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Shrub Monkeys 126 by ktshy Shrub Monkeys 126 by ktshy
Ah yes, the magical flashlight reading fort. I was hit with a bit of nostalgia thinking about my childhood... did any of you guys have those giant yellow playskool colour changing flashlights back in the day? [link] (Looking at the photo reference now I see that I drew it totally wrong in panel 2, but I was going from memory, so it was MORE PURE dammit!!)

I used it in my reading fort all the time. The light would keep dimming from eating up batteries, and my arm would shake from the strain of holding it up all night, fingers grasping the "on button" in a sweaty death grip, but it came with sweet colour changing options! When reading comics it was set to plain white for the normal sequences/pages, "green" for weird story parts or "red" for action or frightening scenes. Gooooood times. GOOD TIMES.

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:icondogyjoe:
dogyjoe Jul 12, 2013   Writer
Childhood memories are mostly the best.
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KahlanAmnell123 Nov 29, 2012
I laughed at this so much hahaha thanks for making my day!
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RomanceSoldier Jul 13, 2012  Student Photographer
Gerry sleeps in his hat?
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:iconstevensylvia20:
You have beautiful hair and cute little feet - and does your boyfriend ever take off his hat?
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:icononelittlewitch:
i used to keep my sister up because we shared a room and she could see the light under the covers...it was a little like Goob and Lewis in Meet The Robinsons.
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:iconaliyaliadan:
I had that flashlight. It was my best friend.
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haneuli Apr 12, 2012  Student General Artist
lol he goes to sleep with a hat on? lool
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brookeechan Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
ur fiance is sexy...or is it husband....whatevs
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:icongrimsrasatoas:
those things are amazing. i wish mine still worked
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:icongant12000:
my girlfriend took all the batteries after i tried your solution. then i caught the blanket on fire when i switched to candle light, so i got my batteries back and third degree burns. victory
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