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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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59866Two white mice ran into each other in a maze. The first one asked the other, &qSun Tzu-Saturday
59865a Freudian slip is when you want to say one thing and say a mother.Sun Tzu-Saturday
59864[graphic]Jeffrey S. Mitchell3last Friday
59863Also, he's saying, look, I don't even need you to be here.PlayItDown™1last Friday
59862Dogs are always humping people's legsGuardian-last Friday
59861I don't get this, Will one of you who recommended this cartoon explain? YesStephen O-last Friday
59860Recently I've been diagnosed with gout and my doctor has advised me to eat aSun Tzu-last Thursday
59859[graphic]PlayItDown™3last Thursday
59858[graphic]Sun Tzu1last Wednesday
59857t Snowed Last Night 8:00 am: I made a snowman. 8:10 - A feminist passed by anStephen O4last Tuesday
59856An Airbus 380 is on its way across the Atlantic. It flies consistently at 800 kmStephen O2November 30
59855Hat Tip Lindy. [graphic] https://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=32goldworldnet3November 30
59854[graphic]Goose941November 29
59853Drive Thru Invisible Driver Prank [youtube video] youtube.comTimF-November 28
59852**** [graphic] ***Stephen O-November 27
59851[graphic] “What are you doing for Thanksgiving?” Cartoon by David SipressGlenn Petersen2November 26
59850[graphic]Goose941November 24
59849Meet Your Second Wife - SNL [youtube video] youtube.comTimF5November 24
59848Two old friends were just about to tee off at the first hole of their local goStephen O3November 24
59847DOH! ...........TESLA! [graphic]longz2November 23
59846[graphic]longz1November 23
59845editGoose94-November 23
59844[graphic]longz-November 23
59843[graphic]Goose941November 23
59842It's political, but it's funny. From Stephen Colbert. Sorry about the costeve-November 23
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