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Toastable Popcorn

Jiffy pop for your toaster
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This would be like the kind of popcorn bag you put in your microwave, only with some sort of heat-conductive material attached to it, which you stick in the toaster slot and it pops the popcorn. See the picture for an example.
virus, May 11 2003

(?) Example http://kids.compass...reesel/poptoast.jpg
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       A toaster really can't accomodate enough popcorn to make this worthwhile, can it?
snarfyguy, May 11 2003
  

       Maybe if it worked like a hot air popper where the kernels leave the toaster and are caught in a hopper of some sore. This idea needs a popper hopper.
phoenix, May 11 2003
  

       I'm imagining that, once popped, you wouldn't be able to get the thing out of the toaster slot.
bristolz, May 11 2003
  

       You're assuming that popcorn is going to be in the slot. I think virus means for a thermally conductive area of the bag to be in the slot, with the rest sitting above. Nice idea.   

       My oath it is [DrCurry], why wouldn't it be?
RoboBust, May 11 2003
  

       That's not how I interpret the diagram but, if that is the case, I agree it's not a bad idea.
bristolz, May 11 2003
  

       Please test in a fire-proof environment, because you're gonna block the convection cooling of the toaster. It'll be fun to watch, though.   

       "Momma, Daddy's in the kitchen and he's burned the toaster."   

       "No Son, you mean 'Daddy's burned the toast.'"   

       "No Momma, Danny's burned the toaster and his clothes and he's rolling around the kitchen floor with his hair on fire."
FloridaManatee, May 12 2003
  

       Obligatory Call Ambulance, Repair Kitchen Post
thumbwax, May 12 2003
  

       yea RoboBust was right. pretty shitty diagram lol...
virus, May 12 2003
  

       ok i made the diagram a little more understandable
virus, May 13 2003
  

       Oops - I thought you wanted to toast popped popcorn, hence my doubtfulness.   

       Now I see you are popping the corn in the toaster. So permit me some different doubtfulness - how many people in this modern world have a toaster but not a microwave?
DrCurry, May 13 2003
  

       (raises hand)
snarfyguy, May 13 2003
  

       Definite croissant from me, versatility is the name of the game, use it in a toaster, under a grill, on the engine of your carbicle.
scubadooper, May 14 2003
  
      
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