History EpicFail / NewspaperComics

26th Apr '16 8:26:38 PM dotchan
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** Jon and dating. To make a long story short, if Jon doesn't show up for him that's considered a GOOD date.

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** Jon and dating. To make a long story short, if Jon Jon's latest paramour doesn't show up for him that's considered a GOOD date.date. (Eventually, though, he does end up in a loving, stable relationship with Liz.)
17th Feb '16 6:32:15 AM VVK
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* The antics of [[ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine the crocodiles of the Zeeba Zeeba Eata fraternity]] are guaranteed to result in this, namely when trying to kill and eat Zebra.

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* ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'': The antics of [[ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine the crocodiles of the Zeeba Zeeba Eata fraternity]] fraternity are guaranteed to result in this, namely when trying to kill and eat Zebra.
17th Feb '16 6:30:48 AM VVK
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* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have literally been ground into a fine powder. Even funnier, a couple strips later Calvin reveals he broke the binoculars when he was walking down the sidewalk and tossing them to himself.

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* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have literally been ground into a fine powder. Even funnier, a couple strips later Calvin reveals he broke the binoculars when he was walking down the sidewalk and tossing them to himself.
17th Feb '16 6:29:43 AM VVK
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* Jon seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.

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* ** Jon seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.
17th Feb '16 6:29:15 AM VVK
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* Jon in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.
** Raises his hand when declaring the future is looking bright. Hand cramps painfully.
** Feels ready to conquer the world... but can't get the front door open to leave the house.
** Tries to just sit there and do nothing so nothing can go wrong. Tabletop he's leaning on breaks.

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''
* Jon in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.
** *** Raises his hand when declaring the future is looking bright. Hand cramps painfully.
** *** Feels ready to conquer the world... but can't get the front door open to leave the house.
** *** Tries to just sit there and do nothing so nothing can go wrong. Tabletop he's leaning on breaks.
19th Jan '16 10:12:49 AM KoopaKid17
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-->'''Linus''': That's the first time I've ever seen a kite explode."

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-->'''Linus''': That's the first time I've ever seen a kite explode."explode.
** There was one arc where Charlie Brown helped Peppermint Patty sell popcorn while she pitched for her team. After badgering her by saying he can pitch the final out, he promptly gives up a fifty-run lead and her team loses.
16th Jan '16 11:32:18 PM nombretomado
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* In one strip of ''TheFarSide'' a man [[CrowningMomentOfFunny lost a quick draw to a sloth]]. One bystander mentions that the newly deceased wasn't exactly what you would call a "quick draw".

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* In one strip of ''TheFarSide'' ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' a man [[CrowningMomentOfFunny lost a quick draw to a sloth]]. One bystander mentions that the newly deceased wasn't exactly what you would call a "quick draw".
16th Aug '15 2:16:05 PM SgtFrog1
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* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have been literally pulverised. Even funnier, a couple strips later Calvin reveals he broke the binoculars when he was walking down the sidewalk and tossing them to himself.

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* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have been literally pulverised. been ground into a fine powder. Even funnier, a couple strips later Calvin reveals he broke the binoculars when he was walking down the sidewalk and tossing them to himself.
4th Jul '15 8:46:58 PM Adept
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* ''BeetleBailey'':

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* ''BeetleBailey'':''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'':



* From ''FoxTrot'':

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* From ''FoxTrot'':''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'':



** Also, a Pavilionplex worker ended up somehow mistaking the theater's internet server with the butter server and promptly washing it, explaining the reason for the long lag time for the Pavilionplex's site when Jason was ordering tickets for ''AttackOfTheClones'' online.
* Charlie Brown of ''{{Peanuts}}'' is well known for failing in ways that are utterly impossible through no readily apparent fault of his own. Blockhead.

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** Also, a Pavilionplex worker ended up somehow mistaking the theater's internet server with the butter server and promptly washing it, explaining the reason for the long lag time for the Pavilionplex's site when Jason was ordering tickets for ''AttackOfTheClones'' ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' online.
* Charlie Brown of ''{{Peanuts}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' is well known for failing in ways that are utterly impossible through no readily apparent fault of his own. Blockhead.



* Jon in ''{{Garfield}}'' seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.

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* Jon in ''{{Garfield}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' seems to epically fail at life in general, but there are some specific examples where he fails when barely even doing anything.



* In ''MyCage'', Jeff the land shark somehow got stuck inside the water cooler.

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* In ''MyCage'', ''ComicStrip/MyCage'', Jeff the land shark somehow got stuck inside the water cooler.
22nd Jun '15 11:18:41 AM Krendall
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** Roger takes WalkingTechbane to [[UpToEleven new levels]]. A single press of a button or a click of a mouse can destroy an entire hard drive. Fortunately, he rarely can find the on switch in the first place.



* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have been literally pulverised.

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* When [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] breaks his dad's binoculars, Hobbes asks, "Was the casing just chipped a little, or did the lens itself get cracked?" It turns out that, somehow, the binoculars have been literally pulverised. Even funnier, a couple strips later Calvin reveals he broke the binoculars when he was walking down the sidewalk and tossing them to himself.
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