Crankshaft by Tom Batiuk and Dan Davis for March 02, 2024

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    Bill Thompson  3 months ago

    I heard Batton Thomas say that in Peewee Herman’s voice. “I meant to do that.”

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    wherescrankshaft  3 months ago

    It’s called writing poorly.

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    eromlig  3 months ago

    Ironically, one of the most misspelled words is “misspelled.”

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    Argythree  3 months ago

    As much as I worry about AI, it would do a better job with this…

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    some idiot from R'lyeh Premium Member 3 months ago

    Helps with the engagement rates.

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    Gent  3 months ago

    AI? So he not knows there something called spell check which around for over a decade, something that correct spelling which not necessarily a AI? Buuut, its called writing eh.

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    Brian Perler Premium Member 3 months ago

    Good a call!

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    billsplut  3 months ago

    “AI is always perfect.” Add AI to “Things Tom Thinks He Understands, But Doesn’t.” The joke is funny, running as it does right after the AI-generated Willy Wonka Fyre Festival in Scotland. (Everything there went PREFEKT)

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    gammaguy  3 months ago

    What? You don’t know how to teach an AI to make spelling “mistakes”? Apparently, all you need to do is to train it on your previous strips.

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    sueb1863  3 months ago

    “Wow. I bet you get a lot of emails about it when people correct you, huh?”

    “No…no, actually, nobody’s ever noticed.”

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    Carl  Premium Member 3 months ago

    And if the comic really isn’t up to snuff that day people will scream over the misspelling and can thus be dismissed.

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    gigagrouch  3 months ago

    That’s not a guarantee

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    Chaze Premium Member 3 months ago

    Welcome to Wrinkles Crankerbean.

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    French Persons Premium Member 3 months ago

    Oh please.

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    billsplut  3 months ago

    “Be a wet blanket”! Another phrase people haven’t used since the 1950s! And also something something AI, to keep it the cat’s pajamas! 23 Skidoo!

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    rockyridge1977  3 months ago

    Reason or excuse……still wrong!!!!!

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    Foob  3 months ago

    I’m still not convinced.

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    tcayer  3 months ago

    He wants us to think he’s two steps ahead of us! Trust me, Batty, we never suspected INTELLIGENCE, artificial or otherwise!

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    mfrasca  3 months ago

    (sic)

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    ottowald  3 months ago

    It also drives the English majors nuts!

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    jconnors3954  3 months ago

    I thought it was to test the literacy of his audience.

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    JudithStocker  3 months ago

    A lot of journalists will have to do some mis-spelling to let the public know it was written by them and not AI generated. Not a bad idea brought across in this comic strip.

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    WilliamVollmer  3 months ago

    I thought that AI’s were supposed to be able to mimic us, “warts,” and, all?

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    mountainclimber  3 months ago

    Navajos believe nothing is perfect, except for the Gods. To honor the Gods, Navajo weavers deliberately incorporate an imperfection in their rugs.

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    wherescrankshaft  3 months ago

    “I deliberately make poor quality work.” is not a statement to be made with pride.

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    Fetzee  3 months ago

    Who is AL Generated guy?

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    How terrible, how degrading………wait that is suppose to be funny…..???

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    stern Premium Member 3 months ago

    I enjoy this comic strip and look forward to reading it everyday. Thank you Tom and Dan.

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    mysterysciencefreezer  3 months ago

    If he really wanted to make sure people knew a person was drawing, just portray normal looking hands and feet.

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    tvstevie  3 months ago

    So who’s to say that AI never mispells?

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    gmu328  3 months ago

    tried to do that with my english teacher when she corrected my paper … didn’t work

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