Pickles by Brian Crane for January 13, 2021

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    allen@home  about 2 years ago

    Personally Opal i believe something like Pledge® would work better on Earls head than vegetable oil. A lot less messier also.

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    sirbadger  about 2 years ago

    There is such a thing as “too shiny” unless you are wearing sunglasses.

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    Colorado  about 2 years ago

    At least Earl will have soft skin.

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    Templo S.U.D.  about 2 years ago

    Earl’s scalp might become so shiny, he’ll be able to signal a rescue aircraft when he’s outdoors.

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    Mikey Jay  about 2 years ago

    Opal is starting to tick me off. Lighten up old girl!

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    macky87  about 2 years ago

    I might have gone with something slightly different in the 3rd panel: When the light hits the leaves, they seem a little ‘brighter’.

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    syzygy47  about 2 years ago

    Vegetable oil is for vegetables!

    Earl’s head on the other hand…coconut oil!

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    whenlifewassimpler  about 2 years ago

    Earl’s head should be left alone, if he did that to her she’d be madder than heck.

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    scote1379 Premium Member about 2 years ago

    When the time came that I lost most of my hair ( never to return ) I gave in and started to shave my head of course It would shine , my cousin ask how I got it so shiny , my reply ; Sex Wax !

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    dadoctah  about 2 years ago

    …until Roscoe comes to lick it off.

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    jagedlo  about 2 years ago

    What if Earl wanted to keep his head dull? Did you consider that, Opal?

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    iggyman  about 2 years ago

    Are you going to buff it out now?

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    Breadboard  about 2 years ago

    And we wonder why Earl acts the way he does ! Opal abuse ;-)

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    ForrestOverin  about 2 years ago

    We’re changing their names from ‘Opal’ and ‘Earl’ to ‘Mean’ and ‘Dismissive’.

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    Doug K  about 2 years ago

    Can Opal see herself on Earl’s head? She could probably observe the whole ceiling because of the curved shape. I’m concerned that the vegetable oil will block the stomata on the plant leaves and end up killing the plant.

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    Jeff0811  about 2 years ago

    As long as “dull” describes the surface and not the content, I guess Earl is ok with it.

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    walstib  about 2 years ago

    My bald head is naturally shiny. I worry the blinding glare will ruin any photo I’m in.

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    ANIMAL  about 2 years ago

    Someone better call 911……… there’s about to be a domestic disturbance.

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    Zebrastripes  about 2 years ago

    Opal is a snarky one! When Nelson gets older, he will realize what they really meant

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    Bookworm  about 2 years ago

    Two words, Opal; Turtle Wax.

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    V45mikky Premium Member about 2 years ago

    So Earl is a little dull, would Viagra help

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    JaneCl  about 2 years ago

    Wouldn’t the oil keep the plant from “breathing”?

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    Jeffin Premium Member about 2 years ago

    And other inanimate objects.

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    WayneKartchner  about 2 years ago

    I like Opal. She and Earl clearly love each other. We only see the funny parts of their lives, not the foot rubs and long sitting together enjoying each other that happens off-screen.

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    stairsteppublishing  about 2 years ago

    DO NOT, please, use any of the commercial shines, vegetable oil or other homemake shiner on plant foliage. They clog the pores(plants breathe through their pors just as we do) and attracts dirt in the air. Just clean with a mild dish soap or even just a a damp rag.

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    kab2rb  about 2 years ago

    Never do that my my hubby, his skin too oily for that and he is bald on top.

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    Raymond Powell  about 2 years ago

    I’m not showing this one to my wife. She don’t need any more fresh ideas.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Earl loves it!

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    ArtisticArtemis  about 2 years ago

    Olive oil is really good for the skin, but use a good, organic, extra virgin olive oil. =^_____^=

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    Jan C  about 2 years ago

    Another one where I don’t like Opal very much.

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    wlbr549  about 2 years ago

    Earl should put Opal in the dryer to get some of the wrinkles out of her!

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    BC in NC Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Since when do houseplants require make-up? Is this a thing?

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    adrianrune  about 2 years ago

    At the suggestion of a friend, I found vegetable oil gives me a much closer shave than any soap and I don’t remember having nicked myself shaving since I began using it three or four years ago.

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