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Wednesday February 18, 2004
09:18 AM

Not enough Jerkcity? Write your own

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  • A friend found this last night. Here's my best attempt: The emulation is somewhat lacking though. I want 1,3, or 8 panel options; grey subtitles; and the panels to be regular. Still, it's neat.
    • Incidentally, the Jerkcity cartoons are produced by a little-known product called MS Chat.
      • Have they changed the name? It was originally known as "MS Comic Chat", and it was a bane of IRC right after it sprang into existence.

        In true MS fashion, its designers assumed that anyone using IRC would be using their new spiffy client, and so they just used IRC public messages (rather than a custom CTCP or something) to carry the metadata for the cartoons. So anyone NOT using Comic Chat would see things like:

          APPEARS AS TIKIGOD (#G0JD872DJ2873) SAYING blah blah blah

        anytime someone who was using
        • That was supposed to say "<nick> APPEARS AS..."; I keep forgetting that slashcode doesn't mean "treat this as plain text" when you choose "plain text" :-/