do you actually lol?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by tinymonkeyt, Nov 2, 2008.

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Do you actually laugh out loud?

  1. of course.

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  2. not really. its just to express slight amusement

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  3. sometimes. when i write LOL then yes. i do.

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  1. tinymonkeyt
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    tinymonkeyt GBAtemp brat

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    when you type in lol,
    do you, in real life, behind that computer screen of yours, really laugh out loud?

    i rarely do
    only when sometime is super funny
    and my sis always glares at me cuz im all giggling in my room >.
     
  2. War

    War Take it easy~

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    Not really, unless something is REALLY funny... but if that's the case, then I'd probably say

    "OMFG, I'M LOLING IRL!"
     
  3. Destructobot

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    I voted for "I only type lol when I'm making fun of people that say lol all the time".
     
  4. Sir-Fritz

    Sir-Fritz GBAtemp Maniac

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    I dont actually laugh out loud but i do say the word lol instead
     
  5. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    When I type lol I don't always laugh out loud. Sometimes I do though; I'll usually say "I literally lol'd."
     
  6. sdnoob

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    i type LOL or lmao when i really laugh, lol is just a filler.
     
  7. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    It takes a lot to get me to laugh, so no.
     
  8. Talaria

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    I voted "I only type lol when I'm making fun of people that type lol to make fun of people who say lol all the time".

    The english language is forever evolving. Go back 300-800 years and you will find the english completely foreign to what it is today and see how it changes over time. 'Lol' today is just a way of portraying/acknowledging "yeah i think thats kinda funny" without having to say something as long as that. Hell, thats why we have contractions in the english language as it's easier and quicker to say 'Shouldn't' then 'Should not'. But yeah pretty lame argument I have, so I'm gonna shut up now.
     
  9. Destructobot

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    People that say lol all the time generally use it as a crutch word; they can't express their intentions well enough with just their words, so they throw a lol in there so you don't think they really meant what they said about your mom. Same with emoticons.

    I have no problem with people saying lol here and there to indicate that they found something to be particularly funny, I just hate seing it twice per sentence, every sentence.


    You are, of course, absolutely right about the English language being a living, evolving thing. Only dead languages stay the same.
     
  10. Raika

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    Sometimes....
     
  11. SkankyYankee

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    i lqtm laughing quietly to myself
     
  12. Phynx

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    I generally just type "lol" as internet etiquette. If I actually do laugh, I usually bump it up to "rofl" or at least capitalize my lol!
     
  13. xcalibur

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    I actually say lol in real life.
     
  14. themuddaload

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    West of the equator Sex: sure
    Most of the time. If I don't actually lol, I at least thought something was genuinely funny.
     
  15. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

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    If I said "I lol'd." then it's pretty obvious I did.

    If I said "lol" then I most likely didn't.
     
  16. Twiffles

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  17. alex

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    I don't... only if it's REALLY worth it. I laugh in my head usually so I don't freak out anyone near me.
     
  18. Midna

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    I reserve the "L" acronym for the occasions that I'm actually laughing on.
     
  19. ENDscape

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    I laugh in my head when i type LOL
     
  20. Midna

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    Than yopu should probably write LIMH