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Peacock Tails for Cars

I see you baby....
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Imagine, you're stopped at the traffic lights and you spot a potential mate nearby. With the push of a button your car's tail fans into a gloriously impressive show. More expensive models would give you the ability to shake your tail feather, too.

Also very useful for unnerving potential love rivals, speed demons and traffic wardens.

Admittedly, even when it's closed, your peacock tail might shave a couple of MPG's off your car's performance, but what a small price to pay for undoubtedly instant kudos.

Although it would be generally silly to fan your tail at high speed, I imagine it could be modified to make a very useful braking aid.

Fishrat, Sep 01 2006

whoomp, whoomp, whoomp! whale_20tail_20spoiler
[po, Sep 01 2006]

Peacock rear http://img.sportruc...rdaycruise06/19.jpg
A painted picture on the back of a classic car of a Peacock tail from behind. [BJS, Sep 05 2006]


       as long as there is a baboon version as well, it gets my vote +
xenzag, Sep 01 2006

       + I love feathers and my car would, too.
xandram, Sep 01 2006

       This is my favourite idea in the last few months. Nice one [Fishrat]! [+]
DocBrown, Sep 01 2006

       MFD - genetic engineering... ;)
DrCurry, Sep 01 2006

       John looked on in dissapointment as the girl he had just blown his feathers for climbed into the yellow lamborgini.   

       "these feathers better pay off soon, thats the third one this week" John muttered to himself as he began the process of repacking his peacock tail for the next attempt.
jhomrighaus, Sep 01 2006

       [BrauBeaton], Noisey, aren't they!
Zimmy, Sep 02 2006

       I went out on the pull and came back with all these peacocks...
wagster, Sep 02 2006

       I find this dangerously redundant with [po's] idea. Sorry. Tis much more asthetic, however.
blissmiss, Sep 02 2006

       excuse me? whoomp, whoomp...   

       mines masculine - ratty is effeminate   

       take your choice. see how many vote for this one?!   

       :P to fishrat.   

       oops, I did but I see the voting is neck and neck.   

       it will be goldfish tails and hampster's wheels very soon.
po, Sep 02 2006

       [Runforrestrun] would tip his hat for that allusion, [po].
jurist, Sep 03 2006

       Look's like it's a tale of two tails, po. Anyway, I display my plumage in your general direction.
Fishrat, Sep 03 2006

       whoomp, whoomp.
po, Sep 03 2006

       very true, I hadn't thought of that.
po, Sep 04 2006

       Much more direct in intention than simply driving around in a red convertible.
RayfordSteele, Sep 05 2006

       my preference would be the hedgehog version, at the push of a button dozens of spikes jut out of your car into unwary pedestrians
fuzz2050, Sep 17 2006

       It's like that song in the musical, Hair, about fine feathers and elegant plumage.
JackFLTrds, Jul 21 2007


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