15-11-17 On one condition

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15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Giz » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:08 am

New strip! http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/on-one-condition/

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Platonix » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:22 am

Oh boy! Big reveal, here we come!

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by OllieOrOlly » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:27 am

Well, kudos to Gary's quick thinking: he can reveal the truth to James, while leaving an option with Tracy still open - though, in spite of some common interests and decent first impressions, I don't think even Gary would want to date Tracy; however, another possibility is that Gary is merely planning to reconcile the couple, so they will just leave him alone, as he has had enough experience with "drama-sexuals" to know that he cannot escape their warpath without providing a more appealing, or at least distracting, option.
It might seem a bit selfish of Gary to *repair* such an unhealthy, codependent relationship, yet it really isn't his problem, and James and Tracy have imposed enough, so I can't fault Gary if he is planning to lead them both back to their happy little delusion.
In any event, it is a rather "in character" way for Gary to reveal the grapefruit truth to James, since it also prevents Tracy from feeling embarrassment. Also, James is stupid... Goes without saying, but said it anyway!

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Itrogash » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:55 am

That's impressive thinking for Gary. I like it.
I was hoping for grapefruit reveal, though
I hoped more on scene with Tracy. Like, she asks him why he was so against doing James if he already blown him, then Gary going "well, actually *whisper* *whisper*grapefruit *whisper*" , then scene pans out to view of Gary's workplace half covered by Tracy's laugher. Eh, but what happens here will be hilarous too, I bet.

Also, it's a bit pity this strip doesn't have one more panel which cuts straight to Gary telling Tracy "It did not work out".

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Hogan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:18 am

Okay, looks like Gary have every intention of going full "Demolition Expert" on this volatile situation and especially getting his own situation straightened out... kudos for quick thinking and trying, good luck to succeeding...

Does this mean James will turn into a Fruitsexual now? :p

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by magicrectangle » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:23 am

Gary decides the best solution is honesty? At this point it isn't so much character development as it is Gary has been replaced by a replicant.

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Khazuki » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:36 am

Keep it down! We like him like this and don't want the writers to change their mind!

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by christopheftw » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:12 am

Lol at the Yvan as catalyst cameo. Trope averted!

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Spidrift » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:39 am

OllieOrOlly wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:27 am
It might seem a bit selfish of Gary to *repair* such an unhealthy, codependent relationship, yet it really isn't his problem, and James and Tracy have imposed enough, so I can't fault Gary if he is planning to lead them both back to their happy little delusion.
I really don’t see them as codependent, and their relationship doesn’t seem that unhealthy. In fact, it seems energetically healthy, whenever their individual idiocies aren’t getting in the way. If Gary’s general plan is to drive it home to the pair of them that they don’t need to pester him, they’re fine as a couple... Well, Gary will not only have grown, he’ll have become a useful member of society.
magicrectangle wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:23 am
Gary decides the best solution is honesty? At this point it isn't so much character development as it is Gary has been replaced by a replicant.
Last volume following recent decision to wrap the comic. There’s quite a lot of stuff to tidy up. We’ll probably be seeing a few sudden character evolutions in the next year.

And I do like Tracy’s tragic pose in panel 3. Say what you will, the girl can emote.
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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by TheEighth » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:01 am

Time for some random speculation

Gary will show James Tracy's webshow
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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by YallNeedTweezus » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:08 pm

Gary is starting to grow some massive clappers and I love it. He's had such great development since this started.
Mind the gap

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by lordoffiling » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:11 pm

TheEighth wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:01 am
Time for some random speculation

Gary will show James Tracy's webshow
Nah. That’s Tracy’s secret, Gary would be a major dick if he revealed it. That’s not him.
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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Mutant for Hire » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:56 pm

Gary has been replaced by a doppleganger or some other imposter. That's the only explanation I can think of.

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by samtheman » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:26 pm

I can just see James not believe that Gary used a grapefruit on him. And with only ~130 strips remaining I hope this idiot plot wraps up soon. I really want to see what happens with Sonya joining Angel's band and how Zii reacts.

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Re: 15-11-17 On one condition

Post by Spidrift » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:37 pm

Agreed. This plot has at least turned out to be about Gary finally growing up, which is a way of closing off his story, and cool, nice to see he got there in the end, but — okay, we’ve got that now. There’s other stuff to deal with.

Though it’s Yuki’s response to Zii’s fuck-up that I'm curious to see.
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