How to Quit Drinking Caffeine (Rerun)

This strip's a rerun, as will be Friday's strip. Happy New Year! 

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Reader Comments (24)

A google search of the ingredients in panel 4 returns Burger King ingredients and a possible match with MacDonald's too...

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichael

My favorite!

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike

You can have my caffeine when you pry it from my cold, dead hands...after my heart explodes.

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBourbonman

By the way, this was the strip that first introduced me to BI - I still love it

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKibi

I hate fan-boyish comments that just say "this was awesome", but well, this was awesome.

I read it while drinking my morning coffee.

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMP

The copyright date on this comic is 2007. I think you missed the New Year!!!1!

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMatthew Miller

Thank gOd that Salt, corn syrup and partially hydrogenated vegetable oil are healthy! Otherwise I wouldn't be able to eat a thing from the store outside of the fruits and vegetables aisle. I get mean when my Triglyceride level drops below 700.

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChuck

I'd like to know what the image on the coffee cup in frame 2 is, please.

Note from scott: It's a toilet. It's the mug from a former project of mine. "Places I've Peed."

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWes

I can quit caffeine any time I want.

Any time. Really.

I just don't want to.

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGary

Scott, the year after the copyright is wrong! Wrong, I tell you!!!!! Quick, fix it before 2011 is here!!!!!!!!!

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbernardo

I missed this one the first time through. I have a new response to the pointless question "How are you?"

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJason

I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't use any other recreational drugs.

I gotta have something, dammit.

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKnastymike

Panel 2: Constant pain; the price of health ... Oh so true ! That or "Constant boredom" ...

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike

This quote was great "Do you want to be alert and focused when your heart explodes?" Funny!

December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKrisL

You guys can have my caffeine rations, they make me sleepy. Damn ADHD. . .

December 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSharon

Did your wife lose weight?

December 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPukeHammer

Ok the coffee mug "places I've peed"...does that mean the toilet is a picture of a place you've peed, or is the toilet a marker that says "I peed in this coffee mug"?

December 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPestilence

As a coffee addicted person myself, I have to say that every single panel here is just Perfection!!

Scott and Missy.. hope you two have the best year ever in 2011!

December 30, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercheryl

I share Pestilence's curiosity re the coffee mug, but I'm sort of afraid to hear the answer. All right, Scott, what is this project of yours?

December 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKate

I have tried stopping my caffiene intake cold turkey. It was the worst five hours of my life!

December 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKatelyn

I gave up caffeiene a few years back. The headache goes away after 3 days, but needed Codeine to keep under control during that time. Since then I've found that I now feel like I used to after my morning cup of tea without a morning cup of tea, and get hardly any headaches anymore. Other than that, no obvious health impact.

January 2, 2011 | Unregistered Commenter9squirrels

Most recently though it is reported that large amounts of coffee daily is clinically proven to lessen the risk of, um, wait, it's coming to us, err, OH YEH, Alzheimer's....well, in mice

January 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterOwen

I bought two BI shirts and a book. Does that qualify me to burden you with my opinion? Rhetorical question. Shut up and listen. This instruction is my all time number one top shelf favourite. Tautology proves it. But after I risk internal laughter-related injuries at panel 3, panel 4 only draws a soft kind of 'haaaah' that sounds like a giggle having its tyres let down. Like a lot of my prose here, it's just superfluous. So there.

February 3, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLisa

I know what food has the ingredients in panel 4; everything you don't make yourself from scratch.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPuppy Sandwich

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