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A.P. Webcomics II

GoatmonGoatmon You Are An ExperienceMake Sure You're a Good ExperienceRegistered User regular
edited March 2009 in Singularity Engine++
Here we go again.
Webcomics aren't all friendly. Some are positively traumatizing. This handy guide should steer you past the peril and reduce scarring to the retinas:

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The Adventures of Dr. Mcninja
The ongoing adventures of a doctor who also happens to be a ninja named Dr. Mcninja, and the colorful characters that surround him. The good doctor fights crime and rare diseases, breaks windows and is loved by everyone but Teefs. The art is good and constantly improving, and the wacky premise delivers lotsa laffs.
Spoiler:
NSFW: probably not


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Daily Dinos
Hey, it's T-rex! Is ... is he stepping on that little woman again!? So the art never changes, it’s the same panels each time... But it’s a genuinely funny, intelligent comic and you could lose your youth wading through it’s gargantuan archives.
Spoiler:
NSFW: probably not


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That one mathy comic
XKCD . . . honestly, the new ones are disappointing, but the older ones are worth a look. Its generally a conglomeration of science/math/programming based comedy, with some romance (ugh) tossed in. It can either be funny or slightly pathetic. In order to even comprehend the lingo round these here parts though, at least a glance is required.
Penguin Edit: There is basically nothing that needs to be appreciated about XKCD. It's stick figures talking about math and the main nerd's girlfriend. And yes, it is exactly that lame.
Spoiler:
NSFW: the relationship comics are offensive to everyone


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OverCompensating
A journal comic about Jeffrey Rowland's life; no really. If his life is actually populated by zombie cats, vampicorns, time travel and disenchanted druggies named Weedmaster P, than Jeff is the luckiest guy around. The art may not be the best, but it is colorful and the photography backgrounds are oddly insightful and charming. Certified funny, it gets my stamp of approval.
Spoiler:
NSFW: Not really, but not recommended office reading.


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Wondermark
A non-linear barrage of cross-hatched delight, wherein current events, technologies and mindsets find themselves transported to the 19th century. Wry and witty, it is all the more charming with it's exquisite vintage newspaper art clippings.
Spoiler:
NSFW: family fun


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Rob and Elliot
Somewhat cliche; the adventures of two roommates, one tightlaced the other crazy. It can be hit or miss, but there are gems among the archives.
Spoiler:
NSFW: nope


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Wonderella
Classy Photoshop comic about a surly lady superhero. For a comic about a super heroine there is very little super-happenin’s. But that’s the point, and even the most seemingly mundane aspects of life are given a comedic twist.
Spoiler:
NSFW: no


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Cat and Girl
Cat and Girl are a mismatched pair, bumbling through life mired in debt and questioning societal mores and current ethics. It may not be everyone's cup of tea, but if you can appreciate the humor, there is plenty to enjoy.
Spoiler:
NSFW: no


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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Gargantuan archives filled with lots of fluff that isn’t particularly pretty, but if you dig around you will find strips that make the search worth it. Updates daily which is kind of nice.
Spoiler:
NSFW: at times, so not reccomended for school or work


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Kate Beaton
Even the most boring historical figures are made funny with Kate Beaton's whimsical prose and enchanting cartooning.
Peng-Edit: Here's the gal's Live Journal.
PS: Knob doesn't dig this comic. Not at all.
Spoiler:
NSFW: no


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Horribleville
A wonderfully drawn, colorful journal comic. None of the events claim to be true in the least, and that is OK. It is funny enough to marry and that is what counts.
Peng-Edit: Here is dude's Live Journal.
Spoiler:
NSFW: sometimes


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Achewood
A big fav round these here parts. Like Arrested Development, you have the start from the beginning, but most folks would claim it’s worth it/
Really funny comic, some people don't enjoy it so much, but they are giant faggots. Need to know the characters.
Spoiler:
NSFW: sometimes

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Beaver and Steve
It's not that great, but I really like it.


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White Ninja
Some hate it, some like it.


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Supermega
Yes, I know you don't like it. We can't come to an agreement on whether that yellow is comedy gold or just plain piss.


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Minus
Not funny per se, it is artsy for art’s sake (yeesh, they are all actual watercolor paintings!). But it’s cute and compelling, about a little girl named Minues who can do anything.
Spoiler:
NSFW: no


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Bee Power
By the same guy that brought you Horribleville, so you know you would cheat on your spouse with it. It's over, but read the archives, you wont regret it.
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Schlock mercenary
I don't think this has ever really been posted or discussed here. I kind of enjoy it, but it is mostly from the dark days when I read many, many webcomics, most of them terrible. The art is not very good, the writing is decent. I am mostly still reading it because it has a storyline I got stuck reading over a year ago.


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Rice boy
Simply amazing comic. The art is pretty good and the story is just fantastic.


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A Simply Apology
Currently not updating, but will return soon.


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MS Paint Adventures
Is this a comic? Fuck if I know, but it's funny.
Spoiler:
NSFW: perhaps


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Allan
Journal comic with no real focus on humor, but it keeps me coming back.
Spoiler:
NSFW: occasionally


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Fanboys
The art (while really good) takes getting used to, and the premise is familiar, but you can’t ignore a well written, genuinely funny comic when you see it.
Penguin Edit: Fanboys looks like a Hieronymous Bosche painting of a child molester's soul. It's creepy and weird, and worse yet, it isn't even all that funny.
Spoiler:
NSFW: sometimes


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Slackerz
A somewhat odd style, and somewhat hit and miss, but you can expect (in the least) for it to make you smile.
Spoiler:
NSFW: yes


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Scary Go Round
English whimsy meets British gloom.


Octopus Pie
Life in New York, navigating through hipsters, stoners, vegans, hippies, and semi-professional competitive ice-skating.


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Sam and Fuzzy
Extremely complicated humorous conspiracies involving ninjas, evil record producers, and and inexplicably animated teddy bear.


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Order of the Stick
The best D&D fanfiction probably ever.


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Gunnerkrigg Court
A fantasy comic centering on Antimony, a young girl left at a boarding school with it's fair share of secrets. It's hard to pigeonhole it, but I can't think of anyone that doesn't like it.
Spoiler:


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Perry Bible Fellowship
It's over but still hilarious.


Dresden Codak
Great eye-candy but sometimes scattered and hard to follow (like your mom).
Penguin Edit: Dresden Codak is basically a long-form thesis of a machine fetishist. It's pretty good looking, but about as smart as a sophomore that just saw Donnie Darko.

A Lesson Is Learned, But The Damage Is Irreversible
It's been on hiatus forever, but the archives are required reading.

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The Abominable Charles Christopher So it turns out Yeti’s a cute and quite comedic.
Penguin Edit: This comic is a delight. It reminds me of Bone for some reason.

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1/0

Very interesting, deep, almost meta-comic.

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The Journal Comic

Drew Weing just draws some comics about his life.

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http://spamusement.com/

This dude takes the subject lines of spam emails, and then makes a 1 panel comic from them. Works best if you just stay on the main page, where you can see the title, then click the link to the comic.

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http://www.slowwave.com/
'A collective dream journal' - basically people send this lady their dreams, and she puts them in comic form. (actually this one still updates, it's just real slow)

[URL="http://jerkcity/"]Jerkcity[/URL]
It sucks but someone asked.
Penguin Edit: Jerkcity is basically like Voldemort or Candyman. Mentioning it just gives it power. The best we can do is never speak of the comic, otherwise it's going to get posted eight hundred times in a row.

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Anders Loves Maria
It's yet another relationship comic, but it's got more to do with actual relationships than your usual self-insertion "I'm such a nice guy why don't women want me oh wait now they do" webcomic dickbaggery. Large chunks of it are charmingly/incomprehensibly Swedish. Also, it's got quite a few instances of characters appearing in the altogether, so that's a bit out of the ordinary. Probably shouldn't read it at work/It's a fairly well done comic, with good art and well-written characters.

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Girl Genius
One of those really long-term comics with a storyline that keeps going and going and going, but it's entertaining steampunk and updates regularly three times a week.
Penguin Edit: Apparently there's people that pay for the print version of this comic. More power to 'em. . . I guess.

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Lackadaisy
First off, it is not furry, even if all the characters are cats. They just happen to be rumrunning Jazz-age felines, and let me tell ya: it's the absolute berries. Great dialogue, fantastic art, wicked humor and all around wonderful writing - it's the cat's meow.
Penguin Edit: "Dur dur dey ain't furries! Durrrrr!" This is a great comic. Great looking and it's real funny. And if you won't read it because you're hung up on furries, you're missing out. You're also probably a tool. Though, odds are you're more clever than the dozen people that mention "furries" every time this comic is posted.
Spoiler:
NSFW: nope

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Lucid TV
Forget Scrubs, doctors have taken over the internets and they are way funnier. The art is crisp and slightly retro and it's all around excellent read.
Penguin Edit: Lucid TV's LJ.
PS: The dude loves Blood Meridian.
Spoiler:
NSFW: no

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Bear and Kitten
It's about a bear and a kitten named Bear and Kitten. They are the bestest of friends and have all sorts of adorable, slightly not safe for work adventures that include being eaten by snakes and getting stuck up trees. Sounds cute? It is, and it's also really funny.
Spoiler:
NSFW: You might think otherwise, but it is.

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[URL="http://captainexcelsior/"]Captain Excelsior[/URL]
Written by the Saturday Cereal Zach, drawn by Chris of Grumps, it's the ongoing life and times of Captain Excelsior and his less than normal family.

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Nedroid
It is funny in a slightly morbid sort of way, the humor dependent on the situation more than much else. It's heartily recommended however.

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Idiot Comics
It is a comic about a man. It is illustrated and put on the internet for consumption. I'd like to mention more about it, but we just found it today and I'll be goddamned if I'm going to read more about it.

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Patches.
Patches is a strange little webcomic about two gophers that is apparently drawn on the paper bags you get for your groceries. It's an absurd little comic that isn't always funny, but it's always kind of adorable. Or something.


Freak Angels.

I haven't been following this comic too well, but I do know that since it's written by comic impresario Warren Ellis, it's guaranteed to be . . . absolutely batshit insane. In a good way, mind you.

A Softer World
A Softer world can’t be described too well. It is always a series of 3 panels, fuzzy, off center photographs – and text runs across them. The humor doesn’t follow punchlines but grabs you with it’s dry wit.
Spoiler:
NSFW: sometimes (text-wise)


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Sugarbouka Shorts
Dont' expect updates. This is just some light reading, short comic stories and all. Telling you what they are about sort of ruins them, so I suggest you take a look (It'll take you less than two minutes anyway).
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Thanks Vann, Damascus!

Also here's a comic about pancakes, and the devil children who love them.
Doodmann wrote: »
Spoiler:

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  • Dr.FunkensteinDr.Funkenstein Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    God I hope vent crew doesn't ruin this one too guys

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Requesting thread title be changed to "Ceci N'est Pas Une Webcomics Thread"

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  • FabricateFabricate __BANNED USERS
    edited February 2009
    I like how Ryan (Dr. Funkenstein) suddenly represents everyone who uses the SE++ ventrilo!


    e; ryan you bitch

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  • FizFiz Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Dinosaur Comics is my absolute favorite comic. I am always in love with him by that final panel

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  • crwthcrwth IDIOT NEWS Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    i didn't get to see my "there's a monster at the end of this thread" gag to completion

    i blame you, funkenstien

    also am i the only one who can't get to the problem sleuth site?

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  • Dr.FunkensteinDr.Funkenstein Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Fabricate wrote: »
    I like how Ryan (Dr. Funkenstein) suddenly represents everyone who uses the SE++ ventrilo!

    Yeah and that because I posted three comics I ruined all 99 pages of the thread

    Cause no one else had posted shitty comics in the thread

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  • DoodmannDoodmann Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    While not a webcomic per say, it is the best pancake related comic ever.

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I was gonna post funny images in the last thread, I'm not going to lie. The spoiler contains one of them.
    Spoiler:

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere I HAVE YOU NOW Arena QueueRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    rather than locking the thread, can we just start infracting people who post shit like nemu nemu?

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  • FabricateFabricate __BANNED USERS
    edited February 2009
    It is you, Orik.

    You are the vent crew.

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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I liked that Lacksadaisial Cats comic about pancakes

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    Fiz wrote: »
    Dinosaur Comics is my absolute favorite comic. I am always in love with him by that final panel

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  • crwthcrwth IDIOT NEWS Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
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    i forgot how different reginald used to be drawn

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  • GoatmonGoatmon You Are An Experience Make Sure You're a Good ExperienceRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Doodmann wrote: »
    While not a webcomic per say, it is the best pancake related comic ever.

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    I have added this to the OP.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    comics are gay

    STEAM
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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Webcomics, though, are extremely heterosexual.

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  • GoatmonGoatmon You Are An Experience Make Sure You're a Good ExperienceRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Fiz wrote: »
    Dinosaur Comics is my absolute favorite comic. I am always in love with him by that final panel

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  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited February 2009
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  • BelruelBelruel naw Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    doodman you are so silly just stealing my post

    you even just pulled it off my photobucket sillybutt

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    OMG BEL

    SHINING FORCE II

    LOVE IT

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  • BelruelBelruel naw Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    yess hi5 geek

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    THE RAT TURNS INTO A NINJA!

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  • BelruelBelruel naw Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    yeah, it can be difficult to get him leveled up at first, but slade turns out pretty awesome

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    AND THEN THE FAT DUMB BIRD BECOMES A SWEET KICK-ASS PHOENIX.

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  • BelruelBelruel naw Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    awww yeah peter is awesome

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    Goddamn I haven't played it in so long. I should get it on Wii, but I still haven't finished going through the first SF on the virtual console so I gotta do that dammit.

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    I forgot about the Virtual Console

    is Earthbound on it yet

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    I don't think so, but Super Mario RPG and Secret of Mana are.

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  • WrenWren Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    captain excelsior link is still buggered.

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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    One of the best decisions I made was getting the original Paper Mario on the Virtual Console

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    You're talking about the N64 game right

    because goddamn that game was awesome

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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    You're talking about the N64 game right

    because goddamn that game was awesome

    Yeah it is

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  • Dr.FunkensteinDr.Funkenstein Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Paper Mario is fantastic

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I forgot about the Virtual Console

    is Earthbound on it yet
    Never going to happen because Nintendo secretly hates us.

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    Also Super Mario RPG is the best kind of JRPG

    Do you want to take a quest to save the world?
    >Yes
    >No

    >No

    Ok!

    GAME OVER

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  • BelruelBelruel naw Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    BusterK wrote: »
    One of the best decisions I made was getting the original Paper Mario on the Virtual Console

    heck yes paper mario rules

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  • DavoidDavoid Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Super Mario RPG was like, a weekly rental for me when I was a little kid

    I just got a new copy of Loom today, I haven't played it since I was very small

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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Hey guys I heard yo like webcomics so I put yo in a webcomic so yo and yo webcomic can webcomic yo yo-yos

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  • Speed RacerSpeed Racer I'm Speed Racer and I drive real fast. I drive real fast, I'm gonna last.Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Also Super Mario RPG is the best kind of JRPG

    Do you want to take a quest to save the world?
    >Yes
    >No

    >No

    Ok!

    GAME OVER

    I thought that was in Super Paper Mario.

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  • crwthcrwth IDIOT NEWS Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
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