Always Angry
Got my two random shirts from Top Rope Tuesday and was a little disappointed until I saw this on the order form.  I had given them a long list of past shirts I would have liked.  I understood going in that “random shirt” means “random” and there’s no more reason to expect a requested shirt than there is to expect that if you buy a raffle ticket at your kids’ school carnival, you will win one of the prizes anyone would actually want versus all the white elephant gifts people donate.  Still, there were a few I’d wanted to get but didn’t have the chance to land in the 24 hours they were offered and got my hopes up that I might finally be able to pick them up.

So when I got my order—especially after being teased with a Twitter question about hoodies as possible compensation for some orders that they couldn’t fulfill—I was a bit let down to find one I’d listed because my daughter wanted it and another I really didn’t have any interest in.  I figured the shirt I got from my requests might be chance alone—blindly pulling there was about a 40% chance of getting something from the list.  

Then this morning, I saw that string of letter pairs.  It clicked when I realized the U ⍉ was this shirt.  Suddenly it clicked, that  PU, RB, and BS all were abbreviations for the shirts I’d requested.  The guys really had tried to fulfill my order, which—as I said in mentioning the nature of a “random” shirt—they really had not obligation to do.

In short, I can count on one hand the number of companies I have been as happy to do business with as I have been in my with 5-6 interactions with Top Rope Tuesday.

Got my two random shirts from Top Rope Tuesday and was a little disappointed until I saw this on the order form. I had given them a long list of past shirts I would have liked. I understood going in that “random shirt” means “random” and there’s no more reason to expect a requested shirt than there is to expect that if you buy a raffle ticket at your kids’ school carnival, you will win one of the prizes anyone would actually want versus all the white elephant gifts people donate. Still, there were a few I’d wanted to get but didn’t have the chance to land in the 24 hours they were offered and got my hopes up that I might finally be able to pick them up.

So when I got my order—especially after being teased with a Twitter question about hoodies as possible compensation for some orders that they couldn’t fulfill—I was a bit let down to find one I’d listed because my daughter wanted it and another I really didn’t have any interest in. I figured the shirt I got from my requests might be chance alone—blindly pulling there was about a 40% chance of getting something from the list.

Then this morning, I saw that string of letter pairs. It clicked when I realized the U ⍉ was this shirt. Suddenly it clicked, that PU, RB, and BS all were abbreviations for the shirts I’d requested. The guys really had tried to fulfill my order, which—as I said in mentioning the nature of a “random” shirt—they really had not obligation to do.

In short, I can count on one hand the number of companies I have been as happy to do business with as I have been in my with 5-6 interactions with Top Rope Tuesday.

I can’t say for certain this guy is the biggest douche nozzle in the world, but I think a post-workout vape in the locker room should at least get him a bye into the semifinals.

I can’t say for certain this guy is the biggest douche nozzle in the world, but I think a post-workout vape in the locker room should at least get him a bye into the semifinals.

Punisher straight up hates your vagina, but he’ll still pay for it.

This panel is more fun if you think of it as the cover to a 1960’s romance comic.

Punisher straight up hates your vagina, but he’ll still pay for it.

This panel is more fun if you think of it as the cover to a 1960’s romance comic.

In Web of Spider-Man Annual #6, Aunt May straight up helps Punisher murder some terrorists without batting an eye.

Bear in mind this was the time when Aunt May still hated Spider-Man and thought he was a menace. Punisher, however, is a righteous dude.

mufasamonsta:

tahthetrickster:

i really like looking at google image searches for “firemen rescuing cats” or something because you get super cute pictures like

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AND THEN THERE’S THIS ONE

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"THAT’S RIGHT TWAS I that set the house ablaze!!!”

So, UniMas went with “stupid snakes on this stupid plane” for its translation.

joebowen:

Finished Charles Barkley piece.

Is that Chris Gatling for the Warriors?

joebowen:

Finished Charles Barkley piece.

Is that Chris Gatling for the Warriors?

phoning-it-in:

benito-cereno:

phoning-it-in:

angryjake:

I give. What’s a seven-letter noun starting with S and ending with G that would be censored by the editors of Punisher in 1989? The best thing I can think of is “shitfag” and that’s not a word anyone has every used in the history of the English language.

Man, this is perplexing. 

I…can’t tell if you guys are joking? It’s scumbag, which you may not think of as a word worth censoring, but until very recently (and maybe even still today?) you were not allowed to use the word “scumbag” in a Marvel comic, due to its origin as a word meaning “a used condom.”

This shocks me. I am all grasping at my pearls up in here. 

Seriously? That’s not half as bad as shitbag.

phoning-it-in:

benito-cereno:

phoning-it-in:

angryjake:

I give. What’s a seven-letter noun starting with S and ending with G that would be censored by the editors of Punisher in 1989? The best thing I can think of is “shitfag” and that’s not a word anyone has every used in the history of the English language.

Man, this is perplexing

I…can’t tell if you guys are joking? It’s scumbag, which you may not think of as a word worth censoring, but until very recently (and maybe even still today?) you were not allowed to use the word “scumbag” in a Marvel comic, due to its origin as a word meaning “a used condom.”

This shocks me. I am all grasping at my pearls up in here. 

Seriously? That’s not half as bad as shitbag.

I give. What’s a seven-letter noun starting with S and ending with G that would be censored by the editors of Punisher in 1989?  The best thing I can think of is “shitfag” and that’s not a word anyone has every used in the history of the English language.

Okay. Depending on how strict Marvel was, it was either “shitbag” or “scumbag”

I give. What’s a seven-letter noun starting with S and ending with G that would be censored by the editors of Punisher in 1989? The best thing I can think of is “shitfag” and that’s not a word anyone has every used in the history of the English language.

Okay. Depending on how strict Marvel was, it was either “shitbag” or “scumbag”
It doesn’t make any sense for her to be referring to a dildo here, but I cannot find any other context for this comment.

Is she misunderstanding the Punisher and thinks “coming down the elevator shaft” refers to “orgasming while using a limited edition vibrator molded after 1970’s NBA player Herb “The Decatur Elevator” White’s penis? 

Is Conchita supposed to have Tourette’s and her blurting out a dildo reference was meant to express her nervousness at the situation? 

This also made me wonder if Doc Johnson was even around in 1989, and, yes, it was started in 1976.  Did someone pay Mike Baron to slip that reference into a comic? Or was he fishing for some payola?

It doesn’t make any sense for her to be referring to a dildo here, but I cannot find any other context for this comment.

Is she misunderstanding the Punisher and thinks “coming down the elevator shaft” refers to “orgasming while using a limited edition vibrator molded after 1970’s NBA player Herb “The Decatur Elevator” White’s penis?

Is Conchita supposed to have Tourette’s and her blurting out a dildo reference was meant to express her nervousness at the situation?

This also made me wonder if Doc Johnson was even around in 1989, and, yes, it was started in 1976. Did someone pay Mike Baron to slip that reference into a comic? Or was he fishing for some payola?