10-05-18 More than a lover

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Collarnorcrown » Thu May 10, 2018 10:20 am

Huh, the concept of being desired for yourself, for more than sex can be appealing, even arousing? Who knew?
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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Mordhaus » Thu May 10, 2018 10:57 am

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Milnoc » Thu May 10, 2018 11:17 am

Man! Giz can be such a big tease! We're arriving at a critical point in the story, and she posts that Saturday's comic will be late because she'll be at another comic convention that weekend! :))

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Lokitsu » Thu May 10, 2018 11:28 am

Zii's libido may be maxed, but Gary's "Not going through this shit again" meter is also in the red. Zii had better consider her next words and actions very carefully or she may get a response of "I'm going for a walk" from Gary.

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Spidrift » Thu May 10, 2018 12:15 pm

So, that's both of Zii and DiDi who've found that they need an emotional connection to be properly turned on. The irony being, of course, that they're kidding themselves when they think they have one with each other.

Note - this isn't an entirely dumb bit of characterisation, and it should give the comic a reasonably cute wrap-up. The only problem is that I don't think that we ever saw quite enough of this friendship between Zii and Gary. They've each tended to go their own way, chatting amicably but rather distantly when they happened to intersect. Being told that they were becoming best friends all along looks a wee bit arbitrary. But meh, Hollywood doesn't usually do it much better.
Badman! wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 5:50 am
All the light are green on Zii and Gary, yet strangely, I don't see how it could be happening now.
You may well be right, because the whole point here is supposed to be that they have a serious bond, not just an excuse for a quick bang. But Zii's reflexes and Gary's training both involve going for the quick bang, and they could probably both use comfort sex just now, so it may equally happen anyway.

(Aaaand Media Player on "shuffle" gives me Amanda Palmer singing "Makin' Whoopie", from Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under.)
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Thu May 10, 2018 7:02 am
I don't think Didi'd be bothered. For all her flaws, I don't think we've ever seen her be that hypocritical, or that jealous. Remember when Zii slept with Erik?
All true -- but DiDi has recently been feeling disappointed by Zii, because Zii's libido had flatlined. Walking back in to discover that Zii has regained her libido with someone else might just trigger DiDi's latent capacity for raging jealousy. The goddess is generous, but must not be mocked.

(Aaaaand Media Player now gives me Mary Black singing "I Misunderstood" -- "I thought he was saying good luck/He was saying goodbye...". Okay, this is really just a very rock'n'roll comic.)
Lokitsu wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 11:28 am
Zii's libido may be maxed, but Gary's "Not going through this shit again" meter is also in the red. Zii had better consider her next words and actions very carefully or she may get a response of "I'm going for a walk" from Gary.
Actually, Gary's expression here -- combined with his other recent conversations with Zii -- suggest that he's actually got a very strong clue that, y'know, this might just work.
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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by LonestarF1 » Thu May 10, 2018 2:00 pm

OllieOrOlly wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 7:24 am
I'm a bit ambivalent towards this development, however, again adore the emotion in the art - it aptly displays both comedic reactions, as well as sincere drama. The fuel gauge is an amusing touch.
The fuel gauge kinda reminds me of this: http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/A_sweet_pair

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by worldshaking00 » Thu May 10, 2018 2:35 pm

Now let's see if Gary is able to pick up the clues Zii is throwing him. As mentioned before, Gary is honorable. I'm not 100% sure he'd have sex with Zii, without having clear free access to her (i.e. Zii & Didi not being a pair). I suppose Zii might try to be tricky and use the open relationship issue she mis-communicatively gave to Didi to her advantage. But that might sour Gary to the idea.

The porn party might be enough to get Gary hot and bothered (and ZIi to the point of sexploding). Maybe Zii should ask him his thoughts on her? Didi would come up, of course. It might give Zii the reason/introspection she needs to realize that her attraction to Didi is toxic.

Didi walking into the apartment while they are midcoitus would also be a possibility too should her affair with Lynn be put on hold. Yay, drama.
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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by magnetoo » Thu May 10, 2018 2:54 pm

"Didi walking into the apartment while they are midcoitus would also be a possibility too should her affair with Lynn be put on hold. Yay, drama"

Is drama the most likely outcome of that? I can't help but think that this comic is called "menage a trois" but has not yet HAD a menage a trois among its three main characters.

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Jobe00 » Thu May 10, 2018 3:58 pm

TheFoolishOne wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 10:13 am
ok, 2 things,
1) as my GF will say 'that feeling of WHOOSH'
2) LOCK THE DOOR
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

"Lock the door."

Heh.

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Spidrift » Thu May 10, 2018 4:45 pm

magnetoo wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 2:54 pm
Is drama the most likely outcome of that? I can't help but think that this comic is called "menage a trois" but has not yet HAD a menage a trois among its three main characters.
Yes it has. Ever since Zii told DiDi she was accepted.

(Ménage à trois literally means “household of three”. Missing that point is Not Getting The Joke on an industrial scale of cluelessness.)
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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by cheshire86 » Thu May 10, 2018 4:57 pm

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by corwinargentus » Thu May 10, 2018 5:36 pm

Spidrift wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 4:45 pm
magnetoo wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 2:54 pm
Is drama the most likely outcome of that? I can't help but think that this comic is called "menage a trois" but has not yet HAD a menage a trois among its three main characters.
Yes it has. Ever since Zii told DiDi she was accepted.

(Ménage à trois literally means “household of three”. Missing that point is Not Getting The Joke on an industrial scale of cluelessness.)
Tut tut. Not all are students of the literal, historical, etymological meaning of phrases. The commonly accepted meaning of the term as it commonly used, is, “A ménage à trois is a domestic arrangement in which three people have romantic or sexual relations with each other, typically occupying the same household. It is a form of polyamory.”

So leave us not be too harsh on those who only know the common use of the phrase. :p

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by Tython » Thu May 10, 2018 5:50 pm

Finally these 2 just need to get it out of there systems and then see where it will go to.

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by ThePonyGuy » Thu May 10, 2018 6:03 pm

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Re: 10-05-18 More than a lover

Post by sukebe senpai » Thu May 10, 2018 6:06 pm

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

Gary! Don't! DON'T! Eulice is the one for youuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!
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