This marks the first appearance of Ping, she didn't show up in the comic until much later.

Largo Speaks:
We keep getting emails from l33t h3x0rz who want to r00t ping-chan.

Piro Speaks:
This was back when MT pretty new - the joke about the 'contest' was us joking about names for a robot girl idea i was working on for MT in an IRC channel we all used to hang out on.