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Edible Receipts

A flipped bill never tasted so good!
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I was in a restaurant the other day, and paid with a debit card. The receipt of said transaction included the last 4 digits of my social, and the entire CC#! This is amazing, I can't believe this kind of information was right in front of my face, in mostly undestructable form, as well.

I could buy a shredder, and shred everything. I could buy an incinerator, and burn it. But, I ponder more enjoyable methods..

This idea is to have restaurant reciepts that include pertinent information (and any reciepts for that matter) to be printed on bubble gum. I can clean my mouth after a chessburger and beer and rid the worries of identity theft all in one go!

daseva, Feb 07 2006

Would you like soy-based ink with that? Would_20you_20hand_...eipt_2c_20please_3f
Reminded me of this, courtesy of [Preicles]. [Shz, Feb 07 2006]

It's a start http://en.wikinews....invents_edible_menu
Hard to order if you already ate the menu.... [Giblet, Feb 08 2006]

Or alternatively ... Less_20identity_20t..._20receipt_20re-use
Same thought-process, dirtier mind. [Loris, Feb 08 2006]

Wafer/Rice/Sugar Paper http://www.sugarcra...misc/waferpaper.htm
I think this is the stuff im talking about... [Salmon Of Doubt, Feb 17 2006]

Citation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citation
As requested by [notexactly] [8th of 7, Dec 06 2018]

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       Be cute if the bill came inside a fortune cookie.
DrCurry, Feb 07 2006

       HA! I've been eating my reciepts for years already!
Letsbuildafort, Feb 07 2006

       Yes, but you're a student and have little else to live on anyway.
normzone, Feb 07 2006

       if you are what you eat, and you eat these, do you eventually become a cash register? +
xenzag, Feb 07 2006

       Cha Ching!!!
daseva, Feb 07 2006

       I've been looking on here for the Chessburger but can't seem to find it. Sounds like fun though: "Quarter Pounder 3 to Big Mac 5" etc.
Prak, Feb 08 2006

       Edible just about anything gets my bun. Like [boysparks]' e-receipt idea.
wagster, Feb 08 2006

       excellent. [+]
nth, Feb 08 2006

       Accountants all over the world would cringe at this concept...."yeah lets eat the only evidence that this transaction ever occurred"
shinobi, Feb 10 2006


       My friend does this. Crams the entire thing into his mouth in one go. Swallows it too. Does notebook paper also. I'm wondering about newspaper...
DesertFox, Feb 11 2006

       Well, with credit card receipts, there is a copy for both parties in the transaction. I guess their's could be paper, but I betcha they'd choose bubble gum given the choice.
daseva, Feb 11 2006

       Kinda reminds me of the sugar paper I used to eat as a kid. That stuff was great. And 'Kosher' too, apparently. (see link)
Salmon Of Doubt, Feb 17 2006

       Print them on rice paper, like chinese candies are wrapped in. Totally edible and gluten free.
elhigh, Feb 17 2006

       Bum: "Hey buddy..."   

       Customer: "Piss off, I don't have any change!"   

       Bum: "I don't want your money. It's just that I haven't eaten in three days, and I was wondering if you had any documents you want destroyed. I'll eat them right here in front of you and all..."
ye_river_xiv, Mar 07 2007

       What about the bubblegum dentist-bill :) I think he'll be happy with more clïënts
Willem, Mar 08 2007

       edible atm papers yum
beanangel, Jul 21 2008

       What's up with the word "clients" in [Willem]'s anno above? Has it got the pox? There's dots everywhere.   

       I hope it's not contagious. .. ......
Custardguts, Aug 04 2008

       Have I ever mentioned that with the new laser printed reciepts, you can blacken the entire sheet by leaving it in a shirt pocket when you iron.
ye_river_xiv, Jan 04 2009

       // My friend does this. //   

       I heard several years ago, around the time everyone was worried about BPA in water bottles, that receipt paper commonly contains BPA. If true, your friend probably got a lot more of it than even the most avid hydrators.
notexactly, Dec 06 2018

       What you need is a small sachet of cellulase powder you can sprinkle on the receipt, which will convert it to glucose.
nineteenthly, Dec 06 2018

       [citation needed]
notexactly, Dec 06 2018

       As you wish.   

8th of 7, Dec 06 2018

       Instead of swiping a credit card perhaps payment to the restaurant for your meal could be in eatable ingredients, such as a bunch of carrots, a chicken, a handfull of raw pasta, etc.
el dueno, Dec 12 2018


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