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(The Week)   Choice of typeface affects how we think about written content. So next time, don't submit your dissertation in Comic Sans   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Comic Sans MS., thesis, Helvetica, Times New Roman, Particle Physics, God particle  
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2013-06-16 02:53:19 PM  
3 votes:

 Listen up. I know the shiat you've been saying behind my back. You think I'm stupid. You think I'm immature. You think I'm a malformed, pathetic excuse for a font. Well think again, nerdhole, because I'm Comic Sans, and I'm the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes farking Gutenberg.

You don't like that your coworker used me on that note about stealing her yogurt from the break room fridge? You don't like that I'm all over your sister-in-law's blog? You don't like that I'm on the sign for that new Thai place? You think I'm pedestrian and tacky? Guess the fark what, Picasso. We don't all have seventy-three weights of stick-up-my-ass Helvetica sitting on our seventeen-inch MacBook Pros. Sorry the entire world can't all be done in stark Eurotrash Swiss type. Sorry some people like to have fun. Sorry I'm standing in the way of your minimalist Bauhaus-esque fascist snoozefest. Maybe sometime you should take off your black turtleneck, stop compulsively adjusting your Tumblr theme, and lighten the fark up for once.
People love me. Why? Because I'm fun. I'm the life of the party. I bring levity to any situation. Need to soften the blow of a harsh message about restroom etiquette? SLAM. There I am. Need to spice up the directions to your graduation party? WHAM. There again. Need to convey your fun-loving, approachable nature on your business' website? SMACK. Like daffodils in motherfarking spring.

When people need to kick back, have fun, and party, I will be there, unlike your pathetic fonts. While Gotham is at the science fair, I'm banging the prom queen behind the woodshop. While Avenir is practicing the clarinet, I'm shredding "Reign In Blood" on my double-necked Stratocaster. While Univers is refilling his allergy prescriptions, I'm racing my tricked-out, nitrous-laden Honda Civic against Tokyo gangsters who'll kill me if I don't cross the finish line first. I am a sans serif Superman and my only kryptonite is pretentious buzzkills like you.
It doesn't even matter what you think. You know why, jagoff? Cause I'm famous. I am on every major operating system since Microsoft farking Bob. I'm in your signs. I'm in your browsers. I'm in your instant messengers. I'm not just a font. I am a force of motherfarking nature and I will not rest until every uptight armchair typographer cock-hat like you is surrounded by my lovable, comic-book inspired, sans-serif badassery.

Enough of this bullshiat. I'm gonna go get hammered with Papyrus.

2013-06-16 02:50:31 PM  
3 votes:
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2013-06-16 05:05:21 PM  
2 votes:
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/everything's better with Unown
2013-06-16 03:04:53 PM  
2 votes:
Listen, I don't care what small minded people think of the Fonts I like. You can fark off for all I care.
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2013-06-16 09:51:32 AM  
2 votes:
In my day we had Computer Modern and if you knew you would print your thesis on one of those fancy PostScript printers with preloaded fonts you could get fancy and use Times.  And WE LIKED IT.
2013-06-16 09:18:14 AM  
2 votes:
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2013-06-17 08:46:25 AM  
1 vote:
Comic - Humor
Sans - Without

Comic Sans = Without Humor.
2013-06-16 07:03:07 PM  
1 vote:

Cormee: Using comic sans in any sort of professional context is like going to a funeral in a Barney costume

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Maybe if you lose the flower it'd be OK
2013-06-16 06:58:28 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-06-16 05:52:14 PM  
1 vote:
I wrote my entire PhD thesis in "Fish in the Bathroom" font:

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It was on the aerodynamics of a curveball.
2013-06-16 03:58:55 PM  
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2013-06-16 02:09:02 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-06-16 01:01:02 PM  
1 vote:
I don't know if I trust an article written in jaf-factiweb.
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