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Some psychiatrists opine that ‘hide and seek’ played as a kid is a main reason that adult soldiers get shot in the head…the game teaches you to ‘expose’ yourself…because the only payoff in the game is when you get caught.

Pig would be considered ‘sane’ in this game. YOU NEVER COME OUT. PERIOD.Yes, I read weirder stuff that Pastis.I once hid for three and a half days.MIlitary game. 82nd Airborne wanted to catch my SF a$$ and mess with me for a day or two.

I could lay quietly for almost a week in ambush. Pig. though, seems to be pretty good.

tigre1again 2011-9-26
A blobfish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-24
Now it’s a hamster ball! A fish bowl! A cannonball! A lollipop without a stick! BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-24
I get your joke. :) BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-17
I think it’s supposed to be funny. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-21
if thats the case then 60 died Dudesworth 2010-7-11
No, you’re the first one to comment. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2011-12-23
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OR, Pinkett could have went out to bingo 7 days ago, (remember rat said last night) and her funeral was six days ago, not one. Good guess, though. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-13
Cannibal. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-12
agreed. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-10
I’ll just buy them. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-10
If they are talking t night, the next strip isn’t possible. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-7
A week and a day. BarrelO&#x27;Molasses 2002-1-7
the man’s hands and head change size and shape in each panel daedules24 2003-11-15
was danny a drunk donkey? coolturtledude 2011-3-7
and again with Mel Brooks’ Robin Hood: Men in Tights daedules24 2003-9-19
@aiya_aiya it died along with your safe space daedules24 2003-7-20
it’s funny…in Japan they’re more open about porn and accept that people are gonna watch it and buy it. There are stores with videos and toys everywhere and almost anyone can walk in there and buy something. I don’t think women are allowed in there though… daedules24 2003-5-30
oh man Dudesworth 2008-10-7
That’s… just depressing Dudesworth 2008-4-27
Good job Pig noobs 2012-2-29
What Dudesworth 2007-5-6
That’s a saying that should be on every notepad, pin-up board, carved into every desk used by youth…“Never pin your hopes on a migratory bird…” sheer wisdom, expressed poetically. tigre1again 2007-1-5
Seems to me that most of the carrying gunnies I know have looks and other mannerisms that intimidate more than aim for social harmony.

I absolutely know that if i were assaulted a civic-minded gun owner would step in and save me. (fingers crossed behind back)Most of the ones I’ve met aren’t very tough at all. I’ve tried a couple. They couldn’t fight. Deskbound computer jockeys should have some experience for social approval for gun carry…in my opinion. Yeah, I know: I read the Constitution quite bit, always have. We don’t agree. If you’re a foofy doofus I don’t think you should drive a car, have access to alcohol, nor be allowed to carry. You dilute the brand.

Most of the gunnies I know are a disgrace to guns and the men who know what they are for.

tigre1again 2006-12-29
Dat what happened to Capt. Cook when he explored dem Islands. His name was Cook, see? and the locals had never seen anybody like this, and people explained his name, and maybe used gestures…so…they took him and did it.Not so strange, even if I can’t write it in crockinese. tigre1again 2006-12-5
Come on, Guard Duck accepts Civilian Control of Military. He doesn’t always get on the same page as his boss, but he WORKS for Pig.In his own fashion. Pig knows that he can get much with negotiation, but GD likes to ‘blow $hlt up’, and has the stuff to do that. Also has some difficulty with impulse control, but submits to Pig’s ‘wisdom’. It’s a perfect example of civilian control. The inept and incapable loosely in charge of highly capable destroyers…with impulse control. tigre1again 2008-12-1
Used to have dreams of moving through walls. Never was able to get the money to come through, though.Must re-think this. tigre1again 2008-4-24
And now, all quiet on the front Green Zone Front. The Back Green Zone Front, however, could use preponderant patrolling. tigre1again 2008-4-4
’Hialeah! Hialeah!" tigre1again 2003-8-24
He’s so sincere. That’s endearing, especially since he isn’t aimed at us…Rat without his punching bags and foils is fearsome to be around. The kind of guy who society needs to be insulated from. Thanks, Pastis. tigre1again 2003-7-7
Yeah, but a clever slam. Rat implies that he knows how she behaved in the past, and so he casually tells her hubby, “So, of course she’s out and busy (heh heh) a lot…but just how much do you communicate? can she squeeze me in?”

Dumb situation to get in, Rat, but understandable. And great comeback. I think I usually just played stupid. Because I was.

tigre1again 2003-7-3
Good for you. You help restore my faith in young humanity. tigre1again 2003-6-22
It’s such a puzzle. OK, just because I help her LOOK for it, how does that mean I ‘took’ it? (Identification going on here)

Yes, ’twas funny.

tigre1again 2003-6-22
Thanks, man. Fell in with good buds in basic. They decided to volunteer for Special Forces, so I went along. I was NOT much of a soldier, but I got to know some great ones in Group. Thanks for showing us Pig’s good heart and essential friendly morality. He’s smarter than most of us… tigre1again 2003-5-25
Come on, folks. Please understand ‘Circumstances alter cases’… sometimes a bug is just something to slap. Sometimes a cigar is just a smoke…nicely done, Mr. Pastis. A lot of us have been on both sides of discussions like this. tigre1again 2003-5-18
The sexual frustration of the American male, evidently a very common situation. Not something very many OTHER self-centered people want to talk about. Very real problem.

Possibly with a serious change of heart and behavior, we might not have to worry about people drinking and driving, or shooting up grade schools, or perhaps any of the common times you’ve listened to general criticism of MEN in general.

Please think about it.

tigre1again 2008-9-27
“Me always tink better after small snack…” Larry after somewhat similar situation, several years ago.It’s a long worm with no turning. tigre1again 2009-10-27
Yes she was. Probably still is, if she can get her insensitive grandkids out of the house. tigre1again 2009-8-30
Yup. Everybody should have one…or know one. Good friends… tigre1again 2009-7-10
’haven’t drunk any,’ I think, would be better. tigre1again 2003-3-12
Talk radio, that’s what, Goat. Being an uneducated, self-absorbed buffoon is practically a requirement to host. HighPriestMikhal 2005-10-27
That’s the problem with glorifying the past: it glosses over the ugly realities. In this case the Jim Crow Laws (Segregation). HighPriestMikhal 2005-10-25
OVER 9000!!! coolturtledude 2010-1-9
http://explosm.net noobs 2013-6-11
No, they aren’t. I’m not, and the people who elected the first out-of-the-closet lesbian mayor at the end of ‘15 certainly weren’t. For a state whose attitudes are so bass-ackwards they tried to appeal the federal law that legalizes gay marriage in ‘14, it’s hilarious to watch things now. HighPriestMikhal 2005-10-21
This will NOT be well-received…but! You know if Lincoln ha hung every damn Johnny Reb immediately after the War, we wouldn’t be having this crisis of so-called Americans who hate the government and the Constitution…

Who knows? Americans might still be slim and strong…

tigre1again 2010-6-5
HA! When pigs fly! Phnxtrtisaword 2003-12-11
Wow. Danman1979 really did get all his posts removed when he got banned. My old comment here was moot. HighPriestMikhal 2005-9-11
Seriously so funny!!!!!! angel007sherm 2003-9-25
Where/how was she packing? ChargerSXT 2009-9-3
HONK HONK!-SPLATI laughed my ass off Worrywarthog 2011-10-23
Might have to set them lower now… angel007sherm 2003-9-6
The Walking Bob angel007sherm 2003-8-10
The guide in the Wii U game Nintendo Land Trapper Keeper 2007-4-11
They predicted it again… Trapper Keeper 2006-2-1
Unother reuson why pig is a moron. Trapper Keeper 2005-12-29
I think th t it’s spre ding to the comments too! I’m gonn order more of the letter, but this is the l st time! Trapper Keeper 2005-12-26
*second Trapper Keeper 2004-7-15
Samuel! Trapper Keeper 2004-7-12
No, the first time was in a bank comic “First National Bank Of Pastis” Trapper Keeper 2003-5-12
Now here’s a little lesson in trickery Trapper Keeper 2002-8-25
I thought that Goat should have said “perversions” rather than “perversities”, but apparently the former is one of the meanings of the latter. maarvarq 2013-5-12
Really? Trapper Keeper 2002-2-14
Indeed. Did he respond to any of them? maarvarq 2013-3-5
Now look at this net Trapper Keeper 2002-8-25
Alas, the “if” turned out to be “when”. maarvarq 2012-10-28
I’ll take 10. jppal 2004-3-21
Ha ha ha! This is hilarious!

**First Comment!

jppal 2004-3-10
Terrifyingly appropriate to today. maarvarq 2012-7-12
Not very realistic .. in fact they will happily sell guns to anyone jerry400 2006-12-28
I think that David Mitchell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_x5cfdwP98 makes a good argument in favour of the despised “LOL”. maarvarq 2011-9-15
You fiend… I was going to do that! maarvarq 2011-5-26
The rest of us are not. srover 2004-5-28
Goat in an eating place, and he doesn’t say “check please” when something embarrassing happens. Weird. maarvarq 2011-5-8
I’m dying now…send my family the graduation card… angel007sherm 2003-6-7
I don’t think he wants to be a dentist Larry… Tait8888 2010-12-22
Those green pigs ain’t gonna topple themselves. HighRollerHydra 2011-7-20
We put that fourth wall there for a reason! HighRollerHydra 2011-5-25
You again?! HighRollerHydra 2011-5-4
I should give this a shot. HighRollerHydra 2011-4-30
Mine are glazed. HighRollerHydra 2011-4-23
Gonna have to stitch you up, capiche? HighRollerHydra 2011-4-13
9, 10

A big, fat hen.

Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-24
5, 6

Pick up sticks.

7, 8

Lay them straight.

Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-23
1, 2

Buckle my shoe.

3, 4

Shut the door.

Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-21
Didn’t he ever eat at Wendy’s before?! Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-14
What made Bill think Wendy’s had fish sandwiches? Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-12
Rat’s dying to not hear Pig make anymore dumb comments! Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-11
You must fear parrots! Stephen Treadwell 2002-1-10
And with one of the Disney animated films being based on Marvel (loosely, actually, but whatever), Mr. Lee made an animated appearance. :D HighRollerHydra 2011-3-30
Hope they’ve got a “Get out of jail free” card. HighRollerHydra 2011-3-25
Nah, I’d rather look handsome than as an old man. HighRollerHydra 2011-2-17
Maybe it’s the underside of a huge iPad. HighRollerHydra 2011-2-7
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if a single voice suddenly cried out in pain and were suddenly silenced…followed by “ow ow ow”. HighRollerHydra 2010-12-29
Makes the strip funnier by not explaining. HighRollerHydra 2010-10-21
Well, there’s the Black Friday sales… HighRollerHydra 2010-8-18
iLoveThis HighRollerHydra 2010-8-10
Turn me into fried chicken! HighRollerHydra 2010-5-9
Now I find myself giggling. HighRollerHydra 2010-5-8

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