It’s so sad to see how people just can’t take an obvious joke. (Say, like on a site called Jumbo Joke!) There was a political item today, and it resulted in a lot of whining — and protest unsubscribes.
Ray in Utah was the first to complain about today’s item on Jumbo Joke: “Some things are funny and some things are not. Everyone is different when it comes to humor. If you believe things are fixed politically, you need to order a ‘Get Out of Jail’ free card. You are going to need it.”
Whoosh! Right Over His Head
Well, “here we go again” as Reagan liked to say. They’re “Get Out of HELL Free” cards, dummy, not jail. And, um, Ray? I don’t have to buy GOOHF cards: I have thousands of them already.
And taste the irony: “Everyone is different when it comes to humor.” Why yes, they are. But one joke offends his tiny little conservative heart and he has to run away crying.
Les in …Italy(!) was hot on Ray’s heels, with “I feel we need to apologize to the world for what happened between 2008 and 2012.” Maybe we will, and maybe we won’t — we need to see first, Les. And if so, you can be sure I’ll joke about that, too.
And Arthur in Texas couldn’t come up with anything better than “Phttttttt.”
Oh Boo Hoo!
The joke that they all just couldn’t stand, and had to shield themselves from the possibility that there could be another they don’t like? It’s called “Dear World” …but the site is sold and now offline, so I can’t link you to the joke. Suffice it to say, it’s a Republican slam.
Yeah, “The Ten Dumbest Things Hillary Clinton Has Ever Said” brought a few complaints, but no unsubscribes.
I’ll bet every conservative that saw it laughed at “Donald Trump’s Daughter” — because, simply, it’s a funny lesson in conservative values.
Heck, one entry there manages to slam both the left and the right: “Liberals and Conservatives Tell a Joke” — I’m an equal-opportunity basher, which is the entire point.
It’s called Jumbo Joke because they’re jokes. No, I don’t expect everyone to laugh at every one of them. But when someone laughs again and again and again, and then stomps their feet like a child and whines that one is “so unfair!” while others laugh at it? Well, it simply just leaves the rest of us laughing at them!
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I sold Jumbo Joke in 2015, and (alas) it later went offline completely.