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Remote-controlled insecticide aerosol indoor spray array

Killing bugs can be fun.
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Inside the stylishly-designed BorgCo shipping carton, the expectant purchaser will find a compact remote control, a set of three (or more, depending on the packaged purchased) compact plastic boxes with a set of clip-on covers to match various domestic furnishings.

Each unit contains a small can of insecticide, a low power receiver/actuator, and a battery.

The user places their units in strategic locations in the room; one on a widow ledge, one on top of a book case, another clipped to the shaft of a ceiling fan. They take up the reote control, having previously inserted the batteries into the unit, and settle down to wait ....

What is this ? An unwanted visitor; by some means, a housefly has gained access to the premises ! Does the householder leap around brandishing a flyswat or a rolled newspaper ? Do they saturate the air with an aerosol of toxins ? No, they merely wait quietly ... until the target approaches one of the boxes.

A carefully timed press on the appropriate remote button, and a minimal, carefully dosed puff of spray from the selected unit wafts out into the path of the offending insect; within monets, it has absorbed a lethal dose, and is spiralling downwards to its doom......

8th of 7, Jun 20 2009

Remote control cap for a spray can http://www.freepate...ne.com/4248360.html
Purely mechanical [8th of 7, Jun 20 2009]

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       We consider that any game which encourages gratuitous and unjustified violence against extraterrestrial life forms is nothing but an excuse for xenophobia and prejudice, and is rather offensive .....
8th of 7, Jun 20 2009
  

       I was playing with a remote control helicopter the other day, a little gem about the size of your fist. That would be fun to hunt with.
normzone, Jun 20 2009
  

       That's a capital "B" in Borg, if you don't mind, [bigsleep].
8th of 7, Jun 22 2009
  
      
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