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in Andy's defense, it was a REALLY stubborn jar of pickles.

buck up, buttercup.

enjoy :salute:
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hobnobrev Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2018
Anyone ever see Kim Possible? Andy shouldn't feel too bad... Drakken ended up building a death laser to open his pickle jar and it wasn't enough.

Until his Gogo, by the name of Shego, walked in and opened it for him.

"Yes well... Hmph... You only opened it because I loosened it for you!!"

"Whatever, Dr D."

I get the same vibes. 
ShardsOfIdentity Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2018
What I never got about the "pickle jar" question was why anyone would ever *want* to open a jar of pickles.  That lid is the only thing between the soggy demon fruit and your soul.
skin2279 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me, I'm more likely to use a tool for that, rather than brute force.

What gender does that make me?
Rikkiroo1008 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2017
One time, I watched my family struggle with a jar. My mom couldn't get it open so she passed it to my older brother, who is probably the physically the strongest in the family, when he couldn't get it open, my dad goes next and just opens it, much to everyone's surprise after watching my young adult brother struggle to open it and then my middle-aged father nearing his 50's open it in a second.
Basskrieg Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2015
Ah, yes. The Dread Pickle Jar. Though one might believe its true strength lies in its ability of being notoriously difficult open, its true power is brooking discussion on extremely relevant and ultimately timeless philosophical topics.
phantomblade88 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015
Yeah, those jars can be a real pill.
AJKaton Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Pickle Jars. We've had confrontations in the past.
MasumiAmaya Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am with Andy on this one,jar of pickles are hard to open.
TheAntsaBoy94 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Masculine things are still masculine and feminine things feminine regardless the person. It's impossible to be 100% of either, so we shouldn't be all strict about it, but we must not ignore the fact there ultimately are only two genders, either. That's how human beings are meant to function!

As for the "in-betweens", that may confuse things up, they're results of unfortunate (genetic) circumstances in which this normal function couldn't be formed. It is unfortunate, but nothing we haven't seen before (in other aspects of human mind and body).

That said, we should nor need not to accept that as a normal. We have two biological extremes, that, with a natural balance, creates normal individuals. That balance is what has brought us this far as a species!

Let it be stated, that the value of a human being does not rest in how normal he or she is. So to sum this up: no amount of abnormalities can change what is normal; it is completely irrelevant for my role as a normal man how other human beings may turn out to be. It goes without saying, that we should still treat those "abnormal" people with the same respect and love as anyone else, but also accept the fact they're not normal and thus cannot fulfil those roles, whatever in a society or relationships, that relies on this natural balance.
katban Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Graceleen Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow I understand Geek....
Tursy Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
May God had mercy of that jar.
plowjack Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The single smartest comment on gender I've seen in a while.
eablevins Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
Heehee  ^_^
fatmatt1220 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
Oh that's fucked up!
EVOUniverse Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Writer
RandomPerson1310 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Masculinity does not refer to a trait that a male is supposed to have, but rather that most rugged men are traditionally known for having. The same can be said for femininity and woman. Doesn't mean a man won't have feminine traits or a woman won't have some masculinity. After all, you can get windows to work on a mac, but that doesn't mean you expect all macs to have them. If a mac does have windows, it behaves more like a PC despite being a mac. Expectations are often formed from experiences, so naturally people are going to expect men to be more masculine. And there's nothing wrong with a male wanting to be more masculine even if he wasn't born that way. It is also easier for a male to do so due to their level of testosterone and other biological features, which is indeed a hardware concept.
shyq Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014
I agree with Didi.
As terms, the words Male and Female simply do not describe the infinite complexity of human behavior, or even the biology, when inspected closely.
NCWeber Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm with Andy.  I had to open a jar a salsa.  Used to do it with ease.  Now, I almost sprained the tendons in my wrist. :P
Tangent-Valley Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This deserves one big Yes.

Yes for lessons learned, and Yes for the joke that ties it all together.
ScouterV Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Student Writer
Wonder if he tried running it under hot water first...
Carameja Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lmfao *hugs Andy* Don't worry sugar.. I hate the jar of pickles too
nexgencn Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL . Loving the influx of Bomango. Hope to see more in the not too distant future.
Rebel-Red Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
Don't tell me Didi will start going on about cultural appropriation in the future. The last thing I could stand would be a tumblrite smack dab in the middle of this comic.
chipperpip Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
What did she say that's incorrect?  Or are you just worriedSubmit Comment about the comic becoming overly didactic?
VanHeist Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
i...cannot promise that. Didi is an opinionated, talkative character whose meandering musings will occasionally veer into social issues, because that's who she is.

besides, all this talking was in the service of setting up a groaner of a punchline, not a soap box :P
Rebel-Red Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
As long as we don't go full Anita Saarkesian I'll be fine.
VanHeist Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
You make it sound as if that were a terrible thing. More's the pity. No, I won't go "full Anita", because I don't really compare.
NimbleFlourish Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
Anita Saarkesian is a terrible analyst and a discredit to the arguments she touches because she doesn't know how to argue a point worth a damn.  I don't think anybody smart or competent could sink to her level if they tried.
VanHeist Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
There are other places to puke those ideas where you'll get better responses.
NimbleFlourish Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
It's not puking it's true. Anita Saarkesian only cares about telling her viewers what they want to hear she doesn't do the things she covers justice I know because I've watched Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and Clementine is not just some "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" if anything she's a subversion of the trope. And yet Saarkesian just mentions it in a single frame and then moves on with no respect for all the context and richness. She didn't explain anything about why Sucker Punch was a bad movie she even said at one point "I'm not going to talk about it because it's so disgusting" she's a analyst she's supposed to analyse but she doesn't. As someone who likes people to actually talk about why rather than just what I find her videos incredibly disappointing and the ones where she thoughtlessly mentions things I like without any consideration just cements my opinion.

So I'm not vomiting up anything, I'm speaking the truth and it's sad that you can't see that. Because those stories deserve more than she gives them.
BoneyBackRivers Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Love it 
daftpunk9701 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
thank u VanHeist for making more didi stuff :)
InfernoTornado Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I had to explain the conversation here 5 times to my mom...
Also, I love all of DiDi's faces! And the fact that they are talking by a wall makes me nostalgic for Peanuts~
rickardspaghetti Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
Andy: "So Didi, wanna talk about boobs instead?"
Didi: "Oh I LOVE boobs! Big ones, small ones, pointy ones, inverted ones. I could talk about boobs all day."
Andy: "... Not even Hector gets this excited."
Didi: "Oh and I really love Gogo's boobs. That's not weird, is it? I mean, they're big and juicy and I just wanna bury my face in them, but we're kinda like 'sisters' in lack of a better term."
Andy: "If only I had a hot cousin so I could relate."
Didi: *motorboats the air* "Vroom vroom!"
Andy: "... Yeah, I'm gonna go back inside now. See ya when you're done."
Didi: "But wait, I'm not even at the best part yet! Andy!"
Jarl-of-the-North Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Heh. That made me laugh. You sir have earned a cookie.
Cudegra777 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
The poor boy was fighting a losing battle, the only thing he and the rest of us of the male race can say is that welloosened it.
theflame234 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Sorry but i don't understand the message, could you help me with that?
goldenavatar Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Any jar of pickles that one needs Gogo to open, isn't a jar to be taken lightly.
anonym40k Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Andy, didn't you read your hitchhiker's guide carefully? You should've used the towel. Towel makes everything easier.
effigytormented Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Sure is Peanuts in here :P
Luzur Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
I just make it easy, 

Balls and rod = Man

Hole and bags = woman

and open my own jars.
SnailPropulsionLabs Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
and what happens if there happens to be "balls, rod & bags"?
Luzur Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
..I guess you have a complicated and,  in a way, unnatural situation then?
SnailPropulsionLabs Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
It's not unnatural my friend, quite natural in fact., if you want figures regarding this subject.
lukaner-Z Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
though pickles
Jormungandar Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Never head problems opening a Pickle jar before myself....admittedly I do open them with a hammer...
MiraKHall Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Feminism in its simplest form, I think.  Now, if we can only get th' folks to understand that, then there wouldn't be any nazi feminists or counter-culture masculin-ism to deal with (I myself am a misanthropist to that sense, because we all suck, no matter what "software" or "hardware" we're "stuck" with :roll:)
wikigiuli Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
eh eh, this makes me remembers the peanuts' comics in which linus and charlie brown talk behind a lil' wall XD

very funny ;)
Misterlipwig Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Ah, not being able to open a jar can be a very emasculating experience, asking someone else to do it even more so. It's something we all have to deal with at some point. 
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