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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby pandabear » Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:34 am

This speech reminds me of the STFU iron thrown at her face.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Yamitora1 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:34 am

Did you make the right choice?

Well lets see...

One one hand you hired a manic-obsessive stalker to tutor your daughter. Now Mini speaks like she is at a Renaissance fair having a battle of rhyme with Sir William Shakespeare himself, and she has a somewhat manic-obsession for her own (albeit half) brother Jr.

Now had you sent her to school, she most likely would've became friends with the popular girls, and grown into the typical bubbly, blonde naive girl with a sickening bright smile that lights up the whole room.

...I think you made the right choice Mandy...I got a cavity just thinking about how sweet and positively ignorant she could have turned out in a public school setting. o.O
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:22 am

Oh god, imagine if Minnie acted like Bubbles.
How Mandy would respond to such a thing.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby silvercover » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:35 am

^^more like they would push themselves on her, you know for being the daughter of a ruler, rather than minnie being drawn towards them. still, minnie would probably try to fit in and look good to junior, so she might get a bit bubbly.

you know it makes you wonder, do the other ruler's children get sent to school? seems like besides junior, all of them are homeschooled which results in them having these types of characteristics.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:08 pm

Rulers of the underworld take note, if you want your heir to grow up and form healthy relationships with other children and not turn in to manic obsessive stalkers or develop an attraction to their own brother then send them to an underworld boarding school. The best choice for your little abomination.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby AnimeWannabe » Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:34 pm

I like how Minnie talks, thought it does take awhile to understand it. I appreciate how Old English is spoken and written because it is clean, well-educated and beautiful. But jeez, if we all talked like this in real life I think I would've fallen asleep in my classes but that last panel had me laughing my butt off lol

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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Darkingdomhearts » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:35 pm

If they would go to a school it would probably be one with Casper, Wendy and Hot-Stuff (I know that Casper's High School has other characters too, but I like the original three better).
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:39 pm

Underworld boarding school. Unique and special children, drama, school, monsters and romance...now why does that sound so familiar?

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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Xi-1 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:03 pm

I was thinking Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.

I don't have a problem with Minnie using Elizabethan speech patterns when she has the time in which to do so. It also shows how she's changing that she's able to avoid doting on Junior now, even if that stems from her resentment toward the attention he gives Mimi. The dark text may also be an indication of how Minnie herself has become darker, falling further toward the temptations that HIM showed she had within her way back when. I predict this shall end poorly indeed for young, dead Junior.

Perhaps the Skull Soldiers are a bit like the Clone Troopers in Star Wars -- they seem the same on the outside, but each has its own little idiosyncrasy that make it so brother can tell brother apart from brother. That or I've been reading too many of the Republic Commando books recently. Kando'ce, NEK.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby The Mad Doctor » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:30 pm

I was thinking more like souls of dead people repurposed as guards.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:58 pm

Hm, creating new souls or recycling old ones. Both have their pros and cons, but I don't think they ever plan explain that in the comic.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Nina333 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:58 pm

I think Minnie got more individualized attention from a tutor than she would have gotten at a school. I did wonder what kind of school she would have gone to if she wasn't home-schooled. The funniest part was when Mandy commented how Minnie doesn't need to constantly use elegant flowery language and could dumb down what she says to fewer words. I'm glad she doesn't dot on Junior anymore and is letting him reap the consequences of helping Mimi.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:07 pm

I feel that Minnie's way of speaking is an outlet for her emotions.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:19 pm

As opposed to writing dark poetry in her dieary like an angst ridden teen. If that were the alternative I would chose "Brother, where for art thou" any day. But writing poetry or keeping a diary don't seem out of character for Minnie, I hope that's one way she wasn't influenced by Helga.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:36 pm

I really hope Minnie wasn't affected by Helga too much. Let's not forget that Helga was a tsundere, overly attached stalker.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:25 pm

I don't think you could say Minnie is a tsundere but... Christ, that picture is more disturbing than your first avatar. Never liked the Hey Arnold art style. Did anyone notice the messed up texture on the castling at the center of the page?
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:31 pm

ari-6 wrote:Christ, that picture is more disturbing than your first avatar.
Ari, is that a challenge?

I was calling Helga a tsundere.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:39 am

QUICK!! FIX YOUR DOUBLE POST BEFORE THE WORLD BLOWS UP AGAIN!!!

I didn't think you said Minnie was a tsundere, I was just thinking of the ways Minnie is not like Helga. I am looking forward to the Arnold Thornberry avatar you mentioned.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:32 am

Won't let me delete the post :/
I believe I was responding to Altaeus, but he seems to have deleted his post.

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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Exodis » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:03 pm

ari-6 wrote:QUICK!! FIX YOUR DOUBLE POST BEFORE THE WORLD BLOWS UP AGAIN!!!

-.- Oh chill the fuck out.

Hmmm although I enjoy Mimi's Shakespearean language, but how she said that towards Jr. is a clear sign of jealousy.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:04 pm

What are you referring to?
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:43 pm

I think, he believes you were serious about the double post. You don't really spend time on the other forums, so people don't know you as well as the people here.

My own thoughts, just ignore them.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby ari-6 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:09 pm

Thank you but I was really talking about what he meant by there being more than one bad tutor named Helga.
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Tenshi Nova » Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:26 pm

No clue, maybe the type of name?
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Re: Talk the talk now walk the walk

Postby Exodis » Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:59 pm

I was tring to say not to overreact on the double posting thing.

Idk Helga just sounds like a name I hear a lot for evil tutors. Just the name in general sounds... evil.
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