Microsoft Introduces The iLoo - Internet Enabled Porta-Potty

from the scary dept

There have been jokes about how the only really "captive audience" is when someone's on the toilet. It seems that Microsoft has bought into that way of thinking as they're introducing an "iLoo" - an internet-enabled portable toilet. You'll be able to sit down, pick up a wireless keyboard and start surfing. They're even offering special toilet paper with URLs you might want to visit. This has to be a joke, right? Please? Anyway, my first reaction is who the hell is going to want to touch that keyboard??? Neowin is also running a short interview with someone from Microsoft about the iLoo.


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    nil-ram, May 2nd, 2003 @ 1:10pm

    Like you'd want..

    Like you'd want to touch *that* keyboard?

     

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    dorpus, May 3rd, 2003 @ 4:32pm

    Could be useful in hospitals

    For ER workers who want a reprieve from all that vomited blood and liquishit all over the walls, the I-Loo could provide a break. Just try not to leave umbilical chords dangling on the keyboard, OK?



     

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    LittleW0lf, May 4th, 2003 @ 8:38pm

    Microsoft iLoo

    As long as they have Microsoft branded toilet-paper, I'd use it (well, long enough to steal the toilet-paper.)

    Microsoft branded toilet-paper...that would be awesome (for a non-Microsoft user.)

     

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    Forge, May 7th, 2003 @ 7:43am

    iLoo

    Yea my first thought as well. Who wants to touch that keyboard.
    One time at this block party I was inline and some chicks came but behind me and started talking @h&t about me under their breath. I was real drunk and when I got inside that portable loo I just made sure I went all over the place. Why this little story, well who wants to surf the internet with all that stuff around. Much nicer to sit at home in my leather lazy-boy and some good music.

     

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    Fred Langner, May 7th, 2003 @ 8:03am

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    on Festivals... lots of people standing in front of the iLoo and everyone in there needs half an hour..microsoft will need lots of iLoo's

    and what about checkeing the amount of shit..
    enter your name and email.. if you are the winner of "Hi-Score of the day you will winn a prize !!!

    or holding shit-contests between the iLoo's...can even be done worldwide.... ohh.. what a shit !

     

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    MacInterShit, May 7th, 2003 @ 9:27am

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    OMG Fred, you had me laughing my ass off, thanks

    iLoo's shit contests - i'm in, but only if its a brand new iLoo, no sloppy seconds for me

    who the hell comes up with these ideas????

    How about a pc case thats really a toilet, instead of leaving your office you could just shit on your computer, after you click on the flush icon It could blue screen...........

     

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    MacInternetCrapper, May 7th, 2003 @ 9:30am

    Too funny

    OMG Fred, you had me laughing my ass off, thanks

    iLoo's shit contests - i'm in, but only if its a brand new iLoo, no sloppy seconds for me

    who the hell comes up with these ideas????

    How about a pc case thats really a toilet, instead of leaving your office you could just shit on your computer, after you click on the flush icon It could blue screen...........

     

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    dsl, May 8th, 2003 @ 12:11pm

    New Name for iLoo

    should be called, "iPOO"

     

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    me, May 8th, 2003 @ 5:50pm

    Does it come with an AUP?

    Well, look on the bright side, you can sue when you get sick from the keyboard!

    Or mabye they make you read a 5 page acceptable use policy before you can relieve yourself.

    Let's see...acceptable use of an iLoo...

     

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    Linda, May 9th, 2003 @ 1:39am

    Re: Like you'd want..

    ...Perhaps you would be able to purchase disposable rubber gloves from a coin operated machine (like a condoms)...

     

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    ewafds, May 14th, 2003 @ 5:39am

    iLoo

    So, what kind of pointing device does this thing have, anyway ...

     

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    chris, May 30th, 2003 @ 5:06pm

    whats negative about iloo

    "they would get sick beacuse of the key board or if thay have a plastic removeable covers ,and backteria,cloging,sistem over load,vandalism,it would be un-sanitary,they should make a switch
    for a air freshner,where would you get power
    it would shut down at some point,un able to reboot computer problems.

     

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    dude, Dec 5th, 2005 @ 2:46pm

    Re: iLoo

    maybe you use your penis.

     

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    Joe, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 12:17pm

    Re: iLoo

    Well there are two options. Males will have a joystick with two squeezable balls, females will have a small pointing stick. Oh wait, that wouldn't control the computer, but you would get some kind of pleasure out of it.

     

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