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.

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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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4 months ago

NAILED it!

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#2

*boom*

*boom*

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Steve Barnett
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4 months ago

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

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That Analogy Is Perfect

That Analogy Is Perfect

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months 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.

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Still Waits

Still Waits

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kasa alex
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4 months ago

This is ridiculously cute

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Literally Just This One Thing

Literally Just This One Thing

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hispanic! at the disco
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4 months ago

It makes me mad because it's so simple.

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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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4 months 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."

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Found At A Park In Brooklyn, NYC

Found At A Park In Brooklyn, NYC

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Ilir Ajdini
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months ago

What about introverts who live alone?

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No Mask, No Service.

No Mask, No Service.

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Niamh McVeigh
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4 months 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.

Blakkur Sverrir
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4 months ago

Not nearly as confused as this guy

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Tabitha L
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4 months ago

I'm an independent thinker, just like everyone else! It is weird that a whole group of people think they aren't sheep just because they have a different shepherd.

M DR
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4 months ago

That's a really good way to put it. Same sheep, different Shepherd.

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Stevie B
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4 months ago

I saw this on twitter. The doctor is an orthopedic surgeon. They offered the guy a mask from their stock, and he still refused. This wasn't an emergency a doctor was ignoring.

Karin
Community Member
4 months ago

Bravo! I am a retired medical professional. I would have refused to provide service to him as well.

Roland Trego
Community Member
4 months ago

If wearing a mask infringes upon your civil liberties, then by extension you should be able to urinate and defecate in public. Just because these practices are a threat to public health doesn't mean the government has the right and obligation to regulate them. (Oh, it does?)

Teresa Taylor
Community Member
4 months ago

The people protesting and calling others "sheeple" are selfish prigs that have no consideration for OTHERS' rights to safety and security. They only believe the Constitution and Bill of Rights is for "me" and not "you." If it inconveniences "me" or infringes on "my" constitutional rights, it is bad and the government cannot do it. However, the government has an obligation to the safety, security and wellbeing of all Americans. It has an obligation to defend against all threats, both foreign and domestic. COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization and is a global threat with extensive loss of life. It is an internal threat to the safety of the nation and the government, both state and federal, have to sacrifice individual freedoms temporarily to ensure the viability of the nation as a whole. Most people get that. Most people accept it. The ones that don't make assholes of themselves for the world to see. The world judges us all by those few assholes.

Meyer Weinstock
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4 months ago

Unfortunately, the sheeple will be like the lambs led to slaughter by the great deceiver...we leftists can interpret scripture as we see fit, too...

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Sarah Smith
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4 months ago

I work in a doctor's office at the front end and this is not uncommon unfortunately. We cannot risk others just for one person. Thankfully no violence has occurred just tantrums.

Bettye McKee
Community Member
4 months ago

I went to the dentist this week. They insisted I wear a mask (no problem), use hand sanitizer before I entered the lobby (no problem) and they took my temperature (no problem). Then they had me rinse my mouth with peroxide (no problem). None of these precautions are painful. I do not understand what's wrong with people who are fighting these precautions; they are in place for the sake of ending the pandemic.

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JeffC
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4 months ago

This doctor is a DOUBLE hero to me for expelling this fool from his clean, safe establishment....I only wish he was my doc lol

PjandBolt
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4 months ago

"Manipulation" oh pleaaasee... he sounds like a little kid trying to convince his mom that vegetables are poisonous so he doesn't have to eat them

Paul Chang
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4 months ago

Sooo many ignorant people make up this country

Anggi Santika
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4 months ago (edited)

He should go to hospital in China... 1. You have to wear mask 2. You have to show your health code (everyone in China has wechat or alipay which linked to your phone number, you scan the QR code and it gives you the idea of where you were for the last 14 days. Anyone who came from high risk province or country will be red and subject for observation) 3. You have to fill a questionnaire form (where you have been in the last 14 days, has any covid symptoms, your ID card, your phone number) 4. You have to have your temperature checked. Above 37.3 degree celcius goes to a special room, if much higher you will have to get a CT scan and if the scan shows covid like pneumonia, you will be sent directly to an appointed hospital. If you are not willing to cooperate, byeeeeee. No time for bullsh*t indeed

Vanta Black
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4 months ago

No mask = no check to see if you have an inflamed appendix.

Bettye McKee
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4 months ago

They've already demonstrated that they're willing to risk their lives, so I don't see an inflamed appendix as a problem.

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Meyer Weinstock
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4 months ago

Dr M here...I approve.

Steve Cruz
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4 months ago

People who refuse to wear a mask are the ones being manipulated.

Max Schlimgen
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4 months ago

Manipulated by who...?

Pretty Pangolin
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4 months ago

The Deep State, Bill Gates, Dr. Fauci, Obama, Rachel Maddow...these conspiracy buffs never run out of enemies.

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TheHerplover
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4 months ago

oLo ^

TheHerplover
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4 months ago

It was meant be facw

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Kelly Hartle
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4 months ago

If there were even the slightest chance that wearing one would protect both you and your loved ones, why on earth wouldn’t you do it?

Susan Scoven
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4 months ago

I can't give this enough Ups!

Animal lover❤
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4 months ago

People are confusing

Elaine Mattingly
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4 months ago

OH You'll be seeing him! Or some other overworked medical staff person when he's admitted to the hospital.

Meami
Community Member
4 months ago

It's good to have a "no douche-canoe" policy during these trying times...

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
4 months ago

Good for you!!!

Ian Koch
Community Member
4 months ago

THIS *CLAP* IS *CLAP* HOW *CLAP* YOU *CLAP* DEAL *CLAP* WITH *CLAP* IDIOTS.

Caroline Driver
Community Member
4 months ago

Byyeee!

backatya
Community Member
4 months ago

Good he can go away

CR Harvey
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4 months ago

Good for you. He probably wouldn't have followed your advice anyway.

J. Kasilo
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4 months ago

https://www.facebook.com/gito.alvarez.9/videos/2703040383258877/

Aurora Graham-Hayes
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3 months ago

I hate masks

Lynn Morello
Community Member
4 months ago

If he wants to be seen badly enough.

Jace
Community Member
4 months ago

Stop trying to censor the fucking profanity! It’s there for a fucking reason!!

JustRoz
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4 months ago

BRAVO Doc!!!

Stick Man
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4 months ago (edited)

Sad to think people *(edit portion)would think others* are weak for having an opinion and a policy. Dont agree with it then leave or didnt get mad when they say GTFO. But I do have a question for the smarter people. This is not an opinion question. If ten people are in a room and 9 out of 10 are wearing a mask, is everyone protected? If not why? If so, then why would it not apply in large scale?

D Gangwere
Community Member
4 months ago

If everybody else is wearing an N95 mask, and the one is infected, the mask wearers are protected (assuming hand washing, etc). If everybody else is wearing a standard cloth mask, and if the no-mask is not infected, and a mask wearer is, the no-mask is protected (mostly), because the mask wearer is not throwing out a bunch of saliva droplets all over the place. This *does* apply to the large scale. The main reason for wearing masks is to prevent the infected from infecting others.

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4 months ago

The Plandemic Facial Mask Issue; By Gary G. Kohls, MD ohttps://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/05/gary-g-kohls/the-plandemic-facial-mask-issue/

D Gangwere
Community Member
4 months ago

Read the link. He is one of the "persecuted" doctors.

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Vlad Nicer
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4 months ago

Doctors are just parrots. Box-tickers. They do not check sources or investigate every clinical issue. And they risk losing their and status if the show independent analysis. The most honorable ones - who aren't in it for the money - ask "is this death rate different to any other winter?" No, it is not. "Is there any evidence that 6' distance or mask-wearing changes viral transmission?" No, it does not.

D Gangwere
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4 months ago

Bless your heart. Getting repeatedly dropped on your head as a child is a terrible thing - you can't help it now.

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I call bullshit...

Mike Deaton
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4 months ago

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So Medical treatment will be based on the judgement of others actions. So your medical oath right out the window so you can take a social stand.

Chris Jones
Community Member
4 months ago

Well, 1) No one is refusing anyone any treatment - all the person has to do is wear a mask. Not unreasonable in the slightest. Sometimes compromises have to be made. 2) not all doctors take oaths and 3) they aren't bound by the oath.

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2020

2020

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Ilir Ajdini
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4 months ago

So true!

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Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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hispanic! at the disco
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4 months 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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4 months 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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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

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Ilir Ajdini
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months ago

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

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Just Sayin'

Just Sayin'

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Hisseefit
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4 months 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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4 months ago

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

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Not Very Flattering

Not Very Flattering

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hispanic! at the disco
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4 months ago

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

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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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4 months 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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4 months ago

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

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What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

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Demi Zwaan
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4 months ago

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

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My Bad

My Bad

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Stevie B
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4 months 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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4 months ago

Gosh darn you! It's ruined now

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Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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Henry C Myers
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4 months 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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4 months 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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Lunch In Locker

Lunch In Locker

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Evelína Zlá
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4 months 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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4 months ago

I'm afraid I'll look weird

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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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4 months 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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4 months ago

Truth

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#31

Ouch!

Ouch!

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Andrew Gibb
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4 months 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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4 months ago

lol murder hornets!

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Blursed Baptism

Blursed Baptism

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hispanic! at the disco
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4 months 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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4 months ago

Yessss! You did it!

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Yeah

Yeah

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Ruth Mayfly
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4 months 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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4 months ago

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

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Educashan

Educashan

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Karin
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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Wave

Wave

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TheHerplover
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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 months ago

The motivational phase wore off :(

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Accurate

Accurate

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Jon S.
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4 months 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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4 months 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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