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  • adj. Resistant to the mistakes of foolish people.


idiot +‎ -proof (Wiktionary)


  • The device was sophisticated but easy to use, employing an idiotproof suicide detonator tied to an off-the-shelf GPS unit mounted on top of the housing.

    The Overton Window

  • The best thing about these biscuits is they are superquick to make, and honestly, fairly idiotproof.

    Maria Rodale: Recipe: Buttery Biscuits in a Snap!

  • Bush inherited a juggernaut, bulletproof, idiotproof 12 TRILLION dollar economy and a government that had 250 BILLION dollar annual budget surplus.


  • THE REAL SECRET OF MYST'S AMAZING SUCCESS WAS the combination of near-photorealistic graphics and an idiotproof means of navigating an imaginary world.

    Some Games To Keep You Mystified

  • Make it idiotproof and someone will make a better idiot. » The decimating game

  • When it comes with Vista, the first day gave me a blue screen and it tried to do everything for me and I could do it manually in a few minutes, going through the Vista wizards and troubleshooting stuff ended up taking up a whole evening of frustration … Trying to make everything idiotproof made Vista an Idiot OS.

    Google Drops A Nuclear Bomb On Microsoft. And It’s Made of Chrome.

  • What I can say is that our system works because we make it almost idiotproof.

    The state of Democracy in the Americas

  • But I'm completely convinced that just as soon as something becomes idiotproof - nature provides a better idiot.


  • • Leave around a few idiotproof recipes and hope your guests make dinner for you.

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  • The Singnet setup is really idiotproof easy 3 steps and vola my internet connection is up and less than 10 mins, my modem router is ready to serve my whole family:


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