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"No Pun Intended"?  
User currently offlinezrs70 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 3174 posts, RR: 9
Posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2173 times:

Why do people so often say "no pun intended" when the pun is usually intended?


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User currently offlinerunner13 From United States of America, joined Jun 2010, 240 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2174 times:

to be funny. You need to work on your sense of humor

User currently onlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21639 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2151 times:

Quoting zrs70 (Thread starter):
Why do people so often say "no pun intended" when the pun is usually intended?

Is it usually intended? It's entirely possible to accidentally make a pun, or something that can be construed as a pun. Happens quite often, actually.

Quoting runner13 (Reply 1):
to be funny.

Well, merely saying "no pun intended" isn't funny. In fact, if you make a pun intentionally and say "no pun intended", you deserve to be punched in the face (okay, perhaps that's a bit harsh, but you get the idea). Have the decency to take credit for your work, and the looks of either approval or disappointment that follow.

And yes, I do see this thread unraveling into a sequence of mediocre-at-best puns in the very near future.

-Mir



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User currently offlinenighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5157 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2140 times:

I just sent 10 puns to my friends, with the hope that at least 1 of the puns would make them laugh. But no pun in ten did.


That'll teach you
User currently offlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10036 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2137 times:
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Quoting runner13 (Reply 1):
You need to work on your sense of humor

No! Pun intended.



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User currently offlinealoges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8707 posts, RR: 42
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2133 times:

Quoting nighthawk (Reply 3):
But no pun in ten did.

That makes me want to hit the button.




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User currently offlinephette From United States of America, joined Mar 2012, 49 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2120 times:

I have noticed quite a scarcity in humor or "humour" (no pun intended) in these forum pages.

User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8451 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2109 times:

Quoting phette (Reply 6):
I have noticed quite a scarcity in humor or "humour" (no pun intended) in these forum pages.

Some people here are quite plane.


User currently offlineKLASM83 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 630 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2085 times:

I feel that people in Alaska should be monitored for posting in this thread. We should not Anchorage them.


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User currently onlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21639 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 7):
Some people here are quite plane.
Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 8):
I feel that people in Alaska should be monitored for posting in this thread. We should not Anchorage them.

Apologies to Aloges, but I can't let these two go strolling by without:



-Mir



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User currently offlineKLASM83 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 630 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1954 times:

Quoting Mir (Reply 9):

So, I see. You are PUNishing us.

filler
filler
filler

Also: as a man who puns, this thread is my favorite.



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User currently offlinesturmovik From India, joined May 2007, 509 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1839 times:

Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 8):
We should not Anchorage them.

Norway you'd stoop Oslo as that.  



'What's it doing now?'
User currently offlinecomorin From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4896 posts, RR: 16
Reply 12, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1768 times:

Quoting sturmovik (Reply 11):
Norway you'd stoop Oslo as that.

You, sir, must be from the State of Punjab...


User currently offlineKLASM83 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 630 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 4 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1712 times:

Quoting comorin (Reply 12):

You, sir, must be from the State of Punjab...

He has a very Dubai-ous plan.



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User currently offlineLOWS From Austria, joined Oct 2011, 1158 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1511 times:

Quoting sturmovik (Reply 11):

  

Quoting comorin (Reply 12):

  

Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 13):

  

I. Can't. Stop. Laughing.


User currently offlinesturmovik From India, joined May 2007, 509 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1412 times:

Quoting comorin (Reply 12):
You, sir, must be from the State of Punjab...

Actually, I'm from the State of Kerala, but I'm sure you couldn't Keraless.  



'What's it doing now?'
User currently offlinehomsar From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 1183 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1389 times:

To everyone in this thread:




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User currently offlineKLASM83 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 630 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1341 times:

Quoting homsar (Reply 15):

I keep seeing the picture and figure God smite hit the button, and he smite not, either.   



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User currently offlinesturmovik From India, joined May 2007, 509 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1301 times:

Quoting homsar (Reply 15):
To everyone in this thread:

Eye see.. you think these puns are getting cornea.      



'What's it doing now?'
User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7704 posts, RR: 21
Reply 19, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1274 times:
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You people are no pun anymore.....I'm off....


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User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8451 posts, RR: 8
Reply 20, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

I once had a vacuum cleaner that wasn't very good. It really sucked.

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