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

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This device consists of a weathered London Yellow Stock brick wall 2m in height, fitted with a rather large and ornate period mangle handle.

Turn the handle for as long as you like.

Phrontistery, Jun 09 2012

Prior art? The_20Entropy_20Machine
[ytk, Jun 09 2012]

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       Ignore this, someone beat me to it.
Phrontistery, Jun 09 2012
  

       I think you should keep it as an unusually precise example of an idea whose time has come. Also, it would be really interesting to analyse the creative process which led to the two ideas coinciding. Please don't delete it.
nineteenthly, Jun 09 2012
  

       Agreed. This phenomenon must be thoroughly investigated. Please link or otherwise cite example of prior art for purpose of comparison.
Alterother, Jun 09 2012
  

       I think [Phront] is referring to my idea, The Entropy Machine, that I posted less than a day earlier. While the two inventions are superficially similar, it seems to me that the intent is different. Mine is more of a "consider the grand cosmic scale" type idea while [Phront]'s seems to be simply Zen.
ytk, Jun 09 2012
  
      
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