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the Nicotine Eye Patch

Why wear The Patch on your arm when you can look like a pirate?
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It would work the same way The Patch works to help you quit smoking (don't ask me how). The difference is that this one is black and has an elastic strap that fits comfortably over one eye.
julien, Dec 14 2000

Talk-like-a-Pirate Day 9/19 http://www.miami.co...e_barry/4018055.htm
since it's next week I thought we should all be ready [raisin, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Belladonna, the Eye Drug http://www.erowid.o.../datura_info1.shtml
[disbomber, Apr 19 2005]

Belladonna, the Eye Drug, More Info http://www.erowid.o...na/belladonna.shtml
Otherwise known as "deadly nightshade". Don't mess with this stuff, kids, it got its nickname for a reason. [disbomber, Apr 19 2005]

Belladonna, the pr0nstar *NOT WORK SAFE!* http://www.pornstar-belladonna.net/
*STILL NOT WORK SAFE!* Strange but true facts: this porn star grew up in the next town from me, and went to the high school down the street from mine. One year younger than me. A friend-of-a-friend took her virginity, and she's since graduated to porn star. I'd get a yearbook phot for ya if I still lived in Utah. [AfroAssault, Apr 20 2005]

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       Arrr...
Uncle Nutsy, Dec 14 2000
  

       This really is a bad idea, however it is freaking funny so i will vote for it!
greensroom2, Dec 14 2000
  

       AfroAssault is something of a Pirate Fanatic. I look forward to his insight. Can't imagine the burning sensation I would have when I Stick the adhesive over my eyeball - since that's a basic requirement of nicotine patches - hence the 'patch'.
thumbwax, Dec 15 2000
  

       arr matee I be agreein with greensroom2
tduff, Jan 04 2001
  

       well blow me down... :P   

       If the patch went over an eyeball, mayhap the delivery mechanism could be adapted to take advantage of the higher throughput available (compared to transdermal). I think that people shot cold druggish things into their eyes in the sixties for maximum effect (forgive me if my knowledge is incomplete here; I wasn't there.)
absterge, Jan 04 2001
  

       I can't believe I just found this idea!! excellent! Pirates!
AfroAssault, Apr 24 2001
  

       And a hearty cheer fer puttin' it back on the Recent list so the rest of us scurvy swabs would take notice! I think I ruptured me gut a-larfin'.
Dog Ed, Apr 24 2001
  

       I'd wear one.....and I don't smoke! Good thinking.
prune, Feb 11 2002
  

       They, asked me how I knew, My true love was true, I of course replied, something here inside, Can not be denied.   

       They, said some day you'll find, All who love are blind, When you heart's on fire, you must realize, Smoke gets in your eyes.   

       So I chaffed them, and I gaily laughed, To think they would doubt our love, And yet today, my love has gone away, I am without my love.   

       Now laughing friends deride, Tears I cannot hide, So I smile and say, when a lovely flame dies, Smoke gets in your eyes, Smoke gets in your eyes.   

       [Jerome Kern (music) and Otto Harbach (lyrics), 1933]
Turok, Feb 12 2002
  

       How'd I miss this the first time around?  Too funny.
bristolz, Aug 23 2002
  

       I like it, however I'm concerned about the amout of contact with the skin. Isn't the patch supposed to get nicotene into your bloodstream through your skin? If you have an eye patch, there would only be minimal skin contact on the edges of the patch.   

       Figure this out and you're on your way!
bspollard, Dec 12 2002
  

       Lots of people start smoking because they think it looks cool. But this would let them stop smoking and look even cooler. Croissant.
lahosken, Dec 12 2002
  

       Reeeeally too funny! I wish I'd have thought of it. Arrrrrrrrrr!
Cosmo, Sep 11 2003
  

       Baked something similar but only in my mind until now - Pirate birthcontrol patch. Replusive, swearing, booze drinking, sea hag eye patch guaranteed double birthcontrol effectiveness.
kamenmann, Sep 11 2003
  

       << - Pirate birthcontrol patch. Replusive, swearing, booze drinking, sea hag eye patch guaranteed double birthcontrol effectiveness.>> Wenches really dig that look. Throw in a parrot and a wooden leg and you'll have to fight them off. Hence the sword.
LabRat, Sep 11 2003
  

       To clarify: these are one-eyed, repulsive, foul mouthed, sea hag WOMEN wearing the patch - hence the double duty birthcontrol. They may have a peg leg too - that's optional.
kamenmann, Sep 11 2003
  

       I think she sounds ..... kinda cute? Aaaaaar!
tpoo22, Sep 11 2003
  

       savvy
screwtape, Sep 12 2003
  

       Ah, yes, monocular vision - can you say, "never smoke and drive?"
Grim Stats, Sep 30 2003
  

       Oh my God Becky...a new fashion statement for the teenagers getting a jumpstart on the cancer...
user805, Oct 02 2003
  

       Belladonna, a deadlier drug-plant in the same family as the utterly trippy and utterly legal psychedelic known as Datura (not related to the DATURA in Coin Locker Babies), got its name because ladies in old Italy used to drop it into their eyes to dilate them (the eyes, that is) so that they would look more beautiful and whatnot. Linky.
disbomber, Apr 19 2005
  

       Not the same Belladonna I know of...
AfroAssault, Apr 20 2005
  

       There's a Belladonna that can be prescribed which is apparently different. I know someone who took it for intestinal spasms.
disbomber, Apr 20 2005
  
      
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