Thursday, February 15, 2007

N.M. orders 500 talking urinal cakes

Who is the genius that thought this idea was going to work? Not only are people going to laugh their butts off when they hear these messages, but every single one of these things is going to get ripped off within an hour of them being put in the urinals. Hopefully the guy that invented these got a good contract before these suckers find out that this is one of those ideas taxpayers aren't real happy about.

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico is taking its fight against drunken driving to men's restrooms around the state. The state has ordered 500 talking urinal cakes that will deliver a recorded anti-DWI message to bar and restaurant patrons who make one last pit stop before getting behind the wheel.

"Hey there, big guy. Having a few drinks?" a female voice says a few seconds after an approaching male sets off a motion sensor in the device. "It's time to call a cab or ask a sober friend for a ride home."

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