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Old 06-09-2021, 08:15 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Is it wrong to sucker punch a cockroach?
Who's the cockroach?
There's a number of folks I would love to see hit, but I'd rather they had time to see it coming.
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Old 06-09-2021, 08:43 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I think you can make an exception for neonazis

if someone asks "where well do we draw the line"

that's the line, Nazis, you can punch Nazis
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Old 06-09-2021, 08:46 PM   #33 (permalink)
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What's your thoughts on Benny Hill?
I thought his show was lowbrow. Why you idolize him cause he went around chasing skeezahs to the tune of Yakety Sax?
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Old 06-09-2021, 08:53 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I think you can make an exception for neonazis

if someone asks "where well do we draw the line"

that's the line, Nazis, you can punch Nazis
Problem with that is what if the person isn't a Nazi, and you just punched an innocent person, cause in your head you think he is a Nazi. You then just become the very Nazi you're against.
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Old 06-09-2021, 09:17 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I thought his show was lowbrow.
So was the mask/seatbelt joke.
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Old 06-09-2021, 09:25 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Who's the cockroach?
There's a number of folks I would love to see hit, but I'd rather they had time to see it coming.
That's Richard Spencer.

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Problem with that is what if the person isn't a Nazi, and you just punched an innocent person, cause in your head you think he is a Nazi. You then just become the very Nazi you're against.
Punching the wrong guy does not make you an ethno-nationalist. Stop using trite nonsense you got from Saturday morning cartoons.
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Old 06-09-2021, 11:48 PM   #37 (permalink)
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I struggled real hard with this one. 1. The guy isn't wearing a face mask, so how would you know he's the type of guy who wears a face mask alone in his car? 2. If a person wears a mask in a car, alone or not, the face mask is still performing its function filtering out noxious car exhaust fumes that might leak into his or her car especially if the window is open and there's heavy traffic. I like to see that guy in a head on collision with an 18 wheeler and see if that seat belt still performs its function. This is such a false equivalency. Maybe that is where the joke lies in the irony of a false equivalency?
It is funny to me in my Country, and just for example, people here are wearing masks not just in cars, you drive along the Lanes literally no one around in and an area of complete calm and out of nowhere a jogger appears masks and all...you get to the supermarket and the social events start, first people are passing out the IN door and talking and laughing and see nothing of the NO entry signs, ...you have to see them to believe it so that is why I find it humorous...hey even the kiss greetings are happening as par the norm..gotta take the mask off first though....it is the same to me as tongue in cheek...I don't drink and drive..going to just spill it..same as ....

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Old 06-10-2021, 12:01 AM   #38 (permalink)
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So was the mask/seatbelt joke.
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No. Where I live people don't assemble litter into beverage can robots. They just leave the trash on the ground.
all had a humorous idea.... but basically they were telling you something that people just see what they wanna see in There World, not anybody else's world, generally speaking we are all different in a lot of ways, not just humour either......
So I know my humour is mostly nobody else's a lot of the time..My husband laughs because he is an OTT joker born and bred and that over time has turned me into a fruitcake also...My Mother refused to allow him to make a speech at My late Dad's funeral because he could, not that he would, but he could have made a joke out of grief even..........

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Old 06-10-2021, 12:37 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Nobody got it because tosser doesn't mean the same over there (possibly doesn't mean anything) as it does here, so no joke. Clever, but the correlation between the wording and the picture goes over their heads. I thought it was mildly funny, but not hilarious, but that's because I know what a tosser is...Well wanker surely means the same universally so that is what tosser is for the un imformed..


Come on, Dianne! It makes it look as if the duck has bent the bars of the gate and walked through. That's why it's funny..
.ducks have little strength, except the males during mating time, then the males can lift there game to new heights, the green beak brigade show who is who then. two's up time..winner takes all..haha

So you've answered your own question there. No, comedy is NOT universal, though sometimes something is just naturally funny, like someone slipping on ice or walking into a door. Even if we want to tell ourselves oh no, we're horrible people if we laugh at that, it's our first instinct to do so.

But comedy varies not only by country but also by person. You might think something is hilarious and I would not, and vice versa. It's all subjective, so it can hardly be universal.

Quick poll: who finds this funny?
yeah your right though about jokes etc., it is not really universal but we can all laugh at bad stuff as well as good.....just not necessarily the same thing...one day it seem hilarious and another day WTF...life aye...
p.s. yes the sketch was funny, he has been in so many progs. was good in Holby City a Hospital Drama could have been a real drama having read this a while back..is it funny well not exactly, but made me grin...
https://www.theguardian.com/culture/...n-window-ledge

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Old 06-10-2021, 02:02 AM   #40 (permalink)
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Hey I've been exposed to enough British language to have gotten the tosser pun, I bet many Americans get it too. Its just a mediocre pun
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