84. Scenic Route, page posted 7/28/14

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Comment ID #284421

Oh Daisy

wot July 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #284422

Oh my lord, Daisy’s last panel mouth

gardnaeden July 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #284423

Lol Poor Daisy. Big bro Paulo gonna teach you xD

Elmoo July 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #284424

I like Daisy’s face in the last panel DX

Alchemy July 28, 2014, 1:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #284425

Is it me or does Paulo’s smile seem to get bigger everytime Daisy’s gets smaller?

Misanthrope July 28, 2014, 1:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #284426

Reminds me of Naruto

Blue_fox July 28, 2014, 1:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #284427

How do you not know how to skip a rock?

Maith1 July 28, 2014, 1:11 PM EST.

Comment ID #284428

Gloop! :D
Maybe some heart-to-heart will happen over the lesson. And maybe Abbey will come back covered in bears. Just, like, covered in bears.

MigBird July 28, 2014, 1:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #284429

I don’t want to sound like I’m harping on the drawing style, but they seriously only got blobby in this chapter and the prior one. But it’s cute, you know?

Anyways, the relationship between Paulo and Daisy is so sweet! It’s like their siblings or something :D so kawaii.

Also Tess said something I’m the first few pages something about “really wanting to come here [the park]” so I’m wondering if that’s just going to be forgotten. 8-) :question: :question: :question::question:

iceberganalogy July 28, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #284430

Agh sorry abt the random emojis my ipad spazzed out

iceberganalogy July 28, 2014, 1:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #284431

@iceberganalogy You realize there’s an edit button, right? Why don’t you just correct the mistake instead of apologizing about it?

Macca July 28, 2014, 1:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #284432

Yeah, I do think that Paulo has a sibling-like relationship with Daisy.

Keyblade Dragon July 28, 2014, 1:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #284433

Oh Daisy, at least you are passionate about it :D

Tails July 28, 2014, 1:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #284434

Aww daisy was so happy about skipping the rocks now she is just mad because the rocks are sinking like her relationship with abbey. Give her a helping hand master Paulo.

Blue fox July 28, 2014, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #284435

Awwww Daisy’s so cute in this page! :D

Dovah July 28, 2014, 1:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #284436

lol poor daisy, don’t give up daisy! :3

eagle July 28, 2014, 1:37 PM EST.

Comment ID #284437

What type of cat is Abbey again???

Tiger July 28, 2014, 1:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #284438

Guess this is a peaceful arc.
I mean it is called scenic route, and not much happen on those, kinda like in this arc :D
Let’s sit back, relax, drink some milk and enjoy the… art style? Or story? Or scenery! Yea that’s it scenery :)

awesome Alan July 28, 2014, 1:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #284439

Somehow I think abbey is gonna walk up on this and get the wrong (right B) ) idea about this. Maybe this will have them finally reconciling? Or put the last coffin in their relationship?

Samm-y July 28, 2014, 2:02 PM EST.

Comment ID #284440

Abbey is totally gonna see paulo helping daisy and hes gonna be really upset

shmid July 28, 2014, 2:20 PM EST.

Comment ID #284441

paulo, at least tell her she can’t possibly hope to do it by throwing the stones with a vertical gesture…

……… even though you did LOL

boh... July 28, 2014, 2:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #284442

Taeshi can you please fix the BCB app??? I’m desperate ;~;

June July 28, 2014, 2:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #284445

Is it just me or are they seriously starting to look like kids?

Vanilla July 28, 2014, 2:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #284447

@Tiger

Abbey is an Abyssinian cat. Quite adorable actually.

http://caracats.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/ abyssinian.jpg

kaminari683 July 28, 2014, 2:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #284449

@Vanilla We know that at least two of these kids have been boning each other silly, so they’re obviously not as young as they look. XD

MigBird July 28, 2014, 3:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #284450

I really like the coloring technique and the backgrounds, but I’ve always wondered why their heads are so big… or their bodies are too small? :question:

StarShapedCookie July 28, 2014, 3:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #284452

Daisy you should not try to skip rocks if someone is fishing it will scare away the fish and that’s not cool! Paulo Daisy is big enough and old enough to take care of herself you don’t have to stay with her! :P

Bcbfan July 28, 2014, 3:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #284456

As others have noted, the “blobby/chibi” style in this chapter is really cute and personally I like it ^w^ Maybe some BCI members would appreciate a short comic in such a style~ idk c: Anyway cute cats (part. Daisy x Paulo) are always good!

0xnick1chandoke July 28, 2014, 3:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #284458

I would have gone with a Charlie Brown ‘Aaugh!’ in the last panel.

Xinthus July 28, 2014, 3:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #284487

Daisy’s expressions tho XD

Angelkins July 28, 2014, 5:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #284489

With each page it looks like they’re getting smaller.

lov/hate/hurt July 28, 2014, 5:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #284492

@kaminari683

Thanks!!! :)

Tiger July 28, 2014, 5:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #284494

Hey Daisy! Try to kick this football!

Tobias Droegemeier July 28, 2014, 5:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #284495

If he took one more panel to offer help, she would have tried to skip the rock off his head :P

I_am_me July 28, 2014, 6:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #284513

Panel 8 though. Daisy, stop, Sue is my favorite and you’re making it really hard to stay faithful. Enough with the adorable faces.

Nailbudday July 28, 2014, 6:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #284515

“Gloop,” my god that is the most perfect onomatopoeia, like ever, like congrats.

DatComment July 28, 2014, 7:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #284525

@Samm-y: I believe you mean the last nail in the coffin rather than the last coffin. The latter has…disturbing implications. XD

Moogle July 28, 2014, 7:38 PM EST.

Comment ID #284530

@0xnick1chandoke Posted image

Restos July 28, 2014, 8:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #284531

@Moogle well, if you need to be REALLY sure something is dead, one coffin is not enough. 8-)

I_am_me July 28, 2014, 8:09 PM EST.

Comment ID #284538

Aw, Daisy. That’s me right there, lol XD

Subaru July 28, 2014, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #284540

This page is absolutely adorable. X3

Ravako July 28, 2014, 10:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #284548

I’m not really sure i’m on board with this drawing style, the story seems a bit slow.
Been reading for 2 years, and i think i will continue for a while.

OS July 28, 2014, 11:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #284559

@Maith Hey, not everyone has the coordination to skip rocks. I’ve tried so many times no matter how many I’ve seen it done, and I STILL couldn’t get it right. :nope:

Dudeler July 29, 2014, 12:01 AM EST.

Comment ID #284568

This chapter is not headed in the direction I imagined, and that makes me wonder…

Let’s see where it goes at least.

Lainy July 29, 2014, 1:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #284569

The art style reminds me of Little Big Planet.

Tyrandael July 29, 2014, 1:49 AM EST.

Comment ID #284570

Love Daisy….That is all. :)

JustSomeCritic July 29, 2014, 2:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #284571

I know something about momentum and such things. Yet the rocks just sank down…
(But at least, I followed the science… Daisy should be good at physics. However, it seems that she’s not…)

HongKat July 29, 2014, 6:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #284573

I still hate this style so much ….. BUT I LOVE DAISY’S face!!!

Little_sunshine July 29, 2014, 7:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #284574

I think people have the right to be annoyed with inconsistencies of the drawing style. As a graphic artist myself it is extremely confusing when you are constantly changing up the style. It is true tuts over time it evolves as your skill increases but only slightly..these changes are drastic..if a particular style is well recieved by the audience it is dangerous to change much dork that style as it can be seen from the constant discontent from the audience…

Keywii July 29, 2014, 9:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #284575

I simply adore the way that Paulo sometimes seems like an older brother to Daisy! #^_^# (I try to forget the time where he may or may not have been drawn to the idea of a romantic relationship with her, since they’re just adorable like this!) This style makes them look so cute!

However, I am not going to go into a rant about what style I like the most, since I am mostly here because I adore the characters, the story, and also how much things have changed since I started reading a looooooong time ago. I think it’s a good thing to be experimenting and finding out what works best, and it’s really not up to me to decide. (Mostly since /I/ cannot draw properly, and, like I stated before, I enjoy this webcomic for other things than the art itself.) All in all, I’m staying until the end.

Strawberryblossom July 29, 2014, 10:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #284577

Wall O’Text Storytime!

I’m in I.T. and we have a few VOCAL users… See we moved into the 21st century about 4 years ago, that is to say we stopped using carbon paper for ordering documentation to prevent corruption and theft. This meant moving to a centralized purchase ordering system on computers with printers that had special ink for security reasons. But these 2 or 3 users… They just could not come to grips with us using computers instead of just writing down orders on carbon paper. Every helpdesk ticket from them would end with “This would so much easier if we’d just go back to the old way, lol”; every phone call, “Hey… if we’re having so many problems with this have you thought about going back to doing it the old way?”; every directors meeting, “I’m not the only one with problems, I think we should just trash the computers and go back to the old way.” This sound a little familiar? I’ll give out an unwanted piece of advice about people doing this kinda stuff. It doesn’t make you want to change, they just become the stressful, irritating annoyances and you end up dismissing some legitimate complaints that sound like their usual whining, and other users that HEAR the whining are too scared to come forward for fear of being seen as “One Of THEM”.

Also: I lied, this was a C&Ped story (at the ellipsis) from about 2010 of mine on a faildesk-like site. Today all these users are either retired, deceased, or fired for either stealing or not doing their jobs and the system they cursed has saved the company literally millions over the course of less than a decade.

Well, I’m sure this’ll be ignored due to length but I hope that at some point Vera and Oliver may read this and get some reassurance that every job that deals with people has a few loud repetitive dissidents that try to make it seem like they are everyone. We have a saying in IT, “You never hear what’s working, only about when people think it’s broken.”

Keep going guys and I’ll (hopefully) see ya new year in Connecticut.


~The guy that lent you the assassin for this cesspool at CT-Con


P.S. Thanks for the Jordan sketch! :D

Toby Droegemeier July 29, 2014, 12:19 PM EST.

Comment ID #284578

She hasn’t succeed in level one of wizardry, thus she can not try Paulo’s magical overhands.

TheScarletTailedFox July 29, 2014, 1:06 PM EST.

Comment ID #284582

@awesome Alan NO. Just, NO. This is absolutely adorable, no jinxing! D:

LoopdeLoops July 29, 2014, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #284626

;_; - waaaaah I can’t skip stones. boohoo

HelTH July 29, 2014, 4:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #284638

Personally, I like the art styles, both of them. Each has a place and each are best in certain situations. I am waiting to see how the current one works in a more serious situation.

As Toby has mentioned; people do not like change…at all. As a member of a MMO, this happens way too much. (i’m also mildly autistic, so change in theory bothers me more than most.)

I_am_me July 29, 2014, 5:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #284639

…by now they look like 5 year olds. It gets worse with every page D:

whatever July 29, 2014, 6:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #284640

I acutely admit, Daisy’s face at the end is what this style is good at whoing.

Michael July 29, 2014, 8:45 PM EST.

Comment ID #284641

This page really shows off the new art style. For those who like it, this is good. For those who don’t… bluch.

naAr July 29, 2014, 9:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #284642

This style should be reserved for joke pages inbetween chapters. In the canon timeline for the story it just makes these high school cats look like elementary school characters, and it ruins the way the story is presented. It’s cute but out of place for the comic and they’ve been getting more chibi like the more this has gone on.

psh July 29, 2014, 11:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #284643

@loopdeloop
HaHaHaHaHaHah! :D
It’s too late for that D:
Peace is not worth the effort Mad Lucy
A big ‘scene’ will occur in scenic route!

awesome Alan July 30, 2014, 12:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #284644

This scene reminds me of moments between me an my boyfriend. One of us will try something over and over and over again and in the end be EXACTLY like Daisy. Then the other one of us sweeps in and is like “Hold on! Hold on! I’ll teach it! It’s ok!” XD It’s so funny in my opinion to see Daisy react this way to the frustration, just because it hits so close to home. <3

FireFang July 30, 2014, 1:09 AM EST.

Comment ID #284648

It’s getting hard to believe this ISN’T a flashback :unsure:

Kyuwi July 30, 2014, 10:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #284649

No matter how hard you try, you just can’t skip stones with an overarm throw.
Paulo really did magic on the last page, skipping a stone so perfectly with an OVERARM throw.
You can’t throw stone in a straight line when you plummet it downwards.

Arthur July 30, 2014, 11:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #284674

@ Moogle LMBO!!!!! XD you got that right whoops!

samm-y July 30, 2014, 2:50 PM EST.

Comment ID #284685

IM ALIVE AGAIN

TemplarArchon_Hunter July 30, 2014, 4:38 PM EST.

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