When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced an 'Ideas Boom' to stimulate Australia's best minds, he got an instant reaction on Twitter.
Sure, Aussies were quick to display their creativity and ability to generate out-of-the-box ideas, it just may not have been as focused as Turnbull was hoping for.
Take a look:
KEEP CALM AND ... BOOM ! #ideasboom— Axel Bruns (@snurb_dot_info) December 7, 2015
— Alice Workman (@workmanalice) December 7, 2015
Ideas BOOM pic.twitter.com/1KjOpbkUVd— silly season adam (@akent) December 7, 2015
After the initial excitement, the hashtag has become a spoof Kickstarter-style generator of not-so-special ideas.
#ideasboom Food delivery service for scientists stuck in the lab at 11pm— Upulie Divisekera (@upulie) December 7, 2015
#ideasboom an app that monitors your toys and tells you what they get up to while you're away— Belsnickel (@catherinebouris) December 7, 2015
#ideasboom hand sanitiser that kills only 0.01% of germs but like the 0.01% that the other one doesn't— Jo Thornely (@jothornely) December 7, 2015
Meat flavoured versions of things that aren't typically meat flavoured #ideasboom— ₵hƦוȿtѫคȿ คՐω૦Ϟ (@arwon) December 7, 2015
Call us crazy, but that last one may be a winner.Suggest a correction