The Dinette Set by Julie Larson

The Dinette Set

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  1. Quartermain MILLER

    Quartermain MILLER said, about 2 years ago

    Looky Loos!

  2. Last Rose of Summer

    Last Rose of Summer GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    When Husband sold real estate, often the only people who came to his Open Houses were neighbors.

  3. purple sky

    purple sky GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Good grief! Could they get any more crass? Sheeeeesh!

  4. mikie2

    mikie2 said, about 2 years ago

    Usually the sign-in sheet will deter at least some of the curious, but surely nothing will deter the Pennys. Burl is clear and upfront about it.
    Even if the O’Leary’s couldn’t make a marriage work they were at least successful in keeping the Pennys out of their home.

  5. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Yeah, what every seller of anything, including real estate agents, wants most to hear:


    “We didn’t come to buy anything. We just came to look.”


    Some people are subtle or try to hide it a bit…. “Well, I’m not sure I’m ready to move, but if….”

    The Pennys will not only say it straight out, they’re PROUD to sign the guest book so the neighbors will know they’ve been there.
    And I’m sure they have no qualms about demanding time-wasting service from the agent…
    a half-hour house tour, a copy of the roof inspection, a few brochures….


    Probably even an off-the-cuff appraisal of their house…
    “We’re not planning to sell it but we might need more insurance…”


    Meanwhile … Joy will peek in the medicine cabinets,
    and Burl will take photos of the bathrooms and the wet bar, for Neighborhood Watch, of course…
    and peruse them for decorating ideas.

  6. loves life

    loves life said, about 2 years ago

    They were the cause of the O Leary’s divorce in the first place.. The gossip and nosiness… Let alone the fumes from the house when windows are open.
    Good luck lady on making a sale…..the price will probably go way down just to get rid of it.

  7. Bakumanfan

    Bakumanfan said, about 2 years ago

    Wow these don’t takehints

  8. orbenjawell

    orbenjawell said, about 2 years ago

    Maggie’s bein’ careful here: Caution is advised against lettin’ the former Mrs. O’Leery’s cow….or even a nosy neighbor who somewhat resembles said cow……into the house. Might start The Great Crustwood Fire, at worst! At least: Leave a noxious odor behind upon her departure….an odor which lingers for weeks.

  9. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @SusanSunshine

    Put a piece of cling film across the bottom third of the medicine cabinet, and then fill it with marbles.

  10. Retired Dude

    Retired Dude said, about 2 years ago

    @Dani Rice

    Hmmm. That gives me an idea . . .

  11. olddog1

    olddog1 said, about 2 years ago

    Give them the tour real fast and get them out as fast as possible. Don’t want any real prospects to meet the Pennys.

  12. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, about 2 years ago

    I’d not be surprised if some newer neighbors came to my open houses. Older neighbors might have come to community meetings in my livingroom (as I like to host).

  13. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, about 2 years ago

    At least I have no neighbors like the Pennys.

  14. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @DAZZ

    Thanks be to God!

  15. Rich O

    Rich O said, about 2 years ago

    I doubt if they stay very long unless there’s some sweet goodies laid out on the coffee table and if there is they’ll park their butts on the sofa and devour most of it.

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