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(WJLA Washington DC)   Crayola reintroduces flesh-colored crayons   (wjla.com) divider line
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3413 clicks; posted to Main » on 22 May 2020 at 2:50 PM (11 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-05-22 2:34:41 PM  
69 votes:
Predisential Edition:

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2020-05-22 2:59:54 PM  
46 votes:
Did they include gray?

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2020-05-22 3:12:16 PM  
43 votes:

This text is now purple: Hoopy Frood: I've never seen anyone whose skin was literally white

Never been to Ireland, huh?


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2020-05-22 3:43:05 PM  
31 votes:
the could bang out a bunch of the color names pretty quickly if they wanted...

Michael Jackson 1970
Michael Jackson 1982
Michael Jackson 1985
Michael Jackson 1988
Michael Jackson 1995
Michael Jackson 2005

from about 1988 onward you formulate the wax so the tip keeps breaking off and you have to smoosh it back on.
 
2020-05-22 3:17:54 PM  
21 votes:
2020 has so conditioned me that I read this as "flesh-eating crayons."
 
2020-05-22 3:08:41 PM  
18 votes:
Is the Family Guy Ok not Ok chart included in the box?
 
2020-05-22 3:32:01 PM  
17 votes:

Subtonic: If I saw someone that shade of pink I would run.


But now, my crayon drawings can finally have realistic-looking nipples!
 
2020-05-22 2:50:40 PM  
17 votes:

Farking Clown Shoes: Predisential Edition:

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Orange you glad it wasn't burnt sienna?
 
2020-05-22 3:17:55 PM  
16 votes:

Grumpy Cat: Farking Clown Shoes: Predisential Edition:

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Orange you glad it wasn't burnt sienna?


Way back in early grade school, we turned in our drawings one day and I had drawn a horse that I filled in with my Burnt Sienna crayon.  I put a speech bubble above him saying "I'm Burnt Sienna".  My teacher critiqued it by writing something to the effect of "That's a strange name, but you live on a farm, so you probably know what they should be named."
 
2020-05-22 2:48:56 PM  
14 votes:
Watch out for the Crayolavirus!
 
2020-05-22 3:13:30 PM  
13 votes:
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2020-05-22 3:08:51 PM  
13 votes:

Hoopy Frood: I've never seen anyone whose skin was literally white


Never been to Ireland, huh?
 
2020-05-22 2:58:14 PM  
13 votes:
Labels go from Lisa Bonet to Wesley Snipes.
 
2020-05-22 3:08:35 PM  
12 votes:
I want to know if they ever resolved that "blue-green vs. green-blue" conundrum of my childhood.
 
WGJ [TotalFark] [BareFark]
2020-05-22 3:08:03 PM  
11 votes:
This is the color of flesh
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2020-05-22 4:48:07 PM  
10 votes:

thomasvista: steklo: [Fark user image 540x339]
Ollies?  I love that store. They have everything!!!!!

There's a reason it's so cheap. Defects, quality issues....stores like this don't get the Cadillas, they get the Yugos.


Man, I'd pay top dollar for a gin-u-wine Cadilla; it'd match my Rolox.
 
2020-05-22 3:20:32 PM  
10 votes:

gordian: Awesome. Lyra does a great set of skin tone colored pencils, too.

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But what about skin tones of non-Germans?
 
2020-05-22 3:47:31 PM  
9 votes:

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2020-05-22 3:14:14 PM  
9 votes:
CSB time:  Back in first grade, during Black History Month, the class was going to color a picture of MLK.  Our teacher was black, and told the class to use a color of crayon that looked like her, not the black crayon.  Well, one girl didn't listen and used her black crayon.  Gave him red lips too.  When the teacher saw the leader of the civil rights movement, one of her heroes, drawn in black face, let's just say she was not pleased.  That was 35 years ago and I still remember the look on her face and her attempt to hold in her anger.  And then we all got a quick lesson in blackface and why you don't use your black crayon to color a black person.
 
2020-05-22 3:10:07 PM  
8 votes:
No decayed flesh color?

This is typical zombiephobia.
 
2020-05-22 8:51:35 PM  
7 votes:

Birnone: The company released the "Colors of the World" line, featuring 24 new crayon colors representing 40 global skin tones.

As long as purple isn't one of the colors. To hell with purple people! Unless they're suffocating, then help 'em.


fark you.
 
2020-05-22 3:53:49 PM  
6 votes:

tom baker's scarf: the could bang out a bunch of the color names pretty quickly if they wanted...

Michael Jackson 1970
Michael Jackson 1982
Michael Jackson 1985
Michael Jackson 1988
Michael Jackson 1995
Michael Jackson 2005

from about 1988 onward you formulate the wax so the tip keeps breaking off and you have to smoosh it back on.


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2020-05-22 3:25:57 PM  
6 votes:
I tried working in car sales once, not a fun time, and had a black family come in. After looking and working on everything we sat down to sign the paperwork. Their son looked at me while dad was signing and said.
'know what? You're peach colored. We're black and you're peach'
His dad just about lost it. I on the other hand thought it was funny. Told the kid I had never been called peach before.

Dad seemed to calm down when he realized I wasn't going to be offended by that.
 
2020-05-22 3:04:57 PM  
6 votes:
I'm confused. The article states there are 24 colors representing 40 skin tones and come in boxes of 24 or 32.   Seems like there are 8-16 getting left out. I guess that's better than all but one left out.
 
2020-05-22 3:36:23 PM  
5 votes:

DrBrownCow: Cyber Duck: I'm confused. The article states there are 24 colors representing 40 skin tones and come in boxes of 24 or 32.   Seems like there are 8-16 getting left out. I guess that's better than all but one left out.

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Jesus christ dude.  You gotta flag NSFW content and put it behind a link, especially when it weird kink shiat that includes smurf and she-hulk nipples.
 
2020-05-22 5:46:14 PM  
4 votes:

Subtonic: If I saw someone that shade of pink I would run.


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2020-05-22 4:44:24 PM  
4 votes:
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2020-05-22 4:03:09 PM  
4 votes:
So that farked-up blotchy pink Luncheon Meat crayon is now the White People crayon? Duly noted. Movin' on up to the Eastside...

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2020-05-22 3:38:26 PM  
4 votes:
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2020-05-22 2:52:45 PM  
4 votes:
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Ollies?  I love that store. They have everything!!!!!
 
2020-05-22 7:59:57 PM  
3 votes:

Albert911emt: How do the flesh-colored crayons taste?


\ asking for a friend


How long has your friend been in the Marines?
 
2020-05-22 7:47:23 PM  
3 votes:

Candygram4Mongo: DrBrownCow: WTP 2: the counting of the colors shall be 40, no more, no less. 40 shall be the count...


/but they only made 24 of them ????

My guess is 24 of the new skin tone formulations, and doubles of the 8 existing colors.

They plan on a 32 crayon version. But they say that will have extra colors for eyebrows, buttholes and so on...


Why does the color matter when you're putting the crayon in your butthole?
 
2020-05-22 6:53:51 PM  
3 votes:
But if it's nothing but skintones, about the only thing you can draw are vast multi-ethnic orgies.
 
2020-05-22 3:01:50 PM  
3 votes:

Englebert Slaptyback: Ivo Shandor: Cue the obligatory Bloom County comics...


I'll trade you for a Burnt Umber.


Im not gonna debate you, Jerry!
 
2020-05-22 10:31:49 PM  
2 votes:

Hoopy Frood: I've never seen anyone whose skin was literally white (or black, for that matter, but that's not in the picture), and the only people I've seen with pink skin had sunburns.


The classic sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati:

Venus: You know, I'm not really black, I'm sort of cocoa brown. [points to Andy] And you're beige. [points to Johnny Fever] But that dude is white.
 
2020-05-22 7:43:15 PM  
2 votes:

WGJ: This is the color of flesh
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Put it back in the fridge, Dahmer... What the fark?
 
2020-05-22 6:38:20 PM  
2 votes:

zsharon: thomasvista: steklo: [Fark user image 540x339]
Ollies?  I love that store. They have everything!!!!!

There's a reason it's so cheap. Defects, quality issues....stores like this don't get the Cadillas, they get the Yugos.

Man, I'd pay top dollar for a gin-u-wine Cadilla; it'd match my Rolox.


Just noticed my spelling error......but your comment was hilarious!
 
2020-05-22 6:24:39 PM  
2 votes:
How do the flesh-colored crayons taste?


\ asking for a friend
 
2020-05-22 6:16:35 PM  
2 votes:

Candygram4Mongo: DrBrownCow: WTP 2: the counting of the colors shall be 40, no more, no less. 40 shall be the count...


/but they only made 24 of them ????

My guess is 24 of the new skin tone formulations, and doubles of the 8 existing colors.

They plan on a 32 crayon version. But they say that will have extra colors for eyebrows, buttholes and so on...


Press release:

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Eye color and hair color. Not buttholes.

I stand corrected.
 
2020-05-22 5:54:31 PM  
2 votes:
Off-whitey?
 
2020-05-22 5:52:32 PM  
2 votes:

Farking Clown Shoes: Predisential Edition:

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That's the Crayola Subtelty Box. It includes favorites like, Orange, Orange Red Orange, Red Orange Orange, Orange Orange Red, Orange Orange Yellow, Yellow Orange Orange, Orange Yellow Orange, Orange Orange, Orange Red Orange Orange, Orange Yellow Orange Red, and Cheeto.
 
2020-05-22 4:21:58 PM  
2 votes:
Aerosmith - Pink (Video)
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2020-05-22 3:07:51 PM  
2 votes:
They'll be cheaper than PrismaColor pencils, so there's that. Which is nice.
~ Former starving artist.
 
2020-05-22 3:00:14 PM  
2 votes:

Ivo Shandor: Cue the obligatory Bloom County comics...



I'll trade you for a Burnt Umber.
 
2020-05-22 2:56:01 PM  
2 votes:
Cue the obligatory Bloom County comics...
 
2020-05-23 1:24:54 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-05-22 11:09:52 PM  
1 vote:
"The blue is for the eyes...." 

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2020-05-22 4:42:43 PM  
1 vote:

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2020-05-22 4:30:42 PM  
1 vote:

DrBrownCow: Cyber Duck: I'm confused. The article states there are 24 colors representing 40 skin tones and come in boxes of 24 or 32.   Seems like there are 8-16 getting left out. I guess that's better than all but one left out.

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I guess the Simpsons, martians and Na'vi will be happy to see themselves represented there too.
 
2020-05-22 4:21:58 PM  
1 vote:

DrBrownCow: Cyber Duck: I'm confused. The article states there are 24 colors representing 40 skin tones and come in boxes of 24 or 32.   Seems like there are 8-16 getting left out. I guess that's better than all but one left out.

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That's a lot of nipples.
 
2020-05-22 4:11:58 PM  
1 vote:
Just what you need when attending a flesh fair

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2020-05-22 4:09:58 PM  
1 vote:

steklo: [Fark user image image 540x339]
Ollies?  I love that store. They have everything!!!!!
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Except, of course, for the other 63 colors...
 
2020-05-22 3:41:47 PM  
1 vote:

MagicBoris: Subtonic: If I saw someone that shade of pink I would run.

But now, my crayon drawings can finally have realistic-looking nipples!


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2020-05-22 3:27:13 PM  
1 vote:
"With the world growing more diverse than ever before...."

What??
 
2020-05-22 3:25:59 PM  
1 vote:
Reminds me of the old Phil Hendrie bit where Larry Grover tried to pitch the idea of African-skin-colored cans to Coca Cola under the label, "Soul Coke".

/That was my introduction to both Phil Hendrie and wonder that was AM talk radio.
 
2020-05-22 3:23:55 PM  
1 vote:

Jeebus Saves: CSB time:  Back in first grade, during Black History Month, the class was going to color a picture of MLK.  Our teacher was black, and told the class to use a color of crayon that looked like her, not the black crayon.  Well, one girl didn't listen and used her black crayon.  Gave him red lips too.  When the teacher saw the leader of the civil rights movement, one of her heroes, drawn in black face, let's just say she was not pleased.  That was 35 years ago and I still remember the look on her face and her attempt to hold in her anger.  And then we all got a quick lesson in blackface and why you don't use your black crayon to color a black person.


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2020-05-22 3:15:37 PM  
1 vote:

Hoopy Frood: I've never seen anyone whose skin was literally white (or black, for that matter, but that's not in the picture), and the only people I've seen with pink skin had sunburns.


Wow. Such a revelation. Hey everybody, this guy just discovered THE TRUTH!!!

Stay by the phone and wait for the call from the Nobel committee.
 
2020-05-22 2:55:39 PM  
1 vote:
Someone at that company should get a raise. A f'king huge one. NOW.
 
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