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Old 02-27-2008, 06:13 PM
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Aisde from that Disraeli quote...
I'll get this... one day. Just not yet.
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Old 02-28-2008, 12:36 PM
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Old 02-28-2008, 09:50 PM
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Great episode. Especially love how Julian insists on "stirred, not shaken."
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:02 PM
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Have I mentioned the Bunny comic here yet?
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Old 02-29-2008, 11:10 PM
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Somebody has GOT to invent a smiley that blinks twice and says "that's random," then blinks twice again and so on in a loop.

I went back a few dozen comics and my impression didn't waver. A few were funny, but mostly I was just "how bizarre is THAT?"
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Old 03-01-2008, 02:30 AM
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http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/cs_keyboards.shtml

Must relate this story from Computer Stupidities, because you Canadians in the audience might enjoy it (or get enraged by it, whatever).

"Back in the good old pre-PC days we sold a system that required the user to hit Ctrl-A in order to sign on. We sold one to some outfit in Canada. Well, trying to get them going over the phone took an hour. We'd say, 'Hit Ctrl-A,' and they'd say, 'Ok, we hit Ctrl, eh? And nothing happened, eh?'"
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:13 PM
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http://garfieldminusgarfield.tumblr.com/

It is, if you haven't run across it yet, Garfield without the Garfield in it. Amusing yes, but also distinctly unsettling.
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I'm not sure if those are better than the strips edited with Garfield's lines cut out or not. When Garfield is there you can imagine all sorts of things going through his head, from incomprehension to exasperation and back. But just Jon running around like an idiot, that's what we call "sad and pathetic."
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Old 03-05-2008, 01:21 AM
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On that note, has Permanent Monday been mentioned here yet?
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Don't believe it has, no. Nice linkage there.
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Hey, Zeke, do they have this at Math Camp?
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:28 PM
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It's Slang Time!

"Groovy greets, gates! Frilly filly's steady shmoe is ready to blow...the cuddle buggy's perkin' chuggy an' the pash pit's sizzling huggy!"

I was going to provide a translation and ask for alternatives, but that's leaning into PNQ territory and I'm trying to stop doing these Link/PNQ crossovers.
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Old 03-08-2008, 12:50 PM
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Strange Candy returns to Wikipedia!

Shameless plug time. I'm thrilled that OO (that's Okashina Okashi, long story) has returned to the big W, and highly encourage the reading of this webcomic to anyone who has yet to live the Strange Candy experience! Anime/manga obsession helpful but not required.
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This is possibly a mistake and a colossal timesink, but that sounds strange enough to be worth checking out.
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Nate, your timing is incredible. I reread this thread the other day and noticed something: way back on page one, I never did explain where I had made a reference to Okashina Okashi on this site. I was just coming here now to finally link you to it. (It's not here, although that would have been a good guess, considering that the Hoshi in OO really is nicknamed Ho-chan.)

I'm way behind on OO; one of these days I'll go through it all again. I'll appreciate a lot more of the anime/Japan-based humour now. Either way, there are two things I owe to OO: occasionally catching the words "strange" and "candy" in subbed anime, and being completely unable to take this comic panel seriously.

Note for Megatokyo fans: the war between Dom and Ed is actually waged in this comic too. I don't remember the details.

mudshark: Nope. We used to have fencing, though.
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Go Orion!

I never really thought of calling Hoshiko Hoshi. She was always Ho-chan to me. Now here's a few classic Strange Candy quotes!

Petra: We’re headed towards outer space. We can’t BREATHE in outer space!
Ellie: Don’t worry! Ulrich once told me that space here has plenty of air. It’s what makes all those space battle explosions sound so cool!
Takeshi: We’re going to DIE!

Bearded Quest Merchant: How may I help you?
Lycidia: We want to go on a quest.
Bearded Quest Merchant: For the Holy Grail?
Lycidia: Will that involve fame and fortune?
Bearded Quest Merchant: No, usually just meeting rude people with French accents and killer rabbits.
Lycidia: Then no.
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Spider-Man, Spider-Man... does whatever a... huh... where am I?
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Old 03-12-2008, 05:20 AM
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You'll never see him the same again.
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Huh. Boondocks much? (I know the names at the bottom are different, but they've pretty well nicked McGruder's look.)
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I've never read Boondocks, I just liked this particular comic.
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