Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for December 02, 2019


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 8 days ago

    Most people are not the best at anything. Most are good at certain things. Focus on that, but it doesn’t have to be day and night.

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    Kaladin Stormblessed  8 days ago

    Great idea! I’m good at procrastination, I’ll start practicing tomorrow.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 8 days ago

    Not really, Pig. Now you have to enter a lot of contests!

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    sirbadger  8 days ago

    What if 2 people want to finish last?

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    Gent  8 days ago

    Don’t be such a puerile perpetual pessimist, Pig.

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    hariseldon59  8 days ago

    Pig also makes a pretty good BLT.

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    B UTTONS  8 days ago

    Pig, excels at being a pig-in-a-blanket and is second to none. (and he does not need the cold frigid weather as an excuse to practice.)

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    kaffekup   8 days ago

    Good advice. I want to be best at sleeping, and I plan to pursue it day and night.

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    dadoctah  8 days ago

    That works until someone starts a “not finishing things” contest.

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    jvn  8 days ago

    There are a lot of these strips devoted to Pig just giving up on himself. He really needs a @#&%^$ hug.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 8 days ago

    I challenge Pig to a drinking contest. I’ll let him finish last.

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    Kaputnik  8 days ago

    Just be the best you can be at something that you really want to do. If you can’t make a living at it, then also be the best you can be at something you’re willing to do.

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    rugeirn  8 days ago

    With the current population of the world pushing 8 billion, there is no way to be better at something then everybody else and no way to know it if you did. There are simply too many somebody-elses.

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  8 days ago

    I feel so bad for the little piggy.

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    Zebrastripes  8 days ago

    Pig is representing the latest generations….over whelmed, no encouragement, no self esteem….parents are too busy on their cells, Internet or working and letting kids to fend for themselves…..Oy!

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    Reader  8 days ago

    Oh Pig – put a little more thought into it – think about your cheese-eating skills.

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    Keno21  8 days ago

    Pig is stupid, Pig is sad, Pig is stupid, Pig is sad. This strip has really gone downhill since Pastis started spending his time on other projects, and just phoning it in for Pearls. It has become the kind of simple, cutesy strip he USED to make fun of. Time to hang it up.

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    phgladko1701  8 days ago

    Then why enter the contest at all? Pig, you’re not digging deep enough.

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    Sanspareil  8 days ago

    Just listen to Melania

    “Be Best”

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    AaronHayes  8 days ago

    Story of my life.

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    enigmamz  8 days ago

    The Miami Dolphins thought that that would be easy, too.

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    Eric S   8 days ago

    I read that as attained that goat.

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    Sisyphos  7 days ago

    Pig sets such lofty goals for himself! No wonder he fails at all of them….

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