Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Like a music box, but way cooler
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The AutoSitar is a sitar that plays itself.

It sits in the corner and just sitarulates calmly, peacefully, randomly. A series of plectrum on a spinning wheel play the sitar while actuators tweak the frets. The plectrum are actuated electronically by an onboard microprocessor which is programmed to play raga after beautiful raga with randomly generated phrases.

Coming soon: The AutoTabla and SuperHookah 2010.

DeathNinja, Sep 16 2003


       I felt like giving you an Autobone to go with your autositar but I thought better of it. I was afraid you would play the steel drums on me after beating me up. +
sartep, Sep 16 2003

       Croissant. What's better than having a private Ravi Shenkar concert?   

       A private Ravi Shenkar concert with no Ravi Shenkar.
Utah, Sep 16 2003

       // I was afraid you would play the steel drums on me after beating me up //   

       Nah. I save the steel drums for the wretched. I would only beat you bloody.
DeathNinja, Sep 16 2003

       <What's better than having a private Ravi Shenkar [sic] concert?>   

       A private Norah Jones non-concert.
n-pearson, Sep 16 2003

       Tum, tum, tikke, tikke, tum, ta, tum, tikke, tikke, rra, rra, tum. +
k_sra, Sep 16 2003

       //I would only beat you bloody.//   

       Or the closest equivalent. I think the NIH and WHO would advise against sharing my insides with your fragile ecosystem.
sartep, Sep 16 2003

       Great, more muzack. You'd probably want the vocal chords (or whatever) of a whale suspended from a corner of the room, stimulated to produce their 'song' through electrical discharch. Maybe we could just get some dolphins playing pan-pipes and have done with it. God-consarned hippies.
howfar, Nov 16 2003

       I only speak the truth! I only speak the truth!
darksasami, Nov 17 2003

       I think you meant "twooth."
k_sra, Nov 17 2003


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