How to Confound Your Alien Captor

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Reader Comments (16)

just explain to them how using credit as though it was cash is supposed to pull the world out of a spiralling economic depression and i think you'd have stumped them.

January 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjiggly mcsickfingers

*sad face* hot wings?

November 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterIzzy

My school gym teacher always got that exact popping vein in that exact spot. Does that mean that it is universally connected to anger and frustration, or that my gym teacher was an alien?

March 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChattermouth

the following statement is false.
the above statement is true.


works equally well with progenitors of both alien invasion and the robo-pocalypse.

May 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpiscesmended

That paradox can be simplified to just "This statement is false."

May 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersnafubar

That just means both statements are false. And, people aren't destroyed by logical paradox, why would aliens be?

July 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJesse

@Jesse: They can't both be false. The first one claims the second one is false. The second one says the first one is right. Hence paradox.

July 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBucket

@piscesmended

dang it! you stole my paradox!!

July 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHoboSnake

Really, all I want is my girlfriend, free internet, the food and drinks I like, and every single Pokemon game as they come out

August 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterIcalasari

Icalasari, you can have all those Pokemon games... But no way to trade! Muahahahaaa!

September 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMoop

@jiggly mcsickfingers: Way to make an annoying political statement in response to a web comic, i am humbled by your intelligence.

January 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterUrasai

@piscesmended: Unless this alien race understands lying. Then they could deduct that you had to have been lying on one of them, and you're screwed.

March 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterADSF

All I can think about is that a picture of his face paired with the quote "What about my Hot Wings?!" would be an epic T-shirt.

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAllen

If you wrote a webcomic about all webcomics that are not self-referential, would it include itself? And if not, how many other titles are there that you could include?

January 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Carnegie

it is simpler then thar. just think of elivator music

April 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterE.nigma

Shouldn't the aliens be communicating with thought bubbles? The aliens in Star Trek's "The Menagerie" communicated with their thoughts and not by audibly speaking. Or would doing so be copyright infringement?

May 25, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVeronicka

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