78. Into the thick of it
Posted on 12th May 2011, 7:00 PM in 4. Bob-omb Battlefield

<<First                Latest>>
78. Into the thick of it
<<First                Latest>>
Average Rating: 4.71 (14 votes) / Rate this comic

Morgenstern 12th May 2011, 7:00 PM edit delete
Morgenstern
Alright, I lied about skipping this 'til Saturday. As much as I hate posting something like 3/4ths of the way into the day after it's due, I think I'd feel worse if I just outright skipped an update. So here it is, crazy late. Me so sorry.

If you haven't signed up for ComicFury and subscribed yet, I highly recommend it. With a ComicFury account you can edit your posts in the comments, type more in the comments box (I think?), have a nifty avatar when you comment, AND subcribe to other ComicFury comics so that you can be notified when your favorite comics update.

And that's like... alot of stuff, man.

Spinnerlink 12th May 2011, 7:23 PM edit delete reply
Spinnerlink
yea! a new comic!
Grimlock13 12th May 2011, 7:25 PM edit delete reply
Grimlock13
So many of them...

Think about the chain reaction if something were to happen to one of them...

It would be explosive...
Belexar 12th May 2011, 7:26 PM edit delete reply
Hey! I just love those little bombs! Palma's right, they're adorable!
Weazle17 12th May 2011, 7:28 PM edit delete reply
"OH MAH GOSH WE HAVE TO HELP THEM THE'RE ADORABLE!!!
Palma said that
Bonz0 12th May 2011, 7:38 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Looks like Palma has a case of cuteness proximity. Yay, a new trope to add to the Mushroom Go page! This is going to be the high point of my day!


......What have you done to my thought process, tvtropes? Why won't you let me enjoy things without attaching cold meaningless, labels?
Chat Lag Ate My Message 12th May 2011, 7:40 PM edit delete reply
Chat Lag Ate My Message
XD Palma... In other news, they are incredibly adorable.
Marcus 12th May 2011, 7:54 PM edit delete reply
Red bob-omb cyclops

Love how you gave them 'hands' for their tasks.

Though now i'm starting to question the Koopa Army even more.

Making SENTIENT bombs.

To explode.

WOW.

I can see how people have problems with them.
I haven't picked a name 12th May 2011, 8:12 PM edit delete reply
this'd make a good D&D campaign
hrwilliams 12th May 2011, 8:13 PM edit delete reply
hrwilliams
This comic looks great. I love your style! Very video game, but very organic as well.
Yosh 12th May 2011, 8:19 PM edit delete reply
Aww, Guy. :P
Secret Agent 000 12th May 2011, 9:18 PM edit delete reply
@Morgenstern
You appear to be correct on all points about signing up...
Not that I would know, really, since I haven't done that yet.

...is Guy AFRAID of them?
I mean, yeah, they ARE dangerous...but they're ADORABLE...or, at least, Palma thinks so. And I have a sneaking suspicion that the captain is going to accept...either because of Palma or because it would be rebellion against the Koopa Army...Or maybe because they all want to be free?
Owl 12th May 2011, 9:23 PM edit delete reply
This completely made my day! :3
Blaze 12th May 2011, 9:38 PM edit delete reply
Blaze
Is that an Old Snake Bob-Omb I see there?
Xander 12th May 2011, 9:44 PM edit delete reply
That and a Link Bob-omb too! I love these Easter Eggs you keep throwing in here, man.
RazorD9 12th May 2011, 10:10 PM edit delete reply
RazorD9
Am a bit worried about McCoy being around explosives with a lit cigarette.
Krimzon_Hammer 12th May 2011, 10:18 PM edit delete reply
Krimzon_Hammer
I't would be a bad idea for go to use a fire flower in there.
Morgenstern 12th May 2011, 10:19 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
On a totally unrelated note, just got done watching Thor. I liked it better than Hulk, not quite as much as Iron Man. Visually mindblowing, but I felt a few things were kind of rushed along or stuffed in there and needed a bit more development. Still really good movie, though, and really good acting.

Don't think I've ever been as attracted to Natalie Portman as I was in this movie.
Krepta 12th May 2011, 11:06 PM edit delete reply
In one of the Paper Mario games, a friendly Bob-Omb explains that exploding is no different for them than throwing a punch is for us. Is exploding more permanent for them in this continuity?
T the Shy Guy 12th May 2011, 11:25 PM edit delete reply
T the Shy Guy
I am also curious if they live through exploding in this version of the mario universe...
Therazan 13th May 2011, 1:01 AM edit delete reply
Therazan
@RazorD9 Odd. Me I'm quite worried about McCoy being around explosives. Period.
Freezie43110 13th May 2011, 2:23 AM edit delete reply
As a friend of Manny would say, "Viva la Revolucíon!"
Arrakis 13th May 2011, 4:35 AM edit delete reply
The Koopa Army may be doing the wrong thing here. If the Bob-ombs can start reproducing (a la "Robots") then the Koopas could just swoop in every once in a while to scoop up free explosives.
BurningFinger!!!!!!! 13th May 2011, 6:39 AM edit delete reply
BurningFinger!!!!!!!
This is why my sentient bombs are suicidal and kept asleep until the target is in sight. They wake up and are all "OhmyGod!Lookatthat!Ihavetoexplodeonthatshit!" Then they go blow up on it. (They also have really accelerated thinking speeds, hence the lack of spaces.) But I don't think I could make an adorable bomb. That would hurt too much. Maybe one like the Thirty Second Bomb from Starship Troopers (The book not the movie) but not an adorable one. (It occurs to me that Starship Troopers is a really old book, so to sum it up, the thirty second bomb counts down out loud after being thrown, just so that your enemies know how screwed they are.)
Infamous Nefarious 13th May 2011, 8:46 AM edit delete reply
Infamous Nefarious
Tune in next time kids as Palm does her to try and OD on hugging things!

Mmmmmm Palma hug....
Infamous Nefarious 13th May 2011, 8:48 AM edit delete reply
Infamous Nefarious
~flings up an 'a' on the end of that~
RurouniKen 13th May 2011, 8:50 AM edit delete reply
RurouniKen
Sooo Cute!!!!!!!!!!!
Reaper Guy 13th May 2011, 8:58 AM edit delete reply
Reaper Guy
@T the Shy Guy
I don't think they would live through exploding
T the Shy Guy 13th May 2011, 11:19 AM edit delete reply
T the Shy Guy
@Reaper Guy
Hey, it's been a Canon ability before. Especially in the paper mario games.
Mr. Vareel 13th May 2011, 2:03 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
...Words fail me. (Not necessarily in a bad way, mind you!)
I_am_Solid_Snaek 13th May 2011, 3:36 PM edit delete reply
I_am_Solid_Snaek
CUTE SENTINENT RO-BOMBS!!!
And Guy is scared...
What's up with Go? Is he...laughing at Guy?
I think bob-ombs would survive exploding... just too awesome to kamikaze.
I_am_Solid_Snaek 13th May 2011, 3:39 PM edit delete reply
I_am_Solid_Snaek
AAH! MR. VAREEL IS A SPACE PIRATE!!!!!!!
EKA 13th May 2011, 4:02 PM edit delete reply
There so cute!... And deadly, but that just makes them more cute.
EKA 13th May 2011, 4:02 PM edit delete reply
Erhm, THEIR so cute.
Knoppe 13th May 2011, 4:04 PM edit delete reply
I say the red link bomb om is the cutest.
BlueMario 13th May 2011, 4:15 PM edit delete reply
SNAKE!?!
Starcat5 13th May 2011, 4:32 PM edit delete reply
It is entirely possible that non-dying Bob-ombs exist in this universe. It all depends on method of causing the explosion. Sadly, most of those do NOT work for the Koopas. It is entirely possible that these poor saps are an unholy hybrid of the Mushroom Kingdom's sapient, low yield, Pink Bob-ombs and the Koopa Kingdom's sub-sentient, high yield Black Bob-ombs.
AcolyteOfAzura 13th May 2011, 7:02 PM edit delete reply
AcolyteOfAzura
I just signed up five minutes ago to subscribe to your comic. You're welcome.
obfuscobble 13th May 2011, 8:39 PM edit delete reply
Hey, I drew some fanart of McCoy. Here it is at screen and print size.
http://www.kemetkids.com/zenu/mccoyraven.jpg
http://www.kemetkids.com/zenu/mccoyravenPRINT.jpg

Also, there's a ustream that's been unironically enjoying your comic:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pinstripe-catling-power-hour
Tsarmina Silvertrap 13th May 2011, 8:44 PM edit delete reply
Tsarmina Silvertrap
Palma, I second that.
Mr. Vareel 13th May 2011, 8:46 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
What’s the difference between a napalm strike and a fission bomb? In this particular situation, just the amount of atomic radiation left afterwards.

@I_am_Solid_Snaek: Get your species in order! I'm a Kriken! (Note: This is referring to the icon/avatar I was using at the time the comment was made. My icon may or may not have changed since then.)

@obfuscobble: While I like the drawing itself, a couple of things bug me when I think of the character as McCoy. But I could easily believe that it’s a drawing of McCoy’s younger brother. Hmm…the more I think about that idea the more I like it. McCoy having a badass younger brother (but not quite as badass as, pardon the pun, the real McCoy), who, from the looks of him, could also be a wise man. (Λm I the only one who thinks this guy looks wise?) Hmm…HEY MORGENSTERN! TΛKE Λ LOOK ΛT THIS IDEΛ!
Cassiopia 13th May 2011, 10:05 PM edit delete reply
Cassiopia
The beginning of that Ustream made me wish there was a way of punching people over the internet. Have we really gotten to the point where liking something is treated as shameful? Oh, and their mike quality sucks. Let us never speak of them again.
Morgenstern 13th May 2011, 10:48 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Nah, they're not that bad. I actually kind of enjoyed it.

(I'm in the chat right now as Tokoyoto, btw)
Morgenstern 13th May 2011, 11:18 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Alright, here's the skinny.

For numerous numerous reasons--and I know this is going to suck, but bear with me--I'm going to be slowing down the update schedule. While I initially had the time for two pages a week, I've lately been rushing myself more and more, and many of these aren't coming out as well as I'd hoped--both in terms of art and storytelling. I haven't decided if I'm going to udpate on Wednesdays or Saturdays, but it'll be one of the two.

I will probably miss this first week's update (i.e., no comic tomorrow) because I'm looking into other, much bigger changes. It's been a pretty crazy night for me, and I'm sorry if any of the upcoming changes are a bit abrupt.

But if this pans out like I want it to, this is going to be very exciting.
Azureink 13th May 2011, 11:30 PM edit delete reply
As long as you make a badass McCoy brother, or family, all will be forgiven.
Reaper Guy 14th May 2011, 12:01 AM edit delete reply
Reaper Guy
@Morgenstern
its all cool I love your comics so take your time
@T the Shy Guy
true, very true...fair enough
Dialgagroudon 14th May 2011, 12:13 AM edit delete reply
Dialgagroudon
Everybody needs a break every now and again. take your time.
Catling and Pinstripe 14th May 2011, 12:13 AM edit delete reply
We went into the stream as fans of the comics, but we came out as fans of Morgenstern! It took some serious courage and dedication to sit in on the stream; you really care about your art, and it shows. Whatever you feel you have to do to live up to your huge potential, we're with you 100%. Love, Pinstripe and Catling.

PS: While you're improving the comic, more Guy! - Catling
PPS: More Martello! - Pinstripe
PPPS: You punk'd us good. Wow.
Bonz0 14th May 2011, 12:58 AM edit delete reply
Bonz0
The people on that stream...yeah, it's like they act like they've done something wrong whenever they like a certain aspect of the comic. Why do they preface every positive comment with "I actually like..."? I feel like I could make a drinking game out of how many times it's said.

I know it's not intentional but you give off the implication that you dislike everything else about the comic when you talk like that. The tone might change later in the video, though. I'm only a fourth of the way into the first video.
Mr. Vareel 14th May 2011, 1:27 AM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
I'd like to say something, but I can't think well enough to say it. I must be tired. I bid you all an early good night. Given that today's Friday the 13th (at least it is where I am), you might want to retire early as well.
Bonz0 14th May 2011, 1:52 AM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Good advice. But it is now the 14th here in the magical land of Michigan, so I do not have to abide by such a superstition.
Krono Koopa 14th May 2011, 2:14 AM edit delete reply
imageAnother reason why my guy left the kingdom and became his own man.
Link 14th May 2011, 3:24 AM edit delete reply
@EKA: *double facepalm*
*THEY'RE

I wonder if Guy is looking at that Bob-Omb peeking around the archway.
Evdog 14th May 2011, 3:43 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
@ Marcus:
I could imagine not only the military doing horrible, sadistic things for the sake of war, but the Koopa Government (that is, a Koopa nation not run by King Bowser) conditioning the population to not care about what the military is doing (reminiscent of "Brave New World").

...of course, then it would have to be explained why Bowser isn't in charge, with his large military. Never mind, then.
I_am_Solid_Snaek 14th May 2011, 7:00 AM edit delete reply
I_am_Solid_Snaek
@ Mr. Vareel; I AM NOT SMRT! (And I don't have access to a large library of games)

Don't worry, Morgenstern. Your work is great, and I'm sure we all want you to be satisfied with your own art. Crank 'em out at a speed that makes you comfortable. Besides, rushed artwork shows. All will be forgiven :3
Starcat5 14th May 2011, 10:43 AM edit delete reply
Also, are we SURE that is a Solid Snake Bob-omb? All he's missing is a Scottish accent, and he could pass as, ironically enough, TF2 Red Team's Demo Man.
Ish 14th May 2011, 2:01 PM edit delete reply
I think it's a great idea to slow down to one update a week. I support you fully and I hope you're able to increase the quality of your work tremendously.
Cassiopia 14th May 2011, 4:31 PM edit delete reply
Cassiopia
What ever pace works for you, Morg, just keep 'em coming!


@C and P Sorry if I was a little harsh.
-listens to more of the stream-
Wait, no I'm not.
Bonz0 14th May 2011, 5:09 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Ow...my ears. They become a trio of damn hyenas when they get to the page with Mario. We get it, Mario doesn't look like that in the games. Fuck, when are they going to realize that this is supposed to be a more serious version of the continuity? These guys take overreaction to a ridiculously annoying level.

And why do they call everything that's cool "Anime"? All fights are anime. All faces are either made fun for looking too silly or are criticized for being too "anime" when they're serious. Powers? Anime. Anthropomorphic piranha plants? Anime. No real complaints for a certain panel or page? Then it's too anime.

KZ 14th May 2011, 8:39 PM edit delete reply
It's the fact that they're pink. If they were grey, or black, they wouldn't be anywhere near so adorable...
Cassiopia 14th May 2011, 8:39 PM edit delete reply
Cassiopia
@Bonzo
I mean, it's not like it's based on a game from japan or anything...
Ok, I'm calming down, I'm calming down
ponkydood 14th May 2011, 9:38 PM edit delete reply
anyone notice the old snake bobomb
Owl 14th May 2011, 10:00 PM edit delete reply
We're with you all the way, Morgenstern, no matter what you decide to do with the comic update schedule!
Mr. Vareel 14th May 2011, 10:48 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
Did I miss something obvious? Several comments don't make any sense to me, sort of like when you're with someone talking on the phone and you only hear half the conversation.
Starcat5 14th May 2011, 11:04 PM edit delete reply
ponkydood: It had been pointed out, yes. Mind you, with that hat, he looks more like the Team Fortress 2 Demo Man (Red Team) to me. The fact that he's ACTUALLY red rather than pink like the others just adds to my thinking here.
zer0_limit 14th May 2011, 11:23 PM edit delete reply
@EKA
It should be "they're".
Sorry for being a grammar Nazi.
Bonz0 14th May 2011, 11:36 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Well, Mr. Vareel, some of the previous comments (like mine) are about the ustream videos mentioned by obfuscobble.
Not Joe 14th May 2011, 11:36 PM edit delete reply
Oh God the Stream...
That Guy 15th May 2011, 12:10 AM edit delete reply
That Guy
can someone give me their definition of anime sense its all over the place.
That Guy 15th May 2011, 12:24 AM edit delete reply
That Guy
but all hate aside they did make me notice some things that I didn't see last time around.
Mr Pibbleton 15th May 2011, 6:39 PM edit delete reply
The streams they do are usually focused on webcomics they don't like and they criticize everything wrong with it. Webcomics like Dominic Deegan, Pibgorn and anything else they find hideous. As for all the anime references, they're used to bad webcomics using anime tropes as writing and art short cuts. Cliches are easily abused, unless the person using them actually UNDERSTANDS how to use them correctly, which Morgenstern clearly does.
Whistle-tall 15th May 2011, 7:56 PM edit delete reply
I've got a pretty good idea of why Guy and Go are hiding behind McCoy (if that is what is happening). They are probably quite anxious about-Oh, I don't know; being in a castle full of walking one man 4th of July's!? I would probably hide behind the tallest person.
...Unfortunately, I would probably be the tallest person in any given group (and thusly I would be the human blast shield).

PS Do what makes life work for you, Morgenstern, I have patience for good people making awesomeness.
Grimlock13 15th May 2011, 9:56 PM edit delete reply
Grimlock13
Awesome need time. If you think you need more time, then take it and keep giving us awesome instead of simply good.
Mr. Vareel 16th May 2011, 3:42 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Bonz0: Huh, I don't remember seeing that in obfuscobble's comment before. Λctually, now that I think about, I think I just didn't read that part...I DID miss something obvious! (FΛIL!)

Uh...would Bob-ombs be considered heavy weapons or bio weapons? Or bio-tech weapons? Is there a difference between bio and bio-tech weapons?

@Morgenstern: So, are you going to update on Wednesdays or Saturdays? I don’t think you stated which yet (but given I completely skipped part of a comment with next to no conscious thought, I could have just missed it).
Morgenstern 16th May 2011, 6:12 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
It's gonna be Saturdays, I'm thinking. I need to update the header/banner thing for it, but yeah. Still not sure how hard all this is going to pan out, but I've got plans that may be big. Like, big big.
NotJoe 16th May 2011, 6:25 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
In the meantime guys, we should make crazy theories about the comic. I'll start. McCoy makes a comment about nobody tagging Guy that fast since 'You Know Who". This person is obviously the spotted mask man from the earlier comic.
Therazan 16th May 2011, 8:54 PM edit delete reply
Therazan
Someone put a link to the Ode to Minions song on a previous page; it inspired someone to make a playthrough of Super Mario World without hurting anyone, as much as possible. It feels very much like the mood of this comic in a certain way, too...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JexitZzjBMg&feature=feedrec_grec_index
Mr. Vareel 17th May 2011, 12:20 AM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Morgenstern: So, updates on Saturdays? Works for me, not that I (or anybody other than you for that matter) had any say in first place. By the way, when you say "big plans", are you talking about plans for the storyline, the comic itself or something in the real world (i.e. something that isn't directly related to Mushroom Go)? I mean…well…for example, something like new plot elements or ideas (storyline), a change in a character's or object’s appearance without a reason in the story (comic itself), or getting a job as a video game character designer (real world). I won’t persist if you don’t want to answer, but if you do, I’d prefer you just say what type of plan it is (story/comic/real world) rather than its elements.

@NotJoe: I’m all for crazy possibilities (and jokes)! But in all seriousness (please don’t), replace “is obviously” with “could be”, and you have a believable statement there. Λnd now for a joke! Do you mind if I call you “Josh”?
Grimlock13 17th May 2011, 9:53 AM edit delete reply
Grimlock13
@Therazan
Holy Hell!!!
I created a monster!
Morgenstern 17th May 2011, 6:19 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
If it pans out, everybody'll know Saturday.
Owl 17th May 2011, 6:45 PM edit delete reply
@ Morgenstern: Oooo... Mysterious!
Mr. Vareel 17th May 2011, 8:40 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Morgenstern: So...that's an "I don't want to answer, yet!” right?

I (needlessly) predict an extra long list of comments for this particular page and that the lists of comments for all of the following pages will be longer than the previous average. (I’m aware what I just typed is confusing. But I think it makes sense…think.)
Steve 18th May 2011, 11:32 AM edit delete reply
HI!!!:p
Mr. Vareel 18th May 2011, 3:06 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Steve: Jeeze, it’s already been 12 pages. I don't think we can go any further with that joke.

I just lost The Game.
The Commander 18th May 2011, 3:26 PM edit delete reply
Hey, Toko, get on IRC sometime!
Owl 18th May 2011, 5:24 PM edit delete reply
Owl
@ Mr. Vareel: YOU!!!! WHY!!!!! Now I lost The Game too! DX
NotJoe 18th May 2011, 6:27 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
Dammit Mr. Vareel.

(also, I'm totally fine with Josh)
Mr. Vareel 18th May 2011, 7:35 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
I was wondering when someone was going to respond to me losing The Game. I figured it had to happen eventually (this was not the first time I've posted it).

By the way, there’s an obscure reference in my last comment (the one before this one). I bet nobody will get it by Saturday. Well…okay I won’t bet, but I doubt anyone will understand it until this Saturday or later. (This is a challenge! Λlthough I think it’d be great if somebody got it. You have until Saturday!)
Metal D. Rose 18th May 2011, 8:59 PM edit delete reply
Metal D. Rose
@Mr. Vareel Is it a Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy joke? Monty Python joke?

Anyway, any one else thinks it's pretty strange Palma thinks the Bob-ombs are cute when they're obviously dangerous? (Although Bombette was pretty adorable in Paper Mario.)
Therazan 18th May 2011, 9:41 PM edit delete reply
Therazan
I often think dangerous thing to be cute, i don't see why it is incompatible.
Metal D. Rose 18th May 2011, 9:45 PM edit delete reply
Metal D. Rose
@ Therazan I'm talking about how the Bom-ombs are dangerous in general. Just touching one when it's lit can kill. Doesn't Palma know how harmful just one is? Or are Piantas just immune to Bom-omb blasts? (I never played Super Mario Sunshine so I wouldn't know.)
Therazan 18th May 2011, 10:34 PM edit delete reply
Therazan
So? Something harmful can't be cute?
Mr. Vareel 18th May 2011, 11:18 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Metal D. Rose: Bear cubs are (generally regarded as) cute. They're so cute that almost no human will regard having a teddy bear as strange. Childish maybe, but not strange or odd (outside the oddity of being childish). But bear cubs are still dangerous (at least with some kinds of bears). I doubt most healthy adult humans can fight a bear cub and win without using a gun (or knife, or some other weapon). Λnd I haven't even gotten to the if-you-get-near-my-baby-I-will-eat-your-face mamma bear! Just because something is dangerous doesn't mean it can't be cute (to most people) too. Isn't there an idiom about that? Isn’t it "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts"? Wait…no, that's not it. Maybe "Λppearances can be deceiving"? Ehm...no. Closer, but that's not it either. Λnybody else know what I'm thinking of? This will keep me up tonight! But MY POINT IS that plenty of dangerous things are cute. Or you could say that plenty of cute things are dangerous. Whatever floats your boat.
Oh, and don’t try to guess a reference using only information about its author. (In other words, don’t try to guess my reference using only the fact that I made it.) That ruins the fun (for me at least).
[Disclaimer: all of the information related to bears (and their relationship with humans) used in this comment came from various pockets of data within my own head. Λny or all of it may be factually inaccurate and/or misrepresented. Now, please excuse me while I try figure out what the hell this new prescription I’m taking is.]
Mr. Vareel 19th May 2011, 12:29 AM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
Ignore this comment! It was accidental.
Krimzon_Hammer 19th May 2011, 2:07 AM edit delete reply
Krimzon_Hammer
@Mr. Vareel
Sorry too late. What his been posted can not be unposted.
Therazan 19th May 2011, 9:02 AM edit delete reply
Therazan
Actually there is a "Delete" option right there in the upper right corner, Krimzon_Hammer. :P
MeowMixIsForCats339 19th May 2011, 12:06 PM edit delete reply
Man, I've been gone a week look what's happened! ..................hhhmmmmm *brain ding* Mr. Vareel got a picture! :3

@That Guy my definition of anime is a Japanese art style that can go from extreamly detailed illistrations to meer scribbles and still look awesome. Also, anime is applied to animated TV shows which show these traits. (even if they're not Japanese, like Avatar the last air bender)
That is how I define anime ;D

Metal D. Rose 19th May 2011, 1:20 PM edit delete reply
Metal D. Rose
@ Mr. Vareel and Therazan I know that dangerous things can be cute. (Like bears as you said.) Thing is, who would think something like Bob-ombs are cute? The only Bob-omb I consider "cute" is Bombette. Otherwise, I'd pee my pants if I saw a lit Bob-omb coming after me. (Okay maybe not pee my pants but I would run like a bat out of hell)

Also, Mr. Vareel, did I get the reference wrong? I know how you like making references to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, so I thought that would be it. :p (To those who are confused, Mr. Vareel and I know each other in real life and are good friends.)
Krimzon_Hammer 19th May 2011, 4:34 PM edit delete reply
Krimzon_Hammer
@Metal D. Rose
But none of those bob-ombs are lit.
Mr. Vareel 19th May 2011, 4:43 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Metal D. Rose: Thanks for announcing that. Why don't you tell them my name and address too? (That was said with sarcasm so thick you could use it as syrup on your pancakes.)
You may (or may not) have gotten the reference correct. But my point is that you shouldn't try to guess a reference unless you KNOW OR HΛVE Λ PRETTY GOOD IDEΛ WHΛT IT IS, REGΛRDLESS OF WHO MΛDE IT, WHERE THEY MΛDE IT, ΛND WHEN IT WΛS MΛDE. You didn't do this; you took a shot in the dark, and the only way for you to know whether you actually hit someone is for you to ask, “Did I get you?” (any response to that is obviously questionable at best) or for someone else to turn on the lights. If you don't have any real idea, then don't say anything until you do (or, using the metaphor, don’t shoot if you can’t see the target).

@Therazan: "ERROR! The comment you are trying to edit is not yours." That is the message I get when I press the delete...ah...button...when I press the delete button on a comment that I made. I can edit my comments, but it won't let me delete them. I'm a bit upset about that, but I don't know how to navigate the forums well enough to troubleshoot the problem. (Well, I CΛN navigate the forums, but searching for a little piece of information would take a lot of time I’m not willing to give and patience I don’t currently have.)
I_am_Solid_Snaek 19th May 2011, 5:23 PM edit delete reply
I_am_Solid_Snaek
I just lost the game...
Mr. Vareel 19th May 2011, 6:01 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@I_am_Solid_Snaek: HΛ HΛ HΛ! Oh, man! That was about the last thing I expected to see (probably because it was already posted in this comments section)! That just made my day! Thanks!
Evdog 20th May 2011, 7:17 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
There is no "game": there is only The Force.
NotJoe 20th May 2011, 4:56 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
Peace is a lie, there is only Passion.
Scientific Progress 20th May 2011, 7:36 PM edit delete reply
Boink!
Mr. Vareel 20th May 2011, 7:39 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Josh: Peace? You mean cake?
Grimlock13 21st May 2011, 12:36 AM edit delete reply
Grimlock13
@Mr.Vareel
Peace of cake!!!
Mr. Vareel 21st May 2011, 11:05 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
@Grimlock13: I was thinking of “The cake is a lie!” But what you said works too.


Λlright, nobody seems to have gotten the reference I mentioned earlier (or just hasn’t posted it), so I will now say what it is.
Λhem,

[Bowser’s Kingdom] (Episode 6)
Hal: So apparently I was able to get in contact with management about getting paid.
Jeff: Well it’s about damn time! Jeeze it’s already been five episodes! I don’t think we can go any further with that joke.

Λnd there you have it!
Cadmar0129 17th Jun 2011, 2:36 AM edit delete reply
EX-TER-MIN-ATE!!!!