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Joke Thread!: 4/20/2021 13:39:07


Quantum Entity
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You can post random jokes here, just make sure they're appropriate and most people will get them.
Joke Thread!: 4/20/2021 13:39:42


Quantum Entity
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How does a computer get drunk?





By taking screenshots!
Joke Thread!: 5/5/2021 22:50:30

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Edited 5/5/2021 22:50:49
Joke Thread!: 5/6/2021 00:13:33


Emperor Justinian
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Joke Thread!: 5/6/2021 06:37:41


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My entire existence.
(I was born on April 1.)

Edited 5/6/2021 06:38:03
Joke Thread!: 5/6/2021 09:56:11


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a male weightlifter will participate in the female category of the Olympics
Joke Thread!: 5/6/2021 13:02:33


Quantum Entity
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^^
Joke Thread!: 5/6/2021 21:18:17


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Hey youtube, I'm not a tube.
Joke Thread!: 5/8/2021 18:39:52


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A doctor, a lawyer and a mathematician are asked whether it is better to have a wife or a mistress. The doctor replies that it is better to have a wife because having a mistress is too stressful - it’s bad for the heart. The lawyer says that it’s much better to have a mistress because a wife has too many legal rights to a share of your property and so on.

The mathematician thinks for a long time and then says "I really can’t do without both - I need a wife AND a mistress. That way my wife will think I’m with my mistress and my mistress will think I’m with my wife, and I can spend my time doing maths."


As the joke unfolds, one is slightly surprised to find that the mathematician seems to have such an interest in sex that he needs both a wife and a mistress. But it turns out that that isn't the case at all.

Does this joke present a positive image of a mathematician?
Would it encourage a teenager to aspire to being a mathematician?
Is it surprising that all the professionals in this joke are male? Does that reflect attitudes at the time this ancient joke originated?
Would the joke work if "mathematician" were replaced by other occupations? How would you feel if economists appropriated it? Is there a sense that this joke "belongs" to the mathematical community?
Joke Thread!: 5/8/2021 23:19:08


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My answers to those questions are

1. In my opinion, it shouldn't matter how one is represented in a joke, because it's a joke. If you can't separate jokes from a person's intent or character, then it's not the joke that's the problem, it's you that's the problem.
2. Maybe, maybe not. Not like that's a bad thing anyway, math is quite important these days even outside of work (money management, taxes).
3. Personally, I don't care whether someone's male or female until things like intimacy and childbirth enter the conversation (for obvious reasons). If everyone in a joke is male, or female, or whatever, so be it.
4. No joke "belongs" to anyone. Anyone can tell it, and anyone can find it funny. Personally, I don't get it in the first place.
Joke Thread!: 5/9/2021 00:44:03


Loxiiv 
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call me a mathematician cause I do meth
Joke Thread!: 5/10/2021 04:51:10


Chika Fujiwara
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Australians are Just British Texans
Joke Thread!: 5/10/2021 13:34:35


Quantum Entity
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καλλιστηι, that is the reason the world is the way it is today. A joke is a joke, and if you take it more seriously then that you are a sad human being that needs to see other people and have a real conversation.

For example, if I said, "Yo mama so fat, if she rides on an elevator it has to go down." You chuckle and walk away. The joke isn't a window into my soul. It's literally a spontaneous joke that came out of nowhere. You cannot simplify that.
Joke Thread!: 5/10/2021 13:47:48


Chika Fujiwara
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Yea Entity, That's what real Memes are, But I also laugh at Surreal Memes, AND I CAME LIKE A WRECKING BALL
Joke Thread!: 5/10/2021 15:02:01


goodgame
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Think about the phrase "poop deck." Do they actually sit in the poop while they poop?
Joke Thread!: 5/13/2021 05:08:18


Chika Fujiwara
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Redditors: Kill if Simp
Also Redditors when a Girl posts her Art: ~
Joke Thread!: 5/13/2021 05:08:48


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Joke Thread!: 5/13/2021 05:09:38


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