Introduction: The Marble Wallet - Anti-theft Device

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Ok, i made this a few years ago, and recently re-found it.
The idea behind the concept, was that if mugged, when the mugger says 'Give me your wallet!' you can actually give the mugger your wallet, clean round the face.

The construction was simple, i bought a set of marble floor mosaic tiles from my local diy store. I seperated the smal squares, the stuck them together using super glue into a rough wallet shape. I then Stuck the two sides onto a piece of leather, then added two side pockets to hold notes.


nqtronix (author)2016-01-24

On search for a slim and minimalist wallet I cam across this and it made me cuckle. It's a brilliant idea, even though its the exact opposit of what I'm searching for.

zoomer296 (author)2013-04-07

Does it amaze anybody that no one commented about what a pain it would be to carry that much weight?

Delo97 (author)2011-02-03

Gun wallet: when opened, it becomes an ak-47 which shoots him automatically

TyMan210 (author)Delo972011-02-04

TARDIS wallet: When they open the wallet, it disappears and appearers your back pocket. Bonus: It's bigger in the inside, so it can hold more money/cards.

repguy2020 (author)TyMan2102012-10-07

Sharks! Sharks with frickin' lasers on their heads!

mason0190 (author)2010-07-17

did anyone else notice like 90% of the comments are people with [PRO] 

tigr87 (author)mason01902011-06-24

now i do

TyMan210 (author)mason01902011-02-04

Not anymore...

Boppo3 (author)2010-09-10

I was thinking of a wallet containing a flash capacitor and some pieces of metal with a covert switch then when you get mugged , secretly turn on the switch and give the mugger a surprise! Just don't shock yourself!=D

mysss (author)2010-03-21

Black hole wallet! You throw it at them and our area of space is swallowed in the huge mass of a black hole!

WickedFabala (author)mysss2010-06-28

Chuck Norris wallet! (how did no one say this yet?)

mysss (author)WickedFabala2010-06-28

Wait--Astronomy Wallet! When they take it they are forced to learn astronomy, thus giving you time to escape, get the police, and return!

mason0190 (author)mysss2010-07-17

claymore wallet. opening it lasers you in the face and goes boom

Valeil (author)mason01902010-08-06

Puppy wallet! When they open it, an infinite stream of puppies attack them with cuteness! :D or maybe it shoots out a bunch of dead puppies. I guess it depends on how long you have the wallet before you get mugged.

mysss (author)Valeil2010-08-06

hahahahahahahahaha hmm, pistol wallet? your wallet is your CCW!

flamesami (author)2010-02-14

OK, how about this: the finger-print recognition wallet!! If some one who isn't you opens it, they get a blast of ... oh I don't know ... pariliysing gas? in their face, accompanied by an ear-splitting siren.
Hmmm, maybe a bit bulky, must work on that idea...
*wanders away, lost in thought*

Valeil (author)flamesami2010-08-06

Why not nerve gas and little rubber balls? Just like a stinger grenade.... >:3

mason0190 (author)flamesami2010-07-17

that... is simply... genious. you get a gold star!

csmiler (author)2009-03-16

Hmm.....You would have to wear a very tight belt!!

gmjhowe (author)csmiler2009-03-16

Its ok, i don't actually use it.

mason0190 (author)gmjhowe2010-07-17

ypu should carry it around. just incase.... muahahahaha (:<

mettaurlover (author)2009-08-25

how is it anti-theft? because you could beat the would-be thief senseless with it?

... (awkward silence time)

mason0190 (author)mettaurlover2010-07-17


huf123 (author)2009-02-22

I usually scream like a girl and throw wild haymakers, but this is more like what James Bond would use.

Vivista (author)huf1232009-02-27

funny haymakers hahahahaha

muberblob (author)Vivista2010-05-19


gmjhowe (author)huf1232009-02-22

James Bonds, would have a flick out knife, and lasers..

mettaurlover (author)gmjhowe2009-08-25

i have several sharp pieces of metal which i call my wallet. it's shaped like one but really is a rubberband and spring powered shrapnel grenade.

gmjhowe (author)mettaurlover2009-08-25

Yeah, thats just illegal..

mettaurlover (author)gmjhowe2009-08-25

no; i'm just nuts. it's not really that sharp, and it hurts to have it in my pocket.
anyway, the way it stops theft is that anyone who's handed a wad of random metal and told it's a wallet will just stare.

Thundertydus (author)2010-03-07

I know! Yellowstone Caldera wallet! When you open the wallet, the supervolcano Yellowstone Caldera activates, and causes a global winter, creating a  new ice age for around 43 million years!

TyMan210 (author)Thundertydus2010-03-08

What about a Quasar wallet! When you open it, a Quasar forms in your hands and consumes the solar system!

KentsOkay (author)2008-11-03

Awesome idea! How about... a shurikan wallet!

gmjhowe (author)KentsOkay2008-11-03

prehaps, but marble is more resistant to time fade than metal...

KentsOkay (author)gmjhowe2008-11-03

is it? Learn something new every day...

Kaiven (author)KentsOkay2008-11-15

And would you really want a metal shurikan in your pants?

Trebawa (author)Kaiven2008-12-08

Maybe if it had retractable blades with a release mechanism that wouldn't trip accidentally.

t3hgecko (author)Trebawa2010-01-02

Wouldn't it be easier just to carry a knife? (x

pigman32111 (author)Trebawa2009-01-08

I should try to make on of those. but I might just try the retractable blades first, and add the wallet part later.

Kaiven (author)Trebawa2008-12-09

Now that sounds cool

KentsOkay (author)Kaiven2008-11-16

Probably not...

BobicusIX (author)KentsOkay2008-12-04

Like, did you know that cows were first discovered in the Grand Canyo

BobicusIX (author)BobicusIX2008-12-04

jk couldnt help it

Thundertydus (author)gmjhowe2009-04-22

Laser wallet, nothing can beat that

guydie5 (author)2009-10-18

THAT IS A GREAT IDEA......damn i should have thought of that!

lop145 (author)2009-10-18

you should make a electromagnet and a piece of metal in it.
thief accidently pushes button in wallet and ...BAM 3-4 broken fingers

345138 (author)2009-10-17

Not really logical, I mean having something that weighs a lot in your pocket.
Just make it a shocker with a switch inside and than give it to him.

The way it would work is you wouldn't have the shocking part on the inside, only the outside, and you would have a strap on the wallet so you could give it to him without getting shocked.

Capt. Kidd (author)2009-06-12

or, you could put it up your pant leg, push it up to your pocket, and put your hand in your pocket and grab it w/ teh pocket... like the dog poo bags, and when you get mugged, literally turn out your pockets and look like ur broke and no wallet..................................

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