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So, as I vaguely said in my previous entry, I still haven't even started making a remake of PrtSc Land even though I'd always said I wanted to starting on the 10th or 12th or 15th or (some other nice number)th anniversary of it - and I'd always been hoping that it would be the tenth anniversary, specifically.

But there is one way I thought of to celebrate it, or at least celebrate the date August 12, 2006 itself: by posting the strips that several comics BESIDES mine happened to run on that date or the nearest date possible! In roughly the order that I first became interested in each of these comics!

Garfield strip from August 12, 2006:

Okay, so Homestar Runner isn't a comic, but I'm gonna include it anyway. The H*R toon from August 14, 2006 (since there wasn't one between August 11-13, 2006) was No Hands On Deck!

xkcd strip from August 11, 2006:

Dinosaur Comic from August 10, 2006: (The next strip was on the 14th, so both are equally close to the 12th, but I picked the one with the Mario reference.)

Even though mezzacotta didn't actually exist until October 10, 2008, the backdated strip for August 12, 2006 doubles as a surprisingly accurate summary of PrtSc Land:

Irregular Webcomic! strip from August 12, 2006:

Since IWC has so many different themes, I'm also going to put in links to honorable mentions - the strips closest to August 12, 2006 in every theme except this one.
Me - 8-13-06
Fantasy - 8-10-06 and 8-14-06
Steve and Terry - 8-16-06
Space - 8-11-06
Cliffhangers - 8-9-06
Miscellaneous - 9-3-06
Star Wars - 7-26-06
Supers - 7-18-06
Martians - 7-31-06
Pirates - 10-11-06
Harry Potter - 4-27-06
Nigerian Finance Minister - 9-25-06
Death - 8-16-06
Espionage - 8-25-06
Imperial Rome - 9-15-06
Mythbusters - 8-7-06

Casey and Andy strip from August 7, 2006:

(part of the last story arc, which starts at this one)

Fun fact: In a strange coincidence, C&A went on hiatus right before I started the first version of PrtSc Land (not that anyone could've known at the time, since I didn't know about C&A yet and the first version of PSL wasn't online). C&A also ended thirteen days after the online version of PSL ended (not that I knew THAT at the time, either).

Ctrl+Alt+Del strip from August 12, 2006:

Terror Island strip from August 11, 2006 (even though the page says the 10th):

8-Bit Theater strip from August 12, 2006:

Tiny Ghosts strip from August 13, 2006:

Toothpaste For Dinner strip from August 12, 2006:

Natalie Dee strip from August 12, 2006:

Bob the Angry Flower strip from August 11, 2006:

Penny Arcade strip from August 11, 2006:

Married To The Sea strip from August 12, 2006:


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Aug. 13th, 2016 04:15 am (UTC)
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If I had to pick six words to describe myself, I would panic and ask someone for help because I am so downright random and weird that there is no possible way to describe myself or my journal in only six words.

So here's a list of things you'll probably see in this journal, in no particular order:
- Posts about my life
- Posts about my worrying about being disliked for any number of reasons
- Posts about the fact that I'm trying to fix all the things that are messed up in my LJ and DW and catch up on lots of websites that I'm behind on reading
- Backups of my posts on Miiverse now that Miiverse is discontinued... so if you want to know what some random guy was saying about New Super Mario Bros. U or Nintendo Land five years ago, this is the journal for you :P
- Quizzes and surveys and such
- References to random things I'm obsessed with
- Whatever else I feel like posting

Some of the random things I'm obsessed with are:
- LiveJournal (obviously)
- Looking back at things that were made years ago... old posts on LJ, etc.
- Math
- Weird dreams
- Video games (mostly Mario, Super Smash Bros., Kid Icarus, and Chip's Challenge)
- Video game music
- Homestar Runner
- Enya, my favorite singer and biggest celebrity crush
- Too many comics/webcomics to name... Garfield, mezzacotta, Terror Island, and Circle Versus Square might be the ones I'm the MOST obsessed with though. Oh, and Super Mario Maker Crash Course - that counts as a comic, right? It certainly counts as something I'm obsessed with :P
- Speaking of Super Mario Maker Crash Course, my biggest *fictional* crush is Mary O. Yes, I have a crush on the guide to a video game MANUAL. I'm so weird...

For a (hopefully) complete list of interests and Q&A about me, visit my profile. :) (Which is still in need of an update...)

This journal is semi-friends-only, but there's not much rhyme or reason to which entries are public and which ones aren't...
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