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Luann by Greg Evans for June 14, 2014

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    For maybe the first time (time, time, time…) a rare and momentous occasion (…sion…sion…sion…) For it seems (etc.) that we can ALL (echo,etc.) take credit! (it…it…it…)

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    “Cutting Remarks”“Arriving At The “Exclamation Point”“Hope Under My Cap And Change In My Pocket”“Stunning Illustrations”“A Brave New Girl”“Living In The Hair And Now”“Bern 3.0”or“♫…. And I Can Feel It In The Hair, Tonight…♫”

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    kittylover2  over 5 years ago

    Oh my god she looks so cute. Wish she would have done it a long time ago. Major improvement.

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    Angelalex242  over 5 years ago

    A truly hair raising speech, Bern.

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    William Loster  over 5 years ago

    Awesome!

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    rpmurray  over 5 years ago

    A new doo? Whoop dee doo.

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    TheDOCTOR  over 5 years ago

    Wow! Bernie looks so grown-up and mature…..and HOT. Looks like shes following in Luanns footsteps so to speak. ;)

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    William Loster  over 5 years ago

    Got to give Tiffany credit where credit is due: great hair cut and speech Bern! -Greg and Karen did a great job this week. Rating: A-

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    Some guessed a makeover… . Not a drastic change, but it was a new hairstyle!…. -Some, like me, guessed a “visual aid” in her speech….. And it turned out to be clever wordplay to enhance her point (a delightful bonus for those among us that enjoy that, including myself!) Or Special FX (which went along with the visual aid)… – There was also the “not so much a big thing” theory, which, though this is momentous, will eventually seem less of a shock in a relatively short period… – And also the “other stuff”!…. Well, not so much that, as there were no dancing dogs with top hats and canes and sparkly outfits, and no laser shows, and no guest appearances by Ryan Secrest, Bob Dunkelman or Justin Bieber (cue relief!)…

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 5 years ago

    I guess Bernice needed Tiffany’s help with just a graduation hair-do to act as a wee prank.

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    Nabuquduriuzhur  over 5 years ago

    Anticlimactic

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    RoadTrip3500  over 5 years ago

    Bravo, Bernice!

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    I think that “in my shoes” bit from Phelps kinda sparked her initiative….

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    SF1972  over 5 years ago

    Wow! She looks so…collegiate. And more importantly, so 2010s – at last!

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    live2read  over 5 years ago

    Nice cut! She really looks mature.

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    LeoAutodidact  over 5 years ago

    So Bern is going to be the ‘Cute Freshman Chick,’ hope it works!

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    Airman  over 5 years ago

    The new, streamlined Bernice gets my seal of approval. Now she has to change her college major and forget that career in the academic arena. That is a thankless, dead end rut. Join the Navy, Bernice. Get your degree, then experience adventure, travel, and even danger.

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    A lot of people are pulling out their cellphones to call someone who fixes jaws after they drop to the floor……

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    SactoSylvia  over 5 years ago

    Great new hairstyle hidden by fake hair – totally doable! Cap removed to reveal earrings on previously unadorned ears…? Not so much! But still, Bernice looks great. And while a new hairstyle seems superficial, it can also signify letting go of old crutches, such as Bernice’s old “nerdy” look and hair she could hide behind.

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    Nabuquduriuzhur  over 5 years ago

    Dishearteningly like a lady I knew who was an exceptional student, proper, and then tossed it all for a career in porn, dropping out of college despite a full ride scholarship in the sciences. Dyed her hair black, wears black contacts, and uses quick-tanner like it’s going out of style.

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    Namrepus  over 5 years ago

    Let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back anymore…

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    Mordock999 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Well I, Um GEE, But..,Er, Hmmmm…..,

    (SIGH) Ohhhhhhhh, Alright, But Get RID of the “Glasses”, too.

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    tammyspeakslife Premium Member over 5 years ago

    She looks good with short hair

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    Editman  over 5 years ago

    Bernie is coming out!

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    David Huie Green  over 5 years ago

    Well, we were TOLD Bernice used to have straighter hair.

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    Sisyphos  over 5 years ago

    Good show, Bernice! You look great in your new hairstyle!Take a bow, Tiffany; you’ve done a great job for Bernice!

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    Ratbrat  over 5 years ago

    She looks so cute with that cut!Great job Greg.

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    St. Pillsbury  over 5 years ago

    That’s it?

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    artheaded1  over 5 years ago

    A lot of build up for no pay off. Another underwhelming moment in the Senior year story line.Tomorrow’s strip won’t add anything to this since its a Sunday strip. I like this comic, but the last few months have had bad pacing for the story.

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    Dragongourd Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Meh.

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    Kim Roberts  over 5 years ago

    I like it.

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    TORAD_07  over 5 years ago

    WHEW! OK….. a new do for college! She looks a lot more “college aged.” Although, I appreciate the longer hair styles at any time.

    This leads me to wonder if Luann will get a makeover soon, appropriate for her new “comic strip age.” It will be interesting to see.

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    Fontessa  over 5 years ago

    Yea Bernice! As one who is cursed/blessed with very curly hair, I have always empathized with Bern.

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    BillH77  over 5 years ago

    Get on a submarine and have the Obama administration send you to your doom.

    America, winless in war since 1945.

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    jeanie5448  over 5 years ago

    didn’t see that coming, but love the new hairdo. I kind of figured Tiff had made some kind of change but not to the hair.

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    Topper-dog  over 5 years ago

    Big whoop. She got a haircut. Big freaking deal. I hope that Greg leaves all of this uninteresting female angst behind in the future, but I’ll bet he doesn’t. I think the sub themes, like Brad’s relationship with Toni are much more interesting. Just my opinion, of course…

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    jrankin1959  over 5 years ago

    New hair style; big deal. Nice, but big deal. Also,didn’t Tiffany create Bernice’s crimped look for her last makeover? I can see it now — Bernice gets a doctorate in something, becomes well-known and popular, and Tiffany… ends up her personal styist.

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    rphbeta  over 5 years ago

    “Take off the bands!”? I had to look back a week and a little beyond, but Bernice always had a headband keeping the frizzy hair off of her face. Apparently the new hairstyle doesn’t require it anymore.

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    seismic-2 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Did Tiffany give Bernice a haircut and then make a wig out of the cut hair? That does deserve some recognition! Even if Tiffany doesn’t succeed as an actress, she certainly has a future working behind the scenes as a stylist.

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    PMark  over 5 years ago

    My, how time flies:(2/28/1992)(3/02/1992)

    I never noticed before, but Bernice’s makeover happened less than a year after this momentous occasion:(5/6/1991)

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    Sheriff Mordecai Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Coloring Bernice’s hair just got easier. Thanks, Greg :-)

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    pls50  over 5 years ago

    she needs to lose the glasses. she would look great.

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    Lady Nicole  over 5 years ago

    Curly hair is gorgeous. But it’s nice to see a fresh Bernice too.

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    3pibgorn9  over 5 years ago

    Both are nice, but, good for Tiffany and Bernice. I was wondering what was going to happen.

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    Meh~tdology  over 5 years ago

    THIS is what Tiffany believed would call for having her “stand for applause and pictures”?Something else must be planned for next week.

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    cdemattos  over 5 years ago

    whoop de doo

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    TheMightyGorga  over 5 years ago

    She looks all growed up… sniff

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    ACTIVIST1234  over 5 years ago

    1) Plus – Tiff DOES have Plan B in cosmetology. Good hairstyle.2) Minus- This little act is what everyone will remember about graduation— not the hard work, not the speeches, not the honors.

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    johndifool  over 5 years ago

    Well I’m here looking through an old picture frameJust waiting for the perfect viewI hope something special will step in to my lifeAnother fine edition of youA pin-up done in shades of blue

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    QuietStorm27 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Looks awesome! Congrats to those who guessed it!

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    Guilty Bystander  over 5 years ago

    Nice new ‘do. Now let’s talk about contact lenses…

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    ACTIVIST1234  over 5 years ago

    “sorry ladies, I know to your gender this can be a big deal, but to most guys it’s a non-event.”*Dave – what does Levi say?

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    genghis.shaman  over 5 years ago

    But I liked her old hair!

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    Mordock999 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    “Sorry Ladies, I know to your gender this can be a big deal, but to most guys it’s a non-event.”_____________________________________

    Hey Dave. If You’re feeling “Adventuresome” ask a lady WHY they cut Their hair shorter when They get older and KEEP it cut that way.

    I worked up enough Nerve to Pose That Question to Two ladies and Pretty much got the SAME Interesting Answer.

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    StoicLion1973  over 5 years ago

    Nice….

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    vldazzle  over 5 years ago

    I’m relieved that THIS is what she needed from Tiffany.

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    locake  over 5 years ago

    She cut her hair and took off the headband?? What a huge risk she took. Boring!

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    locake  over 5 years ago

    Older women often have a shorter haircut because long hair doesn’t look good on most older women. I am a middle aged woman, BTW.

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    Doctor11  over 5 years ago

    Whoa! New haircut!

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    feralglance  over 5 years ago

    It’s a good look.

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    Comic Minister  over 5 years ago

    Look at Bernice now!! But she didn’t wear earrings in the second panel and in panel three she is wearing them.

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    dblbaraje  over 5 years ago

    Looks like Tiffany has a talent for making people look good. Hollywood pays a lot for that, if the acting career doesn’t pan out. Nice look for Bernice – judging by the way she looked in her very cute prom dress and the new “do”, she is really pretty. Hope she doesn’t end of like Ms Phelps.

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    capricorn9th  over 5 years ago

    I like Bernice’s new hairstyle. Suits her much better. Tiffany should become a makeover specialist. That’s her calling. She did Gunther and he now looks less nerdy. Tiffany, you can’t act so Hollywood doesn’t want you, but you can stay in Hollywood by working on sets doing makeovers on actors. Start a portfolio with Gunther and Bernice.

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    Alan Steenhouwer  over 5 years ago

    Damn that’s pretty nice haircut from Tiff.

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    ImaginaryGIrl  over 5 years ago

    A “cutting” remark, did Bernice make…

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    R.J.C.  over 5 years ago

    If only Zane could see her now.

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    sdjamieson Premium Member over 5 years ago

    The big build up for for an ugly new hair cut? Looks like skipped right over her 20s and 30s and went straight for middle-aged frumpiness!

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    Scorchwave  over 5 years ago

    Okay, not what I was expecting.

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    pseudomao  over 5 years ago

    Where’s Lev??!

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    1148559  over 5 years ago

    Whenever I see someone who had long hair with a short cut, I always wonder if they donated their hair to Locks of Love. Often, given the people I know, I have been right.

    I think it would be cool if they have Bernice do this with her cut hair.

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    pixel_pusher  over 5 years ago

    RIGHT? Love the cut, but so out of character for Bernice. Everything Greg’s built her as suggests she’d at least give thought to taking a moment about their class, and using it as a way to show off a makeover. Where’s the class there? That’s something Tiffany would do, not Bern. It’s just weird.

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    I’ve said it all along – Bernice is HOT and now she will come out of her shell like Aphrodite.

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    Barbara McKibben  over 5 years ago

    I don’t know about the guys here but when I was young a girl cutting off her long hair was a BIG DEAL! Very painful and often regretted while she cried and waited for it it grow back. I love the new style, she has an adult presence now. Good job Greg.

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    “Who is going to take to heart the things that she has said before she tips her hat?”^What Bernice said in her speech, we already took care of that during the week…. were cover all of those topics, and then some! – We devoured it wholly, like a large meal…..We were just waiting to see what Saturday would bring…. for us, today’s strip was going to be the “nightcap”…. or the “desert”……

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    "Or,“Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow!” ^Her cut wasn’t that severe…. it wasn’t even a drastic change… just different from “Bern, phase II”…. She still has a bit of hair……

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    “…We don’t need to make a big deal every time Bernice changes her hair style.”^I think that was part of his point.. he assumed that we didn’t grasp the significance of Bern’s speech… but, as you can attest to, and as the BTO song goes, we’re “♫…Takin’ care of business… everyday…♫”

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    ChrisV  over 5 years ago

    She got a Mommy haircut? That’s the big surprise?

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    Rogers George Premium Member over 5 years ago

    Mr. Evans, my hat off to you. What an encouraging speech, and the change in her appearance is so perfect an ending I got a lump in my throat. I can hardly wait to see what else is in store for this strip. Please don’t retire.

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    Train 1911 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    she cute with this hear stall

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    seismic-2 Premium Member over 5 years ago

    > How do we know she can act? She’s a character in a comic strip.>She had the female lead in the play put on at drama camp, so she had to win an audition. And in the 23 July 2013 strip, Luann had to admit that Tiffany was pretty good in the part. But then, what does Luann know about anything – after all, she’s just a character in a comic strip.

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    dbsw  over 5 years ago

    What is “Take off the bands”?

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    38lowell  over 5 years ago

    Had a Valedictorian in our class do the same thing. Chucked the past, & joined a sorority, where anything went.Be careful what you wish for, you might get it!!

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    JayBluE  over 5 years ago

    That’ll work!!!!

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    ORMouseworks  over 5 years ago

    Just got back from that high school graduation…72 kids in the graduating senior class. It was a blast! The kids could decorate their caps any way they wished…they were a Lot of fun. They also got to meet with their teachers to say goodbye and thanks. They (the teachers) lined up near the stands while each student went down the line. I have never seen something like that before…but with only 72 students, it worked! Best darned high school graduation I’ve ever attended! As for Bernice’s new hairdo…I Love it!!! See ya tomorrow…I’m tired and need to hit the hay! ;)-——————————————————————————————-“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”(Robert Frost, 1874-1963)

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    bigboxes  over 5 years ago

    I was right. Nice.

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    drewpamon  over 5 years ago

    When you think about it the medium dictated the change. What change could Greg make to change her look dramatically and have it be noticeable on a comic strip?

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    shunting  over 5 years ago

    Looks good, but with the setup I was expecting a bigger deal.

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    topbunk  over 5 years ago

    Change can be good!

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    willow_cougar  over 5 years ago

    So unexpected. We had ruled out that the reason Bernice went to Tiffany was for a makeover or new style, and here it is, a new style with Tiffany’s help. What a great surprise. Bern’s speech ended with a grand finale, but even without it, her speech is motivating. LIKE!

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    Homely Harold  about 5 years ago

    What a let down! i expecteed something more unexpected! She shoul’ve got a purple mohawk and a half sleeve tattoo and tell evry one the real Bernice is now breaking out after years of being a boring homely geeky girl!

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    Mikeyj  about 5 years ago

    Called it… kind of

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    geophro  10 months ago

    Sorry … laws still apply to you.

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