Fashion: Shoes: Water
Shoe in a Bottle   (+32, -5)  [vote for, against]
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Sold as a single shoe in a 1 litre bottle, or a pair of shoes in a 2 litre bottle.

People will shit trying to figure out "why?" anyone would do this.
-- reensure, Jun 08 2005

(?) The Answer to the Carami...<thud> http://www3.ns.symp...-edward/cadbury.htm
<Move along, nothing to see here.> [zen_tom, Jun 09 2005]

(??) How'd They Do That? http://www.breweria...ottlewoodenshoe.jpg
And the shoes are wood! [k_sra, Jun 09 2005]

(??) Pear in a Bottle http://www.clearcre...om/Pearinbottle.htm
I'd always wanted to know, thanks Pa`ve! [zen_tom, Jun 10 2005]

Oh, my, god. The new laxative! Anorexics and old people will love it! BUN
-- daseva, Jun 08 2005


or not
-- dentworth, Jun 08 2005


yeah, true. BONE
-- daseva, Jun 08 2005


+
-- po, Jun 08 2005


Yeah, I think I'm with [po] on this one. BUN
-- daseva, Jun 08 2005


It's already starting to work its magic on [pa've].
-- Machiavelli, Jun 08 2005


[Pa've], dude, are you shitting yet?
-- daseva, Jun 08 2005


//How do you tie the laces? //
Knitting needles, patience and a very steady hand. It could be a new 'executive toy'.
-- gnomethang, Jun 08 2005


New Reenshoes, guaranteed to stay dry in any weather.
-- Worldgineer, Jun 08 2005


Is there any liquid in the bottle? Pickled sneakers?
-- jaksplat, Jun 09 2005


It's like the Caramilk secret.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 09 2005


..pssst!....What's the Caramilk secret?

Do the shoes have some kind of rigging-like structure that can be erected by the pull of a string?
-- zen_tom, Jun 09 2005


I can't tell you. Their spys are everywhere.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 09 2005


WTF!?
<clenches; shuffles off to loo>
-- Jinbish, Jun 09 2005


It's certainly a really interesting way of selling footwear. Certainly would be a nice promotional tool for a new brand.
-- kuupuuluu, Jun 09 2005


Trainers commercial:

"In case of emergency, break glass."
-- zen_tom, Jun 09 2005


<Cheeks puff out ... eyes widen and redden ... nostrils flare ... spokesperson peeps at bottleneck> "Hey! Is that sole?"
-- reensure, Jun 10 2005


No, I'd be trying to figure out how anyone would do this. Tell me how and I'll take away this fishbone.
-- baconbrain, Jun 11 2005


[baconbrain] - Plastic bottle: use memoryform plastic, heat plastic bottle until elastic, open up neck, insert shoe, cool bottle. Glass bottle: remove base of bottle while glass is still hot and pliable, cool bottle while leaving base heated, insert shoe, press bottle to hot base and fuse.
-- wagster, Jun 11 2005


Using those fancy manipulator arms for keyhole surgery, a good cobbler could make a shoe inside a bottle. S/He'd just need some training on how to use the arms.
-- Adze, Jun 11 2005


Annoyingly, after reading the "There was an old lady" starting I was so convinced it would be a limerick that I read it three times thoroughly trying to figure out how "thought" could rhyme with "head".
-- hidden truths, Jun 11 2005


Well, I wrote one while in school (creative writing class)

There was a young penguin in drag, Who swore he was not a real fag; "But ice cubes are kinky, And dresses are slinky, And girl penguins just make me gag".

Back to the shoes: Does the cobbler get a wee cobbling stand in the bottle?

Oh, and a liter bottle would have a size 43 shoe, but a quart bottle would have a 10-1/2.
-- moPuddin, Jun 12 2005


While walking on beach a man finds a shoe in a glass bottle on the tideline. Seeing a message in the shoe he breaks open the bottle to read: "Ha!, now no one will believe you found a shoe in a bottle" (+)
-- MrDaliLlama, Jun 12 2005


... and that, class, concludes today's lesson on how to write a parable.
-- reensure, Jun 13 2005


+ I just added the extra bun to bring this over the top. Bottled shoes, gloves and undies...
-- xandram, Nov 05 2015


Cloth shoes such as sneakers would be easier to get into a bottle and maybe out. It could be a new way to market sneakers and recycle old bottles.
-- travbm, Nov 05 2015


"If I could have shoes in a bottle..." - Jim Croce
-- smendler, Nov 06 2015



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