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The Arm and the Grabber (how could you do this to me, part 2)

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Picking up litter, piece of cake. Before The Arm's insurrection, of course, and implicit dereliction of duty.A heavy blow to carrying out trivial tasks, like collecting various objects strewn all over the place (personal bad habit) or other people's leftovers (their bad eating habits, irrespective of age).The Arm and its Hand used to be able to pick even tiny bits of paper or specks of dust fluff (but that's another story, the OCD one). Much faster than the vacuum cleaner and instant disposal, true?Now The Arm is just hanging there, apparently recovering, although no traitor should be ever given the benefit of doubt.It has been replaced by a tool mostly seen outdoors, where brave people do their best to keep streets and parks clean by cleaning after lazy people's rubbish.Besides an increased sense of appreciation for cleaners' work, The Grabber comes with an unexpected benefit. It's a focus aid, it trains the eye and the working hand to turn picking up into a f…