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The following is a piece of writing submitted by BatteryAcid on September 19, 2008

Java Man

They call me "Java Man." I know what you're thinking. They call me that because I like coffee.

Or, perhaps, you are a geography buff, and so you think it's because I'm from the island of Java.

Or maybe, if you are techno-nerd, you think it's because that's my programming language of choice.

Actually, it's none of these. I hate coffee, I've never even seen the Pacific Ocean, and I barely know how to turn on my computer.

No, they call me "Java Man" because my brother Larry, who can cause volcanoes to erupt (or not erupt, depending on his mood and the necessities of the situation), is called "Lava Man", and since my name is John, "Java Man" just seemed appropriate.

My super power? Well, I've been working on it for awhile now, and I think I've got it almost perfected. It's actually pretty similar to my brother's. Here, put your coffee cup under this spigot, and I'll show you...

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