History Webcomic / BadMachinery

4th Jan '17 1:10:32 AM BatNeko
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** '''The Case of the Fire Inside:''' Ellen and her father return to the sea happily reunited with Sonny and Ellen amicably parting ways. [[spoiler: Sasha is locked away for drowning every girl who took an intest in Lee. But Mildren getting Sasha sent to the aslyum ends her relationship with Lee and the kind old woman taking care of Ellen commits suicide, having nothing else to live for.]]
** '''The Case Of The Missing Piece:''' Borders on DownerEnding [[spoiler: Shauna stepping in to save Blossom from the Bitch Posse causes her to loose her swimming privileges and friendship with Lottie. Shauna also looses her brother and step-father, but gets comforted by her mother on the latter and salvages her friendship with Blossom. Meanwhile Linton is left utterly devistated by Claire choosing Colm over him and said romance dosen't last, with Colm leaving at the end of the story.]]

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** '''The Case of the Fire Inside:''' Ellen and her father return to the sea happily reunited with Sonny and Ellen amicably parting ways. [[spoiler: Sasha is locked away for drowning every girl who took an intest in Lee. But Mildren Mildred getting Sasha sent to the aslyum ends her relationship with Lee and the kind old woman taking care of Ellen commits suicide, having nothing else to live for.]]
** '''The Case Of The Missing Piece:''' Borders on DownerEnding [[spoiler: Shauna stepping in to save Blossom from the Bitch Posse causes her to loose lose her swimming privileges and friendship with Lottie. Shauna also looses loses her brother and step-father, but gets comforted by her mother on the latter and salvages her friendship with Blossom. Meanwhile Linton is left utterly devistated devastated by Claire choosing Colm over him and said romance dosen't doesn't last, with Colm leaving at the end of the story.]]
10th Dec '16 11:33:48 AM mogo
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As of July 2015, Bad Machinery returned with "The Case of the Missing Piece," picking up where Space Is the Place left off. After that finished, the Bad Machinery title also showed up on a 2016 story, "The Big Hiatus", that followed on from the last Bad Machinery case and from "Bobbins: Into The Woods".

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As of July 2015, Bad Machinery returned with "The Case of the Missing Piece," picking up where Space Is the Place left off. After that finished, the Bad Machinery title also showed up on a 2016 story, "The Big Hiatus", that followed on from the last Bad Machinery case and from "Bobbins: Into The Woods".
Woods". This was followed by a short side story "Desmond Fishman: Better Than Nothing" which lead into "The Case of the Severed Alliance".


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* BittersweetEnding: A few stories so far end on this note
** '''The Case of the Fire Inside:''' Ellen and her father return to the sea happily reunited with Sonny and Ellen amicably parting ways. [[spoiler: Sasha is locked away for drowning every girl who took an intest in Lee. But Mildren getting Sasha sent to the aslyum ends her relationship with Lee and the kind old woman taking care of Ellen commits suicide, having nothing else to live for.]]
** '''The Case Of The Missing Piece:''' Borders on DownerEnding [[spoiler: Shauna stepping in to save Blossom from the Bitch Posse causes her to loose her swimming privileges and friendship with Lottie. Shauna also looses her brother and step-father, but gets comforted by her mother on the latter and salvages her friendship with Blossom. Meanwhile Linton is left utterly devistated by Claire choosing Colm over him and said romance dosen't last, with Colm leaving at the end of the story.]]


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* BreatherEpisode: "The Big Hiatus", which comes after the dark and realistic WhamEpisode that was "The Case of the Missing Piece".


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** This continues with "The Case of The Missing Piece" which delves into Shauna's DarkAndTroubledPast and has no supernatural elements for once [[spoiler: and ends with Shauna and Lottie's friendship in tatters.]]


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** A branch of Bakermax, the restraunt Esther works at during "Giant Days" is seen in ''The Case of the Severed Alliance''.


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* TheGhost: Shelley Winters who's mentioned but never seen in full due to not living in Tackleford anymore and is offsceen in a flashback featuring her and Amy. Subverted as of "The Big Hiatus" where she appears in full though she's PutOnABus at the end of the story.


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* ImportantHaircut: Claire gets one from Jack's dad after [[spoiler: Colm breaks up with her]] getting Linton's attention as a result.


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** Shauna later gives one to Lottie [[spoiler: for ending their friendship rather than help Shauna save Blossom from the Bitch Posse.]]
12th Nov '16 9:01:08 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Shauna, Mildred, Lottie, Jack, Sonny, and Linton]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Left [-[[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Shauna, Mildred, Lottie, Jack, Sonny, and Linton]]
Linton]]-]
12th Nov '16 9:00:41 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:335:Left to right: Shauna, Mildred, Lottie, Jack, Sonny, and Linton]]

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[[caption-width-right:335:Left [[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Shauna, Mildred, Lottie, Jack, Sonny, and Linton]]
2nd Aug '16 2:06:34 PM Eagal
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* SelfMadeMan: Kropotkin - see above in RussianGuySuffersMost.



* SelfMadeMan: Kropotkin - see above in RussianGuySuffersMost.
2nd Aug '16 2:06:10 PM Eagal
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* Myth/AboriginalAustralianMyths: The Tackleford Beast in "The Case of the Good Boy" is identified as a Cheeroonear.



* [[AlmostKiss Almost Pash]]: [[http://scarygoround.com/?date=20111027 Mildred in detention.]]

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* [[AlmostKiss Almost Pash]]: AlmostKiss: [[http://scarygoround.com/?date=20111027 Mildred in detention.]]



* Myth/SlavicMythology:
** In "The Case of the Team Spirit", [[spoiler:Mrs Biscuits is a 'likho', a spirit of bad luck]].

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* Myth/SlavicMythology:
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** The Tackleford Beast in "The Case of the Good Boy" is identified as a Cheeroonear from Myth/AboriginalAustralianMyths.
** In "The Case of the Team Spirit", [[spoiler:Mrs Biscuits is a 'likho', a spirit of bad luck]].luck in Myth/SlavicMythology]].
7th Jul '16 4:28:06 AM Spindriver
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* TrickedIntoSigning: A bully signs a form by telling her it's a petition to lower the drinking age.

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* TrickedIntoSigning: A bully signs a form by telling her when told that it's a petition to lower the legal drinking age.



* UnsoundEffect: These appear quite often, such as the boys doing STUNTS! on their bikes, or Amy fixing Ryan's hair with the unsound "fuss fuss comb interfere". Don't you wish you could invoke the effect [[http://www.scarygoround.com/index.php?date=20100915 J'ACCUSE]] when you point at someone?
** [[ComicBook/ScottPilgrim Some of us]] must [[http://smartovercoat.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/blog_1008_scottpilgrim_jaccuse.png?w=246&h=332 say it outloud]].

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* UnreliableNarrator: An acknowledged issue in the footnote to [[http://www.scarygoround.com/?date=20160707 this strip:]]
-->It's worth saying at this point that Charlotte is merely describing to Shelley what she thinks the mystery boys might have said and done. There is no guarantee that these events transpired exactly this way. But there's no way of knowing that they didn't.
* UnsoundEffect: These appear quite often, such as the boys doing STUNTS! on their bikes, or Amy fixing Ryan's hair with the unsound "fuss fuss comb interfere". interfere".
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Don't you wish you could invoke the effect [[http://www.scarygoround.com/index.php?date=20100915 J'ACCUSE]] when you point at someone?
** [[ComicBook/ScottPilgrim Some of us]] must [[http://smartovercoat.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/blog_1008_scottpilgrim_jaccuse.png?w=246&h=332 say it outloud]].out loud]].
22nd Jun '16 5:04:36 AM gewunomox
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** "[[Music/TheBeatles The Beetles]]", an influential sixties [[GenderFlip girl band]] with very familiar surnames. They're shown meeting "their idol, Pam Dylan", whose [[FunetikAksent accent]] and style of poetry are reminiscent of poet Pam Ayres (who has said that BobDylan was a major influence on her). Another sixties band that gets a mention is "{{The Who}}m".

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** "[[Music/TheBeatles The Beetles]]", an influential sixties [[GenderFlip girl band]] with very familiar surnames. They're shown meeting "their idol, Pam Dylan", whose [[FunetikAksent accent]] and style of poetry are reminiscent of poet Pam Ayres (who has said that BobDylan Music/BobDylan was a major influence on her). Another sixties band that gets a mention is "{{The "Music/{{The Who}}m".
21st Jun '16 7:08:10 PM gewunomox
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** "[[TheBeatles The Beetles]]", an influential sixties [[GenderFlip girl band]] with very familiar surnames. They're shown meeting "their idol, Pam Dylan", whose [[FunetikAksent accent]] and style of poetry are reminiscent of poet Pam Ayres (who has said that BobDylan was a major influence on her). Another sixties band that gets a mention is "{{The Who}}m".

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** "[[TheBeatles "[[Music/TheBeatles The Beetles]]", an influential sixties [[GenderFlip girl band]] with very familiar surnames. They're shown meeting "their idol, Pam Dylan", whose [[FunetikAksent accent]] and style of poetry are reminiscent of poet Pam Ayres (who has said that BobDylan was a major influence on her). Another sixties band that gets a mention is "{{The Who}}m".
10th Jun '16 2:30:09 AM Spindriver
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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: In [[http://www.scarygoround.com/?date=20160610 this strip]], Shelley asks Lottie what happened over a period of a year ... when this title was on hiatus. Lottie responds with a list of events, some of which occurred in other comics set in the Franchise/{{Bobbinsverse}}.
This list shows the last 10 events of 159. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Webcomic.BadMachinery