358: Loud Party

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Loud Party
I'm glad this is so much fun because I'm not sure how we're getting down.
Title text: I'm glad this is so much fun because I'm not sure how we're getting down.

[edit] Explanation

The comic depicts an average everyday scene - a party, with drinks, dancing, and a lot of commotion going on (hence the title). Amid the chaos, though, there are two people, Megan and Cueball, staring wistfully at each other. They both think of the same scene: the two of them sitting on branches of a large and bare tree, doing something on laptops. The implication is that these two people are special - they don't derive their enjoyment of life from parties or other typical teenage activities, but rather simpler, more quiet activities. This is evidenced by the fact that everything other than Megan and Cueball (and the plastic cups) are greyed out.

The title text presents a simpler joke - it is rather difficult to get down from a tree, especially when carrying a fragile item like a laptop.

[edit] Transcript

[In a loud party, Megan and Cueball are looking at each other, both thinking of the same scene: they are sitting on opposite branches of a large leaf-less tree, each with a laptop. There's cloud in the distance and a grass field around the tree.]
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Discussion

Its easy to get down from a tree like that.. Pass your laptop to your partner, you climb down, then pass the laptops to the person on the ground, then SHE comes down.

98.144.105.195 18:36, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

No, you can't leave both laptops with one person, because then the fox will eat both of them. 118.209.55.156 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
Unless you are Russian, meaning there is a rather insignificant chance that the fox MAY be tame. 208.54.86.193 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)208.54.86.193 02:17, 20 February 2014 (UTC)

I don't really understand this comic, even after the explanation. What are they doing on their laptops? And why do they need to go to a beautiful and isolated setting together to do it? Also, which is more typical behavior, teen or otherwise; to be enjoying a wild party, or sitting quietly with a laptop? Hint: guess which one I'm doing now? 108.162.219.223 20:41, 3 January 2014 (UTC)

btw love the 'fox' comment...the most insightful thing on this page! 108.162.219.223 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
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