Do you know what the best thing about becoming a father is? Getting the dad joke pass. And it doesn't matter if you have a baby on the way and need to learn some quickly or simply like rolling your eyes, there's a lame joke for every father. And the crew at The Dad knows it. They have been tweeting all of the things popular saying by dads, perfectly describing all of our fathers along the way.

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Dani
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1 year ago

Truth.

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"Kids are the ultimate tweet fodder and that's a universal truth," Joel Willis, the Executive Editor for The Dad, told Bored Panda. "I keep a notepad on my phone and write down the crazy things they say or the hundreds of situations every day that make me say WTF."

"For the 'Dads love' series, I just think about the classic silly jokes we all cringe at when dads say them, but ultimately we find ourselves saying once we become the funny dads ourselves. There's a massive wealth of material there."

However, he isn't the only one working on them. The Dad team has talented creators located all over the place, from NYC to Australia, and they contribute as well. "The team has dozens more of these already written that we'll tweet over time. The world can't handle that much of the best dad jokes all at once. But you haven't seen the end of this series."

But 'Dads love' isn't the only thing they're creating. "I'm most proud of the huge range the brand has. We'll do a ridiculous olive oil prank and follow that with authentic stories about fatherhood. We'll create a viral video called AphukenbrakE and also give $500 each month to dads doing great things."

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Reggie Kraken
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1 year ago

Or by grabbing your collar and shouting "He's Here! Ive got him!" "Get off Dad I'm 28"

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Joel himself has two kids. "My daughter is 9 and my son is 7. They are the best. Non-stop laughs (except when they're whining) and an endless source of meme fodder," he said. "For real, they are so much smarter, funnier, and generally more well-balanced than I will ever be."

"A good dad does the best he can to improve things for his kids, his family, and the community. A good dad makes mistakes, because we all do. Eventually kids grow up and realize that their dad wasn't a superhero after all, but rather a flawed individual trying his best like everyone else. A good dad is someone whose family still looks up to him despite that."

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HANS
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1 year ago

... and keep the change!

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

Not only dads...

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Gwen Pollock
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1 year ago

I hated it when people said this when I was a cashier. I usually responded with "nope. I have another way to enter the barcode!"

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Nancy Jeckells
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1 year ago

My dad always said this, and he was born in 1928!

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Natters
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1 year ago

Not my dad. He'll stay silent and just (attempt) to repair it. A knife. A pen. A broken slipper. A thread.

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Iván Galarraga
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1 year ago

I didn't know there was an equivalent of that phrase in my native language: ¿Cuanto es el daño? Lol

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TheDivineMs.M
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1 year ago

My husband does this and it drives me nuts

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HANS
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1 year ago

Smoke and mirrors!

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

In German "Dein Vater ist kein Glaser!" Your father is no glazier

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Max Harkins
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1 year ago

haha So embarrassing!!!!

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anonymous
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1 year ago

even if it was the first place it would theraticaly be the last if you think of it?

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C
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1 year ago

I've been doing this a while now. Happens when you buy your own gas

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Erika Jones
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1 year ago

It only works once.

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Hope Floats
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1 year ago

Followed by "Ask mum.."..

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3ke
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1 year ago

This was my dad to his kids and he enjoyed it when we said it back

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Erika Jones
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1 year ago

Now that I have experienced the genuine horror of bedbugs, I never, ever say this.

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Max Harkins
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1 year ago

Yeah, my dad did that a lot. Now I do it to my kids. They never do it tho.

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Catlady6000
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1 year ago

As a waitress I fully aid and abet this, "Yeah, he called the manager before ya'll came. You get to do the dishes!" Awesome when the kid believes!

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

Omg lmfao! I had no idea this was a universal dad thing. My dad has made me do this for over 30 years and now I make my fiancé do it

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

Dads’ favorite temperature is always in the 60’s

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earringnut
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1 year ago

My dad does this all the time. He even says "tag you're it" on the next call.

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Dixon's Mama
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1 year ago

I do this, but with pictures of my dog...

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

My dad says “okay let’s rock and roll” lol

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