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I Like People Who Can Laugh At Themselves

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    It encourages me to laugh at myself.

    .. and I have a lot to laugh about, for sure. lol
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    I Love And Like People Who Can Laugh At Themselves

    These kind of people usually are easy to get along with! Anyone who can laugh at their mistakes are simple and humble people. They usually have an underlying sense of humor. They usually know that they are not perfect and therefore they can accept and understand others...
    1littlerose 1littlerose 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Ever hear the phrase rode hard n put away wet?

    I always thought that was the dorkiest saying ever. Who would put something away wet and i just don't know where some of this **** arises from
    upnover upnover 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    Life is short. Enjoy the mishaps

    and believe that things happen for a reason and something better will come along for you in the right time when you least expect it. We never get out of this life alive. Laugh when you need to laugh. Even at yourself. People will thank you for not bein so uptight. :)
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F Mar 3, 2014

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    Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men.

    The other 999 are followers of women. Lol...just kidding ok guys :-)
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 23 Responses Jan 29

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    I Have To

    Because of my condition, I have to be able to laugh about it, because I would be bitter otherwise. You should see the looks I get when I want to buy beer.
    kaylieeva kaylieeva 26-30, F 8 Responses May 3, 2013

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    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Because I Can

    I laugh at myself all of the time. I do some really silly, stupid stuff sometimes. People need to be able to realize when they do silly, funny things.
    Rorschach77 Rorschach77 36-40, M Mar 6, 2013

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    Nothing cracks me up more

    than seeing a celebrity making fun of themselves and the quirks they're best known for.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 8, 2014

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    The days of glamorous airline stewardesses are

    gone. Recently I read that calling a flight attendant 'stewardess' is one of the sure-fire ways to obtain lousy service. And they're not big on anyone pushing the orange 'flight attendant' button overhead either ... unless there's some medical emergency going down.A flight...
    hlpflwthat hlpflwthat 51-55, M 7 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Enjoy The Joke Too

    I won't laugh at someone else, but I will always laugh at myself. I will be the first person to crack a joke at my own expense. I like people who are comfortable enough with themselves that they never have a problem laughing at themselves. It shows an ease of character and enough...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Laughter's The Best Medicine For Embarrassment

    You know, like the face plant in front of a bunch of students at school. Or even an embarrassing story about yourself. Laugh with them, it'll make you feel not only better, but also much more brave.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    It means they are conscious of their flaws

    and realize our bad stuff is not the center of all.Sign of a headed person,and also fun.It is a good quality to laugh about ourselves.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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    Ok, have you ever said something,

    and everybody laughs (but you don't get it) so they laugh harder, then you start laughing....on a whole diffrent level, which makes them laugh. Even harder.... Cuz they know you never got it (the joke) in the 1st place (yeah, try & keep up) WELL, that's me! Evidently hilarious...
    ginanotes ginanotes 41-45, F Feb 16, 2014

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    All The Time

    I was bullied al lot growing up, I have an sickle cell anemia that caused me to go through puberty late and causes my body to be in pain every now and then. I also have a brain defect that causes me to learn things at a slower rate then my five siblings, due to me having short...
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M May 20, 2013

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    Suddenly i looked at the microwave

    as it was counting down. i had been waiting for it. i wondered if it was heating something tasty. i couldn't remember what i was cooking in the microwave or why. i felt like i had just come out of a daze. i said aloud to those around me "what is in this microwave?" i asked...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    Why It Happened

    i slipped on a peel and then bumped on a rounded person and being painfully thin with force i moved back to the table and in vain.but lo behold the waiter was pushed by force ad he bumped on a police and as he tried to hit the waiter he slipped on the peel and as i tried to hold...
    giftafamily giftafamily 41-45 2 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    I am constantly cracking up at myself,

    let's face it I really do stupid **** and I find it funny.
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Laugh On

    Sharing a day with someone that has learned to laugh really laugh is a day well spent!!
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    NocturnalIllusion NocturnalIllusion 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2014

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    Angry People

    Seriously. Nobody can joke about anything anymore without somebody taking offense. I love to make people laugh at poking fun of myself!! I can get the crowd rolling when I say the stuff that bothers me about me!
    Hikingguy Hikingguy 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    I have a hard time communicating with people

    who take themselves too seriously. Believing in yourself is one thing. Believing the universe would implode without you there to run it is another entirely. Chill. Out.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 30

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    I Have To Laugh At Myself

    since my last name is close to moron i get called it a lot so i just kinda laugh it off, so i get used to laughing at myself
    minecraftlover minecraftlover 22-25, F May 3, 2013

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    Yup cuz I can usually find a reason to laugh at

    myself often. I will sometimes think later bout something I said n laugh . I do my best thinking while doing dishes looking out my kitchen window and watching birds n sometimes complaining that it seems i am the only one who does dishes in my house...so i have to think of...
    upnover upnover 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    There Are Enough Serious Things In The World...

    We don't need to add to them. Besides - taking yourself too seriously has always seemed a bit like hard work!!!
    TatumJ TatumJ 41-45, M Oct 17, 2013

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    They're More Fun :)

    People who can laugh at themselves are generally more fun to be around and they tend to be more likable than people who take themselves too seriously. It's also a requirement for people who desire a friendship with me. I make fun of EVERYONE. I try my best not to push any limits...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Oct 26, 2012

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    There was a mood in the air,

    and you could almost hear that familiar sense of perfect serendipity in the atmosphere. There was such a positivity in it all. A general weekend-in-the-horizon vibe. In the distance, a purple sun was setting and locks of copper-tinted hair swung with the same sense of freedom we...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jan 31

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    It Is Only Fair

    If you cannot laugh at yourself, you have no right to laugh at others!
    yulico yulico 70+, F 4 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    These are people I want to know :D the people I

    can really have some fun with. If you can laugh at yourself you will be all the more interesting to me :D
    richierich22 richierich22 18-21, M Jan 6, 2014

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    Actually I think it is

    that I do not at all like people who cannot laugh at themselves.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 6, 2014

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    it tells me that they know who

    and what they are
    JdBworld JdBworld 51-55, M Jan 21, 2014

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    Laughter

    If you can't laugh at yourself from time to time, what can you laugh at at all?People tend to get ground down in misery, it's all around us, on the news, in the papers and worst of all it the daily tripe in soaps...I say everybody need to laugh at themselves from time to time...
    LostGemini LostGemini 41-45, M Oct 18, 2012

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    lunamars lunamars 16-17, F Jun 8, 2014

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    It doesn't take much to make me laugh. I do laugh at the stupidest things sometimes. I love being around people who are funny and make me laugh. When I'm feeling sad, I have a guy...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I love friends with a great sense of humor so they can make me laugh when I need it the most. I love doing the same to them as they need a laugh too. I love comedy clubs and...
    juliewardatbeach juliewardatbeach 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Forget oysters, champagne, strawberries and chocolate - laughter is my aphrodisiac.
    MidnightMasquerade MidnightMasquerade 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Today has been an interesting day. Wasted the majority of my day off work chatting it up with a few of you. Telling many of you too much about my personal life. However that's why...
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Unless they do evil next. Or have and plan more.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Having a good sense of humour is priceless. I wish everybody had it...
    Mr8Mrs0Smith Mr8Mrs0Smith 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    People who can admit they are wrong are few and far between. I find it admirable though when people are able to do this. It shows that you are able to accept the fact that you aren...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I like people who are open minded open to new ideas and have the ability to see things from different perspectives
    philabe90 philabe90 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i feel like people stick too much to what they know, you can't tell them anything that would lead them to question anything they believe in. they get so defensive, just block out...
    Freakabug Freakabug 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I have friends and family who are gay or lesbian and I love them to death :) At times I fear for them when it comes to homophobic people. Like one time at my second oldest brother...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've always loved to share. I love falling in love and I love just being in lust.. Not sure right now that my guy wants anyone else living with us or actually in a relationship...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22