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1mks  (Level: 213.8 - Posts: 5908)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 9:47 AM


Much fun and laughs.

Btsyshsbnd  (Level: 73.3 - Posts: 61)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 10:48 AM

leaf blowers. loud and useless. grab a rake and get some exercise, I've never seen anyone use a blower that couldn't stand to lose a few pounds. I do however like the newest variation, the leaf vacuum/mulcher.

Kaufman  (Level: 260.8 - Posts: 3936)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 12:09 PM

Fun puzzle. But I have two of one of the things listed in the puzzle. And I didn't have to buy them. Details after 8PM.

Alvandy  (Level: 233.3 - Posts: 7605)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 1:40 PM

I own one from my set too.

Some interesting concepts indeed.
There is a National Inventors Hall of Fame by the way.
LisaP should consider an application.

Salzypat  (Level: 158.4 - Posts: 5356)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 2:09 PM

Fun puzzle. Don't know what the other five puzzles were, but I sure don't own any of the five I got!

Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 2:36 PM

Thanks Al.. unfortunately (or fortunately?) they're not my ideas lol.. these are inventions that are already patented. I couldn't believe it when I saw them.. had to do a puzzle on them. I'll post the link when the puzzle is done so that you can all see the diagrams as well.. they are hilarious!

Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:19 PM

Ok.. here are all 10.. and the link to the website at the bottom.. you have to go for the diagrams! lol

Phrase 1: the flatulence deodorizer is a like a diaper for the seat of your pants
Clue 1: “No embarrassing moments!”

Phrase 2: device for recognition of collision with a pedestrian helps you keep score
Clue 2: “I hit one again!”

Phrase 3: animal ear protectors keeps your long eared dogs food free while eating
Clue 3: “Spot stays clean”

Phrase 4: how many will die on a jet powered surf board
Clue 4: “Hanging 10 at 50 mph”

Phrase 5: system for magnetically attaching templeless eyewear requires glued magnets
Clue 5: “I can do without ears”

Phrase 6: method of exercising a cat is a laser pointer that intermittently turns off
Clue : “Soxy be fat no more”

Phrase 7: pulling and pushing is an actual patented method of swinging on a swing
Clue 7: “Kids owe royalties!”

Phrase 8: apparatus for simulating a high five is a mechanical arm for lonely people
Clue 8: “Alone for the Big Game”

Phrase 9: user operated amusement apparatus for kicking the users buttocks
Clue 9: “Just for kicks?”

Phrase 10: the animal toy is actually a wooden stick
Clue 10: “Go fetch, Rover!”

Garrybl  (Level: 284.1 - Posts: 6676)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:29 PM

Note: I prefer your version of phrase one to the version that actually appeared.
Good puzzle!!


Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:33 PM

Thanks.. I didn't get Phrase 1.. how did it show? The only change I was made aware of was the word "intermittently" was changed to "sometimes" as it was longer than 13 characters

Kaufman  (Level: 260.8 - Posts: 3936)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:43 PM

As promised, I have two devices that perform the Phrase 2 task. They're called eyes.


Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:51 PM

lol Ken... I'm glad to hear that was what you were talking about! .. mind you, I'm sure a cursory glance at my lawn, I could probably find a stick or two for rover but, would I owe anyone money for throwing it?? lmao

1mks  (Level: 213.8 - Posts: 5908)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:53 PM

I could have sworn that my puzzle said "sheet" instead of diaper.

Crazy4games  (Level: 123.0 - Posts: 1019)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 8:58 PM

For phrase 1, mine said 'sweet in'.
Enjoyed your puzzle, Lisa! Thanks

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2853)
Sun, 30th Nov '08 9:05 PM

I thought mine said it was "sweet for the seat of your pants"

Ken....hate to tell you this.............
Your eyes can see if you hit someone
but you need an abacus to keep count !!!!

I think Patents run out after about 50 years (swings)
Tradmarks and Copyrights also expire at
some point....and then it's in the public domain.

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