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They Invented What? (No. 46)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on May 10, 2018

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U.S. Pat. No. 6,293,874: User-operated amusement apparatus for kicking the user’s buttocks.

JW Note:  Many thanks to David McClaughry at HD&P for bringing this one to our attention.

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Having thus described the aforementioned invention, I claim:

1. An amusement apparatus operated and controlled by a user, comprising:

     a platform having a first end and a second end;

     first post and second posts detachably mounted on said platform, said first post positioned toward said first end and said second post positioned toward said second end of said platform at a distance from said first post sufficient to permit the user to locate therebetween, facing said first post;

     said first post having a crank positioned at a height thereon which requires the user to bend forward toward said first post while grasping said crank with both hands, to prominently present his buttocks toward said second post;

     said…

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