78. Safe Boundaries, page posted 8/26/13

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Comment ID #257654

haha dat Paulo xD.

Bolgverk August 26, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #257655

paulo….

Shade August 26, 2013, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #257656

That probably one of the best lines I have ever read.

Also by now the rest of the table, if not a wider area, are probably listening to this conversation not just Mike wit his super hearing

Chrisd765 August 26, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #257657

Har, Paulo’s level of increasing distress are most amusing to witness.

bjk August 26, 2013, 1:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #257658

Oh, but they are.

SplatMaster99 August 26, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #257659

I’m surprised that nobody at the table is reacting to Paulo and Daisy’s “secret” conversation. I guess we’ll have to see in further pages then! And baww, I guess Paulo regrets his decisions in some ways. Perhaps he now wishes that he saved himself for Lucy? It’s interesting to see that the 8th grader who was simply a blatant womanizer and only thought about how he could get laid, is becoming who he is now. That or he really does see Daisy as only a “little sister”, so I suppose any thought of her doing anything is going to send Paulo off the brink.

Termania August 26, 2013, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #257660

I think Paulo is trying to stop her from making a big mistake that she might regret and that she should wait longer. Wonder how she’s gonna react

bunnyclub August 26, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #257661

Wow

McMysterio August 26, 2013, 1:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #257662

Paulo knows these things, and trust him, its no good.

Keyblade Dragon August 26, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #257663

Sex just kind of happened to Paulo and there was nothing he could have done to stop it. Poor Paulo.

Blue fox August 26, 2013, 1:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #257664

Yes paulo! SAVE DAISY!

Jaime August 26, 2013, 1:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #257665

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander, Paulo.

Fish August 26, 2013, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #257666

Yeah, Paulo, not the best person to ask… Although I bet Abby would be very surprised to hear Paulo, of all people, talk someone out of it.

Thisguy August 26, 2013, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #257667

I’m really glad Paulo’s looking out for Daisy :) She’s biting more than she can chew, a second opinion from a close friend will surely help her a lot. I hope he convinces her p:

Me August 26, 2013, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #257668

I’m waiting for Mike to lean over and say that they should probably talk about that somewhere else. Then the pair notice everyone staring at them and Daisy hauls *** outta there.

Venorik August 26, 2013, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #257669

Paulo’s mouth is just getting bigger and bigger…

Saphire August 26, 2013, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #257670

I love how taeshi always has some sort of joke for the page. x)

Me August 26, 2013, 1:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #257671

Paulo translation: “You’re too innocent!”

Kindle_Kat August 26, 2013, 1:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #257672

aww that is cute. i understand Paulo in the since it just happened. but its cute that he is looking out for her everyone needs a friend that cares about your well being. :)
but Abbey and Daisy are good together and they are super smart 8-D

Madi_mew101 August 26, 2013, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #257673

Hysterical paulo! XD oh well… maybe he just see Daisy as his little sister and try to protect her…

eagle August 26, 2013, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #257674

Daisy, listen to Paulo! Paulo may have done it but probably regrets it. And he’s trying to keep you from making a stupid mistake too.

Meow August 26, 2013, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #257675

DA FUQ!!!!!
R U NUT?!

Nice-Hero August 26, 2013, 1:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #257676

Oh shnap!

pauloissohotlike August 26, 2013, 1:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #257677

Well Paulo, sooner or later Daisy is going to reach that stage of a relationship as time goes by so trying to keep her as the “pure little sister figure” is kinda futile.

Plus your reasons for being against this are kinda immature, might want to focus on growing up a bit at this stage.

DeathofInk August 26, 2013, 1:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #257678

Do it, Paulo! Save Daisy’s flower! XD

Flame_LoneWolf August 26, 2013, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #257679

Taeshi’s comments make the comics so much funnier :D
And now we see how much Paulo still cares for Daisy

Drifterkid August 26, 2013, 1:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #257680

Yeah, you TOTALLY didn’t mean to. Your body moved by itself, sure… Oh, i know, it even wasnt YOU. You are mute who could say no.. .Awww poor little Poulo…. Stop this shiat, YOU WANTED it you DID mean it.

Take responsibility for your desicions and acts. Be a man, not a whiny A_S_SHOLE. Idiot

Jane Lon August 26, 2013, 1:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #257681

Ohhh ****, Paulo’s going all jealous protectorate on Daisy cause of his feelings for her. I sense a fight/huge drama in the next 1-3 pages.

Follarch August 26, 2013, 1:59 PM EST.

Comment ID #257682

Paulo is trying to help her make the right choice

Daisy will probably get the wrong idea but seriously Daisy

even Paulo is telling you he isn’t the best role model and that you shouldn’t follow in his footsteps.

And as for people who aren’t entirely sure what he meant by he didn’t mean to do it
It’s not that he is denying all sense of responsibility but saying that it shouldn’t have happened in the first place. it isn’t necessarily dodging responsibility but trying to find the right words.

Dusk Delusion August 26, 2013, 2:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #257683

Paulo, you broke the bro code .
“Article 53- A Bro will, whenever possible, provide a bro with protection. ”

Barney S. August 26, 2013, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #257684

Why would Paulo even care? It’s her choice to have sex, not his. He’s not her father or brother so he should just calm down and stop acting weird

Aiya August 26, 2013, 2:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #257685

Paulo, that sir is a cop out. Paulo you may have been drunk with Jess, but you have no excuse with Rachel. You coulda said no when she pulled you into that back seat.

Fluffy August 26, 2013, 2:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #257686

Paulo knock it off you can’t have all the ladies. Stop being territorial and let the only two characters in a stable and equal relationship make an informed and safe decision about their own bodies, you butt. :nope:

Holly August 26, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #257687

Well, that was not the reaction I hoped for. Embarrassment, sure, but dude. Mind your own business and help the girl out. I respect Daisy for this- she’s decided she’s ready, she’s with a guy she really likes who is pretty nice and trustworthy, and she’s had common sense about the whole thing. She knows what she wants and she knows what she needs to do to get it. What bothers me is Paulo - sure, he’s had a bad experience (I wasn’t very clear on whether or not it was consensual on his part, but regardless, he’s obviously feeling ****** about it), but that doesn’t speak for everyone, and considering they’re friends it’s a pretty disrespectful attitude to take to demand that she doesn’t do what she wants when it comes to her own life and body. Paulo. Sort yourself out.

Smif August 26, 2013, 2:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #257688

Damn it Taeshi, your comment for the page made me crack up XD

Deiser August 26, 2013, 2:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #257689

This is waaay too dramatic. Paulo shouldn’t even be flustered talking about something like this >__>;;

Kira August 26, 2013, 2:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257690

@Aiya well, why wouldn’t he??? Since we all know they’ve been friends since a really long time, I think that there’s absolutely nothing wrong with Paulo trying to knock some sense in her dear friend’s mind. I have a few friends, so close to me they’re like brothers, and i didn’t bother when they tried to warn me about serious stuff i wanted to do. And as a young mom, I tell you all: sex IS serious business ;)

Chicky August 26, 2013, 2:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257691

Paulo better choose his words carefully, otherwise Daisy will get defensive with, “I’m not your little sister” act again.

Vanvoltra August 26, 2013, 2:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #257692

I love how Paulo actually thought about it for a few seconds before realizing what her question meant xD

At least Paulo’s using his… experience… to help Daisy avoid the same mistakes he made. I’m sure he’s redeeming himself in a lot of people’s books.

PocketGodPygmy August 26, 2013, 2:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #257693

lol, instead of “to be or not to be”, it’s “to sex or not to sex” that is the eternal question.
Both sides have their good arguments. If you have sex now, you’ll regret it later. You’re too young. What if you have a baby. It’s your first time. Sex has to have a “meaning” besides sex.
Then there’s the, you’ll feel like crap until you do. It’s always going to be on your mind till you do it. You’ll feel like a loser for being the only virgin in the group. You’re still a virgin, obviously no one must find you attractive.
While I like tearing myself in half and just siding whole heartedly on one side or the other *SARCASM*, I think there can be a healthy middle ground to be found here.
Get protection, GET PROTECTION! Take it easy, take it slow, don’t go crazy. Have fun with it and enjoy yourself, especially if it’s with a partner you’ve known for a while. If you’re both curious and want to release the heat you’ve been in for God knows how long, then play a little. Just be mindful about the situation…and keep whatever happens between the two of you a secret! Spreading rumors about sex, especially in HS, never ends up well (I am sure Paulo can attest to that, although he was getting set up by chicks that just wanted to get back at his dick).

Blank On Purpose August 26, 2013, 3:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #257694

@Taeshi about your page comments shouldn’t it be “into” not onto unless your implying something about Jess and Rachael and the way they did it with Paulo

Chrisd765 August 26, 2013, 3:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #257695

That does say a lot: He is not happy with having had sex

Selef August 26, 2013, 3:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #257696

Oh god wait Abbey’s probably hearing all of this go down along with everyone else at the table aaaaaaawkward 8-D
And way to go Paulo for trying to be helpful in his own special sort of way. No need to yell buddy :D

Wafflesftw August 26, 2013, 3:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #257697

WTF? How do you not mean to screw? What, did you slip, fall, landed in her ****?

buchanen_neket August 26, 2013, 4:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #257698

See how Paulo said sure before he realized what you were talking about Daisy? That’s how he accidentally had sex with so many people…

:| sureeeeeeee…………….

Misanthrope August 26, 2013, 4:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #257699

Paulo’s being a douche again~ Yaaaay

That damn cat August 26, 2013, 4:46 PM EST.

Comment ID #257700

Her face when he yelled at her in the second panel was priceless and adorable at the same time. XD

I'll Eat Yourself August 26, 2013, 4:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257701

@Blue fox
Sex “just happens” only to stupid people. Like really, really, REALLY stupid people. Seriously, look out! Sex might ambush you around every corner! No, it takes a while to get you pants down, there’s time to think about it.

Commander_Zero August 26, 2013, 4:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #257702

He just wasn’t thinking straight when he did it, on all occasions. The first two times, he was pressured into chasing other women by David, even though it was obvious that he loved Lucy :nope:
The third time he was just distressed and not in a state of mind to be thinking about doing anything at all, as we saw with Lucy :unsure:
I think what he means to say is that he regrets it… it’s nice to see character evolution like this :)

Sambo August 26, 2013, 4:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #257703

CALLING IT NOW:
Paulo is going to encourage Daisy to wait because of his regrets from his own mistakes, and Abbey is going to find out and think there is an underlying motive to get to her first (set up from the previous slumber party where he notices the picture of Paulo on Daisy’s desk and goes all Furious Abbey about it.)

This group is falling apart at the seams.

Burger August 26, 2013, 5:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #257704

@Burger ohhh **** i think im with you on this. **** is about to get really real. :O

Lizzie August 26, 2013, 5:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #257705

*David* “AWWWWKWAAAAARD!!!” :D

Mcturtle August 26, 2013, 5:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #257706

That’s a shame about Baltimore Comic Con. Next time, guys.

Solvek August 26, 2013, 5:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #257707

Fecti August 26, 2013, 5:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #257708

@Blank On Purpose

I still know a few virgins out of my friends. They do feel a little out of place, but none of them regret it.

Thank you Paulo for at least being honest that sex is a bit of leap. It’s not boy+girl+dating+half a year should = sex.

Its Boy+girl+decent understanding of feelings and boundaries and action plan if things go awry MIGHT=sex.

The fact that Daisy was referring to condoms and she didn’t even know where to find them sort of hints that this may not be the best idea. She doesn’t know what she is doing.

I_Love_Lucy August 26, 2013, 5:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257709

@Commander_Zero I get your point but how often do these characters wear pants

Chrisd765 August 26, 2013, 5:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #257710

As a side note,

I don’t think he wants her virginity guys, but because he cares about her, he prolly wants her to know what she’s getting into. He’s not the type of person to give a highfive to someone he cares about without giving them some advice first.

In all fairness, he was drunk guys. :/ It doesn’t excuse, but he prolly didn’t really mean to go through with it. And once it was gone he prolly didn’t care so much and just rolled with it (Rachel).

I_Love_Lucy August 26, 2013, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #257711

Don’t envy you there, dude. I REALLY, really don’t

Subaru August 26, 2013, 5:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #257712

Your comment made me loose it.

terminalVoltage August 26, 2013, 6:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #257713

8-) : i didn’t mean to, and the second time and the time after that, and how could i forget the other day … jajajajaja paulo you’re just … great 8-D

Knight-A August 26, 2013, 6:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #257715

This is starting to tread into my other favorite ship! Paulo x Daisy fools! So excited!!!!

Unit August 26, 2013, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #257716

@Fecti: HAAAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Anyway, for this page; I feel a sort of big-brother instinct coming from Paulo XD. On the one hand, he’s willing to give some sort of advice, but considering that the person asking is DAISY, there’s a bit of a conflict there XD

Chocothunda August 26, 2013, 7:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #257717

“I didn’t mean to!”

So I guess it went something like this? “-Hump- Oops, -Hump- oops, -Hump- oo~”

Karmic August 26, 2013, 7:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #257718

Paulo is being serious. What a miracle.

HongKat August 26, 2013, 7:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #257719

Except Paulo wasn’t in a serious relationship, and Daisy is, so apples and oranges. Don’t tell Daisy what to do Paulo. Not your place.

Patrick August 26, 2013, 7:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #257720

Dat Paulo’s reaction! MMM! 8-)

Somebody August 26, 2013, 7:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257721

I think this reaction is because Paulo see’s her like a little sister. :smirk:

Anon-Anon August 26, 2013, 7:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #257722

IT WAS AN ACCIDENT!!!

Yxela007 August 26, 2013, 7:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #257723

Wow… Between this chapter and last chapter Paulo seems to be rocking some serious Madonna / ***** complex… Apparently it’s ok to use Rachel for sex then treat her like crap; but if your “good girl” friend shows an interest in sex it’s a federal issue.

Ouroboros August 26, 2013, 8:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #257724

Hey guys I found the theme song for BCB 8-D
«Bitter Sweet», by Room 94
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK8vURAAhtg
I am not endorsed by Room 94 :P

Sambo August 26, 2013, 8:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #257725

Do as I say! Not as I do!

Trubeque August 26, 2013, 8:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #257726

Daisy’s response to Paulo in the last panel ought to be that she and Abbey don’t MEAN TO either, they just want to be prepared

Lariat August 26, 2013, 8:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #257727

Um, why “Don’t do that!”?
If she feels ready, and Abbey feels ready, and they are safe and prepared there is no reason for them not too.
Just because you were stupid and couldn’t keep you prickly cat-***** in your nonexistent pants and made a mistake doesn’t mean they will ¬¬
god you hypocrite.

Snooze August 26, 2013, 8:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #257728

@Ouroborus - thats what I was thinking :/

He seems to only be able to see girls as potential sex or friends without much inbetween - he seriously needs to grow up

burlap-sack August 26, 2013, 8:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #257729

Paulo really is like a big brother to Daisy. :D

Seoq August 26, 2013, 8:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #257730

@ Chrisd765 exactly :D. @ Commander_Zero When your drunk you will be surprised how fast your pants disappear :smirk: and you ask your self what happened?

Blue fox August 26, 2013, 9:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #257731

Omg, Paulo is really mature now! :) And Daisy got what she asked for, which is good advice! Haha.

Jupi August 26, 2013, 9:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #257732

Being out of town and missing the update leaves me about as wound up as Paulo is here. I was all like “EEEEUUUUUGH NEED BCB UPDATE” and now I’m all like “EEEEEUUUUUGH MISSED BCB UPDATE” Furious Abbey
So you didn’t mean to, eh Paulo? You mean when you were out looking to bag every and any girl you could?
SURE WHY NOT.
Also, what’s wrong with her doing it with Abbey? When you went out on your little spree, you got with two girls who (one of them, anyways) only banged you to get Tess ticked off. Daisy has Abbey, they’ve been together for a while, it’s a mutual agreement, and for the record, it’s their choice! Stop freaking out, man! It isn’t as horrifying as you’re making it out to be!

Oceanus92 August 26, 2013, 9:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #257733

I really love Paulo’s expressions here. They’re just beautiful.

Just-A-Lurker August 26, 2013, 10:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #257734

Scumbag Paulo for the win.




No but really, I love dat paulo. :b

Doctor horse August 26, 2013, 10:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #257735

I think you mean “into it. Repeatedly. With force.” 8-D

Pokerfacein’ it out.

Zeb August 26, 2013, 10:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #257736

What’s with all the Paulo knockers? You guys are fickler than a fly in a dark room.

Gate-senpai August 26, 2013, 10:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #257737

I love how he’s freaking out at the very idea of abby sticking his man hood in her, well #^_^# Also, come on Paulo. I didn’t mean to is my line, u slept with two girls one of them twice. I can’t hate because once again i’ve been in the same sinario. We didn’t mean to people, every time we repeat the same offence, some one beleive us!

JustSomeCritic August 26, 2013, 11:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #257738

Useless input yaaaay!
Just need to state how amazingly cute this comic is. (God I feel for Daisy rn)

Kjiu0 August 26, 2013, 11:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #257739

Paulo is a lousy person to ask these questions.

Tired of Lucy August 26, 2013, 11:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #257740

Paulo’s big brother instinct is going into overdrive here. Hell, it sounds more like a dude once did crack before, had a horrible experience, and their little sister is planning to do the same! XD No, wait, bad simile. o_o

Ud the Imp August 27, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #257741

So, by that line, does that mean that Daisy tries to follow what Paulo does? :P

hi132435 August 27, 2013, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #257742

The horror in Paulo’s face… The increasing horror… IT’S PRICELESS! XD

Rusco Istar August 27, 2013, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #257743

I completely understand what Paulo means when he said he didn’t mean to.
He didn’t do it with anyone he really cared about or had feelings for. His two experiences were during a period when he was doubting himself and by Rachel and Jessica trying to have sex with him, they were in a sense questioning his masculinity. He didn’t want to be humiliated and thought of as not manly if he said no and people found out about it. (Even though they ended up doing that to him on purpose with the lie/rumor about him not being good).

P.S. Yeah he could have said no to Rachel, but I be she would have made it very hard to. They were on a cute date, movie in a car, they hit it off pretty well, and Rachel wanted him. What Rachel wants, she will probably get it lol.

I think he doesn’t Daisy to have a bad/sort of forced experience like he had. On top of that he still has residual feelings for Daisy, as an innocent younger sister figure and also still a tiny bit romantically. Also he and Abbey don’t see eye to eye so that must also make those feelings stronger.

Ventus August 27, 2013, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #257744

Paulo, Daisy isn’t you.

Icsifil August 27, 2013, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #257745

I could of sworn that he got it from Rach. 8-D :P

Hawz August 27, 2013, 1:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #257746

Damn Paulo, you got hella raped.

Tacsi August 27, 2013, 1:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #257747

I think Daisy is doing the smart thing as usual. Even she isn’t immune to the heat of the moment. Teenagers are slaves to their hormones. Always be prepared as they say.

Cyph August 27, 2013, 4:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #257748

@Bluefox and for guys there is the belief that we only have enough blood to fuel one head at a time.

Chrisd765 August 27, 2013, 4:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #257814

oh le shock xD

Skullie August 27, 2013, 6:36 PM EST.

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