Embarrassed By Selfie Sticks, Man Creates a "Selfie Arm"

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Who cares if the result is even more embarrassing. Not this guy!

Over on Japanese comedy site Omocoro, a fellow who goes by “Mansooon” said that he found selfie sticks embarrassing because when you use them, other people know you are using a selfie stick. Then, there’s the fact that some hate folks who use selfie sticks.

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So, to overcome this, Mansooon came up with this.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

If your arms were longer, you wouldn’t need a selfie stick.

Mansooon set to work on building his tongue-in-cheek contraption.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

Just jam a selfie stick into plastic hands.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

This will fool anyone. It looks real. See? Fooled me. Hrm. All that’s missing is a shirt.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

With very long sleeves.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

Appears vaguely natural.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

This totally doesn’t look like he’s holding a selfie stick under that shirt. Sorry, two selfie sticks.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

Passes the jogger and the cyclist test.

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[Image: Mansooon | Omocoro]

*applause*

You might remember Omocoro from the site’s other amazing invention: the fart cannon.

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Top image: Mansooon | Omocoro

To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter@Brian_Ashcraft.

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