Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for March 07, 2019


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 9 months ago

    But Hobbes is thinking of a word that rhymes with numb.

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    codycab  9 months ago

    Calvin, what part of “6 weeks” do you not get?

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    oldpine52  9 months ago

    Dumb, maybe, but not numb.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  9 months ago

    As if the USPS delivers twice in the same day.

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    Nachikethass  9 months ago

    Wow! That’s cold, Hobbes!

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    Kind&Kinder  9 months ago

    Ah, the excited anticipation of a child!

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    orinoco womble  9 months ago

    Reminds me of the time I learned that romantic weekends end on Monday. Back in those days they would promise to write…and I, fool of the world, believed they would.

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    The Pro from Dover  9 months ago
    if he thinks he’s disappointed now
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    Watcher  9 months ago

    Have your Mom call them to find out and maybe put a rush on it because you are driving her nuts.

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    DorothyGlenn  9 months ago

    This story line reminds me so much of waiting for my SeaMonkey kit and being so disappointed.

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    ekw555  9 months ago

    numbskull, perhaps.

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    jpayne4040  9 months ago

    You said it, Hobbes! I only agreed with you.

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    The Reader Premium Member 9 months ago

    Tigers can be cruel!

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  9 months ago

    Classic case of emotion in motion.

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    rshive  9 months ago

    High pie in the sky hopes…

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    johndifool  9 months ago

    When I was a child

    I caught a fleeting glimpse

    Out of the corner of my eye

    I turned to look but it was gone

    I cannot put my finger on it now

    The child is grown

    The dream is gone

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    well-i-never  9 months ago

    Checking for numbness is a legitimate medical test – it’s not just yanking his chain.

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    gantech  9 months ago

    If it were Singapore, the idea wouldn’t be that far fetched. I don’t know if they still do this, but they used to have mail delivery twice a day.

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    Ermine Notyours  9 months ago

    I’ve heard people bemoan the fact that first class isn’t mailed twice a day any more. Guys, there are other was to communicate.

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    Kip W  9 months ago

    In first grade, I wanted the Beany-copters that were advertised on “Beany and Cecil” (the animated version—I was too late for the puppet one). Wanted them so much! One day a kid brought one to the playground, and even I could see that it would have been a horrid disappointment. It turned slower than the ceiling fans at Steele’s Market. How would you get any lift from that? It wouldn’t even make up for the weight of the batteries.

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    rob mccallum Premium Member 9 months ago

    just wait until you receive it. then real disappointment will set in.

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    DCBakerEsq  9 months ago

    Lucky for me Amazon has Next Day Delivery.

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    BiggerNate91  9 months ago

    It comes tomorrow, right?

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    TheCoosBayBachelor   9 months ago

    Such a setup for a childhood disappointment. Anyone remember the giant blowup dinosaurs advertised on the back page of comic books? I saved my money, sent away for them, waited & waited but finally my dad told me they’d never come, the whole thing was a scam. Hard lesson learned but it stuck with me all my life.

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    ekke  9 months ago

    Yes, this is the driving principle behind cell phone addiction. Because the mailman is constant.

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    yangeldf  9 months ago

    it said 4-6 weeks, the odds of it arriving before a month passes is zero, then the odds will begin to go up as to when it arrives.

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    zeexenon  9 months ago

    This waiting game built my character, for example, one day my boss came to me to say I would be getting another reportee, a young engineer who lost the use of an arm and short term memory due to an HS motorcycle accident. Later, the company president said I was the most patient manager in the company. It took another decade, but I finally got my reward, a golden handshake.

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    froeck  9 months ago

    Wait until he gets the motor powered propeller and the Chinese motor don’t last as long as the battery! Hobbies can really get him going to suggest it might be put in the wrong mail box.

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    Scoutmaster77  9 months ago

    Hobbes knows which buttons to push.

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    MCProfessor  9 months ago

    I remember playing brain games with myself at that age.

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    WhereisPogo?  9 months ago

    In the old days they did deliver twice a day.

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