zrs70
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"No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 6:41 am

Why do people so often say "no pun intended" when the pun is usually intended?
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 6:43 am

to be funny. You need to work on your sense of humor
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 6:57 am

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.

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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 7:13 am

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.
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 7:17 am

Quoting runner13 (Reply 1):
You need to work on your sense of humor

No! Pun intended.
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 7:25 am

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

That makes me want to hit the button.

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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 7:48 am

I have noticed quite a scarcity in humor or "humour" (no pun intended) in these forum pages.
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 7:55 am

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.
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 8:24 am

I feel that people in Alaska should be monitored for posting in this thread. We should not Anchorage them.
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 8:40 am

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:



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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 22, 2012 5:25 pm

Quoting Mir (Reply 9):

So, I see. You are PUNishing us.

filler
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Also: as a man who puns, this thread is my favorite.
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 23, 2012 9:40 am

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

Norway you'd stoop Oslo as that.  
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 23, 2012 1:47 pm

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

You, sir, must be from the State of Punjab...
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 23, 2012 6:49 pm

Quoting comorin (Reply 12):

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

He has a very Dubai-ous plan.
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Mon May 28, 2012 1:26 pm

Quoting sturmovik (Reply 11):

  

Quoting comorin (Reply 12):

  

Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 13):

  

I. Can't. Stop. Laughing.
 
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 29, 2012 4:35 pm

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.  
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Tue May 29, 2012 10:30 pm

To everyone in this thread:

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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 30, 2012 5:12 am

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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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 30, 2012 10:01 am

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

Eye see.. you think these puns are getting cornea.      
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Wed May 30, 2012 1:03 pm

You people are no pun anymore.....I'm off....
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RE: "No Pun Intended"?

Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:40 am

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