SI
SI
discoversearch

We've detected that you're using an ad content blocking browser plug-in or feature. Ads provide a critical source of revenue to the continued operation of Silicon Investor.  We ask that you disable ad blocking while on Silicon Investor in the best interests of our community.  If you are not using an ad blocker but are still receiving this message, make sure your browser's tracking protection is set to the 'standard' level.
Pastimes
Laughter is the Best Medicine - Tell us a joke
An SI Board Since September 1996
Posts SubjectMarks Bans
60378 1319 1
Emcee:  JimisJim Type:  Moderated
***** Be nice. *****
.
I love jokes.
.
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.
.
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.
.
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.
.
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...
.
Any questions/problems? PM me... -- you can PM me anything and I respond to every PM...
.
.
Previous 25 | Next 25 | View Recent | Post Message
Go to reply# or date (mm/dd/yy):
ReplyMessage PreviewFromRecsPosted
60378[graphic]Glenn Petersen5yesterday
60377[graphic]Goose942last Saturday
60376The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and tSavant3last Saturday
60375I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to Savant4last Saturday
60374[graphic]Savant7last Thursday
60373Humor?? How politics works>>>> MY SON WAS FLUNKING OUT OF COLLEGE Savant7last Thursday
60372COVID Mask [youtube video]Goose942last Thursday
60371[graphic]The Rabbit2August 2
60370[graphic]Goose942August 2
60369Heath Ledger Kisses Fan [youtube video]Joachim K-August 2
60368My missus said I need to be more in touch with my feminine side, so I crashed thBerry Picker-July 31
60367No Shirt, No Shoes, No Mask, No Service!!! (we should add "No Belt or SuspeOldAIMGuy-July 29
60366[graphic]Savant3July 29
60365[graphic]Goose943July 25
60364[graphic]Goose942July 23
60363[graphic]Goose945July 22
60362[graphic] "Eric's calling from camp again."Glenn Petersen1July 20
60361[graphic]Savant2July 18
60360[graphic]Savant1July 18
60359Porn on the Radio....aka...Oral SexSavant-July 18
60358[graphic]Goose94-July 18
60357The Future of T-Shirts [graphic]Goose944July 17
60356[graphic] reddit.comTimF1July 16
60355The Great Herring War [youtube video] youtu.beB.K.Myers1July 13
60354Some Australian humor.. The missus isn't talking to me. She said I ruined hmiraje2July 11
Previous 25 | Next 25 | View Recent | Post Message
Go to reply# or date (mm/dd/yy):