Yes! Finally Tarot is back! And Sabrina too.
yeah bout time… now when are we gonna see a strip with tarot and peanut together again??? thats the real wait!!
Maybe next year if Grape has anything to do with it
grape have feeling for peanut, too.
How you all Can so so so … *plz put the finished sentence here :3*
Speaking of which, her eyes turned green in panel 3, but then back.
That is because she was accessing her powers to see “the future”! *waves hands mysteriously*
*joins in the mysteriousy waving of the hand*
“These are not the droids you are looking for…”
Sabrina can speak?
WAIT A MINUTE!!! RICK MADE A BLAM! !!!
Do Tarrot’s eyes usually change color?
1) they turn green when she foresees
2) BLAM! is what is replaced on HALO3 when you try to put something vulger as text.
Rick made a BLAM!
So a “Blam!” is a bleep with a halo?
No, it’s a bleep IN Halo. 3.
Actually, BLAM stands for Big Lipped Alligator Moment (coined by the Nostalgia Critic). It refers to the singing alligator scene in All Dogs Go To Heaven. A BLAM is an incident that has no bearing on the overall plot and is never referenced again, like the cutaway clips in Family Guy.
I want you to type a vulger word into HALO 3 and tell me I’m wrong again, vieman
Okay I got it what a “BLAM!” is, but where is that in this strip? O_O”
I see no BLAM here. I see another misleadingly named ride.
In irony, I am not capable of explaining it, due to rating reasons
As the actress said to the bishop.
Derp, reply to the wrong message.
Since, like, foreverer man!
Well yeah but she literally had only said six words total before and had not even spoken since the art change. She says more than that in the second panel.
She’s spoken before. She gave Spo to Fido, remember?
Nice joker you almost made me think that!!
I did the research. Sabrina speaks in 3 out of the 5 pages she has been in.
Yeah, she doesn’t speak in the one where Tarot is talking in Peanut’s mind right before Pete gets released, or in her first appearance, where she was very, um, aggressively silent.
3 out of the 9 panels prior to this strip
6 out of 13 including this strip.
Then the alt text is VERY misleading
It’s a joke!
Leave it to me to miss a joke
… in bed.
HOW DO YOU READ SO FAST?
I have had dreams about particular Housepets characters… character… Grape…. But no need for details, I’m just that BLAM! good
Wait, you dream about Grape? Well, I suppose that’s about on par with dreams of Zerg Headcrab Zombies ona space ship that has a small desert in it.
Sure. Say, have you taken note yet that your tag involves Batman, whilst mine involves Joker? I find that wierd
I have. I excuse our Internet-friendship by saying that Batman Forever (the one in which Val Kilmer plays Batman) only has TwoFace and the Riddler as bad guys.
True. So therefore, you get to live
Batman and Joker, yeah that’s funny, but it’s funnier that TwoFace and Joker both died in “Dark knight”. XD
Wait, Daisy’s a psychic, too?!
you sure you’re not “peanuting” it with this? http://www.housepetscomic.com/2009/10/30/which-plans-witch-plans/
@Gaboris. Only the actor who played Joker died, not the character
As far as we know, Daisy in NOT psychic. BUT ONLY AS FAR AS WE KNOW.
Any farther than that, and Rick only knows what’s going on.
@hyper no ai cumpletly sur it wuz a dream and daisy wuz on a broom stick and apperently ai wuz chasing her and she looked back @ me exept she look kinda mad
yeah but she’s normaly quiet
First comic of the arc a mouse named spo
yay tarot and sabrina!
Not even 30 seconds and there are three comments! Spoilsport….. Haven’t heard that one in a while XD
“party pooper” is falling a bit out of favor
Ha ha, Well, anyway, It is late in this part of the world… well, actually it is quite early, Catch you on the flip-side! (*coughs* Housepets! best comic ever *coughs*
Is there something contagious here?
Unless it’s *cough* the re*coughcough*turum of *cough* ZOMBO*cough*SIS!!!!!!!!*chough*!!!!!!!!!
I would know what you mean if you had said Kellis-Amberlee, but as for the existance of the Kellis-Amperlee virus, I hold no clue
Oh whatever. You know what I mean.
Has the second book come out yet?
I’m not sure. Google it. I’m still waitin on the American release of the 4th Skullduggery Pleasent book
I went to her website, it’s not supposed to come out until May 2011
you know Spoiling is the World Wide Web Sport i mean read the comments everywhere like youtube and other *idk which i should say* atleast spoiling is the best sport in the WWW
When her eyes glow green like that, i wonder if that’s the Spirit Dragon being a spoilsport.
I think the Spirit Dragon tells her things; but she has her own personality, and chooses what of it to reveal aloud
Why do I get the feeling this will become a PLOT POINT somewhere down the line (Sabrina almost drowning, eh?)
Spirit Dragon becoming frustrated with Sabrina, but Fido comes in and saves the day?
No way. I can see Pete doing something like that, but Spirit Dragon seems to get along very well with “low-order” beings.
I want to know how the dragon knows what’s going to happen…and in three years WILL Sabrina almost drown or will rick forget about the prediction?
Just because you’re an all knowing dragon doesn’t mean you need to rub it in Taro!
Rubbing it in taro is better than rubbing it in poi.
Your avvi so fits your comment
SUPERYAY!! thwm two gals are soooo cooooll!
Hey, yeah, I noticed that the green eyes…. and yet… Sabrina seems a little… okay with it, like saying Spoilsport… I wonder if Sabrina is special?
But it does seem that way at the moment….
anyway…. I think you are reading too far into the future Tarot…. They were focused on the present situation… but anyway…. cool comic… and funny and yay… I get to hear Sabrina finally.
It’s like something from Pratchett. The real problem with omniscience is you can see everything, and being able to focus on the current planet and century takes practice. Three years counts as the present.
Just to confuse matters, considering that the higher-order bunch have stated that there are an infinite number of low-order dimensions, this implies that there are an infinite number of dimensions that are currently-identical to any given dimension but have differing futures.
Ergo, she could – at three years out – be seeing the wrong one and there would be no way of knowing that at the moment.
Yes there are an infinite number of low-order dimensions, but IF you follow the theory that small changes will not result in LASTING branches, but that they will instead collapse back into one, you can also assume that SOME things would be constant in many of the alterverses.
NOT ONLY THAT! Some would argue that perhaps those alterverses are COMPLETELY different, as they are referred to as DIMENSIONS, not UNIVERSES. THUS, if we assume this is true, then we can also assume that other dimensions would have telltale differences and that Tarot would be able to distinguish between them with a little effort, even if they are similar and not populated by tentacle monsters.
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! With the Spirit Dragon acting as an Amplifier/Guide, Tarot should easily be able to tune out any alternate dimensions or universes and focus solely on her own, ESPECIALLY given that it is the low-order dimension/universe that Spirit Dragon appears to be most interested in at the moment. I had to specify low-order because she might have responsibilities like taking out the garbage and checking the mail in her own dimension/universe.
Oh man, oh man, you were right, I’m wall-of-texting. Oh, this is bad. I’m EVOLVING INTO A SERIOUS COMMENTER WITH PLAUSIBLE AND RELEVANT IDEAS!!!
Oh, I’m not proposing branching at all! That’s a whole other bit of confusion, since branching is never really infinite, but merely unreasonably large (and, in quantum theory, will simply result in recombinations, since a large number of possible pasts could lead to any given current situation).
And yes, indeed, in an infinite system you can find not only infinite identical universes, but an infinite number of universes with each possible variation in state, natural laws, and situation.
Thus not only will the Spirit Dragon and Tarot have infinite numbers of identical universes to deal with, but infinite numbers. of near-identical universes, and infinite numbers of divergent universes, each with infinite numbers of variants.
Even aleph-1 is a big place, and we’re in no way sure that a mere aleph-1 is what our higher order beings were referring to…
Wall-of-Text is catching isn’t it? Once you have ideas, you want to put them out there and get feedback…
Chuck Norris. I have just answered all of your questions
It’s possible to have an infinite number of universes where all universes you examine are still uniquely identifiable. For example, there may be only a finite number of universes with any particular set of physical laws, or the universes may be enumerated in a way that similar enumerations are never applied to similar universes (think of it as a quantum-cryptographically sound cosmic hash function).
I wondered to myself another spike would do since I’m already crucified. . .
Actually, dimensions are different branches of occurrences happening in the same universe, they are called alternate dimensions due to the fact that these are the dimensions that the subject would enter given a certain action was done. Universes by themselves are parallel to other dimensions since they don’t interact with each other.
Higher-order beings are entities that live in a planar or multi-planar existence such that they are able to travel through either time, dimension or universes.
Low order beings are entities that can only move through space. In geographical analogy
Peanut = point
Tarot = line
HP Universe = area
SD = Tesseract
Well, I found out that another spike hurts. . reaaaal bad.
…and I thought I was a geek.
Don’t worry, you can keep on thinking you’re a geek.
I’m a cardboard ferret and that can’t stop you from being a geek.
What I’m wondering is whether the “higher order beings” are actually capable of dealing with infinite sets directly or whether they’re only capable of dealing with finite – if possibly very very large – sets of universes. The one implies infinite information-processing and precision, the other limits the possible long-range accuracy of prediction.
Of course, we’ll probably never know – but I think the apparent fallibility of Pete and the Spirit Dragon suggests finite capabilities and predictive abilities.
This has drifted a bit into general multiverse and set theory a bit. In the interests of consistent tems, and of helping anyone who’s interested but confused, there’s a nicely-done introduction to the theory over here; http://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark/multiverse.pdf . Sadly, at this point we can’t even be sure if we’re dealing with a differing aspects of a single reality or with a level (differing hubble volumes), level two (other post-inflation bubbles of spacetime), level three (alternate quantum realities – although this doesn’t actually add anything to levels one and two), or level four (alternate fundamental structures) multiverse.
You “hear” Sabrina?
Quick, what does she sound like??
I would guess dark goth type of speech
Yay Sabrina said something and Tarot (and Dragon) is being a spoil sport lol. I love the Alt Text that was great
What’s the alt text say?
“*gasp* Sabrina said words”
Don’t get it? Check all of her appearances. She hardly ever speaks
I’ve hardly even SEEN her. Probably busy being a psychic-in-training.
And dating Fido.
But only secretly, so I guess it would take up either twice as much or only half the time of regular dating.
@elwood u should get an avie X )
Why? This one sort of vaguely looks like me.
All I see is your name.
*gasp* sabrina said words
Ha! Nice. I think Sabrina might start standing a little farther from the water now.
Her panel 3 face just cracks me up.
why is her shoulder green?
Hadn’t noticed until you said it, and now its creeping me out
RICK MADE A BOO BOO
Or the spirit has taken over her fur too.
It’s her collar…
Probably the color of her collar.
I don’t get it.. Help…
Sabrina changed her hair?
Nope, she just grew it.
I thought so too, but nope
THREE YEARS MORE OF HOUSEPETS! MEGAYAY!
Or maybe, Rick will have to cut his run short before then to avoid showing it
Or maybe it happens off camera
spoilsports, you two are >:(
What ever happened to your avatar?
when I use this computer, for some reason it keeps being blank despite my numerous and even violent attempts to correct the problem.
I’m so sorry for your loss.
Have you tried erasing the email feld and entering it in again?I know capitalization affects whether or not the gravatar shows up…
Valerio: try a different browser.
Argent: How would that help, mine works on every browser I try it on (Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, IE 8). Are you thinking it’s a cache/cookie problem?
Yeh, I’m thinking it’s a cache/cookie/saved text/etc… problem, and a different browser woud eliminate the “when I use this computer” weirdness and localize it to browser weirdness.
Well, he probably has a heap of notes and ideas for the storyline, maybe even a timeline… BUT WAIT! Sabrina almost drowns!?! MAKE NOTES SABRINA! TELL FIDO!!! D:
I’m sure he’ll be the one to save her should that happen, unless she was catnapped and the culprit is making a run for it.
Sabrina is SO cute! No wonder Fido fell for her!
ai would O_o
You’d think she’d be more concerned about the whole ‘nearly drown’ part of the conversation.
It’s three years from now so I don’t think she’ll be worried yet.
Plus, it’s NEARLY drown. So she knows that the drowning won’t kill her.
and is also sure that she will live at least three more years ^^
I would have said “Exactly.”, but I posted that below so it counts as a duplicate comment. Whatever.
The point is: Exactly.
Three years… isn’t that like 10 years in dog years?
I dunno, but I don’t think that cat years are the same as dog years anyway.
Her shoulder’s green because of the collar, guys.
Tarot has a collar?
It’s what her Ankh tag hangs from.
We just haven’t seen an owner (if she has one, we don’t even know that. The collar could just be camoflauge).
It’s more of an “all-seeing eye”, Sabrina’s the one with the Ankh.
Yeah, jus caught that. I think Tarot’s is an Eye of Isis or an Eye of Osyris or something like that. I read it in one of the older comments.
Woops, Sabrina has the Ankh tag. I forgot what Tarot’s tag is called.
I’m running on exitement, here.
Eye of horus, the bird thing ( why was i going to say pokemon IDK xD)
I wanted to say Horus up above, but I was worried that I was starting to stray into Eye of Chaos territory.
Eye of Chaos?
No, wait, meant Eye of Terror. I’m trying to say I was afraid of screwing up an accidental 40k reference. And then screwed up an intentional 40k reference.
It could be any of several different egyptian eye symbols. Afterall, they were used across many centuries, drawn by many different people, and here have been re-interpreted as tags for pets. Variations are to be expected.
eye of ramalack :3
Eye of Rick.
Eye of Dragon
eye of the tiger ;p ?
Yes, usually it;s concealed by the extra fur around her neck. You can see it off and on in her comics.
And the Eye is the Eye of Horus/Ra. (It’s called either or.)
Wow, we haven’t seen sabrina in officially one eternity.
maybe because she was up in the mountains meditating?
…and fighting bears.
Well of course. The bears have that totally awesome wrestling championship thing every six months.
HA!!!!! Rick just wrote himself into a corner with that one!!!! three years from now there will have to be a comic with sabrina’s near drowning atleast mentioned!!!! take that Steve the librarian!!!
Now that I think about it, he could just keep us busy with an arc occurring elsewhere. Remember this year we were supposed to get water guns during Easter? We were too busy with the Imaginate: Pridelands arc to do it
None the less it would be [b]mentioned[/b] at one point!
Unless he already PLANNED to do something like that, in which case he did NOT write himself into a corner but instead wrote himself TOWARDS a planned MILE MARKER in the OUTLINE that most writers have in where they want their STORY to GO.
IMPORTANT words go in CAPSLOCK because CAPSLOCK is the new BOLD.
….well excuse me princess…
I poke fun at thee
Also your avatar and your statement look like they go together, which always makes me happy.
oh, man, I can’t believe I’m actually posting that emoticon.
Yeah, my manliness attribute just went down by, like, ten points. And I didn’t have a very high score in the first place
“Foreshadowing… your key to quality literature!”
If we ever see it somehow it will turn out to be something trivial like she falls in the bathtub or something.
I’m imagining an ice skating on a frozen lake incident. Believable, scary, survivable, something young’uns do.
wen ever ai hear trivial ai always think of ishkabible :/
*GASP* RICK U SHOULD USE THAT WORD IN UR COMIC!!!
(grabs a deactivated switch and puts it on display)
I see what you did there.
*fixes the switch and presses it, before running away screaming*
GET BACK HERE YOU DARNED FERRET SWITCH FLIPPER! SQUIDFLETCHER MCALEAXE IS ON THE JOB!
Waaaah! Psycho Batman switch! Deactivate! Deactivate!
YOU CANNOT ESCAPE SQUIDFLETCHER MCALEAXE! IT CANNOT BE DONE! YOU HAVE BEEN WEIGHED! YOU HAVE BEEN MEASURED! AND YOU HAVE BEEN FOUND TO BE A PRIME CANDIDATE FOR SQUIDFLETCHING!
He is made of wood, and he’s exactly 110% above eleventy feet, right? weight and measurement?
But I’m allergic to sharp. . pointy squids. . .
actually, shoot it into my mouth.
YOU MISUNDERSTAND. YOU SHALL BE FLETCHED AS A SQUID.
OOPS! I FORGOT THE “!”!
Actually I’m made of biodegradable cardboard, 110% above scribble-scribble inches, weighs less than 2kg (excluding my backdrop) and I have an approximately 7 in waistline.
In that case, I shall resume my incessant running and wailing.
Waaaah! Psycho Batman! (again, meep) Helping me!
No, FurryNerd, it’s an ole medieval thing or somethig.
“You have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting.”
old style trash talk meaning something like: dude, seriously, you suck.
I, however, have used the beginning to assert that he has been tested or observed, then change the end to say tha he’s a good choice if I’m looking for a “volunteer” for the “squidfletching” process.
RELAX! I SHALL MAKE THIS AS PAINLESS AS POSSIBLE!
NEVER RIGHTEOUS SQUIDFLETCHER! FOR I HAS NO NERVES TO FEEL TO BEGIN WITH!
VERY WELL THEN! I CAPTURE YOU WITH A NET! NOW, THE PROCESS MAY BEGIN. TO THE WOODCHIPPER!
…HEY! A TUMBLE WEED JUT CAME OUT MY EAR!!!
Aha! You’re overconfidence has once again gotten the better of you! Behold and witness the marvel of my folding technique which I shall use to escape thine net. Farewell protector of switches! The next time we meet, victory shall be mine.
[Plays cassette of evil laughs]
FOOL! MY NET IS MADE OF FLEXIBLE SHEET METAL! THERE ARE HINGES, BUT NOTHING TO SLIP OUT OF! NOW, YOU SHALL ENTER THE WOODCHIPPER OR I SHALL THREATEN YOU WITH A FLAMETHROWER! YOUR CHOICE!
FLAMETHROWER DO YOUR WORSE!
Have fun with my copy! It was your mistake to have passed by the photocopier!
Aw man, my comment got bumped below.
Guys, we have fourms for horsing around in, (In the proper sections) not the main comments.
Mod Edit-Don’t repost deleted comments, git. GO JOIN THE FOURMS.
Hey where are they in the name of steve the librarian anyways??? i mean we know their in the theme park but… wait did sabrina get that card from one of those fortune telling machines? those things rock!!!
“Your weight and fate in your Theme Park World Funventure!™”
They should pay you to write those slogans. That was pretty good. And, surprisingly, less cheesy than most of them.
Your predictions are making me nervious. I me really, really ne- wait… spontainious wet fur contest?
That’s goin’ smell.
yeah but.. wet fur contest, I mean… wow…
Accident on the waterslide.
It’s a dragon-poof moment! Also, I’m surprised that Sabrina is out in the open. I mean, wasn’t she a serial killer or something?
She’s the least harmful entity in the housepets universe ^^
reality, but not supposedly?
missed that word, but there wasn’t an edit button ^^
she’s Fido’s girlfriend, which means HUGE social taboo
But none of the pets except for Grape, Peanut, and Spo (and possibly Tarot, as distinct from the spirit dragon, if Sabrina trusts her enough) actually KNOW that she is Fido’s girlfriend. And they don’t know that Peanut and Grape know about them.
They don’t know they know that they know
*90 degree head tilt to my right*
I think she’s probably one of those people Jo are really shy around people they don’t know, but really exhuberant around the people they do. The only people she has ever interacted with on camera are Fido and Tarot.
I noticed the title and maybe. . .
with matching telekinetic interactions?
… or just playing off an old fortune cookie joke.
nearly drown? wow, she’s being a bit, fatalistic…
and all this time I thought they where giving me icecram…
You know we never really get to see that much of Sabrina do we?
Yeah. And I think she may be moving her way on up into my favorite characters list.
What’s a nudules?
Probably the lawyer-friendly Housepets-equilivant of “Dippin’ Dots.” Which is a frozen treat that constantly markets itself as “The Ice Cream of the Future”…despite the fact it was invented over 20 years ago.
Dippin Dots are lame. You can’t get any actual satisfaction. Which is, of course, the point.
*singing* I can’t get no… satisfaction.
Oh, woe is thee! Woe is thee! Woe, woe, woe, woe, woe. . .
It is so terrible, this fate which has befallen thee! How horrible, how dreadful, how ghastly!
Val do u need a hug *opens arms*
The real question here is: What are theyADE out of?
Sorry, what are they MADE out of?
It kind of loses it’s “OH SNAP” quality when I have to repeat it.
Dun Dun Duuuuuun. . . . . .
Nonsense, you just have to follow it so.
dan DANUH nuh NAH NAA! SNAKE EATER!
That’s the part near the end of the crescendo right?
It’s actually supposed to be right before the singing starts, but I put the “SNAKE EATER” there for reference.
They’re the tentacles of the friendly frozen-treat spaghetti monster. Haven’t you heard of “his nuduley appendage”?
Frozen pasta? You’ll bring Italian Rage!
I’m not afraid, for I have both pasta and antipasta.
you created antipasta?
A true taste explosion.
No no, you can’t do that. Pasta makes a taste explosion so you need to have antipasta make a taste implosion.
You eat pasta and antipasta at the same time, and get a literal explosion of taste in your mouth. Pop rocks for REAL MEN.
Oh noes, Sabrina’s. . .
better not say it, Fido might hear. . .
Well, there still may or may not be a meaningful distinction between psychic abilities and magic in the Housepets universe, but evidently at least some powers are trainable abilities. This strengthens the theory that Tarot possessed psychic abilities before becoming the Avatar of the Spirit Dragon, since there’s no reason to expect her to be familair with training exercises if her abilities were all bestowed – and, if all of Tarot’s abilites were bestowed, there would be no reason to expect Sabrina to be able to develop such abilities anyway.
Ergo, while Pete, the Spirit Dragon, and the Great Kitsune evidently possess a great deal of supernatural power, there may be many others who can affect the use of their abilities, some strong enough to have a serious impact on their activities, and possibly even local powers that could meet them on more or less equal terms.
Following the logic though, Tarot should be able to foretell even without using the SD’s ability. . .
It could also be that Tarot found out the Secret of the Universe and thought Sabrina how clairvoyance.
Maybe being an avatar simply enhances the qualities you already have? More of an amplification than the bestowing of new gifts.
Megaphone v.s. Airhorn
the airhorn makes it’s own sound, the megaphone just makes YOUR sound louder.
Megaphone vs airhorn vs giant octopus.
HA! You have only caused me to tilt my head FORTY-FIVE degrees to the right!
I hate eating my own words but. . .
Anyone else noticed how Tarot’s eyes are pure green only when she’s doing super(as in SUPER)natural acts?
Explained away by saying it’s the amplification effect of being an avatar. Her powers become stronger when she channels the Spirit Dragon.
Agreed. Whether or not she possessed that ability before becoming an avatar, if it’s something that more-or-less normal (or slightly psychic, if that’s even abnormal) pets can learn, then she has apparently had an excellent opprotunity.
Still, the Spirit Dragon is probably a great deal better at it. On the other hand, the Spirit Dragon has as yet unrevealed motives and goals, hence everything she says needs to be taken with the proverbial grain of salt.
I don’t think you need to say the grain of salt is proverbial–I don’t think anyone will assume it’s literal.
Really? Because I always carry this salt shaker around with me…
Ah well, we have enough readers with differing cultural backgrounds that I thought it best to state it. I would hate to be responsible for any confusion beyond that which I produce naturally.
See yeah. If your doctor says you need to lower your sodium intake, an your psychologist tells you to take what people say with a grain of salt, who do you believe?
(hahaha, line stealing is so awesome!)
Your psychologist tells you to start taking what people say with a grain of salt, so when your doctor tells you to lower your sodium intake, who do you believe? As in, when people talk to you you eat a grain of salt.
NEVER EXPLAIN A JOKE!
I felt a strange… compulsion almost…
Ah, you are beginning to catch the compulsion to explain everything.
It’s… somehow it’s both horrifying and glorious.
Yet terrifying nonetheless…
I thought it strengthens the theory that Tarot and Sabrina are siblings? (by human adoption of course)
I’d ne’er ear that theory, though I like it. It would explain the similar tags, and the fact that they seem to be good friends.
It’s one of the inferences over on the character dossier’s thread, primarily based on the similar tag motifs and their being together on what appears to be a bed or couch late at night in this strip
Ergo, a common owner seemed reasonably likely.
I see. I should visit these forums one day. They sound like magical, mystical places of learning and fellowship. Because I could figure out how to spell camerarderie(?).
Perhaps I shall one day make the long, arduous journey and move my mouse over in that direction, and finally make the click of faith, thus to proceed into the blessed Internet-halls of the Forums.
I visited the forums, but I’m afraid of them. They’ll suck away my free time.
HA! I just realized an alternate reason for them to be there. Everybody is out searching for Zach, so Sabrina heads over to Tarot’s house to see if their psychic powers can locate him.
The flaw is how Sabrina knows Tarot has psychic powers…
Then again, Tarot doesn’t exactly try to hide it.
A little ointment to the burn, take their tags as gold and thee link is set.
Oh, there are a number of possible reasons for Sabrian and Tarot to be in the same place late at night (accident, visiting, roof is leaking and staying with a friend overnight, sleepover, etc, etc, etc) – which is why the notion that they may have the same owner is only an inference.
We should just wait for the next cast update X)
To the Dossier mobile!
So… the title…
yeah, all I can think of is that maye it refers to how some people believ that by adding “in bed” to the end of a sentence, it automatically becomes funnier. Any other ideas?
Babylon Garden(s) is struck with a flood and Sabrina almost drowns. . .
. . . in bed ? ? ?
Be careful or you could fall for some tricks today…in bed.
“*gasp* Sabrina said words … in bed”
which would explain why it’s supposed to be surprizing
Lol, I just noticed the title. So who here actually does that with their fortune cookies?
I like “…, as the actress said to the bishop.”
You know, funny though. I was just thinking of a couple of the characters in a dangerous rescue type situation. Only it went horribly wrong and only one of them survived. Which, resulted in at least a few mental breakdowns. I’m sort of glad I’m not the writer here. Your readers would hate me.
Yeah, we kind of would.
But you’re not, so we don’t.
What’s that green spatter in panel 3 next to Tarot’s nose?
or ectoplasm. .
or ether. .
or mana. .
or avatar channeling. . stuff.
I’m suddenly tempted to activate the Rick-signal…
but, unfortunatley, I think it’s still in the shop after SOMEBODY blew it up. Darn button pushers. Everybody knows it’s voice activated.
Besides, must not abuse power, must not abuse power, must not abuse power.
It’s like a flash of light signfiying her power has gone active. That’s all.
I thought that was what the eye thing was for?
Or are you referring to Sabrina’s powers?
Wait, it in the wrong panel for that.
It’s not an asterisk!
I’m really enjoying this arc so far.
I think its because the storyline doesn’t focus on a certain set of characters but a variety of characters.
Setting everyone in a sandbox environment where they’re able to do anything they want is fun because you are able to get a deeper sense of each character and their persona.
It’s like trying out different flavors of ice cream. Each flavor has its own color, style, and taste. It is only when you actually try them out that you discover something new and interesting about it.
I like your style kid. How would you like to take pictures of spiderman?
Really? Oh goody!
But I don’t know if I can complete with Peter Parker.
For some reason he always seems to know exactly where Spiderman is.
It like as if they’re one in the same. 0_o
Realize your destiny, my son. You ARE Peter Parker!
… and you’re really a ghost.
Now I have to go buy ice cream later to satisfy my craving. . .
Has anybody else viewing fom a small screened device such as an iPhone or iPod that it looks like, in panel 2, when fully zoomed out, Sabrina is drinking tea?
that’s ICE CREAM NUDULES
reference: see panel 4
Tarot is pointing to the white (paper?) bowl
Argh. . .
A derp to a derp. . .
I’m just saying that, zoomed out, it LOOKS Luke she’s HOLDING a TEA CUP.
that’s the derp.
Oh. Sorry about the gosh then.
Also, I’m saying it’s the PAPER from the MACHINE that looks like TEA CUP in my above comment.
and that is the derp to the derp.
Oh, and also sorry about the also gosh.
The Ice-cream nudles are the plate you put the cup down on, in this interpretation
Eye C et.
OMG! Psychic machine!
Sabrina’s new hairstyle is nice.
Also, I decided to go with choice 4.
For those curious. . .
Not my first time getting rebuked for horsing around, but still sorry mods and Rick.
I’ll be sure to stay away from squidfletching next time.
I’ll take this opportunity to apologise also, while avoiding the wall-o-comments we made above.
Much shame, I am filled with.
Maybe we need one of those Google tests
“Are you sure you want to submit this? But are you really awake to be sure you’re sure? Quick! What’s 126 ÷ 3?”
it’s seven times three times two!
Pulsating old-timy Pack Man eyes.
Wow…. I can even hear the “wacka wacka wacka..” Kinda creeps me out…
Okay so now ya guaranteed 3 more years of tension for your watchers who’ll be waitin for the story with Sabrina and that nearly drowning thing. Thx a lot… no realy, now my brain’ll have somethin to think aboot for THREE years! XD
Well, what did you expect with the Grape-nut relationship practically resolved?
@ Panel 3
Funny thing about the concept “Happiest Place on Earth”.
There’s a country in South Asia that actually created and uses a system called “Gross National Happiness” or GNH which measures the people’s well being to determine whether or not the country is happy.
I think that’s pretty awesome.
The former Kingdom of Bhutan. From 1972 to 2008, they used this instead of the gross domestic product. They were also one of the 20 least developed nations in the world. The Bhutanese have their reasons not to think it’s awesome.
I think that HPC would be more telling (Happiness per capita)
Thanks for explaining the acronym, I was reading it as high performance computing.
I was reading it as House Pets Comic
I’m a sad spod, I read HP as Hewlett Packard.
and thats a long time ago that I saw sabrina
those 2 WILL stay best friends
Three years from now I’ll comment that it actually happened or didn’t happen and refer to this page =3
Well hello there, how long have you been here?
FINALLY. I have been waiting FOREVER for a strip with Tarot and Sabrina. IT WAS JUST DESTINED. >_>
I made a punny!
((Totally didn’t notice.))
eh…this is the second comic in line that I don’t quite get…at least I know now what the Chinese Buffet Express will probably be, and don’t worry Sabrina, I’m sure Fido will come to rescue three years later…
Psychic ADHD. They don’t make a pill strong enough for that.
So, maybe FRIDAY we get to see a grumpy corgi bowled over like a stubby-legged bowling pin?
Who bowled him over? Grape?
Getting bowled over, buried, rolled down stairs, that’s King’s job! “When in doubt, hurt the corgi”.
I was thinking Bino and a giant Nerf gun.
Grape would make sense. Even without threats.
This one just came to mind: King on the pitcher’s mound, cut to Grape at the plate, cut back to POW with the ball flying overhead… and he’s on his back on the mound, “AUGH”… with a shoe flying in the air EVEN THOUGH HE DOESN’T WEAR SHOES.
I support this.
Hm. How about the Spirit Dragon has to depart as the focus of the game abruptly shifts in accordance with the rules (which are too complicated to be contained within a normal universe). Since she is, indeed, in love with Peanut, she mournfully leaves him the best present she can – allowing him to take on the role of Spot Superdog in the “real world” and thus REALLY annoying Bino.
ice cream nudules isn’t ice cream then what is it?
frozen syrup or artificially sweetened liquid frozen to imitate ice cream?
Am I the only one that finds it sort of scary how nonchalant Tarot is to the idea that Sabrina will almost drown? Or Sabrina’s non-reaction to it?
Just saying. I know if I heard that, I’d be like “OMG, I’m going to almost drown!”
How do you know she doesn’t already know that
That would make a good running gag.
Tarot: … three years from now when you nearly drown.
Sabrina: Will you stop talking about that, it will be SO embarrassing!
Well, okay, you might have a point there. But still, Tarot made it sound like she didn’t see that, or maybe Sabrina did know it but didn’t put 2 + 2 = Banana together and… uh…
Okay, metaphysics hurts my head. I do hope Fido is the one that saves her though. Because that would be so schmoopy awesome. Awwwww.
2+2 may equal banana, but 2+banana = elephant, and in alabama, the tuscaloosa.
OH NOEZ drowning iz no good
drownin iz onleh goodz whehn itz a bad guyz…. even askz spot(superdog).
your avatar scares me.
Me as well
same here srry -_-
ah well if uz want ai can change it into……
poo itz not workin.
same with the new one
its all fromz AWKWARD ZOMBIE! so theirz all wied! ^_^
You need to get an avatar from “Faux Pas”. Start here: http://www.ozfoxes.net/cgi/pl-fp1.cgi?1
ai think ai’m gonna kep dis av for awhilez.
come now… iz nat dat bad….. or iz it?
How about the maroon fox?
yeah…. iz not az fun az dis.
buttttt if uz hate it dat much den ai guess ai’ll change it…..
It’s not hate, it’s fear. I’m afraid of it. It looks like you took a big bite of pasta and antipasta at the same time.
lol… well ten let meh seh dis ten…. if ur afraid of mai avie (wich u r) ten ai’ll change it.
does tarot got any owner :/?
It’s kind of implied that Tarot and Sabrina share an owner, but we haven’t met them yet.
Actually, Tarot could be staying close to Sabrina to keep her safe from Pete. He still needs an avatar and a trained psychic cat is probably better than a species confused human (dog?).
Hmmm.. actually, given that Grape was his first choice, does she have the capacity to develope super powers? I mean, aside from her previously demonstrated powers of being smarter than most dogs, being able to jump to the top of the garage, and being a girl?
Being a cat *is* a superpower.
And being very good at violence.
I’m loving the ahnk!
That is so awesome!
I wish I knew what they were saying. :S
hmm maybeh teres an dictionary somewhere…..?
Yay!!!! She spoke!! now she kinda reminds me of Penelope Pussycat
I went to Barcelona for the second time last month. I’ve had more fun in other cities, including Madrid.
*gasp* an unbeliever.
Just kidding, fun is subjective anyways.
But happiness can be objectively measured!
Aye, but it’s happiness (overall experience) and not fun (enjoyment) that can be measured.
that’s like measuring the sweetness and the satisfaction you get from a bowl of ice cream nudules
Yet the satisfaction differs from one to another, unless it just freezes the heck out of your brains.
Are you implying my calculations are in error?
No, I merely said that satisfaction is not measurable in numbers but by words. You may put a scale for it but it wouldn’t be absolute nor objective but purely subjective that also depends on several factors including but not limited to emotional stability, time from last intake, appreciation, gullibility and understanding.
Oh, I can account for that. That makes it … hmmm … 18.16.
Wow, mine’s 18.13, oh dear. . . data discrepancies.
u know wat else, u know wat else sabrina…….. ai forget. …….dont go glarin at meh.
yes yes tarot confuses everybody…. even Peanut for example…. no i know nothin of their reltionshp! why do u wanna know? hmmmmm u wanna get some dirt on tarot for spoiling ur “fun”? ok! i’ll tell u everthin!
“Where you gooooinnn?”
But yeah, um, Tarot/Spirit Dragon’s being a bit too literal here…
And, erm, why point out Sabrina said words? She’s spoken before, like with her boyfriend…
B..But i love Ice Cream Nudles!!!!
why did my comment just get put up here? 0_o
Sunspots and Needed Repairs
Maybe we should send the mods some pie. I’m absolutely POSITIVE that lack of pie is part of the problem.
Yes, we must send them pie
There is no pie. But there is a spoon.
Below comment was meant to be a reply
Is there cake?
Also, Welcome to Forks, There is no spoon
The cake is a pie. There is no pie. Therefore, there is no cake.
If there is no pie, how can the cake be a pie?
This cake is THREE pies:
That is quite the cake
…or triple decker pie
The best cooking show ever:
I agree with your opinion completely
And now I must venture on a journey for a happier Gravatar since now I am quite happy
How is this for a happy Gravatar?
And yes, that is one epic Cooking Commercial
Must, refrain, Portal, joke…
Come on man! Don’t give in to the overused Reference!
And would be my not so happy picture
Quite nice to be talking to all these lovely people for once ^.^
The pie is pie flavored;
The cake is a lie;
And the spoon is too big…
I love meme’s
for teh seriousseats ting… well ai lov wat teh photo iz called.
“this is why your fat.
hmmm wonder wat elz teh can fit in tat oven….
sorry i’m Late. Finnaly Tarot is Back! and so is sabrina. I hope Sabrina doesn’t find Spo on Fido’s head…
Well, a latecomer can always be excused late as well.
Anyways about Spo, I don’t think she’ll mind because he was only supposed to get rid of Spo FROM Sabrina.
Yay! Sabrina Speaks!
Broken Comment have happened before?
@Van Kilmer Batman
Sorry for what?
I… may have been… um… horsing around… with Hypergenesis…
And… um… our comments… may or may not have… been… mass deleted…
Which… may or may not have… caused this… snamu… in the first place…
*hides behind couch*
PLEASE DON’T HURT ME!
oh hey, are they fixed now?
I guess, since the Replies are fixed(?)
Also what strip is your Fox picture from? I don’t quite remember
Comments that may or may not have happened until you collapse the wave function (or, more precisely, entangle your state vector with their state vector) by observing them.
Plus, bowdlerized acronyms?
Oh, I see
Ah, I see
I admire your well-developed vocabulary. You must be an avid reader. It is a motivation for me to become more productive in my reading.
When I was a young cub the old guy living next door was a retired editor. Of an encyclopedia. He loved playing scrabble. This tends to expand ones vocabulary beyond all reasonable bounds, though unfortunately without always providing a corresponding understanding of the terminology one acquires though this past-time.
It took me years to “grow into” my stock of obscure words.
Oh I love scrabble, though, none of my friends like to play it because I beat them all the time, even at my level. Not saying I’m don’t know much, but it’s that you give me the sense that there is so much more to learn on this planet and also beyond. I guess I just thought about this too much. Though I think you helped me realize how much I could be missing in my life. Even further than just expanding my vocabulary.
Well. Hem. Blushes.
I just noticed that Sabrina wears an Ankh on her collar
Shame that I forget characters after not seeing them or hearing their name for quite some time.
Is it because Tarot is the spirit dragon that her eyes light up and Sabrina’s don’t?
Though you might want to ctrl+f some of the things you notice, it could have already been answered and that would limit the comments list.
(not that I’m helping in making it any shorter but. . .)
Wait what? Sabrina is nearly gonna drown in 3 years? OH NOES!
*activates Rick dignal* Rick wat gave uz teh ideh ta start up housepets?
I was going to point you to http://www.housepetscomic.com/about/ but after reading it again I realize it doesn’t actually answer that question.
Oh didn’t really notice this until now.
Val said the Rick signal’s in the shop for repairs.
and talk first THEN activate the signal.
Tarot’s neck-ruff is excessively cute in this strip.
Wow it’s like a girls day out . . .
btw the whole theme park thing is a rouse so pete can takeover peanut as his avatar!!! XD
We must Protect peanut at all costs!
nah he’ll be fine!
Ya sure? Not even defensive pre-cautions?
Ah, correct….She’ll need a bigger broom though
I’m quite sure the Spirit Dragon wouldn’t allow that to happen
Ah right…Her as well
LOL!!!! dragon’s in love with a low order being!!!!!
I just noticed that Sabrina and Tarot have the same eye color, except when Tarot goes psychic.
I also would have accepted “…in my pants,” “…in your pants,” “…underwater” or “…naked.”
Oh, duh. Wondered why my avatar didn’t work.
Ah, Sabrina. So she may have or be working on seeing into the future? Interesting.
while all this is going on fox and king are working to steal the source of tarots true power!!!
(ominous close up)
Her leather collar!!!
What is that on her collar anyway?
With that golden eye (not the game, that’s goldeneye) i’m sure that collar’s made of jade or emerald ^^
Of course not Goldeneye 64
I think it’s gold actually
the eye of rae i assume but her true power just comes from the leather collar….
Did anyone get the “in bed” joke? My friends would always add “in bed” after I finished reading my fortune cookies… >_>
…as the actress said to the bishop.
Sabrina speaks! All Hail Her Words of Wisdom! *Worships*
I think my brain ran away and hid…laughing all the way
Nice to see Sabrina actually speaking with Tarot, it gives us a better idea of their relationship
tarot don’t tell people death is toying with them in they near future.
i have a very stronge dislike for people who spoil things for everyone else.
Hooray, Sabrina is back! Just wish it meant something.
ai wonder if Sabrina really understandz Tarot…. or if shez jus pretendin.
de commentz r till broken.
So who saves Sabrina in 3 years? 0_o
Maybe in 2012 you shall be answered.
(sort of late but who cares :p)
Sabrina is sooo cute!
OMG IT’S SABRINA!!! Finally, we get SOME insight into her… >!>;;
I’d look into making that trip soon.
HEY! How did my comment get befor yours? O_O
The strip with Sabrina and the drowning? Maybe they’ll skip in time, who knows. XD
Weird, there are 2 comments under Argents down there, last time they couldn’t go there -_-
I think Rick did a mass-delete and broke the comments again.
Aye, a reason for that is currently speaking. ( o .o)
Above was supposed to be a reply to Argent’s post. =P
Replies to broken comments are broken too.
and I’m doing penance. You should too McAleaxe.
So they are
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