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Pickles by Brian Crane for March 27, 2020

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 1 year ago

    Opal might want to get out the tweezers and get Q-tip out of Earl’s ear herself.

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    allen@home  about 1 year ago

    Be careful,Earl your brains might come with the tip of that cotton swab.

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    David Huie Green-Life is good  about 1 year ago

    Why not just use needle nose pliers or a drill? Dremel tools are fast too. Go ahead and get over with.

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    Concretionist  about 1 year ago

    A little bit of hook-velcro seems like a better option.

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    wiatr Premium Member about 1 year ago

    That’s what they made tweezers for.

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    sirbadger  about 1 year ago

    Earl is liable to suck out an eardrum that way. Earl could try squirting water into the ear first. If Opal used tweezers, Earl would have to stay perfectly still and she would need her super reading glasses (stronger than normal reading glasses). Doctor would be the next option, but that’s difficult during a pandemic.

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    LeftCoastKen Premium Member about 1 year ago

    I can only imagine how Earl managed to actually break off the tip of a Q-Tip in his ear … and what the heck was he doing sticking a Q-Tip into his ear in the first place? It says right on the box to not do that! But give the vacuum a try, Earl … you’ll likely suck out that pea brain of yours along with your eardrum! (Not that you’d really notice … after all, you’re not using the thing anyway.)

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    Orcatime  about 1 year ago

    If it’s the same one, that’s been in there for a few days!

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    Sanspareil  about 1 year ago

    She got that line from Stargate the series!

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    Daniel Verburg  about 1 year ago

    What is not there can’t come out!

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    gsawyer101  about 1 year ago

    A Debrox (ear war remover) ad popped up when today’s toon open… Talk about product placement.

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    Breadboard  about 1 year ago

    Good Luck Earl !

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    jagedlo  about 1 year ago

    tying together the strips from yesterday and Wednesday…

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    ForrestOverin  about 1 year ago

    “And mow the lawn.”

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    morningglory61 Premium Member about 1 year ago

    That’s just not a good idea Earl.

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    BearsDown Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Probably need a wet-vac, just in case.

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    indysteve9  about 1 year ago

    You should never put a q-tip in your ears.

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    assrdood  about 1 year ago

    Based on the suggestions so far, Earl should fire up the power washer.

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    Zebrastripes  about 1 year ago

    Yikes! Opal needs to get a tweezers to get it out…Earl has no common sense when it comes to vacuuming…..thwack

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    chick485  about 1 year ago

    I always used to tie a safety string to the Q-tip that I could use to pull it out. Now, my favorite Q-tip is a custom one I made that is long enough to push all the way through and pull it out the other side. It has the cotton swab in the middle, with a long stick on either side. I clean it with acetone every third time I use it.

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    joeatwork212  about 1 year ago

    The hose will get stuck on his neck and he’ll end up with a hickey.

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    rickmac1937 Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Good luck with that partner

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    KEA  about 1 year ago

    this isn’t going to end well

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    zeexenon  about 1 year ago

    Wait! I’ll get the hook remover hemostat out of my tackle box.

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    DaveQuinn  about 1 year ago

    He really isn’t that stupid is he? Wait…he IS, and Opal is only encouraging him. But then she always thinks he is stupid, yet she forgets that HIS pension puts food on the table. She never had a job outside the home. (Yes I acknowledge that “housewife” is a full time vocation.)

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    ChrisPaskowski  about 1 year ago

    Been there, done that !

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    tabby  about 1 year ago

    Even though this is just a comic, it still made me cringe. Such a bad idea!

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    Jack12one  about 1 year ago

    Earl has reached his age and he doesn’t how to use a vacuum cleaner?

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    Jack12one  about 1 year ago

    Earl got to be the age he is and he doesn’t know how to use a vacuum ????

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    tinstar  about 1 year ago

    Aaand, if he succeeds, is that when he hollers “Eureka?”

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