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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 26, 2018

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Just curious, who paid for the remodeling?

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    Dirty Dragon  over 1 year ago

    “Come closer.. stand on the X please.”

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    Packratjohn Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Swim on over and we’ll talk…

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 1 year ago

    Like I doubt a drawbridge will deter missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as Jehovah’s Witnesses. Might be easy when it comes to Girl Scout cookies though.

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    AGED_ENGINEER Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Needs a moat…with crocodiles…just sayin’.

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    PICTO  over 1 year ago

    That’s rather extreme…all you need is a sign that says “Beware of Hot Oil.”

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    GeifuKe  over 1 year ago

    Proof that Stephan can indeed draw bridge. Now show him the door. Or is he not adorable?

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    WoodEye  over 1 year ago

    I find that opening the door with my bathrobe gaping open works pretty well!

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    blunebottle  over 1 year ago

    He shouldn’t open the drawbridge to talk to him, he should stand on the parapet and hurl French insults at him! And cows.

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    Kyle of Lochalsh  over 1 year ago

    But what if the salesman was selling drawbridge upgrades??

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    Stevefk  over 1 year ago

    Mr. Rat, tear down this wall, and the big door as well.

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    Elmer F.  over 1 year ago

    Now, if only there was something like that for Robo-callers!

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Now go away, or I will taunt you again.

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    jessie d. Premium Member over 1 year ago

    If we could only do that with the phones. Modern man’s daily medieval torture are they.

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    EdMeiller Premium Member over 1 year ago

    A door just like Rat thinks Queen Victoria would have had. Hmmm?

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    F-Flash  over 1 year ago

    I didn’t see a door Knocker, how can you have a draw bridge without that? Now that’s weird!

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    Plods with Ice Dragons  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    We have a “No Soliciting” sign prominently displayed on the front door.

    The only ones that stay away are the ones that can read.

    For the ones that aren’t allowed to walk away, I point at the sign, wag my finger, shake my head no and point to the street. Then I close the door.

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Nice drawing. The draw bridge. Drawn well. Oh wait, there’s no well. Oh well.

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    Fontessa  over 1 year ago

    You are under no obligation to answer the door. I don’t.

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    david_42  over 1 year ago

    Never had anyone come up that wasn’t selling religion, so in addition to the “no soliciting”, we have an “Absolutely no witnessing” sign.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Great idea, Rat

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    Ermine Notyours  over 1 year ago

    Looks like their battle with the salesmen has come to a draw.

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    Fido (aka Felix Rex) Premium Member over 1 year ago

    The salesman should use swallows to help deliver his pitch. European swallows, not those slow African swallows. (Or are the European swallows the slow ones? I forget. Must be than constant banging of coconut shells…)

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    Bookworm  over 1 year ago

    Notice hanging on my front porch; “I’m fully stocked on brushes, vacuum cleaners, cosmetics, encyclopedias, and insurance. I do my own lawn care. I have found Jesus. I know who I’m going to vote for. I make charitable contributions through my workplace. My telephone is fully functional and you bother me enough on it. You are on private property without invitation. Please leave quietly, and we’ll all be happy.” It doesn’t work very often, but hope springs eternal.

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    Mr Zebbachev  over 1 year ago

    wheres sir guard duck to guard the castle he could firebomb all those darn doortodoor sales men

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    URL Not Found  over 1 year ago

    I really need one of those. I’m not interested in solar leasing or becoming Mormon.

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    mnn2300  over 1 year ago

    Congratulations Go Comics in doubling your clicks – oh wait, its just because of your idiotic ‘Overview’. I’m sure your advertisers don’t mind paying you more for nothing though.

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    Andrew Sleeth Premium Member over 1 year ago

    This is why god gave us volition and the brains with which to exercise it. If you hear a knock and weren’t expecting anyone, don’t answer.

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    Sisyphos  over 1 year ago

    I like a drawbridge, but I’m surprised Rat’s idea met with Zoning Board approval for that neighborhood they’re in!

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    Ned Dickens  over 1 year ago

    What, no moat?

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