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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 11, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 5 days ago

    Rat’s lawyer probably told him to include the “hot burning gas” part.

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    Kaladin Stormblessed  5 days ago

    “Yes, yes. Aim for the sun. That way if you miss, at least your arrow will fall far away, and the person it kills will likely be someone you don’t know.”

    -Wit,

    Oathbringer, by Brandon Sanderson.

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    AGED_ENGINEER Premium Member 5 days ago

    You can get the hot burning gas without reaching for the stars.

    Just sayin’.

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    enigmamz  5 days ago

    Actually, their personal security will likely be on you like flies on, um, poop, and their lawyers will be after you, as well.

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    B UTTONS  5 days ago

    And I know the sky might be high / But baby it ain’t really that high / And I know that mars might be far / But baby it ain’t really that farLet’s reach for the stars

    Keep your feet on the ground.

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    PICTO  5 days ago

    Between helium depletion and reduced radio-activity we’ll be lucky to get a couple of million more years out of our own star…

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    tudza Premium Member 5 days ago

    “The sun is a miasma of incandescent plasma.”

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    some idiot on the internet Premium Member 5 days ago

    “Reach for the Stars” … what a great game that was.

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    everett_r0  5 days ago

    Ah, the unpleasantness of reality….

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    EcurbYkspohs  5 days ago

    Rat some of us have short arms ;-( ……. Croc Power !

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    mjb515  5 days ago

    They also light years away. So you are not reaching one anytime soon.

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    JackButler1  5 days ago

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2rDb4Ur2dw

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    Jeff0811  5 days ago

    Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars. (Casey Kasem weekly top 40)

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    8ec23d5228da33aa2115003c92d0fe83  5 days ago

    I have a car thermos that has a sticker with “Do not use while driving, do not remove this sticker”.

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    Reader  5 days ago

    Just like a lot of Hollywood stars.

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    jpayne4040  5 days ago

    Reach for it, but you better not actually get one!

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    rshive  4 days ago

    Inspirational.

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    Troglodyte  4 days ago

    Kasey Kasem hates you, Rat.

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    Gent  4 days ago

    Rat the prophet of inevitably impending ill-fated irreversible doom.

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    T Smith  4 days ago

    Werner Von Braun wrote an autobiography titled “I Aim For the Stars.”

    Someone quipped that the subtitle should be “But Sometimes I Hit London.”

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    asrialfeeple  4 days ago

    Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you land among the stars. Where you slowly suffocate and die.

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    Keno21  4 days ago

    I’ve actually HAD hot, burning gas, that made me feel like I WAS dying.

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    saje49  4 days ago

    Ah, yes. There’s a downside to everything.

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    Snoots  4 days ago

    In truth reaching for the stars is good exercise. Except one might wonder why you’re exercising in the middle of the night, on a space ship that’s about to melt. Or something.

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    Al Nala  4 days ago

    Me, I hate those pointy corners.

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    WCraft Premium Member 4 days ago

    But, I think it is OK to swing on them…

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    ayespin  4 days ago

    Who cares about a couple of million more years … we will be lucky if society even exist for another fifty years!

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    chris_weaver  4 days ago

    If you reach for the stars, better wear oven mitts!

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    Josh Lyons Premium Member 4 days ago

    Rat, you would put the late Casey Kasem to shame.

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    zeexenon  4 days ago

    Burning no. Gas no, not exactly, it’s a form of gas called a plasma.

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    Bookworm  4 days ago

    If we did find another planet with life forms similar to our own; and if we went there; and if the indigenous life forms of that planet didn’t want us there and asked us to leave: wouldn’t that make us illegal aliens?

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    tonicee9  4 days ago

    I LOVE RAT! What a realist.

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    Randal Goodall Premium Member 4 days ago

    This is an old Dilbert cartoon (15-20 years ago) with Wally telling Asok, “It’ll burn your hand clean off!”

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    miribunda  4 days ago

    not only will this kill you it will be horribly painful the entire time

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    Concretionist  4 days ago

    Ad astra per aspera!

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    Sisyphos  4 days ago

    Rat is so inspirational! How could anyone follow another?!

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    The_Unborn  4 days ago

    oof

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