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Why are the forums so boring these days....where is the FUN?!!

  1. Cardisa profile image93
    Cardisaposted 5 years ago

    I noticed there are hardly any fun threads and was wondering what has happened? All work and no play make Jack a dull boy! Come on people have fun! I really need it.....please....

    1. paradigmsearch profile image87
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Existentialism at its finest.

      http://now.msn.com/now/0411-henri-exist … secat.aspx

      I think I've posted this link 3 times now. It still cracks me up.

      1. Cardisa profile image93
        Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Loved it PD! That cat has personality.... lol

        1. paradigmsearch profile image87
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I'm thinking of becoming an existentialist. lol

          1. Eric Newland profile image60
            Eric Newlandposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            You can't choose to be existentialist. You just are.

            1. paradigmsearch profile image87
              paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              From what I'm reading, the whole concept is a mess. I'll fit right in. lol

              http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Existentialism

              1. Eric Newland profile image60
                Eric Newlandposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                I think that cat is more of an existential nihilist rather than a mere existentialist though.

            2. lrohner profile image83
              lrohnerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Ha!!!

        2. mts1098 profile image81
          mts1098posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          we could always play guess the hubber...what hubber wants to have fun in the forums )

          1. Cardisa profile image93
            Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I know the answer to that......ME, ME ME..... tongue

          2. lobobrandon profile image84
            lobobrandonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Me too!

      2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        ha ha ha...henri est si sérieux. ..meow

      3. Jane Bovary profile image84
        Jane Bovaryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Hahaha...that really made me laugh. Thanks.

    2. profile image67
      logic,commonsenseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I blame it all on Blondepoet!  Since she quit participating in the forums, the religious zealots have overtaken us! smile

  2. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    Hubpages is no place for 'fun'

    Get back to writing!

    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes sir, Greek One Sir!

      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6486089_f248.jpg

    2. dagny roth profile image84
      dagny rothposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Greek One..you really crack me up.  I'm going to follow you just because of that.  I probably won't read any of your hubs though.

  3. Xenonlit profile image60
    Xenonlitposted 5 years ago

    Well, what do you have? A scavenger hunt? A Trivia game?

    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I really have no idea, maybe a trivia. I am so tired from working I just wanted something to relax and have fun...lol

  4. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago
    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, that was a chuckle. A baseball conversation that made no sense...lol

    2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Love that one...

  5. Eric Newland profile image60
    Eric Newlandposted 5 years ago

    "Fun" has a low CPM. sad

  6. WriteAngled profile image89
    WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

    The "elite" and other "teacher's pets" rule, therefore no fun is possible. Most people who like fun have left HP.

    1. Randy Godwin profile image93
      Randy Godwinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yep, some of us aren't immune to being banned like others, WA.  Now we can't use animated smilies or any emoticon with a live link.  This is one reason the forums look so boring.  It appears HP doesn't want folks having fun on the forums when they could be writing more hubs.  lol

      Seriously, we used to have some great--as well as fun-- discussions before the latest hall monitors were appointed.  It's best to go to other forums if you want to have some fun unless you're a greeter.  yikes


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      1. Cardisa profile image93
        Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Randy, haven't you ever met a naughty hall monitor before? That was me. In Jamaica we call it the class monitor and I had a teacher called me the class clown. Can you imagine a monitor being a class clown?

  7. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    Someone could always start a new counting thread...  (or else dig up that Wafflecheese counting thread.)  smile

    (Oh wait...   I just discovered someone already apparently dug it back up in desperation.  It's on the second page now.)

  8. donotfear profile image91
    donotfearposted 5 years ago

    You're right....it's a real drag these days. 

    Give us the days of forever flirting and bugging those with the sarcastic wit who "get it".

    Alas, are the days forever gone?

    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I hope not, every thing seems so serious these days.  I miss those fun times. smile

  9. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 5 years ago

    Well, I'm still here to pest around!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image87
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      As am I. big_smile

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        klarawieckposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        we need to multiply in numbers!

        1. paradigmsearch profile image87
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          http://neatnik2009.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/trouble-with-tribbles-10.jpg

        2. Lisa HW profile image82
          Lisa HWposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I think we need some drunk posters and some alter-egos who argue with themselves..  They've often been the ones to liven things up.  smile  Coffee-drinking posters aren't fun.  They're (we're) just all hyped on up on coffee and looking for serious issues and traffic matters to discuss.

    2. Randy Godwin profile image93
      Randy Godwinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Just don't get too "pest" off!  tongue

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  10. Jonathan Janco profile image74
    Jonathan Jancoposted 5 years ago

    We could play word poker

  11. Will Apse profile image89
    Will Apseposted 5 years ago

    It is so good to see hubbers playing nice!

    I think gold star stickers for everyone in this thread.

    You should be able to keep them on your profile page.

  12. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 5 years ago

    You're right. Even the Sandpit has gotten stagnant, with the same handful of hubbers, and very few new threads. I was thinking of reviving the 'Abbreviations' thread (they were actually acronyms). But with so few people in attendance, it may not be worth it. sad

  13. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    Limericks to fit the present forum mood?


    A fly and a flea in a flue
    Were imprisoned, so what could they do?
    Said the fly, "Let us flee!"
    "Let us fly!", said the flea.
    So they flew through a flaw in the flue.


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    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol Randy, did you make that one up?

  14. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    There once was a man from Nantucket...oh, wait - I'll get banned for that one!

    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You are too naughty Holle.

  15. Greekgeek profile image97
    Greekgeekposted 5 years ago

    I'd get banned if I posted my Pavlovian response to certain photos in this thread (and I'm not talking James T. Kirk). Bad Greekgeek.

    Hum de hum Doo dee doo doo... come on, Dax, throw another tribble at his head!

  16. mts1098 profile image81
    mts1098posted 5 years ago

    if an atom is defined as an entity with protons (positive charges) and neutrons (negative charges) then here is a joke...

    So a neutron walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a drink. The bartender brings the drink and places it in front of the neutron.  The neutron asks "How much"?  The bartender replies, "No charge for you" smile

    1. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lol

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile big_smile

    3. Beth100 profile image84
      Beth100posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lol

      Here's one for you:


      A small piece of ice which lived in a test tube fell in love with a Bunsen burner.

      "Bunsen! my flame! I melt whenever I see you" said the ice.

      The Bunsen burner replied, "It's just a phase you're going through".

      No good?

      Okay, here's another:

      What weapon can you make from the elements potassium, nickel and iron?















      A KNiFe



      lol  lol


      having fun yet?!?  lol

  17. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    Laundry instructions for a man...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-BisDwVvjGjE/T1iVKtwK6OI/AAAAAAAAKkg/z2qK3AbzvvI/s1600/ironinstructions.jpg

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think Greek One needs to be in the forum everyday big_smile big_smile. We all need humor here and not talk about earnings, earnings... politics...religion....

      1. Greek One profile image75
        Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        various banishments have kept me from being regular



        (as have dairy products and a lack of fiber, but that's another story)

        1. dagny roth profile image84
          dagny rothposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          again...cracking me up.  Still haven't read any hubs though.

          1. Greek One profile image75
            Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            it's OK.. I haven't read any of mine either

            1. profile image0
              klarawieckposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Teach your children how to type and open an HP account for them. We need more of you!

  18. freecampingaussie profile image34
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

    Could play-- Guess this Crocodiles name !
    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6490764_f248.jpg

    1. dagny roth profile image84
      dagny rothposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ummm...Peaches, yeah, I'm gonna say Peaches is the name.

      1. profile image0
        klarawieckposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Pinocchio!

  19. ThunderKeys profile image69
    ThunderKeysposted 5 years ago

    Well, I'd like to invite any serious creatives to contribute to our continuous love poem, it's really looking good so far! Take a look:  http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/96420#post2057006

  20. iefox5 profile image61
    iefox5posted 5 years ago

    Two short jokes:

    Husband says; "When I'm gone you'll never find another man like me".
    Wife replied; "What makes you think I'd want another man like you!"

    When I was young I used to pray for a bike, then I realized that God doesn't work that way, so I stole a bike and prayed for forgiveness.

  21. WD Curry 111 profile image61
    WD Curry 111posted 5 years ago

    Let's party, then! You can bring your goat.

    http://youtu.be/DUKt91wvPE8

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      the vid didn't have sound when i connected 2 x....too bad!

  22. freecampingaussie profile image34
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

    The crocodiles name is Rodney lol !!

  23. Danette Watt profile image88
    Danette Wattposted 5 years ago

    Like your new pic, freecampingaussie!

 
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