Comic 179

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'''Date:''' April 17, 2006
 
'''Date:''' April 17, 2006
  
'''Summary:''' Of poor voter turn out, cannibalism and whales.
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'''Summary:''' Of poor voter turn-out, cannibalism and whales.
  
'''Cast:''' [[Beaver]], [[Steve]], [[Timmy the Turnip]]
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'''Cast:''' [[Beaver]], [[Steve]], [[Timmy the Turnip]], [[Potato Whale]]
  
'''[[:Category:Onomatopoeias|Onomatopoeias]] used:''' "[[CROSSED TURNIP FINGERS]]", "[[KICK|KICK!]]", "[[LOOM|LOOM!]]", "[[SWOOOSH|SWOOOSH!]]", "[[FORESHADOW|FORESHADOW!]]"
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'''[[:Category:Onomatopoeias|Onomatopoeias]] used:''' "[[KICK|KICK!]]", "[[LOOM|LOOM!]]", "[[SWOOOSH|SWOOOSH!]]", "[[FORESHADOW|FORESHADOW!]]"
  
 
'''Number of panels:''' 6
 
'''Number of panels:''' 6
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======Panel 1======
 
======Panel 1======
  
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[Shortly...]<br />
 
Beaver, Steve and Timmy are still afloat on the open sea. <br />
 
Beaver, Steve and Timmy are still afloat on the open sea. <br />
"Shortly..."<br />
 
 
Steve: "After carefully counting and re-counting the votes, the results are now in..."<br />
 
Steve: "After carefully counting and re-counting the votes, the results are now in..."<br />
Timmy with CROSSED TURNIP FINGERS<br />
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The text "CROSSED TURNIP FINGERS" points at Timmy's hand.<br />
 
Timmy: "Come on, come oooon..."
 
Timmy: "Come on, come oooon..."
  
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======Panel 4======
 
======Panel 4======
  
"Meanwhile in the depths below, a huge shadow stirs..."<br />
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[Meanwhile in the depths below, a huge shadow stirs...]<br />
 
A great whale-like shadow LOOM!ing.
 
A great whale-like shadow LOOM!ing.
  
 
======Panel 5======
 
======Panel 5======
  
"It is nature's most majestic creation: Tuberosum Macrocephalus"<br />
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[It is nature's most majestic creation: Tuberosum Macrocephalus]<br />
 
(the shadow's tail SWOOOSH!ing)<br />
 
(the shadow's tail SWOOOSH!ing)<br />
"Also known as..."
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[Also known as...]
  
 
======Panel 6======
 
======Panel 6======
  
"The Potato Whale!"<br />
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[The Potato Whale!]br />
The great whale moves FORESHADOW!ing.<br />
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The whale's potato-like appearance is revealed as it moves FORESHADOW!-ingly.
 
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==Fun Facts==
 
==Fun Facts==
  
*Steve not only carries ballot papers and pens, but also a knife and fork.<br />
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*Steve not only carries ballot papers and pens, but also a knife and fork.
*Turnips have a 135 mg of Potassium. <br />
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*Turnips have 135 mg of Potassium ("per 100g serving of course." - [[James Turner]])
*Even at sea voter turnout is horrible. <br />
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*Even at sea, voter turnout is horrible.
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*In Latin, "Tuberosum" means potato and "Macrocephalus" means whale, so the name is actually quite correct.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 09:20, 8 May 2006

Democracy at work

Link: Comic 179

Translations: http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/8/8f/Finnishflag.png Finnish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/5/52/Frenchflag.png French, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/5/57/Polishflag.png Polish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/0/04/Danishflag.png Danish, http://www.beaverandsteve.com/wiki/images/7/79/Italianflag.gif Italian

Title: 20,000 leeks under the sea - part 2

Date: April 17, 2006

Summary: Of poor voter turn-out, cannibalism and whales.

Cast: Beaver, Steve, Timmy the Turnip, Potato Whale

Onomatopoeias used: "KICK!", "LOOM!", "SWOOOSH!", "FORESHADOW!"

Number of panels: 6

Transcript

Panel 1

[Shortly...]
Beaver, Steve and Timmy are still afloat on the open sea.
Steve: "After carefully counting and re-counting the votes, the results are now in..."
The text "CROSSED TURNIP FINGERS" points at Timmy's hand.
Timmy: "Come on, come oooon..."

Panel 2

Steve: "It was a disappointing 33% turn-out at the polls, but the result is unanimous: We have to kill and eat Beaver."
Timmy KICK!ing
Timmy: "What?? I bet HE doesn't contain 135 mg of Potassium!"

Panel 3

Steve approaches Beaver with knife and fork ready.
Beaver: "Oh well, I guess you can't argue with Democracy!..."

Panel 4

[Meanwhile in the depths below, a huge shadow stirs...]
A great whale-like shadow LOOM!ing.

Panel 5

[It is nature's most majestic creation: Tuberosum Macrocephalus]
(the shadow's tail SWOOOSH!ing)
[Also known as...]

Panel 6

[The Potato Whale!]br /> The whale's potato-like appearance is revealed as it moves FORESHADOW!-ingly.

Fun Facts

  • Steve not only carries ballot papers and pens, but also a knife and fork.
  • Turnips have 135 mg of Potassium ("per 100g serving of course." - James Turner)
  • Even at sea, voter turnout is horrible.
  • In Latin, "Tuberosum" means potato and "Macrocephalus" means whale, so the name is actually quite correct.

References

None.

Previous comic:
#178
Next comic:
#180
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