Loose Parts by Dave Blazek

Loose Parts

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  1. BlackKnight15

    BlackKnight15 said, almost 4 years ago

    petered out?

  2. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    B Knight… yeah, I guess that’s the joke…

    I was looking for meaning in the initials, too…. cos they don’t fit the sign.
    But maybe it became “International” at some point.

  3. Jim Cos

    Jim Cos said, almost 4 years ago

    Really old thing just resurfaced in my mind like Godzilla coming out of the ocean:

    “Friends may come, and friends may go,
    And friends may peter out you know,
    But I’ll be yours through thick and thin,
    Peter out, or peter in.”

  4. pcolli

    pcolli said, almost 4 years ago

    @StCleve72 (yesterday). Then your father is not to be despised for the wayt he turned out.
    We are all the end result of our experiences and if those experiences are bad, then we suffer. It’s something in his favour that he did not treat you in the same way he was treated.

  5. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, almost 4 years ago

    ’Bob’s got it locked up

  6. packratjohn

    packratjohn said, almost 4 years ago

    I remember hearing about “St. Peter’s Square” and wondering what it would take to make him cool….

  7. StCleve72

    StCleve72 said, almost 4 years ago


    Who said I despised him?

  8. StCleve72

    StCleve72 said, almost 4 years ago


    Who said he didn’t treat me the way he was treated? What’s your deal? How were your parents? Have you ever heard about child abuse? It goes on. Children are treated cruelly and have no defense. I once had a girlfriend who was raped by her father when she was 8. You want to be his lawyer? The points you bring up really make me suspicious that you have issues you haven’t dealt with. I’ve spent a lifetime dealing with mine.

  9. rich601

    rich601 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    International Association of Guy’s Named Peter

  10. Fido3

    Fido3 said, almost 4 years ago


    ? Guy owns “Named Peter”?
    Guy is “Named Peter”???
    I don’t get it.

  11. rich601

    rich601 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Podium initials – I A G N P (International Association of Guys Named Peter)

    Club is named – American Association of Guys Named Peter – (A A G N P) apparently they were at the wrong meeting

  12. pcolli

    pcolli said, almost 4 years ago


    You said you despised him, in not so many words. As for the rest you never mentioned it, so what are we to think? My “deal” is that I was trying to make you see the larger picture. Never mind about MY parents, that’s my concern and I won’t post things about them on a public site.
    It’s not just women who can be raped, either. I have a friend who was the victim of a small town child abuse ring (one of whom was her grandfather) in the 70s. I do know what it’s about so don’t lay your problems on other people and expect no comeback.
    No, you haven’t yet come to terms with things and I suggest therapy.

  13. debuggingdevice

    debuggingdevice said, almost 4 years ago

    Well, that must be the Peter Principle!

  14. StCleve72

    StCleve72 said, almost 4 years ago


    It seems fitting that were having this very interesting dialogue in “Non-Sequitor” if you get my drift. I never liked my father it’s true, and you might not have either if you’d had one who thought that your function in life was to be his personal punching bag. What seems to be your defense of him is baffling, quite frankly, except when seen in the terms I’ve already mentioned.
    Your paragraph about the victim of small town child abuse is as non-sequitorious (I think I made up that word just now, do you like it?) as it gets and can’t even be addressed rationally.
    I’ve had years of therapy and my life is pretty good now but it’s been tough. My original point was that for those who’ve been compelled to deny and repress feelings about partental mistreatment, which are often then projected onto themselves, their children,and others in a very toxic way, it’s okay to admit that you had awful parents and that you didn’t like them and that you don’t have to keep exalting how “smart” they were. Statistics show that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually molested but that to me is the tip of the iceberg of child abuse because of the immense power adults have over little ones. Have 5 minutes of sex and you now are a parent, with total life and death power over a helpless, needy, wide-open human being, with too-often devastating results.
    As for my feeling that you have unresolved issues, it remains. I feel like I’ve struck a nerve and whether you take any action or not is of course up to you, no need to air it here, that’s silly. I wish you and all other victims of abusive parents well.

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