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23rd Apr '17 9:06:49 AM JackFlash
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*** That one, although butchered, meets all the technical requirements of a real joke, because it still uses the wrong meaning of the word 'sticky', i.e., like a stick. The problem is that the setup is screwed up, as that sort of joke is supposed to make you think of an 'offensive' answer and then swap out a different one, like the classic joke 'What's long and hard and full of seamen?' 'A submarine.' Without that setup, just saying 'brown and sticky', it isn't very funny at all. (And with the setup, those sort of jokes stop being funny about the time kids start telling actual dirty jokes.)

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*** [[DontExplainTheJoke That one, although butchered, meets all the technical requirements of a real joke, because it still uses the wrong meaning of the word 'sticky', i.e., like a stick. The problem is that the setup is screwed up, as that sort of joke is supposed to make you think of an 'offensive' answer and then swap out a different one, like the classic joke 'What's long and hard and full of seamen?' 'A submarine.' Without that setup, just saying 'brown and sticky', it isn't very funny at all. (And with the setup, those sort of jokes stop being funny about the time kids start telling actual dirty jokes.))]]
19th Apr '17 2:29:48 PM LadyJaneGrey
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There's nothing like a good joke. And the humor ''these'' characters are known for is ''nothing'' like a good jokes.
22nd Mar '17 8:27:00 AM ExeloMinish
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* During the ''WebVideo/GameGrumps''[='=]s playthrough of ''VideoGame/PokemonFireRed'', Danny (who doesn't know much about the franchise) keeps cracking jokes of varying quality about the design of every new Pokémon they encounter. Enters Rhyhorn, and all he finds to say is "his head is weird". It sends them on a bigger laughing fit than any of the actual jokes.
-->'''Arin:''' After one and a half years, this is what it's come to. The pinnacle of Game Grumps, right here.
-->'''Dan:''' "His head is weird". ''Buy our shirts''.
10th Mar '17 2:04:48 PM rufusluciusivan
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* This trope is the core of Luan Loud's puns. There generally is at least one (often more) per episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse''.
25th Jan '17 9:01:35 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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A character or show whose jokes are so bad, and whose sense of humor is so trite, corny, and childish that -- paradoxically -- you can't help but laugh at it. Usually includes some examples of DontExplainTheJoke. In English slang, this type of joke is commonly called a "groaner" -- or more recently, a "dad joke," since jokes like this are the bread and butter of a BumblingDad's awkward attempts at humor. In Indonesian, a joke that's SoUnfunnyItsFunny is called a ''[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/jayus jayus]]''.

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A character or show whose jokes are so bad, and whose sense of humor is so trite, corny, and childish that -- paradoxically -- you can't help but laugh at it. Usually includes some examples of DontExplainTheJoke. In English slang, this type of joke is commonly called a "groaner" -- or (or more recently, a "dad joke," since jokes like this are the bread and butter of a BumblingDad's awkward attempts at humor.humor). In Indonesian, a joke that's SoUnfunnyItsFunny is called a ''[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/jayus jayus]]''.
29th Dec '16 10:51:41 AM nombretomado
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** Sometimes SNL lampoons actual other entertainers, like DavidLetterman, for failing at humor.

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** Sometimes SNL lampoons actual other entertainers, like DavidLetterman, Creator/DavidLetterman, for failing at humor.
14th Dec '16 11:15:28 AM DeckardCanine
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** Sometimes SNL lampoons actual other entertainers, like DavidLetterman, for failing at humor.
13th Nov '16 8:30:55 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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A character or show whose jokes are so bad, and whose sense of humor is so trite, corny, and childish that -- paradoxically -- you can't help but laugh at it. Usually includes some examples of DontExplainTheJoke.

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A character or show whose jokes are so bad, and whose sense of humor is so trite, corny, and childish that -- paradoxically -- you can't help but laugh at it. Usually includes some examples of DontExplainTheJoke.
DontExplainTheJoke. In English slang, this type of joke is commonly called a "groaner" -- or more recently, a "dad joke," since jokes like this are the bread and butter of a BumblingDad's awkward attempts at humor. In Indonesian, a joke that's SoUnfunnyItsFunny is called a ''[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/jayus jayus]]''.
18th Oct '16 10:31:27 PM zoop
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* In one ''Webcomic/BitmapWorld'' comic, Ada tries to cheer up her father by telling him this joke: "Why was five afraid of six? Because six seven eight!" He laughs and tells her it did cheer him up. She later tells her brother that she deliberately messed up the joke because he wouldn't have laughed at the "correct" version.
30th Sep '16 11:36:42 PM OffTheDeepEnd
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* A famous case is ''Disney/TheLionKing'', where this is the main appeal of Timon's character. His jokes are so lame you can't help but chuckle- this was intentional of course. Hakuna Matata has this:

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* A famous case is ''Disney/TheLionKing'', where this is the main appeal of Timon's character. His jokes are so lame you can't help but chuckle- this was intentional of course. Hakuna Matata has this:



** Later, in the same scene:

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** Later, in the same scene:And later:


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** Shenzi and Banzai also get a few of these earlier on.
--> '''Banzai:''' I'll having whatever's lion around.
--> '''Shenzi:''' Wait, I've got one--make mine a cub sandwhich.
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