For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 2 months ago

    Bullying should never be allowed in school. Yes, the boys do look great, but I guess I don’t get the gag… =-O

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, 2 months ago

    I guess Brad still isn’t over getting caught bullying in front of a florist’s shop where he was going to pick flowers as his Mother’s Day gift.

  3. MiHorn

    MiHorn said, 2 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    Not literally “looks”, but ordinary mischief doesn’t look so bad compared to the bullying behavior.

  4. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, 2 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    Bullying should never be allowed in school. Yes, the boys do look great, but I guess I don’t get the gag… =-O

    Great by comparison.

  5. Rebel Strike

    Rebel Strike said, 2 months ago

    “look great”? To whom?

  6. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    Jack Stall solves problem

  7. Vice Admiral Allan |  youtube.com/iamallan2

    Vice Admiral Allan | youtube.com/iamallan2 said, 2 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    I was bullied from 6th grade up til 9th grade.
    In 9th grade, one of my classmates said something, I snapped off a good retort, just before the teacher came in, so he couldn’t ‘deal out punishment’.
    That day, after school, he decided to pick a fight. I warned him not to … but after he knocked my glasses off, I gave him one so lid punch, gave him a black eye, bloodied nose (maybe fractured, can’t remember), busted lip, and chipped his tooth – or so said his g/f at the time – and all he did was rip my shirt and cost me a few dollars.

    After that … NO ONE bothered me. Of course, it was shortly after that, that I joined band, and started hanging out with the grade 11s and 12s … and they always had my back with the young brats in grade 9. LoL

  8. route66paul

    route66paul said, 2 months ago

    Every time I ended up at a new school someone would try me sooner or later. I was told not to back down. Funny thing about fights – even the “winner?” is a loser. If you “win”, great, but it usually isn’t so bad if you lose. Either way, bullies look for easier prey – because they are cowards at heart.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    @Rebel Strike

    Their peers even the girls too.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    @Vice Admiral Allan | youtube.com/iamallan2

    I never was bullied even when I was new to the grade that others had. Maybe it was my bearing or my oddities I was as yet unaware. (Bullies are people too and for them odd is to stay away from.)

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 2 months ago

    @route66paul

    All predators look for the easy kill.

  12. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, 2 months ago

    Brad Luggsworth enjoys the physical contact with other boys for some reason. But he can’t really show any tenderness with any of that contact though. That is socially unacceptable and there is a stigma. People will make suppositions about him. So, his strong attractions that frighten him, have to be expressed through violence. Luggsworth will have to explore all of these things through quiet contemplation and study so that he can come to terms with it.

  13. Keith Robey

    Keith Robey said, 2 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    Being a victum of BULLYING myself, I must agree. I don’t know about now, with all this modern technology in use both by the schools and the students, but things were very different in my time. Back then, school policy was gennerally to blame and punish the victum. My parents told me about having many heated meetings with the teachers about it. I remember one teacher even theatening to “slap [me] across the face every day until [I] stop[ed] it.” How she expected me to stop action commited by others was beyond my comprehension.

  14. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, 2 months ago

    @Keith Robey

    Your school was even worse than mine.

  15. Nun'Ya Bidness

    Nun'Ya Bidness said, 2 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Welcome back!
    Gweedo was on Alley Oop this morning but is gone now. Do you know what happened?

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