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The story discusses

  • empathy skills on the Internet
  • how you can or can't use filmed or recorded material about another person

You can find more tasks of this type on Tweety's message wall and in Lama's enclosure.

17. Unlucky Video Star (Part 1)

Kursor sat in front of the computer and stared at the screen with frowning eyes. He had an important project in progress: he was writing his memoirs. The name of the work would be Coder Papas Feats and it would be about Kursor's adventures in the rough seas of coding. Miuku-Mauku sat on the windowsill, wagging her tail and gazing at Kursor's computer with a sly look in her green eyes.

Sometimes Kursor was forced to take a break. He went to the kitchen and got a cup of coffee. As he returned to his desk, Miuku-Mauku flashed out the door suspiciously quickly. Kursor sat at the machine and raised his hand to the keyboard. Or that was his intention, for to his horror he found that the keys had disappeared like ashes into the wind.

— What on earth is going on here? Who took the keys?, Kursor got mad.

Doubt arose in his mind when he remembered Miuku-Mauku sneaking through the crack in the door. Kursor rushed to the window and saw how the cat ran away around the corner with the keyboard in its mouth.

— Damn cat, put the keys back!, he yelled out the window so that the little birds sitting in the next tree flew in terror.

Miuku-Mauku was not startled, it just continued its escape.

Meanwhile, a video was filmed down the street. The local great, a band called Eko, Havu & Paju, filmed a music video for their new hit. At least they hoped the song would become a hit. The last song had received a little less attention. Kursor's yell came in the middle of a cool stylish skateboarding scene where another singer did a tremendous stunt on his board. The recording had to be interrupted because the loud sound of kursor was recorded on the tape.

The band members bowed over the camera to watch and listen to their past scene.

- In fact, it sounds pretty amusing, Paju laughed. - Could it be used somewhere?

- Yeah, great idea! This gives a bit of humor to our video, Eco also got excited.

- Let's include it in the song, it's a fun chorus, the musicians laughed.

- Damn cat…, they hummed with a grin.

Kursor knew nothing about the band members plans or his future as a music video joke. He regretted his lost keys at home.

— Now I have to get a new keyboard! It's the last time I agree to take care of Miuku-Mauku during Siri's trip. Let's get a new cat sitter! He said.

But bigger problems were coming. Kursor had never dreamed of appearing in a music video, nor was he interested in such fame.

Because of the publicity, he would get into embarrassing situations and embarrassing moments in the near future...