Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Stepmother's cell phone

Makes making up more fun
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Many cell phones have a flip up lid that covers the keys. The outside of the lid should have a mirror surface. The phone must have a speaker feature and a camera. That way she can talk to a friend while looking at the mirror to do the make up. The camera transmits the picture to the friend who can give advice or opinion about the progress of the make up. Its like the talking mirror in Snow White, but with a positive spin. If the battery is dead the mirror can also be used to signal for help.
kbecker, Apr 23 2004

Shameless Plug - It's already been halfbaked http://www.halfbake...27_20mobile_20phone
[jonthegeologist, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       Drop it and you'll have seven dwarfs of bad luck.
FarmerJohn, Apr 23 2004
  

       I thought they had chips in the cell phones, but if its dwarfs I can understand that they would be unhappy after a drop and do evil thing to you.
kbecker, Apr 23 2004
  

       Teenage girls + mirror + cell phone + camera = croissant
Klaatu, Apr 23 2004
  

       Klaatu, I know how you meant that but it looks a wee bit unsavoury...
po, Apr 24 2004
  

       [kbecker] I think we've done the cellphone with mirror on the halfbakery before.
jonthegeologist, Apr 24 2004
  

       yes, is it [Klaatu] or is it [Akuaalung] :)
theircompetitor, Apr 24 2004
  

       [jon...] Where is the camera in the linked idea? Where is the make-up aspect and the social interaction? Who cares about emergencies as long as one looks good? I don't see redundancy.
kbecker, Apr 25 2004
  

       Mobile/cellphones already have cameras so you can't bake that.   

       so, the difference between your idea and a standard mobile phone is a mirror, which my halfbaked idea proposed.   

       sure, your application was different, that I'll grant you. [mfd] removed, for others to add back if they see fit.
jonthegeologist, Apr 25 2004
  

       I really, really hope that nobody drives while using this feature.
submitinkmonkey, Mar 09 2005
  
      
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