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Ever tried doing any work outside by street light - like
replacing the clutch thrust bearing on a crumbling mini-van,
or finishing off trimming the ivy round the windows? You
doing it, it gets dark - and you end up wishing that the
light was located at just a slightly different
place or angle.
solution to this is adjustable street lighting in the form of
large anglepoise lamps.
Anglepoise Street lamps would be coin operated, like a
parking meter, allowing you a few hours of access to their
simple control panel. This would enable you to swivel them
around, bring them closer if needed to fully illuminate your
work space. Focusing, intensity, and colour filters would
further facilitate emergency lighting, celebrations, street
The Anglepoise lamp
For those of us that have not ever heard the expression "anglepoise." [bristolz, Nov 04 2005]
||I'd quite like to turn the one outside my bedroom window to a lower angle.
||thanks for + and for humanely pointing out typo po -
||Can I point one through my neighbour's kitchen window to retaliate for his security light pointing through my kitchen window?
||Can we somehow organise them so that as my neighbour comes out of his house, they follow him as if he's a prisoner escaping his jail cell?
||Bun, so long as they're just scaled up versions of the classic spring-loaded anglepoise.
||Good idea, but what if some criminal buys the lamps off (literally), then mugs people coming down the now-darkened street?
||The trick would be to prepay/preprogramme, and have all the lights down your street dancing, or have their light follow cars, lean down to 'peer' into buses, that sort of (crazy) thing...