The Comment Awards Are Slutty, Helpful, and Unable to Wear Shoes

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Good morning, fireflies! I just discovered rootbeer-flavored kombucha, and I’m obsessed. What are you drinking today?

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And then there were your comments!

On So You Want To Dress Like You’re in “The Birdcage”:

The No Shirt No Shoes Full Service Award to Katrina:

AGADOR!!! A forever favorite. Also I deeply relate to “slutty, helpful, and unable to wear shoes

On Embrace Your Inner Beach Mommi This Summer With Ocean-Themed Jewelry:

The Cuddlefish Award to ilex and cleo:

I can only guess that the lesbian identified cuttle fish earrings love to cuttle.

On At “Dinner at Shibden Hall,” We Sure Did Dine!

The Good Soup Award to cleo:

I don’t *think* you meant this as a euphemism, but it sure as heck sounds like it *could* be a euphemism. Either way, carry on thinking about chef Melissa’s soup!

And the Power Couple Award to Nicky and speakpirate:

That Power Couples article is only a couple weeks old, but it clearly requires an update!

On “Gentleman Jack” Takes its Lesbian Drama on the Magic Railroad:

The Anne took Ann and Marian and Marianna to visit the Aunts Ann Award to c and unexpectedfreeformfan:

I love that Anne is married to Ann, her sister is Marian, and her ex is Marianna. And I think her aunt is Ann too? basically everyone has two names I was ready to fight Anne in the class war since she used child labor and shit. I like that they don’t shy away from that reality, it makes the show more interesting

On New Gay Achievement Unlocked: I’m Making My Own Oat Milk:

The Cows Don’t Look Like That Award to Vanessa:

okay wait just had to come back to say i clicked through the website and am DEVASTATED that the almond cow doesn’t actually look like a cow :( i was picturing like a lil cow appliance sitting on my kitchen counter… alas!

And on Pop Culture Fix: Cinematic Masterpiece “A Simple Favor” Is Getting a Sequel:

The 2 Simple 2 Favor Award to Charlotte, Kristana and thatottergirl:

oh my god, A Simple Favor sequel! finally some good news! potential titles: – A Simpler Favor – A Complicated Favor – 2 Simple 2 Favor – A 2imple Favor – A Simple Favor: Jail Mommi – A Simple Favor: The Return Of Knives Lesbian

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  1. Wow, wow, wow. I got two comment awards! And one of them was for my first ever pun on AS. Thank you!

    And right now I am drinking iced ginger peach green tea (that I made myself) and it is delicious.

  2. I love how amid all the chaos we always take time out to cackle.

    I would’ve contributed something about a “soup chef” somewhere but yeah, didn’t happen. These Comment Awards sure save me though !

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