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Who's next on the "Reaction to the Breakup" list?

Marigold
- 20 (10.1%)
Angus (CHECK - Couldn't believe it)
- 7 (3.5%)
Tai (CHECK - Emo Marten)
- 76 (38.2%)
Raven
- 4 (2%)
Steve
- 31 (15.6%)
Cosette
- 2 (1%)
Jimbo
- 9 (4.5%)
Ms. Vance (CHECK! She's on the next plane out!)
- 18 (9%)
Mr. Reed
- 2 (1%)
The Bianchis
- 2 (1%)
Penelope
- 13 (6.5%)
Dale (Daaaaangg.)
- 15 (7.5%)

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Author Topic: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)  (Read 62575 times)

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #50 on: 29 Nov 2010, 01:32 »

Raven.

Just because it was a very unlikely option so it was fun.

The other options are all about equal in chances, so meh.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #51 on: 29 Nov 2010, 01:45 »

Been watching all of this, for like months....

Seriously?  None of you saw the Dora treating the Marten as getting stale? None of you saw the "mental troubles are the new indie rock" infecting this like it has everything else?

No one?

And really, on average, a weeks worth of comics equals maybe a day, so Dora and Marten had been dating what, 5-6 months?  You buffoons are suggesting couples counseling? for a 5 (at best) month old relationship?

Gah!  Seriously, can we get back to a storyline that doesn't stink of pussy Jeph?
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #52 on: 29 Nov 2010, 01:51 »

Been watching all of this, for like months....

Seriously?  None of you saw the Dora treating the Marten as getting stale? None of you saw the "mental troubles are the new indie rock" infecting this like it has everything else?

No one?

And really, on average, a weeks worth of comics equals maybe a day, so Dora and Marten had been dating what, 5-6 months?  You buffoons are suggesting couples counseling? for a 5 (at best) month old relationship?

Gah!  Seriously, can we get back to a storyline that doesn't stink of pussy Jeph?

they been dating for a year dogg

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #53 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:06 »

QC hasn't been about Indie Rock for a while now.

And it can't be anymore. Would Indie rock references about music that came out in 2005 be funny in 2010? And would music from 2010 fit with the strip's continuity, given that only a few months ago in comic time they were ripping on albums that came out in 2004?

Instead, QC is about how twenty somethings with emotional problems adjust to ever changing societal expectations. and AnthroPCs
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #54 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:09 »

Been watching all of this, for like months....

Seriously?  None of you saw the Dora treating the Marten as getting stale? None of you saw the "mental troubles are the new indie rock" infecting this like it has everything else?

No one?

And really, on average, a weeks worth of comics equals maybe a day, so Dora and Marten had been dating what, 5-6 months?  You buffoons are suggesting couples counseling? for a 5 (at best) month old relationship?

Gah!  Seriously, can we get back to a storyline that doesn't stink of pussy Jeph?
Uh, actually, like two dozen people registered last week to scream the exact same thing at high volume.  It started such a huge pissing war that the thread got locked.  Rather than start another flamewar, I'll just say three things.

1:  Jeph has said multiple times that they've been dating for longer than it seems IRL due to large time jumps in the strip's continuity.
2:  Relationship Drama is a major recurring theme in the comic, so while your "stinks of pussy" remark was probably hilarious to you, please stop trolling and let Jeph tell his story.
3:  If you have really "Been watching all of this, for like months..." then you already knew both of those things so I'm not sure why anyone had to say it.

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #55 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:15 »

*sigh* I don't understaaaand what the deal is with Hanners. I don't especially like or dislike her, but I find the lolcat-esque cuteness somewhat painful. Since when does OCD, and yeah, more than a little lack of life experience, make you act like a child?

I don't think Jeph is trying to make it sound like OCD means a person acts like a child. This is just another part of Hannelore's character, she acts like child not because of her OCD or lack of life experience, it's just how she is.

I thought today's comic was cute, I think this is what Marten needed just a little pick me up with no big discussion about how he feels and what happened, all that can come later. Hanners was the perfect person to see Marten right now I think.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #56 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:24 »

I think Hannelore's OCD stems from the social anxiety that her sheltered upbringing has caused.

It's not that Hanners is Child-like because she has OCD, it's that she has OCD for the same reason that she is child-like.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #57 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:43 »

I know people already realize this, but it must be said anyway:

Martin wearing the worry-hat looks fukkin metal
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #58 on: 29 Nov 2010, 02:52 »

For comic #1806...

1. Considering today's strip, Tai would be the obvious choice for next cast-member up for the aftermath of The Break-Up.  Regardless of who is next, I hope each (active) QC cast-member will get their turn.

2. I will also chime in to say it with Jeph: D\'Awww.  (though I am not certain why it includes "\"... :? )

3. Interesting marketing idea for the personalized QC Book, vol. 1.  As tempting as a Hanners cover would be, it just does not feel appropriate for strips #1-300.  Definitely for vol. 2 (301-600, I assume), though.  [And because I am certain someone will wonder, Hannelore's first appearance was strip #515.  How different things were back then!]

4. Seeing the Worry Hat always reminds me of another famous hat:



"A man walks down the street in that hat, people know he's not afraid of anything."  

And I do feel an urge to fiddle with the pom-pom when wearing, or even seeing, such hats... :psyduck:


5. While I would also approve of a Hanners+Marten romantic relationship, as I also would approve of Hanners+Sven too (either/or would definitely be interesting reading), I doubt either will really happen overall.  As for the short-term development, I would rather see Marten and Dora spend some time (at least 40-80 strips, I suppose) just living QC-Life before any new developments in their love-lives.

6. As for Leslie Nielson's passing: "I just want to tell you both: Good luck, we're all counting on you." :cry:
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #59 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:02 »

Guys, I totally saw this situation happening for like 7 years.  Did you all really not see it coming ever since comic #75?!  YOU ALL ARE BUFFOONS!

/end sarcasm

The Hanners distraction is fine for now, but I'm expectin' some Tai and Marten combat this week!  Perhaps even get Hanners involved.  I'll have to come up with another one of my ridiculous predictions, since my other ones were deleted from history along with the 60-something page thread.

EDIT - Hmm, I guess that thread wasn't deleted.  Though it was locked.  And I guess I exaggerated about the size of it.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #60 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:03 »

Reading today's strip, I had this strange flash of Patrick Stewart putting on the Worry Hat...
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #61 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:06 »

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #62 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:25 »

Oh man Marten must really be feeling like shit...if I were him Hanners' actions would make me tear up or want to hug her or both. My prediction: Dora sees Marten walking home wearing the worry hat and loses it all over again.

I wouldn't call Hannelore's nature necessarily child-like; more like just ultra-naive and innocent. Which I guess is a lot like a child. Shut up, I just woke up. Either way, growing up very sheltered like she was I wouldn't expect too much less. I think it's actually kinda refreshing to see a character like Hanners in a cast full of otherwise somewhat cynical, sarcastic, 20-somethings. 

Meanwhile, one of the Mystery-Solving Teens looks suspiciously like our protagonist.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #63 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:35 »

Just learned about Leslie Nielsen. R.I.P. They showed Airplane here on national TV just last week. If only I had known :cry:
Didn't watch it this time as nobody else in my social circle would get the Gipper jokes. In grad school we watched it together with my Slovenian housemate and ended up ROTFL.

I agree with all those who think that Marten snapping is long overdue. It is unrealistic to think that he could handle the break up with a meh attitude. He could still be numb, of course, but a valve is breaking soon, soon, soon.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #64 on: 29 Nov 2010, 03:52 »

I don't think Jeph is trying to make it sound like OCD means a person acts like a child. This is just another part of Hannelore's character, she acts like child not because of her OCD or lack of life experience, it's just how she is.
I thought today's comic was cute, I think this is what Marten needed just a little pick me up with no big discussion about how he feels and what happened, all that can come later. Hanners was the perfect person to see Marten right now I think.

I totally agree with you. We needed some Hanners-inspired D'awww for the comic; it was getting so depressing lately. I think Jeph did a brilliant thing, as he is apt to do.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #65 on: 29 Nov 2010, 04:43 »

Marten doesn't look really silly....he looks slightly ridiculous:-D
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #66 on: 29 Nov 2010, 04:57 »

Yes, but not ridiculous enough to defeat The Awkward Zone!
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #67 on: 29 Nov 2010, 04:59 »

yes, because when you've got a smile on your face because of your own ridiculousness, the awkward zone isn't even able to fire back.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #68 on: 29 Nov 2010, 05:20 »

Marten's smile seems someone guarded, he's not letting himself go.

He's holding something back.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #69 on: 29 Nov 2010, 05:56 »

Marten's smile seems someone guarded, he's not letting himself go.

He's holding something back.

Couldn't agree more. And I somewhat hope for Hanners to be out of the library before Tai shows up, since I'm guessing that's when whatever Marten is about to do happens... but he could break down in tears, I guess, and if so it would be good for Marten if Hanners was still around. But somehow I think rage is the more likely option.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #70 on: 29 Nov 2010, 05:59 »

Why do you folks keep insisting that all of a sudden Marten is going to morph into this violent, raging, screaming, everyone-get-away kind of beast and start tearing into people?

Have we ever, EVER seen him do anything remotely like that at all, in the history of the strip?

Yeah, he had a breakup. It was the end of a long relationship. But people do that all the time without raging, taking it out on their friends, or in general becoming an asswipe to be around.

Marten had his cry, in private. He's dealing with it in his own way.

Sheesh, people.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #71 on: 29 Nov 2010, 06:05 »

Why do you folks keep insisting that all of a sudden Marten is going to morph into this violent, raging, screaming, everyone-get-away kind of beast and start tearing into people?

Have we ever, EVER seen him do anything remotely like that at all, in the history of the strip?

Yeah, he had a breakup. It was the end of a long relationship. But people do that all the time without raging, taking it out on their friends, or in general becoming an asswipe to be around.

Marten had his cry, in private. He's dealing with it in his own way.

Sheesh, people.
Not only it would be interesting, i personally think Marten NEEDS to get angry.... It's healthy sometimes you know?
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #72 on: 29 Nov 2010, 06:15 »

Why do you folks keep insisting that all of a sudden Marten is going to morph into this violent, raging, screaming, everyone-get-away kind of beast and start tearing into people?

Have we ever, EVER seen him do anything remotely like that at all, in the history of the strip?

Yeah, he had a breakup. It was the end of a long relationship. But people do that all the time without raging, taking it out on their friends, or in general becoming an asswipe to be around.

Marten had his cry, in private. He's dealing with it in his own way.

Sheesh, people.

We're not saying he's gonna go on a killing spree or anything; just that he tends to bottle in his anger and whether you like it or not, negative emotions have a way of coming out. It already happened when Dora looked at his porn; he blew up at her and revealed his resentment for her behavior in general. I am in no way, shape, or form saying the breakup was his fault because of this; it wasn't. But I can see Marten partly blaming himself for how things turned out. My point is, he's feeling a lot of negative emotions right now, and chances are someone will say the wrong thing and he'll lash out with an unrelated angry tirade.

Also, we don't know Marten cried after he went to bed. I mean, he could have, or he might have been too numb from how sudden it was. I can see him just getting into bed and laying there for hours thinking (i'm willing to bet he didn't sleep).
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #73 on: 29 Nov 2010, 06:50 »

While an outlet for negative emotions such as anger is good. Actually expressing it to "relieve" some of it is one of the worse things you can do with it. Because in the end, it only makes someone more likely to become angry more often. - This is proven in Psychological studies.

A constructive outlet, like what Hannelore is doing right now with him and the hat, is the best thing for it.

Granted it would be more dramatic, but yeah.

In another note. This scene with Hannelore reminded me of something I've been thinking awhile. Mostly that it seems that her and Marten seem to be have some sort of possibility going on. I figured I was just over-thinking things. But with the break-up between him and Dora, it's causing me to reevaluate that perception.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #74 on: 29 Nov 2010, 07:14 »

Healthy or no, it's clear to see that Marten's feeling like hell right now, and if someone triggers him I do believe he's going to lose his temper.  I don't want to see that because I think it'll be psychologically healthy, or because I think it'd be funny, or because I want him to make Hannelore cry, or anything like that.  I want to see it because I think Marten's a great character with one gap in his personality - the fact that he always has this mask up of being a calm, cheerful, easygoing guy.  Right now that mask is more strained than it ever has been, and purely for the sake of the story, I want a look underneath it.

Every now and then we all lose our temper.  It's never pretty, and it never helps things in the long run, and psychological studies may show that it has bad effects if you do it too much... but as much as I accept all that, I also know how it feels to be under a gigantic pile of shit when your world turns on you.  And I know that sometimes, just for a few shining moments, getting it all off your chest does make you feel a little bit better.  Marten needs to let out his emotions, and if Hannelore can't manage to get him to do it by being adorable, then maybe a good old-fashioned yell session might at least help him a little.

Plus, from a purely storytelling perspective, I just really do want to see Marten with his mask off.  I've been saying so for ages and I still mean it.  He's an interesting character, and this is the one part of him we've never gotten to see... it'd be great if we got the chance.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #75 on: 29 Nov 2010, 07:51 »

Let's distinguish between "next" to react and critical reactors;  I voted for Tai, her reaction(s) could be critical, as could Ms Vance's... but they might not be in the next panels. 

I picture Marten drunken hijinks w Steve and/or Jimbo, leading to erudite analyses of women, perhaps in the vein of Sigmund Freud, "What the fuck do women WANT, already??"

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #76 on: 29 Nov 2010, 08:14 »

Healthy or no, it's clear to see that Marten's feeling like hell right now, and if someone triggers him I do believe he's going to lose his temper. 

While that would certainly be something to see (and what I'd like to see, to be honest), I don't think Jeph will go for that - I think we're going to see more "d'aww", really the lighter side of reaction to the breakup.

Not neccesarily a bad thing. Man can not live by incandescent rage alone.

Hanners is officially Awesome. A good friend is about the most valuable thing that Marten could have, right now or ever.

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #77 on: 29 Nov 2010, 08:49 »

I don't think we're going to see rage. 

Frustration, yes.  When Tai shows up and asks, or when he goes to get Steve.  Roght now, he's going through the motions, even with Hanners.  He's not going to let his guard down at work, not in front of library patrons, because he's a very private person.  Nor will he when people come up to him and say "I heard what happened, are you OK?"  He'll sigh, shrug, and say "Yeah, I'll be fine". 

There will be moments, but they're going to be moments of crazy, not moments of anger.  Because that's his relief valve. 

Of course, that's just MHO, worth all of $.02.  Your mileage may vary, and Jeph's development of Marten will probably go in a completely different direction. 
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #78 on: 29 Nov 2010, 08:53 »

nah, I agree with your carl-e  sounds about right.  I kind of want to see Tai's take on this.  They have been there for each other when it comes to venting/talking about relationships.  Same with Steve...I sense a possible jimbo cameo when steve tai and marten go to the bar.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #79 on: 29 Nov 2010, 09:52 »

People shipping Marten with the worry hat in 5... 4...

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #80 on: 29 Nov 2010, 10:01 »

People shipping Marten with the worry hat in 5... 4...

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If there was any danger, don't you think it should've shown up by now?
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #81 on: 29 Nov 2010, 10:04 »

Hmm, we're off to a quite interesting start for a week. Seems that the visit from Hanners cheered Marten quite a bit (yes, definitely a "D'awwwwwww"-moment there, way to go Hanners!), but still, DAMN he looks rough. And haggard. Seriously. I'd say, no sleep or shovering, just straight to work from the eye of the shitstorm.

Every now and then we all lose our temper.  It's never pretty, and it never helps things in the long run, and psychological studies may show that it has bad effects if you do it too much... but as much as I accept all that, I also know how it feels to be under a gigantic pile of shit when your world turns on you.  And I know that sometimes, just for a few shining moments, getting it all off your chest does make you feel a little bit better.  Marten needs to let out his emotions, and if Hannelore can't manage to get him to do it by being adorable, then maybe a good old-fashioned yell session might at least help him a little.

This. Alltogether, even if we've seen Marten to possess the calm of a zen-master, there is a certain amount of crap a person can take. And somehow i get the feeling that he's gone waaay past it. Even when you know it itsn't really wise, healthy or even rational to have an outburst of rage, sometimes you just have to let it out. And in this case, mixture of bottled up emotions (mix of anger, (misplaced) guilt and sadness) and sleep deprivation (or atleast it seems like that) could send Marten having a fit of rage of epic proportion. If that actually happens, I pity the fool who happens to push him over the edge..

So, what im thinking, shall we see in the near future...     

an explosion in which Marten lashes out to someone, with possibility of quite nasty consequences
or....
an implosion where he keeps his cool appearance and continues to mourn and suffer privately

Somehow i have the feeling that something big is going to happen, as if there hasnt been enough drama yet..  :roll:     but still.. All work and no play makes marten a dull boy  :evil:


But, on the other hand, this is just my guesses and speculations, we'll just have to wait and see what Jeph has in store for us...
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #82 on: 29 Nov 2010, 10:42 »

The reality of it would probably be epically horrendous, but dammit I need a Hanners around.  In an ideal world I'd have a dedicated but naive and neurotic friend.  In reality, she'd see how messy any space I occupy becomes and ban me from seeing her anywhere that wasn't a wide open public space.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #83 on: 29 Nov 2010, 11:37 »

He does look cute in the hat.   :-D

1) Dora will get injured in a holdup (Shot/Clubbed/Stabbed) or mugging

2) Marten will go on a bender with Faye.

3) There wil be sex.  There will be awkwardness and guilt

4) Faye will join a Nunnery



Or more likely Tai will make some off the cuff statement or a clumsy pass at Dora in front of Marten

Martenpocolipse will occur.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #84 on: 29 Nov 2010, 11:43 »

You guys do realize that you can release frustration in ways that do not involve explosive anger?  If we couldn't release anger and frustration in anything outbursts then there would be alot more "person grabs firearm and shoots up..." headlines (actually, that situation would be so common that it might not even make the papers).  And as an aside it's been less than 24 hours (comic time) since it happened, give the man a chance.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #85 on: 29 Nov 2010, 11:53 »

Or more likely Tai will make some off the cuff statement or a clumsy pass at Dora in front of Marten

I really don't think something like that will happen, although i'd certanly think like that if i haven't read this: http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1792

She is fond to joke around, but she is really mature, more than she seems to be.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #86 on: 29 Nov 2010, 12:48 »

MARTEN!HULK MUST RAEG!

"What the fuck do women WANT, already??"

a 12 inch chocolate penis that ejaculates money.

Chocolate penis, if edible, is an unfortunately non-renewable resource.

Cashjaculate just sounds painful, if not unsanitary, causing UTIs all up in the lady's hoohah or whatever.  Some gals do a ping pong ball trick; this little filly pays off like a slot machine!

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #87 on: 29 Nov 2010, 12:53 »

MARTEN!HULK MUST RAEG!

"What the fuck do women WANT, already??"

a 12 inch chocolate penis that ejaculates money.

Chocolate penis, if edible, is an unfortunately non-renewable resource.

Cashjaculate just sounds painful, if not unsanitary, causing UTIs all up in the lady's hoohah or whatever.  Some gals do a ping pong ball trick; this little filly pays off like a slot machine!

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How about a 12 inch cash penis that ejaculates chocolate???
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #88 on: 29 Nov 2010, 13:05 »

Later this week when we're wondering why this thread got locked, we can point to the last two posts as the point were the thread went off the rails.

Anyhoo...

As part of the "Marten Will Snap" faction, I think I need to clarify that I don't think Marten will do anything particularly violent or destructive (although he may have already destroyed items that remind him of Dora.)  I think it's most likely that Marten will just say something without thinking that will be unintentionally hurtful.

While it's possible that the target/victim might be Hanners, Tai or possibly even Dora if he runs into her for some reason, I think the most likely target will be Faye. I think he'll say something about the situation in such a manner that it makes Faye feel like he blames her, and she'll take it wrong, or something, I'mm not the writer.

Anyhow, it will lead to more tension in the comic, which will lead to more dramalulz on the QCD forum, which will lead to...
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #89 on: 29 Nov 2010, 13:19 »

This is very plausible since Marten is capable of an awful faux pas even when he's not under emotional stress.

I don't think Marten is obligated to snap, but it would be good character development at this point.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #90 on: 29 Nov 2010, 13:30 »

MARTEN!HULK MUST RAEG!

"What the fuck do women WANT, already??"

a 12 inch chocolate penis that ejaculates money.

Chocolate penis, if edible, is an unfortunately non-renewable resource.

Cashjaculate just sounds painful, if not unsanitary, causing UTIs all up in the lady's hoohah or whatever.  Some gals do a ping pong ball trick; this little filly pays off like a slot machine!

D

How about a 12 inch cash penis that ejaculates chocolate???

Same nonrenewable resource problem as before, though chocolate ejaculate would be marginally less likely to cause actual physical injury.

And while the initial joke doesn't go into it, lets take a moment to consider the various forms 'money' can take, and the horror of them appearing in that particular place.

Now, Marten needs a top hat and an electric guitar..  camera zooms in tight on the tears dropping through his lanky emo hair, crack of thunder in the background as he plays a wailing solo in front of a church in a desert...

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #91 on: 29 Nov 2010, 13:40 »

to all those Tai/Dora shipper
I present to you exhibit 1778
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #92 on: 29 Nov 2010, 14:27 »

D'awwwww.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #93 on: 29 Nov 2010, 14:49 »

to all those Tai/Dora shipper
I present to you exhibit 1778


Tai says that she wouldnt want to lick something Marten has jizzed in before.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #94 on: 29 Nov 2010, 14:53 »

Fallback position;  she does value Marten's friendship that much, too. 
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #95 on: 29 Nov 2010, 14:54 »

to all those Tai/Dora shipper
I present to you exhibit 1778


Tai says that she wouldnt want to lick something Marten has jizzed in before (1778)
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possible Dora/Tai (but I'm not necessarily shipping it)


Interesting self-reply.

I would think, that in one sense, Tai would see that as irrelevant, it's more of a 'meta-jizz' than the actual physical possibility of presence of semen.
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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #96 on: 29 Nov 2010, 14:59 »

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« Reply #97 on: 29 Nov 2010, 15:01 »

"yeah, but you're the one who actualized it!" 

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« Reply #98 on: 29 Nov 2010, 15:10 »

As part of the "Marten Will Snap" faction, I think I need to clarify that I don't think Marten will do anything particularly violent or destructive (although he may have already destroyed items that remind him of Dora.)  I think it's most likely that Marten will just say something without thinking that will be unintentionally hurtful.

See, that's the whole thing- you've assumed that Marten is still furious-angry at Dora, or that Marten is capable of destroying things in a fit of rage, or yelling at innocent friends.

Except that it's totally out of character for him. He has anger- we've seen him very angry before. Yet, even when angry, we've never seen him give the slightest indication that his personality lends itself to that type of behavior.

Some of us deal with anger in a way other than rage. Some of us get very depressed, very introverted, or just... very... very... quiet.

You're also making the assumption that he's harboring a great deal of anger towards Dora, when in reality, as was mentioned, he knew this was coming. He hadn't been happy in a long, long time. Chances are high that while he was in his room last night not sleeping, he came to that realization.

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Re: WCDT 29 Nov-3 Dec (1806-1810)
« Reply #99 on: 29 Nov 2010, 15:55 »

I think it was Freud who defined depression as "anger without enthusiasm".

The only time I can remember Marten being enthusiastic is when he bought a guitar.

It would be consistent with all we've seen before if he had a "friggin' women" vent with someone.
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