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How I feel at the moment, pretty much.
How I feel at the moment, pretty much.

Ugh. Not feeling too well, so no post today. (Maybe a short one, later.)

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titianblue
titianblue
6 years ago

David, hope you are better soon. Do not hesitate to get thee to a doctor if it has gone on your chest – you do NOT want to develop pneumonia.

Fibinachi
6 years ago

Get better! Get better! Get betteeerr!

AL3H
AL3H
6 years ago

I hope you feel better soon David. I am 100% behind the resting plan. I have a video of a cute budgie I have been saving, so will try post it later.

@Trans_commie Also, slowly drinking tea while having bronchitis makes perfect sense to me. I had it (bronchitis) in grade 2, and while I don’t remember much, I remember I was really tired and didn’t like the experience. Yelling at you makes no sense at all (as you would just get more stressed) …

Fibinachi
6 years ago

My hair turned out great! Itโ€™s not that much of a difference in color, but it makes me look brighter since itโ€™s a warmer color and I have really pale skin.

Itโ€™s not that much of a difference in color

difference in color

color

I, on the other hand, are having some problems with my watercolors. DIFFUSE, DAMN YOU, DIFFUSE.

But no. Not it’s just… won’t. And things were going so well.

Ahem.

Congratulations on the hair, if it’s a warmer color, is that because you opted to get bright orange hair? I find that’s a very compelling choice.

Ivy Shoots
6 years ago

David, I used to get bronchitis every winter since I was a kid, and twice it did develop into pneumonia.

Be aware if you feel pain in your back, above the waist on either side, it might be a warning sign. The first time, I told the doctor about the pain, and he blew it off as being muscle ache from coughing so much, but an x-ray showed it was pneumonia. The pain was from fluid in the lungs. The treatment is the same for bronchitis, antibiotics, but you need to take them for longer, like a month.

Please be careful and see a doctor!

emilygoddess
6 years ago

Sorry you feel yucky, David. I had bronchitis the week I started college. I didn’t mind getting to miss all the silly freshman meet-and-greet stuff, but the chorus audition was uncomfortable.

Maybe Doctor Cat will make you feel better?

weirwoodtreehugger
6 years ago

Here’s a list from misogynists in 1945 about why women in the workplace are horrible. It sounds a lot like the things MRAs say nowadays.
http://jezebel.com/what-men-hate-about-women-in-the-office-1547928271

constellarmaid
constellarmaid
6 years ago

Oh dear, bronchitis… ๐Ÿ™ I hope you feel better soon, David!

Also @auggziliary, congrats on your hair. ๐Ÿ˜€ I finished bleaching and dying pink yesterday and I’m over the moon about it.

grumpycatisagirl
6 years ago

“Their assumptions with regard to lunch” ? What were women’s terrible assumptions about lunch in 1945?

cassandrakitty
cassandrakitty
6 years ago

That they wouldn’t be making it for all the men they worked with?

Falconer
6 years ago

Woah, hey, did the smileys change?

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neuroticbeagle
6 years ago

@grumpycat

Probably the horrible assumption that they GET a lunch and not have to make one for the manly mans in the office. The menz had to make their own sammiches.

neuroticbeagle
6 years ago

Ninja’d!

neuroticbeagle
6 years ago

OT but apparently there was a “White Man’s March”. It was as well attended as an MRA rally. It was mocked on twitter #whitemanmarchprotestsigns. Here are some of the best:http://www.rageagainsttheminivan.com/2014/03/best-mock-signs-from-white-mans-march.html

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My favorite is: “We checked our privilege and found that we didn’t have enough”.

Falconer
6 years ago

Testing more …

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D:

Shadow
Shadow
6 years ago

@Dave

Take care of yourself man. I dealt with a mild attack a couple of months ago and it took me out for a few days so I’m really hoping you don’t have bronchitis.

@neuroticbeagle

His video explaining the march is fucking AMAZING!! I really hope someone did a “Lightning March” (which has the distinctly unique advantage of being a “non-violent flash mob”. I can’t stop laughing at the fact that this dude thought that he had to clarify that when he says flash mob, he’s not advocating for anything violent)

Shadow
Shadow
6 years ago

OMG!!! OMG!!!! The bankers have shown up!!!!

Ivy Shoots
6 years ago

o.O trying it the other way

Ivy Shoots
6 years ago

9. Their messy tidiness.

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Yup, it was written by MRAs, alright.

LBT
LBT
6 years ago

RE: neuroticbeagle

I heard about that from inurashii! It just makes me want to sigh. Boys, boys, nobody says you can’t take pride in being a white guy. Just know that in my country, that’s kinda like taking pride in being able to convert oxygen into carbon dioxide. Like, good for you! That sure must’ve been a challenge!

LBT
LBT
6 years ago

ZOMG, Mat Johnson was involved in the mock signs post! @_@ *professional adoration*

(Mat Johnson is a comics creator who wrote Incognegro, which is awesome and all of you who like comics should totally read it. It takes place in the Harlem Renaissance, where a white-passing reporter infiltrates the KKK and then spills their dirty secrets. I LOVE IT.)

Myoo
Myoo
6 years ago

@auggziliary & ivy shoots

constellarmaid: That sounds awesome!

Also testing: O.o

o.O trying it the other way

You have to use an underscore ( _ ) for the mouth bit. Either eye placement works:
O_o o_O

Here’s a list for those interested:
http://jannekevandorpe.com/2014/03/19/secret-new-wordpress-smileys/

leftwingfox
6 years ago

LBT: Really? “Incognegro” is a wonderful work. It’s sitting on the shelf next to my hardcover “Blacksad” anthology.

I’ve actually run into a number of authors lately. Martin Wagner of the “Hepcats” comic series blogs and comments occasionally over at FTB, and Mercedes Lackey comments regularly at Pandagon. (I have to admit though, I haven’t read her books. I was an Anne McCaffery fan, my brother was a Mercedes Lackey fan, and we were foolishly territorial about that.)

leftwingfox
6 years ago

Whoops, misread. I thought you meant the mock the MRA graphics we did earlier. Figured it out. ๐Ÿ™‚

Those tweets are priceless.

kittehserf
6 years ago

Okay, this is weird. Radio’s had two versions of Bolero played today. First sounded like it was played on a tin whistle and the second like it was by a jazz quartet in a hurry to go home.

I think someone must have given them a How Not To list.

LBT
LBT
6 years ago

RE: leftwingfox

LBT: Really? โ€œIncognegroโ€ is a wonderful work. Itโ€™s sitting on the shelf next to my hardcover โ€œBlacksadโ€ anthology.

IT IS. I need to buy both of these things. (I didn’t get to read Blacksad until this month. GOOOORGEOUS. Watercolor comics must be ungodly difficult to print, but they look so niiiiiice.)

Brooked
Brooked
6 years ago

This cat gif has solved most of my personal problems, so it may cure illness as well. (Ok, it hasn’t technically solved any of my problems, but I can’t stop watching it.)

http://m.imgur.com/gallery/tAbM4XQ

Felisha
Felisha
6 years ago

Some chicken soup and citrus fruit could help. Yet if you have the standard common cold it might have you on contract for a week or so, meaning no matter what you do your body has committed to keeping your ill for that duration so as to bombard the hell out of the intrudors. Just wait it out and it’ll pass.