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Your 'knock Knock' Joke
7/13/2009 at 2:00 PM ET
i have an idea for a new social networking site that could be as big as facebook and twitter combined. it will be highly interactive and very very funny. and it will foster very deep connections between people who are essentially strangers living in strange lands.
the basis for this social interaction will be the "knock knock" joke.
myspace no longer exists, they went broke
what i'm looking for here is “YOUR KNOCK KNOCK” joke. what would you send to your future best friend forever? The more dry, sarcastic, caustic, irreverent, cheesy and unabashedly direct the better.
points will be awarded based on amusement, or really just for posting.
thanks in advance for taking this seriosly.
7/13/2009 at 2:13 PM
After a 'joke' (?) like that you better hope people take you seriously! :)
"Howya think THIS site will make money?"
7/13/2009 at 2:15 PM
Steve, it appears that you've been here a while and greatly contributed to the forum, so I'm fighting my usual curmudgeonly, caustic self and providing a kinder, gentler reply than was my first instinct...
First off, I don't think the majority of people think knock-knock jokes are terribly funny. Of course, that's all subject to individual taste.
Second of all, I don't think people want to use text to tell or hear (make that, "read") knock-knock jokes. I think knock-knock jokes are more of a verbal/audio thing. They don't lend themselves well to the written word.
Third, I'm not sure you help your cause when you say that this could be as big as Facebook or Twitter combined. I applaud the big dreamer, but this is a one-trick pony. I don't think you can build a whole business around this. Maybe this is something Twitter users would sign up for from you? Their daily knock-knock joke?
I dunno. Frankly, I don't get it.
Now go raise $10 million in venture capital, make $100 million for yourself, and prove me to be the ass that I am.
7/13/2009 at 2:33 PM
Not big on knock knock jokes. Most people won't even respond to my "knock knock".
Me too, Mr. T.
7/13/2009 at 2:36 PM
i thought i posted this under " just for fun" :-)
7/13/2009 at 2:48 PM
gary, i know pretty bad joke even for a knock knock joke
paul, don't fight your usual curmudgeonly, caustic self, seriosly.
michael - "me too, Mr.T" lol
7/13/2009 at 3:17 PM
Tom Hanks had a great one in "Catch me if you can" but it escapes me right now...
7/13/2009 at 3:27 PM
lol barb ... er .. i mean jeff
7/13/2009 at 5:40 PM
I get it! This is a fun posting! I've just jumped onto this site after a long absence and it's good to see a posting which encourages me to contribute.
Cow's go who?
No, cow's go "Moo"
A very British one is:
You just said it - Dr Who!
And into the future...by Tardis
Owls Twitter who?
7/13/2009 at 5:47 PM
Oh, all right then, if you insist:
Zeek and you shall find.
London Bridget who?
London Bridget, is falling down, falling down...!
The Maura who?
The Maura the merrier!
Howard can it be to guess a Knock Knock joke?
... and finally:
Taipei sixty words a minute is pretty fast!
Hope this helps. Now, if your social media empire takes off, I expect to receive a cut of the gross!
Wilmington, DE, USA
7/13/2009 at 5:47 PM
Sam and Janet!
Sam and Janet who?
Sam and Janet evening....
7/13/2009 at 8:13 PM
OK, everyone, you forgot the 'rim shot' Ba-dum-bum at the end of your 'jokes'! :)
7/13/2009 at 8:24 PM
all the new posts got me laughing ... many thanks to juliet, gary b, jeff and gary r.
don't be shy, keep em coming ........
7/13/2009 at 8:41 PM
very clever jeff, i had to google it
... you may meet a stranger.
here's another really bad one ..
Madam KHE post is caught in the spin cycle
7/13/2009 at 8:43 PM
7/13/2009 at 9:10 PM
Also check out the Knock-Knock Joke Repository:
7/13/2009 at 9:13 PM
"Pencil fall down if you don't have a belt!"
Full disclosure - I found this at an seemingly abandoned web site (last updated 12/02)
, which has 100 PAGES of knock-knock jokes!
7/13/2009 at 9:15 PM
hi jay thanks for the link, did you see one you thought was stupid enough for this post :)
7/13/2009 at 9:17 PM
you're too much gary r hahahahahahahaha
7/13/2009 at 10:10 PM
shout out to marcus, chris and our friends down under -
Knock Knock! Who's there? Kanga. Kanga who? No! Kanga roo!
7/14/2009 at 1:05 AM
Ok here goes....
justin time to give ya another joke!!
7/14/2009 at 3:05 AM
Dont Lie...Oppurtunity never knocks Twice at your door....
Ha Ha Ha....
7/14/2009 at 9:11 AM
Steve - How about calling the site: Knock-E-Knock (knockeknock.com is available)? WhosThere.com is for sale as well.
And for a knock-knock joke for you:
(it doesn't translate well to text...)
7/14/2009 at 11:51 AM
I am not sure this one works in writing, but here goes...
Rude interrupting Cow
7/14/2009 at 7:07 PM
thanks sherry, for your timely post
funny rakesh, hahaha
knock-e-knock is creative jay, of course this is “just for fun”
you’re right dave, verbal is better, but text works - good one
here’s one more, honest:
Amsterdam tired of all these dumb and dumber knock-knock jokes
7/14/2009 at 8:16 PM
re: interrupting cow knock knock joke, funny coincidence jay posted video version followed by dave's text post. check it out.
7/15/2009 at 1:54 PM
This is the only one I know:
ORANGE YOU GLAD TO SEE ME?!
7/16/2009 at 2:03 AM
jjj, orange you glad you posted your joke.
looks like this post drifting away to secondary page oblivion. yaaaaaaaaa
last call for your joke.
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