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Time Release Bottle Top

Allows you set yourself a limit when drinking at home
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At the time, opening the 3rd bottle of wine seemed logical.

Only when you woke up the next morning did you realise the error of your ways.

If only you had set the timer on each of your bottles.

Available in packs of 3, these handy gadgets are fitted over the tops on wine bottles, and enable you to set a "release" time. Before this time, the bottle is useless.

jtp, Nov 04 2006

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       If you could set the damn time why could you not "unset" or unlock the bottle top. Since you must know I send you a bone.
Chefboyrbored, Nov 04 2006
  

       Because there is no "unset" feature. Similar to a bank vault. Thanks for admitting to the bone though.
jtp, Nov 04 2006
  

       What about us boxed-wine connoisseurs?
craigts, Nov 06 2006
  

       [craigts] Sounds like a bit of an oxymoron, but I don't see why "boxed-wine connoisseurs" couldn't be catered for. The design would just have to be adapted for the tap.
jtp, Nov 06 2006
  

       I'd always envisioned some system where the liquor cabinet wouldn't unlock until you'd burned enough calories on your treadmill, and then the breathalyzer locks it again at some point.
normzone, Nov 06 2006
  

       Not my pepemintsh shnanpss, you donsht, you don'tsh. You sons of a bitch.
NotTheSharpestSpoon, Nov 07 2006
  

       //If you could set the damn time why could you not "unset" or unlock the bottle top. //   

       Presumably we could design a mechanism complex enough to defeat a person who had just got throgh those first two bottles - it would be a 'drunk-proof' lid, a bit like a child-proof one, ... but different.   

       Then again, maybe that feature would make the timer irrelevant.
pertinax, Nov 07 2006
  

       Hang on, better idea; invite some of us over, and we'll tell you when you've had enough. And we'll help you with the third bottle.
pertinax, Nov 07 2006
  

       At first I thought about boning it but then I had to bun this because its truely "half-baked". This would work only until someone got drunk enough to decide that no doggone bottle top is going to tell them when they can and can't drink. The flaw in this is similar to the scenario where the alcoholic says, "Hey Jim- Don't let me have more than 2 beers regardless of what I tell you." And then a little while later (after the 2 beers) he says, "Hey Jim, remember when I said don't let me have more than 2 beers?"
Jscotty, Nov 07 2006
  

       //Because there is no "unset" feature. Similar to a bank vault. Thanks for admitting to the bone though.//   

       Well I admitted to the bone becaue I was angry with the fact that you are trying to put my whisky under (timed) lock. One problem would be the integrity of the locked bottle. If it came down to it I could clean break a whisky bottle.
Chefboyrbored, Nov 07 2006
  
      
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