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The 10 Worst Inventions of the Century
notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 03 21 09 | Notoriously Conservative

Posted on 03/22/2009 2:49:49 PM PDT by Notoriously Conservative

1. The Detachable Dog Sack. Enjoy a drive with man's best friend, but hate the hair he leaves behind? Then the detachable dog sack is for you. Now your pet can ride outside the car in a pouch attached with rubber-padded hooks to the open window of your vehicle. Because, let's face it, who needs safety when you have a sack? Click here for more. Not to mention the added benefit of deflecting blows from other people's car doors in busy parking lots.

2. The Cat Wig. It's pretty difficult to decorate a cat, but with a kitty wig, it's easy! Click here for more. When your neighbors just won't believe your crazy, there's always Cat Wigs!

3. iPhone Fingers. Ranging from small to extra large, one Austrian company offers only the best in latex digital protection to keep your iPhone smudge-free. Click here for more. Stings when you pee? Well say goodbye to those awful I-Phone STD's!

4. The Pedal-Powered Wheelchair. For those who can't stand ... but can still pedal. Click here for more. Faster Grandpa, Faster!

5. The Inflatable Dartboard. Completely collapsible, the inflatable dartboard could — amazingly — be stuffed into a space the size of a small cup. Great for use in tight spaces and for those looking for a quick, single-player, single-hit game. There's no need to worry, though — it comes complete with a "puncture repair kit" in case anything should go wrong. Click here for more. Ah, a 3! Blow up another one, I can do better.

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TOPICS: History; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: century; inventions; topten; worst

1 posted on 03/22/2009 2:49:49 PM PDT by Notoriously Conservative
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To: Notoriously Conservative

—I nominate the cell phone—


2 posted on 03/22/2009 2:53:45 PM PDT by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the MSM tells you about firearms or explosives--NRA Benefactor)
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To: Notoriously Conservative

gangsta rap didn’t make the list?


3 posted on 03/22/2009 2:57:03 PM PDT by Sylvester McMonkey McBean (Looking for the reset button.)
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To: Notoriously Conservative

Infomercials.


4 posted on 03/22/2009 2:59:00 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: Notoriously Conservative
The Detachable Dog Sack.

Didn't Romney use this for a 12 hour drive to Canada once?

btw I pick up my new puppy Joyce in 2 weeks when she will be 8 weeks old...

Isn't she Greeeaaat?!

5 posted on 03/22/2009 2:59:07 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (I sold my TV to an idiot.)
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To: Sylvester McMonkey McBean

The teleprompter. Without it, Obama would not have been president.


6 posted on 03/22/2009 2:59:44 PM PDT by packman
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To: Sylvester McMonkey McBean

Was it invented, or did it evolve?


7 posted on 03/22/2009 3:00:01 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Notoriously Conservative

The Cue Cat.


8 posted on 03/22/2009 3:00:38 PM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

>Isn’t she Greeeaaat?!

She has spots...


9 posted on 03/22/2009 3:00:52 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Notoriously Conservative

Socialism...


10 posted on 03/22/2009 3:12:54 PM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Notoriously Conservative

Birth control pill


11 posted on 03/22/2009 3:15:52 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: rellimpank

I second that!


12 posted on 03/22/2009 3:17:02 PM PDT by Bryanw92
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To: Notoriously Conservative
Teleprompter Pictures, Images and Photos

Teleprompter...

13 posted on 03/22/2009 3:18:25 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: OneWingedShark

You’re right. Gangsta rap’s more of an evolution. Late 70’s to early 80’s rap was pretty tame i.e. Sugar Hill Gang, Grand Master Flash, Run DMC, FatBoys, etc. Then mid-to-late 80’s started getting grittier with the arrival of groups like Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy, Erik B and Rakim, NWA, et al.

Seems the increase of violence and deviant behavior glorified in rap music has some correlation to the length of time that the cities from which it hails, remain under Democratic control.

Who’d a thunk it?


14 posted on 03/22/2009 3:19:20 PM PDT by Sylvester McMonkey McBean (Looking for the reset button.)
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To: EGPWS

15 posted on 03/22/2009 3:20:44 PM PDT by maggief
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To: dfwgator
The Cue Cat.

I still have a few of those, one I actually use semiregularly. I use a video and CD database that will use it to get the UPC code to fill out all the fields so I don't have to type. It was a lot cheaper than a real bar code scanner.

Now the idea of giving millions of them for free to try to get people to go through CueCat's website to advertise to them was pretty dumb. Doubly so was expecting that hackers wouldn't figure out the weak encryption on it to turn it into a general purpose bar code scanner.

Of the stupid inventions listed here I could use the iPod finger to convert from fat finger to fine tip. I would rather have a stylus, but the stylus I've seen for capacitative screens costs $15 compared to a pressure stylus for a Palm computer at 3 for $8.

16 posted on 03/22/2009 3:21:20 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Obama: removing the speed limit on the Road to Serfdom)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

If you’ve named her Joyce, she’s already spoiled. What breed is she?


17 posted on 03/22/2009 3:22:37 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: maggief

So is it ShamWow, the guy selling them, his rather obnoxious headset, or all three?!


18 posted on 03/22/2009 3:23:14 PM PDT by bushwon (Wonder if our founding fathers would even recognize the USA?!)
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To: maggief
Somebody sees a sham....Wow!
19 posted on 03/22/2009 3:23:23 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: bushwon
So is it ShamWow, the guy selling them, his rather obnoxious headset, or all three?!

Glass eyes.

20 posted on 03/22/2009 3:24:27 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: maggief
I'll second that.


21 posted on 03/22/2009 3:25:51 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (FOBO)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Socialism was invented in the 19th century, though I’d agree you can’t get much worse than it as far as inventions go.


22 posted on 03/22/2009 3:26:12 PM PDT by arderkrag (Liberty Walking (www.geocities.com/arderkrag))
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To: Snickering Hound
Teleprompter...

They are fine and always have been as long as they aren't abused by the likes of TOTUS.

23 posted on 03/22/2009 3:31:39 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Say what?


24 posted on 03/22/2009 3:35:09 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: bushwon

It’s a trifecta!


25 posted on 03/22/2009 3:36:12 PM PDT by maggief
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To: SuzyQue
Ten worst inventions of the century.

I added birth control pill.

26 posted on 03/22/2009 3:37:25 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Notoriously Conservative

how about that waterless wasing machine? Segways (or was that just over-hyped?)


27 posted on 03/22/2009 4:17:38 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Notoriously Conservative

Pretty much everything in the in-flight catalog.


28 posted on 03/22/2009 4:18:19 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (Mason, a longtime family friend, knew his wife from her birth as a boy.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Yes, but why?


29 posted on 03/22/2009 4:22:40 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: rellimpank
—I nominate the cell phone—

I second that.

30 posted on 03/22/2009 4:23:39 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Mesh Condoms


31 posted on 03/22/2009 4:43:46 PM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: SuzyQue

Do I really have to explain why the bc pill is a bad invention?


32 posted on 03/22/2009 6:50:33 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: maggief

I work with a guy who looks like him.


33 posted on 03/22/2009 7:46:28 PM PDT by packrat35 (You could make a fortune as a politician if you have the moral standards of a convicted pedophile)
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To: arderkrag
Socialism was invented in the 19th century, though I’d agree you can’t get much worse than it as far as inventions go.

Actually Socialism was invented long before the 19th Century. Read the Mayflower Compact, written circa 1620. Socialism at its finest, although it wasn't called "Socialism".

Funny thing, though it didn't work in 1620, nor in the 19th Century, nor will it now. The folks who continue to push this failure insist that it hasn't worked simply because "the right people haven't been in charge". I'd like to see exactly *who* would be "the right people", as then we would have definite proof of a sentient race other than our own...

the infowarrior

34 posted on 03/23/2009 2:03:32 AM PDT by infowarrior
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Yes, you really need to explain why you feel that the pill has been a bad invention.


35 posted on 03/23/2009 3:52:15 AM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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