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Old 07-01-2009, 12:39 AM   #1
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Question water on screen question

can neone explain why when you get water or something on your monitor it like get kinda multicolored where the water got? i just figured i'd ask this question since i sneeze on the screen a lot and have always been curious to why this happens
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:43 AM   #2
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the water refracts the light, like a rainbow, or what a light crystal would do.
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:46 AM   #3
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the water refracts the light, like a rainbow, or what a light crystal would do.
Exactly. The pixels all get refracted through the water, due to the fact that the water is transparent and curved, which bends the light.
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The droplets act like a lens.
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:53 AM   #5
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lol thanks (+1 for all of u for answering my pointless question)
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Old 07-01-2009, 02:25 AM   #6
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stop sneezing on your screen.
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stop sneezing on your screen.
x2.....just turn your head to one side.....LOL...Moisture is not good for electronics.
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