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| title    = 3D Printer
 
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==Explanation==
 
==Explanation==
Jeff's explanation:
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3D Printers are starting to get better and less expensive.  As the comic suggests, just don't put them online like fax machines.
  
It is true.  3D Printers are starting to get better and better.  As the comic suggests, just don't put them online like fax machines.
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In the image text, Better Homes and Gardens is an American magazine that, as the name suggests, shows you how to make your home and garden better often by reusing common household items in new and innovative ways.
  
In the image text, Better Homes and Gardens is an American magazine that as the name suggests, shows you how to make your home and garden better.
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Also in the image text, {{w|Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene}}(or ABS) is a light-weight and moldable plastic which makes it perfect for 3D printers.
 
 
Also in the image text, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene or ABS is a light-weight and moldable plastic which makes it perfect for 3D printers.
 
  
 
==Transcript==
 
==Transcript==
 
:[Two people before a 3D printer, one with a wrench]
 
:[Two people before a 3D printer, one with a wrench]
 
:Person 1: 3D printers are getting incredible.
 
:Person 1: 3D printers are getting incredible.
:Person 2: I think we're not far from widespread deployment.
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:Person 2: I think we're not far from widespread deployment.
  
 
:Person 2: And you know what that means.
 
:Person 2: And you know what that means.
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:Person 1: Spam containing actual enlarged penises?
 
:Person 1: Spam containing actual enlarged penises?
 
:Person 2: I give it a week.
 
:Person 2: I give it a week.
 
  
 
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3D Printer
I just can't wait for the Better Homes and Gardens list of helpful tips for household reuse of sixteen-inch acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene phalluses.
Title text: I just can't wait for the Better Homes and Gardens list of helpful tips for household reuse of sixteen-inch acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene phalluses.

Explanation

3D Printers are starting to get better and less expensive. As the comic suggests, just don't put them online like fax machines.

In the image text, Better Homes and Gardens is an American magazine that, as the name suggests, shows you how to make your home and garden better often by reusing common household items in new and innovative ways.

Also in the image text, Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene(or ABS) is a light-weight and moldable plastic which makes it perfect for 3D printers.

Transcript

[Two people before a 3D printer, one with a wrench]
Person 1: 3D printers are getting incredible.
Person 2: I think we're not far from widespread deployment.
Person 2: And you know what that means.
Person 1: Spam containing actual enlarged penises?
Person 2: I give it a week.


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Discussion

Godammit, that refill cartridge was expensive too. Davidy²²[talk] 09:22, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Wouldn't this completely invert their targeted market? 162.158.177.11 18:07, 28 February 2016 (UTC)

Four years later... 3D printers cost $400 and they are found hardly anywhere. 625571b7-aa66-4f98-ac5c-92464cfb4ed8 (talk) 22:47, 7 March 2017 (UTC)