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Fly paper is nasty stuff, but it doesn't have to be. Clegg
Geuvara is just one variation from a substantial range of
image building fly papers collectively known as Flytraits.
(where I live the nastiest of biting horse flies are called
Here's how it works. Each sheet of paper conceals
image, printed using an almost totally clear version of
the horrible fly attracting glue. The type of glue used in
Flytraits results in the instant, humane death of these
As the nasty cleggs land, they gradually build up a
picture of a famous portrait. In the case of Clegg
Geuvara, the image which gradually builds is the classic
graphic of Ché Geuvara.
When complete you can have your own revolutionary
poster made entirely from cleggs. (see link)
guess how many there are? [xenzag, May 02 2012, last modified May 15 2019]
Because painting in sand is boring...
[RayfordSteele, May 02 2012]
Horse-flies aka clegs
We call them "cleggs" [xenzag, May 15 2019]
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||You could sell this glue to paint mustaches and beards on
posters and billboards. I apologize for dragging down the
'high art' aspects of your novel and worthy idea [xenzag]
||Ooh, ooh! It would also make for good pranks on sleeping
companions when on camping expeditions.
||You've an evil mind, lAusCan531].
||We could chanel these power's of evil to the good! Correcting Grossers' apostolytes everywhere!
||Seems a lot simpler than randomly gluing ants down, one at a time...
||Inspired. And probably worth millions one day as
||Transferred illustration. (tumblr link)
||Fly paper ought to be banned. You're a fly, you land on the
fly paper, and there you stay. Struggling, perhaps tearing off
the odd limb or two, waving your remaining limbs helplessly
as you slowly starve to death over the course of a couple of
||I agree. Glue traps for mice are even worse.
||Maybe the traps need a euthanasia component? And a sealer occasionally.
||// You're a fly, you land on the fly paper, and...// This is called starting from a false premise. A common logical mistake. If you were to pay more attention you would realise that I am not actually a fly.
||Yes, well, you would say that, wouldn't you?
||This is actually very clever.