Lol that third panel is epic:P
I agree with this guy.
It's Rick's first appearance! ...I think.
No, Rick was previously debuted in "How to Accept an Unwanted Gift" http://www.basicinstructions.net/?p=372
In my case, the head nod means that we both understand that we do NOT have each others' backs in any situation whatsoever.
"It's like aloha, only violent!" lmao XD
Me, I tend to develop individual greetings with everyone. With one girl I used to bring my arm up in a wild, wide haymaker of a wave while howling a deep-throated "HAY!". (She started it.)
This approach has its moments. One time I thought I saw the above girl in the middle of a fairly crowded street and obviously went for the haymaker swing, and I would have done it before I saw it wasn't her at all if my hand had not caught in my jacket pocket.
Wait, it's only guys that do the silent nod? Crap, I need to stop doing that (or else get some surgery, but I suspect my husband wouldn't approve of that).
@ Artie:That instruction was in 2010, this one's from 06.
YES. The silent head nod, my personal favorite.
The silent head nod...
1. There's no better way to physically express, "Just 'cause you're lookin' at me, doesn't mean I have to talk to you pal."
2. An african-american pastime; traditionally known to exist just like running track and diddling of the white women.
You're all welcome.
oddly, thats what runs through my mind when i recieve a head nod. hmmmm
The Head Nod- The perfect way way to either inform someone that "you recognize they are a sentient being and thus can move on without making further comment on the fact that you made eye contact" or that you have their back when the violence goes down.