Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Send messages along with a pizza.
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This is actually an idea I had years ago but just remembered when I was thinking about pizza.

Trying to reach a friend who didn't have a phone, I stopped at a Western Union office and priced sending a message ($10.00). Too pricy, I declined and hit upon this idea.

I called the local Pizza Parlor in my friend's town and ordered a hot cheese pizza to be delivered. "By the way," I asked, "Could you write on the box 'will not arrive until 10 pm. [name]"? Voila! Message sent in fifteen minutes with a hot cheese pizza thrown in extra.

I never did reimburse Richie for the pizza come to think of it.

(I want to change the name from 'Western Union Pizza'.)

phi_16, Dec 13 2002

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       so your friend pays for pizza and message on delivery? what if he is out? this makes a lot of sense at the end of a long day when I am coming down with the flu. actch chooo.
po, Dec 13 2002

       which episode, jutta?
po, Dec 13 2002

       The pizza trick jutta mentions is on page 165 of "How to Play with your Food" at least in the first edition. The book appears to be out of print.   

       I'm a huge Penn & Teller fan, have all their stuff. (WTAGIPBAN)
krelnik, Dec 13 2002

       What better way to say 'I love you' than with piping hot pizza? :) Croissant!
Corona688, Dec 13 2002

       At that time a whole pie, delivered, was $7.00.
phi_16, Dec 14 2002

       [krelnik]: All their stuff? How about "Penn and Teller Get Killed" on laserdisc? No? You want it? Maybe we can deal before I put it up for auction.
Guncrazy, Dec 14 2002

       This wouldn't work if the doughnut-shaped pizza were widely adopted. There'd be no point to the message.
egbert, Dec 15 2002

       Hmmmm, since I don't have the appropriate equipment to play it on, I think I'll pass, Gun.
krelnik, Dec 15 2002


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