Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
Alas, poor spelling!

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Gourd Form Celebrity Pack

Grow your Gourds into a Variety of Shapes
  [vote for,

Take a clear plastic form, generally spherical, and place it over a pumpkin flower. A few months later and a pumpkin grows to fit the shape. So... how about clear plastic forms shaped like famous people's heads so that the pumpkins grow into them and come out resembling Cher, George Bush, Yanni- anyone! Instant jack-o-lanterns with celebrity motifs? Bella Lugosi for Halloween, Madonna for Valentine's Day, Smokey the Bear on Arbor Day- this could single-handedly pull the pumpkin out of October obscurity and into year long holiday relevance!
ASLAN, Dec 12 2002

Square Melons http://news.bbc.co....pacific/1390088.stm
Just to show it's possible. [st3f, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(???) Generic Version http://www.splendidpeasant.com/sp8091.htm
I wonder if you'd get enough detail for a face to be recognizable.

(The GWBush version: "Hey, the package is empty.") [Monkfish, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) Spud o' Christ http://www.bogwomen.com/TheStar/issue10/
[thumbwax, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) Facial fruit forms http://www.vegiforms.com/
[MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 16 2007]

https://www.google....AQ&biw=1333&bih=601 [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Nov 02 2014]


       // George Bush //   

       No. Because the pumpkin would probably be brighter and more articulate than the original.
8th of 7, Dec 12 2002

       Just make sure the flower is pollinated first. [8th] Watermelon heads ought to liven up your target practice.
FarmerJohn, Dec 12 2002

       Bella Lugosi must be your genuine fugly!
Admiral Hackbar, Dec 12 2002

       The scope for hoax miracles is fantastic - "Local man finds face of Jesus in vegetable"
friendlyfire, Dec 12 2002

       Great for your next WTO protest! Smashable and biodegradeable. +
futurebird, Dec 12 2002

       All political jokes noted and appreciated- but why limit ourselves to heads? What about other body parts? We could single-handedly pull the pumpkin out of October obscurity and into the porn industry!
ASLAN, Dec 12 2002

       ASLAN, you're a sick person. I very much appreciate that.
Damn, Dec 13 2002

       // Madonna //   

       Heh. She'd hate that!
madradish, Dec 13 2002

       I just found this idea from 4 years ago, and feel it deserves another chance at racking up some buns. It's fantastic.
Germanicus, Feb 15 2007

       It sounds alot like Bonsai Kittens, only with pumpkins. (again)
theleopard, Feb 15 2007

       See link.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 16 2007


back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle