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Jokes for intellectuals

Old Mar 11th 2014, 1:40 pm
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Well, for the vaguely educated anyway.



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Old Mar 11th 2014, 2:04 pm
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12 & 13?
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
12 & 13?
really, BB!

remember binary code?
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Old Mar 11th 2014, 4:16 pm
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really, BB!

remember binary code?
Er...no (anyway, that would be a computer programmer, not an engineer).

Chomsky?
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
12 & 13?
12: Octal 31 = Decimal 25

Rather geekily I did get the rest of them, though not 13.

Here's another:

When it comes to binary there are only ten types of people, those who get it and those who don't.

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Found this explanation online:

Why it’s funny: Because Heisenberg is uncertain, Godel sees that the joke is logically incomplete, and Chomsky is an asshole. I mean, because Chomsky distinguishes between the joke itself and the linguistic performance.
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Found this explanation online:

Why it’s funny: Because Heisenberg is uncertain, Godel sees that the joke is logically incomplete, and Chomsky is an asshole. I mean, because Chomsky distinguishes between the joke itself and the linguistic performance.
**** me, that just proves the theory that it's not funny if you have to explain it...

I got the rest, too, although I still don't understand 12.
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I don't get the title.
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Aren't jokes suppose to be funny?
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Aren't jokes suppose to be funny?
So you didn't laugh or even smile at any of them?
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Aren't jokes suppose to be funny?
Maybe you are a watcher, not a reader?
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Aren't jokes suppose to be funny?
I managed a wry smile at one or two at least.
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19 made me chuckle because it's the kind of thing I'd do on purpose.
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How many surrealists does it take to change a light bulb?

An elephant.
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