Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Full Metal Burka

Reflects the wearer's parental or spousal unit's devotion to their culture.
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The aluminium plated sheath completely covers the occupant from head to toe as a truncated cone, ensuring no physical contact with the outside world, or vice versa: a transcoder disguises the voice, the turreted optics ensure an undistracted focus on the task at hand, and it sports a handy manipulator arm or two for picking out produce, and carrying home same with little effort.

The inability to take steep grades or stairs is inconsequential, as there is no need to rise above one's station.

FlyingToaster, Jul 06 2015

Dalek http://doctorwhotoy...guardian%20copy.jpg
baked by Dr Who [xenzag, Jul 06 2015]


       But it does have a slight drawback if you see a Doctor.
Loris, Jul 06 2015

       Aside to idea, but in reference to Daleks. "His final modification was to remove their ability to feel pity, compassion, or remorse. The Daleks soon came to view themselves as the supreme race in the universe and began a conquest of universal domination and extermination. Various storylines portray them as having had every emotion removed except hate, leaving them with a desire to purge the universe of all non-Dalek life" Does this not remind you anything going on in the world at the moment?
xenzag, Jul 06 2015

       Yes, Jeb Bush running for the Republican nomination ?
8th of 7, Jul 06 2015

       No - that would be the movie The Son of Dumb and Dumber 3.
xenzag, Jul 06 2015

       Oh ... we thought it would be The Madness of George III ....
8th of 7, Jul 06 2015

       Can this device hover?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 06 2015

       Not exactly. The lift charge fires, the burkha and its contents rise from the ground on a parabolic trajectory, reach a zenith where (for a period of time delta-t where delta-t -> 0) it is momentarily at zero vertical speed, then descends under gravity, until it reaches that happy equilibrium with air resistance termed "terminal velocity" ...
8th of 7, Jul 06 2015

       In that case, can it have a pickelhaubesque point on the top, so that it sticks into the ground on landing, with a satisfying bdoyoyoyng?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 06 2015

       ^ [marked-for-tagline]   

       // pickelhaubesque point on the top //   

       We think that would be essential to obtain the full enjoyment available from the device.
8th of 7, Jul 06 2015

       Extreme anonymity [+]
Voice, Jul 06 2015

       it might sharpen up your thinking.   

       its a bit like a tank then?
po, Jul 07 2015

       Loose-fit suit of armour?
I also have a feeling that this is reaching for the wrong pun. 'Full metal jacket' refers to a bullet, not body-armour. I may be wrong, but it makes the idea feel weird to me, like a painting askew on a wall.
st3f, Jul 07 2015

       Suppose you had a fitting upper-body garment, made entirely of metal? Why would it be wrong to call it a full metal jacket?
pocmloc, Jul 07 2015

       You know, we're missing a trick here. If you're going to be wearing a thin metal shell, it would make sense to do a little panel-beating and create a steel drum. I'm pretty sure there are some burka-wearers who could do with a little loosening up, and a touch of Jamaica might hit the spot. Yeah mon.   

       Given the area of metal, we ought to be able to get a good two-and-a-half octaves out of a well-built person.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 07 2015

       There must be a market for tinfoil hat wearers amongst female Muslims somewhere.
RayfordSteele, Jul 07 2015

       For those who recline: The full metal Barcalounger.
popbottle, Jul 08 2015


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