Saturday Morning Cartoons: Mega Crush

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  1. I’ve only once fucked a roommate. Yeah…didn’t turn out so great. Cannot recommend. This comic, I can.

  2. The one time I had a crush on a roommate I told her and I am so glad that I did. My feelings were not reciprocated but it was such a relief to have them out in the open as something that could be recognized and discussed instead of something that I had to hide. It let me do a lot of roommate and friend things that otherwise I would have been like “is this a date???” and be able to answer “no Alice, this is not a date, calm down, you are having fun with your friend.”

    • This is good! Usually when people have crushes I advise them to just come out and admit it to the person they have a crush on. Either it works out great, or you can get over it quicker (which is also great)

    • I mean… Ari probably loves burritos. She probably was going to her room to eat a burrito in peace without Andy hovering over her.

  3. I am both of these when I have a crush, but very very little Andy so really it’s just me being like “I should do something to let them know I like them!” and then the rest of me going “DON’T DO ANYTHING. LEAVE IT ALONE. LET IT FADE. MOVE TO A DIFFERENT STATE.”

    • the panel with the zinger heart is a direct parallel of this one panel of lois that is my faaaavorite, from early days of DTWOF where lois is dating a recently-divorced lady who swans out of the cafe they’re at and lois does this wistful pining thing. idk what it is about it, just like, wistful pining + queer crush.

      • OOoooooO if it is a direct parallel I did not realize it! But also that is rad and such a compliment!

  4. I hooked up with a housemate. We were fine, but our other housemate gave us both black eyes because she fancied both of us. Punching people is a bad way to say you like them tho.
    Also, I am disappointed Andy does not like Settlers of Catan. How about Ticket to Ride, Andy??

    • THIS IS AN EPIC STORY! Holy crap! That sounds crazy intense and dramatic!

      ALSO Probably not. Andy isn’t much to table top games (but loves puzzles)

  5. I think this should be a weekly feature. The other comics should continue to rotate, but there should always be Scout.

  6. I realized I had a crush on my roommate (but suppressed the feelings b/c whut ur not gay!) and it was actually part of how I found out I was mayyyybe not straight. So, thanks roommate who I don’t talk to anymore for helping me figure out I’m bisexual!

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