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Humour, it's such a personal thing

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StrayKitten

StrayKitten Report 25 Nov 2012 22:19

no susan get your own cat and hat, :-|

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 25 Nov 2012 22:23

Ahhhh!....all these Saggitarians........there is your answer Rose.....It is a star sign thingy.......my star sign just doesn't get on with Saggies.....In fact, my star sign doesn't get on with many others either......Oh woe is me.


What star sign am I?.....nobody who actually knows can answer......If they know......then where was my birthday present?

that's not nice Stray :-(

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 25 Nov 2012 22:28

I don't think the divide is regional, more personal. Expanding on that, it's probably also National - I don't think, having met and 'chatted' with a number of persons from 'overseas', that anyone else understands British humour other than ourselves! Who else can raise a laugh at the direst of times just to bring a smile to someone's face, or use the 'double entendre' with such finesse (often mistaken for sarcasm unfortunately), or make a play on words that would make Will S proud?
No, we are unique, our humour is unique and long may it be so!

But, you do come across the 'Sue's' every now and then....sigh :oD

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 25 Nov 2012 22:36

I love British humour :-D However you are right MrDaff. Aussie humour is rather different. We tend to bring people down to size and will relentlessly tease anyone who puts on airs and graces.

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 25 Nov 2012 22:45

Sorry to disagree with you Mr D but the Irish sense of humour is even more uniquer than yours :-D :-D <3

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 25 Nov 2012 22:47

I will go along with that BC :-D......not superior, but different....like the ozzies

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 25 Nov 2012 22:58

Oh Susan you're not a Virgo are you? :-0 I have had terrible trouble with them , and Taureans of course and then there's the odd Aquarian that is especially 'analytical' when I want to be emotional...and Gemini well.... ;-)

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 25 Nov 2012 23:07

*fixes Rose with a charismatic stare....a double Gemini dear....deal with it! :-D :-D :-D <3

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 25 Nov 2012 23:08

Perfection personified Rose....and Hypercritical?....oh yes indeedy :-D


Gemini....don't talk to me about Gemini.....Taurus? That's a no no

As for the rest.....well....what can I say without upsetting the whole board......even Virgos get on me nerves lol


:-D

oh dear BC....One can go off people so quickly...... :-D

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 25 Nov 2012 23:12

Oi Mr. Daff, my humour is....errr unique as you know ;-) and you bloody laugh at it. We are just both weird :-D

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 25 Nov 2012 23:14

Susan Wiv I have you down as an artistic Piscean :-)

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 25 Nov 2012 23:17

Lolly are we to assume that we re-interprete the last two words?

Bang on :-D

UzziInSunshine

UzziInSunshine Report 25 Nov 2012 23:21

Now what on earth is wrong wif Gemini´s. I think they are quite sweet and funny ..humourous even when they want to be !

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 25 Nov 2012 23:31

Errrrr Excuse me Sue.......you will be giving out the wrong impression of me.......I don't need to have a drink to be daft don't you know.....my daftness is entirely natural.......


supercrutch

supercrutch Report 25 Nov 2012 23:57

I know that Susan, but the odd slurp enhances it to the point of insanity :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 26 Nov 2012 00:05

Why can't all threads be cuddly and nice like this one. Before anyone starts, I just want to say :-D :-D :-D <3 <3 <3

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 26 Nov 2012 00:11

why would anyone start John? ...are you assuming any of us on here know what you mean? Any references to anything other than humour will be frowned upon.......take the chip off then join in.

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 26 Nov 2012 00:22

What chips? I have had Duck with something like Hung Poo sauce and egg fried rice tonight. I have some duck on my shoulder.

I have just come on to say what a nice thread this is. How dare you :-| :-| :-| :-P :-P :-P

And don't put your finger to your mouth and tell me to shush.

Can I compliment you on your eyes. Very beautiful and very nicely made up :-D ;-)

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 26 Nov 2012 00:48

I guess I have a "North/South" sense of humour. lol

I was born in Scotland, have lived in Australia since I was 12.

Been told many times my humour is "bent and twisted" :-D

Scottish joke: What's the difference between Bing Crosby & Walt Disney?

......... Bing Sings & Walt Disnae!

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 26 Nov 2012 07:19

*waves to Rose*

Yes, humour is a very personal thing. I've seen threads on here and other forums that others are obviously finding hysterical and I can't muster a smile.

I've seen old and unfunny (imo) jokes posted and getting a favourable response from others who must find them funny or not have heard them before.

My sense of humour tends to the dry so I don't really likes jokes per se, I prefer wit and sarcasm but each to her own.

Last night I went to see Jeremy Hardy who had me in hysterics from the time he walked on stage. Any Tories in the audience would probably have been very unamused and probably quite angry but I didn't hear any dissent, so I assume they stayed away.

I object to racist and sexist humour, the world has moved on since the 1950s, but thankfully there is less and less of that on TV and the world in general.

I do think some people can be very "over sensitive" and seem to look for offence, where none is intended. Life's rich tapestry, I guess.

Gwynne