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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for November 16, 2018

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Or maybe it’s just altitude…I mean attitude.

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    alaskajohn1  about 1 month ago

    Be happy with what you have, Rat; bigger and better ain’t all it’s cracked up to be.

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    knight1192a  about 1 month ago

    Get used to it, Rat. In this he’s clearly smarter than you.

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    KenTheCoffinDweller  about 1 month ago

    Is Hammy leaking through The Hedge and into Pearls?

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    hangedman  about 1 month ago

    It’s having ‘nice’ things that makes one happy, Rat. At least that’s what Diotima said in Plato’s Symposium. But Pig is the Tarot. The Tarot is about experiences. Each card is an experience, situation, or feeling that shapes our minds. For better or worse.

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    AlgoleiI  about 1 month ago

    Happiness is the afterparty.

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    blunebottle  about 1 month ago

    There’s your answer, Rat- buy balloons!

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    SquawkTron  about 1 month ago

    He’s got a point though, Rat.

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    gbars70  about 1 month ago

    Pig’s waxing philosophical. Who knew?

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    Kyle of Lochalsh  about 1 month ago

    Life is a cereal or a board game or maybe life is making Rat hate what you do!!

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    LameHawk  about 1 month ago

    It’s always annoying when somebody else is right

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    EcurbYkspohs  about 1 month ago

    Reminds me of the “Stuff” bit that George Carlin did….

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    mjb515  about 1 month ago

    Putting things to use creates experiences.

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    Adiraiju  about 1 month ago

    It’s nice to be able to afford experiences.

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    deanfpinter  about 1 month ago

    Follow your bliss.

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    thelost wizard  about 1 month ago

    When pigs fly.

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    PICTO  about 1 month ago

    The best things in life aren’t things.

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    Ignatz Premium Member about 1 month ago

    We’ve known that things don’t lead to happiness for thousands and thousands of years, but somehow, we keep thinking that they will.

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    tripwire45  about 1 month ago

    Aren’t millennials supposed to be about buying bigger and better experiences?

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    Fontessa  about 1 month ago

    I would like the experience of driving across the country in a new Shelby GT.

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    grumpypuppy  about 1 month ago

    Then buy some experiences.

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    YippiKiAyMofo  about 1 month ago

    I’m in “getting rid of” mode. Unless I use it, wear it or eat it I’m getting rid of it. No more dust gathering trinkets, stacks of DVDs, old clothes I’ll never wear, old stuff I’ll never use. If I can sell it on eBay for enough money to make it worth the effort then I will. Otherwise I’m giving it all to charity. The lone exception being those items gifted to me by my children.

    Its quite liberating, breaking the bonds of being owned by my stuff.

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    mail2jbl  about 1 month ago

    Maybe Pig isn’t as stupid as he appears…?

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    Patinphx Premium Member about 1 month ago

    It is all about the experiences! Then no matter how much or how little I’ve had, I have happy memories. It’s also about experiences yet to live.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member about 1 month ago

    “Things” will never make you happy, Rat

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    DCBakerEsq  about 1 month ago

    Didn’t Pig have to buy the balloons?

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    rlaker22j  about 1 month ago

    Whoever has the most toys doesn’t necessarily win they just have the most toys

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    Agapostemon  about 1 month ago

    Ever read Your Money or Your Life? One of the exercises is to go through what you spend your money on, and think about which of them make you happy.

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    BubbleTape Premium Member about 1 month ago

    the experience of buying things.

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    Bullet Bronson  about 1 month ago

    Rich is the person who has enough.

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    hariseldon59  about 1 month ago

    Some experiences are more expensive than others.

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    1MadHat Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Now, happiness is an experience,

    and an experience is a thing,

    and you can buy things,

    so you CAN buy happiness. QED

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    Masterskrain Premium Member about 1 month ago

    Did you know Pastis could foretell the future?? Check THIS out…march 25, 2016.

    https://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2016/03/25?ct=v&cti=1028422

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    Sisyphos  about 1 month ago

    Happiness does not reside in Things. Not so sure about Experiences, either. And definitely not in Balloon-powered Flying Pigs!

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    Alien-X  about 1 month ago

    On an existential level, Pig is always right.

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