For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for November 25, 2023

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    Asharah  5 months ago

    Not very good examples.

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    charliefarmrhere  5 months ago

    The purist definition of irony!

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    Enter.Name.Here  5 months ago

    Today it’s a “Where’s the nearest auto-teller machine?” moment.

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    eced52  5 months ago

    Yes, they are really learning about money.

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    snsurone76  5 months ago

    Did either ever consider that costs for basics may have increased?

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    Macushlalondra  5 months ago

    Why don’t you just have lunch at each other’s houses rather than go out? That saves money.

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    Gizmo Cat  5 months ago

    From Lynn’s Comments: In this drawing, since the characters are sitting and talking in the same spot, I could have copied one drawing and repeated it 4 times. The thing is…I wanted the audience to see into my world as if they were looking through the lens of a camera—and in a movie, that lens is rarely still.

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    flagmichael  5 months ago

    Since all these are all reprints, I wonder what $200 cdn in those days is equivalent to now.

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    mgl179  5 months ago

    If the kids haven’t been taught this by now, it’s going to be much harder to teach them it now.

    This conversation should have happened years ago, and with the kids.

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    VegaAlopex  5 months ago

    I didn’t run out of money my eight years at Penn State. I stayed in a former motel room on very little income. However, the total of eleven years and four degrees never paid off.

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    dcdete.  5 months ago

    One thing that I couldn’t notice in the original 1994 black and white version was that Connie has medium reddish brown hair.

    Compare that to September 28, 2023 where Connie had golden yellow blonde hair.

    As a guy I wonder how much women spend out of every cent they budget when they change their hair color every two months?

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    Man of the Woods  5 months ago

    My son put himself through college, he worked, had a Scholarship, and got a Fannie Mae loan, even went on to get his Masters, he’s 41 now and very successful in life, in other words, he’s rich and loves his job. And I got two beautiful grandkids out of it. He knows how to manage his money and life, happy wife, happy life.

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    DawnQuinn1  5 months ago

    I never allow anyone to pay for me. It is just a thing with me. I never want to owe anyone anything.

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    Watchdog  5 months ago

    Our government is the best example of fiscal responsibility

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    French Persons Premium Member 5 months ago

    “La, la, la, la, la la la la la. Get a job. La, la, la, la, la la la la la. Get a job. Ahh, ep-ep-ep-ep-ep-ep-ep-ep-mum-mum-mum-mum-mum-mum GET A JOB!”

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    ladykat  5 months ago

    Split the bill.

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    cracker65  5 months ago

    Right

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    g04922  5 months ago

    LOL… Neither Connie nor Elle live by example… Do as I say, not as I do??

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    mindjob  5 months ago

    What he needs is a swift kick in the a*ss

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    BallotBoxer  5 months ago

    The Clueless Colorist strikes again. Pro tip: Connie is not Michael. If you are having trouble distinguishing characters, trying reading the strip for context clues.

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    Snolep  5 months ago
    Written prior to credit cards, apparently.
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    Scoutmaster77  5 months ago

    The acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree.

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    Robert Williams @ Williams Web Solutions  5 months ago

    I’ve got one in college and one out of college, and I’m still doing it and not by choice. Which then makes me short and I have to borrow a few times myself.

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  5 months ago

    Before we get to t he inevitable pile of letters about “irresponsible teeenagers”, le’ts count the number of adults who have huge credit card debt

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