Talk:237: Keyboards are Disgusting

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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. 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. 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 ~~~~)

The eye-crossing trick has to do with the regular pattern of keys on the keyboard. By de-focusing and crossing eyes while looking at a repeated pattern (such as a keyboard), the eyes can be fooled into forming a false focus where the right and left eyes are looking at different keys, yet the brain interprets the image as if it is a stereoscopic view of the same key. Consequently, the brain's distance estimation is miscomputed and thus the keyboard appears to be vivdly focused and floating in the air above where it really is. Mountain Hikes (talk) 02:58, 25 September 2015 (UTC)

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

Tried to see the color with by shaking keyboard upside down over face. Did not work. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Even though he's not shown, I think it's pretty safe to assume that Black Hat is on the other end of the chat. Leafy Greens (talk) 02:21, 16 November 2014 (UTC)

It can't be proved though, so adding this to 'Comics featuring Black Hat' can't be done. Beanie (talk) 10:51, 19 March 2021 (UTC)