Photos of triumphant ghosts escaping lightbulb and coffee mug prisons


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Ghosts in my coffee? Well that would explain a lot of things.


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That reminds me of the Id-monster from Forbidden Planet.


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For those that haven’t seen ferngully or need reminding how awesome Tim Curry is.


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Did that poor light bulb explode? I’ve never had that happen.


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What are you? A bunch of superstitious heathens? Those aren’t ghosts. Just talk to any electrical engineer, and he or she will set you straight*.

It’s magic smoke: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_smoke

*And before you wonder, EE’s only come in strict male and female types. They used to be analog, but times change and EE’s only do digital now.


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There’s your Magic Smoke. Not a ghost after all.


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Somebody get that guy a containment suit, stat.


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Note that the second photo was taken by Brian Wecht of Game Grumps.


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