Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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hjwrongfellow [austria] yahoo [dorothy] co [dorothy] uk

What does Ooolongftangftangbank stand for, anyway?

I strongly suspect I'm not the only halfbaker in Cambridge (UK) so if anyone would like to meet up for a pint, drop me an email.

Blatant self-promotion: We can all say stupid things at times. But have you ever heard someone say something so overwhelmingly, mind-numbingly, face-palmingly stupid that you felt the urge to share it with the whole world? If you have, let us know: http://www.whoinventedfoxes.com/

Some extra notes on some of my ideas:

Random Moth Dispensers for Cash Machines: The first idea I posted, which rapidly shot up to the coveted 2.5 croissant status, putting the lie to any claims that it's impossible for a newbie to post a well received idea.

Personalised Cat: Admittedly a bit trollish, but it was mainly an attempt to post a GM related idea that wasn't ridiculously handwavey and wasn't obviously utter nonsense, at least as far as my amateurish knowledge of the subject goes. Since [MaxwellBuchanan] didn't tell me that I was talking crap, I assume it must have at least some chance of working in practice, though I'm not sure I'd like to see anyone actually try it.

Hajjmanay, Squolf, Vibrella, Shoulder Mounted Periscope: All originally invented in the pub. It'd be interesting to know what proportion of bakery ideas were originally invented in the pub. I imagine it's a sizeable percentage.

Ultimate Bass: I'm of the slightly controversial opinion that there is no lower limit to human sonic frequency perception, given a signal of sufficient amplitude. At the extreme, DC is a steady breeze. (I suppose strictly, given sufficient amplitude, there's no upper limit either, but I don't think this would make for a particularly enjoyable performance.)

[Aug 05 2007, last modified Nov 12 2011]

(+5) Amphibious Bicycle
(+2) Anti-Mosquito Trouser Spacers
(+15)(+15) Automatically Rotating Fire Seat
(+2) Barfly Metagenomics
(+6) Cambridge Meetup
(+5) Civet Tiger Coffee
 Coconut Oil Wall Insulation
(+3, -1) Curly Sparklers
(+7) Dishwasher Feng Shui
(+3, -1) Electret Pool
 Emergency Aircraft Amalgamator
(+5) Eyeballs on Stalks
(+10, -1)(+10, -1) Feline Flash Mob
(+2) Fishes and Chip
(+2) Flea Powered Spacecraft
(+8, -1) Gas-Tuned Trumpet
(+3) Gold Code Velcro
(+15, -3)(+15, -3) Hajjmanay
(+9, -2) Kensington Handcuff
 Kiln Printer
(+8, -1) Laser Guided Champagne Corks
(+5) Level Crossing for Salmon
(+1) Magic Lottery Ticket
 Markov Chain Sentience Test
(+3) Metal Detecting Pudding Spoon
(+6) No two snowflakes are alike
 Personal Open Loop Air Conditioner
 Personalised Cat
(+10, -1)(+10, -1) Pet Poltergeist
(+55, -1)(+55, -1)(+55, -1) Random Moth Dispensers for Cash Machines
(+11, -4) Robotic Scanning Burqa Light
(+2) Satanic Gideons
(+3, -1) Segway Security System
(-1) Selective Deleteability
(+1) Self-Winding Power Station
(+8)(+8) Shoulder Mounted Periscope
(+8)(+8) Smartie Coinstar
(-4) Standardised Teaspoon Sizes
(+3) Ultimate Bass
(+1) Variable Yield Round
(+8)(+8) Vibrella
(+13, -1)(+13, -1) Weeble Suit for the Elderly
(+4) Whispering Gallery Housing
(+3, -2) Wingtip Transponder

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