Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson

Arlo and Janis


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  1. edclectic

    edclectic said, 5 months ago

    A version therapy.

  2. washingtoneagle

    washingtoneagle said, 5 months ago

    Mine is 12 years old. Makes and takes calls like it was designed to do. Works great and I don’t need all that hoopla. I won’t buy into the latest upgrade every 6 months.

  3. Swalb%515

    Swalb%515 said, 5 months ago

    Planned obsolescence, what would we do without it???!!!!

  4. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 5 months ago

    My 5½ year old cell phone works just fine. So far my 40 year old landline works just fine too. My landline is pure cable all the way to the CO and doesn’t go thru any pairgain stuff.

  5. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Jerks ya ahead faster than ya can run…

  6. sleeepy2

    sleeepy2 GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Don’t let her do it, Arlo!

  7. wcorvi

    wcorvi said, 5 months ago

    @Clark Kent

    My landline was working fine, except way too many robocalls. I had it disconnected, and haven’t had a single one since – works even better.

  8. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    My cell phone is so old it has a rotary dial. (And when I say that to some young whipper-snappers, they don’t know what I mean.)

  9. whmIII

    whmIII said, 5 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    You’re not alone…

  10. shades_is_here

    shades_is_here said, 5 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    My grandmother had one of those and it was cool. You know that was old well one day become cool again.

  11. Paul Roese

    Paul Roese GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    most iPhones and their ilk are used more for everything BUT talking. i think it will be funny if JJ waits 2 or 5 years before bringing back Gene any new readers of the strip will have No Idea who he is or where he came from. i am sure some new folks have no idea who this Gene character is even is now. he’s only been in one strip for over a year.

  12. clarkdwebb

    clarkdwebb GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago


    Brilliant pun.

  13. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, 5 months ago

    I recently read something on how planned obsolescence is titrated to correspond with the debut of new versions. Imagine that! I persuaded my husband to keep our landline because it doesn’t get all staticky like the cells.

  14. belcherman

    belcherman said, 5 months ago

    If you get a cell-phone subsidized by your wireless carrier (i.e. with a 2-year contract), the phone generally starts acting up right around the time your contract is up for renewal. I don’t think that’s a coincidence.

  15. finale

    finale said, 5 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    Goes as far as the cord lets you?

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