For added effect, re-read while playing the Jaws soundtrack until the 9th panel. Then, after the 9th panel, play the soundtrack in reverse. Maybe a choir of angels for the last panel. Your call.
Hardware whizzing: sometimes it's less about MacGyver skills and more about your bank account.
FAP means Friendly Adult Presence, right? Me Gusta guy is just supervising his seat partner to ward him away from potential dangers, RIGHT????
I'll bet he let it slide and pretended his name was "Speaking." That's what I would've done. #awkward