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Friday, June 17, 2011

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If you missed the "I can't believe the Vancouver Canucks lostthe seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals, destroying the hopes and dreams of millions of people and dooming Canada to an eighteenth straight year without the Cup while also apparently provoking a vicious riot even worse than the one that happened in similar circumstances in 1994" panel, click back to Wednesday's strip or go visit the Miscellaneous page. I actually got the panel up immediately after the game ended. I had two versions; they were identical save for the expressions on Marie's and Rahim's faces. (Barbara reacts the same way to wins and losses. It's just how she rolls.) As it turns out, gestures of joy and gestures of despair can be remarkably similar. I did stop working on the "winning" version in the second period. There didn't seem to be much point.

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