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Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

It's been fun, and I'll miss you all! But things have come up in real life that makes it impossible for me to stick around any longer. Since this is so sudden, and I really do love you all, I think I owe you an explanation.

Pretty simply, I got a job! I know usually I say that I want to be a writer, or a doctor, but this is one of my earliest dreams: I'm actually working with NASA!!!! (On the ground though...not really astronaut material unfortunately). I don't really talk about it much, but I do have a lot of experience. It helps that I'm not a younger gal like I usually claim, I'm actually that 40-year-old guy your parents warned you about. Sorry. I didn't want to admit it since comics are usually thought of as a young-people's game and well...no one really wants to talk to the old guy. No offense to any of my brothers here, but you know what I'm talking about.

Though actually, I'm still not being honest with you. I'm sorry, it's habit. I've been hiding these things for so long, it's so hard to talk about them! The real reason I'm working with NASA: I have a fair amount of experience with space-flight, as I said. That experience comes in the form of an unfortunate joyride I took in my younger days, which ended with my crashing on this planet (I'm no Superman, haha!). Not being designed for this atmosphere, I'm a pretty sickly individual, thus why I complain of not feeling well so much of the time. Living in the land of space-squids and cosmic horrors (to your puny human minds, haha!) you can understand my fascination with H.P. Lovecraft.

But Icarus, (which is about as close as you can come to pronouncing my REAL name, by the way) you may ask, what about your guinea pigs? I live in a lab you dolts...why do you think I go through so many guinea pigs? It's not rocket science (yes it is! LOL).

Anyway, as I said, I love you all, I'll miss you, Live Long and Prosper! (sorry, little joke, couldn't help myself).

#1 Posted by Superguy0009e (2265 posts) - - Show Bio

Thank you for all of the early help, I hope that you find what you are looking for in life.

Good luck, God Bless, and Have Fun.

#2 Edited by Billy Batson (58293 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by 614azrael (10306 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: youll be missed greatly <3 ill leave it at that. No need for a long wended whatevs just know. Your a friend, briliant and gona be missed

#5 Edited by Amaranth (8210 posts) - - Show Bio
#6 Posted by _Quickster_ (1531 posts) - - Show Bio

Icky!

Alright.

#7 Posted by lagoon_boy (10878 posts) - - Show Bio

Not sure if this is real...

#8 Posted by King Saturn (225046 posts) - - Show Bio

This has to be an All Fools Day Joke... it's too easy to see them coming.

#9 Posted by xNahtebx (489 posts) - - Show Bio

Well played ;)

#10 Edited by Kamikaze_ (901 posts) - - Show Bio

April Fools?

#11 Posted by laflux (17548 posts) - - Show Bio

*Quickly runs off to make an elaborate April fools joke*

#12 Posted by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio
#13 Edited by Deranged Midget (17961 posts) - - Show Bio

NOOOOOOOOOOO!

Wait a tick... Heh, I see what you did there...

But wait... O_O

What if you are serious...?

:(

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#14 Edited by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#15 Edited by BlackReaper (595 posts) - - Show Bio

NOOOOOOOOOOO!

Wait a tick... Heh, I see what you did there...

But wait... O_O

What if you are serious...?

:(

He should have known no one would take him seriously. He should have known!

#16 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@blackreaper: When you're about to be taken into permanent government secrecy there's a limit to how many days you can post about it. :'(

It will forever be my regret that I only learned today.

#17 Posted by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: We can now say the score is 1-1

Nice move. xD

#18 Edited by Billy Batson (58293 posts) - - Show Bio

The Lovecraft part gave it away.

BB

#19 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrogram: Oh come on, this is worth at LEAST two points. >_>

@billy_batson: If THAT'S the part that gave it away I may need to seriously review my life choices. O_o

#20 Posted by BlackReaper (595 posts) - - Show Bio

@blackreaper: When you're about to be taken into permanent government secrecy there's a limit to how many days you can post about it. :'(

It will forever be my regret that I only learned today.

Still not buying it. This is kind of cruel for the people who are, though.

#21 Posted by Blood1991 (8082 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: YOU HAD ME ALL CONCERNED!!!!

In like alot of different ways....

#22 Edited by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: Don't get ahead of yourself. I gave you that image free without royalties remember >_>

#23 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies said:

@blackreaper: When you're about to be taken into permanent government secrecy there's a limit to how many days you can post about it. :'(

It will forever be my regret that I only learned today.

Still not buying it. This is kind of cruel for the people who are, though.

Yeah, I know. I keep trying to make it ridiculous, but eehhh. I guess I could post a pic of myself with the caption APRIL FOOLS, but I don't really want to.

@blood1991: That was the point, I think this was an excellent joke. >_>

@pyrogram: Yeah, but I found it myself later. <_<

#24 Posted by Nordok (1248 posts) - - Show Bio

Wait...so you're saying that I won't be able to obtain illicit alien tissue samples form you?

Harsh.

:P

#25 Posted by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio
#26 Posted by Billy Batson (58293 posts) - - Show Bio
#27 Posted by Deranged Midget (17961 posts) - - Show Bio
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#28 Posted by Blood1991 (8082 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: You really had me going there in the beginning XD

#29 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#30 Edited by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#31 Edited by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: Icarus has a page! cool!! Wait..it is the x-men one right?

#32 Edited by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrogram: Marvel Icarus. Yeah, the X-Man. The LAME X-Man. :P

#33 Edited by Pyrogram (41269 posts) - - Show Bio
#34 Posted by mrdecepticonleader (18710 posts) - - Show Bio

I will actually be leaving.

#35 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#36 Posted by Deadite (25113 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: You might had gone through too many guinea pigs and we begun to feel they're more than just pets to you. And...and we had to run away from you!! Now, it's too late, you see? *Runs away again*

Well, I never know you that well. I know you like Herbert West and the Re-Animator (guess it all make sense now :D), it sounds like you're entering the best chapter in life. You're getting what you always wanted!! I hope you'll do really well, make best friends once you get there.

I'll stop being weird now, it's weird to miss someone you hardly know.

Good luck with the guinea pigs. Save some of them....for later!! :P

#37 Edited by Surkit (11603 posts) - - Show Bio

Congrats man. :)

#38 Edited by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#39 Posted by Samimista (21002 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol! Hate to say it but I knew right away this was a prank. xD I'm getting less gullible on April Fools now. =D

#40 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@samimista: Well, glad it made you laugh at least. ;)

#41 Edited by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10130 posts) - - Show Bio

silly wheek !

#42 Posted by Samimista (21002 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: Not gonna lie though, encase I was wrong I read your post just to be sure you weren't really leaving. 0.0 Funny with the twists in it. xD

#43 Posted by Surkit (11603 posts) - - Show Bio

@icarusflies: lmaooo you got me man, I took it serious until five seconds ago

#44 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio

@fuchsia_nightingale: Wheek wheek!!! :D

@samimista: Thank you!!! I had considered a few other similar pranks, but I thought this was maybe a bit more fun than pretending I was actually a guinea pig, or living in the alps, or something like that.

@surkit: I am the prank MASTER. ;)

#45 Edited by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10130 posts) - - Show Bio
#46 Edited by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio
#47 Edited by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10130 posts) - - Show Bio
#48 Posted by Marcus_Korah (1290 posts) - - Show Bio

You really had me going for a moment, then something didn't seem quite right, and then by the time I finished the post I knew something funny had to be going on... Didn't make the connection until I started reading the comments though xD

#49 Edited by Strider92 (16823 posts) - - Show Bio

Not sure if legit or trolling. Going with trolling!

#50 Posted by Icarusflies (12512 posts) - - Show Bio