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Headscratchers: Something Positive
  • The first time we meet Pamjee, it's a flashforward, she's fifteenish and Aubrey chews her out for having wine coolers in her room - in this house we drink seriously, young lady! - and is implied to insist Pamjee drink hard alcohol until she learns to like it, or something. Okay, very S*P humour, fair enough. But then we find out later that little Pamela Jocelyn was given up for adoption by a mother who had a history of problems with drugs, which could very likely include alcohol. Her older brother was born addicted to cocaine. Aubrey and Jason accept that although no problems have manifested with Pamjee yet, they could turn up at any point, and go ahead and adopt her anyway. This makes the earlier comic one hell of a lot less funny.
    • I wouldn't be entirely certain that Aubrey's stated reason for making her drink hard liquor is the true one. She may be trying to scare Pamjee off of alcohol the way parents sometimes do. After all, it's way in the future, and we don't really know how the characters are going to be until we get there.
    • After seeing their methods of parenting the infant Pamjee, I wouldn't be surprised if teen Pamjee has had shots growing up.
      • Yeaaaaaah, I'm pretty sure that's the OP's problem, as "Giving shots to your adopted daughter who's quite probably genetically predisposed to substance abuse" is kind of monstrous.
  • How can a neutered cat still impregnate another cat? Does Choo-Choo Bear just have extra balls hidden somewhere?
    • He's practically a shapeshifter. Why not?
    • Some cats are weird and some vets are incompetent. We had a cat that had to be neutered 3 times before it took.
    • Choo-Choo Bear already has impossible physiology. I just took it as an extension of that.
  • It doesn't piss me off, but this is something that bugs me a little. PeeJee's nickname is a shortening of Penelope Jennifer. PamJee is a shortening of Pamela Jocelyn. But going by the names, shouldn't her nickname be PamJo?
    • I don't think there are any "rules" regarding nicknames - remember, PeeJee chooses to go with "PeeJee" instead of her father's nickname for her - "Penny-Jenny". PamJee is probably "PamJee" because that's what her parents choose to call her.
  • What was Fred's job? At one point he was a barber and another he worked in a factory.
    • I think he worked at the factory until he retired (forced into early retirement?) and then took the barbershop job for amusement/extra money/to pass the time.
    • I thought it was the other way around. I seem to recall one flashback (edit: found the link) that showed him working as a barber when he first started dating Faye (which occurred before they moved to Texas) which would imply that he worked at the Factory later in life. Possibly he was unable to make it as a Barber in Texas so he took a job at the local factory.

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