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The deadly art of gift giving
May 28, 2003 7:58 PM   Subscribe

Father's day is coming! What do you get for the dad who has everything? Well, you can't get him a Dayak poisoned dart blowpipe from Kenya, or a Lohar throwing sickle, or even a gorgeous domed shield from Persia, because they've all been sold. Better hurry, or it's another tie this year. Maybe you could get him something to poke his elephants with. And yes, I am just a shill for this company: for every 10 scary-looking shark's tooth swords I sell, I get a free decorative skull.
posted by Hildago (7 comments total)

 
Dammit. I'd love to get this kind of stuff, but I know my kids are gonna get me a case of Armor All or something.
posted by MrBaliHai at 8:35 PM on May 28, 2003


you would think they could afford some decent web design!
posted by mcsweetie at 9:57 PM on May 28, 2003


Mmm... cool, refreshing Pepsi cola.
posted by squirrel at 10:38 PM on May 28, 2003


Cool site Hildago! Any dad would look pretty rad carving up the Sunday roast with one of these.
posted by madamjujujive at 11:37 PM on May 28, 2003


Fortunately, I have a very understanding seven-year-old, so I'll probably get a case of Sam Adams porter.
posted by alumshubby at 11:44 PM on May 28, 2003


Great post, thanks so very much.

Aside :- The Dayaks come from Borneo, not Kenya. Kenyah-Kayan is the name of that particular group. Sorry to be such a pedant. :)
posted by plep at 4:29 AM on May 29, 2003


I'll settle for onscreen poison darts with a family gift of a pre-order of this DVD set. It seems fitting that I should desire to sit around and watch people blowing poison darts, rather than doing so myself.
posted by thanotopsis at 6:18 AM on May 29, 2003


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