Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

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Postby BuildsLegos » Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:11 pm

But we all have feet, right? Doctors sometimes cut off baby feet because they have too many.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Zathyr » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:27 am

Not everyone. Lego people have holes where their feet would be.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:51 am

A better comparisson is having a thing for unshaven women.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Krulle » Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:55 am

Zathyr wrote:Not everyone. Lego people have holes where their feet would be.
nah, they have feet. Just short ones.
But they have holes where their soles would be. Holes up the the upper skin, so their feet are without bones. But then, the skin of the Lego people works as good as an exoskeleton.


BTW: Did you know that LEGO is the largest tire manufacturer in the world?
They produce more tires than Goodyear with all its subsidiaries.
(By volume of rubber used in the products, the car-tyre manufacturers are still larger)
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Morgaln » Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:45 am

Arch Lich Burns wrote:A better comparisson is having a thing for unshaven women.


I think the closest analogy would be for someone to have a thing for a hair color that is extremely rare in their area of the world. E.g. someone in Southern Africa or South America liking red hair.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Krulle » Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:08 am

Or anyone liking bright green hair.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby nikohl » Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:34 am

Or, not to state the obvious.... Having a thing for bald women?
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby BuildsLegos » Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:12 pm

What about bearded women? I have a non-sexual "thing" for lady-beards, and any other genetic trait that's both rare and potentially helpful.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby DracoExMachina » Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:19 pm

I'm thinking it's most likely equivalent is bald chicks, as nikohl mentioned.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby SpellsBedly » Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:25 pm

Whatever the best equivalent is, I think the point is that it's not that weird at all. The comic says "this is how weird and unnatural being gay is among my characters, it's weirder to them if someone likes hair".
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby miados » Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:15 pm

I think everyone has prejudices and such and amongst these goblins at least I see this comic meaning one of two things. hair fetish is weirder/more uncommon than gay. or it is more fun to tease names than big ears. Although since big ears looked a little worried I suspect there is still some prejudice against it and seeing this comic made me wonder if he and one eye were an item based on how he reacted when he died.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby SpellsBedly » Thu Jan 07, 2016 1:30 am

SpellsBedly wrote:For Fumbles: I wouldn't have anything against the idea of him being asexual, or the PTSD explanation, but it could also just be the fact that he is pretty childish.


Fumbles update: the latest blog post confirms Fumbles as asexual.
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Krulle » Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:01 am

Let's add a link to the specific blog post, as "the latest blog post" may refer to something different in the future:
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Re: Oct 30 2015: IT'S NOT WEIRD!

Postby Davis8488 » Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:42 am

miados wrote:I think everyone has prejudices and such and amongst these goblins at least I see this comic meaning one of two things. hair fetish is weirder/more uncommon than gay. or it is more fun to tease names than big ears. Although since big ears looked a little worried I suspect there is still some prejudice against it and seeing this comic made me wonder if he and one eye were an item based on how he reacted when he died.


I would say this is unlikely, as One Eye didn't appear in either the lust or love column for Big Ears. Big Ears suggests that he, Complains and Fumbles have never been in love, an odd statement if One Eye was his lover. http://www.goblinscomic.org/10222015-2/
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