In a time of trouble and anxiety, humor and laughter can go a long way to help us feel better and make the situation a little more bearable.

Yes, the coronavirus is still ravaging the world. Yes, the number of cases has surpassed 4 million globally. But some people continue to fight the pandemic with jokes and the new ones are just as good as the ones they shared at the beginning of the outbreak.

From ridiculous conspiracy theories to canceled vacations, continue scrolling to see what everyone has come up with this week, and check out our previous compilations: part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5part 6part 7part 8, and part 9.

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Hans
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4 months ago

Genius!

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Ferne Pearlstein, the director of The Last Laugh, a documentary about the role of humor among Jews during, and after, the Holocaust, told The New York Times that while doing research for it she and her team “found that humor was not uncommon — and was used as a coping mechanism in a situation of almost unimaginable horror, as a means of self-defense, a counterattack for people who had few, if any, other ways of fighting back, and even as just simple diversion.”

One Auschwitz survivor, Renee Firestone, said in the film that she could not help but see the bleak irony after the infamous Nazi physician Josef Mengele told her during an examination: “if you survive this war, you better have your tonsils removed.”

“The instinct to laugh shows that we were still human beings while in the camps,” Ms. Firestone explained. “This inner sense of humor is what kept me alive.”

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Tami Bridges
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4 months ago

Perfect. Summary.

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And it isn't anything new. If we were to go back even further and take a look at, for example, the bubonic plague of the 14th century (also known as the Black Death), we would discover that humor was important then as well. While the disease killed large parts of the population of Europe, it also spawned the pointed satire of the Church and other authorities in “Decameron,” by Boccaccio. The classic concerns a group of young people who flee pestilence-ridden Florence for a series of villas in the countryside.

So don't worry about releasing a chuckle when scrolling through these pics. It’s natural to be amused by some of them.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Walmart certainly seem to attract a lot of ummm interesting characters.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Oh Tomi, Tomi, Tomi your ignorance is showing.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Good on Thompson Knight, you did the right thing.

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Khloe Ness
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4 months ago

oh yeah. i want to tell that to netflix's face

No, I'm Rebekah
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4 months ago

"And while you're at it, wash the dishes and vacuum."

Missy Moo Moo
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4 months ago

I live by myself and this reminder would be awesome!

David Wong
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4 months ago

Or say, " Stand up and move around 5 minutes. Or else, you are at risk of Vascular occlusion."

Id row
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4 months ago

Prime is even worse, they automatically start the next episode 3 seconds after the last one ended, making you go from, 'ok, I gotta get some stuff done' to 'ok, well, since it's already started, I'll just watch one more'. I ended up watching the entire season of Upload in one day because of that.

kat lia
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4 months ago

Up vote several times.

Phi
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4 months ago

I laughed more than I should have...

kate h
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4 months ago

hahahaha - this is SO me.

Linda Robinett
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4 months ago

Gee, I must not be taking this staying at home seriously. I shower everyday and I am wearing pants.

Donovan Strader
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4 months ago

I feel like this would make the world a better place ;D

Sarah Purdy
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4 months ago

am I the only one that actually sets my laptop on a stool by the shower so I can continue watching Netflix while I shower?

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
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4 months ago

@Netflix

Elaine Mattingly
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4 months ago

I'll wear the mask and gloves but it's the smell that keeps them 6 ft away when I HAVE to go in a store.

Teresa Groth
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4 months ago

Hilarious 😆

Elaine Mattingly
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4 months ago

That is why I wear a mask so they don't know it's me.

Ian Bodey
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4 months ago

Or change it to Are you still Alive if so then turn the telly off....🤪😂🤪😂😷😷😷

Aileen Cann
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4 months ago

On that point, I watched the entire first season of Colony yesterday, Netflix forgot about me and sent me no messages. Not feeling the love there Netflix

Susie Swearingen-Kamachi
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4 months ago

No kidding. What’s the point of that anyway? If I was done watching I’d turn it off.

Marty Sunderland
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4 months ago

LOVE THIS

backatya
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4 months ago

lol

Tamera Gardner
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4 months ago

😂😂😂😂

T L Tinker
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4 months ago

HAHAHAHA, so true.

Dee Curry
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4 months ago

What happens if you don't respond to that message? Does Netflix shut off your TV? They should dump that message, or have one that says, "we'll just assume that you're still watching...carry on."

Michelle C
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4 months ago

and ruin my streak, uh NO!

sophia lazzaro
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4 months ago

OMG yes lol

Isabella Martinez
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4 months ago

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Hahahhahahahahahaha this crap is dumb

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Such a difficult choice, who do we trust?

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MsM
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4 months ago

Covidiots in a nutshell

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Hans
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4 months ago

We can relate. Come get some hugs, suitcase.

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Hans
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4 months ago

Fighting stupid conspiracy theories with even dumber ones? Excellent plan!

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This wasn't a response from an official Costco social media manager but from an impersonator, yet the main complaint is real

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Bahaha, love the comeback.

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Being introverted has its advantages.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

So very true.

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Bill
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4 months ago

sweat in peace so you don't bleed in war

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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4 months ago

If you’re in a position to, stay home and spread the word. My grandfather just came back from the hospital, everyone is rushing to his side while wearing face masks. I’ve been his caretaker and translator even as a teen, but I’m sitting this one out for myself and for him. This is literally the only time that your selflessness is be home and learning a new skill or just chilling.

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Peachikeen
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4 months ago

Lol brilliant!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

I know right, like what is all the fuss about? 🙄

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Ok, she’s got the message wrong, but she looks great.

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John Montgomery
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4 months ago

Bras never should've been required in the first place.

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Bill
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4 months ago

And pay 100$ a month for the privilege

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Hans
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4 months ago

Now some YouTube recordings of the orchestra... You just saved a lot of money!

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Ray Stroud
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4 months ago

UK ditto.

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Hans
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4 months ago

And the kids by now prefer the most annoying teacher.

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Smelly

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MsM
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4 months ago

*unfriends Burger King*

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Exactly. Instead of appreciation days and clapping (which are nice) we campaign for better working conditions and better pay.

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Peachikeen
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4 months ago

😂😂😂

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Lavender Brown
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4 months ago

Dang I never thought of that 😂 lol

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Selfish assholes. I want to say serve themselves right but it doesn't just effect them.

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kitcats
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4 months ago

at that point I would just turn the device off

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Henry Tuttle
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4 months ago

I'm not a hypochondriac, but I always thought that was gross. I had my kids blow out the candles on their own cupcake.

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Khloe Ness
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4 months ago

nothing is more true than that

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MsM
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4 months ago

Well, that got dark, didn't it.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Sunny with a big fat Fuck you.

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Rex the Rat
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4 months ago

lil cough😂

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4 months ago

I've lost 12 pounds!

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Pittsburgh rare
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4 months ago

2020, I want to speak to your manager

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TheHerplover
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4 months ago

I thought it was spelled pyjamas

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TheHerplover
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4 months ago

"The parachute has slowed our rate of descent. We can take it off now"

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Eunice Probert
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4 months ago

Tomato, it's tomato.

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Bill
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4 months ago

And they are screwing the US and Canada out of tax dollars

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Hans
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4 months ago

Concentrate? Probably on tweeting, surely not on crisis management.

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Jean Hendrickson
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4 months ago

Me! I 've mentioned it several times. It was also a full moon. Seriously.

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Raine Soo
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4 months ago

COVID-19 made me realize that I made the right choice by being child-free.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

How have you managed to save? We are spending more in isolation than before, especially on bloody groceries.

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

Video calling is the worst.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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4 months ago

Those were the days.

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Rissie
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4 months ago

Exactly!

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Rabbit Carrot
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4 months ago

How deep is that freezer!

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Nawalio
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4 months ago

I see people are spending their quarantine time wisely

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