Archive for the 'synchronicity' Category

Inkronicity

Cidu Bill on Jan 29th 2014

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Speaking of which… can anybody tell me the logic behind printer companies (I’m gesturing rudely at HP here, but this applies to all of them) discontinuing ink cartridges for printers more 3 or 4 years old? The rationale seems to be that the average person doesn’t keep a printer for longer than that, but the companies should do everything they can to encourage you to hold on to your printer: they make their money selling you ink, and make virtually nothing on the printers themselves.

And of course this just promotes… what’s the opposite of “customer loyalty”?

So it’s a lose-lose all the way down the line.

For that matter, why does HP (for example) need to make ink cartridges in dozens of shapes and sizes, when they all perform the exact same function anyway? Again, it seems to me that absolutely nobody benefits from this.

Filed in Bill Bickel, Bill Holbrook, Safe Havens, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 41 responses so far

On, Charger!

Cidu Bill on Dec 26th 2013

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Bound and Gagged, Christmas, Dana Summers, Dave Coverly, Speed Bump, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 4 responses so far

Santchonicity [language advisory]

Cidu Bill on Dec 26th 2013

Today’s Pardon My Planet, and half a dozen of my friends’ Facebook updates:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Christmas, Facebook, Pardon My Planet, Santa Claus, Vic Lee, comics, humor, synchronicity | 13 responses so far

I can’t tell you how surprised I am…

Cidu Bill on Jul 31st 2013

that nobody sent me these two yesterday.

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Doug Bratton, Pop Culture Shock Therapy, Rubes, William Tell, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 13 responses so far

Technodumpty

Cidu Bill on Jul 19th 2013

Synchronicity from Andréa:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Humpty Dumpty, John Deering, Minimumble, Strange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 14 responses so far

Snake-ronicity

Cidu Bill on Jul 5th 2013

Lola sent these as synchronicity, although they appeared two days apart. Normally this would disqualify them (hey, I don’t make up the rules, you know) — but I already had the second one, the Argyle Sweater, queued up as a CIDU.

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Filed in Argyle Sweater, CIDU, Cornered, John McPherson, Medusa, Scott Hilburn, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 12 responses so far

Stickronicity

Cidu Bill on Jul 2nd 2013

Mike Kruger:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Lio, Mark Tatulli, Monty, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 10 responses so far

Tackronicity

Cidu Bill on Jun 25th 2013

Okay, these came out 18 days apart, but I’m going to count it.

June 7:

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Today:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Non Sequitur, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 26 responses so far

Personal Synchronicity

Cidu Bill on Jun 13th 2013

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All day yesterday, for no apparent reason, I had this running through my head (which as far as I know I’d never heard before):

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Does whatever an iron can..

Filed in Bill Bickel, Bizarro, Iron Man, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 32 responses so far

Synchronewwwcity

Cidu Bill on Jun 1st 2013

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Last Sunday made me think… Any chance of a moratorium on bird poop gags?

Filed in Bill Bickel, Ewww, Non Sequitur, Tina's Groove, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 18 responses so far

Synchroinicidu

Cidu Bill on May 28th 2013

“Don’t you mean ’synchronicity’?”

“No, because I have no idea what she’s getting at in the Tina’s Groove strip.

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And…

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Just a thought, but shouldn’t they be playing without uniforms, then?

Filed in Bill Bickel, Brevity, CIDU, Hugh Hefner, Tina's Groove, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 31 responses so far

Lookalike Synchronicity

Cidu Bill on May 7th 2013

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and this

Filed in Bill Bickel, John Deering, Strange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 7 responses so far

All We Are Syncing…

Cidu Bill on May 1st 2013

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Filed in Adam Huber, Bill Bickel, Bug Martini, Questionable Content, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 26 responses so far

It’s just his neurosis that oughta be curbed

Cidu Bill on Apr 27th 2013

Those who hate-read Funky Winkerbean over at Son of Stuck Funky are of the general consensus that Tom Batiuk meant “neurotic,” not Nordic:

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And today’s “probable misuse of neurotic” synchronicity is completed over at Tina’s Groove, and I have to tag this “CIDU” as well:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Funky Winkerbean, Rina Piccolo, Tina's Groove, Tom Batiuk, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 27 responses so far

Gengchronicity

Cidu Bill on Apr 22nd 2013

Jonathan Segal spotted these yesterday:

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Filed in 9 Chickweed Lane, Bill Bickel, Brooke McEldowney, John Deering, Strange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 7 responses so far

Dogs and Pizza: Two Slices of Synchronicity from April 3

Cidu Bill on Apr 8th 2013

Andréa:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Dog Eat Doug, Dogs, Today's Dog, comic strips, comics, humor, pizza, synchronicity | 8 responses so far

Cellchronicity

Cidu Bill on Apr 8th 2013

Bunch ‘o people sent me these on Friday:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Dave Coverly, John Deering, Speed Bump, Strange Brew, cell phones, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | One response so far

Frankronicity

Cidu Bill on Apr 8th 2013

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The bottom one is also today’s CIDU

Filed in Bill Bickel, Bound and Gagged, CIDU, Frankenstein, Rubes, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 17 responses so far

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Cidu Bill on Apr 5th 2013

Both from today:

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Filed in B.C., Bill Bickel, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 4 responses so far

Dumchronicity (March 23)

Cidu Bill on Apr 4th 2013

Jon Delfin:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Bizarro, Doozies, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 2 responses so far

Synchipocity

Cidu Bill on Apr 3rd 2013

Let’s just keep it simple and say everybody sent me these two today:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Dilbert, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Scott Adams, Zach Weiner, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 17 responses so far

Super Synchronicity

Cidu Bill on Feb 27th 2013

Chuck Mauthe found three of a kind on Sunday:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Herb and Jamaal, Michael Jantze, Real Life Adventure, Stephen Bentley, The Norm, Wise & Aldrich, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 10 responses so far

Near-Synchronicity

Cidu Bill on Feb 22nd 2013

Submitted by Andréa:

Last Friday:

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Last Saturday:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Grand Avenue, Red and Rover, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | One response so far

Synchronarkity

Cidu Bill on Feb 22nd 2013

Submitted by both William Dunham and Jeff Renner:

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Filed in Argyle Sweater, Bible, Bill Bickel, Noah, Non Sequitur, Scott Hilburn, Wiley Miller, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 7 responses so far

Almost-Synchronicity

Cidu Bill on Feb 22nd 2013

Sunday:

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Friday:

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Buni, Lio, Mark Tatulli, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 8 responses so far