73. Ten Seconds to Midnight, page posted 1/21/13

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Comment ID #237004

Next on the list of things I didn’t see coming: that reaction! I mean, yes, you both did mean to say the same thing, and if the other had not meant to say it, it would have been heartbreaking, but doesn’t it make more sense to ask why first? I didn’t think either of them would have taken it that easily, even if they did want to do it themselves. In this exact same position, I, personally, would still be curious to the other’s motive.
I’m still really curious about Jasmine’s motives, seeing as we all know Paulo’s. It was less then two months ago when she was crying like a baby at Lucy’s party after just a little fight. Why the change of heart?
Still think she’s running off with David.
@ Yaschiri
I AM the king!

Nikita January 21, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #237005

Best. Breakup. Ever.

Ditto January 21, 2013, 12:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #237006

Well eff that was quick

Mightyena January 21, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #237007

i’m mad now…. i loved them together……

kiki January 21, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #237008

It ended well…I think? :question: Knowing those two I’m sure it did. 8-D

Blaze33405 January 21, 2013, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #237009

Faces in the next to last panel are to die for! XD

So glad it looks like everything will (hopefully) work out (at least on this front!)
I couldnt stand the thought of Jasmine’s heart being broken :’(

Frodomann1 January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237010

Awww. I thought that this would either end in crying, yelling or laughing. I’m glad it was the last one.

ultimateZ January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237011

They are the best friends I have ever seen. Mike and Lucy could learn a lot from these 2. Paulo and Jasmine were awesome together and hopefully we could see them hanging out as friends later on. Cutest break up ever.

supertails19 January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237012

But I wonder if they really feel that way. owo

meifire January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237013

First time We all expected drama and that wasn’t the case!

Jax January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237014

Gosh thats a relief. Drama free for once! :D

Purple Platypi January 21, 2013, 12:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #237015

the least dramatic breakup in BCB

Vega January 21, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #237016

I love these two. Buddies for life! :love:

Just-a-Lurker January 21, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #237017

“yeah,so who you dating now?” “Lucy, and what about you?” “David”

Wilderness Sabbatical January 21, 2013, 12:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #237018

Very cute

Sahchan January 21, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #237019

@Nikita: I see you’re back on top. Enjoy your power while you have it.

On another related note (kind of) Paulo’s worrying for nothing has been proven. All the stress over hurting Jazz was swept away. He probably needs this laugh more than anything else right now.

Keep being awesome, Jazzy. ;)

Yaschiri January 21, 2013, 12:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #237020

Well, that went swell! I feel really cautious about this break-up though. What if the drama comes in later??

Radz Cat January 21, 2013, 12:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #237021

Wow, that was quick

Bittersweet_PauloxLucy January 21, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #237022

i hope at least a punch next chapter, at least jajaja :O

Knight-A January 21, 2013, 12:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #237023

Well looks like there was no harm done

Shadow January 21, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #237024

Wow I didn’t see that coming O.O

poopie123 January 21, 2013, 12:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #237025

I think that Jazz’s motive is that she feels like she’s holding Paulo back from pursuing someone who might be able to spend more time with him.

AnayuWolf January 21, 2013, 12:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #237026

They’re actually kinda similar. Maybe too similar though?

silveryogurt January 21, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #237027

I know I’m a LucyxPaulo shipper but…

Sheesh. This page…

Has just reminded me why I’ll miss this couple, too. ;u;

Skygaze January 21, 2013, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #237028

@Nikita: I believe, that they understand perfectly, that it was inevitable, so no question of “why” even crosses their minds.

Dorten January 21, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #237029

Woo hoo!

Now they can be best friends. You know the kind where they can be opposite genders and prove that males and females can be just friends. Because they already tried romantic out and it went it’s course.

Yay. A brief respite from drama.

DiDi January 21, 2013, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #237030

I love the faces they make at the last panel. I still wonder why jazzy wanted to break up

Nelly January 21, 2013, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #237031

That was totally unexpected, but at least both Paulo and Jazmine are going to remain friends and on good term. :)

Nimbus26 January 21, 2013, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #237032

The best and least problematic couple in the entire history of BSCB just broke up. ._.

Anon-Anon January 21, 2013, 12:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #237033

Well ****, at least they are both taking it well.
Nice to see something bad happen and people are just like “yea, its cool.”

Order_66 January 21, 2013, 12:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #237034

You’re safe Paulo. You don’t get your neck today. Don’t tempt your fate though…. * Retires back to unknown hiding spot*

El Legendario January 21, 2013, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #237035

Soooooooooo I suppose most initial reactions would be, “now Paulo can go after Lucy!”…………….. but I wonder who Jasmine might go after now~

Huh? January 21, 2013, 12:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #237036

Best friend zone ever

Defutz January 21, 2013, 12:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #237037

I think I understand why they both handled the break up so easily: Paulo and Jasmine acted more like very close friends when they were together so it really didn’t matter to either of them if they stopped being a couple. I still don’t remember a moment where they actually kiss… they just hug, lots and lots of lovely hugs :love:. They didn’t have much time together and most of that time was spent as friends… that give each other awkward hugs.

Also, there is the obvious answer: Paulo doesn’t do awkward and Jasmine is awesome 8-) :O.

supertails19 January 21, 2013, 12:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #237039

And no character development happened that day

wowfood January 21, 2013, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #237040

I love those two. BFF’s forever, right?

Kbmulloy January 21, 2013, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #237041

Jasmine: HAHAHAHAHAHHAA *slap*

Ember January 21, 2013, 12:38 AM EST.

Comment ID #237042

Still waiting for the other shoe to drop.

DiamondMX January 21, 2013, 12:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #237043

I think I can safely say I didn’t expect that.

Yxela007 January 21, 2013, 12:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #237044

I have a feeling these two will go on being great friends for a long time. :D

Mayamayagirl January 21, 2013, 12:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #237045

@Taeshi , Jazz’s whiskers in the third panel are missing.

But seriously, this is pretty much a good break up.

Dudeler January 21, 2013, 12:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #237046

Not all couples end with drama. Jazz and Paulo already seemed like they were more best friends than lovers, so it’s nice to see them not upset about it all

Heck I would not be that surprised if Jazz somehow knew that Paulo have a crush on Lucy already.

then again there is quite a few pages to go…maybe the “why” part is on the way

Kila January 21, 2013, 12:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #237047

Huh, ok that ended peacefuly

lov/hate/hurt January 21, 2013, 12:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #237048


But for some reason I want to flip their eyebrows over in panel 7. Why, I have no clue. WHY, EYEBROWS, WHY DO YOU TORMENT ME SO? D:

Neospector January 21, 2013, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #237050


Zany January 21, 2013, 1:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #237051

@Everyone saying Jasmine is going to start dating David: I regret to inform you that David currently has his sights set on his “flower planting princess” a.k.a. Flower Girl. Jasmine is going to be too busy with her extracurricular activities anyways. Jasmine can find “the one” when she has more free time. I wonder how long it will be before Jasmine starts getting offers from dozens of boys that either think she is awesome or wants to be with the treasurer?

@DiDi: There is still more drama to come enjoy this moment of peace while it lasts(I know I will :)). A moment where the mood is a happy one I enjoy those moments the most. No matter how rare they are.

@Nimbus26: Paulo and Jasmine could now go on with their lives without worrying about breaking the other’s heart. So this is what a mutual break up looks like… it seems oddly familiar :x.

@Anon-anon: :nope::This relationship just wasn’t generating enough drama to fill it’s quota so sadly it needed to be let go. With Paulo trying to convince Lucy that he loves her, the drama levels would skyrocket past December levels and her response would cause a chain reaction we cannot miss. Oh and don’t get me started on the play(seriously it is better than what we had anticipated, you know why :smirk:).

@El Legendario: With that creepy imagery I will now have trouble sleeping THANKS :/.

@love/hate/hurt: I got a bad feeling that it is not over yet. I’m hoping i’m wrong though :(.

supertails19 January 21, 2013, 1:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #237052

Im glad to see they can still be friends :)

Sandz890 January 21, 2013, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237053

whats so funny?

Okapiman January 21, 2013, 1:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237054

*whew* End of breakup tension would make anyone smile.

Thorgeous January 21, 2013, 1:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #237055

Well then…WHAT A TWIST~~

Sojobo January 21, 2013, 1:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #237056

It’s all in his head, because no breakup has EVER gone that smoothly.

Draven January 21, 2013, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #237057

Well, I’m glad at least one problem’s out of the way. And it went way better than it could have! Here’s hoping all the following chapters will be all about getting things sorted out, I think everyone needs it at this point.

Paash January 21, 2013, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #237058

Welp. They are a great couple but this is very convenient for them, Vero and the millions of rabid Paulo x Lucy shippers~

Rusco Istar January 21, 2013, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #237059

me think that when (or if) paulo ask her why is when the drama will unfold. :unsure:

unoppo January 21, 2013, 1:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #237060

Yay, a happy ending! (=◠O◠=)

Jupi January 21, 2013, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #237061

lol drama cock block, that turned out as well as it could have.

abowden January 21, 2013, 1:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #237062

Way to break the ice, Jazz. You’re a true hero.
I’m glad this ended well. It’s nice and necessary for mediums of story-telling to have conflict, but when the conflict just intensifies or stalls itself without any sort of conclusion, it can become extremely tiresome…like being dragged by your heels through a desert.
It’s nice to see this positive result, when many mediums of story-telling, especially TV series, inflict a ton of negativity and drama upon life. Unlike them, not everyone is going through life with a grudge, a secret desire, or feeling like the world is falling down on them.
There are positive things in life; unfortunately, the norm seems to be to hunt down and saturate oneself in the more negative aspects.

Blank On Purpose January 21, 2013, 2:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #237063

Pretty much convinient

DarknestOne January 21, 2013, 2:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #237064

@Nikita: I still think Jasmine noticed how distracted Paulo has been lately and decided this would be better for him. Now Paulo is free to deal with his feelings for Lucy and not feel conflicted about it. We all know Jasmine is still going to be here for him if things don’t work out with Lucy :smirk:. Also, what are you the king of :question:?

@Draven: Well Paulo does have a history of creating long complex daydreams that are based on difficult decisions he had to make in his life. Another Path had a really happy ending, the kind of happy that could only be obtained in Paulo’s reality. If only he had a clue as to where Lucy is and why she is there :x.

@Paash: One problem gets solved and another one takes it’s place. This cycle needs to be broken eventually right? Maybe things will start getting brighter soon… for everybody. Hmm, I think we still have a few big problems that can’t be dealt with just yet though :unsure:.

@Rusco Istar: It seems very convenient now but just wait until later. PauloXLucy shippers are in for a big shock 8-). Actually, you don’t even have to be a shipper to be shocked. I wonder what Augustus is doing right now ;). GUESS WE’LL FIND OUT SOON ENOUGH. In the meantime here is some David http://askbcb.tumblr.com/post/12387764530.

@Blank On Purpose: So true… well the second half anyway. I have no idea how to respond to the first half since this comic has not become tiresome to me and I don’t know how it feels to be dragged by my heels through a dessert(I count myself lucky :| ). Have you ever seen a show that you really get into and the last episode is one massive cliffhanger? I have and it is no fun… unless I decide to let my imagination create a bunch of different possible endings. Let’s hope that the “norm” changes into something more positive :).

Well good night.

supertails19 January 21, 2013, 2:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #237065

It’s kinda cute how you see Jasmine bracing herself for Paulo’s reaction in the first panel… And then he just starts laughing.

Cue next page where Jasmine says, ‘Okay jokes aside, what did you want to talk about?’

TheSiegnier January 21, 2013, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #237066

And everything went better than expected.
*Paulo wakes up*
Curtisimo - Your channel stinks, go get some perfume, NERD-NERD-NERD-CUBED

Curtisimo January 21, 2013, 2:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #237067

Jasmine saw it coming and wanted to end it before he did so she won’t get all emotional in front of him.

She’s gonna cry soon I bet.

sevrinn January 21, 2013, 2:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #237068

hhhhhuhuuuhuhuhuuu my babies i’m cryiNG THEYRE SO CUT E THEY JUst laughed it off omg what big sweeties omg

jellies January 21, 2013, 2:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #237069

Well, they’ve shared great experiences together. Let’s hope it can be the same with Lucy this time.

A.T. January 21, 2013, 2:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #237070

Forever alone?

GrayFox January 21, 2013, 3:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #237071

i hope this means they can still be friends ;w; <3

psychofoxpickle January 21, 2013, 3:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #237072

Well….I slightly expected that…. Kinda

Cheshiresheep January 21, 2013, 3:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #237073

This has to just be a daydream of Paulo’s. Relationships never end this well >:[

Fyre January 21, 2013, 3:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #237074

Aww - I can see these two as being really good friends now

Dave January 21, 2013, 3:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #237075

@Nikita You’re back! :D
And yeah. Convenience!

wr3h January 21, 2013, 3:45 AM EST.

Comment ID #237076

This is why I never really got into Paulo/Jazz. The two of them, they’re too similar, they’ve always just seemed like super BFFs. I don’t imagine that much will change between them.

Wolvine January 21, 2013, 3:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #237078

Ah, the sweet taste of fulfillment. (Or is it… bittersweet :D? *brick’d*)

Nothing is more satisfying than a very tense moment coming t0 the absolute best conclusion possible. I knew that both would be okay with it, but I didn’t expect the giggle fits. That’s a good sign :). Now they can end their dating phase with real friendship, instead of the half-friends half-dating yearning between Paulo and Tessa (mostly Tessa).

All that’s left is to see what became of- OMG LUCY. How could I forget about her?!

PocketGodPygmy January 21, 2013, 4:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237079

Gosh you guys, we don’t even know what they said.


Comment ID #237080

wow, this page made me happy. i’m glad it ended well for them. <3

TrappedCats January 21, 2013, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #237081

next page: both of them returning to the party with a sad face (trying not to let the other notice it).

…. or at least only jasmine.

boh... January 21, 2013, 5:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237082

I’m the only soul who’s sick of him, am I? XD

Knux-the-Killer January 21, 2013, 5:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #237083

Well… huh. This is actually EXACTLY how my ex-girlfriend and I broke up. ARE YOU READING MY MIND?!

Pax January 21, 2013, 6:32 AM EST.

Comment ID #237084


LH January 21, 2013, 7:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #237085

Paulo and Jazzy made a cute couple I’ll admit, but I think after seeing this, knowing how some real life relationships end worse than and just as easily as this, that even if they aren’t a couple anymore that they’re still friends. 8-D

And sometimes that’s better than being a couple. I just hope we’ll still get to witness more Paulo/Jazzy hijinks despite this (which I think we will) ;)

Dreamsofcrows January 21, 2013, 7:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #237086

Ok i think that would be over the top but now im interested on her motives even more.

DrackeStalenTorgen January 21, 2013, 7:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #237087

Shipping levels are going down … D:

Zero January 21, 2013, 7:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #237088

Most people would be MAD that they were gonna say the same thing, but it just shows how good of friends they are to laugh.

lazydayArtist January 21, 2013, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #237089

I love the way this couple works. They have such amazing harmony! Even after breaming up, you can say that they’ll still be friends :)

Idastar January 21, 2013, 8:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #237090

I love how the best day ever for Paulo is about to turn horrible as he discovers that Lucy has moved away.

Teriyaki Tofu January 21, 2013, 8:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #237091

I do not care how many s*%& & giggles they are having now, this will not end well! Mark my words.

Angst will have it’s way!

Dr.Z January 21, 2013, 8:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #237092

I want to break up!
I want to break up too!


Follarch January 21, 2013, 8:57 AM EST.

Comment ID #237093

Yeah, this was on of the best break ups I’ve ever had. Seriously, the next five suck dick.

Paulo January 21, 2013, 9:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #237094

But Jazz will still be a recurrent char, right? :c I loved PauloxJazz

youbetterknowit January 21, 2013, 9:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #237095

What if Jasmine knew what Paulo was going to do and just beat him to the punch so he wouldn’t feel guilty? She’s certainly smart enough and caring enough to try that.

David January 21, 2013, 10:04 AM EST.

Comment ID #237096

Okay, now I just really want them to stay together, Paulo and Jazz just laughing together is so damn adorable. I hope they get back together.

The Real Lee January 21, 2013, 10:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #237097

I love how they’ve always been kind of besties from the beggining
they make amazing partners in crime and I think they won’t lose it because of a silly thing such as a break-up
bros before hoes yo’

Milkfruit January 21, 2013, 10:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237098

Mutual benefit, everything worked out in the end. Now Paulo can pursue his love for Lucy.

Keyblade Dragon January 21, 2013, 10:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #237099

Most UN-awkard breakup ever! :D

DeathofInk January 21, 2013, 10:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #237100

Man if they can just shrug off a break up like that. Sheesh these guys will be back together sometime later I presume to hope.

Abraham January 21, 2013, 10:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #237101

I dont think I have ever read a web comic as pretty as this one. I love the colors and the art.

ClaraCosplay001 January 21, 2013, 10:39 AM EST.

Comment ID #237102

The best couple in BCB. Even their breakup is adorable.

Jinx. January 21, 2013, 10:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #237103

I can see them being friends for a really long time :)

Iris January 21, 2013, 10:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #237104

Sometimes Its better just being friends :D so lovely this ended well

sunny-lucy January 21, 2013, 11:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #237105

See guys? These kids are cool cats. 8-) budumtsh

Demetrois January 21, 2013, 11:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #237106

Dumb kids. :/

StraightFace January 21, 2013, 11:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #237107

Am I the only one that saw these two things coming?

Canny January 21, 2013, 11:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #237108

Also, I wouldn’t mind seeing Lucy and Jessica having a relationship.

Canny January 21, 2013, 11:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #237109

Wow… they make really great buddies!

Laufente January 21, 2013, 12:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #237110

i want Lucy and Jessica to end up together :smirk: :love: :-*

Julissa January 21, 2013, 12:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #237111

I like this break up. This is a well done break up. Hooray for no drama in this.

Allsmiles January 21, 2013, 12:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #237112

Honestly this exact thing has happened to me before with my first girlfriend. We got along great but i just didnt feel we were meant to date, we were better off as friends.

So I called her up and told her i had to say something and she said she also had something to say. I let her go first and she told me she wanted to be just friends. I was like “woah me totoowe spent a long time laughing about it and we are still good friends even now. Sometimes even with perfect chemistry, girls and guys
(And in my case girls and girls) make better friends then dates

spumonii January 21, 2013, 12:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #237113

well that was easy. am i really the only one who expected something like this? i do feel a twist upon the horizon though. until then, let’s take this moment to laugh with our cool cats 8-D

blueberry January 21, 2013, 12:43 PM EST.

Comment ID #237114

….Jazz..tell me it’s not David 8-D

Solaris January 21, 2013, 12:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #237116

KU KU KU!You see,bad*** 8-)

kululu January 21, 2013, 1:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #237117

_instert easy button_

Rylan January 21, 2013, 1:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #237118

This party is so cool it caused there brake up to be fun.

Blue fox January 21, 2013, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #237119

Jazz’s face in the first panel. It looks like she’s bracing for Paulo to be all like “WHAT?!?!” All angry, upset face.

AnayuWolf January 21, 2013, 2:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #237120

Ok. Unexpected. And awesome.

Rideps1 January 21, 2013, 2:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #237121

Don’t we wish ALL break-ups were this easy? :D. I’m just happy because they get to stay friends :)

Subaru January 21, 2013, 2:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #237123

I hope this doesn’t mean the end of Jaz. She’s a delightful character!

MrYz January 21, 2013, 2:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #237124

Jaz is definitely my favorite character now. Unlike everyone else, she is good at avoiding drama. Amazing =P

chickencow January 21, 2013, 2:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #237125


Also, heh at how when it ask you “who is that” and shows you a picture of mike, you can actually answer Maishul.

Tudor January 21, 2013, 3:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #237126

Cue Staples Button

Tarrot Cakes January 21, 2013, 4:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #237127


Bagpaulo January 21, 2013, 4:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #237128

*And then they realized how perfect they were for each other*

Tcj333 January 21, 2013, 4:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #237129

Oh thank god, something hasn’t gone horribly wrong..

not_used January 21, 2013, 4:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #237130

Good to see you back ;)

I really can’t help by laugh myself
“PFFFFF” XD Nice work Taeshi XD

Ok humor aside its good to see them laughing… *facepalm*
Well there is no drama? oooo Just wait *smirks* The drama will come in due time.

Ok I am predicting the three following things to happen on page 30:
Paulo confesses to Lucy in front of everyone: MASSIVE DRAMA!
Jessica confesses to Lucy in front of everyone: MASSIVE DRAMA!
Mike’s secret about what he said to Lucy will be exposed in front of everyone: MASSIVER DRAMAER!

It could happen there is lots of drama and we have to wait until mid next chapter to find out what happen. Taeshi likes to make us wait and to force feed us drama XD
Rachael might overdose in this chapter… Call 911!

Sandy is evil so QUIET! You should be able to put in “Heartbreaker”

Someone January 21, 2013, 4:57 PM EST.

Comment ID #237131

Next page-

*cues another mini-arc of melodrama*

forscythia January 21, 2013, 5:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #237132

People are forgetting two major things about dating. First, always leave them wanting more. Second, the person that ends the relationship first is the winner. :(

sen January 21, 2013, 5:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #237133

I predict:
- Lucy shows up with Augustus
Paulo: NOOOOOOOOOOOO (confesses his love)

Sambo January 21, 2013, 5:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #237134

:( oh Paulo, denial is not a shade you wear well

nobody42 January 21, 2013, 7:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #237135

@TheSiegnier: Jasmine is obviously a comedian in training she is unpredictable, cool, and knows how to give others uncontrollable fits of laughter(just ask Paulo 8-)). Jasmine is part of a comedy club, she goes to it after her drama detecting classes :smirk:. It explains why she shows up when huge levels of drama are detected… or maybe there is so much drama around here that it is hard to avoid,unless you are never around :D.

@Paulo and @David: With Jasmine out of the way you 2 can go back to being best buds 8-) 8-D. Paulo could go on secret missions with David to save Flower Girl… or spy on her again. If Augustus and David could spy on others then so could Paulo. @Paulo: Then enjoy this moment of happiness as long as it lasts(it won’t last long). @David: You are right keep up the great detective work(“little sleuth”). @Paulo and @David shouldn’t you 2 be trying to save the girls you love from darkness and from a titanium dragon(respectively of course :smirk:)? Sorry if my comment offends you 2 but if you really care about them then prove it. If they say no then at least you know, but if you wait until they find somebody else then you will never know. Sincerely somebody that wants what’s best for you :).

Okay back to seriousness.

@Knux-the-Killer: Jordan is sick and tired of Paulo as well. Just like Sam is sick and tired of Mike. Paulo is sick and tired of Mike, Mike is sick and tired of Lucy, and I am sick and tired of unnecessary hate. Can’t we all just get along :x? The answer is probably no, but I can still be hopeful :).

@Dreamsofcrows: I think I would prefer them as just friends because now they can have fun as the great friends they were meant to be. Also, Paulo won’t be as conflicted when they hang out… the awkwardness from their goodbyes will disappear. As long as there isn’t anymore drama that causes their friendship to slowly fall apart but something like that won’t happen… unless Jasmine joins the Mike fan club but what reason would she have for following Mike? Wow I am glad that David got Paulo and Jasmine together they have definitely matured more while they were together(even if it is not much, it is still something).

@sen: Unless they both wanted it. Considering how Jasmine reacted back in Pillow Talk she might just be trying to do him a favor in this page :(. In other words I don’t think it was mutual unless something happened while Jasmine was away :unsure:. My point is that this situation seems just too convenient.

supertails19 January 21, 2013, 7:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #237136

they were perfect for eachother! i mean, they both wanted to break up at the same time, its true love! ( sarcasm )

A Fan January 21, 2013, 7:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #237137

there faces are funny :O 8-) its just so funny on the second to last panel heheh

CarlyGirl January 21, 2013, 7:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #237139

They keep laughing… Tess walks and sees them… XD imagine what she would think. XD
Jasmine & Paulo: *high-five* “…awkward” O.o
Ok I love how one atmosphere is happy and joyful… and continues to avoid drama!
and the other
is Drama to the max, then calms down, then Dramas up again.

I am… still… suffering…from …ANGST-WITHDRAWAL! This building drama and awkwardness is going go give me a heart attack. ok probably not. That’s what I love about you Taeshi. You always end up giving what we don’t want and what we do want :)

This becoming miserable… your comments. They are so boring… No offense to you… There isn’t a WHOLE lot that can be said about this page. Or the past 2 pages. regardless I am still glad you comment. I do love reading them :)

I am still waiting for Lucy to arrive to the party. :/ You?
Drama Gosh Damn it!

I MUST KNOW! I am only one who has been impatiently waiting since: 8/15/12?

You make every topic interesting.. I love reading comments

Lol Nice XD I also hope in love interests they aren’t the same(mean they both like girls[Jessica will have a field day] or both like guys[lol MikexPaulo <3])

Someone January 21, 2013, 8:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #237140

And they’re breaking up because?… They seem exactly alike (except for looks,. gender, and spicies, of course :O)

o_o January 21, 2013, 8:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #237141

Jesus poop they are a good couple.

This is an awkward time to realize that.

jaku January 21, 2013, 8:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #237142

Now that I get a better look at it… was this painted on canvas? XD

I'll Eat Yourself January 21, 2013, 9:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #237143

And for once, the “we should see other people” line doesn’t involve a fight or a bunch of drama! PERFECT.

I'll Eat Yourself January 21, 2013, 9:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #237144

And there goes probably the best couple this comic has seen (after Daisy and Abbey).

Gentleman, it has been an honor playing with you.

Fred McFlurry January 21, 2013, 9:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #237145

Why can’t every break up be like this? There would definately be less butthurt and heartbreak circulating around the universe

Pyre_of_Onyx January 21, 2013, 10:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #237148


theunwiseman January 21, 2013, 10:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #237152

Previous page was a bit of a surprise. This page? :/ Meh, we all saw how they responded when they went on their first date and how they generally act around each other.

Am I waiting to see the other sections of where this chapter’s gonna go? Hellz ye. :love:

MonsieurWTF January 22, 2013, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #237153

@Pyre_of_Onyx I totally agree.

budPuppy January 22, 2013, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #237154

.__. so Paulo is finally over Tess, has hopefully stopped listening to every single one of David’s idiotic ideas, and has (i seriously freaking doubt anything in this comic ever lasts) decided that he really does love Lucy .__. Lucy…is slowly kinda sorta getting over Mike, though her weird relation with Final Fantasy Cat has me thinking even more drama…and fights… Mike and Sandy I don’t see changing .__. which really kinda worries me since it seems like an overlong case of puppy love. Abbey and Daisy are doing good…though since Abbey isn’t the most stable who knows what might happen. Curious if Tess and Jasmine are going to be written out o3o?

inuzarel January 22, 2013, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #237155

@Someone: You want angst then you have come to the right webcomic. Go to the archive section to enjoy many angst, drama, action, romance, or comedy based chapters. They can make you laugh, cry, rage, and feel a wide variety of emotions(some you might not have known you were capable of). Welcome to www.bittersweetcandybowl.com the website that will make you overemotional towards talking cats, can give your hopes and dreams a boost, and makes you hopeful for a positive future that may or may not occur.

Side effects may include but are not limited to: 1)Uncontrollable Laughter. 2)Overuse of words like Adorable, Awesome, Cool, Lovely, Sweet, What, Whoa, Why, and Wow. 3)Unnecessary rage/love towards a fictional character that may or may not deserve it depending on your view points. 4)The desire to read from start to finish repeatedly because the story is that entertaining. 5)Worrying about a character’s health more than you thought possible. 6)The desire to tell the creator of this wonderful story how amazing you think her story is.

If you have any or all of these side effects don’t worry it just means you have developed a connection or that you really like drama. There are more side effects but most of them are harmless and they only add on to how much of a BCB fan you are. You can have none of these and still be a fan. I have to refrain from repeating number 6 over and over again until she believes for 3 reasons: a)I’m not crazy, b)She has souppy to say nice things to her all day, and c)I am just one of many that think she is awesome. In case I am wrong I will end my comment with this:

@Taeshi: You are an amazing person. You are kind to people who sometimes don’t deserve your kindness and you are not afraid to show your anger when you feel it is necessary. You know how to turn frowns upside down(well some of them). You’re not perfect but then again who can honestly say they are perfect? Keep shining bright like a star. Uhh, that is all… good night *flee*.

supertails19 January 22, 2013, 2:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #237156

Boooooooo. I actually liked the Paulo and Jasmine pairing.

Sanitarium January 22, 2013, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #237157

Final Fantasy Cat? XD
You forgot one word phase on 2. The, “Oh, shiz. Here we go again.” :unsure:
And I love your answers, you have a lot of sense. That’s were my common sense went! YOU STOLE IT!!!!!!!! :P Hahaha, yeah…
Good night, BCB.

Kryph January 22, 2013, 4:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #237158

This turned out better than expected :D

44inf January 22, 2013, 6:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #237159

Yay, no sad ”I can’t beleive you, I’m going to make your life a nightmare” thing! No sadfest lasting for the rest of the comic! YAY!!!

Mike January 22, 2013, 8:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #237160

Poor Paulo, he was just about to propose to her too. Now he’s pretending like he wanted to say the same thing just to save face… It’s tragic.

Million January 22, 2013, 8:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #237161

@Million Actually he doesn’t love Jasmine. He loves Lucy (or it is implied/states that is who he meant) He wanted exactly what Jasmine wanted.

Rokushion January 22, 2013, 9:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #237162

@Rokushion I do believe that Million was making what we in the business call “a joke”

m3w January 22, 2013, 10:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #237163

@I’llEatYourself I am pretty sure it’s water color paper! :3

m3w January 22, 2013, 10:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #237165

Sorry I trying to get a hold of myself. That comment was so full of win it hurts XD I just want to hug you right now XD and 12hours and 9min till next update :)

Someone January 22, 2013, 11:52 AM EST.

Comment ID #237166

Friendship XD

That turned out well ^_^

Chocothunda January 22, 2013, 2:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #237167

I’m 89% sure the artist just couldn’t bring herself to create another unstable bomb of emotional breakdown that will inevitably and unavoidably ripple angst tsunami that will suffocatingly drown future updates as far as the human brain is capable of foreseeing fictional plots. :D :nope: D: :/ :x

Seer of Trope January 22, 2013, 3:05 PM EST.

Comment ID #237168

They’re cute. Honestly, cute. But I don’t really see this break up as that oh, they’re really perfect for each other or anything. They’re good friends, and their relationship was always kinda built on friendship than making out.

I’m glad to see their friendship is so strong, and they’re really compatible friendship wise. But of course if they stayed together I wouldn’t have had any complaints either.

Well played.

Jade January 22, 2013, 3:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #237169

ok didnt see that coming…. actualy i did so now whats going to happen to them now? and wheres the “but why” statement?

mymanleo January 22, 2013, 3:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #237171

D’aww! can only ever picture the as friends :p! But still laughing at a break up :/ ?

Train January 22, 2013, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #237172

@Seer of Trope your explanation made my day XD

Dyralia99 January 22, 2013, 3:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #237173

Well, I still think it’s a kind of cliche situation, but at least you pulled it off well. I like this page. It’s a nice change in pace from this chapter’s mostly sad mood thus far.

Turbocharge January 22, 2013, 4:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #237174

Yeaaaaah! I’m so glad to see them laughing together :love:

Olibro January 22, 2013, 5:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #237175


Sambo January 22, 2013, 8:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #237176

After, you know, what we probably expected to be horrible, they laugh. Nicely done.

Person in the corner January 22, 2013, 9:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #237177

@Seer of Trope
The amount of win in that comment is over whelming my brain. XD

That is the ideal way to break up with someone.

I agree 119%!

Someone January 22, 2013, 9:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #237178

I nominate supertails19 this page’s KING OF COMMENTS. :love:

sen January 22, 2013, 9:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #237290

Thats convienent

JustSomeCritic January 24, 2013, 12:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #237298

I L<3VE the 7. pic xD

Iti January 24, 2013, 11:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #237766


paula January 30, 2013, 12:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #238143

Lol Paulos and Jazzys expression on panel 7 nearly made me fall off my queen bed XD

SarashiTheDragon February 3, 2013, 5:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #243601

….. That burned me to cinders

RedAries April 21, 2013, 10:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #263083

I dunno why but I kind of expected that! Oh man a breakup without hard feelings? SURELY NOT! XD

Vix October 25, 2013, 10:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #264673

Coolest break-up ever 8-)

Seiri November 7, 2013, 12:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #265559

that is sooooo funny how great minds think alike. way to go girl!!!!

hellokitty21 November 13, 2013, 6:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #279335

Is a ship so cute Jazz x Paulo 030

Jane April 15, 2014, 10:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #284585

*disgaea Fan’s would get this joke*
larharl & TemplarArchon_hunter #6 *both died of oxygen starfation*

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 29, 2014, 1:49 PM EST.

Comment ID #290448

I want to believe that it can really end this conveniently for them, but this comic thrives on drama. This is not the end of this conversation, and it will be an unhappy ending for this relationship.

Xanatos November 20, 2014, 9:11 PM EST.

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