59. Another Path, page posted 9/17/10

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170 Reader Comments On This Page

Comment ID #92474

man, they must have been TINY, look at that waterfall!
the grass is almost twice as tall!

Radial September 17, 2010, 3:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #92475

=D

Tricky September 17, 2010, 3:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #92476

FFFFFUUUUUUUUU~

Just missed first.

C September 17, 2010, 3:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #92477

its either the waterfall is extremely small.. or the grass is extremely big…

Billi September 17, 2010, 3:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #92478

ssaaaaaaadddddd

Yuki September 17, 2010, 3:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #92479

Aw, with four pages to go I see the daydream start to wind down

(nameless) September 17, 2010, 3:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #92480

Funny for the unlucky childhood friend trope to be associated with a guy, but quite often true as well.

Lucy is so cute in the image at the end, too, weeping over Mike.

Titanium Dragon September 17, 2010, 3:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #92481

dun dun duuuun

Paoulo angst

David September 17, 2010, 3:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #92482

One week until the end of the chapter and we discover how long Paulo has been staring blankly into space for.

EDIT: ohnowait one more page. FFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUU

Zari September 17, 2010, 3:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #92483

They… fell from that “waterfall”? hahaha x3 Guess they were like smurfs or something 8-). Dam the last panel makes me sad… the confession… the image… Paulo’s expression… *sob* give me a moment… especially the tear in Paulo’s eye… its.. a tear right?… :?:

Leonmaster September 17, 2010, 4:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #92484

So that’s why Paulo was sobbing. This is pretty sad ;_;

SkylineFaux September 17, 2010, 4:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #92485

Awww…. Sad Paulo is sad… Curious to see what Lucy says. :P

Rhokk the Axolotl September 17, 2010, 4:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #92486

:/ 8) :D :) :( :P :p ;) :’( XD :o :O :|

Trying something out September 17, 2010, 4:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #92487

Kittens are small, I guess. :]
Poor little Paulo. And dammit, it’s only a daydream! DX

Morgan September 17, 2010, 4:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #92490

yea sure are

Trying something out September 17, 2010, 4:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #92491

this isw good it SHOULDA HAPPENED!!!!!!!!!!

Straw September 17, 2010, 4:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #92495

Sooo, technically it isn’t a daydream? Gotcha.

P.S. Compare all comics together, specifically; Confrontation, this one, molly’s adventure, and your first. They are all so different.

Lake September 17, 2010, 4:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #92501

@Lake
That’s just Taeshi’s progression. It’s really nice to see how far she’s gone from doodle cats to more refined cartoon cats.

Molly’s Adventure was an incentive comic so the quality of which is low. This chapter was supposed to be an incentive as well, but she opted not to mainly because it would buy her time to work on the book and the following chapters. Confrontation was a redone chapter. You can see the original over at the Extras section.

SkylineFaux September 17, 2010, 5:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #92506

:o
*Jaw drop*
.
.
Nostalgia

kirkiss September 17, 2010, 6:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #92507

heh, good ‘ol memories. :3

Ved_of_Flames September 17, 2010, 6:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #92508

It seems all Paulo has to do is pet her head and everything is okay. I’ll have to admit PauloxLucy has grown on me this chapter, mostly because Lucy is so cute around him.

JuniorBoomer September 17, 2010, 6:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #92509

@ JuniorBoomer Isn’t that normal with cats? It was with ours.. usually :)

Antonie September 17, 2010, 6:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #92510

I’m suprised Lucy isn’t passing out, but it is a good scene.

X-Saber September 17, 2010, 6:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #92512

Good work :D

Kate September 17, 2010, 6:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #92514

She nearly drowned in THAT?! on me that would be ankle deep!

JephemeraL September 17, 2010, 7:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #92515

awww
i love lucy x paulo! :3

icy September 17, 2010, 7:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #92516

while the sentement is romantic, the first thought i had was “damn man, thats harsh”

jarimior September 17, 2010, 7:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #92517

There are Las Vegas advertisements all over this webpage. Just wanted to point that out.

Gabriel Kaxbe September 17, 2010, 7:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #92521

ow… the sadness…

noobminator September 17, 2010, 7:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #92522

Paulo looks so cute as a kid =33 But so sad D=

Ha, you see! PROOF that they are an OTP! Lucy isn’t scared of the waterfall anymore! Because Paulo’s with her!

The last time Mike was with her it was in a safe indoor pool and she STILL passed out.

So there! *crosses arms and acts all superior before she is bricked*

Skygaze September 17, 2010, 7:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #92524

*likes this*

Karori September 17, 2010, 7:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #92525

push her down the waterfall?

Lolwut September 17, 2010, 7:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #92526

@Gabriel Kaxbe

I see IPhone ad’s

Kate September 17, 2010, 7:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #92528

Now dream lucy has something else to be scared of…. Sleeping with Paulo and getting pregnant XD

CTS4Kouhei September 17, 2010, 7:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #92531

Oh cry me a river Paulo (pardon the pun O_o).
I guess its pretty cute anway. I think Lucy should get morning sickness in one of the last few pages of which she takes another pregnancy test and it’s positive.

Iris September 17, 2010, 8:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #92532

Yeah, they are Tiny, when I check my facebook profile, I saw an ad said:
” Do you have a cat? is it still young? it will be 6 time larger for the next year, so buy a cat cage at (link closed)

BCB fan September 17, 2010, 8:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #92533

39th comment!

Hey. With the amount of comments this usually gets, that’s a milestone.

Lucy why are you so CUTE dammit!?!?

Andrewk September 17, 2010, 8:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #92534

Read through start to finish and I must say, I’m really fond of this comic, A LOT, 2nd favorite I’ve ever read even though I only recently discovered and flew through every single comic in about 2 days.(only thing not putting this at #1 is that it wasn’t my first ever comic which also happens to be a massive favorite of mine) I find I lose track of time when I’m here because unlike other stories where there is the giant action and adventure are perfectly fine, and usually I prefer them to dramas about everyday life, but this one feels so much more real(wth the exception of them being cats and dogs). Thank you for the wonderful read and I wish to continue. PS: Sorry for long comment, I tend to do that. ;D

Blake September 17, 2010, 8:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #92535

Heh….Could it be? Was I wrong? Will this end happily?

If it does, then that’s a punch to the face. I mean, we could have had a happy ending to Bitter Sweet Candy Bowl, but instead this never happened. This is what could have been. Then again, this is Paulo’s dreams, so maybe its working out because he wanted it to?

King September 17, 2010, 9:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #92536

Funnily enough, my current relationship is very similar to Paulo’s and Lucy’s.
Same stuff happened:
-Was obnoxious as a kid
-Followed a girl that I liked around
-became her best friend
-she dated MY BROTHER
-felt like I’d never have a chance
-after a few years we got closer
-we eventually started dating

In the end we’re together now and happily going strong for the last 3 years.
So it CAN happen.

Also: Lucy’s cuteness/harmlessness and Paulo’s support/non-jerky-ness could all be just, because since this is his daydream, biased and unrealistic…. just saying.

~Neko

Neko September 17, 2010, 9:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #92537

nice story neko lol.

they r so cute they are making me puke

anabelle September 17, 2010, 9:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #92538

If next page is Paolo pushing Lucy into the river, and they start splashing water on each other, this comic isn’t going to be bittersweet anymore: it’s gonna be diabetes candy bowl. If she gets over her fear because of Paolo, wow, that really makes them pair up even more perfectly (and makes me overdose with sugar and honey). I’m going to be crying a river. Crying a river OF MANLY TEARS.

So what is my OTP now? Before it’s MikexLucy, then it’s a short transition to MikexSandy before back. And now it’s PaoloxLucy.

Confused fan is confused.

Ryan September 17, 2010, 9:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #92539

I need to get hit in the head with a rock so I black out for a month and have plenty of more pages to read when I come to….

Purin September 17, 2010, 9:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #92544

WAGGH SO CUTE.

Zeph September 17, 2010, 10:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #92545

Poor emo paulo. He want to remember when he had no option but to stay at the shadows. It’s sad, i know hoy you feel my friend.

Frustrated Writer September 17, 2010, 10:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #92550

You know, looking at paulo’s life is kind of sad. He’s almost never been appreciated for anything good he’s done, but his negatives are put on the spotlight without hesitation :P

happehface September 17, 2010, 10:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #92551

Ok ok, stop this, it’s gotten entirely too emo. Shut it down! (Candy & cookies for those who get this [candy & cookies are self-serve]).

[Hint]

Obsidian September 17, 2010, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #92553

I wish this weren’t a daydream…… ._. I’m going to be incredibly sad when it’s over.

Nyanko September 17, 2010, 10:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #92554

So fluffy! (=^w^=)

Kitmaro September 17, 2010, 10:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #92557

@nyanko
me too… wish this was oficial reality… much better than paulo going manwhore… and mike has his own girlfriend too… so in daydreamland everyone is happy

Aside from that… I bet daydreamland paulo wishes he had saved lucy and let mike drown…

G.Arcantos September 17, 2010, 10:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #92564

(replying from G.Arcantos’ messege)
If he did, I would hate him forever.

Mike! There you are! How’ve you been? :D
andyesiknowhespassedoutorsomethingxD

Choko September 17, 2010, 10:47 AM EST.

Comment ID #92574

He’s sitting on the deaf side…

Vix September 17, 2010, 12:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #92575

:D deaf ear only works on certain cercumstances :P

Reimei September 17, 2010, 12:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #92578

old memorys for the win

what do you mean ‘i had no chance’ paulo! you broke the mood

awsomesauce September 17, 2010, 12:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #92589

I want TessxPaulo. D’: I miss them as a couple!

Sasha Nekosune September 17, 2010, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #92590

I wonder if Tess is currently crying on Paulo’s passed out body in the school hall way right now. You know, after he walked in front of a runaway rolling book shelf and was knocked out for the duration of this dream.

Jackie September 17, 2010, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #92597

^ Yes.

Satire55 September 17, 2010, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #92601

lol! now shes actually trying to listen to him <3 thts sad :( i knew i had no chance with u then… aww =(

lol shes prolly gunna not try to listen if mikes like hey :D lol.

Misty September 17, 2010, 1:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #92603

geez i hope after all this dreaming he decides he wants to b with lucy.

b a little sad if his mind thought up all this and he had no intentions of wanting/tryin to b with her

Misty September 17, 2010, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #92613

I’m with the guys up there, he was having a short daydream but he’ll wake up in a hospital, and Lucy (among others) will bitch at him for being so dumb to hit his head with smething while walking XD

Lurkah September 17, 2010, 2:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #92621

this is a LONG daydream!!!!!

KBAM September 17, 2010, 2:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #92626

I WISH THIS WAS REAL!!!! T-T

Draixen September 17, 2010, 2:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #92671

HELLO?!! He sleeps with TWO other GIRLS he’s a LIAR!!!!

hound55 September 17, 2010, 3:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #92680

Bah. Stupid cliffies!!! Awesome, tho :D

Melee September 17, 2010, 3:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #92683

This is quite possibly the cutest page in the whole comic..

;__;

Sock September 17, 2010, 3:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #92689

THEY slept with him, hound55. Did you not remember that? They wanted to hurt Tess worse than she had hurt them. And if you reeeeeealy wanted to go there, Paulo was pretty miuch put up to it by David, who was losing his respect for Paulo and wasn’t afraid of making Paulo afraid. Fear of losing one’s friendship or love can make us do things we might not want to do, or to sacrifice a part of ourselves or our basic needs. True Story.

Renadt September 17, 2010, 3:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #92695

I want them to be together… She deserves better than Mike.

Sam September 17, 2010, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #92696

@Jackie: YES. That mental image just won.

Zari September 17, 2010, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #92704

No.Chance. D: ! Poor Paulo, at least he is getting this off his chest.

PauloXlucy Fan September 17, 2010, 4:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #92707

It makes me sad that this is all just a dream in Paulo’s head

Mandude September 17, 2010, 4:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #92709

This is wrong, it’s like being forced to watch necr- can’t say that…but it’s like that but you can’t look away.

YYC on GC September 17, 2010, 4:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #92712

silence…

YYC on GC September 17, 2010, 4:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #92724

Im happy because this is just temporary

Im sad because that means that we will be back to lucky-sob-fest soon enough

darkdrake September 17, 2010, 4:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #92729

Paulo: oh hey guys, I’m going to take a quick coma.

*dreams*

ChaoStar September 17, 2010, 4:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #92733

Good thing I don’t cry. This is starting to get sad. Fear not, Paulo. Provided you spent a while being punched, kicked, stomped on, or afraid, Lucy may yet be yours. Lucy’s violence seems to often be love. Painful love. No, not THAT kind of painful love. Yet. Hehehe.

Hoheh September 17, 2010, 4:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #92735

I wonder how the emotes work… :( :) :D im only testing. :P ;) D:

Sasha Nekosune September 17, 2010, 4:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #92738

Awww :) I love this page sooo much. Am officially PauloxLucy now, even if it is only a rapidly ending daydream :’( In fact, I think I’m going to leave the whole shipping thing alone until Taeshi either makes things easier to decide, or just plain pairs people up together. Maybe that “friends with benefits” silly comic thing was a good idea…

Elliot September 17, 2010, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #92740

Wonder if Lucy, Tessa, and Daisy have emotes. Mysterious. Small test. >_> XD >:| Mad Lucy >:3

Hoheh September 17, 2010, 4:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #92743

YES! I have been so excited for the next page! :D Great job! Your style of storytelling is seriously addictive ^^

Luna September 17, 2010, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #92744

ooooh si=till odnt get :) so put 2 pg. next monday >:| i do not want to wait more :(

hyper September 17, 2010, 5:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #92747

Patience is a virtue. You are not alone.

Hoheh September 17, 2010, 5:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #92751

oh my freakin G….
FLASHBACK TIME!!!
i cant wait till the next page…
wow way to make Lucy fel bad Paulo…
that was kinda a jerky moment… >.>
anyway… i want it to be monday!
I.I

cats4ever98 September 17, 2010, 5:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #92766

Okay now that the crisis is diverted, how exactly is Paulo daydream choice a bad thing? I mean Paulo and Lucy are both happy. Well, a lot of things can happen in four pages so…. we’ll see.

The guy nobody knows September 17, 2010, 6:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #92771

I want food

Sonic Fan September 17, 2010, 6:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #92772

heyyyy, now your own comments show your name in red and at the end it says (you!) haha, gotta love it :)

Sonic Fan September 17, 2010, 6:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #92774

@Sonic: They know what you did, and are accusing you.
@Guy: This was originally an alternate route for another shoulder (hence the name). it was going to be an incentive, but the awesomeness that is Taeshi decided it to be better canon, and therefore added the first page and then tagged it as a daydream. Things would have been very different had this been the true route, Paulo wouldn’t have had to prove himself with Jess and Rachel, and there would be no Jasmine, as well as the series having very little place to go and most likely drawing it to a premature end. Thank you for patronage to the Shop of Repeated Facts. Do come again.

Nero Amatam September 17, 2010, 6:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #92781

Awwww, Paulo.

Silvermane September 17, 2010, 6:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #92782

Love the way this one went Paulo’s choice isn’t a dick move but a self destructive choice. He’s reminding himself that he never really had a change if she leaves him but if she does go for him, which Lucy would be stupid not to it will be the ultimate proof to him that he hasn’t missed the chance to be happy and people can change fate. I’ve done it myself and lets just say I didn’t like the answer

Nate "Kuro" September 17, 2010, 7:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #92785

@Nate “Kuro”: You don’t like the fact you can change fate? Odd…

Pax September 17, 2010, 7:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #92801

I dont really like this. Only because it makes it look like if he had laid her, life would have been better and he would be happy, and so would Lucy. But by making the right choice NOT to lay her, everyone gets mad at them and people get hurt.

So in short:
Not getting laid was a bad choice
Getting laid would have been a good choice

I just dont see why he said it wouldve been a big mistake at the start of the chapter… Unless unhappiness and hurt is coming soon? I guess so…

Flak September 17, 2010, 7:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #92804

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PREGNANCY TESTS ARE 99.9% ACCURATE
PREGNANCY TESTS ARE 99.9% ACCURATE
PREGNANCY TESTS ARE 99.9% ACCURATE
PREGNANCY TESTS ARE 99.9% ACCURATE
PREGNANCY TESTS ARE 99.9% ACCURATE
====================================

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Griallia September 17, 2010, 7:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #92864

He sure is talking into her left ear quite a bit here.

Fistbutter September 17, 2010, 11:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #92891

@Fistbutter
The only time she can’t hear is when it is convenient, plot-wise, to do so. Lots of exposition and exploration about the characters were done through her inability to hear (well enough).

Or maybe she can’t hear before because it’s a FREUDIAN REPRESSION of hearing. And now she’s cured herself of the mental disorder. Or something.

Ryan September 17, 2010, 11:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #92892

@Griallia
No they’re not. xD
Some kind aren’t.

Rachel Vang September 17, 2010, 11:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #92894

That’s a tropin’ phrase!

Snorlax September 18, 2010, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #92896

Regarding Lucy’s hearing, she’s got her other ear, she’s not completely deaf. So I’m sure it’ll be a bit harder for her to listen but Lucy KNOWS Paulo will be talking to her so she’s actively paying attention. Also he could be talking a bit louder. So just because someone’s on the left doesn’t mean Lucy will 100% not hear them. She just has to be aware of the person’s presence.

Taeshi September 18, 2010, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #92919

Way to whoop some *** with technicalities, Tae.
>:O

Sock September 18, 2010, 4:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #92923

People just don’t seem to get it, Sockie! And act like it’s a huge error that I draw them occasionally on the “wrong” side and that it’s “selective” deafness when on the many times Lucy hasn’t heard people, she wouldn’t know they’re there in the first place or be too absorbed in her own thoughts to notice at first, which doesn’t help as she has that mild partial-deafness problem anyway.

Taeshi September 18, 2010, 5:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #92926

Also sound projects in all directions. If he talks loud enough she could probably hear just fine with her other ear even if he is sitting on the side with her bad ear.

Iris September 18, 2010, 7:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #92928

Even above all else, this is Paulo’s imagination flashback so… who’s to say ther power of making up a flashback in your head you wouldn’t imagine a few differences? I had just figured that either the sound traveled, Lucy was paying very good attention, or that Paulo simply imagined that he’s always able to get through loud & clear.

Blake September 18, 2010, 8:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #92933

cool

maisie September 18, 2010, 8:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #92934

awh Paulo!
all sad and alone in flashbackland… :’(
this whole story makes me love PauloxLucy more and more with each page…
and to think i used to be a hardcore MikexLucy fan…
WHO TO CHOOSE??
i might just have a shipping heartattack <3

MissCaitlyn September 18, 2010, 9:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #92936

@taeshi
we seem to have alot of unlucky childhood friends…
Lucy, Daisy, and now Paulo? woah.

MissCaitlyn September 18, 2010, 9:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #92944

Even in the way things REALLY went, Lucy and Paulo did still have a chance. If Paulo could have just not given in to David’s annoying peer pressure, who knows? He and Lucy could have started to build something together.

GAH

Taeshi, this teasing. It kills me. ;-;

At least we only have four pages left.

Skygaze September 18, 2010, 11:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #92949

I have to admit, I’m about ready to head back to reality…

Anonymoose September 18, 2010, 11:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #92950

It’s so weird to see Lucy happy D:

Kass September 18, 2010, 11:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #92953

you know what i sorta like about this story ark how everything is going perfectly which is really realistic since its Paulo’s day dream OF COURSE THINGS WOULD GO PERFECTY
we dont actually know that this would have gone exactly this way since its a DayDream in which everything goes right I like the fact that it could happen but in all likely hood would happen exactly this way like maybe someone would have asked whats been going on between them instead of just looking and being confused making things more complicated for the couple
in short what im trying to say is that i like the fact that thats its believable this is a day dream which is a hard concept to get

WolfWhiskers September 18, 2010, 11:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #92968

Alright, I read this entire comic yesterday. I love it. I just have one single question. Why is this so awesome?

BLUH September 18, 2010, 2:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #92969

@BLUH
It’s because it appeals to a deeper nature in us all without being alienating by using human characters that could possibly be unlikable for one reason or another…

…and because the whole art style and comic relief is so fluid, because Taeshi is awesome.
Have to give Suit credit though, he does a lot of work on it before it goes online.

Also… Do you by any chance have a British accent?

Sciver September 18, 2010, 2:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #92975

@sciver

No, I don’t, but i can dream…

BLUH September 18, 2010, 2:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #92991

I do. x)

Sock September 18, 2010, 4:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #92993

I’m british :D

Xenni September 18, 2010, 4:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #93000

I’m afraid for Paulo when he wakes up

DSJ September 18, 2010, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #93003

… Wait… Paulo imagined all of THIS

Gaka September 18, 2010, 5:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #93009

Oh, God, Paulo…

someone_you_dont_know September 18, 2010, 6:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #93010

@Gaka

i know right? hard to think that Paulo could imagine all this by himself

i’m telling you, this kid is so disturbed

jarcor September 18, 2010, 6:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #93011

@Jarcor
In case you missed it. She originally had this section as an alternate timeline/universe. But decided to put this as Paulo’s daydream instead.

Ruins September 18, 2010, 6:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #93012

Anyone notice how Paulo hasn’t changed his hairstyle since then?

Mini-Squid September 18, 2010, 7:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #93017

While it comes off as somewhat of a jerk thing to say, it’s also a reminder that Paulo liked Lucy in elementary school.

Hoheh September 18, 2010, 8:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #93018

@Mini-Squid-

He sorta has. He has three spiky-things instead of two now. :3

Awesome as always. I wish this was real, Luce really needs to get over MIke. :’C

Lillian September 18, 2010, 8:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #93034

What does everyone think the next chapter’s going to be about? I think its sandy coming back.

BLUH September 18, 2010, 10:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #93038

Poor Paulo, things are going so great for him in the Alternate Universe.

the Prime Universe… not so much.

Wheller September 18, 2010, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #93051

@BLUH
Sandy vs. Lucy! Probably not. Though that would be fun to see.

Hoheh September 18, 2010, 10:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #93052

@Hoheh that would be epic.

BLUH September 18, 2010, 10:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #93055

how am i supposed to wait until Monday? D:
xD

someone_you_dont_know September 18, 2010, 10:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #93073

I-its drawing itself to a close…..

back to paulo ****ed jess and rachael instead. :|

Magic September 19, 2010, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #93074

But it’s okay because Jess and Rachel have been vacuumed more times than the floor of a fancy hotel room.

J. Vincero (Jerk) September 19, 2010, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #93075

Oh, come on! Getting to see the path not taken outside of incentives is a pretty good deal to me.

Hoheh September 19, 2010, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #93085

finally the issue is over.

Never was a PauloLucy fan…

NEOphase September 19, 2010, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #93105

@Mr. Anderson

Cool story, bro… an hero nao?

P.S. I still think he should push her down the stairs anyway… just to be safe.

P.P.S. Or he should grab a coat hanger.

Lolwut September 19, 2010, 2:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #93114

I can’t wait! :D

OHAITHAR September 19, 2010, 6:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #93115

:)

YYC on GC September 19, 2010, 6:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #93120

i like this imaginary lucy

Magnus Darkly September 19, 2010, 8:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #93140

*pop!*
and then the dream ends with a giant cymbal monkey!
hahahaha
:)

dranor44 September 19, 2010, 10:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #93189

I find that I keep looking back to this site again and again and again to see if Taeshi posted what happens next. I don’t think I’ve ever done this before.

Hr0n September 19, 2010, 12:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #93202

i keep looking to see if they posted it nyaarrrggg…..i have to wait till what, wednesday?!

hailey September 19, 2010, 2:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #93241

Okey, so I started reading this… comic… two days ago, just got to this page. I have to say, it’s a typical drama comic, just like tons of other comics. But, it also has something special about it, something I can’t describe with words.

So I really hope you will continue with the comic, at least ‘till they’re finished with high school :-P

Best regards, Alex

PS: By they, I of course mean the characters….

Alex September 19, 2010, 7:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #93243

It’s monday! D: Where’s the new page? D:

Ohaithar September 19, 2010, 7:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #93246

LAME. I HAVE NO PITY FOR PAULO. NOTHING. DENIED. HE DOESNT DESERVE LUCY, NOT EVEN IN HIS DREAMS. STUPID PAULO.

Hyper September 19, 2010, 7:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #93254

You tell ‘em, Hyper!

Snerky September 19, 2010, 8:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #93291

its only sunday Ohaithar

Psychee September 19, 2010, 9:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #93298

time zones people btw it’s monday

moomoo September 19, 2010, 9:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #93299

yeah Hyper, go whoop his *** man.
Ugh, still need sleep :( almost 3 am

YYC on GC September 19, 2010, 9:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #93304

@Hyper “EXTREME DENIAL”

@Psychee I think Ohaithar means it’s Monday in Australia… but i don’t think Taeshi goes by her Time Zone… i think she goes by the American Eastern Time zone or something… cause i live in California, and i usually see the comic update like around 10:00pm for me.

Spiffy September 19, 2010, 9:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #93322

@Spiffy really? I usually stay up to around 12 waiting for the comic and usually give up and go to bed XP

nice to know about the time zones though i didn’t know that (I live in Florida)

Sandvich September 19, 2010, 10:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #93329

Generally speaking, it’s supposed to go up around midnight Pacific.

Or am I in…EXTREME DENIAL?!

(PS: Enjoy the dream while it lasts~<3)

J. Vincero (Jerk) September 19, 2010, 11:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #93334

Taeshi’s never on time. She’s either early or late, but never on time.

However, we don’t care. BECAUSE SHE IS AWESOME!!!!!!!

Vanilla*Ninja September 19, 2010, 11:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #93337

… man this would be good if it was permanent, i kinda like this alternate reality

lakie September 19, 2010, 11:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #93344

I hate looking back at Mike (the old epic awesome Miashul that everyone adored) then seeing him now, how in the world did he turn lucy down O.o

Oh well this day dream makes my hurting head less hurting, carry on Taeshi XD

Sandvich September 19, 2010, 11:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #93345

I live in Rhode Island and wake up at six for classes. There’s usually a new page up by then.

herzeleid September 19, 2010, 11:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #93368

This is the longest, mushy, depressing daydream in the history of fiction.

Stares into space September 20, 2010, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #93389

well i love seeing this comic growing over time :D keep up the good work Taeshi :)

Shadow September 20, 2010, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #97109

Prepare for *drum roll* NOSTALIGIA!!!!!

Waffles :D September 27, 2010, 11:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #128974

He’s probably in a coma or something.

SushiJaguar November 18, 2010, 5:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #138113

lol! that was the waterfall? we call that a cascade children :P its so cute when you look back when you were smaller, how everything looked huge :3

Furrine December 22, 2010, 11:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #140369

Aaaaaw Paulo looks so cute as a kid! I<3Paulooo :D

Caeleighh January 4, 2011, 6:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #156196

“Funny it’s a lot smaller than I remember.”
That’s what she said! 8-)

Subject-Delta April 10, 2011, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #162709

Poor Paulo…When he was a kid, he never got the credit he deserved, did he?. If Lucy had paid more attention to him instead of being socially awkward and always resting on Mike’s shoulder…Who knows? Maybe this whole chapter would be a reality, not just a fantasy. :)

Bohemian Rhapsody reference. *HIT

NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 22, 2011, 10:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #177265

kittens are pretty small compared to a full grown cat anyway… the fantasy would have been interesting had it not been just a day dream 8-)

Pyro Assassin August 16, 2011, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #208671

So uh, what happened to Mike?

L131 February 10, 2012, 12:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #213167

MORE CAT SEX I HOPE HE USED CONDOMS

nomoe28 April 1, 2012, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #216110

Best page of all!!!!

Love how Lucy is not afraid of the river! It means so much!

Leitor May 9, 2012, 3:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #217395

Lol do they even sale cat and dog condom’s LOL that be funny as hell xDD i cant even imagine a cat or a dog using a condom Jajajajjajajajajaj xD

PaolaTio May 27, 2012, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #223096

AUGH I CANT TELL WHO I LIKE BETTER WITH LUCY NOW.
MIKE OR PAULO EJDKCNFKFPS

makaramiracles July 19, 2012, 12:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #223383

HOLLY SH,! KID PAULO IS SO F@(?!3n CUTE

Stormey July 22, 2012, 1:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #229176

PAULO YOU DARLING I LOVE YOU WHY YOU SO BEAUTIFULLY ADORBZ YO!

Alekk September 25, 2012, 2:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #237434

Ah yes, the page that was released when I started reading BCB :)

Bangomango January 25, 2013, 7:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #252911

D’aww… :love:

Astrid555.1 July 9, 2013, 10:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #252912

@spiffy you are right that she goes by another time zone, which is fine by me because it’s my time zone! taeshi updates at 1:00 PM eastern time. i think it used to be 10:00 PM eastern time, but taeshi changed it.

Astrid555.1 July 9, 2013, 10:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #278123

;_; aww, poor paulo. He saved her and she only cared about Mike ._.

Kuruchan March 25, 2014, 11:25 PM EST.

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