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Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:58 PM

I don't get it.

Please help, I've stared at this Far Side cartoon for 5 minutes and cannot figure it out. It's the second one from the top; two guys in the jungle:

https://www.thefarside.com/2020/07/29

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Reply I don't get it. (Original post)
Disaffected Jul 2020 OP
dchill Jul 2020 #1
blm Jul 2020 #2
unblock Jul 2020 #3
blm Jul 2020 #5
Disaffected Jul 2020 #6
brewens Jul 2020 #4
Binkie The Clown Jul 2020 #7
brush Jul 2020 #8
Karadeniz Jul 2020 #9
flying rabbit Jul 2020 #10

Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 07:59 PM

1. Yeah, me either.

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:02 PM

2. Ratcatcher?

Otis Flannegan?

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Response to blm (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:08 PM

3. That was my thought as "flannegan" is an unusual variant of that name

There's probably a comic or elsewhere ratcatcher appears where he gets cursed and this is a reference to that.

Google thus far has failed me....

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Response to unblock (Reply #3)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:09 PM

5. That's the only Flannegan I ever heard of.

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Response to blm (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:16 PM

6. Seems plausible alright

It looks like perhaps the Ratcatcher caught & cooked a rat for dinner and the other guy isn't happy about it.

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:09 PM

4. I think the point is that they are already in hell. n/t

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:17 PM

7. Even a stable super genius like me is mystified. nt

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:25 PM

8. The one guy finally summoned up the guts to say what's been on his mind for a long time.

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Response to Disaffected (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 08:29 PM

9. I take it that, although they're roughing it, they're really prim and proper. Maybe not a gutbuster?

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #9)

Wed Jul 29, 2020, 10:00 PM

10. +1

That's where I'm going.

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