Warwick students react to the selfie spoon

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Oct. 13, 2015

The selfie stick – the gadget that enables you to take the perfect picture of yourself – has officially acquired a cooler, even more pointless sibling: the selfie spoon.

This latest invention allows selfie and food enthusiasts to combine their interests in a single shot; one end being a spoon, the other a camera holder.

Here is what Warwick students have to say about this newest fad:

Dominic, 18, English Literature

Do you own a selfie stick?
Yes, I’ve used it three times.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
It was at the World Trade Centre in Hong Kong.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
As much as duck-tape and a spoon

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
David Cameron eating pork chops.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
Selfie-gasm!

Alex, 23, Biological Sciences

Do you own a selfie stick?
No, but only because my phone doesn’t fit in one.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
I’ve never uploaded it but I was the sandwich in a gay threesome.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
About 30 quid.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Dave Franco eating mayonnaise.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
A selfie dildo! It’ll be an endoscope that can send pictures directly to Instagram.

Luke, 18, History

Do you own a selfie stick?
No.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
It was at the top of the Empire State Building at night.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
15 pounds.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Donald Trump eating Mexican food.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
A reverse GoPro.

Namik, 18, MORSE

Do you own a selfie stick?
No, and I don’t want one.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
One that didn’t involve a spoon.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
Literally zero, but probably 7 pounds.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Reese Witherspoon eating a spoon with a spoon.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
A selfie fork.

Yasmin, 17, English Literature

Do you own a selfie stick?
No.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
The snapchat filter where I’m puking a rainbow.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
20 pounds.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Meryl Streep eating the blood of her enemies.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
Selfie shower.

Samantha, 22, Business

Do you own a selfie stick?
Well, I own a GoPro selfie stick but I don’t think it counts, so no.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
I took a really awesome picture at the Grand Canyon.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
£15.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Ryan Gosling eating cereal.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
A selfie hat.

Lucille, 18, Philosophy

Do you own a selfie stick?
No, but I take a lot of selfies. I am the queen of selfies. #bowdownbitches

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
I take so many selfies that it’s hard to pick! Actually, prom selfie.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
£10.

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Angelina Jolie eating couscous. I don’t know why.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
Selfie bottle!

Dionne, 19, Biomedical sciences

Do you own a selfie stick?
Yes! I’ve actually got it here in my room.

What’s the best selfie you’ve taken?
Prom definitely.

How much do you think a selfie spoon would cost?
£20

Whose selfie spoon selfie would you like to see? And what would they be eating?
Justin Timberlake eating smoked salmon with cream cheese.

What’s the next selfie-related product in your opinion?
Selfie trainers.

Unfortunately to those now hoping to become the proud owners of a “spelfie”, the product has seen immense popularity and is currently sold out.

As for the price, all our interviewees were wrong: the selfie spoon is free. Cinnamon Toast Crunch, an American cereal brand, are the geniuses behind this project, and all you have to do is pay for the shipping.

What do YOU think about the selfie spoon? Should the SU food outlets invest?

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