#782 Be Careful What You Wish For

9th July 2021 in An 80s Tale
#782 Be Careful What You Wish For
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GoodKaptainKook 9th Jul 2021, 12:01 AM
GoodKaptainKook
Well, it might be a shock to him now, but almost forty years down the road I don't think he's regretting saying that before getting a big surprise from her. Maybe it's just me :D
Fox-Jake 9th Jul 2021, 12:05 AM
Fox-Jake
Just wait till 1991 when Grunge makes a breakthrough, you guys would have some serious competition.
WCP 9th Jul 2021, 12:18 AM
Belinda: I need you to drive me to the doctor, Tony.

Tony: Why?

Belinda: Well…that unforgettable night we….joined the Christmas Club….

Tony: Oh….
Thisa Lucas 9th Jul 2021, 12:37 AM
Thisa Lucas
If Tony is considering leaving the band, then it might be a smart idea.

Besides, his bamdmates aren't that pleasant to be around.
FreyFox 9th Jul 2021, 9:41 AM
FreyFox
It's that point where they're sick of the sight of each other...
Long Tom 9th Jul 2021, 11:24 AM
Long Tom
You've heard of chili mac? Try eating Fleetwood Mac, and you'll get a big fight inside your stomach!
WCP 9th Jul 2021, 2:23 PM
From what is being shown, I think they’re only sick of the sight of only one
kennethsarmstrong 13th Jul 2021, 1:21 AM
Rupert's conflict with his band is so sad. This reminds me of when the Eagles broke up in the early nineties.

I pity Rupert and the Rodents' fans. It's no fun when a band breaks up because the bandmates can no longer stand each other.
Long Tom 13th Jul 2021, 5:19 PM
Long Tom
But you cannot force a relationship to work either. Let a band stay together despite its internal fissures and it will show. That was the case with the Beatles.
WaxBadger 9th Jul 2021, 12:55 AM
Ooooh, we got a couple of cinnamon twists baking! You're a master chef Tony!
THOMAS K DYE 9th Jul 2021, 3:14 AM
I still love that third panel! Very evocative!
FreyFox 9th Jul 2021, 9:41 AM
FreyFox
Hehe :)
Tjimmy1999 9th Jul 2021, 4:36 AM
It's always that classic type of accident.
FreyFox 9th Jul 2021, 9:41 AM
FreyFox
Can't go wrong with the classics!
Long Tom 9th Jul 2021, 11:21 AM
Long Tom
Funny, I remember seeing parts of Live Aid on television and I never saw any African performers, nor did I see any of the performers do anything other than the songs they had already done before.

And I thought didgeridoos were supposed to be Australian.
Prince Puppycorn 10th Jul 2021, 6:37 AM
I think at this point Rupert’s just making excuses to hide the fact that:

A. Maybe they weren’t included because Bob didn’t like their music

B. He’s trying to gaslight them over the whole manager fiasco
Long Tom 10th Jul 2021, 11:56 AM
Long Tom
Or maybe they weren't prestigious enough compared to the other big names like Elton John or Led Zeppelin?
Prince Puppycorn 10th Jul 2021, 6:49 PM
That’s also accurate
Shaggy 11th Jul 2021, 7:47 PM
Wear a condom kids.
Excelsior_Thirty 12th Jul 2021, 4:10 AM
Agreed, but too, despite of faith, if you can't avoid abstinence, BC is the way to go, lasses.
GoodKaptainKook 12th Jul 2021, 5:59 AM
GoodKaptainKook
Or at least wait until a ring's on her finger, or you're both sure you want kids!
ZsewqTheWolf 12th Jul 2021, 6:37 AM
ZsewqTheWolf
he did but gone cheap with it
kennethsarmstrong 13th Jul 2021, 12:00 AM
Some bandleader Rupert is. He is letting the band's manager embezzle its hard-earned money. This reminds me of Rocky V, where Rocky's manager steals most of Rocky's fortune. By the time Rocky notices, it was too late to stop him.

His bandmates noticed what the manager was doing, but Rupert was too dumb to do anything about it.
kennethsarmstrong 13th Jul 2021, 12:21 AM
As it would turn out, Father Christmas would leave two gifts for Tony and Bel.

I hope that Tony gives up smoking.

(My apologies for placing this post in last week's forum.)
FreyFox 13th Jul 2021, 10:27 AM
FreyFox
I think this would have motivated him to quit smoking yeah ^^