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I Am Prone to Inappropriate Laughter

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    haha I remember when I went to DorneyPark

    and I was on this ride called the monster and I started laughing because my stomach kept dropping. Hahhaa lol I was crying from laughter
    ccjl ccjl 16-17, F Jun 21

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    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 9 Responses Jan 18

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    tiffaz1984 tiffaz1984 31-35, M May 31

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    Everything is 5 times funnier

    when you're not supposed to laugh. The worst thing is that when people start losing their s**t I really want to laugh. well angry people are funny but they're going to get even angrier if they see me laughing at them! I used to do it in school too, that got me in trouble - the...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    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

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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, 2014

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    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

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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, 2014

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    No matter how I try to control it.

    .. I laugh at the most inappropriate moments someone slipping In public or hearing a fart in a silent room is enough to make me double over with laughter but for some reason my brains favorite is awkward moments like someone crying really ugly or being accused of lying when I'm...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    It was a Monday night,

    I just returned home from a tuition when one of my friend rings me up to mourn over the fact that she misses her "ex",who was also currently seeing her present bf's ex,it seemed ridiculous to me and I stifled a giggle,but when she further said that she had a break up with him in...
    urnesha urnesha 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 5

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    have you ever felt you would start laughing at

    a funeral. believe me its an awfull feeling however ive never actually laughed.
    seanspencer31 seanspencer31 36-40, M 5 Responses May 17

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    Unfortunately, I sometimes laugh

    when a family member gets hurt. (not seriously). My brother stubbed his toe on the couch while visiting, swore up a storm and all I could do was laugh. It ended up being broken and I felt bad. Hey it could have been worse right???
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 13

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    Pandemonem Pandemonem 13-15, T Sep 1, 2014

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    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

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    idk if this is inappropriate

    but I was watching some show with my brother and the kid on there wanted to win the prize money for a foot reduction. a little girl asked why and the kid was like "because sometimes when I talk to people I catch them staring down" I busted out laughing.
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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, 2014

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    VishMln VishMln 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    When the giggles are not good!

    Like many young girls I was prone to fits of the giggles; only this particular one landed me in trouble. It happened in middle school. We had a rather fierce lady teacher called Mrs Pearson who we didn’t like much. She was elderly and definitely one fob the ‘old school...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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, 2014

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    I tend to laugh at people

    who lie and they try to convince me they're telling the truth. and they ask...why are you laughing I'm serious? yea you're seriously lying. oh that just tickles me
    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 1 Response May 20

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    I was watching the schindler's list

    and I found it pretty funny when Amon was shooting his victims.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 5

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    I always seem to laugh

    when I shouldn't. Once I was singing at a funeral with my mom and she went to go down some steps on the alter and fell in front of everyone and I tried not to laugh but after she got up and brushed it off it just kept playing through my mind and I ended up laughing almost all...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 1 Response May 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...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

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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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    in chorus class during the class projects

    where we all have to sing a solo infront of each other and some of the kids sound really bad I usually burst out laughing... I'm horrible I know lol
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    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

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    I laugh at the worst times!

    I laughed during my exit interview when one of my jobs fired me without notice. I laughed when a cop gave me a ticket for doing 90mph in a 65mph limit zone, I laughed when my ex interviewed me about who he thought I cheated on him with. I laugh during serious moments with...
    Xtinabytch Xtinabytch 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I was watching a movie

    and one of the characters died in the most horrible way possible...I burst out laughing. I am ashamed of myself, but I still find it hilarious.
    AsianGirlSwimmer AsianGirlSwimmer 13-15, F 3 Responses May 26

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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, 2014

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    When you start to giggle,

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

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    I remember one time I was at a cookout with my

    family and friends and my grandma sat down on a chair and it broke, I couldn't stop laughing. Then a few minutes later someone else sat down and broke the chair!! It was so funny!
    Socialwowers Socialwowers 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Last week at bible study our youth pastor put

    his pencil down on the table and it started to roll off the table. He so cooly reached out to grab it as his chair tipped over and he landed on the floor. I started to laugh. It wasn't that funny, but I couldn't help it. Another girl was laughing too. It looked like he was...
    dancingamy dancingamy 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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

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    I snort when I laugh too hard,

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

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    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 a week ago

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    Yeah, I laugh at just about anything.

    I rarely get angry. Like some of the over-sexual comments and groups on here. No offense though. lol
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses May 26

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    Damn, I started laughing

    while staring at the ceiling again. My dormmates must be so weirded out by now
    Foreverfairy Foreverfairy 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    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 4 Responses Jun 29

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    So I don't like it when people cuss

    but yet I laugh when they go it and I think it's funny! Why is it so easy to laugh at bad words and not at the good jokes? I would consider myself a good girl so I don't like cussing but I laugh for no reason and I have no idea why!
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    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

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    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

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    I have a tendency to laugh at things

    that nobody finds funny. For instance I was at a restaurant with my family and I ordered a grilled chicken salad with the chicken on the side. when the salad came the chicken came cut up in little pieces in a dish. I asked my daughter if she wanted to try some of my chicken bits...
    sunnyone13 sunnyone13 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 10

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    I laughed when a friend of mine fell off of a

    cabinet and broke his left arm. I laughed harder when we put him on a stretcher and carried him to the clinic. I laughed the hardest when the nurse at the clinic said that he was lucky he broke his left arm (well, he was left-handed, and it seemed pretty funny). I still laugh...
    pepmeister pepmeister 18-21, M Jun 27

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