How to Use Your Friends' Hobbies to Your Advantage

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Reader Comments (29)

You may be onto something in that last panel

January 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTim McCormack

It's very good to use our friends hobbies to our advantage. The post is very useful and interesting. It helps in a very different and unique way. Thanks.

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January 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjohn kin

"...best running song ever recorded by man..."
LOL. I'll never see a marathon the same way again!

On the other hand, you had me with "It was all healthy, athletic people looking miserable."

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCR

haha! As a runner, I love this even more. "Freaky runners' parade" and "healthy, athletic people looking miserable" are perfect! I love the imagery of the horrible fast-motion song reference. Oh Benny Hill...

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNick

As a Brit, the concept that any other country, let alone the straight-laced Yanks, "get" Benny Hill, remains bizarre.

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike Geordie Brown

"It's your scene, man." Ahahaha. And it only gets better after that.
Brilliant, I shall use this henceforth when sports (activities) come up. I'm just not a sporty person, although I do work out for health reasons (the bare minimum really).

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSabine

. o O ( Benny Hill show! )

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNiri

Dammit. Now I'm going to hear "Yakety Sax" in my head every time I see a marathon on TV. And in person for that matter.

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermisterfweem

No way!!!! My ordeal is over, Yakety Sax, it's called Yakety Sax!

Also, ace comic you've got goin' on here.

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteromega_unit

Yakety Sax got me.

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSue Dunham

I'm glad I'm not the only out of shape guy that enjoys watching the athletic suffer! I'm starting to think I have a long lost brother in you Scott. Same hairstyle, same goatee, same geekiness, and now the same disdain for athletic people. Love this strip!

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBart

Thank you for giving me something to enjoy about running

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercookiecarnage

Hurray Benny Hill!

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFrank M

"Yakety Sax"

I almost inhaled my breakfast. Nice one. :D

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

That's it: I have to watch a marathon on fast-forward with YS playing.

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClassic Steve

This is now my favorite basic instructions yet...ha ha ha!

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBlaine Moore

i do jogging everyday with an MP3Player but the idea of running with Benny Hill theme song's tunes is brilliant, just brilliant 8)
and the third panel is gold, as usual (;
big fan from VN!

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkalousx

That song has a name?!?!? REALLY!!! Awesome!

Now... to swipe my boss' phone to add a default ringtone....

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClumber

Hahahahaha I never never ever will understand exercise for fun

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCecilia

Hah, yeah I don't run either. It just looks like agony. Apparently, you have to be a runner to understand. And as such, I don't run. It's a painless cycle. (Nor do I cycle.)

January 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterShan

Benny Hill! Yes! Great comic!

January 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSpam

As a marathon runner myself, I have to say I loved this strip. "Freaky runners' parade" and "healthy, athletic people looking miserable" - brilliant!

January 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichael

I work out to stay in shape. Running is one of those things I do. I wouldn't call it fun, though. Rick is a strange, strange man.

January 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSteven M.

Well, I did get one thing out of this. "Yakety Sax" didn't ring a bell, so I went and searched on YouTube. Of course, it turns out to be one of those tunes we've all heard, but without necessarily knowing what it's called. Now I know. Never watched much Benny Hill, but it's been used a background music for a lot of things.

January 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMP

Is your RSS broken? I thought you hadn't updated the site in over a month! Now I come to find out I just lost your feed. Comic's hilarious, by the way. Delightful, if I may say.

January 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDArtagnon

I don't exercise, but "Yakety Sax" is on my working in the warehouse playlist, and has been for some months. Give it up for Boots Randolph.

January 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLim

Here's the most triumphant use of Yakety Sax I've come across:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBFYTc0d0jY
(Battlefailed - Guzzlebones and Undead Muskox vs a Cat)

August 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEternal Density

My dad used to watch Benny Hill, I am a better person for it.
Now that I know the name of the theme song, I am complete.
It must be said that this song improves anything it's paired with.
Cheers!

July 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLouie

it make everything funny! Even Forrest Gump hahaha

ruuun Forest RUUUNNNN

December 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDarth GTB

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