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Laughter is the Best Medicine - Tell us a joke
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Emcee:  JimisJim Type:  Moderated
***** Be nice. *****
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I love jokes.
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Some times I don't get them, but that's OK... everyone has different opinions about what is funny... the ban on politics is from the original board here and requested by SI -- and let's face it, these days politics tend to be quite divisive -- people think some political jokes that slam "the other side" are funny and everyone else is offended and flaming ensues... so let's just try to remember that if you really want to post political material, there are literally dozens and dozens of boards dedicated to that already... let's have one board that is all about fun and laughter only and leave the contentiousness behind on all the other boards set up for partisan politics.
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If it's pornographic to the point that it is something you wouldn't want your mom, wife or daughter to see, knowing that you posted it, it's probably not appropriate to post here.

Note, this doesn't mean dirty jokes are not allowed, just be "clean" about it, i.e., no nude/porno pics or vids like from Pornhub, etc... we've had many many jokes here with nudity, but were not pornographic, i.e. explicitly showing intercourse or something similar with genitallia and all... and to put a finer point on it, I can imagine jokes about all sorts of sex acts, but as long as the pics and words are not outright pornographic? Think of cartoons/panels that are sexual in nature, but not in your face pornographic.

Also, someone PM'd me saying I banned over a MSFT/AAPL joke... not true, to my knowledge... in fact, jokes about AAPL and Windows are perfectly fine as far as I'm concerned -- I've made a lot of money off both of them and used products from both to earn a living... I was wrong, I didn't ban anyone for it but I warned them. Even I think the moderator (me) at that time went way over board -- I plead temporary insanity during the transition between no moderation here and a full time one and didn't seem like anyone agreed or liked what I was doing to try to make the board more civil and a LOT less political -- all of the rest is really just following the general SI policies.
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This is not a joke discussion board. It is a "bulletin board" where people can "pin" their jokes (post them) and others can read the bulletin board. If you feel the need to discuss the jokes/posts, please do it via PM.
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I try to give people the benefit of the doubt... personal attacks are not funny and not cool and I'm obliged to crack down on the attackers -- I try to handle that via PM, but will temporarily ban people who don't cooperate with the intent of this board: tell some jokes and make us laugh...
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Any questions/problems? PM me... -- you can PM me anything and I respond to every PM...
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60120This stockpiling toilet paper is getting out of hand. [graphic] reddit.comTimF3yesterday
60119Frivolous Coronavirus Graphs By Archie Bongiovanni The New Yorker March 29, 20Glenn Petersen1yesterday
60118Yet another Q-Haiku................. Trade Girl Scout Cookies for rolls of toilOldAIMGuy1yesterday
60117Practice proper social distancing [graphic]SI Dmitry (code monkey)4Saturday
60116another Quarantine Haiku................. Quarantine started before delivery ofOldAIMGuy1Saturday
60115Driving his AMC bubble car... [graphic]Goose941Saturday
60114Quarantine Haiku: Beginning to feel like 'The Boy in the Bubble' How loOldAIMGuy-Saturday
60113Best of covid-19 humor: - My body has absorbed so much soap and disinfectant laJeffrey S. Mitchell5last Friday
60112[graphic]SI Dmitry (code monkey)7last Friday
60111The four year old girl has a truckers mouth!!Goose94-last Friday
60110A four year old girl befriends a group of builders who are working on a house neStephen O2last Friday
60109Two men are in the doctor’s waiting room. They know each other, so they are alloStephen O1last Friday
60108People must not cough near you. They must cough far away. If you hear them cougSavant5last Wednesday
60107Wear your gloves people! [graphic]longz2last Tuesday
60106A father, very concerned his son had covid-19, decided to pray for help. "Jeffrey S. Mitchell3last Tuesday
60105[graphic]Goose94-last Tuesday
60104The ballad of the dunny roll ... Australian folklore: [youtube video] youtu.beB.K.Myers-last Monday
60103[graphic]longz1last Monday
60102[graphic]longz8last Monday
60101The local priest hears a knock on his door. Upon opening it, he finds one of hStephen O2last Monday
60100Officials are worried that the coronavirus could spread through prisons like wilJeffrey S. Mitchell1last Monday
60099The Sands of Modesto - SNL [youtube video] youtube.comTimF-last Monday
60098[graphic]Goose94-March 22
60097[graphic]Goose94-March 22
60096[tweet]Glenn Petersen3March 22
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