Suddendly.... . traffic, when I saw this I. I've had this thought for a while now, and you can thumb me down if you think I'm being obnoxious but Is it me or does something lose a little bit of funny when Suddendly traffic when I saw this I've had thought for a while now and you can thumb me down if think I'm being obnoxious but Is it or does something lose little bit of funny
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#1 - udo
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I've had this thought for a while now, and you can thumb me down if you think I'm being obnoxious but

Is it me or does something lose a little bit of funny whenever an exclamation mark is added? It's usually so much funnier without and punctuation and just all caps. Just a thought.
#5 to #1 - bitchplzzz
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(04/08/2013) [-]
**** you
#35 to #5 - udo
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(04/08/2013) [-]
**** me
#72 to #35 - deezknuts
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(04/08/2013) [-]
mm yeah right there
#10 to #1 - felixjarl
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(04/08/2013) [-]
To me it works a little like bottled laughter. It is telling you when something important happened. Also telling you when to laugh.
#26 to #1 - bighairyfart
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I agree!
#54 to #1 - wolfmango
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(04/08/2013) [-]
you're right i didn't read the excalmation mark the first time second time i did and it wasn't as funny or it's just the placebo effect. Point is you are right
#71 to #1 - deezknuts
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I


love



you
#8 to #1 - rmoran ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Caps makes me immediate not enjoy the joke. At least the exclamation mark makes you wait until the end.
#9 to #1 - redtooth ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I think caps can be funny up to a measure, for example tumblr users over-abuse it.

It's cruise control but ya still gotta steer
#21 to #1 - takesomemorewater ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You aren't entirely wrong, no.    
I mean, an excessive use of exclamation marks just completely removes the fun for me. 3 is enough...don't know if it's just nagging my ocd or something...   
   
But yeah, a single one does it.    
   
Caps on the other hand...too repetitive, and it's bad :P   
   
No, I don't know what's going on in the GIF, I just know that I find it funny and that it's unrelated as ****...
You aren't entirely wrong, no.
I mean, an excessive use of exclamation marks just completely removes the fun for me. 3 is enough...don't know if it's just nagging my ocd or something...

But yeah, a single one does it.

Caps on the other hand...too repetitive, and it's bad :P

No, I don't know what's going on in the GIF, I just know that I find it funny and that it's unrelated as ****...
#7 to #1 - kazorkthedork
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I agree with this sentiment.
#23 to #1 - darthblam ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
It's all about how you use it really.

That's how comedy works. All it takes is...
#24 to #23 - darthblam ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Timing!
#2 to #1 - sirzeel [OP]
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You're half right.
It's 4AM here and I'm too tired to explain this part of graphology.

I'll just say that is not only an impression.
#41 to #2 - pistro
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Good sir, I hope in your country there is the sun right now, because i'm really interested at this fact.
Good sir, I hope in your country there is the sun right now, because i'm really interested at this fact.
#44 to #41 - sirzeel [OP]
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Oh, midnight actually.
But I can do it.

For sure you can notice the difference between "Hi", "Hi!" and "Hi."
If I'd ask you which one is the angry one I'm sure you'll pick up well. And, of course, there is no such thing as "angry punctuation", there is just a subtle function of the Broca's Area that "sends" you a (correct) impression.

So, when you read a "!" your Broca's Area sends you the "image" of an enthusiastic guy who talks about the joke; the "." instead is a chilled punctuation, a sort of unnatural calm that doesn't fit with the situation [for that is more hilarious, like "hey look at him, his house is burning and he's just sitting there getting a coffee".]. Contrasting situations [or supposed contrasting, because as we said the "." is just a dot, it's your brain who tells you it is not] are funny because they break a mental rule and make us view the world in a different mode.

For that an image with "!" is not funny as ".", because "!" fits too much with the weird situation. Hope I was clear enough.
#46 to #44 - kimilsung ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
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#48 to #44 - pistro
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You were, good man, you were.   
Thanks for the explanation, european (I supposed you're from Europe because I'm in Italy and it's midnight here too).
You were, good man, you were.
Thanks for the explanation, european (I supposed you're from Europe because I'm in Italy and it's midnight here too).

#50 to #48 - sirzeel [OP]
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Ah bè, allora.
#51 to #50 - pistro
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Miseriaccia, la situazione s'è fatta imbarazzante
#79 to #44 - anon
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(04/09/2013) [-]
You make me want to throw a puppy.
#80 to #79 - sirzeel [OP]
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(04/09/2013) [-]
...wut?
#3 - octogonapusdoctor
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(04/08/2013) [-]
what am i missing here?
#13 to #3 - anon
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(04/08/2013) [-]
I actually made a picture where it's surrounded by red circles and red arrows. I would post it, but FJ had the GLORIOUS idea of making impossible for new accounts to post pictures in comments. I am dissapoint.
#28 to #13 - allanenraged
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(04/08/2013) [-]
you do know that anon is not a new account, right?
#27 to #13 - sirbrentcoe
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(04/08/2013) [-]
so sign in and get your thumbs up dumbass. quit bitching about it as an anon.
#30 to #3 - OOOnelsonOOO ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
thatguyuknowtheone ... he likes penis.
#85 to #30 - thatguyuknowtheone
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(04/09/2013) [-]
what the hell did i ever do to you
#97 to #85 - OOOnelsonOOO ONLINE
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(04/10/2013) [-]
wat.
#98 to #97 - OOOnelsonOOO ONLINE
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(04/10/2013) [-]
My god. Your name. LOL
#100 to #98 - thatguyuknowtheone
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(04/10/2013) [-]
you still haven't answered my question
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#4 to #3 - DevDizzy
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(04/08/2013) [-]
To the left of the keyhole.
#11 to #3 - davve
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(04/08/2013) [-]
OP forgot his arrows
#14 to #11 - anon
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(04/08/2013) [-]
There you go kid....live out my dream.
#34 - markertemp
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(04/08/2013) [-]
This image has expired
No one's pointed out that the title is "Suddendly?"
#49 to #34 - sirzeel [OP]
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Oh gosh, I thought it was correct "suddendly".
Thanks for making me noticing that.
#37 to #34 - anon
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You're the best .
#40 to #34 - anon
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You go girl.
#43 to #34 - anon
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(04/08/2013) [-]
You pointed it out. -_-
#31 - mooderp
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(04/08/2013) [-]
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#36 to #31 - spartanofwar
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(04/08/2013) [-]
2spooky
2spooky
#39 to #31 - threedogification
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(04/08/2013) [-]
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#57 - fiddlestickz
Reply +17
(04/08/2013) [-]
mfw
mfw
#33 - populardude
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(04/08/2013) [-]
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#12 - turretbuddy
Reply +11
(04/08/2013) [-]
i saw the licence plate first.
#29 to #12 - kweel ONLINE
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(04/08/2013) [-]
**kweel rolls 286** here goes nothing
#16 to #12 - pwoneill
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(04/08/2013) [-]
okay...

why did you tell us that....

"SPY555"

Well thats not very funny now is it...
#18 to #16 - turretbuddy
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(04/08/2013) [-]
Also the original post wasn't very funny either.
Also the original post wasn't very funny either.
#17 to #16 - turretbuddy
Reply +5
(04/08/2013) [-]
Car ees actually spy.


*I
#59 - cirruss
Reply +6
(04/08/2013) [-]
You haven't seen it all yet...
#62 to #59 - fukyeahraptorr
Reply +2
(04/08/2013) [-]
well...****
#76 - TheFlamingFlamingo
Reply +5
(04/08/2013) [-]
You uh...certainly tried with that title....so close...
#84 to #76 - doctorgolgo
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(04/09/2013) [-]
#52 - gongthehawkeye
Reply +5
(04/08/2013) [-]
mfw