History Fridge / Misfile

7th Apr '16 7:03:52 AM Harem-author
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* Rumisiel, on drugs, was working two files, simultaneously, until his bosses stormed in on him without warning, and didn't bother to do an audit after throwing him out...


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* Rumisiel, early in the story, mentioned that Satan has his own filing system.
23rd Dec '15 5:51:49 AM Harem-author
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* Ash's father is a ''very creepy'' gynecologist who describes his patients' genitalia in explicit detail, in public, has officially mentioned "using [his] magic fingers" when going to see a patient in the office, has demonstrated shameless skirt chasing just barely avoiding sexual harassment in the managing of patient appointment schedules, and spoken about Ash in affectionate terms that could easily go way beyond what is appropriate for a normal parent-offspring relationship (as in transferring his romantic feelings towards his ex-wife to Ash instead). Combined with the fact that Ash shows fears of being touched usually indicative of long term abuse, and that f-Ash lost her virginity a year or two, in universe, and it's a miracle Ash isn't already in protective services, with Edward Upton in jail.
13th Apr '14 8:51:55 PM Kayube
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* There's also the concept that as soon as the misfile is fixed one way or another, history will change to fit that scenario. Essentially, the characters the comic follows are just deciding which parallel timeline will exist after the correction- they'll basically cease to exist at that time.
12th Jan '14 9:45:15 AM Discar
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* After thinking a while about ''Misfile'' and whether or not it would end by using or averting FirstLawOfGenderBending I realized that the series is a metaphor for transsexuality that is more interesting than most in that it can be viewed in two different directions: Ash is either an MTF in denial, or an FTM who isn't accepted as such.
** Especially [[http://www.misfile.com/index.php?page=25 this part]]. You can't really put it much ''more clearly'' than someone being filed in the wrong section, but the first line of the writing says "male." Also, probably the latter, given that he's forced to dress up in clothes that don't really suit him, and actually into girls.
* For a long time, Rumisiel's comment about how "With Vashiel's powers bound for his vacation, I get to be the stronger brother" bugged me. Why would someone in ''exile'' be given less restrictions than one on a sanctioned vacation? Then it hit me: Rumi has never done anything bad with his angelic powers (he hasn't done anything ''good'', either, but still), while the last time they let Vashiel run around free he nuked a city. Of course they'd make sure Vashiel is bound, while not particularly caring about Rumisiel.
** Remember that heaven in a bureaucracy, as well. Vash's abilities as heaven's official briefcase nuke are probably considered a company asset, where Rumsiel's never considered an asset of any kind by anyone.

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* After thinking a while about ''Misfile'' and whether or not it would end by using or averting FirstLawOfGenderBending I realized that the The series is a metaphor for transsexuality that is more interesting than most in that it can be viewed in two different directions: Ash is either an MTF in denial, or an FTM who isn't accepted as such.
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such. Especially [[http://www.misfile.com/index.php?page=25 this part]]. You can't really put it much ''more clearly'' than someone being filed in the wrong section, but the first line of the writing says "male." Also, probably the latter, given that he's forced to dress up in clothes that don't really suit him, and actually into girls.
* For a long time, Rumisiel's comment about how "With Vashiel's powers bound for his vacation, I get to be the stronger brother" bugged me. seems confusing. Why would someone in ''exile'' be given less restrictions than one on a sanctioned vacation? Then it hit me: vacation? However, Rumi has never done anything bad with his angelic powers (he hasn't done anything ''good'', either, but still), while the last time they let Vashiel run around free he nuked a city. Of course they'd make sure Vashiel is bound, while not particularly caring about Rumisiel.
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Rumisiel. Remember that heaven in a bureaucracy, as well. Vash's abilities as heaven's official briefcase nuke are probably considered a company asset, where Rumsiel's never considered an asset of any kind by anyone.



* Some tropers have noted that the comic becomes increasingly sympathetic to those of transgender as it goes along, which at first may be interpreted as the comic and it's author "maturing". However, when one thinks again about this one realises that the comic isn't becoming more sensitive, the characters are. When Ash first wakes up he is disgusted at himself, and immediately wants to be a boy again. However, as the story progresses Ash, and by the effects of socialisation Emily, become more accepting of the fact that he, at least for the time being, is a woman, even if he still has every intention of turning back.
** Readers seem to be a bit more obsessed with the gender-bending aspects of the storyline and forget that it's a story about a bratty, sullen teenager's coming-of-age. It's pretty clear from page one that Ash becoming an actual adult about a variety of things is going to be the main plot arc, and getting over an obsession with traditional '80s high-school comedy gender roles is just going to be one relatively minor aspect. For instance, it wasn't really a surprise that adjusting his attitudes toward his parents would figure prominently.

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* Some tropers have noted that the The comic becomes increasingly sympathetic to those of transgender as it goes along, which at first may be interpreted as the comic and it's author "maturing". However, when one thinks again about this one realises that the comic isn't becoming more sensitive, the characters are. When Ash first wakes up he is disgusted at himself, and immediately wants to be a boy again. However, as the story progresses Ash, and by the effects of socialisation Emily, become more accepting of the fact that he, at least for the time being, is a woman, even if he still has every intention of turning back.
** * Readers seem to be a bit more obsessed with the gender-bending aspects of the storyline and forget that it's a story about a bratty, sullen teenager's coming-of-age. It's pretty clear from page one that Ash becoming an actual adult about a variety of things is going to be the main plot arc, and getting over an obsession with traditional '80s high-school comedy gender roles is just going to be one relatively minor aspect. For instance, it wasn't really a surprise that adjusting his attitudes toward his parents would figure prominently.



* A mentioned in [[http://www.napalmluck.com/index.php?showtopic=8206&view=findpost&p=422205 this post]], think about how many people were affected when the Misfile happened. All those people now no longer exist and have been replaced with clones of sorts.
** Most obviously "Girl-Ash" who has a whole "life history" but doesn't fully exist.
*** You think that's bad? Consider this: as far as we know, there is nothing special about Ash or Emily that would make them more prone to being misfiled, a gender swap is pretty mild compared to the example Rumisiel gave when he explained the system, and Rumisiel was in the least significant section of the file. Can you think of anything more terrifying than living in a universe where every aspect of both your existence and the very foundation of reality can be changed at any time, by negligence or malice on the part of beings you'll never even know about, and if the change is about you personally you might be literally stuck in someone else's life?

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* A mentioned in [[http://www.napalmluck.com/index.php?showtopic=8206&view=findpost&p=422205 this post]], think about how many people were affected when the Misfile happened. All those people now no longer exist and have been replaced with clones of sorts.
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sorts. Most obviously "Girl-Ash" who has a whole "life history" but doesn't fully exist.
*** You think that's bad? Consider this: as
exist. As far as we know, there is nothing special about Ash or Emily that would make them more prone to being misfiled, a gender swap is pretty mild compared to the example Rumisiel gave when he explained the system, and Rumisiel was in the least significant section of the file. Can you think of anything more terrifying than living in a universe where every aspect of both your existence and the very foundation of reality can be changed at any time, by negligence or malice on the part of beings you'll never even know about, and if the change is about you personally you might be literally stuck in someone else's life?



* When Rumisiel photoshopped fake nudes of Ash to trade for the "real" nude pictures of Eponine why didn't it occur to anyone that those pictures could have been faked as well?
** They were only looking for proof that they did not come from Logan's camera. If they found evidence that the photos were faked, they would have been quite content with that.

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* When Rumisiel photoshopped fake nudes of Ash to trade for
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the "real" nude pictures of Eponine why didn't it occur to anyone that those pictures could have been faked as well?
** They were only looking for proof that they did not come from Logan's camera. If they found evidence that the photos were faked, they would have been quite content with that.
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12th Jan '14 9:39:25 AM Harem-author
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* When Rumisiel photoshopped fake nudes of Ash to trade for the "real" nude pictures of Eponine why didn't it occur to anyone that those pictures could have been faked as well?

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* When Rumisiel photoshopped fake nudes of Ash to trade for the "real" nude pictures of Eponine why didn't it occur to anyone that those pictures could have been faked as well?well?
** They were only looking for proof that they did not come from Logan's camera. If they found evidence that the photos were faked, they would have been quite content with that.
1st Oct '13 6:25:26 PM JustKnown
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*** You think that's bad? Consider this: as far as we know, there is nothing special about Ash or Emily that would make them more prone to being misfiled, a gender swap is pretty mild compared to the example Rumisiel gave when he explained the system, and Rumisiel was in the least significant section of the file. Can you think of anything more terrifying than living in a universe where every aspect of both your existence and the very foundation of reality can be changed at any time, by negligence or malice on the part of beings you'll never even know about, and if the change is about you personally you might be literally stuck in someone else's life?

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*** You think that's bad? Consider this: as far as we know, there is nothing special about Ash or Emily that would make them more prone to being misfiled, a gender swap is pretty mild compared to the example Rumisiel gave when he explained the system, and Rumisiel was in the least significant section of the file. Can you think of anything more terrifying than living in a universe where every aspect of both your existence and the very foundation of reality can be changed at any time, by negligence or malice on the part of beings you'll never even know about, and if the change is about you personally you might be literally stuck in someone else's life?life?

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* When Rumisiel photoshopped fake nudes of Ash to trade for the "real" nude pictures of Eponine why didn't it occur to anyone that those pictures could have been faked as well?
2nd Apr '13 4:50:22 PM naralian
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** Remember that heaven in a bureaucracy, as well. Vash's abilities as heaven's official briefcase nuke are probably considered a company asset, where Rumsiel's never considered an asset of any kind by anyone.




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** Readers seem to be a bit more obsessed with the gender-bending aspects of the storyline and forget that it's a story about a bratty, sullen teenager's coming-of-age. It's pretty clear from page one that Ash becoming an actual adult about a variety of things is going to be the main plot arc, and getting over an obsession with traditional '80s high-school comedy gender roles is just going to be one relatively minor aspect. For instance, it wasn't really a surprise that adjusting his attitudes toward his parents would figure prominently.
12th Nov '12 1:34:34 PM porschelemans
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*Some tropers have noted that the comic becomes increasingly sympathetic to those of transgender as it goes along, which at first may be interpreted as the comic and it's author "maturing". However, when one thinks again about this one realises that the comic isn't becoming more sensitive, the characters are. When Ash first wakes up he is disgusted at himself, and immediately wants to be a boy again. However, as the story progresses Ash, and by the effects of socialisation Emily, become more accepting of the fact that he, at least for the time being, is a woman, even if he still has every intention of turning back.
7th Nov '12 12:36:07 AM Nerdking
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** Most obviously "Girl-Ash" who has a whole "life history" but doesn't fully exist.

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** Most obviously "Girl-Ash" who has a whole "life history" but doesn't fully exist.exist.
*** You think that's bad? Consider this: as far as we know, there is nothing special about Ash or Emily that would make them more prone to being misfiled, a gender swap is pretty mild compared to the example Rumisiel gave when he explained the system, and Rumisiel was in the least significant section of the file. Can you think of anything more terrifying than living in a universe where every aspect of both your existence and the very foundation of reality can be changed at any time, by negligence or malice on the part of beings you'll never even know about, and if the change is about you personally you might be literally stuck in someone else's life?
12th Oct '12 10:53:54 AM Michael
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* People mention the relevance of Vashiel's truth bond in terms of the one time he threatened Cassiel. What about when he [[http://www.misfile.com/?date=2007-08-01 insults her]]?
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