The loneliest job in Mexico

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  1. V

    V I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    THE BUN!

    Check your hair, RG, your bun is coming undone.

    V.
     
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    You have no idea...undone doesn't begin to describe the state of my hair...
     
  3. V

    V I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    RG, I'd love to stay and chat with you some more, but it seems I have to go to work.

    This is an intentionally humorous thread. Whether you find it funny, is a individual matter.

    This thread is not about you, it is not even about the INM. The INM sign merely provided a platform for the humor.

    I told you by PM that this was a humorous thread, intended to be so from the start. When you seemed to refuse to heed the warning, and continued to post, I explained to you again, in this thread, in open forum, in a post stating clearly that this thread was meant to be humorous.

    I, and many others, write very serious threads, and purely informational threads. It is not commonplace, on this forum, for a intentionally humorous thread to be attempted.

    When you come on this thread, as you have, repeatedly, what you say becomes fodder for the humor.

    You can't dictate what people write, even when it's intended to be humorous. That's up to Steve.
     
  4. RiverGirl

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    Is that lawyer-speak for "V can't take a joke?"

    I know when I'm being amusing. And everyone is welcome to laugh at me, that's cool, I'm glad to be a part of people catching a needed giggle. And people here all know that already.

    I don't find this thread funny, it's just way too contrived, regardless of subject matter.

    Sometimes things are funnier if you don't overstate them.
     
  5. V

    V I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    Since Rivergirl didn't seem to find me funny, at all, I decided the way forward was to see what advice she might give me about humor, by looking at what she’s said to others on the subject.

    What I discovered is that the subject of humor is a whole lot more complicated than I first thought.

    For example, I guess she was showing me how to be funny, this afternoon.

    “She's so mad that it's funny.”

    And, you know, it’s really hard to predict what people will find funny. For example, Rivergirl says some jokes are “running”, and perhaps, therefore, hard to catch. Here are some examples.

    “We have a running joke in this house. Every time we see or hear an ambulance one of us says "someone must have sneezed.””

    “It's a running joke that women think they can get away with something they by being good looking, when the opposite is the case.”

    (See what I mean?)

    Other funny things are also, hard to predict.

    “Two laptops and a leaf blower, that's funny!”

    “I remember hearing a joke where someone put rotting seafood in the curtain rods of their ex's house.”

    (I guess that was a joke worth repeating.)

    But, some things are not funny, at all.

    “The Poppy Appeal isn't a joke,” and, therefore, not very funny.

    But, don’t let that fool you, because other things you might not expect, are a joke, and perhaps funny.

    “Rule of law is a joke here.”

    “Public safety is a joke in Mexico.”

    If she thinks you’re funny, she’ll let you know.

    “Oh, that's funny.”

    “This is too funny.”

    “HAHAHAHA! That's funny!”

    And, best of all, you may get lucky enough to be recognized by name, for your humor.

    “Jim, that's funny.”

    But, some things are just not funny, and you can count to RG to help you recognize it, if you don’t.

    “Not funny.”

    “And that's not funny.”

    As for participating in the “Cutest” category, of the Academy Awards of Cancuncare, Rivergirl doesn’t think that would be funny.

    “I don't want to reveal too much because that would spoil it.”

    But, she does think it would be funny if a guy participated.

    “It is funny for me though seeing him try to pull it off.”

    Politics can also be funny, according to Rivergirl.

    “This is funny: Obama Win Causes Obsessive Supporters To Realize How Empty Their Lives Are.”

    But, other things are just sorry jokes.

    “Sport City is a sorry joke at more than twice the money.”

    (Would it be a better joke, if it were not so expensive? I just don’t know.)

    Sometimes, something will inspire her to humor.

    “I started this thread when I posted something that I find very funny.”

    But, sometimes, it can backfire, as it did on me.

    “I posted something funny and got more or less attacked.”

    Sometimes, the problem is that people just have no sense of humor.

    “Christ, can't anyone make a frickin' joke around here?”

    (I know just how she feels.)

    Finally, there are times when it would be funny to do something evil to someone, as long as they didn’t know.

    “What I would really like to do is find something that does no real damage, something that's funny to everyone but them (and also obvious to everyone) and something which appears to be an act of God so they don't suspect evil little me.”

    In the end, I know I’ve must have been a disappointment to her, because she doesn’t seem to find me funny, at all.

    “And why weren't you a comedian?”
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  6. mixz1

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    Okay. I'm going to appeal for a truce here. I know you both. I have tremendous respect for both your intellects, both your writing skills, both your keen perceptions of the world around you. Sometimes when two really smart and clever people get off on a tangent like this one, it escalates beyond what I'm sure both of you began as a good natured brain joust. It's time to take a deep breath and back away from this. You are both great people. Please stop. I won't quote Rodney King here but...
     
  7. V

    V I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    NO JOUSTING, ONLY JESTING

    I don't even need to consult with Rivergirl to tell you, that's not funny!

    V.
     
  8. T.J.

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    OMG.

    RG, did you really say the following?

    “This is funny: Obama Win Causes Obsessive Supporters To Realize How Empty Their Lives Are.”


    If so, there may be hope for you yet. If only janie d would realize the Empty Life Syndrome she seems to support so strongly.

    Where is janie d anyway?

    Jeje
     
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  10. T.J.

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    Steve and Mix,

    It's just two funny people being funny, in their own way.

    I am waiting for the next chapter.

    LMAO at these two.
     
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