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|Description||A conceptual device in the shape of a stein.|
The think tankard is a normal artifact carried by many monsters in Godville. While it nominally resembles a stein, it is a conceptual artifact used in the illustration of volumetric values as pertain to alcoholic drinks.
When a hero asks a bartender about the amount of beer it would take to fill an ocean, the bartender reaches for a think tankard. When a hero muses about how much small beer it takes to equal a good nut-brown ale, he observes a think tankard. When a wide-eyed street urchin whispers in reverent horror a query about how much beer a hero can drink, even a think tankard fails to encompass the necessary volume.
This artifact, though deceptively normal, has become a scientific mainstay in the pursuit of universal answers concerning alcoholic beverages. Even vintners appear to consider it a viable vessel for their product, at least as far as measurement goes. It is generally recorded to be a stein-shaped thought process, or a physical manifestation thereof born through especially wishful yearning.
Think tankards are currently under investigation for exactly what composed them. Current theories suggest:
- 20% thoughts.
- 5% hopes.
- 16% dreams and wishes.
- 8% boredom.
- 1% wonder.
- 50% ???????????