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Make your life more intricate and challenging by ordering and assembling one of our Rube Cubes, including all the necessary parts and one easy-to-follow drawing. Imagine your sense of satisfaction when the contraption you put together, correctly shoes an ass in ten successive steps, or brushes your teeth
in a complicated, ingenious way, before you awake.
All the apparatus needed to construct your chosen contrivance are delivered to your door. For example, the Falling-Asleep-TV-Turn-Off-Gizmo, illustrated below, has a tired cat, an abandoned bike, a red brick, a goose down pillow, two feet of string and other items included in the box.
To receive your do-it-yourself doohickey quickly, just follow the following steps: 1. Insert the check in an envelope using a rubber band and a mousetrap 2. Wet the envelope flap using a dripping faucet and ten drinking straws 3. Fold it into a paper airplane
[FarmerJohn, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
An ad for a Honda car
Also very ACME. [Jinbish, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
||I love the jug ascending up to the cat's tail.
||Michelangelo Buonarroti never had this many masterpieces. Nor did da Vinci.
||Your diagrams never cease to amaze me. Beautifully done.
*art student alert*
The Honda commericial is a direct ripoff of an artist video, done by Fishli & Weiss, titled "the way things go". If you ever get a the chance, watch it. It's quite long, but amazing. Actually it's what I thought of when reading FarmerJohn's idea in the first place, making things way more complex than needed.