Uncanny coincidence

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Uncanny coincidence

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I follow both Untitled! and Sluggy Freelance webcomics. As a longtime reader of both, I have noticed that Gloria has the strange tendency to go on hiatus at the exact same time as Pete. This has happened more than once. In fact, it is also going on right now. I just thought I should point it out.

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What? Are you suspecting there's some kind of tryst between the two?
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Let's see if there are other similarities between those two...
How about rabbits?
Maybe Bun-Bun and Snitter are related?

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Well, if we're looking for conspiracies, then how about Kiki and Xe?

Perhaps Kiki is yet another example of an escaped X-I experiment from that brood of ermines...

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Spectre_Eric wrote:Perhaps Kiki is yet another example of an escaped X-I experiment from that brood of ermines...
Well, Kiki is an escaped experiment, but did we ever know what that operation was called? Perhaps Gloria and Peter Abrams are the same person! I know I've never seen them in the same place at the same time...
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split personality

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Gloria, mild mannered cartoonist by day but by night becomes...another mild mannered cartoonist..

nah it just dosnt work does it?

but then she did hint at being confused on the gender thing over the paper round thread, so these tow person claims could end up true

j/k

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*contemplates the thought that she might be a middle aged bearded fellow who likes to party and write the address of his comic on girls bellies*

0.o

Oh dear...
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Although, IIRC, Pete Abrams is married and has a kid.

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Outlandish thought... Image ... who... who is he married to?

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Spectre_Eric wrote:Although, IIRC, Pete Abrams is married and has a kid.
Pete and Gloria could very well be actors, hired to distract attention away from the real cartoonist, Bill Gates!

Think about it! Both Untitled! and Sluggy Freelance have huge Sunday editions! Downloading, processing and and displaying these large-format images requires computing power! Once upon a time, we would have been happy with Windows 3.2 and 4MB of RAM! As processors became even faster; bigger, bulkier operating systems had to be created to slow the processors down, otherwise no one would be the slighest bit interested in spending more money on upgrades, and the entire computer industry would have imploded, putting Microsoft out of business! Larger comics add to the stress that the operating system is already under, resulting in a market for bigger hard driver, more memory, faster connections, and of course, the next generation operating system!

I know it will crush Devon to find out that Gloria is really an aging, male, money-grubbing computer geek, but the truth must be known! I'm sorry dude!! We're here for you!
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Gloria wrote:*contemplates the thought that she might be a middle aged bearded fellow who likes to party and write the address of his comic on girls bellies*

0.o

Oh dear...
you know...that actually IS quite funny to think about. you with your butt hanging over the edges of the chair, with a can of pepsi in each had, and a bag of cheeto curls in the crook of your arm.....*snickers*

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Tek Roo wrote:I know it will crush Devon to find out that Gloria is really an aging, male, money-grubbing computer geek, but the truth must be known! I'm sorry dude!! We're here for you!
Think of all the guns he could buy with that kind of money. :o

We could all go to Devons to play war, with real tanks! 8)
Anillennium wrote:a can of pepsi in each had, and a bag of cheeto curls in the crook of your arm.....*snickers*
Mmmm, snackies! :D


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I know it will crush Devon to find out that Gloria is really an aging, male, money-grubbing computer geek, but the truth must be known!
*opens his mouth to say something, then stops*

Naaaaaaaah... too easy. :wink:
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Pete and Gloria could very well be actors, hired to distract attention away from the real cartoonist, Bill Gates!
nononononono! Wrong!
but sniffing the right signpost!
they are mearly in CO-HOOCS!(yes, co-hoocs, as I cannot spell and am lazy) with the big BG, being paid off in small increments and rewards...maybe not money, but rewards..and take your mind outta the gutter there!..this leads me to think that neither artist has had socks go missing...
Im not evil, just sorely underrepresented...

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MongooseQuarrel wrote:...but sniffing the right signpost...
Have you been marking your territory again, MQ? And there are three things in life we can all count on: death, taxes and space demons warping into our dryers to eat one sock of a matched pair. Yes folks, these are the things where the highest of the high stand shoulder to shoulder with the lowest of the low.
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Actually, I DO lose socks.

and sorry to bust your bubble, but it's not necessarily the dryer. I believe that our WAHSING MACHINE at home eats socks. I think there's a gap under the agitator that socks get pulled into as it rotates. And the more socks there are, the bigger the gap, and thus the more socks vanish. We just haven't figured out how to get the agitator out yet.


*nodnod*
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Gloria wrote:We just haven't figured out how to get the agitator out yet.
Dynamite! :o

Works every time. :wink:

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No, no, no, Gloria, what you are witnessing is a common spatial anomaly called a "wormhole". Though it is rare for washing machines (unless its a Kenmoor) it more frequently appeas in freshly unsealed flasks of alcohol; the greater the quantity the more which is funneled into the nether by this phenomena. There is much conjecture about this theory but one universally accepted fact is the sentience which is demonstarted by the selctive siphoning of this wyrmhole. Only good alcohol is leeched from its vessels and only one of a mated pair of socks is taken (not even by accident is the widower sock taken throughout repeated washings).

Points of theory: Precision targeted wormholes. Items shuffled off to the nether. Owner of purloined goods is distressed after theft is discovered. Ergo: Space Demons are behind it. Image
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There! See? You are all in on it! I knew it! You thought you could fool me with your tete-a-tete, and your vis-

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Argh, this professional level of madness is beyond me! :)

And no, the Greys didn't put me up to it! They've been lurking here much longer than I have! What? No, they couldn't be watching now...


(The dryer portal incident reminds me of a CatFantastic story where an apprentice and his cat familiar have to go through the portal after an invisible sock was lost in the dryer...)

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