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  1. Jun 11, 2008 #1
    It's my new goal in life!
    As in when Older Brother walks into kitchen and asks, "Why is the towel on the floor?" and Obnoxious Little Sister deadpans, "Because it has less energy on the floor than on the hook."

    Anyone have good ones to share?
     
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  3. Jun 11, 2008 #2

    tiny-tim

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    "It's hot in here, isn't it?"

    "That would be the heat!" :wink:
     
  4. Jun 11, 2008 #3

    Chi Meson

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    "That would be the average non-rotational molecular kinetic energy!"
     
  5. Jun 11, 2008 #4
    However, non calor, sed umor est qui nobis incommodat
     
  6. Jun 11, 2008 #5

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    Never ask a philosopher "why are you here?"
     
  7. Jun 11, 2008 #6
    "This backpack is so heavy !"
    "Indeed unfortunately, at our scales masses add up !"

    It is a genuine quote from a teacher I had at the university :smile:
     
  8. Jun 11, 2008 #7

    tiny-tim

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    "I'm a psychiatrist"

    "Of course you are!

    … and how long have you been a psychiatrist?" :smile:
     
  9. Jun 11, 2008 #8
    Just start every sentence with HEEEEEHHHH HEEEEEHH HEEEEEEEEH and then suck in your spit before you ramble and 10x the normal talking pace.


    Its not a hee sound like he said. Its a sharp HeeeeaaaaaH. Hard to explain, but uber nerdy.
     
  10. Jun 11, 2008 #9
    I've found it's often enough to simply use a "big" word.

    Just last week: Emanating

    Keep in mind the definition of a "big" word might be relative to the intellect of the people in your presence.
     
  11. Jun 12, 2008 #10
    "Hey! That's so cool! Why do you think pancakes always come out almost perfectly round?"
    "Well, space is isotropic."
     
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  12. Jun 12, 2008 #11

    ....thats dumb.
     
  13. Jun 12, 2008 #12
    that's the point! people make normal comments/observations, and PhysicsNerd gets to respond with an obnoxious scientific comment/observation!
     
  14. Jun 12, 2008 #13
    ........why?
     
  15. Jun 12, 2008 #14
    Its the point of this thread...
     
  16. Jun 12, 2008 #15

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    :rofl: :rofl:
     
  17. Jun 12, 2008 #16

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    I had a friend in college who was fairly "big-boned". We'd be playing a little pick-up basketball, and when he'd make a successful drive to the basket, he'd sometimes turn to one of our jock buddies and say something like "Not bad for an endomorph, eh?"
     
  18. Jun 14, 2008 #17
    An astronomer is walking in a field at night gazing at the stars when he unwittingly falls into a well and cries for help. A man passing by notices his cries for help, and the man asks the astronomer how he got down there. The astronomer replies he was so focused on the sky that he forgot all about the earth. After hearing this, the man replies 'you deserve to be down there!'
     
  19. Jun 14, 2008 #18

    tiny-tim

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    Now, seriously, that couldn't have happened … the law (in England, anyway) is that any shaft that's not safe is boarded up, with a notice saying "Out of order!" … except if the shaft is a well, in which case the notice says "Well out of order!"
     
  20. Jun 14, 2008 #19

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    My "big-boned" friend from college would take notice if a girl with a shapely butt with nice legs in tight pants walked by our table in the eating hall and say (real low) things like "Ooh! So symmetrically bifurcated!" He was a hoot!

    He reminded me of WC Fields, who used to spice up scripts with stuff like "Just one little osculation?" when asking Mae West for a kiss.
     
  21. Jun 14, 2008 #20
    Dis fread is well hektic!
     
  22. Jan 3, 2009 #21

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    I use to call big cockroaches Periplaneta Americana and all my family know what I am talking about and even think it is funny. Of course, I am cautious of saying such a thing to people who is not in the joke.
    However, ten years ago, one of such bugs jumped on me and I shouted to my then new boyfriend in a girlish voice and said

    Please, kill that Periplaneta!

    LydiaAC
     
  23. Jan 4, 2009 #22
    Haha, I love this thread... as I tend to do this very often in my life.. it's funny when
    1. people don't understand what you are talking about
    2. people understand and start laughing..
    though more often than not, the statement isn't really that funny.

    Imagine this,

    I'm eating some granola bar and my friend comes by and ask, what you eating?

    I say:
    granola over 2pi
     
  24. Jan 4, 2009 #23

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    I think among the reactions I get to my jokes, my favorite is when exactly one person in a group starts cracking up, while most of the rest is befuddled. (If I can score a delayed reaction, even better)
     
  25. Jan 4, 2009 #24

    Gokul43201

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    That one took me at least 5-6 seconds before it hit home.
     
  26. Jan 4, 2009 #25
    Back when "Its all good" used to be a popular phrase my friend and I used to say "Its omnibenevolent".

    Once while in the car with a friend we drove past a stolie billboard that said "Do you think Lenin was buried in a communist plot?" and I laughed my *** off but my friend thought it was dumb.

    I can't really think of any at the moment but I often say silly things that no one gets but me. :-/

    Oh and for cheesy science geek humour you really need to hear this...
    http://www.uky.edu/~holler/CHE107/media/first_second_law.mp3
    That's a direct link to an mp3 by the way.
     
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