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    LINK_O_NEAL  4 days ago

    Just one?

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    Sherlock Watson  4 days ago

    Details, dammit, details! Bud, Coors, or Pabst?

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    mr_sherman gc insider 4 days ago

    Black Butte Porter.

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    wcorvi  4 days ago

    The professor’s equation is nonsense. Rat’s makes complete sense.

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    onespiceybbw  4 days ago

    Busch.

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    onespiceybbw  4 days ago

    Busch.

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    onespiceybbw  4 days ago

    Busch.

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    danketaz gc insider 4 days ago

    I’ll drink to that.

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    Kyle of Lochalsh  4 days ago

    What professor Bob doesn’t realize is that life is not explained by an equation but a conundrum!

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    chris_weaver  4 days ago

    Either equation calculates to 42.

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    alikgator  4 days ago

    …if not, repeat steps one and two until the result is :-).

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    Josh Lyons  4 days ago

    Yes, for those with Simple Minds.

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    Brass Orchid gc insider 4 days ago

    Move over Michio Kaku. Rat has found the One-inch Equation!

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    mjb515  4 days ago

    Invalid, unless “smiley face” equals “42”.

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    whiteheron  4 days ago

    Rat has it figured out.

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    DiminishedFirst  4 days ago

    Rat’s equation also applies to the after life, because as we all know, in heaven there is no beer.

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    Qiset  4 days ago

    It’s a ruse. Godel’s theorem make such a quest impossible.

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    Andrew Sleeth gc insider 4 days ago

    Does anyone know if that’s a legitimate equation? And if so, for what?

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    MissScarlet gc insider 4 days ago

    Stephen, hope you are doing OK in the fires. My sister was evacuated.

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    Carl Rennhack gc insider 4 days ago

    Cervisiamophiles who enjoyed today’s PB4S absolutely have to read today’s “Ripley’s” cartoon!

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    ghkimac gc insider 4 days ago

    Substitute “Moxie” for beer and I’m on board with rat.

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    Plods with Beer (did I mention beer?) gc insider 4 days ago

    Works for me.

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    LameHawk  4 days ago

    The meaning of life:

    Survival of the species

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    Willywise52  4 days ago

    Me + alcohol=simplest version.

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    Ermine Notyours  4 days ago

    Maybe Rat + beer + beer + beer + … = barf + hangover + :(

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    JudyAz  4 days ago

    Left out the closing brace in the equation

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    Masterskrain gc insider 4 days ago

    Remember; 6X9=42. Or it does according to Arthur’s Scrabble set…

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    Brick Tricks Webcomics  4 days ago

    + a few hours = hangover.

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    mail2jbl  4 days ago

    An even simpler explanation for life:

    “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”~Genesis 1.1

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    joefearsnothing  4 days ago

    Yeah, we men,and apparently rats, are not complicated! Add one more thing to the equation ( I’ll bet you know what I mean) and it describes all it takes to make most of us happy!

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    nosirrom  4 days ago

    Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA or Founder’s Porter!!!

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    Packratjohn gc insider 4 days ago

    I’m sure there’s a proper equation for “life”, but I suspect it has quite a few irrational and imaginary numbers…

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    Radish gc insider 4 days ago

    Thank you to all of you who have offered your support this past week. Our house, for now, has survived, but the neighborhood next to us is entirely gone. And the fires are far from contained.My old house (where I drew Pearls for about 10 years) is gone, as is the entire neighborhood around it.And unfortunately, the house that Peanuts creator Charles Schulz lived in is gone also. Schulz was my cartooning hero. The extent of the devastation is incredible.Thanks for all of your love and support.

    Stephan Pastis

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    whiteheron  4 days ago

    Well I’ll be ding dang doodled ! So You’re Radish.I really am glad you have been spared so far. Good luck!

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    Bookworm  4 days ago

    A Pabst in hand is worth two in the Busch.

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    Tired Of This  4 days ago

    RADISH? You’re Stefan? As the US philosopher Jed Clampett often said: “Well, doggies!”

    You came out of it? Great. I had no idea! Good luck to you, old friend. May you find peace with all this soon. Carry on! (In every sense o’ da woid!)

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    Gent  4 days ago

    I like the simpler version.

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    SukieCrandall  4 days ago

    Ohhhh, you got an MIT t-shirt rather than a Cal Tech one!

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    SukieCrandall  4 days ago

    Oh, my gosh! How did i ever miss the two implied jokes beyond the obvious ones? The first is on something being sufficient to the task, but the better one is that those from MIT spin their Rats! OF COURSE, the MIT preferred variation of the equation was used.

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    Sisyphos  4 days ago

    All right! I’m on the case, here!

    Who is this “Professor Bob”? I may have to quiz my frat broX6, the physicist, about that!

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    fivestring65  3 days ago

    I don’t know it’s all psycho babble rap to me. Allen Parsons Project.

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