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Another week, another Poll

Sam becomes VV's Padawan
- 8 (14.5%)
VV becomes SAMS Padawan
- 1 (1.8%)
Jim kisses VV again
- 7 (12.7%)
VV kisses Jim after tying him up
- 1 (1.8%)
Couch Makeout
- 4 (7.3%)
VV bribes Sam
- 3 (5.5%)
Marten gets 3 DADS!!!
- 18 (32.7%)
Faye takes a bath
- 6 (10.9%)
Eggs on Waffles with Spathe Ham and Coffee
- 5 (9.1%)
Purple Monkey Dishwasher
- 2 (3.6%)

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Author Topic: WCDT: 2701-2705 (12 May- 16 May 2014) Weekly Comic Discussion Thread  (Read 40493 times)

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I think any assumption of body hair was based on his perpetual 5 o'clock shadow.
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"suffers"?

Was meant to be sarcastic. You can't suffer from something you do yourself, i.e. shaving.
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In my experience of my own ineptitude with a razor, you absolutely can...
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Ha, I honestly figured you meant you just don't grow any and were sad about that.
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Nope, hence 'both.' I don't grow a great deal of body hair but I also trim a lot of what I have got anyway.
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Dunno, wouldn't put it past you to shave bare skin :mrgreen:
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inb4 Gareth gets this entire thread moved to TMI  :mrgreen:
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I've been very curious about this during the whole arc, since it seems so far-fetched: what the hell did Veronica say to Jim when she contacted him? How is that first email not incredibly awkward?

Also, at least Marten dated Vicky for two months before moving across the country.
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I've been very curious about this during the whole arc, since it seems so far-fetched: what the hell did Veronica say to Jim when she contacted him? How is that first email not incredibly awkward?

Also, at least Marten dated Vicky for two months before moving across the country.

Not to be ageist, but older couples tend to get together more quickly. When my Mom remarried, she got engaged after only knowing my stepdad for about 6 months. Its a bit more exaggerated here, but I kind of feel that when you're older, you are more quick to settle down, especially if you've already had a long term marriage/kids.

Plus VV was looking to retire anyway. She doesn't seem to have too much tying her to California aside from clients and other people in the scene. Moving to the town where her son lives doesn't seem like too far fetched an idea, regardless of the Jim situation, but that certainly doesn't hurt.
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Welcome to the forum!  I'm hoping for a similar experience: Nearly 77, meeting MI-area women on OKC, falling in like a little too easily, hoping to attach to one by the end of the year. My biological clock is tickling.
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Is it just me or does Claire seem different?

She's just appeared once since the artstyle/layout changed. The scrawnier characters look less like 15 year olds than they used to.
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Oh, sorta. It's ticking, to be sure. And it's making me laugh, which is good.
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This seems out of character for Jim. He hasn't shown this kind of impulsiveness before, has he?

He decided it was a great idea to retain Faye as a qualified babysitter because she taught his daughter how to make an alcoholic beverage.

I think it's fair to say Jim has demonstrated less-than-calculated decision-making in the past.
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Who said Jim initiated it anyway, this is VERONICA VANCE after all.

And would you complain??
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I thought Fridays were for cliffhangers... not money shots!  :psyduck:
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That last panel. VV is one serious Milf.
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I believe that's the first time that term has been used on these boards (or, at least, in this sub-forum).
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Probably. Talking about the characters like that is generally frowned upon.
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Is it just me or does Claire seem different?

Aside from shifts in drawing style, most women tinker with their hair a lot. I like that Jeph isn't afraid to change things up in the hair/clothes/glasses style/whatever, it helps make the characters more real and likeable for me.
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Funny how a good lay can make you want to change...your entire life.
This may have been her first romantic encounter since the divorce, which would make it her first romantic encounter with someone who is interested in her gender in possibly decades.

True.  She alluded to being very lonely at the wedding so she was probably looking to stop fooling around and actually settle down.
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It just occurred to me that, until now, we readers were probably the last people who haven't seen some VV-nakedness :psyduck:
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Another week, another Poll


Sam becomes VV's Padawan ........ 8 (14.5%)
VV becomes SAMS Padawan ........ 1 (1.8%)
Jim kisses VV again ........ 7 (12.7%)
VV kisses Jim after tying him up ........ 1 (1.8%)
Couch Makeout ........ 4 (7.3%)
VV bribes Sam ........ 3 (5.5%)
Marten gets 3 DADS!!! ........ 18 (32.7%)
Faye takes a bath ........ 6 (10.9%)
Eggs on Waffles with Spathe Ham and Coffee ........ 5 (9.1%)
Purple Monkey Dishwasher ........ 2 (3.6%)

Poll locked, and Marten gets his wish   :-D  ;)

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Personally, I'm looking forward to Marten's mom becoming a more regular character.

Who says she'll be regular? We don't see much of the Secret Bakery as it is...
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Personally, I'm looking forward to Marten's mom becoming a more regular character.

Who says she'll be regular? We don't see much of the Secret Bakery as it is...

I think the reason we haven't seen much of the Secret Bakery is that it wouldn't have done much 'til now to advance the story. Dora's got Tai, Padma's presumably still in Cali, and the SB's arrangement with COD is pretty much on autopilot by now (how many times would we have needed to see Elliot dropping off baked goods and picking up beans?). Now that VV has come out to meet Jim, it's likely that they'll have their own subplot and we'll see more of Veronica, Jim and Sam at the very least, though it also leaves the door open for more Secret Bakery shenanigans.
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I hope not, but meh, we'll find out sooner or later.
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Gah.  I hate the term "Cali" almost as much as I hate the term "Frisco".  Abominable words that have no place in the English language.  Then again, I'm one of those folks who regards Emperor Norton as a saint (Second-Class, of course 'cos he's real).
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At least "Cali" is actually part of the word, as opposed to "Frisco" which is just ridiculous. Who the hell drops a middle syllable?
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Gah.  I hate the term "Cali" almost as much as I hate the term "Frisco".  Abominable words that have no place in the English language.  Then again, I'm one of those folks who regards Emperor Norton as a saint (Second-Class, of course 'cos he's real).

You think saints aren't real?
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Dunno. Do they really go marching in?
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At least "Cali" is actually part of the word, as opposed to "Frisco" which is just ridiculous. Who the hell drops a middle syllable?

In either case, just a useful shorthand. Cf. "Goin' Back to Cali" (or, for Frisco, see "Who Needs the Peace Corps").
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Dunno. Do they really go marching in?
They do in New Orleans.
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Gah.  I hate the term "Cali" almost as much as I hate the term "Frisco".  Abominable words that have no place in the English language.  Then again, I'm one of those folks who regards Emperor Norton as a saint (Second-Class, of course 'cos he's real).

You think saints aren't real?
'Twas a reference to Discordianism, where the higher levels of saint (like saint Bokonon) are fictional.
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Probably. Talking about the characters like that is generally frowned upon.

I normally wouldn't, but she just looked way too good in that last panel lol.
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