The Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom for December 06, 2021

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    angelolady Premium Member 7 months ago

    Whoops, Brutus.

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    C  7 months ago

    Stepped in that one

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 7 months ago

    He screwed you!

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    stillfickled Premium Member 7 months ago

    Open mouth, insert foot.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 7 months ago

    There is this cool device where you just look at your wrist to check the time. You don’t have to pull anything out of your pocket and turn it on.

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    GROG Premium Member 7 months ago

    You didn’t walk into that one. You ran as fast as you can.

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    wjones  7 months ago

    Brutus you walked into that one.

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    LookingGlass Premium Member 7 months ago

    A “smart” phone is only “smart” as the user is!! And so far, I have seen very few users that are “smart!!”


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    wiatr Premium Member 7 months ago

    That’s the way they do it downstairs. The only real clock down there is on the stovetop.

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    zzeek  7 months ago

    Buy him an analogue non-digital faced watch with hands on it. For extra fun, get Wilberforce a slide rule. Probably be necessary to explain the slide rule is no a mislabeled ruler.

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    nosirrom  7 months ago

    What goes around comes around. Prior to the Second Boer War men preferred pocket watches. Now we’re back to pocket watches.

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    Fishenguy Premium Member 7 months ago

    You walked right into that one Pop.!

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    Qiset  7 months ago

    I like those signs that say no cell phones because I’m using a smart phone. Different, right?

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    jmworacle  7 months ago

    Didn’t see it coming didn’t you?

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    s.gottlieb  7 months ago

    Well played Wilburforce. Well played.

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    Chris  7 months ago

    what a way to shove your own foot in your mouth.

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    preacherman  7 months ago

    Uh oh, Brutus, you’re in trouble, now. Did the kid set Brutus up?

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    julie.mason1 Premium Member 7 months ago

    The new addition on our local high school does not have clocks in any of the rooms.

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    oakie817  7 months ago

    nicely played

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    Olddog04  7 months ago

    You walked right into that one Brutus. It’s going to be hard to back out now.

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    TSRaman  7 months ago

    Dumb phones also show time.

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  7 months ago

    My watch tells the time but I wear it for my heartrate, stress level and EKG reading, plus I can make calls on it.. Starting to feel like Elroy Jetson. Just waiting for the car that turns into a briefcase to ease up all this dam NYC traffic that the idiots decided to put dining tables in the zones designated for parked cars!

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 7 months ago

    The kid really wanted a smartphone.

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    mistercatworks  7 months ago

    I still wear a watch. I’m not one of those people with a death grip on my phone and who goes through life one-handed. :)

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    Ryan B Premium Member 7 months ago

    Very well played.

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    KEA  7 months ago

    oo… walked into that one.I find it interesting that young’uns don’t wear watches (i don’t either, but I’m retired) while rich guys have drawers full of uber-expensive watches they wear as jewelry

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    garysmigs  7 months ago

    the BEST part of my decades of Apple devices was using GarageBand to create a silent ringtone!

    Now it’s like having a pocket computer without the interference of a phone being involved!

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    Plods with ...™ Premium Member 7 months ago

    Well played young jedi

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    paranormal  7 months ago

    Get one with day and date function…

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    Moonkey Premium Member 7 months ago

    They could put a clock or two on the walls. I am tech oriented, but it’s so much easier to look at the wall than to grab my phone or dig up my watch under long sleeves. Plus I have an Echo, which shows the time. But he will get a smartwatch or phone I am guessing! Is he young enough to use the ruse that Santa is bringing it for free?

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    lightenup Premium Member 7 months ago

    Smooth move, Wilberforce! Your dad walked right into that one.

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    kathleenhicks62  7 months ago

    Had to open you mouth huh?

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    cuzinron47  7 months ago

    The poor kid has been living a deprived life all this time without a smartphone?

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    l3i7l  7 months ago

    I just replaced the batteries in two of the watches I regularly wear. Both are analog, although the Timex does have a digital display as well. I have to find somebody to give the wind-up Bulova (1960s), and the Elgin pocket watch a good going over. It will probably cost more than either watch is worth.

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    Buckeye67  7 months ago

    Does Brutus ever think before opening his mouth?

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    bigplayray  7 months ago

    HaHa! Got Heem! Good one Wilberforce!

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    whelan_jj  7 months ago

    Then when I am at an amusement park do all the kids with phones see my watch and ask me for the time?

    Answer: it’s a whole lot easier to take a quick look at your wrist than to pull a phone out of your pocket and then try to find the time buried among the widgets on the screen.

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    falcon_370f  7 months ago

    Good move, Wilberforce! Well played.

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    tjason910  7 months ago

    oh sly one

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    Sir Isaac  7 months ago

    As for a timepiece I still wear an inexpensive Casio on my wrist so I can tell time at a glance.

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member 7 months ago

    He’s got you there, Brutus! You fell right into it!

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    namelocdet  7 months ago

    Game, Set & Match!

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    raybarb44  7 months ago

    Way to negotiate and way to not negotiate…….

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    Le'Roy Hawkins  7 months ago

    Walked right into that one.

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