|This comic is dedicated to the lovely young ladies who approached me in grade nine and informed me that they wanted to help me conform so that I would no longer be such an embarrassing eyesore. And no, I am not still obsessing over things that happened to me in high school. Why do you ask?|
|Saturday, November 26, 2011|
|Panel 1: In
the title panel of this Sunday-style colour comic, two young women
approach Sara, who is sitting in the Davies College basement nook,
reading something on some sheets of paper held together by a paper
clip. The women exchange glances. The words "West of Bathurst by Kari
Maaren" appear in the panel in big bubble letters.|
Panel 2: The two women sit down on the couch on either side of Sara.
Woman 1: You know, you should be more outgoing.
Woman 2: Yeah! Why aren't you?
Woman 1: You never have any fun.
Woman 2: I mean, who doesn't want to have fun?
Woman 1: If you're an introvert, it's your own fault.
Woman 2: People who claim to be introverts are really just anti-social.
Panel 5: Sara removes the paper clip.
Woman 1: We're only saying this for your own good.
Woman 2: We really think that if you came out of your shell, you could be a profitable member of the--
Panel 6: Sara bounces the paper clip off Woman 1's face. When she turns towards Woman 1, her long, fluffy ponytail hits Woman 2 in her face.
Panel 7: Sara goes back to reading.
Woman 1: I...what were we talking about again?
Woman 2: ......Hair......?
Alt-Text: If you ever want to shut people up completely, do something so inexplicably inappropriate to the situation that they are left with absolutely nothing to say.
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