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Speech jamming device wins Ig Nobel Prize


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#1    Saru

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 11:59 AM

Two Japanese researchers have invented a device that can stop even the most ardent chatterbox.

MSNBC said:

For anyone who's ever been tired of listening to someone drone on and on and on, two Japanese researchers have the answer.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 12:23 PM

A good way to screw with annoying people.


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 01:58 PM

I really could've used this at my last job.


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 03:43 PM

I`ve had one for years . It`s called the mother-in-law .


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 04:05 PM

Perfect for Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Joe Biden, Etc. etc. The list is waaaaay too long.


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 05:03 PM

Interesting.


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:35 PM

emm this could also be used against our favour if the military or government gets hold of it...


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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:40 PM

I wonder how long it will take until this device find its way into the US Senate.
Imagine, filibustering will no longer be a problem. :P

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:26 AM

I wanna hear this.


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Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:05 PM

One of these sitting on the arm of the sofa next to the TV remote will be an essential part of 'family' life one day... ;)

If you have a family you will understand why...



View PostRhino666, on 24 September 2012 - 07:26 AM, said:

I wanna hear this.

That might not happen...

Edited by Junior Chubb, 24 September 2012 - 01:06 PM.

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:54 PM

Let;s use this on governments. Make them stop the lying.


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Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:42 PM

I don't know what's so Nobel worthy about this.  DJs have to deal with this on a daily basis.  Their headphones send their words back to them on the delay speed of the station. It definitely doesn't work on them.

Edited by paperdyer, 24 September 2012 - 07:46 PM.


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Posted 24 September 2012 - 09:43 PM

Everyone who knows me will want one.


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Posted 25 September 2012 - 12:23 PM

Stephen Fry demonstrated one on QI the other day...


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Posted 25 September 2012 - 11:28 PM

It should be a requirement for evangelists to use these.





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