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Magical Megamug Advent competition #2

Timico Megamug has magical properties
It has been said that when drinking tea from a Timico Megamug you don’t need to add sugar. The drink always comes out perfectly to your taste. These mugs are ideal for having in the house in case you have builders around. Save you a fortune on Tate and Lyle. I don’t know if the same applies for coffee because I don’t drink the instant muck and I like a smaller cup with the percolated stuff.

It is also true that tea never goes cold when served in a Megamug. It’s a magical property that defies the Third Law of the Internet1 and is therefore invaluable for geeks, tweeters and general surfers who spend far too much of their time glued to one connected device or another.

Considering this, today’s competition is simple. To what magical use would you put a Timico Megamug? I refer you to comment #55 from yesterday’s competition for some other ideas. My decision is final though I am happy that people can praise others’ suggestions and so improve someone’s chances of winning.

There could be more than one prize here. If stocks run out we’ll get some more. Simples.

This competition is open to Timico staff and their families, subcontractors, occasional acquaintances, rear admirals, readers of this blog and anyone else that cares to enter including inhabitants of former British colonial territiories and Martians though I might struggle to deliver the mug if won by the latter. It would have to be “winner collects”.

Another great chance to win a Timico Megamug for Christmas. You know it makes sense…

1 The Third Law of the Internet states that a hot drink always goes cold before you have finished it when you are surfing the web

Trefor Davies

By Trefor Davies

Liver of life, father of four, CTO of, writer, poet,

18 replies on “Magical Megamug Advent competition #2”

Of course, being a magical mug, and properly only used with proper tea (not vile teabags), reading the tealeaves would come out perfectly every time. I would use the resulting 100% accurate predictions to make a huge fortune on the stock exchange and then spent it all on ensuring that Ipv6 was properly adopted by paying a bounty for every IPv6 packet spotted on the internet.

The mug would be used to enjoy several extremely strong brews while fixing several customers’ technical issues and simultaneously writing a 400 page white paper to present to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on how to fix the world economy, repay the deficit and fix poverty all in one go.

The mug would of course get a mention in the report as a factor that led to the formulation of the plan.

Since its a magical property of retaining heat, I would have to send it to the WCIT conference in the vain hope that it capture all the hot air being generated in regards to changing the regulation of the internet.

If that succeeds I can think of a few politicians who would also need one…

Given the endless magical applications a Timico Megamug has, it’s going to be hard to pin this one down.

Where does one start? Endless tea? Endless Rum? Endless Coffee? The Elixir of life?…. So many possibilities. I’m partial to a cold of ice cold semi skimmed milk, can’t do without it in the mornings, afternoons, evenings….. the thing I hate the most is when the milk gets warm, so one possibility of putting the magic into the Timico Megamug would be for it to be forever chilled so I can enjoy ice cold semi skimmed milk, even in the heat of summer in Hertfordshire.

Now, I realise that’s a fairly boring application of magic to the magical Timico Megamug, but hey….. it’s my “boring” choice.

If I was to go with an “exciting” choice, that would probably be for the mug to magically re-fill with any alcohol of my choice – but does that mean that it has to be drunk out of said mug? Because a fine wine or beautiful malt needs to be respected in it’s proper chalice, which unfortunately isn’t a Timico Megamug…..

So, I guess I’m stuck with my first choice. For the Timico Megamug to forever give me ice cold semi skimmed milk. No matter where I am in the world.

Sarah, often the best ideas are the mundane. Where would we be without the biro or the George Foreman Electric Grill?
Thanks for the entry 🙂

I would put the mug to use for cooking. There are fantastic recipes for microwave chocolate mug cake, and I am also led to believe that you can make bread in a mug.

Should I win, pictures of my efforts with the prize will be provided 🙂

There’s a free iBook called 10 Fun Things To Do With Your Microwave. I believe there’s a mug cake recipe in there, amongst the instructions for dissembling the various components to make suspect-looking devices 🙂

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