History YMMV / MenageA3

24th Jun '16 9:53:13 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: There's a sense among some readers that Gary should have said this to Zii at some point when she was supposed to be helping him get a girlfriend. Yuki also demonstrated how ''not'' to carry somebody downstairs when in search of medical attention.
29th May '16 5:34:18 PM JamesAustin
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** If you pay attention to Gary's shirts they often reflect his moods or what's going on in the comic, or provide a humorous punchline. For example, in early comics he often wears an ComicBook/{{X-Men}} logo, marking him as the only virgin in the cast; when Dillon moves back in he usually wears a Franchise/FantasticFour shirt, reflecting the four people who then live in the apartment; when he finally loses his virginity he's wearing a shirt that says [[ZackRyder WWWYKI]]; when Yuki forces him to touch [=DiDi=]'s breasts in an effort to help improve his art he's wearing an ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' one; when Yuki explains to him why she decided to move in he has Decepticon logo, because she's lying to him; and he wears a Kirby one when he visits Amber, referring to him continuously eating Yuki out.

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** If you pay attention to Gary's shirts they often reflect his moods or what's going on in the comic, or provide a humorous punchline. For example, in early comics he often wears an ComicBook/{{X-Men}} logo, marking him as the only virgin in the cast; when Dillon moves back in he usually wears a Franchise/FantasticFour shirt, reflecting the four people who then live in the apartment; when he finally loses his virginity he's wearing a shirt that says [[ZackRyder [[Wrestling/ZackRyder WWWYKI]]; when Yuki forces him to touch [=DiDi=]'s breasts in an effort to help improve his art he's wearing an ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' one; when Yuki explains to him why she decided to move in he has Decepticon logo, because she's lying to him; and he wears a Kirby one when he visits Amber, referring to him continuously eating Yuki out.
2nd May '16 12:19:08 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* WhiteKnighting: James is a male feminist who insists he knows better than Tracey about what is disrespectful towards her, ignoring her thoughts on the matter.
19th Mar '16 4:47:16 PM dmh3000
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* WhiteKnighting: James is a male feminist who insists he knows better than Tracey about what is disrespectful towards her, ignoring her thoughts on the matter.
8th Dec '15 3:37:46 PM Austin
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* CanNotSpitItOut / SustainedMisunderstanding: The comic basically lives and breathes the wacky hijinks world where almost every single character is completely misinterpreting every other character's motivations, and most of the time it's simply because said character can't or won't take the thirty seconds necessary to clear up said misunderstanding. In fact, one could argue that this has become the only form of humor the comic relies on. A truly meta example of an entire comic [[{{Flanderization}} flanderizing]] itself.
10th Nov '15 12:37:55 PM Anddrix
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Gary, to a number of readers. His abject spinelessness has crossed into DudeNotFunny territory more than once, while he can seem short on personality and tiresomely incurious.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Gary, to a number of readers. His abject spinelessness has crossed into DudeNotFunny unfunny territory more than once, while he can seem short on personality and tiresomely incurious.
10th Nov '15 12:31:33 PM Anddrix
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** In early volumes, Gary suffered some terrible luck, often through no fault of his own, and even some of the good things that happened to him ended up having drawbacks down the line. This culminated during volume five with Gary and Yuki's one-sided relationship, which led to the fanbase blowing up and an increasing number of readers complaining that Gary's suffering had long since crossed the line from slapstick to DudeNotFunny. Volume six, though, has things going fairly smoothly for him, with most of the bad things that happen to him being clearly because of his own blunders instead of bad luck. As time goes on, his luck seems more ''weird'' than uniformly hostile.

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** In early volumes, Gary suffered some terrible luck, often through no fault of his own, and even some of the good things that happened to him ended up having drawbacks down the line. This culminated during volume five with Gary and Yuki's one-sided relationship, which led to the fanbase blowing up and an increasing number of readers complaining that Gary's suffering had long since crossed the line from slapstick to DudeNotFunny.unfunny. Volume six, though, has things going fairly smoothly for him, with most of the bad things that happen to him being clearly because of his own blunders instead of bad luck. As time goes on, his luck seems more ''weird'' than uniformly hostile.
16th Oct '15 7:16:59 PM Discontent
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* UnfortunateImplications:
** The comic's more or less total disregard for any arbitrary ideas about "{{karma}}", especially relating to some of Zii's sexual escapades in early strips, has inspired some criticism; see, for example, [[http://agoutirex.livejournal.com/142290.html this review]].
** The comic has just two significant characters who are visibly overweight, and neither of them is exactly grossly obese; the apparently asexual Jung, and the creepy and unsuccessful CasanovaWannabe Yvan. It seems that, in a setting where almost everyone is sexually hyperactive, the best way to be too hideous to find love is to have a few extra pounds round the waist.
** Comic #1055-"Someone so tiny be so heavy" requires a bit of explanation. This comic comes at the heels of Kylie waking up screaming in dismay that she just had sex with two girls. What this comic implies is that they engaged her in sex when she was drunk....on pancakes (ItMakesSenseInContext), or, barring that, stripping her naked when she was passed out.

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* UnfortunateImplications:
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UnfortunateImplications: The comic's more or less total disregard for any arbitrary ideas about "{{karma}}", especially relating to some of Zii's sexual escapades in early strips, has inspired some criticism; see, for example, [[http://agoutirex.livejournal.com/142290.html this review]].
** The comic has just two significant characters who are visibly overweight, and neither of them is exactly grossly obese; the apparently asexual Jung, and the creepy and unsuccessful CasanovaWannabe Yvan. It seems that, in a setting where almost everyone is sexually hyperactive, the best way to be too hideous to find love is to have a few extra pounds round the waist.
** Comic #1055-"Someone so tiny be so heavy" requires a bit of explanation. This comic comes at the heels of Kylie waking up screaming in dismay that she just had sex with two girls. What this comic implies is that they engaged her in sex when she was drunk....on pancakes (ItMakesSenseInContext), or, barring that, stripping her naked when she was passed out.
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16th Oct '15 4:12:21 PM LuciaMoore
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* CanNotSpitItOut / SustainedMisunderstanding: The comic basically lives and breathes the wacky hijinks world where almost every single character is completely misinterpreting every other character's motivations, and most of the time it's simply because said character can't or won't take the thirty seconds necessary to clear up said misunderstanding. In fact, one could argue that this has become the only form of humor the comic relies on. A truly meta example of an entire comic [[{{Flanderization}} flanderizing]] itself.
15th Oct '15 3:19:38 AM Spindriver
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*** ...While Sandra continued in a mostly heterosexual pattern in [[Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks her own comic]], but was tempted towards a lesbian fling at least once.

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*** ...While Sandra continued in a mostly heterosexual pattern in [[Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks her own comic]], but was tempted towards a lesbian fling at least once.once -- and a bonus strip produced following a Website/{{Kickstarter}} campaign suggests that her actual orientation is more complex than even she knows -- at least when she's sober.


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* ArchivePanic: The comic has passed a thousand strips and is still in full flight, with ongoing plots dating back to the early days, and with two fairly closely linked spin-offs and some bonus material. While this is just a fraction of what some Webcomics have achieved, it's still a non-trivial history.
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