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Cool Lani and David.
Though in a really violent way, Paulo still made it…
HongKat March 21, 2014, 1:00 PM EST.
COME ON !
A guy March 21, 2014, 1:00 PM EST.
WOW, SURPRISE! *3rd Comment*
SplatterCandy March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
also gosh darn it they’re going to get back together aren’t they..
BE STRONG ABBEY. DO NOT LET HER CUTENESS CONSUME YOU.
Gabba March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Crimson March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Hahaha, she got you Paulo.
JasperCat March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Oh David, never a dull moment with you.
Keyblade Dragon March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
IF Abbey takes her back, I seriously will need more aspirin.
Daisy STILL never said anything. If she doesn’t even apologize for that horrendous display I will seriously question Abbey being a realistic character for waving it off completely.
You don’t just get verbally attacked by your ex and her crazed friend and have them joke about your dead mother and be immediately OKAY with all of that.
I know Taeshi likes comedy but I seriously don’t think that is a realistic reaction AT ALL.
That or his infatuation for Daisy really has deluded him into thinking this is a healthy relationship or friendship.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Love you David!
ABwingz March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
No bad deed goes unrewarded…
Zott March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Not really nice to David. It’s just a friendship flower.
Is Abbey really giving in? OMG.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Words can not describe your hilarity.
u-u PauloxDavid will never be
Sirknight March 21, 2014, 1:01 PM EST.
Oh hey… they’re getting back together… I’m excited… Aren’t we all excited, guys? … Yayyyyyy :|
TheTogaedHail March 21, 2014, 1:02 PM EST.
I was waiting for the page where the class is looking at them and their crazy outburst.
And Paulo you heartless swine you take David’s rose this insant.
Anialator March 21, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.
Paulo, you just got told you potty-mouth.
Keyblade Dragon March 21, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.
Yo, teacher, how much of that did you hear? (I’m gonna guess all.) No, uh, no objections to your student making a jerk comment about another student’s dead parent? No? Okey dokey, just checking. Daisy, you got any comment on that? No? Al… Alright then, kay.
Mai Terra March 21, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.
I swear, if they are getting back together…
A guy March 21, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.
Classy David is Classy
kdebones March 21, 2014, 1:03 PM EST.
Man, I was hoping for blood.
Oh well, lets see what happens after class.
TBlackfeet March 21, 2014, 1:05 PM EST.
What a bunch of malarkey !!! DX
SeaRiver March 21, 2014, 1:06 PM EST.
Daisy you bitch. Sitting there giggling about all of this. Goes to show how heartlessly insensitive she is to Abbey’s past.
You should be glaring at Paulo for trashing your friend in public over his dead mother or calling him an unlovable ****.
At the very least, you should at least be annoyed at Paulo and sorry to Abbey for the outburst.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:06 PM EST.
Well, they seem to be getting things straight again, but will they really be in a relationship again, either a dating one or a loving one? Or will they not and just be friends? We’ll have to find out next week on BCB.
Keyblade Dragon March 21, 2014, 1:06 PM EST.
Lilmont March 21, 2014, 1:07 PM EST.
Okay, I must have been drinking for the past 6 hours because I know that Abbey would have punched Paulo for insulting his mother’s grave and would still not believe Daisy’s pleas to get back together just because “it was fun”. It’s like telling Kieth from ‘Twokinds’ that his fiancé’s sacrifice was useless and that he needs to forget all about her. You don’t just expect for things to go all sunshine and peaches and that you’ll make it out of the conversation without a scar or brushed lip. You don’t forget things like that. Life doesn’t work that way.
Rocky March 21, 2014, 1:08 PM EST.
Love the way they look each other! ><
Lys March 21, 2014, 1:08 PM EST.
Amen, Rocky, amen.
Keyblade Dragon March 21, 2014, 1:09 PM EST.
It’s her innocent giggling face. She’s put on a mask. Okay seriously it’s a mask. She’s got a creepy mouth.
Only six more pages. I’m now getting doubts about Abbey. He might actually accept Daisy back. With such few pages he might do it since I think it would take more pages for him not to do it.
Bet most AbbeyXDaisy shippers are cheering.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 1:10 PM EST.
I know it’s her “innocence” but she is an insensitive bitch for no realizing how wrong any of that is. I am not going to pass off her naivety forever. She’s 15! NOT 5!
Anyone past a child with a functioning brain should know not to make fun of someone’s dead mother and pass them off as an unlovable crybaby. This isn’t something you can wave off as, “I didn’t KNOW that wasn’t okay!”
For her to brush all this off with a google-eyedy blush just reveals how much of an insensitive shithead she is to Abbey’s situation.
If anyone is cheering for Abbey and Daisy getting back together as healthy they are tripping hard drugs. Daisy is toxic.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:12 PM EST.
Ughhhhh I need an aspirin.
Or a punching bag.
Daisy did absolutely squat to alleviate the tension.
And Paulo gets away.
No fighting :|
Miko March 21, 2014, 1:12 PM EST.
@Rocky it may not but keep in mind, it is a comic
Blaze March 21, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.
Eko March 21, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.
@Jonas97face No no no they shouldn’t be cheering after the way that Paulo and Daisy ****ed Abbey over…
I’m sorry but I really don’t want them to end together, not like this not with Daisy not denying her love for Mike, and with Paulo talking about his dead mon like that…
If they do go back with one another, that would sickening me…
A guy March 21, 2014, 1:14 PM EST.
Gotta love David
Julie March 21, 2014, 1:15 PM EST.
Sorry, I just lost my mind there. Really should try to keep my temper under control…
Rocky March 21, 2014, 1:15 PM EST.
Looks like Sue might chew out Paulo later on for not keeping his schnoz to himself.
And I doubt Abbey took that “dead mother” comment lightly, he IS known for hiding his troubles in order not to bother everyone else with it.
Ulitira March 21, 2014, 1:16 PM EST.
I think it is completely reasonable to be upset about this. Even if it is a comic.
As a major reader and fan, I hope @Taeshi doesn’t let the characters all laugh this off. What Paulo and Daisy did in public is a serious problem! If it isn’t addressed later, the comic has gone completely away from reactions to situations that actually make sense.
I hope Abbey doesn’t forget about all this just because Daisy smiles at him and they imagine making-out over the major confrontation that just happened. Life doesn’t work that way! And I really liked this comic because despite the cat-world it kept to realistic possibilities and reactions that actually made sense.
In every relationship I’ve ever known, a guy doesn’t just go bleary-eyed over a major communication problem or forget that you insulted his family because you flutter your eyelashes at him. Boys aren’t that stupid or simple.
I’m shocked the teacher didn’t say anything, or send Paulo to detention for his disrespect, but I’ll suspend disbelief on that so long as the characters have another reaction to it.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:18 PM EST.
Lol wut? David keep ur **** to urself
dubstep_kitteh1 March 21, 2014, 1:19 PM EST.
Come to the Daisy side, Abbey. We have cuddles.
MobileCrusader March 21, 2014, 1:19 PM EST.
Sooo…. Zip from daisy
Paulo just insults abby
But in the end its like nothing leading up too the point mattered at the end????
There better be a point where daisy speak for herself also makes a choice who she really WANTS to be with…….mike……abby……August…
Eko March 21, 2014, 1:21 PM EST.
Kauphy March 21, 2014, 1:25 PM EST.
@Lickit and @A guy. I never said that what Paulo and Daisy did was ok. What I meant with the innocent giggling was that she was trying to look innocent. Hell. I’m pretty mad. I’m totally not liking this. Ugh. I hope Abbey and Daisy don’t get back together like this. In fact… I hope they don’t get back together at all.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 1:25 PM EST.
I’m not mad at you @Jonas, I’m just saying I’m not buying her giggly-head innocence because no one that is supposed to be that bright is actually that stupidly naive. I realize that’s what she’s trying to pass all this off as though. “Oh Abbey” *flutters eyelashes*
And I refuse to accept that she is innocent and naive because from where I’ve been watching she’s been playing with some pretty ****ed up adult weapons. I find her highly manipulative, which is where my disgust is coming from.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:28 PM EST.
Oh Lani, good way to defuse a loaded situation (i´m really wondering how long she stood nearby and watched until she decided to step in)
Paulo really seems to have beaten some sense back into Abbeys (althrough the metaphorical sledgehammer he used for it was too big for my taste), so that he at least now considers talking it out with her instead of cowardly just running away from it. Maybe there is still a chance of Abbey and Daisy at least being friends.
Also, notice that the entire class around them seemingly doesn´t care at all about it.
Tails March 21, 2014, 1:29 PM EST.
I totally agree with you @Lickit. She shouldn’t get away with this. Neither she nor Paulo.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 1:32 PM EST.
@Lickit Yo calm down nerd, it’s just a comic about cats.
Skylar March 21, 2014, 1:32 PM EST.
Nooooo, I like talking about things. Like the comic and characters. The page comments would be boring without people talking about what just happened.
Besides I hate manipulative people like Daisy.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 1:33 PM EST.
i hope this chapter ends with daisy and paulo and abbey all dating each other
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 1:34 PM EST.
I’m still hoping that my theory about all the events after Breaking Up are nightmares caused by Lucy’s depression medication is going to come true. Bit this can be easily debunked and this whole forgive without argument trope comes through. I mean, I’ve never been in a relationship in my life, but I know that you can’t easily get back together with someone after you recently broke up with them.
Rocky March 21, 2014, 1:37 PM EST.
“Oh Lani, good way to defuse a loaded situation ”
No, the way it should’ve been defused is with Paulo sent to detention and Daisy and Abbey being sent to the school counselor.
“Paulo really seems to have beaten some sense back into Abbeys ”
You mean wrecking his self esteem so hard he’s basically guilt-tripped into being with Daisy?
Abbey isn’t a person who willingly shows what’s troubling himself nor tat he needs help.
“he at least now considers talking it out with her instead of cowardly just running away ”
The only cowards here is Daisy, Paulo and by extension also you.
“Maybe there is still a chance of Abbey and Daisy at least being friends.”
Only if Daisy calls Paulo out openly about how much of a ******* he’s been and also publicly apologizes for that her MikeBoner has ruined their relationship, and for Paulo’s insensitive behavior.
“Also, notice that the entire class around them seemingly doesn´t care at all about it.”
Which is toxic behavior, it is the same as people ignoring a crime because (hey doesn’t involve me), it is both self centered and apathetic behavior that ruins any chance of those deserving help are receiving it in a emergency.
Bastion March 21, 2014, 1:39 PM EST.
Not really looking forward to them getting back together. Probably just me, but this whole situation feels really off and they don’t have the reactions they should… Eh, it’s just me. Except for David. He’s always great! I now support DavidxPaulo
Lokiallen March 21, 2014, 1:43 PM EST.
**** just got real between Lani and Paulo. I think Paulo may have still ‘helped’ the thing between Daisy and Abbey… who knows, maybe they’ll just settle on friends for now. And David…. good show, my man.
The Scarlet Tailed Fox March 21, 2014, 1:49 PM EST.
This page is great, and at least I know now that Daisy and Abbey are getting themselves together properly…
Let’s see what the future brings!
DylanC March 21, 2014, 1:49 PM EST.
Ok, so teacher lady (don’t know her name) doesn’t seem to care that Paulo made a public spectacle of someone else’s relationship issues and called Abbey an “unlovable crybaby” and then went to spit on his mother’s grave, nope, just his use of profanity, just like any woman with mentally deficient priorities would in that situation.
Sue and Dog NPC # 273 do not approve of Paulo making a scene
Abbey… please don’t be bought over from Daisy giving you the cutie-eyes, she didn’t even have the spine to stop Paulo or do ANY of this on her own
As funny as David was with the flower, we really need a best friend to remind Paulo that pulling a Mike 2.0 is not cool, especially since Mike 1.0 received a physical and verbal beatdown from Paulo himself over what he said to Lucy
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 1:51 PM EST.
Dat Sue stink eye. Maybe Paulo will get some comeuppance yet. I can only hope.
As far as those middle panels…I’m just…ugh. No. Don’t be smiling like everything is okay, Abbey. Don’t. It’s not a good thing. She just let someone who hates you guilt trip you with no intervention. I’m practically pulling out my hair over cats, man. These dumb teenage cats. Just setting up more heartbreak and drama for themselves.
I need some air.
You know that Sheldon gif of him throwing the roommate agreement up in the air? Yeah, put that here. That’s how this page makes me feel.
Gazri March 21, 2014, 1:56 PM EST.
“at least I know now that Daisy and Abbey are getting themselves together properly… ”
By Paulo getting off scot-free from tearing Abbey’s fragile mental state asunder???
I’m reminded eerily of the early 20’s wife-beating households, except now the genders have reversed and the punishment method is now verbal and mental.
Alas March 21, 2014, 1:56 PM EST.
Rocky, did you just bring up Laura’s personal sacrifice and the fact someone DIED because of keith, and just say ‘he should get over it’? Do me a favor, don’t slap in the face someones death.
I’m sorry guys but….BACK THE HELL OFF. Seriously, tis not your lives, let other people make decisions and stop saying such horrible things about them. Lickit even took is WAY out of line with “insensitive *****” I won’t even say it it’s so out of line.
Guys, I didn’t like what Paulo said, but he’s not some kind of monster, just insensitive and a bit of a jerk. Yes, Daisy probably should get her feelings in order, but it’s not ‘unhealthy’ for her to date someone she likes. Look, yes, everyone here has said insensitive garbage things, we get it, but calling them vile things and getting angry because someone else chose a path that has no effect on anyone but themselves, isn’t wise, or a good thing to waste your time on.
With that all said, I think most of you are insanely wrong. Look back, I did overreact to what Paulo said, because he DIDNT insult Abbeys mom, ever, he insulted abbey because he whined about it. Does that make paulo rash and insensitive? You bet, we know that from Paulo, he wants to see his friends as happy as they can be, even if he doesn’t have much tact or restraint in doing it. Again, being brutally hoenst is no an act of malicion, lack of tact is not an act of cruelty.
Keep in mind, Paulo hates abbey, he thinks Abbey is a whiney annoying drama queen(irony), so what he said is exactly how he feels. Insensitive yes, kind of harsh yes, unreality, no.
And…this relationship is between abbey and Daisy, if they want to be together because they like eachother, they have all rights to do so, and you dont have a right to attack or hate them for it, not ervery interpersonal relationship has no lingering feelings. Remeber, these relationships are between people, with their own feelings and lives, they may have lingering feelings to other idea’s or their own pasts, thats not instability, thats human emotion. Seriously, back off and let these two people have a relationship in peace.
@Taishi: Please, don’t let these people fool you, there over-reacting and reading way too far into this. There was no grand personal scheme, no psychotic attacks, its a bunch of teenagers letting our their honest feelings for eachother, something most adults fail to do. That’s not what had made the writing and art in this comic so amazing, the honest expression is what I love about it. These people don’t hold back, for better or worse.
Seriously eveyrone, back fof a little and stop calling “insanity” or “malicion” on anything you find hurtful. I feel like The Q&A of mike’s “Are you ok man…?” reaction would be well…-every- character right now.
Michael March 21, 2014, 1:58 PM EST.
Abbey just cant quit that Daisy dongle people need to deal with it
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 2:01 PM EST.
I agree. This relationship is between Abbey and Daisy, not Paulo.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 2:04 PM EST.
You’re downplaying the severity of it BADLY.
The reason this got so heated because this is based on REAL issues, which all gets worse if they are not tackled appropriately.
They should NOT be played off for comedy, since that indirectly justifies the perpetrators of it.
If you fail to see this, then that’s your problem, but some of us dislikes the possibility that someone might use this to justify for themselves that their bad actions are acceptable.
So excuse me for disliking a situation that shafts the weak and damaged, and allows the foolish and spiteful to justify their hateful actions
Alex March 21, 2014, 2:07 PM EST.
I really hope that the final pages are Abbey being like no that’s not cool. we’re going to keep this as friends at best for now and that’s all there is too it, sorry. And for someone to tell Paulo to back the hell off.
Another Anon March 21, 2014, 2:11 PM EST.
I don’t see how Daisy chuckling over the situation being suddenly defused by Paulo getting told off and teased by the teacher, as her being an insensitive twit. Or are you saying that she and Abbey should have continued the argument and got into a shoutfest in front of their teachers?
The teacher defused the situation in a lighthearted way while making it clear to Paul she wasn’t going to tolerate any more of his talk while also lightly embarrassing him; the sudden injection of lightheartedness is probably what Daisy was chuckling about since it did come out of nowhere from their perspectives. Even Abbey saw how humorous Paulo’s embarrassment was.
Deiser March 21, 2014, 2:14 PM EST.
Why are people saying Daisy is chuckling has no one ever seen someone smile uncomfortably because they dont know what to do with their face jfc
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 2:21 PM EST.
@alex (and likely more)
there is no severity! you are compeltely misreading all of it! No one is being shafted, no one is being spiteful.
Paulo is doing this because hes honest and doesn’t like abbey. There no malicion, no attempt to harm, just a lack of tact. Calling him horrible things because he lacks tact, is exactly what I’m talking about. What Paulo said was harsh, not an act of hatred, stop attacking Paulo because you don’t like the words, and try understand the meanings behind them.
As for the daisy/abbey relationship. I was in fact on board with the “they shouldnt be together” train…until I realized how incredibly short sided this was. Look, there are always going to be lingerings feelings of the past, how many people in fiction or biography have said the words similar to “but then I settles with this girl instead of my crush” and go in trouble for it. Thats called reminiscence, not disregard.
You all need to back off, if Daisy wants to be with someone she cares about, let her, not your problem, and not some big severe issue. There is nothing wrong with being in this kind interpersonal relationship with feelings from the past. There is nothing wrong with remembering feelings you once had, it doesn’t make your current feelings any weaker, or make past feelings leave the past.
Seriously guys, back off, these people are being tactless and brutally honest with one-another, thats not something worth hating, and it doesn’t justify the things these character have been called, back, off.
We have ZERO evidence Daisy wants to be with mike, I’ve seen many point out it’s just as likely she was simply begrudged over the past and saying how she felt at one point, rather than what it is now, just as I thought that Daisy could simply be saying feelings she moved on from. We have evidence she did at one point, but not now.
thank you by the way for defusing the literal situation at hand, again, not malice.
Michael March 21, 2014, 2:22 PM EST.
“Or are you saying that she and Abbey should have continued the argument and got into a shoutfest in front of their teachers? ”
What? Daisy barely said a freakin’ word and anything that she had said, it wasn’t even helping the problem. Abbey was being reasonable and kept his tone leveled [and even then, couldn’t even get a word in for most part]; as far as I know, Paulo was the only one screaming his head off because it’s always about his own satisfaction.
Though I do agree that I think Abbey was smiling was because of Paulo’s embarrassment. At least that’s what I’m really hoping for; not playing with an idea of being with Daisy again. Aghhhh. Cliffhangeeeeers.
Starmuttani March 21, 2014, 2:22 PM EST.
“Please notice me Paulo-Sempai~”
Pyro March 21, 2014, 2:24 PM EST.
WHAT? Am I seriously understanding this? “Paulo doesn’t like Abbey = There’s no malice”
I DON’T UNDERSTAND THIS LOGIC? WHAT. Paulo may lack tact, but that’s still not a good reason to attack someone’s insecurity, especially when he KNOWS that Abbey is still recovering from that “dead mom” trauma.
Also, Daisy made it CRYSTAL-CLEAR that she STILL has feelings for Mike, I don’t know how you are not seeing this. [Example is just a few pages back where she made a sad comment how Mike and Daisy would “never happen” on grounds that Mike is currently taken. Let’s not forget her reaction to Abbey when he asked her if she remembered what she said about Mike at the party “DID I KISS HIM? No? ….oh…g-good”] It’s not fair on Abbey for him to be in a relationship where his girlfriend is constantly thinking of a different guy- they’ve dated for almost a year now, she shouldn’t be reminiscing about the “what ifs”.
I still sincerely hope that they won’t be getting back together because this was handled poorly, but judging from that smile, ehhhh… let’s just say that I’m not holding my breath.
Starmuttani March 21, 2014, 2:33 PM EST.
Nice way around, Lani. Seriously, I ship LanyxPaulo. Kinky studentxteacher dinamics, mmm. Yes I know, age gap and all that. Okay, okay, I never said that. Fantasies… mmm, fanfic, anyone?
Well, there’s still some posibilities open between Abbey and Daisy. But Daisy, it’s going to be rocky. That’s it, until you wise up, and learn to go past those prima donna habits. In other words, build some spine…
Whinnie March 21, 2014, 2:37 PM EST.
If Sandy ever dumped Mike, Daisy would jump on that so fast that Mike could never go out in public again because of his life-threateningly severe full body rug burn. He would go down in public legend as the Burned Man who lives in that run down house at the end of the block. Some say if you listen quietly on a cold winter night you can hear him moan in agony as his blankets rub against his tender leathery flesh.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 2:40 PM EST.
For a moment there I thought Paulo, Daisy and Abbey were the only ones in class.
Thanks for showing up, teach.
Triniking March 21, 2014, 2:42 PM EST.
I was commenting on Lickit’s complaint that Daisy should have told Paulo off instead of sitting down and chuckling… despite the fact that they were told to sit down by the teacher.
Deiser March 21, 2014, 2:44 PM EST.
”You all need to back off, if Daisy wants to be with someone she cares about, let her, not your problem, and not some big severe issue”.
What about Abbey? Ever thought about his feelings? Ever thought about what he wants out of this relationship? Guess not.
Zero evidence hmmm. Well @Starmuttani already provided evidences so there you go.
Dude. I think its you who needs to back off. No disrespects though
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 2:44 PM EST.
I was comparing Paulo to some bigot who would tell Keith to forget Laura. I, personally, think that Keith should try to keep the happy memory of Laura alive, but he should learn to love again as the illusion spell told him.
Wait, this is Bittersweet Candy Bowl, right? Not the TwoKinds forums network? God, I’m lost.
Rocky March 21, 2014, 2:49 PM EST.
I like where this is going It fits totally the title now
EvilKitty3 March 21, 2014, 2:54 PM EST.
You know…Paulo was right.
He wasn’t trying to insult his mother. I think he was simply point in out that Abbey simply has too much baggage for any other girl. Im not saying Daisy is in the right but shes probably the only person that is not only willing to accept his baggage but also deal and help him with that baggage.
Damage March 21, 2014, 2:59 PM EST.
And yet at the same time she drags his self-esteem down by lusting after Mike.
Abbey is better of with having only friends then, and that excludes Daisy.
Indigo March 21, 2014, 3:05 PM EST.
She should’ve reacted WAY BEFORE the teacher entered the class.
Yet she was just standing there passively watching Paulo turning Abbey’s tiny amount of self-worth into a trainwreck
Tivo March 21, 2014, 3:08 PM EST.
As always Paulo= All sorts of sad. lol
starfighter105 March 21, 2014, 3:12 PM EST.
@ Tails Abbey can’t let go of his own obsession for Daisy. He just wanted some attention from her and he got it. He just looks at Daisy giggling and can’t stay mad at her. She is to cute and innocent. Now to see what happens after class. Hopefully paulo is not tagging along so they can actually talk to each other.
@ MobileCrusader abbey can’t resist those curls.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 3:14 PM EST.
“oh wow guys back off”
See that’s the comment Daisy should’ve told Paulo at the beginning, yet she didn’t.
And now Paulo has successfully smashed Abbey’s already fragile mental state, and Daisy STILL hasn’t gotten over her Mike crush, nor proven she at minimum TRIES.
This page is literally despicable, unless this chapter ends with Paulo and Daisy being told by everyone else that they’re downright horrible persons for their treatment of Abbey.
You don’t tell someone with self esteem issues (ESPECIALLY with self esteem issues over a dead mother killed by their father) things the hard way.
That just makes things WORSE.
Daisy only deserves a box of Kleenex and a comment on how she should grow up and grow a spine and empathy in the process.
Alex March 21, 2014, 3:14 PM EST.
Jeez @Michael. Who lit a fire under your ***?
I can call Daisy an insensitive bitch if she is acting like one. It’s not like she is a real person who’s going to care about my opinion and get her feelings hurt.
Why are your feelings in a wad over “leaving fictional characters alone”? They don’t exist. Is this not a “Discuss the current comic page forum?”
And yes, I am perfectly justified to make a statement that the comic has veered into the non-realistic zone based on what just happened with Abbey.
And I reinforce that I people like you need to stay away from real life trauma victims because you don’t get to joke about other people’s dead mothers. And if you do, you are the *******, just like Paulo, not me for call fictional characters insensitive bitches for saying this kind of bull.
How is Paulo hating Abbey and making fun of his dead mother NOT outright Malice? Please explain this to me, because your post did a terrible job.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 3:20 PM EST.
I really don’t like where this might be going. After all of that I truly hope that Daisy and Abbey don’t get back together but the way they smiled at each other at the end like nothing happened doesn’t seem promising.
After everything that Paulo said to Abbey and how Daisy never tried to stop Paulo once isn’t good. Granted I have no idea if Daisy would have said anything before the teacher came in but still. Also the way the teacher handled it I’m not sure I like either. She seemed far too casual for what had just happened and I’m not sure trying to be light hearted in that situation was the right thing to do. Maybe she’ll show how upset she truly is to Paulo after class but I just don’t know.
I just really hope that Abbey doesn’t decide to get back with Daisy after this because he’s essentially been quilt tripped this whole time by Paulo. Being told that no one else but Daisy could possibly love him, handle his emotional issues due to his family abuse and the fact he should just essentially get over his mother’s death are all terrible things to be told. Abbey made his feelings perfectly clear and they should be respected. So him and Daisy becoming a couple again after all that wouldn’t be a positive thing at all because it would just cause a mess later on down the road which is why I am hoping they don’t get back together.
Abbey and Daisy talking about their own feelings together alone I would be fine with. Them possibly being just friends? Okay I can deal with that depending on how it was dealt with. Them being a couple again? No. Not after everything that had just taken place in that class room.
K March 21, 2014, 3:25 PM EST.
You know what i really believe , even though i really don’t want to , that Abbey and Daisy will be back at the end of this chapter…
I mean with the two little smile at the end…
I really want to think that somehow they won’t but… you know…
A guy March 21, 2014, 3:27 PM EST.
@Everyone who has their panties in a twist
You know that one insulting and horribly written episode of your favorite show that you don’t like talking about? Yeah, this is the BCB version of that. I get that Taeshi’s a great writer, but even she has her bad days. All we can do now is hope that the next chapter is better then this crap.
Rocky March 21, 2014, 3:29 PM EST.
Hahaha I need some cheese to go with all this whine.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 3:40 PM EST.
Drama…It fuels the main groups souls.
Also Abby and Daisy need to just get it over with and have the sex. Only reason…so I get to see the fall out.
Fluffy March 21, 2014, 3:46 PM EST.
Well like I said shes not completely in the right.
Damage March 21, 2014, 3:46 PM EST.
This ain’t just bad, this is downright distasteful and harming.
This is something that would warrant that the company/station behind the TV show make a public statement about how they regret their screwup and retract the episode from further broadcasting.
Usually they also fire someone for not stopping up and think “maybe this is a bad idea after all”
You’re about as funny as a brick to the face.
Falto March 21, 2014, 3:47 PM EST.
Well hello Ms. teacher!
Where the hell were you 3 pages ago!?
Tuxedo Knux March 21, 2014, 3:49 PM EST.
I agree with bluefox, whine of this quantity is causing people to become belligerent and overly dramatic.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 3:55 PM EST.
RIP Friedhelm March 21, 2014, 3:58 PM EST.
“Hopefully paulo is not tagging along so they can actually talk to each other.”
He propably won´t, because he is too busy for it with dealing with explaining to Rachel what he meant with the rose that “he” has sent her.
“Hahaha I need some cheese to go with all this whine.”
There is never enough cheese to ever cover all this whine.
Tails March 21, 2014, 4:03 PM EST.
okay so either a) abbeys convinced about this for some weird reason or b) he’s laughing out of contempt and when he and daisy are alone hes going to be like ‘haha no. **** you. get away from me’
honestly i’m going to be a little upset if it’s the first one and there’s no given explanation. it could be that abbeys either someone who rises well under harsh words or literally likes daisy that much that he just can’t see how what they just did was stupid in any sort of way but i’d like to know?? which one it is???
i was kind of wanting to let them get back together at first but now honestly i’m starting to feel really angry with how stupid these ****ing cats are
Pirari March 21, 2014, 4:11 PM EST.
I’m with Rocky on this one, this whole chapter is reaching an exercise of one cringe-fest after another. The only way to save this now is to make sure Abbey doesn’t fall for Paulo’s Mike 2.0 bully tactics and end up a mess over the idea that he is a crybaby that can’t be “loved” by anyone other than a girl who doesn’t even love him and can’t even be bothered to stop a public Mike 2.0 in progress (then again, she did defend the actions of Mike 1.0, but Mike began to regret it while Paulo and Daisy seem cool with repeating this action and in public no less).
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 4:15 PM EST.
Tbh I’m only reading this bc I’m still waiting to see if Lucy will come back
JennaNotJenna March 21, 2014, 4:17 PM EST.
I laughed so hard when I saw your comment. My exact thoughts on this page. Where the hell where you teach (Lani was her name right?) and why are you so casual about this?! Was she eating popcorn when she saw this disruption of her class?
Wanne bet that if the poodle teacher was teaching he would have put Paulo on his place gloriously (Like what he did to michael on this page http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c68/p4.html)? And why does she looks like she has the same height as paulo? few pages ago she was taller than most students but now she looks like one of the students (when I first saw her in this page I mistook her even for a random student).
But I have to say that in general the teacher, Daisy, Paulo and Abbey kind of feel out of character. This whole ordeal doesn’t seem realistic.
Even though Abbey is following therapy, why does he act like a complete doormat? I would have expecting him to be aggressive and devastated after the way paulo talked about his mom (In this page he only looks sort of awkward and kind of sad? And he seems to forget the ordeal after looking at daisy when he blushes). And it is multiple times suggested that Abbey is assertive and has anger issues, he would not take Paulo’s *** especially when it is so offensive and about his mother.
The way Daisy handled this is very poor (and thats an understatement) but I at least expected her to react to Paulo’s verbal attack. Because she knows the exact situation about Abbey’s home life and how his mother died. Kind of odd she doesn’t respond to that.
You would think that after all Paulo went through with Jasmine (That Paulo realized that he was in love with lucy and broke up with Jasmine to prevent Jasmine into becoming second fiddle) he would understand where Abbey was coming from. Even though he doesn’t like Abbey I never really saw Paulo straight up hating him. More like that he likes to be annoying/teasing to him, nothing more. Or is Paulo really that retarded or clouded in his judgement that he can’t see this?
Abbey, Daisy and Paulo act like they have become completely different characters.
Vi March 21, 2014, 4:20 PM EST.
This page doesn’t fit the rest of the set at all.
Building up such a premise, and then letting it fall flat on its face in a puddle of confusing mediocrity.
Not to mention all the characters acted out of character (especially Abbey)
This is such a disappointment and at best is one big distasteful joke.
Time for some serious retconning, because this chapter just fell apart with a single page and also messed up the character development badly.
Mr. E March 21, 2014, 4:26 PM EST.
@ Falto I’m sorry about your face . Really its your fault for reading my comments but what ever. You can just ignore me if you want. No furr off my back.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 4:27 PM EST.
Mr-Hero-Bio March 21, 2014, 4:29 PM EST.
Abbey stood up against his own father, how come he didn’t stand up for himself now against Paulo.
Only David is acting consistent with his persona
Vi March 21, 2014, 4:31 PM EST.
And I’m sorry to hear about your broken sense of humor.
Seriously though, that was very inappropriate and dickish.
About the same maturity level as Paulo’s “dead mother” comment.
Falto March 21, 2014, 4:32 PM EST.
What do you mean it was dickish? It was you that started any hostilities after all right? Or do you deny that?
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 4:36 PM EST.
I can’t get over the fact that perhaps people would read this comic that might have lost a father or mother and see Paulo’s verbal attack about Abbey’s mom OMG hahah If that doesn’t offend fans. What a great marketing strategy for potential readers that see this for the first time hahaha
Vi March 21, 2014, 4:42 PM EST.
I’m kinda disturbed at how everyone is just doing stuff that makes no sense or wasn’t cool when other characters (Mike) were doing it but now they can do it and it’s magically all good, but David remains the same.
Lemme repeat that. David is MAKING SENSE.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 4:42 PM EST.
No, I called him out on his hostile comment disguised as a joke calling everyone discussing this page as whiners.
Or do you feel that such broad and generalizing comment is correct and fitting the current & quite serious discussion going on?
Falto March 21, 2014, 4:45 PM EST.
Even though mike handled the whole lucy fight wrong (in december) I could see where he was coming from (his build up rage over the years of lucy’s abuse).
The characters indeed react out of place. Only David is making sense (and that is saying something )
Vi March 21, 2014, 4:47 PM EST.
I must say good job on the page- its nice to see the artist getting used to her new method
I would be lying though if I said I wasnt a little dissapointed with how this page turned out though… Its nice that someone diffused the situation but its just not really that believable At least in my opinion- I feel that with how the characters have already been established (like personality, mannerisms, etc) this just isnt how I would see Abbey reacting and from personal experience in drama classroom situations I just dont see this situation playing out believably
however it is a drama angst comic about cats sooooo~
Its not my comic anyway so i guess if this is where taeshi wants the page to go then by all means
TripleA March 21, 2014, 4:49 PM EST.
@Vi: He stood up against his father because he HAD to to get him arrested.
However, we all know Paulo would just argue back if Abbey tried to say something back and it would go on forever or Paulo would shout in his face again so it was less bothersome to actually just let Paulo talk.
Moogle March 21, 2014, 4:49 PM EST.
ouch! denied by cute teacher. good luck shaking that one off
rick March 21, 2014, 4:50 PM EST.
Guys guys guys! Here’s a thought!
what if Daisy is giggling in embarassment over Paulo’s behavior?
Busty Laroo March 21, 2014, 4:50 PM EST.
No-one cares, she’s still getting off the hook WAAAY too easily.
bananablues March 21, 2014, 4:51 PM EST.
Man there’s more drama in the comments then in the comic itself
Blaze March 21, 2014, 4:57 PM EST.
But he doesn’t even react to Paulo. Doesn’t that seem odd seeing Abbey’s history to immediately act and respond to injustice? Isn’t is far fetched that Abbey didn’t stand up against Paulo simply because he didn’t want to argue with him? Abbey kind of acts like a person that doesn’t mind that. Seeing we had a whole arc that he was running an campaign and was arguing against Sue (about bullying policies no less , talk about irony) in Feline Filibuster.
You would think that after all that Abbey’s father did to Abbey that Abbey might have chickened out and would be to scared to do anything at all. But against all odds he even got his own father arrested (how old was Abbey even when he achieved that feat?). Talk about guts. He doesn’t display anything like that here.
Vi March 21, 2014, 4:59 PM EST.
Like I said, they weren’t cool with what Mike did to Lucy regardless of what his reasons were, but now they are doing exactly what Mike did, but this time: in public, from a character with no real “history” with Abbey, and under circumstances so nonsensical we may as well be in another dimension.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 5:00 PM EST.
@ Tails yea I’m curious to see how Rachel will react to the flower. I’m sure Rachel will be making paulo blush and squirm. At least I hope she dose.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 5:03 PM EST.
She propably will tease him a bit with it and surely will make him blush
Tails March 21, 2014, 5:07 PM EST.
I saw this on my phone and couldn’t see David’s face clearly. But now I can see it! (I bet Paulo is secretly like: ‘OH MY GOD, DAVID. YOU DON’T JUST ASK WHY SOMEONE HASN’T ACCEPTED SOMEONE’S FLOWER.’)(*thumbs up if you got the quote*)
LoopdeLoops March 21, 2014, 5:10 PM EST.
That´s normal (at least for the last couple of chapters )
Tails March 21, 2014, 5:10 PM EST.
@Blue fox Wasn’t it just a donation, though?
LoopdeLoops March 21, 2014, 5:11 PM EST.
This all can’t just ****ing blow over like water under the goddamn bridge, Don’t turn this into some joke. Why is Daisy smiling about this, it’s not funny. and Abbey didn’t really react in any way, which is surprising. If Augustus said anything, not necessarily about his mom, but anything about this, he would’ve decked him. Also, where’s this “gold heart” Paulo has, I’m failing to see it. Abbey and Daisy better not get back together after this, otherwise this chapter will be kind of pointless, as in “why did they break up in the first place”. All this buildup and THIS is the payoff?
Also, I was gonna say the Teacher probably only heard “SO MAKE OUT WITH HER”, that’s why she was jokey with Paulo, but that last line of hers indicates she heard him swear, which ALSO means she heard him talk about his mom like that, and yet all they get is a “Everyone back in your seats”? This whole thing is just, unbelievable. Everyone is really OoC, with the exception of David, Mike, Jordan, Rachel, and Sue. On a different note, this art is really nice and colorful. Puts a lot of emotions in it.
$adiq March 21, 2014, 5:12 PM EST.
Lol Everyone in the class looking annoyed by Paulo’s public display of forcefulness and foul language. Though, I’m over here cheesing over how embarrassingly cute Abbey and Daisy are!
Riiah March 21, 2014, 5:13 PM EST.
If Abbey decides to go back to Daisy or give her some speech that relieves her of all blame, then I think I’m gonna need to take an extensive break from the comic.
Dean March 21, 2014, 5:13 PM EST.
how the **** are people doing stuff that makes no sense jfc do you people even read the comic
paulo? uh totally protective of daisy and known to over do it and get upset quickly over ****, also known to dislike abbey but clearly his desire for daisy to be happy is more powerful than his desire for abbey to **** off the edge of a cliff somewhere in acapulco.
here he is yelling at abbey to get back together with daisy and stop being abbey WOAH SO OOC CALL THE COPS
daisy? nervous ball of fur that is often unsure of herself and is currently watching her BF5evr yell at her ex to take her back do you people expect her to just jump up and say “~~NO FIGHTING~~” and suddenly go from invertebrate to vertebrate and also be able to speak above a whisper when others are talking.
seriously go back and look at Daisy’s expressions while paulo is chewing out Abbey, she’s not throwing a ****ing parade and spewing confetti out her eyeballs in support of what paulo is doing, she’s visibly ****ing upset (and no its not just because he smashed her nose into a bloody pulp on abbey’s spikey forehead)
abbey is a limp balloon of angst and depression who just broke up with the girl of his dreams so yknow maybe his rage is being drenched in the tears of his mom from heaven (RIP IN PIECES) and the tears from his heart (broken heart emoticon that got turned into a 3) and maybe he is aware of the things paulo is saying about how daisy does have feelings for him, but he is also at the same time concerned she wont love him like she loves mike so his conflicting feelings might not result in immediate rage hes mulling things over in his mind heart
also i am fairly certain that abbey can differentiate the actions of daisy and paulo (where paulo was the one screaming while daisy was moping because she is a cowardly lion which i am p sure abbey would know after dating her for so long) so i dont know why people would expect **** like abbey being ****** at daisy for not being able to control paulo while also actively trying to show she has feelings for him
and finally they arent doing the same exact ****ing thing mike did to lucy okay stop saying that. Mike broke lucy apart when she was incredibly emotionally unstable and he knew full what was going on, he destroyed her character and acted like an *** while trying to sever all ties. Paulo is yelling at Abbey about why he should GET BACK TOGETHER with a character because he thinks he is acting irrationally and, while he is insulting Abbey, hes not doing this for malicious ****ing reasons hes trying to get two people who were happy back together.
god DAMN read a ****ing book and stop saying **** like “AUGH THIS CHAPTER IS GARBAGE” “UGH IF THIS WAS A TV SHOW THEY’D REMOVE IT FROM THE AIR RAUGH” grow the **** up and stop reinforcing the completely **** reputation the comments section has
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 5:18 PM EST.
Well this page certainly made this whole chapter downright pointless and unbelievable.
All this realistic buildup ending with a completely unrealistic climax.
I can’t see how this can be “rescued” in 6 pages, this chapter is officially dead in the water.
Sorry Taeshi, but this chapter stinks…
Emerty March 21, 2014, 5:19 PM EST.
The comment section suits the comic.
Don’t like it? well then what can you DO about it?
Oh, that’s right, nothing…
Vestibule March 21, 2014, 5:22 PM EST.
Well… We haven’t seen the last 6 page yet… I have a feeling that Augustus is going to come in somewhere… I wouldn’t really care if they got together or not, whatever anybody says…
Las Palomas March 21, 2014, 5:22 PM EST.
Tails March 21, 2014, 5:24 PM EST.
I’m glad someone remembered they are in class….
Tealjoy March 21, 2014, 5:25 PM EST.
I’d just like to quickly point out to people complaining about the quality and realism of this chapter, the chapter isn’t finished, and the context of the next page can very easily affect how you view the context of this one. So Abby smiled at daisy, we know he actually does really love her. This could easily just be a moment of weakness, him letting himself escape Paulo’s rant by indulging in daisy’s smile for a moment. I don’t think that’s unrealistic, and I deff don’t think it’s enough to derail the entire chapter. As for he rest of the class and teacher’s response to Paulo’s comments about his mum, it’s only an assumption that they all heard clearly, and that they all understood. How many people actually know his mum is dead and the circumstances surrounding her death? Knowing these facts makes it easier to understand just how terrible a thing it was to say. I’ll admit it’s a bit of a stretch to say noone heard it, but the impression I get is that this would have been a very informal time in the class with lots of people focusing on their own conversations, in their own little spaces. It’s not that unlikely that most wouldn’t have noticed the specifics and significance of what Paulo was saying. The teacher at the very least probably saw it as silly teen romance drama and missed the worse of what Paulo said
Either way, Paulo and daisy could be getting their comeuppance in the next page. I think it’d had caused pacing issues to show it on this page, as you’d need to break of paulo’s rant then transition to someone lecturing him. Sue didn’t look impressed, but given the teacher just broke it up and quieted that class what can she say now? She’d have to wait till later, which creates a time gap unsuited to the middle of a page.
The chapter isn’t done yet. Don’t condem it just to a few panels. One bad page doesn’t spoil the chapter, wait till u’ve seen the full set
Alpharius March 21, 2014, 5:26 PM EST.
“Now that’s done and we can get our learn on”
Such high school drama.
taNi March 21, 2014, 5:32 PM EST.
Paulo is the man. Now he just has to wait for rachel to cuddle with him after she gets his rose (from daisy).
Purin March 21, 2014, 5:35 PM EST.
“The comments section suits the comic”
No it doesn’t. The comic is enjoyable, the comments are cursed to an an endless cycle of a select few poisoning the air and constantly starting **** and being generally unpleasant and bringing the whole place down. From what I recall, Tae and Suit have yet to find a comments system they feel works best. Some comics have a rating system so idiots can be marked away as spam by people and no one has to deal with them, some comics don’t allow comments to be posted until the author approves of them, but I am sure if they get a system they want in place to create order within the comments, then the comments section would do a much better job of representing the comic in terms of quality.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 5:38 PM EST.
Because Paulo just got done beating the **** out of Mike and laying into him how awful it was to psychologically torture Lucy by threatening her worst fears and insecurities being fulfilled, only to do the exact same thing to Abbey in a public classroom no less. His motivation is also coming from nowhere that makes sense. He just broke up with Jasmine so he could get a shot with Lucy because he felt it was unfair to put Jasmine through with being the second fiddle, while telling Abbey to be second fiddle to Daisy because he’s apparently a crybaby who can’t be “loved” by anyone other than someone who doesn’t even love him.
And yes, Daisy had every reason and the power to rein Paulo in and get him to stop bullying Abbey, but didn’t. Why? Because she’s so spineless she can’t stop some ******* treating her boyfriend like that? Or is it because she doesn’t really love Abbey and still loves Mike? She never denied this, and it was her idea to drag Paulo along into her mess, Paulo just went the extra mile and made their relationship and Abbey’s dead mother a public spectacle.
This chapter HAS taken a massive nose dive in the quality of writing, we went from Abbey making a mature decision about his relationship that he clearly thought hard over, to Paulo constantly doing stupid(er) **** and no suddenly for the last few pages no one is doing anything that makes sense. Except David, he has managed to remain consistent throughout this mess.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 5:38 PM EST.
Well someone is in a bad mood. No need to get so hostile.
”and he knew full what was going on”. Really? Do you really believe that Mike knew what was going on? Was he supposed to know she was emotionally unstable?
Well. I don’t think so.
Btw. You swear a lot.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 5:41 PM EST.
**** you @tails. Grow a spine and make your own damn opinions.
Spyro March 21, 2014, 5:43 PM EST.
So he wants to try to get them together and happy by insulting his late mother and saying no one else wants to put up with him but her. That’s definitely gonna get them back together.
And I’m not mad about the whole chapter, I’m just mad about Daisy and Abbey’s breakup and the ways it was executed. It could have been better.
Also they’re right, the chapter isn’t over yet, 6 pages actually can do more than you think.
$adiq March 21, 2014, 5:43 PM EST.
Thats because Paulo doesn’t like Abbey and doesn’t care if he insults him, but he does care about Lucy so he wouldn’t want others to do that to her. Totally within reason of his character.
Paulo broke up with Jasmine because he was in love with Lucy yes, but he also had a viable chance of being with her, while he does not think Daisy will ever be with Mike because Mike is elbow deep in love with Sandy.
She didn’t rein in Paulo because she is nervous and it also took place over the course of like 6 seconds probably.
If you do not see how it all makes sense then you never will.
Also lol when did I say I dislike profanity I dislike ****** opinions and people spouting ******** that makes no god damn sense about the comic. Profanity has nothing to do with that stop reading **** that isn’t there both in the comic and in the comments.
No Mike TOTALLY didn’t know that girl he has been friends with and been around since he was like 6 was dependent on him and hung onto him because she was in love with him.
Also I do kind of feel a need to be hostile when people are literally calling the comic garbage and saying if it was a TV show then people would be fired. THAT seems overly hostile to me, and knowing Tae and Suit they would be incredibly offended by stupid **** comments like that.
I don’t recall saying that what Paulo chose to say was a smart or nice thing to do (for Abbey), which it clearly wasn’t, but then again Paulo isn’t exactly a paragon to look up to, and he was clearly more invested in Abbey looking at Daisy in a good light and not himself. He didn’t plan his speech he did it as he went and sometimes people say stupid **** that just comes to mind, not that Paulo would care anyway because he hates Abbey.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 5:44 PM EST.
Hey! Easy with the language. No need to get hostile
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 5:46 PM EST.
THAT WAS IT?!
ok ahem, what i mean to say is if that was all it took to defuse the situation then no. i don’t buy it that’s just lol. also daisy and abbey’s interaction in the page was cute but it’s like… nothing was solved. if that was all it took to fix this then i won’t buy it. at all. daisy did nothing herself and paulo just insensitively yelled at abbey. *no*.
meili March 21, 2014, 5:46 PM EST.
Exactly. I have been saying this for days now but clearly morons like @toastyjester have yet to even consider this.
I was beginning to think I was talking to myself about the issue.
Some of you really have no idea what social decency is or how to respect someone in any kind of relationship. Friendship or romantic. Considering Daisy and Paulo are guilty on screwing up on all accounts, the comic is unrealistic if this goes on un-addressed by all characters for the remainder of the chapter.
This is exactly why all of the commenters are mentioning this to hopefully get @Taeshi to at least realize this fact as she continues her story.
The scenario is like Mike and Lucy, but Paulo is idiotic enough to do this in wide display of his peers. Certainly someone will think to comment on it in the story.
It’d been nauseously stupid if all of Roseville high is actually hateful enough to say ANYTHING to Paulo for bringing up Abbey’s dead mother as reason why Daisy is so perfect for putting up with him. In the middle of a damn classroom!
Not to mention all the other **** going on the story with Daisy’s **** attitude. I hope someone tells her she’s moron for expecting Abbey to put up with all this Mike and forceful **** on her behalf.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 5:48 PM EST.
Yeah that was my bad. I usually view pages on my phone and comments are uncensored there so it looked out of place to see so many asterisks strung up like a pattern of sorts.
But more importantly, that just speaks more volumes of Paulo enforcing double standards and the situation comes off as more him projecting his hatred at Abbey more than actually trying to help Daisy. Any “good intentions” he may have had were gone when he decided to make a public spectacle of trying to force Abbey into a relationship that wouldn’t satisfy him in any healthy way.
And does it take more than 6 seconds to grab a teenager’s shoulder, turn him around, then slap the daylights out of him then remind him how much of a ******* he’s being? I know Daisy didn’t even have the resolve to fix her own relationship issues on her own, that much was obvious pages ago, but there’s no way she should just stand there and let Abbey take this if it was so “nice” going out with him.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 5:56 PM EST.
It’s a crying shame people have so much hope in Daisy. I certainly don’t. The whimpering selfish coward.
She doesn’t deserve a boyfriend as of late, much less anyone’s pity. She dug a fairly deep problem hole in her own backyard and has resolved to bury herself in it. Good riddance!
It’s a shame her stupidity is clouding up the story-line. Personal I want to see the rest of the story while she’s fogging up the glass wailing over how nobody loves her! She pulls junk like this is and it plenty clear to the audience why no one wants to date her.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EST.
Well that is what you think.
So you know that Mike knew that she was emotionally unstable. I will have to disagree.
Jonas97face March 21, 2014, 5:59 PM EST.
Well this page certainly IS garbage, since it invalidates the rest of the whole chapter and all the previous character development, and also suddenly takes a completely unrealistic twist.
Credit where credit is due also includes criticism where criticism is due, and this page is ripe for criticizing since it is dragging the rest of the chapter down the mud and also ruins any possibility for a realistic chapter ending.
Bastion March 21, 2014, 6:15 PM EST.
I do not read it at all as Paulo’s hatred overpowering his love for Daisy. That is completely alien to me. If Paulo was trying to show how much he hated Abbey more than he was trying to help Daisy he wouldn’t even be mentioning how much Daisy really does love and appreciate Abbey (not in the schoolgirl crush way of her boy band idol Mike from the Mike and Ikes), he would just be doing nonstop insulting of Abbey’s personal character.
And also it could satisfy him in a healthy way to be with Daisy, personally I don’t want Abbey and Daisy to get back together just because their mutual misery is my laughter, but they work well together and just because Daisy has a crush on another boy doesn’t mean they shouldn’t still be together. I understand where Abbey is coming from, and personally I would be happy with either result, but it’s not a huge ****ing sin for a 15 year old to maintain a crush on another boy who basically every girl in the school has a crush on (as if he was the lead singer in a band called Mike and the Ikes?).
Also I don’t know what you are talking about when you say “slap the daylights out of him”. I did not see any slapping going on. And no, it’s not great to see Daisy stand there while this goes on, you would also hate to see it in real life too, but thats how some people react in situations like this. Daisy is one of those people, it’s heartbreaking to see, and you WISH she would speak up and be brave, but that **** doesn’t always happen. It doesn’t mean she didn’t like going out with Abbey, it means she’s young and she’s scared and she hasn’t become who she may want to be or who you want her to be.
You are not even worth responding to based off of the comments I have seen from you.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:15 PM EST.
I always find @Bastion hits the nail on the head with what’s going on the the story.
And Abbey doesn’t need to be with someone so parasitic and cowardly how merely watches as people like Paulo emotionally maul him in front of everyone they know.
HOW IS THIS HEALTHY? Please explain this.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:20 PM EST.
Lickit I literally could not be less surprised that you side with him what with your “MAN IDIOTS LIKE TOASTYJESTER AMIRITE” cowardly side snark but no direct rebuttals.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:22 PM EST.
Have you not seen ANY of my earlier posts? Or from yesterday?
I am notorious for having plenty of good reasons that people like you refuse to address.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:24 PM EST.
I have seen your comments yes, just because I dismiss you entirely now does not mean I haven’t read your “good reasons” before.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:26 PM EST.
I’ll pull up something from yesterday. Not in the mood to hash out reasons I’ve already discussed. To address why none of this is appropriate:
If Abbey wants to find the one, who are you to act like he’s wrong for wanting that? Abbey wanting love at a debatable “premature” age is not a good enough reason for Paulo or Daisy to be allowed to force him back into a toxic relationship with their manipulation tactics they are currently using.
It’s easy to say, “Abbey shouldn’t expect love right now.” Therefore, Daisy is right to want him back. But while you’re making yourself feel better with that mantra, add to it with the actual events that ARE happening in front of you:
1) “Daisy shouldn’t expect Abbey to fine with the knowledge that she won’t love him, but has been regularly encouraging them to start getting intimate.”
2) “Daisy shouldn’t expect Abbey to date her while she wants Mike.”
3) “Daisy should take action in her OWN love life.”
4) “Daisy should say something to stop Paulo instead of watching as he berates someone she claims to want to date again.”
5) “Paulo shouldn’t be doing the relationship fixing FOR Daisy.”
6) “Paulo shouldn’t be involved AT ALL because he hates Abbey.”
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:28 PM EST.
Yes okay that’s nice.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:29 PM EST.
If you are looking for something I’ve said specifically at Daisy, this was a personal favorite of mine:
THANK YOU! I used to feel for Daisy. Sure, she’s not as pretty as the other girls, guys pick the others over her, she tries hard to be popular like every teen. Insecurity over her being chubby, which is normal to not lose baby fat, sure. Everyone treats her as a little sister. This sounds like the base for an understandable character.
But then you read the comics and see exactly WHY everyone treats her this way. And exactly how Daisy is the root cause of all her problems.
The guys that do like her, only do so until they realize she is in no way capable of loving anyone other than Mike. So they leave or give up on her. And in the case of Mike and recently Abbey, she doesn’t accept that anyone could not want to be graced with her presence. Because despite that overwhelming insecurity on the outside, DAISY thinks she’s perfect and BETTER suited for all guys she fleeting wants versus all the other girls. She thinks her nice deeds require rewards. This is the opposite of an actual nice person. Her attitude is also eerily similar to the nice-guy argument. “You have to be with me because I’m nice and all those other people you are interested in are actually shallow ********.” Notice, she’s said as much about how she feels about both Sandy and Lucy and how “unworthy” they are compared to HER.
And with the people she works so hard to impress (Katie, Stacy, Rachel, Jessica, Lucy, Tess, and Sandy) those friendships never seem to work out. But that’s because Daisy is too busy being jealous of all of them and the guys they attract. It’s no wonder these girls find it hard to be good friends with her, she secretly hates all of them that get in her way of male attention. I’ve been in competitive friendships like that, and they are a bitch to keep going because the other person’s envy self-sabotages the good parts of the relationship.
And her frustration over being treated like a baby comes exactly from instances in glorious display above. Because Daisy is a child. About sex, about love, about dealing with her minimal petty problems, and about accepting that people have feelings JUST LIKE SHE DOES. She acts like it is everyone’s job to make her happy the moment she makes a sad face. She even uses this to her advantage with people that do care about her, which is why she roped Paulo into all this in the first place.
And ironically, in spite of all this, Daisy pitches a fit over everyone treating her like the jealous child she is.
She deals with her own problems like a child, because unlike an adult, she lacks the ability to self-reflect on her own actions. And until she is able to do this, she will always be an entitled little brat.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:30 PM EST.
yes mmmhmmm go on
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:30 PM EST.
Guys i just realise that there is no way that Taeshi will make Abbey and Daisy together at the end.
I mean We went from :
-Abbey breaking up with Adaisy.
-Daisy asking help from Paulo
-Paulo fixing the problem.
-Everything is the same
Think about it, what would have been the point of this chapter ?
There is no developpement whatsoever : Daisy go back to being Daisy who’s in love with mike but don’t admit it + selfish and immature and can’t resolve her own problem , Paulo goes back to being Paulo and Abbey go back to being her boyfriend.
No character developpement whatsoever, Nothing change.
If the pairing does come back then, this chapter would have been pointless.
I mean, this chapter could have hapened at the timeskip and nothing would have changed.
I’m sure that @Taeshi will surprise us somehow and won’t make them together or else, what would have been the point of this chapter ?
Again, it’s my opinion.
A guy March 21, 2014, 6:34 PM EST.
Humor me Toasty, I can sit here slamming down good rebutals all day. You’re messing with someone that can actually reason past your typical line of thought of, “I SHIP DAISY AND ABBEY!!1111 ”
But will you come down from your own high horse and accept that what Daisy or Paulo is doing to Abbey is wrong?
And unfortunately that way of thinking has more to do with how you were raised. Because if your parents didn’t teach you that it’s a social “no-no” to call someone an unlovable crybaby for HAVING a deceased mother, you are pretty messed up in the head to begin with. And beside hoping you don’t emotionally terrorize someone like Paulo did, I can only pity someone that sadly confused.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:34 PM EST.
Here I thought class was already over, oh well, and what the **** is that one dudes problem?
lov/hate/hurt March 21, 2014, 6:35 PM EST.
Lickit that is interesting please tell me more about my upbringing I want to learn.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 6:36 PM EST.
” She thinks her nice deeds require rewards”
“She acts like it is everyone’s job to make her happy the moment she makes a sad face”
” Because despite that overwhelming insecurity on the outside, DAISY thinks she’s perfect and BETTER suited for all guys she fleeting wants versus all the other girls”
That’s LITERALLY the “nice guy syndrome” except genderswapped.
Daisy’s literally a selfish bitch by acting like the female equivalent of a stereotypical “nice guy”
****** describing link of it, but I’m on my phone, so eh.
Indigo March 21, 2014, 6:37 PM EST.
Ohh, someone’s a pretentious tough *******.
Ziero March 21, 2014, 6:39 PM EST.
Thank you for actually reading my posts. Not surprised but the debating maturity from @toasty is as usual lacking in any sort of stance past troll. And they say they want better comments. Honestly.
But yes, this I why I brought it up. Daisy is the gender swapped “nice-guy” role. I generally was content with my analysis of Daisy from one of the previous pages, so I didn’t rewrite it.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:40 PM EST.
I meant that if Daisy had a spine, and some muscle in at least one of her arms, and most importantly actually loved Abbey, it wouldn’t have taken more than 6 seconds to interrupt Paulo’s tirade and slap him square in the face. It would sure show more about her character than if it were Abbey predictably punching out Paulo when he brought up his mother, like you would expect someone with anger issues to do if you insult dead family members.
And Paulo’s hatred of Abbey shows if he is callous enough to make a public spectacle of out his relationship, that he was never a part of, call him unlovable, stupidly state that girls don’t give roses to people, or Abbey/Paulo in particular (Mike’s still in the same room right? Where do you think those roses are coming from, exclusively male suitors?), then metaphorically spit on his mother’s grave and call it “crybaby ****” and force him to be in a second-best relationship that he himself was trying to get out of.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 6:41 PM EST.
That attitude of yours is the exact same one that threw the forum under the bus.
Arefu March 21, 2014, 6:42 PM EST.
Here are my thoughts.
1) How come some of you assume that the teacher heard everything Paulo was saying to Abbey? Do you know how many people are also in that class? And how many other students were in the process of getting their own flowers which weren’t being passed around by just one person?
It could be that the teacher only came into the conversation right at the moment Paulo said “****ing makeout already.” That does happen. She was at her desk many strips earlier, maybe preoccupied so she didn’t hear diddly until she noted the attention they were getting. So dudes… get off the lady’s back and assuming she has problems.
2) If you follow the last strip and this one, miss teacher lady interrupted almost right after Paulo said what he did about Abbey’s mom. Know what that tells me? Abbey didn’t have a shot at reacting because there was immediate intervention and the conversation was ended. Bam. So he didn’t get the chance to properly react to Paulo.
3) True, Abbey doesn’t seem especially angry. But I think there’s shock going on. As for the laughter, I think it was more like: Wow. That was outrageous. Paulo’s outrageous. Can you believe that? I’m sorry it went that far.” Etc. Maybe even a little reassurance on Daisy’s part at least because she’s saying with her laugh that as much as she likes him and wants him back, it’s not this huge serious thing that he should feel miserable over. And I think that makes Abbey feel a little better.
So yeah… my two cents.
Dinique March 21, 2014, 6:43 PM EST.
It’s probably best to stop talking to @toasty
It seems all your logic has short-circuited their logical comprehension. They didn’t have anything good to talk about anyway. Don’t worry.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 6:43 PM EST.
Dude, the teach is serving Paulo so much in those first two panels, lol. I like how she made it seem like Paulo was about to forcefully make out with Abbey and that whole thing about “proper language” was just frosting on the cake.
I think it’s funny how Abbey is doing all the blushing, it kinda reverses gender roles in relationships, yeah? Daisy pretty much got her homeboy Paulo to help her setup Abbey and it looks like he’s pleased. Good job Daisy and way to stay after it, some guys just like to play hard to get, tee hee.
The last part with David handing over a flower to Paulo really cinches it: David is a natural born troll. He’s been like this forever and in about every page in this chapter he’s just been trolling. The fact that he plays dumb while trolling makes him like…a veteran troller or something.
Blank On Purpose March 21, 2014, 6:54 PM EST.
@Blank On Purpose
You’re oversimplifying it all.
Smiling and blushing is a natural reaction for when your mind doesn’t know how to react.
Abbey might as well be overwhelmed by the “no one cares about you and your dead mother” comment.
Lister March 21, 2014, 7:05 PM EST.
1: Not that it was a bad thing to finally have someone stop Paulo, even if it wasn’t who we expected it to be. The weird thing is that if she wasn’t stepping out of the room for any reason, she had to have heard the whole thing, I mean, Paulo isn’t using library voices here. And if she caught Paulo swearing, then she had to have heard the dead mother thing, but she doesn’t seem to care about that, just Paulo saying “****” too many times. I know far too many people who are like that who would ignore something horrible like a dead mother remark and go “oh mah gawsh, s/he said the F-WERD!!!!”
2 & 3: I don’t think Abbey could react, Paulo was going full steam with his rant and wouldn’t leave any room for him to get a word in. He may have gotten a fist, or two, or half a dozen in if the conversation stretched out any longer than it already has. And I’m sure Abbey feels better… that some punk like Paulo is no longer publicly shaming him for a bunch of things that were never his fault.
Seriously, Paulo, you just got done with Mike for doing what he did to Lucy, why, why, oh why would you go Mike 2.0 on Abbey. Wouldn’t you relate with Abbey better given the deal between you and Jasmine? Nope, we have to coddle the feelings of Super Precious Daisy lest she feels even a few days of loneliness over being single caused by a problem she refuses to take responsibility for.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 7:09 PM EST.
I made it clear before that I had read your posts and know you are wrong and too thickheaded to talk to, you didn’t have to go dig up more of your posts to copy and paste like The Gospel of Good Points by Lickit. But you keep doing that whole *********** thing, I am sure in 3 months you will have been banned like the past ones for being a terrible burden and a new person will arrive to take your place and the cycle will continue.
Daisy slapping Paulo during this would be completely out of character. That would be ridiculous and fantasy fulfillment for people who want Daisy to suddenly be something she’s not. Daisy can still very much love Abbey, just because it is not how you think she should act while in love with him doesn’t mean she doesn’t love him. Love varies from person to person.
I doubt Paulo wanted to make it into a public spectacle, the original plan was for the rose to be from Daisy, and then there was a problem in the plan because Paulo in true Paulo fashion forgot how to write and defaulted to writing his own name. Paulo is invested in this because he sees Daisy as his little sister, and when you love someone like that you will actively go out of your way to help them, which is why he is getting involved in this ****. Once again I am not saying he is completely in the right or morally sound, particularly in how he went about this, my main argument coming in here was telling people to stop saying people were out of character and this all went off a rail. Personally, I don’t think the overall goal of what he was trying to do was terrible or inherently malicious, I think Paulo was caught unprepared by the accidental mis-signing and improvised in his manner, which was a sudden emotional burst trying to explain why Daisy wanted to be with Abbey. He was not thinking logically during this outburst, he was making it up as he went, and relying on what first came to his brain, which included the bits of him hating Abbey.
The “girls dont get flowers” thing wasn’t logically sound for Paulo’s argument if the flowers were all signed by the girls who sent them, but we don’t know if any of the flowers Mike received were even signed. They could have been anonymous, and therefore not as big a sign of true appreciation for someone that you would get from making yourself known and vulnerable to ridicule or disappointment.
I already covered the whole “Dead Mom” thing being Paulo’s stupid mouth, but are they really FORCING Abbey into the relationship? In the end Abbey makes the decision, Paulo is just arguing for Daisy because she isn’t brave enough to try and find the right words, or maybe she just isn’t sure of what she could even say! And there’s literally nothing wrong with that, it doesn’t make her a terrible person. Maybe Abbey would have deeply regretted breaking up with Daisy, or maybe he hadn’t thought about the positives that Paulo reinforced from an outside perspective because he was so focused on the negative and worried about Daisy’s feelings for Mike that it blinded him. Some people are defeatist when it comes to things like this, they can only focus on the negative and become completely oblivious to other factors, and seeing how Abbey is a limp balloon of depression and angst it would make sense that he might not have fully thought of these things.
But honestly I don’t feel like this dialogue between us will go anywhere because you keep referring to this as “Mike 2.0” and acting as if Daisy is a ****ing terrible person scumbag as if you were a lickit sockpuppet account or something and using other words that show you don’t have any intention of actually discussing this. And I’m sorry if you actually did want a real conversation about this, but there’s only so much I can take from these kinds of conversations and people have asked me why I am even bothering trying to talk sense to people and I don’t really have much of an answer for them at this point because it seems like an endless struggle. A desperate struggle. A No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle.
If you will.
Honestly though I just look forward to not commenting again for another 3-4 months and seeing who the new people are then. Maybe some will join the IRC and end up drawing my attention to something hilarious in the comments. Cheers.
ToastyJester March 21, 2014, 7:33 PM EST.
wow, hypocritical much?
But that’s what you have always been, so nothing new there.
Krowten March 21, 2014, 7:52 PM EST.
@ Falto I wasn’t being hostile. a bunch of people were daisy hating and now all of a sudden there’s a chance daisy and abbey could get back together. so they start start to whine because daisy isn’t as bad as they thought.
@ LoopdeLoops im sure daisy had to have sent a rose. it could be to Rachel from Paulo. or to Paulo from her for ummmmmm kind of helping.
@ ToastyJester HAHAHA DAM. your last post is great.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 7:59 PM EST.
Good ol’ Lani, just doing teachery things. We should have more Lani. She’s amazing. She feels like Tessa might be if she was slightly older and a teacher. I want more Tessa too. It seems like there has been a general pruning of characters. Lucy, obviously, but also, we’ve been seeing less of Jessica, the aforementioned Tess, and just generally family that is not Jordan.
Lordofrye March 21, 2014, 8:10 PM EST.
Uhh, she is, and that comment of your IS hostile
Best way to describe her is that she’s the female equivalent of “nice guy”
Self centered and refuses to self reflect or accep responsibility for own mistakes.
So guilt tripping someone with childhood trauma is A-OK with you?
Well aren’t you a nice person, I’ll be sure to taunt you over every bad experience you’ve had in order to get you to do what I want, yeah what a great idea.
Totally not downright evil.
Falto March 21, 2014, 8:10 PM EST.
Abbey, don’t fall for the cutie face.
Just do the right thing and punch Paulo
Tuxedo Knux March 21, 2014, 8:20 PM EST.
You all remember these are a bunch of highschoolers, right? Though what they did is not cool one should not expect them to really know how to handle the situation in the first place. They are just starting to learn about life and social dynamics and relationships. Let them make their mistakes so they can learn from them now rather than make them later.
It feels like everyone who debates about their interactions is trying to rationalize them as adults not teenages. “should have done this, shouldnt have done that, should have said this, should have interjected here”
Umber March 21, 2014, 8:23 PM EST.
@ Falto I already said on the last page that what Paulo did was wrong. And you cant blame daisy for Paulo being Paulo. if abbey was sooooo hurt by Paulo and his rude *** he should have flipped a desk kicked the door open and left the class room. But instead he stays and looks at daisy and smiles at his love obsession. I can really see the pain in his eyes. and no wonder you thought I was hostile. your a daisy hater .
@ Umber THAT IS SO TRUE!
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 8:30 PM EST.
Sadly this way of thinking is not really appreciated here
Tails March 21, 2014, 9:01 PM EST.
Uh…I just started posting today. So don’t call me a sock of anyone because I may or may not share opinions with someone else.
It would be out of character for Daisy to do that, but we’re in a situation that is already out of character for everyone involved.
The reason I keep insisting they’re out of character is because there is no reason for Paulo to say what he is saying even if you keep his helping of Daisy in mind. And Abbey would start to get very aggressive very quickly if someone were to bring up his family in a negative light. Daisy doesn’t do anything, not even anger at Paulo for spouting that hateful crap. And when this is all over, Daisy just gives that giggly smile to Abbey and he does that cutesy blush-smile thing as if Paulo hadn’t done anything. If Daisy actually cared for Abbey, there is no reason for her to be trying to laugh off this fiasco, and I have no idea how Abbey could smile off being on the receiving end of a Mike 2.0 (I would refrain from calling it that because it sounds so silly, but really, what Paulo did was no different from the psychological torture we got done being angry with Mike for doing)
And what else would you call what Paulo says “So make out with her.” Given the all caps, it seemed pretty forceful. It seems like he was forcing Abbey into this unhealthy relationship, despite the fact that he should know better than to force or guilt trip someone into a second-best relationship with someone. And it makes Daisy pretty awful for indirectly putting Abbey through that because she is to cowardly to confront Abbey and herself with these issues in a more private location.
What suggests Abbey regrets breaking up with Daisy? And what suggests that he should regret breaking up with Daisy? He seemed like he put some thought into his decision, unlike some other person we know. What would make it good to get back with Daisy especially after this incident? Because it was “nice” as Daisy puts it? What makes him a defeatist or a pessimist for no longer wishing to be in a relationship with a girl that does not love him? A relationship, keep in mind, that almost became sexual. It would have been extremely reckless for Daisy to try and sleep with him and she still hadn’t gotten over Mike in this long. Of course he would be depressed and upset that the girl he was with for so long doesn’t really love him and still pines for someone else, it doesn’t matter that the someone else in question is already taken. Daisy didn’t bother to put his concerns to rest about leaving him for Mike ever. This was why he broke up with her and she reacted by getting Paulo to baby her through this whole mess.
Anonymous01 March 21, 2014, 9:19 PM EST.
I remembered why I stopped reading the comments;
So much needless drama.
It’s like none of you ever experienced this kind of stuff in grade school or something.
Probably a good thing come to think of it…
David’s still great at least.
Foxy Silver March 21, 2014, 9:19 PM EST.
That’s because you regard it as a “get out of jail free card”
While completely disregarding that both sides have feelings and emotional baggage, and that their actions have consequences.
Krowten March 21, 2014, 9:28 PM EST.
I am not a Daisy hater, But I DO hate the fact she has purposely avoided ANY responsibility for the screw ups she has made herself.
If she can’t take responsibility for all of her actions, then she also can’t handle the responsibility of a relationship.
And I didn’t even mention how she’s obviously blind to how her lust for Mike is damaging any chance of her having a relationship.
It literally is the reason most other boys avoided her, and that Abbey after a whole year finally gave up and called it quits.
She’s got a WHOLE lot of maturing to do, but she continues to postpone it because that’s the easy way.
But the easy way is often the downright wrong way, and it is time she realized this given by how mature and adult she constantly tries to act like.
Want to be considered an adult? then act and speak accordingly.
Falto March 21, 2014, 9:36 PM EST.
Falto March 21, 2014, 9:38 PM EST.
I always get so many Azumanga Daioh vibes from BCB.
If Azumanga Daioh was a drama, I think this is what it would look like.
ravengal March 21, 2014, 9:47 PM EST.
I’m loving that I didn’t even have to be here to shut down the really stupid posts. It’s like logical sense has taken over the comment room. Everything I would have said has been said!
Carry ON good sirs:
@Falto, @Krowton, @Anonymous01
I tip my hat to you! Now I don’t have to get frustrated with the shipping-happy fools and join in to kick sense back into their BCB worlds. I hope to see you guys more often! Ta!
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 9:55 PM EST.
I really would like to see how long your “logical sense” holds in the irc (protip: not very long), but since you are too affraid to come in and throw your “facts” (we still are laughing about that) in there instead of just throwing the big words in here, i will sadly not see you getting your “so logical” butt metaphorically kicked personally by the BCB creators and your “facts” getting debunked faster than you can even look.
Tails March 21, 2014, 10:31 PM EST.
The only thing i can say is that this page made me smile.
JustSomeCritic March 21, 2014, 10:38 PM EST.
How come you all are hating each other over the comic? What people can’t make an opinion and there is only one side? Come on chill everyone. You’ll all live longer. You are all making the drama in the comic look like a small insignificant thing compared to the comments.
Blaze March 21, 2014, 10:43 PM EST.
Ohhhhh IRC! Lemme hide my excitement for the invite!
I didn’t know there was a coolkids table! I’ll pass.
Frankly if you are a regular like you said you are, I’m not interested in your lack of logic. Nor for you and whoever else is notorious for not listening to sense, like Blue fox, to harass and attack me all at once in a non-public forum. Thanks, but no thanks.
I appreciate your maturity to try badger me in, though it’s blatantly obvious by what you just said.
You plan to bully me all at once, then kick me out without another word. The little prat you are. I’m not stupid enough to bother.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 10:44 PM EST.
lol, you even admitted it is a blatant **********.
Krowten March 21, 2014, 11:09 PM EST.
Come to our party @lickit. We are currently making fun of you and plan to chortle our merry way and not let you share your opinions and then give you the immediate boot from our quality conversation once we are done making a puppet-fool out of you for our own sick bullying enjoyment.
I’ve never talked to them, but I’m going to assume the creators are generally nice people, and not at all involved what @Tails is talking about on IRC.
I sure hope Tails is just the rude one, like I suspect, and if I were to participate in the conversation, the creators at least wouldn’t immediately make fun of me. I sure hope they wouldn’t kick me out for having different thoughts that I can actually back up with events from the comic along with my interpretation and experience.
Because being blatantly disrespectful upon talking to your fans is certainly no way to treat your fan base or earn any sort of positive support for your comic. Frankly, I am nothing but a giant BCB comic supporter and purchaser of goodies.
Lickit&stickit March 21, 2014, 11:19 PM EST.
I wonder if David actually got a friendship rose for paulo. It has a note on it.
Blue fox March 21, 2014, 11:21 PM EST.
Abbey, no! Bad! *Swats on the nose with a newspaper*
Alamoraine March 21, 2014, 11:30 PM EST.
I’d hit Daisy
SuitCase March 21, 2014, 11:31 PM EST.
you all really do get hostile over a comic. It’s so….childish. And I don’t mean that you cannot discuss the chapter but it’s clear that you all don’t know how to accept each other’s opinions and respond civilly.
Call Me Crazy March 22, 2014, 12:04 AM EST.
I detect a cute Abbey in panel number 6. I also detect lots and lots of long comments. I am getting a bit confused you know, I want Abbey and Daisy back together but I am also a bit mad at her for still liking Mike… So I am not sure what to make of the last flew pages…
Vanilla March 22, 2014, 12:45 AM EST.
Is it just me, but in a none furry way isn’t the teatcher kinda attractive. By that i mean she looks like couger lol cat pun. She needs an intermission story. I’d smile
JustSomeCritic March 22, 2014, 12:50 AM EST.
And while i’m at it, i just looked at the pannel again and when u see her look down, there’s sue. Is that her mom?
JustSomeCritic March 22, 2014, 12:53 AM EST.
@Call Me Crazy
Damage March 22, 2014, 12:56 AM EST.
And with that he has fallen into the trap, god damn it abbey your stronger then this. No, your BETTER then this.
Duke March 22, 2014, 12:57 AM EST.
The hate is strong in these ones. Seriously guys, having a good internet debate is fine, but calm down on the hating and insulting. You can’t base an argument on how stupid the other person is (unless it’s an argument about their intelligence). I commend a few people for staying civilized (no names) and some of you should calm down (no names) on both sides of the conflict. Personally, I’m staying neutral and waiting to see how this plays out
One Commenter March 22, 2014, 1:17 AM EST.
paulo x david otp
MimiChan March 22, 2014, 1:21 AM EST.
Poor paulo, he remind me of me…
And dat make me sad about him…
Othoniel March 22, 2014, 1:40 AM EST.
I love how when the author writes a good moment, you can tell just how good by the amount of rage there is in the comment section.
welp March 22, 2014, 2:30 AM EST.
Why do I always get the incentive that she’s actually trying to flirt with Paulo?
Sawyer the cat March 22, 2014, 3:45 AM EST.
Why do I always get the incentive that she\\\’s actually trying to flirt with Paulo?
Sawyer the cat March 22, 2014, 3:48 AM EST.
I’d just like to remind all the people who think that Daisy is being insensitive to the whole dead mother thing, reread At Loose Ends.
That Other Guy March 22, 2014, 3:53 AM EST.
I’ve been reading through these comments. Took me one and a half of hour to do so
…………………………………………………………………. Pretty much all I have to say to you.
Ok not really. It’s funny how you don’t reply to @Lickit. It’s ok. I understand why. You can’t argue with him since you would lose. I know sore losers when I see one. You only wave him off and don’t counter his responses to you. And I’m sorry for getting hostile but I don’t like when some people just wave others off and pretend not to listen when others are really coming up with something logical (referring to Lickit). I know that you will say what he has said was unlogical, but I think that Lickit bases things of the real world.
That is all I have to say to you.
@Lickit and @Anonymous01:
This has been an interesting argument. Glad that none of you stood down. I must say, well done you two
I’m sorry for my hostilities. I hope that this will be my last hostile comment (don’t remember when I was last hostile but I think it wasn’t really long ago).
I’m hoping that Abbey and Daisy don’t get together back LIKE THAT. Not like that.
Jonas97face March 22, 2014, 4:24 AM EST.
I love Paulo and David that are to funny
tabby March 22, 2014, 4:33 AM EST.
Honestly, i am very dissapointed of you.
Tails March 22, 2014, 9:20 AM EST.
stuffnthat March 22, 2014, 9:40 AM EST.
That’s a friendship flower. David thinks of Paulo in the shower…
someboddy March 22, 2014, 10:52 AM EST.
Lani X Paulo 4 lyfe :B
HelTH March 22, 2014, 11:15 AM EST.
Good thing no one cares about your nonsensical comments
@That Other Guy
Still doesn’t answer why she didn’t pimpsmack Paulo for that comment.
If she actually cared about Abbey, then she would’ve had the willpower to put Paulo in his rightful place for that comment without hesitation.
But since she didn’t, well then it has become clear she only recognizes Abbey as her personal boy-toy
Indigo March 22, 2014, 11:32 AM EST.
@ HelTH I bet paulo wouldn’t mind being Lani teachers pet.
@ Tails I bet Daisy was thinking about abbey and paulo making out. They were right in each others face and lani was probably making fun of them to.
Blue fox March 22, 2014, 1:29 PM EST.
Yeah that could be the case too
Tails March 22, 2014, 1:54 PM EST.
@Jonas just likes that I center in logos appeals. They might be more fun to read than all the “I feel like…” emotional vomit appeals. Frankly those are everywhere in the comment section.
I don’t care, and I’m certain @Jonas doesn’t, about your personal “disappointment” in everyone that simply disagrees with your opinions with a way better argument than you ever manage come up with.
Frankly your comments are less and less on the comic and more focused on bashing the commentators that do not agree with you. Join the discussion with an actual point if you must. Currently you’re only making yourself look bad by picking on everyone whose ideas you don’t like.
Lickit&stickit March 22, 2014, 2:14 PM EST.
Lickit from hereon you should only post once per page. Like with Buchanan your inflammatory posts seem to derail every page’s comments. Whether justified or not, it’s better for everyone if the conversation centers on the comic and not a commenter. If this is something you take issue with, please email me.
SuitCase March 22, 2014, 3:20 PM EST.
Welp, looks like Paulo became a Brit in the last panel, Not the “TEA AND CRUMPETS! WHOOPEDEEDOO!” But the “P*** off, Mate.”
BladeMaster March 22, 2014, 3:48 PM EST.
Such a colorful fanbase.
Nightshade March 22, 2014, 3:48 PM EST.
Okay I don’t mind if Abbey and Daisy are gonna smile and maybe have feelings and such over this and get over the drama. What I would LIKE for them to do is to talk this out in a reasonable manner instead of just instantly going back to the status quo. Because really, it just makes me feel uncomfortable that Abbey’s feelings basically were brushed aside and the spoiled princess is seemingly getting what she wants with little to no regard for Abbey. Please tell me the resolution will make sense.
Silas March 22, 2014, 3:53 PM EST.
I think the problem is that Paulo is getting a bit Flanderized: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ Flanderization
He used to be more of a jerk with a heart of gold, but in the past few pages the jerk aspect has been dialed up, and especially in a physical way (as well as him getting quite angry, which is more of an Abbey thing to do—I would see Paulo as more “wow u mad” than the mad one).
That said, I don’t think this is the massive deal some commenters are making it out to be, and I have faith it’ll sort out
ket March 22, 2014, 4:09 PM EST.
@ Ket paulo has indeed Been a big jerk this chapter. The only one that has stood up to him so far is lani. I kinda hope Daisy didn’t send a rose to Rachael for him because after what he just did he doesn’t really deserve it. That was not cool. But the face smash was kinda cute.
Blue fox March 22, 2014, 4:33 PM EST.
Get it, David, get it. Get that Paulo ***.
Bro Kane March 22, 2014, 4:38 PM EST.
Just saying, I find it kind of amusing how some people are all like, “omg he would have totally hit Paulo what crap is this!?”.
I don’t know why, but this back seat driving is amazing.
Sleepology March 22, 2014, 8:04 PM EST.
The whole Abby ending it because he did not wanting to be with someone who doesn’t love him is kind of short sighted.
I’ve always been the one to believe that love is something that takes time to form. The way I see it, you should not claim you truly love someone until you’ve been together long enough to have gone through bad and good times together. So if you’ve been dating someone for a little while and you have really high silly expectations of love right out the bat then you’re in for some real life disappointments.
Rick227 March 22, 2014, 8:37 PM EST.
Might just be me, but I wouldn’t call 1 year for short in any way.
Besides, Daisy couldn’t even muster sincerely saying “I love you” to him.
That’s not a good sign, and after one year Abbey’s patience were worn down, but it finally snapped when Daisy showed him in a drunken stupor that her attraction to Mike hadn’t changed at all.
Doesn’t help that he has self-esteem problems stemming from his abusive father directly (or indirectly) killing his mother and blaming Abbey for it all.
He literally has and most likely always will have, a strong amount of self-doubt lingering in the back of his head, so being together with someone who clearly would prefer another certain person if they could get even a small chance is detrimental to Abbeys mental health.
Which has already experienced more abuse than most people encounter in their whole lifetime, and that’s when he’s still a kid.
TBH, the only one who really set themselves up for disappointment is Daisy, and she also managed to disappoint others in the process.
Even after a year she still lingers for a relationship that’ll never happen even though she strongly wishes and hopes it will, and it managed to damage her current relationship so much that her partner broke up with her.
That is honestly a clear indicator on that she needs to take a break from the relationship “game” and start to straighten out her feelings, because they keep her both from maturing and also from having a healthy relationship with someone who’d actually lover her if she would love them in return.
ThatOne March 22, 2014, 9:02 PM EST.
Zonthe March 22, 2014, 9:57 PM EST.
@Call Me Crazy: Yes. Just.YES.
@Mr.E , I hope I wasn’t the only one who got the SD reference (if that was intended to be, of course)
Willet4Evr March 22, 2014, 10:20 PM EST.
Isn’t it funny how the interaction of fictional characters just brings out the worst in people?
Pax March 22, 2014, 11:58 PM EST.
Lani is great for bringing Paulo back to reality
It seems, hopefully, that he’s embarrassed because he totally overreacted to this whole deal. Even his classmates seem to have noticed. I choose to believe this has had an impact on him, and his expression in the 7th panel seems to indicate that he realizes that he messed up.
Concerning Daisy and Abbey, it looks more like they’re just letting off nervous giggles over what just happened. I doubt Abbey will give in that easily.
Sambo March 23, 2014, 12:59 AM EST.
Hunnikitty March 23, 2014, 3:56 AM EST.
I’m sorry that your disappointed but people can’t always agree on things.
Jonas97face March 23, 2014, 9:15 AM EST.
David = A+
RawrBeanie March 23, 2014, 9:38 AM EST.
I hope Daisy and Abbey get back together… THEY’RE SUCH A CUTE COUPLE
Nobody March 23, 2014, 11:38 AM EST.
I hope the exact opposite, but that’s because of how Daisy handled it all.
Abbey would actually be better off with someone like Jasmine, although they’d probably end up like that annoying strongly religious couple.
Beats Abbey being treated like a doormat by Daisy though.
Strifer March 23, 2014, 12:33 PM EST.
@ Strifer mike is the only door Matt I see. I still don’t think abbey will get back with Daisy unless she can say those three little magic words. And if abbey Dose take Daisy back with out her saying she loves him I will be very disappointed in abbey. Yea Daisy really handled this bad. Bad Daisy. You Don’t let your friends handle your love relationships.
Blue fox March 23, 2014, 1:29 PM EST.
Well. Even though I don’t want Daisy and Abbey to be together any more I actually am willing to accept them if Daisy says those three ”magic” words (and she has to mean them).
That is to say if she can.
Jonas97face March 23, 2014, 1:57 PM EST.
As long as they at least talk it out personally later on so that they at least can stay friends i´m totally ok with Daisy and Abbey not being together anymore.
Tails March 23, 2014, 2:22 PM EST.
Aww I was kinda looking forward to seeing Paulo getting beat up
Random bystander March 23, 2014, 2:37 PM EST.
Is anyone going to get a hernia if Daisy and Abbey get back together? I know I will.
Let's Be Realistic March 23, 2014, 3:56 PM EST.
Is David’s comment about his “flower” innuendo, or is that just me?
Sambo March 23, 2014, 5:04 PM EST.
It was super nice seeing you at Anime Boston, d00d. I didn’t know you drew Paulo in my book when you signed it until I got home. I was also that one bugman that would show up. Watching.
Chrow March 23, 2014, 6:53 PM EST.
@Indigo that pretty much sums it all up.
Niv March 23, 2014, 7:00 PM EST.
Augh, Abby no! Daisy is not someone you should be with. She’s become unhealthy, and you knew it was rocky from the start! Daisy doesn’t seem the type to ever get over her issues, especially with mike! I hope he’ll bounce back from this situation okay.
Varou March 23, 2014, 8:10 PM EST.
@Call Me Crazy
As for myself, idiftl I swear! :3
HelTH March 23, 2014, 8:57 PM EST.
I completely agree with the majority that Abbey and Daisy should probably stay as close friends until they’ll both be happy with their relationship - it’s not fair to expect either one to compromise if it’s not what they hope for.
At the same time, they’re teenagers. I remember being in high school and getting all giddy with the knowledge that someone might really like me, even if they didn’t love me. So again, can’t blame Abbey for being a LITTLE happy about things.
I hope you crazy kids work things out so that you’re both happy!
And Paulo.. you mean well, but dang, kid, you can have a real mouth sometimes.
Ryuko March 24, 2014, 4:32 AM EST.
Can’t wait to see what Daisy, Paulo or Abbey will do next.
Looking really forward for the next page upload
Jonas97face March 24, 2014, 11:01 AM EST.
Soo…. David’s coming out of the closet is in class, huh? jk, couldn’t resist.
Kenneth Cox March 27, 2014, 5:19 PM EST.
I am suprised you guys don’t know the difference between love and attraction. Just because daisy has a thing for mike, certainly doesn’t mean she can’t love someone else.
KitKat March 28, 2014, 7:35 PM EST.
This entire comic is ten times funnier if you read Paulo’s dialog in Ed’s voice from fma.
RunicFigment March 30, 2014, 11:13 PM EST.
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