Is this whole set going to be recursive jokes? Not necessarily . . .
Tiger’s drooling and he’s making me start. Tiger better quit.
now u gots meh started durnet >.<
OH NOEZ rong e-mail
I did that yesterday! xD
yah ai tend 2 do it a lot
Put your gravatar on both!
nut de other e-mail isn’t mai…n
Then you’re lucky they didn’t have a gravatar.
Same here, but it’s mainly cuz I just brushed my teeth.
BTW since I make pizzas all day in summer VR pizza is not such a big thing for me. XD
But wait, what’s the point of having a virtual pizza if you can’t eat it?! No point to enjoying it! D:
Oh, Marvin, so easily are you deceived.
iz… iz dat lackadaisy?
Why yes, yes it is.
I pobably should go with Freckle, but this seemed so much more FUN, y’know?
I read all the way through “Lackadaisy Gallivant” in one sitting.
YAY IT’S UPDATED TODAY!
The new radio play is done pretty well, actually:
Even though it does end before Freckle and… the laugh
it’s good but ai expected rocky’s voice to be less… more less weird u no
Yeah. It’s never exactly how you imagine it. I’m going to have a REALLY hard time with Freckle’s voice, because I just can’t imagine him with an Irish accent.
If they even do another one. Which I hope they do. Heck, if I had any money I’d pay them myself!
Heck, I just realised that I don’t really think of Freckle as an adult, even though I guess he is supposed to be. And that’s kind of weird, given wha he get up to. In the first few comics where he and Rocky play “vigilante”, he seems more like a little kid to me, despite going out for the police force.
Wow. That is a HUGE block of text. Especially on an iPhone.
well, it was on my iphone screen when I was writing it
but yah ai picture him as a kid 2 not sure y it just fits u no?
After a while picturing anyone under 30… or maybe 40… as a kid starts to become easier.
Maybe it’s just the awkwardness and the shyness.
I have to point this out. Marvin’s face in the last panel is the look of “What did I just get myself into?”
hehehe so expected from tiger
And I suppose The Water Park is a virtual taco stand
i don’t think so .. it would be far more likely that “The water park” would be a virtual slushy machine .. or something
lol a VR of a pizza shop named a rollercoaster
I suggest the ferrets transfer this recursive system over to all sorts of merchandice.
I don’t get the alt-text though:
“Right next door there’s a VR machine of this VR machine and it’s right on the edge of Scanners.”
It’s the Scanners part I don’t understand. Anybody care to enlighten me?
The only thing that comes to mind is the “Scanners” movie – unless that’s another theme name.
Oh, well I haven’t seen the movie so… now I’ll look it up!
TO TE INTERNET!
Wait, I’m already on the Internet…
TO THE BATMOBILE!
Okay, I’ll just go get some pizza…
TO A ROLLERCOASTER!
Okay, that just confused the GPS…
TO PIZZA HUT!
‘Kay, got pizza… (Ba Da Da DAA!)
TO THE BATCAVE!
Man, it’s dark in here…
TO THE LIGHTSWITCH!
Few, that’s bett– OH GOD BATS! BATS IN MY FACE! AHHH!
Okay, take shower, eat pizza, now what… Oh right!
TO THE INTERNET!
Umm… oh jeez I forgot what I was going to do on the Internet. Maybe I’ll just read webcomics or something.
Ha. That was brilliant.
Thank you, thank you very much!
I’ll be here until you drive me out with fire and pitchforks, or at least next thursday.
And I was standing there eating pizza while you were doing all that! lol
Sounds to me like the scanners are one of those machines that create a 3D computer model by passing a laser over the surface, so the scanner they used to crate the VR world for the ride are still in the park
Now, does the VR experience cover the inside of the ovens? Or perhaps virtual smells?
no, i believe that happens when you’re using VVR glasses, not VR.
Haha of course the pizza place and the roller coaster have their names switched.
ai wOnder wat the taco stand is :3
I don’t know, but I just won a big plush dolphin at The Restrooms!
Hmmm. What about the Funnel Cake Warehouse?
That’s a gift shop.
So what do they sell? Funnel Cake plushies?
I don’t know, but I don’t think that kid was supposed to eat that stuffed doll in there.
leave it to Tiger, to manage through the rides’ correct names
My head hurts……..
Can i get virtual sardines on my virtual pizza?
is the “Recusrive” typo intended ? If so, I’m not getting the intention =P
I see it too:
One is right, in the description. The one in the actual comic is a typo. Don’t blame Rick though, I’m sure he’s just tired. Right Rick?
I don’t blame Rick.
Besides, I’m not pefrect either.
It got fixed “Recursive”.
(I have that book somewhere, now I have to go find it.)
No bodie iz purfikt add al!
OMFG ai went on a ride just laike dat one called skyventure exept me & mai family got 2 go on first befor every1 else cause mai dad used his words! ^_^
weelp ai’m tired g-night mai peeps -_-
Also we now know that all of this is not going to be just one off like jokes that should be interesting.
I mean one offs about the park (lol is sleepy)
Is it me or does Marvin seem kinda like a jerk to Tiger in this one?
Gah, I need sleep.
It’s all becase of panel one over here:
it’s not exactly something new.
You got the be here til thursday from Shrek didn’t you. Poor Marvin.
and yes, poor, poor, Marvin.
We only sort of knew thee, but you were pretty cool nonetheless.
wait, does this mean that they’ll get virtual pizza?
But they’ll have to pay real money for it!
Except the theme park is free for one day only! Didn’t they get those vouchers or whatever?
A VR pizza shop?
Do they made VR pizza deliveries?
Cuz I’m really craving a VR pizza right now.
Here’s your VR delivery! Just put these glasses on and enjoy your meal. That’ll be $11.99. Oh, and I’ll need you to sign this form so that you know that we have no liability over you and if you die because of our product, note that it was at your own risk, but enough about the details. Just sign here, please!
*Looks at small print on the contract*
Note: Side effects include death from starvation, eye cancer, pulmonary edema, etc., but don’t worry! You won’t even read these small little details! E|:D
Thank you very much.
*Signs then closes door*
Hey! I didn’t order a VR supreme pizza.
It’s a good thing I didn’t VR tip you.
Now I want REAL pizza, not this delicious steak.
Mm… now I want VR steak.
“I know that this steak isn’t real. My mind tells me that it is juicy, and tender, and delicious… but I know that it isn’t real. You know what? After __ years outside I’ve learned something. Ignorance is bliss.”
paraphrased, but whatever.
My mouth is watering.
Good Matrix reference. You know it’s bad enough that Tiger is making me drool. You and him need to both stop or I might cause a flood!
Drool me a river?
No! WHAT HAVE I DONE?!
Also, I thank you. Have you ever noticed that–NO! I WILL NOT GO OFF ON AN UNRELATED TANGENT! I WILL. NOT. DO IT.
“I want to be rich, you know, like an actor.”
“Whatever you want, Mr. Reagan.”
“Whatever you want, Mister Baggins…”
“Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Anderson, and ideas are bulletproof.”
Sorry, but Agent Smith always worms his way into Hugo Weaver’s other movies.
woops, that’s Hugo WeavING, not WeavER.
MISter Baggins. It seems… that you have been living… two lives. In one, you are a popular… gentleman… of hobbiton. In the other… you are… the Ringbearer. Only one of these lives… has a future.
You have rendered me speechless! I can not compliment you enough! Brilliant! Exquisite! Bravo, good sir, bravo!
I never even thought of that one!
(bows… and steals your socks while you’re distracted)
The funny thing is, Cypher’s real name was Reagan. And he didn’t want to remember ANYthing. And he wanted to be a politician or an actor. Who does that remind you of?
Whoops, it was “Regan”. Close enough.
Its..a dream within a dream…with PIZZA!!
“Have you ever had a pizza… that you were so sure was real…”
Reminds me of what someone said: something abou you are in a perfect dream machine, you wake up and walk out. Then you wake up, and the operator apologizes for the glitch and you walk out. How can you be sure that you really woke up?
You eat the pizza, and then the delivery guy shows up with your pizza, which you eat. How can you be sure you’ve eaten it? Y’know, other than the feeling of fullness and stuff… *scuffs foot against floor*
That’s why you never go into a recursive plotline without popping tonic. Just in case you get stuck in a little harmonic labyrinth after Hexachlorophene J. Goodforttune kidnaps you from the Ferris Wheel.
Now if only I had any idea what you were talking about at all whatsoever…
It’s explained down below…
Thats easy! If I have 2 empty pizza boxes, I most likely have eaten 2 pizzas.
While you guys go do that, I’m going to try out that new horror rail ride, The Information Kiosk
What do you want?
We want … information!
This is why you’ll have to double check the map, even if it means taking it from your buddy
virtual reality is only good for games. I’m saying you really cant get a thrill from VR rollercoasters, I’d rather the real thing, plus you cant eat pizza
Now, about games… VR L4D anyone?
YES. YES. YES. A THOUSAND TIMES YES.
I’d rather a thousand zombie ;3
but I like your enthusiasm
You’re supposed o go offscreen! Like this:
or laike dis :3
or even like this:
Gag, cough, splutter
or perhaps laike dis
And then they open the pizza box and inside is a little metal top that just doesn’t seem to ever stop spinning.
Either he’s referencing a video game, or he’s talking about those tiny plastic tables that hold the box top up
I remember when I used to put my slice on those little plastic tables and just hold on to the little tine thingies in order to eat my pizza. Good times. Whatever happened to those things, anyway?
Or I might be talking about a recent popular movie that explored the theme of constructed realities and going, per the title of the strip, ‘one deeper’.
HHEEEYYY root you read housepets too? I know you from your comic The Dawn Chapel! (yes I’m plugging your comic for you. XD)
This is the worst theme park ever.
I demand a nonexistent refund.
No! This is the BEST theme park ever! You just need to read the map.
It’s an anti-stupid-person measure.
I’m not saying you’re stupid, just that people who take the time to read the legend are fine. In case you were being offended. It was late.
I’m still confuuuuuuused.. ._.
AAHHH!!! THAT AVVIE SCARES ME D:
I wonder if that’s one of those “five senses” VR environment.
Those Ferrets went and mixed everything up. -_- of course, it all makes sense now, the food places are the rides and visa-versa!
They didn’t go mad. That implies that they started off somewhere else.
They started off crazy.
This is a strange, strange comic sometimes (not neccesarily a bad thing mind you)
That’s the good thing about VR. There are 528491 uses for it. ^^
Like duct tape, but more limited in scope?
“Are you quesioningy logic?”
My kingdom for an edit button.
Oh, and also a box of oreos that never empties…
So to make it straight all that’s named after food is a ride and that’s named after a ride is food… TOOOOOO HARD FOR MY BRAIN TO UNDERSTAAAAAA(BAMM)!!! DX
YAY we finally get to see one of the rides… ermm.. nevermind…
I do like these two, havent seem em in awhile
Man that theme park would get annoyin after awhile as well
Tiger and friends will be right back!
After a word from our sponsors. :3
the bad news is he can’t eat it.
Marvin has the most AWESOME combination of fur color/eyes color I ever saw in a cat!
Just noticed: the collar is the color of his eyes.
Tiger and Friends will be right back! =P
Except Scanners wasn’t a VR movie, it was about telepaths making people’s heads explode.
Always ruining everything, someone is.
I semi-remember Johnny Pnemonic, does that count?
Johnny Mnemonic? You make him sound like a hospital ward.
I said I only sort of remembered it.
And you have to admit, it does SORT OF sound like Pneumonia. Really. It does. I promise.
Yo dog, I heard you like Vitrual Reality so we put a VR machine in your VR machine so you can imaginate while you imaginate!
Will we visit the Little Harmonic Labyrinth?
The interlude in “Gödel Escher Bach” where Hostadter indulges in recursive plotlines starts in an amusement park.
Unfortunately it’s a poorly scanned copy and the nesting is messed up. This one you really need to read on paper.
We’d need a Pushcorn stand for that!
this is approximately what happened to me as I read this.
Oh man, they did a wonderful job of adapting new animations to that soundtrack. Bravo! Amazing! Raspberry to the birds!
And you need to read the whole book to appreciate that. By the time you get to that chapter you’ll be ready to take it in stride. Plus you’ll have all kinds of new ideas for recursive rides.
Wonder what the thing marked Exit is…
It’s probably “the ultimate ride”!
Maybe it’s the fun ride.
This whole “One Deeper” thing, is reminding me of Inception.
Ah, so they’re eating non-existent pizza?
…in a resturant setting that isn’t there.
It’s a simulation of the pizza stand next door, so technically it is there; they are the ones that are not there
“Hey, I got this cool looking package in the mail!”
“Well go ahead and open it.”
“Hell cool! It’s nuclear fission!”
“WHAT? HEY GIVE ME THAT!”
“NO! IT’S MINE!”
*Fission device falls to ground*
“Few, for a second there I thought it was going to–”
must go towards pretty explosion!
Old school atomic scientists: “And I am become death, devourer of worlds.”
The new guard of atomic scientists: “Gone fission.”
I see what you did there. Nice.
hmmmm wonder if they have a VR of the Behemoth. what? is that not light enough for u marvin?
Wait, I thought the theme was “Theme Parks” not “Restraunts”
…btw, I’m getting REALLY good at drawling Peanut…
So um, is there any actual rides not involving food? It seems as though the theme is Theme Park “Food”. I wouldn’t have a problem with it =) but I hope the Janitors are well paid! =D
Janitors might be the titles of the park attendants.
Wow, very VERY good point.
Sometimes I feel like Tiger
- Distressed from work
- continues brainflow to food
- Hating my name(s)
- Not getting along with anyone
same here TG
so you should be the one who would understand me IF I PRINTED HOUSEPETS instead of WALKING AWAY VERRY SLOWLY
Testing testing 123… seems to be working. Commenting for the first time yay. I have recently became addicted to this web comic. Nice work with this.
word of advise always stick to the comic or else Rick will remove it…. u might already know that tho.
I like pizza! ^_^
“I have recently became addicted to this web comic” seems pretty well stuck to me
Thanks for telling me. But i dont think i would be since Frank made a valid point.
i mean in the near future just incase u go completely off topic.
HI! I would have welcomed you sooner, but I have been a bit distracted.
Welcome to our little (perhaps not so little?) group of commenters and… and… I forgot what I was going to say. Anyways, HI!
Also, Argent seems to be beating me to all the new people nowadays…
Once is happenstance, Twice is coincidence, but THRICE is enemy action!
I think this is only twice so far though.
i wonder if Marvin would think the Behemoth has someth’in to do with moth’s.
marvin has that “i’ll kill you and i won’t lose a night of sleep, dude.” look on his face in the 2nd panel.
I thought the theme of the park was Theme Parks, not Restaurants!
THE THEME PARK WAS A LIE!
No my dear E, it is a truth. DURRRR
That’s just the name of the funnel cake kiosk.
so what would “Funnel cake” be?
E for Excitable
“The Theme Park is a pie… shack.”
That’s what I said =D I thought it was a theme park theme park, not a giant restaraunt…though, I’d love to see what Tiger’s seeing right now. *yum*
he is seeing VR pizza.
I’m sorry, but I don’t see the downside.
This theme park sounds great!
your avie matches your statement perfectly.
Somebody saw Inception.
Is that the movie on which the Altext is based?
Is there also a VR of that VR machine, as well?
is there also a VR of that VR of that VR of that VR? u could go on forever with that question.
except that once the answer is no, then the line of questions must stop.
WHY, FERRETS, WHY?!?
The question you should be asking, Mr. Anderson, is “why NOT”.
Come on Rockstar, haven’t you ever wanted to go on a roller coaster with the words “First Aid Station” right in the name? Ooh. I’m getting on that one. I’ll catch up to you guys later over at the Employees Only ride.
…But the Empoyees only Ride is only for first time visitors.
nice, I think this would be the most annoying theme park ever
LOL, this theme park is turning out to be quite a challenge.
Oh how I wish I could get Sim Coaster to work. I would totally build this park! Food, rides and mind-shattering confusion? For an otter, this is paradise!
For now, I’m going over to The Gift Shop to play on the waterslides!
VR Pizza… hope there are no VR Anchovies… ICK.
No anchovies? That’s not my pizza! I spell my name… DANGER!
(We’ll be right back to Tiger and Pals after these messages!)
This whole place needs a remap…just my 2 cents …
“Uhm sorry Sir, where are the toilets?” “Oh right overthere.” “Thank you!…..WHAT it´s a rollercoaster?”
Yeah, I wouldn´t like that.
Oh jeez, I hadn’t thought of that…
Hopefully it’s clearly marked on the map.
These comics keep getting better and better. Keep up the good work Rick =D
OH NOEZ AI’M NOT GONNA BE HERE FOR DE UPDATE CUZ AI WUZ UP ALL NIGHT D:
i bet king knows where all the rides are.
Hopefully King will show up Friday.
Me 2. Let’s just hope he doesn’t find the Soda bar
A.k.A: “Let’s Get NAKED!!!”
WOO! EVERYBODY TAKE YOUR COLLARS OFF!
ONTOPIC: Since for some reason, collars stop you from becoming neekid.
Off i guess?: When is the comic updated. every two days at midnight or what?
Reply: Off i Guess: I think so, at least it says it is in the calender
someone likes pizza a little to much, well, i dont blame him
Virtual pizza. At least it isn’t fattening.
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