[2011-Jun-18] Overview of Geeklipses

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[2011-Jun-18] Overview of Geeklipses

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http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2280

I've just read the latest comic the second time and I've noticed something disturbing. Shouldn't there be "Star Wars" instead of "Star Trek" in the votey? Or did I just miss the joke. Explain me what I didn't get, because I highly doubt a geek of his status would commit such a terrible, terrible faux pa.

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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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Tantalus_ wrote:I've just read the latest comic the second time and I've noticed something disturbing. Shouldn't there be "Star Wars" instead of "Star Trek" in the votey? Or did I just miss the joke. Explain me what I didn't get, because I highly doubt a geek of his status would commit such a terrible, terrible faux pas.
Er, that was the joke. He was trying to defuse an uncomfortable situation and he just made it worse.
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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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Tantalus_ wrote:I've just read the latest comic the second time and I've noticed something disturbing. Shouldn't there be "Star Wars" instead of "Star Trek" in the votey? Or did I just miss the joke. Explain me what I didn't get, because I highly doubt a geek of his status would commit such a terrible, terrible faux pa.
I'm pretty she's the geek and the fundamental incompatibility is that he doesn't get nerd culture at all, thus mixing up Star Wars and Star Trek.
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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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Zach needs to stop inverting the stereotype like this 'cause people really aren't getting it.
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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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A preference for RotJ indicates serious deficiencies. It's basically a kiddie movie, so the dude is either a manchild or lying. Not that caring about Star Wars that much is a good sign anyway -- ESB is just adult for a Star Wars movie.

And OP, your only misspelling, that I noticed anyway, was in French: pa instead of pas.

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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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Loraxxe wrote:A preference for RotJ indicates serious deficiencies. It's basically a kiddie movie, so the dude is either a manchild or lying. Not that caring about Star Wars that much is a good sign anyway -- ESB is just adult for a Star Wars movie.
Thanks for clarifying that. My knowledge about Star Wars saga is pretty close to non-existant, I was always more of a Trekkie. Probably thats why I missed the whole point.
Loraxxe wrote:And OP, your only misspelling, that I noticed anyway, was in French: pa instead of pas.
How silly of me. Of course its "pas", I always remembered that because Piers Anthony made a language joke about it in one of Xanth books I read as a kid ;).Anyways, thanks for pointing that out.

So, as James would say, problem solved!

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Tantalus_ wrote: I always remembered that
Quite obviously not.

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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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Zach needs to write what we tell him to in his comics because we are obviously much funnier and know better than him and also it is supposed to be srs business. Serious Morning Business Comics, anyone?
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GUTCHUCKER wrote:Zach needs to write what we tell him to in his comics because we are obviously much funnier and know better than him and also it is supposed to be srs business. Serious Morning Business Comics, anyone?
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We're all clowns anyway.
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Re: Overview of Geeklipses [18 June 2011]

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I, for one, don't have any talents whatsoever. Well, except for the eyebrow thing.
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