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Don't Explain That It's a Joke
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A Sub-Trope of Don't Explain the Joke, wherein the teller of a failed joke follows up with some variation of "That was a joke."

Differs from I Was Just Joking in that an integral part of I Was Just Joking is that the listener takes it completely seriously. Here however, it's simply not funny.

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