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People that laugh after saying common things ?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Jun 13, 2007.


    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Have you ever met someone that made a little laugh after saying the most common of things without it being funny ? Is this just a nervous thing they do ?
  2. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Don't worry. They're just on prozac.
  3. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    I always wondered about that. Ha ha ha!

  4. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Those people drive me nuts.
  5. Bryan316

    Bryan316 Inactive

    Dec 20, 2006
    Holy crap.

    I'm not the only one that gets annoyed by that! I'M SANE!!!!!
  6. dinghy


    May 27, 2007
    Saratoga, CA
    What's even worse is they say a bad joke and then laugh at themselves, while you just stand there, blankfaced. Then they tell another one and do the same thing, like they don't get that joke + no laugh = bad.
  7. we got a fella at work like that. drives us all plum crazy. he is also a one up. if i caught 5 fish, he caught 7. no matter what anyone does, he has or can one up it.
  8. need4mospd


    Dec 22, 2005
    HAHAHAHA! This guy is hilarious!
  9. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Yes, but she had downs syndrome. It wasn't funny.
  10. You laughed before saying something common...
    doesn't count.


    The worst, though is when a 'professional' comedian does it. Very poor form. :spit:
  11. Poop-Loops

    Poop-Loops Inactive

    Mar 3, 2006
    Auburn, Washington
    Sometimes I do that. But usually I find it funny for a particular reason, i.e. it relates to something I was just doing or thinking of, or some form of inside joke only my friends and I would get, but I just happen to be the only one there.
  12. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Well look at dem apples.... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Lordy. That was funny. :D :D :D :D
  13. RWP


    Jul 1, 2006
    I agree. Comedians that laugh at their own jokes drive me crazy. Let the audience laugh for you; Dennis Miller is a good example.
  14. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    Yeah, I find that very annoying for some reason. lol
    I guess it's kind of like typing "lol" after everything isnt it? lol
    Oh well, I dunno, lol
  15. arbitrary

    arbitrary Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2005
    Boston, MA
    I always like(d) Mitch Hedberg's laugh. Sometimes it really added to the joke, and other times it was the joke.
  16. funkydjembe


    Apr 5, 2007
    Someone once told me that only nerds laugh at their own jokes :bag:
  17. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    I have a family member that does that and it drives me insane. He laughs at everything he says. Everything. I've no idea what that's all about, but I'm quite sure it ain't normal and it's incredibly rough to be around. Ya gotta just kinda look at them while they're laughing at nothing. I'm glad at least to know that other people do the same thing - unless you're all talking about this same guy. Mr. Metal lives around my parts so he might actually BE talking about the same guy. :eek:
  18. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Hence why George Carlin rocks.
  19. middy


    Mar 14, 2007
    It's a nervous tic. I used to do it when I was nervous, until someone pointed it out to me. I didn't even realize it.

    Instead of getting annoyed, do the person a favor and tell them about it, let them know it's annoying. Chances are they will appreciate you for your honesty and will try to break the habit.

    It's odd that most of you seem to be so nice and helpful and friendly and caring, but then jump at the chance to ostracize someone for some slightly neurotic behavior.

    I don't really blame you though, it is annoying.
  20. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    +1. The best way to do this is to hand the guy a stick of deodorant and tell him that his sense of humor stinks. ;)
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