It’s Patently Absurd! US Patent Number 6,293,874

In the first of what I hope is a series of humorous posts on the inventiveness of people I present this “Patently Absurd” patent:

Having trouble getting self-motivated? So mad you could kick yourself in the pants? Tired of your boss or farm animal doing this to you (or, for you)? Then check this clever invention out…and of course it’s PATENTED!

(click on the image to read the patent)Self Kicking Machine
US Patent Number 6,293,874
Filed by Joe W. Armstrong on January 4, 2000
“User-operated amusement apparatus for kicking the user’s buttocks”

“…it is an object of the present invention to provide an amusement apparatus which is user-operated and controlled, and is designed to inflict repetitive blows on the user without resetting of the apparatus and/or repositioning of the user between blows….The amusement apparatus is operated by one user for self-kicking the user’s buttocks, or an alternative embodiment allows one user to operate the crank while a second person positions himself to receive a paddling of his buttocks B for entertainment of observers.”

Hope you got a kick out of reading this, and…

Thanks for Reading! (and, keep those inventions coming!)

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