April 11, 2008
#409: Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)
[[Guy showing off electric skateboard to girl reading something]]
Guy: Check it out! An electric longboard!
[[Guy riding longboard with girl sitting onboard – people in background]]
[[Girl turned around on longboard]]
Girl: I feel like we’re missing something…
[[Guy throwing 3 green Koopa Troopa shells; girl throwing 1 red Koopa Troopa shell – like Mario Kart]]
[[Guy and girl still on longboard, going up an incline]]
Guy: Skating uphill like this is amazing. Years of gliding downhill and pushing uphill, and now suddenly it’s gliding both ways.
[[Guy and girl after passing an S-curve and boulder]]
Guy: It’s like going from C to Python. You don’t realize how much time you were spending on the boring parts until you don’t have to do them anymore.
Girl: But coding C or assembly makes you a better programmer. Maybe the boring parts build character.
[[Guy and girl on longboard…]]
Guy: Yeah… but it depends how you want to spend your life. See, my philosophy is –
[[Longboard get into an accident]]
[[Calvin and Hobbes laying down in the grass near the guy and girl laying down on the grass – Calin and Hobbes’s wagon is on the path, as is the longboard – all characters seeing stars]]