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Tumbleweed Turbine

the banality engine
 
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A misdelivered joke is commonly known to manifest a tumblweed that spins at a slow yet constant rate. Take a series of these Tumbleweeds and cover their outside perimeters in electromagnets. From here an engine can easily be designed to power your vehicle.

Enter the car and tell a joke into the dashboard microphone, that is badly delivered - leaving out important parts that relate to the punchline, and the Tumbleweeds will begin to turn . .

benfrost, Feb 16 2005

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       I wouldn't get anywhere. My jokes are too good. Do you have a car that runs on rim-shots?
robinism, Feb 16 2005
  

       I think I heard the engine crank...
robinism, Feb 16 2005
  

       We badly need a category for tumbleweeds.[+]
Blumster, Feb 16 2005
  
      
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