[Noisebridge-discuss] global hackerspace cupcake competition

Lilia Markham liliakai at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 19:02:25 PST 2011


If we deliberately make the package look like a bomb, will it receive more
delicate handling??

public archive disclaimer: the above question is intended to be farcical and
humorous. I do not in any way condone sending suspicious looking things
through the us postal service. also i love my country and all the federal
agents reading my email and their families.



On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is this a cupcake or a bomb? Our cupcake "package" is going to get
> confiscated by Homeland Security and never arrive at its destination.
> The unabomber of cupcakes.
> :-)
>
>
> Patrick
>
>
> On 1/5/2011 6:18 PM, Liz Henry wrote:
> > On 1/5/11 5:42 PM, Lilia Markham wrote:
> >
> >> I liked the idea of a self-baking cupcake. In fact I have had multiple
> >> conversations theorizing portable, self-baking cakes and cookies in the
> >> past. They would be great for camping, picnics...car eaters? (We're
> gonna be
> >> so rich!) Sadly, I fear that the only way to generate the necessary heat
>  is
> >> to include some form of auto-igniting flammable materials or
> questionable
> >> chemicals. The post office just loves when you send that kind of stuff
> >> through the mail. :-\
> >
> >
> > I wonder if a cupcake could bake very very slowly using those
> > handwarmers you can buy in a drugstore? Or for skiing?  They don't get
> > very hot. But maybe they could be rigged up to break when a box is
> > opened, and then the cooking device would open up based on a timer.
> >
> > Or, ship a cupcake positioned inside an EZ-bake oven, maybe just by
> > being completely encased in foil, with a power source connected to the
> > EZ Bake Oven, with a switch that is turned on by opening the box.  The
> > sugary topping could be ... uh that is where I lose it.  Sugary topping.
> > Hmmm.
> >
> >
> >
> > - Liz
> >
> >
> >
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