Hot off their successful role in helping BP curtail the flow of crude oil the floor of the Gulf of Mexico , the great American board games maker Ideal Toys has offered its expertise to Japan's damaged nuclear reactor. With the imaginations of Japanese scientists near the breaking point, they are grateful for the innovation that some of the simple 1960's board game technology can provide.
Some of the proposals include giant versions of:
The strength of this proposal is the bowling ball falling through the bathtub setting off the diver with the back flip. The semi-porous trap basket will need to be replaced with a lead-lined cover which will drop down over the damaged core. Due to the earthquake, there is a local abundance of "rickety flights of stairs. However, experts are divided over the accuracy of the boot kicking the ball bearing down them.