Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 16, 2016

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    BE THIS GUY  over 5 years ago

    The story does have happy ending.

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    the calvinosaurus that calvin wanted to discover  over 5 years ago

    Moral of story: Don’t read stories with morals.

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    the calvinosaurus that calvin wanted to discover  over 5 years ago

    Happy Ending: He stays in the basement so his parents have peace.

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    the calvinosaurus that calvin wanted to discover  over 5 years ago

    Calvin once: This a great story about us if it doesn’t end!

    Does this story end?

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    legaleagle48  over 5 years ago

    Subtle, but effective!

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    Wilde Bill  over 5 years ago

    Not so much a moral as a not-so-thinly veiled threat.

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    Tain'tPelagius  over 5 years ago

    There went that 15 minutes, Nikki.

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    bigcatbusiness  over 5 years ago

    So, is the moral of the story is that children shouldn’t annoy their parents? But that’s the very reason we are born for! You are taking our identity!

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    Kind&Kinder  over 5 years ago

    Children should be able to control their parents’ behavior naturally out of need, not out of whim. Calvin’s testing his power, and Dad just unplugged him. Chalk up one for Dad!

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    RH3  over 5 years ago

    I love the fancy “O” at the start of the story.

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    rentier  over 5 years ago

    That’s too hard, Dad!!

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    rentier  over 5 years ago

    And what are the tigers doing, LE?

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    Max Starman Jones  over 5 years ago

    I thought this was going to be the one where the dad changed the “Huey Hamster” story into one with a violent ending. One of my favorites.

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    StarWarsGuy500  over 5 years ago

    I have a feeling Calvin’s not going to sleep after that story.

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    jdsven  over 5 years ago

    Happy Ending: Calvin gets the last laugh as he STAYS in the basement until he’s 42.

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    neverenoughgold  over 5 years ago

    Why doesn’t Hobbes read Calvin a story? We know he has superior tiger reading and writing skills…

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    mattro65  over 5 years ago

    My kids know how to get their way when Dad says no. They go ask Mom, who says yes and leaves me the mess.

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    Picasso Jones  over 5 years ago

    Time for a Watterson comeback.

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member over 5 years ago

    This should have happened to Trump. No one ever told him “no,” and look what we’ve got.

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    ACTIVIST1234  over 5 years ago

    Sneaky Calvin finds a fingernail file and digs his way out. Or Spaceman Spiff beams himself in, blows the door down, and takes Calvin on a spaceride to Zork. Or… Think again, Dad!

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    Number Three  over 5 years ago

    Did you or didn’t you ask Dad to read you a story, Calvin?

    xxx

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    Susie Derkins :D  over 5 years ago

    That moral was quite some moral.

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    titaniablue  over 5 years ago

    Thanks Leading Edge, I forgot about the story of Samba with the tigers. When I was very young I could never figure out how the tigers turned to butter, but the pancakes always sounded yummy to eat. :D

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