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(, Wed 3 Feb 2021, 20:45, archived)
# Brian Harvey agrees
(, Wed 3 Feb 2021, 20:58, archived)
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Had to Google to figure what that meant. Brian Harvey is a genius.
(, Wed 3 Feb 2021, 21:01, archived)
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(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 13:48, archived)
# "Out the FRONT"
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 13:50, archived)
# I’ve taken care of my daily motion already thanks
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:03, archived)
# This is too clever for me, unfortunately
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 13:33, archived)
# Unless the joke is that it's "well random"
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 13:44, archived)
# explaining a joke kinda ruins it
but it involves Matt Lucas, Shooting Stars, baked potato, kids book, NHS
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 15:09, archived)
# Oh, thanks
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 15:45, archived)
# No grapefruit pieces in syrup though, but you probably guessed that, right?
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:04, archived)
# Can an explanation ruin a joke for someone who doesn't get it in the first place, because they don't have a clue what it's about?
Discuss.
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 16:22, archived)
# Further: is it actually possible to ‘ruin’ a joke that isn’t funny?
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:05, archived)
#
Say, did you hear about the person of the Polish persuasion who walked into a bar with a big 'ol pile of shit in his hands and he says, "Look what I almost stepped in"?
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:12, archived)
# Perhaps you’d better tell me about it.
Edit: I’m assuming you’ve forgotten that my last name is Grznyzcviczk
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:18, archived)
# :))
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:23, archived)
# also
alright Q, long time no see, thanks for these breadcrumbs.
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 16:23, archived)
# +anon
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:25, archived)
#
have I inadvertently reiterated some mental conspiracy theory involving potatoes? There probably is one
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:30, archived)
# Thanks, but I still don't get it.
There's often a cultural aspect to humo(u)r, that even by explaining the entire thing it's just not funny.

A lot like Russian jokes which have been translated to English.
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:14, archived)
# Translations from Russian often leave out the most vital aspects, such as massive alcohol consumption, and massive alcohol consumption
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:19, archived)
# Three alcoholics walk into a bar.
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:34, archived)
#
Two New Russians meet in the street. One says to the other: β€œHey, look, I bought a new tie. Paid $200.”
β€œYou idiot. Just around the corner you can get the same tie for $500.”
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:54, archived)
# Really a lot of times.
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 23:12, archived)
#
β€œComrade Rabinowitz, why weren’t you present at the last meeting of the Communist Party?”
β€œNo-one told me it would be the last one. If I had known that I would have come with my whole family.”
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:55, archived)
#
Stalin summoned Radek and said, "I know you spread jokes about me. It's impertinent."

"Why?"

"I am the Great Leader, Teacher, and Friend of the people after all."

"No, I've not told anybody this joke."
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:57, archived)
# yeah
basically needed to be watching British TV in the 90s
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 19:28, archived)
# I was, and I still have no idea what's going on.
(, Fri 5 Feb 2021, 8:30, archived)
# here is the song released last year by Matt Lucas
Captain Tom saying "Fuck you Baked Potato" to the same tune. www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYOkgCkxj9I
(, Thu 4 Feb 2021, 23:29, archived)
# I liked it anyway
(, Fri 5 Feb 2021, 0:30, archived)