FoxTrot by Bill Amend for February 25, 2018

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 6 years ago

    Lincoln County, Nevada would understand the pun. (I’m not understanding all the calculations in the second to fourth panels.)

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    possiblekim  over 6 years ago

    Been standing waaayyy too close to Pastis? Mr.Amend

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    ACW1  over 6 years ago

    Amend’s a physicist, isn’t he? It shows.

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    ACW1  over 6 years ago

    Amend’s a physicist, isn’t he? It shows.

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    fuzzbucket Premium Member over 6 years ago

    The second panel is wrong. It should be volume, not area, but that would demolish the pun. Hmmm- Make the change.

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    Lyons Group, Inc.  over 6 years ago

    I rather design of it look like the Jupiter 2.

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    skirchner  over 6 years ago

    The truth is out there…

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    Nyckname  over 6 years ago

    Flying saucers aren’t 2D. You need to calculate the volume.

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    drycurt  over 6 years ago

    This is fifth grade, seventh grade at worst, math. The panels clearly show how the calculation is done. Wouldn’t it be great if so much of the rest of life is so clearly explained? Mathematics is comparatively easy.

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    tripwire45  over 6 years ago

    My Dad worked at the real Area 51 back in the 1970s. No aliens. Lots of nukes, though.

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    Jogger2  over 6 years ago

    I’d rather know the volume of the saucer.

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    William Bednar Premium Member over 6 years ago

    Brilliant! Love it!

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    Rose Madder Premium Member over 6 years ago

    Sounds plausible to me – I can’t read any of that stuff. The little I did know about algebra – is long in my past.

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    mantydad  over 6 years ago

    I won’t lie and say I read it through because I didn’t. I read the first and last panels then attempted to get the joke. All I got was the simplified math.

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    LINK_O_NEAL  over 6 years ago

    This is the most genius thing I’ve ever seen.

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    opsono  over 6 years ago

    Well, yeah, it’s 51 if you force-feed the initial dimensions….

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    Night-Gaunt49[Bozo is Boffo]  over 6 years ago

    Area 49 has a portal to other worlds. Partially under Fort Mitchum AFB in Wyoming. Gets no press. Probably shouldn’t. Forget I said anything.

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    JastMe  over 6 years ago

    I wonder how many times Bill Amend had to amend the size to get something reasonable that would come out exactly 51.

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    Snoots  over 6 years ago

    Several people have commented on wishing to know the volume of the flying saucer. Such would of course depend on how high you have it cranked, as well as whether you’re playing folk music or metal. Simple calculation.

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    Aussie65  over 6 years ago

    11 – the answer should always be 11 for volume

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    Serial Pedant  over 6 years ago

    Well, I don’t understand it, and I’m a Liberal! (PS: yes, I no I’m settin’ myself up it’ll be worth it!)

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    Serial Pedant  over 6 years ago

    Well, I don’t understand it, and I’m a Liberal! (PS: yes, I no I’m settin’ myself up it’ll be worth it!)

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    GarfieldMN  over 4 years ago

    Lie and say yes? You don’t know what Are 51 is?!

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    Naldrin  10 months ago

    This was the first ever Foxtrot strip I read and at that moment I thought Jason was a nerdy girl with short hair.

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