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Greatest Products Ever Invented

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by swank60, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. swank60

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    Alright, let's see what you can come up with here. What are the greatest things ever invented? It doesn't have to be anything big, nothing important...just something you think is worth it's weight in gold, or think is just a supperior product.

    Here's my list:
    Crayons - what more needs to be said?
    wooden blocks for kids - either shapes or the ones with letters/numbers/pictures on them
    Nalgene bottles - nearly indestructable
    LED flashlights
    Those salt packs you get at fast food places with the two small "tubes" of salt. Pure genius.
    Digital Cameras - a weak start, but look where they're going...
    Apple iPod/MP3 files - I don't know how I ever got along without them.
     
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    The internal combustion engine. (Well, maybe that isn't so great)

    Shoe-goo.

    The Krups grilled cheese sandwich maker machine thing.

    Condoms.
     
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    disposable thumbs - or something like that. Without those thumbs I couldn't hold my, um, tools.
     
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    Let's see...

    Carpet
    The wheel (ever been hiking and realized you could have coasted all of this if you had a friggen wheel!)
    Motor/gear oil (let these gears smash against each other for hundreds of thousands of miles with no damage...brilliant!)
    The Thong (refer to cheerleader thread for examples)
    a/c
    hydraulic stuff (porta-power, jacks, etc)
     
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    Thermos - keeps hot things hot and cold things cold - how does it know?
     
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    Ahhh, the Sharpie. Hell yeah!

    Also, I'll see your Shoe-Goo and raise you a Super Glue.

    Also, post-it notes.
     
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    Those plastic tips on the end of shoe laces -- forgot what they're called
    Spinning reel -- for your fishing pole
    My ARB fridge
    toilet paper
    USB storage devices
    disposable diapers
    diaper wipes
    wooden pencil
    electric pencil sharpener
    chop sticks -- freakin' ingenious if you think about it.
     
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    Spam (the food)
    the can
    followed by the can opener

    and gotta agree with a poster up there, Cast Iron cookware is way up on the list
     
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    Air Conditioning. Without it, it would have been very hard to develop the other ones...

    Regards

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