Some people say I need to lighten up when it comes to practical jokes, however some jokes are not funny. Such as placing clear wrap over the toilet seat, and hanging spiders near the doors. I don't like it.
Someone I know makes jokes that are put downs. An employee where I worked put tacks on someone's chair and scotch tape on a phone. so it would not ring. I find these types of jokes distasteful. The employee situation almost resulted in dismissals, but they were given a second chance. Some people think they are funny when, in reality, their behavior is juvenile. I agree with your premise.
Some jokes are funny, and others are not. Jokes that cause physical or emotional pain are NOT ok, such as the tack example by brakel.
I agree with you as well. Jokes can be funny but when they feed on someone's fear or injure someone, even in the slightest, then they have gone too far.
Hi brake12 tacks in someone's chair? I can't believe this is an employee. I shamefully admit I did partake in a tack incident but, I was in 3rd grade. I got in a lot of trouble. However to do this as an adult is distasteful.
I like to read hubs because this allows me to view good written stories. I also can relate because I really do believe there is nothing under the son man has not done or tried. And so with that thought I know as a bible reader there would be something on the subject. I found it . It says in the Book of Proverbs 26:18-19 it reads
18 Like a madman who shoots fiery missiles, arrows, and death*
19 Is the man who plays a trick on his neighbor and says, “I was only joking!”
The book of proverbs was written and inspired as a book of wisdom from above.
I like that. This is true Mr. Kiss and Tales. You should not go around saying I was only joking after the person is hurt. Good Stuff!
by pmorries4 years ago
What do you say when someone tells you a prejudice or sexist joke?I hate it when someone says, "I am not prejudice, but...". What do you do in these situation? Do you have any advice for me?
by LeonJane8 years ago
In light of the recent "Balloon Boy" (Falcon Heene and his family) Hoax , what is the best or worst practical joke that you have played on someone?Did it backfire?Did you fess up to be the culprit or do you...
by mikicagle3 years ago
What would you do in this situation? Three college age boys are walking back from a bar on a Friday night. Two of the boys know each other, the third doesn't know them that well. The two friends decide that they are...
by Daffy Duck2 years ago
There are millions of jokes out there. Everyone says they have a great one. What's the funniest one?
by Taiwo Kareem3 years ago
A joke from facebookI went with a friend to visit a very rich family. The maid approaches me and...here comes trouble: Maid: What would you like to take? Fruit juice,soda, tea, chocolate, cappuccino, frapuccino, or...
by Dexter Yarbrough7 years ago
What is the funniest practical joke you have pulled on someone?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.