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Insanity cover-ups

Ideas for the everyday wacko who doesn't want to appear too conspicuous
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1. Ever feel like talking to yourself in public? Too bad its not socially acceptable. But if you just slip on a pair of headphones with a mic attached, everyone would think you are taking care of important business on the way to the office.

2. Feel like taking your clothes off in the middle of the park? Too bad the cops won't be sympathetic. So under all the regular clothes put on a plastic wrap that's painted like a three piece suit. When you strip, you'll feel naked, but you won't look it.

3. Any other suggestions?

fleasting, Jun 30 2000

Hire-a-Stalker http://halfbakery.com/idea/Hire-a-Stalker
If they really are out to get me, am I really paranoid? [centauri, Jun 30 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Cheap Telepathy http://halfbakery.c...a/Cheap_20Telepathy
But, Officer, I really DO have voices in my head! [centauri, Jun 30 2000, last modified Oct 04 2004]

0-gravity executive desk toys http://www.halfbake...utive_20desk_20toys
Cover everything with Saran Wrap, especially books and glass items. If anyone asks, direct them to your car.. Your cover: it's vinyl nostalgia [reensure, Jun 30 2000]

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       Sounds like SOP for me most of the time... I also have a bumper sticker that says, "I'm not crazy, I'm just singing!" That leaves me free to drive while having emphatic screaming arguments with nonexistent people and be taken for a fairly sane person singing along with the radio.
wordmama, Jul 05 2000
  

       How about just using a fake cell phone then you can carry on a complete conversation in public without anyone being the wiser.....One could even argue with ones self leaving the public thinking nothing strange. and the insane person could get the phone from donation stations where people drop off cell phones that they arent ever going to pay the bill on and wont be able to get reactivated
TechOverload, Jul 05 2000
  

       Lily Tomlin said that it'd be a good idea to take all those people who walk around talking to themselves, and pair them up so they'd look like they were having conversations.
Ander, Jul 26 2000
  

       When I am talking to myself, I'm usually talking about myself. I'm in a bar, in the women's bathroom staring in the mirror and saying out loud "you are so wasted, so, so wasted". I value these moments.
julien, Aug 29 2000
  

       I used to have a fake cellphone I got in a convience store. whenever i was stressed or whatever, I would just pick it up and pretend to dial and have a one-sided conversation on the bus. People looked at me weird though when I would open it up and take out the candy that was in it. I love candy cellphones =)
lockle, Aug 30 2000
  

       Are you talkin' to me? I don't see nobody else typing here, so you must be talkin' to me.
thumbwax, Sep 16 2000
  

       Naked in public? A few years ago there was the Naked Guy in Berkley. He got away with it for years because, (A) everybody in California is crazy, and (B) he was a body builder. Come to think of it, body builders go around all the time wearing next to nothing, and nobody says a thing. But now, if Uncle Bob did that…
pluterday, May 24 2003
  
      
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