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What Forgotten Character would you like to see return?

Marten
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Steve
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Pizza Girl
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Author Topic: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)  (Read 2355 times)

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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #50 on: 07 Jun 2022, 23:53 »

Panel 5 tells me that Sam and Emmett are a perfect match. What Sam is with dangerous wildlife and wilderness hazards, Emmett is with cutting, puncturing or potentially-explosive technology!
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #51 on: 08 Jun 2022, 00:42 »

Or because it's Healthy (tm) it costs like four dollars more per box, and he thinks that's a scam and refuses to pay it even though there isn't a lower-priced similar product to buy instead.

That's why I hardly ever got to have Grape Nuts as a kid. They have no sugar and only four ingredients, but Post does not charge per ingredient. I don't even get to have them now because of a) shortages, currently, and b) adult me not being able to swing that price tag for a smaller than average box of cereal either.

And btw, if you think that eating Grape Nuts is basically like chewing gravel, you need to either heat it in the microwave for a minute or let them sit for something like 5-10. They soften up and their actual flavor comes out. I wouldn't like them either if I'd just poured some milk on them and crunched away.

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Flondrix, I also super disapprove of the way HFCS is shoved into everything, for both public health reasons and because of how busted the whole system is with the corn subsidies that are the actual reason the stuff is in everything. I don't, however, think that bringing a generation of children up on artificial sweeteners would turn out well. Gyrre has mentioned just one big concern, and there are others. Also, sugar in general isn't the devil if you're not practically mainlining it like our nation is because of the bullshit corn subsidies. Anyway, there's no need for this "prove me wrong" business. I'm just a random person on the internet who is in favor of moderation and fixing a badly run system rather than stocking the shelves like humans are all ticking time bombs of Type 2 diabetes.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #52 on: 08 Jun 2022, 01:04 »

 Sam's Habit of just letting herself in may have surprising consequences if Her and Emmet drop in unexpectedly on Bubbles and Faye this afternoon  :-o
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #53 on: 08 Jun 2022, 01:05 »

Or because it's Healthy (tm) it costs like four dollars more per box, and he thinks that's a scam and refuses to pay it even though there isn't a lower-priced similar product to buy instead.

That's when you just mix your own müsli. For supposed to be healthy, most mixes here contain between 10% and 22% sugar, so i ended up getting cereal flakes of my liking, crunched nuts, dried fruits and some kernels to mix, and it's both cheaper and tastes better than ready made müsli.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #54 on: 08 Jun 2022, 01:27 »

What % of sugar would you say your homemade mix contains?
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #55 on: 08 Jun 2022, 06:49 »

Milk contains about 5% lactose, and dried fruits contain a lot of sugar, for example dried banana has 23%. The rest, not so much.

So I would guess abour 3% total ? Assuming about half of the meal is the milk, absorbed in the grain, and the dried fruits are only a relatively small part.

Much less if you're lactose intolerant, because then your body doesnt converts it to glucose like any other digestable carbo hydrate. Instead bacteria in your stomach process it, leading to the known consequences (that this webcomic likes to exaggerate).
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #56 on: 08 Jun 2022, 06:53 »

What % of sugar would you say your homemade mix contains?

I'd say between 5 and 10%, depending on the dried fruits i have at hand.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #57 on: 08 Jun 2022, 06:56 »

Sam may be many things, but she'll never make a good criminal :D.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #58 on: 08 Jun 2022, 07:44 »

Sam's Habit of just letting herself in may have surprising consequences if Her and Emmet drop in unexpectedly on Bubbles and Faye this afternoon  :-o

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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #59 on: 08 Jun 2022, 11:06 »

Sam's Habit of just letting herself in may have surprising consequences if Her and Emmet drop in unexpectedly on Bubbles and Faye this afternoon  :-o
It could also be a very educational experience for them.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #60 on: 08 Jun 2022, 11:41 »

It could also be a very educational experience for them.

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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #61 on: 08 Jun 2022, 19:57 »


Wait, waht ? Martin is a beautiful name ?

Since I'm old but not from the USA I assume its something local to the USA.


You only got a partial answer. It was this TV show:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowan_%26_Martin%27s_Laugh-In
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #62 on: 08 Jun 2022, 23:55 »

Well, this is a weird inversion. Instead of Steve eating cereal, we've had two days of other characters eating cereal and planting the seeds of an actual narrative plot and then cutting away to Marigold eating pizza for what feels like a one-off joke.

*Sigh* I was just getting invested in the whole thing with Sam, Emmett and Professor Becky too!
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #63 on: 09 Jun 2022, 00:11 »

It's not like Jeph hasn't done that before 😊
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #64 on: 09 Jun 2022, 00:11 »


For anyone who doesnt recognize this, this is from a scene from Galaxy Quest, the funniest movie I've ever watched.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #65 on: 09 Jun 2022, 06:22 »

That only happens in pornos and webcomics.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #66 on: 09 Jun 2022, 08:22 »

That only happens in pornos and webcomics.

DANG, I wish I cold post a webcomic clip here.  But noooo, only URLs.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #67 on: 09 Jun 2022, 09:10 »

The URL-only thing may be annoying at times, but it does make sense.  Granted, server storage is cheap these days, but I could see potential liability issues with directly hosting images/clips, and not wanting to even deal with those.  I do wish that more webcomics would do like xkcd does and provide specific links for embedding.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #68 on: 09 Jun 2022, 12:29 »

Hi Dale! *lol*

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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #69 on: 09 Jun 2022, 16:24 »

I knew a couple who had named their son Rowan.  Which I thought was a girl's name for some reason, but whatever.

Later, they were expecting another kid and tests showed it would also be a boy, and they were discussing possible names.  I feigned surprise and said, "You mean, you're not going to name him--" and the father angrily finished the sentence for me, "NO WE ARE NOT GOING TO NAME OUR SONS ROWAN AND MARTIN!"
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #70 on: 09 Jun 2022, 19:39 »

find / -type f -name “[Ss]loppy [Ll]atte” -exec rm -f {} \;

If only it were that simple. (Also, typing on my phone, so might have messed that up)
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #71 on: 09 Jun 2022, 19:44 »

I'm trying to imagine what a 'sloppy latte' would taste like.

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The best I can come up with is 'different'.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #72 on: 09 Jun 2022, 20:18 »

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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #73 on: 09 Jun 2022, 20:23 »

I'm trying to imagine what a 'sloppy latte' would taste like.

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The best I can come up with is 'different'.

Going by some of the low viscosity BBQ and uncooked BBQ batch samples at work combined with highly caffeinated low sleep days, probably like someone dunked a cheap American school lunch sloppy joe in your latte and left it their for a bit.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #74 on: 09 Jun 2022, 22:16 »

Look I know there’s AI here, but I refuse to believe Dora would randomly stock cooked ground beef as either a garnish or a key ingredient in a latte. Faye has to be joking. The existence of this drink in canon would be a bridge too far.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #75 on: 09 Jun 2022, 22:24 »

Probably came in a tin that was $0.99 because it was nearly expired.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #76 on: 09 Jun 2022, 22:41 »

Going by some of the low viscosity BBQ and uncooked BBQ batch samples at work combined with highly caffeinated low sleep days, probably like someone dunked a cheap American school lunch sloppy joe in your latte and left it their for a bit.


I've never eaten, or even been near, a sloppy joe. That's one of the upsides of growing up in Europe.


Look I know there’s AI here, but I refuse to believe Dora would randomly stock cooked ground beef as either a garnish or a key ingredient in a latte. Faye has to be joking. The existence of this drink in canon would be a bridge too far.


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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #77 on: 10 Jun 2022, 01:06 »

I don’t eat them, I wear them.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #78 on: 10 Jun 2022, 02:13 »

[...] Faye has to be joking. [...]
That seems to be a wild theory. Are you sure ? Certainly a webcomic wouldnt contain humor ?
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #79 on: 10 Jun 2022, 03:16 »

This strip raises the question of what is the vilest concoction ever served at Coffee of Doom. To humans I mean. Because of Melon liking huffing extravagantly toxic chemicals, drinks served to AIs just don't count.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #80 on: 10 Jun 2022, 05:07 »

Civet-Casu Martzu  coffee, with Real Civet. You can tell it’s the real deal by the way the maggots float to the top. Mind the claws! Our Civet doesn’t like scritches or tummy rubs.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #81 on: 10 Jun 2022, 05:28 »

This strip raises the question of what is the vilest concoction ever served at Coffee of Doom. To humans I mean. Because of Melon liking huffing extravagantly toxic chemicals, drinks served to AIs just don't count.

I'm just going to leave a link to this comic I made a while ago...
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #82 on: 10 Jun 2022, 05:36 »

Google sees a sudden jump in queries for "sloppy latte".
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #83 on: 10 Jun 2022, 06:26 »

Google sees a sudden jump in queries for "sloppy latte".

My search turned up a "Sloppy Nutella Latte" and i really don't want to know any details.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #84 on: 10 Jun 2022, 11:49 »

I am sure Faye was going to say "... in a coffee mug, but Rule of Funny supervened.

Ground beef and BBQ sauce in a coffee mug. Top with croutons.


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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #85 on: 10 Jun 2022, 11:53 »

It's hard to imagine a concoction more vile than civet coffee as it currently exists in the real world.

I wonder if Coffee of Doom bothered to come up with something they could serve as "Covfefe"?
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #86 on: 10 Jun 2022, 11:57 »

Oh, and for those who were concerned that Faye and Bubbles' makeup was too superficial, it looks as if they are continuing to adult after the makeup sex.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #87 on: 10 Jun 2022, 19:57 »

Honestly, that just sounds like Bovril.  (Or if Raven wants to impress a cute vegan boy, Marmite.)
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #88 on: 10 Jun 2022, 23:27 »

[...] Faye has to be joking. [...]
That seems to be a wild theory. Are you sure ? Certainly a webcomic wouldnt contain humor ?

I’m filled with wild theories, but they’re generally not coffee related
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« Reply #89 on: 11 Jun 2022, 20:49 »

There are rules about expressing those.
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #90 on: 12 Jun 2022, 00:21 »

To be clear, they’re not related to this fandom either. I feel like QC is generally pretty clear, narratively speaking, and there’s not enough lore to lead to wild speculation for me. The characters are really self reflective in a pretty rewarding way, so I generally don’t theorize about them
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Re: WCDT - Strips 4801 to 4805 (Jun 6th to Jun 10th 2022)
« Reply #91 on: 12 Jun 2022, 07:45 »

I generally don’t theorize about them

But I do.  For example, why is it that Bubbles and Drunk Dora have the same method of cutting hair?  And we saw Bubbles using it after Drunk Dora.  Did the former learn it from the latter?

Drunk Dora cutting hair

Bubbles cutting hair

(I think I would prefer to have Bubbles cut my hair.)
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« Reply #92 on: 17 Jun 2022, 20:57 »


For anyone who doesnt recognize this, this is from a scene from Galaxy Quest, the funniest movie I've ever watched.

I consider it the best Star Trek movie of all time.
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