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Old 19.06.2011, 18:14
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Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Sometimes when perusing the "Today's Posts" list of thread titles, some just jump out and invite an immediate response (from me at least), purely from the title alone - immaterial of what the actual post subject matter may be.

It can either be, a case of the exact title having an ambiguous meaning, or an accidental, or deliberate misreading of one or more of the words, or just even typos.

I often have an insatiable desire to post a reply (in a troll-like fashion) on many threads, but really have to control myself - especially having read the opening post, and realising that a supposed attempt at wit, may no longer be relevant or appropriate.

I don't know if I'm the only weirdo in this regard, or if there are any other readers out there, who pick up on this?

So I thought it might be an idea to start a thread where anyone who spots a "funny" thread title could post a reply here, to include the thread title concerned (immaterial of the actual content), and their interpretation of it's meaning, and/or what reply they would make in relation to the title alone.

I hope this idea will a create a bit of light humour and not cause any offence to those who create a thread, on what might be a completely serious matter, but with an unfortunate or misconceived title.
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Old 19.06.2011, 18:23
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

I can already for see many of the threads by Upthehatters2008 will be all over here.
(not because of misinterpretation but because of his deliberateness )

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Old 19.06.2011, 18:48
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Leo.org - What am I missing
Danish building bricks for dyslexics.

Avoiding shaking hands
cut down on the booze... (accredited to AbFab)

Journey & Foreigner in Winterthur, Sunday 6/19
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Old 19.06.2011, 18:58
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Where buy amazon kindle in Zurich
where to buy amazon Kinder in Zurich ....human trafficking?
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Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Wow! Someone must be REALLY bored with nothing to do.

(Well you did ask!)
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Old 19.06.2011, 19:12
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Any info on Blonay?

Any info or Baloney?
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Opening a can of worms. In Switzerland, how much would you pay for...?

What one would pay for going fishing.


feminine and masculine surnames

Thomas Jane came to mind.
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Old 02.09.2011, 14:12
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Harsh Transport - experiences

You really want them moving your stuff?
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Old 02.09.2011, 17:18
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Smoking Barbecues on Balconies - What are the rules in CH

How do you get rizzla big enough to put a barbecue in? And do you have to crumble the barbecue first?
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Old 29.06.2011, 12:18
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

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Sometimes when perusing the "Today's Posts" list of thread titles, some just jump out and invite an immediate response (from me at least), purely from the title alone - immaterial of what the actual post subject matter may be.

It can either be, a case of the exact title having an ambiguous meaning, or an accidental, or deliberate misreading of one or more of the words, or just even typos.

I often have an insatiable desire to post a reply (in a troll-like fashion) on many threads, but really have to control myself - especially having read the opening post, and realising that a supposed attempt at wit, may no longer be relevant or appropriate.

I don't know if I'm the only weirdo in this regard, or if there are any other readers out there, who pick up on this?

So I thought it might be an idea to start a thread where anyone who spots a "funny" thread title could post a reply here, to include the thread title concerned (immaterial of the actual content), and their interpretation of it's meaning, and/or what reply they would make in relation to the title alone.

I hope this idea will a create a bit of light humour and not cause any offence to those who create a thread, on what might be a completely serious matter, but with an unfortunate or misconceived title.
Good idea for a thread TiMow.

This title thread was not misleading or misspelled or anything. It did exactly what it said on the tin.
But (like you I guess TiMow) after a while you realise that posting an 'amusing' reply can only lead to much EF PAIN and SUFFERING.

I once started a thread entitled 'Please Sit Down Before Reading This' to get attention and it was about finding a British Style white sliced loaf. Guilty your honour.
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Old 29.06.2011, 14:50
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

3 Bedroom Garden Apartement in Zug accepts dogs

My landlord only accepts Swiss Franks.
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Old 29.06.2011, 14:59
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

The Big Bang Theory.


the twins,
1989

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Old 30.06.2011, 14:05
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

I got so touched today by a great human reaction


I definitely read the last work with an extra e at the start and no a.....I guess some sort of building code violation. Ending up being quite the innocent, sweet little story
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Old 01.07.2011, 00:44
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Smooching on zurichsee ferries...
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Old 08.07.2011, 15:52
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I got so touched today by a great human reaction


I definitely read the last work with an extra e at the start and no a.....I guess some sort of building code violation. Ending up being quite the innocent, sweet little story
Mee too...
'cause I'm naughty like dat.
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Old 19.07.2011, 16:12
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Sometimes when perusing the "Today's Posts" list of thread titles, some just jump out and invite an immediate response (from me at least), purely from the title alone - immaterial of what the actual post subject matter may be.

It can either be, a case of the exact title having an ambiguous meaning, or an accidental, or deliberate misreading of one or more of the words, or just even typos.

I often have an insatiable desire to post a reply (in a troll-like fashion) on many threads, but really have to control myself - especially having read the opening post, and realising that a supposed attempt at wit, may no longer be relevant or appropriate.
It's tempting, isn't it? Especially when you read "Picking the Right Burger" and think it said "Picking the Right Booger".

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I don't know if I'm the only weirdo in this regard, or if there are any other readers out there, who pick up on this?
It's EF; you're surrounded by weirdos.

P.S. Where's the thread that gives directions for how to copy a link to another thread?
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Old 19.07.2011, 22:26
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Re: Thread titles - What first pops into your head, when you read one?

Swiss customs - Holding our package

A strange custom indeed - a bit like a Swiss pass-the-parcel party game, without music.
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Old 19.07.2011, 22:46
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Swiss customs - Holding our package

A strange custom indeed - a bit like a Swiss pass-the-parcel party game, without music.
that one made me snicker
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Lost Cat
LondonAl


I see:

LOL Cat
Ouchboy
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Old 20.07.2011, 13:50
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I see:

LOL Cat
Ouchboy
I did too....
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