Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for June 10, 2018

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    BE THIS GUY  almost 5 years ago

    That is some water displacement.

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    Sugar Bombs 95  almost 5 years ago

    This is why I rarely swim. I always have trouble getting used to the cold water.

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    codycab  almost 5 years ago

    Considering the temperature lately, I would actually love to be so cold that I get numb.

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    Johnny Q Premium Member almost 5 years ago

    When I was young, we’d say, “Hen, rooster, chicken, duck!” and after the last word we’d duck underwater…

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    Jesy Bertz Premium Member almost 5 years ago

    Hobbes splashed cold water on Calvin’s idea.

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    Bilan  almost 5 years ago

    Come to Hawaii. We have a new, natural heating system for our beaches.

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    M2MM  almost 5 years ago

    I hate dragging out the first ducking. I’m with Hobbes – sudden ducking is preferable.

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    Its just me  almost 5 years ago

    I’m with Calvin on both counts.

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    rentier  almost 5 years ago

    But they are in now, both, doesn’t matter how!!

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    Gary Fabian  almost 5 years ago

    I suggest Calvin remove his trunks so they don’t suck up the water. He won’t have to worry about his dangling bits either, since the cold water will shrink them right up into his body.

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    jpayne4040  almost 5 years ago

    Get all the way in and get it over with! The sooner you do, the sooner your body adjusts to the cold temperature. At least that’s how my body works.

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    Who, me?  almost 5 years ago

    The eel and leech expedition is suddenly forgotten.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  almost 5 years ago

    Hobbes forgot to yell “CANONBALL !!!”

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    mattro65  almost 5 years ago

    I agree with JPAYNE4040 and M2MM, If you get it over with quickly it doesn’t take that long. On the other hand, I went swimming once in the Swift River (at a popular and crowded swimming hole) in New Hampshire. I dove underwater to get used to it and after about 5 minutes of freezing my (whatever) off I gave up and got out.

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    masingermo  almost 5 years ago

    Hobbes’s expressions in the last four panels are fantastic.

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    rshive  almost 5 years ago

    Looks like Hobbes had more fun jumping in than staying in.

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    nosirrom  almost 5 years ago

    I’m fine getting into cold water up to my (ahem). Then I worry about the WooHoo factor.

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    Mary Ellen  almost 5 years ago

    Our water heater broke yesterday. I will be experiencing this when I try to shower later.

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    dave1960  almost 5 years ago

    Hobbes dropped on his head? I wonder who would have done that…

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    stuart  almost 5 years ago

    A good friend died walking along the beach last summer. A freak wave drenched him with cold water, and the shock caused a massive heart attack, killing him instantly.

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    pattonranch Premium Member almost 5 years ago

    The facial expressions are genius.

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