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Posted by The Famous Druid (Member # 1769) on February 12, 2010, 18:31:
I was just walking back from the shops with the druidlings, when a car sailed right through a red light, missing the 3 of us by about a metre.
The driver, or course, was too busy talking on his mobile phone to bother looking out for red lights or pedestrians.
This is not the first time it's happened.
So, here's my idea for a geeky project...
It's basically a box with a mobile phone receiver, a directional antenna, some servo motors, and a heavy caliber machine gun. If an active mobile phone passes it at anything more than human jogging speed, **BLAM**.
The plan is to install them at every pedestrian crossing in the world.
Anyone want to help?
Posted by Mr. Geek 2U (Member # 28663) on February 12, 2010, 18:44:
Hello Mr. Druid!
That sure is bad a cell phone crazy almost ran over the Druid clan! My. My. My.
Would you want my cell phone invention, too? The cell phone explodes any time it senses it is traveling over 10 miles an hour!
There are other models in the works that sense when they are turned on in movie theatres, or in restaurants, or in libraries!
Ka blooie! Ka bloooie! Kablooie!
Have a great day!
Posted by Ugh, MightyClub (Member # 3112) on February 13, 2010, 05:53:
Unfortunately, I think the morons that don't pay attention while on the cellphone would not pay much attention to the (driving) task at hand regardless of the presence of a phone. I'm sure they would quickly find some other distra-SQUIRRIL!
Posted by Stibbons (Member # 2515) on February 13, 2010, 08:11:
Anecdotally, the bad RTC-mobile link now seems to be stronger than the bad RTC-booze link
Posted by Ashitaka (Member # 4924) on February 13, 2010, 09:09:
Whist you would only use the gun turrets on every corner for good, I am afraid that some other people might use teh gun turrets for evil.
I am looking at you texas.
Posted by dragonman97 (Member # 780) on February 14, 2010, 00:33:
Might a similarly configured (i.e. dynamic triggering) cell phone jammer be a mite bit less deadly, though almost as effective?
Bonus points if it can target only the cell phones / mobiles of the offending parties.
Posted by ladyofevilness (Member # 30873) on March 10, 2010, 08:21:
ppl are dumb thats what speaker phone is for lol
Posted by TheMoMan (Member # 1659) on March 10, 2010, 08:58:
____ You are only half right, they are also too dumb to use the speaker function.
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on March 11, 2010, 12:43:
*gets news of an awful family emergency*
*tries to talk sister through tragedy while sprinting towards car in parking lot*
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on March 11, 2010, 12:44:
*makes phone call in back seat of cab*
Posted by The Famous Druid (Member # 1769) on March 11, 2010, 13:27:
Posted by GrumpySteen (Member # 170) on March 11, 2010, 13:44:
*steals the machine gun and sells it to finance his addiction to Steam's 75% off weekend sales*
Posted by drunkennewfiemidget (Member # 2814) on March 12, 2010, 07:22:
Originally posted by The Famous Druid:
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