Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

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Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

Postby TheDukester » 13 Jan 2010 11:59

Funny stuff. Please visit their site to see it in its full-size glory (and to read other funny comics, if you like):

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Re: Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

Postby SandRider » 13 Jan 2010 12:21

why aren't these guys here in the seitch ?

they've put up pro-Frank, anti-Hack toons before, yes ?

let's put out feelers & an invite ...
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Re: Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

Postby Freakzilla » 13 Jan 2010 12:40

I can't go there from work. :(
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Re: Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

Postby TheDukester » 13 Jan 2010 12:55

SandRider wrote:why aren't these guys here in the seitch ?

they've put up pro-Frank, anti-Hack toons before, yes ?

let's put out feelers & an invite ...

The writer, Jerry Holkins, is definitely of the pure-Frank school of thought. I know he's written of his feelings before.

These two are responsible for the single greatest piece of anti-hack work ever. I'll link to it below ... for those who haven't seen it, I will warn you now: not safe for work, and offensive for the easily-offended:

http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2003/10/15/
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Re: Dune in Penny Arcade -- 1/13/10

Postby Apjak » 13 Jan 2010 14:24

I get to ad this one to my signature now.
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