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Swiss-army Phone

My phone has more features than yours.
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OK. You've seen the clever caller-id, phone number log, and even messaging. What about adding to your phone really useful stuff like:

can/bottle opener; lighter (for starting fires; scissors; emergency flares.

I mean, think how cool you would look opening a bottle of Heiniken with your little wireless phone?

pathetic, Sep 01 2001

Victorinox http://www.victorin.../produkte/index.htm
[marc1919]'s link [phoenix, Sep 01 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

(?) The Onion http://www.theonion...nion3903/index.html
...gets there at last. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004]


       I was just about to type this one in myself - but I was beaten to the punch. All cell phone cases are made of plastic - the same kind of plastic that the handles of Swiss Army Knives are made from. Therefore - I propose make aftermarket cell phone batteries that has a Swiss Card with a pen, scissors, knife, flashlight (torch), toothpick and tweezers built in.([see link --jutta]) A bottle cap opener could easily be implemented with a metal insert on one end. Even a version that clipped to the back of a cell phone would do very well.
marc1919, Oct 18 2001

       Nail file and screwdrivers. Awl and saw would be nice, too, in case the rescue team can't get to you right away. Yep, yep, yep. This stuff would sell for the same reason SUVs sell.   

       Cell phones should also float and have magnets on the back so you can stick them on the fridge.
phoenix, Oct 18 2001

       Good idea. Don't forget the thing for getting stones out of horses hooves.
stupop, Oct 18 2001

       ...fishing line (attach to antenna) and hook...
phoenix, Oct 18 2001

       you can buy modified covers for many nokia phones. they sell some pretty special ones in a grungy indoor market near me. some have little torches shining out the top, and i saw a scary one that has a retractable stanley knife blade that retracts into the gap between the cover and the battery. who buys these things?
sambwiches, Jan 28 2003

       Me, for one.
8th of 7, Jan 29 2003

       freak. i'd rather spend my money on more worthy products, such as a george foreman grill or that weird vacuum hose hair-cutting thing. you know, sensible stuff.
sambwiches, Jan 29 2003

       I like sharp things.
8th of 7, Jan 29 2003

       I'll just nick your phone, then I'll stab you with it. Cheers.
gardnose, Jul 04 2003

       Had the same idea just today, but low and behold, it's already been HAD before.   

       I would like tooth picks and a scissors in mine.
macncheesy, May 10 2004


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