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What makes a joke or a situation funny? Can it be explained?

  1. pbsandwichofdoom profile image96
    pbsandwichofdoomposted 6 years ago

    What makes a joke or a situation funny? Can it be explained?

  2. cubesz profile image62
    cubeszposted 6 years ago

    A joke or situation becomes funny when the moment would become awkward should you not laugh.

    Or it is so ironic.

  3. selfdefenselesson profile image59
    selfdefenselessonposted 6 years ago

    The moment the dominant person says something that could be taken as funny... added the social tension of the person who is of lower value, which he can not deal with, therefor to release the tension he laughs..

  4. Dragos Murgociu profile image53
    Dragos Murgociuposted 6 years ago

    It is the context what makes something funny.  Often funny doesn't come from real situations so it must be acted.  Just like in good movies and bad movies, the actor is the one who sets the context so it depends on him/her how much closer to genuine will get, in other words how well it will convince you.

 
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