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    *snicker*

    let me guess; personal experience?

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    Arte

    I know this comic is old, but I had to comment on how funny this is. It made me giggle immaturely. Way to go, Enzo.

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    Manav Mehta

    Yooo enzo, i graduated from TAS..probably have no idea who i am..
    just have to say..this is some seriously good stuff man...-moderate the masturbating so you can keep this up..

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    thatperson

    So I'm like a year late here, but anyway to me the answer is simple.

    Nobody stole it from anyone, because Enzo and Rob Denbleyker BOTH fantasize about violating snowmen! 😀

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    danineteen

    i followed C&H for a good 2 years or so, but that apparently ripped-off comic didn't come to mind when i saw this.

    plus, it's totally different. everyone can see that

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    Rigo

    Hey man.. love ur stuff... Cyanide & Happiness suck..

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    Maurzattack

    This has totally given me inspiration to start my own comic! Thanks guys!!

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    lollors

    Ahaha, those accusers fail so hard...I like this one a lot!

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    BlushingMo1

    Oh boy, Oh boy!!!

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    Skater901

    Just say that you're tributing the awesomeness that is Cyanide & Happiness. No-one can complain then, because tributes are awesome. And to be honest, that's the first thought I had when I read it. "LOL he's referencing Cyanide & Happiness! THAT'S SO COOL!"

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    Aly

    Yea, I like yours better 🙂

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    l33t

    wow...this 1 is funnier than the C&H one lmao XDDD

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    Basil

    The comments were nearly as funny as the comic, honestly.
    And yes, I liked your version better than the C&H one, too.

    😡

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    Brittni

    *comment, not comic.

    *sigh* i'm sorry for making multiple comments.

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    Brittni

    ... i didn't realize how late my comic was. oh wellz.

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    Brittni

    i love c&h, but i also love your comics. who cares if it's the same punchline? it's not like it's that unique (no offense to either comic strips). as other people have stated, it's winter and everyone needs love. xDD

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    Georgia

    I still like yours better. :K

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    Enzo
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    Hahaha! Nice one!

    I wanted to thank everyone again for their support in this matter. At this point it's probably old news, but still :3

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    The OBVIOUS solution to such problems: http://www.trojancondoms.com/Product/ProductDetai...

    p.s. SO much debate over one little comic! Personally, i like it better than C&H's. Like this comic i did for example: http://axmxk.deviantart.com/art/Broken-Mirror-Clo...is still awesome even if cyanide and happiness something similar.

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    georgie

    pat's a joke. she just made herself look dumb by not thinking that it is a common joke. any person can think of a simple joke as that. maybe she is not a human at all. maybe she is a retard shit who is insecure and does not know anything. obviuosly she is just trying to ruin you enzo. she does not know how to think because she is a shithead. don't mind her and the other shits and keep up the good work

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    Reesh

    Awesome comic.
    To those who doubt, seriously, this idea is so common. I've definitely told jokes about this happening. Get over it. It's a comic, move on with life.

    Keep up the great drawing. =]

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    Kups

    I don't care which cartoonist thought of the idea first. I like this one because it is drawn so much better.. 😀 cute din kasi ung toons 😀

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    Colby

    ^ I lol'ed

    -feeds-

    Tastes good doesn't it? 😀

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    Professor Katz

    Enzo, you money grubbing whore!
    ;D

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    Roxette

    Ewwww, no he's not. You're the loser for taking the time out to even write that. You clearly have nothing better to do.

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    Still Nathan

    I hope there's a CUEK to match this one complete the set

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    Colby

    I have to apologize for Pat's behavior... you see, he is a shut in who lives in his Mother's basement because she feels sorry for his 'eating disorder' which makes him grotesquely overweight, and she sedates his 'depression anxiety' with brownies and fudge cake. Meanwhile he trolls comics and forums making others feel bad to make himself feel better.

    Anywho.. I read about 9 different comics regularly since I have hour long breaks in between my classes and this is most definitely better than C&H's, and I love both comics, but your comics are making their way up my list fast. Keep up the good work.

    P.S. To all you r-tards out there, it's an old joke. You are probably the same people that play a different MMO besides WoW and whine about how WoW has a feature that your game implemented and their are obviously copying WoW.

    Same shit different asshole.

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      Roxette

      HAHAHA.

      I agree with Colby... this is such an easy joke and can so easily have been recycled by anyone without even knowing it already "officially" existed in print.

      People think alike, and whether we like it or not, someone puts the food on the table faster. In this case, C&H did, and it doesn't necessarily mean it was never been used/thought of before.

      12 year olds going through puberty and frolicking through the snow all over the world could've thought of this joke. And hell, my college roommates hump snowmen just for shits and giggles - and get their generals frostbite all the time!

      The punchline IS dead on, which clearly proves that Enzo COULDN'T have "stolen" this idea. No person in their right mind would take an idea and use the same words by a very popular comic (C&H) and expect to get away with it!

      So enough with all the plagiarism and suing nonsense and just cheer the fxck up kids. No need for any apologies from Enzo.

      C&H and CUEK are both great.
      Don't fight them, support them and keep us laughing, whoa-ing and aw-ing.

      🙂

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      Enzo
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      "Same shit, different asshole".

      That's now one of my favorite quotes. 🙂

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    Joe

    I also initially thought it was a nice tribute to the C&H comic... they made it a bit of a running gag themselves and thought this actually fit as a nice continuance... you know, cause I am naive enough to believe everyone on the web gets along and like to play nice and in a broad communal 'we are all humans' kind of way are actually friends sharing the crazy ride called life. It was fun to pretend for a few moments there weren't people online who make it their sole purpose to try and insult and degrade people who provide free entertainment for the enjoyment of others.

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    Roxette

    Haha that artwork on the blog is funny... awwwww

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    Lochie

    When I read this I was like, "Oh, CY&H did this, but they did it a few times in the past fortnight or so, so I'm guessing this must be like, Enzo's addition to this set of jokes." Then I clicked the link you've added and thought, oh it's the same thing, still funny non-the-less.

    Kind of sad that alot of people are getting butthurt about all this.

    IT'S A COMIC, GET OVER IT.

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      Lochie, again.

      I am also laughing at the fact that on the bottom of this page, the ad says "Tired of plagiarism? Plagiarism-Detector is a solution!

      Silly google-ads, finding ads that make it seem worse.

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        Enzo
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        Rofl, I still can't figure out how to tweak them so they actually show CORRECT relevant ads. I swear, I wouldn't want to know what shows up when the page keywords include "penis".

        Uh oh, incoming shitstorm.

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      Enzo
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      At the end of the day, though, it's still kind of entertaining to watch some people get so riled up trying to make a failed point. It's hilarious, even, makes for good content.

      OH WAIT, SHIT, I'd probably get yelled at for stealing THAT as well. OH NOES.

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    Enzo
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    I haven't read that strip before. So, no, it's not stolen. I did not blatantly read Cyanide & Happiness and say "I am going to take this strip and re-make it". If you want me to give credit to them for an idea I legitimately thought up myself just because they thought of it first, then fine, and I apologize, but I did not STEAL it. At the very LEAST, I used an unoriginal joke. Sue me, please.

    I think it's a classic case of "the Simpsons did it already".

    I don't even follow Cyanide & Happiness. I've read maybe their first two years of strips but nothing after that.

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      JFB

      To all geniuses up there: It isn't that hard for two separate people to come up with this idea in WINTER.

      To Enzo: Bad luck, bad timing. Not your fault, webcomic is great though, one of my favorites now.

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        Roxette

        Hahaha, JFB is one of MY favorites now.

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        Enzo
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        THANK YOU, JFB.

        Okay. Let me share the thought process that went into the making of this comic.

        I was having a cigarette, looking out the window at all the snow on the ground. Oh hey, there's that misshapen pile of snow on my front lawn that bears reminder to my failed attempt at building my own snowman. Oh hey, wouldn't it be funny if I drew someone trying to violate a snowman? What would happen? He'd probably get frostbite. Oh shit! I should draw that!

        I agree, it's completely bad timing. Do you think this strip would have generated the same animosity if I had done it a year later CY&H's strip? What if I had done it BEFORE them? Would people have bitched THEM out for "stealing"? Probably not.

        In all interest of fairness, though, it's a really easy joke. ANYONE could have thought of it, I'm sure a lot of people HAVE already. It just so happened two separate cartoonists chose to draw two separate strips in the space of, what a month of each other, and it just so happens the one who drew it FIRST is the one who's more popular.

        Oh, and to stress this just in case we get any more misguided fanboys -I have nothing against CY&H, and I certainly have a lot of love and respect for them as a fellow webcomic.

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    Pat

    It's just a little sad that you are making money off of a joke that someone else made first. You took the punchline word for word. And you don't have enough dignity to take it down? This is why people are sued for plagiarism.

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    Enzo
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    I could just as easily delete the post and ban your IP, but I wont' do that because I'm trying to be civil while you insist on being a jerk.I could just as easily delete the post and ban your IP, but I wont' do that because I'm trying to be civil while you insist on being a jerk.

    What exactly do you remember about my "original" post, then, before I edited it? I do recall insulting XKCD fans and lauding C&H, but I figured I didn't want to rock more than one boat in a situation like this. Unless, of course . . . OH SHIT. MAYBE I EDITED OUT MY CONFESSION THAT I TOTALLY STOLE THIS STRIP IDEA. Is that what you apparently want people to think I "edited out"? Nice try.

    For future reference, refer to "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/10...and "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/10...where I apparently ripped off Don Hertzfeldt's "Ah, L'amour" idea. In that particular case, I HAD seen the joke in question before, which can be credited to "unconscious plagiarism" or whatever you want to call it. In that particular case, I do remember giving credit where credit was do -- to Don Hertzfeldt -- and apologizing.

    Also, refer to "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/28...

    So, uh. I'm right, and you're wrong.

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    Pat

    And then you used your admin powers to edit your comment after you posted it.

    Pretty slick.
    You're a joke mate.

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      Enzo
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      I could just as easily delete the post and ban your IP, but I wont' do that because I'm trying to be civil while you insist on being a jerk.

      What exactly do you remember about my "original" post, then, before I edited it? I do recall insulting XKCD fans and lauding C&H, but I figured I didn't want to rock more than one boat in a situation like this. Unless, of course . . . OH SHIT. MAYBE I EDITED OUT MY CONFESSION THAT I TOTALLY STOLE THIS STRIP IDEA. Is that what you apparently want people to think I "edited out"? Nice try.

      For future reference, refer to "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/10...and "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/10...where I apparently ripped off Don Hertzfeldt's "Ah, L'amour" idea. In that particular case, I HAD seen the joke in question before, which can be credited to "unconscious plagiarism" or whatever you want to call it. In that particular case, I do remember giving credit where credit was do -- to Don Hertzfeldt -- and apologizing.

      Also, refer to "http://www.cheerupemokid.com/index.php/2008/11/28...

      So, uh. I'm right, and you're wrong.

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      Roxette

      Haha, what's wrong with editing a comment? Like you've never done that before? My goodness Pat. Please spare your time and stop pointing fingers! You are annoying like a fruit fly and it's exhausting.

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      Illumi

      Which comment do you accuse him of editing and how does that prove he did anything? Please read "Logic for First Graders" and then explain to me what you mean.

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    Pat

    Seems awfully sketchy, considering the exact same facial expression in the third panel, and quote from the last panel.

    Plagiarism is still plagiarism, even if it is not intentional.

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      Enzo
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      I don't think it's possible to plagiarize something I've never seen before.

      What do you want me to say, honestly? Why would I lie about something like this? I gain absolutely nothing from it aside from a few more pageviews from angry CY&H fans.

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      Roxette

      Oh Pat,

      This is such an easy joke, and there aren't many options to the direction it can take. Having the exact same expression and quote CLEARLY shows that Enzo couldn't have seen the C&H comic.

      We all know C&H is a popular comic. Enzo is aware of it's well standing.... So why in hell would he purposely copy it so exactly when there is no way in hell he would get away with it! Everyone would bite him in the ass - which is what you're trying to do! No one would purposely put themselves in that situation my dear. Sigh.

      Come on pat, think about it. It's really not that hard to understand.

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      Illumi

      No, it's not. You can't plagiarize what you don't know. This is called "accidentally being unoriginal".

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    FingerPointer

    Yup, Cyanide and Happiness rip off.

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    Enzo
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    Thank you so much. It's good to know that there are some level-headed people out there. Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate it.

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    Evey

    I frequently read both this and CY&H and i love them both.
    I've heard this joke plenty of times before even CY&H did it, and I still laugh every time.
    In other words, stop worrying about whether its similar to CY&H or whatever and just laugh at it because its funny.

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    Mitch

    This seems like a good place to let the whole commotion end, but my two cents is that the set up is different and easier to believe why the character did what he did in this one than the other one. He also looks cold in the last panel. I don't care I like this one better.

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      Enzo
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      Thanks so much. I think that was one of the problems in a situation like this -- people choose to focus on the similarities between the two strips instead of appreciating the differences between them.

      I mean, after all, everything is a repost of a repost, right?

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        Illumi

        Why is he naked? His skin is visibly purple in the last strip, so he must not be wearing pants. Did he streak all the way to the doctor's with frostbite on his crotch? And frostbite doesn't happen immediately. He must have been REALLY lonely to fuck something freezing cold long enough to get frostbite. And again, I have to ask the question: Is this Zeke or Frank, or somebody else entirely. If this is based on your life... dude, you need to get a girlfriend, or at least some porn. And it may have a bow on, but its still a snowMAN!

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    Dray

    Ha i think its hilarious. I read it and was like ohhh nice C&H! Didn't really think it a rip off more of a spin off. People get way too heated over shit like this ha.