A loading message on your computer is, at best, annoying. A loading message on a paper though? Well, huh. Here's how to make this clever greeting card with just some paper, scissors, and an X-ACTO knife.

Over at Instructables, user goldlego has posted the complete instructions on creating an analog loading message, templates for the card and envelope included. Of course, now that you've got the basic idea, you can also update your loading message from the Windows 95 era. Or, if you're really ambitious, tackle any of these anxiety-inducing loading gifs. [Instructables]

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