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Nick Anderson

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  1. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    You gotta know that the shareholders just LOVE cartoons like this…NOT!

    “The SLUDGE Boat, Soon will be making another trip…”

  2. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    Getting the stink out of that boat will be a trip.

  3. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, almost 2 years ago

    @masterskrain

    Soon is a relative term here. I would not think it very possible that this particular ship will be sailing in anything less than a year at best. There will be major repairs needed for the engine room (perhaps repairs that should have been made prior to this ill fated voyage).
    And the clean up is going to have to be very, very extensive. Heck, for the sake of the PR alone it may be necessary for Carnival to write this particular ship off!!

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, almost 2 years ago

    If I’m not very much mistaken the Port-o-Pottys are lashed to the “Port” side of the ship :-)

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    You certainly wouldn’t hang a Port-O-Potty on the starboard side.

  6. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, almost 2 years ago

    Near miss by an asteroid, over 1000 injured by a boulder sized rock entering the atmosphere, sequestration imminent, millions without jobs, Americans in harm’s way all over the planet in war zones and diplomatic outposts, N.Korea & Iran increasing as int’l threats, China & Japan launching planes at each other over who owns a section of water, new drug resistant illnesses found, Mexico is a criminal war zone right on the US border, and 53% of farmland in the USA still under drought conditions as the planting season begins…
    And a floating hotel/casino is the most important story in the world. As TK Ryan once wrote on his Tumbleweeds cartoon, “I’m too old to cry, I’m going to go get drunk.”
    Sadly,
    C.

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @Mr. King

    To answer honestly: I heard/read years ago why but have forgotten and would like to be reminded.

    To bite innocently on a dumb joke: No, why do they call them port and starboard?

    Either way I’d like to know. :-)

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    C, you need a change of paradigm. Rearrange your priorities and put things in proper precedence and list things that are of real concern. How can you possibly list such trivia as more important than The Ship of S*** or a politician taking a drink of water?

  9. Fairportfan2

    Fairportfan2 said, almost 2 years ago

    @Robert Landers

    " Heck, for the sake of the PR alone it may be necessary for Carnival to write this particular ship off!!"
    .
    Nah. They’ll just change its name.
    .
    Of course, that’s bad luck…

  10. uh-oh

    uh-oh GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Did they run out of toilet paper?

  11. Fairportfan2

    Fairportfan2 said, almost 2 years ago

    Okay. Originally, it was “larboard” and “starboard” – changed because they were confusingly-similar words.
    .
    Anyway, Norse/northern European ships were steered with an oar/rudder at the side – on the right side, hence “starboard”, meaning the steering side.
    .
    “Larboard”, being the other sidewas the side you would bring alongside (“lay along”) a dock or other mooring, to keep from fouling the rudder. (“Port”, similarly, refers to “coming to port”.)

  12. Ketira shena Pretarasedrin

    Ketira shena Pretarasedrin GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Are you sure of that? NBC News covered all three, although the ship (since the company is facing lawsuits) came first.

  13. daves306

    daves306 said, almost 2 years ago

    At it’s worst conditions were as bad as a “bad camping trip” exact words from one of the passengers. Nobody died! Get over it, what a bunch of soft sissies. Come to think of it a bad camping trip sounds much more fun than a cruise.

  14. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, almost 2 years ago

    port and left have four letters…right and starboard have more, plus, no chance of getting them mixed up

  15. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, almost 2 years ago

    first, the concordia where the captain was doing body shots off a young lady. now, this boat where they knew there was problems with the power supplies.

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