Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Prone to Inappropriate Laughter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52,434 People

    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 19 Responses Jun 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 16-17 4 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am not sure this is inappropriate laughter,

    but I work off by myself in my own corner of an open warehouse space. I listen to audio books and podcasts all day. Often I will freak out my coworkers by suddenly erupting into hysterical laughter.
    painterchick painterchick 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When you start to giggle,

    you just cant stop! Then you have a laugh attack
    Subarufan Subarufan 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I would have to run out of the store

    so I could burst out laughing. It would probably be a huge disaster if I was with one of my friends or sisters. This is honestly quite rude but im sure many people on this section can relate to it lol. https://vine.co/v/eDPWXxgXgAX
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have a lot of jokes

    and funny pictures in my head, waiting patiently for an inappropriate situation for me to remember them. Or sometimes someone might say something serious but it'll remind of something stupid and I won't be able to hold my laughter. haha
    rickfreeman15 rickfreeman15 16-17 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I snort when I laugh too hard,

    my friend says it's un-ladylike
    aiihaa aiihaa 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am not going to lie majority of the time I am

    prone to inappropriate uncontrollable laughter is when I'm high I'm not sure but it hits me all at once and I laugh my *** off for no reason I try my hardest not to but can't stop. Or when I see someone do something funny or embarrassing like fall or something I know that's...
    ReallyConfusedTeen ReallyConfusedTeen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    no one either at house

    or in school knows when or on what silly things I may start laughing on and go into my usual peals of untimely laughter . I REALLY GO MAD LAUGHING. and no wonder my frnds call me "full time laughter package"
    umang1029 umang1029 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When your friend is trying to have a heart to

    heart with you and like a good friend you're present and listening to them share. Then they mention something, not particularly funny and because you're a visual person you create these images from their story which triggers something funny that happened the other day or years...
    MzOnceUponAtime MzOnceUponAtime 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was at work finishing my test

    and I read, "Your PPE should always be kept clean."....
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i wanna bust out wen i c a bunch of ppl crying.

    .... i feel bad inside, outside is jst lik fck yo feelins
    CallMeLB CallMeLB 22-25, M Aug 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    OhTommyBoy OhTommyBoy 16-17, M Aug 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My dad got really mad at me

    for some reason, and then all of a sudden I start bursting out laughing and I couldn't stop, and he said what? And I didn't know why I was laughing so hard.
    Socialwowers Socialwowers 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 inscribed on my tombstone, "The shell is still here but the nut is gone". He busted out laughing, I hysterical laughing...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What else was I supposed to say

    when the instructor said I was a beautiful cocksin
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is probably one of my most annoying traits!

    When I face an awkward situation I can't help but giggle! It seems the more I try to refrain from my typical response the more I can't help but burst out laughing -.-'
    ThunderAndRain123 ThunderAndRain123 22-25 8 Responses Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    like after abdominal surgery.

    I have to use the loo. I just realise it's freezing in the and pick up the warmest garment in reach: dad's fleece. I say dad can I borrow this a minute please? He says what are you gonna do with it? And oh my god it hurts so much I laugh so hard for minutes and minutes...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was taking care of a customer

    and it was my first day as supervisor. She wanted a discount for some items she put on hold that were later dirtied due to an employee putting them on the e. Well as she's going off about the incident, I went into a peaceful blank and started smiling while holding back laughter...
    YayoJames YayoJames 26-30, F Jun 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Every single movie I've watched the same thing

    happens. If it's a drama then I'm laughing at the most inappropriate times ever. Every time someone tells me about a very bad moment in their lives, I'm trying desperately not to laugh. I mean seriously every time I feel uncomfortable I start laughing!
    crazyellie crazyellie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    my coworker whined that our boss needed Jesus

    so I laughed. He didn't I guess he was being serious. oops
    InsconpicuouslyExposed InsconpicuouslyExposed 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was at a western horse show

    and a girl fell off her horse and was badly injured. When paramedics arrived they opened their doors and blaring from their vehicle was Another one bites the dust by queen. I laughed very hard and kept getting dirty looks from people.
    sunnyone13 sunnyone13 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Had a sudden burst of laughter during a meeting

    yesterday!! :) A comment by someone in that meeting...had a tough time...pretending to have a cough bout. :p But, laughed my guts out with my daughter later in the night. Nothing like an uncontrolled laughter riot!!
    vini0211 vini0211 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So I started to laugh

    when my cousin sang off key at my Great Aunt's funeral. I know it was a terrible thing to do but at the time it was funny as hell. He tried to reach a high note and cracked like a broken trumpet. To be honest my Aunt would have probably cracked up too.
    Kirah13 Kirah13 22-25, F 11 Responses May 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When I was in group therapy,

    it didn't matter how serious a topic was, I could burst into a laughing fit at anytime. Needless to say, I got kicked out quite a few times...Oh well, better to laugh than to cry :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I once walked into a Lotto shop to buy a

    lottery ticket and mistakenly asked the guy behind the counter for a $5 lucky **** (instead of "dip"). I was so embarrassed and I didn't even win anything!
    SandraDaphnee SandraDaphnee 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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.
    wolfIncheapclothing wolfIncheapclothing 22-25 6 Responses Dec 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 ginger cat. I couldn't control myself she had know idea what she was saying. She said "aren't you a beautiful ginger pus...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 4 Responses Apr 4, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    There was a gathering of the Gods back in the

    day, plenty of wine, women and song. Thor, the almighty God of Thunder took a particular liking to one of the wood nymphs who had a lisp. After a big of small talk they disappeared into the woods for a bit of fun. After a time, well a few times, Thor realised that he didn't...
    tammy96 tammy96 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    like when someone hits on my friend

    and mentions he lives in his friends basement....lmao great way to get the girl haha
    calimama27 calimama27 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I tend to laugh when I am nervous.

    ..so i don't do so hot in certain work situations...a handful of times a boss has yelled at me at work and if I can not manage to hold back the laugh the situation tends to escalate unnecessarily...I guess "can't help it" is not a valid excuse even when it's the truth
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My grandmother had an unusual first name.

    When she passed. she'd not belonged to a church in many years so my dad found a random minister to officiate her funeral. This poor man mispronounced her name all through the service and my younger sister and I could not stop giggling. We were sad so it felt great to laugh...
    valeigh22 valeigh22 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I can't begin to tell one the amount of times I

    have either been the only one laughing, excused myself out of the room due to laughing, or been spoken to about my laughing. Good times.
    Monelli Monelli 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    totally, I bust out laughing in court

    or if talking to a cop!.... to anyone I'm not supposed to be laughing in front of....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I mean, if i am ever being told of

    or yelled at for something. I have to try not to laugh and keep a straight face, its the hardest thing EVER. Or at a funeral, even during the service i would think of something funny or remember something funny the person did/said and have to stiffle a laugh, which makes me...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Pandemonem Pandemonem 16-17, T Sep 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ... 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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lol. So my friend was just talking about boys

    and then she walked into a pole and I didn't laugh. So ok. Then she whisper-yelled: I LIKE KFC, SO IF YOU GOT A PROBLEM WITH DAT DEN GO DIE IN A HOLE B******!!!!! (sorry for the bad word younger children -_- )
    Skylar69679 Skylar69679 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ive been told, by different people.

    .. from my old school days to ermm, probably even quite recently, that sometimes, the 'best' accomplishment i'd achieved for the day..was to 'keep my mouth shut'! LOL! --as much moronic as it might sounds, the same people thinks that my hysterical laughters are very contagious...
    sommersjo sommersjo 36-40, F Jul 27