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| image      = ponytail.png‎
| imagesize  = 150px
| caption    = Ponytail
| first_appearance = [[84: National Language]]
'''Ponytail''' is a [[stick figure]] character in [[xkcd]]. She is the second-most common female character, though far less common than [[Megan]]. She is distinguished from other characters by her blond hair arranged in a ponytail. Like [[Cueball]] and Megan, she doesn't necessarily represent the same character from comic to comic.
Ponytail doesn't have a recurring name like Megan or [[Rob]] (for a few instances of [[Cueball]]). But a few times a Ponytail character has been given a name used only in a single comic. For instance, she is called Joanna in [[322: Pix Plz]], [[Sarah]] in [[84: National Language]] (which may be about a real-life friend of [[Randall]]), and Doctor Adams in [[1954: Impostor Syndrome]] and [[2527: New Nobel Prizes]].
Ponytail was originally mainly a filler character, showing up when two females were needed or when a large group of people is present. But she has appeared more and more, including without (for example) Megan present in the comic. She is rarely used more than once in a comic (as [[:Category:Multiple Cueballs|opposed to Cueball]]), although there are two different Ponytails in [[673: The Sun]] in different panels.
In [[2040: Sibling-in-Law]], she was used to describe Cueball's sister in a quasi-family tree; however, other Ponytail characters were used in the same strip.
in [[1018: Good Cop, Dadaist Cop]], she says she has small bones.
Oftentimes, she appeared as a police officer or security guard, usually with a male police officer as her counterpart, as in [[1018: Good Cop, Dadaist Cop]], [[1113: Killed in Action]], and [[1251: Anti-Glass]].
She seems to be less typically nerdy than Megan. In the comics in which she has a specific role, she tends to be well-educated, such as in [[451: Impostor]] as an engineer, or as a [[#Doctor Ponytail|doctor]]. 
===Doctor Ponytail===
[[File:pony.png|thumb|right|Doctor Ponytail]]
Ponytail has appeared multiple times as a doctor in a coat, and she also depicts Randall's wife's doctor during her battle with [[:Category:Cancer|cancer]] as chronicled in [[1141: Two Years]]. For a full list, see [[:Category:Doctor Ponytail]].
==See also==
*[[:Category:Comics featuring Ponytail|Comics featuring Ponytail]]

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