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| titletext = The exact cause of the phenomenon is unknown, but it's thought to be linked to atmospheric refraction and you getting a really cool car.
 
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==Explanation==
 
==Explanation==
 
{{w|Green flash}} refers to an optical phenomenon which occurs at twilight (early {{w|sunrise|dawn}} or late {{w|sunset|dusk}}), and which causes the sun to briefly flash a green colour.
 
{{w|Green flash}} refers to an optical phenomenon which occurs at twilight (early {{w|sunrise|dawn}} or late {{w|sunset|dusk}}), and which causes the sun to briefly flash a green colour.
In the comic, Hatman attempts to distract Stickman with the sunset, so that he may steal his new {{w|Tesla Roadster|sports car}}.
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In the comic, [[Black Hat]] attempts to distract [[Cueball]] with the sunset, so that he may steal his new {{w|Tesla Roadster}}.
  
 
==Transcript==
 
==Transcript==
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:[Black Hat and Cueball are standing on the beach, watching the sun set. Black Hat is holding something, perhaps a cosh, in his left hand.]
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:Black Hat: Did you know that if you stare at the sun just as it sets, you can see a green flash? And feel a sharp blow to the head, and hear the faint hum of me driving away in your new Tesla Roadster?
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:[Hatman and Stickman are standing on the beach, watching the sun set. Hatman is holding something, perhaps a cosh, in his left hand.]
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:Hatman: Did you know that if you stare at the sun just as it sets, you can see a green flash?  
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:Hatman: And feel a sharp blow to the head, and hear the faint hum of me driving away in your new Tesla Roadster?
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Revision as of 22:11, 5 December 2012

Green Flash
The exact cause of the phenomenon is unknown, but it's thought to be linked to atmospheric refraction and you getting a really cool car.
Title text: The exact cause of the phenomenon is unknown, but it's thought to be linked to atmospheric refraction and you getting a really cool car.

Explanation

Green flash refers to an optical phenomenon which occurs at twilight (early dawn or late dusk), and which causes the sun to briefly flash a green colour.

In the comic, Black Hat attempts to distract Cueball with the sunset, so that he may steal his new Tesla Roadster.

Transcript

[Black Hat and Cueball are standing on the beach, watching the sun set. Black Hat is holding something, perhaps a cosh, in his left hand.]
Black Hat: Did you know that if you stare at the sun just as it sets, you can see a green flash? And feel a sharp blow to the head, and hear the faint hum of me driving away in your new Tesla Roadster?
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Discussion

I think this also quotes : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Green_Ray_(film)

Um, I think you mean http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Green_Ray_(film), not https:. 108.162.219.209 05:07, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
You can enter a wiki link like this: {{w|The Green Ray (film)}} which gives The Green Ray (film).--Dgbrt (talk) 12:20, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
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