This legend made a giant F key that actually works

"Press F to pay respects" is a meme that will never die, because the day it does we will all press F in its memory and it will rise again, undead, immortal, the unkillable meme. Anyway, this one dude made a real big F key and it rules

Jaryd Giesen (opens in new tab) is an Australian YouTuber who makes stuff like these sweet Minecraft bee string lights (opens in new tab) with the help of a 3D printer, ingenuity, and a willingness to make do with whatever is at hand, documenting the process in videos where he tries not to injure himself as he goes. They're well worth a watch, but Giesen has really outdone himself with the big F key.

The finished thing not only works, letting you pay your respects with a slap of the palm like a marine putting his gloved hand on a coffin really would, it's even got RGB lighting. Heck, you could even use this thing to type the letter F if you ever needed to do so in a particularly dramatic way. Well done, dude. Here's one for you: F.

If you want to make your own giant F key here's a Thingiverse (opens in new tab) guide.

Thanks, Polygon (opens in new tab).

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games (opens in new tab). He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun (opens in new tab), The Big Issue, GamesRadar (opens in new tab), Zam (opens in new tab), Glixel (opens in new tab), Five Out of Ten Magazine (opens in new tab), and (opens in new tab), whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.