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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 19, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 7 months ago

    Rat should also wear more flare.

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    Darsan54 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Rat’s not wrong.

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    B UTTONS  7 months ago

    Rat, stay still. The manager is drawing you as YOU’RE FIRED.

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    John Czach Premium Member 7 months ago

    despair.com for demotivational posters, calendars etc

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    TazzTec  7 months ago

    Holy Posters, Batman! RAT IS RIGHT!

    Yeah, we have motivational posters and lots of team meetings, too. All we’ve agreed on is that they’re a waste of time and money.

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    sirbadger  7 months ago

    If “Everything is Possible,” then rat should be able to write or draw anything he wants.

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    garcoa  7 months ago

    Letting the employees write their own posters is definitely empowering.

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    Super Smash Bros Ultimate  7 months ago

    Stop for the sake of the world Rat

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    Bilan  7 months ago

    What I don’t understand is, …

    Why isn’t Rat sucking up? He would make a great sycophant.

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    Gent  7 months ago

    Rat tells the truth!

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    Troglodyte  7 months ago

    Mighty finicky for a company that employs rodents, if you ask me!

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    EcurbYkspohs  7 months ago

    Unless you want a Rat why hire Rat ? …. Croc POwer !

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    jpayne4040  7 months ago

    Too much truth in those posters, huh?

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    Zebrastripes  7 months ago

    Some truths are in RATS posters…..some people will do anything to get ahead…..

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    Lou  7 months ago

    We have a poster at work that says, “Teamwork makes the Dream work”. Yeah, I threw up a little when I first saw it too.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 7 months ago

    “I believe the common denominator of the universe is not harmony; but chaos, hostility and murder.”

    “Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness” Werner Herzog.

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    wrd2255  7 months ago

    The poster in the first frame is missing a picture of kittens jumping the Grand Canyon, or some such BS.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 7 months ago

    “TEAM!!” ( This Employer Annoys Me!)

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    mail2jbl  7 months ago

    But demotivational posters are the best!

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    YippiKiAyMofo  7 months ago

    Two years ago we were all tasked with creating office cubicle posters to inspire a “Positive Attitude.” My poster read:

    “Positive Attitude? I’m positive that I have an attitude.”

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    chmsam  7 months ago

    Thimk! Before you make missteaks.

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    SusieB  7 months ago

    Rate are more accurate than those inane “motivational” ones. ..ugh!

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    enigmamz  7 months ago

    Again, “That should’ve been on the application.”

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    chinagrove  7 months ago

    So if the big vein in the bosses head burst…I guess we will see….wait for it….pop goes the weasel !

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    Bruce388  7 months ago

    Work isn’t much fun when the backstabber is your boss. I had a name for her: S.U.I.T. Stupid Ugly Ignorant Troll.

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    Ermine Notyours  7 months ago

    We regularly have contest to create vapid safety slogan posters at work. What I want is the chance to make posters that will be displayed at the corporate offices, and then shown to potential stockholders. I nearly did these anyway, but I was afraid someone would recognize my handwriting. (They have these inane safety rules at work, such as pushing a pallet jack instead of pulling it, yet they won’t hold up their end of the bargain, by fixing the lights that are mostly burned out in the warehouses, or fixing the stepladders that are falling apart.)

    It’s safety first, not profits first. If you can’t afford safety, you can’t afford to stay in business. Put up the safety improvements or put up a “for sale” sign.

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    Stocky One  7 months ago

    Rat needs to go on an ayahuasca retreat.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Wow, Rat, has really been able to keep that job? I’m impressed

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    willie_mctell  7 months ago

    Better than the Demotivators.

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 7 months ago

    What rat wrote is, unfortunately, very true

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    Alfred  7 months ago

    I had “motivational” posters on my office wall that I purchased from despair .com. I found they were very effective at putting people at ease during discussions.

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    Alexander the Good Enough  7 months ago

    Most days, my boss’s motto was “I’m not happy unless you’re not happy!” We actually gave serious though to getting it as a stitched sampler for her office wall…

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    WCraft Premium Member 7 months ago

    How about " The King is a Fink"…wait, wrong comic.

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    zeexenon  7 months ago

    Aah, those pre-retirement mid-management days at AT&T.

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    The Brooklyn Accent  7 months ago

    Rat has great job security. Pastis couldn’t keep doing the strip for long without him.

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    pchemcat  7 months ago

    Rat, I agree with you 100%. There is nothing worse in the workplace than backstabbers and the management that encourages them.

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    kahunaburger  7 months ago

    no let’s Mr. uptight manager dweeb!!!

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    Sisyphos  7 months ago

    Boss Weasel and Barista Rat! What a team!

    Fer sure, I wanna coffee up at their ’Bucks!

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    nz4m60 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Truth to power!

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    jdsven  7 months ago

    Am I the only one who hears Gary Cole from Office Space as Rat’s boss?

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