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Old 07-03-2017, 10:10 PM
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Seriously, I don't think anyone's actually codified when a fart should be considered amusing and when it should be frowned upon.

Like, there are times we know when they're funny and when inappropriate, but say you fart in front of the Queen of England. Should that be laughed at or discouraged, and how situational is it? I think figuring all this out would really aid humanity.
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Old 07-03-2017, 10:17 PM
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but say you fart in front of the Queen of England.
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This Earle of Oxford, making of his low obeisance to Queen Elizabeth, happened to let a Fart, at which he was so abashed and ashamed that he went to Travell, 7 yeares. On his returne the Queen welcomed him home, and sayd, My Lord, I had forgott the Fart.
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Old 07-03-2017, 10:46 PM
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That doesn't really answer the question, though.
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Old 07-03-2017, 10:58 PM
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Hmm. My opinion is: farts are not funny. I say no thanks to them.
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Old 07-03-2017, 10:59 PM
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Wait the James Joyce thing is funny.
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Old 07-03-2017, 11:00 PM
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Its usually funny when the distressed individual really really doesn't want to, but cannot help themselves. We laugh because we can relate to the distress. If they aren't, or do it freely because they think its funny or to try and relieve tension, its obnoxious.

Farting in front of the Queen, I would imagine, would be dreadfully mortifying and not funny and all but she and her aides would either ignore it or try to play it off with a laugh because that's the classy thing to do.

Farting in films has never been funny. Not even Blazing Saddles.


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On his returne the Queen welcomed him home, and sayd, My Lord, I had forgott the Fart.
Yeah like that. That's hilarious.

The Joyce thing is simply gross. Mystery solved!
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When you are 12 years old.
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Old 07-04-2017, 05:34 AM
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:01 AM
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According to my seven-year-old nephew, a fart is never not funny. Likewise butts.
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Old 07-04-2017, 12:44 PM
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Old 07-05-2017, 07:29 AM
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:07 AM
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According to my seven-year-old nephew, a fart is never not funny. Likewise butts.
The fart phase begins around three and usually lasts between 60 and 100 years.
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Old 07-09-2017, 09:43 AM
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When you least suspect them. That's also when are the most terrifying.
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Old 07-09-2017, 11:51 AM
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When you least suspect them. That's also when are the most terrifying.
Back in the day I knew a dude by name of "futtbuck" who claimed to have accidentally sprayed his unsuspecting wife w/ watery diarrhea during a "fart war". The Icarus of the eructation.
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Old 07-09-2017, 01:27 PM
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According to my seven-year-old nephew, a fart is never not funny. Likewise butts.
The correct and proper viewpoint.
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Back in the day I knew a dude by name of "futtbuck" who claimed to have accidentally sprayed his unsuspecting wife w/ watery diarrhea during a "fart war". The Icarus of the eructation.
He flew too close to the fart sun and got burned?
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Old 07-09-2017, 01:59 PM
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We already have a fart thread!
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Plagiarist!
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:31 PM
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The fart phase begins around three and usually lasts between 60 and 100 years.
Yeah, he definitely picked up his sense of humor from his mother, who is in her late thirties and cracks up at any sort of potty joke.
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:39 PM
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He flew too close to the fart sun and got burned?
No no no. Flew too close to the sun then farted. Instant ignition.
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:48 PM
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Always.

The answer is always.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:11 PM
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Always.

The answer is always.
Especially when an animal farts.

Especially especially when the animal then looks at its butt in surprise.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:25 PM
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Especially when an animal farts.

Especially especially when the animal then looks at its butt in surprise.
This one is hard to bleat:

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Old 07-18-2017, 10:31 PM
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Farting in an elevator is rude on many levels.
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Old 07-19-2017, 07:41 AM
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Damn, no way to link to the recent Letterkenny episode on proper fart etiquette.
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Old 08-03-2017, 01:41 PM
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This one is hard to bleat:

Heheh, still funny.
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