[2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

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[2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby dorp » Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:05 pm

HOLY CRAP I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AT STUFF THROUGH MY FINGERS FOR 40 MINUTES NOW.

It's like goddamn magic. Fuck you, glasses! I don't need you anymore! The glasses were a part of me all along!
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Wrinkledlion X » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:12 pm

Am I missing something here? Should I see my nose now or what?
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby ChaoticBrain » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:42 am

I can keep my eyes focused on the tip of my nose with both my eyes open. It starts to hurt my eyes after a while, but I can totally do it.
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby superppl » Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:27 am

Did Zach draw himself as a chick in this comic?
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Sahan » Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:51 am

superppl wrote:Did Zach draw himself as a chick in this comic?

I feel this is the sort of question that can not be dginified with an answer, unless the answer comes in the form of a equally pointless youtube clip. http://youtu.be/PetqKh7lr8g
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:01 am

I wish I could open youtube clips in full view at work
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Anon » Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:54 pm

I don't use glasses but I still have no idea what the comic is about, if I can actually see my nose, and if I'm really supposed to hold my arm in the awkward angle implied by the second panel.
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Kimra » Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:31 pm

I'm... throughly impressed anyone has attempted to do this at all. I figured the whole point was it's bullshit and they'd all waste their time trying to make it work. Just like... all you guys?
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Kaharz » Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:19 am

I did try the pin hole thing, being near sighted and all, and that does work. I did not try to look at nose because it was immediately obvious that I would not be able to see it.
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Frostbite » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:09 pm

Kimra wrote:I'm... throughly impressed anyone has attempted to do this at all. I figured the whole point was it's bullshit and they'd all waste their time trying to make it work. Just like... all you guys?


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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Girlysprite » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:10 am

I actually felt kind of compelled to try it...but I didn't. It reminds me of the facebook posts that kind of go like this:

1: When you look up at the ceiling you can't stick out your tongue! It's anatomically impossible.
2: You are trying it now
3: and discovered it is false
4: congrats, you looked like an idiot :)
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Sahan » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:33 am

This another one of many scenarios where my laziness has saved me from potential embarrassment. I didn't believe it, but I decided to keep reading rather than test it .
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Nathanyel » Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:14 pm

Not seen here: the last step where they use the laser to manufacture pinhole glasses and sell them to the nerds, marketing them with the slogan "Enables you to focus your own nose!"
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Lethal Interjection » Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:56 pm

Girlysprite wrote:I actually felt kind of compelled to try it...but I didn't. It reminds me of the facebook posts that kind of go like this:

1: When you look up at the ceiling you can't stick out your tongue! It's anatomically impossible.
2: You are trying it now
3: and discovered it is false
4: congrats, you looked like an idiot :)



5: Also, depending on how vigorously you were jumping, part of your tongue may now be on the ground in front of you.
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Re: [2011-Sep-15] Distract 23 Nerds

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:29 am

I did feel compelled to try it too, just to see how impossible it was to do with my fingers.

Then I did it the way I discovered it in high school : looking through a hole in my watch's strap. And I saw my nose, less blurry than usual, and felt satisfied.
Unless all the relevant nerds switched to checking the time on their cellphones, this comic is unrealistic.


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