Talk:820: Five-Minute Comics: Part 2

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I don't know. I think the buckets in the Bailout comic are full of money. That's what I saw anyway. I think it's a political reference to throwing money at problems, which is also colloquially referred to as a "Bailout." 15:26, 27 July 2013 (UTC)

Not everything is a political jab. Also money wouldn't be represented (even in this stylised case) as circular globs of randoms sizes. So yeah, it's probably water or some other fluid.Pennpenn (talk) 04:53, 30 January 2014 (UTC)

The whole "Dirty Robes" could also be a play on a masturbation joke as semen and other fluids will become visible under a blacklight. -- Para (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I think that is almost certainly the intended meaning. The phrase 'really dirty' would have a double meaning (unclean and/or rude), and the pause is the character either:
  • Realising mid-sentence what the 'dirt' is
  • Trying to decide whether to mention the 'dirt'
  • Trying to find the politest way of pointing it out.
Anyone disagree? --Pudder (talk) 16:03, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Episcopalians don't generally go for curses and hexes either. 02:34, 3 September 2015 (UTC)

Also, it should be noted that the commander's characterization of Wicca as an "ancient" religion is in error as Wicca dates back only 100 years to the 1920's

Wicca precedes Xtianity, so no. -- The Cat Lady (talk) 15:19, 20 August 2021 (UTC)

Witchcraft traditions pre-date Christianity, but Wicca does not: L-Space Traveler (talk) 12:09, 5 November 2022 (UTC)

Am I the only one that sees a connection between comic 6 and the sudo make me a sandwich comic?