jutta

Favorite quotes:

"And then you can flap your arms and fly to the moon."
-- bristolz, annotating an electric eel generator.

"That sentence should be shot and left to die at the side of the road as an example to others."
-- waugsqueke, about the intro to "Corrective Goggles."

"The next time Im out curling, I could easily bake this by acting like a complete idiot."
-- rcarty, annotating "Full Contact Curling".

"... after all, there's only so much you can do with a door before it turns into a window, a porticulus, or a drawbridge."
-- ye_river_xiv, about the creative process.

"Heavier toe nails are capable of ricocheting around the cabin, and could easily puncture the flimsy fabric of a modern aircraft."
-- xenzag, explaining FAA standards

"still single huh?"
-- Stork, on phlish's idea for selling bottled female saliva as a lubricant

"this is the HB, where you lovingly craft a tiny little nugget of (what you believe to be) original thought, and offer it up for annotation like a master chef throwing an hors dourve into a sackful of hyenas."
-- lostdog, explaining how this place works.

"How do you reinforce steel? (Apart from, of course, repeating to it 'You're steel. Yes, you are')"
-- AbsintheWithoutLeave, commenting on a Padded Room made out of reinforced steel.

"What is it? Feels like a fish stuffed in a sock. Tastes like a dream!"
-- daseva, about the famous Dark Burger.

"I'm looking for a solution which is unlikely to eat my gerbil."
-- Fishrat, worried about his lonely pet.

"Ah, that was a spelling error - should've been 'hamstered'. It's the stage before 'ratified'"
-- Ian Tindale, on being hampered by intelligence.

" This is the halfbakery, not crap bland sarcasm all over the kitchen floor--akery. FYI, just a thought."
--daseva, on a particularly bad attempt at humor.

"In a modern accelerator, the effective temperature is in the billions of degrees. You're not going to get that in a kettle."
--ldischler, on how to boil water

"The seismologists use the term "liquifaction". A mechanical engineer might say "pulverized", while a layman with a good blender might opt for "purée"."
--lurch, on the mechanics of j paul's "OrGy Room"

"It does seem like an odd phrase - I've never looked at a storm and thought "Oh, 8 out of ten for stormyness on that one.""
--zen_tom, on "Perfect Storm"

[Aug 09 1999, last modified Oct 20 2018]

1929 (+14, -7)
alpha channel focus indicator (+7, -1)
aluminum can protocol (+11, -4)
astronomer's clock (+6, -3)
asymmetric driving directions (+18, -1)
auto-recharging laptop (+11, -3)
automatic trombone suitcase handle (+6)
backdrops (+6, -5)
barefoot climbing (+59, -3)
beeping badge (+4)
broken link emporium (+14, -2)
broomcycle (+4, -3)
C exception handling macros (+7, -4)
cell phone blimp (+17, -2)
cheerleading spell-o-rama (+43, -1)
chopstick dishwasher basket (+9, -1)
chumby skin (+1, -1)
combination key blank / bottle opener (+2, -1)
computerized lock (+15, -3)
cradle bed (+8, -2)
Crime Scene Realty (+4, -1)
custom crayon color labels (+12, -1)
custom soles (+6, -1)
deja vu home (+57, -7)
desktop videophone (+4, -1)
directional bedding (+21, -1)
disconnectivity greeting cards (+28, -2)
Dude Startup (+10, -4)
electric pillbox (+5, -1)
everyone's a critic (+18, -5)
expired patent agency (+23, -2)
fake fraud as incentive (+20, -7)
feed me LED (+8, -3)
first person dictaphone (+4, -1)
first person multiple (+11, -5)
fish-tea (+13, -6)
font morphing (+4, -1)
food sensitivity test kit (+11)
freeze torch (+13, -1)
frequency translator (+15, -1)
future email address (+6, -1)
Futurists: BetaLaunch (+2)
high-end whiteboards (+10, -2)
homeless CEO calendar (+4, -4)
Hot Spare, Inc. (+19, -6)
How many fingers am I holding up? (+16, -2)
HP 11C Bathroom Scale (+17, -2)
Human Personal E-Mail Organizer (+6, -1)
I left it *here* (+43, -2)
IEEE 802.11 detector keychain (+21, -1)
Include parking time or expenses in driving directions (+3, -2)
insider trading virus (+12, -5)
insomnimac (+5, -5)
Insult Sumo (+24, -3)
job matchmaking (+12, -1)
laundry balls (+3, -2)
light-sensing display (+7, -1)
low-end speech recognition (+9, -4)
mail-a-car.com (+14, -2)
mailbox-XL (+20, -2)
massage mattress (+13, -2)
meta-browser (+5, -1)
mile attorney (+4, -3)
multilingual friends network (+10, -2)
my first URL (+20, -3)
nerd gym (+26, -2)
no12pass (+26, -1)
nose cam (+6, -2)
optical grep (+40, -2)
P.I.Box (+10, -2)
paint world (+5, -3)
Painting Product Placement (+7, -5)
Pay-for-Read Weekly (+2, -2)
personalized postcards (+6, -1)
pop thesaurus (+4, -1)
posing (+20, -4)
Prank Tape (+46, -1)
proportional honking (+21, -2)
quote nesting depth haze (+3, -1)
rainbow cars (+39, -3)
real-time forest voting (+20, -2)
Reality Guide (+7, -2)
restaurant payment protocol (+7, -3)
Retinal Lantern (+3, -1)
sandwich scrubbing sponge (+8, -1)
sealed hand luggage box (+10, -4)
search engine killfile (+3, -1)
See-through Griddle (+19)
see-through tripod legs (+4)
self-curling futon (+5, -2)
smart tree (+10, -2)
sound-seeking swivel base (+10, -2)
specific (+2, -2)
speed maps (+5, -2)
spillage people (+17)
spongiform ice (+6, -1)
sputnik tree ornament (+18, -1)
sushi furniture (+11, -5)
temporal photo compositing (+21)
thanks! (+48)
thugxi (+23, -3)
tilt-sensing video glasses (+2, -1)
time travel radio (+15, -1)
trading cards with magnetic strips (+6, -1)
transcripTV (+7, -1)
Turing test using only 0 and 1 (+19, -5)
turn-alone (+6, -3)
turn maps (+6, -1)
two-way drones (+5, -1)
UK: better uses for public data (+1, -2)
US History Channel Casting Call (0)
US: Vision Research Ideas (0)
valvo (+9, -1)
vanity postage stamps (+10, -2)
velcro wedding (+22, -4)
virtual CD changer man (+6, -1)
virtual cemetery flowers (+15, -1)
Virtual Living Room (+8, -4)
vote histogram (+21, -2)
waiting party line (+22, -1)
web harvester black hole list (+47, -2)
what-if chess (+26, -2)
wintermute virus (+15, -3)
wishlist-jacking (+16, -2)
YHOO 1999 (+5, -1)
Zombie Toothpaste (+30, -4)

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