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WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« on: 09 Jan 2022, 18:27 »

No poll, sorry. I went back to work today and that is taking up a fair chunk of my headspace.


Re. the comic: I feel ya Bubs.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #1 on: 09 Jan 2022, 18:49 »

Aww. Bubbles.

Haven't been posting due to hospitalization. Whee.

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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #2 on: 09 Jan 2022, 18:51 »

Oh no! Are you OK?
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #3 on: 09 Jan 2022, 18:54 »

Oh no! Are you OK?

Getting there. Lost a big toe to infection.

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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #4 on: 09 Jan 2022, 19:00 »

Crud, I'm sorry :( Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #5 on: 09 Jan 2022, 20:56 »

Yikes. Sorry to hear that. Good luck.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #6 on: 09 Jan 2022, 21:18 »

Oh no! Are you OK?

Getting there. Lost a big toe to infection.
Did that about 4 years ago now.  Be aware, you will likely tend to yaw to one side.  And pushing off with that foot will have to be relearning to an extent
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #7 on: 09 Jan 2022, 23:09 »

It's kind of strange to have Faye helping Bubbles make the choice that they both knows is right. I guess this shows that this is a genuinely balanced relationship!
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #8 on: 09 Jan 2022, 23:35 »

Absolute power couple
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #9 on: 10 Jan 2022, 03:59 »

Everyone still annoyed at me in the other thread for not getting Emmetts gender right ?

I'm too scared to check. They got like, really nasty.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #10 on: 10 Jan 2022, 04:19 »

Everyone still annoyed at me in the other thread for not getting Emmetts gender right ?

I'm too scared to check. They got like, really nasty.

Since you brought it up, even if it's off topic for the thread - could you please point to the part of the discussion you felt was nasty? I am genuinely asking.

EDIT: and ideally, explain what specifically you think crossed a line, since I'm rereading the thread and I don't think anything particularly hostile or confrontational there, not really.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #11 on: 10 Jan 2022, 04:51 »

"The mortifying ordeal of being known" nothing worse, Bubs, feel you there
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #12 on: 10 Jan 2022, 07:35 »

It's adorable but I'm bemused that a warbot chassis has a blush response.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #13 on: 10 Jan 2022, 11:58 »

Maybe it's so that she can flush red with battle rage?

@snubnose I'd be interested in that as well. It all seemed reasonably civilized in my eyes?
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #14 on: 10 Jan 2022, 12:20 »

Is this the same Bubbles we saw acting like a piece of playground equipment?

This is the strip I had in mind:
https://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=4262

« Last Edit: 10 Jan 2022, 12:59 by Perfectly Reasonable »
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #15 on: 10 Jan 2022, 15:51 »

Yes, but Bubbles already knows Emily and Hannelore. Emmett, on the other hand, is an unknown factor.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #16 on: 10 Jan 2022, 16:24 »

Maybe it's so that she can flush red with battle rage?

@snubnose I'd be interested in that as well. It all seemed reasonably civilized in my eyes?

Not nasty, as far as I could tell, but my impression is that the replies to snubnose were of the sort of “we’ve hashed this out already”, and I could see how coming into the thread later would not be the most comfortable feeling.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #17 on: 10 Jan 2022, 18:47 »

For comic #4697...

Some great points with this comic (4697)...

1. Emmett Opening Up - Excellent depiction by action, showing Emmett brushing back her hair and removing her hood, to show she is beginning to relax and open up.

2. Dented Head Joe - Emmett's anecdote and "grasp of the practicalities of the situation" probably means Emmett's dad's buddy is a robot (humanoid Anthro PC) as well.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #18 on: 10 Jan 2022, 18:51 »

This current snippet of Faybbles makes me want to see them at some point down the line having younglings of their own.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #19 on: 10 Jan 2022, 19:12 »

'They/them' pronouns for Emmett, at the moment. That's how Sam refers to them anyway :)

Is this the first time we've seen Bubbles wink?
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #20 on: 10 Jan 2022, 19:24 »

Awwwww

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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #21 on: 10 Jan 2022, 19:49 »

'They/them' pronouns for Elliott, at the moment. That's how Sam refers to them anyway :)
Sam also refers to them as "Emmett."  :wink:

This is a cute page. Love Bubbles and Emmett vibing.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #22 on: 10 Jan 2022, 21:10 »

Emmett's emerging from the hoodie, that's cute. She may not believe it, but Bubbles is quite good at this...
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #23 on: 10 Jan 2022, 22:30 »

For comic #4697...

Some great points with this comic (4697)...
2. Dented Head Joe - Emmett's anecdote and "grasp of the practicalities of the situation" probably means Emmett's dad's buddy is a robot (humanoid Anthro PC) as well.

Not necessarily. I've known people who'd try to pull off that kind of thing.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #24 on: 10 Jan 2022, 23:06 »

I think that Sam always knew that all Emmett needed to come out of their shell was someone who would not act as if they were a freak for how they think and how they view the rest of the universe. I strongly empathise with that because 'being like other humans' has always been a struggle for me.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #25 on: 10 Jan 2022, 23:31 »

'They/them' pronouns for Elliott, at the moment. That's how Sam refers to them anyway :)
Sam also refers to them as "Emmett."  ;)

This is a cute page. Love Bubbles and Emmett vibing.


Good catch, I fixed it. That'll teach me for not proofreading my posts!
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #26 on: 11 Jan 2022, 08:41 »

It's cute seeing Emmett taking off their hood, lots of hair.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #27 on: 11 Jan 2022, 09:07 »

I believe Bubbles could bench press a Vickers 6-ton. (Widely popular during the late 30s and served as the basis for many later designs.)
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #28 on: 11 Jan 2022, 09:19 »

It's all about ground pressure.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #29 on: 11 Jan 2022, 11:21 »

For comic #4697...

Some great points with this comic (4697)...
2. Dented Head Joe - Emmett's anecdote and "grasp of the practicalities of the situation" probably means Emmett's dad's buddy is a robot (humanoid Anthro PC) as well.

Not necessarily. I've known people who'd try to pull off that kind of thing.

Yes, thus the "probably" part my Comment.  ;)
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #30 on: 11 Jan 2022, 18:30 »

... Also, is that a Genshin joke I spy? (I mean, it could be mortal combat, but Ei has a big super-deadly bladed polearm, and the mortal combat character does not)

"I bet I can stand up to a single full-force blow from the grass-cutting lightning sword" does seem like a...poor choice of bets.

But any thoughs on what actually cut the bot in half -other- than Bubbles? 

Because it could totally have been Bubbles.  Or factory equipment.  Or Bubbles holding factory equipment.

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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #31 on: 11 Jan 2022, 19:03 »

So, not a display piece, rather a leftover for parts. Interesting. Reminds me of my little (not so little) pile of dead equipment for parts in my projects. Sometimes it pays off.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #32 on: 11 Jan 2022, 19:22 »

Makes sense that they reuse parts.
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« Reply #33 on: 11 Jan 2022, 19:30 »

Yeah, specially considering they still are (maybe?) a struggling shop.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #34 on: 11 Jan 2022, 19:49 »

Last we heard of their finances (when Faye was thinking of hiring May) they were still struggling. Sam brought in more money with her sprays than Faye and Bubbles did with their regular work.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #35 on: 11 Jan 2022, 20:21 »

Weird random question; was Dr. John Ellicott-Chatham blond before his hair went grey?

EDIT: typo correction. I need to get a replacement stylus.
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« Reply #36 on: 11 Jan 2022, 23:07 »

For some reason, I've got a feeling that's Punchbot's first chassis, the one before acquired his fighting body. A wager that ends in a hemicorporectomy sounds like his kind of error.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #37 on: 12 Jan 2022, 03:44 »

Maybe it was something like "I bet my ass if..." And he got it partially wrong, thus losing half his ass.
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« Reply #38 on: 12 Jan 2022, 09:01 »

Weird random question; was Dr. John Ellicott-Catham blond before his hair went grey?

EDIT: typo correction. I need to get a replacement stylus.

I don't remember seeing old pictures of him. Hannelore could have inherited it from her mom (or is it recessive like blue eyes?).
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« Reply #39 on: 12 Jan 2022, 10:44 »

It's recessive, but if Beatrice's colour is natural, Hannerdad could have any hair colour.
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« Reply #40 on: 12 Jan 2022, 16:42 »

Only question in my mind about today’s strip; is Faye filming all this adorableness for the family video album? Because she really should.
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« Reply #41 on: 12 Jan 2022, 18:28 »

New comic.

'B-word'... Well, mother knows best, I assume.
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« Reply #42 on: 12 Jan 2022, 19:24 »

For comic #4697...

Some great points with this comic (4697)...
2. Dented Head Joe - Emmett's anecdote and "grasp of the practicalities of the situation" probably means Emmett's dad's buddy is a robot (humanoid Anthro PC) as well.
Not necessarily. I've known people who'd try to pull off that kind of thing.

And we see in 4699 that Dented Head Joe is not included among the three that Emmett listed, so Joe is a Human. (Unless, I suppose, that Joe doesn't reside in Emmett's home town).
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« Reply #43 on: 12 Jan 2022, 21:59 »

Why would the mayor do that, aside from "petty power play" I guess...?
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« Reply #44 on: 13 Jan 2022, 00:00 »

Why would the mayor do that, aside from "petty power play" I guess...?

Because comedy.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #45 on: 13 Jan 2022, 03:57 »

Holy crap mang! Emmett is my dialect spirit animal!

Jeph musta met someone transplanted to the Ozarks.  Nobody speaks like Emmett except transplants to the midwest, Canadia included.
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Re: WCDT Jan 10th - Jan 15th (4696-4700)
« Reply #46 on: 13 Jan 2022, 18:40 »

New comic.

This reminds of when my sister and their now-fiancé started dating, they would go around saying 'ook?' at each other.
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« Reply #47 on: 13 Jan 2022, 18:51 »

Are they librarians, perchance? 
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« Reply #48 on: 13 Jan 2022, 19:18 »

No, but they are fans of the books :-)
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« Reply #49 on: 13 Jan 2022, 20:15 »

That was cute...
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