More useful, sure, but not as decorative

Pilot fish is installing a new workstation when he notices something sitting on the stack of paper in a nearby printer.

"It was a piece of coral," says fish, "so I took it out.

"A user saw that and put the piece of coral back, saying it held the top of the tray up so the paper didn't fall to the floor.

"I took the coral back out and flipped over the tray extension. It was amazing."

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