help. is this as funny as i think it is?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Harry Gibbs, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
  2. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    218,824
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    63,857
    Likes Received:
    29,968
    were---was, at least be consistent
     
  3. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5,487
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    22,767
    Likes Received:
    7,562
  4. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
  5. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    111,661
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    50,795
    Likes Received:
    13,592
    Dink what would you do if you saw an old friend of yours had posted a pic of his grandchild on facebook, and it looks like the poor kid was a down syndrome baby, but they mentioned that fact to you. Do you ask about it? Ignore it like you don't see it? I need to know how to handle this brah.
     
  6. Chigs

    Chigs The finest in the Nation

    Reputations:
    19,276
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2012
    Messages:
    18,627
    Likes Received:
    18,542
    Maybe its the indica laughing, but this one hit my funny bone good
     
  7. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    they already mentioned that the kid is downy to you? if they told you, ask away. it's all grist for the mill now. what you want to know about downy kids?
     
  8. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
  9. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    111,661
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    50,795
    Likes Received:
    13,592
    I typed that shit wrong...they never mentioned it to me, so when I see them next month, it may be a little weird ya know?
     
  10. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    121,417
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,614
    Likes Received:
    44,003
    Make some crude retard jokes when you first see them, if they get offended, then their kid is probably full-on retard.
     
  11. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    121,417
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,614
    Likes Received:
    44,003
    SFN style double-post. :rolleyes:
     
  12. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    111,661
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    50,795
    Likes Received:
    13,592

    I'll take this approach under advisement.
     
  13. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

    Reputations:
    33,151
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    33,313
    Likes Received:
    25,172
    I say ignore it. Act like you didn't even notice. And when they tell you say "Oh really? Well you're doing a great job with him."
     
  14. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

    Reputations:
    33,151
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    33,313
    Likes Received:
    25,172
    Oh and, I like Dinkus. He gives me joy and love. And he gets me. He's one of the few.
     
  15. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    i think if you just ask what's wrong with the kid and how long it'll take for the kid to get over it i think you'd be fine.
     
  16. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    121,417
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,614
    Likes Received:
    44,003
    Interesting. :bigthink


    I perhaps would have taken the opposite approach, and upon seeing the child, become all wild-eyed and start pointing at the kid in a panicked motion, asking "OMFG, is that kid a retard?!!!".

    Get the awkwardness of it all out of the way real quick.
     
  17. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    but seriously, don't mention it if they don't unless you're like super tight with him. i have one buddy who if he had a kid with developmental disabilities he'd be all like "he might be retard, but he's a cute little bug eye."
     
  18. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    111,661
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    50,795
    Likes Received:
    13,592
    Me: so is you grandchild a downy baby?

    Him: no...why do you say that ya fuck face?

    Me: :facepalm:
     
  19. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    31,753
    Likes Received:
    5,861
    :jj: pwned.
     
  20. Sleep

    Sleep Bitch Sit Down. Be Humble. Banned User

    Reputations:
    35,506
    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2012
    Messages:
    31,888
    Likes Received:
    31,002
    :jj: