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Author Topic: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)  (Read 2218 times)

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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #50 on: 05 May 2022, 18:26 »

"Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"  comes to mind. Looks like Melon has only surface damage. Easily repairable, let's hope. And it seems she's been on fire at least once before. Melon does pay attention to Roko's reprimands.  She keeps count!

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    A cannon that breaks its moorings suddenly becomes some strange, supernatural beast. It is a machine transformed into a monster. That short mass on wheels moves like a billiard-ball, rolls with the rolling of the ship, plunges with the pitching goes, comes, stops, seems to meditate, starts on its course again, shoots like an arrow from one end of the vessel to the other, whirls around, slips away, dodges, rears, bangs, crashes, kills, exterminates. It is a battering ram capriciously assaulting a wall. Add to this the fact that the ram is of metal, the wall of wood.

    -Victor Hugo, A Fight With a Cannon
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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #51 on: 05 May 2022, 19:06 »

New comic. I do like Nelson... :D

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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #52 on: 05 May 2022, 19:45 »

So do I.
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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #53 on: 05 May 2022, 20:22 »

I wonder if that's coffee in his mug or something else. Motor oil, maybe?
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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #54 on: 06 May 2022, 11:16 »

Might some of Nelson's goblin-like energy be just part of that series of chassis?  Pintsize seems to be mellowing one he changed his shell.
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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #55 on: 06 May 2022, 13:20 »

much more of, like, a wizard than a goblin. nowhere near on the scale so far of Melon, for example
most of the characters, especially the side ones, are eccentric in some way or another.
seems to me to just be a bias hazard mixed with novelty, i.e. you're primed because he kind of looks like another person you knew, and you're also noticing his eccentricity more because it's new compared to your experiences with other characters and also because it jars with earlier notions of the Nelson character based on highly limited appearances

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Re: WCDT May 2nd to May 6th, 2022 (strips 4776 to 4780)
« Reply #56 on: 08 May 2022, 20:32 »

First rule of publicity, NEVER say anything in the vicinity of a microphone that you think you might regret.
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