Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Lab Rat Trading Cards

For the Collector in Us All
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Lab rats are interesting. Especially the ones with extraordinary attributes such as super-strength, transparent skin and auto-luminescence.

But unless we follow all the medical journals or watch the Discovery Channel 24 hours a day, we only hear about an occasional media-grabber like the one with the prosthetic human ear implant on his back.

I would like to see a company produce high-quality trading cards featuring these marvels of science, both work-a-day heroes and impact players alike.

The Military, Jun 19 2001

GURPS Bunnies & Burrows http://www.sjgames....urps/books/Bunnies/
Useful for lab rat role-playing games. [Aristotle, Jun 19 2001, last modified Oct 05 2004]

Rat with Ear in it's back http://www.bioteach...etics/Mouse&Ear.jpg
Strangely, found in the Superball Collectors! idea in this category. + [DesertFox, Mar 01 2005]


       I suppose that this way you would get a reasonable distribution of rare and common cards. However would such a card count as a publication for academic accreditation purposes? If so people could carry a pack of their own work as part of their CV and so they can play Ratémon with their peers.
Aristotle, Jun 19 2001

       Did you know that living in cages is linked to Cancer in Laboratory Rats? Kind of skews every single test ever done, doesn't it? I've got an Algernon up for grabs in Near Mint Condition except for one corner on the card, which has chew marks. If anybody has Flowers, lets talk.
thumbwax, Jun 19 2001

       Why stop at lab rats? I for one would be honored to have my own Henretta Lacks growing on the mantel.
tenhand, Jun 19 2001

       Is that a holographic Algernon, thumbwax? When lab rats take over the Earth, perhaps they will show the shivering remnants of humankind mercy if we all have these card collections.
Dog Ed, Jun 20 2001

       [thumbwax] I'd be happy to trade you a Flowers for Algernon. Anyone have a Mickey for a Minnie?
phoenix, Jun 20 2001

       Out of idle curiosity, are the bulk of my annotations pearls before swine and/or was this one just really special?
A bottle of 'Brand' beer from Holland will suffice. I have looked everywhere for this beer, which I used to get a case of monthly - and share - many many moons ago.
thumbwax, Jun 20 2001

       No flowers my old waxy chum, but I've got all the members of the Rats of Nimh, and a mouse with an ear int he middle of it's back. I'm sure we can come to some arrangement...
goff, Jun 20 2001

       <dryly>Very funny. Haha.</dryly>
DesertFox, Mar 01 2005


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