The Mark Trail Thread of Punching Justice and Smug Life Lessons

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Olaf wrote:
10 Oct 2020, 8:39am
All there is to say about this story arc:

I have to admit: I'm fully sold on that clip now.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Oct 2020, 8:27am
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Yeah, right, Cherry. They "captured" the wild dogs and then tested them for rabies. Also, Mark completely shifts to egotist mode. What happened this week? Apparently not almost losing Andy. Or gaining a sinister cat.
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As if my fucking insomnia wasn't bad enough

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revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 3:23am
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As if my fucking insomnia wasn't bad enough
75% of New England's elderly men have seen that cartoon and angrily pulled out their typewriters to send a stern letter to the editor of the local paper.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 6:46am
revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 3:23am
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As if my fucking insomnia wasn't bad enough
75% of New England's elderly men have seen that cartoon and angrily pulled out their typewriters to send a stern letter to the editor of the local paper.
Oh hell yes. I used to work with one, an old Mainer who loved Mark Trail in the context it was originally intended.

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 6:46am
revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 3:23am
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As if my fucking insomnia wasn't bad enough
75% of New England's elderly men have seen that cartoon and angrily pulled out their typewriters to send a stern letter to the editor of the local paper.
Most of them pissed about Cherry's new haircut, I suppose.
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Kory wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 2:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 6:46am
revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 3:23am
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As if my fucking insomnia wasn't bad enough
75% of New England's elderly men have seen that cartoon and angrily pulled out their typewriters to send a stern letter to the editor of the local paper.
Most of them pissed about Cherry's new haircut, I suppose.
Plus Mark walking around with his shirt untucked. He's practically ready to vacuum the house like Alan Alda.
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We do get 4 panels now instead of the traditional 3.

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revbob wrote:
12 Oct 2020, 3:14pm
We do get 4 panels now instead of the traditional 3.
Three panels respects the Holy Trinity. Four panels is, like, some kind of Communist cabal.
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Is this new one even worth poking fun at ?

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revbob wrote:
13 Oct 2020, 8:43pm
Is this new one even worth poking fun at ?
Yeah, I'm not sure about it all. I'm still hopeful that once we get a storyline underway that something will emerge. But the early returns aren't promising.
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In panel 2, Mark doesn't seem very confident in his own advice. And not cool to fling that "harmless" kingsnake to the ground like a wet towel. In the 5th panel, a bruised and battered snake limps back into the undergrowth, as Mark breathlessly explains to Cherry that you should never, ever, sneak up on a snake handler. He looks furious in panel 3. Mark gets jumpy around snakes.

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revbob wrote:
16 Oct 2020, 7:12am
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He's telling me I'd better attend the Wildlife Awards Banquet at the Hoboken Holiday Inn!
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WestwayKid wrote:
16 Oct 2020, 8:02am
revbob wrote:
16 Oct 2020, 7:12am
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He's telling me I'd better attend the Wildlife Awards Banquet at the Hoboken Holiday Inn!
Mark is more excited about finally receiving one of these pieces of electronic mail that he's heard so much about. Now, to use quill and ink well to transcribe it to parchment!
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