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Eyeball Stickers
Quite a few blogs are linking to these fake eyeball stickers, though I haven't been able to track down if any company is actually selling them. Nevertheless, they're a good idea if you want to take a nap at work while pretending to be working. Just place the stickers over your closed eyes, and no one will be the wiser. (via J-walk).



Update: If you really want to buy some eyeball stickers of your own, Roylco sells them. They're not exactly the same as the eyeball stickers in the picture above, but they're close. (Thanks to Becca for the heads up about this.)
Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Thu Feb 14, 2008


"Just place the stickers over your closed eyes, and no one will be the wiser."

Except for the eyelashes along the bottom edge of the eye...
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  03:01 AM
Oh yeah, these will totally work...if your job is at the Lighthouse for the Blind.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  04:05 AM
A lot of women use heavy mascara on their bottom lashes so it doesn't actually look that conspicuous, or it wouldn't at least on a woman.
Having said that they do look rather creepy!
I personally prefer Homer's glasses that he wore during jury duty.
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  04:15 AM
Picture links broken for anyone else?
Posted by coit  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  08:57 AM
Do they come in different colors?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Plainview, Texas  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  11:14 AM
"A lot of women use heavy mascara on their bottom lashes so it doesn't actually look that conspicuous, or it wouldn't at least on a woman."

...except for the LACK of eyelashes along the top of the eye. I guess I should have pointed that out as well, when I posted my original comment!!!
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  11:24 AM
In that movie where the two guys are stuck together (Matt Damon is one of them...I can't remember the other), they meet a guy who draws fake eyes on his eyelids to make it look like he is working in case his wife comes in.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  01:33 PM
... I think the store I used to work at sold these, or something like them. Or we had some floating around in back. I might just be thinking of all the glasses-with-fake-eyes we sold, but I don't think so. The Theatrical Shop in Des Moines, IA. They probably don't have them on their webpage, but if you give them a call you might eventually get somebody who knows what you're talking about. _Might._

(The ones I think I'm remembering were a great deal cheesier looking than these, though. And my memory is bad. And we sold so so much stuff..)
Posted by leafdot  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  01:39 PM
They also assume you could sleep with your head upright and stickers on your eyelids.

Seems to me it'd be a lot easier to stay awake during the daytime and sleep at night.
Posted by JoeDaJuggler  in  St. Louis, MO  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  02:42 PM
It is quite possible to sleep with your head upright. Something I learned in school. haha
Posted by Jackie  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  02:53 PM
Put on a pair of lightly shaded glasses and it'll add some realism to the illusion.

Not sure about being able to sleep with my head straight though. Maybe add a neck brace to the getup.

These don't look that hard to make. Any paint program, a sheet of white labels, and some trial and error for the right size should do it.
Posted by iain010100  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  04:48 PM
You'd have to put them on while at where you are going to nap, with no one around. With your eyes open, these things will really be obvious. And don't snore.
Posted by Christopher Cole  in  Tucson, AZ  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  09:50 PM
My dad & my aunt can both sleep sitting straight up. It's a little eerie.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri Feb 15, 2008  at  09:55 PM
Sorta reminds of Archie comics, where Jughead would use stickers or decals to pretend like he was awake, of course he was always found out.
Posted by TV Online  in  New York  on  Sat Feb 16, 2008  at  03:49 PM
Of course, if you mastered sleeping sitting up, and the absence of top eyelashes was overlooked, your workmates would be completely freaked out by your lack of BLINKING!
Posted by Jo  in  Sydney, Australia  on  Sun Feb 17, 2008  at  09:36 PM
at dickblick.com, they sell eyeball stickers made by Roylco. ~becca
Posted by Becca  in  Florida  on  Sun Feb 17, 2008  at  10:48 PM
guy looks like King Tut. And they should be called eyeLid stickers, cuz they go on your lids not your balls.
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Mon Feb 18, 2008  at  12:13 AM
LOL...The fake eyes look yucky...
Posted by Salary man  on  Mon Feb 18, 2008  at  11:41 PM
"guy looks like King Tut. And they should be called eyeLid stickers, cuz they go on your lids not your balls."
Posted by Hairy Houdini on Sun Feb 17, 2008 at 09:13 PM

Maybe I SHOULD have a set of those for my balls... If the woman ever says anything, I could just tell her I wanna see what I'm getting into...
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida  on  Tue Feb 19, 2008  at  06:36 PM
That joke just hit the ball's eye. Things are looking up.
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Tue Feb 19, 2008  at  06:43 PM
The original article may be:
http://portal.nifty.com/2006/08/24/a/

According to the article, you don't purchase it at the stores.
Instead, you take a life size photograph of yourself, and then cut out your eye portion and then print it on adhesive paper.
Posted by Gaz  in  Tokyo, Japan  on  Tue Feb 19, 2008  at  09:46 PM
use stickers with this and it could be a complete solution...

http://gizmodo.com/5013171/pillow-ring-mobile-naps-for-people-with-tiny-tiny-heads
Posted by compelte solution  on  Thu Jun 05, 2008  at  01:04 PM
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