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24th Nov '16 8:19:39 AM Tarrn
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** I think it's just a case of Momo being 100% on Marigold's side and therefore being angry at the guy who rejected and upset her, no matter his reason or intent. In the strips that follow, no other character says anything negative about Angus for turning her down, and there's a couple who specifically say that Angus did the right thing. So it's just one character with a considerable bias against the guy, not the whole strip upholding a double standard about men and women (in this case, at least).
19th Nov '16 7:26:30 PM TheFuzzyKnight
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** This is exactly why she gets hammered after breaking up with Angus. Remember, [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=508 her reason for not dating Marten]] was her inability to rationally deal with the possibility, however remote, of him abandoning her. She's doing better by the time she starts dating Angus, but the prospect of a long-distance relationship inflames those doubts, and she bails. So she's *fully* aware that her choice to break up with him was because of her own insecurities. It's her self-loathing about her self-sabotaging behavior that she's trying to escape by drinking.

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** This is exactly why she gets hammered after breaking up with Angus. Remember, [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=508 her reason for not dating Marten]] was her inability to rationally deal with the possibility, however remote, of him abandoning her. She's doing better by the time she starts dating Angus, but the prospect of a long-distance relationship inflames those doubts, and she bails. So she's *fully* ''fully'' aware that her choice to break up with him was because of her own insecurities. It's her self-loathing about her self-sabotaging behavior that she's trying to escape by drinking.
19th Nov '16 7:25:27 PM TheFuzzyKnight
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**This is exactly why she gets hammered after breaking up with Angus. Remember, [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=508 her reason for not dating Marten]] was her inability to rationally deal with the possibility, however remote, of him abandoning her. She's doing better by the time she starts dating Angus, but the prospect of a long-distance relationship inflames those doubts, and she bails. So she's *fully* aware that her choice to break up with him was because of her own insecurities. It's her self-loathing about her self-sabotaging behavior that she's trying to escape by drinking.
16th Oct '16 5:31:37 AM finalfaw
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16th Oct '16 5:19:09 AM finalfaw
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13th Oct '16 3:04:24 AM Jabroniville
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* This is something alot of people porbably wonder, but why? why? WHY do people put up with Faye at all? I mean all the shit she does can only be excused for so long, and even then theres pushing your' luck, in fact, the same argument could be applied for Dora but she doesn't have the "excuse" Faye has. personally those two are toxic trainwrecks, but Faye in particular irks me, like when she was with Angus and he had an awesoome super day, getting his dream job and being cool with trying out a LDR (though he made it there and back inside a day so "the city" can't be that far) and she has been supportive up front, but doubtful in the head, then when he breaks the news that "YAY i got my dream job, she RUINS it, by going "see how i was cool with it, I actually super wasn't cool with it, so we are done" basically completely shattering what was probably one of that guys happiest days ever, then she hasthe utter gall to go get hammered like he did the dumping, why would anyone even want to be near her?

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* This is something alot of people porbably wonder, but why? why? WHY do people put up with Faye at all? I mean all the shit she does can only be excused for so long, and even then theres pushing your' luck, in fact, the same argument could be applied for Dora but she doesn't have the "excuse" Faye has. personally those two are toxic trainwrecks, but Faye in particular irks me, like when she was with Angus and he had an awesoome super day, getting his dream job and being cool with trying out a LDR (though he made it there and back inside a day so "the city" can't be that far) and she has been supportive up front, but doubtful in the head, then when he breaks the news that "YAY i got my dream job, she RUINS it, by going "see how i was cool with it, I actually super wasn't cool with it, so we are done" basically completely shattering what was probably one of that guys happiest days ever, then she hasthe has the utter gall to go get hammered like he did the dumping, why would anyone even want to be near her?




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** Faye is an alcoholic, and Dora has depression -- both conditions that lead to things like selfish, "it's all about me and my feelings" behavior. In fact, one of the big signs of depression is an extreme self-focus and obsession about ones' own problems over those of others. This doesn't make their behavior any ''better'', but at least explains some of it. Both girls end up losing relationships because of these issues, as happens to many people in real life (Jeph, for instance).
21st Sep '16 3:57:29 AM ekedolphin
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* This is something that's just bugged me ever since the comic was first posted. In [http://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1631 this] comic, Marigold tries to force herself on Angus, Angus tells her they're just friends, Marigold runs off crying, and Momo flips off Angus! So, it's okay if Marigold does it to Angus, but I presume not the other way around?

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* This is something that's just bugged me ever since the comic was first posted. In [http://www.[[http://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1631 this] this]] comic, Marigold tries to force herself on Angus, Angus tells her they're just friends, Marigold runs off crying, and Momo flips off Angus! So, it's okay if Marigold does it to Angus, but I presume not the other way around?
21st Sep '16 3:55:18 AM ekedolphin
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[[folder:Momo flipping off Angus for rejecting Marigold]]

*This is something that's just bugged me ever since the comic was first posted. In [http://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1631 this] comic, Marigold tries to force herself on Angus, Angus tells her they're just friends, Marigold runs off crying, and Momo flips off Angus! So, it's okay if Marigold does it to Angus, but I presume not the other way around?

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2nd Aug '16 1:16:53 AM billborden
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**This is actually why a lot of alcoholics end up alone; you become stone-ass jerk to hide you own insecurities, depression, et cetera. If you pay attention, you see that Faye doesn't actually have a lot of friends outside of Dora, Hanners and Marten. Essentially, there are some people, often somewhat damaged themselves, who can see the real person behind the facade.
24th Jul '16 9:48:48 PM GrandPoobahOfAllBacon
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*This may be jossed: As well as Claire, the intern in the library, there's also [[http://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1716 Claire the witch here.]]
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