Wake up and smell the bacon!!
March 16, 2014 3:08 PM   Subscribe

Wake up and smell the bacon!! There's an iPhone app for that, if you add a small attachment from Oscar Mayer.
posted by Chocolate Pickle (14 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I do wonder how long before the attachment stops working. Is there a way to reload it?
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 3:09 PM on March 16, 2014

It's a way to make money on the side.
posted by Capt. Renault at 3:14 PM on March 16, 2014

A great idea, except that once you are fully awake you will fly into a murderous rage. Because: No bacon.
posted by LarryC at 3:16 PM on March 16, 2014 [5 favorites]

Can they make a a version for waffles?
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 3:34 PM on March 16, 2014 [1 favorite]

posted by hippybear at 3:53 PM on March 16, 2014

Seriously, get me something that, like my coffee pot, I can set up to fry my bacon the night before, and I would be on board.

(Everyone else complains that we don't have flying cars yet; I'm holding out for Pee Wee's breakfast machine.)
posted by MCMikeNamara at 4:18 PM on March 16, 2014 [2 favorites]

Well, you could DIY it, but that didn't work out so well for that dude from the Office.
posted by quaking fajita at 5:02 PM on March 16, 2014 [3 favorites]

"A world without bacon is like the Earth without the world."

What??? Hearing that as I woke up, I'd bolt awake and start to fret, "Is that bacon-y scent I smell actually my brain's language center frying?"
posted by Bromius at 5:24 PM on March 16, 2014 [1 favorite]

Yay, more waste-of-oil crap that will be obsolete and in a landfill in less than five years. I’ll be sure not to buy Oscar Mayer products in the future just because they’ve engaging in a stunt like this. I do eat bacon and hot dogs, so this is not posturing by someone who doesn’t buy their products in the first place.

(Not a criticism of this post itself because this is interesting, plus *bacon*. Also, the headache I woke up with today is contributing to my attitude, perhaps I need some [non-Oscar-Mayer] bacon to cheer me up.)
posted by D.C. at 5:45 PM on March 16, 2014

I, uh, "won" one of these things the other day. I'll let you guys know how it turns out. Probably not well.
posted by uncleozzy at 6:05 PM on March 16, 2014 [1 favorite]

Reminds me of the Hedberg joke, if you just replace cinnamon rolls with bacon & incense with iPhone.... “I like cinnamon rolls, but I don't always have time to make a pan. That's why I wish they would sell cinnamon roll incense. After all I'd rather light a stick and have my roommate wake up with false hopes.”
posted by matimer at 7:49 PM on March 16, 2014

I think Yankee Candle (bacon scented) might be a seller.
posted by janisbmeredith at 5:37 AM on March 17, 2014

Just to combine this with the drone delivery thread...
Hover Bacon
posted by moonmilk at 8:21 AM on March 17, 2014

It'd be a great waker-upper for vegetarians, because we'd be all, "Gah! Gotta get up and see who broke into my house to cook bacon!"
posted by The Underpants Monster at 11:01 AM on March 18, 2014 [1 favorite]

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