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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #50 on: 17 Feb 2022, 04:36 »

Goblin mode yoga!
 
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #51 on: 17 Feb 2022, 07:30 »

Grumpy might be a default.  I can certainly identify with being grumpy on going to do something one doesn't enjoy - even though it has benefits.

I'm enjoying the recent run of showing friendship moments between different characters.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #52 on: 17 Feb 2022, 07:40 »

I understand why Marigold is being grumpy, but "I don't personally experience it" is not the same as "it isn't real".

Although to be fair, this attitude is pretty much in character for what I know of her.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #53 on: 17 Feb 2022, 08:53 »

Ah, the fabled "runner's high." Somebody once tried to convince me I would totally experience it if I kept at it long enough, but all I ever experienced was the "runner's painful breathing" and "runner's stabbing pain in one side."  :roll: :-D
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #54 on: 17 Feb 2022, 11:20 »

*also has never had a 'Runners High' *

So, yeah...

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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #55 on: 17 Feb 2022, 12:09 »

I haven't gotten a 'runner's high' (yet), and I dislike running in general, but I do love the way I feel afterwards. Which is the only reason why I keep going with it. Not terribly far and not terribly fast, but at least it's something.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #56 on: 17 Feb 2022, 15:08 »

*looks at the poll*

Is there a Martin in this Webcomic ? I dont remember one ?

AFAIK there is definitely a runner high. Its why people can get addicted to running.

And salad is also definitely delicious.

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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #57 on: 17 Feb 2022, 18:15 »

New comic up.

Oh dear....

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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #58 on: 17 Feb 2022, 19:03 »

It's a lawsuit waiting to happen.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #59 on: 17 Feb 2022, 19:17 »

I think we just discovered what Hanners is into.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #60 on: 17 Feb 2022, 19:18 »

Iris is blunt, up front, and doesn't toy around.  She and May need to meet/interact.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #61 on: 17 Feb 2022, 19:45 »

Iris is blunt, up front, and doesn't toy around.  She and May need to meet/interact.

I reccomend hiding anything flammable during that interaction
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #62 on: 17 Feb 2022, 20:44 »

*also has never had a 'Runners High' *

So, yeah...

I only get it when swimming.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #63 on: 17 Feb 2022, 23:06 »

Now we know what May would have grown up to be like if she hadn't met Dale.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #64 on: 17 Feb 2022, 23:33 »

Well, I would leave.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #65 on: 17 Feb 2022, 23:37 »

Ooh looks like Jeph has a new orcish personality project to tame and temper.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #66 on: 18 Feb 2022, 01:48 »

Ooh looks like Jeph has a new orcish personality project to tame and temper.

I'm just glad it's not another character who is Extremely Quirky and says and does Very Strange Things, but who is either super smart or occasionally says remarkably profound things.

The only character of this type in the comic that I liked was (strangely enough) Melon, and there have been a few.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #67 on: 18 Feb 2022, 08:26 »

Goblin mode yoga for real!
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #68 on: 18 Feb 2022, 15:07 »

It has been explicitly stated that robot yoga is fatal for humans.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #69 on: 18 Feb 2022, 19:14 »

Was that a bottom caption?
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #70 on: 18 Feb 2022, 22:36 »

I may be in the minority, but I have to say I'm weary of all the AI characters in the comic.

In the old days, there were precious few AIs, and they were not full on androids.  That allowed the comic to feel realistic, allowed me to invest in the setting because it felt like it COULD be reality.  With all the androids and AIs wandering around, it's really diminishing that capacity.  I miss the old days.

I know, I've no doubt there are many that will disagree, but I felt the need to offer my opinion.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #71 on: 19 Feb 2022, 06:05 »

Jeph faces an interesting challenge here. How to keep his AI characters human enough to be relatable to his audience while reminding us from time to time that they are -not- human.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #72 on: 19 Feb 2022, 08:12 »

I think we just discovered what Hanners is into.
Given Hanners relationship with her mom and all her other hangups about "dirt", she being a robosexual wouldn't surprise me at all, especially an AI that is direct and non-deferential like Iris.  We'll have to see where this goes.  Maybe Station will take a break from being an orbital outpost now that there is someone to keep tabs on Hanners Dad?  Hmmmm. 
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #73 on: 19 Feb 2022, 13:00 »

Not sure I've been that profoundly misinterpreted in a very long time.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #74 on: 19 Feb 2022, 15:24 »

I may be in the minority, but I have to say I'm weary of all the AI characters in the comic.

In the old days, there were precious few AIs, and they were not full on androids.  That allowed the comic to feel realistic, allowed me to invest in the setting because it felt like it COULD be reality.  With all the androids and AIs wandering around, it's really diminishing that capacity.  I miss the old days.

I know, I've no doubt there are many that will disagree, but I felt the need to offer my opinion.

The current "history" of AI is inconsistent with the origins of the strip, and there are too many characters.

But Bubbles is so hot.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #75 on: 19 Feb 2022, 21:42 »

Bubbles is honest, loyal, dependable, and has shown leadership qualities. I am glad she is in the strip.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #76 on: 20 Feb 2022, 03:48 »

This confused the heck out of me ('I spelled her name right, didn't I?') until I decided to Google your second sentence  ;D
Sorry, but the name Veronica always triggers Elvis Costello moments in me...
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #77 on: 24 Feb 2022, 22:47 »

I may be in the minority, but I have to say I'm weary of all the AI characters in the comic.

In the old days, there were precious few AIs, and they were not full on androids.  That allowed the comic to feel realistic, allowed me to invest in the setting because it felt like it COULD be reality.  With all the androids and AIs wandering around, it's really diminishing that capacity.  I miss the old days.

I know, I've no doubt there are many that will disagree, but I felt the need to offer my opinion.

'a few automobiles seemed realistic, but *hundreds* of them?'

Feel what you feel, but I don't really understand how the -number- of a technology significantly changes the amount of realism.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #78 on: 24 Feb 2022, 23:19 »

Even in the old days there were so many that they could keep the LAN Park in business.
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Re: WCDT Feb 14th to Feb 18th, 2022 (pages 4721 to 4725)
« Reply #79 on: 25 Feb 2022, 05:11 »

Not sure I've been that profoundly misinterpreted in a very long time.
Nah, it's just where my mind went when I was reading the comic and then you gave me an excuse to verbalize it.
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