terrasin
04-24-2006, 04:08 PM
We need a thread for the best inventions made. This DOES NOT include brands of products. Just the product idea. (i.e. mp3 player. Not iPod)

http://www.jadeland.com.hk/pic/spork.jpg
SPORK!

CJ

skilltroks
04-24-2006, 04:12 PM
A bread slicer! (http://www.runnerduck.com/images/bread_slicer.jpg)

Isildur9473
04-24-2006, 04:12 PM
Led Zeppelin, all that had to be combined was Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.

Also, Idaho. You don't hear people saying "My own private Oregon" or "My own private New Hampshire, even if it is a pointless state".

PinkGoo
04-24-2006, 04:13 PM
Deodorant. Period.

Bassplayer
04-24-2006, 04:14 PM
i would say duct tape. that and pants and shirts. heck, just clothing in general. could you imagine no cloths? ew!!! nasty picture!

aliengurl7
04-24-2006, 04:21 PM
Led Zeppelin, all that had to be combined was Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.

".
Thats not a invention! ::]


The coffee machine without, I'd be killing people. JK

disciple
04-24-2006, 04:23 PM
Deodorant. Period.
Agreed. And, the shower, which Iowans don't seem to use. Also, a sink with a faucet, another unpopular invention here in Iowa.


Indoor plumbing.

zeroneff
04-24-2006, 04:28 PM
plastic bags

PinkGoo
04-24-2006, 04:32 PM
i would say duct tape. that and pants and shirts. heck, just clothing in general. could you imagine no cloths? ew!!! nasty picture!Can you say... "before the fall of Man"?

FromTheInside
04-24-2006, 04:38 PM
The compact disk. :P

skilltroks
04-24-2006, 05:17 PM
*drool* (http://www.breville.com.au/products_detail.asp?prod=286) ...coffee...

zeroneff
04-24-2006, 05:32 PM
a cup...........

terrasin
04-24-2006, 06:14 PM
...to drink the coffee in? ;)

How about pizza? *drools*

CJ

disciple
04-24-2006, 06:29 PM
Pizza...

yes. Pizza.

TheFireBreathes
04-24-2006, 06:30 PM
Muddy Waters. The Godfather of rock.

amodman
04-24-2006, 07:03 PM
The Printing Press -

http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/history_knowledge/printpress.jpg

The Lightbublb -

http://www.betterproductdesign.net/Images/light-bulb.jpg

The binded book (along with the written word, etc.)

http://www.ritilan.com/archives/images/blogimages/082604_1634_bible.JPG

And the Guitar -

http://www.mandoweb.com/M_Claires%20Guitar.jpg

http://www.toolshoplist.com/images/bueelecguitars.jpg

That pretty much covers it for me off the top of my head right there. The foundational objects I'm not sure we (I) could live without.

pidget
04-25-2006, 10:56 AM
Hands down.
http://www.geocities.com/thecharmingfist/untitled.jpg

disciple
04-25-2006, 12:08 PM
Ohhhhhh yeaaaahhhh.

cloroxmartini
04-25-2006, 12:16 PM
Hands down.
http://www.geocities.com/thecharmingfist/untitled.jpg
You win my friend. Everything else is built off of that. :P

disciple
04-25-2006, 12:21 PM
Of course. It's the thinking chair. I know I mentioned it first, but hey, I didn't post a picture. ::]

cloroxmartini
04-25-2006, 12:34 PM
It's has a lot more of a purpose that just helping you "think".

bob
04-25-2006, 12:51 PM
You guys have it all wrong. Toilet paper is the miracle invention.

http://www.bearfarmwoodcrafts.com/Patty/SittingBear.jpg

cloroxmartini
04-25-2006, 04:32 PM
The toilet and toilet paper go hand in hand.

zeroneff
04-25-2006, 04:33 PM
They say coffe but they forgot the starbucks part

cloroxmartini
04-25-2006, 04:36 PM
Starbucks is not an invention, it is an institution.

pizza brain
04-25-2006, 04:58 PM
Hands down.
http://www.geocities.com/thecharmingfist/untitled.jpg
AMEN! preach it!

cloroxmartini
04-25-2006, 05:02 PM
It's smiling at you. :P

Isildur9473
04-25-2006, 05:36 PM
http://www.cia.gov/csi/monograph/firstln/955pres42.gif

amodman
04-25-2006, 06:29 PM
They say coffe but they forgot the starbucks part

Friends don't let friends drink starbucks. Support the independents! (It's usually better anway...)

pizza brain
04-25-2006, 06:35 PM
It's smiling at you. :P
toilets love me ;D

frymeskillet
04-26-2006, 05:46 AM
I think we have forgotten the most important invention...THE INTERNET!!! dar. and second...PANHEADS!!! The toilet and indoor plumbing are probably the best inventions known to man though.

-Savannah-

frymeskillet
04-26-2006, 05:50 AM
NO, I can think of something better...JEFF CORWIN! a.k.a. the guy on my avatar...Thank God for Jeff Corwin's Mom...Without him, we would of never have a humorous animal show...From then on, Documentraies went out the window....THANK YOU JEFF CORWIN!

-Savannah-

Bassplayer
04-26-2006, 06:02 AM
How about pizza? *drools*

CJ
amen!! dangit, now i'm hungry. oh yeah, how about refrigerators? and spa's/hot tubs. and of course, the bikini!! :o ;) ;D j/k

computers and video games rank up there too. and the plasma screen tv.

skynes
04-26-2006, 06:23 AM
It starts and ends with toilet roll.

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04-26-2006, 02:10 PM
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Bassplayer
04-26-2006, 02:13 PM
nice. i kinda liked the first one. it'd really help people lose weight, whatda think? what about the bank. well, thats not really a great invention. it's just a money sucker and sometimes makes people poor. never mind then. i think drive throughs were good inventions.

saulg
04-26-2006, 02:20 PM
ohhhhh how could i forget the mp3player!

http://www.worth1000.com/entries/220000/220021vbDA_w.jpg

fryingpan
04-26-2006, 02:30 PM
how bout the classic glow in the dark sun dial so you can see what time it is at night or the inflatable dart board so you can play darts anywhere

petrameansrock
04-26-2006, 05:54 PM
Im a big fan of sliced bread...

pizza brain
04-26-2006, 06:29 PM
The best invetion of all time is the doughnut.

NightCrawler
04-26-2006, 07:37 PM
How about matter?

TheFireBreathes
04-27-2006, 09:56 AM
since matter is man made....


the spring?

cloroxmartini
04-27-2006, 10:05 AM
Compact disks!

FromTheInside
04-27-2006, 10:38 AM
Compact disks!

Beat You! ;D

skilletosis
04-27-2006, 11:46 AM
Pidget has it right. I haven't been in here for weeks so when I clicked on this thread and read the first post the first thought in my mind was the toilet. Thank you Mr. John Crapper (yes that was his name).

disciple
04-27-2006, 11:56 AM
Pidget has it right. I haven't been in here for weeks so when I clicked on this thread and read the first post the first thought in my mind was the toilet. Thank you Mr. John Crapper (yes that was his name).
I already knew that was his name. How else did the toilet get the name? :P

skilletosis
04-27-2006, 12:01 PM
After the pot I would say air freshener cuz man my son can blow it up in there.

TheFireBreathes
04-27-2006, 07:26 PM
Soda/pop. whatever you want to call it.

PC3RESG
04-27-2006, 07:46 PM
AIR CONDITIONING!!!!! and don't forget...Music

pizza brain
04-27-2006, 07:52 PM
the electric bass

1nonlyjen
04-27-2006, 09:34 PM
Asprin- I suffer from cronic headaches
The Pen- Mightier than the sword, I love pens
Swords- they're pretty cool
Bubble Wrap- Mwuahaha!

I hate Telephones and Alarm clocks

Bassplayer
04-28-2006, 05:48 AM
i'd like to strangle the person who came up with Alarm Clocks. their so annoying.

NightCrawler
04-28-2006, 06:04 AM
Post-its. 'Nuff said.

disciple
04-28-2006, 09:25 AM
Asprin- I suffer from cronic headaches
The Pen- Mightier than the sword, I love pens
Swords- they're pretty cool
Bubble Wrap- Mwuahaha!

I hate Telephones and Alarm clocks
Yes.


Swords ARE cool, but I wish we didn't need them anyhow. :P

sky_flashings
04-28-2006, 11:00 AM
http://www.kitchengardeners.org/pics/skillet%2012.09.05.JPG
^^^ 'Nuff said.
http://demo.4homepages.de/data/media/2/Q-Tip.jpg
http://www.macgill.com/PhotoLibrary.aspx?pid=1923.jpg&w=200&sub=photos&const=true

TheFireBreathes
04-28-2006, 11:07 AM
Que tips? i never use those


the telephone

disciple
04-28-2006, 11:08 AM
Que tips? i never use those


the telephone
...That says a bit, but I don't like the phone. It wakes me up most mornings when I am trying to sleep.

TheFireBreathes
04-28-2006, 01:26 PM
Yeah, that sucks. Ignoring that, id say it saved a lot of lives.

911 was an awesome idea.

zeroneff
04-28-2006, 02:07 PM
CD players

NightCrawler
04-28-2006, 09:08 PM
The lightbulb if not already mentioned.

sky_flashings
04-29-2006, 01:37 PM
The infamous O RLY owl.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v348/BPMdotEXE/Random/O_RLY.jpg

pizza brain
04-29-2006, 02:27 PM
The wopie cushin and the hand buzzer

as~i~lay~dying
04-29-2006, 09:50 PM
did you know that you can heat up wipes? My mom got some at a baby shower, you plug it in, haha kids these days are spoiled!

pizza brain
04-29-2006, 10:11 PM
that's a new one to me.

sky_flashings
04-30-2006, 02:48 AM
Kitty litter...

bob
05-01-2006, 11:51 AM
Deep fryer.

TheFireBreathes
05-01-2006, 01:47 PM
the pooper scooper

frymeskillet
05-01-2006, 02:00 PM
A dust pan with a long handle.....heaven for those who get stuck weeping the floors at work.

-Savannah-

1nonlyjen
05-01-2006, 10:42 PM
Bleach!

You should see the bathrooms at my job

1nonlyjen
05-01-2006, 10:44 PM
Plastic -need I say more?

newday_7
05-02-2006, 09:18 PM
I'd probably have to say people would have to be the best invention ever made (made by God of course)

pizza brain
05-02-2006, 09:23 PM
Newday 7 obviously hasn't met me.

Bassplayer
05-03-2006, 12:20 PM
too true. j/k did you hear about the new heated toilet seat for the peeps who don't like it cold?

pizza brain
05-03-2006, 08:35 PM
too true. j/k did you hear about the new heated toilet seat for the peeps who don't like it cold?
That sounds like something I'd invent.

Bassplayer
05-06-2006, 06:46 AM
its really an invention. my dad actually thought it up and then someone else got it made

skilltroks
05-06-2006, 07:59 AM
Am gonna have to get myself one of those heated toilet seats.
Guitar pickups are pretty nifty. Or guitar tuners.

1nonlyjen
05-07-2006, 04:13 PM
pixiesticks!!!!

Undomiel
05-07-2006, 04:15 PM
cd players!

1nonlyjen
05-07-2006, 04:15 PM
aluminum!!

Undomiel
05-07-2006, 04:16 PM
dvd players!

1nonlyjen
05-07-2006, 04:17 PM
scratch n sniff stickers

Undomiel
05-07-2006, 04:18 PM
PS2's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bassplayer
05-08-2006, 10:37 AM
lol. Amplifiers and effects

unshakeable15
05-08-2006, 03:48 PM
i'm so shocked to find that after 6 pages into this thread, not one person has mentioned the Internet. i figured at least one person would.

cinnamonxspider
05-08-2006, 03:52 PM
i'm so shocked to find that after 6 pages into this thread, not one person has mentioned the Internet. i figured at least one person would.

i might have, but at the same time, the internet has also become one of the worst inventions of our time, if you think about it. but i suppose that is merely my opinion.

refrigerators, on the other hand, were an ingenious invention. i dunno about the best, but i mean, i use my fridge a fair amount.

Pretendeavor
05-08-2006, 03:54 PM
cds are the best invention.

disciple
05-08-2006, 03:57 PM
cds are the best invention.
I must agree in that the compact disk is one of the best inventions ever.

Bassplayer
05-09-2006, 09:10 AM
i'im kinda partial to memory sticks. those can hold a ton of info

Undomiel
05-09-2006, 11:25 AM
My sister says: "The Computer".

pizza brain
05-09-2006, 06:51 PM
I'd say spandex.....it looks great on my g/f jk

Undomiel
05-10-2006, 08:23 AM
ATVs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-10-2006, 03:57 PM
chocy!!!!!

randompenguin
05-10-2006, 07:01 PM
Sliced bread

pizza brain
05-10-2006, 07:28 PM
lighters and matches

Undomiel
05-12-2006, 06:06 AM
Paper and purple pens!

unshakeable15
05-12-2006, 11:52 AM
I'd say spandex.....it looks great on my g/f jk
The only people spandex looks good on is comic book characters. :P

Undomiel
05-12-2006, 02:42 PM
The internet!

john316
05-13-2006, 12:04 PM
The internet!


Thank you Al Gore!!

1nonlyjen
05-13-2006, 12:27 PM
cd burners

Undomiel
05-13-2006, 05:07 PM
Space ships!

pizza brain
05-13-2006, 09:03 PM
The only people spandex looks good on is comic book characters. :P
and my g/f

Bassplayer
05-14-2006, 09:41 AM
^ you have a g/f?? j/k

Thank you Al Gore!!
lol. i was waitin' for someone to say that.

m_money618
05-14-2006, 03:07 PM
the best invention ever was the making of the CD...

Undomiel
05-14-2006, 04:59 PM
showers!!!!!!!!!!!!

unshakeable15
05-16-2006, 07:18 PM
the best invention ever was the making of the CD...
Why? They are good, but aren't mp3 players better? And why not other compression methods?

Undomiel
05-16-2006, 07:23 PM
the best has to be the PC

1nonlyjen
05-16-2006, 10:57 PM
paint and/or watercolors

pizza brain
05-17-2006, 06:57 PM
guns own all

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 05:52 PM
granades are better!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 06:50 PM
Fighter jets pwn3 grenades

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 06:53 PM
Monster trucks!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 06:53 PM
Monster trucks!
YESSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) ;D

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 06:59 PM
Motorcycles!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:00 PM
Motorcycles!!!!!!!!
Dirt bikes :)

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:01 PM
PS2s>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:03 PM
underwhere!!!!!!!

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:04 PM
Monster Jam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:06 PM
Monster Jam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
......I have found my constichuancey.

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:09 PM
dictionary.com!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:10 PM
lol Kutless

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:11 PM
privacy!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:13 PM
myspace and xanga

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:15 PM
Panheads.org!!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 07:20 PM
Yessssssssssssssssssss

Undomiel
05-18-2006, 07:25 PM
pizza brain!!!!!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
05-18-2006, 08:09 PM
Undomiel!!1!!11! :) ;D :) ;D

(The copyrighted trade mark Undomiel was used in this post with out permison)

Undomiel
05-19-2006, 11:46 AM
Smileys!!! :) ;) :evil: :P

1nonlyjen
05-19-2006, 02:30 PM
the outboard motor *nuff said*

pizza brain
05-19-2006, 04:25 PM
The V 10 and V 8

Undomiel
05-19-2006, 06:14 PM
A space prope.

pizza brain
05-19-2006, 07:45 PM
Quads and go-carts

Undomiel
05-21-2006, 01:08 PM
The Viper.

pizza brain
05-21-2006, 04:16 PM
Hot rods with big scary aluminum V 16s.

Undomiel
05-21-2006, 05:51 PM
My Best Friend.........ummmm, maybe he's not an invention, but....oh well.

pizza brain
06-02-2006, 04:00 PM
Baksetball and frozen pizza

disciple
06-02-2006, 04:11 PM
Matt, you are right. I was just coming here to say that. *takes his next bite of pizza*

pizza brain
06-02-2006, 04:29 PM
I hope you enjoy that pizza :)

Undomiel
06-04-2006, 06:08 PM
spygear!!!!!

Bassplayer
06-04-2006, 06:44 PM
Plasma Screen TV

pizza brain
06-04-2006, 07:26 PM
buble rap!!

unshakeable15
06-05-2006, 08:02 PM
Is that a CD of Michael Buble rapping?

Or did you mean bubble wrap?

1nonlyjen
06-06-2006, 09:39 AM
ummm... velcro

dawn of light
06-06-2006, 09:55 AM
buble rap!!

I love bubble wrap!

ummm The Princess Bride

1nonlyjen
06-06-2006, 09:41 PM
those attachments you talk into insted of typing, I don't have it but I want one

Schneb
06-07-2006, 03:59 AM
The guitar...and the bass guitar...

pizza brain
06-10-2006, 05:46 PM
cd players

Bassplayer
06-11-2006, 05:41 PM
ipods/mp3 players

pizza brain
06-11-2006, 06:56 PM
shugar yayyyyyyyyyy!

Bassplayer
06-12-2006, 03:25 PM
MD baby!!!!!!!!!!

pizza brain
06-12-2006, 04:15 PM
drunk cats

Bassplayer
06-12-2006, 05:16 PM
no. drunk squirells. (sp?)

pizza brain
06-12-2006, 05:23 PM
drunk dogs

dawn of light
06-14-2006, 07:47 AM
naps. whoever invented napping is my new best friend

pizza brain
06-14-2006, 05:06 PM
naps. whoever invented napping is my new best friend
AMEN!!!!!!

dawn of light
06-15-2006, 06:28 AM
beds. I also love beds and I wish I was in one right now...

pizza brain
06-15-2006, 04:24 PM
Metal,welders,plasma cutters.