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Sue be steppin out of line there Abbey! 5 across the face!
See? Even Paulo agrees
Maverik December 22, 2010, 12:00 AM EST.
Wow. Impassioned isn’t he?
I’m on the same page as Paulo here; I keep expecting this to turn into a brawl. (Sue would win)
*Ninja December 22, 2010, 12:00 AM EST.
Debate results in argumentative logical fallacies. Wooooo.
Yoinkinator December 22, 2010, 12:00 AM EST.
HIT HER!!! YEAH!! BE LIKE YOUR FATHER!!
Migrant December 22, 2010, 12:00 AM EST.
WHOA! ABBEY SMASH!
ClosetLucy December 22, 2010, 12:01 AM EST.
Lol…Paulo…Great page as always
Firestorm December 22, 2010, 12:01 AM EST.
crossedeyefreak December 22, 2010, 12:01 AM EST.
JPEspinoza December 22, 2010, 12:01 AM EST.
Debate gone in overdrive O.O, I would feel very awkward if I was in Tess’s position also
CTS4Kouhei December 22, 2010, 12:02 AM EST.
Smooth move, Abbey. P: Way to show you can see things from another person’s point of view.
Dragon333 December 22, 2010, 12:02 AM EST.
Abbey have angry issues…
Raxki December 22, 2010, 12:03 AM EST.
ah nothing quite like having the ability to keep a cool head, no?
Go paulo way to break the awkward silence.
FD December 22, 2010, 12:03 AM EST.
I think Paulo wins the debate
DoesNotCompute December 22, 2010, 12:03 AM EST.
It got worse.
Hoheh December 22, 2010, 12:03 AM EST.
HIT HER HIT THEM ALL WITH A BASEBALL BAT
Some guy December 22, 2010, 12:04 AM EST.
Lol at Tess.
Loki December 22, 2010, 12:04 AM EST.
Paulo provides the best advice.
Toffee December 22, 2010, 12:05 AM EST.
NOOOOO too slow for 1st (this comic now has 712 pages)
sincerly, the sad wii anonymous
anonymous December 22, 2010, 12:06 AM EST.
Ooh! This is the first page that shows more people than just normal cast members! (Even if they are just blobs.)
Cole December 22, 2010, 12:06 AM EST.
That is when you call for an intermission and have Frank Sinatra play in the backround to lighten the mood.
d00d December 22, 2010, 12:07 AM EST.
I’m hoping Abbey wins this; nothing against Sue, I just like Abbey better. Also, I disagree with Paulo, because then Abbey would be expelled due to him winning (like I said).
twalker500 December 22, 2010, 12:07 AM EST.
I find i sorta agree with abbey. As some one who was bullied through out primary and high school i can see where he is coming from. If i were to address the issue correctly tho i would have a 3 strikes no tolerance system. You mess up 3 times your out, but not loosely, i was at a school that had a similar system but to get a strike you basically had to kill some one(not really but you get the point) That way you can make a mistake or 2 and still be around as well as feel mounting pressure not to bully people as you can see your own doom incoming with the loss of strikes.
Mind you the bullying has done some good for me, im tough as nails now, no one can fluster me or upset me. But i think i would have preferred happy and safe formative years as apposed to growing up to be an angry tank.
Anim3Fr33K December 22, 2010, 12:08 AM EST.
… and that’s why Paulo is my favorite character.
WyldKAT December 22, 2010, 12:09 AM EST.
Either that or cake.
d00d December 22, 2010, 12:10 AM EST.
First page nothing. Middle school Paulo announcing Mike is gay. Like 6 guys showed up then. The pep rallies always have a decent number of folks as well.
Hoheh December 22, 2010, 12:10 AM EST.
Yikes…I think we hit a nerve there.
A-non-o-mis December 22, 2010, 12:11 AM EST.
kirkiss December 22, 2010, 12:12 AM EST.
And then Lucy decked Paulo…
Looks like Abbey successfully dug his own grave.
Sean December 22, 2010, 12:12 AM EST.
What is this? December 22, 2010, 12:12 AM EST.
calm down abbey, you gonna turn into a rocket and explode at this rate
JetFire December 22, 2010, 12:12 AM EST.
Abbey and Sue, as of now, might have exited the friend zone for a while.
Hoheh December 22, 2010, 12:13 AM EST.
Hi I’m Carter and I LOVE Lucy!!
Carter December 22, 2010, 12:14 AM EST.
Paulo: Forever finding inappropriate ways to deal with a situation.
TK December 22, 2010, 12:14 AM EST.
ironicly abby is verbally bullying sue…
Cheeto December 22, 2010, 12:15 AM EST.
Hi. I’m not Carter, but I love Lucy.
Hoheh December 22, 2010, 12:15 AM EST.
GO PAULO THE HOT SAMOLIA <333333
Raxki December 22, 2010, 12:16 AM EST.
I think we’re all forgetting the real culprit to this debacle: Tess, for epic moderation failure.
cha0s December 22, 2010, 12:16 AM EST.
take off your top!
ChewySmokey December 22, 2010, 12:17 AM EST.
@ cha0s who do you think paulo is telling abby to hit?
Cheeto December 22, 2010, 12:17 AM EST.
Whoa whoa whoa Abbey is hyper mad!
I just love the way everyone stares at him.
... December 22, 2010, 12:18 AM EST.
40 comments as chinese people say it HO LEE CHIT! any ways that is so funny, I would say lol but I hardly ever lol
Subject-Delta December 22, 2010, 12:23 AM EST.
Woooooah. Abby, you killed your own chances there.
Lurkah December 22, 2010, 12:23 AM EST.
One of these days, POW!
RIGHT IN THE KISSER.
Seg December 22, 2010, 12:24 AM EST.
Any body in that position would feel awkward and I’ve been wondering why is Tess hosting this debate and not someone else?
@ Seg Nice job at using the Looney Toons quote I LOVE IT
and finally… Abbey=Abraham
Grubey December 22, 2010, 12:25 AM EST.
Oh hey, let’s all vote for the guy what loses his temper really easily, yeah! : D
Moddy Auld December 22, 2010, 12:26 AM EST.
You know what makes this comic even funnier?
If Paulo isn’t talking about violence in the last panel
CriticalQuit December 22, 2010, 12:27 AM EST.
And there goes the votes…
Lindsay December 22, 2010, 12:29 AM EST.
Paulo never stops makeing me laugh.
Leo December 22, 2010, 12:29 AM EST.
You won’t like him when he’s angry!!!!
Luei December 22, 2010, 12:31 AM EST.
still voting for abbey
collinbollin December 22, 2010, 12:31 AM EST.
Also abbey needs to go take some chill pills or go for a coffe break cuz he is just a tad bit nutz
I think some bullies should rot in he’ll but not all of then give some a chance and when they blow it take out your 9 and cap that sorry mother fuka
Mike still needs to be bitch slapped for what he did last page he almost made Lucy cry! I’m a chargin my fireball! Leeeeeeerrooooyyy jeeeeeeennkiiiiinsss
Halo:Reach December 22, 2010, 12:32 AM EST.
And I thought I liked the expressions on the previous page, but wow. The effects on this page… I’m not even sure I can describe them. Great job on this one, Taeshi.
And oh dear, Abbey rage. Not even Tess has anything to say- Paulo is the only one to speak up, and knowing his suggestions…
Tailskirby6 December 22, 2010, 12:34 AM EST.
Take a chill pill, Abbey. Don’t got a chill pill? Got a chill strip? Pop it out, put on your tongue and chilllllll.
King December 22, 2010, 12:36 AM EST.
Saying the right word at the right time
BCB fan December 22, 2010, 12:40 AM EST.
**** abbeys gonna go super saiyan
JetFire December 22, 2010, 12:41 AM EST.
Awww poor Abbey, he obviously still has some deep physiological issues going on here. But I respect what he’s trying to do, he’s just going at it all wrong. He’s just trying to rid the world of bullies, but doesn’t realize/care how complicated it is. I feel so bad for him now
RandomGirlontheInterwebs December 22, 2010, 12:45 AM EST.
Abbeys first mistake was his reaction too paulos question. He could have instead emberassed Paulo by asking him a series of questions starting with somthing like “care to Elaborate?” his second was loseing his calm. By responding to each of sues questions with a calm voice he could have easily made her look like a raving idiot he instead ended up killing any chance of winning due to poor presentation
Godless December 22, 2010, 12:46 AM EST.
First rule of debate is to stick to your guns. If your opposition successfully plays to your emotions the debate derails far off track and your entire argument is moot. If Abbey were to go back to the original question with a cooler head and derail Sue subtly, he’d be back on the right track.
Won’t happen though. :B
Edit: Hell, if he kept cool after his first melt down he could put it back on track and redeemed himself and made Sue look like a mudslinger in one fell swoop. Right now he just looks like a child who isn’t getting his own way. I could go on all day. Debate drama!
Tychon December 22, 2010, 12:52 AM EST.
I have a feeling that Abbey is strawmanning there.
CherryKyon December 22, 2010, 12:54 AM EST.
Tess’s situation dropped my ***! haha
on the other hand I do not like Abbey’s reaction (in terms of drawing) on 5th panel. Much more than anger, i see a child “want that candy badly”. (i hope u understand what i mean)
Bloodbath December 22, 2010, 12:54 AM EST.
Sue: LOL U MAD?
Abbey: ARRAAAAAGLGLAGHAGLALHLKHNJLASHJAJHWAJGALHGLAAAHAAA AaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH -explodes-
Kavukamari December 22, 2010, 12:54 AM EST.
BAM! way to **** off">******** Abbey
Kikikiki December 22, 2010, 1:02 AM EST.
but why u so mad abbey?
MiM December 22, 2010, 1:03 AM EST.
Noble_6 December 22, 2010, 1:04 AM EST.
Q&A 1) Politics?… lol
youknowwhoiam December 22, 2010, 1:14 AM EST.
Grab the Chair!!
Oh this isn’t professional wrestling?
Leaving a Comment December 22, 2010, 1:16 AM EST.
Daisy’s stare has forced paulo to abbey’s side apparantly. Whether this is because of some sort of previously dormant mind control abilities she has just uncovered, or simply pure fear remains to be seen…
Aethrys December 22, 2010, 1:21 AM EST.
Don’t be hitting girls boi.
Saint Christopher December 22, 2010, 1:21 AM EST.
Hm… by the way things are going Abby has no chance at winning if
he keeps up his attitude, also I am under the impression that he
might finally snap and might attack either Paulo and/or Sue for
questioning him, chances are he will attack Paulo. :raise:
Darf14 December 22, 2010, 1:29 AM EST.
…And then they had hate sex in front of everyone. Daisy exploded from the extreme drama that it would bring while Lucy and Mike had their own hateful love. Paulo died. The end.
Baeleox December 22, 2010, 1:30 AM EST.
Tess, just back away slow.
Itsu December 22, 2010, 1:33 AM EST.
Prediction: Daisy tries to calm him down, and he hits her! Then he’s all like “I am my own monster!” and then Abbey was a zombie.
cha0s December 22, 2010, 1:35 AM EST.
I know this crazy kid at school. He yells loudly for no good reason, has people stare threateningly at those who disagree with him, and smashes inanimate objects when he’s angry. Should we expel him before he loses his temper and lashes out in rage and confusion?
- Scared when he’s angry
Titanium Dragon December 22, 2010, 1:36 AM EST.
Wow, Abbey just EXPLODED.
NoChristmasNames December 22, 2010, 1:36 AM EST.
Are they going to start hating each other now?
HerpDerp December 22, 2010, 1:38 AM EST.
Angry Abbey SMASH!
thepriddyone December 22, 2010, 1:47 AM EST.
The hyperbole is no more ridiculous than Abbey’s view of the issue (not to suggest that two wrongs make a right, here). However, we’ve also just been given keen insight into why Abbey doesn’t see anything necessarily wrong with his use of violence against bullies in the past, and it has everything to do with the fact that he couches the entire situation in terms of Good Guys and Bad Guys with no Greys. Bad Guys attack innocents, and Good Guys protect innocents. Because bullies are clearly the bad guys here, and Abbey fights against, them, then he is a Good Guy. The ends justify the means; it doesn’t matter how he defends the innocents, it only matters that he does.
I still hope that Sue beats him in the race, but less because I disagree with his policies and more because I don’t think holding the position, even just in student government, would be good for his mental health.
PhycoKrusk December 22, 2010, 1:53 AM EST.
Tess is so scared right now.
Baeleox December 22, 2010, 1:54 AM EST.
It’s hilarious because in panel 5 abbey looks like a tantrum child ^_^
JimmyP424 December 22, 2010, 1:55 AM EST.
I thought Paulo was in the front row?
random fan December 22, 2010, 1:57 AM EST.
Well for one thing Abby really knows how to get a crowds attention
That guy.. Over there December 22, 2010, 2:11 AM EST.
(nameless) December 22, 2010, 2:12 AM EST.
palo: hit her one more time
quils3 December 22, 2010, 2:16 AM EST.
I think Abbey’s emotions is taking over his his head, though i still agree with him, he’s gotta chill.
Billi December 22, 2010, 2:16 AM EST.
Uh buh-bye now Abby, ur done for.
dotdotdot? December 22, 2010, 2:19 AM EST.
Ya know, Abby might have had a VERY good argument if he didn’t let his emotion go out of control like that….
Ud the Imp December 22, 2010, 2:20 AM EST.
I’m sorry, but I love Paulo rofl
Bry December 22, 2010, 2:20 AM EST.
Sieg Mein Abbey! Sieg Sieg heil! Sieg heil! Fascist Abbey is awesome <3 new fave character. Ok seriously though… Passion aside…
Personally I cannot agree that the end justifies the means and that power should be concentrated in Abbey’s hands as sole arbiter as it brings up a whole new debate. “Who guards the guards?” Inherently Abbey may be doing the right thing but he has already proven himself to be no better than what he claims to be fighting against, using people as political props; scare tactics to silence dissent; failing to remain collected. Absolutist statements also do not help Abbey’s case.
That aside what is so wrong with bullies? Are people so weak-minded that they believe that there is no such thing as life after high school; that the hierarchies that are built in high school will just crumble upon graduation?
selvy December 22, 2010, 2:22 AM EST.
Hitler Paulo approves of Abbey’s fascism.
Sands from DA December 22, 2010, 2:39 AM EST.
@selvy As I said, Abbey sees the issues solely in terms of Good Guys, Bad Guys, and Bystanders, and as long as he fights the bad Guys to protect the Bystanders, then he is a Good Guy, no matter how he fights.
Also, I don’t quite understand your last statement. Did you mean to pose the question about no life after high school in that the hierarchies built during high school do crumble upon graduation? In the real world, nobody cares who you were in high school: the cheer captain and president of the chess club are equally worthless until they prove otherwise.
PhycoKrusk December 22, 2010, 2:41 AM EST.
Geez, Abbey, don’ go too far off the deep end. I’d rather not see you get own’d by Sue!
Welgaian December 22, 2010, 3:00 AM EST.
There are blob-heads . And then there’s Paulo
Zero December 22, 2010, 3:15 AM EST.
Hey abbey, I got a cup of awesome, you want some…
Oh! oh, I can see you’ve already got yourself a cup of awesome.
Kekon December 22, 2010, 3:16 AM EST.
I feel for Tess. Once was a former bully also, she was.
Anonymus December 22, 2010, 3:23 AM EST.
I laughed pretty hard at Paulo.
Not gunna lie.
Cheshire December 22, 2010, 3:33 AM EST.
I agree with PhycoKrust. He ( or she ) makes a good point o_o
Q December 22, 2010, 3:34 AM EST.
I’m enjoying every aspect of this chapter.
I don’t know which side I agree with more… both prove points, and have flaws.
But, if Abbey goes for Paulo’s suggestion… poor, poor Abbey… Ownage will come from Sue. And in seconds.
Frair December 22, 2010, 3:49 AM EST.
I can almost hear any hope of Abbey winning evaporating into thin air.
Bigfoot December 22, 2010, 3:58 AM EST.
I wish I could punish people. I can only refer them. >_>
C December 22, 2010, 4:05 AM EST.
Hard to agree. Both prove good points. But im for abbey. Its better to stop something than to merely try to prevent any bullying to happen. But I think sue will win
Anon December 22, 2010, 4:07 AM EST.
I’ll have to agree with Sue, though. That is kind of fascist. It’s good to know both sides of the situation before taking action and giving punishment.
Oh, and as for Paulo, cue angry daisy. lol.
Memory Anemone December 22, 2010, 4:07 AM EST.
Hmmm am i REALLY really really the only one who think that Abbey’s reaction now makes ABSOLUTLY NO SENSE?
I mean it’s like the whole sommer thing didn’t happen.he was much much calmer even before he got in therapy.And now after that he got anger issue’s ? Yeah that just proofs that a therapist makes things worse.
I hope there is a very good reason why he has changed so much or i lose my faith in the character development here.
Still, Vote for Abbey. Bullie’s should really rot in hell.
Little Smile December 22, 2010, 4:10 AM EST.
Bullying always deserves swift vengeance. Abbey FTW; wish I’d had someone like him years ago in high/middle school. >=/
JackTheTripper December 22, 2010, 4:11 AM EST.
Someone needs to take a pill… >.>
YAY for compassion and reasoning! YAY for Sue!
KeyFox December 22, 2010, 4:16 AM EST.
Angry Abbey is angry
Momoa December 22, 2010, 4:24 AM EST.
Well, while I don’t advocate any sort of bullying, the fact is Abbey’s being a hypocrite. Anyone who acts like they’re worthy of judging their peers, especially in such a harsh manner, is nothing but a bully themselves. Once again I find myself completely disappointed in Abbey’s behavior. Judgemental *****.
SgtRed December 22, 2010, 4:25 AM EST.
1) Aaaaaand now I’m with Sue.
2) Dick move, Paulo. Dick move.
The Other Mike (Mikaro) December 22, 2010, 4:32 AM EST.
Wow. That fascist comment really got to him; He practically (well, figuratively) exploded! Although I still agree with Abbey, Sue has defiantly won this debate. Look how calm she is!
CatTrooper December 22, 2010, 4:33 AM EST.
Um, is there a third choice for this position? Because neither of these two are exactly winning my confidence.
Yappy December 22, 2010, 4:48 AM EST.
All I have to say is “LOL”
Jen December 22, 2010, 4:52 AM EST.
Geez, they have quite the audience built up.
Like, the crowd seems pretty genuinely interested. Or rather, as interested as blobs with eyes can be.
Most assemblies I know like this usually have a good half of the audience texting or socializing at this point
Bubzgonzola December 22, 2010, 5:01 AM EST.
@Yappy vote for sandvich?
Sandvich December 22, 2010, 5:16 AM EST.
Abbey looks like a baby who just got his pacifier taken away by force.
Misky December 22, 2010, 5:26 AM EST.
Oh Abbey…. This can’t be good…..
Cam December 22, 2010, 5:38 AM EST.
I think what paulo meant to say was “tap dat ****, WITH FORCE”
kiala December 22, 2010, 5:44 AM EST.
DANG, Abbey. Somebody’s upset.
Mattaki December 22, 2010, 5:51 AM EST.
Uh oh, Political suicide.
Firewolf December 22, 2010, 5:54 AM EST.
like the way they all turned to him
bigdogstan December 22, 2010, 6:03 AM EST.
This is not going to end well and Paulo your not helping! I think it would probably by better if no one win.where is Jasmine and McCaic?
black baron December 22, 2010, 6:15 AM EST.
Sally December 22, 2010, 6:19 AM EST.
That counts two,
Ana aka Knux-the-Killer December 22, 2010, 6:29 AM EST.
That was funny! Plus, Abbey’s a crazy rabid squirrel. Someone, anyone, give him a cookie!
X-Saber December 22, 2010, 6:39 AM EST.
wow, umm as much as i like abbey im gonna have to say that he is starting to get a bit hypocritical and has officially lost his temper and needs to calm down before he actually does hit someone. but other than that go abbey.
also can anyone read what’s on Tess’ sheet?
Wolf217 December 22, 2010, 6:55 AM EST.
@Wolf217, I think #1 says policies, or something along those lines.
Iceideth December 22, 2010, 7:00 AM EST.
Paulo is retarded…
I’m still with Abbey on this. NO ****ING MERCY! Enough is enough.
Valumior December 22, 2010, 7:01 AM EST.
well, Abbey’s letting his personal feelings get in the way of running a school…besides why are they even fighting about this? aren’t they running for secretary? lol that’s a debate for the vice-presidential and presidential candidates isn’t it?
Golden-Eyed Wolf December 22, 2010, 7:04 AM EST.
Pauloooo!!! Always been my favourite for reasons like this
Eric December 22, 2010, 7:06 AM EST.
oh geez Paulo don’t turn this into Jerry Springer lol.
Abbey is SO bringing his emotions into this. I’ll bet deep down he means well..but he is just too unstable…more therapy maybe??
I’ll bet both loose the votes and David wins somehow ha!
Iris December 22, 2010, 7:09 AM EST.
holy shoot December 22, 2010, 7:18 AM EST.
Maybe Abbey should finish off his past first before spreading his manic ideas among the students.
Also, I take to Paulo more and more
Co0kieL0rd December 22, 2010, 7:19 AM EST.
paulo.. always making my day :p
stalker December 22, 2010, 7:24 AM EST.
just friggin hit her
paulo : )
lucy <3 micheal
chloe December 22, 2010, 7:26 AM EST.
LUCY <3 MICHEAL FOREVA
PAULO <3 LUCY
PAULO VS MICHEAL
FOR THE PRIZE LUCY
chloe December 22, 2010, 7:28 AM EST.
i’m wondering if when this is over if Lucy will go up to Abby and guilt trip him, you know? her being his friend and all and her ‘bulling’ Mike and Paulo and David
i.will.stay.unkown..... December 22, 2010, 7:55 AM EST.
Abbey is really showing his anger, and that is not good. Because Pain leads to Anger, Anger leads to Hate and Hate leads a path towards the DARK SIDE.
Yeah a reference to Star Wars……….so sue me.
EpicLOLage December 22, 2010, 7:57 AM EST.
This is where the debate should end, in a situation like this.
And Abbey looks like he’s relapsing. Poor guy. It’s not that all that therapy didn’t help him - it did- but he’s going to need more than just a summer’s worth of therapy. Traumatic experiences may take longer to get through for some people. Plus, let’s face it, Abbey has a temper. When you’re really passionate about something, it can boil your blood. I know from personal experiences because Italians are that way. You see it as either passion or a really nasty temper.
But Sue has made some good points. Some bullies, like Tess, don’t deserve expulsion. Tess is one of those that is repenting for what she did, even if most of the school still doesn’t like her. That alone is punishment enough, but to expell her would be overkill. In fact, I’m sure a good portion of the school would be missing.
I’d be scared if I were Tess too. Completely unable to do anything in the face of this verbal violence, because it is scary. But it would be kudos to her if she did stand up and say something to dispel the situation.
Paulo, you silly boy. You’re definitely not helping, but I did chuckle xDD
(And also, fyi, I’m female 8D)
Chris December 22, 2010, 8:00 AM EST.
….I would vote Abbey.
Axlyions December 22, 2010, 8:06 AM EST.
Dude needs anger management. And that’s probably the most useful thing Pauloo has said this chapter.
SushiJaguar December 22, 2010, 8:08 AM EST.
Why this reminds me an HIGH TURNABOUT in ACE ATTORNEY?, only one thing left here and could be… OBJECTION!? 8D
Ookami December 22, 2010, 8:18 AM EST.
Abbey!!!!!! MAKE YOUR POINT KNOWN! WHOOOOOT!
tg0110 December 22, 2010, 8:20 AM EST.
Legalism-the theory that those who do wrong should be punsihed severly
Origin-One of the three philosipher theroies that came around the same time as Confusism and Taoism(T is pronounced as D so it can also be called Daoism)
Cat December 22, 2010, 8:32 AM EST.
ANinnyMouse December 22, 2010, 8:34 AM EST.
And then Abbey reveals the story about his father and walks off stage, over the next few weeks he hears more and more muttering about him around the school, he reaches the point of leaving, to Daisy’s horror, then it turns out he won and he goes into a joint leadership with Sue!nnEither that or David wins.
Snerky December 22, 2010, 8:36 AM EST.
Like FIRE, HellFIRE
Anonymoose December 22, 2010, 8:46 AM EST.
haha I like the reference epiclLOLage. It’s kind of true though…who knows what will happen to Abbey if he is allowed some power and his anger isn’t dealt with…noooot good. These things take time to get over as was stated in a comment above. It might not ever go away either…but at least he could learn some methods to peacefully deal with it
Iris December 22, 2010, 8:51 AM EST.
LOL HIT HER!!!!
awesomeJez December 22, 2010, 8:57 AM EST.
0-o Abbey cracked……So did Sue….
chickbabe2081 December 22, 2010, 8:57 AM EST.
oh man, we do this all the time at our school, we see someone arguing, and yell “bet you wont hit ‘em”
Heart December 22, 2010, 9:12 AM EST.
Sorry Abbey, your heart’s in the right place, but you’e too temperamental!
Elena December 22, 2010, 9:18 AM EST.
i’d still vote for abbey!
Shareazu December 22, 2010, 9:30 AM EST.
After that I totally vote for Abbey
Bullies totally should rot in hell
G.Arcantos December 22, 2010, 9:35 AM EST.
Abbey “I’M NOT CRAZY! I’LL BEAT UP ANYONE WHO SAYS I AM”
JuniorBoomer December 22, 2010, 9:42 AM EST.
Oh god I need to stop saying stupid ****.
crossedeyefreak December 22, 2010, 9:48 AM EST.
Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haaa!!
Who December 22, 2010, 9:54 AM EST.
Congrats Tess you lost control of the debate let’s wait until abbey’s rage gets the better of him this good
Torch1246 December 22, 2010, 9:56 AM EST.
Okaaaayyy… THAT was a bit harsh.
Cody December 22, 2010, 10:01 AM EST.
Paulo seems to have switched sides.
Kikren December 22, 2010, 10:12 AM EST.
I’m torn between Abbey and Sue. Abbey thinks that bullies should be disciplined. Thumbs up. Sue thinks that we should not go so far as to expel them. Thumbs up.
Leia Soro December 22, 2010, 10:14 AM EST.
Mad Abbey is Cute Abbey… x3
I just LOVE the new design..
I agree.. it is more organised.
Cant wait for the next page on friday… that will be my Christmas-Eve Present..
Cats4ever98 December 22, 2010, 10:16 AM EST.
“Yes they deserve to die, and I hope they burn in hell!”
Abbey must have been channeling Samuel there for a second
Two_Twig December 22, 2010, 10:20 AM EST.
Abbeys is the new hitler
scottland boy December 22, 2010, 10:23 AM EST.
LOL at Paulo.
Who knows how to call things? Paulo does!
Sari December 22, 2010, 10:25 AM EST.
Ze hiel to Fuhrer Abbey
catman December 22, 2010, 10:31 AM EST.
OMG that made my day so much !!
Pingu December 22, 2010, 10:31 AM EST.
mmoomommo December 22, 2010, 10:39 AM EST.
That certainly doesn’t help the credibility of Abbey’s “not a fascist” position.
Bambalooza December 22, 2010, 10:58 AM EST.
I understand what abby is coming from. I too was bullied from 1st grade to the first part of high school. Lickly it ended at high school. i was alone and none cared. but i made great friends in high school and that changed alot.
But i agree with sue. that not all bullies cannot change. some or little can.
but there should be a no tolerance policy towards bullying. it really must end the bullying now.
Adiemus December 22, 2010, 11:05 AM EST.
DAMN. I thought he was more rational than that.
Bane December 22, 2010, 11:06 AM EST.
Lol Tess is just like “Um… guys?”
Konica December 22, 2010, 11:18 AM EST.
whoa i just realised the icons have been replaced now. I am very happy about this.
Taeshi December 22, 2010, 11:19 AM EST.
I think they are both right to a degree, the school does need to up its policies if random people are wandering in and harassing students, and we have seen a significant lack of any teacher intervention. Have we even seen any teachers who aren’t disembodied voices in front of classrooms? In high school many students do form influential mentor relationships to teachers and this comic hasn’t shown that.
The school needs to protect students, from themselves and each other. However expulsion won’t help reform any bullies, won’t help them, after all bullies in this case are kids too, not adult convicts, they should be separated from their victims, but kids can change, like Tess, if someone tries to understand why they lash out. I agree with Sue, but her name calling reflects poorly on debating skills, but many adult politicians are much, much worse.
Styrm December 22, 2010, 11:21 AM EST.
I know thats a laywer gag, but hey it fits.
Gadget December 22, 2010, 11:22 AM EST.
There’s something politically correct I want to say but it might really offend some people.
So I’m not going to say it.
Also in panel 2 Sue looks like a… well a… I actually can’t think of a word to describe her face. (Her mouth is weird)
I have lethologica.
Abbey December 22, 2010, 11:27 AM EST.
I like the new lay out but WHO THE FOOK WAS THAT BLACK BIRD GUY?
lolwut December 22, 2010, 11:29 AM EST.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA “Hit her”
Anon December 22, 2010, 11:33 AM EST.
Interesting new design.
Although the buttons below the page (Previous chapter, et cetera) are sort of sinking behind the comment box.
entertained December 22, 2010, 11:33 AM EST.
there goes Paulo tryin to get someone hurt again.
Zeo December 22, 2010, 11:33 AM EST.
Only you,Paulo. Only you would say that.
TheGirlWhoNeverComments December 22, 2010, 11:37 AM EST.
I can see what Abbey is saying. I was bulled most of my middle school life. But expelling them is harsh. How do we know if he is the bully or the on trying to help. So I’m going with Sue…..mostly because Mccain’s on her side.
John Wolf December 22, 2010, 11:39 AM EST.
Entertained, there’s a few layout bugs with IE7 that I can’t easily solve right now. I will look into it tomorrow.
SuitCase December 22, 2010, 11:46 AM EST.
LOL that’s so funny. Ah… that Paulo… (And Abbey’s raeg faec on the last page wasn’t too bad either… )
Also, love the new(?) smileys.
Yoshi-Fue December 22, 2010, 11:48 AM EST.
abbey is kinda ****** 03o
stephen December 22, 2010, 11:51 AM EST.
Maybe this new layout will finally make those last IE7 holdouts switch to a real browser
Tim December 22, 2010, 11:54 AM EST.
Angsty Abbey is kinda cute.
Sigma December 22, 2010, 12:04 PM EST.
GordonFreemon December 22, 2010, 12:18 PM EST.
Paulo is such a Troll.
Zephyrion December 22, 2010, 12:28 PM EST.
and once again Paulo says whats on everybody’s minds
404cat December 22, 2010, 12:31 PM EST.
Trollolol, nice Paulo
Skelter December 22, 2010, 12:33 PM EST.
Paulo’s telling Abbey to hit Sue…?
I guess Abbey’s voters might change idea huh?
What a cute little taeshi drawing for the comment =D
Poor Mr. SuitCase, having to deal with IE7…
Lycan December 22, 2010, 12:38 PM EST.
Sue still hasn’t proposed another way of treating the bullies…
Baeleox December 22, 2010, 12:40 PM EST.
*poof* HB aperates on stage, walks over to Abby and punches him. Abby falls over, HB stands above him and says, “dude, chill the **** out! ” he pauses breifly and then turns to Sue and says, “you to, you both have taken this way to far, jesus.” *Poof* HB disaperates, Abby and Sue look at each other confused.
I wish I could do that right now
HB December 22, 2010, 12:42 PM EST.
And abbey totally denied having brought his emotions into school policy. >.>
Raylene December 22, 2010, 12:47 PM EST.
d December 22, 2010, 1:04 PM EST.
uh… i get what tess is thinking right now
awesomesauce December 22, 2010, 1:06 PM EST.
Abby is obviously a closet Fascist
that guy December 22, 2010, 1:06 PM EST.
this doesn’t seem to be going well…
Tessa is nervous, Abbey is enraged, and Sue is disagreeable.
… damnit Paulo sit down!
4evr ninja December 22, 2010, 1:12 PM EST.
Sue is a good cross examiner.
Kikren December 22, 2010, 1:27 PM EST.
@kikren) you wish sue would “cross-examine”you don’t you
gerbiboy December 22, 2010, 1:34 PM EST.
Abby’s kinda scary. O.O I’m surprised Daisy is backing this, to be honest.
Asche December 22, 2010, 1:47 PM EST.
She heard his entire life story. She knows how he is feeling about this and, despite the fact that he denies it, he is bringing his emotions to the debate since mainly he is annoyed by bullying and has seen it through the abuse his mother has been given.
James December 22, 2010, 1:54 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 1:54 PM EST.
ahh man, gota love paulo for that one :3
Fox December 22, 2010, 2:02 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 2:02 PM EST.
bully: but i don’t wanna go to hell !
TheBlueDragoness December 22, 2010, 2:04 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 2:08 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 2:09 PM EST.
Abbeys name is Abraham ;D what a nerd turd
And hes so caught up in himself for his election, angsty mother licker, Sue is right.
Love Sue always <3 <3 <3
Hyper December 22, 2010, 2:17 PM EST.
I agree! All bullies deserve to rot in hell! Anyone who thinks it’s fun/pleasurable to torture/abuse someone is a sick *******. Many people die from suicide thanks to being bullied! You go Abbey! D
Sin December 22, 2010, 2:20 PM EST.
Ouch, Abbey’s argument’s gone to the dogs. Or cats… or…
Icsifil December 22, 2010, 2:22 PM EST.
Abbey is a Nazi….. :o
BlackOps December 22, 2010, 2:27 PM EST.
But I think abbey has gone too far though
Still so funny
BlackOps December 22, 2010, 2:28 PM EST.
Where do you draw the line between bullying and just a minor argument or fall out?
After being through the entirety of Primary school and the first couple of years of Comprehensive (5 - 12/13) with bullying from several different people, one of them who I’m actually a good friend with, I can tell you absolute punishment doesn’t mean absolute saftey, it’s the same principle of the death penalty, except the addition of the fact it simply moves the problem somewhere else.
If someone constantly annoyed me for 3 days, then completley forgot about me, is that bullying?
What about 4 days? 5 days? 6 days?
What behaviour counts as bullying, I mess around with freinds, and some pretty offensive banter gets thrown around most of the time, if there is a misunderstanding or series of misunderstandings, is that bullying.
Most ‘bullies’ don’t try to torture or abuse people, most don’t think it’s pleasurable or fun, I know many people who, in high school, claimed they were being bulled, when in actual fact they were just being rich kids with superiority complexes.
Whilst they got help, several others I knew who faced actual bullying for over a year received no support.
Bullying isn’t a single, definable thing, and it’s an overused term.
Anyone who uses ‘rot in hell’ obviously has some serious issues, most bullies don’t know any better, some do, it’s a situation-by-situation matter.
I’m going to go find something better to do with my time.
The Bromeister December 22, 2010, 2:30 PM EST.
kylus December 22, 2010, 2:41 PM EST.
i like abbeys thought on this. bullies should be punished. i think they should be beaten
kickash December 22, 2010, 2:42 PM EST.
I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me before now…
But perhaps Abbey was also bullied in the past.
We know pretty much nothing about him ‘cause like Tess, he was introduced as a new character separate from all the old friends. I imagine he was put through hell something fierce.
That would explain a lot. Only a victim could perhaps really find it impossible to be objective.
Besides, who is to say what real bullying is? I imagine there are all types….
DiDi December 22, 2010, 2:53 PM EST.
I think Abbey is rather biased, here. Considering his history, it is understandable, but I figure someone as smart as him should take that into account.
I’m leaning more towards Sue’s ideals, but I don’t think she shouldn’t approach them with complete ignorance in mind. Which I doubt she would, Abbey just seems to be taking it that way.
Though, we haven’t heard much of what Sue thinks, just that she thinks Abbey’s decisions are too extreme, so I guess I don’t actually know her true ideals for this topic.
Emasaur December 22, 2010, 2:54 PM EST.
yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! Paulo! :3
ciz123 December 22, 2010, 3:00 PM EST.
I don’t think that they should rot in hell. But they should be punished….severly. As a person who delt with bullying EVERY ****IN DAY….I think that the teachers need to start paying attention.
Kit December 22, 2010, 3:13 PM EST.
You cant hit a girl!
Rawr December 22, 2010, 3:18 PM EST.
THATS IT! panel 1 and two totally look like a pokemon battle is about to begin, that would another epic shout out to vg cats
lolwut December 22, 2010, 3:19 PM EST.
Why expel the bullies? If we all just ignore them beating on children they will eventually get bored and stop by themselves…. Oh wait that is stupid
I vote for Abbey because there is a difference between violence and justice!
Better yet could we give the bullies capital punishment and cure the problem for the whole of society?
Zinc December 22, 2010, 3:31 PM EST.
Abbey has crossed the line between violence and justice, even if I agree with him. Dude needs to form a secret police to discreetly get rid of all the identified bullies.
SushiJaguar December 22, 2010, 3:37 PM EST.
Abbey is a little baby who isn’t getting his bottle.
Its sorta cute.
Lycinder-Rabbit December 22, 2010, 3:59 PM EST.
um didnt girls fight to have the same rights as men? as in they wanted to be equal? to be treated the same?
ya though so
Bleepbloop December 22, 2010, 4:07 PM EST.
i dont aggree with abbey becuse when ever some gets mad they ussaly bully the person there mad at just look at mike and lucy
ihaveissues December 22, 2010, 4:13 PM EST.
Abbey scares me a lot here!! D8
and my!! Paulo in last panel…. |o|
Merry Xmas and Happy New Year for all :3
ratinhadey December 22, 2010, 4:23 PM EST.
And this is partly why i hate politics.
ShockedLogic December 22, 2010, 4:26 PM EST.
Mick G. December 22, 2010, 4:29 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 4:30 PM EST.
But WHY so buttfrustrated, Abbey?
The Color Herple December 22, 2010, 4:35 PM EST.
OH! well i guess i’d better be packing fire retardent clothing….
Meleeman December 22, 2010, 4:39 PM EST.
sort of agree and disagree with Abbey here~
Milly December 22, 2010, 4:40 PM EST.
lovely work. as always.
Jazmyn December 22, 2010, 5:07 PM EST.
And now a word from our Paulo
Cheshiregirl December 22, 2010, 5:21 PM EST.
Poor Tess in the third panel. I can just imagine her slowly inching her way off stage to avoid getting wrapped up in anything.
Also, Paulo’s “Hit her” line cracked me up!
LostInPhilly89 December 22, 2010, 5:22 PM EST.
Null December 22, 2010, 5:27 PM EST.
i love the layout, and the nnew emotocons… i was wondering when those would be up…
and now what we’ve all been waiting for… Abbey cracked. And exploded.
poor thing :’(
but at least Paulo is there to make things better
EDIT: i feel bad for Tess… she was a bully at one point, and she has to listen to this crazynessss
MissCaitlyn December 22, 2010, 5:43 PM EST.
“And that’s why we don’t take Paulo to debates anymore…”
Firekatkid December 22, 2010, 5:50 PM EST.
Ha, I just saw the new “abusive teacher” BCB ad on another site.
Cole December 22, 2010, 5:54 PM EST.
You know, ever since Abbey first appeared, I’ve always imagined him having a British accent for some reason, perhaps it was his very polite and formal stature. Anyways, now that they’re having political debates and he’s being very forward, he now seems like the BCB equivalent of Nigel Farage.
Cole December 22, 2010, 6:05 PM EST.
No, just joking, but still.
I seriously expected better from Abbey. Pity of him, honestly.
Ever heard of “No 8 nor 80”?
Visionary December 22, 2010, 6:06 PM EST.
°~° oi whyyyyy are they fighting…O.O oh nevermind… why bother asking they fight daily
mak December 22, 2010, 6:24 PM EST.
Tess is thinking this :Errrr should this go on? Should I stop it? I could ask another question…but jeez I don’t want Daisy to glare at me…
Aglette December 22, 2010, 6:33 PM EST.
Damn Abby. All serious on this matter. Then again when isn’t he serious.
Steve-O December 22, 2010, 6:34 PM EST.
Abbey needs to go Andrew Ryan on Sue’s ***.
But, in all seriousness. Is Abbey projecting the image of his horrid father, onto bullies?
Imperial Pancakes December 22, 2010, 7:00 PM EST.
@ imperial pancakes I agree it really does seem like that or visous older brother
randomness December 22, 2010, 7:06 PM EST.
sue actually has a good point there, sounds like abby would count a simple tap from anyone is bullying.
Dee December 22, 2010, 7:09 PM EST.
Zomg, new look, I like it Yeah, tell him Paulo! xD lol Tess is like “fk fk fk i need to get out of here….” haha aaaaandd… Abbey just lost the debate… Hurray for Sue I guess… too bad, he had some good ideas.. *cough* o3o… *runs for the hills* and love the new emoticons
Leonmaster December 22, 2010, 7:17 PM EST.
I’m diggin’ Paulo’s attitude
StarSturdy December 22, 2010, 7:20 PM EST.
Abby Is Right.
lulz December 22, 2010, 7:26 PM EST.
ABBEY IS ONE CRAZY MOTHER ****ER!
Mira December 22, 2010, 7:49 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 7:56 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 7:57 PM EST.
I’m on sue’s side, there’s always a reason kids are bullies. Discipline is needed but to exempt someone from the right to an education is plain wrong. That would just make the bully even more destructive, self and to others.
Benitora Masaki December 22, 2010, 7:58 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 7:58 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 7:59 PM EST.
Oh lawls Paulo is such an instegater. someday Paulo will understand what its like. oh geez did i hear myself i sound like mike. who cares MIKE IS TOTALLY MAJOR POWNAGE. HE KICKS A MAJOR AMOUNT OF ***. :0 i love these little smileys
shadowfir December 22, 2010, 7:59 PM EST.
OH FOR ****S SAKE. I READ ALL THE WAY THROUGH TO THE END ALREADY? FFFFFUUUUU. I only started this comic yesterday
nex December 22, 2010, 8:04 PM EST.
I like the new layout
Emi December 22, 2010, 8:24 PM EST.
cutel09 December 22, 2010, 8:38 PM EST.
This layout is absolutely wonderful~
LazyLlama December 22, 2010, 8:38 PM EST.
new layout is awesome.
Seth December 22, 2010, 8:39 PM EST.
What does it say on that little Q+A sheet in the third panel?
I have a feeling it’s something funny, but I CAN’T. READ. IT. DAMMIT.
Hoo-ya December 22, 2010, 8:55 PM EST.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 8:56 PM EST.
love the layout
Cata :3 December 22, 2010, 8:56 PM EST.
Abbey really needs to calm down, he would have still done pretty well in the debate if he left it at “The fact is, harsh behaviour needs a damn harsh response!”
matty_batty0 December 22, 2010, 9:19 PM EST.
How you do the jasmine’s face??
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 9:20 PM EST.
Wait so hold on… because of that ‘page comment’ picture, I wonder… Is Taeshi a girl?
I never really thought much about the artist’s gender until just now. maybe someone can give me an answer? that’d be cool.
Keith_Z December 22, 2010, 9:22 PM EST.
@Keith_Z: She is a girl. Her name is Veronica Vera.
kfj nkbjdf December 22, 2010, 9:25 PM EST.
What a shocker, politics not being able to solve in-fighting……*sigh* can’t we all just die together?
Someguysname December 22, 2010, 9:33 PM EST.
So good this history is facinating!! I’ll continue reading… Continue with this beautiful job…
André Silva BR December 22, 2010, 9:35 PM EST.
Can somebody explain to me the thing with Lucy an Mike?
Confused reader December 22, 2010, 9:53 PM EST.
(also, IE7 users, get a real browser :v)
Profesor Rod December 22, 2010, 10:10 PM EST.
crud.. abbey really needs help.
Nekox December 22, 2010, 10:39 PM EST.
Is it just me or is Abbey absolutely adorable when he’s raging? =3
SkylineFaux December 22, 2010, 10:55 PM EST.
Don’t even think about it or Daisy will give YOU the angry face….
James December 22, 2010, 10:56 PM EST.
new web page style? O_o
BCB fan December 22, 2010, 10:58 PM EST.
Hit her? you mean Hitler right?
Teh Box December 22, 2010, 11:06 PM EST.
Holy stockings this is an awesome upgrade to the site. O_Ob
LC-DDM December 22, 2010, 11:12 PM EST.
I like the new look!
Kekon December 22, 2010, 11:17 PM EST.
:3 lucy needs a man
rima December 22, 2010, 11:31 PM EST.
where do we get the new ones?
Pepe Le Pew December 22, 2010, 11:32 PM EST.
Pepe Le Pew December 22, 2010, 11:33 PM EST.
*flinches and covers her ears against loud noices* “sheeeeeesh, overly dramatic reactions abbey… tone it down, ne?”
Louvian Girl December 22, 2010, 11:35 PM EST.
Abbey’s made a point just by making this speech. I smell two weeks of walking the hallways fearing for their lives, then going back to the same old same old. But still, it’s a bad policy.
Taking things personal? I think not!
And Paulo is about to get hit. Isn’t hurting women like, the bane of Abbey’s existence?
Taseli December 22, 2010, 11:42 PM EST.
Ring soul December 23, 2010, 12:00 AM EST.
This is not going to end well
Keno December 23, 2010, 12:44 AM EST.
I wouldn’t call his reaction so overly dramatic and say its more trauma or his overly passionate ideas. But I’m sure someone thought of this in the other 200+ comments, so I’m just tooting another persons horn at this point.
I get the feeling this won’t end well for our good friend, Abby. An outburst like that is the kind of thing a leader isn’t supposed to have. It at least gives the impression that personal beliefs are getting in the way of good decision making and no amount of words can justify that.
This story is getting very in-depth and very deep. I still remember when this comic was all about comedy, but now its got a beautiful and progressing story with wonderful character development, moments that would make even a hardened man tear up and it still keeps some comedy here and there; and on top of that, the comedy is placed far enough apart, that you get a good laugh every time.
I’ll applaud this comic. Its beautiful, well written and enjoyable. Here’s to you, Bittersweet Candy Bowl. Here’s to you.
EternalOne December 23, 2010, 12:56 AM EST.
You aren’t kidding.
P.S. NEW SMILEYS!
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 12:56 AM EST.
That dude December 23, 2010, 1:04 AM EST.
I cant wait for Friday!
Snowy December 23, 2010, 1:11 AM EST.
pretty sure hardened men don’t spend their time on bcb but your paragraph still holds to most truth.
lolwut December 23, 2010, 1:49 AM EST.
Can’t imagine how this will play out. :c
dragon December 23, 2010, 1:58 AM EST.
true December 23, 2010, 2:02 AM EST.
New for me… Also, the sad and smile smileys used to be Abbey and Mike didn’t they?
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 2:05 AM EST.
he’s gonna lose some votes
Mo December 23, 2010, 2:11 AM EST.
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 2:14 AM EST.
*Staaaaares* …does that list read “1. Pasties; 2. Pasties, pasties, pasties; 3. Poopless”? ‘cuz…that’s what I’M readin’. X3
Jessica U. Ingmann December 23, 2010, 3:15 AM EST.
Abbey has now lost his cool :l
Smellybananna December 23, 2010, 3:20 AM EST.
^_^ Abbey and Sue are mad.
Coco The Rabbit December 23, 2010, 3:37 AM EST.
Lol he’s mad, bro.
Obama bin Laden December 23, 2010, 5:30 AM EST.
Haha, U mad.
Randomer December 23, 2010, 5:33 AM EST.
Abbey VS Sue. Round 1. FIGHT!
Blue-Eyed Wolf December 23, 2010, 5:54 AM EST.
Now I realized what Tess reminds me of; Full Metal Alchemist’s Rosé. The one from the first anime when she still had brown skin.
Dude December 23, 2010, 5:57 AM EST.
hmmm who’s better suited…..sue would make this a corrupt school with zero protechion for students cause we all know bullying will get out of hand one way or another…..and abbey wants to remove all bullying and put fears into those who are most suited for it not to everyone so everyone is fair game to put in their own opions so long as they are not being an *** about it XP
Ultimate being December 23, 2010, 6:25 AM EST.
Of course it had to be Paulo to suggest violence…
~DarkLeo~ December 23, 2010, 6:36 AM EST.
O NO IT’S HITLLER ABBEY
ellit yoshi FNV December 23, 2010, 7:22 AM EST.
cvkjgil December 23, 2010, 7:31 AM EST.
Just because Sue doesn’t want to over punish bullies, it doesn’t mean she’ll let the school with ‘zero protection’ for students.
Geez, there’s something between everything and nothing, people!
Lycan December 23, 2010, 7:57 AM EST.
At the beginning of the chapter Tess was wearing a band that had the star on it, after some pages it transformed into a chain necklace.
Lisaa December 23, 2010, 8:03 AM EST.
also… I read every page up to the last one day before yesterday. took about 8-12 hours, but I enjoyed it. Great comic
AnkokuFang December 23, 2010, 8:53 AM EST.
im with Abbey.
Actual punishments equals actual results.
warnings did not stop the bulies when i was in school.
That Guy With No Name December 23, 2010, 9:16 AM EST.
amm… i really did thought the same thing paulo screamed… how weird
JMOR December 23, 2010, 9:37 AM EST.
@Ankoku Haha I did the same thing
Caeleighh December 23, 2010, 9:59 AM EST.
Randomfaces December 23, 2010, 9:59 AM EST.
Abbey: “Vote me for secretary, and I will take the time to slam the head of every individual bully in a car door!”
I’m still voting Abbey.
Anialator December 23, 2010, 10:09 AM EST.
Calm down Abbey……
RandomDude December 23, 2010, 10:22 AM EST.
Hahahahahahahahaha I.. I can’t breeth ahahahahahahahahaha ROT IN HELL!!! ROT IN HELL!!! ROT IN HELL!!! I whander what EVERYONE thinks of him now. HAAAAAAA HAAAAAA!!!!! Paulo: “Hit her”… realy, but hay that’s the only thing he can do to look like an even bigger syco. Man did he lose it… his composher, race, timper, maybe even a frend or two. Sorry Abbs but you lost my vote
? ? ? December 23, 2010, 10:27 AM EST.
Hahahahahahahahaha I.. I can\\\’t breeth ahahahahahahahahaha ROT IN HELL!!! ROT IN HELL!!! ROT IN HELL!!! I whander what EVERYONE thinks of him now. HAAAAAAA HAAAAAA!!!!! Paulo: \\\”Hit her\\\”… realy, but hay that\\\’s the only thing he can do to look like an even bigger syco. Man did he lose it… his composher, race, timper, maybe even a frend or two. Sorry Abbs but you lost my vote
xDDDD “Hit her!” Really, Paulo? Really? xDDD
Satora December 23, 2010, 10:47 AM EST.
Ashley December 23, 2010, 11:04 AM EST.
I was totally gonna vote for Abbey. Well, I want to vote for Sue too.
But now Sue’s in a better light.
WHY YOU GOTTA LOSE YOUR TEMPER ABBEY?
A-Non-Im-us December 23, 2010, 11:28 AM EST.
dont hit her,hit him(paulo)!
eagammer1 December 23, 2010, 12:06 PM EST.
hahahah Paulo xD
Dudster December 23, 2010, 12:07 PM EST.
Hahahahahahahaha LMAO Paulo, You crack me up! x3
Michelle December 23, 2010, 12:27 PM EST.
Dontcha mean “hit ON her”? *nudge-nudge*
Lyndon Johnson December 23, 2010, 12:48 PM EST.
*Now* it sounds like real politics.
Obsidian December 23, 2010, 1:25 PM EST.
@That Guy With No Name Sue’s issue is not that Abbey wants to punish bullies. Her issue is that Abbey is advocating immediate expulsion for bullying. He has presented his stance as being one that supports immediate expulsion of bullies regardless of the offence. Beating up on someone? Expulsion. Glaring at someone menacingly and making them afraid of you? Expulsion.
It’s akin to advocating for life imprisonment for shoplifting: It stops shoplifting, yes. But it will also drive some would-be shoplifters to show up with guns and clean out the tills. Zero-tolerance does not, never has, and never will work, unless your only goal is to take a larger number of minor offences and turn them into a fewer number of serious offences.
PhycoKrusk December 23, 2010, 1:33 PM EST.
merry christmas! and… someone is going to die.
Kitsonpaw December 23, 2010, 1:44 PM EST.
So under Abby’s rules, he himself would be expelled since hes being a bully right now, using fear to get the reaction he wants and threatening anyone who disagrees with him. Didn’t think that one through now did you Abby
fanthrose December 23, 2010, 2:09 PM EST.
apoc December 23, 2010, 2:41 PM EST.
@PhycoKrusk Aye I do agree that putting things in absolutist terms is inherently a fallacy. It does make for good rhetoric though! As well as good webcomic >.<
It was also a general comment about hierarchies in society that was phrased as sort of a snide remark on teenagers/iteration of my personal view. As it appears to me the prevalent view in high school is that it is the be all end all of one’s young life. I was merely commenting that the bullies don’t go away after high school but that’s a whole other vein of thought.
I do like your shoplifting analogy; very apt.
selvy December 23, 2010, 2:49 PM EST.
Abbey’s only gotten particularly mad 4 times thusfar. The other 3 involved violence. Good thing Sue’s a girl, or I’d be expecting it now. The reasoning comes from Abbey’s other 3 being in defense of a girl.
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 3:20 PM EST.
Loving the new layout! And grats on a full year of timely updates
Snerky December 23, 2010, 4:49 PM EST.
Oh, and the new emotes are great!
Snerky December 23, 2010, 4:50 PM EST.
If Abby wont be careful he will break the table.
SDVII December 23, 2010, 4:51 PM EST.
At first I thought Abbey was being unreasonable.
Then I remember that his father is abusive and killed his mother. ;A;
GirlTheHero December 23, 2010, 5:00 PM EST.
GTFO ABBEY NOBODY LIKES YOU D;
Gghhj December 23, 2010, 5:11 PM EST.
@Gghhj SHUT THE FREAK UP I FREAKIN LUV ABBEY!
G!@nN@ December 23, 2010, 5:14 PM EST.
Gghhj December 23, 2010, 5:15 PM EST.
@Gghhj and @ G!@nN@
Everyone’s entitle to their opinion, so play nice.
Snoregore December 23, 2010, 5:36 PM EST.
WOOOOOOO go team abbey !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!
anoynomous December 23, 2010, 5:49 PM EST.
Elena December 23, 2010, 6:34 PM EST.
Just watch Abbey whip out dat gun and start cap’n people until they listen! //==
Blablar_tyan December 23, 2010, 8:08 PM EST.
Abbey: Im right!
Sue: No im right!
*Sue falls over in exaustion*
Abbey: Ha I win!
Zan'Graxee December 23, 2010, 8:29 PM EST.
lol emotes :D December 23, 2010, 8:38 PM EST.
Wait, if the site only hosts 2.6% of the reader base, where does everyone else read it?
CJTocean December 23, 2010, 8:39 PM EST.
I think 2.6% are those who use IE
Zera December 23, 2010, 8:50 PM EST.
Aly December 23, 2010, 9:13 PM EST.
Abbey used Yell!
It’s super effective!
LtMattL December 23, 2010, 9:15 PM EST.
Abbey is my new,much cooler,much more effective Ghandi.As for Sue,she’s a Mother Theresa on a baaad ‘time of the month’ (no offense meant to the lady viewers,of course )
Phlea December 23, 2010, 9:23 PM EST.
Pepe Le Pew December 23, 2010, 9:24 PM EST.
Bullies should be decapitated by the demons in hell, then tortured for 500 years in hell, then burned in hell.
Or bullies should be tortured by pinhead.
01-10010-1011 December 23, 2010, 9:25 PM EST.
Can’t figure out how to do Lucy or Abbey
Pepe Le Pew December 23, 2010, 9:28 PM EST.
Woooooooow, this issoooooo much more epic than I thought it would be ^_^
Kyle December 23, 2010, 9:35 PM EST.
ha ha! xD FALCON PUNCH!!!!!!!! Daisy Before: <3 Daisy after:
Levi December 23, 2010, 10:42 PM EST.
I’m with abbey having punishments will keep people in line giving them so much leeway is why people are so ignorant now
Nero December 23, 2010, 10:46 PM EST.
Whoa… leniency or strictness for bullies?
I would’ve gone for Abbey had I not found his hate for bullies… he’s just being a real D*ck now…
Sue on the other hand, I find her to be a bit too lenient…
Rober2 December 23, 2010, 10:46 PM EST.
How do you make the character faces? :o ^^ ^-^ :)
KratosTheBlood December 23, 2010, 11:28 PM EST.
KratosTheBlood December 23, 2010, 11:29 PM EST.
Can people stop doing that? You’re just spam-commenting and it really sucks. Stop using the comments system as a practice emoticon ground. They are meant to comment on the comic.
Taeshi December 23, 2010, 11:34 PM EST.
KratosTheBlood December 23, 2010, 11:36 PM EST.
What Taeshi said. Also, hopefully not violence to come next page. Something tells me criminal records are getting nearer to likely for them.
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 11:36 PM EST.
Also that was mad observant, Lisa. Guess I’ll have to fix that when I am able to
Taeshi December 23, 2010, 11:37 PM EST.
Reducing complicated problems can sometimes be simpler than obviously so. Hoheh~
Hoheh December 23, 2010, 11:51 PM EST.
Since I don’t even know how to do that Taeshi, I will remain emoticon-less and therefore not on your nerves ^_^
StarSturdy December 23, 2010, 11:59 PM EST.
WOW I’m such a kiss-***
StarSturdy December 24, 2010, 12:05 AM EST.
xD “HIT HER!” that threw me way off and i laughed SO loud i got in trouble…worth it
Mew December 24, 2010, 4:57 AM EST.
“hit her!!!!” *blobs look at paulo*
Echo December 24, 2010, 12:07 PM EST.
wtf “hit her” wtf what does that mean and why is it there i dont get it
firestar December 24, 2010, 10:17 PM EST.
Oh firestar, don’t be stupid.
“Hit her!” means exactly what it sounds like. He’s suggesting that Abbey should “Hit her!” —Sue, that is. It’s funny because that would be bullying, which is what Abbey is throwing a fit about. It would make him into a bully.
At least, it was funny, until it had to be explained. Then it wasn’t funny any more.
Meex December 24, 2010, 11:13 PM EST.
I Agree with Paulo
Snake December 25, 2010, 7:34 PM EST.
What am I missing!!??
joefox December 26, 2010, 7:37 PM EST.
Paulo ^_^ is the serious comic relief which I love dearly. I don’t think he wants so much as the violence, but more just to make Abby look like an idiot.
Abby: me smash!
Paulo: Hit her!
Marco ^_^ December 27, 2010, 2:46 PM EST.
Oh for flying out loud, you can’t fight fire with fire, Abbey.
We’re all very sorry.
Sylph of Clockwork December 31, 2010, 12:40 PM EST.
felinoel January 6, 2011, 11:23 PM EST.
What does the Scouter say about his power level? Abbey: IT’S OVER 9000!!!!
Paulo: What? 9000?!
GordonFreeman January 24, 2011, 5:40 PM EST.
Funny Abbey is funny :3
Mikanada March 22, 2011, 2:51 AM EST.
This argument is the best arguement…ever.
Re.Ocelot April 2, 2011, 3:01 PM EST.
Haha, in the last panel I expected Abbey to give the middle finger to Paulo sooo much
ben.duffa-kover April 7, 2011, 4:54 PM EST.
Best argument in the entire world. You’d never see this **** in real life, though I wish you could.
Are no teachers concerned with bad language? In my school, they’d be all over your *** if you swore in front of them, let alone a large mass of people in an audience. Guess nobody cares here, though.
Abbey needs to take a walk. Apparently, all that “help” and “therapy” he got is really paying off, isn’t it?
NintendoSegaSonyGuy May 24, 2011, 3:21 PM EST.
ok the first two panels are obviously Phoenix Wright references.
Chibi_Silex May 29, 2011, 5:10 PM EST.
hmm, well, im in the spit and swear club, so let me practise ! Abbey is ****ing right ans sue needs to go take a **** and ****. Get off his jack *** already you bitch! come on *****! really
wolfiesong and sneppy May 31, 2011, 8:04 PM EST.
Hit as in a punch?
Or hit as in…”hit” if you catch mah drift….dude.
Abbey would make a nice facist leader. Puts up great points, and yells.
IcedHotChocolate June 7, 2011, 4:09 AM EST.
PREACH IT A-BROHAM
Bro-man June 7, 2011, 8:09 AM EST.
… This is beginning to get eerie.
I actually did that.
Perhaps not in the auditorium, but in debate class, about school bullying….
I know how that feels.
Biblioholic July 4, 2011, 6:55 AM EST.
so much phoenix wright
Raven July 13, 2011, 7:00 PM EST.
Like Miles and Phoenix in their first cases.
APerson July 14, 2011, 4:53 PM EST.
Paulo’s sudden outburst made me laugh so hard.
Musashi August 14, 2011, 10:10 PM EST.
i think mccain should be secretary.
MC August 19, 2011, 3:30 PM EST.
hit her! you wont do it, no balls
Logan August 20, 2011, 2:31 AM EST.
Paulo is just saying what he thinks every one else is thinking
Jango August 23, 2011, 2:29 PM EST.
lol “Hit her!” HILARIOUS xD
Jinxor August 24, 2011, 12:53 PM EST.
And just like that, everyone remembers Abbey’s dad was a crazyperson and he is not exactly Mister Stable himself.
You just lost my vote, Abs. I am so sorry, but I could not vote for someone so clearly in the grips of punitive madness.
Nietzsche said “Mistrust all in whom the urge to punish is strong.” and I agree. I am with you on strict measures against bullying… I think it should be treated as the crime it is, in fact, after all, beating people up for fun is illegal when adults do it to each other, isn’t it?
But now I don’t trust your stability or restraint.
Fruvous September 9, 2011, 9:01 AM EST.
This is my RAEG face. Scared yet?
Hoheh! March 5, 2012, 1:37 AM EST.
I sense that Abbey’s Rage Level is… OVER 9000!!
Random Guy: What! 9000?!
ScrabMaster April 8, 2012, 10:39 PM EST.
Reading through the comments section on this actually scares me.
Bullying is a complex issue and forcing a kid who has been bullying to leave the school and go somewhere else does not fix /anything/.
I have been bullied. I know what it’s like. None of the kids who bullied me even got punished at all. I asked people who knew them how they are several years later in high school. One was a very nice, supportive member of the basketball team, the other I personally began to become a friendly acquaintance of.
Bullies are people too, you know. If I heard someone suggest Abbey’s policy in my school, I would quite frankly want to go to a different high school if it passed. Plenty of people, including myself, have gone into the realm of bullying without even noticing. And a rule like that is too easy to twist to someone’s advantage.
Reminds me of an Ozy and Millie comic, where a bully kept pushing a girl over, but when she finally got the courage to defend herself and punch back, she got in trouble, and not the bully.
amberbydreams April 21, 2012, 2:00 PM EST.
Reading this with Phoenix Wright corned music felt weird. Very weird.
Xephix May 26, 2012, 1:39 AM EST.
@amberbydreams I AGREE! and I can completely relate! I was bullied throughout grade 5-6… 2 years down the road, I met up with the guy again! Coolest guy I ever got to know!
Different Adam June 10, 2012, 7:05 PM EST.
diggin deep Abbey… Diggin deep
GoldenCapuccinoFlame June 11, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.
I was bullied and the girl that did it just got told off and she continued until I stood up for myself
demondonkeys June 30, 2012, 1:50 AM EST.
As a surviving bullying victim I support Abby fully on this.
Spiritwolf15 July 2, 2012, 12:28 AM EST.
hahaha the face in paulo in the last panel.. pure awesomeness
Knight-K July 9, 2012, 2:02 AM EST.
well that escalted quickly
cloud August 18, 2012, 1:00 PM EST.
”rot in hell”…? that hart abbey…it’s just high school
jess September 15, 2012, 4:09 PM EST.
Please abbey relaxed
wallgir100 October 13, 2012, 6:22 PM EST.
looking back on this page, sue should have one
JustSomeCritic December 10, 2012, 7:11 PM EST.
someone December 17, 2012, 3:36 AM EST.
Wow. I want to say “go Abbey” because that was actually rather epic, but my common sense tells me that isn’t a good thing. Just… holy CRAP Abbey take a chill pill or something.
I'll Eat Yourself January 8, 2013, 7:42 PM EST.
oh my hussie would LOVE THIS
Jack January 23, 2013, 7:05 PM EST.
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