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The metacartoonist extends the storyline for a second shaky day, thereby once again doing metaphorical stress testing; of course, stress testing is a critical part of any engineering discipline, and so far this storyline is registering at about 40 microBushes of implausibility.

The script used to make this toon:
<cartoon height="900" width="800" rowformat="1">
  <character name="mao"/>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">Now, it all started two Defenestration Days ago,
two years ago on the Anniversary of the Defenestration of Prague,</caption>
  <character name="fidel"/>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">when my friend and I went up to visit Lenin at the
cereal factory, but Lenin doesn't *live* in the cereal factory, ...</caption>
  <character name="mao" action="leaves"/>
  <character name="fidel" action="leaves"/>
  <character name="lenin"/>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">... he lives in the Kremlin nearBY the cereal factory,
in the bell tower, ...</caption>
  <character name="bot"/>
  <character name="dot"/>
  <character name="lenin" aspect="faceright"/>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">... with the Toonbot and Fascia the Dot, and ...</caption>
  <caption location="bottom middle" fgcolor="blue" font="ocraext">Great horny toads!</caption>
  <caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="blue" size="10">Does the Kremlin even have a belltower?      </caption>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">... livin in the BELLtower like that, they got a lotta
room downstairs where the ... um, TOMBS used ta been.</caption>
  <caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="blue" size="10">And my name isn't even Fascia.  This is     <br/>
stupid.  I refuse to participate in this.</caption>
  <character name="dot" action="leaves"/>
  <character name="al" aspect="2 faceright"/>
  <caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">... Havin all that room, seein as how they took out
all the tombs, they figured they didn't need to take out the garbage for a long time.</caption>
  <caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="blue" size="10">You're sure this is OK, then?<br/>
I need the screentime.  Thanks, Dot!      </caption>

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