Sorry for the rerun. I'll be back with a fresh comic next time.
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Ooooh, Mullet Boss has hidden depths. O_o
Even though it's a rerun, I still had trouble with the first panel: would not ever just seems harder than wouldn't ever or would never to read. But maybe that's just me.
Something about this rare almost-connection between Scott and Mullet Boss is kind of heartwarming.
In this comic, we pretend that it's possible to respect anything having to do with William Riker.
I started playing trombone because I had long arms. Seriously. The band teacher said "Hey, you have long arms, you should play trombone" and I, stupidly, said "Sure!"
Also, fun fact: the trombone is one of the loudest, if not the loudest, unamplified musical instrument. You can make your crappy music drunken slurring be heard for miles* with one of those things.
At least trombonists are a step above those sad folks who play the recorder. There is a reason those can be found in every dollar store in America. The triangle deserves more respect if just for the honesty in its simplicity.
I played trombone in grade school because the rental guy told my parents my lips were too big for a trumpet. He forgot to mention the case I had to carry to school weighed almost as much as me.
Star Trek: Bringing anti-trombonists and trombonists together since, umm, 2014.
Sorry to disappoint you, but the reasoning is faulthy: As will tell you, Commander Riker is the exception to the rule. (And the next page will explain that he is the exception to every rule.)
Whenever a rerun shows up on BI there's an odd mixture of emotions. Disappointment when you realize you've seen this one before, coupled with happiness at the confirmation that it's still funny the second or third time around.
A re-run? Dammit! I haven't seen this one before and I thought I'd seem them all. Now I'm going to have to trawl the archives to make sure I've not missed any more. DOH!
I hadn't seen this one first time. Funny, as I was reading the comic, I was thinking "I'd want to start playing the trombone to be like Riker." Minuet...
Sadly, I had a feeling that Commander Riker would be involved with this. I'm such a nerd.
As 13 others will have posted already (estimate, not including paying customers), I'm stunned, too.
Lucky it was only set to stun, or your readership would be way down on Friday.
The comic doesn't show up.
Now I want to see a drawing of mullet boss "rikering".
I always think of Riker when trombones are discussed ...so, rarely
aaah, deep in my soul I always knew, somehow, that mullet boss was a cool guy like me, in other words, a sci-fi geek. Now i think that his hair is cooler than before.
The first panel is hilarious and can be a fun game to play with your coworkers. I knew there was going to be a Riker reference from the moment the trombone was mentioned, but I didn't expect it to come from mullet boss! I always thought of him as more of a bad saxophone or keytar player...
As a trombone player and a Star Trek fan, this is one of my favorites. I have it hanging on my wall in my cube at work.
Site suddenly isn't showing me images on android. Haven't done anything to change, it.worked 2 days ago but now all your images are just a box with a question mark in it.
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I'm trying to decide if Scott has a thing against trombones.
The trombone was the last brass instrument I learned to play, afteer several valved ones. I enjoyed it very much.
Scott: the tuba is easier to make fun of. Trust me.
They guy who wrote this is a complete loser when compared to a trombonist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLfsLx04GjE
As usual, very sad to see the trombone-hate :-(
There was a time, long ago, where professional trombone players toured the world like rock stars. Sadly, those days are over.