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Best quote ever: “swinging dicks”

Best quote ever: “swinging dicks”

jeffersonbible

I respect a vet who genuinely cares about all animals.


SpiritualGangstaGirl

Lol ikr


jeffersonbible

I had an awful time finding someone who would see my hamster for something straightforward where I just needed the right dosage of antibiotics a decade ago. Most vets won’t take them as patients. It paid off for the one who did, since now I bring my dog to her.


SpiritualGangstaGirl

You need to find the “right kind of vet”, like Saul did 😆


jeffersonbible

I’ve never asked her for criminal underground contacts, but she probably has those too.


metsknicks49ers

I think we all need a guy who knows that many “guys.”


eggimage

That scene bothered me a bit when jimmy just dismissed the warning as if the doctor was “saying stuff nobody asked or cared”—something like how Pryce would go on and on how to properly preserve the baseball cards. The vet was talking about the animal’s life and how Jimmy was literally killing it, even though it wasn’t the goal of his visit. But at least Jimmy did take good care of the fish afterwards and bought a whole ass tank and the *bubbler* like the vet specifically mentioned. Still, it was the attitude of dismissal that really made me feel irritated. Similar things can be seen in lots shows when people talk to the “geeky” guy who’s talking about important technical things but gets shut off and given the tone of “ok nerd, nobody cares, let us action heroes do the talking”


smart-or-luck

the vet actor is so cool.


Brooksy925

He’s a comedian, and years ago he had a brilliant radio show with Bill Burr (who played Cuby in BB) called Uninformed, which is widely available in Podcast form today, nice bit of trivia.


SoftishPaw

Joe DaRosa! Check out his podcasts, he’s a funny guy.


ZeRoGr4vity07

Jimmy always has the best answers and comebacks. Wish I was that witty.


BeefPieSoup

For real tho, a fish was a bit of an odd choice of animal to use as cover to go for meetings with the vet. You don't see people taking a goldfish to the vet very often. Much less people who don't really seem to know or care what they are doing with it. Why not get a hamster or something?


Moonchildbeast

Because then they’d be having to clean up hamster poop, and neither of them seems to be home too often. Fish you just sprinkle some food and change the water once a week. Also don’t hamsters need company? Besides a wheel? Idk I’ve never had one. Fish just seems like the lowest maintenance all around.


BeefPieSoup

I think maybe you missed my point.


Moonchildbeast

How? You suggested a hamster. I said a fish was perfect because they don’t have to really care for it. They can’t just get a hamster and bring it back to the pet store when it’s fulfilled it’s use as their cover.


BeefPieSoup

Because of people walking in to a vet waiting room looking at a guy holding a goldfish in a bag?? Obviously.


Moonchildbeast

Wow, such attitude. Nothing obvious about your point, by the way. Why would he care what strangers in the vet office *may* think? I think he just picked the easiest thing, while also considering what to do with it once he was done at the vet.


BeefPieSoup

Because he's a criminal whose entire/**only** goal in visiting the vet at *all* should/would be to keep *as low a profile as possible*?? > Why would he care about what strangers in the vet office *may* think? Literally the *only* thing he would care about is what strangers in the vet office may think. **Why do I even have to say this??** Jesus Christ, you downvoters would make crappy criminals... Just sayin. Shit, if the opinions of the strangers don't matter, why bother with a goldfish? Just go to the vet with your pet ant. People keep ants, right? And that's even cheaper and easier than a goldfish! Nothing weird and suspicious about doing that at all...no one would ask questions about a guy bothering to visit a vet with an ant, yeah? $50 buck (minimum) per visit, but no one would question someone doing that, right? Totally normal and unsuspicious thing to do... For real dude, is [this you](https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/breakingbad/images/d/d5/Daniel_Wormald.png/revision/latest/top-crop/width/360/height/360?cb=20200608215909)? Like I'm no criminal mastermind like Nacho or Gus myself, but holy fuck... I honestly wonder how people like you even make any sort of sense of a show like this at all? Like, you have so little understanding of the mindset of either a criminal *or* a criminal investigator ....how? I've never even so much as *shoplifted*, but even *I* understand basic unwritten stuff like this....I don't understand how you'd follow most of what was going on on this sort of show if you didn't even have a sense of this sort of thing...this is like the very first 101 sort of an understanding of how to do anything dodgy - **don't draw attention to yourself**. Be as normal and insignificant as possible and fade into the background. **Don't** *draw attention to yourself just to save money and effort on the type of pet you choose to use as cover*. **Jesus fuck**. Pull out a notebook, /u/Moonchildbeast I wouldn't choose to be a criminal partially/mostly because I *assume* I would eventually make a mistake like this that would draw attention to me and ultimately lead to suspicion on me and bring about my own eventual downfall.....but you people don't even seem to be aware of the *basic concept*. It's incredible. No wonder the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Lol.


kormitdetraitor

Lmao you are taking this shit way too seriously


BeefPieSoup

He started it. I'm just responding to his stupid comment. I welcome any legitimate responses to my well thought-out explanation. Unlike yours. I don't really get how and why you'd watch this show at all if you think this is some sort of "lmao" taking-it-too-seriously post. This is what both this show and Breaking Bad is **about**. Being a criminal - a really good, successful criminal - isn't about being *bad*. It's about being *smart*. Shit like this is an example of a very simple, easy way to be smart. People won't look twice if you sit in a vet office with a "sick hamster", and they can't really catch you from that. Whereas they might be just a little bit weirded out enough to take note of you if you have a "sick goldfish" in a bag. Because that is....abnormal. if anyone reported that, it'd put you under suspicion right away. Obviously. And I say that as an aquarium owner. I don't know how much more simply I can put it than this. If you don't get it, you don't get it I guess. Good luck in your criminal enterprises and eventually (inevitably) in jail. Send me a letter when you are wondering how and why you got there. I'll tell ya.


SPedigrees

The point of the goldfish in the plastic bag is that it was the cheapest, most easy to procure pet that Jimmy could come up with. That's why it was funny. (Of course, as anyone who has successfully kept aquarium fish knows, even a goldfish has more complicated health care requirements than Jimmy had envisioned.)


BeefPieSoup

Oh, I *get* that. But as an aquarium owner, I'd never really bother bringing a fish to a vet. I'd just get a new fish. Does that sound callous? Only to people who have never kept fish... I mean, I guess I *might* with a clown loach or something really expensive. But not a fucking goldfish. The basic economics of it just don't work out... That's why it looks as suspicious as all fuck for anyone to go to a vet with a fish. It draws attention because it is very weird behaviour that doesn't make sense on the face of it to anyone who might notice. You'd automatically have reason to assume they might have some other reason to be there...which is the very thing which Jimmy would have been trying as hard as possible to avoid (which should also have been very easy to avoid - as I'd said by using a different sort of pet as cover)