73. Ten Seconds to Midnight, page posted 12/24/12

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Veronica: yum yum tsunderes for breakfast

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Comment ID #234566

Silly Paulo, we all know it’s never going to happen! I mean, where would this comic be if anyone got what they wanted? Imagine, if Lucy got Mike, or if Mike got to be with Sandy without Lucy being there, or even if Daisy managed to get Mike, or, god forbid, you managed to get a steady relationship that actually worked out. Travesty!

Nikita December 24, 2012, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #234567

**** this makes me so happy.

Dear God please break up with Jasmine Paulo.


Think of it this way; Paulo breaks up with Jasmine, and this ‘better’ person is obviously Lucy. If Lucy and Paulo get jiggy, Lucy won’t be as depressed and upset about Mike, let alone the fact that Paulo will be happy. Mike may feel more secure around Lucy since she is dating Paulo; Mike and Lucy can build a friendship again, and Mike can keep his girlfriend.
Oh, and when Paulo is happy, David is happy. David is key.
Sure, Jasmine’s heart will be broken, but who gives an honest **** about Jasmine?

BITCHASSSWAG December 24, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #234568

C’mon Paulo, out with it already!

Just tell Tess what’s up. I’m sure she’ll understand your situation.

Nimbus26 December 24, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #234569

Thank you, Captain.


Anyway, drama again. And here I was, thinking a party would lighten the mood.

Hey, at least Mike’s wearing blue again, that’s something.

Ditto December 24, 2012, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #234570

And so it comes out! Well momentarily anyway.

Legion December 24, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #234571

To be a active teen. Thankfully, I don’t have to be for long, and I can just write stories about being one. I suspect bad things though.

DarthStar December 24, 2012, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #234572

For breakfast?! Oh no~, indegestion. But seriously, even though I think Tess is getting a little nosy, she and Paulo were REALLY close for a while, are still close, and she just has this motherly instinct that can’t be denied. Will they be partners in crime over this? I don’t know if you wanted to be involved Tes…

+bird+ December 24, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #234573

Oh my goooooooooooooooooooood, Paulo! I’m glad you’re not trying to make a big deal out of it but if this feeling lingers and it’s still strong, breaking up with Jasmine seems logical and humane to do!

JamieMoonbeams December 24, 2012, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #234574

Brain blast! Maybe there’ll be an ark where Paulo asks Lucy out, Jasmine hurt and all, and because Lucy’s still hurting, she says yes and although it’s cute, drama starts popping up in various places (because come on, let’s be honest, PauloxLucy?) and they break up and Mike realizes what an idiot he was after he breaks up with Sandy (probably shortly after Paulo and Lucy hook up) and Mike and Lucy get together and it was meant to be and the comic is resolved after lots of drama in a satisfactory way that leaves everyone in a position to improve upon themselves!

Wait, I forgot a lot of characters there didn’t I? Oh well, I guess I’ll see for myself eventually…

Bleh December 24, 2012, 12:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #234575

[Hey, but in Lovely Complex they got together in the middle of the series, and it’s development has continued]

Adsvem December 24, 2012, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #234576

A troublesome storm is brewing within the relationship of my favorite BCB couple. ._.

EOTW December 24, 2012, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #234577

Finnaly someone who understands

Elintepic December 24, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #234578

Aw, man. You get that one girl you like and think you can really dig for a stretch…and then a “better” one shows up that stirs up feelings in the chest, as well as in the pants (let’s not beat around the hedge here, especially when Paulo had his “chance” and decided to be chivalrous about it).
Now, what is it in Lucy that sparks the light in Paulo that Mike has shut out (Mike had feelings for Lucy, but got fed up and turned to Sandy). Lucy’s sad, insecure, hard on the outside, and scares most people in general. Unless Paulo shares similar problems with Lucy (I think Aug reflects more similar problems emotionally, although he deals with the hard/fragile emotions differently than Lucy), it’s probably his parental or fatherly side emerging. Maybe he’s looking to settle down? Maybe he’s just feeling like a protector for the unprotected? How old is Paulo anyways? A little too young to be getting the “settle down with a wife” feeling, isn’t he?
Looks like Tess’ intuition hit the mark for the first time in this chapter, couldn’t guess who Jess was really pinning for. Watch how you play you’re cards Paulo (that’s right, I’m giving advice to characters in a comic). It’d be nice to break it even with Jazz and hook up all nice with Lucy, but don’t let the ideal mislead you into a mess. Let time and opportunity play its cards first, before you show your hand.

Blank On Purpose December 24, 2012, 12:13 AM EST.

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Moonpig December 24, 2012, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #234580

What I’m hoping will happen: Paulo finally admits feelings for Lucy. Jazz is kind of a cool chick that’s hip to what’s real. She prob already has a feeling about Lucy, so she will come to her own conclusion and break up with Paulo. Setting him ‘free.’ Paulo goes out with Lucy. Mike gets all peeved and jealous. Paulo and him get in a fight and Paulo puts him in his place with how unreasonable he always is, and breaks Mike. Sandy breaks up with Mike after his feeling betrayal, and Mike learns a valuable lesson about karma.

Yyyyesss…… *twiddles fingers*

Feralsoul December 24, 2012, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #234581


They are all magically tail-less.

PocketGodPygmy December 24, 2012, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #234582


They tuck it under… Lawlz

Feralsoul December 24, 2012, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #234583

Paulo didn’t find anyone better, he never overcame his feelings for that “someone”.

ChileanGuy December 24, 2012, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #234584

This is getting old. Nobody can be happy with anything. This comic is about just being eternally miserable no matter what life dishes out. As if life isn’t depressing enough, even the fictional cats can’t seem to be happy. Is this comic even going anywhere anymore, or is it just going to stagnate in “Everything is going great for me, so let me act miserable and screw everthing up.”? (I’ll read it regardless haha, but I’m just giving some thoughts of mine.)

meh December 24, 2012, 12:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #234585

I think Paulo should break up with Jazzy, because he really really loves Lucy. Think of it, if he’s dating Jazzy and he longs for Lucy, it will make Jasmine feel bad (or jealous) and Jasmine is a super cool person, Paulo obviously does not want to hurt her feelings, so instead of making things harder I think it will be better for them to be friends. Lucy could also need some cheering up from a close friend.

Bittersweet_PauloxLucy December 24, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #234586

Ah yes, the drama and tsundere sustains me for the day. Thank you BCB :D also, anyone find it funny that his previous GF is trying to drag this out of him? =P

kdebones December 24, 2012, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #234587

@ meh
Life can be hard. If you’ll allow me to bitch a bit, you’ll see the irony in that no one wants to hear anyone bitch about anything. After trying to get and give sympathy with bad results, I’ve learned to stop feeling bad for myself, stop trying to give sympathy to people who don’t need it, and to stop being hateful/indifferent towards others. Basically, I’m keeping to myself without turning my back to others.
Every human on this planet can count themselves as having one problem or another and hard as it may sound to some, bitching about it doesn’t solve anything, it just makes you and those around you feel worse/weak. Either do something about it or keep it to yourself; you’re not the only human towing the line on this world. Until you find that “special someone” or “close buddy”, keep it to yourself; we all pull our own weights. It’s the will to shoulder that weight and press forward undaunted that can be counted as a form of true strength.
It can cut a little dull after a while seeing these characters just saying over and over “Why me?” or “What did I do to deserve this?”, but it’s the scene, so might as well take it for what it is.

Blank On Purpose December 24, 2012, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #234588

Ah, Paulo. You silly thing. It’s not like you’ve had anyone to talk about or share this with. Who would you anyway? Jasmine is part of his dilemma, it doesn’t seem like he wants to confide in his dad (the last try was met with an ill-attempt at humor), and the only other person besides Tess that Paulo is close with is Lucy, and, well, she’s part of the dilemma too. :P

-Gives Paulo a cookie- It’ll all work out in the end, love.

Yaschiri December 24, 2012, 1:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #234589

I predict a Mike-on-Paulo fight if Paulo is considering Lucy. (I swear to god Taeshi if he kisses her at midnight or some ******** i will **** a brick chimney)

Justified? No, Mike has no control of Lucy- she should be free to date whichever skeezy douche she wants. really. Comic plot point worthy? Yep.

synthyK December 24, 2012, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #234590

Paulo feeling guilty about the fact he’s diggin’ more than one girl?
Well, ‘tis the time for miracles n’ **** after all.

shift December 24, 2012, 1:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #234591

Does no one realize how lovely this page is? Finally Paulo is being straightforward (relatively) about his discomfort both to others and himself, and we’re shown him and Tess talking for the first time in forever, and, to that point, two people who need to have a conversation are actually successful in having one! Eeeeee

I have to say I’m in love with Paulo’s page-long blush-whilst-looking-conflicted-and-uncomfortable. I’ve very much been there. I’ve also felt for Paulo the whole two years I’ve been a BCB reader. As nice as Jasmine is to him, I feel like he still hasn’t gotten his lucky break.

Hazel December 24, 2012, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #234592

TBH Lucy needs someone who emotionally cares for her rite now and mike has already destroyed what hope she had left in her heart she needs someone who can bring the spark of life back to her.

Mimichi1234312 December 24, 2012, 1:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #234593

Two whole scoops of tsundere in every box of Raisin Bran!

Eevee December 24, 2012, 1:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #234594

Man Tess is awkward. I would NOT want to talk to my ex about my current conflicted feelings. That just would make me more confused.

Exs are best left in the past, you don’t have to be enemies or friends about it. Just neutral.

But anyway, yeah Jasmine has got to go.

She didn’t even like Paulo much, she ditches him for all her silly clubs and homework every single time.

They don’t date, they don’t even hang out. You don’t have to give up your hobbies for your man but damn, at least sacrifice those hobbies sometimes so you guys can at least talk. The fact that they haven’t wanted to even kiss yet sort of supports that they know it’s not happening for real. They got no spark, other than they respect eachother.

Plus Jasmine seemed like just a love-obstacle in the comic rather than serving an actual purpose in the comic. That’s probably also because she is young and not really part of the main group anyway.

I_Love_Lucy December 24, 2012, 1:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #234595

Looking forward to Paulo’s confession to Lucy. I can just imagine him telling her that he broke up with Jasmine. Then she asks why. Then, he just stands there silently and awkwardly blushing until Lucy gets the hint.

Poor Jasmine. She’ll be understanding, albeit heartbroken. She’s not stupid; I’m sure she will have expected it to come to this. I guess it just depends on how Paulo breaks it to her.

Purin December 24, 2012, 2:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #234596

I wonder if he’ll spill…. :/

Subaru December 24, 2012, 2:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #234597

Paulo is talking to his ex-girlfriend about his current girlfriend and his conflict over his current love interest… wow, this party is going better than expected :D. Paulo has to choose between Jasmine(she’s cool and she tries her best to hang out with Paulo but she doesn’t really have a lot of free time for him or her friends) and Lucy(she loves him\she loves him not a.k.a. The tsundere girl Paulo is in love with).

Lucy needs somebody she can trust but can that be Paulo? Even if Paulo did decide he wanted to leave Jasmine behind and go for Lucy what could possibly make him think “Maybe things… really will be alright…” (read Another Path to see Paulo’s epic daydream)? I know Paulo will be able to cheer up Lucy if she lets him… I just have my doubts about Lucy accepting his help after he breaks another girl’s heart(Jasmine :O).

At least Paulo is not talking to David about his feelings, come on we all know what happens when Paulo takes advice from David. Yes, that’s right Paulo regretting it later on, good answer class(hopefully all my students are that attentive when I become a teacher, it can happen :unsure:.

supertails19 December 24, 2012, 3:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #234598

As someone who just got dumped the day before Christmas, I can honestly say I am feeling so bad for Jas right now.

Donny December 24, 2012, 3:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #234599

Of course she knows. Of course. She’s like the wise cat. She’s older shes been through this crap before.

Ha I hope Lucy AND jasmine dont show up. Seriously? Does anyone ever get what they want in this comic? Or in real life for that matter..?

Unf good day.

what? December 24, 2012, 3:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #234600

I’m betting next panel we’ll have another scene jump.

AnonReed December 24, 2012, 4:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #234601

I’m feeling some serious Scott Pilgrim vibes right now.
“You should break up with your fake freshman (it’s a freshman right? we don’t use those terms in Belgium) girlfriend, Paulo”

Not that Jasmine was ever a fake girlfriend per say. But they were definitely more friendlike than romantically inclined. And thus Paulo’s going to ditch this relationship for the off-chance of being able to go out with a girl he has some CHEMISTRY with.

Let’s hope he’s less of an ******* about breaking up with Jasmine than Scott was with Knives.

BrusselSprouts December 24, 2012, 4:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #234602

I swear to god, if he says Daisy I’m going to kill everything.

Rii December 24, 2012, 4:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #234603

Well this is a pretty nice breakfast, I guess. I prefer bacon, but hey.

StushiJaguar December 24, 2012, 4:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #234604

Wait didn’t Tess get dumped by her ex and then replaced by another girl? If so then Tess is the go to girl for this problem(Because she will totally be unbiased :smirk:). Oh wait, then that means if Paulo dumps Jasmine he will be just as bad as Roger D:. Well not exactly since Paulo isn’t an evil bully that sent a little kid to the hospital. The worst thing he did was get a squad of girls to beat up on of his “friends” ( :unsure:). Yep nothing bad about that at all(yay sarcasm). I’m too exhausted to think properly so good night.

Also, Happy Holidays to everybody :).

supertails19 December 24, 2012, 4:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #234605


LadyFoxling December 24, 2012, 4:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #234606

WHY is Lucy better? I know I rag on her alot, but it seems she just clings to him instead of Mike - I know she likes him too, but other than the odd laugh she’s still cold and violent. Maybe I need to retread the chapters again before the flashback - that put me off her seeing her slap Paulo and him being fine with it. I always retread the comic around Christmas because its the time I first found it, so maybe things will seem clearer then.
it’s a shame because Paulo is a genuinely good guy, and I know deep down Lucy is too - but WHY is she better than Jasmine? Is it really worth it because she’s hot? Like I said, I know Paulo and Lucy have had some good times together, but it still feels eh.

Dave December 24, 2012, 4:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #234607

Tess just keeps getting prettier :D

(pretends to not notice the drama)

Btw, I tried putting in Maishul in the “Who’s that?” question below the comment box. It didn’t work, d’aww :(

Luna Kaleet December 24, 2012, 5:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #234609

@Dave: It isn’t specifically that she is better like Tess is saying. It is more along the lines that Paulo’s heart still longs for Lucy because he hasn’t got over her at any point and though he likes Jasmine, his feelings for Lucy are still stronger.

Moogle December 24, 2012, 6:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #234610

i for one am actually glad about this update! lucy deserves to have someone like paulo instead of mike who literally made her vomit from distress. lucy is my favorite character and it makes me glad to see her be loved like this, unless our ol’ taetae has something up her sleeve. ;)

nice job on this page, taeshi! :love: you can really see paulo’s feelings here UwU

Whimsicott December 24, 2012, 7:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #234611

It’s not just that Paulo never got over her. He also needs to conquer his fear of her: the fear of intimacy in general that just drives these characters to the insane asylum.

I really wish these kids had a an adult they could talk to.

Candy cane December 24, 2012, 8:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #234612

Yeah Paulo is totally in love with Lucy. Like when he was having daydream with some sex innuendos. Seriously, those are teens. Strong and true feelings are rather rare among those. He probably end up dumping Jasmine (BitchAssSwag I hope you’ll burn in hell for that attitude), but may as well regret that week later. But yeah, why not. Ruining steady and fairly successful relationship for being placeholder (let’s be honest, Lucy probably won’t get over Mike, even after all that ****) is awwwwright. Seriously, there’s a huge pile of **** hitting the enormous fan soon. As soon as Sandy dies/leaves Mike to join Shigeru Miyamoto’s harem things are going to get nasty

@Luna Kaleet
Don’t worry, it’s just broken. When it also didn’t worked when I typed “douche”.

That’s one of those thing you just hace to accept. Lucy is better by default. Same as *** grabbing Paulo is perfect person to comfort her. Why? DON’T ASK THEM QUESTIONS, YOU RUFFIAN!

Commander_Zero December 24, 2012, 8:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #234613

To hell with Paulo and Lucy Jasmine and Paulo 4evr.

Marik Ishtar December 24, 2012, 8:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #234614

What is up with you Paulo and lucy fans.Mike told the truth to Lucy and stopped being her friend Lucy is a bigger train reck than before (A.K.A. Emo) Paulo is in a good relationship with Jasimine but wants Lucy and apparently some other girl(seriously dude chose a girl stay in school and don’t be anymore of a **** than you already are).If Paulo were to try to get Lucy Mike might (MIGHT!) be ****** off,Jasmine would be heart broken,******,and/or jealous,and this mystery girl (depending on if Paulo tried to talk(coughflirtcough)with her and if she is a ***** or not)would be ******,not care,feel used,or options A & C.

Marik Ishtar December 24, 2012, 9:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #234615

And what about daisy huh how would she react to this but who gives a **** about side/ignored characters because they totally never/won’t come back to bite anyone in the *** later on (coughaugustuscough).

Marik Ishtar December 24, 2012, 9:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #234616

Lol oh no D:

Montii December 24, 2012, 9:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #234617

He attacked Mike for being a “cheater,” and no he really IS one!

****in’ hypocrite.

TheX400096 December 24, 2012, 9:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #234618

Man, on one hand, if Paulo were to get together with Lucy (Which is something Ive been expecting since I started reading this comic over a year ago) it would be great, because obviously they have great chemistry together and they really have a thing for each other. On the other hand, that leaves Jasmine, (who is my favorite character) essentially in a position that forces her to become a secondary background character, in addition to the fact that she would be heart broken ;_; ._. ;_; ._. Taeshi, Y U MUST DRAMA?!? (Just kidding, love you and your work!)

Frodomann1 December 24, 2012, 10:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #234621

my favorite ship is seemingly being dangled in my face ;o;!! please happen! pleasepleasepleaseeee…

autumn December 24, 2012, 11:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #234623


There are no ships here.. Just the burning remains of wood and dreams…

Rii December 24, 2012, 11:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #234624

I can’t tell if it’s Daisy or Lucy!Hopefully it’s Lucy!

Why you askin? December 24, 2012, 11:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #234625

It is sad to see Paulo conflicted with his love for Lucy and his relationship with Jasmine. Through the two years I read this webcomic, I’ve been (in a way) sympathetic(approving) toward Paulo. Actually, I kind of liked Paulo, but his actions during his middle school and freshman years didn’t make me like him as much. As he starts to be his old, better self I started to like him more.

As for his conflict, if he really loves Lucy that much he would have to talk with Jasmine about this and tell her that to protect her from being hurt about his conflict, he would need to break up with her. I’m sure she’ll understand his dilemma.

Lastly, Merry Christmas Taeshi, Suitcase, and enveryone else!

Keyblade Dragon December 24, 2012, 11:53 AM EST.

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Redsilence December 24, 2012, 1:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #234628

…I want PauloxTess. :(

Zeki December 24, 2012, 1:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #234629

I think Paulo will collapse in the next few seconds from the lack of blood to his head. Look at his blush, it has decreased! >///< Aww~

Just-a-Lurker December 24, 2012, 2:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #234630

Why did I just realize they’re now the same height.

not_used December 24, 2012, 2:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #234632

Well mike got his first love so why the **** shouldn’t paulo.

Blue fox December 24, 2012, 2:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #234633

I ship them so hard <3
I hope Lucy and Paulo go out with each other, I REALL REALLY do <3 8-D :love:

Rioo December 24, 2012, 3:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #234634

@68% of you
I started reading copying and pasting names of people who said really deep and insightful things… But I noticed the list was getting really long. So I just guess at %.

About Mike being put in his place, That is something I really want to see!

Ok, Tess keep pushing and this angst… I mean drama for the most part will come to an end. (There is not angst any more DX)(I mean notice the last time we saw angst!) Seriously Paulo and Lucy, you both really like each other, Lucy was sad when Paulo got with Jasmine. DAVID! Furious Abbey If you weren’t ARG seriously David leave, Paulo ALONE! Paulo dumps Jasmine goes to Lucy and they… :) Its the only two who truly bring each other happiness. Mike and Sandy live in an imaginatively place where they are both perfect for each other :/ Daisy still has feelings for Mike and poor Abbey is stuck dealing with that. :question:

This is the best thing ever! Since sliced bread of course.
Ya know Taeshi choose to answer this of all questions, Taeshi are you hinting at something?

Someone December 24, 2012, 3:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #234635

This is one hell of a dilemma for Paulo.

Chocothunda December 24, 2012, 3:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #234636

“I still have feelings for you Tess.”

Why not? In love with Lucy, has feelings for his ex and in a relationship? Mabey I’ve been reading these comics too often but I half expect a huge drama scene in 3…2…1…

Ready for the drama December 24, 2012, 4:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #234637

I know you said the chapter is about David but I don’t see how the chapter relates with David

Ifoundtehmuffinz December 24, 2012, 4:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #234638

ok, Im going to say it, paulo is makeing a huge mistake Im not saying I dont like the lucyXpaulo pairing but the timeing rite now is bad, realy realy bad, not only If he does this not only well he hurt jasmine, but also lucy and himself :(

ishy December 24, 2012, 5:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #234639

Is my dream of Paulo and Lucy coming true?! Please? :D Please?! OMG I AM SO HAPPY! :))

Renoku December 24, 2012, 5:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #234640

[People here haven’t watched “5cm Per Second”]

Adsvem December 24, 2012, 5:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #234641

I have this huge feeling Jazzie is going to turn into Nives Choa from Scott pilgrim vs the world. This had to happen sooner or later i mean they never even kissed, there relationship was strickly platonic. I’m suprised though that jazz never went for his cheek to make him uncomfortable. I hope they stay friends and she doesnt become a crazy x girlfriend. Doesnt seem her style, but who else does jazz realy hang with? Just Paulo. Also i assume he means lucy that he’s thinking about, but if he says Tessa after all this time grrrr.

JustSomeCritic December 24, 2012, 5:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #234642

Maybe Tess can help Paulo find the answer he’s looking for…

Candra December 24, 2012, 8:17 PM EST.

Comment ID #234643

blaarrgh as much as Paulo and Jasmine should break up, i don’t want jasmine’s heart to break. ugh ugh ugh.
plot twist: jasmine breaks up with Paulo cuz shes in love w/ david or something wierd like that. bum bum buuuuum. 8-D

invisibleColoration December 24, 2012, 9:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #234645

Good lord who has paulo moved onto now? Seriously, be consistant you manwhore.

Rylan December 24, 2012, 10:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #234646

@invisibleColoration: Nah, Jasmine is just going to break up with Paulo because he’ll fail a very important pop quiz. Here is how the conversation will look like. Jasmine: Paulo do you love me? Paulo:…sure I do babe, why you ask? Jasmine: My friends saw you kissing Lucy when I wasn’t around, is this true? Paulo: I can explain- Jasmine: What? Paulo how could you? Paulo: Wait- [smacked]. Jasmine: [runs away crying]. Annnndddd now i’m sad :(.

Hmm, I really don’t want this to happen. I think it would be best if Paulo talked to her first before the heavy make-outs with Lucy happen. That way he won’t be beat up by his own cheater beater squad. I just thought of something very ironic, Mike creating his own cheater beater squad and unleashing them on Paulo. Mike: Alpha, beta, and delta squad are you all in position? Alpha squad: ready! Beta squad: ready… Delta squad: ready? Mike: Alright, cheater beater squad move out. Everybody: Cheater cheater cheater cheater cheater cheater cheater. Mike: ah sweet revenge c:. (can anybody guess why each group said ready with different punctuation mark at the end?)

@JustSomeCritic: Jasmine has some friends she hangs out with rarely. I think Paulo and Jasmine had their first fight because she didn’t have enough free time to hang out with Paulo and her friends. Shame on Jasmine for wanting to hang out with her friends that she never sees now :/.

Side Note: I think Catherine and Zachary have the only relationship that is not going to fall apart in this decade. Probably has something to do with the fact that they already went through all the high school drama AND they can see each other’s flaws and still be in love with each other. Aww, so nice :).

supertails19 December 24, 2012, 11:36 PM EST.

Comment ID #234647

oooohh~ I hope that there’s an arc where the two date to see where things go..I’d be very lovely <3

Lolly December 25, 2012, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #234648

Well, at least Tess is straight with it. None of the usual bullschniekies, just a solid “What the hell is wrong?”
Curtisimo - why does that noise indicate speed?

Curtisimo December 25, 2012, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #234649

@supertails19: i know she’s got friend. If they break up nothings realy tying her to the main cast. If we saw more stuff between the two i’d be more beat up over the break up but to me i always saw them as pals. She realy was the cooliest girlfriend, she was cool laid back and didn’t jump to conclushion like most girls. Her flaws she’s to obsorbed with school. Not a bad thing she just works hard at everything she does and i think it was to early for a real relationship. On paulo’s side, well….I think after all his womenizing when he met jazz he decided to take it slow. First girl in a long time he didn’t try to sleep with. Did that mean he respected her? Or did that mean he wasn’t as attracted to her? At the end of the day i due think Paulo is the guy who could set lucy back on track. Aguastus……. maby but i bet makes it worse. Jazz is one of my fav’s i hope she’ll be alright….lol i hope a fictional character will be ok. I realy due love this series. Merry Christmas Teashi and Suitcase :)

JustSomeCritic December 25, 2012, 2:32 AM EST.

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This is slightly non-related to the current scene, D: but does anyone else get the feeling that at some point Lucy is gonna leave/become a famous singer/go to therapy/devote herself to her looks (since OBVIOUSLY that’s all anyone could ever like about her, right, Maishul!? Furious Abbey ) / do something completely unexpected that only the wonderful Taeshi can think up?

Avaline December 25, 2012, 2:21 PM EST.

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@JustSomeCritic: Everything you said is why I don’t want Paulo to break up with her, Jasmine has done nothing to deserve getting her heart broken. If she started acting like the worst girlfriend ever then I wouldn’t care if she got dumped by Paulo. As for Paulo he has been a cool boyfriend so far, as long as he doesn’t try to cheat on her(Jasmine doesn’t deserve that ever happening to her) I will be okay with this unstable relationship.

I call Paulo’s and Jasmine’s relationship unstable because well umm, how many girls do you know that would be okay with dating someone they recently met after finding out has slept with 2 girls and had relationships with 2 other girls? Also, from what I can tell Paulo still has feelings for Lucy, I think Jasmine knows this(Piece of Cake) but i’m not sure yet. If Jasmine know and she is cool with it then she is amazing and Paulo needs to do more of the sweet things he does for her.

Basically, Jasmine is a saint compared to most girlfriends, Paulo is a sweetheart when he is not thinking about other girls, and they would be the perfect couple if friends and other circumstances were not involved. JustSomeCritic i’m in love with this dramedy comic as well :love:.

supertails19 December 25, 2012, 3:04 PM EST.

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@Avaline: That’s acctualy a good idea. She can sing and it be like that song scater boy but instead scater girl. Mike will have missed out

JustSomeCritic December 25, 2012, 3:10 PM EST.

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Did anyone else notice what happened to the Archives? I like it very much :D. It is so easy to follow and it will save time when i’m looking for a specific page like “Younger” in Back and Forth :O.

@Avaline: The only one that doesn’t seem likely to happen is Lucy devoting her efforts to her looks since she is a tomboy.

supertails19 December 25, 2012, 4:33 PM EST.

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Tsunderes are delicious~

And so is this development :3c

Rusco Istar December 25, 2012, 5:24 PM EST.

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For this entire page, Paulo is blushing. Comparatively, he has barely blushed at any other time in the entire series. This page. This page.

Kuro December 25, 2012, 7:57 PM EST.

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Bagpaulo December 25, 2012, 8:04 PM EST.

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I do like that it is kinda of nice, how ever I don’t like how it recommends you skip the 1st volume. That’s very important to the story and holds Mike and Lucy’s most treasured moments. Also holds Summer Vacation a very important of the story. It skips the good and goes straight to Mike hating Lucy.
Seriously I think Jasmine will understand. Its not that he doesn’t like her its that he still has feeling for Lucy. As Paulo said in Another Path: http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c59/p22.html 2nd to Last Panel

This… she isn’t afraid of water she feels safe.. Taeshi did say Paulo’s dya dream was very very very realistic:http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c59/p21.html

Someone December 25, 2012, 10:50 PM EST.

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El Legendario December 26, 2012, 2:42 AM EST.

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Holy Shitake Mushrooms! Who!?!

Superkitty February 15, 2014, 12:44 AM EST.

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