Secret Morse Code Message Revealed in Mortar Board

When the Man says you can’t decorate your mortar board at graduation, what do you do? You outsmart the Man. When Victor Youk graduated earlier this month but was prohibited by his school from doing the masking tape-on-mortar-board trick that so many people do, he figured out his own way to celebrate graduation: he hacked the cap to include infrared lights that blinked a Morse Code message. Though it wasn’t visible to the naked eye, video cameras should have picked it up. Graduates who go back and watch the ceremony later (and, um, know Morse Code) will be thrilled to see Youk’s “Congratulations Class of 2011” message, I’m sure.

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4 Responses to Secret Morse Code Message Revealed in Mortar Board

  1. Good lateral thinking.  I just hope that they keep a camera on him long enough for the full message to rotate through.  Would hate to see it on him only for a few seconds, especially if the only time it's shown is during the end of the word class.  Hate to see him remembered as that guy flashing .- … …

  2. Good lateral thinking.  I just hope that they keep a camera on him long enough for the full message to rotate through.  Would hate to see it on him only for a few seconds, especially if the only time it’s shown is during the end of the word class.  Hate to see him remembered as that guy flashing .- … …

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