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Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson for September 27, 2020

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    mabrndt Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Once again, a little under 10 years ago, Richard posted a blog entry regarding this strip: 

    http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2010/10/todays-cul-de-sac-october-3-2010.html

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    M2MM  about 2 months ago

    I love watching the progression of Alice’s expressions. LOL.

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    Wilde Bill  about 2 months ago

    Petey is always there for you, Alice. Well, sometimes.

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    su43dipta  about 2 months ago

    Mom and Dad are turning their kids into compulsive arm-chewers.

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    Auntie Socialist  about 2 months ago

    Durante…?

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    gbars70  about 2 months ago

    I wonder if that would work as a political solution… (eek! What am I doin’!)

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Who could ever forget old what’s-his-name?

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Is neurosis contagious?

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    dwane.scoty1  about 2 months ago

    Master level Trivial Pursuit: Guess the names of character actors on 12 hours of ME-TV!

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    posse1 Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Even if you skip the words & just look at Alices face~ cracks me up!

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    Ralph Newbill  about 2 months ago

    The rabbit disappears in the third panel.

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    shawnc1959  about 2 months ago

    I wonder why Petey, striving to become World’s Pickiest Eater, would ever need a mandibular workout?

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    joegeethree  about 2 months ago

    Aww, Alice IS learning from her big brother.

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member about 2 months ago

    I see Polyfill. :)

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    robhanold  about 2 months ago

    Adults . . . . don’t they communicate well!

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    TheFiddleBackSpider  about 2 months ago

    Unless you don’t have a TV I believe everyone has had a conversation like Alice’s parents on today’s strip

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    LaurentVaillancourt  about 2 months ago

    My wife and her friend are especially bad for this mania. “Of course you’ve seen them before. He/She is an ACTOR. Be happy they’re getting work.” (This never calms them down. If I want to enjoy the show, it is always best to just pause and go look it up on IMdB)

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima Premium Member about 2 months ago

    The progression of Alice’s expressions through the panels is precious.

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    Tallguy  about 2 months ago

    I remember watching three hours of a Twilight Zone marathon because every episode everyone would be saying “Wait, WHO is that? What was she in later? Oh, it’s THAT guy. He was in… um…” Then we’d watch the end credits, figure out, but then there would be another one. If we had had IMDB then we would have gotten to bed early.

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    ChessPirate  about 2 months ago

    “Mandibular workout”? So, the jawbone of an a… no, no, I won’t say it… ☺

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    WCraft Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Thankful for IMDB!

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    Dumb Smarto says Happy Thanksgiving!  about 2 months ago

    I oughtta try that.

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    Indianapolis Smith  about 2 months ago

    I chewed my arm off to get out of a meeting. In retrospect, not a good move on my part. Now they call me “Lefty”.

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    6turtle9  about 2 months ago

    Hahahahaha! Six panels, six emotions, brilliantly rendered with minimal, powerful strokes.

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    Sisyphos  about 2 months ago

    When they hit thirty, you know, the memory goes. Poof! It just blows to pieces, little factoids of no significance that cannot be put back together again. Lament for Peter and Madeline, the aging Otterloops.

    Alice, of the wonderfully changeable expressions, has learned a Great Lesson from her underrated Big Brother….

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    Lizzie Premium Member about 2 months ago

    This was many a scene from my childhood. So frustrating to hear my parents go through this almost daily. Then when I was old enough to start to recognize actors but couldn’t place them, the answer would be “He’s been in lots of things.” So thankful for IMDB.

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    ars731  about 2 months ago

    I have to try that when i am trapped in them middle of an conservation i cant get out of

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    JH&Cats  about 2 months ago

    Petey seems to feel that as you get older and learn a few coping tricks, life gets easier and more controllable.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 2 months ago

    My TV tells me the actors’ names.

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