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September 15, 2012 6:53 PM   Subscribe

A frog catching bugs on a touchscreen. I won't spoil the ending for you.
posted by flapjax at midnite (49 comments total) 47 users marked this as a favorite

 
The ending was awesome!!!
posted by hippybear at 6:56 PM on September 15, 2012 [6 favorites]


It's all fun and games until someone loses a thumb.
posted by arcticseal at 6:56 PM on September 15, 2012 [4 favorites]


CRUNCH
posted by Namlit at 6:57 PM on September 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


Should have just built the frog a box tower......
posted by sendai sleep master at 7:02 PM on September 15, 2012 [3 favorites]


Lizard is also a contender.
posted by Johnny Wallflower at 7:03 PM on September 15, 2012 [5 favorites]


Lizard is also a contender.

Hilarious when the lizard looks toward the camera for an instant when the music hits that brief rest! Hah!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 7:05 PM on September 15, 2012


OK, I had to Google "do frogs have teeth" to try to figure out how much that hurt.
posted by key lime guy at 7:07 PM on September 15, 2012 [7 favorites]


Previously.
posted by swift at 7:16 PM on September 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


The human was kind of asking for it.
posted by smirkette at 7:23 PM on September 15, 2012 [17 favorites]


I'm on a crusade: Please never link to Wimp.com, they are worth than HuffPo
posted by growabrain at 7:36 PM on September 15, 2012 [14 favorites]


OK, I had to Google "do frogs have teeth" to try to figure out how much that hurt.

You just made me remember this unsettling Sesame Street skit.
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:37 PM on September 15, 2012 [2 favorites]


Frogs smash their food with their eyeballs. Two frog dissections in my public school education and that's what I remember.

Also not to eat cold Chef Boyardee for lunch on dissection day.
posted by maryr at 8:05 PM on September 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


That there is a Pixie Frog, and they DO have teeth.... and a bulldog grip!
posted by The otter lady at 8:24 PM on September 15, 2012 [3 favorites]


I wonder how long the frog would keep playing, before it figured out that it kept somehow not getting food in its mouth. Or does this work like cats and a laser pointer, where repeated failure just makes them all the more determined (and frustrated)?

I kinda felt bad for it, actually... Though the ending - sweet sweet revenge!
posted by pla at 8:29 PM on September 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


At the end, it didn't catch a bug, it caught a feature.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 8:46 PM on September 15, 2012 [53 favorites]


All hail the hypnotoad.
posted by ApathyGirl at 9:11 PM on September 15, 2012 [6 favorites]


JUSTICE IS DONE
posted by Flunkie at 9:13 PM on September 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


I love the future so much.
posted by St. Sorryass at 9:33 PM on September 15, 2012 [2 favorites]


Do not tease the toad.
posted by BlueHorse at 9:36 PM on September 15, 2012


Just a tad too early - much better if they'd waited for Apple's next announcement.

Everyone knows the best platform for a frog is a lil' iPad.
posted by Devonian at 10:23 PM on September 15, 2012 [19 favorites]


That was awesome.
posted by PercussivePaul at 11:16 PM on September 15, 2012


Buahahahahaha
posted by pecanpies at 12:41 AM on September 16, 2012


I <3 Frogs.
posted by Goofyy at 12:56 AM on September 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


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posted by Lipstick Thespian at 5:07 AM on September 16, 2012


Do not taunt the happy fun hungry frog.
posted by CheeseDigestsAll at 5:08 AM on September 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


Do not taunt the happy fun hungry frog.

Do not taunt the hungry frog
with bugs on a little screen
the hungry frog ain't playing, friend
you'll find out what i mean
you'll laugh and think it's funny
but you'll be proven dumb
when hungry frog gets desperate
and tries to eat your thumb
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:29 AM on September 16, 2012 [16 favorites]


Great song, but you totally spoiled the ending of the video for me. I'm gonna go sulk with that video of a puppy watching wolves on youtube now.
posted by moonmilk at 6:25 AM on September 16, 2012


sorry to spoil it, dear moonmilk, my man
i'll make it up to you, however i can
next vid that i post, i won't tell you the end
and i do hope that you can still call me your friend
posted by flapjax at midnite at 6:28 AM on September 16, 2012 [6 favorites]


Please never link to Wimp.com...

YES! Thank you! That site is TERRIBLE.
posted by dozo at 6:41 AM on September 16, 2012


Feed the frog first. Then maybe you will both enjoy the game more.
posted by subdee at 6:51 AM on September 16, 2012


If blurted-out endings get on your last nerve,
don't read the comments before you observe.
posted by jquinby at 6:53 AM on September 16, 2012 [5 favorites]


To tell the truth, I'd seen that froggy before
And knew that the thumb-dude got what he deserved!
posted by moonmilk at 7:08 AM on September 16, 2012


"I know I've seen that frog before"
moonmilk was thinking to himself
"maybe down in Mexico,
or a picture upon somebody's shelf"
posted by flapjax at midnite at 7:11 AM on September 16, 2012 [2 favorites]


I'd give this video two thumbs up but oh forget it.
posted by Ron Thanagar at 7:18 AM on September 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


If this goes on much longer, my chums,
we're required to reference the plums:
the ones on the plate
I report that their fate
to be eaten like so many thumbs
posted by jquinby at 7:20 AM on September 16, 2012 [3 favorites]


Abraham: Do you bite my thumb at me, sir?

Froggy: No sir, I do not bite your thumb at you, sir, but I bite your thumb, sir.
posted by moonmilk at 7:33 AM on September 16, 2012 [10 favorites]


Froggy eats one thumb at a time
The way that he clamps has no reason or rhyme
He eats the virtual ants and bugs
Now he thirsts for human blood
posted by RobotVoodooPower at 8:30 AM on September 16, 2012 [2 favorites]


a thumb goes up, a frog goes by ...
posted by pyramid termite at 8:35 AM on September 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


Whose thumbs these are I do not know
posted by moonmilk at 9:08 AM on September 16, 2012


Strange Interlude, I knew I wasn't the only person haunted by that bit.
posted by juniper at 10:18 AM on September 16, 2012


Froggy eats one thumb at a time
The way that he clamps has no reason or rhyme
He eats the virtual ants and bugs
Now he thirsts for human blood


...Burmashave!
posted by pla at 10:25 AM on September 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


Snikt!
posted by homunculus at 1:29 PM on September 16, 2012 [3 favorites]


I paid a lot of money for some iPad apps for cats, games where your cat can chase and tap and watch things like bugs and butterflies and toy mice.

This naturally guaranteed that my cats have less than zero interest in these games. That's right: negative interest. If I turn on one of the games and hold my iPad up in front of either cat, they stalk away as if gravely offended that I would DARE.
posted by ErikaB at 6:05 PM on September 16, 2012 [2 favorites]


Well, I spent a lot of money on some iPad apps for cats
There were some with little mice on, and some with great big rats
But when I showed to my kittens they just sneered at the screen
In all the years I've owned them I still don't know what they mean
were they Feline all those years
Purring away the time?
Are they gathering up the tears;
have they had enough of mine?
posted by alloneword at 1:21 PM on September 17, 2012 [2 favorites]


Is there a word for "outrageous laugher followed by immediate shame?" A word like schadenfreude, but also capturing the shame for laughing at what you did?

Because that totally just happened again for the Nth time while watching videos on the internet.
posted by fragmede at 10:35 AM on September 18, 2012


LOLenfraude?
posted by maryr at 1:06 PM on September 18, 2012


No, wait, schadenLOL?

Crap, I don't know German.
posted by maryr at 1:06 PM on September 18, 2012


Sure:
Froschdaumenanbisslachanfall

(perhaps it's 'Abbiss'; we don't know how much of the thumb was re-usable after the attack)
posted by Namlit at 2:58 PM on September 18, 2012


Or 'Daumenfroschbisslachanfall' actually
posted by Namlit at 2:58 PM on September 18, 2012


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