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May 30th, 2018, 9:59 am

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This page is mostly getting to know Blair a bit more and the kind of person he is. I don't have much else to say beyond that for now though, but I hope you like it.

(And thanks to everyone who wished me Happy Birthday yesterday, and to everyone who would have if I'd said anything about it.) <3


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June 20th, 2018, 11:15 pm

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May 30th, 2018, 10:08 am

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Why

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May 30th, 2018, 10:09 am

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@12AbbyRainbow:

Why what? O_O

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May 30th, 2018, 10:30 am

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Reason for short ish comment: I’m doing this race thingie with my friends where I try to get first comment and my friends noticed that there was an update.
Why what? Why well: why would Blair say such a thing, why would they go to Maria’s house first. What if the parents are home, and finally why also to my friend for trying to get first to annoy meh >:(.
And yeah

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May 30th, 2018, 11:08 am

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@12AbbyRainbow:

I'll never understand why being the first to post a comment (especially when that comment doesn't even say anything) matters so much to people. I know I can't technically make you stop, but it can be very disheartening for me as the writer when I pop in to read people's comments and conversations only to find a one-word post that says nothing at the top of the list. :/

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May 30th, 2018, 11:34 am

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There are different reasons for trying to get first but I do it because well at first I wanted you to notice me. But now I Just do it because my friends are doing it and yeah. I enjoyed being first. There’s this game and when the chat servers update everyone tries to get first or 2nd. I just like it and feel like I need to get first on this so yeah. Lol :) hope you enjoyed my story.

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June 1st, 2018, 10:40 am

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@12AbbyRainbow:

Perhaps you guys should end the game now? Or at least make an effort to say something worthwhile. Don't just leave it at "Why" and say nothing else. The comment section is for artists to get feedback on their work and as I writer who has occasionally posted work online, I understand the frustration of seeing there's a new comment, only to find out it doesn't really say anything.

Honestly, it's pretty rude and you didn't even apologize.

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May 30th, 2018, 10:08 am

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Blair is so nice!

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May 30th, 2018, 10:09 am

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I win

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May 30th, 2018, 10:15 am

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blair seems like a cool guy, but I want nothing more than to shave off his mullet right now.

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May 30th, 2018, 10:32 am

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DO NOT YOU DARE TOUCH HIS MULLET! >:(

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May 30th, 2018, 10:31 am

Michael (Guest)

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Blair is so nice, which is refreshing after the last few interactions these kids have had with adults.

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May 30th, 2018, 10:48 am

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I like Blair he’s got a wacky sense of humor

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May 30th, 2018, 11:11 am

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@LittleLynn84:

everyone who would have if I'd say anything about it.) <3

And that would be me. Happy Birthday!!!

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May 30th, 2018, 11:19 am

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@LittleLynn84 I’m sorry, I didn’t know it was your birthday yesterday. Happy Birthday!

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May 30th, 2018, 11:55 am

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Happy birthday @LittleLynn84

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May 30th, 2018, 11:29 am

Oka (Guest)

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@LittleLynn84 Happy birthday!!! I didn't know either, so I hope you don't mind the belated birthday too much! <3

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May 30th, 2018, 11:32 am

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Happy Belated birthday @LittleLynn84

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May 30th, 2018, 1:26 pm

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Maria’s parents aren’t going to stop by the school first are they? 0:

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May 30th, 2018, 2:50 pm

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We saw at the end of the last chapter that they did go to the school.

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May 30th, 2018, 3:57 pm

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You're not supposed to hide a birthday! Happy belated!

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May 30th, 2018, 6:20 pm

blueberry (Guest)

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What a nice guy :)
And you go Maria!

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May 30th, 2018, 7:11 pm

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He seems like a good guy for now anyways. Also happy belated birthday!

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May 30th, 2018, 7:36 pm

glmdgrielson (Guest)

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Wait, she's trying to avoid suspicion and the first thing she does is go to the most obvious hiding spot?

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May 31st, 2018, 3:23 am

Erin (Guest)

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I think I'm alone, but Blair gives me... really bad feelings. Like it's nice that he's giving Maria a place to stay, but like, maybe don't do the "funny come on" routine to a lesbian who's just been threatened with conversion therapy? Like it just feels off to me, especially because Blair does have some pretty significant material power over Maria in this particular situation. I don't know, maybe I'm just too mature for high school people now, but even if it is completely harmless it's in poor taste and if isn't... ewwwww.

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May 31st, 2018, 12:01 pm

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it is a teeny but unnerving to me, too. i think he's got some issues with recognizing people's emotions? like, he wanted to come out and asked emily to come out when she was trying to make it clear as possible that she didn't want to. and now, even knowing maria's situation, he cracks a sexual joke. he might just not be great at interacting with people in stressful situations.

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May 31st, 2018, 6:58 am

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@LittleLynn84:
Happy belated birthday! All the best for you, your comic(s) and your friends!

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May 31st, 2018, 11:52 am

TranshumanAr (Guest)

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Happy Birthday, Jocelyn! Also, don't test Maria's patience, Blair.

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May 31st, 2018, 9:07 pm

Willowstream646 (Guest)

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Ahhhh!!! I didn't know! Happy Birthday! I hope you and your bunnies and your wife enjoyed it very much! (I also hope you got many presents, because you, if anyone ever has, deserve them!)

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May 31st, 2018, 9:10 pm

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Maria needs stuff from her house, and what she's saying is that her parents would be going to/at the school by now, judging by the time they were called. Therefore, they are not at home, and Maria can quickly grab some things and then go into hiding.

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May 31st, 2018, 9:13 pm

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Hey, people, I have a question. So in one of the flashbacks, when Emily was texting Blair, she said to him that he owed her. I can't figure out what he owes her! Am I missing a major bit of plot? I have reread the story, and cannot figure it out! Am I just oblivious, or is there something to this?

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June 1st, 2018, 5:41 am

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Oh goodness I hope this works out :/ It seems kinda dangerous to stop at your house for anything when you're running away and you know there are people living there who want to take you away to conversion therapy. I mean I know clothes are important, but idk, it seems like it would be smarter to have Rudy carry a few of them to school on different days and give them to Emily to drop off at Blair's house. It wouldn't be too suspicious since Blair and Emily have known each other since before the start of this difficult situation. And Rudy is clearly good at smuggling clothes out of the house if he can become Ruby so often in public despite living in such a conservative household.

Anyway, good luck Maria! I really hope this does work and she doesn't get caught.

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June 1st, 2018, 7:34 am

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the family is out of the house, at school.

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June 1st, 2018, 11:17 am

Minim

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@Blop: It *is* risky, but:

a) Maria already knows her parents have been called to the school. And that they were at work when they were called (http://rainlgbt.smackjeeves.com/comics/2593264/mr-and-mrs-strongwell/) and so they're likely going to go straight to the school without going home first.

b) Even if they did pop home between leaving work and going to the school for some reason, there would still be signs of life in the house while they're there (lights turned on, car in driveway, etc.)

c) If the parents were to turn up while she was there (a genuine possibility in that situation) she likely already knows alternate routes of getting out or places she can quickly and temporarily hide in. (Rudy's room, maybe?) She's probably been thinking of escaping for a while (given the conversion therapy stuff first was brought up around a month ago in comic time) so it's fairly conceivable she's been planning in her head, possibly she packed some bags in case she needed to move quickly as well. (This is stuff I've been thinking of lately and I'm in nowhere near the same danger as Maria right now. I've got a bag that is practically ready to go just in case)

d) Maria's got a good support network here and it's plausible any of them might have lent their phone to Rudy with Blair's number so when the Strongwells leave the school Rudy can text Blair with warning and so Maria and Blair can scarper. (There's likely at least a couple of minutes between the school and home. Though it's also plausible none of them think of this, they are all teenagers after all.)

e) Would you trust your sibling with your underwear drawer? [/sillyjoke]

(of course, this is all a moot point anyway seeing as we already know she succeeded in her mission)

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June 1st, 2018, 5:14 pm

Blop (Guest)

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Yeah, you're right. I think I'm just on edge a little bit because of how extreme her father is and I really don't want anything bad to happen to her. You're probably right though, thank you for calming me down a little :)

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June 1st, 2018, 9:27 am

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first dayof pride month dupdate todayyy

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June 1st, 2018, 10:27 am

Bandana_girl

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Not quite, this was Wednesday's.

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June 1st, 2018, 10:12 am

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Blair = unrealistically good guy
I mean I'm pretty sure I'd say similar things, but my problems surface later in relationship.
For me it's easier to be honest with people I barely know

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