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Painful Printer

For all those crazy night-thriving sado-masochists who need to shape up during the day when at work in the office.
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A very simple idea: a printer that screams in pain whenever you print a document.
Pocketassreturn, Jun 16 2004

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       "Punish people who do x" where x = live a life more interesting and exciting than your own.
calum, Jun 16 2004

       I don't understand how this idea is punishing anyone [calum]... motivating them perhaps?
Lacus Trasumenus, Jun 16 2004

       I thought this was going to be like the machine in the Franz Kafka short story that inscribed a miscreant's crime into their flesh. But this would be an elective version for the BDSM crowd.
oneoffdave, Jun 16 2004

       Where "punish" = subject people who do x to hangover-rattling playback of screams.
calum, Jun 16 2004

       my juke box printer could be loaded with screaming mp3s. therefore baked.
etherman, Jun 16 2004

       // Where "punish" = subject people who do x to hangover-rattling playback of screams //   

       Yeah... but I guess I read "sado-masochists" literally, suggesting their reaction to screams of pain wouldn't be negative. Moving on...
Lacus Trasumenus, Jun 16 2004

       I used to work in an office with a printer that did this. Thankfully I managed to get it upgraded to a new one after screaming in pain myself long enough. If you really want your printer to do this, try pouring some sand in it.
DrCurry, Jun 16 2004

       Printers that make any type of noise do not seem to be popular.   

       Anyway, I'm all for locking PAR in a room together with a bunch of them screaming printers all printing away all day long. Some of that sound might even penetrate up the nether portion of his alimentary canal and reach his ears.
neelandan, Jun 18 2004

       It's jammed full.
Lacus Trasumenus, Jun 18 2004

       when i got carmageddon i used some of it's .wav files as windows noise. this allows me to confidently say that this printer would get annoying very quickly.
stilgar, Jul 09 2004

       I can't even fathom what you're trying to accomplish with this.
Tabbyclaw, Jul 18 2004


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