POF Prizes - Useless Stuff

  • An issue of Mad magazine, circa 1960, well thumbed
  • Five baseball cards, circa 1960-64. Don’t expect to get a Mickey Mantle or a Harmon Killebrew. More likely: Roland Sheldon, Steve Bilko, or Walt Dropo.
  • An issue of the defunct Journal of Irreproducible Results
  • Vintage 10-inch slide rule (impress your friends and family, but you must promise to  learn how to use it)
  • Lump of anthracite coal, suitable for putting in a sibling’s Christmas stocking
  • Copy of Science Made Stupid or Culture Made Stupid
  • Albert Einstein postage stamp
  • Small physics toy (such as a celt — a plastic lozenge shaped rod that will rotate in only one direction)
  • Fart Proudly, writings of Benjamin Franklin you never read in school
  • Dav Pilkey’s seminal work, Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman or Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers
  • Brand new, never worn by human or superhero, Action Comic boxer shorts
  • Cat Butts Field Guide (with handy cat butt refrigerator magnets)
  • Mystery dumb prize — choose this if you can’t decide