Off the Mark by Mark Parisi

Off the Mark

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  1. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    They’ll all look back on these days with great fondness….not.

  2. pouncingtiger

    pouncingtiger said, over 4 years ago

    The downfall of the family unit.

  3. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    i -Pods, i -Phones… even Android phones….
    Where are the Us -Phones, the We -Pods?

  4. Kuldip Rai

    Kuldip Rai said, over 4 years ago

    But the real question: Are they playing the same game together over wifi/bluetooth, or different games?
    Can’t see the parents approvingly playing the latest GTA with little Timmy.

  5. Rainfoot

    Rainfoot said, over 4 years ago

    Unfortuneatly I’ve had underlings that would spend 7 hours of an 8 hour shift like that.

  6. dheine1971

    dheine1971 said, over 4 years ago

    That’s a FAMILY GAME NIGHT? Nothing but text messaging?

  7. sfreader1

    sfreader1 said, over 4 years ago


    Where have YOU been? There are games to be played on those phones (or i-Pads). I don’t use either one, but have known about them since they first came out.

  8. typerson

    typerson said, over 4 years ago

    Sign of the times. For too many folks, those electronic devices are like another appendage. The lost art of conversation.

  9. Rainbow Fairy

    Rainbow Fairy said, over 4 years ago

    Correct me if I’m wrong, but shouldn’t family game night include, I don’t know, a game they all play together and, you know, talk to each other?

  10. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, over 4 years ago

    …that’s sad.

  11. lightenup

    lightenup said, over 4 years ago

    @Rainbow Fairy

    You’re not wrong, but some people think what’s pictured above is the same. (not me)

  12. squirrelchaser

    squirrelchaser said, over 4 years ago

    Hey, its an accomplishment to get them all sitting around the same table at the same time – it was even back in my day.

  13. Nozzi

    Nozzi said, over 4 years ago

    Before I read the caption, I thought they were praying.

  14. jeffsxq

    jeffsxq said, over 4 years ago

    Hey, it’s not so bad! I have running games with my daughters, playing Words With Friends. You don’t have to be together, but it works that way also, just like you had a board on the table, talking and laughing and sharing food and drinks, but we do it lounging comfortably on couches, since there is no need for a table. In the scene shown, they could each have games going with the other 3. Last Saturday we had Scrabble night so 4 of us could play the same game on the table, but when it wasn’t your turn you could play your side games on the phone.

  15. bmonk

    bmonk said, over 4 years ago

    And let’s not even THINK about sitting down to eat a meal together, much less without TV, iPods, phones, etc.

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