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lirvilas 11th Jul 2019, 8:31 PM edit delete
Chekov's Grenade!


and to answer your question, the guy who you haven't seen for a few pages


who may have done this before


jamie59 11th Jul 2019, 8:50 PM edit delete reply
I'd say Cluster Fucked! But that might be a bit mild for this.
lirvilas 12th Jul 2019, 4:32 PM edit delete reply
Naw, I’m not breaking out the cluster munitions just yet
Marvin Lacroix Maglaqui 11th Jul 2019, 9:18 PM edit delete reply
Marvin Lacroix Maglaqui
There's nothing as cool as priests with double AKs.
lirvilas 11th Jul 2019, 10:58 PM edit delete reply
Eh, it's my quick and inaccurate rendering to blame, but they're supposed to be silenced Hecker-Koch MP5s.
Marvin Lacroix Maglaqui 17th Jul 2019, 1:38 AM edit delete reply
Marvin Lacroix Maglaqui
don't worry, only gun nerds would notice ;)
Tom 12th Jul 2019, 4:25 AM edit delete reply
Well time to escalate a bad situation!
lirvilas 12th Jul 2019, 4:31 PM edit delete reply
Out of the firing line and into the... firing?
anonymous coward 12th Jul 2019, 5:01 AM edit delete reply
Jim Gordon is tossing 'nade like theoretical physicist Gordon Freeman? But he has no HEV suit, gravity gun or hornet gun here, he should be keeping his fragile and inadequately armed self behind cover and not attracting attention.
Microraptor 12th Jul 2019, 8:34 AM edit delete reply
No idea if this is an intentional reference, but his name rather reminds me of Commissioner Jim/James Gordon from the Batman stories. And given who this Jim Gordon (probably) is, that would be quite ironic...

And again, given who this guy (probably) is, I am pretty confident that he can handle a little grenade quite well...
anonymous coward 12th Jul 2019, 9:59 AM edit delete reply
It's one thing to learn how to throw a baseball as a kid, and another thing entirely to be fit, drilled and ready to participate in a firefight as a competent soldier. IT students of the Aaron Swartz type tend to be pretty pale and unfit because they are too busy with IT and its applications to spend much time on other things.
sigpig 12th Jul 2019, 10:15 AM edit delete reply
Considering how "Happy" this particular Jim Gordon may be, he certainly has had an extensive background in military skills...
anonymous coward 12th Jul 2019, 2:49 PM edit delete reply
You are hinting he may be Captain Happy pretending to be a MIT student nerd? Shouldn't he be way too old to make that one work? Mind you, knowledge of a little bit of internet usage trickery and an actual cracker or two in the background at a remote place to do the digital dirty work could present the necessary competence to sell the role.
lirvilas 12th Jul 2019, 4:36 PM edit delete reply
AC, come on! Haven’t you seen how grad school turns healthy young people into infirm, dissolute wrecks?
anonymous coward 12th Jul 2019, 6:17 PM edit delete reply
Yes, I have seen what poverty and overwork does to graduates and grad students of IT. Still, isn't Happy in his 50s or more by now? If he was a Cold Warrior that would've put him at least in his 20s during the 80s, which would lead to the guy being in his 50s or 60s by this point. That's a different kind of wrecked from someone that gets no sunlight, no exercise, regular sleep deprivation, variably poor nutrition, and continuous stress. For one thing, the skin problems tend more to being pale, greasy and zit-marked than the rough and leathery wrinkles of healthier old age.
sigpig 12th Jul 2019, 1:00 PM edit delete reply
I condemn you for not making Chuck wear bunny slippers...
lirvilas 12th Jul 2019, 4:34 PM edit delete reply
What was that? My hearing ain’t so good these days, sonny. You said you want to see MJ in a bunny outfit? Jeez, give me a few hours to get on that...
NeilKapit 13th Jul 2019, 11:47 PM edit delete reply
Sense of humor or not, holy men tend to be more likely to escalate a situation, not less
BlueDragon 5th Jan 2020, 7:24 PM edit delete reply
"Do nothing rash."

Too late :D She knows who she's traveling with, right?
lirvilas 5th Jan 2020, 9:03 PM edit delete reply
Maybe she's choosing to be blind.
BlueDragon 5th Jan 2020, 10:02 PM edit delete reply
The blind leading the blind? Hm...