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Is Dale the prettiest princess?

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Only if Marigold is awake

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Author Topic: WCDT: 2636-2640 (Feb 10 - 14 2014) Weekly Comics Discussion Thread  (Read 35441 times)

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I like reading all the theories and opinions here, it's hilarious sometimes.  :laugh:  Although people do tend to awfulize quite a bit.
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Although people do tend to awfulize quite a bit.
Is that the same as catastrophize?
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Dale took off the AR glasses! Maybe he's finally content with his reality.
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Or they're just turned off. Probably couldn't afford two pairs anyway. It's a nice thought, though.
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I hope Momo doesn't need to have someone explain to her how to cook pancakes.  It's not as if she can't access the data instantly herself.

I wonder if Marigold is dragging Dale off for a heart to heart, or is about to shove him out the door.
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I'm pretty sure they're already made. I've never had cold pancakes (if I make them I eat them), but if it's anything like cold pizza, they're delicious.
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Dale took off the AR glasses! Maybe he's finally content with his reality.
They run out of battery and the charger it's at home  :-P.

 I was gonna ask why Dale it's not tired and/or doesn't have dark circles under his eyes, but then i remember he's an all-night-long gamer :laugh:.
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Obviously, the pancakes can wait. 
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Obviously, the pancakes can wait. 
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Judging by the context, I can't see any other outcome to this other than http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-0cUhaNVI2uk/TrXwIFg-TRI/AAAAAAAAWAo/KYoWVWOeDoI/s1600/0colbert.gif
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They might not go quite that far, but they might. I suppose we'll know soon enough.
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They might not go quite that far, but they might. I suppose we'll know soon enough.
I mean,  I wouldn't get that is what is happening, seems soon.
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Hah. You're not alone. Reading the page, I thought 'ohhhh, he's gonna get it :3' 

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... then again, it would be the first time doin' that happy dance for the both of them, wouldn't it? These two have barely even said more than ten complete sentences to each other since the whole Warcraft animosity thing was off the table.
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....I feel like this is going in a COMPLETELY opposite direction then you people think it's going.
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....I feel like this is going in a COMPLETELY opposite direction then you people think it's going.

Meh. That would be pretty tiresome. How many misunderstandings can these two have?  If I were Dale, I'd get pretty discouraged if everything I did with the best of intentions was taken the wrong way...

I'm hoping for somethin' a bit more amiable but funny.
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Sluthy, you need to put the image URL in [ img] [/ img], not [ url] [/ url]. Like so:
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I thought the tags were done by mistake and fixed it and then unfixed it when I realized there were no url things either. Anyway my point is I probably shouldn't have touched the post, so I undid my edit.
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Sluthy, you need to put the image URL in [ img] [/ img], not [ url] [/ url].

I know, I just wasn't sure what the etiquette was of filling the forum with GIFs like that, didn't want to look like I was spamming. Suppose the spoiler tag would've been enough.

I mean,  I wouldn't get that is what is happening, seems soon.

Maybe she just wants wild makeouts and doesn't want Momo watching? It definitely looks like a "oh my god I screwed up and ruined our date and you still stayed all night hanging out with my friend and now you're making me breakfast SHUT UP AND KISS ME" scenario, how many if any clothes are shed is the debate.
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Sounds like Dale had a great date.

WITH MOMO!
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Dale's only mistake was that he made pancakes.

It obviously should have been waffles.
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Marigold looks hot in the morning. I have a thing for messy hair.

Mhmmmmmyumyumyum ... Cute Bedhead ...!

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I'll say nice quote! I'm still part way though this novel, so ill say Cheradenine seems like ... something ... don't wana lose my head here

;) IRRC, it's Mr.C who'll - at least temporarily - loose his head. Hope you enjoy the rest of it, too!


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The 'cold pancake problem' can be shown to be at least NP-complete ...
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....I feel like this is going in a COMPLETELY opposite direction then you people think it's going.

Meh. That would be pretty tiresome. How many misunderstandings can these two have?  If I were Dale, I'd get pretty discouraged if everything I did with the best of intentions was taken the wrong way...

See that's the thing. If someone did this to me I would be freaking the fuck out. It is a perfectly normal response to that. If you did that to me, even if you were making me breakfast I would be A. freaking out because you stayed over night while I was in a drug induced coma, and I'd be goddamn livid at my roommate for not getting help to toss my Irish ass in my rack, apologizing to you on my behalf and sending you on your way, then informing me I owe the girl roses and the roommate dinner for fucking up the previous night. It's creepy as hell no matter how good your intentions are. Technically, sneaking in to my room at night to do a quick test to ensure I'm not suffering from sleep apnea is a kind and caring thing to do, in practice however, it's still creepy. Unless it's a long term partner who's sick of me snoring, then it's just practical, and there's no sneaking involved, cause then it's said partner's bed too.
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How the hell is it creepy to take care of someone who's fucked up? If you're already there, I'd argue it's pretty much your duty as a decent human being to do so.
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Everyone's different, GM. You might think it's creepy, but in Dale's shoes, I'd have pretty much done the same thing.

If Momo felt unsafe about Dale being there, she would have said so. Let's not forget she can shock people. (her attack does +5 damage, and ignores armor  :mrgreen: )
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Not saying Momo should have felt Dale was unsafe to be around. I'm saying it's socially awkward as fuck to hang around. In the event of a date passing out you ensure she's okay, get her home and in the hands of her friends and exit, stage left, your duty as a decent human being complete, and not being a creeper to boot.
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Is that the same as catastrophize?

This is the Definition I was using.
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Not saying Momo should have felt Dale was unsafe to be around. I'm saying it's socially awkward as fuck to hang around. In the event of a date passing out you ensure she's okay, get her home and in the hands of her friends and exit, stage left, your duty as a decent human being complete, and not being a creeper to boot.
Well, maybe I just like making pancakes/awesome food for people. That's my definition of performing my duty as a decent human being.
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How the hell is it creepy to take care of someone who's fucked up? If you're already there, I'd argue it's pretty much your duty as a decent human being to do so.

Some people, especially women, would take it as creepy. Heck, I'm pretty sure GarandMarine is a GUY and HE sees it as creepy, so how could I expect a woman to take it? I would take no chances with misinterpretation, in Dale's place I'd stick around just long enough to make sure Momo would be there to keep an eye on Marigold and then go home. Especially if I know little about the woman in question and had been on the receiving end of paranoid misinterpretations of my motives from her in the past (which Dale has been).

Yeah Marigold would be feeling bad, thinking she'd blown the date, but it'd be up to me to get in touch with her and reschedule. And if she refused, being too embarrassed or whatever, well, that would be the end of that far as I was concerned.
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Not saying Momo should have felt Dale was unsafe to be around. I'm saying it's socially awkward as fuck to hang around. In the event of a date passing out you ensure she's okay, get her home and in the hands of her friends and exit, stage left, your duty as a decent human being complete, and not being a creeper to boot.
Well, maybe I just like making pancakes/awesome food for people. That's my definition of performing my duty as a decent human being.

Sneak into your next door neighbor's place around 0500 today and do your duty then. See what happens and report back.
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I don't think that's comparable. Dale and Marigold know about the bidirectional affection, and Dale didn't stick around with Marigold, but rather with Momo. I see this more as Dale becoming friends with Momo, and Dale and Momo staying up all night and then both of them wanting to surprise Marigold with something good.
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Not saying Momo should have felt Dale was unsafe to be around. I'm saying it's socially awkward as fuck to hang around. In the event of a date passing out you ensure she's okay, get her home and in the hands of her friends and exit, stage left, your duty as a decent human being complete, and not being a creeper to boot.
Well, maybe I just like making pancakes/awesome food for people. That's my definition of performing my duty as a decent human being.

Sneak into your next door neighbor's place around 0500 today and do your duty then. See what happens and report back.
Dude, chill. You know full well there's a difference between breaking into someone's house and what's happened here in the comic. I was merely professing my fondness for cooking. By the sounds of it, it seems like Momo was the one that wanted Dale to stay. And if her and Dale bond over the experience, that can only be good.
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I like that Momo got to play a facilitating role without all this falling into a Shadow Friend situation.
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so how could I expect a woman to take it?
...how is that not an incredibly sexist question?
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This statement is so detached from reality that I can only assume that Jeph has been replaced by some sort of demon or warlock.
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This statement is so detached from reality that I can only assume that Jeph has been replaced by some sort of demon or warlock.

If we take the most optimistic view of what Dale and Marigold are up to now, I doubt the temperature of the pancakes is high on their priorities list.
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it's socially awkward as fuck to hang around.

Yes.

It would also have been socially awkward to leave, but not as funny.

Nobody will ever take the QC characters as role models for setting good boundaries.
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so how could I expect a woman to take it?
...how is that not an incredibly sexist question?

Women tend to be more concerned about their personal safety than men, and so tend to be more prone to misinterpret men's behavior as threatening, even when said behavior is not intended as such. And yes, some men can be interpreted as more threatening than others, even when they're not trying to be.

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I get GarandMarine's point. Basically, hanging around an unconscious person you barely know would come across as creepy as hell, no matter how noble your intentions. Marigold was in safe hands with Momo, and Dale could have come back in the morning to apologise and reschedule their date.

But I can also (kind of) see Dale's point of view, too. Marigold was insistent that Dale stay, even in her completely zonked out state. I guess to him it was like an obligation as a friend to make sure she was alright (again, Momo was there, so this rationalisation falls flat).

Personally, I'm of a similar opinion as GM. Dale's a good guy, but they really haven't been together enough to call it a relationship (spoken by a dude who doesn't have enough experience to make a valid argument :( )
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If Marigold was in her bedroom and Dale and Momo were in the living room watching movies, then it's no different from any other roommate having a quiet late night party.
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Meh. Waffles, Pancakes, who cares, same thing really.

If Marigold was in her bedroom and Dale and Momo were in the living room watching movies, then it's no different from any other roommate having a quiet late night party.
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If Marigold was in her bedroom and Dale and Momo were in the living room watching movies, then it's no different from any other roommate having a quiet late night party.
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Marigold insisted on having their date ASAP. She fell asleep. Dale spent the time bonding with Momo. Dale making pancakes and sticking around in general is basically him moving the date to whenever Marigold feels up to it--since she wanted to have it so badly. It seemed really important to her for him to be there. If he left, she would probably have felt like she ruined things again. As someone with depression, I definitely would beat myself up over the situation and blame myself for it if I were her. That's not to say that she should!! Seriously. But that's what I would end up doing, no matter how unhealthy that is.
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Crossing my fingers that Marigold's getting a morning surprise. Didn't know she liked sausage for breakfast OHHHHHHHHH

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I don't see how Dale staying can be wrong.  That Marigold insisted that he stay may not mean much. She did not know that she would pass out. But Momo not only asked him to, when seemed close to panic when he suggested that he leave.
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