We recently had another Buffet o’ Blog staff meeting at Larry’s Pizza (which seems to be one of our primary meeting places, for good reason). One member of the R&D (Research & Development) department came up with a new niche product. Not everyone will want this new invention, but we could see a few places buying one.
The idea is a toilet that has a scale built into the seat. It’s not for taking your overall weight, but for telling you how many pounds you lost. There would be a digital screen that would display this info. It would also have a top 10 list of high scores. This would be great for fraternity houses and certain all-you-can-eat restaurants. (FYI, this idea came after we were all through eating, though I’m not sure if we could even be grossed out in that situation — we were quite focused on consuming large quantities of pizza.)
Another related idea would be to have scales in the chairs at all-you-can-eat restaurants, so it tracks just how many pounds of food you just ate. I think that would prove popular, too, at certain locales.