Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for April 14, 2024

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 2 months ago

    How about a weiner and a hot dog?

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    Sir Ruddy Blighter, Jr.  2 months ago

    Like most choices: by the time you learn the difference, it’s too late…

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  3. Whatever  2 months ago

    Obvious Man superpower is obviously being superfluous. Especially with politics.

    If you decide on facts with the upcoming election you need to ask who is telling you the facts and who is telling you to check them yourself.

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    boneroller42  2 months ago

    Me? I’m going for the patty melt with the garlic fries!

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    enigmamz  2 months ago

    They both suck. I don’t like cheese.

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    daDoctah1  2 months ago

    Town I went to high school and college there was a restaurant that had a “hot hamburger” as an actual item on the menu. Not the same thing as a “hamburger”. Consider:

    A “turkey sandwich” has cold sliced turkey between two slices of bread, with mayo spread on the bread, and is served with chips or french fries. A “hot turkey sandwich” is open-faced, with gravy over it, and is served with mashed potatoes (that also get gravy).

    So while a “hamburger” is served on a bun, probably with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, mustard, or some combination of parts of that list, and with chips or fries on the side, a “hot hamburger” is a patty on white bread with gravy, no other toppings, and mashed potatoes on the side.

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    braindead Premium Member 2 months ago

    The flight attendant asks whether you would like your meal to be a steaming bowl of horse exhaust with small shards of glass, or chicken. The undecided voter asks how is the chicken cooked and if a salad comes with it.

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    Bilan  2 months ago

    Difference between a hamburger and a patty melt?

    One is named after a place where it wasn’t invented and the other is named after a person that didn’t invent it.

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    sandpiper  2 months ago

    Obvious Man obviously is primed to overreact at even a hint of anything political. He can go from calm to extreme is a half sentence.

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    keenanthelibrarian  2 months ago

    Mansplaining again – it’ll get you nowhere.

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    Vilyehm  2 months ago

    Where is Obvious man’s dog, Inconsequential?

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    Concretionist  2 months ago

    The patty-melt I grew up with was two burgers served open face on a bun under a scoop of chili-beans and with plenty of chopped raw onion. Eat with a fork. The same place made a cheeseburger that was one burger IN a toasted bun with cheese, lettuce, tomato optional onion served with thousand island dressing. Eat with your hands.

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    PraiseofFolly  2 months ago

    The superhero has limited ability in acting as supper hero.

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    Egrayjames  2 months ago

    When Robert Kennedy Jr. is not acknowledged as a candidate by the Democrats…….I’m talking about Robert Kennedy Jr. here, something is so very wrong with the system. President John F. Kennedy’s nephew!!!!….Bobby Kennedy’s son!!!!….and Biden won’t even allow him securiity protection. Are you kidding me? Biden is so corrupt it just amazing that he gets away with this crap. CBS…NBC….ABC….For shame on all of you!

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    mourdac Premium Member 2 months ago

    The way in which TP is hung. Thin or thick crust pizza. Many such conundrums.

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    jbmlaw01  2 months ago

    Tough call: demented master criminal or orange man? Policies matter.

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    mwest  2 months ago

    This suddenly reminded me of the time some work friends and I were having a Girls’ Breakfast Out one Saturday, as we did periodically. Some old man none of us knew came over and made a comment implying that we were a bunch of real estate agents whooping it up. (We all worked at a Navy aircraft overhaul facility.) We never did figure out what he thought he overheard to suggest we were selling houses. But go ahead and jump to conclusions, dude…

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    Out of the Past  2 months ago

    The funniest thing I noticed here was the boxer shorts. And yet, I think it’s an improvement over the women’s underwear most superheroes wear over their leotards.

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    boydjb47  2 months ago

    As far as the choice in the election, this time you can compare 2016-2020 to 2021-2024. Study the economy, immigration, world events, crime, inflation in each term and choose how you want the next 4 years to be.

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    JoeStoppinghem Premium Member 2 months ago

    But, but I can’t vote for a Democrat! /s

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Obvious Man has come out of retirement just in time

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    poppacapsmokeblower  2 months ago

    I thought he was, “Obliviousman.”

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    steveconkey2003  2 months ago

    We are not a democracy…..

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    Tarzan & Redd Panda  2 months ago

    2 choices…old fellow, well meaning and considerate, old fellow, a waste of a human life. How hard is it to choose?

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    uniquename  2 months ago

    Sounds like they have a wry choice.

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    Steverino Premium Member 2 months ago

    I went to school with Patty Melt.

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    wndflower1  2 months ago

    so i am wondering as well- just what IS the difference between a cheeseburger and i patty melt?? (side bar- i DO know the difference but just trying to stay focused on their dilemma- such as it is. odd how a menu choice turned into a political rage of posts!) s/

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  2 months ago

    Obviously needs to be better at listening. As we all should. Then maybe we wouldn’t be stuck between the lesser of two mediocrities. Be it lunch or anything else.

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    Tarzan & Redd Panda  2 months ago

    How about a sloppy joe? Great way to get rid of some stale hamburger buns and leftover spaghetti sauce.

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    scottbruce  2 months ago

    Did the patty melt cost $18 four years ago?

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    willie_mctell  2 months ago

    Toasted vs not. Grilled onions vs. optional. Swiss vs Amurrican.

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    SusieB  2 months ago

    The Party Melt is far superior to the common cheeseburger. The the bread, grilled onion and Swiss cheese are perfection.

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    JohnS1  2 months ago

    RFK’s largest donor is trump’s largest donor. RFK’s campaign mgr told the world last week that the goal of his candidacy was to siphon off eloectoral college votes. Who is corrupt? Kennedy is a loon, running a loser campaign, benefiting only the criminal trump. Vote for RFK, elect trump, and kiss the UNITED States goodbye. All because of ignorance.

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    Geezer  2 months ago

    From Wikipedia:

    “A patty melt is an American grilled sandwich consisting of a ground beef patty topped with melted cheese and caramelized onions between two slices of griddled seeded-rye bread.”

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    keith_bedford  2 months ago

    Leave the daggone politics out of gocomics

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    eddi-TBH  2 months ago

    Different cheese too.

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    eddi-TBH  2 months ago

    We have a choice, as usual. Cheeseburger or Patty Melt. No Reubens, BLTs or Avocado Toast need apply.

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    Geezer  2 months ago

    Best line in the cartoon:

    “But what’s that got to do with ordering lunch?”

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    Geezer  2 months ago

    Today is Sunday. Did Wiley do his own color?

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    lalapalooza Premium Member about 2 months ago

    YAY ObviousMan is back!! i have missed him so much! thank you Wiley!!!!

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    lalapalooza Premium Member about 2 months ago

    in answer to the question ..a patty melt is so different from a hamburger… A cheeseburger on a bun is without compare.. A cheeseburger on bread is a totally different experience.. especially in The Bite. And a pattymelt is totally different… you make a grilled swiss cheese sandwich on rye, carmelize some onions, fry a burger and put the burger and the carmelized onions inside the grilled cheese. Way way different.

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    cwg  about 2 months ago

    The cheese and condiments matter too, don’t know about you but I wants my sauerkraut on my patty melt.

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