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dsuursoo
2007-09-21, 02:09 PM
Farts.

funny or not funny?

CrazedGoblin
2007-09-21, 02:17 PM
hahaha! :smallbiggrin:

Otterella
2007-09-21, 02:21 PM
No matter how sophisticated we get, the breaking of wind will ALWAYS be funny. It is an immutable law of nature.

SurlySeraph
2007-09-21, 02:31 PM
Aristophanes, the ancient Greek playwright, made fart jokes. If they were around that far back and still persist today, it must be human nature to be amused by them.

Vuurmeester
2007-09-21, 02:32 PM
I most certainly do not find them funny, nor does anyone of my species (as far as I know)

Mr_Saturn
2007-09-21, 02:32 PM
But when old farts fart, its just disgusting. I mean, they don't even smile! They fart and keep walking.

Darken Rahl
2007-09-21, 02:37 PM
My boss farts, he's 72 and really funny.

PlatinumJester
2007-09-21, 03:10 PM
Farts.

funny or not funny?

So funny :smallbiggrin:.

The whoopee cushion is one of the greatest ever inventions ever.

Cyrano
2007-09-21, 03:12 PM
I would rather chew on a mouthful of shattered glass than post in a thread devoted to farts. Disgusting.
Speaking of which, my mouth is bleeding something awful.

tannish2
2007-09-21, 03:27 PM
farts are funny, they will always be funny, as is anything involving the ass. from a dog licking it to ass cancer. some may also be sad, but its an inherently funny organ. its even better when included in the middle of a serious political discussion.

LCR
2007-09-21, 06:51 PM
Not funny.

Em Blackleaf
2007-09-21, 07:48 PM
Meh. I don't find them Laugh-For-Five-Minutes-Because-They're-So-Funny funny, but they deserve a chuckle every once in a while.
I mean, they sound kinda funny. :smallbiggrin:

The Vorpal Tribble
2007-09-21, 07:57 PM
Meh, I didn't even think they were funny when I was a little kid. They stink and... thats about it. What exactly is there to tickle one's funny bone?

Raiser Blade
2007-09-21, 08:17 PM
*Places whoopee cushion under Vorpal*

*Sneaks away*

*Chuckles*

dsuursoo
2007-09-21, 08:31 PM
*Places whoopee cushion under Vorpal*

*Sneaks away*

*Chuckles*

that's what's there to tickle your funny bone.

prudishness is a terrible disease.

Vespe Ratavo
2007-09-21, 08:41 PM
Meh, not particularly. Something like this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb1SHcy9JhM), however, is kind of amusing, if only because it's just so random.

But just a random fart joke? Meh, juvenile. And this is me talking.

Lemur
2007-09-21, 08:47 PM
Meh, I didn't even think they were funny when I was a little kid. They stink and... thats about it. What exactly is there to tickle one's funny bone?

*Vorpal Tribble casts Rhetorical Question*
*Lemur is immune (spell absorbed by Aura of Literalism)*

Fart jokes, like poop jokes and the like, are a way of poking holes people's hubris. Deflating pride is a common thing for humor to do.

The joke usually implicit in fart jokes is that man, who frequently thinks of himself as being a complete a master of his own being, can't stop himself from creating noisy, foul smelling emissions of gas out of a hole in his rear end. The assumptions made for the joke are more or less "farts are icky" and "humans aren't supposed to be icky".

If farts and such don't particularly bother you, or if you don't think of humans as being inherently better than any other animal, just more complex, than the humor of fart jokes probably isn't readily apparent.

Now that I've produced a reasonable hypothesis on how it's supposed to work, you are most certainly never going to find the joke funny for the rest of your life. If anyone needs me to suck the life out of any other jokes, just lemme know.

On a related note, a fun hygiene related poem is The Lady's Dressing Room (http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Texts/dressing.html), by Jonathan Swift.

The Vorpal Tribble
2007-09-21, 08:49 PM
prudishness is a terrible disease.
Oh gimme a...

You are talking to someone who made a fewmet golem, and the great god Porcelain who has the Commode domain.

Farts themselves however just ain't funny!

phoenixineohp
2007-09-21, 09:08 PM
Now this I find funny. (http://www.clipjunkie.com/Do-Girls-Fart-vid300.html)

valadil
2007-09-22, 05:07 PM
Like everything else, there are good fart jokes and bad ones. It's more about the presentation than the fart itself, but they've got the potential to be really, really funny.

Vuzzmop
2007-09-22, 05:16 PM
Farts are like a punchline. It's all about timing, if you get the timing wrong, it's just a smelly expulsion of gas, but if is given the correct timing, hilarity ensues. That said, it's rarely funny, and when it is, its normally due to a fluke.

North
2007-09-22, 06:56 PM
Overrated.

A good joke shouldn't poison you.

ocato
2007-09-22, 07:33 PM
Now this I find funny. (http://www.clipjunkie.com/Do-Girls-Fart-vid300.html)

I rofl'd. Well, I lol'd, I didn't quite rofl. I rarely if ever rofl.

dsuursoo
2007-09-22, 09:22 PM
Overrated.

A good joke shouldn't poison you.

poison? how so?

Green Bean
2007-09-22, 09:28 PM
I think that this (http://www.pvponline.com/article/2672/Tue-Mar-28?y=2006) sums up my opinion quite nicely.