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Rabbit Hypnosis Time

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Some persons are quite satisfied with monotonous work - they do it almost automatically and without thinking. Other persons are irritated by monotonous work - they try to find variations in the ever recurring cycle of movements and in this way cause accidents.

In such cases, accidents occur, because some persons find they are too intellectual for this type of work and not because they are 'playing with the machine'.

The challenge of hypnotising a rabbit is a welcome distraction from montonous work and can help reduce factory accidents and relieve stress in an office environment. A clean and well maintained hutch, properly staffed for the checking-in and checking-out of the rabbits is essential - and can be easily installed in a quiet corner or separate room of the factory or office.

'Rabbit Hypnosis Time', is usually a short break of around 5-10 minutes, once or twice during a full working shift or as you feel is appropriate for the stress load of your workers.

Using a security swipe card a rabbit is 'loaned' from the hutch area and taken to the Hypnosis Room which should be as quiet and soothing a place as your budget allows. The individual rabbit is gently placed on a basonet type table and hypnosis begins with a soft stroking of the belly and rubbing of the nose. Some rabbits mesmerise differently, and complete instructions are provided during our informational seminar.

Once the rabbit is 'under', the worker may feel satisfied that they have 'achieved' something positive and may stay in the Hypnosis Room stroking the cute bunnies until their time is up and can then return to their work feeling refreshed and revitalised.

benfrost, Feb 02 2005

The Strange Hypnosis of Nemue http://www.youtube....watch?v=YCtweBGVWCE
Personally I think Nemue is just playing dead. [wagster, May 26 2008]


       This idea is kind of creepy and I'm not sure why.
contracts, Feb 02 2005

       The company ran out of real rabbits, so I got this stuffed one. I think he likes me...
robinism, Feb 02 2005

       Tell me more about the rabbits, George.
jaksplat, Feb 02 2005

       Rent a puppy. With really long ears.
bristolz, Feb 02 2005

       I'm worried that some people will transfer the skills they develop on the rabbits to their co-workers.
Detly, Feb 02 2005

       Contracts, have to agree there.
david_scothern, Feb 02 2005

       as long as their bellies are rubbed, and only in the proper area
benfrost, Feb 02 2005

       the problem lies with *cute*. they should be psychotic at the very least.
po, Feb 02 2005

       Sometimes I wonder what the term 'satisfaction' means in relation to work - one experiences completing tasks, either for themselves or the greater good of the business/company they are working for and that equates to contributing.   

       If you were payed to hypnotise rabbits continuously in a designated room for 6 hours a day, would you experience 'satisfaction' just as much.
benfrost, Feb 02 2005

       Looking past the value of mesmerising rabbits as a valid contribution to society - it could easily provide you with the same level of 'satisfaction'. Problem solving in its framework is about being ascribed a certain task and being able to achieve that task to the best of one's abilities - whilst in the process learning from experience to master your 'profession', and overcoming obstacles and problems by thinking on your feet that arise during the process.   

       If for example said rabbit was an eastern rhodesian white (commonly known to resist most ferverently the generic belly rub and nose tickle), the challenge of using your skills, background, personality, attitude and foolish optimism, to tame such a renowned animal would be tested to your limits - a type of 'heroism' that is positive, interactive, loving and about the intuition between two living things.   

       This of course makes little sense, but thatshould never get in the way of progress.
benfrost, Feb 02 2005

       whose economy? I'm losing the plot here...
po, Feb 02 2005

       all the money's in carrots
benfrost, Feb 02 2005

       oh that's ok then.
po, Feb 02 2005

       I'm just surprised that Canary Wharf has poseworthy areas.
hippo, Feb 02 2005

       Does the rabbit come with a bubble-blowing puddle that did not originate from its bladder?
FarmerJohn, Feb 02 2005

       Rabbit hypnotists are sure to generate less anger and irritability than the 'feed and water' group.
reensure, Feb 02 2005

       Would the bunnies in this context would be of the pl@yboy variety?
sophocles, Feb 02 2005

       Some folks who work at home have something similar. Rock your infant to sleep every 2-3 hours. It can become quite exhausting after a few weeks, but that's mostly because you have to do it all night too.
sophocles, Feb 02 2005

       Workplaces should have pets. As long as they have either A:one person who takes care of them and doesn't mind it or B:a fair rotating schedule of caretakers. Everybody can agree on how cute puppies and kitties and bunnies are, and that opens the door to a lot of employee bonding, stress relief, etc. I'm being cornily earnest, I know, but it's true.
Wisconsin, Feb 03 2005

       There's a chain of hi-fi stores in the UK called 'Richer Sounds' that encourages employees to bring their pets in to work with them (though not all at once).
wagster, Feb 03 2005

       "warren" - [LT_Frank], you are too funny. [benfrost], I want one of these in my workplace.
neilp, Jan 05 2007

       I get little money, no benefits, no fun, and no respect. But at least they let me stroke the bunny whenever I have the urge...
Voice, May 26 2008

       A wild mustang would yield far more interesting results.
normzone, May 26 2008

       I’ve seen these bunnies. They are vicious nasty dangerous creatures with pointy teeth. They killed Sir Wayne, but Sir Lance bravely ran away. I have my Holy Hand grenade and the liturgical counting instructions. They will not take me alive!
Ozone, May 26 2008

       [+] for weirdness
sninctown, May 26 2008

       //stroke the bunny// is that a euphamism, ozone?
lostdog, May 26 2008

       what's that smell... are you cooking something in your cubicle, Johnson ?
FlyingToaster, May 26 2008

       It is possible to similarly hypnotise chickens, and pigeons.
8th of 7, May 26 2008


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