Basic Instructions by Scott Meyer for August 24, 2015

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    Three Steps Over Japan  over 7 years ago

    Bye, Scott!

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    Jeff0811  over 7 years ago

    You know those posters that say, “Harrumph, I’m dropping this strip”, or “This used to be funny, I’m leaving”. Bye Scott.

    Sure, we might miss the strip for awhile, even be reminded of the strip when we shop at Ikea, but life will go on.

    What I’m trying to say, in a humorous way, is, we look forward to your future endeavors. It’s been a good strip, but if you feel it’s time to move on, then go for it.

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    common sanse  over 7 years ago

    Serious writing is a tough business. Don’t quit your day job. Oh. That’s right. You just did.

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    Hugh B. Hayve  over 7 years ago

    Some of us kind of wish the copyright date was a few years later.

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    ekw555  over 7 years ago

    bye,’s been great fun.good luck w/ the novel.

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    Plods with ...™ Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Hmmm “Off to be the Wizard.” Looks interesting. .It’s been fun Scott. Thanks

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    Cozmik Cowboy  over 7 years ago

    (Too busy sobbing to post)

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    SiteeSatee Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Sigh… For what it’s worth, Basic consistently made me laugh, and it never felt tired or re-runny. Still, after such fun, we owe you the right to quit on your schedule. Good luck on the novel and whatever comes next!

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    Donaldo  over 7 years ago

    Thanks for all the great strips

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    jski14  over 7 years ago

    Great strip, thank you. Best of luck with your new venture. It’s good to know when it’s time to go. Too bad Jon Stewart didn’t figure it out a few years earlier.

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    Willywise52 Premium Member over 7 years ago

    I’ve become a better person than my friends for having read Basic Instructions,because they havn’t read BI themselves.Oh,wait,I don’t have any friends.Anyway,THANKS SCOTT,and good luck.

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    SkyFisher  over 7 years ago

    I must say that today’s strip is considerably better than the one that has a finale every single day..Drop us a post when your next book is out, Scott.

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    Russell Sketchley Premium Member over 7 years ago

    We’ll miss this strip. Thanks for sharing it with us. All the best.

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    Tom_Tildrum  over 7 years ago

    Best regards, Scott. We’ll miss you.

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    ChrisV  over 7 years ago

    Thanks for the laughs, Scott, and good luck in your future endeavours.

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    111paul  over 7 years ago

    So long, and thanks for all the fish!

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    ChessPirate  over 7 years ago

    You can’t go yet, Scott! You haven’t given us Basic Instructions on letting go of a favorite comic!

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    drkala  over 7 years ago

    Looking forward to the musical…

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    common sanse  over 7 years ago

    @jski I agree with you. The low point of Stewart’s show was when he tried to argue with O’ reiley and was totally unprepared. O’Reilly destroyed him and I don’t like O’Reilly.

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    gmu328  over 7 years ago

    Bye Scott. I only came onto this comic a couple years ago, but it’s been a blast … a must every other day in my life …

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    HabaneroBuck  over 7 years ago

    “Basic Instructions” has been a poor-man’s Pogo, and by poor, I mean sales are so bad that Scott is going into a more lucrative line of work. Novel-writing!

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    Tina Rhea Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Best of luck! I’ll miss the new strips. Thanks for the smiles, snickers, and occasional guffaws.

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    bubujin_2 Premium Member over 7 years ago

    It’s not even the end of the year and I’m already fretting I’ll have no one to chastise for not updating the copyright year on the strip.

    Best wishes in your new endeavors.

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    tommysmo  over 7 years ago

    Thanks for the laughs. Good luck with your next career!

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    Sodaburger  over 7 years ago

    oh no! is this the last one?

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    johngregor Premium Member over 7 years ago

    You should end with a musical number. Either that or a wedding (Jenkins and ….?)

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    Carol Blair Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Nooo! I need more Instruction! Make it hurt!! Whimper, whine, sob…..

    Oh well, I hope to run into you again soon. May all go well on your next cycle.

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    dmk57  over 7 years ago

    Good luck with your novels, but your comic will be missed, if you haven’t guessed that by now.

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    BallotBoxer  over 7 years ago

    Been reading for years. Sad to see it end.salutes

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    eddi_tbh  over 7 years ago

    A strip that consistently makes me laugh. Thank you and good luck.

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    KathDu  over 7 years ago

    Wonderful strip! We’ll miss you. Good luck!

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    Goblinopolis  over 7 years ago

    As a working novelist, let me wish you the best of luck. It’s a jungle out here.

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    LaughedMyselfFuzzy  over 7 years ago

    We’ll miss it. Thanks so much.

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