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29th Apr '15 6:52:18 PM Prfnoff
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* In a ''PricklyCity'' Sunday cartoon, Winslow sees a button with a "Do not push" sign. After some careful idleness, he pushes it in the penultimate panel. In the ultimate one, he complains, "If you break the rules you deserve a boom."
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* In a ''PricklyCity'' Sunday cartoon, ''ComicStrip/PricklyCity'' SundayStrip, Winslow sees a button with a "Do not push" sign. After some careful idleness, he pushes it in the penultimate panel. In the ultimate one, he complains, "If you break the rules you deserve a boom."
1st Jul '14 4:09:08 PM maedar
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* In one ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' strip, Garfield finds a fence with a gate that says "Do Not Open This Gate!" At first he's eager to open it ("That's an open invitation if I ever saw one!") then he thinks maybe it's a bad idea ("On the other hand, it might not be wise to open this gate.") Then he thinks that never stopped him before, and decided to take a peek... Only for a mob of dogs to rush out, trampling him. In the last panel, Garfield is flat on his back, and groans, "Curiosity mangled the cat..."
4th Jun '14 11:29:13 AM jkazoo
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** A more successful version uses a series of "Important message, this way" signs, culminating in "Important message : Look out!" and a tossed water balloon.
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** A more successful version uses a series of "Important message, this way" signs, culminating in "Important message : Look out!" and a tossed water balloon.gigantic snowball dropped from above.
31st Aug '13 1:15:01 AM Viira
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** She also gets him passing notes in class. She tells him to pass on the note, but not to read it first. The note, naturally, says: "Calvin you stinkhead: I told you not to read this. Susie."
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** She also gets him passing notes in class. She tells him to pass on the note, but not to read it first. The note, naturally, says: "Calvin "Calvin, you stinkhead: I told you not to read this. Susie."
9th Jul '13 10:00:59 AM LBHills
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* ''ComicStrip/LilAbner,'' with its cast of yokels and gullible city-slickers, was quite fond of the trope. In one particularly notorious example, Abner himself was sucked into a machine designed to capture him simply by writing ''"Don't look in here"'' on a face-sized hole in its side. --> '''[[WhatAnIdiot Abner:]]''' It says, "Don't look in here!" I wonder whuffo'?"
7th Jul '13 4:33:21 AM maedar
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** In another strip, Wally - again - tells Asok, with the PHB listening, that someone's leadership skills can be judged by how he says the word "gullible". This causes the PHB to start yelling "GULLIBLE!" at the top of his lungs, and Wally to say, "I love this job."
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** In another strip, Wally - again - tells Asok, Dilbert, with the PHB listening, that someone's leadership skills studies show you can be judged identify a natural leader by how the way he says the word "gullible". This causes the PHB to start yelling "GULLIBLE!" repeatedly at the top of his lungs, and Wally to say, "I "Sometimes I love this my job."
6th Jul '13 9:31:10 PM maedar
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** In another strip, Wally - again - tells Asok, with the PHB listening, that someone's leadership skills can be judged by how he says the word "gullible". This causes the PHB to start yelling "GULLIBLE!" at the top of his lungs, and Wally to say, "I love this job."
28th Mar '13 9:46:55 AM Prfnoff
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* ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'' had a cat following signs saying "cat fud" leading into a washing machine, behind which a dog was lurking in breathless anticipation.
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