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by darrin
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Fan Works
Topic: 1492 rescript
Replies: 2
Views: 1028

Re: 1492 rescript

Too bad she beats him up before he can explain that he was just asking for feedback on his love poem to Yuki. :lol:
by darrin
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1492] Wellness Check
Replies: 31
Views: 4449

Re: [1492] Wellness Check

I like how you can just make out Largo's hair and Erika's bunny ears and pipe in panel 4. Must be quite a battle going on with teh horde. Would seem to lean towards this not being a flashback then, as had been speculated in the 1489 thread. I love Yutaka's mental debate, visible on his stunned face...
by darrin
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: FaWtL MT Edition
Replies: 4
Views: 1456

Re: FaWtL MT Edition

Google suggests "Ibn al-Fawtl = Kamal al-Din Ibn al-Fawtl".

Which certainly cleared things up for me. :?
by darrin
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

Yeah, looks like iffy's got me on this one, "silent but deadly" missiles would be kinda dumb. It would be funny if, after all the times various MT craziness, like Ed's compensating-for-something plasma cannon, were blamed on earthquakes, this turned out to be an actual earthquake. That is, if the la...
by darrin
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

We don't hear anything like falling munitions or see anything dropping the last two panels apparently. Well, in the next-to-last panel we are facing Yuki, not seeing what she's seeing; and it the last panel presumably the "hit" if any has already happened. So we wouldn't necessarily expect to see a...
by darrin
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

There's also no evidence that Masamichi is a bad guy, either. Well of course not, none yet. paarfi was talking about hypothetical future possibilities. I was riffing off that because it seemed like an interesting and potentially important idea. EDIT: (unrelated to the above, just didn't want to dou...
by darrin
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

Most everything seems to point to the first calm panels and what Yuki says to establish it's soon after she visited Yutaka, with no destruction, and then the last two panels being Yuki hearing/seeing/feeling/sensing an oddity and then the initial breaking out results. Can't be too soon after her vi...
by darrin
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

You know Yuki is going to be in there like a flash to rescue Yutaka. Not just Yutaka... I'm figuring that the big boom is Miho's original breakout. That's going to put a big and likely terminal hurt on a lot of people. MG Yuki had better get her but in gear real soon now. ...but yeah, everyone else...
by darrin
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

the rank-and-file German and Japanese soldiers and sailors kept on fighting in... 1945 not because they were "bad guys" Obviously there is a critical distinction between orders like "keep on shooting at the uniformed enemy combatants" and "keep on stuffing those folks in the ovens". The whole point...
by darrin
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

Yl33 D4 N00b wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:36 am
He's just following orders.
Um, is that supposed to be considered evidence that someone is... not a bad guy?

If so, I... well, I can't think of any reasonable response that isn't an auto-Godwin.
by darrin
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

I'm sure few involved in Stability and related organizations would see themselves this way. They're protecting Tokyo; they're the good guys, right?. Oh man, that will be wacky... all of Ed's murderous shenanigans and even Teddy-Werebear's interpretation of Miho as the Evil One turn out to be small ...
by darrin
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

So it seems clear... that we've gone back to see things from another angle from the start. More likely, especially since showing Yuki's part interspersed with all the rest wouldn't have worked in the way going back would. Or really, not worked at all... So you're saying Fred is capable of dealing w...
by darrin
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1489] if he doesn't see me
Replies: 49
Views: 11999

Re: [1489] if he doesn't see me

forcing her mother to kill her before she consumes all of the city in her dirge of despair. "No, Mother, you only thought you killed me. Rather sloppy of you. But don't worry, it's certainly the last mistake you'll ever make!" <shoots lightning bolts out of her fingers or whatever> Ahem. Anyway, I ...
by darrin
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Fan Works
Topic: Ping WIP
Replies: 8
Views: 1803

Re: Ping WIP

Very pretty, nice work. I especially like the eyes, you have captured her wistful/apprehensive mood very well. Earblades could maybe use some work (should be a bit bigger I think?) but that is more than made up for by the detailing on the pants and belt.

Thanks for posting this. :)
by darrin
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1488] - Less Poisonous?
Replies: 59
Views: 11318

Re: [1488] - Less Poisonous?

Dragon Maids can all turn human or back to dragons anytime they want. Can Zilla's?? I mean could they be keeping that a secret from everyone... and when ChaCha cured her, she just naturally took her human form immediately rather than destroy Miemi's house. I would consider that a possibility except...
by darrin
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1488] - Less Poisonous?
Replies: 59
Views: 11318

Re: [1488] - Less Poisonous?

On the appearance of Zomiko here my first thought was to quote Summer from "Rick and Morty" screaming "Pants! Put some pants on!" But that big honkin' tail is gonna pose serious problems for any attempt at giving her a decent (in both senses of the word) wardrobe. That sucker is thicker around than ...
by darrin
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1487] - I Need To Reboot
Replies: 37
Views: 7303

Re: [1487] - I Need To Reboot

Ray Kremer wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:25 pm
Looks like that one's on me
The amount of effort that has gone into the transcripts and search system over the years is truly impressive. The rare minor error doesn't detract from this. You, Kalium, and paarfi all have my respect and thanks for all the work you've put into this.
by darrin
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1488] - Less Poisonous?
Replies: 59
Views: 11318

Re: [1488] - Less Poisonous?

By the way, those eyes of Cha, in panel 5 — have we ever seen eyes like those in MT so far? How 'bout these (also panel 5). Hmm... given the facial similarities in those two panel fives, plus the very similar levels of epic ditziness... will Cha-san turn out to be Asako's mom? :lol: EDIT: I don’t r...
by darrin
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1488] - Less Poisonous?
Replies: 59
Views: 11318

Re: [1488] - Less Poisonous?

Whiskey.

Tango.

FOXTROT.

(On the plus side, I am now spared the need to put any effort into pretending I think I have any clue what the hell is going on in the comic. Should make my life much simpler. 8-))
by darrin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1487] - I Need To Reboot
Replies: 37
Views: 7303

Re: [1487] - I Need To Reboot

The big debate seems to be whether Ping's current physical "issues" are more likely caused by something to do with Largo's tinkering and accessories (e.g. a virus contracted from the internet), or Miho and her disappearance. I am leaning more toward it being Miho-related, mostly due to the timing. I...
by darrin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1487] - I Need To Reboot
Replies: 37
Views: 7303

Re: [1487] - I Need To Reboot

this makes me wonder what her digital read-outs are saying.... Indeed. Reminds me of the last time we saw her earblade readout up close . (I should say at this point how awesome it is that the earblade text is included in the transcript for that strip, which is how most excellent search ninja able ...
by darrin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1487] - I Need To Reboot
Replies: 37
Views: 7303

Re: [1487] - I Need To Reboot

Hmm, I was mostly just joking with my "dynamically changing hair color" crack above, but now I am not so sure it's just a joke. In panels 6 and 7 Ping has darkish ends, with a much lighter color just above that. But then in panels 8 and 9, the ends are very light (especially the ones almost touching...
by darrin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Fan Works
Topic: Shipping Miho X Piro (NSFW)
Replies: 17
Views: 5694

Re: Shipping Miho X Piro (NSFW)

Flickr is free with a Yahoo email account and you can still use [img] Cool thanks. Between that, Sareth's recommendation of deviantart, and Yl33 D4 N00b's recommendation of wordpress, at least I have a few options to look into. How soon I will get around to doing that is maybe another question. :ro...
by darrin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1487] - I Need To Reboot
Replies: 37
Views: 7303

Re: [1487] - I Need To Reboot

I so want to see a color version of Ping with rainbow hair ^_^ Heck, it would be a lot more ambitious, but I would love to see an animated version of such a colored image. :D I mean sure, Junko's "rainbows" comment could just be referring to a static color configuration, but I am having more fun im...
by darrin
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Fan Works
Topic: Shipping Miho X Piro (NSFW)
Replies: 17
Views: 5694

Re: Shipping Miho X Piro (NSFW)

maldrul wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:01 pm
yeah, they got me too. Spent the last 2 days moving everything to flickr and editing *all* my broken links :oops:
Me as well. When I followed the "P500" link and saw they want $400 for the privilege I said yeah, that's not gonna happen. :roll:

So, you recommend flickr for image hosting?