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evil laugh activated hand dryer

instead of a button or infra red sensor
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illustration people sometimes rub their hands together in the airstream, activate this hand dryer by laughing evilly
technobadger, May 20 2005

basic model [hob, May 16 2009]

(??) evil laugh activated washroom http://img134.echo....e=mwuahahaha2du.jpg
an evil laugh activated washroom [maximus5, May 25 2005]

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       Useful for drying fluffy white cats too.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, May 20 2005
  

       Better yet, make it so that the dryer only works as long as the laugh is sustained. Before long we will be a nation of evil geniuses.
"Mwa ha hah aha ha ha ha!Bah! Not quite dry yet - mwa ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaaaaaa!" [+]
DocBrown, May 20 2005
  

       There's a gothic pub near here (just round the back of this page in fact) that plays evil laughs in the toilets whenever the door is opened. It also has a large "mad scientist" type of contraption hanging from the ceiling, full of bubbling liquids and flashing lights.
wagster, May 20 2005
  

       Absolutely inspired.
calum, May 20 2005
  

       Today zis restroom...tomorow ZE VORLD! Muhua ha.   

       It'd take an angry mob armed with ptichforks and torches to stop me voting for this one.   

       Oh, that sounds like them now...
Detly, May 20 2005
  

       Put this next to the sink with the blood red water faucet.
FarmerJohn, May 20 2005
  

       How will it determine if the laugher is truly evil? Are there natural frequencies of evil? Has anyone ever inhaled nitrous oxide and tried an evil laugh subsequently? Bad for brain, good for evil laugh. [+]
daseva, May 20 2005
  

       //Has anyone ever inhaled nitrous oxide // Or helium?
AbsintheWithoutLeave, May 20 2005
  

       [daesva: How to know if it's evil enough...] That's part of the charm. "Mru-hwa ha haw". Damn. Not evil enough. "MRRU HAW HAW HAW HAW HAW!" (bzzzzzzzz)
sophocles, May 20 2005
  

       The beauty, the simplicity, the visual, makes this the best idea I have seen here in quite sometime. I only wish the King of "mwa ha ha ha ha", was not MIA. (Thumb).   

       His evil cackle could make my fingers gnarl.
blissmiss, May 20 2005
  

       He'd break the damn thing.
daseva, May 20 2005
  

       This is brilliant. Put on a horror film and turn the cinema toilets into a sauna!   

       {daseva} my guess is: Evil Laugh + Helium = Evil Squirrel.
moomintroll, May 20 2005
  

       In San Francisco, there’s a laugh machine in a museum. You put a quarter in and it laughs for a minute. This is the reverse, and so much better!
ldischler, May 20 2005
  

       I have to agree with [blissy]--one of the best ideas in a long time! I want one of these.
Machiavelli, May 20 2005
  

       Brilliant. A contender for all time best.
doctorremulac3, May 20 2005
  

       …the Mazda RX7 orbiter.
Shz, May 20 2005
  

       This just may be the perfect halfbakery idea.
waugsqueke, May 20 2005
  

       if you walked in and saw this, would it scare the s### out of you?
technobadger, May 20 2005
  

       Uhm... waugs, is that a good thing?   

       Does anyone else but me feel the need to go to a huge casino, where all the old lady slot slaves, are collectively washing their hands, for the 100th time that day.   

       A halfbaker casually waltzes up to the hand dryer, and begins the presentation.   

       With an evil chortle, and a witchy wrangling of the hands, the drying experience begins. And ends.   

       As a herd of gray heads run for the exit, screeching, "demon dryers, the devils in there, heeeeelllp! First my money, and now my soul..."
blissmiss, May 20 2005
  

       <walks up to hand dryer>

"MWA-HA-HA-HA-HAAA-aaaah, oo, heh, it's not actually one of those evil laugh-activated dryers... How embarrasing"
hippo, May 21 2005
  

       I can't do evil; I only manage dirty, hysterical or giggly schoolgirl. oh well, I must practise - "muwahahaha".
po, May 21 2005
  

       // pusillanimous //   

       Dictionary.com should pay you for the extra hits to their website.
spiritualized, May 21 2005
  

       Flip the vent up for the dramatic wind-whipped hair and blood-shot eyes look.   

       "Muhahaha-heh? No, its not evil-laugh activated. Why do you ask?"
nick_n_uit, May 22 2005
  

       genius. evil genius
benfrost, May 24 2005
  

       I can't believe I haven't voted for this yet.
justaguy, May 24 2005
  

       I can't believe we haven't seen a dozen echo ideas from the bun-deprived masses yet.
ConsulFlaminicus, May 24 2005
  

       I can't believe I've only just noticed it here.
Ian Tindale, May 24 2005
  

       //I only manage dirty, hysterical or giggly schoolgirl.// That seems all a man could ask for.
baconbrain, May 24 2005
  

       not all at once silly!
po, May 24 2005
  

       Pun deprivation, a whole knew syndrome to amuse/confuse the medical community.   

       The upwards air direction would certainly add a further element of creeepiness, nick.
blissmiss, May 24 2005
  

       ....except if it's pointing up, you would miss out on the bent-over, hunched back....
sophocles, May 24 2005
  

       evil laugh activated toilet flushing? [+]
maximus5, May 24 2005
  

       Sorry, this idea was never field-tested. Otherwise I'd have heard here first the reactions to someone's making these decals up, applying them and recording the reactions from a nearby excrement-letting stall.
mensmaximus, May 24 2005
  

       //I can't believe we haven't seen a dozen echo ideas from the bun-deprived masses yet.//   

       Good point. Evil laugh activated elevators? iPods? Air condition?
finrod, May 24 2005
  

       How would religious folk dry their hands? It must also be activated by shouting--Hallalujia !!! Do you mind if i patent this?
nov8r, May 24 2005
  

       Its kin are too easy. Distance from such a temptation is a test of power.
daseva, May 25 2005
  

       [+], for no other reason than it made me laugh.
Muahaha...
Muahaha...
Muahahahahahaha......
Freefall, May 25 2005
  

       "MWA HAHAHA...no, not enough Glenn Close in it....EVIL GIGGLE... now i sound like Gollum, he's too short for my liking...hee hee hee HAHAHAHAHAHAHA *snort*... oh drat, my hands are still soapy."
hobbitcoat, May 25 2005
  

       <king chicken>Mwuah ha ha buk buk buk</kc>
Detly, May 25 2005
  

       Darn you! Now every time I go to use one of those things I'll be overcome with the need to laugh maniacly...   

       ...I'll have to walk around with wet hands from now on avoid embarrising myself.   

       [+]
James Newton, Aug 13 2005
  

       Brilliant. I have just finished perfecting my evil laugh. The trick is to start laughing, but really deeply, then move higher in pitch whilst slowing down. End with a drawn-out 'ha'.
dbmag9, Feb 12 2006
  

       It's taken you six months to perfect? Must be pretty damn evil.
wagster, Feb 12 2006
  

       No, it just only occured to me to put it here today. But yes, it is quite evil.
dbmag9, Feb 12 2006
  

       I just remembered an actual evil hand-dryer in a restaurant in Covent Garden. Because the toilet was so small, the hand-drier was mounted above and to the side of the wash-hand basin. The blast of air from the drier was sufficient to blow water from a running tap up and out of the basin, without touching the sides, straight into the unfortunate user's lap area.
coprocephalous, Feb 13 2006
  

       The fact that the title isn't capitalized slightly bothers me.
notmarkflynn, Feb 13 2006
  

       Judging by his ideas, capitalisation is something [technobadger] never took seriously. In itself, that is commendable considering the number of pedants around here.
hidden truths, Feb 14 2006
  

       Mwa ha ha...
Mwa ha ha ha ha ha haaaaaaa...
Mwa Mwa ha HA HA HAHAHAHAHAHA...
MWA HA HA HA HA HA HA...
<enter men in white suits>
"Mwa ha haha.. But I haven't dried my hands, yet!"
"Don't worry, come with us and there'll be plenty of nice white fluffy towels"
<dragged off>
"Mwa ha ha... but you don't understand. Why doesn't anyone understand? They're still wet...Just one more try, OK?"
Ling, Feb 14 2006
  

       //capitalisation is something [technobadger] never took seriously// I just take it as an example of lowercase titles, which seem to be the norm here. All the links on the left bar are in lowercase, as is the title 'halfbakery' itself. I only get annoyed when something breaks the rules of its context ie. non-capitalisation at the beggining of a sentence. Likewise, I don't capitalise names such as [daseva] (the first one I saw whilst writing this) because I treat them as being always lowercase.
dbmag9, Feb 14 2006
  

       <runs away>
po, Feb 14 2006
  

       I'd laugh at this but it might sound evil. Is this the same restroom with the scream-of-pain-activated toilet flushers?
elhigh, Feb 22 2006
  

       [dbmag9], if you take a look through some of [technobadger]'s ideas, the only examples I can find of him using capitals are in referring to other users that have capitals in their names. (Not that this is of any significance to the idea)
hidden truths, Feb 22 2006
  

       Ahh, the perfect time to return to the Half bakery. :)
EvilPickels, Feb 22 2006
  

       [EP] Where have you been?   

       [dbmag9] //beggining// Oh please oh please oh please...
DesertFox, Feb 22 2006
  

       Meddling. Meddling with the way the world works.   

       jk.   

       I've been playing games and doing my schoolwork, the 1/2 bakery didn't really catch my interest for a while now. :)
EvilPickels, Feb 23 2006
  

       Mwuahahahahaha! Genius, still.
zen_tom, Aug 09 2006
  

       Oh yeah. I think of this one everytime I use a hand dryer.
calum, Aug 10 2006
  

       screw this... I'M MAKING ONE... of course... when I can get my hands on a hand dryer...
xxobot, Nov 14 2007
  

       This idea is how I explain the 'bakery to "normies".   

       [brevity]
theleopard, Nov 14 2007
  

       I. Love. This. Idea.
evilpenguin, Nov 15 2007
  

       Haha [evilpenguin], but birds can't laugh at all, let alone evilly.
TahuNuva, Nov 20 2007
  

       WAIT it looks like I found this idea before I had an account here!! I didn't comment!! Wow....I love the idea, maybe a little too much? No...never too much. I love it. If I made one for my home, would I get in trouble from you? 'Cause I want one...   

       Hey, I bet Dr. Frankenstein used it. Gotta have dry hands if you're messing with lightning. But the darn thing came on again in the middle of the ressurrection. Annoying. Makes ya want to, like, hold the world ransom, you know?
TahuNuva, Nov 20 2007
  

       I got the 135th 'Yea' vote!!!! Sweet!   

       By the way.... (I gotta do an example too, you know)   

       A minister, a rabbi, and a preist walk into a bar.   

       All the other people in the bar laugh their butts off, because, you know. Three guys just simultaneously walked straight into a bar. One dude laughes so hard he pees on himself. He slides off to the restroom. A minute or two later, another guy walks into the bathroom and sees the first guy standing at the hand dryer, laughing his butt off. At first the guy wonders, Why's this guy still laughing? It's not funny anymore, but then he realizes the dryer's not working. He politely goes about his business, but the other dude keeps laughing. He tries to keep quiet, and then, the guy stops laughing. He curses. Then he pauses for a minute and starts laughing again, but this time he sounds like a mainiac. The other guy is like, WTF? He hurries out of there, wondering how many drinks he had had prior. He's about to tell everybody that some psycho's in the bathroom, laughing evilly, but then-- He walks into a bar. Why do they put those things everywhere, dang it. Everybody laughes.   

       I'm sorry for all that, I get carried away.
TahuNuva, Nov 20 2007
  

       MUHAHAHAHAHA! Sounds good to me.
Burn69ers, Mar 10 2008
  

       [Canuck] made me do it. It's all his fault. : )   

       Looks really evil now [hob.] Yay for churning up some of the goodies to illustrate.
blissmiss, May 16 2009
  

       Thanks blissmiss! This was the simplest one, but one of the most fun.   

       I'm still tempted to try to activate them this way whenever I go into a restroom.
hob, May 16 2009
  

       Guy did this at work today. Thought it was funny, then remembered this idea
evilpenguin, Jan 03 2013
  

       I'm surprised that no one has posted a Laughing Urinal. In this case it randomly laughs, and makes pre-recorded juvenile remarks, just as individuals unzip their trouser fronts.
xenzag, Jan 04 2013
  

       //tapping fingers on desktop...tap, tap,...//
blissmiss, Jan 04 2013
  

       Where did your keyboard go?
pertinax, Jan 05 2013
  

       One of those newfangled laser projection ones perhaps?
pocmloc, Jan 05 2013
  
      
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