04:01:55 PM Jan 22nd 2014
Regarding the brouhaha over the V-Sign: I don't believe it applies...just because a character makes the gesture doesn't automatically qualify it for the trope.
03:19:10 PM Aug 31st 2013
"...and it's never established four years passed JUST in the modern world. Four years may have passed at Smurf Village as well." There's NO indication that four years that passed in both time periods, either.