For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for June 10, 2021

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 2 months ago

    Michael needs some alone time (to mope over Martha).

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    Johnnyrico  about 2 months ago

    Well, try again another day.

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    Leojim  about 2 months ago

    Driving under stress and still getting the job done is key.

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    suv2000  about 2 months ago

    Bummer loser boy

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    yoey1957  about 2 months ago

    Sorry, not sorry. Cocky and over confident, immature….I could go on.

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    GirlGeek Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Ii think the only thing he wants to do is mourn

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    Enter.Name.Here  about 2 months ago

    “How does it feel to be in the big league?”

    " Oh…………. Back to the minors for you, slugger. Keep swinging."

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    TheDOCTOR  about 2 months ago

    My Mom tried 3 times and on her 4th attempt, it was during a major rainstorm. The Instructor asked if she wanted to come back and she said “No, If I don’t do this Now I never will”. She drove the Course in the driving rain and when done, her Instructor said “Lady, if you can drive through THIS, you can drive through ANYTHING”. She Passed.

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    capricorn9th  about 2 months ago

    Hmmm…was Mike listening to his mom? She asked if he passed and he said he did yet he was remembering the failed exam and is hugging his teddy. If he passed, he’d hop to his mom and give her the best news of his life. He did not so I’d say he did not pass and lied to his mom.

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    Baarorso  about 2 months ago

    Ellie, do you really have to ask Mike if he passed or not bearing in mind his body language? ;/

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    KelleySweat1  about 2 months ago

    I wonder if he ‘borrowed’ the teddy bear from Elizabeth or April…

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    comics  about 2 months ago

    At least the examiner smiled at him once

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    Orcatime  about 2 months ago

    I knew one tester who had to be fired for giving too many fails. They had her test 5 male and 5 female professional drivers. She only passed 3 women!

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  about 2 months ago

    O.K., Michael. Regroup. Get it together, then retake the test.

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    Tantor  about 2 months ago

    Best day of his life!

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    Olddog04  about 2 months ago

    Welcome to the rest of your life Mike.

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    littlejohn Premium Member about 2 months ago

    You gota learn how to deal with the Hi’s and Low’s in life Michael. But at least you know that you are alive. Only the dead feel no pain. Or triumph for that matter.

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    wilhemenacooker  about 2 months ago

    how can you fail a driver’s test?

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    Jason Allen  about 2 months ago

    All the best people fail their first driver’s test. My first test was on a day when my ADHD was particularly bad. I did so badly, I didn’t even get to finish the test. My retest was on a day when my ADHD wasn’t nearly as bad. And even though the examiner had a reputation for being tough (her nickname was Sarge), I got a near perfect score.

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    bookworm0812  about 2 months ago

    Oh, he passed? When this originally ran I thought he failed the first time. I could be wrong.

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    M2MM  about 2 months ago

    He just needs more practice and less distractions. :P

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    marauder3045  about 2 months ago

    Hy don’t you folks cut. Ichael some slack?

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    drycurt  about 2 months ago

    I thought I’d do better taking my test with my mother’s automatic transmission land yacht. I barely bumped the rear post while parallel parking and failed because I had an “accident.” The next time I drove my father’s tiny manual transmission economy car and slipped into the parallel parking space without having to back in. The tester had no reason to fail me for that – you just had to get the vehicle into the space properly without hitting the posts.

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    Yardley701  about 2 months ago

    I often wonder when boys and men have such a hard time talking about their problems, women need to talk about them.

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    Plainsman4 Premium Member about 2 months ago

    There are drivers in this world who still can’t do any of those things.

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    BlitzMcD  about 2 months ago

    MAD Magazine decades ago had a perfect sound effect in a similar story line: FLUNK!!!!

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    Brian Kehlmeier Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Saying goodbye to a best friend is brutal. The finality to it is so heart wrenching, for me at least.

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    rebelstrike0  about 2 months ago

    Michael can explain to Elly that that he ended up with a niggardly examiner. Since Elly knows so much about grammar, she will understand perfectly.

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    Watchdog  about 2 months ago

    He passed? Good grief (pun not intended)

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    kamoolah  about 2 months ago

    Michael flunked. Here’s a MAGA hat, loser!

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    Cincoflex  about 2 months ago

    Soooo . . . he passed?

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    Camiyami  about 2 months ago

    Wait, so he passed? I’m confused. He responded with “yeah” when she asked if he passed… hmmmm

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    kab2rb  about 2 months ago

    Should have answered mom with a no, not a yeah.

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    summerdog  about 2 months ago

    Did he just give the impression to his mom that he passed his test? He lied to his mom? The shame of it! He’s going to have more on his mind than Martha.

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    StackableContainers  about 2 months ago

    I had a driving test where the instructor really didn’t care or pay attention. I wondered if I really passed or just benefitted from his indifference.

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    raybarb44  about 2 months ago

    There are going to be bigger problems than that in life. Trust me. Hopefully something was learned….

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    Jaymi Cee Premium Member about 2 months ago

    I really despise Martha for this, but oh well. It is a sucky life lesson for him, but he will learn to get back up again. Just don;t give her a ride anywhere when you finally pass the test.

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    timbob2313 Premium Member about 2 months ago

    So he really wasn’t ready to pass the drivers test, was he?

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    Petemejia77  about 2 months ago

    Insert Nelson laugh here!

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    bbobhat  about 2 months ago

    So, did he pass or not ?

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    bbobhat  about 2 months ago

    Never mind, he answered “Yeah” when his mother asked if he passed. He wouldn’t lie to his mother would he?

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    phoenixnyc  about 2 months ago

    Haven’t seen Super Teddy in a while.

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    Ukko wilko  about 2 months ago

    A bruised heart… cheap price for a valuable lesson.

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    stillfickled Premium Member about 2 months ago

    He passed????!!!!

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    Devonshade  about 2 months ago

    HAHAHA! Thats what you get for bragging Michael. Teddy bear even!? What a wuss!

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    FrankSF Premium Member about 2 months ago

    I failed my first Learner’s Permit test and it was at the end of Driver’s Ed! Everybody around me was so happy. Me and 2 or 3 others just wanted to die from embarrassment. I thought some of the questions were so badly framed they were impossible to answer. Maybe it was just stress. I got it the 2nd time, though, with no wrong answers. Life, amirite?

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member about 2 months ago

    If every exam tester was that nasty, no one would ever pass their driving test.

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