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"Shifter" is suddenly an odd word for me.

PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:15 pm
by Lunaticked
I've been reading this comic since nearly the start, and the word Shifter had its meaning intricately tied into what it means in this comic.

Now I work in a new industry and a 'shifter' is the guy who is in charge of the crew I work on. My brain kind of glitches out every time I hear the word now.

Damn you, SM. Damn you.

Re: "Shifter" is suddenly an odd word for me.

PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:25 am
by ShadowsMyst
Mwah hah hah hah.

Apparently a Shifter is also a part on a bicycle.

Re: "Shifter" is suddenly an odd word for me.

PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:55 pm
by Suicidal Lady
ShadowsMyst wrote:Mwah hah hah hah.

Apparently a Shifter is also a part on a bicycle.


Ooh! I at least knew that one!

I guess while we are on it, here in all it's glory is the Wikipedia page for Shifter:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shifter Oh Wikipedia, how you expand my world!

Re: "Shifter" is suddenly an odd word for me.

PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:20 pm
by Lunaticked
Suicidal Lady wrote:
ShadowsMyst wrote:Mwah hah hah hah.

Apparently a Shifter is also a part on a bicycle.


Ooh! I at least knew that one!

I guess while we are on it, here in all it's glory is the Wikipedia page for Shifter:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shifter Oh Wikipedia, how you expand my world!


"Shifter, an action-comedy, creator-owned comic book by Brian G. Lefevre of Sho 'Nuff Studios, which features a firearm wielding anthropomorphic otter as the main character."

...what. Just...what?

Re: "Shifter" is suddenly an odd word for me.

PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:12 pm
by ShadowsMyst
Yeah, there's actually a few comics called Shifter or Shifters out there.

http://www.shiftercomic.com/
http://redflamekitty44.deviantart.com/gallery/31592034
http://shifters-comic.deviantart.com/

Fuck, I've lost track of the comics named 'shifters' that have popped up on DA. A lot of them are like a cover, or a concept. Like these:
http://kawaii71.deviantart.com/art/Shif ... -219311579
http://thephantomdragon.deviantart.com/ ... -106550361
http://xsanjanax.deviantart.com/art/Shi ... -118248453
http://rikky-bubbles.deviantart.com/art ... -150623089
http://mirrix.deviantart.com/gallery/31548452
http://sketch-reload.deviantart.com/art ... s-35797736

And the list goes on. Just search "Shifters" on deviantart and you'll get the picture.

To be honest, Shifters is a common word, which is why I keep it paired with something (the beast within originally, and now redux). I actually get more annoyed when people usurp the word "Kinsmir" since that IS my word. I made that specifically for Shifters.