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  1. jukeofurl

    jukeofurl said, almost 4 years ago

    Don’t blame the glasses. They were just drawn that way….

  2. Kirokithikis

    Kirokithikis said, almost 4 years ago

    The glass is not empty, it’s full!!! I made this bet in a bar once and won, since the glass is full … of air.

  3. Ji2m

    Ji2m said, almost 4 years ago

    I’m thirsty…

  4. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    The glass is twice as large as it needs to be

  5. puddleglum1066

    puddleglum1066 said, almost 4 years ago

    The optimist says, “the glass is half full.” The pessimist says, “the glass is half empty.” But the Irish will always say… “are you gonna drink that?”

  6. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, almost 4 years ago

    Who cares if it’s half full/empty. “Bartender, could I have another?”

  7. Finbar Gurdy

    Finbar Gurdy said, almost 4 years ago

    It was engineered to the wrong spec.

  8. zinvestor

    zinvestor said, almost 4 years ago

    The optimist says, ‘the glass is half full’ The pessimist says, ‘the glass is half empty’ The engineer says, ‘the glass is twice as big as it needs to be’

  9. SciFiWest

    SciFiWest said, almost 4 years ago

    What Glass ? We’re drinking from the bottle !

  10. Spectreman

    Spectreman said, almost 4 years ago

    I recall a great Far Side comic that was along these lines

    Type A: The glass is half full Type B: The glass is half empty Type C: Hey I ordered a cheeseburger!

  11. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Ralston should know better. A “Schroedinger’s Cat” reference would work if the glass is opaque and sealed, and the only way to determine if it is completely full or completely empty is to break the seal and check. Until that point, it would simultaneously be full and empty. Schroedinger was concerned with what we can know about things, not what we call them. The philosophical question of whether “half full” or “half empty” is the appropriate description for the glass currently in front of him might be more up Wittgenstein’s alley.

    I would myself say that the significance of the glass’s current state is relative to its desired state, or to its previous state. If I’m filling the glass, the job is half done. Likewise, if I’m emptying the glass, I’m halfway there.

    Of course, if the glass contains something one wouldn’t WANT to drink, the optimist might call it “half empty” while the pessimist might call it “half full.”

  12. "Tiki"  Carol

    "Tiki" Carol said, almost 4 years ago

    …where’d I put that map?

  13. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    I’ll have a White Russian, thank you….

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