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Well, this seems like the beginning of a healthy relationship.
A fine line between torment and mocking... a very fine line.
You realize of course that the logical end point for all this is dating and marriage, yes?
P4 does a great job of describing how I became friends with my 'best' friend, the man who was the best man at my wedding. I have a lot of other very good, lifelong friends whom I met on the basis of some shared interests, but my 'best' friend - yeah, he and I started out from antipathy if not outright mockery.
Yeah that's... that's golden. I think I've been in exactly that situation myself. In fact I think most of my friends since childhood have started out this way.
Ha, this is eerily similar to how me and my girlfriend got together. After all mutual hate = love.
Being extra cheerful toward angry people is so much fun!
Panel three has me chuckling to no end. Brilliant!
I LOVE this one! A friendship with the angry client would be hysterical!
But please, please, please give us one with the angry client and the motivational speaker!
Are you going to have a new special friend? Will the Client and Allison meet and start dating? Will you then have to endure that special Hell that is known as the Double Date?
I'll stay tuned and find out!
Huh. Thinking about it, this seems to be how I met everyone I know. Funny comic!
This is pure genius.
I like how he's referred to as "THE" client, implying that he is the only one. It's a miracle this company is still afloat.
Great idea Matthe Allison, er, Al and The Client on a date. He would REALLY hate the company then!
he looks like a fine match for Allison. set them up on a date, please
It is illogical (not that that matters) that Scott hates the client. Although Scott isn't responsible (I hope) for failing to do the work that the client requires - the company is - Scott is paid by the company (I hope) to act as its representative, and to be blamed for the client for the company letting him down.
So maybe Scott hates the client for some reason that hasn't been shown, such as, the client uses the same cologne as Mullet Boss. Or as Athena, which is kind of difficult to explain to Mrs. Scott.
It is also illogical that the client hates Scott, but, likewise, understandable. And Scott works for the company, the company is unethical, so maybe Scott isn't squeaky-clean here.
And since when does Scott not know what to say to the client? Scott usually has plenty of lines in these encounters. Of course Scott doesn't know what to say that will make the client not be mad at the company and also isn't a lie. For instance, "We'll get it done by next week" presumably is a lie.
I swear this is a re-enactment of my wedding.
I dislike lots of people. If I don't want to dislike myself, I really can't view disliking people as a major character flaw, so if people dislike me, I just avoid them, or keep contact short.Often, this leads them to seek my company later, because along with my abrasive tendencies, I am also helpful, patient when people need to vent, and tolerant of differences. I don't stop avoiding them, though, because I know what they think of me, and dislike being used.
Laughing so hard I have tears streaming down my face.
So Angry Client and Scott are on the road to becoming the worst of friends.
Sadly this is the only way I can make my friends....
After Man of Steel, all I can hear is "I WILL FIND HIM!!" when I see angry client.
So in addition to having previously visited a gentleman's club with the client, and his own best friend, and having worked together once to show up the company, now Scott is having regular beers with him? I think he may have to face up to the fact that they are already friends!
Be careful, it can get to the point that you grow to like having them around to hate. Sort of like watching something terrible like "Toddlers and Tiaras" or "Ancient Aliens", only to come to realize that since it's the show you watch the most and enjoy watching the most, it's technically your favourite show.
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