386: Duty Calls

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Duty Calls
What do you want me to do? LEAVE? Then they'll keep being wrong!
Title text: What do you want me to do? LEAVE? Then they'll keep being wrong!


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Cueball, and many Internet nerds, feel an irrepressible pull to correct people who are wrong on the Internet. The comic has no mention to trolls, but anyway Cueball could be advised that many of these people are simply trolling. This advice assumes Cueball is not intelligent enough to distinguish between ignorance and trolling.

In 955: Neutrinos another incarnation of Cueball is cured of a similar disease.


[Cueball is behind a computer.]
Voice outside frame: Are you coming to bed?
Cueball: I can't. This is important.
Voice: What?
Cueball: Someone is WRONG on the internet.
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Doesn't look like anyone's touched this during its spotlight as the Incomplete Article of the Day. But really, what else can we say? 03:06, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

Maybe how deeply compelling the "need" to fix something wrong on the Internet is? It's not just a plain correction.... it gnaws at you... 03:17, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

Tried to flesh out/improve the analysis. Still needs some editing for clarity [I'm not sure how formal the tone of this wiki is supposed to be?] but hopefully it's an improvement on the previous edit. 17:47, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

I think its good. Hits on all the points, unless anyone sees differently I think it adequately explains the comic. I think all the editing from here is flow and stylistic stuff. And that's minimal. --Lackadaisical (talk) 20:22, 14 November 2013 (UTC)
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