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by darrin
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1519] Everything to do with me
Replies: 72
Views: 13159

Re: [1519] Everything to do with me

OR! Or... Erika is definitely blonde... That claim has me no less confused sorry. The only color pic with Erika I could find though is this which could be argued as having a rather.. unconventional? color scheme. But for whatever that one is worth I'm not seeing Erika as any more blond than Kimiko....
by darrin
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1519] Everything to do with me
Replies: 72
Views: 13159

Re: [1519] Everything to do with me

"And she still has my wallet!!!" :lol: :lol: :lol: Oh man, I have many times grinned slyly and evilly at Miho's antics, but this is the first time she's made me laugh out loud. So Miho's reaction in the last panel is going to cause more problems, since what she believes is not true. Yes indeed. <thu...
by darrin
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting
Replies: 72
Views: 8078

Re: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting

Finish your thought Darrin Nah, I've already done enough My apologies HakyRyoku, I didn't mean to be koi there, let alone as rude as that is now looking in retrospect. Yes I shouldn't be repeating stuff I just said recently but I shouldn't expect others to do any legwork with respect to it either. ...
by darrin
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting
Replies: 72
Views: 8078

Re: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting

HakuRyoku wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:41 pm
Finish your thought Darrin
Nah, I've already done enough walls-o'-text on it in relatively recent threads, to the point where it was called pedantic. If I start repeating myself on the subject it'll just cause more whaling and gnashing of teeth.
by darrin
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting
Replies: 72
Views: 8078

Re: [1518] Not Happy, But Interesting

Nice! Now I'm saury that I assumed you'd go for the obvious "Fred herring". Call me stubborn, but I refuse to accept that Kimiko and Piro relationship may flounder. I'm with you buddy. I am still confident all the folks claiming "Miho and Piro love each other" will be put in their plaice as events ...
by darrin
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 6654

Re: [1516] A New Story

Because panels 6 and on appear to be a way for Meimi to let Largo know Yuki needs a more impressive computing device and a distraction to get out of the house. Oh my, that is... hmm... no, I honestly don't think I ever consciously made the connection that it was Meimi feeding the idea to Largo that...
by darrin
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1516] A New Story
Replies: 54
Views: 6654

Re: [1516] A New Story

Meimi is the one who snuck some food on the chair while Yuki was dashing back and forth [...] I don’t really understand how so many readers continue to misinterpret this. I'm not very good at subtle byplay :P When Yuki squishes on the food, Yuuji's the only other person in the panel. It didn't occu...
by darrin
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

It'd be more accurate to think of Stability... I am curious as to why people think what they do about "Stability". This doesn't answer that question, but just adds one more to the pile. As far as anything being explicitly denied or confirmed...not going to happen and indeed it'd be nearly impossibl...
by darrin
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Central
Topic: Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

I remember what a blow it was when Feynman passed. In some ways this was less of a surprise given the health issues Hawking struggled with throughout his life.

But the struggles were valiant, and the achievements were magnificent.
by darrin
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

Stabiilty already has the police, including Masamichi, for most things. But when it's not right for the cops, they farm it out That's what I've been assuming too... but is it confirmed yet explicitly in-comic? So far the only use of the term seems to be Mugi's . (Unless Ninjagrrl's in this one coun...
by darrin
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

Teddy-Werebear wrote:
Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:38 pm
darrin wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:46 pm
Or will Foul Miho cloud Yakugashi's mind with more of her malignant misdirection? :lol:
Just look how many forumites over the years have been enthralled by Miho.
Ha, it has been nearly ten years but I think I still have my robe from the initiation ceremony around here somewhere.
by darrin
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

It's going to be an interesting conversation. At some level, Yakugashi doesn't actually have any reason to be angry at Miho. If Miho has been telling the truth the past few chapters, and really doesn't have any control over the fanboy hordes that are catastrophically obsessed with her, then presumab...
by darrin
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

That look on Junpei’s face looks more like "I’m sorry!" than like "Oh s**t" — to me. =) Really? Now that I look at it more closely, I'd almost say he's smiling, that "eyes closed with raised eyebrows" smile one sees fairly often in manga (and MegaTokyo; only one I can think of now is this ; sorry b...
by darrin
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515] Reset?
Replies: 66
Views: 8385

Re: [1515] Reset?

Ah ha ha ha. I gotta admit, was not that huge a Yakugashi fan at first but she is starting to grow on me. :D I am most strongly reminded of that (10th) Doctor Who episode, the hapless guy kneeling on the ground, menaced by a horrible disgusting monster that has just killed all the guy's friends, whe...
by darrin
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 8066

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

Hmm, wonder if news of Junpei refusing the termination order has already gotten out, and the order was passed to the next handy agent; or (more likely now that I think about it) the order was a general one to begin with and they don't much care who takes Miho out first. Wait, so an "analogue", which...
by darrin
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: Fan-made Summary - Story - chapter 11 : Remanence v6.0
Replies: 35
Views: 5538

Re: Fan-made Summary - Story - chapter 11 : Remanence v5.5

Wow that was quite good, thanks for linking that. :D
by darrin
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

NinjaDefenestrator wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:18 am
We...could just ask Fred? It’s a minor detail, not a significant plot point.
:roll: Ha, like Kirk said in Star Trek II, "You may ask, Lieutenant." :lol:
by darrin
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

In 1340 it is definitely spelled M zero H. Since Mugi knows Miho's Avatar and handle and username in Endgames, it seems fitting that she used that as the handle to describe her in her phone.... But that is specifically Miho's handle, whereas iffy I believe is asking whether it can be confirmed or n...
by darrin
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1513] - "Play"
Replies: 72
Views: 11349

Re: [1513] - "Play"

$10 they are caught holding hands on the way out and Megumi gives them the death glare. I am kinda hoping that by then she will have had a chance to take a nice long hot bath, read a bunch of ninja pr0n , and be back to her cheerful but snarky self. The teasing will be razor sharp but I am expectin...
by darrin
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1513] - "Play"
Replies: 72
Views: 11349

Re: [1513] - "Play"

Ok, I can see Piro first helping her get the toner out of her hair. By the time they are done they are both freezing and they hold each other close to try to warm up and then switch on the hot water. They then proceeded to help each other get cleaned up and the steam conviently obscures our view of...
by darrin
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1513] - "Play"
Replies: 72
Views: 11349

Re: [1513] - "Play"

Yanno, this would probably be the appropriate point to end the chapter... Have been thinking about this for a day or so now, and I am going to politely disagree. I do think it's likely we've seen all we are going to see (in all senses of that word :oops:) of Piro and Kimiko for the current chapter....
by darrin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

As far as the transcripts, I don't know if the person transcribing the comic thought it was m0h the same as the chat handle and so just wrote it down that way in the transcript, or if they were told it was that, or what. The anecdote I recall (presumably from old forum discussion but I don't rememb...
by darrin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

( Maybe emphasize a bit harder that cross-posting from n+1/twitch back to n thread is not appreciated by most people ? ) Sorry for the double post, and sorry for harping on this (mostly dying I guess) issue. I have to ask though, why does "most people" have to be the threshold here? What possible p...
by darrin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

Such as m0h is Miho's chat handle, but the character in Endgames isn't really named by name ever. Last panel of 1210 , Pirogoeth says "M0h?" (It's hard to tell from the all-caps font in the comic itself, but the transcript confirms it's spelled with a zero.) Also the transcripts for the strips in w...
by darrin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 17171

Re: [1512] Which one

i'd say it deprives the forum of at least the possibility to mention the mood of the next comic... If no one is allowed to mention even what they perceive as the mood of the next comic, because they have seen it, then the forum discussion with the likes of me really dies out. I want to see Fred's c...