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Luann by Greg Evans for January 19, 2020

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    sallymargret  2 months ago

    How can Puddles run so fast when Luann and Bernice are walking so slowly?

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    howtheduck  2 months ago

    Puddles is all about “Just do it!”

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Wow.

    It’s really too bad you didn’t put that level of “thought” in, BEFORE pondering and then ACTIVELY pursuing whether or not your “pal” Gunther and his girlfriend Bets are having sex, Lu!

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    DaJellyBelly  2 months ago

    Clara Bow was the original “IT” girl!! ;-)

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    sallymargret  2 months ago

    In the first and second panels, the black leash is in Luann’s left hand. The leash could be in front of or behind Bernice. If the leash is behind, Bernice will soon be bound up when Puddles runs past her. She could even end up on the ground. If the leash is in front, it will be right across where Bernice is trying to walk. In the third panel, Puddles is suddenly on Luann’s right side, and the leash is now in her right hand. Luann needs to be in better control of her dog—and also her leash.

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 2 months ago

    Just ask Gunther and Bets what “Just do it” means. Depending on one’s experience level, it could have a different definition.

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    Pointspread  2 months ago

    The way they treat their workers bothers me more than an advertising slogan.

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    Rhetorical_Question   2 months ago

    Who cares! Waiting for Monday!

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    gnmnrbl  2 months ago

    Luann, stop over-thinking things and “just do it.” That’s your BIGGEST obstacle, you over think EVERYTHING.

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    luann1212  2 months ago

    Ah young adult angst!

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    willow_cougar  2 months ago

    At least they are out and about rather than hanging out in their room.

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    Fiammata  2 months ago

    Commentators of Luann, for the past 5-7 years. In one Sunday strip.

    Thanks, G&K.

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    David Huie Green  2 months ago

    It is a mystery.

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    Enter.Name.Here  2 months ago

    Luann has it wrong.

    “Just Do It” applies to the moment after you have answered all of those questions, gathers all the right things needed, and are standing at the edge of a very high platform with a long bungee cord attached to your ankles.

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    SHIVA  2 months ago

    She’ll still be paralyzed with doubt, and asking the same questions while being lowered into her grave!!

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    kenhense  2 months ago

    Some guy named Hamlet put it more eloquently.

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    kenhense  2 months ago

    Luann’s fifth question, “What should I wear when I do it?” On most guys’ list that would be about #100.

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    aKG1  2 months ago

    The answer to what to wear when you “Just do it” is obvious, only items made by Nike.

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    Josh Lyons Premium Member 2 months ago

    Unless I’m wrong, the slogan “Just Do It” came from the Nike® TV commercials back in the early 90’s.

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    Josh Lyons Premium Member 2 months ago

    Buy the way, I’m back also. Missed me?

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    blunebottle  2 months ago

    Clara Bow can tell you what “It” is…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhwnVRbm-fc

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    TheDOCTOR  2 months ago

    “Just Do It” Luann means go to Jacks House, Knock on his door and when he answers, PLANT ONE ON HIS LIPS!

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    Caldonia  2 months ago

    It only means you’re supposed to buy Nikes, full stop. Which is a task that your father would never be able to do himself, at least not without yelling at the people working in the shoe department because the Nikes are too expensive. Congrats to Bernice for not making a snide remark today for a change, btw.

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Poor confused/frustrated Luann. I agree, that slogan is annoying, just like all the people who say that everything is simple to do, you just need to have the will, the passion. It is never easy to do something, but if you say this, others call you negative. You have to work hard, but then pretend that everything is easy because otherwise you will break the magic to others. I hate IT.

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    Tyge Premium Member 2 months ago

    This is an interesting choice of Sunday topic given the subject of the past two weeks of dailies.

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    Tyge Premium Member 2 months ago

    Is it just me or do the girls seem a good deal slimmer today? Especially Panel 1?

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    asrialfeeple  2 months ago

    Meanwhile, she’s making a fuss over Bets and Gunther doing ït".

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    Ignatz Premium Member 2 months ago

    This is why you shouldn’t get your life philosophy from an advertising slogan whose only purpose is to sell you something.

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    Tyge Premium Member 2 months ago

    Sometimes “Just doing it” can cost you everything.

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/cnnmoney/2018/09/04/colin-kaepernick-nike-ad-controversy-nr-vpx.cnn

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    martinschwabacherweb  2 months ago

    Congratulations, you’re officially turning into Cathy.

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    Willywise52 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Relax,don’t do it…

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    Auntie Socialist  2 months ago

    Aaaaaajuuuuuggghhhh! You have said the word the Knights of Kni cannot bear to hear!

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    WilliamVollmer  2 months ago

    Luann. Haven’t you realized yet that advertising slogans do not necessarily have to make sense? Nike’s “Just do it,” is supposed invoke a sense of adventurism in one. (Not that they really expect anyone to go out and do whatever.)

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    frequency270  2 months ago

    I see Luann is taking Puddles out for his twice daily float.

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    clarke3060 Premium Member 2 months ago

    One does not have to wear ANYTHING to “just do it” Luann.

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    Schrodinger's Dog  2 months ago

    Puddles knows that to commune with nature, first you have to catch it!

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    drmodo  2 months ago

    And if that’s IT, what’s all that around it?

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  2 months ago

    Don’t worry, Luann, you’ll find your path in life someday.

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    sueb1863  2 months ago

    “I used to be ‘with it’! But then they changed what ‘it’ was! Now what I’m ‘with’ isn’t ‘it’ any more, and what is ‘it’ seems weird and scary to me!” (Grandpa Simpson)

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    locake  2 months ago

    Whenever I wanted to do something in life, I did it. I’ve gone skydiving, I’ve traveled in a hot air balloon, helicopter and a small plane. I have no desire to climb any mountain or go scuba diving. I do the things I decide I want in life.

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    ForrestOverin  2 months ago

    The “it” is GETTING OVER YOURSELF, Luann!

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    kauri44  2 months ago

    I would have thought that Bernice would be the one second guessing the concept of “just do(ing) it” without considering all of the possible ramifications. Of course I also agree with the person who pointed out that Nike just wants you to buy their shoes.

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    swanridge  2 months ago

    Whenever you decide to do it, make sure you have protection.

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  2 months ago

    she misses the point entirely. don’t worry about it, just do it

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    arenicejam  2 months ago

    Pretty scenery and happy puppy!

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    MichaelHelwig  2 months ago

    I’d suggest you wear nothing when you do it.

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    sobrown51  2 months ago

    and most importantly “WHY should you do it?”

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    ZeMastor  2 months ago

    Hah hah hah hah hah! Is this one of the biggest disconnects between the Sunday strip and the weekday/Sat ones? Geez, this Luann is thoughtful. She thinks about the pros and cons before acting, asks herself, “is it safe?” “will it embarrass me?” This version of Luann can be salvaged. But, how does one explain the other… the one that we’ve been ragging on all week?

    1) The Sunday strips are set in an alternate universe, like Star Trek’s “Mirror, Mirror”, but the actors/principal cast all look the same.

    2) Luann has multiple personalities. So, sometimes the decent one fights its way to the top, and sometimes the immature and selfish one comes out.

    3) Aliens have taken over her brain, and they take a break on Sundays.

    4) There are 2 Luanns. Decent Luann and Evil Twin Luann. We are unaware of when they swap, but they reveal themselves. based on their behavior.

    Her talk of the Nike “Just Do It” slogan is comedy gold!!! Especially because of the events from earlier this week!

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    Csaw Backnforth  2 months ago

    “What’s it all about Alfie?”

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    yangeldf  2 months ago

    Nike’s slogan is specifically about ignoring all of those questions in the second panel.

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    DeeCee1  2 months ago

    Could always kneel like what’s-his-name, you know, Nike’s hero.

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    WilliamPennat  2 months ago

    Wish the story from the previous week would just continue on Sunday….

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    dja1701  2 months ago

    IT is a horror movie. Just do IT!

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    erin.adamic  2 months ago

    Well, if we take today’s strip in the context of the story arc this week … I think that I can hazard a guess as to what ‘it’ might be …

    Seriously, though, Luann is right. Don’t ‘just do it.’

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    Teto85 Premium Member 2 months ago

    I remember the ads Bo Jackson did in his Nike cross-trainers. Bo was engaged in various sports with famous athletes saying “Bo does running,” “Bo does this and Bo does that.” Until the got to Wayne Gretzky and Gretz threw snow and looked at the camera and said “Unh unh.” As a cancer prevailer and oncologist I enjoyed the Lance Armstrong ads in 1999, before it was revealed he was a cheat.

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    Teto85 Premium Member 2 months ago

    I’m still a bicyclist and I still wear Nike cycling shoes.

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 2 months ago

    Irving Berlin had a song for today:

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    ♪ Honey, honey, can’t you hear?

    Funny, funny music, dear

    Ain’t the funny strain

    Goin’ to your brain?

    Like a bottle of wine, fine

    Hon’, hon’, hon’, hon’ take a chance

    One, one, one, one little dance

    Can’t you see them all

    Swaying up the hall

    Let’s be gettin’ in line

    Everybody’s doin’ it

    Doin’ it, doin’ it

    Everybody’s doin’ it

    Doin’ it, doin’ it… ♫

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    BlitzMcD  2 months ago

    I find myself agreeing with Luann (at least in principle) in the second panel.

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    FunnyPageLover  2 months ago

    Ah, Luann, I know exactly what you mean!

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    Joe Petitjean  Premium Member 2 months ago

    For once Luann is having a good day.

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    Rhetorical_Question   2 months ago

    Stop talking Luann and just do it without mental reservation. Of course, it will not happen.

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    Schrodinger's Dog  2 months ago

    RIP Singer /Songwriter David Olney , passed away while on-stage. His songs were covered by the likes of Linda Ronstadt and Emmy Lou Harris. Pretty much what every performing musician wishes as their exit.

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    PaulClark1  2 months ago

    What she should wear is clearly Nike as that is the entire point of the slogan. Do “it” while you wear Nike!

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    bakana  2 months ago

    You mean she’s not the “IT” Girl?

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    Airman  2 months ago

    Two girls, both appear somewhat tall and very thin, and made in he USA from the same cookie cutter. Unfortunately, compared to Tiffany, Nancy, and Toni, they are quite forgettable.

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    donwestonmysteries  2 months ago

    Puddles is just doing it.

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    RSH  2 months ago

    People get down on Bernice for her sarcasm and pointed remarks. But after 12-15 years of this who can blame her?

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    Sisyphos  2 months ago

    I fear Luann is growing into a chronic procrastinator and avoider of decision-making.

    C’mon, Ms. DeGroot! Snap out of your funk and grow up into a Real Woman!

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    LNER4472 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Age-old joke:

    Company president orders motivational posters, all “Just DO It!” and “Do It NOW!!!” and that ilk, hung up about the company offices and warehouses, then leaves town for a business conference.

    He comes back and asks receptionists, “Did the posters have any effect?”

    “Yeah—eight people quit, nineteen demanded raises, the accountants reported us to the IRS and the SEC, we failed an OSHA inspection after someone made a phone call, I got asked out three times and got one marriage proposal, and your executive VP ran away with your wife…..”

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    Rhetorical_Question   2 months ago

    Revenge is A dish best served cold. Gun/Gunther/Gunthie is a smart guy, not a dweeb, Luann!

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    Cstimpy25  2 months ago

    well she’s right but it’s not something to really think hard about it’s just a Slogan that’s all

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    mlsull  2 months ago

    I think Puddles is in hover mode.

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    sjsczurek  2 months ago

    “Is it safe? Will it embarrass me? When, how, etc. etc.”

    Don’t forget to ask how much it will cost.

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