The coronavirus pandemic is still working its way around the world but loads of countries are loosening lockdown regulations, so we’re stuck in a weird and confusing situation (we blame 2020). In times like these, a dose of good humor is great for recharging your batteries—laughter helps us see the positives in tough situations like the one we’re in now.

We want to keep your spirits up and to boost your mood this week, so Bored Panda has collected the freshest and funniest coronavirus jokes. Scroll down, upvote your faves, and let us know in the comments which jokes you loved the most and why. We’re huge fans of the corona jokes that people made during the quarantine, so be sure to check our previous posts here, here, and here. Now that’s a lot of jokes!

There are 3 camps of people when you ask whether it’s okay to make coronavirus jokes. There are those who think that comedy is incredibly important during difficult times. There are those who think that we shouldn’t joke about sensitive topics. Lastly, there are those in the middle who believe that humor has a place during the pandemic but that we shouldn’t overstep our bounds. But what do comedy professionals and experts have to say about this? Scroll down for Bored Panda's interview with comedy writer and comedian Ariane Sherine.

#1

*boom*

*boom*

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Steve Barnett
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1 month ago

"Much very good information"? All those Nigerian Prince's emails had better English.

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#2

Or Who Think Mild Inconvenience Is Same As Suffering

Or Who Think Mild Inconvenience Is Same As Suffering

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MsM
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1 month ago

NAILED it!

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#3

That Analogy Is Perfect

That Analogy Is Perfect

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

Touche

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"I think it’s essential to joke about coronavirus because humor is a release mechanism to help us cope during dark times," Ariane told Bored Panda.

"Shared humor also helps us bond with one another. Lockdown would be very gloomy indeed if we couldn’t laugh about our predicament!" she added.

Ariane also told us that her go-to funny movie during the lockdown is 13 Going on 30 (released in 2004 and starring Jennifer Garner). "It’s really heartwarming and the Thriller scene is hilarious. It always lifts my spirits when I’m feeling low," the comedy writer said.

#4

Still Waits

Still Waits

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kasa alex
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1 month ago

This is ridiculously cute

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#5

Literally Just This One Thing

Literally Just This One Thing

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

It makes me mad because it's so simple.

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#6

Why We Get So Mad About Antivaxxers And Corona Conspiracy-Theorists

Why We Get So Mad About Antivaxxers And Corona Conspiracy-Theorists

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Vorknkx
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1 month ago

True. It's quite painful to invest so much time and effort into something, only to have it rejected for no logical reason by a random stranger who barely finished high school...

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Meanwhile, according to Dr. Peter McGraw who heads the University of Colorado Boulder’s Humor Research Lab, if we’re constantly plugged into the newsfeed and frantically search for the latest breaking news about the virus, this just increases the scariness of the pandemic.

“A bit of comedy—whether it be through your Instagram feed, through a Netflix comedy special, or calling up your friend who's pretty good at making jokes in the face of tragedy—is not only a good way to distract yourself from what's going on, but it's also a good way to delight yourself,” Dr. McGraw said. So we shouldn’t feel guilty for laughing. After all, the alternative is to be in a constant state of low-key panic. And that’s not helping anybody: not your family, not your friends, and least of all you.

McGraw stressed that social media “is a mess” during the lockdown, so it’s best to unplug and unwind. Preferably, with a bunch of funny movies, comedy stand-up shows, and books that make you chuckle. “Take a little bit of a break. You certainly deserve it."

#7

Found At A Park In Brooklyn, NYC

Found At A Park In Brooklyn, NYC

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Ilir Ajdini
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1 month ago

I wonder why anyone wouldn't like Jim Carrey? He was very good as "The Mask"

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#8

Five Minutes

Five Minutes

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Ilir Ajdini
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1 month ago

Hahahaaaa This is good, must say

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#9

Truth About Introverts

Truth About Introverts

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Orillion
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1 month ago

What about introverts who live alone?

Samantha Lomb
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1 month ago

We're doing ok

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Roald Andresen
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1 month ago

YES! A thousand times YES!

Anna Drewett
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes! This! I love my family more than anything, but I need some alone time. I really don't need my son to trail all around the house after me every waking hour. And yes, I know that he needs me as a mother. But I do need some alone time sometimes.

Soggy Crumpet
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1 month ago

God Bless You. I seriously feel this everyday.

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Gwen Serrotti
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1 month ago

Yes!!!! Yes!!!! Yes!!!

desert29rat
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1 month ago

I'm an introvert that lives alone. I'm good thanks.

Madison Feehan
Community Member
1 month ago

Yep! I haven't left my place since January and I'm doing great!

Elena Franco
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1 month ago (edited)

I live alone, house is empty. I'm fine :D

Crazydoglady
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1 month ago

I've always said I would become a hermit if I got laid off but this isn't what I meant! My husband was supposed to still be going to work!!!!!!

Sarah Brinsfield
Community Member
1 month ago

More of people in my house now than before and at first I felt great-full. Now, just full! Very full!

OCDRobot
Community Member
1 month ago

idk, been good for this introvert. Way more time with my partner, and no threat of someone randomly showing up to say hi. Hell, we have an excuse to not hang out with people now! It's pretty neat. lmao

Karin
Community Member
1 month ago

Totally.

LilicatUK
Community Member
1 month ago

EXACTLY! And neighbours never go to work so you can't have a quiet coffee in the garden without having to make small talk or listen to their awful music/zoom calls

Animal lover❤
Community Member
1 month ago

This is so true it hurts

Teak_the_FoxWing
Community Member
1 month ago

Exactly.

Ms Phit
Community Member
1 month ago

Omg Yes! I love my husband and son but I honestly would be completely loony if I didn't have my studio to go to every day! Also... I will do the dishes when I'm damn well ready to do the dishes! Sheesh, leave me alone people

Nyakhan Buak
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1 month ago

finally i'm glad i seen this, its so relatable!!!

Rubee Tubesteak
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1 month ago

YES

Michelle Ski
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1 month ago

Ooh, can I upvote this a million times?!!

Talia
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1 month ago

What about introvert couples?

Christel Nellemann
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1 month ago

Being am introvertmy self, It isa gross misconception, that introverts do not like people or enjoy company, I do so much, but it drains my energy and I recharge alone.

Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Even introverts like me are a little lonely so now you know why I write so many posts. LOVE YOU EVERYBODY! HAVE A NICE DAY, WEEK, ..............MONTH?

SciFi Vortex
Community Member
1 month ago

Bullshit. If you were a true introvert, you'd live alone.

Jaysa Maheem
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1 month ago

oh god

Ramona Rhein
Community Member
1 month ago

As an introvert, I’d say you hit the mark!

Marianna Kokoreva
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1 month ago

I love it! This is how I feel. Though I manage - escape to the balcony, go for a walk, sit in my room.

Marianna Kokoreva
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh, thank you, I love it so much!

Steve Cruz
Community Member
1 month ago

It seems like a missed business opportunity that HOOTERS hasn't launched a home delivery service called KNOCKERS.

pamela good
Community Member
1 month ago

Folks are still asking us to interact! This is hard. (BTW I love everyone)

No, I'm Rebekah
Community Member
1 month ago

You're a bad introvert. Good introverts live alone! (And I'm just kidding)

Andrew Keane
Community Member
1 month ago

Yup. I go to any room in the house away from them and all of a sudden it's there favourite room.

TheHerplover
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1 month ago

THANK YOU

Katie Heinecke
Community Member
1 month ago

Good prwctice. My mother and I do the work around the house wherever we are really and it includes my moth red husband e excuses about why he can't do certain thing which includes he won't leave infj is a good practice for thst. They is a very good a phrase and why every infj like me including with my anxiety outside of this need therapy tomsrroe . Who doesn't right?

Luisa Silva Eva
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1 month ago

You know those people, they are your family. Talk to them, they may be nice.

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#10

No Mask, No Service.

No Mask, No Service.

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Niamh McVeigh
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1 month ago

Wait, so this guy is asking to see a medical professional, whilst totally disregarding the advice of medical professionals? I am so very confused.

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#11

2020

2020

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Ilir Ajdini
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1 month ago

So true!

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#12

Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

Ok but fun fact, panda's have one of the strongest jaws in the animal kingdom! Also they are the cutest in the animal kingdom!

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#13

Why Haven't The Priests And Pastors Of America Saved Us Yet? God Is Supposedly "Powerful "

Why Haven't The Priests And Pastors Of America Saved Us Yet? God Is Supposedly "Powerful "

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago (edited)

Also why didn’t psychics step in before this pandemic actually became a pandemic or where to find missing people etc. Wait I know why, because it is all a load of hogwash.

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#14

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

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Ilir Ajdini
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1 month ago

Lol

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#15

People Are Like

People Are Like

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

They used to WHAT?

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#16

I Thought This Was A Free Country

I Thought This Was A Free Country

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Dynein
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1 month ago

Just take the lane on the opposite site of the street for change. Choose freedom!!! Rules are for sheeple!

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#17

Just Sayin'

Just Sayin'

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Hisseefit
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1 month ago

Technically it never opened. Just saying.

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#18

More Salty Than The Great Salt Lake

More Salty Than The Great Salt Lake

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Nadine
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1 month ago

It's a paper mask. People act like it's leg irons.

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#19

Not Very Flattering

Not Very Flattering

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

Oh yes! I do hope we get several murder plots, that will be interesting.

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#20

Nah, Whole Planet's Countries, Media, Scientists, Citizens Had A Meeting And Decided To Troll America

Nah, Whole Planet's Countries, Media, Scientists, Citizens Had A Meeting And Decided To Troll America

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

Why does it always have to be about America??

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#21

Ghost Stories For Cats

Ghost Stories For Cats

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Karin
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1 month ago

"How you gonna knock things off the counter now, HUH fur face?"

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#22

What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

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Demi Zwaan
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1 month ago

We could get some fighter planes to fly over. Best we can do.

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#23

My Bad

My Bad

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Stevie B
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1 month ago

Yup, and then my smoothie turned into a piña colada. So weird!

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#24

I Can't Take Fallout Seriously Anymore

I Can't Take Fallout Seriously Anymore

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Animal lover❤
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1 month ago

Gosh darn you! It's ruined now

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#25

Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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Henry C Myers
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1 month ago

i now get why my dogs want to go on a walk. constantly.

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#26

I Demand To Speak To The County's Manager

I Demand To Speak To The County's Manager

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TheHerplover
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1 month ago

I'd pay to see that movie SPACE KAREN: "on a quest to see all the managers in the universe"

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#27

Lunch In Locker

Lunch In Locker

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Evelína Zlá
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1 month ago

Don´t you worry. I think it already left on its own...

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#28

Watching My Eyes Move

Watching My Eyes Move

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

I'm afraid I'll look weird

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#29

God Ain't Got Nothing To Do With It

God Ain't Got Nothing To Do With It

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 month ago

I feel for those kids having parents teaching them crap like that.

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#30

Right?!

Right?!

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Jon S.
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1 month ago

Truth

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#31

Ouch!

Ouch!

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Andrew Gibb
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1 month ago

that's gonna hurt in the morning

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#32

Another Episode

Another Episode

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Henry C Myers
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1 month ago

lol murder hornets!

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#33

Blursed Baptism

Blursed Baptism

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

i don't know if this is how jesus christ envisioned baptisms in the future but I will say it adds a certain level of entertainment

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#34

My Project

My Project

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Ilir Ajdini
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1 month ago

Yessss! You did it!

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#35

Yeah

Yeah

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Ruth Mayfly
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1 month ago

We all need to stop buying so much from Amazon. They have behaved disgracefully towards their worker during this pandemic.

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#36

I Miss Mu Son Attending Pre-School

I Miss Mu Son Attending Pre-School

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Elle Malkamäki
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1 month ago

I’m Bella’s mum. 8 weeks stuck in doors with Bella and my ears are bleeding.

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#37

Educashan

Educashan

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Karin
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1 month ago

Happens when a 5 year old is in control of the government

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#38

Well It Is North Dakota...

Well It Is North Dakota...

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

WHAT IS THE POINT THEN

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#39

Aa 2021

Aa 2021

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Lynsey Mooney
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1 month ago

As a recovering alcoholic 16 years I worry for members who can't go to meetings, I wonder how many have gone back drinking I know two have 😖

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#40

Wave

Wave

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TheHerplover
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1 month ago

Because the other option is to say "SEE YAH FUCKERS" under your breath and the mic amplifies the sound so everyone hears

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#41

Living Off The Grid First Harvest, Planted My Tomato Plant On The First Day Of Lockdown.

Living Off The Grid First Harvest, Planted My Tomato Plant On The First Day Of Lockdown.

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

Savor it!

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#42

Don't Be A Covidiot

Don't Be A Covidiot

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Emily
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1 month ago

Let me just push the straw that goes in my mouth through a dirty mask hole. Good plan!

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#43

Cooking Is Overrated

Cooking Is Overrated

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hispanic! at the disco
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1 month ago

The motivational phase wore off :(

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#44

Accurate

Accurate

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Jon S.
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1 month ago

I'm working from home right now...as I type this...on this totally work related site....

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#45

Not Much Has Changed

Not Much Has Changed

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Steve Barnett
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1 month ago

Large Corporations will now see how much money they will be able to save from not renting office space. It will happen.

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