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Old 12-17-2010, 10:58 PM   #496
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What is the significance of the quotes around the word expert above?
Well I didn't put a smiley there just to see if you can understand that this joke is not intended to be sarcastic simply because I have no reasons to be sarcastic with you! In fact I expected you to write something witty back! Okay, this is a lesson for me and I'll be formal with you from now on.
 
Old 12-17-2010, 11:08 PM   #497
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Well I didn't put a smiley there just to see if you can understand that this joke is not intended to be sarcastic simply because I have no reasons to be sarcastic with you! In fact I expected you to write something witty back! Okay, this is a lesson for me and I'll be formal with you from now on.
 
Old 12-18-2010, 12:54 AM   #498
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Obviously, the British way is correct.
Yeah and American way would have been correct if Oldham were in America?
 
Old 12-18-2010, 06:51 AM   #499
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There might be an Oldham in the US. If there is, let's hope it's better than this one.
 
Old 12-19-2010, 04:14 AM   #500
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Well I didn't put a smiley there just to see if you can understand that this joke is not intended to be sarcastic simply because I have no reasons to be sarcastic with you! In fact I expected you to write something witty back! Okay, this is a lesson for me and I'll be formal with you from now on.
I did not understand that it was a joke. The obvious meaning was sarcastic but I did not think you would be sarcastic; hence my asking what you did mean. If I had understood what it meant, I might well have replied wittily

Formal is boring

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Old 12-19-2010, 09:22 PM   #501
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I did not understand that it was a joke.
I have already accepted that it was my fault. I need to remember that all people are not like Briany. I shall be careful next time and secondly, putting a joke in joke tags is not funny at all.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 08:15 AM   #502
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I need to remember that all people are not like Briany.
Well, that's one thing everybody should be thankful for.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 08:43 AM   #503
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Well, that's one thing everybody should be thankful for.
You always find a way to make things funny.
American comedy needs you. Nobody is funny over here anymore.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:23 AM   #504
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I think it's a characteristic of most people in the North West of England. We must have a genetic predisposition to be funny. We find humour in situations and circumstances where other people don't.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:32 AM   #505
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We must have a genetic predisposition to be funny.
Subliminal messaging? Seriously...don't do that.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:39 AM   #506
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Oh No! I've set off MrCode's existential angst again!
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:43 AM   #507
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Subliminal messaging? Seriously...don't do that.
I don't get it. What does that really have to do with determinism?
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:45 AM   #508
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Subliminal messaging? Seriously...don't do that.
Huh? This thread is becoming too cryptic for me
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:48 AM   #509
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Oh No! I've set off MrCode's existential angst again!
Not really...it's just that I do still get a little edgy when people start talking like that. I know it's kinda pathetic.

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Huh? This thread is becoming too cryptic for me
Trust me, you don't really want to know.

Anyways, sorry I bumped us off-topic. I probably shouldn't have posted at all.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:36 PM   #510
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I think it's a characteristic of most people in the North West of England.
That Australian also said the same thing regarding Australia and when I cracked a joke without similes, he got a bit annoyed??? but now I realize it is the "TYPE" of sense humor that makes the difference.

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Well, that's one thing everybody should be thankful for.
In a way you are correct, the diversity of members is what makes LQ interesting!

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