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Old 04-05-2016, 05:13 PM
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Default Everything's Rad at Gunnerkrigg Court!

What is up, my fellow cool kids? Today I wanna tell you about this awesome-tacular 'net comic called Gunnerkrigg Court. It's written by a dude named Tom Siddell, and it's about this fly chick, Antimony "Annie" Carver, and her days at Gunnerkrigg Court, a completely boring and uncool place of learning... NOT! It's actually a crazy school swarming with magic, secrets, and zany technology!

When Annie's not unraveling the wicked mysteries of Gunnerkrigg Court (and bordering forest Gilltie Wood), she likes to hang with her best bud Kat, a bodacious babe who's an ace with machines, and Renard, a radastrophic demon who lives in Annie's stuffed wolf. Together with Renard's bros Coyote and Ysengrin, eternal chill pill (and numba one stunnah) Jones, Kat's gal pal Paz, and Shadow and Robot, two monster bros just bro-ing it up, there's no end to the hijinx these cats get into!

So what's the 4-1-1?: Because Annie's dad is a total hater and cut her off from her friends, Annie has had like, no chill for the past couple months. But then she went to the bowling alley with her friends, and got better! Maybe? Next page will tell us for sure.

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Old 04-05-2016, 05:57 PM
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Oh, right. D:

Gunnerkrigg Court is the best and everyone should read it!

Start at the beginning.

But don't worry, the art gets way better.
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Old 04-05-2016, 10:52 PM
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Yeah, I could use a new webcomic to follow. Definitely got to remember to actually get to it rather than it being on the eternal backburner.
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Old 04-06-2016, 02:40 AM
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Annie has managed to gracefully recover from walking into a door.

A skill I've never managed to learn despite years of practice.
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:39 AM
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Yay, she's better now!
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:42 AM
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Annie has managed to gracefully recover from walking into a door.

A skill I've never managed to learn despite years of practice.
Nah it's easy you just say "WHO PUT THAT THERE" and then everything's cool.
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Old 04-06-2016, 12:39 PM
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Yeah, I could use a new webcomic to follow. Definitely got to remember to actually get to it rather than it being on the eternal backburner.
I highly recommend reading gunnerkrigg court Actually As Soon As Possible. It's super great!
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Old 04-08-2016, 06:17 PM
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Hey it's the white haired girl and... her brother who also has white hair and a nice mustache.
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I could have sworn I'd spent time reading the GC thread on Talking Time multiple times. This is weird.
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Old 04-09-2016, 09:48 PM
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I could have sworn I'd spent time reading the GC thread on Talking Time multiple times. This is weird.
the original thread got deleted when a certain member's posts and threads all got scrubbed
What thread? There's no thread. There never was a thread. Nope. This is it. This is the thread.
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It's a rad thread.

Perhaps the best thread?
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Old 04-10-2016, 06:10 AM
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Last night I dreamt that I had to explain the premiae of Gunnerkrigg to my sister so that I could catch her up while we watched an epiaode of the Gunnerkrigg cartoon. And now I really want a Gunnerkrigg cartoon.
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:26 AM
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.....good dog.
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Old 04-13-2016, 01:57 PM
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My heart is breaking at the look of unbearable crushing sadness on Annie's face in the second panel.
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Old 04-18-2016, 03:24 AM
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I already like where this is going.
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Old 04-22-2016, 11:44 AM
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What? It's just the Court Welcoming Committee!
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Old 04-22-2016, 12:32 PM
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Come to give a big ol' Howdy-Doo to their newest student
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Old 04-22-2016, 03:54 PM
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Just step straight through the De-fumigator of Greetings!
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Monday:

The fumigators march past the fairy and spray Annie right in the face.

Anthony Carver makes another checkmark in his "Emotionally-Damaging Parenting Techniques" handbook.
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Old 04-28-2016, 11:16 AM
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Yay! Parley returns! Been too long since we've last seen her.

I'm expecting a new hairstyle.
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Old 04-29-2016, 03:31 PM
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Smitty's looking pretty grown up these days, so put me down as expecting Parley to change her look quite a bit.
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:21 AM
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I like Ms. Bugsy, she is emotionally honest and has pink hair
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I like Ms. Bugsy, she is emotionally honest and has pink hair
Hey! It's just Bugsy, thank you.
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Old 05-13-2016, 07:45 AM
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Oh, is that what Parley and Smitty's connection looks like from the Ether?
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Old 05-13-2016, 07:58 AM
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I think just Smitty, he can rearrange reality in a way that suits him, so a pile of magical strings tied to his arm makes sense.
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I think just Smitty, he can rearrange reality in a way that suits him, so a pile of magical strings tied to his arm makes sense.
Not quite. If I remember right, his powers are swinging statistical probability in his favor.

Wait, why has no one taken him to Vegas yet? Or at least started a craps game around him.
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Not quite. If I remember right, his powers are swinging statistical probability in his favor.
SORTA?

As I understand it, Smitty's "power" is that he's just unnaturally lucky. He doesn't really know anything more than anyone else, it's just that all the freak coincidences of the universe all just sorta line themselves up for him. He's not choosing to get a royal flush in every single hand of poker, but that's what he'll naturally get dealt. He doesn't KNOW what the outcome of a coin toss is gonna be when he calls it, but it's gonna land that way. So whenever he "summons" parley LIKE BAM he's just making a guess, but his very nature ensures his guesses will be right.

So when Smitty wanders into a field, thinks to himself "hey it would be cool to find a four leaf clover", then looks down to see a whole bunch of em at his feet, did his power lead him to that point, or did they reach into the past and cause a bunch of four leaf clovers to grow in that exact spot, just because he decided to look for one now? He's not sure! And that's why he's being careful with his Parley guesses.
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Old 05-18-2016, 10:24 AM
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Here's Jones' original explanation of Smitty's power. Seems its not so much "luck" as "order".
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Well.

That's not ominous at all.


SCREAM.
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What? They're just using them as cheap data processing.
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