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Unless otherwise noted, everything on this site is copyrighted by Dallin S. Durfee. That includes the comics, graphics, the javascript code, the javascript game, the javascript monochrome console, the fonts . . . everything! Yes, even the chicken picture. She's a very pretty bird. The picture looks funny because it is at a weird angle, and she hadn't quite finished a molt at the time. You should see her at full fluff!


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Only one piece of data is directly gathered by When you rate a comic for the first time on a particular browser, a pseudo-random number is generated. It is appended to the ip address from which you are accessing This rating code is used to prevent users from voting multiple times on a given comic without requiring you to make an account or provide any personal data. This rating code is saved in a cookie on your computer, and is saved in rating files on The code is not saved in secured files, but it contains no personal information other than the fact that at some time someone from your network rated a comic at

The only other cookie used by is one that saves the location of the last comic you read. This is stored locally on your computer and is never transmitted to

In addition to the rating code, if you make comments on comics using the Facebook comments plugin, those comments, and possibly other information, will be stored by Facebook. See the Facebook Data Use Policy for more information. The buttons to post comics on social media, etc., are generated by AddThis. For information on what data they collect, please see the AddThis Data Use Policy. Finally, statistics on web site use are collected using Google Analytics. This service will leave cookies on your computer. For more information, see Google's Privacy Policy.

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All content (c) Dallin S. Durfee