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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #150 on: 19 Mar 2010, 09:18 »

Or worse, she forgets to come back.

Now there's a challenging creative writing exercise. Come up with a story in which this ends well.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #151 on: 19 Mar 2010, 10:09 »

Or she could call Dora and ask for the rest of the shift off?
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #152 on: 19 Mar 2010, 10:32 »

That's certainly expecting an awful lot from Dora to just allow that. That's the kind of phone call that leads to, "Sure, take all the time in the world off. Don't plan on working here ever again."

Of course if people really do come in for Faye's sass, once they find out Faye's gone they might stop coming in, and then where would Dora be? This whole thing really sucks for Dora as a business owner, actually.


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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #153 on: 19 Mar 2010, 10:44 »

The best outcome would be to fix up tacos for all and take it to CoD.  After being a hit, Dora decides to install the kitchen and hire Angus as taco-chef. 

Although tacos and coffee just don't sond like that pleasant a combination, either.  Dora'd have to install new, bigger restrooms...

I really don't want to see Marigold sloshed.  She'll embarass the hell out of herself right before passing out. 

I really don't want to see Faye sloshed.  She's come quite a way from drinking away the pain. 

Angus could be funny sloshed.  But he'd probably get weepy, too.  I really don't want to see a weepy drunk. 

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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #154 on: 19 Mar 2010, 10:46 »

It took me till now to get the "Favorite Webcomic" reference! :D

(I would've chuckled even more about her wearing this, though.)
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #155 on: 19 Mar 2010, 10:52 »

I feel sorry for Faye. Early on Dora was a friend and a good boss by most standards.

Since then, Dora has 'stolen' her love interest, takes up a large portion of her best friend's time, and moved into her house. I get annoyed working with the same people for 12 hours straight on university projects, never being able to get a moment away from someone must be pretty hard, especially when they have seniority over you for a majority of that time.

That said, she is treading a dangerous line with skipping out from work. Maybe it would be good for her to loose the job though. She could become a full time artist, with the sculpture for Dora being the kick start for that...
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #156 on: 19 Mar 2010, 11:51 »

Or she should call Dora and ask for the rest of the shift off?
Fixed it for you.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #157 on: 19 Mar 2010, 12:06 »

I feel sorry for Faye. Early on Dora was a friend and a good boss by most standards.

Since then, Dora has 'stolen' her love interest, takes up a large portion of her best friend's time, and moved into her house. I get annoyed working with the same people for 12 hours straight on university projects, never being able to get a moment away from someone must be pretty hard, especially when they have seniority over you for a majority of that time.

That said, she is treading a dangerous line with skipping out from work. Maybe it would be good for her to loose the job though. She could become a full time artist, with the sculpture for Dora being the kick start for that...
I think you're vastly underestimating their friendship.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #158 on: 19 Mar 2010, 12:13 »

I'm pretty sure Angus, Faye and Marigold getting drunk together is going to lead to a few months of drama strips.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #159 on: 19 Mar 2010, 12:17 »

Raven skipped an entire shift when she went to Canada and met the homeless guy, leaving Marten and Hannelore in charge of the store.  She didn't get fired for that so it wouldn't be particularly consistent if Dora fired Faye for missing part of a shift to drink.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #160 on: 19 Mar 2010, 12:25 »

Consistency, even I, her frantic fan, will admit may not be Dora's strong point. Then again, is it anyone's*?

I was going to start another thread buuuttt it's the end of the week. Does anyone really care? Evidence from past WTCs indicate 'not one damn in a thousand.'

we simply have no idea how close they are to sentience, and how much the products of clever programming.
Do we know that of other people, or even ourselves?
Now we're getting into or at least verging on Solipsism, which is, to me, the philosophical equivalent of masturbation—rub it enough and, sure, something happens, but it really only matters to you, by definition.

*Okay, you can all start with the falsehoods now.

Edit: sorry, Cold, didn't see the thread. http://forums.questionablecontent.net/index.php/topic,24620.0.html
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #161 on: 19 Mar 2010, 13:18 »

Well, it'd be pretty rude for Faye not to call Dora and it'd be pretty rude of her to just inform her that she's staying and not ask if it's alright.  After which Dora, liking Faye and being friends and all, will judge the situation to see if she needs Faye to come back because it got really busy, and if she doesn't she'll presumably let her have her fun.

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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #162 on: 19 Mar 2010, 13:31 »

I think you're vastly underestimating their friendship.

Not exactly. Dora is still Faye's boss, which skews everything somewhat anyway.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #163 on: 19 Mar 2010, 13:37 »

The smart thing to do is say - "I've got to finsh my shift, then I'll be back for dinner."

It's what I would do, but then skipping out on one of my jobs (and my main one until I started with the public service) can result in jail... so I may have had an incentive not to skip out early without telling the boss.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #164 on: 19 Mar 2010, 15:28 »

We've seen Angus drunk, in the Awkward Zone sequence, and on that occasion at least he didn't get all weepy. Though it wouldn't be a surprise if he did on this occasion.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #165 on: 19 Mar 2010, 16:54 »

Haha, it's been a great couple days for comics.  Yesterday's was easily the funniest I've seen in awhile and today's promises an interesting week next week :lol: 
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #166 on: 19 Mar 2010, 18:48 »

I'm fully expecting either Faye to get drunk enough to kiss Angus, causing Marigold to flip out, or Marigold to get drunk enough to spill about her crush. Or both.

Hopefully it won't be paired with Faye getting fired, but that's not out of the question.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #167 on: 19 Mar 2010, 18:58 »

In the long run, that might be good for Faye. She is in a rut. Being a barista does not fulfill all of her potential.

Living with Dora after getting fired by her would also be in accord with the Principle of Maximum Awkwardness.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #168 on: 19 Mar 2010, 21:49 »

Dora fires Faye

Marten is torn, suffers a nervous breakdown and becomes catatonic when Dora won't forgive Faye

Pintsize goes on a rampage and has to be destroyed by FBI Special Agent Vespa Avenger

Dora becomes a wreck, becomes a foodaholic, balloons to 300lbs before being committed and forceably made to diet.

Faye becomes a Lesbian Biker and forces Hanners to be her Bitch.

Marigold and Angus take over CoD and after five years turn it into a worldwide franchise by making a hostile takeover of Starbucks
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #169 on: 19 Mar 2010, 23:14 »

Hannermom did offer to finance turning CoD into a franchise.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #170 on: 20 Mar 2010, 03:57 »

She offered it to Dora, not to Marigold and Angus.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #171 on: 20 Mar 2010, 04:06 »

Oh, I can just see how  swimmingly that would go. First step: Hannermom's new ad campaign:

Cup of joe, black, for the business guy
Soy lattes all round for the hipsters
Cappachino for the moms just passing by
Espresso for hungover two-fisters

In the morning, while the shadows die
One cup to pick you up
One cup to juice you
Add a fresh bran muffin in
To get your bowels loose, too
In the morning, while the shadows die
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #172 on: 20 Mar 2010, 06:09 »

One cup to rule them all,
One cup to find them,
One cup to gather them all;
And in the darkness (of the expresso) bind them.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #173 on: 20 Mar 2010, 22:28 »

Jimbo the Grey

Steve is Aragorn

Neckbeard is Gimli

Raven is Arwen

Hannaalore is Eowyn

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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #174 on: 21 Mar 2010, 00:50 »

Oh, no.
Jimbo is Gandalf
Hannelore is Frodo (never gets laid anyway)
Winslow is Sam
Tai is Merry
Pintsize is Pippin
Marten is Aragorn
Steve is Boromir
Momo is Legolas
Marigold is Gimli
Dora is Arwen
Faye is Eowyn (Can't you see her knocking the Witchking's block off?)
Angus is Faramir
Hannermom doubles as Saruman and Sauron
Neckbeard is Wormtongue
Sven is the Witchking
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #175 on: 21 Mar 2010, 01:28 »

Faye is Eowyn
Angus is Faramir

I see what you did there.   :roll:

Also, I have a strange desire to see fanart of Winslow carrying Hannelore up Mt. Doom. 
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #176 on: 21 Mar 2010, 01:51 »

NO NO NO! You're all wrong. Hanners is obviously Smeagol. Oh, and Sara is Boromir.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #177 on: 21 Mar 2010, 06:37 »

May I suggest:

Hannermom is indeed Sauron
Vespa Avenger is Saruman
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #178 on: 21 Mar 2010, 12:25 »

I'll buy Vespavenger as Saruman.
I think I need to move Neckbeard to playing Gollum. With Vespavenger as Saruman, I suppose any of Sven's disgruntled ex's could be Wormtongue. And no, Hanners stays as Frodo. Who else could flail madly if something (the Ring) is out of its proper place, or maintain a veneer of  innocence while throwing lines like "Next time you try something, into the fire you go," or "The Ring is mine!"

I have a strange desire to see fanart of Winslow carrying Hannelore up Mt. Doom. 
Funny, I was thinking the same thing about Marigold and Momo as Gimli and Legolas at the Hornburg.

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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #179 on: 21 Mar 2010, 17:25 »

Can you really see Marten in The City of The Dead facing down The King of The Dead?

Or face to face with Lurtz?
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #180 on: 21 Mar 2010, 17:55 »

I like the casting, save Boromir - I don't see Steve as the fallen hero achieving redemption through noble sacrifice. 

Maybe it's me.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #181 on: 21 Mar 2010, 21:59 »

Marten may be puny, but he has heart. Remember how he tried to stand, twice, against the Wrath of the Vespavenger? Put him in training for a few decades, he'd be fine.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #182 on: 21 Mar 2010, 22:07 »

Send in Yoda to train him.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #183 on: 21 Mar 2010, 23:40 »

Yoda!

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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #184 on: 22 Mar 2010, 04:06 »

I don't think Mr. MacLeod will have enough time.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #185 on: 22 Mar 2010, 04:21 »

Well if Marten is Aragorn, he's got like seventy years to get ready - he's only due to be crowned king on his 90th birthday, or something like that.

Also, does anyone else get weirded out by the fact that Arwen, who is several thousand years old by the time of the books, is so enamoured of one so young?
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #186 on: 22 Mar 2010, 04:30 »

Elrond comes to mind.

Honestly, though, that's nothing to Tuor and Idril, who was a third-generation Noldor. And, come to think of it, Lúthien Tinúviel was half 'angel' (her mother was a Maia, and I'm not sure when Lúthien was born, but the Two Trees were in flower, which puts her back a bit from Beren). Anyway, it's a family tradition. You know how those are.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #187 on: 22 Mar 2010, 05:46 »

Aragorn's just a cougar hunter/ranger.....
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #188 on: 22 Mar 2010, 08:32 »

I guess Jeph is Eru Ilúvatar.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #189 on: 22 Mar 2010, 12:55 »

Yoda!

Hell, he needs Connor McCloud

Or James McCloud.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #190 on: 23 Mar 2010, 00:31 »

Ah, so Faye actually did the smart and decent thing and didn't let Dora in the dark. Good.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #191 on: 23 Mar 2010, 00:49 »

Now we can worry about business being so slow that a barista can just take the rest of her shift off. We've already seen Dora worrying about CoD's viability.
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Re: WCT March 15-19
« Reply #192 on: 23 Mar 2010, 02:28 »

Oops, wrong thread!  :oops:
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