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Jumper trampolines

..but with cameras.
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Below some of the major jumping points (tall bank buildings; Brooklyn Bridge, Beachy Head etc), install camouflaged trampolines of a resilience appropriate to the height of the fall.

Using a light-beam, trigger an automatic camera to take snapshots of the jumper on the way down and then on the way back up. Said snapshots are printed and dispensed, free of charge.

I humbly submit that the rapid succession of emotions which such an arrangement would produce is likely to deter a significant proportion of suicides from trying again.

MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 07 2010

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       Yes i like [+]. Bit like a roller coaster.   

       Incidentally, sorry i didn't spot the depression category before. I probably thought it was so unlikely to be there that i'd never find it.
nineteenthly, Mar 07 2010

       Well, if it's beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, paint it watery. If it's beneath a bank building, paint it sidewalky.   

       I think what we're talking here is an advanced trampoline d'oieul.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 07 2010

8th of 7, Mar 07 2010

       You'll need some way of identifying Extreme Sports Enthusiasts - you know, the kind of people who think bungee-jumping is fun. With these people, the trampoline will be whisked away at the last possible moment, thus improving the aggregate quality of humanity's gene pool.
hippo, Mar 07 2010

       I was hoping for a trampoline that somehow simulated the premise of the movie "Jumper" sigh..
daseva, Mar 07 2010

       There was a movie about pullovers??
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 07 2010

FlyingToaster, Mar 07 2010

       [+] purely for the "trampoline d'oieul" line.
gisho, Mar 09 2010


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