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I Am Prone to Inappropriate Laughter

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    I totally have the nervous giggle syndrome! It has gotten me into trouble on more than one occasion.
    JLS7914 JLS7914 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Once my teacher was giving a serious discussion about how some men have such big egos and the room was silent. The teacher came across the word 'balls' and i was the only one who...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Hysterical Laugh I was in the hospital and i used to know this mad doctor the woman in frond of me was paralized from meds and he shout other doctors to help him but i knew it was...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Mar 23

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    I Got Thrown Out ! - I once attended relaxation classes , I was thrown out for being a disruptive influence on the rest of the class . The tape started up , lovely sounds of the...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 4 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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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...
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 18 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    When watching horror movies--while everyone else are covering their eyes or ears, or screaming from fear...I laugh. I just can't help it!
    pinkhairedgirl pinkhairedgirl 70+, F 4 Responses Feb 19

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    In anatomy we were dissecting a cow's eye. When I was cutting through it to see the inside, I just started laughing. People around me gave me looks like "is she crazy or something...
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Mar 3

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    There are lots of reasons why I might laugh in an inappropriate time. It might some silly thought that pops into my head, that I personally find HILARIOUS (although I'm not sure...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Yes I Laughed I Admit It - so i go into work one day i get asked to go pick up a cast iron safe from a company 15 miles away i ask how big and heavy it is its 8ft by 4ft not sure...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    This is so horrible sometimes, even if i try to think in something else i just cant stop hahaha
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I laugh when people cry, I don't even know why lol
    nicholetyt nicholetyt 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I laughed when someone fell down the stair part of a bus and slid all the way to the front. I tried to help them up, but I just couldn't help but laugh at how funny it looked
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Feb 11

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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...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 8 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Once instead of saying detective or sergeant, I said Mr. Detergent.
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 17 Responses Apr 6

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    My friend made a very funny joke - laughed to tears a and then I was on the bus going back home and remembered the joke again. It was impossible to hold in. Tears was running down...
    lecosc lecosc 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    C String Pt 2 - Well I wore it and once the word got out I became the centre of attention with questions asked and many viewings requested. It is more comfortable than I first...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Once I took an evening class. I can not remember the topic but a man asked why women don't call their husbands "My master" anymore (?) I had to leave the classroom. I could not...
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Quirky Me - As the years have gone by and I've become more secure in myself this inappropriate laughter has diminished to a degree, however, it still remains one of my most...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    I was in the middle of class and the teacher was having a melt down. He kept rambling on about how we where awful student. I noticed that every time he finished a sentence he would...
    scarpi scarpi 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    A school psychologist cane to talk to like 5 girls in a group and them she started saying about how you might start to dislike your parents at this age I starts laughing...
    Myshelle13 Myshelle13 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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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...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Laughter During Religious Ceremony - Some of my relatives are religious.  They hold ceremonies at their homes during important events, holidays, anniversaries of a relative's...
    evanidul evanidul 31-35, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Not all the time, but last Halloween my cousin and her bf had a fight, she was drunk so she was yelling and hitting him. I just moved to that city and it was the first time I hang...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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...
    wildhorsefeathers wildhorsefeathers 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    The middle of a horror movie... The death of a support character in a drama... When a small child is crying... I can't help it!
    BeforeViolet BeforeViolet 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I laugh at the anti-tobacco commercials where the people have stomas and speak like they're terminator
    Mehsy Mehsy 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I try to censor myself but it doesn't always work. I always think the most inappropriate things about the cleanest comments people make.
    Bscott34 Bscott34 18-21, M Feb 18

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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...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Especially during any serious or awkward moments.
    phifer phifer 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Am I the only one who smiles/smirks and giggles when they are extremely anxious, embarrassed or scared?
    LittleMissSarcasm03 LittleMissSarcasm03 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I'm in Talent Development at my school, and we were talking about something in which a guy died. I don't know why, something struck me as funny about maybe the way my teacher said...
    HeartOfNature HeartOfNature 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    If it is funny it is funny. . .. sometimes people don't get the irony in a situation
    Jennythewitty Jennythewitty 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    At A Funeral - I was at a funeral with a friend once. We were waiting on the funeral to begin and while waiting the subject of tombstones came up. I mentioned that I wanted...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    One Fine Sunny Day. - One fine day sunny day several years ago I had just finished the first half of the day at work. It was the middle of summer and my work clothes were sticking...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Family Friend. - My mum is has a best friend who is very posh and religious. She loves animals. One day she came over for a tea and chat and she started to stroke Henry the big...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    One day in kindergarten, I laughed while the teacher was scolding us since a classmate of mine started crying with a really high-pitched sob(?). Still can't believe I did that...
    NikeWin NikeWin 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 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...
    prbcrn79 prbcrn79 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I love The Devils Rejects, can't figure out why I laugh at the killing scenes?
    dropdeaddave dropdeaddave 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    When no one should be laughing, that is when something will strike my funny bone.
    EscapeAndAway EscapeAndAway 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    This Is Exactly What I Would Do If Someone Was Watching Me Poo. -  I say this only because when I used to go to the bathroom, there would be people who would look at me while I...
    saintargentina saintargentina 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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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...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 25

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    I laugh in sad or similar situations. Especially when someone is telling me something sad face to face. I don't know how to react, so I start laughing. I'm not doing it on purpose...
    mmmaria mmmaria 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I wear a serious face most of the time..once everything else gets serious or a serious matter has been addressed, i laugh out of no where and just keep laughing haha i can't help...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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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...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 4

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    Yes...Well...I Can So Relate to This One - I get into trouble constantly for uncontrollable mirth when people say or do dumb things, or wear clothes that look funny. I know it's...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2007

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    Especially while. I have a knack for a person's resemblance to beloved characters or. Sometimes I let others in on what is making me laugh.
    malefika malefika 26-30, F Feb 25

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    Ok I Laugh Whats Wrong With That ? - I went to see my daughter in a school play when she was 6 the teacher had said to them you can do what you want on the school stage she was so...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Especially while inebriated. I have a knack for noticing a person's resemblance to beloved cartoon characters or animals. Sometimes I let others in on what is making me laugh...
    malefika malefika 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I laugh all the time to mostly everything and sometimes I think something funny in my head (cause I'm just that cool) and then I start laughing uncontrollably and then people think...
    SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    "beautiful People" - The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of...
    purpleparrot purpleparrot 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    I feel like such a sadist for this, and I really dislike this about myself but I have the worst habit of like, smiling and laughing when someone gets hurt (I mean, not seriously...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 29

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    I can't help it...I laugh when I'm not supposed to, and sometimes find inappropriately when I shouldn't, Lol :)
    CharlieSchreiber CharlieSchreiber 16-17, M Mar 17