July Caption Contest

The end of the month is near - it's time!

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July is drawing to a close, so let's sneak a quick caption contest in before it's too late.

  • Leave your funniest clean caption to the photo in the comments section below. We reserve the right to delete captions that we deem inappropriate. We’re not too stingy, but try to keep it moderately PG-13.
  • Captions submitted any other way besides in the comment section will not be accepted! That means do not use the feedback form!
  • Captions will be accepted from the moment this post goes live until Friday, August 2nd at 10 a.m. Mountain Time.
  • A crack team of humor experts will pick the winner and we will announce it next week.

Here's the photo:

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The winner will receive $100 in SparkFun credit to buy anything on the site! Good luck and may the best caption win!


Comments 248 comments

  • Member #394180 / about 8 years ago / 28

    And He took took the board, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my Software which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

    Arduino 22:19

    • Member #474015 / about 8 years ago / 6

      I love this too much too be offended by it.

  • bradmc / about 8 years ago / 9

    With my cotton blend shirt and polyester cape, I Captain Static, am ruiner of sensitive electronics!

  • GCF / about 8 years ago / 8

    Mild-mannered engineer by day; mild-mannered engineer with cape by night. Such is the life of Captain Makey.

  • pdasilva18 / about 8 years ago / 7

    I will take the Board to Mordor! Though... I do not know the way.

  • MechaTweak / about 8 years ago / 6

    An awed silence fell over all the nerdings, as their king raised the board of power.

  • GeneralPHY / about 8 years ago / 5

    I missed comic con for this?!

  • BeerCannon / about 8 years ago / 5

    "Pico shall be the board thou shalt use, and the name of the board shall be Pico. Beagleboard shalt thou not use, neither Arduino, excepting that thou then interface to Pico. PicAxe is right out."

  • bdwyer / about 8 years ago / 5

    Sparkfun internship program: "ABCs and PCBs"

  • evangifford / about 8 years ago / 4

    Tie-dye .... it's great, isn't it? ..... yes ... yes it is .... but listen to me very carefully kids, unless you learn to master ... THIS ... magic board, you ... will be wearing a SUIT by the time you're 30!

  • Here we see Captain Herp Derp doing some community outreach.

  • Ben Rothschild / about 8 years ago / 3

    Who needs electronics when you have a cape and a captive audience.

  • Member #579381 / about 8 years ago / 2

    The administrators must have been really desperate for a sub, wherever they found this kook.

  • Member #575074 / about 8 years ago / 2

    ohh no Mephisto is dominating the dimension of electronics, we are lost!!

  • Saul Cruz / about 8 years ago / 2

    Whoever wields this board, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Iron Man.

  • Jade / about 8 years ago / 2

    Never trust a bearded man offering you something sweet... unless he's wearing a red cape.

  • Member #391879 / about 8 years ago / 2

    The great Carnack says "used his fingers to spread the cyanoacrylate"

  • D0Cpr0ph3t / about 8 years ago / 2

    and now for my next trick.... setting free the magic smoke!

  • smakonin / about 8 years ago / 2

    With this board I will forever be known as Super Sparkfun Man! You too can have my super powers for only $19.95....

  • kirby g / about 8 years ago / 2

    I found this beautiful specimen during my dumpster phase.

  • TECH GEEK / about 8 years ago / 2

    One board, to rule them all!

  • didacta / about 8 years ago / 2

    And this my colorful childrens is the window to knowledge

  • Dan60 / about 8 years ago / 2

    Circuit boards? Where we are going we don't need circuit boards...

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 2

    Let's hear the story of the "Little Red Soldering Hood"

  • Phantom of the NOPera.

  • Member #538599 / about 8 years ago / 2

    I am Gandalf the Red -- Wielder of the red board that contains the mystical blue smoke of miracles.

  • Crawdad / about 8 years ago / 2

    Children, when I bestow upon you the magic of circuit board etching - you can create ... but you may never procreate.

  • NightPhoenix / about 8 years ago / 2

    For my next trick, I will make the light blink TWICE as fast. Ohhhhhhhhhh

  • Member #435690 / about 8 years ago / 1

    My minnons wear tye-dye, I wear a cape, I look at red boards, and like to make cake.

  • NastyOlHermit / about 8 years ago / 1

    From Care and feeding of Minions, Chapter 2, paragraph 1. With the addition of the cape, It has become apparent that the Minion needs a Vacation.........

  • Aliasar / about 8 years ago * / 1

    "And remember children, as my wise mentor and relative, Uncle Nicola, once said: With great amps comes great responsibility.
    Those are the wise words my extraordinary persona, Engineer Man, a.k.a. me in a cape, lives by."


  • Rob Schwartz / about 8 years ago / 1

    By the power of Printed Circuit Board.... I have the power!

  • Tenacious_Techhunter / about 8 years ago / 1

    When it came time for his Grand Finale, the "Wizard of Engineering" failed to impress with his spell that "spontaneously generated several hundred hours of product development".

  • Member #580080 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Can you guess what it is yet?

  • lbela / about 8 years ago * / 1

    Dudes! I said today was going to be "Look Psycho Day", not "Look Psyche-delic"!

  • lbela / about 8 years ago / 1

    See this board and the antennae in my head? Kids, today we're going to do some reeeeally cool science.

  • lbela / about 8 years ago / 1

    Kids, holding up the ceiling is harder than it looks.

  • chienline / about 8 years ago / 1

    Hey Rainbow Kids! Forget your big dirty sandbox at home. Now I present you a pocket Digital Sandbox. Let's make Rainbow!

  • prophead100 / about 8 years ago / 1

    For my next magic trick I make this ordinary board disappear in a cloud of blue smoke...

  • Why@ / about 8 years ago / 1

    My preciousssssss.

  • SVRobots / about 8 years ago / 1

    Who did this!? This solder job is magnificent!

  • Bones McGhee / about 8 years ago / 1

    Augmented reality camera reveals true identity of educator

  • Hemi345 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "Who can name the IC model number on this PCB?... Anyone?... Anyone?"

  • Hemi345 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Class: "Geesh, enough with the circuit board! Can we go see the poster in the hallway again??"

  • NorseEngineer / about 8 years ago / 1

    Throwing this board into your room will give each of you your own Fortress of Solitude and Solder. Treat it well.

  • Tsaot / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain Beard and his Rainbow Squad brainstorm ideas for recycling the plastic sprue from their latest project session. Using them as caltrops has already been rejected because "Legos already do that".

  • Member #318685 / about 8 years ago / 1

    I, the Caped Circuit Crusader, present to you.. aw man, what is this thing again.. =\

  • mopple / about 8 years ago / 1

    Little did Super Spark-Man know, his new circuit could bend time. Causing Friday, August 2nd to appear on a Saturday in 2014.

  • Member #379357 / about 8 years ago / 1

    A young Doc Brown displays to tepid interest his prototype for the Flux Capacitor.

  • techmau5 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Also I just want to point out that Friday is August 1st.

  • techmau5 / about 8 years ago / 1

    And then he said, "Let there be light!" as he connected the LEDs to the power rail.

  • Mr_ChoCho21 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is the greatest board ever created, Students... Oh sheet THERE'S A TINY SPECK OF COPPER THAT HAS DESTROYED IT... NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

  • LJC41 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Electronics? I don't know much about electronics...... But I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night.

  • Sorescale / about 8 years ago / 1

    And this, kids, is called a cape...

  • SparksLikeaG6 / about 8 years ago / 1

    By your Sparkfun kits combined, I am Captain Sparkfun!".

  • R3dmous3 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Here boys and girls I present to you my sidekick PCB he makes dreams come true.

  • deltanyne / about 8 years ago / 1

    And for my next trick, using only this PCB and a little bit of code... Shazam! Your shirts are now all tie dye!

  • Sparkfun Rules / about 8 years ago / 1

    He saw the board... Shaked his head... Thought he'd make a new one (Sparksfun's internaly)... Etc.

  • beagle.fan / about 8 years ago * / 1

    Sparkfun's New BeagleBoard Prototype: The Crusader Cape

  • Pirate Labs / about 8 years ago / 1

    I will demonstrate Super Conductors once I remove this pipe from my head.

  • Member #461908 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Teacher: "No, Billy, you don't understand. it doesn't matter how many times you poke the board it will never turn on unless you plug it in. NO Billy you cant poke me either to make it work." Billy: "But Teacher I thought you said that your cape holds great power in this nation." Teacher: "Yes I did say that. and right now that's the biggest mistake I've made in a long time. Now PLUG IN THE BOARD".

  • Malifous / about 8 years ago / 1

    All the children stared, puzzled. Where in the world did this odd engineer-shaped pinata come from, and why was it hanging in their room?!?!

  • Karl Bielefeldt / about 8 years ago / 1

    When planning your e-textile project, it's important to select something that will match with any outfit.

  • Karl Bielefeldt / about 8 years ago / 1

    For those of you without heat ray vision, please stay after class so I can show you the slow way to solder.

  • Daniel_Vitor / about 8 years ago / 1

    And that, kids, is how I met the best broard ever!

  • Honus / about 8 years ago / 1

    With a bit of practice kids, you can all become soldering superheroes.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    I was your age when I built this…

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Guaranteed to Snoop Proof your tablet or lap top.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    The current K-12 exam questions can be yours.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Last time a card caught fire, I swore to get rain gear.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Imagine. The entire Snowden Files on one little card.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    You don’t need gloves wearing my patented antistatic cape.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    My avatar IS Superman, but it’s wash day.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    1,000 solutions to “World of Warcraft” on every card.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Where is HIS T shirt?

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    “Dress for Success” maybe, but he is ridiculous.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Another 20 minutes of this before recess?

  • Ogre / about 8 years ago / 1

    Please, DO NOT eat this. You're parents will never let you play with electronics ever again.

  • Ogre / about 8 years ago / 1

    I've collected all your hopes and dreams and put it into this amazing new board. It's your new best friend and the only truth teller left in your life now that you're parents have sent you away to us for camp. Write home about this to your loved ones... tell them they've been replaced.

  • Lion XL / about 8 years ago / 1

    Robert...Robert, you do know this is NOT a beagle bone? ...So why then did you make me wear this cape??

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Free cape with every Alien Communicator.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Keep your lunch card in the vertical position until insertion in the vending machine.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Tell your parents, only $19.95.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This simple device will access 79% of ATMs.

  • Member #579354 / about 8 years ago * / 1

    New York Inflatable Teacher Initiative Pilots In City Schools. Hot Air Piped From Roof Animates Lecturer.

  • ArduM.O.P / about 8 years ago / 1

    Children see this circuit I am holding? Yes you do good, because for a minute there I thought I had brought the cloaking chip.

  • Swain / about 8 years ago * / 1

    There's only one thing I love more than SparkFun Electronics...Pudding.

  • Brad10 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "I'm sad Mr. Dunlap is out with a bad case of 'Friday Flu' - whatever that is - but Captain Sparkfun is the coolest sub we've had in years!"

  • Member #418804 / about 8 years ago / 1

    OK...cape...check...Superman underwear...check...look nerd-like but awesome...check. "I just don't understand why I haven't turned into Superman! I wonder if I need the tie-dye shirt?"

  • Member #247235 / about 8 years ago / 1

    As you see here, I have put all my memories into this microchip. This is the future..

  • Member #286247 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Now everyone look down at your shirt. Is it tie dyed now? Amazing isn't it?

  • mischnic / about 8 years ago / 1

    Bringing the "electronics religion" to the next level!

  • Member #74791 / about 8 years ago / 1

    So you see, Young Puny Earthlings... You shall return all of our Arduinos or face OCCUPATION!

  • For my next trick...blue smoke.

  • scharkalvin / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain Arduino took a break from his crime fighting to lecture the school children on the evils of "Black Hat" hacking.

  • cjh08052 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "This, young children, is the future! These electronic thingies will be mailed to you in these red boxes. You will have the ability to command them to blink lights and control motors!"

    In 1967 Sparko-The-Great envisions SparkFun and the micro-controller revolution.

    ;-> (cjh)

  • FiveFeet / about 8 years ago / 1

    Super Spark comes to the rescue! No board is to big, no circuit is to small for Super Spark!!

  • Member #579269 / about 8 years ago / 1

    I gained my superpowers after installing Linux on this board. There was a bright flash and, suddenly, I was wearing a cape!

  • Captain sparkfun be like- look at this amazing brand new accelerometer with x, y and z axis and 3.3v and 5v compatibility! Kids be like- what the hell does it do?!?!??

  • Member #390287 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Which one of you took the capacitor off the board. buzzing noise in background

  • Member #390287 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This young children is the real turbo encabulator. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLDgQg6bq7o

  • Snorusmaximus / about 8 years ago / 1

    And with this cutting edge technology I will make my cape Invisible! Like Harry Potter! Its not magic, its science!

  • jochefo rdz / about 8 years ago / 1

    One board to rule them all!

  • Blanketboyjo / about 8 years ago / 1

    Hey guys superman here, ever wonder how I got my laser vision?

  • Member #579218 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Hail Electronics! those who are about to be geeks salute you!

  • RoboRake / about 8 years ago / 1

    The first one of you to complete 100 boards gets to wear this Super SparkFun Cape!

  • Member #579209 / about 8 years ago / 1

    What gives me my super powers you ask? It's the Sparkfun microcontroller!

  • Member #579209 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Alright my army of tiny, tye-died, minions, I want you to bring me ALL of these Sparkfun boards! and then I shall rule the world! Muwhahaha!

  • Member #565825 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Wait for it ...

  • Member #318685 / about 8 years ago / 1

    I, the Caped Circuit Crusader, present to you.. uhh.. what is this thing again?

  • Melt-O-Tronic / about 8 years ago / 1

    And Moe came down from the Boulder, bearing a circuit board upon which were graven the Ten Capacitors.

  • DReiber / about 8 years ago / 1

    And this, children, is how you turn a human being into a circuit board!

  • killwithfire / about 8 years ago / 1

    The CapeController V2.0 runs on the laughter of children to power this fine cape.

  • Pokey / about 8 years ago / 1

    ...And then Sniffy the Enchanted Mouse gnaws the perforations into the ProtoSnap PCB.

  • Member #80630 / about 8 years ago / 1

    People of Tee-Hee Village, My Name is Count Plaid-imir. I have discovered new ways to create Tie-dye... Also I can sew capes, but only in red!

  • Member #578950 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is what happens when your positive was supposed to be a negative!!!!!!

  • Ground falt / about 8 years ago / 1

    "It's a bird!" "It's a plane!" "No, it's STEM man!"

  • And this little circuit turns everything tie-dye.....

  • ELECTRONERD / about 8 years ago / 1

    I am Bill Gates and this is worth a billion dollars in the future.

  • ELECTRONERD / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is my Skynet T-X target system processor upgrade. I am a humanoid cybernetic organism with the ability to morph into anyone I come in contact with. The last person I morphed into was wearing this ridiculous cape, but make no mistake, I could terminate all of you as soon my upgrade is complete.

  • Member #65200 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain Nerduino explains the use of the red cape accessory board inspiring a group of admiring initiates to dream of the day when they can wear the red cape with the accessory board.

  • Bones McGhee / about 8 years ago / 1

    Sparkfun employee looks unamused when camper asks if he ever plans on moving out of his parents' basement.

  • Member #513978 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "You!.. Here!.. My fellow Tie-dye-diens! Behold!...This... is... "Spark-ticus"!

  • Bones McGhee / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain Obvious shows off circuit board at Sparkfun's summer intern orientation

  • Hackberry Jake / about 8 years ago / 1

    The Arduino Tiempo seems to have malfunctioned and took only the clothing back to the 70's. There will be another revision... or is there already another revision?...

  • nlewis / about 8 years ago / 1

    And this is the source of all my super powers!

  • Colecago / about 8 years ago / 1

    trying to teach kids the joys of being an MRO Buyer/Planner "By your BOM and leadtimes combined, I am Captain PlanIt"

  • Member #402485 / about 8 years ago / 1

    ......and once I've implanted one of these tiny boards into each of your brains, Children, we will be UNSTOPPABLE!

  • Garfieldboy / about 8 years ago / 1

    When I was told to take some capes to show the kids how was I supposed to know they meant Beaglebone capes !!!???

  • Member #391567 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This man is no ordinary man. This is Mr. F. G. Sparkfunman. To all appearances, he looks like any other law-abiding citizen. But Mr. F. G. Sparkfunman has a secret identity. When trouble strikes at any time, at any place, he is ready to become: Electronics Repair Man!

  • daschick / about 8 years ago / 1

    And Saint Sparkus raised the pcb up on high, saying, 'O Lord, bless this Thy holy PCB that, with it, Thou mayest blow Thine enemies minds in Thy mercy.'

  • pam-mo / about 8 years ago / 1

    The cape is just a metaphor.

  • Matt20 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Young padawans, this is a Digital Sand box. If you train hard enough, one day you can become a Jedi Maker Master and build your own droids.

  • Member #116750 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is what's inside all of your heads, kids! This is it! Haha, don't you see? DON'T YOU SEE!?!?!?! God does not exist! Only Hardac!

  • Member #237386 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "A rabbit out of a hat"? "Oh no Johnny"! "I can do much better..."

  • Member #579108 / about 8 years ago / 1

    ... seems to have locked up ... let's try resetting him ...

  • WilliamQKYC / about 8 years ago / 1

    The Father: The people of earth are not different from us, it's true. But ultimately I believe that's a good thing. They won't necessarily make the same mistakes we did. Not if you guide them, kids. Not if you give them hope. That's what this symbol means. [The Father shows them the SparkFun circuit board] The Father: The symbol of the house of SparkFun means hope. Embodied within that hope is the fundamental belief in the potential of every person to MAKE something good. That's what you can bring them.

  • MetabolicCloth / about 8 years ago / 1

    "Sparkfun and the quest for the prototype PCB went something like this..."

  • Funhough / about 8 years ago / 1

    " PCB Detective: The LED King- Whatever You do, Don't BLINK!"

  • JohnathanN. / about 8 years ago * / 1

    Behold the power of circuits.

  • ElegantElectrons / about 8 years ago / 1

    Wait, why is this a caption contest photo? I had assumed people wore capes at sparkfun all of the time.

  • ElegantElectrons / about 8 years ago * / 1

    I'm RTFMan! Reminding you kids to Read the ... uhh... Fun Manual!

  • Spinerex / about 8 years ago / 1

    Be careful kids, not only can circuit boards shock you, they can stain your capes

  • Spinerex / about 8 years ago / 1

    Behold the Mighty Circuit Board

  • Member #474015 / about 8 years ago / 1

    My young hippie friends, this is a PBC. Behold its glory. Abandon all hope of resisting the power of DIY electronics now. Let it wash over and consume you and all of your wealth.

  • RadioDoctor / about 8 years ago / 1

    Solder it, - then PRAY!!!

  • Member #404376 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is the device that makes time travel possible! And before you ask, yes, in the year 2014 capes and beards are totally a thing.

  • Ogre / about 8 years ago / 1

    You too can change the world... one cape at a time.

  • c2squared / about 8 years ago / 1

    Hippies meet hero

  • Johnjake / about 8 years ago / 1

    We need to breach those helicarriers and replace their targeting blades with our own.

  • EskimoRuler / about 8 years ago * / 1

    With my powerful Cape, the color of a tomato, I will help you turn your PCB into Tie Dye Rainbow!!

  • googly_eyes / about 8 years ago / 1

    "With this board and the combined power of your shirts, I will complete my death ray for sure!"

  • R_Phoenix / about 8 years ago / 1

    I want you to do me a favor, I want you to tell all your friends about me, ... I'm Sparkman.

  • LeeActon / about 8 years ago / 1

    The new Sparkspear program adds a little drama to the previously bland STEM class.

  • zool / about 8 years ago / 1

    "....and that, children, is why plaid will always be better than tie dye."

  • DemolishManta / about 8 years ago / 1

    And here we see my anti gravity power board. Like Iron Man, I too depend on technology for my super powers.

  • sanloublues / about 8 years ago / 1

    See the board, be the board.

  • Member #401042 / about 8 years ago * / 1

    This board, rendering me susceptible to your psychedelic outfits, shall transform me into "Captain Underpants!"

  • anderson_shae / about 8 years ago * / 1

    "Gee, Captain SparkFun, what do you want to do tonight?" "The same thing we do every night, Tie Dye children—try to take over the world with electronics!"

  • mdancer / about 8 years ago / 1

    After discovering his fascination of electronics and superheroes, the students knew precisely how to distract Mr. Spark. Recess would come early today!

  • janvr / about 8 years ago / 1

    ...So with this board and the attachment you see on my head, I can swiftly move anywhere in the classroom, without my feet touching the ground!

  • THX1082 / about 8 years ago / 1

    The Extremely Sensibly Cape comes in adult sizes only. Sorry kids, there is no ES-Cape for you.

  • LED addict / about 8 years ago / 1

    Your training is complete, you must now face the final trial, debugging without onboard leds.

  • gadgetdad / about 8 years ago / 1

    Announcing the "Red-cape-board". It is like the Redboard, but used for Cosplay.

  • Member #402608 / about 8 years ago / 1

    If wired incorrectly when powered on, even I the resident Sparkfun magician will not be able to restore the magic smoke that will escape from the ICs!

  • SFUptownMaker / about 8 years ago / 1

    Man, the Guild of Superheroes sure has let its costume and superpower admission rules slip.

  • Llamas. / about 8 years ago * / 1

    "And now, watch it blink... in blue."

  • Juice Fueler / about 8 years ago / 1

    "This isn't what I meant to pull out of the hat."

  • Tyler / about 8 years ago / 1

    Early sighting of Merlin, the technowiz, training young patowans.

  • Anachronomer / about 8 years ago / 1

    Alas poor kit! I soldered him, Horatio.

  • Member #15009 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain Spark can etch copper with his bare hands.

  • Sailing_Nut / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captain SparkFun revals that his superpowers have been miniaturized onto a single circuit board!

  • My SON'S! The time has come, ALL HAIL LORD CIRCUIT!

  • Member #341578 / about 8 years ago * / 1

    Dave knew he was succeeding when he saw the look of boardom on their faces!

  • With my next trip, I will get you interested in electronics, and insure that all disposable income goes towards the holy red board (filled with holes). Bwahaha, Bwahaha, Bwahaha.

  • bigmackes / about 8 years ago / 1

    It was at this moment I realized my DIY GPS had not taken me to comic-con, but rather led me to a small group of rather confused children.

  • Jaruemalak / about 8 years ago / 1

    Once I'm finished here, I'm on my way to audition for the new SparkFun summer blockbuster "Supergeek vs Raspberry Pi!"

  • Dragon88 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Captivating your audience is easy as long as you avoid being static, bring electrifying material, and dyve right in to the fun stuff.

  • PatentExaminer / about 8 years ago / 1

    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic...once it's populated, goes through the oven, debugged, goes through the oven again, touched up, programmed, burned in, packed and shipped to the customer, that is.

  • Yodaob1 / about 8 years ago / 1

    And it was at that Moment he realized that he let all the magic smoke out.

  • Member #537149 / about 8 years ago / 1

    This is the source of my power, or is it my power source....I forget

  • LightManCA / about 8 years ago / 1

    And Now my captive auidience! I will make this board..... Blink!!

  • jma89 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Making science super cool, one super hero at a time.

  • eewestcoaster / about 8 years ago / 1

    Nick gathers rallies his army in preparation for an attack on RobertC.

  • jon.whitten / about 8 years ago / 1

    And remember boys and girls, at the SparkFun supermarket, we card.

  • WarpedHumor / about 8 years ago / 1

    Mr. Peabody demonstrates a beagle board cape that turns dull tie-die shirts into a very GEEKY plad.

  • Member #558978 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Here it is Billy, the electronics that powers your evil sister Veronica. Now I will show you a secret trick on how to short circuit her!

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Last time I try anything that Nick Poole suggests!

  • Member #532557 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Silence struck the room when the instructor asked "Does this board make my cape look big?"

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Just seconds before the dramatic music and flash powder woke everyone up !!

  • ubuntuguru / about 8 years ago / 1

    Superheroes can teach electronics too

  • Member #383382 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Now children, this is, and forever will be, your kryptonite. Be strong.

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Who ordered those tie-dye Tees? No adult sizes?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    You call that a costume? Now who's phoning it in?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    And they said Interviewing at Sparkfun was Child's Play...!

  • hamtoro / about 8 years ago / 1

    this IS SPARKFUUUUNNNNN!!!!!!!!!

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Kids this is Mister RU12, he belongs in a galaxy far, far, away...!

  • asciirory / about 8 years ago / 1

    Bob suddenly realizes that he is NOT at ComicCon...

  • Rick-S / about 8 years ago * / 1

    OK students, now that you've mastered the art of Tie-Dye, let Captain Spark show you the art of PCB design. I'm sure you can tell by the look on my face it'll be a blast!!

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Let's all meet our new best friend "Auntie Dweeno"

  • orin / about 8 years ago / 1

    Why, yes, I am a wizard.

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Did everyone bring their new Red Board friend today?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Who knows what this is?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    All eyes on me! Why kids are not allowed smartphones in class.

  • Member #369356 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Does this cloak make my Arduino Look big?

  • During today's session of Tie Dyed Electronics Jamboree, I want to talk about two new Sparkfun Capes.

  • A generation ago this crowd would have been into LSD, or worse, but now a presentation on PCBs expands their young minds.

  • Bob797 / about 8 years ago / 1

    These kids really want to know how to use the board if only I can figure it out quickly.

  • asciirory / about 8 years ago / 1

    The children studied the curious effect that occurred by removing the Redboard from the instructor's chest.

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    And while you're on your first break I'll get help out of this shower curtain.

  • Member #279477 / about 8 years ago * / 1

    OK kids, you were right and I was wrong again. The PWM pins CAN modulate audio. I am already wearing the cape of shame, do I really have to shave half my beard this time?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Somewhere between the 'Spark' and the 'Fun', early one morning!

  • ftrocchi / about 8 years ago / 1

    Today in Tie Dye class at SFCC (Spark Fun Comic Con) ...

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Pick a card; any card...

  • asciirory / about 8 years ago / 1

    cape or death?

  • Ford Anglia / about 8 years ago / 1

    Kids, ignore the man behind the cape.

  • asciirory / about 8 years ago / 1

    The Children, not overly impressed by his presentation nor red cape, drove a steel pipe into their instructor's head and watched him spin for a while...

  • wire10ga / about 8 years ago / 1

    Behold the Red Board!

  • Althris / about 8 years ago / 1

    Harry Potter can keep his wand. We have CIRCUITS!

  • EvilGenius121 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to infiltrate your homes and schools with our Spark-Board. When over 200,000 Spark-Boards are distributed, we will have achieved world domination!

    THIS. IS. SPARKFUUNNN!

  • einro / about 8 years ago / 1

    The high preist of the Church of the Spark, the Fun, and the Holy Blue Smoke begins the training of the youngest members.

  • ME heat o nator / about 8 years ago / 1

    Now children, I have always chosen a cape over a shield, but that is strictly a matter of personal preference. The important thing is to make sure your pin assignment is correct.

  • AABroodC3 / about 8 years ago / 1

    With the rise of technology spellbooks are not what they use to be.

  • TeslaTrooper / about 8 years ago / 1

    Remember, with great power comes great responsibility !

  • theDOTT / about 8 years ago / 1

    I am Thor! Do you want to see my mighty powers?

  • Gregory W. / about 8 years ago / 1

    You can recognize Captain Sparkfun by his signature red solder mask!

  • Kvance / about 8 years ago / 1

    Kids!!, don't look at me like that, as if i know not what i do. I know you are intelligent but come on give me a break here. . . [ "I have to think, what should i say to these kids wheeeuuush - THINKING" ]

  • Meaghan / about 8 years ago / 1

    Simon Says, "You have super powers!"

  • johnjulian / about 8 years ago / 1

    And with the power invested in my by the board and the cape I can warp time itself so that Saturday becomes Friday!

  • johnjulian / about 8 years ago / 1

    Color coordination between the hardware and your clothes is vital to the success of any project.

  • Kaius / about 8 years ago / 1

    Remember children, with great power comes great responsibility in properly choosing the correct resistor size.

  • Member #578991 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Children, I present thee with thy COM-2! With it's wired wireless connection you need not a source of power, but plug it into itself and watch the magic happen!

  • Gizmoguy / about 8 years ago / 1

    Who can tell me where this board gets its power from? Anybody? C'mon guys! It's the cape!

  • Member #495325 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "So as you can see, if you need help extruding the ISO file to the proper graphical measurement unit, just ask a professional in the field of process initialization and they will guide you through the process of replugging the virus holes in your mainframe PCB"

  • GreenLite / about 8 years ago / 1

    THIS...the codex is the reason that i am your leader. That and because i'm taller than you.

  • THX1082 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Introducing the KryptoCape. Harnesses the power of the sun to let you perform various cryptographic operations.

  • Member #126518 / about 8 years ago / 1

    "With the flick of this switch, we will time travel back to the seventies."

  • Member #470975 / about 8 years ago / 1

    Who says having the super power to educate tie dyed children about PCB's doesn't make you a super hero?

  • Brandon James / about 8 years ago / 1

    What powers you ask? How about the power to detect height. That's elevation homes!

  • Phlat_Broake / about 8 years ago / 1

    The solder joints have become far easier to see through lately.

  • Putin Jr is not impressed

  • Atrus_Darkstone / about 8 years ago / 1

    The electronics master taught his padawans the ancient secret of PLC boards, knowing that they would put their knowledge to good use when fighting in the Circuit Wars.

  • Withchris / about 8 years ago / 0

    "$%#! it, I am Iron Man."

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