Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. MPeters

    MPeters said, over 3 years ago

    It still doesn’t make sense to me why they would decide to do away with the iron. There aren’t a lot of that type of roadster around anymore either, or cannons.

  2. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I liked them all; not sure why they picked a cat.

  3. thebird55

    thebird55 said, over 3 years ago

    If I ever play Monopoly again, I think I’ll use junk from around the house instead of the supplied tokens.

  4. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    Re: depthcharge

    The New Jersey could hit targets 29 miles inland, and unlike aircraft, could keep it up, hour after hour. Add the tomahawk launchers an it was still a formidable machine when it was decommissioned.
    During the cold war, there was thought of arming them with nukes. The 16 inch shells were large enough for small fusion explosives. Imagine a barrage of 100kt shells.

  5. WoodEye

    WoodEye GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    The problem there is obvious. You would have nukes going off a maximum of 29 miles from YOU.

  6. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, over 3 years ago

    I agree with you, Iron. I voted for the ousting of the thimble, but you were declared the loser….

  7. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago


    Ever hear of the Davy Crockett? It was a tactical nuke designed to be fired from a recoilless rifle.
    Imagine being the poor shmuck ordered to fire that?

  8. thebird55

    thebird55 said, over 3 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    I had seen this one before:

    But not the Davy Crockett.

  9. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    But now the game won’t supply any iron.

    They’ll have to change the nutrition labels.


  10. Michael Farren

    Michael Farren said, over 3 years ago


    Not that much of a problem. Even large fusion bombs have a blast radius much less than 29 miles..

  11. Destiny23

    Destiny23 said, over 3 years ago

    Growing up, we played my Dad’s first edition Monopoly game. I hate to think what it’d be worth today if it hadn’t been played to death over the decades! Half the original tokens were missing, so I never knew there was supposed to be an iron. Or racecar. The rules sheet was crumbling, so we made up our own rules. I still don’t know what you’re supposed to do on Free Parking, but I like what we used it for!

  12. oldschool434

    oldschool434 said, over 3 years ago

    so, in other words….this is the end of the Iron Age…..

  13. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, over 3 years ago


    Everybody should watch those clips. They are SCARY. Such calm “rationalization” about the “Davey Crockett” being a “desperation weapon” at best.!?!?!? (And yours was/is not the only country making these damn things.)

  14. eddie6192

    eddie6192 said, over 3 years ago

    It’s ironic that they chose to get rid of the iron.

  15. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, over 3 years ago

    or, make your own tokens. we did as a kids, because at least one of those tokens and many of the houses and hotels were missing.

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