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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for May 24, 2012

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    Vandal00  over 7 years ago

    Oddly enough, that’s the same mood which got me Latin honors in college.

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    Vandal00  over 7 years ago

    Just finished my last final two weeks ago =)

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    moronbis  over 7 years ago

    What’s the point of doing something for months when you can finish it in a night?

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    arye uygur  over 7 years ago

    Youi’d think a kid old enough to be assigned a school assignment would be told old to play in a sandbox.

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    pouncingtiger  over 7 years ago

    Oh, he learns so early.

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    Wiseguy411  over 7 years ago

    Got through University twice with last minute panic as the prime motivator..That and a devout fear of failure …

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    John Davis  over 7 years ago

    Here’s a great idea for a story:

    A kid has no idea for a story.

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    Troglodyte  over 7 years ago

    Calvin, maybe you just need to think outside the ’box!

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    dobbsm  over 7 years ago

    That’s the same mood that got me through uni.

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    38lowell  over 7 years ago

    There’s always one!Note: You run the fastest when you’re persued.

    WE need to see a last minute burst of speed!

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    rentier  over 7 years ago

    Calvin seems to labour very often with last minute-panic!

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    rentier  over 7 years ago

    When Hobbes is there, nothing bad can happen!

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    GROG Premium Member over 7 years ago

    That never worked for me. From what I’ve seen, it doesn’t work for Calvin either.

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    elbeck  over 7 years ago

    If it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would ever get done.

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    Thunderdog2  over 7 years ago

    Last minute panic does get the blood pumping.

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    Ervin Johnson  over 7 years ago

    Works for me.

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    jadoo823  over 7 years ago

    …i do my best work under pressure, however, I don’t enjoy it…it’s a no-win situation…

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    ewalnut  over 7 years ago

    I’m curious what it means when you “flag” a comment. Does it mean you’re complaining about the poster’s bad behavior or that you’re voting for it to be put at the top of the list?

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    sonnygreen  over 7 years ago

    “Last Minute” creates the type of effort necessary to finalize a project deadline, even if it’s not truly the last minute. Think about it. Move the project completion dates appropriately, to accomplish the tasks at hand, then become pathological so you actually believe the lies. You’ll never be late again. . . . . . . CAN I GET AN AMEN ! ! !

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    rroush Premium Member over 7 years ago

    That’s how I wrote my thesis for my college major. Aced it.

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    skipper1992  over 7 years ago

    I’m glad it works for Calvin … doesn’t seem to work for my 13-year-old, unfortunately. (He waits till the last minute … just sometimes does a half-a … um … half-baked job even then.)

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    morokiane  over 7 years ago

    This way of doing things got me through elementary, middle, high school and college

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    Spyderred  over 7 years ago

    I’m a writer. It is true that there’s no spur like a looming deadline. Some editors fail to appreciate that much of the last-moment squeeze comes from the difficulty of allocating times months in advance for a specific project. Life has a way of interrupting – the need for sleep, food, bill- paying, phone calls, mail, etc. imagine having to estimate how much time to allocate to those for seven months to create a coherent and appealing piece of work. See?

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    Karaboo2  over 7 years ago

    Been there, done that

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    iced tea  over 7 years ago

    Calvin:As soon as an idea pops into your mind, write it down before it escapes you.

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    Number Three  over 7 years ago

    Awwwwww…. Don’t worry, Calvin.

    Why not write a story about you and your best friend Hobbes?

    ………And all the fights you have.

    LOL xxx

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    Hobbes Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Click here: Peanuts (1971)

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    Popeyesforearm  over 7 years ago

    consolidate dude

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    Popeyesforearm  over 7 years ago

    My motto: Why do today that which can be put off to tomorrow.

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    Hobbes Premium Member over 7 years ago

    @GretchensMom: See my final posting last night. I found a way to display the miniature strip that you were asking about.

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    ratlum  over 7 years ago

    Last minute panic works for me.

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    khpage  over 7 years ago

    But then you have to hire a translator for the gibberish that’s produced during the panic….better to have it ghostwritten in the first place – it would be interesting to see what Hobbes might produce given the oppportunity….

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    BertyBea  over 7 years ago

    Well said, just like me.:)

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    Puddleglum2  over 7 years ago

    A sense of urgency might work, but only with rationality and clear thinking. Panic produces hysteria!

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    Puddleglum2  over 7 years ago

    Calvin needs the incandescent light (idea) over his head. “The light bulb was a invention with 1000 steps,” said Edison. Calvin hasn’t seen the light, yet! At the least, he’d better ignite the spark of imagination before it’s too late!

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    bmonk  over 7 years ago

    By the way, I tend to believe Calvin regarding the Noodle Incident. He got too irate over it to believe he feels any guilt, so he didn’t intend to do it. It may have gotten out of hand, and so on, but he doesn’t feel responsible.

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    Yes, Calvin is a definite P: he always needs more information before deciding.

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    guswild  over 7 years ago

    just like school. always did the book report the night before. reading it too, lol

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    Gretchen's Mom  over 7 years ago

    It’s been a few years since I last attended school but I was always one of those kids that wrote a report / did the project, etc. as soon as the teacher assigned it. That way, I could just relax and forget about it until it was due. Pressure, stress and panic have never been my “friends”!

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    Vonne Anton  over 7 years ago

    “You can’t turn on creativity like a faucet.” True, but you can turn it off like a toilet.

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    SusanCraig  over 7 years ago

    I’m having lack-of-Frog-Applause panic!

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    suegrace  over 7 years ago

    true that!! :D

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    harrypotterlover  over 7 years ago

    This is me and my life.

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    Puddleglum2  over 7 years ago

    “Edison didn’t invent the first electric light bulb, but invented the first commercially practical electric light bulb.”

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    Bill Chapman  over 7 years ago

    I got A’s all through H.S. on that method – not just English – EVERY class except my shop and lab classes.

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    Calvinandhobbes#1  over 7 years ago

    hahaha. cram! .. but personaly I also end up thinking that I could have done something better .

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