too many gay couples

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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Kimra » Tue May 24, 2016 11:32 am

: ( Were there any lizardmen* having sex?

*or lizardfish I'm no racist
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby BigWhoCares » Tue May 24, 2016 4:25 pm

Kimra wrote:: ( Were there any lizardmen* having sex?

*or lizardfish I'm no racist


http://smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4072

Well I'm not sure what Hziulquoigmnzhah of Cykranosh, The Dread Spawn of Cxaxukluth identifies as..
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Kimra » Wed May 25, 2016 6:14 am

This is only a suggestion, and a suggestion of a mixed-species relationship at that. I wanted pure lizardmen representation and you have given me this? Shame on you, shame on your cow.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Sahan » Wed May 25, 2016 4:10 pm

How well does this comic represent people having sex with their cows?
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Lethal Interjection » Thu May 26, 2016 12:49 am

WHERE ARE THE CHUDS?

I DEMAND EQUAL CHUD REPRESENTATION!
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby AlixeTiir » Sat May 28, 2016 4:16 am

foerno wrote:i like how Zach portrays normal couple situations using both straight and gay characters but i feel the SMBC population differs significantly from the general population by the number of homosexual people, being skewed towards the gay side. has anyone run any statistical tests on that?


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Re: too many gay couples

Postby hamjudo » Sun May 29, 2016 3:06 am

I just ran a meta analysis combining my recollection of reading the newspaper comics for the last 50 years, and the two statistical reports earlier in this thread.

Even if Zach were to include a gratuitous gay couple in every comic for the next 50 years, gay couples would still be underrepresented in the comic realm.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby FallOutCoy » Wed Jun 01, 2016 1:10 pm

BigWhoCares wrote:Ok, I was curious so I looked at comics from the last 5 months. This was counting people in relationships, or where there was a clear romantic/sexual attraction, where both were depicted in the comic.
Hetero: 10
Homo: 4
That's more than 25% of all relationships depicted as being homosexual, though this is a very small sample. One thing to note though is that all the homosexual relationships were between two males, and 3 of the 4 depicted them having sex. To me it seems that homosexual relationships receive different treatment to heterosexual relationships in this comic.


I might take it on to parse a larger amount of comics after work just for science. But I know there have been plenty of lesbians and plenty of homosexual relationships shown in a non sexual manner
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Francois » Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:37 am

Not giving a fuck + time to waste = data

Here we go (from April 19 2015 to june 05 2016)

Couple, on a date, or some weird sex shit

Hétéro: 42
Homo: 8
Homo in simulated reallity: 2
Otter people: 1
Alien: 3
All characters from star wars at the same time: 1
Unseen people and a spoon: 1
BDSM threesome with two politicians: 1
Pinocchio:1

Family:

Hétéro couple with children: 17
Homo couple with children: 0
Dad with children: 28
Mom with children: 17
Mom with kid and children: 1
Satanist aunt with children: 1
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Kimra » Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:42 am

: ( Still no lizard people. : (

I'm so betrayed.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Pepe » Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:59 pm

Guest wrote:
foerno wrote:SMBC population differs significantly from the general population

SMBC is a comic. Since there are more issues (psych, not political) towards homo- than heterosexuals, it stands to reason they would show up more often in comedy. Honestly, I'd say they are underrepresented.

14.6% is overrepresenting. The actual number is prbably below 7%. And foerno is talking about normal couple situations , such as http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4117
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby nerd » Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:58 pm

It is over-representing if you take into account the general population. If you take into account the amount of people that like this comic, the gay is probably much higher.

The over-representation that actually gets me is the amount of people depicted wanting to hook-up with nerds, when in real life they most often have to settle romancing pillows, robots, plastic figures and 2D cartoon girls.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Lethal Interjection » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:55 pm

If we were to edit out stereotypes from this thread it would be a lot shorter, I think.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Francois » Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:38 am

There is an overepresentation of Satanist aunt with children and Otter People. Where is everybody when it's time to adress important social issues.
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Re: too many gay couples

Postby Amoxil » Mon Jun 13, 2016 7:11 am

Say NO to racist!!!

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