237: Keyboards are Disgusting

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Keyboards are Disgusting
Alternate method: convince them to pretend it's an Etch-a-Sketch and try to erase it.
Title text: Alternate method: convince them to pretend it's an Etch-a-Sketch and try to erase it.

[edit] Explanation

This comic references first and foremost that keyboards are totally filthy as they collect dirt and other small filth under the keys. Secondly, whoever is on the other side of the computer tricks the main character in this comic to lift the keyboard over his head so that the dirt falls on his face.

The title text references the toy Etch A Sketch in which you would draw lines using two knobs and shake the Etch A Sketch to clear the screen. If you shook a gross keyboard, you would get filth on you as well.

[edit] Transcript

[Hairy sits at his computer, chatting with another person.]
Chat: Wanna see an optical illusion? Hold your keyboard up in front of you and look at the home row.
[Hairy holds the keyboard in front of him.]
Chat: Now cross your eyes a little so the "g" and "h" overlap.
Chat: Keeping focus, lift the keyboard over your head.
[Hairy lifts the keyboard over his head still looking at the keyboard.]
[Tiny parts of dust and skin particles fall in Hairy's face.]
Hairy: Eww!
Chat: Haha
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Discussion

This needs to be added to Category:Comics with color but I have no idea how. 17:01, 22 June 2013 (UTC)

I can't see any color, am I blind?--Dgbrt (talk) 19:44, 22 June 2013 (UTC)
Dgbrt, look at the last panel. 131.191.68.103 08:10, 5 July 2013 (UTC)
Uhhh, the dust... so I'm blind ;) --Dgbrt (talk) 10:31, 5 July 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, the dust is very slightly coloured (dark blues, greens, and browns). Unfortunately, I don't know how to add it either.67.188.195.182 22:58, 5 September 2013 (UTC)
If anybody else can't see it, try shaking your keyboard upside down over your face. ‎Jolbucley (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)


I tried this trick with my new Netbook. The effect is actually pretty impressive (especially with the € on-key). 67.188.195.182 22:58, 5 September 2013 (UTC)
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