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==Transcript==
 
==Transcript==
 
:[Someone is standing next to a table.  There is a can on the table.]
 
:[Someone is standing next to a table.  There is a can on the table.]
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:[The label on the can reads, "Serious Putty".]
 
:[The label on the can reads, "Serious Putty".]
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:[The person is looking at the table again.]
 
:[The person is looking at the table again.]
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:[They reach out to touch the can.  The can speaks.]
 
:[They reach out to touch the can.  The can speaks.]
 
:Can: Don't touch me.
 
:Can: Don't touch me.
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Revision as of 16:34, 12 December 2012

Serious
Not to be confused with Serious PuTTY, the Windows terminal client where everything is in Impact.
Title text: Not to be confused with Serious PuTTY, the Windows terminal client where everything is in Impact.

Explanation

This comic is a play on words with the child's putty known as "Silly Putty", which is "silly" because it likes to be played with. Whereas Serious Putty does not even liked to be touched.

As it says in the image text PuTTY is a Windows Terminal client. Impact is a font that is distributed with Windows that is used in all lolcat and other images of that type.

Transcript

[Someone is standing next to a table. There is a can on the table.]
[The label on the can reads, "Serious Putty".]
[The person is looking at the table again.]
[They reach out to touch the can. The can speaks.]
Can: Don't touch me.
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Discussion

A full four pounds of silly putty becomes pretty serious when it falls on your head. Just sayin' Davidy²²[talk] 09:57, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
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