#27 – Lucid

I loved crazy straws as a kid. It was always a disappointment when we would go out to a restaurant and they would only have those pedestrian bendy straws. At least they would come wrapped in paper so I could get that extra 1 second enjoyment out of shooting it across the table at my brother. Unfortunately for my mom, those things were hard to aim accurately.


7 thoughts on “#27 – Lucid”

  1. John says:

    Your mother, and the guy sitting at the next table with the CRAZY glint in his eye.

  2. Mark S. says:

    What’s up with those waiters who would purposely leave you with the bit of the straw wrapper that couldn’t possibly become a projectile, while discarding all the rest?

    1. Typhin says:

      While they do have a legitimate reason (being able to put the straw in the drink without actually touching the straw itself, and/or marking a drink to avoid mixing them up), I kinda wish they’d just leave the whole wrapper itself. I don’t even use the straw, I just shoot the wrapper. ^_^;;

  3. Radical Edward says:

    Paper wrapped straws…At some of the places where I used to eat, they’d leave a little on the top and would just crumple it up to play soccer with my fingers.

  4. Psychlycan says:

    I think my love of crazy straws originated from the movie Killer Klowns from Outer Space. The evil clowns used them to drink blood out of people coated in cotton candy. I still don’t know why I’m not more messed up.

  5. Centaur71 says:

    A silly straw? I had one of those once…

  6. Adam says:

    ‘a mildly amusing spectacle, popular with children’, at least according to the Wikipedia page on drinking straws.
    I used to have a collection of them, but I never tried drinking coffee through one.

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