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Set in the future, a daughter approaches her father playing a music video of {{w|Rick Astley's}} "{{w|Never Gonna Give You Up}}". The daughter insults her father's generation's versions of playing pranks, specifically {{w|Rickrolling}}. The daughter refers to this as "{{w|trolling}}" (part of the comics title), which is popular jargon for trying to disrupt a person or community via an action to elicit an emotional response. She then comments that Cueball's generation's trolling efforts suck.
 
Set in the future, a daughter approaches her father playing a music video of {{w|Rick Astley's}} "{{w|Never Gonna Give You Up}}". The daughter insults her father's generation's versions of playing pranks, specifically {{w|Rickrolling}}. The daughter refers to this as "{{w|trolling}}" (part of the comics title), which is popular jargon for trying to disrupt a person or community via an action to elicit an emotional response. She then comments that Cueball's generation's trolling efforts suck.
  
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The humour is in that the dad reveals he has 'trolled' his daughter by creating a reaction in which her speech centers would shut down when she gets upset, thus eliciting an emotional response which perfectly displays his prank. This would not be possible in real life unless he messed with her brain, which would be dangerous and illegal.{{Citation needed}} This could also be refering to how most people tend to get confused in their speech patterns when upset, meaning that the dad '''could''' in fact be trolling his daughter through her misunderstanding.
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The humour is in that the dad reveals he has 'trolled' his daughter by creating a reaction in which her speech centres would shut down when she gets upset, thus eliciting an emotional response which perfectly displays his prank. This would not be possible in real life unless he messed with her brain which would be dangerous and illegal.{{Citation needed}} This could also be refering to how most people tend to get confused in their speech patterns when upset, meaning that the dad '''could''' in fact be trolling his daughter through her misunderstanding.
  
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In this comic, the girl holds an ultra-thin tablet, a futuristic technology when this comic was released, a year before the release of the iPad. It also shows a curved computer monitor and keyboard, which seem to float above the desk.
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In this comic, the girl holds an ultra-thin tablet, a futuristic technology when this comic was released, a year before the release of the iPad. It also shows a curved computer monitor and keyboard, which seem to float above the desk.
  
 
The title text refers to the conflict between teenagers and adults over music and culture, with teenagers often listening to music which annoys their parents. '{{w|Easter egg (interaction design)|Easter egg}}' is a term used to describe a hidden inside joke or feature inside software. Here, the daughter has been treated like a piece of software by her father Cueball. He states that since the kids on purpose chooses music and culture that they know annoys their parents, it is a fair retaliation to build in such Easter egg responses. Many people would probably disagree on this, but maybe not so much parents with teenagers at home...
 
The title text refers to the conflict between teenagers and adults over music and culture, with teenagers often listening to music which annoys their parents. '{{w|Easter egg (interaction design)|Easter egg}}' is a term used to describe a hidden inside joke or feature inside software. Here, the daughter has been treated like a piece of software by her father Cueball. He states that since the kids on purpose chooses music and culture that they know annoys their parents, it is a fair retaliation to build in such Easter egg responses. Many people would probably disagree on this, but maybe not so much parents with teenagers at home...

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