[2012-Jun-24] How it felt

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[2012-Jun-24] How it felt

Postby murbard » Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:19 am

I feel a little stupid, but I absolutely do not get this. Can someone explain?
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:57 pm

zach is saying it looks like people grow older but it feels like they're still a kid operating an older body

it's not a new insight but at least he did it in 6 words
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Willa » Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:42 pm

In the top panel, it looks like the person is growing older over time. In the lower panel, we discover that all of the three grown-up figures are in fact puppets being operated by a stick. The child is struggling to manage the oversized puppets from behind. So, despite the physical appearance of growing up, she is actually a "child at heart" and struggling to behave as maturely as she is expected to be.

Just wanted to explain in more detail, since some people might not immediately see that the adults in the lower panel are puppets.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:52 pm

is Zach saying he feels like a child? I don't feel like I did when I was 8. I feel like what I am.


Should I be proud of this? I seem to be far ahead of a lot of comedians.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby murbard » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:48 am

Ahhh, that's a puppet on a stick. It looks as if the child was pushing their head up, but it wasn't clear to me the stick was attached to the head. I'd have gotten it if they were puppets on strings.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Willa » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:46 pm

Yeah, at first glance I thought that the child was pulling the adults' hair or something like that.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:52 pm

Sorry guys I guess I'm just too good at understanding things

you guys see Heroes? I'm like Sylar.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Apocalyptus » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:27 am

You murdered your mother with whom you had a relationship that had creepy Oedipal undertones?
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:32 am

Oh come on apoc, that could mean anyone.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Apocalyptus » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:44 am

I'm sorry, I was just trying to use vague questions to seem insightful, like I learned in psychology training.
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:09 am

And in psychic training!
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Fri Jun 29, 2012 11:31 am

Sooooo, you're crazy, right?
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Re: [2012 June 24] How it felt

Postby GUTCHUCKER » Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:30 pm

Oh no your bra!
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