Archive for the 'Zits' Category

Isn’t August 16 a bit late to be running this?

Cidu Bill on Aug 16th 2017

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She

Cidu Bill on Aug 8th 2017

Voodoo Chicken: Not a CIDU, but wondering if people do this with their phones? I have heard of people assign gender and even names to their cars, so it does not seem like a stretch that they may name their phones. Computers and smartphones do get device names, but people tend to just leave them on default or of the variety “Bob’s phone” to figure out which device it is when plugged into a computer.

It seems like a millennial thing to do, if I’m stereotyping.

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Well, who but a millennials, who grew up with computers and smart phones, could be naming them?

That aside, I’ve never heard of anybody naming their device — and I think referring to it as “she” is even more unlikely.

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Body Image

Cidu Bill on Jul 28th 2017

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Did anybody else find this kind of unsettling? Jeremy’s actions, Sara’s reaction, Jeremy and Hector’s discussion, all of it… It’s like something that might have run in the forties or fifties, and not in a good way.

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Okay, I don’t mean to sound crude here, but…

Cidu Bill on Apr 20th 2017

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… wouldn’t the whole “cleavage” discussion make a bit more sense if she weren’t essentially Olive Oyl with bumps?

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like…

Cidu Bill on Feb 7th 2017

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Andréa sent this with the notation “It could happen.” Actually the strip ran — and she sent it to me — last week, but I guess that hardly makes a difference.

Filed in Bill Bickel, Christmas, Dave Whamond, Reality Check, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor, zombie comics, zombies | 26 responses so far

Slow

Cidu Bill on Feb 6th 2017

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A Midwestern February “moves slowly”? Is that a thing?

Maybe something people say in the Midwest?

And is this the first time they’ve ever (somewhat) established where the Duncan family lives?

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Not to be culinarily pedantic here, but…

Cidu Bill on Jan 29th 2017

… don’t you need milk to make pancakes?

Unless she’s using some just-add-water mix, in which case she’s not doing him any favors…

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Of course that’s why there’s Kindle

Cidu Bill on Jan 23rd 2017

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A while back my wife said to me “You’re reading an actual physical book??”

Filed in Bill Bickel, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 30 responses so far

Is this actually translatable?

Cidu Bill on Jan 18th 2017

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I need to know what this means as a matter of principal

Cidu Bill on Nov 23rd 2016

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Yeah, I should work on that subject line…

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Boyfriend Jail

Cidu Bill on Sep 14th 2016

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Because he’s stuck waiting for his girlfriend while she tries on clothing? And if so, why does she have a problem with his saying so?

Or is this one of those “comic strip characters getting angry for no rational reason” things (which should probably have its own tag by now)?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 25 responses so far

You know, maybe I was just a bad parent…

Cidu Bill on Jul 30th 2016

… but it never would have occurred to me to go ballistic at the thought of one of my kids getting grass stains on a new pair of sneakers.

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That’s why he’s saying it, dummy

Cidu Bill on Jun 26th 2016

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I explained this to my son once: mothers embarrass you without meaning to, while fathers do it on purpose.

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Words With Friends

Cidu Bill on May 3rd 2016

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I lasted about a week with this, until I learned there were a number of ways to “legally cheat,” and in fact the game’s financial model relied on the company selling some of those cheats.

Regarding the comic itself, where’s the internal logic of Jeremy knowing that word?

Filed in Bill Bickel, Words With Friends, Zits, comics, comics strips, humor | 61 responses so far

He’s focusing on the shirt??

Cidu Bill on Apr 26th 2016

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Closecrownicity

Cidu Bill on Mar 31st 2016

Off by one day. I’ll accept it.

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Off the Mark, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor, synchronicity | 35 responses so far

Fry

Cidu Bill on Mar 3rd 2016

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Does he think it’s a Volkswagen??

Cidu Bill on Dec 3rd 2015

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Or is he just, you know, a complete moron?

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Zits, Zorro, comic strips, comics, humor, zombie comics | 25 responses so far

Jeremy’s mother has a selfie stick???

Cidu Bill on Nov 14th 2015

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 37 responses so far

Zits gets away with one

Cidu Bill on Oct 24th 2015

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Filed in Arlo Award, Bill Bickel, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 33 responses so far

Is the joke here that Jeremy’s an absolute moron?

Cidu Bill on Oct 14th 2015

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I just want to say one word to you. Just one word…

Cidu Bill on Oct 8th 2015

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I see this as saying Jeremy’s never seen a piece of fruit that doesn’t come wrapped in plastic, which defies credibility. Especially since Jeremy now seems to work in a grocery store, suggesting that he changes jobs every couple of days the same way Mutt and Jeff do.

And none of the fruit we see in this scene is wrapped in plastic.

Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 38 responses so far

Whiff

Cidu Bill on Sep 22nd 2015

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I don’t drink coffee, but it’s my understanding that coffee prices have dropped recently. Maybe not so much at Starbucks, but still…

Filed in Bill Bickel, Bound and Gagged, CIDU, Ziggy, Zimbabwe, Zits, Zorro, comic strips, comics, humor, zombies | 16 responses so far

Um… wouldn’t “laptop” have been the logical response?

Cidu Bill on Sep 11th 2015

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Zits, comic strips, comics, humor | 43 responses so far

Meanwhile, in an alternate universe in which teenagers phone one another instead of text AND cell phones are loud enough that other people can hear what’s being said from across the room AND volume can’t be turned down AND people are incapable of holding a cell phone and walking out of a room at the same time…

Cidu Bill on Mar 18th 2015

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Filed in Bill Bickel, Zits, cell phones, comic strips, comics, humor | 31 responses so far