How to Alter Someone's Perspective

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Reader Comments (12)

So Rick succeeds at failing?
If he were to fail at that, he would be successful. But if he was successful, then he would make himself fail even more...
I am confuzzled.

July 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

I think that as a social species, to have a positive attitude about problems we need to feel that we're not alone. Of course, Rick isn't alone. He has Scott. But that looks like one of Rick's problems.

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Carnegie

Can you simultaneously fail at succeeding and succeed at failing ?

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMr T

Scott's "kissy-face" in the fourth panel is more than a little disturbing - especially directed at Rick . . .

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPaddy

What does the coffee mug say? Couldn't read it and I'm dying to know?

Side A: "DECAF COFFEE puts me in an irrational murderous rage, but leaves me far too sleepy to act on it." (Scott's voice balloon: "Destroy ... them ... all ... zzz")

Side B: "Caffeine keeps me alert. Too much could make my heart explode. At least I'll be alert when my heart explodes."

Based on How to Quit Drinking Caffeine.


July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRafael Cavalcanti

wait, who gets the meatloaf?

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterirrogical

Panel 4 is full of win. :-)

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJen

I love how much Rick and I have in common! LOL

p.s. I also like the changes you are doing with the website, keep up the good work!

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterWally

The perfect trope for Scott:

July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRich

I suggest changing "snazzy" to "zazzy" as it is more zazzy. Think you could deal with zazzing it up a bit. A little more zazz is all you need.

July 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAdam

Awesomely funny!

August 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

I've had this exact conversation before.
With a co-worker.
Not verbatim...

January 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteryahz'
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