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Strip by: Conor
Mom: Sweetie, we know you wanted a pony, but money's been pretty tight this year, so we went with a gift a little more in our price range.
Kid: *sigh* Is it the same thing I get every—
Dad: Box of electrons!
The author writes:
Found this one while going through an old hard drive; apparently I made it and never got around to submitting it. Anyway, the gags aren't quite identical, but they're close enough, and the characters similar enough, to combine them. Apparently the mom is so little invested in this scheme that she leaves between panels...