Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Eat a Buick

Ground automobile provides iron for decades and a sense of accomplishment
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Iron supplements made out of a single old car, cleaned, ground into powder and put in gelatin capsules. I think if you take several capsules a day you'd be able to eat the whole car in about, oh, fifty years maybe?

You'd receive a bottle a month with a picture of the car before it was "processed" on it, perhaps with a graph showing how much is left to eat.

At the end of your life, when you're wondering if it was all worth it you can at least say you ate a Buick.

doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2012

Guy who ate an airplane. http://en.wikipedia.../wiki/Michel_Lotito
[doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2012]

Car_20Toothpaste Or you can clean your teeth with it..... Redundant [xenzag, Aug 30 2012]

The aerial version Aviatic_20Blender
[theleopard, Sep 07 2012]


       An iron supplement is somewhere around 65mg. A 1983 Buick Regal has a shipping weight of 1470 kg. Let's be very generous and assume half of that is non-iron components. At one a day it would take you just under 30 millenia to eat the whole thing.   

       If you skip the drive train, you might get it down to 10.
MechE, Aug 30 2012

       People have eaten bicycles and airplanes already.
normzone, Aug 30 2012

       So who's right here, MechE or normzone?   

       Ok, found the guy who ate an airplane. normzone's right.   

       You wouldn't just take one capsule, you'd take several. If this guy ate an airplane I'm sure you could eat a car in less than thirty thousand years. Great accomplishments take a little effort.
doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2012

       I guess if it's in larger bits, you can do more at a time, I was thinking in terms of what you'd actually want to take in (and have the body take up). Larger bits would pass undigested.
MechE, Aug 30 2012

       Yes, but they'd pass, and that's the point.   

       I think.
doctorremulac3, Aug 30 2012

       and in cases of constipation, you could say "the Buick stops here".
not_morrison_rm, Aug 30 2012

       You could swallow a very long flexible tube, and keep hold of one end and wait for the other to pass out the arse. Then you could use compressed air to send anything you like down the tube at high speed (so long as it had had its cross section reduced enough).   

       e.g. an entire beehive full of bees, your baby's poo, paperclips, your fianceé's engagement ring, a £50 note, etc.
pocmloc, Aug 30 2012

       Sorry, but I really, really don't want to see the video of that, especially just after breakfast...
not_morrison_rm, Aug 30 2012

       //your baby's poo//   

       [pocmloc], you have a very odd mind.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 30 2012

       <deletes [pomloc] from list of humans to be Assimilated>   

       // "the Buick stops here" //   

8th of 7, Aug 30 2012

       // <deletes [pomloc] from list of humans to be Assimilated>   

       An extraordinarily wise decision...   

       Yes, and with the technology of the ultrascan you can even point at which section of colon it's currently stopped in. People pay me money to stop doing this and go away.
not_morrison_rm, Aug 31 2012

       Ever wondered what's in an iron capsule?
Lesser Spotted Kiwi, Sep 08 2012

       You mean maybe this has already been done? Hadn't though of that.
doctorremulac3, Sep 08 2012

       Sorry Doc.
Lesser Spotted Kiwi, Sep 08 2012

       I'm wondering if you could add this gimmick to other products. Like, each serving of this... I don't know... ice cream sandwich has one five millionth of a 747 in it. Call it "747 Ice Cream Bars". Then if you ate one of these you could say you were one of the five million people who ate a 747. Maybe it would come with a button that said "Me and 4,999,999 other people at a 747."   

       Would I do it? I don't know, I'd have to ask how it tasted first.   

       I'm at a loss to know why you'd want to do this though.
doctorremulac3, Sep 09 2012

       Re: //Think of it as a spell checker that insults you as well.//   

       The single greates tag line I've ever.   

       And a great invention idea as well. Who ever thought of that should post it as an invention idea. There's a pre-order bun right here. [+]   

       Jutta? Is that you?
doctorremulac3, Sep 09 2012

       Erm, no?
not_morrison_rm, Sep 09 2012

       That's '4,999,999 other people and I ate a 747'. Tut.   

       Edit: Oops, it looks as though there are 5 million people at a place called 'a 747', but it's still '4... and I at a 747'.
TomP, Sep 09 2012

       It would have a picture of a 747 with a big bite out of it.   

       I guess.   

       I'm not sure if a 747 is a good thing to eat though, even in little pieces. It's mostly aluminum which isn't part of any food group as far as I know.
doctorremulac3, Sep 09 2012

       Nice +
leinypoo13, Sep 11 2012


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