Worst Inventions Ever

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  1. earllogjam

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    Here are a few I can think of - but the world is full of them:

    1. Plug-in Air Freshners - as if the scents weren't bad enough we have to waste electricity on top of it.

    2. Peeps- need I say more? Got some on Easter and into the garbage on Monday.

    3. Hair Flock - Just an all around bad idea.


    Any more you can think of?
     
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    Are peeps those marshmallow thingies..?
     
  3. earllogjam

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    Yes, fluorescent yellow and you can't give them away fast enough. I think mine were regifted to me from last year but the things never spoil.
     
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    Febreeze scent-sations.... wtf?

    mouth wash with alcohol in them
     
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    • I also LOATHE Marshmallow Peeps!
    • What is hair flock?
    • Heely's they have been banned in local malls here.



     
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    Tanning Beds....
    Spray on tanning booths
    cigarettes
    taser guns(stun guns?)
     
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    Years ago a friend snuck into my house and hid hundreds of peeps. They were hidden in cupboards, closets, under beds, on the back of shelves, etc.. It took me forever to find all of them, not sure I ever did. But you are right, they seem to have an eternal shelf life.
     
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    Fruitcake
    Hummers
    Haggis
     
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    The Clapper. My ex's grandmother bought one for us. When we watched war movies the lights would go on and off during the battle scenes.
     
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    The guillotine
    The electric chair
    The singing bass
    The electoral college

    Hows that for eclectic?
     
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    I take it you never used it after your first haircut or your vacuum cleaner broke.
     
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    Just about everything you guys have mentioned sounds ok to me. ;x lol I love the clapper and air freshner plugins. I guess us folks in Texas like to waste stuff.

    Useless invention: Spray on hair. You can't hide the fact that you're bald with spray on hair, people. It doesn't work.
     
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    Barber shop choirs
    shopping trolleys (the plaid things little old ladies have not the wire one's outside shops)
    Ra ra skirts
    thongs for men
    leggings and footless tights
     
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    Man I love Fruitcake! And they're hard to find anymore.

    Cellphones are becoming a real menace and annoyance. A lot of people who use them have no respect for those around them. Before cellphones no one had any reason to call someone while eating in a restaurant, shopping, esp while driving but now it's become an addiction.
    But it's good for parents because when you want to punish/ground them, take away their cellphone. :eek:
     
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    Codpieces.
    Saxophones.
    Amplitude modulation.
    Gramatical gender.
     
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    I didn't need to use it to know it was a bad idea. I could tell that at first sight.
     
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    cell phones
     
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    Banks
    Lawyers
    Non alcoholic beer
    Virginity
    Religion
    Sit Coms / "reality" TV / Game Shows
    Rap
    Mel Gibson
    Fast Food
    Kid's beauty pageants
    The French
     
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    Not just cell phones. ALL telephones...I have threatened to throw mine out the window many times...for many reasons.:rolleyes:
     
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