733: Eagle

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(Explanation: *KHHHKHT* I explained the walkie-talkie noises. *KHHHKHT*)
(Transcript: using transcript from xkcd)
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Field Biologist:The eagle has left the nest.
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:[A researcher is looking up into a tree, holding a clipboard in one hand and a radio in the other.]
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:Researcher: The eagle has left the nest.
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:Off-Panel: *KHHHKHT* Roger that. Alert the agents. *KHKKHHKT*
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:Researcher: Will you ''stop that?''
  
Cueball(offscren):*KHHHKHT*Roger that.Alert the agents.*KHHHKHT*
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:My hobby: Following field biologists around and interpreting everything they say as code phrases.
  
[The biologist is exasperated]
 
 
Field Biologist:Will you ''stop that'' ?
 
 
{{comic discussion}}
 
{{comic discussion}}
  
 
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[[Category:Comics featuring Ponytail]]
 
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Revision as of 17:39, 7 December 2012

Eagle
In the off-seasons, I hire an animal trainer to help confront secret agents with situations which they are unable to report by radio.
Title text: In the off-seasons, I hire an animal trainer to help confront secret agents with situations which they are unable to report by radio.

Explanation

This comic is making a play on the typical "secret agent" code phrases such as the one above or "The Eagle has landed." or "The cobra has struck."

The *KHHHKHT* noises that the character is making are imitations of the static sounds made when using a walkie-talkie.

The image text is saying that when the character in the comic is not following field biologists, he is making actual eagles land in front of actual agents, but they are not allowed to report eagles landing, because that would use the secret code phrase.

Transcript

[A researcher is looking up into a tree, holding a clipboard in one hand and a radio in the other.]
Researcher: The eagle has left the nest.
Off-Panel: *KHHHKHT* Roger that. Alert the agents. *KHKKHHKT*
Researcher: Will you stop that?
My hobby: Following field biologists around and interpreting everything they say as code phrases.
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Discussion

The one time the biologists are actually speaking in code, they'll regret having told the people around them to stop misinterpreting everything they say. Davidy22[talk] 13:23, 18 February 2013 (UTC)
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