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Puck originally started as a university newspaper comic way back in the prehistoric days of 1998. It was reborn in 2011, and is now running weekly, in color. You can see the original run of eighty strips AND the new colour strips all here!
Five minutes after I finished this comic, my wife came home from the library with a copy of Downton Abbey, Season Two under her arm. I kid you not.
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Though this particular incentive pic isn’t available through voting on TWC anymore, you can purchase the pic from the store. It’s only a buck for a set of five voting incentives! That’s what I call a deal!
@darknoon: Too obscure a reference. For me, anyway.
@Mark: Flowers can solve all problems. Always. 90% of all world conflicts could have been avoided through the judicious application of flowers.
@Oz: Well, the key thing to avoiding danger as a man is the ability to know your woman. The girls who like tulips and Downton Abbey DO NOT like stuffed fluffy animals. Jewelery is a good call, but only if you have the money to get the real stuff. Crummy costume jewelery is dangerous.
@Half Moon: I assure you that you are not the only girl commenting. Over on dA, this strip has lots of comments, and I think that over fifty percent of them are from females. But your words are wise indeed: chocolate is always a safe bet with all women. Unless it's bad chocolate, which is the trap most men fall into. ("No, you fool! Not the econo-sized discount baking chocolate!")
@c_arnold: Nah, Phoebe won't bring it up again. Puck is contractually obligated to become outraged once per story arc. I think twice would be beating a dead dog with a tired stick. Thus, Colin is safe - until he errs again. Which is inevitable.
I have found out, through the years, that an ample supply of *Good* chocolate stashed away for emergencies, such as testosterone poisoned foolishness, is one of the very few smartest things a male can do to save or reduce the loss of his hide.
@Taranach: Whoa. Somehow that feels like breaking the rules. I mean, part of the ritual of penance is the trip to that store you don't really want to go to in order to buy that thing you don't really want to spend your money on. But sidestepping that? You're like an evil genius!
This might be overthinking things, especially since it was stated you weren't too sure about the humor of Puck's rage two comics back, but I think Puck doesn't care about boobies because it's one of the things she and Colin had in common. But she does mind Pheobe giving him a discount because it's providing a service she can't compete with. And legendary pranking aside, I'm rather sure Puck wasn't well known for sharing.
Of course, given her penchant for violent moods, flowers and such was still a good idea to still HAVE a spleen once she stops and thinks it through.
@Anonymoustache: Point #1: You have the best name I've ever seen on this internet of ours. Point #2: NEVER think too hard when reading my stuff. Ever. It's sure to fall into pieces like a splendid, elaborate house of cards. Point #3: I think you're onto something with the free food/Phoebe/competition thing. Point #4: Your name is STILL awesome.
@Fionn: I've heard of such mythical women. Just like I've heard of those mythical straight men who love going to musical theater. If you ever capture one and can produce a live specimen, I'll believe it.