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It's the afterparty! So what excitement will we find?

Innuendo about Marty and Claire all around!
- 52 (35.6%)
Faye and Angus have broken UP????
- 1 (0.7%)
Dora and TAI have broken UP?????? (Over that picture no less!)
- 1 (0.7%)
Hannelore is going off to live in Timbuktu for a year????!
- 1 (0.7%)
Marigold has a BOYFRIEND!!!!!
- 10 (6.8%)
Pintsize found Momo's old chassis!
- 10 (6.8%)
Penelope and Wil have eloped!
- 4 (2.7%)
Sven is still single!
- 5 (3.4%)
Nothing's changed. (C'mon, be realistic.)
- 24 (16.4%)
Corned Beef and Cabbage for everyone!
- 4 (2.7%)
Uh... Shamrock Shakes, maybe?
- 3 (2.1%)
What about Waffles and Space Ham?
- 5 (3.4%)
Mom woke up with some guy named "Pierre".
- 16 (11%)
Why did those two guys that rode the horse look like Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn?
- 10 (6.8%)

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Author Topic: WCDT: 2406-2410 (18-22 March, 2013) Weekly Comic Discussion Thread  (Read 89658 times)

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TBH, you've been a little more talkative lately than you used to be...

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Well actually theres already a cthulhu here, when i created the account i didnt think it'd be available, i dont understand why the other guy named himself cthulhu fthagn.
Also lets not make loki jaleous, the last time we did that he tried to destroy our world.
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That's one reason why I love Jeph's writing of Claire so much. She is a transgender woman, but he doesn't use any of the stereotypes or tropes we so often have to endure. She is just a person. Her being trans is just one part of her character, not the focus of it. Much like being trans is just one part of our lives, not all of it. Plus she's a redhead (like me) and is cute and adorable as a button (Unlike me, unfortunately :) )
I think we get used to seeing the inner person more than most.
OTOH it would be nice to be a little prettier. Many women have body issues of course, but some of us have a lifetime subscription...
Yes, everyone likes Claire, but it's not just the amazingly cute appearance. It's the amazingly cute personality behind it. Of the two, the latter's by far the most important. We see that in others - just have difficulty applying it to ourselves.
Which makes us no different from most people.

Comic up soon, and a new WCDT thread!
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Hehe... Ironically enough maybe, when I was saying 'cute and adorable' I was as much talking about her personality as her looks.
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My eyes used to be green with lots of small brown speckles and a few larger brown splotches, which I was told is called hazel. Over the years, though, all the brown seems to have gone away and now they're just green. I have no idea what that means, if anything...
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See, I've never understood how that's called hazel. Hazel is a color. It's like golden brown. Yet people with actually hazel-colored eyes are just filled under “brown“
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My eyes are hazel; but as a child I was small with rather pointed ears, and was told that I was actually a leprechaun, with eyes "the colour of an Irish bog"!
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I've never understood why that's called hazel either, but for the opposite reason -- I've never even heard of hazel as a color except with reference to eyes, and even then it seems to mean different things depending on who's talking. So I'm kind of glad I was able to change the eye color on my driver's license to say "green" instead. Everybody knows what green is.
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To me it always seemed that when people said they had hazel eyes, they made the distinction because they didn't want to have "brown" ones. I guess "hazel" sounds nicer?
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Indeed. Reminds me of Hazelnut. Which is delicious.
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My understanding of hazel is that the iris is a light brown, very easily distinguished from the pupil, whereas brown is dark and almost indistinguishable from the pupil.

Source: my dad has hazel eyes

(I don't have to worry about that, I've got blue eyes.)
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Light brown is still brown though. I'm not saying hazel is always inaccurate, but.I'm not quite sure the distinction is necessary. Then again, my hair is light brown. I wonder if it's close to hazel.
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Well that is why I said my eyes were hazel when I was younger. They were golden-brown shading to greenish, depending on light. Not the muddy brown that they are now.
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My license still says blue, but they haven't been for a very long time.  Age caused the hazel and green flecks to gradually taker over the darkish blue. 

But "speckled" isn't an option. 


Doesn't matter, you can't see my eyes behind my glasses anyway. 
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Something would seem wrong about "You're my (beat) hazel-eyed girl".
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...green?
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@Akima - Well showing us kind of takes the fun out of it :P
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WhatColor says 74% Gray. :P
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Effervescent Shitstain.

edit: this is supposed to be a joke, I would never call someone's eyes "effervescent shitstain"- coloured.

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Ah, another DYAC fan.

I was really annoyed to discover that my kitchen was painted in Effervescent Shitstain. I had to repaint it.  :laugh:
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There's nothing better than DYAC. When I'm feeling outright depressed, all I have to do is go through their best-of lists to make me literally laugh out loud. I've never been disappointed, ever.

Best thing I found today: "My entire day has been SHATNERED!"

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Best thing I found today: "My entire day has been SHATNERED!"

Metal foot! Metal foot... to... mantenna array! Pain level... Shatnerian... in intensity!
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What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate the word,
As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee:
Have at thee, coward!
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No prizes for guessing my eye-colour.
I'd say brown. But including, say, your nose and at least, say, your upper lip would provide context. Not that anyone here is wondering what you look like after seeing that avatar all these years.
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I'm betting she's actually an albino who's originally from Brazil.

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Maybe we should make up absurd origin stories for all the regulars.

I, for example, am from an alien race of shape-shifting dogs who can only maintain human form with steady consumption of chocolate.
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Explains the dead cat. . . I guess. . .
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Maybe we should make up absurd origin stories for all the regulars.

I, for example, am from an alien race of shape-shifting dogs who can only maintain human form with steady consumption of chocolate.
Reality is too absurd to top for me.
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Well I'm clearly a recombinant lifeform sent by Mr. Elliott-Chatham to spread insanity to the dreams of the children of the world every Pi Day.
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I may have mentioned that I was told by my parents that I'm a leprechaun.
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I can fly, though only for short periods of time, and I need a good running start. 
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That's not flying, that's falling, with style. :mrgreen:
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It's not flying until you miss the ground when you throw yourself at it.
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Just watch out for getting a large and extremely disreputable cocktail party in the small of the back.
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WhatColor says 74% Gray. :P
Haven't you learned to stop trusting WhatColor yet?  :emotrex:
Well, are you going to buy me a pair of those colorblindness correcting glasses I've heard about?
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My uncle is colorblind. He used to have a pair. He says they don't work as advertised - to give you R/G vision they stop out all the other colors.

EDIT: That is to say, it renders everything except Red, Green, Brown, ect (the colors a colorblind person can't normally see) as grayscale.

Or at least that's the jist I got from him. I really can't say for sure because I'm not colorblind.
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