Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson

Richard's Poor Almanac

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  1. win

    win said, over 3 years ago

    The four beer boobsled.

  2. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, over 3 years ago

    or, places that never gets snow(bermuda) are in the winter olympics. they have a small contingent. and, the athlete and staff lives in colorado springs, but represents bermuda. and, how is ice dancing a sport?

  3. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, over 3 years ago

    I used to watch, and even support with token donations, the Olympics. I do neither any longer: they’ve become too crass and hypocritical for my taste. I rather like Richard’s satirical take.

  4. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Trivia question:


    What popular game is most commonly played in the WINTER in the U.S., but is represented in the SUMMER Olympic competitions?

  5. Ermine Notyours

    Ermine Notyours said, over 3 years ago

    @fritzoid

    Is it a sport that’s leaving Sacramento and moving to Seattle?

  6. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Ermine Notyours

    “Is it a sport that’s leaving Sacramento and moving to Seattle?”


    Since I haven’t heard anything about the move you mention I can’t be certain the answer is “Yes”, but it seems like you’ve got it.


    My grandfather’s name was Arthur, and my father’s name was Allen. Were I to have a son, “Arthur Allen” tops the current list of possible names.

    ARE YOU FROM MY FUTURE?


    Quick, tell me who your mother is, so I can meet her and bring you into existence!

  7. Old Man River

    Old Man River GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @fritzoid

    Basketball

  8. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Old Man River

    Correct! Ratings are lower for the Winter Games than the Summer Games, and I think they could balance them out some if they moved basketball from the latter to the former. Of course, ANY competition that takes place indoors could easily be held at either event. If the NHL can (theoretically) stage games in Miami or Dallas into late May/early June, then they can play hockey anytime anywhere.

  9. gilda92

    gilda92 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I LUV the fauxlympians! So much fun when they make a fauxpas

  10. Ermine Notyours

    Ermine Notyours said, over 3 years ago

    @fritzoid

    My grandfather’s name was Glen Allen, and not long after he died the Seattle Mariners started a player named Glenallen Hill. It was weird hearing every day, “Glenallen hit the ball,” and “Glenallen made an amazing catch!” Luckily he was traded away and I didn’t have to hear this much any more, but the M’s do occasionally play the time Glenallen is currently playing on.

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