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by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Amazee Dayzee wrote:Joy: I seem to be getting over my eye headache!

Sorrow: It took two days to get over it. <_>
Glad to hear that that cleared up. Hope you can zero in on what caused it to prevent future ones.
by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Joys: Had my physician appointment earlier this afternoon. Talked with him, told him about the anxiety issues I get in class. It went well. The conclusion that we reached is that, since I have less than a year left before I graduate and step out into the real world, there's likely this subconscious ...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Sorrows: I’ve been having these issues with anxiety flare-ups in class this semester. Last Thursday I got it real bad, and my sense of balance/equilibrium has been messed up all this week. I’m able to get out of the house and do stuff just fine, but any major stimulants like caffeine or my ADHD meds...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/11 - A Lovely Bunch
Replies: 52
Views: 11900

Re: 2019/10/11 - A Lovely Bunch

The angle from where the word bubble and rocks/nuts are coming from makes me think it’s Marion doing both the talking and the throwing; imagining the tiny squirrel hurling a coconut down from a tree right into Thomas’ face is just too perfect.
by Ash Greytree
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/09 - Pet Pat Pot
Replies: 79
Views: 15172

Re: 2019/10/09 - Pet Pat Pot

Marion will remember this . . . Dangit! I wanted to make the Telltale Games joke! Anyways, yeah, as most people called, Lois used flattery and the power of pets and chin skritches to aid Marion. Poncho was very much just there to tell them they duo to get back to school, rather than to stop them fr...
by Ash Greytree
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Doctor’s appointment later this afternoon. After that, it’s going to be some classwork and note-taking at home.
by Ash Greytree
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/07 - Pull The Wolf Over Your Eyes
Replies: 48
Views: 11651

Re: 2019/10/07 - Pull The Wolf Over Your Eyes

You’d think that the high school would let them out earlier on the weekend before the school’s finals week. I’m pretty sure my school let us out at 1PM or so during senior year... Anyway, yeah, Lois could very well be smooth-talking Poncho into letting them talk with Thomas. Although, Poncho probabl...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/04 - Contemplating Life Choices
Replies: 50
Views: 10068

Re: 2019/10/04 - Contemplating Life Choices

I’m very likely reading way too much into the decision to have Marion forego his necklace, but my thoughts on where this could go mainly revolve around Marion losing faith in his ability to function in regular human society or return to his former humanity. I get the feeling that, with how Marion do...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/04 - Contemplating Life Choices
Replies: 50
Views: 10068

Re: 2019/10/04 - Contemplating Life Choices

Quick thoughts before I head off to sleep: I was thinking Poncho would show up. That could very well be Keene or Lana on the other side of the phone convo. Wonder if they want to help Marion return to human, or if they’re going to try to impede his efforts to find Thomas in order to keep him in the ...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Media Median
Topic: Art Thread
Replies: 10551
Views: 2120420

Re: Art Thread

Krystal's "Could you not?" expression is great. Awesome work!
by Ash Greytree
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Joys: Friend had to go to the hospital to get his gallbladder removed and the surgery went very well. Sorrows: Got my flu shot at the doctor today. Started feeling a bit off and light-headed after I got back home. Had a good dinner and that helped clear up the lightheadedness, but I've got a slight ...
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/30 - Circle Of Life
Replies: 151
Views: 29559

Re: 2019/09/30 - Circle Of Life

I remember having moods like that back in high school after something embarrassing happened to me or I had a tough time or got a bad grade in a test in class. Marion’s talking in that fatalistic “well this is my life now” way that people get after their confidence is shattered. He clearly doesn’t me...
by Ash Greytree
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Lazy Sunday. Probably going to go to the grocery store to grab some things for the coming week, then back home to relax and catch up on some reading.
by Ash Greytree
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/27 - Stalling For Time
Replies: 77
Views: 14994

Re: 2019/09/27 - Stalling For Time

Regarding Kitsune, I have a feeling that he'll show up sometime soon, especially if Marion's going to also be hanging out at the Wolf household. Lana asking Lucretia to treat Marion with respect makes me think that that'll be a frequent stop for him. He could stumble upon the statue one day or King ...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Joys: The class I enrolled in has enough people to go ahead now. A 5th person enrolled yesterday, and that was the minimum, but now a 6th person's enrolled today. All that's left now is for a room to be properly assigned for it.
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: The Comic
Topic: Would you transform into an animal?
Replies: 149
Views: 59459

Re: Would you transform into an animal?

In the context of the comics, no thanks. I like my humanity as-is. The only way I’d like to transform into a squirrel is if I get to transform into my fursona; human size and proportions, head of hair and all that intact.
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/27 - Stalling For Time
Replies: 77
Views: 14994

Re: 2019/09/27 - Stalling For Time

Heh, the alt text is a reference to this clip from Arthur. It does seem to be a bit of a double edged sword here. Seems the school rumor mill is buying into Marion being a squirrel, but getting ready to point fingers at the Milton's. Not sure if that complicates Marion's future or the Miltons in gen...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/25 - Lunch Break
Replies: 61
Views: 11071

Re: 2019/09/25 - Lunch Break

Part 4 of Marion's arc is heavily emphasizing the ECP as a plot point and is likely going to be a major focal point of the next bunch of arcs going forward, alongside Marion. Real interested in seeing where this goes. Yeah, like others have said, I don't think Keene would take too kindly to having t...
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Getting back on my routine after the tropical storm knocked it out of whack. Fixing to make lunch and head to the gym. Nothing to really do for class except e-mail the professor in regards to any potential changes in the lesson plan.
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well
Replies: 76
Views: 13856

Re: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well

You know Squirrels are really fast little things, right? I know they’re fast, but Marion probably has to duck and weave so he doesn’t get squished. He could possibly do parkour all on top of the lockers to get where he needs to go, like Frank mentioned, but I don’t think he’s anywhere near practice...
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well
Replies: 76
Views: 13856

Re: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well

I really love Marion’s look in the second panel. His expression is cute and the pose of confidence in contrast with how tiny he is with that air vent behind him for scale is great. No kidding. What's his pace, six inches? Yeah, he should at least be given 5 minutes more than everyone else to get fro...
by Ash Greytree
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound
Replies: 52
Views: 10783

Re: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound

Two reasons why I don't see that happening either. One being I doubt Rick would want to make that many new characters when he has an oversized cast already. Two logistics would cause a problem. Marion is an isolated incident. But if suddenly four or five more teens change in the course of a single ...
by Ash Greytree
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound
Replies: 52
Views: 10783

Re: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound

Regarding Marion needing friends among the animals, I personally hope that we don't wind up with a situation where most of his animal friends are just his human friends turned into animals, with Rockstar and Sanchez being the only two that've been animals their whole lives. That’d dip a bit too far ...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Sorrows: Houston flooded yesterday thanks to a tropical storm. A lengthy storm on Tuesday saturated the ground enough for the torrential downpour on Thursday to cause major flooding to areas of the city. Joys: My place is safe. Our family lives in a spot with good drainage. Water got up to the curb ...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound
Replies: 52
Views: 10783

Re: 2019/09/20 - On The Rebound

Well, first strip after the big reveal and Marion seems to not be in mortal danger or in the middle of being humiliated. I guess Miles’ video included enough hints that he and/or his kids would have a nice “talk” with anybody who tried messing with our squirrel that he’s safe for the time being. My ...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14729
Views: 2134541

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Joys: It looks like the class I need to take is going to go ahead. Checked my online class schedule and it finally appeared; starts next Wednesday. The professor teaching it is the head of the GIS department, and is actually going to be sitting in on my Thursday class to audit it. Going to ask him m...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet
Replies: 74
Views: 12778

Re: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet

This to me is all still possible. There is nothing about revealing to world about magic or human-animal transformation that would prevent these things from occurring but revealing the truth allows for the overarching storyline to develop and change as a whole instead of remaining static. Marion can...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet
Replies: 74
Views: 12778

Re: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet

I have to disagree about it being more "compelling" because there is nothing to do with that. Rick might as well end the chapter now if no one was going to know about Marion. Plus everyone finding out sets up the "Grand future" for the comic as a whole which is something that wouldn't happen if the...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet
Replies: 74
Views: 12778

Re: 2019/09/18 - Meet And Greet

So the whole school’s going to know he’s a human-turned-squirrel. Well, it looks like those are going to some really embarrassing and nasty days for him. Hopefully anybody who tries to bully him has to deal with Miles and Lois, cliché as that would be. Seriously though, what happens now that everyon...
by Ash Greytree
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Going to go see PROMARE later this evening.
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/16 - Chain Of Foods
Replies: 54
Views: 12571

Re: 2019/09/16 - Chain Of Foods

So, the chances that Keene’s “thing” is referring to the fact that Marion is the first of any prey species enrolling in the program seem pretty high. That’d be a relief. Regarding whether or not the wolves will know Marion is human: I think that they’ll be let it on that info. If Keene sent Marion o...
by Ash Greytree
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

We know he sounds like a female squirrel because of how Truck and Fido responded to Marion. It's hard to say what that would sound like, given the medium, but probably a small, squeaky voice . I don't know if male squirrels and female squirrels would sound the same, but I doubt Julia could tell the...
by Ash Greytree
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Lazy Sunday. Doing laundry, watching some shows, playing some games.
by Ash Greytree
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

His voice might give away the fact that his body is female, but maybe not. I was actually wondering the other day what Marion would sound like. Been thinking of several different voices he could have. One that keeps sticking out is Melissa Fahn, the voice of Gaz in Invader Zim as well as the voice o...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

It's more complicated than that. He worked for his diploma so its more than he wants one. He deserves one. Not to mention him not getting one or starting Senior year over would be a waste of time and more complicated considering the direction the story appears to be heading in. Plus he's a squirrel...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

One of the things I've really enjoyed about this storyline is that its been nearly impossible to predict where Rick is taking it. I personally don't think this is the end of the good news for Marion. It would seem strange to have to repeat his senior year. More likely he'd have to take a GED exam t...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 3188
Views: 572053

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

The usual lunch/gym/back home to take care of studying. After that, going to sit down and put some more time into CrossCode so I can have enough healing items, materials, and equipment to tackle more of the story.
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

So... thing are moving along, and now the Milton money and ECP are behind him. We are now beyond telling mom and the local ferrets. Who wants to wager that he will end up taking his finals? He may not have even missed any. I'm betting that this current strip is where the good news stops, and next K...
by Ash Greytree
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All
Replies: 89
Views: 17561

Re: 2019/09/13 - Time Makes Fools Of Us All

Didn’t expect a hard cut to the next day and Marion getting to confront his mom, and it leading to what looks like positive results. I love Marion’s new look; his bracelet-necklace actually goes real well with the ensemble. Looking at his Driver’s License , it seems roughly similar to what he was we...
by Ash Greytree
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/11 - Dealing With The Debil
Replies: 82
Views: 14218

Re: 2019/09/11 - Dealing With The Debil

Marion's going to be joining the ECP, I have no doubt about that. I still think that people are reading too far into what Keene is going to want out of Marion joining the ECP and Marion in general. Rather than being the "face" of the program, Keene may simply want a former human close at hand to fig...