My iPlayer pick for today comes in the form of Genius – now I know this has been around for a while now, firstly in the form of three radio series on BBC Radio 4 and a television series, currently on BBC Two.
Before I go any further I should explain that the headline isn’t a three word review of the show itself, instead its the idea I submitted – but was obviously thrown in the rejection bin.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e2/Genius.jpg/75px-Genius.jpgAnyway back to Genius – I’ve picked the third episode in the television series, not because its the best but because its the most recent.
Oh and here is a bit of info on my ‘Genius’ idea – otherwise known as bench blocker.
Every lunchtime, regardless of the fact that they have all day to go into town – hundreds of retired people pick between the hours of 12 and 2 to take their lunch – on the benches in town.
They fill every single bench up – leaving just enough room to entice the unsuspecting youth into their void of nonsense and loneliness.
That young person then spends the enterity of their one hour lunchbreak from the tedium of an office and twitter listening to the tedious stories of war, cats and the daily mail – all while sat next to some smelling slightly of wee.
The alternative to this situation is to spend your entire lunch hour wandering the streets while eating a sandwich – and fending off birds or to sit at that same pointless, tedious desk you’re trying to escape.
Well with the old person repellent that will no longer be necessary.
The idea is to create a device that you hide under every bench and at exactly 12 and up until 2 it operates – all old people will avoid this device at all costs as, like a vampire with sunlight – this device makes old people whither.