Gransnet forums

Other subjects

We need a humour forum

(32 Posts)
thatbags Mon 23-Sep-13 08:14:55

https://twitter.com/swedishcanary/status/364987214825943040

petallus Mon 23-Sep-13 08:20:29

That made me smile. I started to download the app but then realised it was twitter which I seem to have taken against.

Incidentally, the answer to the shark's question must surely be, yes, more so than you could possibly imagine. sad

baubles Mon 23-Sep-13 08:52:21

grin

I'll second that. I know we've got Greatnan's jokes but I'm more of a visual humour type.

Greatnan Mon 23-Sep-13 09:14:40

I am all for as many threads as possible that are light-hearted. I have more or less given up on the jokes, as it became very hard to find any that would not offend somebody! However, I find that if I go back to the beginning of that thread, I have forgotten most of them so I don't mind reading them again. And of course new members can always read 'Just Jokes'.

Elegran Mon 23-Sep-13 09:25:27

Nice canary too.

wisewoman Mon 23-Sep-13 09:52:11

Got this in an email today. It made me giggle.

Life just gets better as you get older doesn't it.
I was in a Starbucks recently when my stomach started rumbling. I realized that I desperately needed to fart.
The place was packed, but the music was really loud so to get relief and reduce embarrassment I timed my farts to the beat of the music.
After a couple of songs I started to feel much better.
I finished my coffee, got up and noticed that everyone was staring at me.
That's when I remembered that I was listening to my Ipod.

This is what happens when old people start using technology.

grannyactivist Mon 23-Sep-13 12:13:02

wisewoman that made me laugh out loud. grin

Charleygirl Mon 23-Sep-13 12:22:41

And me, the tears are rolling down my cheeks.

petallus Mon 23-Sep-13 16:50:15

Does this mean that science isn't so reliable after all? Hardly more so than the bible in this case! grin

petallus Mon 23-Sep-13 16:50:52

Wrong thread obviously. Will repost.

Marelli Mon 23-Sep-13 17:03:35

wisewoman, I hadn't read your post properly (a failing of mine, not reading posts properly!) and thought you had been farting in time to the music...shockgrin

thatbags Mon 23-Sep-13 17:40:48

Humorous quotations – samples from the new Oxofrd Dictionary thereof.

thatbags Mon 23-Sep-13 17:41:37

My fing ers are dyslexic

Elegran Mon 23-Sep-13 18:05:17

Thatbags That website told me on its front page"You’ve reached your limit of free Spectator articles for this month" "Subscribe from just £1 a week".

I have not read any articles, this month or any other month.

wisewoman Mon 23-Sep-13 19:31:05

Oh Marelli can you imagine the embarassment if I had done it! I wouldn't have posted it - too shy.

POGS Mon 23-Sep-13 20:20:20

wisewoman

That really did make me laugh, thank you. grin

POGS Mon 23-Sep-13 20:20:56

wisewoman

That really did make me laugh, thank you. grin

POGS Mon 23-Sep-13 20:21:26

Oops so good I said it twice.

thatbags Mon 23-Sep-13 20:39:16

How odd, elegran! It's not telling me that.

positivepam Mon 23-Sep-13 20:42:12

Brilliant Wisewoman I also laughed out loud at that, must tell my DDs that, think they will really appreciate it. grin

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 20:58:56

How strange! It's now showing a different cartoon....confused
(I didn't get that message, either, thatbags and elegran)

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 21:01:30

No, no - take no notice, I meant the Humorous Quotations link didn't give me that message...
I could have sworn I looked at the Twitter link before...blush

Elegran Mon 23-Sep-13 21:31:10

I shall have another look. Maybe it will have forgotten that it thought I had had my ration.

Elegran Mon 23-Sep-13 21:34:05

It is OK now. Some good quotes there.

Mishap Mon 23-Sep-13 22:28:10

Brilliant! My FIL used to fart totally indiscriminately whenever he stood up - we felt like chaining him to his chair!