Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for September 22, 2022

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    BE THIS GUY  5 months ago

    Rat won’t have to take vitamin E for the rest of his life.

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    BasilBruce  5 months ago

    Maybe he should have a bag of Gummy Bears with one vitamin gummy in it.

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    Bilan  5 months ago

    That’s why they don’t make One-A-Day potato chips.

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    sirbadger  5 months ago

    I set up my pill organizer for 5 days a week. It isn’t necessary to take a one-a-day every day. If I forget a day, it’s OK, and the pill organizer is still good.

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    Jesy Bertz Premium Member 5 months ago

    When I was a kid in the early 60s I took One-A-Day Vitamins . . . once a day.

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    Bilan  5 months ago

    Eating too many vitamin pills at once is Niacin-Retinal-Calciferol

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    Gent  5 months ago

    If you take too much vitamin it become vitamax.

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    B UTTONS  5 months ago

    Rat would overdose if vitamins came in a beer can.

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    Jayalexander  5 months ago

    You know You’ve exceeded limits when they hAVE TO USE LETTER’S FROM OTHER LANGUAGESFOR THE STUFF YOU’RE TAKING.

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    blunebottle  5 months ago

    The senior’s gummies my mother took would never have done you any damage. Their concentration was too low.

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    AtariDragon  5 months ago

    This is how you get to star in a chubbyemu video.

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    MayCauseBurns  5 months ago

    Flintstone’s Chewable Morphine®!

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    Lotus  5 months ago

    Gummies have vitamins? I thought gummies had…..oh look, pretty stars. Anybody got Doritos? Whoa. I can see the music coming out of the speakers. Far out, man.

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    SmallMeadow  5 months ago

    We take about a dozen supplements/vitamins a day. Why doesn’t somebody offer a custom service to send you everything you want in one pill?

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    akachman Premium Member 5 months ago

    All the evidence shows OTC vitamin supplements either do nothing or cause harm. Approach with caution.

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    ajr58(1)  5 months ago
    That was a problem with marijuana tourism in Colorado. People came here, when it was made illegal, and would eat gummy edibles. The problem was, they ate too many at once.
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    Ellis97  5 months ago

    I never exceed the recommended dosage. I always feel concerned about my health.

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    Kilrwat Premium Member 5 months ago

    When I was 7, I fed my younger brother & myself a whole bottle of Flintstones fluoride chewables and, yes, we did go to the hospital and got our stomachs pumped.

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    Croc Holliday  5 months ago

    Multivitamins are not giving you the benefits you have been led to believe.

    https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/is-there-really-any-benefit-to-multivitamins

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    Goat from PBS  5 months ago

    They typically don’t…unless one buys kids vitamins.

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    pheets  5 months ago

    Take a look at the “new” rainbow Fentanyl pills…

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    Jacob Mattingly   5 months ago

    Who wants to go to the hospital?

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    Squoop  5 months ago

    If not for gummies I wouldn’t be enticed to keep taking my vitamins. Although might need to rethink taking vitamins at all after reading some of the posts here.

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    Zebrastripes  5 months ago

    If you have a balanced diet, no need

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    aerotica69  5 months ago

    Have you ever noticed that the more expensive the vitamins or supplements, the more often it is recommended that you take them?

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    ve5ra  5 months ago

    Remember to take your Vitamin D.

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    Mentor397  5 months ago

    I may have done something similar, with Sour Gummie vitamins.

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    CaveCat87  5 months ago

    I guess self-control is not in Rat’s vocabulary.

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    DamSkippy  5 months ago

    We had Geritol in the fridge that us kids would take a small swig of now and then. Weird taste, but we thought we were getting healthy.

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    Tweet&Bleat  5 months ago

    What happens if you take them at night?

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    198.23.5.11  5 months ago

    They were Flintstones Vitamins and he’s got a dinosaur lodged in his throat

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    raybarb44  5 months ago

    I agree. Medicine shouldn’t be camouflaged as candy for obvious reasons, even vitamins…..

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    SofaKing  5 months ago

    Gummi cannabis edibles (Legal in Illinois!) taste terrible, I’m never tempted to eat more than one. Usually half of one, that’s enough to give me the 1970’s effect.

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    willie_mctell  5 months ago

    I’ve always thought that candy medicine was a mistake. Cherry and grape flavor liquids, fortunately, taste vile. I’m not sure about gummis. When I was a kid I developed a taste for Elixer Terpin Hydrate with Codeine. I think it was actually the only thing that stopped my croupy cough.

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    christelisbetty  5 months ago

    When your urine smells like a bottle of vitamins, you don’t need more vitamins.

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    knight1192a  5 months ago

    Rubber tire flavor would probably taste better because of the vitamins in it.

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    Willywise52 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Hard,tasteless pills are best.

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    jimboklein  5 months ago

    A few years ago I posted in a forum similar to this that one of the signs of adulthood is you stop taking gummy vitamins and start taking real vitamins. Oh boy, I did not foresee the flaming i got from that one.

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    Billavi Premium Member 5 months ago

    St. Joseph’s Children’s Asprin was my drug of choice as a child. The orange taste was out of this world

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    gigagrouch  5 months ago

    Say goodbye to your liver…

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  5 months ago

    What I don’t get is why you have to take vitamins with food. I did that with vitamin gummies years ago and gave that up. Then I started taking zinc and vitamin D early in the COVID pandemic and have continued to do so for my overall health. I have to take them with food as well.

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    You shouldn’t overdo the vitamins, Rat. Could be toxic.

    So, Pig is probably right about getting your stomach pumped….

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    chromosome Premium Member 5 months ago

    I really like sour candies. I have to use Flintstones vitamins with iron because I can’t tolerate regular iron supplements. I’m always tempted to take more than I need. If I ever had kids visiting, I’d be sure I hid the bottle, as getting too much iron is one of the biggest dangers to kids.

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    falcocherrug  5 months ago

    Never understood the American obsession with supplements. Most of them do nothing, except make some companies rich, and they do not replace a healthy, balanced, diet.

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    abba3  5 months ago

    My sister in law is an RN, she has told me that since gummi vitamins hit the market, children’s visits to the ER has significantly gone up alarmingly. Yet Congress, led by Charles Grassley of iowa, refuses to allow the FDA to regulate any kind of “nutritional” supplements, because they aren’t considered medicinal, despite the dangers of overdosing on them.

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    willispate  5 months ago

    read the warning label Warning: taking multiple vitamins at once will result in the following side effects: cramps, indigestion, stomachache/acid reflux, burning, itching, shortness of breath… not intended for heart patients or those with short fuses.

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    N8  4 months ago

    me as a kid when mom wasn’t looking

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