[2012-Jun-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Destructicus » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:20 pm

That Guest, again wrote:Ugh, if the mods would confirm my account, I could have edited my last post. Anyway, here are some more I remembered:

The Illusionist, 12 Monkeys, Being John Malkovich, Identity. Honorable mentions: Lucky Number Slevin, Donnie Darko.
I watched Identity without having heard or read anything about it and loved it. I did however start to predict some plot developments halfway through. That didn't take away any of the excitement though.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Аחоחymоus » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:34 pm

Destructicus wrote:
Jewlian wrote:Stupid chip can't even simulate blood splatter. She must've gotten a Chinese knockoff happiness chip.
The chip simulates only things that make one happy.

But this flaw ultimately led to the woman realizing the effects of the chip, which did not make her happy.
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That Guest, again wrote:Ugh, if the mods would confirm my account, I could have edited my last post. Anyway, here are some more I remembered:

The Illusionist, 12 Monkeys, Being John Malkovich, Identity. Honorable mentions: Lucky Number Slevin, Donnie Darko.
I watched Identity without having heard or read anything about it and loved it. I did however start to predict some plot developments halfway through. That didn't take away any of the excitement though.

As did I, but I didn't predict the end.

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Nuurgle wrote:This was definitely one of my favorite, and also one of the saddest, comics I've read here in a long time. Enough so that I created a forum account just to post this.
I'm glad I'm not the only one.

You two are not alone.

Lethal Interjection wrote:
Аחоחymоus wrote:So, did you happen to see yourself? Are you two indeed the same? Also, where is Canadia and how can I get there from JFK?


Uh. Oh.

That doesn't sound too good.

theseum wrote:The movie that the comic most resembles is repo men (not to be confused with repo man, a vastly superior movie.)

Which reminds me, I spelled it wrong in my second post--pre-account. I meant repo MEN, not repo MAN.

Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:
Аחоחymоus wrote: Also, where is Canadia and how can I get there from JFK?

Why, how do you think it's spelled?

I've certainly been to Canadia, however: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/show/252350
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:45 pm

Аחоחymоus wrote:
Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:
Аחоחymоus wrote: Also, where is Canadia and how can I get there from JFK?

Why, how do you think it's spelled?

I've certainly been to Canadia, however: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/show/252350


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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Аחоחymоus » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:19 pm

Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:
Аחоחymоus wrote:
Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:Why, how do you think it's spelled?

I've certainly been to Canadia, however: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/show/252350


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I see their education system is quite good.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Jewlian » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:01 pm

Lethal Interjection wrote:
Jewlian wrote:
Lethal Interjection wrote:I'm so glad this thread turned into a list of suspense thrillers.


Or am I?


Stewart Francis you are not....or are you?


That stinging barb would probably be more effective if I knew who you were talking about.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWH5XubG ... age#t=346s
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby FutureOverlordofLazy » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:27 pm

Okay, I know that just a couple comics ago, I complained about a lack of funny, but let me tell you:

This is absolutely brilliant. Beyond amazing. I love it when normally funny webcomic writers come up with things like this. It really shows a depth of writing ability that we just don't normally see. And, aside from that, the comic was awesome.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Yoo-jin » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:05 am

MWSCHandT wrote:Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami?


Wow, someone else read that book as well?

This does seem to be rather similar.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Brok » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:25 am

Hi,

I like this comic. Reminds me of the shirt story by John Brunner, "The Easy Way out". In this story two crash landing astronauts have to decide whether to suffer to the bitter end or to switch on a device to enjoy the last hours in a lucky virtual life.

Nice, nice.

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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Brok » Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:53 pm

There's another SF short story similar to this comic: "The Stuff" by Henry Slesar. In this story a man with fatal injuries gets a new drug and is miraculously healed. Then, he lives a very happy life...
Really? ;-)

Still love stories like these...
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby COnfused » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:08 pm

Was part of the end removed? Am missing something? IT's not the same ending today as it was when I first saw it.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Emmm » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:11 pm

Same thing here. Now I'm not sure if I'm in reality or have triggered the pleasure chip...
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Cigamit » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:29 pm

Yes, it seems to have been changed. The last few frames were removed. A quick google search and you can find the original though.

The missing frames:
Mom says "That's odd. He was right next to you when I shot him. Why aren't you covered in Blood? Why aren't you crying?"
Boy says "Because I'm the happiest boy ever and you're the best mommy, and nothing's wrong at all!"
Last frame is the mother with a perplexed look on her face.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby ChaoticBrain » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:59 pm

Zach realized that having a good comic would ruin his bad comic streak, so he changed it secretly in the hopes that no one would notice he actually wrote something clever for once.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Confused » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:21 pm

Tats a shame, I really like the original more. It gave both, fatal flaw and horrible revelation feeling. Just..that moment ..the very moment when the horror of the truth dawns..and then you die realizing your child is still in peril.

Man that was brilliant. I wish He would say something about changing it.
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Re: [2012-June-06] Happy Happy Joy Joy

Postby Guest » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:55 am

Mine remains unchanged...
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