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Would it be considered nefarious If I call my poems ‘hilarious’ Our humour is subjective … I write from MY perspective It’s a trait of my sign Aquarius! I have never categorised any of my poems as ‘hilarious’ as what I consider is humourous is a matter of opinion and often when I read ‘hilarious’ poems I don’t find them that amusing 01~27~17

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Date: 2/1/2017 3:47:00 AM
That is the crux of the matter Jan. Already I have deleted two Limericks others did not find funny at all. I must be warped.
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Date: 2/1/2017 10:03:00 AM
LOL Jean:-) i have never deleted any poem I have posted even if it has few comments:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/28/2017 9:49:00 AM
yes, very true, my friend - although I think hilarious could safely be applied to your limericks
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Date: 1/28/2017 4:59:00 PM
I would never use the 'hilarious' category Jack I prefer to use humourous and let people decide if they think its hilarious or not:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 1/28/2017 7:50:00 AM
- Humor ... no one have equal humor - It's hard to write humor poems ... - We laugh at different things ... - The taste is like .... the butt .... variable :) - Happy weekend, Jan :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/28/2017 5:00:00 PM
Great comment Anne Lise and I love the new avatar it is perfect for you:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 1/28/2017 1:52:00 AM
I loved your definition of humorous/As your Limericks are so numerous/ Each time I read one/ My day is already done/ Especially when they hilarious! A seven dearest, Jan xx
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Date: 1/28/2017 7:28:00 AM
Aww thanks Demetrios and that was a perfect response:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/28/2017 1:24:00 AM
You're just so right Jan. It's a matter of personal taste, but I LOVE your humour :)
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Date: 1/28/2017 7:27:00 AM
Thanks Darren I wrote this on 24th Jan before the contest was even posted lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 10:53:00 PM
VERY well done and I love that you referred to your Aquarius influence. A limerick of wisdom and truth! Hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 1/28/2017 1:06:00 AM
Thanks CayCay:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 7:31:00 PM
LOVE this, Jan. Writing from your heart. Yes, hilarious is very hard to come by. I think my only truly hilarious one was Gotta go, gotta go right now. Now I see his contest is filling so fast. DAng, why can't I use that old pee poem of mine?
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Date: 1/28/2017 1:06:00 AM
I'm not entering the contest Andrea I see so many 'hilarious' poems that are not lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 4:21:00 PM
On average most humorous poem are just that, without being truly hilarious. This was a good limerick, Jan, with, as Ilene says, well said. I, too, am by nature conservative (though not stuffy conservative), I find it bizarre that I write humorous verse at all! Where it comes from I have not the smallest clue. Thanks for stopping. / M
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Date: 1/27/2017 4:43:00 PM
I don't know where the humour comes from Maurice but it just flows - my aunt and uncle both wrote limericks I guess its in my blood. I have never classed any of my poems as 'hilarious' and few on the site that are classed as that really make me lol:-) I love YOUR humour and Ilene's you always make me smile:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 1:24:00 PM
well said, jan!
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Date: 1/27/2017 3:04:00 PM
Thanks Ilene:-) xxx hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 9:54:00 AM
Nice limerick Jan...I'm not sure of the difference..but funny is funny...
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Date: 1/27/2017 1:04:00 PM
lol thanks Joseph:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 9:50:00 AM
Hi Jan, Athough you write from your perspective (British humor) . I hope you don't mine what I just said offensive. I find your poetry very humorous.To answer your question funny is funny:-) Alexis
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Date: 1/27/2017 1:05:00 PM
My humour is a bit poopy lol but I do try to make folks smile on here:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 8:44:00 AM
I just follow my funny bone...to your house;-) Huggalunks ~ j
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Date: 1/27/2017 1:05:00 PM
ha ha ha John:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 8:41:00 AM
Cute limerick, Jan. Hilarity borders on ludicrous or nonsensical at times. And nefarious comes close to criminal and I don't that describes any poem although some (not yours) are diabolical. Nice word play, I enjoyed your piece.
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Date: 1/27/2017 8:43:00 AM
Thanks Reason - I think some may class my work as criminal lol but they don't have to read my ramblings:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 1/27/2017 8:36:00 AM
I think we all approach and perceive humor differently but thankfully, your definition and mine seem to love to laugh together. Really nice Jan.
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Date: 1/27/2017 8:41:00 AM
I agree totally with you Chris and I won't bother with the 'hilarious poetry' contest as I often see poems labeled as 'hilarious' yet I don't even crack a smile:-) hugs Jan xx