Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for February 05, 2013

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    The#1BoiseStateFan  over 11 years ago

    Mt. Wherever you are gives certain life.

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    margueritem  over 11 years ago

    Yeah, Bob, this is deadly serious.

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    firedome  over 11 years ago

    thank you again, mr. p.

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    firedome  over 11 years ago

    all this talk about lemmings has made me thirsty for a glass of lemmingade…

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    el8  over 11 years ago

    When life hands you lemmings…

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    Hillbillyman  over 11 years ago

    SORSE: Wickapdia

    Lemmings became the subject of a popular misconception that they commit mass suicide when they migrate. It is not a mass suicide, but the result of their migratory behavior. Driven by strong biological urges, some species of lemmings may migrate in large groups when population density becomes too great. Lemmings can swim and may choose to cross a body of water in search of a new habitat. In such cases, many may drown if the body of water is so wide as to stretch their physical capability to the limit. This fact, combined with the unexplained fluctuations in the population of Norwegian lemmings, gave rise to the misconception.9

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    corzak  over 11 years ago

    People who deny lemming suicide need to go jump off a cliff.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member over 11 years ago

    Well, science aside, I know why these lemmings are committing suicide.

    They’re just dying to be in a comic strip.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member over 11 years ago

    Meanwhile…you think debunking the tales about lemming suicide will “prove” that Pearls Before Swine isn’t “realistic?”

    LOL!! Guess you missed the talking pig and rat.

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    knight1192a  over 11 years ago

    Rerturn of the Lemmings. Or maybe we should call them the Refusings cause they refuse to follow lemming nature and commit mass suicide.

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    Sisyphos  over 11 years ago

    Lemmings’ Leap is relatively spacious; so why are these lemmings standing one upon another’s shoulders instead of one behind/beside another?A) Because it’s a cartoon and it looks funnier that way;B) Because they’re lemmings and it looks funnier that way;C) Because they’re an acrobatic act fleeing in desperation from Cirque du Soleil, and it looks funnier that way;D) Because that Bob is an awfully bossy fellow and insists on being top dog—err, top lemming.Or, the ever-popular Pastis Choice, E), it’s easier to draw that way.

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    naturally_easy  over 11 years ago

    Anyone remember the video game around 1990? It was really cute.

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    unnormal  over 11 years ago

    At PBS there seems to be a disadvantage associated with the name “Bob”.

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    rshive  over 11 years ago

    Good ole Bob. Always ready with a laugh.

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    mbreed184  over 11 years ago

    So he can see the bitter end!

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    cork  over 11 years ago

    Lemming explain it to you…

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    bethy85  over 11 years ago

    hehehehe great way to deal with someone like that

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    finale  over 11 years ago

    Edgy humour.

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member over 11 years ago

    Is it possible that these characters are ’49ers fans?!? Quoth the RAVENS, never more!!

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    imbaldeagle  over 11 years ago

    They’re jumping into hot fudge sauce – death by chocolate. It’s not suicide, it’s addiction. Mmmmm…

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    Reppr Premium Member over 11 years ago

    9 2% of lemmings who were recently surveyed said they are strong swimmers but, not having invented the compass, often lose their way when crossing large bodies of water and out of sight of land. Of course, given these conditions many people consider it suicidal, or at least highly risky behavior, to attempt to navigate large bodies of water.

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    SAINT12345  over 11 years ago

    Lemmings follow Karl Rove

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    GoodQuestion Premium Member over 11 years ago

    OOOO, I love cliffhangers . . . . ☻

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    Vonne Anton  over 11 years ago

    Bob won’t drown, he’ll…….bob.

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    jmartin1955  over 11 years ago

    Early front runner for best strip of the year. Hilarious.

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    puddlesplatt  over 11 years ago

    even under duress, let’s maintain our sense of humor, OK?

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    islefan5  over 11 years ago

    @ Bruno Zeigerts

    Funny isn’t it, how naughty dentists always make that one fatal mistake. Bye for now, keep your teeth clean.

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    patsysutcliffe Premium Member over 11 years ago

    I have some sons that your comment brings to mind. But—as long as there is life, there is hope.

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    Gokie5  over 11 years ago

    I tried to get one of the “not’s” out of the next-to-last sentence, above, after posting it, but the Power that Be’s wouldn’t let me (again). I’d say take out the first one.

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    angusdad  over 11 years ago

    Why yes, I will have lemming with my tea

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    Altar_Ego  over 11 years ago

    And here I thought Lemmings and other furry citrus grew on trees…

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    burleigh2  over 11 years ago

    What is up with naming characters Bob that either will die or may commit suicide? :-s

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    TileComics  over 11 years ago

    Isn’t “Bob” the neighbor’s name? How many Bob characters are in Pearls?

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    GerardoDreadful  over 11 years ago

    Disney and its silly wild life documentaries are the ones to blame for this silly myth.

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    Zebrails  over 11 years ago

    two lemmings fell into a large vat of buttermilk… one lemming gave up and drown. The other lemming, seeing this, laughed it’s head off… and died, too. Lemming put it this whey!

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    BillTheC  over 11 years ago

    1 – Bob is to PBS as Ted is to Dilbert.2 – Bob is to PBS as Ensign SoonToDie is to Star Trek.Or vice versa.

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    emjaycee  over 11 years ago

    Suicidal lemmings leave little tiny “good-bye” notes?

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    Lamberger  over 11 years ago

    Are Lemming Denyers also non-PC?

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    Gokie5  over 11 years ago

    The puns in these comments are nonpareil!

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    Hank The Sock  over 11 years ago

    Hahaha only Pearls humor is perfect humor! :D

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    Sherlock Watson  over 11 years ago

    If you’re not the top lemming, the view never changes.

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    Rickapolis  over 11 years ago

    Who wrote the sign?

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    Queron Truthsayer  over 11 years ago

    Lemming Chicken…

    Lobster with butter and Lemming sauce…

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    Caedmon The Great  over 3 years ago

    I vote more Lemmings strips

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