0495: "Secretary: Part 2"

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0495: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby rebeccarobots » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:02 am UTC

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Caption: "That helmet won't save him."

http://xkcd.com/495/

If I had an apartment, I'd put in a moat. Merely to annoy the heck out of the postman. xD


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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Synthuir » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:03 am UTC

This is great news and bad news at the same time. We must stop the Ronpaul... and the tubes are officially down! :(

I wonder where BHG went, he can't possibly still be in his appartment.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Timequake » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:04 am UTC

.................
My brains were just blown out by how incredibly great this comic is.... I need to go and collect them.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Lieutenant Geyser Shitdick » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:05 am UTC

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nacient

One of the recommendations is "nanny goat." I think that's what you meant.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Enigma90825 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:06 am UTC

That was one of the most amazing comics I've seen.... the thing about the apartment with the moat had me laughing for a good while! Ah, the Ronpaul to the rescue!?

I had to post in this thread because it had quotes around the title.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby TheStormRanger » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:06 am UTC

Is the Ronpaul about to fly his blimp into a thunderstorm? That would make for an interesting comic...

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby ParanoidAndroid » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:06 am UTC

Haha, awesome.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby rebeccarobots » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:08 am UTC

Lieutenant Geyser Shitdick wrote:http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nacient

One of the recommendations is "nanny goat." I think that's what you meant.

Perhaps it's a typo of ancient?

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Timequake » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:09 am UTC

I wonder.... Will we see the slow progression of the blimp at the bottom of each comic? I wonder how many comics (or how many frames) it will take to reach the capital...
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Pit » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:09 am UTC

I love the the Ronpaul cane. Definitely a super cool guest appearance of the one and only the Ronpaul!

the Ronpaul vs Hat Guy... Ready... FIGHT!

I can't wait for the next one!
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Bulvox » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:10 am UTC

I pity that reporter. Nothing can save him now.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Steve the Pocket » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:10 am UTC

Holy cow. This is freaking epic. It's like a bunch of strips lumped together. Which makes each of them so much funnier for some reason.

"Why are you wearing a helmet?" For that matter, how can a reporter be reporting from a website?
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby glasnt » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:11 am UTC

Watching a blimp race at full speed has made me forget my woes.

Thank you Randall.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby phlip » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:11 am UTC

rebeccarobots wrote:Perhaps it's a typo of ancient?

Given the comics aren't typed, I doubt it...

From the list on m-w, both nescient and nascent sorta fit in context... though their meanings are kinda different...

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby sargeras0000 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:12 am UTC

BHG is not a product of /b/. He may have been influenced by it, but he is far too intelligent to be a /b/tard.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby sje46 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:12 am UTC

phlip wrote:
rebeccarobots wrote:Perhaps it's a typo of ancient?

Given the comics aren't typed, I doubt it...

From the list on m-w, both nescient and nascent sorta fit in context... though their meanings are kinda different...

I think nascent
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Kazuke » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:16 am UTC

This comic was made for me when I imagined "MEANWHILE, IN the Ronpaul'S BLIMP..." said in the voice of the announcer from Superfriends.

Then came "Full speed ahead!" and I fell out of my chair and couldn't breathe for about a minute due to laughter.

And there was the moat. Well played sir.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby rebeccarobots » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:16 am UTC

phlip wrote:
rebeccarobots wrote:Perhaps it's a typo of ancient?

Given the comics aren't typed, I doubt it...

From the list on m-w, both nescient and nascent sorta fit in context... though their meanings are kinda different...

Sorry. I didn't mean /actually/ typed. ^^

I just meant maybe it was a mental slip. I know I do that when writing things down sometimes.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby videogamesizzle » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:21 am UTC

why doesn't the reporter need a helmet? he's in frikkin' /b/! chances are he'll be mauled by wild lolcats. they're pretty vicious when Caturday ends. :shock:

... and i guess you could mistake him for a haberdasher. sort of...

oh, the Ronpaul. What are we going to do with you, you silly little man?
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Wehpudicabok » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:23 am UTC

And he's fixed it. Damn, that was fast.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby immersion » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:26 am UTC

HAHA Love it!
Can't wait to see whats in store for the rest of the week :D

btw did anybody else have any trouble getting to this comic today?
because it is linked very strangely...but it would be cool if this was set up to simulate the "clogging of the tubes" lol

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nice... :P

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby roc314 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:27 am UTC

Anyone else thinking that this could easily be a continuation of the short story Randall published on his blog the other week? It would work out well as a sequel.

I'm really hoping that BHM gets the job, the Ronpaul would not be nearly as entertaining.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby videogamesizzle » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:30 am UTC

wait: new thought:

could this be setting up for a Black Hat Guy... presidency?????

i'd be a bit more frightened then.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Aubron » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:32 am UTC

The epicness of this comic was astounding.

When Randall does a series, they're normally pretty sweet. I'm interested to see where his girlfriend is going to fit into all of this.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby glasnt » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:34 am UTC

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nascent

coming or having recently come into existence

i.e - New memes.

I hope its a typo. New memes on 4chan? Perish the thought!

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby slamadoca » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:34 am UTC

I didn't know the Ronpaul had a cane. Obviously I'm behind the times.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Kleppner » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:39 am UTC

sargeras0000 wrote:BHG is not a product of /b/. He may have been influenced by it, but he is far too intelligent to be a /b/tard.


Dear sir, I'm a physicist at McGill. And I browse (and post) on /b/. The average IQ on 4chan is higher than you think.

I assure you this is not a clever ruse.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby rwald » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:42 am UTC

If that helmut is ineffective, imagine just how little good the goggles must do!

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Aubron » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:42 am UTC

slamadoca wrote:I didn't know the Ronpaul had a cane. Obviously I'm behind the times.


and i can't find any pictures of him with one.

...my friend suggests it is because i have safesearch on.... i would check, but i'm too afraid he's right.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Kayube » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:43 am UTC

The alt text speaks the truth. I've only ever gotten to the end of the second page of /b/ before running in fear.

Oh... and I posted once. To say the above. So yeah.

...One day I may have the courage to go ten pages straight... but I don't know what it will do to my mind.

Thank goodness for /m/. That's my Green Zone over there. Hiding behind a few Gundams.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby dfoxfranke » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:46 am UTC

slamadoca wrote:I didn't know the Ronpaul had a cane. Obviously I'm behind the times.


I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be a sword. Which is rather amusing to me, because I was a the Ronpaul supporter, and I had my épée (fencing sword) in my hand as I was reading this comic.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby immersion » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:02 am UTC

dfoxfranke wrote:I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be a sword


Hmm interesting one... look at the second last small frame - looks like he is using it as a walking stick but the first frame that he is in, he isn't using it to walk with at all... lol

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby cronic5 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:07 am UTC

This comic has the potential to be the most amazing comic ever made.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby includemaliciousintent » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:09 am UTC

Can't we fill the moat with Playpen balls? That would be awesome...like, this comic series awesome.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby dfoxfranke » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:09 am UTC

Meh. I just asked Randall on IRC. It's a cane.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby pruwyben » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:14 am UTC

I see EFG. What are those other pictures?
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby sargeras0000 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:28 am UTC

Kleppner wrote:
sargeras0000 wrote:BHG is not a product of /b/. He may have been influenced by it, but he is far too intelligent to be a /b/tard.


Dear sir, I'm a physicist at McGill. And I browse (and post) on /b/. The average IQ on 4chan is higher than you think.

I assure you this is not a clever ruse.

WHERE IS YOUR GOD NOW?!?!?


Are you a /b/tard? Do you exhibit the level of lackluster social inhibition that is so common among those who use the chans? I too post on /b/, albeit a different one, and I can assure you, just posting on /b/, and being a /b/tard, are two completely different things. You have to accept the mindset of the chans themselves, not just emulate it through your posts.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby JamesObscura » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:47 am UTC

inb4 rules 1 and 2

When I saw "Part 1" in the title of the first one and updates everyday, I braced for epic. I didn't brace nearly enough.

Btw, anyone think the chanz are going to do it for the lulz? I'd becareful if I was Randall.

Edit: Btw sargeras0000 there is only 2 people on /b/ at any given time. You and some /b/tard that types really fast.
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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby Sana » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:49 am UTC

For me, this comic ended at "moat". I'm tired of everyone on the Internet feeling the need to advertise that they post on /b/.

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Re: "Secretary: Part 2"

Postby JamesObscura » Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:01 am UTC

Spoiler:
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Spoilered for size, it's the memes.
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