LOL forum LOL. LOL.

  • danisnotstr8

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    Jun 24, 2009 4:29 PM GMT
    Why do so many people have to start and/or finish their online statements by saying "LOL?"

    I've noticed it's very popular amongst the younger, twink types.

    I'm pretty sure that no one is actually L'ing O L. Rather, I think "LOL" means something like "I'm not serious unless it's ok that I'm serious."

    Examples (and translations):

    "That guy is totally ugly LOL." (I'm joking unless you agree.)

    "You're totally hot. We should get on Skype LOL." (I've done this a thousand times before but if you don't want to, I'll tell you I've never done it.)

    "LOL Have you ever had a threesome? LOL" (The first "LOL" would be one guy, the second "LOL" would be another guy, and the sentence in between would be me.)

    "I really can't go because Mom didn't give me my allowance yet. LOL" (You're paying.)


    LOL Let's discuss this LOL.


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    Jun 24, 2009 4:44 PM GMT
    danisnotstr8 saidWhy do so many people have to start and/or finish their online statements by saying "LOL?"

    I've noticed it's very popular amongst the younger, twink types.

    Don't overlook that it also afflicts the most elderly here on RJ. LOL!
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    Jun 24, 2009 5:32 PM GMT
    jprichva saidI never use that silly acronym. ROFL!

    That's true, you don't! LMAO!
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    Jun 24, 2009 5:34 PM GMT
    Shut it bitch LOL (I am not sure if you like being dominated, but I´m going to have a go and pretend it was a joke if you object)

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    Jun 24, 2009 6:08 PM GMT
    What's this thread about? EL-OH-EL.
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:11 PM GMT
    Evil LOL...

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    Jun 24, 2009 6:12 PM GMT
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:14 PM GMT
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:36 PM GMT
    LOL! Here we go with the twink thing again...... LOL!

    Just sayin'....
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:40 PM GMT
    MunchingZombie saidRoflcopter.gif


    I hate you for beating me to the ROFLCOPTER.

    SOISOISOISOISOI!


    I just lawled myself icon_smile.gif
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:41 PM GMT
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:45 PM GMT
    MunchingZombie saidRoflcopter.gif


    Love it. Copying image for future use.
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    Jun 24, 2009 6:46 PM GMT
    xrichx saidroflcopter_2.jpg


    OMG LOL icon_rolleyes.gificon_lol.gif
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    Jun 24, 2009 7:45 PM GMT
    * enters professor mode... *

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    On RJ, I find the use of LOL can be directly translated into one of the following online equivalents to verbal "tics".

    1) The Passive/Agressive LOL:

    Example:

    PassiveAggressive: You're pretty much the stupidist person ever, if you really think that.
    Bystander: Why are you being such a flaming bitch? I just said "Hi there."
    PassiveAgressive: Dude, c'mon, chill out. Can't you take a joke LOL?


    2) The False Modesty LOL:

    Example:

    MostHotListedRJStud4U: I don't have very many guys that hot list me on RJ LOL.
    Sycophant4U: Gosh Most, I would think that ANYONE here who had any sense would hot list you!
    MostHotListedRJStud4U: Aw, stop it Syc, you're giving me a big head LOL


    3) The Nervous, Blustering LOL:

    Example:

    Loonatick: Oh yeah, you Democrats were all asleep in your beds when Castro Invaded Miami in 1964, and now that city is wall-to-wall Cubans LOL.
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    Jun 24, 2009 7:46 PM GMT
    I prefer HAHAHAHAHA! (note - if you plan to use this, it's only effective if there's 5 HAs followed by 1 exclamation point).
  • silverfox

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    Jun 24, 2009 7:55 PM GMT




    An LOL Haiku by SilverFox,






    He types LOL,
    and all I can think of is,
    a Loser On Line
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    Jun 24, 2009 7:59 PM GMT
    It's just another shorthand, a common occurrence in all languages.
    Not worth any bluster, thought well worth all the humor above in the thread.
    That LOLicopter was great.
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    Jun 24, 2009 8:12 PM GMT
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  • silverfox

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    Jun 24, 2009 8:14 PM GMT
    When I type LOL I am usually sitting at my computer with maybe a hint of a smile on my face. I certainly am not laughing out loud.
    Has anyone ever typed ROFL and actually been rolling on the floor laughing?

    How does one type while rolling around?


    So in my book...

    LOL = slight smile
    ROFL = a medium smile
    LMAO = a big smile


    That's why I always icon_biggrin.gif instead of LOL.

    LOL

  • Timbales

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    Jun 24, 2009 8:16 PM GMT
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  • danisnotstr8

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    Jun 24, 2009 8:22 PM GMT
    HAHAHAHAHA this forum is stupid LOL LOLZ hehe
  • Timbales

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    Jun 24, 2009 8:25 PM GMT
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    Jun 24, 2009 8:38 PM GMT
    Because we find the particular comment just typed humorous. hope I've helped bridge the generational gap for you.
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    Jun 24, 2009 9:05 PM GMT


    SILVERFOX! said, "So in my book...

    LOL = slight smile
    ROFL = a medium smile
    LMAO = a big smile


    That's why I always instead of LOL."


    Oh good heavens, then! slight smile slight smile


    Hmmmmmm........will stick with lol.
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    Jun 25, 2009 2:57 AM GMT
    ZOMG normal people LOLOLOL

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