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Post by suranae » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:26 am

So Gary is a knock off Clark Kent now?

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Post by TheFoolishOne » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:26 am

(~~) Oooo Spoooooky :D Happy Halloween everyone :)

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Post by OllieOrOlly » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:40 am

Happy Halloween to you, too! 🎃

It is good that Gary is still super geeky - him growing up doesn't mean he should stop being himself (in regards to hobbies, fandoms, not the being spineless part) - as long as that well-overdue sense of fortitude doesn't suddenly vanish for the sake of a cheap gag.
Quite droll that the first person Gary sees after his epiphany and growth was Zii - someone who has not ever changed, or at least, developed beyond the licentious, utterly selfish, and arguably callous person she was from the start. Aha

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Post by samtheman » Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:08 am

Looks like the creators decided to throw another bone to team GarZii. But will the creators throw another bone to team GarYuki or team GarPeggy?

Let the final volume shipping wars begin. :AR!

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Post by someone » Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:18 am

GarPeggy? Certainly that ship name should be Peggary.

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Post by Swiftwinged Doom » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:11 pm

A nice little reminder that a bit of confidence isn't going to turn Gary into a wholly different person. He'll still be the same dorky nice guy he's always been, just a bit more assertive :)
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Post by LegendaryKroc » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:18 pm

Wow, this is actual, decent, honest to God Character Development we're looking at here! I can't wait to see where they take this next.

And more hints that Gary and Zii might get together in future. Nice.

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Post by Jackass Mask » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:11 pm

C'mon Gary. Ride that confidence high. Let it grow and bloom. Push boundaries that you were to scared to push before. Make a damn move on Zii already. You've been blue balling yourself on that front since the comic started.

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Post by Error of Logic » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:23 pm

Happy Halloween to those who celebrate it.

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Post by brasca » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:24 pm

There we go. Proof you can be assertive and still like the same nerdy things as before.

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Post by CEOIII » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:37 pm

Welcome to the boss fight!

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Post by Milnoc » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:43 pm

Is the bed still in the storeroom?

The store's closed now, so no interruptions.

What if... :-?

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Post by Spidrift » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:32 pm

OllieOrOlly wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:40 am
Happy Halloween to you, too!
Seconded.
Quite droll that the first person Gary sees after his epiphany and growth was Zii - someone who has not ever changed, or at least, developed beyond the licentious, utterly selfish, and arguably callous person she was from the start.
I think that Zii has had some character development — but it’s definitely been of the two-steps-forward, one-step-back variety. And of course, her most recent movement involved lurching a whole bunch of steps backwards.
Jackass Mask wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:11 pm
C'mon Gary. Ride that confidence high. Let it grow and bloom. Push boundaries that you were to scared to push before. Make a damn move on Zii already. You've been blue balling yourself on that front since the comic started.
The snag is that Zii is currently with someone, and that someone is DiDi. One of Gary’s better features, even at his most spineless, was that he seemed to have at least a theoretical sense of morality, which would stop him from making a move on someone in a relationship. And seducing Zii just now would mean detaching her from her long-time fantasy figure.

No, I think this is a set-up for something more long term, and a chance for some exposition about the current state of play with Zii.
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Post by Bat-dork » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:34 pm

Closed store, some alone time, the rough possibility of a bed still existing on the back... Milnoc may be on to something here.

Then again, there is the Zii/DiDi relationship thing going on here. I feel that, narratively speaking, it feels too soon for Zii to do anything impulsive so quickly (it took Sonya way longer to get to her during Erik's time).

I therefore think it's going to be one of two things: either an actual nice chat at the least, or a close call at the most.

To clarify:

No, it's not beyond Zii to suddenly jump under anyone's pants, especially if horny, I think. It would just feel too odd, timing-wise.

Also, something tells me that if Zii got the hots for Gary and told DiDi proactively, she'd allow it to make things even. She might even coax Zii into getting a swirly. Heck, she might even join, if only because with Zii there, she might actually orgasm during her own swirly!

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