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Phoenix Business Cards

A businesss card whose true identiy is revealed by fire.
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The business card you've been handed appears to be a standard paper business card. But then you see a tiny flame icon in the corner, and the adjacent fine print that says, "With Fire Comes Truth." You flick a Bic and touch the flame to the corner, and watch as the paper card burns away, revealing the embedded ultra-thin laser-etched metal card inside. It turns out "Bob Smith, Head of Acquisitions" is actually "Chip Blazingstone, CEO"!
awesomest, Apr 03 2014

Like this. https://www.youtube...watch?v=T1IWWLtYU2Y
The world's most unforgettable (and potentially dangerous) business card. [doctorremulac3, Apr 03 2014]


       [+] flames.
8th of 7, Apr 03 2014

       very cool [+]
xandram, Apr 03 2014

       [+] Just remember to hold it on the asbestos corner.
skoomphemph, Apr 03 2014

       Nice. [+]   

       May I suggest a flash paper version where you rub the flame emblem on card with a coin to trigger the card's self ignition? Possibly even one where you tear the corner off like pulling the pin on a grenade?
doctorremulac3, Apr 03 2014

       [doctorremulac3] FANTASTIC!
awesomest, Apr 03 2014

       I would buy these. [+]   

       Suggestion: Etch the corners of the metal card with Mr. Blazingstone's personal emblem (or company logo), then when the metal heats up, the holder of the card will literally get branded.
the porpoise, Apr 03 2014

       Quite awesome-ish
blissmiss, Apr 03 2014

       //Contact ignition so you just hand the card to somebody.//   

       "Please allow me to introduce myself..."   


       "Oh wow! Ok Mr...uh... Luis.. Syphere... go ahead and have a seat, the President will be out to see you in a minute."
doctorremulac3, Apr 03 2014

       Identifies the person responsible for the wallet fires.
rcarty, Apr 03 2014

       Time delay ... as you hand over the card, peel off a tiny sticker, allowing air into the delay train ... victim puts card in pocket or wallet ... couple of minutes later, watch the fun ...
8th of 7, Apr 03 2014

       You know, there's a milder version of this that could be really cool.   

       You hand the white, blank business card to the person, squeeze the detonator and it sets off a burning line of pyro material that spells out the message on the card, like a burning fuse.   

       It would be your name, message and company info animated in fire with the added benefit that they'd read along as each word spelled itself out. You'd obviously have to hold it for them to read since people tend to drop objects that burst into flames. When it goes out you hand them the card with your info neatly burned into it for later reference. I can't think of a business other than perhaps retirement homes or babysitting services that wouldn't benefit from this impression leaving business card.   

       Let me see if I can find an example.
doctorremulac3, Apr 03 2014

       Exactly what I would have expected from anyone working on the IMF Team.
jurist, Apr 04 2014

       Am I allowed to switch allegiance from those Nanny-Staters who favour asbestos corners, to the side in favor of branding the recipient surreptitiously? I'm now convinced that it would be for the best of all concerned if the card provided valuable small 3rd degree burns for a good cause.
skoomphemph, Apr 04 2014

       [++] Maybe even a scented version with choices like "Napalm, Rosemary, Mequite, Peppermint, etc"
sophocles, Apr 04 2014

       // Napalm //   

       <Obligatory Colonel Kilgore 'Napalm' quote>
8th of 7, Apr 04 2014


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