there could possibly be a better defense of an HB idea. [+]
shapu, Jun 22 2007
  

       Why just one noise? An inflatable heel pad could croak like a bullfrog every other step. Build in a few other sound generators and you'd have a pair of musical shoes.
nuclear hobo, Jun 22 2007
  

       batty idea. hmmm, what about bats?
po, Jun 22 2007
  

       how would you know that?
po, Jun 22 2007
  

       I just like the sound of crickets. +
wagster, Jun 22 2007
  

       english crickets? like I say - batty.
po, Jun 22 2007
  

       + another wonderfully whimsical pair of [xenzag]---Shoes+
xandram, Jun 22 2007
  

       ehhh....I hate crickets.
shinobi, Jun 23 2007
  

       // I was mobbed by a bat.// very unlikely!
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 24 2007
  

       i would like a pair that would attract bats. i think they're cute in an odd sort of way and our batbox is always empty :(
abhorsen1983, Jun 25 2007
  
      
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