Sigh. So let's say you pick at your nails and you have taken up Silly Putty as an alternative.
And then let's say you bring in some red and yellow neon Silly Putty and foolishly store it in the same tin as your old school light green Think Geek putty.
So lets say then you idly pick up your putty and roll it and stretch it and then you notice, you NOTICE you have green putty with stripes of neon red and yellow.
The deed is done, so you keep puttying while you program. After half an hour of pounding the putty, you look at the mass in your hand and see:
(I know you feed readers can see after the jump, I'm scrolling down so you don't get busted at work)
I went to find Friend 3, because maybe it was just me.
"Look in my cube," I demanded.
She sighed patiently, "What's in your cu - oh my!"
So I was right. I kept manipulating it all day and there was no change. (In the color. )
I knew if my team saw my putty they'd say, "Huh. Funny. Are you done with that prototype yet?" However, Marcia's team is juvenile. I knew, given the Flarp experience, Marcia's co-workers would not be cool with this. I imagine they would steal the putty and do this:
I went, putty in hand, to find my boss and see what she thought I should do. She was sitting at her desk.
"Hey, Linda -"
She glanced up as far as the putty and immediately said "No." Except, it was more along the lines of a slow no, and she pronounced it so pointedly it turned into:
"So you think - "
"Neeeeeeeewwwwwwwwww," she said steadily.
"Okay" I sighed, and put my putty in my purse.
I tried to think of other putty colors I could add, but all the combos would make brown.
And that would be bad.