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Self-Preserving Tie

Slick Silk Flick Tricks
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A small, powerful compressor, mounted inside the knot on your tie, with a camera and an array of tiny nozzles, cunningly disguised within the pattern.

When a drip of egg volk or soy sauce begins its descent toward your tie, the camera picks it up and sets off the compressor, which fires a jet of high pressure air through the nozzles, to force it harmlessly away.

If there are a number of such ties being worn at the table then it may be possible to use them to play a game similar to "one bounce" with peas or grains of rice.

UnaBubba, Jan 22 2013

Might help. Floattie
Might not. [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jan 24 2013]


       these annotations seem to be getting shorter
Brian the Painter, Jan 23 2013

UnaBubba, Jan 23 2013

       self preserving tie I' m a big fan of this concept in any format +
vfrackis, Jan 23 2013

       They're never the same after drycleaning. <insert sad face icon here>
UnaBubba, Jan 24 2013

       material science will solve this within a few weeks of the last tie being worn
theircompetitor, Jan 24 2013

       Good luck with that. They've become rather entrenched.
UnaBubba, Jan 24 2013

       //egg volk//   

       Egg Reich...
Wrongfellow, Jan 24 2013


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