hippo

[Mar 02 2000, last modified Jul 12 2021]

10.30pm New Year's Eve celebrations TV channel (+6, -5)
12V Fondue (+12, -3)
1970s House (+31, -7)
2001: The breakfast cereal (+30, -4)
2038 doomsday cult (+5, -4)
29th February to be a public holiday (+14, -3)
802.11 client location detector (+4)
A Post Office in the Airport (+12, -2)
Abstract Expressionism Anti-Graffiti Paint Gun (+11, -6)
Acoustic duvet edging (+4)
Acoustic weather station (+14, -1)
Add CGI peril to televised Olympic events (+26, -3)
Add 'product criticality' to online shopping (+6)
Adjustably coupled oscillation playground swing (+15, -1)
Adult theme park ride (+33, -2)
Advance fee fraud (419) reply-bot (+6, -1)
aerial photography on commercial flights (+12, -2)
air air guitar (+1)
Airport nailclipping service (+15, -1)
All Apple products should display the 'sad Mac' icon today (+11, -4)
Alternative History of the Internet (+17)
Ambient, dual-source (daylight & LED) kitchen lighting (+10, -1)
amphibious train (+5, -1)
Analogue LED clock (0)
Animatronic Subtitling Hands for the Deaf (+1)
Anti-biscuits (+11, -3)
App website (+1)
ASCII Art Font (+4)
Astronomically correct disco ball (+12)
Automatic Blow-Out Staircase of Excitement (+43, -2)
Autonomous vehicle regulations (+4, -1)
auxiliary shadow (+25, -1)
Avatar: The breakfast cereal (+14, -1)
Awareness Awareness Day (+4)
Baby mouse (+3, -2)
Back-seat driver auto-patronising device (+23, -1)
Backing singer karaoke (+3)
Backwards chess (+27, -1)
Bacon Lathe (+13, -3)
Baggage Carousel Rollercoaster (+4)
banks to initiate most scam communications (+3)
Base F1 championship on aggregate time (+4)
Batteries with power supply (+4)
Behaviour-based checkout allocation (+6, -1)
Benefit of hindsight news (+13)
Better condom packaging (+13, -1)
bidirectional intra-Halfbakery links (+7)
Biscuit hammer (+18)
Black hole-enriched beauty products (0)
Blind Copy Recipients Message Field (+15, -2)
Boiling fish tank (+13)
Book Trade Vending Machine (+37, -1)
Boulingerie (+3)
Brexit referendum referendum (+2, -2)
Brian Eno Theme Park (+4, -1)
Bubblewrap pasta (+20, -2)
Bus Meeting Room (+8, -1)
Butane-powered firewall for PC modders (0)
Buy the NFT of the NFT of this idea! (+4, -1)
camera-tripod threaded railings (+17)
Car exhaust inkjet printer for roads (+3, -1)
Car radiator grille blow-out (+3)
Car sat nav "tour guide" mode (+11)
Car Whiskers (+20, -5)
Carbon Steel Penny (+11, -2)
CAT5: The Musical! (+32)
Ceiling fan Zoetrope kit (+16)
Celebrity Browser History (+6, -1)
Cellphone radio telescope (+19)
Chain of high-street shops renting DVDs and selling cameras, CDs and records (+3, -1)
Channel changing transitions (+18)
Cheap public transport air-conditioning (+4)
Cheese sputtering gun (+13, -2)
Chess to music translator (+8)
Chickens with lasers (+11)
Choreographed Exhibition Football Matches (+6, -1)
Chutspa (+2)
Cinema with real gunfire (+7, -2)
Circular CCD chip for digital cameras (+7)
Clean web-based email (+3, -2)
Clock bed (+6, -1)
Clockwork lawnmower (+5, -1)
Cloud-based doorbell (+2)
Cloud Candyfloss (+8, -1)
Co-locate Olympic events (+2)
Combined brake lever and bell (+3)
Combined election/referendum (+2)
compass roses in the pavement at the exit to every tube station in London (+20, -1)
competitive pyrosailing (+13)
Complimentary Medicine (+1, -1)
Computer train set (+12)
Configurable mute button (+1)
Conspiracy theory theme park (+30)
container design law (+9, -2)
Continuous Pizza Oven (+34, -1)
continuous simulated ski slope (+5)
Coolmax® bedding (+3)
Cooperative laser-pointer behaviour (+6, -1)
Copper Core Cutlery (+2)
Corporate restaurant blagging guide (+7)
Corridor etiquette (+3)
Crack-o-crunch-do (+2, -2)
Crack of Doom Shredder (0)
“Cradle to Gravy™” infant formula (+15, -1)
Cranial resistivity headphone activation (+7)
Crashable toy cars (+2, -1)
Crashed cars by the side of the road (+7, -6)
create "president unelect" post (+8)
Credit card with transaction history (0)
Credit card zero interest period arbitrage service (+1)
Crowd-sourced vending machine (+15)
Cumulative word Scrabble (+1)
CZ-5B target practice (+2)
DAB to FM radio converter (+4, -1)
Dam spillway surfing (+1)
Dangerous Lift of Death (+20, -10)
Danish pastry grip points (+8)
DC low-power output from high-power devices (+13)
Deliver it on Saturday (+17, -1)
diagrammatic pasta shapes (+8)
dice chiral pairs (+8, -1)
Digital camera with interchangeable sensor (+3)
digital piano (+5)
Disco Ball Clock (+2)
Disguise chess (+4)
distributed olympics (+2)
DNA sense (0)
Dress like a tourist day (+7, -1)
Dual-format CD/vinyl single (+5)
'Easter Eggs' for cars (+4, -1)
easy reading Geneva Convention for children (+12)
Edible toy car (+12, -1)
Eerily prescient fortune cookies (+17, -1)
Electromagnet Mattress (+41, -2)
Electronic music for electric cars (+8)
Elementology (+12, -1)
Emergency Tsars in All Schools (+2)
emoji typefaces (0)
Empathy subtitles (+1)
“Encore!” at the theatre (+4)
encourage handwashing (+4)
Endless climbing wall (+10, -3)
Entrenched argument open-mindedness award ceremony (+9, -3)
Environmentally friendly books (+17)
Escalator strobe lighting (+11, -1)
Estimation Skills (+26)
Etymology markup for word processors (+72)
Etymology Scrabble (+7, -1)
Everybody was annotating (+8)
Everyone should have dual nationality (+1, -1)
Excroissibur (+7)
Exponential birthday intervals (+5, -4)
Exposure encoding in photographs (+5, -1)
Extend consumer protection law to cover implausible but untestable claims (+1, -1)
Extra fire alarm (+2)
Extra hour in bed for people born in the winter (+23, -3)
F1 Submarine racing (+6)
Facebook levels of friendship (+4, -3)
Failed online world alumni societies (+3, -1)
Fake Conference Bag (+66)
Fast motorbike school (+9, -1)
Fibonacci birthdays (+11)
File System -> HTTP/HTML presentation engine (-1)
Film Noir Home (+161, -30)
Film previews which match the rating of the film you're watching (+22, -4)
Fine wine aerosol spray (+10)
Firsts on the internet (+3)
Flaming bin (0)
Flintlock derailleur (+16)
Flocking barstools (+6)
Floral tribute virtualisation protocol (+3)
Fluorescent Sushi (+12, -5)
Formula 1 racing, with big magnets (+4, -5)
Formula One - Team Lego (+11, -3)
Fortune Cookie Fireworks (+9, -1)
Fractional teabags (+4)
Free-format documents (+3)
funeral mystery service (+12)
Geology Breakfast Cereal (+12)
Georgi Markov vaccination service (+12, -1)
Giant grabby arm (+18)
Giant hamster wheel drag racing (+7, -3)
Giant space-borne disco ball at twilight (+3)
Gillette Toaster (+6)
Glasses-mounted laser pointers (+8)
go-slower stripes (+35, -1)
gobstopper codebreakers (+14, -2)
God of the Formicarium (+22)
Google Street View Wayback Machine (+35)
Government preparations for the collapse of London Bridge (+4)
GPS-enabled iPod with location-dependent track selection (+10)
Greyscale digital camera (+4)
Gulf War Money Counter (+1)
Hair Animator (+5)
Halfbakery Hosting Inc. (+5)
hand dryer phone charger (+8)
Hand exerciser toothbrush (0)
handy knurler (+3)
Happy Birthday (+62)
haptic feedback for card readers (+4)
Hat PDA (0)
Heat exchanger tea mug (+2)
Heatsink cuisine recipe book (+9, -1)
Hermit Lottery (+4)
High-friction pyjamas (+18, -3)
High-volume secure offsite backup via the sewage network (+18)
Hippo's Silent Dodgy Chimes (+47, -1)
hitching rides on empty car transporters (+7, -1)
Home-use mini CAT scanner (+1)
Homeopathic Management Consultants (+2)
Homunculi World! (+6, -1)
Honest Ponzi Scheme (+4, -5)
Hospital bed foot controls (+3)
Hot Nuts (+8, -3)
House Agitator (+11, -2)
How to remember names (+3, -3)
Icicle art guttering (+4)
Iconic News Encoding (+7, -1)
Illuminated car door-handles (+15)
impressive explosion (+8)
improved annoying beeping noise (+3)
In-car real-time traffic camera feed (+2)
Incorporate RFID storage in medical devices (0)
Indeterminately segmented TV drama series (+7)
Indexes for novels (+13, -2)
Indiana Jones: The breakfast cereal (+15, -1)
Inflatable mould Shotcrete adobe house (+27, -1)
Inflatable streamlining for trucks (+8, -1)
Inflatable Vacuum Cleaner (+8)
Ingeniously aspirated cool suit (+25, -2)
Inner-ear mini-actuators for VR verisimilitudeness (+9)
Instant replay (+15, -1)
Integer Fiscal Unit Beverage Quantification (+1)
Inter-car communication (+9, -1)
Interest Cockneys (+4)
Interview sabotage clock (+3)
Invasive government (+6, -10)
iPod weak 802.11 broadcast protocol (+3, -1)
iPodometer (+7)
ironically carbon-neutral supertanker (+7, -2)
Irregular fastener spacing (0)
ISO standard for crisp packet colour to flavour mapping (+7)
iTunes-based music recommendation system (+4, -1)
Jaws: The breakfast cereal (+19)
Jilted lover ring recycling (+7)
Joint Parade Logical Operator Convention (+10)
Junk mail tracking website (+1)
"Just wait a bit" button (+12, -3)
Key with lock status indicator (+27)
keyhole-shaped scars from keyhole surgery (+7)
Kinegram signage (+17)
Kinetic energy limit (+12, -3)
Kinetic mp3 player (+6)
Kitchen equipment with weight markings (+16)
Knitting Camp (+15, -1)
Kraftwerk mobile phone ring (+25, -2)
l'chapeau du mort (+10, -1)
À la recherche du temps perdu lint trap (+7)
Lake advertising (+3, -3)
laser jousting (+2)
Latent etiolation messages (+36)
Lawnmower shredder (+24)
LCD bar (+8, -2)
LCD Desk (+9, -1)
LCD room lighting (+8)
leap tall buildings in a single bound (+3)
learn English as learnt by someone learning it as a second language app (+7)
least recently used cubicle indicator (+15, -4)
LED Bead Curtain (+27, -1)
Lego wheels with anti-stud tread (+13)
Lifesize head mobile phone (+8)
Lift/elevator 'freefall' button (+48, -2)
Lift (elevator) toggle buttons (+25)
lightweight fake child-seat and child for bicycles (+4)
Live house (+5, -2)
Live in the sky (+8)
Live slow-motion action replay (+1)
London Marathon Bicycle Race (+1)
London water flavouring (+2)
loo roll - air brake/ odour mitigation fan (0)
Loud car stereo simulator (+9, -2)
Ludicrously expensive online store (+18, -2)
Macabriotic food (+4, -3)
MacBook Air Thinness Indicator (+12, -8)
'magic slate' blazer (+6, -1)
Magical latent image fruit knife (+21)
Magnetic coupling drive turntable (+2)
Mandatory Business Model Disclosure (+14)
Mandatory justification of over-used metaphors (+9, -2)
Mandatory town name road layout (+5, -1)
marine life double glazing (+7, -1)
Marriage as IPO (+1, -7)
Massive Apocalypse Insurance (+7, -1)
Mechanical "Cover Flow" thing for CDs (+5)
melancholic Japanese maple tree clock (+7)
Merry Christmas (+66, -11)
Metaphor Actualisation Agency (+9, -1)
Microscopic Lego (+6)
Microwave TV (0)
Mighty combo garden tool (+2)
Mirrored contact lenses (+20)
“Mission:Impossible” movie tie-in microwave (+9)
Moon landing hoax hoax (+3, -1)
More accurate Print Preview (+16, -2)
mountweazel dictionary (+10)
Move daylight saving changeover time to Friday afternoon (+18)
Moveable windows (+6)
Mr Mad Men (+5)
much more expensive tinfoil hat (+4)
Mug tea strength markings (+28, -1)
museum museum (+5)
"Musical chairs" tax system (+3, -3)
"My ears are alight" (+1)
MyC'étaitUnRendezvous (+4, -2)
naming convention constrained folders (+12)
Napkin sleeves (+10)
Narcissistic video camera wireless protocol (+2)
National Volunteer Steam Railway (+10)
Natural Mouse (+11)
Nature lift (+10)
Nervous passenger fake brake-pedal seatbelt tensioner (+59)
nested scam (+2)
Net Weight Home (+2)
New Olympics running event (+4, -1)
New symbol to communicate the strength of encryption (+6, -2)
'No packaging' shopping (+2)
Noise-cancelling headphones for the blind (+4)
Non-vertical cursor movement in italicised text (+12, -4)
"Now Benzene free!" stickers (+11)
Nude Bubble Gym of Death (+50, -11)
Nude Olympics - Athens 2004 (+23, -2)
Office bed (0)
Office chair seatbelt (+22, -2)
Olympic ball-throwing (+5)
Olympic Egg and Spoon Race (+5, -3)
Online grocery shopping abstraction layer (+11, -1)
Online reputation management (+3)
Online Telephone Menu Navigation Guides (+2)
online tug-of-war (+10, -1)
Open-plan office distributed sensitivity-adaptive disturbance alerting system (+18, -1)
Open-source political manifesto (+2, -1)
Operator Papier-Mâchè Modelling Shredder (+31)
organ transplant supply/demand equaliser (+4)
Oriental Construction Equipment (+22, -3)
Packaging to show logos of brand owner (+6)
Parachute-enabled Fireworks (+6, -1)
Passenger jet with hot air balloon (+2, -4)
Pedant signs (+23, -3)
Penicillin Spray (+1)
Peoplewatching magazine (+3, -1)
Personalised constellations (+13, -1)
Petting slaughterhouse (+10, -1)
Petulant Satnav (+7, -1)
Phosphorescent pyjamas (+8)
pier-to-pier communications (+2, -1)
Pinhole contacts (+11)
Pirate PIN (+15, -12)
Planning application by life-size model (-3)
Plastic gargoyles (+14)
Play all sports in the dark (+10)
Playmobil Slaughterhouse (+19, -3)
Plimsoll line text (+5)
Pond Skater exoskeleton (+12, -1)
Ponytail resonance/ walking cadence correlation warning (+11, -2)
Popstar franchise (+14, -2)
Pornographic breakfast cereal (+36, -6)
Positive points when you get stopped by the police (+1)
Powered skating (+9, -1)
PreTTY Woman (+5, -1)
Privacy-enhancing mobile Facebook app (+1)
Process interrupt level based on mouse dynamics (+11)
Profanity tracker (+11)
Professional football team selection (+5)
pseudo-autonomous cars (+1)
Public transport announcements to be given in the form of haiku (+10, -1)
Public transport logic gates (+1)
RAID x relay race (+3)
Random base for trading (+3)
Random conference call as an alternative to daytime television (+5)
Random Olympics (+16)
Range of cleat-compatible foot accessories (+5)
Real 100m freestyle swimming (+6)
Real Corridor across the States (+27, -6)
rear-facing Van der Graaff generator for cars (+3)
Recycling slot machine (+7)
Red laser rear fog lights (+1)
Reduce the Oyster "Uncompleted Journey" penalty fare by 1p (+8)
Regenerative stairs (+6, -2)
Relative weather forecast (+6, -1)
Relativistic time-dilation wristwatch display (+39, -2)
Remembrance hoardings (+4)
Remote control lightweight limb saw (+5, -1)
Remote control, powered wine bottle screw-top (+5)
Rename 'Die Hard' sequels to be consistent with Mohs scale of hardness (+16)
Rename taxis and ambulances (+6)
Restfully meandering hotel breakfast toaster (+9)
Retractable rear-of-car carpet (+14, -1)
Retro Cell Phone (+23)
Retro spam (+3, -4)
retro web fad Halfbakery (+5, -1)
retroreflective aeroplane coating (+4)
Retroreflective pinstripes (+50)
Reverse RFID tag (+18, -2)
Revolving clock bed (+2)
RFID enabled tourist guide identifier (+2, -1)
Richard Scarry Theme Park (+2)
Risk-taking estate agents (of God) (+1)
River control (0)
'Road marking' carpet tiles (+4)
Robot Car Poster Printer (+2)
Rodent-based shredder (+23)
Roller Racking Capsule Hotel (+3)
Romantic Hovering Soufflé Restaurant (+16, -3)
Rotary dial PIN-entry ATM keypad (+1)
Rotating housing (+2)
Rotisserie bed (+1)
Round Trip Train Ride Hotel (+13)
RPG language course with speech recognition & generation (+29)
rule regarding the perceived entropy of pictorial representations of phones (+5)
Run-out groove noise simulating CD player (+4, -1)
runway cameras (+9)
'Russian Doll' Easter Egg (+17)
Russian Roulette Advent Calendar (+13, -1)
Russian Roulette Christmas Cracker (+3, -1)
Sacrificial Jumper (+26)
Safe Drug (+6)
Samurai Slaughterhouse (+3, -3)
Scattergun resume generator (0)
Scented bubblewrap (+9)
Schrödinger's Toilet Seat (+56, -4)
Scrolling roadside illumination (+2)
Self-referential toys (+11)
Semi-submersible Ferris wheel (+65, -1)
Shredder/Kettle (+5)
Sieve of Eratosthenes sieve (+10)
Silent Film mode for DVD players (+16, -1)
Sim Sim You (+5)
Sims-esque iconic thought-bubble Film Noir (+5, -2)
Sims-Facebook interface (+9)
Singing carriage (+7)
single-user social network (+20, -3)
Six foot pillow (+1)
Skate icing (+3)
Skippyng™ (+5)
Slightly charred books (+8)
slightly curved Lego baseplates (+4)
Slow-motion graveside rain fan (+7)
small piece of paper with 3 4-digit numbers written on it (+65, -1)
Snowglobe-enabled double glazing (0)
Social kissing informational messages (+4, -1)
Solar Barbeque (+1)
Solo synchronised Olympic events (+8)
Sound effects as performance art (+8, -3)
Special chime for 12:34.56 7/8/9 (+19)
spherical board games (+3)
spork pie (+1, -1)
Sports Tie (+3, -2)
SQRT(2) Lego (+8)
Square date birthday celebration (+1)
Stable door auto-closer (+7)
Standard email list unsubscription protocol (+3)
Starwatching glasses (+7)
Stats Mug (+16)
Status Bar (+4, -3)
Stealth EU membership via Gibraltar (+3)
Steam-powered pencil sharpener (+22, -2)
Stonehenge Weetabix kit (+9)
Stout Cheerios (+20, -2)
Stunt Gym (+6)
Subversive use of Julian calendar (+2)
Sue Ben & Jerry's (+2)
Summer 2019 Halfbakery 20th Birthday London Drinks (+5)
Sushi vending machine (+3, -1)
Swap populations of Scotland and Northern Ireland (+3)
Take containers of liquids through airport security (+8)
"Tape head cleaner" mp3 (0)
Teabag centrifuge (+6)
Teach left-handed children to write right-to-left (+8, -2)
Teflon-coated car (+5, -2)
Television screensaver (+9, -2)
Temporary nail tattoos (0)
Tethered mini-glider for cars (+10)
Tetrahedral bricks (+8, -5)
Tetris/Breakout combo two-player game (+1)
Text->Voice Copy and Paste (+1)
The Assassin (+12, -2)
"The Birds" Anemometer (+5)
The Chiral Cafe (+4, -2)
The Fashion Police (+4, -1)
The Hintman (+2)
The Isadora Duncan Memorial Silk Scarf (+3, -1)
The Matrix: The Breakfast Cereal (+1, -1)
"The Office" brand office supplies (0)
The Order of the False Beard and Moustache (+8, -1)
The Restaurant of Urine-Altering Cuisine (+10, -3)
The Sims™: Pandemic (+3)
The six-wheeled car (0)
The Sky-Writing Weather Report (+5, -1)
The thing [Ian Tindale] is reminded of (+3)
The Vector-Rendered Cartoon Channel (+3)
The Weather Channel (+5, -2)
'Thin client' laptop (+4, -2)
"Things that go bump in the night" visualiser (+27, -1)
Thunderbolt jacket (+15)
Tie pool (+9)
Tiny additional screen (+7)
Toast Text Messaging (+4)
Toiletron (+12, -2)
tokens for email filtering (+3)
Tooth Comb (+9)
Total chess (+7)
Tour de France Google Streetview (+10)
Tour de France virtual horizontalness indicator (+28)
Tourist attraction repair mitigation service (+6)
traffic agents (+10, -1)
Train Kindergarten (+1)
Trapezoidal bit of cardboard (+4)
Treehouse Town (+8)
Troll the French (+13, -1)
Turkey puzzle (+3)
Tutankhamun's tomb: The breakfast cereal (+14, -1)
TV Documentary on the ancient Booby-Trapping Civilisations (+26, -3)
Two security cameras (+8, -1)
Uber Hearse (+5)
Ultimate Tourist Photo (0)
Uncover London's rivers (+8)
Underground airport (+18, -4)
underground roller-coaster (+2)
Unemployed Interior Decorator Gangs (+8)
Unwanted present returns trading (+4, -2)
Upgradeable digital camera (+3)
Uphill bowling (+19)
Urban Ski-lift Mass-Transit (+10)
USB bell-ringing minature steeple (+13)
USB CCD (+5)
USB Coffee Mug (+1)
Use cookies to make websites look better (+7)
Use SI prefixes for money (+3)
Vacuum cleaner tube with integral brush (+2)
Variable density font (0)
Variable filter double glazing (+7)
Variable length children's DVDs (+20)
Vector-rendered laser projection clock (+2)
Vegetarian Black Pudding (+15, -18)
Velodrome jousting (+5)
Very Hungry Caterpillar II: Hungry for Revenge (+25)
Very slightly improved mobile phone ringtone (+8)
Viewer-attention-level sensitive television volume control (+7)
Virtual mobile phones (+13)
Visible sound (+9, -1)
VoucherBank (+3, -1)
vvikipedia.com (+8, -1)
Waste heat ballooning (+3)
Water duvet (+12)
Webcam on the Moon (+52, -3)
'well thumbed' word processor document (+6, -3)
Werewolf lunar mitigation courier company (+6)
Whacky Bluetooth Cooperation Protocol (-3)
What's that radio station? (+4)
"Why the hell is my hard drive being accessed?" (+25, -1)
Wi-fi Weather Station (0)
Wii DIY (+11, -2)
Wii Physiotherapy (+14)
Wii Reckless Danger (+12, -2)
Wii Tai Chi (+10)
Wikipaedia-esque aspirational news website (+7, -1)
World Wooden Spoon (+9, -2)
worm train (+27, -8)
Yahoo! Instant Messager Virtual Pub (+7, -1)
Year 2500: Internet Stock Market Bubble Reenactment Society (+8, -2)
Your life: Deleted Scenes and Extras (+12, -1)
YouTube to instruction manual converter (+8)
Zambonis for all (+5, -1)
Zen copier (+27, -1)
Zen laundry (+7)
Zen Selfie (+7)
Zen watch (+9)
Zeno's Diet (+5)

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