|Yes, I am a terrible person, but I had to run an unexpected errand today, and then there was a birthday party for six of my friends, and there were freaking bricks everywhere, and I got the comic up eventually, didn't I? Didn't I?|
|Saturday, May 30, 2009|
|Panel 1: The
title panel of this Sunday-style colour comic looks like an
old-fashioned Blue Screen of Death, complete with the following text in
Courier font on a deep blue background:|
A fatal exception OE has occurred WEST OF BATHURST.
The current comic strip will be terminated.
Panel 2: In the Davies College foyer, Jackie approaches Marie as Morgan watches.
Jackie: The Internet keeps going down.
Marie: I think it's up again now.
Panel 3: A young white man with brown hair comes up behind Morgan.
Morgan: Yeah, because the resnet dudes fixed it by stealing the server that hosts the alumni website.
Jackie: We have an alumni website?
Panel 4: The man takes out a tiny laptop and opens it.
Man 1: I'd show you if wireless were working.
Marie: Oh, there's no signal there. Move ten feet to the right.
Panel 5: The man waves the laptop around as Morgan watches. A young brown man comes up behind Marie.
Jackie: Maybe I'll just go to the computer lab.
Man 2: Okay, except only one of the machines is functional, and Tom's writing his thesis on it.
Panel 6: The first man continues to wave the laptop around as he searches in vain for a signal. Barbara appears.
Morgan: The printer's down too.
Jackie: The printer's always down.
Man 2: Only for every third PDF.
Panel 7: Marie and Barbara walk away together.
Marie: It's like living in a place under a really boring curse.
Barbara: It would be far more exciting if we all turned into wombats.
Alt-Text: I think my entire life is under this very same really boring curse. Fancy that.
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