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     "No Sense of Humor" Type 

Wit and humor... were verboten in the Randian movement. The philosophical rationale was that humor demonstrates that one 'is not serious about one’s values.' The actual reason, of course, is that no cult can withstand the piercing and sobering effect, the sane perspective, provided by humor. One was permitted to sneer at one’s enemies, but that was the only humor allowed, if humor that be.
—Economist Murray Rothbard, (1972)

The Borg: party-poopers of the galaxy.
The Doctor, Star Trek: Voyager ("One")

     "Sick Sense of Humor" Type 
Nothing is more indicative of men's characters than what they find laughable.
Goethe

And I thought my jokes were bad.
The Joker, The Dark Knight

All you megalomaniacs have such a weird sense of humour!
Spider-Man to the Green Goblin, Spider-Man: The Animated Series

Oozaru!Vegeta: Hey Kakarot! What is the opposite of Christopher Walken?
Goku: What?
Oozaru!Vegeta: CHRISTOPHER REEVE! *crushes Goku's legs*
Goku: *moans in pain* That was in terrible taste!
Oozaru!Vegeta: Don't care! Evil!

Steven Haines: Let me tell you something, that guy [Devin Weston] gets more tail than a...than a Tail Catcher! [Laughs at his own joke]
Dodger: Roscoe, Roscoe, is this us losing our sense of humor?
Roscoe: Nah, I ain't lost my sense of humor. (kicks a television at the wall, breaking a few things and sending sparks flying) See? I find that funny! (chuckles maliciously)

Pain is hilarious!
Bill Cipher, Gravity Falls

"Fun" isn't something one considers when balancing the universe. But this...does put a smile on my face.
Thanos, Avengers: Infinity War (trailer)

Darth Vader: Be careful not to choke on your aspirations, Director.
Krennic: (wheezing)...Dad jokes? Really?

Lucille is thirsty. She's a vampire bat! (chuckles...but no one laughs) What, was the joke bad?
Negan after murdering Abraham and Glenn, The Walking Dead

[As one, every dead body in Atlantis screams, before abruptly falling silent]
Proteus: Ha ha! Just kiddin'! You should see the look on your faces... Welcome tae my kingdom! Do you like what I've done with the place? The previous owner let the place get a bit musty. I figured it was high time to air it out a bit. Mm, tough crowd. Did Morph have this much trouble gettin' a laugh outta ye? After all, it's his sense of humor I'm trying on for size...
Leonard Moonstone: Just have some decency and go.
[he shapeshifts into Eddie, naked, covered in blood, with a knife through the head]
Regan Moonstone: Shit...
Lord Cornwall: What's the matter? I thought Diane might be comforted by seeing Eddie again. Is it still too soon?

Calvin: Do you think monsters are under the bed tonight?
Hobbes: I don't know. How can you tell without looking?
Calvin: One way is to tell a story about a little kid getting mauled and eaten alive.
Hobbes: How does that tell you if you have monsters?
Calvin: Sometimes they laugh.

Why, I haven't been this entertained since the Stock Market Crash of 1929! Ha ha ha ha ha ha! So many orphans.
Alastor, Hazbin Hotel

The most terrifying thing about ogrekind is their malignant sense of humor. What men call horror launches ogres into fits of oafish laughter. The look of anguish on a dwarf ’s face as his limbs are torn off, and the horrid sounds he makes, elicit wild guffaws from nearby ogres, and more than one no doubt mocks the poor victim, imitating his pained grunts with drooling glee. The sight of an elf with his back broken and his torso bent to force the back of his head to touch the small of his back is high comedy to an ogre.
Pathfinder Chronicles: Classic Monsters Revisited


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