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If you MUST speak on your cell phone...
This device is useful not to you, but to everyone else. This
a tube that connects to the part of your cell phone that
up sound (shut up, i know it's a receiver) and leads to your
mouth, soundproofing your conversation from other people
(safety AND un-annoyance!). It could also
be customized to
your mouth exactly, different colors, etc.
Note: I am
suggesting this for payphones, that would be disgusting!
Cell Phone Cone Of Silence
Not a million miles away. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
please feel free to delete...
[po, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||Maybe it's because I just watched
that anime 'Spirited Away', but for
whatever reason I pictured this
being implemented as an
.. your cell phone goes off... you
push the button on the stem of
your glasses, and a giant head air
bag inflates around your head.
On the outside, a large-size
caricature of your face (or one of
the Osbournes, your choice)... on
the inside, you carry on your
conversation in private.
would have eye and ear holes so
you can still pay attention to the
outside world, but they can't hear
you unless you activate an external
that. Sorry, but I just couldn't
visualize a tube at someone's
mouth that would look
fashionable, and/or would be easy
to carry in your purse/pocket,
and/or wouldn't look skeevy.
||well, we can make it fashionable. It wouldn't be skeevy (good word btw) because it would be a funky semi-flexible tube that went from the reciever to your mouth, with maybe a funky-shaped attachment (lips?) and could be patterned...or even metallic! you idea is kinda cool too, though.
I haven't seen spirited away yet, is it as good as they say?
||Nice pic, po! kind of like that, but i wasn't really picturing the mask.
||Uh, yeah, I recommend "Spirited Away." It's really good. Great link, [po].
||[Po] - wonderful illustration.