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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for October 18, 2016

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member over 3 years ago

    It would’ve been better if Rat died from radiation poisoning.

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    Sherlock Watson  over 3 years ago

    Actually, this story line could explain why all the humans in their world have fingers for noses.

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    knight1192a  over 3 years ago

    This sounds more like Rat writing the story than Pastis.

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    RuinQueenofOblivion  over 3 years ago

    I once made a joke about Fallout: Pearls Before Swine… it seems disturbingly accurate.

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    awgiedawgie Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Rat was profound from the start… and very shortly thereafter, he was profane.

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    Oshietekun  over 3 years ago

    After the next nuclear war, Pig. And at the rate we’re going, it doesn’t look like that’s too far off.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Pig will get to be profound as soon as a pro finds him.

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    Josh Lyons Premium Member over 3 years ago

    “It would’ve been better if Rat died from radiation poisoning.”

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    If it was Amesworth Radiation, he would turn to dust.

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    juicebruce  over 3 years ago

    I smell a Rat ….I mean pun somewhere :-o

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 3 years ago

    When Bikini island, which was blowed up by an H-bomb test, was inspected years later, there were rats alive.

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    asianwoof  over 3 years ago

    Profound? More like pro tempore.

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    TheTrustedMechanic  over 3 years ago

    Aww…..Rat on all four is so cute!Rat as a biped is, well, Rat!

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    Chad Cheetah  over 3 years ago

    Wonder if this “origin story” explains where the crocs got their non-intelligence

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    pugmahone12  over 3 years ago

    more crocs before it’s too late

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    MeGoNow Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I guess we should be grateful. Came within an inch of having a cockroach character in the strip.

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    Vonne Anton  over 3 years ago

    Sorry, Pig, but you are already confound.

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    Kaputnik  over 3 years ago

    There was a story I read once about aliens examining the post nuclear ruins of a dead Earth. They had deciphered the writing of the Earth people and noted with interest that the Earthlings believed that they were successors to a previous, greater civilization of a different kind of being. It turned out that the civilization they were studying had been created by Rats, after the human beings had destroyed themselves. I don’t recall if there was anything about cockroaches, but at any rate, they apparently hadn’t succeeded in picking up the torch from the Rats.

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    A. Weiner  over 3 years ago

    I wonder if any lawyers came up from the rubble like rat did?

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    William Taylor Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Rat looks weird on all fours.

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    Loopy Frogger Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I would never bet against rat… and Pig you are already profound just in your own Pig way.

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    angelfiredragon  over 3 years ago

    I thought rat hated people, having a lot of them gone or dead, you’d think he’d say “This rules”

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    kaffekup   over 3 years ago

    But then he had to fight the cockroaches for supremacy.

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    Number Three  over 3 years ago

    “This sucks”

    That’s an understatement!

    xxx

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    JP Steve Premium Member over 3 years ago

    How much nicer this world would have been if Rat had stayed pro-lost!

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    Spade Jr. Premium Member over 3 years ago

    You mean there’s more than 1 panel to this story line??!! How cool is THIS!

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    KEA  over 3 years ago

    I guess we’re lucky it wasn’t a cockroach

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    ge||ge  over 3 years ago

    I’m waiting for the backstory on LGD.

    The EndTown cartoon makes all of this (so far) a bit lame.

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    Sisyphos  over 3 years ago

    Well, Pig, since it seems to be a radioactivity-induced reaction (like Spider-Man, of course), maybe we could drop an atom bomb on you. Is that what you’d like, Pig?

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    Marvin Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Nuclear war is no joking matter.

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    Thanos  12 months ago

    :O woah

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