Looking at pictures of cats with opinions tends to occupy the best part of my day.
Trope-tan: Come on, Hiatus-tan. You were meant to show up in the previous comic.
Hiatus-tan: Eh. Later.
I am busy looking at pictures of cats with opinions.
Trope-tan: But I put in the lightning effect and everything. Please?
Hiatus-tan: Ugh. *Fine*.
Hiatus-tan: Why did you not reveal my identity last comic?
Trope-tan: To accommodate audience speculation. Duh.
Bob: Oh you are freaking kidding me.
The comic has a personification of *not being updated* now.
Hiatus-tan: Yes. Problem?
Bob: I think this was already rather well-established, but just to emphasise the point:
I. Hate. This. Comic.
Fred: Funny. That's almost exactly the reaction most readers have to it.
Jane: What a bizarre coincidence.
Wikipe-tan: The history of the clacks network was detailed in *Going Postal*: specifically, the concept was devised by *Robert Dearheart*.
Xavius: But didn't *The Fifth Elephant* suggest that the clacks system had existed for centuries?
Wikipe-tan: True, it did. That is arguably justified by time's being shattered in *Thief of Time*.
Trope-tan: Right, so now Hiatus-tan is here, we can… get on… with… um.
Trope-tan: H-hi, Wikipe-tan.
Wikipe-tan: Greetings… again?
In any case, that generalised justification could be considered acceptable.
Xavius: It bothers me that every single *Discworld* flaw is explained simply by "the History Monks did it".
Wikipe-tan: This explanation is ingrained into the setting in a way some have described as "highly effective", however.
Xavius: Oh, quite. 'tis an excellently executed technique indeed.
Wikipe-tan: May I quote you on that?