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Helen of Annoy

[Archived] Answer a Question With A Question

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ouija ouija

Up until about 70 years ago, wouldn't it have been in the Top Five of 'Last Words'?

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Helen of Annoy

Speaking of last words, did you hear that old joke about an old shop owner dying, calling for his wife, oh, my dear wife, with me at my dying bed, then he calls his firstborn son, oh, my dear son, with me at my dying bed, then the oldest daughter, oh, my dear daughter, with me at my dying bed, and oh, my youngest, with me at my dying bed... so who is in the shop then, you lazy fools?!

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ouija ouija

Are old jokes better than new ones?

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Helen of Annoy

Well, there are no new jokes, when you look at it a bit more closely, it’s just the old jokes with new names, for example we have a joke that is told about each prime-minister, everything but the name stays exactly the same, and would I tell it if it wasn’t mildly racist?

(I’m afraid it’s mildly racist for Western standards because it involves cannibals, too skinny and too lardy politicians, is it acceptable? Or maybe you too tell the same old joke about your prime-ministers?)

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tipotep

LOL @ lardy politicians ...

Maybe the joke is closer to the truth than you think ?

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Helen of Annoy

Or it’s closer to the truth than the main characters would like to admit, except for cannibals, they hardly exist today, but I don’t remember seeing people protest with signs “save cannibals” so now I wonder what could be the reason for that particular insensitivity?

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ouija ouija

And, quite frankly, this is a disastrous oversight on their part because isn't it better to have cannibals on your side, rather than as enemies?

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Helen of Annoy

Is this the appropriate moment to abuse the old joke about missionary who had preached to a cannibal about loving thine enemy and the cannibal calmly informs him “I have no enemies", the missionary is thrilled "Oh, that's so great, how come you don't have any enemies, did you forgive everyone everything they ever did to you?" and the cannibal replies with gentle smile: "No, I ate them”?

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ouija ouija

Yes, that was exactly the right moment for that joke. I don't suppose you get many opportunities to slip that one into the conversation, do you?

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Helen of Annoy

Are you underestimating my ability to turn any conversation to unexpected and weird direction?

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ouija ouija

Sorry! What on earth was I thinking?

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Helen of Annoy

How flattering blue looks on you?

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ouija ouija

Has it struck you yet just how hysterically funny it is for a woman with an octopus on her head to be having a conversation with a gorilla with a ripped t-shirt on her head?

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Ultima Weapon

Did you know I didn't understand your question at all until I finally happened to glance at your avatar?

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OverSword

And what story is there behind your own avatar?

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Helen of Annoy

Who said men are not interested in the story?

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ouija ouija

Don't they prefer telling them?

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Helen of Annoy

And would that be a problem if they don’t start believing them?

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joc

Do you really think for a second (gosh, I just realized I could have ended that sentence right there) that if a man really believed you had an Octopus attached permanently to your head that he would even consider mating, given the obvious outcome of any offspring?

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Helen of Annoy

What makes you think hatopus female would even consider mating plain humans, given the obvious outcome of devolved offspring?

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tipotep

What makes you think hatopus female would even consider mating plain humans, given the obvious outcome of devolved offspring?

Devoted offspring ?

Have you guys been licking toads again :w00t: ?

TiP.

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ouija ouija

Can you think of anything better to do?

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tipotep

Can you think of anything better to do?

Sure can !

Can you think of something worse you could be doing right now ?

TiP.

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ouija ouija

Yeees, but you don't expect me to divulge exactly what, do you?

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tipotep

Yeees, but you don't expect me to divulge exactly what, do you?

* my cheeky grin is here *

Yes but that would be telling also :blush:

Is it lunch time yet ? Im getting hungry .

TiP.

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