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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by JoybuzzerX » Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:51 pm

Miscommunication...can ruin a new relationship everytime. Can't help but think Jerzy and Dillion aren't over though. Also, just makes me think Angel is a girl even more in this comic.

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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by CFT » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:00 pm

[Sorry for being way off-topic and apologies to those who won't know what I'm talking about]
Spidrift wrote:Hmm. The other person who's going to suffer totally undeserved crappiness from this is Felicia, who has to live with an angry Jerzy and next door to a mopey Dillon. Logically, she might end up trying to repair relationships in some way. We might even see her. Though that's a joke which I suspect the writers would rather keep running.
Oh dear, you mentioned Felicia and this combined with our discussion earlier about Angel and Vaarsuvius made me realize that SDB is in fact choke full of Order of the Stick "expies", and Felicia plays the role of ... The Monster in the Darkness!!! =)) :)) :-bd b-(
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Spidrift » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:18 pm

JoybuzzerX wrote:Can't help but think Jerzy and Dillion aren't over though.
Given that Jerzy lives next door to the main cast, I'm sure that we'll see more of him. There'll also doubtless be one or two characters trying to get him and Dillon back together.

(Probably not Ruby, though. "Why make yet more work for myself in another week or so?")
CFT wrote:Oh dear, you mentioned Felicia and this combined with our discussion earlier about Angel and Vaarsuvius made me realize that SDB is in fact choke full of Order of the Stick "expies", and Felicia plays the role of ... The Monster in the Darkness!!!
I assume that Dillon is Elan (the name even sounds right); a dim-witted pretty boy in the entertainment business. And I guess that Ruby could be Haley; she may not be a redhead, but she comes closest, and she seems to be selfishly obsessed with her own profit but actually she's fiercely loyal to family - much more than they deserve. Jerzy could be Roy - hunky but not stupid, with skill ranks in architecture. Beyond that and a vague idea that Amber could map to Celia (blonde, difficulty being taken seriously in job interviews, slightly weird view of the normal human world), I got nothin'.

Hmm. Ruby and Rudy. What are the odds of Ruby eventually wanting to take her relationship with Andy a little bit further - just for research purposes, you understand - but realising that she needs more confidence for that purpose? Normally, that'd be one problem that Rudy couldn't help with - but Andy has already expressed a willingness to kiss a guy if Ruby asked him to...

Alternatively, Rudy might just be assigned to break things off between Ruby and Andy, to save further embarrassment.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Fluffy » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:20 pm

Spidrift wrote:I'd slightly dispute that description of Jerzy. He tries to be a good guy, but trying to divide himself between Angel and Dillon, when it's blatantly obvious that they can't stand each other, was asking for trouble, and needed more careful handling than not-quite-lying to Dillon and trying to laugh off Angel's tale-telling. If he had to stick with both, he really should have tried blunt honesty with both -- he should have given Dillon the speech about Jerzy being an old friend before this evening, and he should have told Angel that trash-talking Dillon was going to do nothing but endanger their friendship. He might have lost both of them in the process, but that would have been good riddance.
He did tell Dillon - on their first date.

And laughing off Angel's tale telling? Hardly. He essentially called her a liar when she told him about Dillon's attempts at hitting on the pet store clerk and accused her of deliberately getting under Dillon's skin[/url], (which Angel never denied).

And the fact that Dillon and Angel can't stand each other is not Jerzy's problem (especially when he made it clear to both of them where he stood with either one - a friend of Angel's and Dillon's boyfriend). The fact that the two of them can't grasp Jerzy's position with either one of them is hardly Jerzy's fault; but their delusions weren't enough reason for Jerzy to drop either one of them (well, up until this point where Dillon's behaviour forced a breakup).
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by cellabella » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:28 pm

Fluffy wrote:
Dillon only refused Matt because Gary walked in and interrupted Matt's seduction. If he didn't walk in at that moment, Dillon most likely would have caved.
I have conceded in a subsequent post that this is a fair point. Matt seems to be a weak spot with Dillon. I think Dillon is done thinking he and Matt will ever work out and I do think that he probably would have resisted temptation, but if he'd ended up face down in Matt's crotch, I would not have been shocked. Disappointed, yes, but not shocked.

And though Jerzy didn't go into specifics on who he was helping out that night, he didn't outright lie to Dillon. And Dillon was quick to figure it out , so was well aware that Jerzy was going to be at the concert to support his ex girlfriend.
I find Jerzy to be a liar by omission. What he said to Erik about his fling with Zii was not something that a guy who had no obligation to someone would say. He clearly knew that Angel considered them an item and he left that out when he decided to bang Zii. Zii was no innocent here, either, but I don't think it's fair to let Jerzy off scott free because he's not out and out lying. That said, again in a subsequent post I said that as soon as Dillon figured it out, he should have confronted Jerzy, not hatched up this lame scheme. I know that it was necessary for the comic to progress, but in "real life," it was a bad move on Dillon's part, because now he looks like the weirdo, when Jerzy's lack of honesty got the ball rolling.
The hate for Dillon from a number of folks has to do with his distrustful nature and that he's an utter hypocrite. Dillon has, on four separate occasions, made suggestive gestures, keeping his eye open for other prospects, intended to hit on an attractive pet store owner he had his eye on and attempted to cope a feel from Andy, twice. All this taking place while he was dating Jerzy. When confronted about it, he passed it off as innocent flirting on his part.
I'm not a Dillon stan. I was creeped out by his weird obsession with Gary and that he was not exactly teaching him the Swirly for altruistic means. Though not as creeped out as I was by Amber getting Gary to eat her out under false pretenses, which I never heard too much of an outcry over. :/ Additionally, he has been wrong to cockblock Amber. Gary has made it clear that he is not interested in Dillon and likely is not in any way interested in men. Dillon's petulance about that has been a sore point for me. Amber and Gary are adults, and if they want to fuck, they should feel free to do so without worrying about hurting Dillon's feelings. Dillon is selfish and he appears to have poor impulse control. Neither of these things are okay. I have said that I feel like SDB is going to be a wakeup call of sorts for Dillon. He wants a steady relationship but he doesn't have any more idea about how to go about that than Gary does, really.

Also, I think it's unfair to ding him for a distrustful nature. He left a sweet pad and a roommate he really liked because he thought he'd met The One in Matt, who subsequently cheated on him. Yes, Dillon is going to be distrustful after that. Somehow I feel like if this were Erik, being gunshy about a new relationship after Zii, there wouldn't be anywhere as near the anger, and he and Dillon basically were screwed over in the exact same way.
And yet, because his new boy toy is still friends with an ex lover (of whom still has the hots for her ex and doesn't much like Dillon), Dillon automatically believes that Jerzy is shacking up with Angel, despite the fact that Jerzy has never shown any reciprocation for Angel's feelings and has made it clear - to both of them - that Dillon is his main squeeze.
Making it clear to Angel would be to tell them to stop being an asshole, which Jerzy had not. He expected Dillon to just turn the other cheek as Angel openly lusts after his boyfriend. That's ... okay with you? I remember during the whole Kiley arc when Didi was putting her down and flirting openly with Gary that people wanted to roast Didi at the stake. Yet, Dillon is suddenly a paranoid douche because he's angry that every time he turns around, Angel is trying stuff their tongue down Jerzy's throat and Jerzy's only response is a halfhearted "Cut it out Angel"?

You hate Dillon, apparently. That's cool. It must make for reading a comic that is all about him tough, though, because I very highly doubt he is going to get the comeuppance that you and others feel he deserves.
TwoWayStar wrote:Honestly I agree with Cellabella. I love Dillon, I think he's great character, and already I can see him changing for the better little by little. Every single forum update I read though seems to be a constant repeat of "UGH Dillon is so awful and terrible and everything that happens is 100% his fault". You don't have to like him..but recognize that it's not always entirely his fault.
Yeah, it's just ... yes. Dillon has done a ton of gross shit. So has Zii. So has Yuki. So has Didi. So has Matt. Arguably, with the first Swirly, so did Amber. But Dillon, who literally went nowhere near Gary and was only in his vicinity because Gary came into the washroom, gets beat over the head. I mean, I get it in a way, but it's just strange.
Jerzy does have huge issues about Angel and seems to turn a blind eye whenever Angel messes with someone he's interested in. We've only seen evidence with Dillon but from the way Angel's acting, manipulating the person Jerzy's into doesn't seem new.
My theory is that Jerzy feels that his selfishness in fucking Zii ruined an opportunity for Angel (and Zii) to make the big time before now. They are both good musicians and probably could have had a record deal by now if not for Jerzy deciding to get his cock wet and Zii deciding to oblige him. I think Jerzy feels like he doesn't deserve Angel's high regard, and frankly, it is coming off a little obsessive. You're still openly lusting after a guy who cheated on you and who has told you to your face that your fling was a mistake? I mean I get that Jerzy is sending major mixed signals of his own, but it's still a little weird.
Also...it seems there's an abundance of almost white-knighting for Ruby. As though she is a delicate flower who wilts at the first sign of some trouble. For example, about finding out about Zii and Amber..some reacted like she was going to cry or break or something. I dunno she seems like she's a trooper to me! I admire her a lot honestly.
I think that Ruby lived something of a sheltered life, and not entirely by choice. Zii said early in the Ma3 comic that Amber's parents were wealthy doctors. When their eldest went into porn, I can imagine that Ruby got a lot of helicopter parenting and coddling. This is the first time she's living out on her own and there is a lot of stuff she legit doesn't know or understand. Also, prior to finding out what Amber did for a living, she probably wanted to be around her big sister and felt excluded when Amber shut her out. I don't know the age difference, but it doesn't seem that vast, and so that had to hurt. I think that SDB will see Ruby toughening up a lot and gaining a lot of real world experience. I find it somewhat strange, too, that Amber has sort of left Ruby to fend for herself. I get that they aren't close, but Dillon has almost entirely stepped into the role of Ruby's mentor and Amber seems to be just ... there.
Bambikles wrote: You don't get it at all. People are annoyed at Dillon because he's CAMP and that mortal sin shall not and will not be forgiven. EVER.
Even worse, he's CAMP GAY, which is a type of character many people, rightly or wrongly, hope to never see again because they find it old, clichéd, overplayed, when not downright demeaning. 8-|
That's how I see things. Of course I can be mistaken.
Sorry to be a killjoy, but again my experiences on this forum have taught me not to assume things. So sorry in advance to come off as a killjoy if you're being facetious. If it's true that Dillon's perceived campiness is something that turns people off, then I'm not sure how to respond to that. Different strokes, I guess.

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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Spidrift » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:52 pm

"We're just childhood friends now." Note the "just". Jerzy was de-emphasising his relationship with Angel in order not to hurt Dillon - which was kind of sweet of him, but when he then dropped arrangements with Dillon in order to go support Angel, the "just", and the denial that Angel had any claim on him, became very dubious.
Fluffy wrote:And laughing off Angel's tale telling? Hardly. He essentially called her a liar when she told him about Dillon's attempts at hitting on the pet store clerk and accused her of deliberately getting under Dillon's skin[/url], (which Angel never denied).
There's a few too many smiles and what look like shrugs from Jerzy there, for my taste at least. When an old friend with an unreturnable crush starts trying to sabotage a new relationship, the only sane response is "Oh FFS, give it a break you idiot", not engaging with the the idiot. That's like pig wrestling; you both end up dirty, and only the pig enjoys it.
Fluffy wrote:And the fact that Dillon and Angel can't stand each other is not Jerzy's problem ...
Oh yes it is - he made it one when he started dating Dillon while allowing Angel to remain, not just his friend, but a friend with a call on his time. The consequences were quite predictable, and he's now suffering the consequences of ignoring them.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Gholateg » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:17 pm

The fun part of this trainwreck is that *both* of them are basically in the wrong.

Jerzy lied by omission, to go support his friend (he banged possibly one time and who turned into a fucking creepy stalker) probably to save Dillon's feelings, who he's aware has issues with said stalker-friend's ass-grabbing attempts. Jerzy is *used* to Angel's antics, he doesn't seem to see them as anything weird. Angel playing ass-grab is the "Kramer flinging the door open" for Jerzy. He seems to think Dillion should be taking him at his word, after knowing him for.. About a month at the longest?

Considering Dillon's past experiences with Matt, Dillon's going to be gun-shy about potential cheating. Jerzy probably has no idea of this past experience, as it's Dillion, who flounces about that sort of thing, and it's only been at most a month into their relationship, so the "My last boyfriend was fucking a redhead on my couch, I'm a little leery of cheaters atm" talk probably hasn't happened yet.If that talk HAS happened, that's another point against Jerzy, for lying to Dillon about where he was going. Jerzy's basically wrong by omission, he's not got the full picture , and he's not good at giving the full picture in a way that puts Dillion at ease.

That said, Dillion is a fucking idiot. I love him to pieces, but he's a fucking idiot. He didn't need to run recon on jerzy, he just had to show up and "Run into him" there without stalking him. That's what Angel probably does Dillion.. Head in the game man.
Dillion's also a *potential* hypocrite, in he flirts with everything with a swimmers build and doesn't see anything wrong with it. In his defense, their relationship is still new, he hasn't done anything but flirt (not counting Matt, and I'll get into that.) and he's not exactly ready for a relationship again. All of his actions in this run are SCREAMING he's not ready for a relationship yet. He's going to squeeze so hard Jerzy shoots out of his hands like a cheap bar of soap in a YMCA shower.

And as I nearly forgot: Matt/Dillion isn't over yet, at least for Dillion. The bathroom antics just cemented it.
Dillion's Head says:
"Matt is bad for us Penis, he's a cheater, and he's no good for us, get over him and let's find a man who loves us for us, and not for how comfy the couch is to fuck on"
While Dillion's Junk is like:
"Dude, no I get that.... But he just does this thing with his tongue, it's awesome. And you know how much Heart misses him."

And Heart's all:
"Fuck you, I just pump blood to the dick. I don't give a shit, stop eating bacon you fuckers."

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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by mayhemeffect » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:24 pm

well you are also forgetting that ♥Dillion♥ could have been honest about his knowing Zii and being invited to the show. So on that aspect he had a reason to be there with or without Jerzy. Jerzy is the one that created this situation with a little prodding from Angel.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Fluffy » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:17 pm

Spidrift wrote:
Fluffy wrote:And the fact that Dillon and Angel can't stand each other is not Jerzy's problem ...
Oh yes it is - he made it one when he started dating Dillon while allowing Angel to remain, not just his friend, but a friend with a call on his time. The consequences were quite predictable, and he's now suffering the consequences of ignoring them.
So, its his fault that his good friend and his boyfriend can't get along? He's continuously turned Angel down and has continuously reassured Dillon that he's faithful to him. What else is he supposed to do when neither is accepting his POV? he most certainly should not have to verbally bitch slap either one in order to get his point across.

A person should never have to decide between a friend and a lover - ever, no matter what the reason ether side has for hating the other. If either the friend or lover expect a person to choose between them, then that makes either side particularly despicable people for trying to control their mutual loved one. And person being forced to make a choice is better without either in their life.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by brasca » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:35 pm

cellabella wrote:
brasca wrote: I find Dillon more tolerable in this strip than Menage a 3, but Sticky Dilly Buns doesn't wipe the slate clean of his history of insufferable behavior. Yes, he's kept his hands off of Gary, but he still keeps 2 pictures of him by his bed and was weak in the knees when he walked by.
I still get weak in the knees when James McAvoy comes on screen. Should my husband divorce me then? And I have met the man and made a minor spectacle of myself, though nothing to the extent of Dillon with Gary, admittedly.

Dillon is attracted to Gary. It happens. It's not against the law. He did some pretty ill-advised things in the name of that attraction, granted, but that seems to be in the past. I wonder if you feel that Yuki can't be reformed, either, because of her cock-kicking past, even though she's actively trying to get better. Does the bad or ill-advised stuff someone does forever taint them, then?
No, but it establishes a pattern and explains a lot about their motivations. Reform is possible. Yuki has improved (thanks to the help of a therapist you loathe) and Dillon is more tolerable in this strip, but the point I'm making is that if Jerzy or anyone else he was dating kept pictures of their crush or flirted as much as he does Dillon would have a fit. That makes his reaction to Jerzy very hypocritical.
cellabella wrote: I mean, I learned my lesson before not to argue with people who have made their minds up about a character, but it's just strange to me that so many people read this comic who loathe Dillon. I get that the comic is about Amber and now, Ruby, but Dillon's name is on it. It just seems odd that the majority of the people who read this comic hate him. I loathe Kiley. I put up with her in the context of the Ma3 universe but I would not ever follow a spin-off comic of hers because I will never forgive her for her actions in the storyline where Gary lost her virginity. I just won't. You and others won't ever forgive Dillon's pursuit of Gary. That's fine, but it's going to lead to a lot of discussions like this one and a lot of frustrations, because I think that this comic is supposed to be a chronicle of Dillon growing out of his selfishness and single-sightedness. Here, Dillon's actually done very little wrong, yet he's being blamed. I have a feeling that if Gary doesn't seal the deal with Amber in Ma3, Dillon will be blamed for that, as well.
It's not a matter of forgiveness. I don't loathe Dillon I just don't care for him much and I consider his previous and current behavior as my justification, but I gave this spinoff a chance because I have yet to be disappointed by the creative team that started this webcomic. Who knew a webcomic about the mean girls from Charybdis would be so entertaining? If this comic is about Dillon's emotional maturity so be it. I'd love to see him become a less aggravating person.
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brasca wrote: As for Jerzy coming clean about Angel do you really think Dillon wants to hear about his history with his ex? If Dillon had gone to the concert without a disguise and confronted Jerzy about all this it wouldn't be as bad because he'd have a reason to be there to support Zii. Instead he dressed up to spy on Jerzy which does seem creepy and obsessive.
I don't know about the first part of your statement. Dillon does seem to handwave a lot of things that come to bite him on the arse later. I can't believe he moved in with Matt and had what he considered to be a monogamous relationship with him without knowing that he was bi. Not that there is anything at all wrong with it, but that seems like it would have come up long before anything else happened. Possibly Matt did try to bring it up and Dillon had selective hearing. It's possible that Dillon wouldn't want too many details on Angel, though it might interest him to know that Jerzy fucked Zii when he knew Angel considered him a boyfriend. That seems to have been conveniently forgotten by some folks.

But the point is, Jerzy lied. Angel told him to, and he did. There was no reason, if Angel is as good a friend as Angel is, for Jerzy not to have been upfront with Dillon. After all, Angel has been in Jerzy's life longer than Dillon has been, and there was nothing wrong, on its face, with Jerzy wanting to support his friend. My husband has friends I don't like and vice versa, but we both understand that these are people who have been a large part of our lives for a long time and that we just have to deal with that. Dillon would had to have dealt with it, but Jerzy took it out of his hands by being sneaky and lying.
I don't think Dillon wants to know about Jerzy's sexual history any more than his romantic history with Angel so in all likelihood Dillon didn't ask and Jerzy didn't tell about his hookup with Zii. And it's only a lie if you set the bar at omissions. I suppose Jerzy could've been up front that he was supporting an old friend in a battle of the bands, but knowing what a drama queen Dillon is decided not to clearly declare it. Like no one has ever done that before, but then again if you despise Kiley just because she had sex with Gary when it seemed like Yuki had left the country never to be seen again and then promptly broke things off when Yuki returned because she placed her well being over her own happiness.... Well you have your rules of morality to judge others and I have mine.
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brasca wrote: Angel may be a drama queen, but so far he hasn't gone as far as Dillon in pursuit of Jerzy.
But it was a mutual pursuit, wasn't it? Dillon didn't lie or cockblock his way into Jerzy's pants. He was a little extra in sending Amber over to Jerzy's to "test" whether he might be straight or bi, but I think that was more out of a desire to avoid a repeat of the Matt situation. Jerzy liked Dillon. Dillon didn't trick him or even pursue him that much. He made himself available and let Jerzy know he was interested. Why is this a bad thing?
It's not. I'm referring to Dillon dressing up as Dilla to spy on Jerzy.
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brasca wrote: He's remarkably adept at giving Dillon enough rope to hang himself. The first time was the pet shop and now this.
While I like some aspects of Dillon, I do agree that he is quick to the histrionics and that he probably deep down might crave something monogamous but may not be ready for it. I agree he shouldn't have flirted with the pet shop dude. He shouldn't have flirted with Andy, especially knowing he is straight. He is flirtatious and that's not an excuse to act out. If he liked Jerzy, he should have put most of his energy on seeing where that went before trying to get with other guys. Dillon is hardly perfect, by a long stretch.
I don't have a problem with Dillon flirting with other people even if he was in a relationship with Jerzy, but I cannot abide by his insecurity and mistrust of his love interests if they do the same thing. I'm sure his relationship with Matt doesn't make it easy, but if it bothers him that much then he should live by the standards he imposes on others.
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brasca wrote: Truthfully the only one I feel for is Ruby who will presumably be dealing with Dillon's waterworks since Amber will be sneaking away to Gary's, but at least that means she'll have more focus.
I think Ruby will continue to tell Dillon some hard truths about himself. He needs to hear them. I like the friendship between Ruby and Dillon. He's getting her to get out of her comfort zone and she's hopefully showing him that he has to be more adult and consider others' feelings more than he does now.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Odd Man Out » Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:12 pm

Really, this comic just shows that everyone can be equally wrong. Jerzy, Angel, and Dillon all need smacked by a few clues. The only one who comes off well is Ruby and that's at least partially because she stays clear of the madness until it's run its course.

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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Spidrift » Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:34 pm

Gholateg wrote:The fun part of this trainwreck is that *both* of them are basically in the wrong. ...
I'd say "all three", but otherwise I wouldn't argue with this post. Well, I'd not go with the "loving Dillon" bit, but that's a matter of taste.
Fluffy wrote:So, its his fault that his good friend and his boyfriend can't get along?
The word wasn't "fault", it was "problem". It's not my fault if my house is struck by lightning, but it's definitely my problem.
Fluffy wrote:he most certainly should not have to verbally bitch slap either one in order to get his point across.
Shouldn't have to; most likely would have had to.
Fluffy wrote:A person should never have to decide between a friend and a lover - ever, no matter what the reason ether side has for hating the other.
And yet, that's exactly the sort of crappy problem that people are so often stuck with. Hard choices are a bitch, but Jerzy did rather duck this one until it all went especially unpleasant.

He could have made a case for dumping either Angel (the creepy stalker) or Dillon (the hysterical stalker) - or, frankly, both of them. But he could also have managed the situation better, and maybe even stayed on some kind of decent terms with both of them.
Fluffy wrote:And person being forced to make a choice is better without either in their life.
No real argument there.
Odd Man Out wrote:The only one who comes off well is Ruby and that's at least partially because she stays clear of the madness until it's run its course.
I'm now imagining a scene at the apartment in a day or two's time, with Amber telling Ruby that she needs to be nice to Andy if she wants to have a romantic life. And then Dillon comes through, throwing some kind of weepy snit about Jerzy - and Ruby just looks at him.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Don Alexander » Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:35 pm

*groans under the weight of having to read the whole thread*

Well, this looks like the most obviously controversial strip in a while...

Now, I' living at least on the fringe of the Dillon-Hater camp, but I can't really enjoy his misery here. Because, as Gholateg with Addendum of Spidrift stated, everyone is in the wrong here.

I'm starting to loathe Angel, I used to think (s)he was a really funny and cool character, especially as a foil to Dillon, but this Creepy McStalkerpoantsdom combined with the ostentatious Schadenfreude is pissing me off.

And I'm deeply disappointed in Jerzy. Fully agree with Fluffy that he has handled this catastrophically wrong, especially concerning Angel. Friendship is nice and well, but Angel has no rights to Jerzy and Jerzy should be clear on that. Yes, he HAS told this to Angel several times, no denying that, but he has not really drawn any consequences from Angel not listening...

The two things I really enjoyed in this strip was Dillon, of all people, using the words "DAMN STRAIGHT!", and of course Ruby. Spi may disagree, but I think she is one of the winners of the evening, her switch to being Rudy will hopefully transfer when she is out of disguise again.
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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Fluffy » Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:58 pm

Nah, dude - you're agreeing with someone else. I think Jerzy did the best he could making it clear to Angel - without being a dick about it - that he's not interested in having anything with her again, while repeatedly making it clear to Dillon that he's faithful to him. If repeatedly turning Angel down doesn't convince Angel and Dillon that Jerzy isn't sexually interested in his ex, nothing will.

And how is Angel a stalker? She's not following Jerzy around/keeping tabs in him (that's Dillon). Angel is more someone living in denial that things are over between her and Jerzy. Hell, you really can't call her manipulative - seeing as she has never lied to Jerzy, or spun the truth in her favor.
Please, don't come to me expecting me to fix your problems.

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Re: 20-06-14 What kind of boyfriend are you

Post by Optimus Kate » Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:05 am

Wait a second... WHAT THE--

I go on vacation for one week and come back and find all these people defending Dillon! When did this happen?? Where did you all come from??? Why did no one text me?!! ;)

But no seriously this strip makes me sad as hell.

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