Product: Pump
Stay-on-your-Foot Pump   (+3, -2)  [vote for, against]
An actual, plausible [theleopard] innovation. No bees.

When pumping up inflatables, like beds or GT Sports Car Ball Pits, the foot pump slides all over the place. Put a clamp on it. Now it stays on your foot. With a really long cord you could walk to the kitchen to fetch another bottle of wine as you inflate the bed for your girlfriend's cousin.

That's what I wanted anyway.
-- theleopard, Jun 06 2008

Look out bellow http://www.patentst...6519873/claims.html
And last night I saw a thirties era clip with said devices, as part of an advert. Will try and find that... [4whom, Jun 10 2008]

foot bellows http://www.patentst...6519873/claims.html
it is baked [xenzag, Jun 10 2008]

Foot bellows Chair http://blog.makezin...u_go_air_chair.html
takes a while to load but worth the wait [xenzag, Jun 10 2008]

You mean, a foot pump attached to your foot? Instead of to the thing you are pumping up?
-- neelandan, Jun 06 2008

No, it's even more boring than that. It's a foot pump with straps on it so that it doesn't slip around when you're pumping.

I actually want to kill myself for writing this.

I'm going to give it a [-] for being so horribly drab and instigating thoughts of suicide, and go back to putting bees in things.
-- theleopard, Jun 06 2008

Maybe it could pump bees into the bed for a magic fingers mod on air mattresses?
-- MisterQED, Jun 06 2008

Maybe a pneumatic banjo that strums whilst pumping to sooth the nerves?
-- AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jun 06 2008

Indeed. I'm surprised no one's brought up the banjo appendage on the Anthropophone.

It's a strange website when having a practical idea makes you want to shoot yourself.
-- theleopard, Jun 06 2008

You don't have to shoot yourself. You really don't. If you look outside, you'll see a queue of patient HalfBakers, all with loaded firearms. Many are carrying empty beehives, others are applying sting remedies, and all of them are in a bad mood.

By the way, this is a good idea, but why not make "foot pump slippers" or similar ? As you walk around, you pressurise an air tank on your back.
-- 8th of 7, Jun 06 2008

//It's a strange website when having a practical idea makes you want to shoot yourself.//

Not only that, but I'd bet my Great Aunt Adenine's AK47 that this is baked.
-- MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 06 2008

Why have a pump, eighth, when a source of compressed gases is nearer? (to the backpack)
-- neelandan, Jun 08 2008

I'm going to delete this, but would like to win that AK47. If you can find one [Maxwell], I'll eat my edible hat.
-- theleopard, Jun 10 2008

My eyes, my eyes! What ever you do, don't look at the google results for "strap-on+pump".
-- 4whom, Jun 10 2008

You got a bottle of wine for your girlfriend's cousin???

Good trade.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 10 2008

Meh, I like [4whom]'s link better.
-- theleopard, Jun 10 2008

And there I was, all worried if it was big enough or clever enough...
-- 4whom, Jun 10 2008

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