101 Things I Wish some-one would invent...

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101 Things I Wish some-one would invent...

Post: #263185 MuddyWitch
Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:28 pm

Leaving aside the Star Trek style replicator & the Tomorrow People's jaunting belt (yep, I AM that old :lol: ) there are a couple of things I long for, I'm sure ISHers will come up with more.

1)A drawer for washing machines that is streamlined & EASY to clean WITHOUT ripping my hands to bits!

2)An electric ride on mower. If milk floats can be quiet why can't my local council's mowers if they must use the at stupid oclock in the morning?

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Post: #263189 Mustardseedmama
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:01 am

3) Sprinkler heads that work properly and last at least 5 years.
4) A kinder, gentler rooster.
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Post: #263198 the.fee.fairy
Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:39 am

5. A Teleporter to replace planes. I'm going home in a couple of days. I'm looking forward to being at home, but not the journey.

6. Proper mosquito repellent.

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Post: #263201 The Riff-Raff Element
Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:57 am

7. Televisions that have buttons on them rather than needing a remote control for operation;

8. 'phones which are somehow attached to the wall so that they cannot (like the *¤@€!!!! remotes) get lost down the back of cushions, hidden by the dog, etc, etc.

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Post: #263212 SparkiFlaim
Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:39 am

9. A Bable fish style ear piece, as I'm useless with languages.

10. A Chav silencer, wouldn't hurt them just make them temperately mute

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Post: #263242 MKG
Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:03 pm

You're being far too kind to chavs, Sparki.

11. A chav eliminator.
12. A popular TV programme - "Drown a chav TODAY!!!!".

That should do it.

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Post: #263244 Poochy Pie
Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:07 pm

13. A better shaped marmite jar so that i don't have to get frustrated trying to get the last bits out from under the neck!

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Post: #263249 wabbit955
Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:22 pm

ooo yes can do that with peanut butter jars to
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Post: #263262 boboff
Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:23 am

14. A connection of automated artificial intellegence which would allow global communication and profer advancements in research education and technology on a giant scale, rather than an internet dedicated to Adult Entertainment and people I met 25 years ago updating me on how rich, fit and happy they are.
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Post: #263276 Thomzo
Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:35 am

15. A way on converting 26 bags of hedge trimmings into fuel for my log fire.

16. A device to hold a wriggly cat while I try to get the tangles out of its fur.

17. A wall coating that is easy to apply, removable and doesn't crack.

18. A weather and cat proof cover for a convertible car.

19. A device to wake me up on the train 10 minutes before get to my stop.

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Post: #263291 greenorelse
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:31 am

20 A device to prevent vehicles coming within a couple of feet of cyclists and pedestrians.*

*Yes, I know the brain has already been invented. You know what I mean.
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Post: #263293 baldybloke
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:44 am

How about the following:

A perpetual motion machine.
An effective slug defense system.
An effective device to prevent cold callers, spam and other things I hadn't requested.
Has anyone seen the plot, I seem to have lost mine?

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Post: #263297 boboff
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:49 pm

greenorelse wrote:20 A device to prevent vehicles coming within a couple of feet of cyclists and pedestrians.*

*Yes, I know the brain has already been invented. You know what I mean.



You mean those Richard Heads who insist on wearing Lycra and riding two a breast chatting way on country lanes making it impossible to pass safely?
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Post: #263298 greenorelse
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:54 pm

Yes, them included.
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Post: #263300 MKG
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:47 pm

baldybloke wrote:How about the following:

A perpetual motion machine.
An effective slug defense system.
An effective device to prevent cold callers, spam and other things I hadn't requested.


Put your money on perpetual motion. It's by far the most likely.

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