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I Am Prone to Inappropriate Laughter

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    I laughed at an extended family members funeral

    because the little boy next to me farted. I swear that I'm really a good person.
    lovleyroses lovleyroses 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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    Any time my husband gets hurt (smashes finger,

    hangs his toes...anything painful) I laugh. It used to really bother him.
    tmlivinglife tmlivinglife 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    When you start to giggle,

    you just cant stop! Then you have a laugh attack
    2000subieroo 2000subieroo 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Last time that I was in jail,

    I laughed uncontrollably during my sentencing. The judge looked like a really buff turtle, it was hilarious. It did not pan out well.
    freedomfry1990 freedomfry1990 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I remember being a young teen at church

    and the music director got up to sing a special in front of everyone. For some reason it struck me really funny and I couldn't stop laughing...to the point of tears...which got my mom to laughing too. The thing was, he thought he was a really great singer, but really wasn't.
    tmlivinglife tmlivinglife 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Once instead of saying detective

    or sergeant, I said Mr. Detergent.
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 14 Responses Apr 6

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    Example: Laughing when a teacher fell out of a

    window last year when someone threw a rubber at her 'accidentally'.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 27

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    This one time in year 9 we had a field trip to

    a concert. Our seats were actually behind the orchestra (i assume because they were cheap) so the entire audience of several hundred could see us. For that reason, the teachers made sure we all looked tidy, took all our phones and wouldn't allow us to take food or drink in. They...
    justnobody1272 justnobody1272 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    At work yesterday (I work in a library),

    one of the patrons changed the generic blue background on one of our public computers to a picture of a skeleton flipping the bird, and we didn't figure this out until they left and I logged the next patron onto the computer. I had to go in the back because I was laughing so...
    RobinDaggers RobinDaggers 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I find humor in the silliest of places

    and I love it when I shock people with my ways of hunting laughter out!!!
    devilishlydelightful devilishlydelightful 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    So my english class went on this field trip to

    a college, and long story short, we watched this video on our iPads (school issued) about this woman that left the army with ptsd and later killed herself. It was sad but the whole time me and my brother couldn't stop laughing because no one brought headphones so you could hear...
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F Sep 15

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    I would buy these "temporary" tattoos

    for my son who loved them. I have two "real" tattoos of my own, one on my lower back and one on my left upper shoulder. The first one I got on my lower back, in which I didn't know people called them "tramp stamps". I am not proud of it, but my son used one of the "temporary...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I just laugh at myself

    for five minutes because I want to laugh and my friends just laugh at me while I do Lol
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I sometimes laugh when someone gets in trouble

    or when the teacher gets mad. I can't help myself but laugh. When people move suddenly and concentrate really hard(musicians and conductors), I laugh. I also laugh when it is really quiet in a room or car when the radio isn't on and no one is talking.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Im always laughing about my own thoughts,

    often in a really loud way and in places i really shouldn't laugh, most often during lines :)
    SakuraiTomoki SakuraiTomoki 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I giggle. A lot. And it's usually

    when I'm not supposed to be laughing. In kindergarten a boy was making funny faces during the pledge of allegiance, and, unfortunately, I laughed. The teacher scolded all of us because she had no idea who it was, and I got off scot free, but I wasn't always so lucky XD
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    One of my professors is hilarious

    and a friend and I were joking around a few minutes ago and then it became dead silent. The funny thing that was said was still on my mind so I busted out laughing. Super inappropriate but then again super funny. Hahaha thankful my professor is funny or else I would get in...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Oct 22

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    Ever burst out laughing with your best friend

    in the middle of mass? Yeah. I have. Many times. LORD HAVE MERCY ON MY SOUL!
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    I can never do yoga. Why?

    I tend to burst out laughing in calm, quiet settings. Especially when people relax a little too much and let a little fart go. Sometimes going to church is also a problem...yikes
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    ... So there I was at the bar.

    Watching the news on the tele... Remember when they showed the lions noshing down on the giraffes? While the other bar patrons were quiet, seemingly horrified at the images ... I uncontrollably laughed my *** off ... And I've got a big voice! :-)=)
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 25

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    I always have been. I don't deal with

    situations where I shouldn't be laughing or smirking well. Anxiety makes me smile when I should not. Sometimes that does not go over well like when at funerals and situations like that.
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    It's not that I'm immature,

    I just like having fun :)
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I remember when I was younger,

    I was watching tv with my aunt and my cousin... Then there was a Crimestoppers announcement that some guy in California went into a plus size lingerie shop ans shot a lot of women and it was very sad.... But, when the criminal's face sketch was shown, me and my cousin could NOT...
    lolacottontail lolacottontail 18-21, F Nov 1

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    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    When people get hurt,

    when my mom is yelling at me or my sister, at funerals, weddings, during tests, basically any serious moment I end up laughing for no reason.
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    C String Thong

    I got my first C String Thong today bought for me by my b/friend. It's a strange contraption which appears to hold it self on by magic.  For those of you who have never seen one it's like a G String but without the waistband and holds itself in place by hugging your back and...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    My grandma once told me

    and my family that she always wanted to dance on tables. I couldn't help but crack up laughing!
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    No no, I'm not laughing

    that your mom died, your story was boring and I thought about something funny..
    FutileSuperiority FutileSuperiority 22-25 4 Responses Oct 8

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    When They Fall

    I am horrible at laughing at people when they fall. I find it hilarious, and I cannot help it. Of course, I'm not mean about it and will help them up, but I can't help but laugh. I'm sorry in advance if you ever fall in front of me :)
    prbcrn79 prbcrn79 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    ltwh13 ltwh13 26-30, F 1 Response May 22

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    I ways seem to laugh at the wrong moment

    and when everyone else is dead silent i can't take it and I burst out laughing and get strange looks lol i laugh like WAY too much lol 😝😜😂😄
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I snort when I laugh too hard,

    my friend says it's un-ladylike
    aiihaa aiihaa 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 27

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    My greatgrandmother was an amazing beautiful,

    caring woman. She was always smiling. She died years ago and had a funeral. My mom and I were sitting side by side listening to the funeral service. The preacher was talking about her being a God fearing woman and right at that moment my mom's cousin's phone went off. It...
    mrsdavid1975 mrsdavid1975 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    I laugh at things that aren't

    even that funny too and It makes me look stupid kmsl
    bbygrldifferent bbygrldifferent 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    When I find myself in situations I never

    thought to be in, I have this urge to burst into laughter. So to be polite in respect to those who seem so intensely involved, I would suppress with difficulty the laughter that threatened to come out.
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 7 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    My assistant teacher was walking up the stairs

    one day when she slipped and fell up them. I couldn't stop laughing I just broke into hysterical laughter she was just lying there while I'm on the ground laughing my head off. Everyone else was helping her up but I couldn't breathe so I couldn't I laughed so hard I had tears...
    SavedByBands SavedByBands 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    One time my teacher was yelling at someone In

    the class and my friend kept making really wierd faces and I burst out laughing I eventually fell out of my chair and I got detention for the rest of the week
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 15 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I was sitting in my Algebra class

    and my teacher was telling our class off for laughing at a person she said that when she was younger she used to wear glasses and was made fun of a lot I at that moment remembered a joke I had heard from earlier that day and busted out laughing so hard I almost peed myself.. To...
    Xoris Xoris 13-15, M Sep 16

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    Once, when I was a kid,

    I wanted to feel grown up by going to a grown up movie. So when they let me chose the lord of the rings, I was so happy! It lasted three hours, and was in 3D (back then, 3d just meant you got glasses that somewhat made an effect, but nothing like today). I ate a lot of popcorn...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I laugh at funerals.

    .. Like I don't attend anymore because when other people are moaning crying sobbing uncontrollably and hysterically I just start bubbling up with laughter...all I can think of is how when I die I wanna watch my funeral and ghost smack the **** out of the fools who cry like that...
    wildhorsefeathers wildhorsefeathers 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    One time in McDonalds,

    this mother-daughter couple was sitting next to my table. Then, she started scolding her daughter for spilling her drinks, screaming hysterically, for no reason whatsoever, I just burst out laughing and she just turned and glared, unable to stop, my friends had to drag me out of...
    LightningStrikerBolt LightningStrikerBolt 13-15 4 Responses Jun 26

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    It Can Interfere With Their Performance When I Laugh Inappropriately

    I don't know about you but I often laugh when seeing guys naked!  I don't mean to.  Occasionally it's nerves when your having a first encounter with a boyfriend or partner and it's caused by first night nerves.  On other occasions its when my brother walks past naked and I'm...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    I ALWAYS laugh at the wrong times!

    !! I remember multiple occasions, but one of the worst was at my best friend's uncle's funeral. My friend had been really close to her uncle, and she was devastated when he died. I remember her crying in my arms when she first found out. Then, it was the saddest thing for me. Her...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    If someone starts crying,

    I can't help it, I want to smile. It's funny to me, and I can't help it!!
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F 20 Responses Jun 19

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    A Tale From Stella's Christmas Past

    WARNING: This story might induce serious laughter. Your computer would appreciate it if you put down your beverage while reading it, and don't even think about having a snack. I will not be responsible for another choking incident today. Okay, now that that's out of the way, this...
    StellaDiBellezza StellaDiBellezza 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I was at my grandma's funeral,

    and while I was distraught by the death of one of my favorite people on this planet, the lady behind me just kept saying "yes lord" over and over and over. It was the way she kept saying it that I couldn't help but laugh. My cousins thought I had lost my mind as here I am...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 4

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    VishMln VishMln 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    When people trip and fall

    or get hurt I laugh uncontrollably. I feel bad but I can't help it.
    NateisBatman NateisBatman 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 5

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    When I was at a wake

    for a dear friend whom had passed away, I stood in front of the casket and said my prayers. A memory of if this dear friend and myself came to mind. I started laughing hysterically. The family members stared at me with complete annoyance. I was embarrassed. But better laugh than...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Not only do I have a very weird

    and sometimes very dark humor, I also laugh at inappropriate things. I wont go into details as I don't want to offend anyone. But its something that I live with, when someone on the telly is talking my mind is thinking of things very literally and makes up scenarios of...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I have a twisted sense of humor

    and laugh at some outrageous things, i watched a film called me, myself and irene which depicts a schizophrenic man in the worst most derogatory way but i was in stitches the whole way through....
    SickMofo18 SickMofo18 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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