The Dinette Set by Julie Larson

The Dinette Set

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  1. mikie2

    mikie2 GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Oh Mister, do you know that you can kiss my a$$? Somehow I don’t think Burl has any idea how much prime rib or filet costs, or a cell plan for that matter. I’m sure he is using U-Stor-It’s phone for everything.

  2. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, 9 months ago

    …they know what a cell phone is?!

  3. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, 9 months ago

    People have to have their phones everywhere.

  4. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @simpsonfan2

    And permanently attached to their ears.

  5. Leakysqueaky712

    Leakysqueaky712 said, 9 months ago

    There is a great little app called “Out of Milk”
    Just speak your grocery list on the app and check each item off as you grocery shop.
    Totally eliminates paper and pen.


    Late posting for me due to killer sinus headache.


    Good Morning All

  6. purple sky

    purple sky GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Burl is an @$$. I make a detailed grocery list for three different stores, along with corresponding coupons, and my DH does the actual marketing. He rings me at least three times from each store for such things as unadvertised sales, if there’s a discrepancy in the advert/merchandise or if we’ve forgot to put something on the list. It’s not as if the phone has to be surgically removed from his ear. Convenience is what the sodding things were invented for. Just because idjits like Burl are technologically impaired doesn’t mean that legitimate use of cell phones should be banned.

  7. Leakysqueaky712

    Leakysqueaky712 said, 9 months ago

    @purple sky

    I totally agree…………and if you are really cognizant of prices, they also have a bar code that scans the item and shows who has the best price.

  8. purple sky

    purple sky GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Leakysqueaky712

    Thanks, leaky. Hope your headache goes away soon.

  9. purple sky

    purple sky GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Leakysqueaky712

    I don’t have a ‘smart’ phone so I can’t use any ‘apps’ like that (although I’m aware of them) but I get weekly e-mail from the three stores we frequent, and I compare their sales/prices from all three to see which store’s list gets the item in question — if at all. If the item is still too dear, we pass. Aside from milk, bread, eggs, OJ and bananas, the rule in our house is ‘if it ain’t on sale AND we don’t have a coupon, we don’t get it.’ I stock-pile if I can, so we’ve got a lovely pantryful of goodies, against weeks when there are few sales and/or coupons. I’m not ‘cheap’, I’m just a thrifty Scot! HAH!

  10. emjaycee

    emjaycee GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    My ex-BF and I used to shop at two different stores, comparing prices via cellphone. After awhile, i noticed some people following me: if I put an item into the cart, they would put one or a few in their carts as well, but if I put an item back, they ignored that items. Glad to know I was a leader in the local economy.

  11. Leakysqueaky712

    Leakysqueaky712 said, 9 months ago

    @purple sky

    Thanks for the well wishes for the headache.
    A piping hot cup of coffee and 1/2 hour in the Jacuzzi did the trick.


    Bacon ($6.26 lb here)……..Orange juice($7.29 gallon Tropicana Grovestand w/lots of pulp) and Milk ($4.45 a gallon) are weekly staples for me also.

  12. loveslife

    loveslife said, 9 months ago

    @Leakysqueaky712

    I tried that app but it directed me to web prices not stores. So I quit using it. Maybe they improved it ?That was almost a year ago.
    Burl and Joy need to mind their own business. Her cell may just cost her 49.00 a month for all he knows so where is the savings for pricier meat??

  13. B. A. Bay

    B. A. Bay said, 9 months ago


    One Thanksgiving Mom brought a pear with a feather stuck in it to the eatin’ crate. Before Dad began to carve he preemptively smacked his, um, sister, Christine. “You think you so smart?” was all she could say.


    We knew she brought it on herself. She won the wish stem pull three years in a row. Auntie Christie, we called her.

  14. Shirl Summ

    Shirl Summ GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Leakysqueaky712

    Sounds like prices here in east central Nevada. Good to hear your headache is better. :)

  15. InTraining

    InTraining said, 9 months ago

    NOTE: This is the first time a cell phone has been featured in The Dinette Set as far as I know…… ! ! !
    .
    People blocking the food isle while screaming into a phone are real PITAs……………….

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