Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for February 23, 2021

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    Tyge Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Yikes! That’s too close to home! 8^ \

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    wjones  almost 2 years ago

    Arlo; Are you sure that was thunder?

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    whahoppened  almost 2 years ago

    Hmmm, logic didn’t tell you you were included? Brings to mind an old grade school joke I shan’t repeat here.

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    dsTrekker Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Um, ok, someone is going to have to explain that one to me.

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    Auntie Socialist  almost 2 years ago

    Howahhd! It’s time to go to your dentist appointment!!!!!

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    Dani Rice  almost 2 years ago

    I have suggested Hubby put in his hearing aids when he puts on his glasses. Apparently the problem is that I simply don’t speak loudly enough.

    It’s not just annoying – it’s dangerous. It was rather disconcerting when I asked him how long the brakes had been making “that noise” and his answer was “what noise?”

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    colddonkey  almost 2 years ago

    Being hearing impaired all my life I’ve lived all my life like this. Amazes me that people can hear each other from different rooms. Myself if your not looking/speaking at me from less then 5 feet away I’ll hear noise but likely won’t understand a word you’ve said. For those with good hearing, hearing aids are NOT the cure all so don’t go there.

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    mourdac Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Time for that hearing exam….

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    Michael G.  almost 2 years ago

    A dialogue of the deaf? Off to the audiologist, you two! :-0

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    loridobson Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Quit mumbling Arlo

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    dschaeff505 Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    It’s people talking to each other from other rooms. I’ve started ignoring such feeble attempts at communication.

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    DawnQuinn1  almost 2 years ago

    She could not hear him and he can’t hear her. She replied to him, but he did not hear her.

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    jonesbeltone  almost 2 years ago

    Pot can’t call the kettle black…..

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    mainelyneuropsych  almost 2 years ago

    This was my husband and me, until I finally persuaded him that he needed hearing aides (I had had my own for nearly a year by then).

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    jarvisloop  almost 2 years ago

    Father Time marches on for all of us.

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    david_42  almost 2 years ago

    Nothing a “not a hearing aid” can’t fix. I recommend Banglijion.

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    Going Nuts  almost 2 years ago

    Whoever’s cooking in our house is completely tuned out when the stove exhaust fan is on. Sometimes it’s on purpose.

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    TemporaryKing  almost 2 years ago

    I credit this observation to one of my grown nieces. “As far as I can tell, marriage means yelling ‘what?’ from another room.”

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    William Green Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Once again, JJ forces us to try and figure out the joke.

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    doublepaw  almost 2 years ago

    Reminds me of my father. If he couldn’t hear my mother he said she was losing her voice. If she couldn’t hear him he said she was losing her hearing.

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    ChessPirate  almost 2 years ago

    And you can’t hear lightning… ☺

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    Enoi  almost 2 years ago

    “WHAT? YOU WANT A FLY SWATTER?” “NO! I WANT A GLASS OF WATER!”

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    dale_buck66062  almost 2 years ago

    I cracked up…guess you have to be a certain age. The most common words in our house are “What?”, “Huh?”, and the phrase “could you repeat that?”

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    Moonkey Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    I suggest they discontinue the rude practice of yelling at someone they can’t see. Get up off your bum and walk to the person you are talking to. House screaming room to room is just nasty and inconsiderate. You can train someone to stop by insisting you can’t hear them when they are yelling. They will be confused, but will learn to go to you and speak in a normal tone, which you will respond to in a normal tone. How lazy humans can be!

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    Cminuscomics&stories Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Don’t talk to someone if you are not in the same room.

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    aeakrs  almost 2 years ago

    Sounds just like my old man. He gripes because I can’t hear and you have to yell at him for him to hear. I tell him at least I wasn’t as vain and in denial as him, I got a hearing aid.

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    kunddog  almost 2 years ago

    Damaged my hearing in the military, when I got out I had to take a physical for a job that entailed a hearing test. from 20 hz to 3khz I had several major drop outs and after 10khz nothing.

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    locake  almost 2 years ago

    My husband swears his hearing is perfectly fine. He had it tested and there is only one tone he can’t here. It is the exact tone of my voice!

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    Ginger Vedder  almost 2 years ago

    There is the camera in my home again!

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    Odin  almost 2 years ago

    Arlo is following me—again.

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    Back to Big Mike  almost 2 years ago

    Get rid of those cameras in my house!

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    toshephe  almost 2 years ago

    If you wear hearing aids you know the answer. Arlo is saying “What did you say?” He needs hearing aids, but Janis may need them too.

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    unca jim  almost 2 years ago

    At 85, I’ve been blessed to still be able to hear a mouse pee in my sock drawer, smell electrical shorts somewhere in the neighborhood, appreciate spicy food and see road signs long before I get there, but….um… what’d I start to say, anyways?? Oh, yeh.. it was something about a rant about all those ‘invitations for a free lunch and seminar about "hearing problems and it’s cures" that I get 3x a week here in FL…>cuss, fume, mumble<

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    bobpeters61  almost 2 years ago

    I can relate. Hard of hezring since childhood when I overinflated a bike tire with a compressor until it exploded up side my head.

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    PaulV1  almost 2 years ago

    “It’s about to come on?” What is this, “live” TV?

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    bevgreyjones  almost 2 years ago

    My brother-in-law refused to accept that his hearing was bad. He would mishear something my sister said and get all huffy and pissed off at her for no real reason. It took him years to learn to ask her to repeat things.

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    admiree2  almost 2 years ago

    WHY ARE YOU ACTING LIKE THAT IN THAT LEATHER GET UP?

    Because you said to get ready and look like this.

    NO, NO! I SAID IT LOOKS LIKE THE WEATHER IS ACTING UP!

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    doctor.worthog  almost 2 years ago

    same

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