Pluggers by Gary Brookins

Pluggers

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  1. beviek

    beviek GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    retired or died. sigh………………………

  2. The Nihilist

    The Nihilist said, over 1 year ago

    Not quite there yet — still have my barber…

  3. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve been living in my new town for a year. So I already got a new doctor, barber and preacher/bishop. As for the new dentist, haven’t found one yet.

  4. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) said, over 1 year ago

    That has happened to me…I hate that…Then you try to find new ones and they just dont measure up…I can add the great guy who used to take care of my car also…He decided to open a motorcycle shop…

  5. ellisaana

    ellisaana GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Or your new doctor/dentist/barber is young enough to be one of your children.

  6. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    Or, as George Burns said, ‘My doctor told me to give up cigars and booze … my doctor .. oh, he’s dead!’

  7. pcolli

    pcolli said, over 1 year ago

    I find that younger doctors have more recent knowledge.

  8. IndyMan

    IndyMan said, over 1 year ago

    @pcolli

    The problem is they may know a lot but not about you and it may not apply. As one young doctor told me: ‘You don’t know what is wrong with you, I do.’ Fifteen minutes later, he came back and told me what I had told him fifteen minutes earlier.

  9. david_42

    david_42 said, over 1 year ago

    Funny, I’ve had more trouble with older medical personnel that haven’t kept up with their field. My current doctor is 62 and is convinced that taking aspirin every day is a really bad idea. NIH studies have shown that almost all cases of stomach bleeding associated with aspirin also involved H. Pylori, the bacteria that causes ulcers.

  10. Tin Can Twidget

    Tin Can Twidget GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @david_42

    One of the “oddities” of medicine. EMTs, nerses aides, first responders, ets., all have to be periodically re-certified. Although a few states have changed, in most states once you are a doctor, you are a doctor for life — no recertification necessary.

  11. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, over 1 year ago

    retired or dirt nap!

  12. UncaJim

    UncaJim said, over 1 year ago

    I told my new MD I knew that I’d be a-dyin’ at 81..He wanted to know how I was so sure of that..
    “That’s what the speedometer will be stuck at when I hit the bridge on Sugarman road!”

    He made a note in his "hmmmm’ pad.

  13. BILL ALTER

    BILL ALTER said, over 1 year ago

    @Tin Can Twidget

    I HAD A DOCTOR WHO WAS STILL PRACTICING 1950 MEDICINE.

    LEFT THE PLAN

  14. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 1 year ago

    His next doctor could end up being a nurse.

  15. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, over 1 year ago

    The barber will be a hair stylist. He’ll be fine with the others though. Plenty of supply there.

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