SW10: Powernaut Friday #2: Invention Contest!

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 2 20:18:22 PST 2012

On Feb 2, 7:02 pm, Scott Eiler <sei... at eilertech.com> wrote:
> Hello, my Power Patrol!  It's Powernaut Friday again!  This week's contest:
> What invention do you most hope people will invent by the far-off year
> of 2012?
> This week, I'm taking the contest too.  I'm hoping for the Restaurant
> Conveyor Belt!  In 2012 I'll be sitting by my television, get the urge
> for a meal from my favorite restaurant, just pick up the phone, dial my
> favorite restaurant, and they'll send me a fresh hot meal - along a
> conveyor belt that opens right by my easy chair!  I won't even have to
> answer the door!  The cities of tomorrow will be built around the
> conveyors, with restaurant districts in the middle of each belt.  Mm
> mmm, I'm already hungry!
> The winning answer (other than mine) gets original paper artwork for a
> full-sized panel of the Powernaut web comic. (http://www.eilertech.com/​
> stories/powernaut/1954.htm) There's also a second prize: original
> artwork for a "talking head" panel!
> Fight on!
> --
> (signed) The Powernaut :-D ----http://www.eilertech.com/powernaut/----
> Turns out I'm an anally-fixated oedipal paranoid with
> south-of-the-border schizophrenic delusions...  But never mind, I've
> found me the ideal job.  I'm going to run for President!
> - Major Honey, scripted by Grant Morrison, Doom Patrol #46, August 1991.

I'm hoping that they hurry up and invent flying cars because, you
know, I followed your advice and took all my money out of IBM stocks
and invested in a company that sells parts for small airplanes
figuring I was going to get rich.  Now I want to see the pay off!


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