Do you think some jokes go too far or do you think people need to just "lighten

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  1. NornsMercy profile image61
    NornsMercyposted 10 years ago

    Do you think some jokes go too far or do you think people need to just "lighten up"?

    Some people can joke about anything and not be offended, while others are serious about everything.

  2. Winterfate profile image95
    Winterfateposted 10 years ago

    There are probably some jokes that go too far (mostly excessively racist or otherwise in poor taste), but for the most part people need to lighten up. smile

    1. NornsMercy profile image61
      NornsMercyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I totally agree. I'm one of those people that laughs at something when no one else is laughing... awkwaaaard.

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    JThomp42posted 10 years ago

    Some jokes do go too far, especially if it causes harm to the one who is getting the joke played on them. There is a fine line between joking and being bullied.

    1. NornsMercy profile image61
      NornsMercyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, especially when it comes to "joking" over the internet and the power people get from anonymity. There's no boundaries nowadays, it seems.

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      JThomp42posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, I totally agree.

  4. NateB11 profile image89
    NateB11posted 10 years ago

    I'm not very fond of extremely hateful and cruel humor. I don't find it humorous generally, but I'm also more into humor that's a little bit thought-provoking and multidimensional; to me bigoted jokes are too bland and simple. But I can also get into a little silly humor too.

    1. NornsMercy profile image61
      NornsMercyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      They are really simple and, even though people will deny it up and down, stem from hatred. I've never met a person who isn't hateful make those kinds of jokes.

  5. jennshealthstore profile image80
    jennshealthstoreposted 10 years ago

    I am not one to curse or use nasty language, but jokes are jokes and some are hilarious. Usually a comic will joke about various subjects all different kinds of people and they are not racist, they are comedians, they get paid to make people laugh. I say lighten up. You should not get personally offended!

    1. NornsMercy profile image61
      NornsMercyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Now, I do laugh at comedians. I can't really take them seriously because they're not being serious, lol. smile I find jokes funnier that are making fun of people like myself 'cause I can be like, "That is so true."

  6. nehanatu86 profile image88
    nehanatu86posted 10 years ago

    Yes, some jokes do go too far! People need to be more sensitive towards others. I recently came across this really good article on this subject. You may want to read it : http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes … uelty-hoax


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