Astronaut ice-cream

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astronaut ice-cream
astronaut ice-cream

This is a hard, freeze-dried brick of what the astronomers claim was originally ice-cream, but really, who knows? Neither man nor astro-man could tell you. The label reads: "Three Out-Of-This-World Flavors: Mango, Bacon, and Sadness!"

In space, no one can hear you scream for this.

Type: spleen item (EPIC)
Toxicity: 1
Level required: 7
Selling Price: 42 Meat.
Cannot be traded

(In-game plural: bricks of astronaut ice cream)
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Item number: 1604
Description ID: 695048778
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Obtained From

Obsoleted Areas/Methods
The LAAAAME Observatory
Reward for every 100 adventures spent stargazing.

When Used

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You chew up the brick of astronaut ice-cream. It makes your teeth all sticky, and the inside of your mouth taste like the world's most depressing and least kosher chutney.
AdventuresYou gain 8-10 Adventures.
(You gain 1 Spleen.)

Notes

  • The second spleen item that gives adventures made in the Kingdom of Loathing.
  • With the destruction of the observatory this item is currently unobtainable.

References

  • Freeze-dried "astronaut ice-cream" is often sold in science museum gift shops.
  • "Neither man nor astro-man" is a reference to the surf-rock band Man or Astro-man?.
  • "In space, no one can hear you scream for this." is a mix of the tag line from Alien, "In space no one can hear you scream" and "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream", a line from an old song, famously quoted in the Jim Jarmusch movie Down By Law.
  • The autosell price, 42, is the answer to the "Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything" in the book, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Collection

TOP 10 astronaut ice-cream collections
1. Crawly - 47 | 2. Rev Noodlyson - 47 | 3. justhappytobehere - 46 | 4. pcentella - 46 | 5. Biblio1 - 43
6. TheNice1 - 42 | 7. pinkocommie - 39 | 8. Tortica - 38 | 9. Baltar - 34 | 10. Kartok - 33
Collection data courtesy of ePeterso2 and Jicken Wings