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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for March 25, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 9 days ago

    A cat that sits on a hot stove will never sit on a hot stove again. But, it will also never sit on a cold stove. Don’t ask me why cats are sitting on stoves.

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    DanielRyanMulligan  9 days ago

    experience sucks

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 9 days ago

    Sorry for that, Stephan.

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    Sherlock Watson  9 days ago

    Pig, listen to Paris Goat; you’re passing up happiness for a hernia.

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    syzygy47  9 days ago

    “There was a very cautious manWho never laughed or playedHe never risked, he never tried,He never sang or prayed.And when he on day passed away,His insurance was denied,For since he never really lived,They claimed he never really died.(Anonymous poem)”

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    KenTheCoffinDweller  9 days ago

    Last real novel new experience I had was many long years ago. Discovered the butt end of an M-16 to the hinge of the jaw can put you down for while, but as long as you don’t try standing you can still function fully as needed. Botched the “Rush, tuck, and roll” maneuver during training. Was over 20 minutes before I could stand properly again.

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    Concretionist  9 days ago

    That’s what PTSD is. Healthier to have planned to not be quite so traumatized by what happened to you.

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    Kind&Kinder  9 days ago

    Soon he’ll need a taxi to haul his baggage.

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    thelogician  9 days ago

    I feel seen.

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    Troglodyte  9 days ago

    Pigs wallow in it… it’s what pigs do.

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    Ksandler4570  9 days ago

    #truth

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    Andrew Sleeth Premium Member 9 days ago

    “Living is an adventure and a challenge. It wasn’t about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating, they have to be about change.” — Miles Davis

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    Reader  9 days ago

    Learn from it – then instead of weighing you down, it can propel you.

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    walstib  9 days ago

    Bowie: “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange)”.

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    Yontrop  9 days ago

    Pig, some “other people” are better at hiding their baggage.

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    Zebrastripes  9 days ago

    Baggage…..what a drag!

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    jonesbeltone  9 days ago

    Big bag of hurt.

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    DeeCee1  9 days ago

    I get bored easily so I am definitely more like the “I will try this new thing!” guy.

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    Ermine Notyours  9 days ago

    “I will try this new thing!” Such as buying a leak-free pen?

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    Buizel  9 days ago

    why is this comic called pearls before swine?

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  9 days ago

    Pig, you can never truly fail if you keep at things.

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    B UTTONS  9 days ago

    Pig, Keep stuffing that bag, soon you’ll qualify to be a member of Congress.

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    Bookworm  9 days ago

    Rethink that, Pig. The love of my life passed away earlier this year. The pain and grief are indescribable. But after more than 40 years of shared magic, laughter, joy, and intimacy, I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

    You can’t avoid hurt in life, Pig. But you can all to easily avoid happiness.

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    ocarol7 Premium Member 8 days ago

    Now our challenge is to find happiness in the time of coronavirus….

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    WCraft Premium Member 8 days ago

    Do what many others do – post it on-line!

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    zeexenon  8 days ago

    When the wolves are after you, you just need grief counseling. (California Proposition 666.)

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    Mentor397  8 days ago

    Yeah, trying new things only leads to more hurt.

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    David_the_CAD  8 days ago

    Pig, and many others, could use Celebrate Recovery. Freedom from Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits is possible; with the help of others.

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    dsom8  8 days ago

    Pig may have something there. What appears to be a heavy bag that Goat wants him to let go, may actually be a huge, untied balloon. When he lets that go …

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    Sisyphos  8 days ago

    Pig self-defines as a Loser in the Game of Life. That’s no fun….

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    ghargh6969 Premium Member 4 days ago

    Wow, it’s like you know me……..

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