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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for March 31, 2019

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    RenéManuel  over 2 years ago

    oopps

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 2 years ago
    ♫ the worst part of waking up is Folger’s on your counter and floor ♫
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    howtheduck  over 2 years ago

    Judging from her very specific description it appears that Elizabeth just stood there watching and analyzing the coffee drip all over the counter instead of putting the carafe in the coffee maker. John and Elly’s extremely shocked look in the last panel seems to be because Elizabeth is bright enough to know how to stop the coffee mess, but not bright enough to actually stop the mess. She’s a thinker, not a doer.

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    PoodleGroomer  over 2 years ago

    Sometimes not everyone takes coffee with them. We have a stainless steel pot and have to remember to dump out the old coffee so the new brew doesn’t overflow.

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    The Pro from Dover  over 2 years ago

    Good to the last drop

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    asrialfeeple  over 2 years ago

    That’s a great way to start your day.

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I’ve seen the coffee river at work on occasion. The only time at home was not positioning the pot under my water distiller correctly. Water clean up is easier.

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    sandpiper  over 2 years ago

    No good deed goes unpunished.

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    Wren Fahel  over 2 years ago

    We have a cool coffeemaker that doesn’t need a pot. There’s a little lever on it; you press the cup against the lever and the coffee pours in from the coffeemaker. We love it!

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    well-i-never  over 2 years ago

    8:30!!!

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    jimchronister2016  over 2 years ago

    Lynn you are the greatest real people cartoon artist of all that I’ve ever seen! And I’m 78. So real, so true to life! Don’t change anything! And I am positive I’m speaking for all people that know you. Thank you! Your a real inspiration. Jim Chronister

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    GoBlue  over 2 years ago

    I used to make the coffee at night for my ex and set the timer too. I don’t drink coffee, so decided he should do it himself. You got it.. He left the pot off, coffee allllll over the counter. Guess who got to clean it up? I’m sure he did that so that I’d tell him ‘never mind, I’ll just do it myself’. He was good for crap like that. :D

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    Nighthawks Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I hope he doesn’t forget to give a shot of novocaine to a patient before he starts drilling

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    jless  over 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Comments:

    This happened. The strip saved our bacon many times—because the strip needed this kind of material, and I needed the outlet!

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    8ec23d5228da33aa2115003c92d0fe83  over 2 years ago

    My husband started to do this for me years ago. I’m not half human till I have at least 2 cups down the hatch.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I’ve done that but with a single cup coffee maker. Still, the mess is hot, annoying and embarassing while all the other coffee wanters are waiting for me to clean up my mess.

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    rroush Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Or maybe she saw what had happened after the damage was done.

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    PatriciaLarkin  over 2 years ago

    I’ve done it myself—ground beans when the bean catcher wasn’t in place—an avalanche of fine ground coffee on the counter!

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    MrTerry1946  over 2 years ago

    4 days ago i did it, what a mess!

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    dlaemmerhirt999  over 2 years ago

    OPS!

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    sparkle 13 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I’ve DONE THAT a time or two !

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    ajr58  over 2 years ago

    Done that.

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    heathcliff2  over 2 years ago

    She has forgotten inaction is only related to TV.

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    M2MM  over 2 years ago

    Oops! :P :D

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    Le'Roy Hawkins  over 2 years ago

    That’s not how it works. That’s not how any of this works.

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    bryan42  over 2 years ago

    I did that exact thing about 2 years ago. What a mess!

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    James Lindley Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Saw that coming. I’ve also not had the carafe set in straight so water backed up in the basket and went everywhere except in the carafe.

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    Eve Hill  over 2 years ago

    Ha ha, this is funny because John is an idiot. right Lynn?

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