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Go Get A Roomie is a comedic webcomic centered around the wacky hijinx of the eponymous Roomie, a Shameless Fanservice Girl, and her friends. These mainly consist of a gaggle of girls whom she has slept with as payment for letting her sleep over at their place — thus her nickname. Other recurring cast members include her favorite bartender, a pair of fraternal twins named Richard and Ramona (who are, respectively, a sub and a dom), and a rather confused vanilla guy who can only look on in mild horror at her lifestyle. Soon she meets the introverted, nigh-perpetually-slumbering Lillian, or "Lazy Tyke" as Roomie affectionately dubs her, who is far more at home in her dreamscapes and imagination than in the waking world. Lillian, who loves sleep but is utterly unconcerned with the idea of sleeping with anyone, is perhaps the one person who has no designs upon Roomie — and thus, Roomie becomes fascinated with her. Despite LT's halfhearted protestations, Roomie ends up becoming her steady roommate — and just as unusual for the restless Roomie as this extended period of consistent lodging, is the break in her pattern of omni-amorous unattachment. What follows is a romance of sorts as they grow closer together, and a study of the character features and flaws which have resulted in their deeply unique, and often heartwarming, personalities.The comic is definitely NSFW: a running gag involves Roomie's aversion to clothes, in keeping with her decidedly hippie value set. It was initially published on DeviantArt by batlesbo (formally nana-51) in a folder of her gallery; it was eventually moved onto its own website. Since the current strip (and hence the main page) may be NSFW, here is the first.
This webcomic provides examples of the following tropes:
Actually Pretty Funny: Even dry-witted Lillian gets a chuckle out of Roomie making her eggs that look like boobs.
Cerebus Syndrome: After the madcap opening act, and early Fish out of Water strips of Lillian adapting to Roomie's world, the love story becomes both more prominent and more muted, shunting Roomie's manic lifestyle to the side, especially after pressure from the advertisers reduced the frequency of nudity somewhat.
Crazy-Prepared: Roomie has left some clothes in peoples' places all over town, so no matter where she sleeps she already has something to wear when she wakes up. Not that she minds just going naked instead.
Roomie: Okay, let's get this straight. When I say something to you, or anyone else for that matter, I say it because I mean it. You. Are. Beautiful. There, get used to it. Lillian: You lost me at "straight".
Does Not Like Shoes: Roomie doesn't like to wear anything, but even when she's otherwise fully clothed she still doesn't like to wear shoes.
Lillian: (pointing down at Roomie's bare feet) Aren't you forgetting something? Roomie: I am, aren't I? (comes back in the next panel wearing a headband) NOW I'm ready!
Double Entendre: Roomie needs approximately three seconds to come up with one. Comes back as a Brick Joke when, at a later point, Lillian is given the option in a game of "Truth or Dare" to either tell the truth of whom her "first" was, or make up a double entendre on the spot, with a time limit on three seconds to make up her mind. She decides to go for the "think like Roomie" approach and delivers a combination of both just as the three second time limit expires.
Dream Within a Dream: After getting dream shanked, Lillian wakes up...next to a topless Evelyne. Who becomes a demon.
Lillian: Waking up from nightmare: Round two.
Drunk on Milk: Roomie apparently gets herself drunk on water. Truth in Television, in that particular types of alcoholic beverages (red wine being a classic example) will leave alcohol in a person's liver; a sudden intake of liquid will thus flush this alcohol out, causing intoxication. Similar effects can occur in heavy drinkers.
Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: Roomie briefly entertained the thought of thoroughly ravaging Lillian in her sleep, but settled for giving her a kiss on the cheek instead. D'aaawh.
Embarrassing Nickname: Lillians nicknamed "Lazy Tyke" by Roomie. It takes only moments for this to get twisted into "Lazy Dyke".
Even the Girls Want Her: Roomie seems to inspire this wherever she goes. One character even explained that even though she is straight for the most part, she does make exceptions for shy little virgins who have never known a woman's touch... Roomie is an exception to that exception.
Everyone Calls Him Barkeep: No, not the actual barkeep (whose name is Jo), but Roomie herself. As explained in strip 3, it's a short for "Room-mate". Her real name has not been revealed so far.
Face Palm: It's not like Matt has much of a choice about it.
Ramona [Dope Slapping Richard]: You're doing it again. Richard: Doing what? Ramona:Imagining things without people's permission. Richard: You do it as much as I do. Ramona: Of course I don't. I'm minutes older than you and much more mature. [in Ramona's Imagine Spot] Ramona: Now lads. You may stop fighting over your mistress. There's enough of me for everyone. Lillian: Excuse me?
Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Roomie, of the "very promiscuous, usually drunk and teasing everyone" variety, is actually a bit of a deconstruction — her larger-than-life character is shown to leave her a bit lonely deep down, and she feels guilty when people fall for her romantically because she doesn't feel able to return their affections the way they want. That in turn explains how, per this trope, she became attracted to a hikikomori type like Lillian: Lillian, unlike nearly everybody else, does not put Roomie on any sort of pedestal, instead seeing her as a(n often rather irritating) human being.
Master of the Mixed Message: Roomie seems absolutely dumbfounded that some people may misunderstand her sexual antics as anything serious.
Evelyne: These are the times I feel like someone up there's making a joke out of my life. Lillian: I'd agree with you if it weren't for the fact that I'd be agreeing with you.
OOC Is Serious Business: The normally unflappable Lillian blows up at Kris, Richard and Ramona's older sister, after she overhears what sounds like Kris making a rather lewd proposition to Roomie. Turns out Kris was saying Roomie would be perfect for a particular movie role. Oops.
Red Oni, Blue Oni: Roomie and Lillian have the personalities pat, reflected in red and blue color schemes (to the extent color features at all), including "Roomie's" red-tinted real world in contrast to Lillian's blue-tinted dream world.
Stepford Smiler: Lately, the more Lillian's character develops, the more Roomie wonders whether hers is going through a similar process. Recognising that it isn't affects her, which she confides in to LT, but around everyone else she keeps on smiling.
Stunned Silence: Roomie can only manage a "Huh" when Lillian passive-aggressively shatters her world view with the news that things can change when she's not around.
Sugar and Ice Personality: Lillian's default approach towards the waking world is aloofness, but time makes it clear that she does care about the people she's with. Her confrontation with Kris brings this out in dramatic fashion.
The Unreveal: When Roomie is asked (somewhat obliquely) in an interview whether she likes men, she purposefully misinterprets the question. When she wakes up having apparently had a threesome with two men, she objects of the straighter one, "he's... Allan!"