Comic 390 - Break

9th Mar 2017, 11:00 PM in The Ball
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Sky 9th Mar 2017, 11:00 PM edit delete
Dot X will return on Tuesday, the 21st!

Sorry about taking this time off, but I really need to this week. Things will be back to normal before you know it!

I've actually created this page specifically because I knew I'd be taking a break around the time of this scene shift. This wasn't part of the original plan for this chapter! :O

I know this page doesn't look like much, but consider it my thank you to all of you who've been having fun theorizing. I'm sure you'll have fun with this one!

Though I'm taking this week off, SkyJam and the SDCP will continue as usual this week! We're doing a D&D themed challenge this week, so if you're a fan of the ol' dice and monsters now's the time to get on board!


zenpai 9th Mar 2017, 11:05 PM edit delete reply
they can't outrun the demon...she's already here...

wait, is the demon a she? and does she have a name other than "the demon"?
Secretkeeper626 10th Mar 2017, 12:22 AM edit delete reply
Phate 10th Mar 2017, 4:59 AM edit delete reply
THE WALLPAPER IS GREEN! It is also evil!
Phate 10th Mar 2017, 5:01 AM edit delete reply
Oh my god the pool balls represent the characters don't they.
zenpai 10th Mar 2017, 6:58 AM edit delete reply
oh crap you're right
triforce fandom 10th Mar 2017, 10:25 AM edit delete reply
I would name my demon "Lukas"
AdvocateofVoid 10th Mar 2017, 11:50 AM edit delete reply
Wow, I haven't commented for so long that ComicFury logged me out...

OK, so it looks like we theorists and analysts are expected to make something of these three panels, so I'm gonna give it my best shot! But first, shoutout to Phate, because I wouldn't have posted anything if you didn't point out the pool ball character thing.

Trying to figure out who's who and what is happening is so hard I'm gonna need someone's help for this. Since Sky has pulled out the big guns here, I'm calling in backup; my friend, the SylphofDreams!
SylphofDreams 10th Mar 2017, 11:51 AM edit delete reply
AdvocateofVoid 10th Mar 2017, 12:01 PM edit delete reply
First, and this is a pretty minor detail that will only be useful to the those who are trying to find out which character is which pool ball. Before this I was using the background colors of each picture on the Character Bios page. Now I realize that for those whose numbers are visible, the numbers match the order in which they appear on that page.
AdvocateofVoid 10th Mar 2017, 12:04 PM edit delete reply
Also, I should mention that Sylph hasn't actually read any of this comic yet, so they'll be sharing a pretty unique point of view.
SylphofDreams 10th Mar 2017, 12:05 PM edit delete reply
Still in the process of reading it!
Secretkeeper626 10th Mar 2017, 12:35 PM edit delete reply
The pink and green balls together in the middle is Gell and Hurricane.
Phate 10th Mar 2017, 2:09 PM edit delete reply
The yellow ball in the corner with the cue ball and 8 ball is Mi with fade and Speedy

If the red 8 ball is clone, the yellow stripe is paste, the darker stripe is denim, and pudding is pale blue(with fang and terra as the stripped balls behind pudding)

The solid blue and purple are Goo and Zeda with lime and Banana

I think Frisky might be with Moonlight and Sparky's off by himself

Phate 10th Mar 2017, 3:48 PM edit delete reply
After that it's a bit hard for me to tell.
Secretkeeper626 10th Mar 2017, 11:45 PM edit delete reply
The lone dark green stripe #20 or 28? Can't tell, but it's Anaconda.
AdvocateofVoid 11th Mar 2017, 1:53 PM edit delete reply
Now, on to something I think is a little interesting. All of the other characters are represented as regular pool balls, if a little discolored, but Speedy is the cue ball. It could be reasoned that he's the white ball because he's completely white, but when we look at paste, even though he's even whiter than Speedy, he has a yellow stripe. I could go on and on about this, but I'll just say that my main theory is that Speedy will be the one who will cause the big conflict or put things in motion.
Triforce fandom 11th Mar 2017, 1:55 PM edit delete reply
The balls are a map of where EVERYONE is on the first floor of the house, well that's what I think anyways.
Darth Escar 12th Mar 2017, 11:23 AM edit delete reply
Darth Escar
I'm glad I've finally been able to get caught up again. It seems like I came back at an extra interesting point.
Phate 13th Mar 2017, 12:51 PM edit delete reply
@triforce fandom
Aren't Mi &co on the roof though? Unless you mean a birds-eye-view

Could that theory be expaned to Fade being sort of the odd one out for the group? As the 8-ball he remains untouched until the end.
TheTyGuy 13th Mar 2017, 3:14 PM edit delete reply
There are only 23 billiards (I used a smart word,) but the numbers go up to 28. Is it a design flaw, or are there even more characters to come?
triforce fandom 14th Mar 2017, 10:17 AM edit delete reply
@Phate: yes that's exactly what I mean. Phate, you get................... a cookie.
AdvocateofVoid 14th Mar 2017, 3:51 PM edit delete reply
Hmm, yeah, that does make sense as being as dense as he is can actually lead to some serious social problems such as not remembering names, making poor decisions, and saying things that he doesn't think are hurtful, but actually are. He could actually end up all alone for a long period of his life because people decide to stop dealing with him, which is why I feel sorry for comic reliefs like him.

It's probably because character numbers 5, 10, 11, 13, and 15 aren't at the ball
AdvocateofVoid 14th Mar 2017, 3:53 PM edit delete reply
Those characters are Hatchet, Audrey, Danny, Captain Loofy, and Chia
TheTyGuy 14th Mar 2017, 4:29 PM edit delete reply
OOOOOOOOOHH!!!!!!1!! Everything makes sense now.
explode7 14th Mar 2017, 7:56 PM edit delete reply
*COUGH there is no way this isn't a homestuck reference COUGH*
AdvocateofVoid 15th Mar 2017, 8:08 AM edit delete reply
Fade is Snowman confirmed
Phate 15th Mar 2017, 5:27 PM edit delete reply
The Demon is Lord English confirmed
Danny will soon ascend to godtier
Phate 15th Mar 2017, 5:29 PM edit delete reply
@AoV That's super clever!
I didn't even consider that!
I think we can say we've officially cracked this pool table.

AdvocateofVoid 16th Mar 2017, 8:13 AM edit delete reply
I think now it's the time for as many pool and billiards puns as possible.
triforce fandom 16th Mar 2017, 10:30 AM edit delete reply
@phate or anyone who reads this comment: will there ever be a Dr. Eggman oc?
triforce fandom 16th Mar 2017, 10:33 AM edit delete reply
what would you(anyone who reads this comment) name a demon or angel oc? demon; Lukas, angel; idk
AdvocateofVoid 16th Mar 2017, 1:36 PM edit delete reply
So finally, I think it's time for my full thoughts on Frisky.
This is one of the reasons I brought Sylph into the webcomic, because I know that we will have somewhat different opinions.

Firstly, I don't like how she treats her friends. Sure, with Pudding, she's kind of nice, but she's apparently not nice enough to use any of her huge wealth to help her go to school. It's like this for all of her "friends," where she will only sort of care as long as it means she doesn't have to spend any money and there's some sort of juicy drama. The only occasion when she'll actually loosen her purse strings is during parties about her.
Not even Fade, who is her "responsibility" is allowed any expense and instead has to sleep in a box. I mean, come on, she at least has to have some sort of spare guest bedroom, and even Fade called himself a glorified pet. Also, at first, when Frisky asked Gell if she and Hurricane were a couple, I thought she actually cared. Well, she did care, but not because she's a good friend. Apparently, she made some sort of bet with some Mobian who I guess wasn't at the ball.
Next, I don't like how she acts. The entire ball is just an overblown look-at-me,-I-wasted-a-priceless-artifact-to-make-a-pretty-dress fest. And what about the other party she threw? It was all so she could flaunt her new boyfriend to her other friends. The only people she invited to the ball herself were older Mobians who she 'looks up to' and the sibling of one of those Mobians. I can't think of anything that could possibly mean other than that she wants to impress them. I don't just have a problem with how she acts in social situations, I don't like how she acts the rest of the time either. When she's not showing herself off, she's practically not doing anything. We haven't seen her spend a cent of her money unless it's to do something that falls into the Showing Herself Off category, and money isn't the only thing she doesn't use. She also owns an entire library full of rare books that just gather dust and as I've said before I don't believe that there isn't a single guest bedroom that Fade could be staying in.

So there it is. That is my whole problem with Frisky. To sum it all up, she's a rich ego maniac who uses her friends to make herself look good.
explode7 16th Mar 2017, 5:53 PM edit delete reply
crusty cheez-its, aov. that changes the way i look at this situation
zenpai 16th Mar 2017, 7:05 PM edit delete reply
did anyone else notice that Fade isn't actually the 8-ball? his billiard has the typical 8-ball color, but the actual 8-ball is a purple color (possibly the ball that represents Frisky).

in fact, after a quick search, very few billiards -- if any -- are their typical color.

not sure if that changes anything, or if that was even intentional, but there you go.
zenpai 16th Mar 2017, 10:44 PM edit delete reply
the (possibly) Pudding ball is the 1-ball as well.
Phate 17th Mar 2017, 7:06 AM edit delete reply
@Trifore Fandom
I think Mi has the whole "dr.eggman" thing covered.
Angle Name: Nocturne?

That's a really good point actually. The only adjustment I'd make is with Frisky's view of Gel and Anaconda. It's not so much, "hey look at me!" With thise two, whom as we've seen have open dislike of Frisky, but more "I want to impress you." She saw herself as one of Gel's good friends dispite somewhat limited interactions before this ball. I think there's some layer to Frisky we've yet to see. Cause I get the feeling she knows she's not everyone's favorite person.
Phate 17th Mar 2017, 7:07 AM edit delete reply
Yeah that makes sense because everyone's numbered...
Fade's still an odd ball though(ba-bum tsh)
Phate 17th Mar 2017, 7:09 AM edit delete reply
It's nice to see everyone pooling together on this page. Which was a nice break. Not too many of these theories are a long shot, so i think we got a lot of these predictions right in the pocket.
Secretkeeper626 17th Mar 2017, 12:59 PM edit delete reply
*scrambles to keep "ba-dum-tss"-ing with so many puns*
triforce fandom 17th Mar 2017, 1:11 PM edit delete reply
@Phate: i meant a human robotics doctor. second; you misspelled angel and something not too revealing like Serina
SylphofDreams 17th Mar 2017, 6:33 PM edit delete reply
Though @AdvocateofVoid made some good points about Frisky's behavior I don't completely agree with them. Fade does sleep in a box but he seems to enjoy it and I don't see how he is in any way her responsibility. Sleeping in a box isn't ideal but it isn't her job to care for him . However I do agree that she only spends money on her parties to flaunt her wealth and valuables like her boyfriend and dress.Speaking of she tends to treat her boyfriend like another one of her possessions. Fade is only there when she needs to show him off. She doesn't just take her boyfriend for granted, she takes her Library for granted. Not touching her library is probably one of the worst things she has done so far. She has a WHOLE CASTLE and she doesn't seem to appreciate her wealth or friends. While her friends destroy bits of a house to build a treehouse she is using priceless stones as dresses. She doesn't care for her friends and takes her wonderful boyfriend for granted. In conclusion she should stop taking her friends and wealth for granted and start treating her friends and boyfriend with more care and respect.
Phate 17th Mar 2017, 10:06 PM edit delete reply
Curse you autocorrect
@triforce fandom
And I think Dot X is mostly focused on the "mobians"(we use this term until Sky makes a new one)
We might see someone towards the latter parts od Dot X, but again I think he's try to dissociate from Sonic as muh as possible.
triforce fandom 20th Mar 2017, 10:54 AM edit delete reply
@Phate: you mean tomorrow (evil smile) p.s. what about Mario Easter eggs? please Skylar(Hetreagod) please
triforce fandom 20th Mar 2017, 1:03 PM edit delete reply
@phate: latter parts od Dot x do you mean later parts of Dot x
triforce fandom 20th Mar 2017, 1:04 PM edit delete reply
let me guess auto correct is a troll
zenpai 20th Mar 2017, 1:59 PM edit delete reply
@Phate your puns are an excellent use of the English language. i hope these theories aren't just scratching the surface of what this page means, though.
zenpai 24th Mar 2017, 11:40 AM edit delete reply
looking back on it, that WAS a pretty good break!