Did not undertstand sacrasm

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  1. Neiri

    Neiri Well-Known Member

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    Did it ever occur to you that people misunderstood your sarcasm, figure of speech or jokes?

    How about the opposite that you are the one that did not get the sarcasm , figure of speech or jokes.

    I don't mean written communication.
     
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  2. skyfall3250

    skyfall3250 Well-Known Member

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    Are you being sarcastic?
     
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  3. grish99

    grish99 [Pelican Hater] [Hater of Face-Slapping]

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    Duh? Or ^
     
  4. Nightow1

    Nightow1 Well-Known Member

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    Oh really?
     
  5. Baldingere

    Baldingere Roseau pensant

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    I'm very tired of saying "it was a joke" after I make one. And when it's sarcasm and they misunderstand, it gets awkward... But nowadays it work out better I think, but it might just be because I spoke to less people this past year.
     
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  6. asriu

    asriu fu~ fu~ fu~

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    on speak language form it depend on
    culture, habit, intelligent of people around~
    let say da people around never meet sarcasm, no culture on sarcasm or simple too dumb or too innocence~ da sarcasm will missssssssssss~
    been there done that~

    wut so special about sarcasm anyway? unless it treate as joke~

    you know laughing is better~
    muahahaha!
     
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  7. MangoGuy

    MangoGuy Rambling Mango

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    I know that well enough lol... I wrote satiritical literature on our college blog, and the local authorities hounded me. Everything had to be taken down.
     
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  8. MidstNost

    MidstNost 【Jin Mori's Banana】

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    You can use tone indicators. Helps save time explaining.

    Edit: oop I thought it was written communication
     
  9. Ekfreet

    Ekfreet Goner

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    Sarcasm should be reserved for people who know you so well that the comment wouldn't even matter. Some things that come out of my mouth are very very very offensive. Joke or not, I would probably get like a one-way ticket to HR and kiss my job goodbye. It's not worth the risk.
     
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  10. albeldayuia

    albeldayuia Can't-Re Member

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    The first one is too familiar to me. I don't talk much and have somewhat of a RBF people can't see that I don't always talk seriously.
    I used to get out of my way and sort out that what I just said was a joke or sarcasm. Nowadays I just let it slide, hold silent funerals for them dead jokes and see the chaos unfold.
     
  11. FIEND

    FIEND ⸸ god

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    I almost missed ur sarcasm
     
  12. Magwayen

    Magwayen Sedated

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    When you rarely use facial expressions, that always happens
     
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  13. Beren

    Beren Holy Saint

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    I often sound sarcastic when I'm not.
    It's a problem irl.
     
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  14. Tofu Cat

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    You really need exaggerated expressions AND tone for that. Like drag the end of ur tone for twice as long as you usually would for real life interactions.

    As for online ones, you can use this:
    yeah, those pants rEalLy sUiT hiM!

    mix CAPS and smalls for the perfect sarcastic toNe!
     
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  15. Fulminata

    Fulminata Typo-ist | Slave of Evil Inc. | Cactus Farmer

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    Pretending to not understand a sarcasm is also fun on its own :aww::aww::aww: