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Tue, 03/17/2009 - 02:11 by Ananth in response to her computer died

It was a banner weekend for us ... Yuko's laptop died (it was the motherboard), both of her wipers stripped during a storm, and I got a flat! Still, Yuko made a comic happen, through hardwork and tenacity. Hooray for Yuko! I like what she did in the background of the first two panels - it is a neat effect. 

Anyway, I think that's all for us! We are tired, and now we go to rest. 

(Oh, and thank you to Mohammad for helping us out on such short notice!)


yeah, it's like that sometimes

Comment by Cowdog (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 04:15

When it rains, it pours, as the saying goes. Nice work getting the comic out anyway, and I wish you best of luck on the laptop. And the flat. And the wipers. ;D

You still haven't done your

Comment by Matt K (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 04:29

You still haven't done your taxes yet? For shame. Love the comic by the way, the art is my favorite of all the webcomics I frequent.

Same here

Comment by Kyle (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 05:06

I'm writing this on my touch cuz my laptop won't charge and my mother board on my desk top went out. I love you tech why do you treat me so badly.

Ps typing on this thing is a pain when you have big hands I'm 6'4"


Comment by Karlee (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 07:45

rip laptop =( I know what that feels like.

My laptop also crapped out

Comment by Aperture (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 08:06

My laptop also crapped out on me. It's the battery though (as far as I know, gotta call the company up today).

Oi, that hurts. Poor

Comment by gomidog (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 09:36

Oi, that hurts. Poor laptop. I hope you had backups. (T_T)


Comment by PHIL!!! (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:05

haha, I like Ananth's disconcerted machine

:/ !!

Yeah, I like that sort of

Comment by Chelsea (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 11:31

Yeah, I like that sort of smoky effect, too. It gives a very calm feeling, which is a great contrast to the last two panels. X__X

I heard about the craptasticity that was this weekend on Twitter. I hope things are starting to look up for you guys!

Ughhhh the kiss of death.

Comment by Michael M. (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 11:49

Ughhhh the kiss of death. My cd burner has actually ceased to work on my laptop and I refuse to bring it in - I don't know how I'd survive without it (work and play wise).

Sounds like a fun weekend. From God's sick point of view. S/He's just laughing and laughing at you guys - this weekend was like a good episode of 30 Rock for Him/Her. Blerg!

Sometimes it's just one of

Comment by Sidka (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 12:51

Sometimes it's just one of those weeks.

I've started to notice that Ka-Chunk is probably not necessarily the actual sound things make, but the word that signals general doom/death to whatever it's being related to.

You've never had a harddrive

Comment by Tyto (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 22:22

You've never had a harddrive go KA-CHUNK! on you, I'd imagine.

How is Apple's customer

Comment by Sovy Kurosei (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 18:01

How is Apple's customer service?

What -is- it that webcomic

Comment by Javer (not verified) Tue, 03/17/2009 - 21:37

What -is- it that webcomic authors do to their computers that kills them off so often? D: I mean, I suppose I know, but the sheer commonness of it just boggles the mind.

I'm thinking they don't

Comment by Cowdog (not verified) Wed, 03/18/2009 - 01:11

I'm thinking they don't actually draw the webcomic, but instead shake the computer vigorously like you would when resetting an Etch-a-Sketch, until a comic spontaneously appears on the screen.


Comment by Kitty (not verified) Wed, 03/18/2009 - 01:18

Yay for Yuko!!! You guys never fail to disappoint me. If all of that had happened to me, I would've given up--NOT YOU! Huzzah huzzah huzzah! (You have to say it three times or it's bad luck.)

That sucks about the motherboard. What a mofo. Are you going to be able to fix it? My friend's laptop did that and she lost ALL of her data that had been on the memory card (but that was after someone at the tech place melted it or some gruesome detail that makes the technological horror story less frightening and urban).

Not the LUCK of the Irish

Comment by Inujo (not verified) Wed, 03/18/2009 - 06:39

wow. no amount of wearing green could help you guys out for that weekend!
Since they come in three's you guys should be okay for awhile!

Apparently we have learned that the jinn does not like Puns!

Its my super power

Comment by r3v3rend (not verified) Tue, 05/12/2009 - 09:12

Yea it is, unfortunately. And I dont want it anymore. Any electronics Im around seem to die much earlier then they should. Among my list of victims, 4 Original XBOX consoles, 2 XBOX 360s, 1 G3 Powerbook laptop (x3), 1 G4 Apple Tower, and various other electrical items.

If only I could control my power.

p.s. I also believe that street lights go out because of my nearness.


Comment by Kilimbo (not verified) Sun, 12/12/2010 - 01:27

Yuko looks so kawaii xD
She sits like I do at school. Ananth- Good job with her.