History Webcomic / ASofterWorld

15th Jun '17 1:18:54 AM Orbiting
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-->-- '''Narration''', ''[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=3 comic 3]]''

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-->-- '''Narration''', ''[[http://www.'''Narration, [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=3 comic 3]]''
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15th Jun '17 1:18:17 AM Orbiting
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-->-- '''Narration''', ''[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=3 comic 3]]''



** "[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=735 I usually sleep in, but not today.]] Today I wake like the Kraken! Weird and damp. ([[AltText Surrounded by terrified fishermen.]])"
* MoralityPet: Unfortunately, that's [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=955 not really what you want in a CFO]].

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** The narrator of 735 either quickly loses track of their metaphor or deliberately subverts the expected comparison. "[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=735 I usually sleep in, but not today.]] Today I wake like the Kraken! Weird and damp. ([[AltText Surrounded by terrified fishermen.]])"
* MoralityPet: Unfortunately, 955's narrator is addressing the person who they find brings out the best in them and makes them want to be a better person. They then add that unfortunately, that's [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=955 not really what you want in a CFO]].



* NeverLiveItDown[[invoked]]: Parodied. Yes, the narrator committed elaborately staged psycho-sexual murders... [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1194 but they also have a dog walking company, why doesn't anyone talk about that?]]
* NiceToTheWaiter: [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=716 Subverted and parodied]].

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* NeverLiveItDown[[invoked]]: Parodied. Yes, the narrator of 1194 committed elaborately staged psycho-sexual murders... [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1194 but they also have a dog walking company, why doesn't anyone talk about that?]]
* NiceToTheWaiter: [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=716 Subverted and parodied]].parodied]] in 716.
27th May '17 11:38:47 AM eroock
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* WantingIsBetterThanHaving: I wanted to have you. I didn't realize having you meant I'd stop [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1094 wanting you.]]
27th May '17 11:19:23 AM eroock
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* RousseauWasRight: [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=733 I belive most people are inherently good.]] [[FalseReassurance But overcoming our nature is what separates us from the animals.]]

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* RosesAreRedVioletsAreBlue: ...you can do whatever you want [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1116 to me]].
* RousseauWasRight: [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=733 I belive believe most people are inherently good.]] [[FalseReassurance But overcoming our nature is what separates us from the animals.]]
27th May '17 11:15:29 AM eroock
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* NotWearingPantsDream: Subverted when the AmbigiousSyntax of the sentence reveals this [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1124 not to be a dream at all]].

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* NotWearingPantsDream: Subverted when the AmbigiousSyntax AmbiguousSyntax of the sentence reveals this [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1124 not to be a dream at all]].
27th May '17 11:14:47 AM eroock
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* NotWearingPantsDream: Subverted when the AmbigiousSyntax of the sentence reveals this [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1124 not to be a dream at all]].
27th May '17 11:07:24 AM eroock
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* NinetyPercentOfYourBrain: What if only 10 precent of our brains, we could access 9 percent. Just one percent less, [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1136 how happy we might be.]]
22nd May '17 5:06:27 PM Orbiting
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** [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=654 How should one serve revenge?]]
** [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=662 An addendum to the Sphinx's riddle.]]

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** [[http://asofterworld.654 twists the phrase "Revenge is a dish best served cold" by saying that accidentally shooting yourself is proof that its a dish[[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=654 How should one serve revenge?]]
best served by someone with at least a bit of experience cooking.]]
** [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=662 An addendum 662 has an addition to the classic Sphinx's riddle.]]riddle of "What walks with four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs at night?", In the comic, they add an extra line to the riddle "then becomes a burden and gets put in a home?"
22nd May '17 4:23:47 PM Orbiting
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* ParentsInDistress: The narrator of 638 is an ActualPacifist, and avows to remain so until either the day they die or until the day someone threatens their mom. [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=638 "I would seriously stab Gandhi in his face for that woman."]]


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* ParentsInDistress: The narrator of 638 is an ActualPacifist, and avows to remain so until either the day they die or until the day someone threatens their mom. [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=638 "I would seriously stab Gandhi in his face for that woman."]]
22nd May '17 1:24:08 PM Orbiting
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** "I get a crazy impulse when you smile at me. Like I want to step in front of a bus, in a good way."
** Then there's this, which may cross over with LoveMakesYouEvil...
--> "I want people to tell their children terrifying stories about the things we did."
--> "For love."
* MamaBear: [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=638 Inverted.]]

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** "I get a The narrator of 647 tells their love interest that seeing them smile gives them crazy impulse when you smile at me. Like impulses, in ways they like. "Like I want to step in front of a bus, buses, in a good way."
** Then there's this, which may cross over with LoveMakesYouEvil...
--> "I want people
In 642, the narrator wants kids one day to tell their children terrifying scary stories about the things we did."
--> "For love."
they and their partner did for love.
* MamaBear: ParentsInDistress: The narrator of 638 is an ActualPacifist, and avows to remain so until either the day they die or until the day someone threatens their mom. [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=638 Inverted.]]"I would seriously stab Gandhi in his face for that woman."]]



* {{Nerd}}: Some of the "characters". Possibly the author himself.

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* %%* {{Nerd}}: Some of the "characters". Possibly the author himself.



* PlatonicProstitution: The narrator of 183 hires a prostitute to play hide and seek with him. While she thinks its some kind of sexual repression thing, he just misses having friends who are girls. He doesn't mind paying, as he considers it worth it.

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* PlatonicProstitution: The narrator of 183 hires a prostitute to play hide and seek with him. While she thinks its some kind of sexual repression thing, he just misses having friends who are girls. He doesn't mind paying, paying her, as he considers it worth it.



* SophisticatedAsHell

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* %%* SophisticatedAsHell



* TenPercentOfYourBrain: The narrator of [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1136 1136]] wonders how much happier we would be if we could only use 9%.

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* TenPercentOfYourBrain: The narrator of [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1136 1136]] wonders references the myth by wondering how much happier we would be if we could only use 9%.



* TitleDrop: The phrase "a softer world" is said three times in total in the comic. First in [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=3 Comic #3]], whose narrator is awed to find what they call a softer world in the caves behind their house, whose people understand what they had to do for love. It's the alt text of the final comic of the [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1000 1000th comic special]]. That comic's narrator muses that they don't want a world without pain or sadness, they just want a world where those things mean something. It's not mentioned again until one of the final comics,[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1237 #1237]], which itself is a CallBack to #3. The narrator finds what they call the ruins of a softer world in the caves behind their house, bleakly saying that "kindness couldn't save them".

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* TitleDrop: The phrase "a softer world" is said three times in total in the comic.
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First in [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=3 Comic #3]], whose narrator is awed to find what they call a softer world in the caves behind their house, whose people understand what they had to do for love.
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It's the alt text of the final comic of the [[http://asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1000 1000th comic special]]. That comic's narrator muses that they don't want a world without pain or sadness, they just want a world where those things mean something.
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It's not mentioned again until one of the final comics,[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=1237 #1237]], which itself is a CallBack to #3. The narrator finds what they call the ruins of a softer world in the caves behind their house, bleakly saying that "kindness couldn't save them".



* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=951 "I'm not even sure I want the time I have."]]

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: WhoWantsToLiveForever:
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[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=951 "I'm not even sure I want the time I have."]]



* YourCheatingHeart: "[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=714 Or I guess I could try to make some non-married friends.]]"

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* YourCheatingHeart: YourCheatingHeart:
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"[[http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=714 Or I guess I could try to make some non-married friends.]]"
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