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Bagpipes that only dogs can hear

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There must be a way for man and bagpipe to share the planet in peace, NB I am half-Scottish myself.

Und zo, the bagpipes that are of such a high frequency that only dogs can hear them. Pipers can practice in their own abodes and only glance out of the window to count how many dogs have both paws over their ears to see how they are doing with their rendition* of Wonderwall.

Aficionados of bagpipe music merely need to buy headphones which shift the frequency down.

And so peace and harmony are restored to the world.

I fear the militarisation of BP's. Them flying things aren't called drones for nowt.

*not to be confused with extraordinary rendition.

not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014

Portsmouth Sinfonia https://www.youtube...watch?v=nDZZEfrRbdw
Very nearly music...only 2 minutes 23 seconds but seems much longer... [not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014]

Piper playing Wonderwall https://www.youtube...watch?v=CQegBksoSdI
face sensibly blurred to avoid reprisals [not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014]

other piper doing Stairway to Heaven https://www.youtube...watch?v=5EE4o-N5zmw
..I've heard worse [not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014]


       //not to be confused with extraordinary rendition//   

       While being flown to a Turkish prison and having my genitals be exposed to considerable potential difference is not necessarily better than a bagpipe rendition of Wonderwall, it's close.   

       Although [+] for use of the word "Nowt".
bs0u0155, Aug 25 2014

       [-] Cruelty to dogs.   

       (Fishbone removable contingent on a version that only cats can hear)
8th of 7, Aug 25 2014

       //not to be confused with extraordinary rendition//   

       I have experienced some truly extraordinary renditions, typically high school brass band or karaoke in Korea.   

       Those were truly gifted amateurs, I can't really include professionals such as the Portsmouth Sinphonia, who just do it for a giggle. C link/s.
not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014

       // C link/s. //   

       Sounds more of a B#, actually ...
8th of 7, Aug 25 2014

       Shirley you mean ß there or ß (at this point you have to imagine that ASCII code 219 works on HB).   

       ß there or ß [ ]....   

       Ok, I give up, it's 1.27am and god knows I need my beauty sleep......(slumps onto keyboard...zzzzzz
not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014

       An additional advantage: given the high pitch, the bagpipes themselves could be much smaller, the better to sneak into dog shows with.
gisho, Aug 25 2014

       Bagpipes that only dogs can play would seem a good match to this idea.
popbottle, Aug 25 2014

       This does seem a little unfair on the dogs.   

       How about bagpipes that don't exist?
Wrongfellow, Aug 25 2014

       What's the difference between a trampoline and a set of bagpipes?   

       You take you shoes off before you jump on a trampoline.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 25 2014

       Boots ... not shoes, boots ...   

       What's the difference between a Vespa scooter and a set of bagpipes ?   

       You can tune a Vespa scooter.
8th of 7, Aug 25 2014

       //Bagpipes that only dogs can play would seem a good match to this idea   

       That's a good idea, as an angry dog will be torn between playing bagpipes and biting me. Unless you're talking a paws-free option?   

       Oh, yes, necessarily the BTODCH pipes are minuscule, and so easier to sneak past airport security.
not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014

       //easier to sneak past airport security//   

       The idea of bagpipes in the confined environment of an aircraft cabin is terrifying, should we anger and restrict Scottish independence, there's is a very real chance desperate separatists could deploy this for real.
bs0u0155, Aug 25 2014

       True, but only if you're a dog...
not_morrison_rm, Aug 25 2014

       As a variation on "The Mosquito" anti-hoodie alarm systems, why not compositions only teenagers can hear? Lady Gaga never sounded better.
4and20, Aug 26 2014

       //Fishbone removable contingent on a version that only cats can hear//   

       Cats are deaf to every sound except a can opener.
RayfordSteele, Aug 26 2014

       now you want to expose dogs to bagpipes AND Lady Gaga. What have you got against dogs?
bs0u0155, Aug 26 2014


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