Luann by Greg Evans and Karen Evans for April 10, 2024

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    lvlax  3 months ago

    Reality check – Nobody is going to want to be branded by 2 girls who thought “BATUBS” was a good business name.

    Whenever one looks at it.. all you can see is bathtubs. It’s awful!


    I’m curious where this will go. Will G+K actually make them successful in this fantasyland venture?

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    beb01  3 months ago

    Maybe G&K should seek some rebranding because they’re sure killing off their current brand.

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 3 months ago

    “Not personal, just business now,” eh Bets?

    They said that a lot in the two (GOOD) Godfather films.

    But it didn’t end well for most of the recipients of that message. ;-)

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    Joe1962 Premium Member 3 months ago

    So you two pick a name that refers to a bathtub, they are no words just speechless!!

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    Azul0858  3 months ago

    Is this a scheme for them to meet guys with lots of money? And is Gunther out of the picture? And what will they use, on or off the website, to demonstrate their competence in personal branding? This will get interesting once they’ve hooked in a customer…maybe at a low, low introductory price.

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    Doneaver  3 months ago

    These two together could be awesome or terrible. We will see.

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    howtheduck  3 months ago

    It looks like in the last panel, Bets has grabbed one of Tiffany’s eyebrows and is trying to force it back onto Tiffany’s head.

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    Wilkins068  3 months ago

    >> BIP << There, Tiff. I just transferred everything you need to know directly in to your head

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    NellyTheHorse  3 months ago

    Take a deep breath, party people.

    Yes, BATUBS is a harlarioudsly silly name. But let’s not totally forget this is still a comic strip. Not a PBS Frontline documentary.

    Repeat after me….

    Har dee har har! What a funny, silly name. Oh G&K, you scamps!

    Feels better, right? ;)

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    darkwingdave  3 months ago

    And that test is still due…

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    9thCapricorn  3 months ago

    I’m afraid you’re being overconfident, Bets. Never a good sign. Cool it and do the footwork on what and how you want to do with your business. Develop a business model and plan. Divide up responsibilities between Tiff and you. Who will do the accounting? Who will be the customer service? Etc. It’s not just about setting up an online account. You did the easy part just now but that’s not the end of it and wait for clicks.

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    Rhetorical_Question   3 months ago

    boom and bust endeavor?

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    Rhetorical_Question   3 months ago

    IPO offering?

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    snsurone76  3 months ago

    Pooh!! There are millions of people already who brand and judge others blindly.

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    nightflight  3 months ago

    Just a thought…Tiff would look stunning in Air Force blue, traveling with the USAF Thunderbirds show team. Some very put together ladies. Oh, yes.

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    gale5406  3 months ago

    This arc is totally ridiculous. I wish they would move on already.

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    ChristopherLyons  3 months ago

    I like the vibe between Bets and Tiff. Both ambitious young women looking for ways to distinguish themselves in the world. I don’t think the branding project will succeed as planned, if at all, but this is the age when you try different things, find out what works for you.

    No, I don’t ’ship them. Though it would be kinda hot. ;)

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member 3 months ago

    So… what is this arc really about? Is it….. very, very, VERY slowly traveling to a point where Bets DOES show some manifestation of an “addiction” to social media, and this project somehow therefore again negatively affects her relationship with Gunther? If so, it could potentially become “interesting”.

    But, if so, this is at a pace slower than a snail.

    I think I would have enough time at this pace to go plow a field, plant my own seeds, harvest my own leaf, and produce a crop of pipe tobacco to indulge in before much, if anything happens.

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    Pet  3 months ago

    Wow, Bets firmly lives and dies by the sword of “Fake it till you make it”

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    sueb1863  3 months ago

    “I…I just realized how dumb this sounds.”

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    Big Mike  3 months ago

    “This site cannot be reached”

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    French Persons Premium Member 3 months ago

    “404 Not Found”

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    SeaSnork  3 months ago

    A search on batubs only brings up bathtubs. And my autocorrect changed it to naive. Fitting.

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    tremaine53  3 months ago

    If ANYBODY understands “fake it ’til you make it”, it’s Tiffany.

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    Walrus Gumbo Premium Member 3 months ago

    (Yawn) zzzzzzzzz.

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    Ellis97  3 months ago

    This will not end well.

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    [Traveler] Premium Member 3 months ago

    Batubs, sounds like plumbing supplies

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Bets is right to set boundaries deciding that it’s a professional thing now. This should limit the risks of getting too emotionally involved and freezing in panic if something goes wrong. Probably Tiffany’s doubts will stay and save them if this goes bad. I can’t decide if this belief of being experts is good or the premise for disasters. But it will surely be interesting to see how this develops.

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    Droptma Styx  3 months ago

    They’re going to get a lot of messages from older folks who need a lavatory remodel.

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    raindog2112  3 months ago

    8+ hours and still the domain is not registered by anybody… :D

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    ctolson  3 months ago

    With Tiff, wish it was that easy – a poke to the forehead.

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    Just-me  3 months ago

    Is Bets pressing Tiffany’s reset button?

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    mindjob  3 months ago

    Maybe if it was called Bat Rubs I’d go there for a massage

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    wschott  3 months ago

    >BIP< I’m a Bass Playing Rock Star honoring and continuing the works of Chris Squire…oops, I guess not.

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    Cincoflex  3 months ago

    Greg’s captured that young girl ‘enthusiasm without consideration’ energy they both have. And it’s nice to see Tiff actually having a friend.

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    lemonbaskt  3 months ago

    wheres luann ?

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    snowedin, now known as Missy's mom  3 months ago

    I agree, and bathtubs is the first thing I thought of, too!

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    Squoop  3 months ago

    Bets has destroyed my former awe of her marketing talent with this worst ever brand name for anything much less a branding company.

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    sobrown51  3 months ago

    When I read their company name I see “Be A Tubs”. Sounds like they want to add a few pounds to your frame.

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    Caldonia  3 months ago

    The stupid! It hurts!

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    [Unnamed Reader - bddb15]  3 months ago

    This arc is absolutely hilarvelous (hilarious + marvelous)

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    cwillis  3 months ago

    Next story line please

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    Kidon Ha-Shomer  3 months ago

    All I can visualize is Chuck Connors having his rank tabs and buttons ripped off his jacket, his sword broken and being marched out of the fort while the entire garrison turned their back on him. “What can you do when you’re branded, can you live with the shame…?”

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    mistercatworks  3 months ago

    Why do I hear the theme from “Rawhide” as background when I read this? :)

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    ACTIVIST1234  3 months ago

    I’ve never been an entrepreneur, but shouldn’t you have a business plan, and at least a skeleton of a company, before you start advertising it?

    What do business schools teach? What happens in real life?
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    ACTIVIST1234  3 months ago

    I do like the fact instead of doing their homework, they start a company.

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    The Quiet One  3 months ago

    Professional Branders? Sure, and I’m George Clooney

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    eb110americana  3 months ago

    Bet you get a lot of traffic from poor spellers looking for bathtubs.

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  3 months ago

    can we re-brand Stef as a mime?

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Great businesses from little ideas grow.

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    TheBigPickle  3 months ago

    Now kiss!

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    TwilightFaze  3 months ago

    I don’t care what you say: This was cute. That last panel was very cute!

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    kittysquared Premium Member 3 months ago

    This arc makes my skin crawl. Especially when I read “Batubs.” That doesn’t say successful branding, it says Bruce Wayne has a bathroom remodeling business.

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    WomanWarrior  3 months ago

    They could always use the Colbert Questionnaire.

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    David Huie Green ForceIsAUsefulFiction  3 months ago

    You just have to know how to find where to push the right button.

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