Mama needs her punchline

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Which punchline did you prefer?

Poll ended at Wed May 11, 2005 7:20 am

Well, duh! I can sell it on ebay. Mama needs her text books.
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Well, duh! I can sell it on ebay. I'm indignant, not stupid.
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Mama needs her punchline

Postby Nothingspecial on Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:20 am

Monday's comic actually had it's punchline switched.

When I originally prepared the strip to send to Fred, Melissa's text ran: "Well, duh. I can sell it on ebay! Mama needs her text books." When I posted it in B&W, that was the punchline that showed. However, when I was coloring the strip, though, I switched the line to "Well, duh. I can sell it on ebay! I'm indignant, not stupid."

I think both lines are funny and work. I personally prefer the latter because it's more universal to multiple situations. I mean, how many times do we let our convictions get in the way of what benefits us? On the other hand, Sarah preferred the original line because she felt it was more unexpected, and thus funnier, coming from Melissa.

So, which do you guys like better?
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Re: Mama needs her punchline

Postby Ricky-Ticky-Tavy on Wed Apr 20, 2005 9:25 am

nothingspecial wrote:On the other hand, Sarah preferred the original line because she felt it was more unexpected, and thus funnier, coming from Melissa.

So, which do you guys like better?


Well, I can see how the latter could be funnier than the former, but I don't think Melissa has had enough "In comic time" for a joke about her intellect to be really funny.
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Postby FXMan on Fri Apr 22, 2005 4:54 am

so far ... as the only voter, I WIN.
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