Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for August 14, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  11 months ago

    Another reason not to return to the office.

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    BasilBruce  11 months ago

    So, the questionnaire requires him to describe a problem, and then provide his own solution.

    Someone, somewhere, is getting paid to do nothing.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 11 months ago

    Pig has an unsocial nature.

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    6EQUJ5  11 months ago

    True solution is to become a full time internet troll like me! (/HJ)

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 11 months ago

    Describe a problem in your life:

    Other people

    (coulda quit there)

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    Concretionist  11 months ago

    The better answer is to address WHY YOU LET other people make you feel bad. There’s nothing in it for you, ever.

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    sirbadger  11 months ago

    Unless you live with rat. Then leaving home may be your best option.

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    B UTTONS  11 months ago

    Cancel all social media accounts; then trick your rat roommate to Airbnb with the Crocs.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  11 months ago

    Punch ’em in the nose!

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    Kveldulf  11 months ago

    Other people sometimes make me feel bad about other people. I can manage making me feel bad about myself by myself.

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 11 months ago

    Make them feel twice as bad about THEMSELVES!

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    catmom1360 Premium Member 11 months ago

    Sounds ok to me.

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    Sanspareil  11 months ago

    No one can make you feel bad about yourself without your permission!!

    So go to those people and say:

    “I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I’m all out of bubblegum!”

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    iggyman  11 months ago

    Where headphones and listen to music and you won’t hear what others say and go on your merry way!

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    Pgalden1 Premium Member 11 months ago

    Oh Pig Alone at home leaves you with your thought pest critic. The Best Answer is to help someone else. Notice if someone seems to be struggling, and ASK if there is a way you can help. If they say no, that’s OK Pig…walk on looking for another opportunity

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    me_the_polish_gull  11 months ago

    But why, if Rat stayes with you? ;-)

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    AndreasMartin  11 months ago

    Buy VR set, ignore world.Let Rat handle the rest.

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    Troglodyte  11 months ago

    Pig is the poster boy for the pandemic!

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    juicebruce  11 months ago

    Pig stop taking the Debbie Downer pills !

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member 11 months ago

    Ink-stained wretch.

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    cornshell  11 months ago

    Nowadays, people can make you feel bad about yourself without you leaving home.

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    jama7378  11 months ago

    Stay home, but find a meeting online at emotions anonymous.org All the things that hurt you are against our meeting rules!

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    Jeffin Premium Member 11 months ago

    Pig has an inking problem. Take twelve steps away from the pen, Pig.

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    Zebrastripes  11 months ago

    Running from your fears doesn’t solve them….

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    MS72  11 months ago

    Let the delivery guys take all the risks. Brilliant!

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    Ellis97  11 months ago

    There are times where I just want to stay inside my house with a lovely woman by my side. But that ain’t happening.

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    Lenavid  11 months ago

    A good idea during all the Covid pandemics. Stock up for the Falls: both Autumn AND Collapse!

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    uniquename  11 months ago

    The opposite is true. You’d be better off staying off-line and taking a walk.

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    Gent  11 months ago

    Never leave home? Sounds like them covid lockdowns, Pig.

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    kunddog  11 months ago

    NRA solution buy lots of firearms .

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    Goat from PBS  11 months ago

    If you’re not gonna leave home, Pig, you should also disconnect your Wi-fi. The internet is full of…. people who may make you feel bad about yourself.

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    Linguist  11 months ago

    Poor Pig needs a hug & cuddle.

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    Skippy the Magnificent  11 months ago

    People today are WAY too thin skinned.

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    raybarb44  11 months ago

    Solves one problem but the solution creates an even bigger problem. What’s now left in your life?…..

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    walstib  11 months ago

    P. Simon: ♪ “I am a rock, I am an island. And a rock feels no pain, and an island never cries.” ♪

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    Michael G.  11 months ago

    At least he didn’t choose “murder spree”.

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    ElwoodP  11 months ago

    At my old job we had to do “self reviews”. I always pointed out that while I might not be the best engineer in the world but I certainly was one of the top three. Regarding Pig’s situation I believe that most folks actually know what’s wrong with them…but refuse to recognize that knowledge or just don’t want to make the effort to change.

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    CaveCat87  11 months ago

    My dad says that the problem is that too many people don’t have any common sense; that’s why they don’t have the clarity to try to solve these problems by themselves.

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    christelisbetty  11 months ago

    Day 45 of being without a car. Trust me Pig, it gets REALLY old.I’m longing to go back to just needing a mask, to go shopping.

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    WCraft Premium Member 11 months ago

    Not a proper solution. Resolve to stay off of social media, instead.

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    rfleisch1  11 months ago

    This is the introvert’s view of COVID isolation. It solves a lot of daily problems when you don’t have to interact with anyone!

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    Squoop Premium Member 11 months ago

    At first I thought it was a list, with “other people” the first item, and was thinking me too!

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    kaycstamper  11 months ago

    Rat’s solution would be to beat them with a bat.

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    NWdryad  11 months ago

    I don’t need other people to make me feel bad about myself. I do a pretty good job of it.

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    zeexenon  11 months ago

    Went out yesterday. The only one’s masked were behind the Pharmacy counter. And me. Denial, not just an Egyptian river.

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    smorbie the great and beautiful  11 months ago

    I love surveys and questionnaires. They give me a chance to be creative.

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    Boxo croco is gonna change his profile  11 months ago

    What about rat

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    Mentor397  11 months ago

    This is my solution to everything.

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    Bilan  11 months ago

    Staying home full-time with Rat would make anybody feel worse.

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    knight1192a  11 months ago

    You forgot the “and kick Rat out” part

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    Sisyphos  11 months ago

    Pig seems to meet all the requirements for becoming a professional Recluse….

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    jdsven  11 months ago

    No. Because then they’ll just make you feel bad about yourself over the internet.

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