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First date, the guy says, "I'm in commodity sales, travel a lot,
be divorced..." You reach into your pocket (or purse), pull out
little Bic-lighter-size device, push a button, up pops a small but
unmistakable RED FLAG. End of date, no words necessary.
Or at a political rally,
"My program will eliminate taxes, create
of jobs, lead America to a New Era...blah, blah, blah." 500 little
flags pop up in the audience (like cell-phones at a concert).
One button says it all.
The Old-Fashioned Approach
Perhaps acceptable over a dinner table on your date; Not so good at political rallies. (Note: Original link image with a real "red flag" was replaced due to some bakers being unable to view it.) [jurist, Apr 23 2010, last modified Apr 24 2010]
[jaksplat, Apr 24 2010]
a different pocket red flag
NOT what this idea is about, just to be clear. [hob, Sep 23 2010]
||This is probably a more sophisticated and politically correct alternative to the spring-loaded toy handgun with a message flag that we used to use.
||// spring-loaded toy handgun //
||Inevitably inferior to the nitro-powder loaded real handgun.
||Would be nice if it was hat-mounted instead of handheld.
||Definitely nothing resembling a handgun, toy or otherwise.
This sets off real red flags from way too many of the wrong
||Would it often shroud your martyred dead, by any chance?
||I tried to use this at a running of the bulls, but the charging
steer in front of me just didn't get the message.
||//I tried to use this at a running of the bulls, but the
charging steer in front of me just didn't get the
||But, that bull was not trying to deceive you. It is a BS
*indicator*, not a repellant. I wonder why you
needed an indicator at all? I suppose the bull may
have *seemed* like a nice guy...but, still, the horns,