Communication, Friends, Men & Women, Sex ← Previous post Next post → Comments formwiz May 03 2020 at 12:07 am Ask and ye shall receive. JTC May 03 2020 at 12:12 am “Fer JTC” Love it. Thank you sir. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 12:13 am You da’ Man! John M. May 03 2020 at 10:15 pm JTC just said out loud what we was all thinkin’… Too Tall May 03 2020 at 12:12 am Poor Crotalus Atrox curled up in the sun, just happy that Wade wasn’t there to take him out with a .454 Casull. Along comes Jo and he breaks off his fangs trying to bite her. Then Jo picks up and she is -3 degrees F. He is as dazed and confused as Skye and Naomi became when Jo assumed Zed’s form. “Is that to scale?” What a compliment. Of course, Naomi is a little more biblical about it. John M. May 03 2020 at 12:13 am Hmm. Jo can change shape at will – does that include reptilian forms? Another thought: I hope that poor thing didn’t try to bite her! Too Tall May 03 2020 at 12:14 am Jo may not admit to getting religion, but her sense of humor is coming along nicely. Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman May 03 2020 at 12:30 am “Number Five is ALIVE!!!” Too Tall May 03 2020 at 3:26 am “Need INPUT!” Oldarmourer May 03 2020 at 6:11 am Nice software…. interventor May 03 2020 at 1:15 am Make a nice belt for Zed. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 3:28 am And the kids will enjoy “Snakebites” as an appetizer for dinner tonight, because Zed is an excellent cook, unlike Sam who “can burn water.” Fox2! May 03 2020 at 1:22 am Is Naomi alluding to some past … experience she shared with Zed? NotYetInACamp May 03 2020 at 2:18 am Biblical? Too Tall May 03 2020 at 3:22 am Oh yeah. Colonel Naomi Levy, IDF “served under Major Owens” as his spotter on sniper missions a couple of decades ago. The discussions between Naomi and Sam are worth a trip through the archives. The readers of DBD were introduced to Naomi when Jan (and Damon) went to the Middle East for Jan to report on operations in Gulf War II. Don Portago secretly hired Naomi to protect Jan while she was there. Of course, Jan found out. At the end of Jan’s visit, a terrorist with an IED tried to kill Jan, and only succeeded in slightly wounding her. The scar is Z-shaped, in a sensitive location. Jan confronts the terrorist with “the evidence of his handiwork,” causing him to breakdown, cry like a baby, and sing like a canary. Again, worth the time to go to the archives. At some point, Jan asks Naomi where Zed is, and the nonchalant reply is “seeing the sights.” Cut to a picture of the image through Zed’s rifle scope. When they get back to the U.S., and Sam is delivering Kiko and Mari, Sam admits that she had lied about her age, claiming to be older, when they met (so as not to scare Zed off). Sam admits to only being 39. Sam then grills Zed about his activities during the trip and asks how many he killed. Zed replies: “There’s that number 39, again.” JTC May 03 2020 at 9:57 am Wow TT, YOU da man! WayneM May 03 2020 at 1:22 am My wife sent me a picture of the 3 foot rattler killed by our lawn mowing service. Apparently two more got away. Luckily no-one got hurt but the rattler and the lawn guy said this isn’t the first or last he’ll dispatch. I’ve never lived anyplace with venomous snakes before. Live and learn. Jefferson A Selvy May 03 2020 at 9:08 am Learn fast or you won’t live. I’m a particularly slow student, got but twice while exploring the desert here in Nevada as a teenager. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 9:37 am Never got bit, but while wearing snake guards on my lower legs, got struck a couple of times working an aircraft crash site. Even though the snake guards protected me from the bite, the strikes felt like getting hit by a baseball bat in the leg. Even though they are cold-blooded, snakes have some of the fastest, strongest, muscle in the animal kingdom. Pamela May 03 2020 at 1:58 am Who let Nancy out of her skin… Too Tall May 03 2020 at 3:24 am Post of the day! Pete231 May 03 2020 at 3:31 am Blorp ! …Indeed……. cz93x62 May 03 2020 at 4:22 am My first duty station was at Indio, CA. If there is a place with more venomous snakes anywhere in North America than the Coachella Valley and Salton Sea, I have yet to see it or hear of it. We got several snake calls EVERY DAY from mid-March through June, when they slowed down a bit until the rattlers and sidewinders hibernated sometime in November. I didn’t mind taking a snake call, having grown up around them my whole life. The other deputies–mostly city kids from L.A. and Orange Counties–HATED snake calls. When opportunity knocks, don’t be stuck on the phone…..I offered to take their snake calls in exchange for my next 2 past burglary reports, which were as frequent as the snake calls. It was a busy and fruitful market, and that idea sold well. Past calls suck, just like working traffic sucks. If I wanted to be a roving stenographer, I would have joined CHP. The Tool–sections of PVC pipe 2-1/2 feet long, with ferrules like a 3-piece fishing rod. Road flare fits on one end, operator on the other. Light the road flare, extend toward rattler/’winder. Both are heat-seekers, and will strike the lit end, which kills them instantly. About 1 in 5 snakes required that method, the rest just rassled onto a rake and got escorted to whatever open desert was nearby. I left the resident’s rake out there (the snake will disengage itself eventually), and told the resident to pick the rake up when that occurred. This latter method also worked for king/garter/gopher snakes and rosy boas, which are good to have around–when I couldn’t get hands on them. King snakes kill rattlers and ”winders. REAL GOOD to have around, ’cause the venomous critters will haul ass imediamente. Pamela May 03 2020 at 12:11 pm I worked with a guy that would have skinned the slither, and cooked it for dinner Saaruuk May 03 2020 at 1:11 pm Mine was in NM. The remote perimeter guard posts had sentry “outhouses”, 6x6x8′ shelter structures for the air base Security Police troops stationed there. NM has a rather large abundance of rattlers, and during the active months, the regs authorized the expenditure of ammo by the SP’s in controlling them. This had been policy for decades. Then a new young captain took over the force. After reviewing the records of expended ammunition in the control of rattlers, he concluded that entirely too much was being used in the effort with pretty much no “corroboration” of the necessity. He therefore issued the directive that in the future any and all reports of ammunition expenditures must include all empty shells and the remains of reason for expenditures. This lasted a week. Monday morning, our young captain found a large cardboard box addressed to him on his desk. When he opened it, he found one very alive, very pissed off rattling type snake, 20 empty shells and a note. “I missed”. His directive was immediately rescinded. cz93x62 May 03 2020 at 4:32 am Skye may have her share of negatives, but appearance isn’t among them. DBD is quite scenic, quite often. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 8:01 am Agreed. However in panel 5, Skye looking at Zed/Jo appears to be having problems with that whole “…thou shall not have false gods…” rule. Skye looks almost, uh, “worshipful.” Bart Hall May 03 2020 at 5:43 am So … Adam blamed Eve, and Eve blamed the snake; but the snake didn’t have a leg to stand on. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 8:02 am <> Too Tall May 03 2020 at 8:03 am …Rimshot! Brent Dotson May 03 2020 at 1:16 pm Good joke… but at least according to the KJ version of the bible the Serpent was cursed to slither on the ground AFTER the temptation, implying that it did have a leg to stand on before the curse. Grunt GI May 03 2020 at 8:31 am Heh. “Is that to scale?” Now Skye must know why her sister has such a positive outlook on life. She does, indeed, get very snakebit. Often. Methinks Skye may have some interesting dreams tonight. GWB May 03 2020 at 1:46 pm She’s had them before…… Old Codger May 03 2020 at 10:51 am OT: Hopeful sign Headline at AccuWeather site: Daily coronavirus briefing: Growing number of Americans are defying stay-at-home orders, cell phone data shows WayneM May 03 2020 at 11:05 am I’m not sure that’s hopeful… How the hell does AccuWeather get access to cell phone data locations? Privacy, it appears, is dead. ExNuke May 03 2020 at 11:55 am Accuweather needs your location data to give you accurate immediate weather information. GWB May 03 2020 at 1:48 pm All of the weather websites have to guess at my location based on my IP. I won’t give them any access to anything. (And I won’t install their apps because they require that access.) (On a tangent, why does an e-mail app need your “coarse” or “fine” location? Answer: It doesn’t.) John May 03 2020 at 12:40 pm Privacy, in the conventional sense, is doomed in the Information Age. Our only hope is to extend that lack of privacy to our overlords, something they have fought tooth and nail from the invention of communication. Only then will we have the liberty we crave that privacy once extended to us. We will only be free when Authority is accountable to us for its abuses. JTC May 03 2020 at 2:56 pm Yeah, I’m a whore. I don’t have any of the little spy devices like Alexa et al scattered around my house (except of course the main one named iPhone that is at my hand constantly), but I absolutely love that little voice on the map app when driving. Transformative. And it only cost me any and all expectation of privacy and security. Punta Gorda May 03 2020 at 4:46 pm Mine directed me to drive down the wet side of a quaywall. I told it to Fk off. interventor May 03 2020 at 9:36 pm The first time I used GPS was to direct me to my hotel. Go forward, it said. In front of me was a German WWII railway gun, probably weighing over 50 tons. I reverted to road map. Pamela May 03 2020 at 12:14 pm Actually the way it went down was Adam wanted to know if the fruit was safe to eat and asked Eve what does this taste like… shooter 2.5 May 03 2020 at 12:51 pm If you watch the show, “Lucifer”, the Eve character says her temptation didn’t look like an apple as much as a banana. The last season starts in the summer of 2020. I hope I don’t have to wait until the end of August. Eight episodes and then the last eight at the last of 2020. steveb919 May 03 2020 at 2:42 pm Is it truth? Is it a fairy tale? Who knows. Pamela May 03 2020 at 5:33 pm Well at least we know Zed isn’t a Ken doll…. Too Tall May 03 2020 at 9:33 pm Most cogent observation of the thread. JTC May 03 2020 at 9:37 pm The Man looks good! If I knew I would look like this I would get bald right now… https://www.reddit.com/r/memes/comments/9x4c7w/incase_you_were_wondering_this_is_how_president/ Pamela May 03 2020 at 9:56 pm Hmmm. Not bad. Bet Melanie would never say that tickles… sabrfencer May 03 2020 at 11:36 pm Too bad Adam and Eve weren’t Cajuns. They would have forgotten the fruit and eaten the snake. We would still be in the Garden. Reply Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click here to have toons delivered to email This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.