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Ban all vegetables!

Yes, even broccoli
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Anything, once banned, acquires a guilty cache.

Thus, illegal vegetables would suddenly become irresistible to many, probably in inverse proportion to their current consumption.
OnionBread, May 16 2003

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       Nice idea, but reverse psychology has been around for donkey's years. It's not new.   

       Also, this wouldn't work on children. I've tried it.
egbert, May 16 2003
  

       Hey, man - I scored us some okra, dude.
thumbwax, May 16 2003
  

       This is just a ploy to make your oniony self irrestible, isn't it? Fair enough.   

       I like the idea of being approached by street greengrocers on Clapham High Street - "You want carrots? Leeks? Brussels sprouts?"   

       sp: cachet.
friendlyfire, May 16 2003
  

       what [eggy] said.
po, May 16 2003
  

       //[friendlyfire] sp: cachet. //
Damn! Now I'll never be admitted to the Freepedants.
OnionBread, May 16 2003
  

       <<El Pedanto is too busy stir-frying squash to annotate this idea>>
El Pedanto, May 16 2003
  

       I thought this was a suggestion to ban all insane inert people from using the HB.

<Silverstormer goes back to to the corner, rocks back-and-forward and drools all over the floor>
silverstormer, May 16 2003
  
      
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