Tragedy and Comedy. A+ Paint skills. I am ready for the ensuing title of butthurt, but I just wanted to say this. Also, note I'm not saying it's impossible peop
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Tragedy and Comedy

A+ Paint skills.
I am ready for the ensuing title of butthurt, but I just wanted to say this. Also, note I'm not saying it's impossible people will laugh at your content, just that it's going to have to be incredibly funny for them to do so. (That's when it becomes a "see you all in hell" kind of laugh).
Also, bring me all the read thumbs you want, I'm building a garden retaining wall and there's nothing quite so solid as a good stack of red thumbs.
Just kidding, I use them sexually.

We seen enough posts about the Boston marathon asking
too soon?" that I feel compelled to answer the question:
in When is it too seen to make jokes about a tragedy?
N Technically, never. But only technically.
In keeping with the ideal of free speech, no time or subject for
a joke is out of bounds. That gees for terrorism, murder, rape,
suicide, etc. So yes, you can do this:
Hey guys, did yeu hear-
eheut' the Easter: '
fwd I was a reel . t! Tallk
Unfortunately for you, your joke is going to have to be so
funny it will cause people to forget their horror at the subject.
The greater the seriousness of the topic, the
funnier the joke haste be to overcome this effect.
seriousness
Mli tepcc
His E away net may
twig IE em
nuts
there' s dean
Perquisite hilarity Mli jake
So unless your joke is unbelievably funny that it will
physically cause people' s lungs to burst from their ribcages
like a nascent alien, yearning for fresh air -
then you probably shouldn' t expect your joke to get this -
instead of this:
...
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Submitted: 04/16/2013
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#5 - sonicnevermind (04/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Its like at the oscars:   
   
Seth: DDL did a great job getting into Lincoln's head... but you know who to this day did the best job of it? John Wilkes Booth.   
   
Crowd: ooooooooooh.   
   
Seth: WHAT? TOO SOON? ITS BEEN LIKE A HUNDRED YEARS.
Its like at the oscars:

Seth: DDL did a great job getting into Lincoln's head... but you know who to this day did the best job of it? John Wilkes Booth.

Crowd: ooooooooooh.

Seth: WHAT? TOO SOON? ITS BEEN LIKE A HUNDRED YEARS.
#7 - lexivex ONLINE (04/16/2013) [-]
As a wise robot once said "Comedy equals tragedy plus time"
#29 - breadnsteak (04/16/2013) [-]
Answer: 22.3 years
#27 - nucularwar (04/16/2013) [-]
this should be at the top of things not okay to joke about
#9 - anbieter (04/16/2013) [-]
You are the first person that truely deserves to get to the frontpage today.
You are the first person that truely deserves to get to the frontpage today.
#1 - xanatoasty (04/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
That actually makes a lot of sense and I had never actually considered that before, kudos to you my good sir/madam.   
Here, have an amusing gif.
That actually makes a lot of sense and I had never actually considered that before, kudos to you my good sir/madam.
Here, have an amusing gif.
#36 - rjake (04/17/2013) [+] (1 reply)
are you saying poop is not funny
User avatar #38 to #36 - delphine (04/17/2013) [-]
No, I think they're saying poop is ALWAYS funny, hence the joke doesn't have to be very good for people to laugh at it....

...poop. hehehe.
#25 - xxxsonic fanxxx (04/16/2013) [+] (3 replies)
That graph...hurts the scientist in me...
User avatar #24 - schmuxy (04/16/2013) [-]
frontpage says otherwise
User avatar #20 - fresty (04/16/2013) [-]
Like I give a **** about that event. Don't go moral on me now
User avatar #8 - killthebilly (04/16/2013) [-]
As to the graph.. "Hehe, poop". That should about do it.
#39 - smilingpyro (04/17/2013) [-]
Today i saw a man wearing a shirt that said "Explosives Expert, If you see me run" and I was all like MYAAAAAAAAA!
+1
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User avatar #47 to #35 - mrgoodlove (04/17/2013) [-]
Terrorists because they hate marathons.
#26 - BerryLicious (04/16/2013) [-]
It was the red thumb "doink" that made me laugh. Because I laughed, you get a thumb. Well done.
#43 - rza (04/17/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Not to be a dick, I feel the same sadness you feel about the Boston Bombings, but why aren't we allowed to make jokes about this but we are allowed to make jokes about 9/11? Plus way more people were killed and injured in 9/11..
User avatar #48 to #43 - Riukanojutsu (04/17/2013) [-]
Are you dense or something?
It hapened yesterday.
Give it time.
#31 - drfaust (04/17/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Anyone else catch the Alice's restaurant reference in the graph?

MOTHER RAPIN FATHER STABBIN AND ALL KINDS OF GROOVY THINGS OVER THERE ON THE GROUP W BENCH
#30 - ratiller (04/16/2013) [-]
your graph is terrible..mufasa's death is never funny
User avatar #23 - spearpwi (04/16/2013) [-]
The problem with some twats is that they are so worried about legal and illegal that they never stop to think about whether it is right or wrong.
So many ass holes are constantly trying to shock the world with their freedom to say stupid, infantile and, above all, offensive **** and they never stop to think about how it affects other people.
#22 - acksl (04/16/2013) [-]
I think it's the other way round. The kids trying to look all edgy by laughing at the Boston jokes will outweigh the white knights by far, resulting in a ******* of thumbs for every Boston joke.

(I don't really care either way)
#4 - mghnhymn (04/16/2013) [-]
Tragedy + Time = Comedy
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