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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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59933[graphic]Goose94-yesterday
59932Spanish For Your Nanny [youtube video]Joachim K5yesterday
59931Kansas man asks judge to let him engage in sword fight with ex-wife and her lawySun Tzu1last Friday
59930Jake was dying. His wife sat at the bedside. He looked up and said weakly: Stephen O1last Friday
59929Just saw your post...as you know by now, there used to be Koolaid ads where the Sun Tzu-last Thursday
59928Thats why it was over my head, I don't recall that commercial at all.SI Ron (Soup Nazi)2last Thursday
59927The Kool Aid guy was invented in the 50s. The ads of him breaking through wallsTimF-last Thursday
59926I have not watched TV in 20 years. I am a radio guy.SI Ron (Soup Nazi)1last Thursday
59925Jokes usually aren't funny if you have to explain it but watch the beginningTimF-last Thursday
59924I didn't get it. IS he thirsty or something?SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-last Thursday
59923Lol! You need to be of certain age to get this.Sun Tzu-last Thursday
59922[graphic] reddit.comTimF1last Thursday
59921[graphic] reddit.comTimF1last Thursday
59920[graphic]Goose941last Thursday
59919I tired that with the tongue and then said this is BS, then I read more and laugSI Ron (Soup Nazi)-last Wednesday
59918[graphic]Jeffrey S. Mitchell4last Wednesday
59917A young Arab asks his father, "What is that weird hat you are wearing?&quStephen O-last Tuesday
59916An Irish woman of advanced age visited her physician to ask his advice on reviviStephen O4last Monday
59915[graphic]longz-last Monday
59914[graphic]Goose94-last Monday
59913Lewinsky Fails To Endorse Clinton..... A bit out of date Monica Lewinsky relStephen O-last Sunday
59912Ms. Terri asked her Sunday School class to draw pictures of their favorite BibStephen O2last Sunday
59911DEFINITION OF A "CO-PILOT"….. Many years ago on a long trans-contiStephen O4last Sunday
59910My wife said that when she read it, she knew I'd get 6 milks! She's knowSun Tzu-last Sunday
59909AVOCADOS A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me andB.K.Myers1last Sunday
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