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Author Topic: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)  (Read 2088 times)

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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #50 on: 19 May 2022, 19:14 »

Ewwww, bugs.

Has the financials for Union Robotics improved, do we know?

Well, at least Faye is actually busy when Bubbles comes in...indicating a bit of an upturn in business, hopefully?

What is Melon's work anyway?! Yes, I remember the strip (https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3643) where she heads off to work - where she ends up covered in bugs for some reason - but why? My head canon is that Melon is basically just being kept occupied so that she doesn't do anything irretrievably stupid that results in casualties or lawsuits...
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #51 on: 19 May 2022, 19:54 »

Melon goes to 'work' by following an arrow labeled 'work' scrawled on the wall of the apartment. Which is decorated with further scrawls of 'art' and 'portrait'.  And furnished in the same manner. The label creates the 'reality'.

( anyone read harold and the purple crayon lately )
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #52 on: 20 May 2022, 02:06 »

I'm very interested in what Melon actually works as. My feeling is that she's an 'actress', who plays some luckless soul being tortured to death in a tableau in a Chamber of Horrors-style tourist trap (an android being able to look more 'realistic' than a static waxwork or mannequin). It kind of fits that Melon would consider this a fun and fulfilling job.

It occurs to me that her employers may think that her fire damage makes her a more 'realistic' display and might be upset at her getting fixed at all. Call for Roko and Beeps!
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #53 on: 20 May 2022, 04:33 »

I remember a comic where she said she actually enjoyed her work.
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #54 on: 20 May 2022, 11:19 »

Has the financials for Union Robotics improved, do we know?

While we haven't been told that it's improved there is the lack of information about fallout if the business had collapsed.  (ie Any comments about how Melon was their first customer for months.)  They seem to be doing better than when the business was starting.
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #55 on: 22 May 2022, 06:48 »

Ewwww, bugs.

Has the financials for Union Robotics improved, do we know?

I'm sure Melon has been a blessing for that business.

A pity that now that May can pay them for work, she's no longer falling apart.
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #56 on: 22 May 2022, 10:40 »

Has the financials for Union Robotics improved, do we know?

While we haven't been told that it's improved there is the lack of information about fallout if the business had collapsed.  (ie Any comments about how Melon was their first customer for months.)  They seem to be doing better than when the business was starting.

It's like working from the UNIX command-line.  if the only feedback you get is a return to the command prompt, then it has executed successfully, and seeing a bunch of information is generally a sign of an error (unless one is using verbose mode).
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Re: WCDT for May 16th to May 20th, 2022 (strips 4786 to 4790)
« Reply #57 on: 22 May 2022, 13:56 »

Good old 'no news is good news'.
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