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This new supervillain can ruin your day

Naomi Price
9/22/2011 01:42 PM EDT

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kdboyce
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re: This new supervillain can ruin your day
kdboyce   10/1/2011 7:32:34 PM
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Thanks to everyone who voted for my caption. I really appreciate it. Perhaps you might be interested as to how I came up with the caption. I am from West Virginia and there was a period of time where there were many claims of seeing some 'creature' kinda like a moth/man combo there. You can see details here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mothman Although I never personally witnessed 'Mothman', I knew of the story, and cape (wing like) on the figure Daniel drew reminded me of it. So immediately the 'man' part of the figure name stuck. As I have experienced many glitches in my professional life, it also was the first word to pop into my mind. Now I wonder if I can turn the GLITCHMAN into an enduring part of engineering lore.... Perhaps Daniel should consider a series featuring the character. Ummmm. I wonder what that would be like :) Maybe....but probably not. Worth a thought, though.

ReneCardenas
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ReneCardenas   9/30/2011 5:56:30 AM
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One suggestion, it is missing an icon/symbol for his outfit (ie superman has an "S", and batman has the bat icon). Glitchman should have a "G" or a lighting bolt, since glitches can happen at ligth speed... ;-)

Robotics Developer
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Robotics Developer   9/28/2011 11:17:15 PM
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Kinda looks like a WWW wrestler! I like the figure and the name! Nice job!

Sanjib.A
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re: This new supervillain can ruin your day
Sanjib.A   9/23/2011 4:26:27 PM
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Very creative and entertaining cartoon and appropriatly matching caption. Congratulations to kdboyce and Daniel!!

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