Sense of Humor
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October 27, 2022 7:19 pm at 7:19 pm #2133179LankyParticipant
I’m trying to work on my sense of humor but I can’t get past the stage of cheap shots and corniness. What should I do???October 27, 2022 8:44 pm at 8:44 pm #2133191ujmParticipant
Ask someone with a good sense of humor to give you some tips.October 27, 2022 8:44 pm at 8:44 pm #2133190moishekapoiehParticipant
you either have a sense of humor, or you don’t
you can’t force it
same if you have a bubbly personality or not, you either got it, or you ain’tOctober 27, 2022 9:27 pm at 9:27 pm #2133196commonsaychelParticipant
Remove all sharp objects from your house and stay away from high placesOctober 27, 2022 10:50 pm at 10:50 pm #2133211☕️coffee addictParticipant
And what’s wrong with corniness?
You would make a great dad (and hopefully a great granddad) if you aren’t one alreadyOctober 28, 2022 9:29 am at 9:29 am #2133233Get-r-dunParticipant
First world problemsOctober 28, 2022 9:37 am at 9:37 am #2133257mizmorParticipant
“ I’m trying to work on my sense of humor but I can’t get past the stage of cheap shots and corniness. What should I do???”
very funny.October 28, 2022 12:53 pm at 12:53 pm #2133292Reb EliezerParticipant
See if you appreciate this, why did the Lubovitcher cross the road? To be mekarev the chicken. To appreciate this you must know another joke, why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side.October 28, 2022 12:56 pm at 12:56 pm #2133312Always_Ask_QuestionsParticipant
look at the jokes Amoraim did when started a class. Also, try joking about yourself not others.October 29, 2022 11:19 pm at 11:19 pm #2133531Menachem ShmeiParticipant
Never heard that one (the first part at least),
thanks!October 30, 2022 12:10 am at 12:10 am #2133540LostsparkParticipant
Amoraim didn’t make jokes, they made witty statements.October 30, 2022 1:55 am at 1:55 am #2133553Sam KleinParticipant
Try to change over from a sense of humor to the dollars of humor a)to make more money as a comedian and b)to help you in this inflation economy you can make a living with a sense of humor.
LoL 😂😂😂😂😂😂October 30, 2022 2:12 am at 2:12 am #2133559AviraDeArahParticipant
What’s the best wine to use on Purim? Machlokes between Rashi and the BartenuraOctober 30, 2022 2:26 am at 2:26 am #2133566Sam KleinParticipant
Rashi holds if you drink his wine on Purim it will keep you wining until Purim comes back around the next year.
😂😂😂😂😂😂November 1, 2022 3:37 pm at 3:37 pm #2134430ParticipantParticipant
I think you’re pretty much doomed if you’re lanky. A sense of humor is definitely more dominant among the stout.November 2, 2022 10:27 pm at 10:27 pm #2134938HaLeiViParticipant
Most funny jokes have a corny idea at their core. It’s about the delivery. Try to analyze a joke that you like and cope the train of thought as well as how it was put down.
In order for a joke to be enjoyable it has to be novel, surprising and ironic.
Novel: You can’t reuse a point made in an earlier joke.
Surprising: Save the punchline for the end, and if possible save it until the last word. Don’t double down on it by saying it again another way. Let them just laugh without your comment of “that’s what he said”, or some other unimportant space-filler. And if they didn’t laugh, carrying on won’t help.
Ironic: The soul of funnyness. A pun is ironic. A connection, another meaning of a word, or an odd application of a concept is irony. A pun in and of itself is not all that entertaining but can be used as a punchline of a well designed joke. For example, you can distract the listener from the other meaning, and build a story that implies the regular usage and suddenly turn it around at the end.
Isn’t that funny?
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