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''[[http://hijinksensue.com/ Hijinks Ensue]]'' is a geek-oriented thrice-weekly updated webcomic, written and drawn by Joel Watson.

This comic is centered around "Geeking for the sake of Geekery". Most of the comics use one geek pop-culture reference to make fun of another geek pop-culture reference. The creators describe it as "''PennyArcade'' minus video games, plus everything else."

Not to be confused with the trope HilarityEnsues.

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!!This webcomic provides examples of:

* AltText: Starting with the September 2010 site redesign.
* ArbitrarySkepticism: Parodied in [[http://hijinksensue.com/2009/05/13/a-severe-case-of-scullyosis/ this strip]].
* ArtEvolution
* BaconAddiction: According to Josh, everything's better with bacon.
* BazaarOfTheBizarre: Film/{{District 9}}, as parodied in [[http://hijinksensue.com/2009/08/17/its-a-tourist-trap/ this strip]]. "Oooh! Spoiled pig face!"
* TheBear: Josh is a textbook example.
* BaitAndSwitchComparison: Between spoiled hollandaise sauce and antifreeze.
* {{Cosplay}}: Josh's infamous [[VideoGame/GodOfWar Kratos]] costume, which spurs him to create a kickass [[Franchise/{{Bioshock}} Big Daddy/Little Sister]] combo suit.
* {{Filler}}: The various "photo comics" that Joel has begun posting whenever he goes on a trip somewhere.
* GuestStrip
* HaveYouToldAnyoneElse: Provides the trope image.
* ImAHumanitarian: Josh ate ''his own'' replacement arm he had been growing from pig DNA when he realized it was made of pork.
* {{Hobos}}: The recurring character Boxcar Pete, who wears a monocle, [[TalkLikeAPirate talks like a pirate]], and buys Josh's used iPhones.
* LifeEmbellished: Obviously almost none of what goes on in the strip really happened, but the characters are real people.
* PodCast: Weekly.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Many strips are based on real-life events (and branch off according to the RuleOfFunny): Josh's Kratos costume going viral, the site's issues with their first host, Joel's hard drive dying, Joel's spine problems...
* TheRedStapler: The shirt from [[http://hijinksensue.com/2009/11/25/luna-nueva/ this strip]] became a real shirt "[[LyingCreator due to overwhelming demand]]", although this was [[MerchandiseDriven clearly the intent]].
* ScheduleSlip: Since it relies on topical humor, there's no backlog, so whenever something comes up in Joel's personal life that keeps him from drawing a new strip (which is often), there's no new strip.
** At one point, the site's banner read "4 Times a Week." This lasted roughly one week, during which there were only three strips.
*** Come to think of it, that might have been the week of April Fools' Day...
* SliceOfLife
* TakeThat: Too many to count. Starting from the very first installment, which makes fun of ''Spider-Man 3''.
* TalkLikeAPirate: Boxcar Pete.
* TheyKilledKenny: Josh. There's actually a tag for "Josh dies".
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Josh ''really'' likes bacon.
* UnsoundEffect: Frequently.
* WriteWhoYouKnow: The main cast is Joel and his two real-life friends.
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