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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for July 01, 2020

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    Baarorso  5 months ago

    Admit it guys, that $700 was worth getting that obnoxious moocher out of your hair for good! ;D

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  5 months ago

    uh… you’re welcome?

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    capricorn9th  5 months ago

    John paid for the apartment but it looks like he put Fiona on the lease so the management gave her the credit balance instead of John. Wise to just let it go.

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    howtheduck  5 months ago

    Yay! The return of Fiona Brass, the best character this comic strip ever saw! After seeing the comic strip where Elly treated John like she treats the dog, I am ready for a breath of fresh air.

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    howtheduck  5 months ago

    Happy Canada Day! Be safe in your celebrations.

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    GirlGeek Premium Member 5 months ago

    So she stole your money?

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    jpayne4040  5 months ago

    If you weren’t ready to permanently say “good riddance” to her before, John, I bet you are now!

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    [Traveler]  5 months ago

    Well, at least he’s no longer keeping another woman

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    bobblumenfeld  5 months ago

    Fiona said “Thanks”? Someone check the weather in Hell.

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    pheets  5 months ago

    And worthy every dime of it, too.

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    Willywise52 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Sucker.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Small price to pay. Good riddance. I’ll bet you don’t get any free coffee at the restaurant either.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member 5 months ago

    Hey…. at least she must have paid her next month’s rent, and also cleaned the place up enough to get the deposit back.

    It’s far better than getting a bill.

     

    She could have given notice, or just stopped paying rent… using up the deposit to cover the last month that she stayed there…

    and then left the apartment filthy or even trashed.

     

    If his name is on the rental agreement, he could be held responsible.

    Unfortunately, it happens more than you’d think.

     

    As for the character… I’d as soon never see her again.

    I don’t like the way she’s portrayed… and I’ve met too many “Fiona’s” in real life.

    I’d as soon skip the dubious “pleasure.”

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    Gerard:D  5 months ago

    Lynn’s Comments:

    When I did the Aunt Fiona series, I received a number of letters from readers who asked me how I knew one of their relatives so intimately. You can make stuff up, but the truth is, you don’t have to!

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    rebroxanna  5 months ago

    No sympathy here. He mishandled this from day 1.

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    Irish53  5 months ago

    No good deed goes unpunished

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    Diat60  5 months ago

    I’m surprised that John’s surprised.

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    Plods with ... Premium Member 5 months ago

    Of course she did.

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    betseytacy  5 months ago

    Doesn’t anyone think that the apartment owner should have paid the rebate back to whomever it was who rented it in the first place? he should go after the apartment owner for giving the rebate to the wrong person!!!

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    Ukko wilko  5 months ago

    If she’s going to cook, DON’T EAT THERE!

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    stamps  5 months ago

    She’ll be baaack!

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    jrbaskind  5 months ago

    Fiona the selfish stinker!

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    circleM  5 months ago

    If there was a lease she would be penalized for breaking it.

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    Jan C  5 months ago

    Does anyone consider the concept of a gift? Once you give a gift (in this case in the form of 2 months rent), it is the property of the recipient to do with as she pleases. If Fiona chose to live elsewhere and there was a rebate on the unused rent, it is hers. There’s no ambiguity here. There were no qualifications on the gift. John should have no expectation of receiving the money back. Fiona’s thanks were a nice gesture on her part.

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    BHALL77801  5 months ago

    Most people know their relatives that are slime that never pay anything back…

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    mikeywilly  5 months ago

    That’s what some relatives are for. They make you glad that they don’t visit often.

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    exitseven  5 months ago

    Best 700 bucks he ever spent.

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member 5 months ago

    She was some piece of work! Kidnap her cat(?) and hold it for ransom.

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    fix-n-fly  5 months ago

    It was expensive but hope you learned a lesson, John.

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    M2MM  5 months ago

    You can’t expect someone like Fiona to consider returning money in any case.

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    lynnirwin  5 months ago

    Often when you loan someone money you end up never seeing them again. Often TOTALLY worth it.

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  5 months ago

    John, trust me it was worth it.

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    The_Great_Black President  5 months ago

    Five good ideas what Fiona did with that $700:

    1.) H

    2.) Mexican Mud

    3.) Skag

    4.) Smack

    5.) White Horse

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    Guilty Bystander  5 months ago

    That’s $700 you wouldn’t have had to pay towards bail after sending Fiona into the next world permanently. Consider it an investment in a quieter future.

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    donwestonmysteries  5 months ago

    Sounds like My daughter in law. When things got rough in her marriage she found another man. And another after that, then moved in with a daughter. Master manipulator. Never worked though.

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