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Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for February 24, 2021

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    Tyge Premium Member 9 months ago

    That borders on cruel! 8^ )

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    Grumpy Old Guy  9 months ago

    Janis is not amused…

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    SpacedInvader Premium Member 9 months ago

    Never gets old. For me anyway.

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    Nachikethass  9 months ago

    It’s not funny to lose one’s hearing – a tiny bit at a time…

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    eromlig  9 months ago

    There was on old chem teacher we used to do that to in high school. He’d tap on his hearing aid (corded, in his pocket) and look perplexed. It was always good for a chuckle.

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    whahoppened  9 months ago

    This is the set-up for my BAD joke. Next, you say loudly (so every one can hear!) “I SAID, ******* * WILL MAKE YOU DEAF!!” (Insert suitably embarrassing words here in place of stars.)

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    whahoppened  9 months ago

    Arlo, you are just seconds away from a sudden, sharp pain! You’re within arm’s length! Definite danger zone for the situation developing!

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    coratelli  9 months ago

    Poor Janis.

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    Jason Allen  9 months ago

    Two can play at that game, Janis.

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    wilhemenacooker  9 months ago

    usually it is just ear wax

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    katzenbooks45  9 months ago

    My OH has hearing aids but won’t wear them.

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    Say What?  9 months ago

    Arlo is working his way towards sleeping on the couch tonight.

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    cabalonrye  9 months ago

    I am lucky to have a husband whose voice will beat any foghorn, even the Sumbhurg one, so much so that even as I am losing my hearing I am still asking him to lower his voice.

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    Michael G.  9 months ago

    Second childhood.

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    joedon2007  9 months ago

    JJ has been peeking (or listening) at our window again

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    [Traveler]  9 months ago

    He’s a low talker

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    niteskyy Premium Member 9 months ago

    I can’t understand my wife because she mumbles. I now this because I can hear her burps and farts throughout the house.

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    jarvisloop Premium Member 9 months ago

    As we age, we lose the lower ranges (she can’t hear thunder).

    I have been told repeatedly that I have a radio voice and that it is very low. The timbre of my voice has been compared to Barry White.

    I have also had a number of persons in their fifties and above who tell me that they can barely hear me, even when I am standing right in front of them and speaking clearly.

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    Flossie Mud Duck  9 months ago

    My dad refused to get hearing aids, so we began occasionally mouthing without sound. It took a while, but it worked.

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    Back to Big Mike  9 months ago

    I have to use my “radio voice” for her to hear me from one room to another. When I am close, she complains I am too loud, so I revert to my regular speaking voice and get ’What?", “Hmm?” and “What did you say?”, So, many times, I just give up.

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    Sir Isaac  9 months ago

    That pretty much covers the situation for my wife and me plus the noise from the TV. If it’s important turn that dang thing down, face each other, enunciate ur best and remember it’s a mutual problem.

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    DawnQuinn1  9 months ago

    Janis is no fun at all anymore. Just a grouch. Arlo was teasing her. We have all done that at least once. No harm done. (Watch this. Someone will comment that Arlo was cruel to her. Not likely.)

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    LakeBill  9 months ago

    One of these days, I’m going to try this. But, first, I will make sure my health insurance is up to date.

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    Cincoflex  9 months ago

    Careful Arlo—-that last expression of Janis’ is the danger zone!

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    Thinkingblade  9 months ago

    When I turned … years old, I did go and get my hearing checked, and sure enough the audiologist told me that I was losing my sensitivity to higher frequencies, which also meant that I was having more trouble hearing some of things my wife and step daughter say. It was highly disappointing because as a young musician I had great hearing. Sigh – if it weren’t for the alternative I would say that getting old sucks.

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    oldchas  9 months ago

    I worked in a loud environment for 45 years. I have a hearing loss and tinnitus. So the wife tells me we are going to do something while she is in another room and I don’t hear. When it comes time for me to be ready to do what it was I was told to do and I don’t know what I was supposed to be doing it’s because I never listen to her. And sorry, no, I am not going to spend thousands of dollars on earbuds because they are called hearing aids.

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    GregSearcy  9 months ago

    Coach Terry Bowden used to tell the story about his mother being hard of hearing. He said that the reason he had so many siblings was that when His Dad, (Coach Bobby Bowden FSU) and Mom (Ann) would go to bed… his dad would say “You want to go to sleep or what?” His Mom being hard of hearing would reply “WHAT?” …MS. Ann would always have a come back, “So many siblings? I had 3 sons. Terry as a little boy used to go to the dorms and ask for snacks, saying his parents were poor, to which the students would give him treats.”

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    CitizenKing  9 months ago

    Everyone should get their hearing checked regularly. You don’t have to do anything about it, but know where you are.

    And let me warn those of you who are young, you think it won’t happen to you. I grew up in a time when hearing protection was rarely used and not very effective. Loud music, shooting, power tools all without proper hearing protection. I pay the price now. I wear hearing protection often, but the horse has left the barn.

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    jonesbeltone  9 months ago

    Careful Arlo; it’s hard to walk this back. I fit hearing aids for over forty years and poking at your spouse’s infirmities always leads to high words and hurt feelings. Lead the way by getting YOUR hearing tested and if you need help, get it. Hearing aids work really well now and it is easier to adapt before your hearing gets really bad.

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    flagmichael  9 months ago

    My partner at work had hearing loss and tinnitus from unprotected shooting and loud music. The hearing loss didn’t bother him as much as the constant weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee in his ears.

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    gcottay  9 months ago

    My smart and beautiful wife may have some hearing loss but I am usually the problem by speaking with a soft voice.

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    Emperor Rick  9 months ago

    He’s Gaslighting you J.

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    bobw2012  9 months ago

    And Arlo is being a jerk.

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    Night-Gaunt49  9 months ago

    Be cruel to be kind, every sadists’ motto.

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    Ren Rodee  9 months ago

    Has anyone priced hearing aids lately? WTF and Why?

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    Scott S  9 months ago

    With having to wear face coverings everyone here sounds like Kenny.

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    samfran6-0  9 months ago

    I was asked how was my hearing. I can hear a flea fart. I can hear things that no one else seems to hear. I’ll describe the sound and ask " you don’t hear that"? Eventually they hear it and look at me in amazement. Thank goodness, my hearing is still good.

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    Natarose  9 months ago

    jerk

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member 9 months ago

    An ear specialist will solve that problem.

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    WilliamDoerfler  9 months ago

    What?

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    kid1at3heart Premium Member 9 months ago

    First time I had my ears checked, I only lost low sounds. My hubby also mispronounced words: a chimney was a chimly, a sandwich was a sammich and so on, but it was my fault if I said what. The audiologist recommended speech therapy for him. He was not pleased.

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    Kip W  9 months ago

    Now, that there is one jaundiced facial expression. [Like]

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    Rokittman  9 months ago

    I’ve just turned into Johnny Two Times…. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD3y43cyddI

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    mafastore  9 months ago

    For around 40 years I have trouble hearing when there are sounds around or in tall ceiling rooms such as gymnasiums. I had my hearing twice at different doctors over the years and test that my hearing is fine, but I don’t hear over noise.

    Past 10 years or so husband has been losing his hearing and does not believe me. When he leaves a room I turn the sound on the TV DOWN. When he comes into a room where I have the TV on he says “Are they whispering? How can you hear that?”

    He did not believe me until (in 2019 -normal times) we started taking my 90 yo mother to doctors (since we work part time from home, it became our job as my siblings/in-laws work full time). As we were dealing with her we had to deal with her problems hearing – also denied. (When we are in a doctor’s office I often feel like I am at the Christmas dinner table in “Christmas Vacation” as I yell repeating what the doctor has said – and same thing has to be yelled more than once – I hear in the back of my head “THE BLESSING! THEY WANT YOU TO SAY THE BLESSING!” We had 2 serious medical problems to deal with for her and then it was going to be hearing aids – but she is still waiting and the problems are not completely resolved as she is not going out unless emergency nor are we going out unless absolutely necessary. But on – he now believes me that he needs to have his ears examined and we will do when the world is normal again.

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