Pickles by Brian Crane for April 06, 2019


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    x_Tech  about 2 years ago

    Never do something right unless you want to do it again and again.

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    AlondraRachellaLabute  about 2 years ago

    That’s how males get out of helping out.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 2 years ago

    a place for everything and everything in its place… some of the time

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    sirbadger  about 2 years ago

    Did he get the plates right or did he stack them on top of the coffee cups? You’ll find out tomorrow morning when you make coffee and you aren’t fully awake yet.

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    WaitingMan  about 2 years ago

    What’s a colander? About 3.5 pounds. Oops. Sorry. Wrong joke.

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    momofalex7  about 2 years ago

    After more than 30 years my husband still doesn’t know which dishes go where.

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    linsonl  about 2 years ago

    Neither do I

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    Thechildinme  about 2 years ago

    She seemed very calm…no put downs…and gave him a kiss! A day/strip to remember!

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    Martin I  about 2 years ago

    His plan is working to perfection

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    ellisaana Premium Member about 2 years ago

    When I come home and find clean dishes, pots and utensils scattered all over the counter, I know he emptied the dishwasher. I learned a long time ago not to complain – every little bit helps. (He rarely puts them away in the wrong places since the time I threatened to rearrange his toolbox.)

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    jagedlo  about 2 years ago

    For those few who are still wondering what a colander is…

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    Breadboard  about 2 years ago

    And a good time was had by all !

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    Brian G Premium Member about 2 years ago

    And she fell for it!

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    jbrobo Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Kind of the same with tools….. use them as often as you like. Just put them back so we can find them the next time.

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    EMurph  about 2 years ago

    Mine either!

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    nos.nevets  about 2 years ago

    A few years ago when we lived in Dar Es Salaam, a very good cook was giving lessons. He was teaching the English words for western cooking implements. One was “Salamander”.

    I had forgotten that. Thanks, Mr. Crane.

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    walstib  about 2 years ago

    Opal is an APICS CPIM and needs to teach Earl the Japanese production control technique of everything in its place.

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    david_42  about 2 years ago

    After nine years in this house, my WIFE still doesn’t know where dishes go, where supplies are or what spices are in which rack.

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    Zebrastripes  about 2 years ago

    O. M. G. Opal is being nice to Earl! WHY?

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    micromos  about 2 years ago

    From here to my wife’s ear.

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    ForrestOverin  about 2 years ago

    Wow! Actual kindness from Opal! Perhaps she’s not destined to an eternity in hell after all!

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    dawnsterner59  about 2 years ago

    Mine is still learning. I just let him part the dishes away the look for them when I need them. On another note.. when my mom’s sister would come to visit her for a few weeks or so, mom would tell me: “I just let Marie put things where she thinks they belong. When she goes home, I put it all back where I’m used to it being.” Sweet.

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    The Reader Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Nothing like a job poorly done!

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    MichaelHelwig  about 2 years ago

    Today’s strip was designed to elicit as many as possible posts stereotyping.

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    WCraft Premium Member about 2 years ago

    You know, the sieve. Right next to the Bain Marie…

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    timbob2313 Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Putting everything in the wrong place is the easiest way of getting out of doing it. I got out of washing dishes when I was a kid due to always breaking a cup, plate or glass. I was 12. It worked. After getting married my wife wanted me to do the dishes, somehow I started breaking dishes again. Wife gave up after 3 days, haven’t washed or put away dishes for more than 40 years

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    CatStaff Premium Member about 2 years ago

    When my husband and I were both working, whoever got home first emptied the dishwasher. I don’t remember any problems with misplaced items.

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    ANIMAL  about 2 years ago

    That man’s a LOT smarter than I thought……

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    diverleo  about 2 years ago

    Be careful guys. They’re figuring it out.

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    edbos1_1  about 2 years ago

    It’s the old rule: “If you do a chore badly enough, you’ll never have to do it again.”

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    David Huie Green-Life is good  about 2 years ago

    “Works every time!”

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    dragonbite  about 2 years ago

    If you screw it up enough, or badly enough, they won’t ask you to do it ever again! Good strategy.

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    heathcliff2  about 2 years ago

    I don’t know what, but something is backwards here.

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    bevh566  about 2 years ago

    way to go Earl! Like the time I mowed off a little pine tree—-and didn’t have to mow for several years!

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