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The Art of the Subtle Put Down

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by Minuteman, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. Minuteman

    Minuteman Chaplain Moderator Founding Member

    Occasionally discussions on here get heated and passions flare. We as mods watch the developments and if it degrades into name calling or personal attacks we have to step in. I have seen lately a more coarse and blunt repertoire of insults. We have a thread for Jeffersonian Debate and I have to say that we have many here who are quite proficient at it. So I thought I would start this thread as an alternative, or more to the point an addendum. When cordial debate fails and you just have to slap someone here are some ways of doing it in a more subtle manner.

    I would love to see things from your point of view. But I just can't seem to turn off that many brain cells.

    They are having a sale on lives at Walmart, maybe you should go get one.

    I'm sorry but you will never be half the man your mother was.

    I was very shocked by your comment. Finally an intelligent response.

    I don't know what it is about you that makes you such an arrogant person. But it is working really well.

    There are several people in this world that I find obnoxious. And you're all of them.

    I've been called far worse by much better.

    You don't seem to be yourself today. I noticed the improvement right away.

    You are not the worst person in the world. Just the worst one I know.

    I would really like to help you out. Which way did you come in?

    They say ignorance is bliss. You must be very happy.

    You've changed, you used to be arrogant and obnoxious. Now you're just the opposite, obnoxious and arrogant.

    Your arguments are like a light pole to a drunk. Used to lean on not to illuminate.

    You must be very good at arithmetic. You add trouble, subtract pleasure, divide attention, and multiply ignorance.

    I am not trying to make a fool of you. I wouldn't want to take all the credit.

    You are nobody's fool. But maybe someone will adopt you.

    You should toss out more of your snide remarks. Along with the rest of the garbage.

    At least your not obnoxious like so many other people. You are obnoxious in your own special way.
  2. Minuteman,

    Thanks for your suggestions. I wish I could tell you how impressed I am.

    William Warren
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  3. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed foe.

    I believe there is a village missing it's idiot.

    I thought you couldn't be more wrong....I was mistaken.

    Would be best to remain quiet and be thought a fool, than speak again, and remove all doubt.
  4. Falcon15

    Falcon15 Falco Peregrinus

    I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2014
  5. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    So teach me everything you know.....I've got a minute.
  6. Minuteman

    Minuteman Chaplain Moderator Founding Member

    Touche. I like that one.:D
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  7. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I can't pay you what you are worth....the law requires at least minimum wage.
  8. swampbilly

    swampbilly Gone Galt

    I'm pinching a few of these for another site, sew sue mebiglaff
  9. Falcon15

    Falcon15 Falco Peregrinus

    I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

    You have no enemies, but are intensely disliked by your friends.

    You can put the most words into the smallest idea than anyone else I know.

    It is amazing. You can never open your mouth without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.

    Some create happiness wherever they go, you cause it whenever you go.
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  10. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Who knew a sphincter could speak?
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  11. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Well, just bless your Heart! (Southern style)
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  12. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    That means your stupid....right?;)
  13. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Baby, You have a "Sweet Spirit"......
  14. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Sometimes it indeed does and sometimes it does not.
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  15. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    Thank you so much for your input, I'll take it into consideration.
  16. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Inventory's done? And you didn't even have to remove your shoes?
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