This Tweet From the Onion Has Many People Upset - Too Far?

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Gabe, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. fdswer

    fdswer Brown Belt

    Joined:
    May 10, 2008
    Messages:
    3,207
    Likes Received:
    1,724
    Location:
    Edmonton
    Good joke people need to stop getting upset about anything that is a little taboo these days it's annoying.
     
  2. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2005
    Messages:
    98,379
    Likes Received:
    27,371
    Location:
    the sticks
    Pretty tacky.

    Humor is a lost art.
     
  3. pookiyama

    pookiyama Green Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2009
    Messages:
    1,196
    Likes Received:
    1,135
    I like it. Logically speaking, there is a thin line separating this from reality. A) Dogs love people & B) We haven't tried to teach dogs how.

    That's literally it. The absurdism is that it's almost reasonable the MORE you think about it. It's not even a dark joke. The people want to commit suicide, the dog is helping.
     
  4. HARRISON_3

    HARRISON_3 Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2007
    Messages:
    15,455
    Likes Received:
    13,166
    Location:
    Within Cells Interlinked
    It's The Onion.
     
  5. Winter-John

    Winter-John Green Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2016
    Messages:
    1,381
    Likes Received:
    2,232
  6. KrazyKanadian

    KrazyKanadian Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2005
    Messages:
    16,288
    Likes Received:
    496
    Making people without a sense of humor upset is hilarious. More hilarious that that tweet, which was chuckle-worthy at best.
     
    lowlife likes this.
  7. Brodels

    Brodels Low IQ Trump Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2016
    Messages:
    3,239
    Likes Received:
    2,325
    Location:
    Cumtown
    As someone who thinks about things of that nature on a daily basis, I disagree.
     
    Mike likes this.
  8. sideboob

    sideboob ====( )( )====

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2008
    Messages:
    1,474
    Likes Received:
    426
    Location:
    127.0.0.1
    Glass is half full FTW
     
    Zer likes this.
  9. lowlife

    lowlife Swangin and Bangin

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Messages:
    2,415
    Likes Received:
    1,368
    Outrage culture, unfortunately is normal.
     
    salamander likes this.
  10. Queen B

    Queen B Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2014
    Messages:
    13,445
    Likes Received:
    8,137
    Not funny. Death is serious.

    Did you guys think it was funny when a privileged white guy wore an "America 1st" trunks with a wall on it, against a man from Mexico?

    [​IMG]
     
  11. VivaRevolution

    VivaRevolution Whoopin' Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2016
    Messages:
    20,173
    Likes Received:
    20,042
    No such thing.
     
    salamander and Mike like this.
  12. carlos cadona

    carlos cadona Opinions subject to change

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2013
    Messages:
    3,326
    Likes Received:
    1,743
    It isn't their best work but it doens't offend me at all.
     
  13. dc007

    dc007 mr. white belt

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2006
    Messages:
    24,155
    Likes Received:
    6,787
    Location:
    NYC
    I'll allow it
     
  14. KnightTemplar

    KnightTemplar Infinity Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2009
    Messages:
    31,342
    Likes Received:
    31,019
    Location:
    Edinburgh
    <bball2>
     
    Zer likes this.
  15. Tuf_guy

    Tuf_guy Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2006
    Messages:
    12,498
    Likes Received:
    9,917
    Location:
    The Meteoric Rise
    Not cool - but even worse, not funny.
     
  16. MXZT

    MXZT Purple Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Messages:
    1,998
    Likes Received:
    2,738
    I've been suicidal, but I don't find it offensive at all. It's just not funny. No big deal.
     
    Mike likes this.
  17. KONG-D'SNT-TAP

    KONG-D'SNT-TAP Titanium Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2007
    Messages:
    38,095
    Likes Received:
    31,705
    It's really not even a funny joke to begin with


    I don't mind a good witty suicide joke but this one isn't really that funny.
     
    Mike likes this.
  18. BoobyMcBoobFace

    BoobyMcBoobFace Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2008
    Messages:
    4,406
    Likes Received:
    2,960
    Location:
    Down
    Whats onion
     
  19. BoobyMcBoobFace

    BoobyMcBoobFace Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2008
    Messages:
    4,406
    Likes Received:
    2,960
    Location:
    Down
    The more layers you peel, the more it STINKS
     
  20. yamahacrasher

    yamahacrasher Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2006
    Messages:
    625
    Likes Received:
    1,146
    My sister committed suicide, but this didn't offend me, other than by how unfunny it was.
     

Share This Page