RIP Andre Cassagnes: Etch-a-sketch Creator Dies
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Posted 2/3/13
Yeah just a heads up,

So if anyone remembers, there is some sad news today as it turns out the creator of the "Etch-a-Sketch" has passed away. Anyone else remember the madness inducing focus on those two little knobs, trying to make complex pictures by only going horizontal or vertical, going up or down, left or right.

I remember playing with one as a kid and it always drove me up the wall when I went a little off, had to shake madly and start all over to try and get it right.

Rest in Peace Andre, Your creation will still go on even while you are in the clouds, etching your sketches in the sky.

Andre Cassagnes
Creator of the Etch-a-Sketch

May he rest in peace.
Anyone else play with one of these little nightmare boxes as a kid?
I know his work will go on, there are professional "Etch-a-sketch Artists" who sell thier works for thousands.
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Such a stimulating debate topic.
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I would rather sketch on paper.
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I had one but I hated it and never used it. One of the worst toys ever in my opinion.
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I had one when I was little. I would draw with it a lot, just random scribbles...but I spent more time trying to figure out how it worked. It just seemed so strange to me when I was little!
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My dog died the other day, and he didn't get a thread about it. What is this discrimination.
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Noooo! Why couldn't they have taken me instead!?
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Huh?
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I've never used one but i've always wanted to. But seriously. Noooooo!
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Should we care?
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Posted 2/3/13
Well that sucks.
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It's literally been over a half a year, plus 2 months since this was last posted in. Feel free to recreate if you so desire. Closed due to inactivity.
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