When your friends express hurt feelings over something you deem trivial, it is appropriate to take the piss out of them by miming a violin performance. If you want to take your mockery to the next level, this video tutorial explains how to make tiny violins out of paddle pop sticks.
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We all have that one friend who acts anguished and affronted at the slightest provocation. A kind and understanding person would attempt to make amends by seeing things from their point of view. The rest of us carry hilariously undersized violins in our pockets.
To craft your own tiny wooden violin all you need are some paddle pop sticks, toothpicks, coffee stirrers and string. No, it won't actually play music - but the condescending mime act is kind of the whole point.
Refer to the video above for full instructions.
[Via The Square to Spare]