The 'I Find It Ironic That..' Game

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  1. Hehe Moo
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    Let's say that this is a game where you find something ironic about the person who posted before you for any reason,

    Like this:

    Say the person above me is called 'Anal Lube'.

    My post:

    I found it ironic that you carry anal lube and call people gay.

    Hope this thing catches on. [​IMG]
     


  2. Frog

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    i find it ironic that your name is.... grrr, this game is obviously too hard easy for someone of my intelligence.
     
  3. Man18

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    huh
     
  4. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Oh no.....people trying to comprehend the meaning of "irony".

    The problem with irony is that most people think that, as Alanis Morrissette claimed, irony is rain on a wedding day, an acrophobic person dying on their first airplane trip, or an old man that dies the day after hitting the lottery, when in fact none of them are "ironic".
    They are unfortunate happenstances.
    What is actually truly Ironic about the song in question is the fact that she wrote it thinking it would be chock full of good examples of irony, when it instead contains none at all.

    Grammar nazis had better stay away from here.
    And on that note, in the interest of keeping the peace, I will not be back to this thread.

    Sorry Moo. This is most likely a Fail.

    Besides, irony doesn't happen as often as you would think it should.
     
  5. Hehe Moo
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  6. Vulpes Abnocto

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    *ruffles your hair*
    Meh, we still like you.

    You know, this would be just fine as a compilation thread. Such as:
    "Instances of Irony" (post them here!)



    .....but I still shouldn't be a part of it.
    I'm a nit-picker, and I go to 12 step programs for that.
     
  7. Veho

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    Are you one of those people that think irony and sarcasm are synonymous?
     
  8. p1ngpong

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    I find it ironic that this game has everyone confused apart from me [​IMG]
     
  9. Raika

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    i find it ironic that you are the son of dice when you are dice in disguise!
     
  10. Pizzaroo

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    I find it ironic that you have an emoticon in your sig that you never use [​IMG]
     
  11. cosmo2389

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    I find it ironic that your name is Pizzaroo but the Smurf in your icon is eating a popsicle!
     
  12. Vulpes Abnocto

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    .....

    Touche'
     
  13. cosmo2389

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    I find it ironic that your username contains Vulpes (fox) yet your pic is of a hamster!
     
  14. Veho

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    That was totally random, actually [​IMG]

    It's just that, everyone has some weird definition of "irony" (including the one saying it's "synonymous with sarcasm", when used in speech, which is quite absurd), even dictionaries have conflicting definitions. Often within one single dictionary.

    Example: the definitions of "irony" from Princeton's WordNet online dictionary:


    Noun

    * S: (n) sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remark (witty language used to convey insults or scorn) "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
    * S: (n) irony (incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs) "the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated"
    * S: (n) irony (a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs)



    I mean, that could be anything, ever. Including, but not limited to, most of the examples from Alanis' song. I.e., unfortunate happenstances can be ironical, in context.

    And the only definition that wouldn't cover at least half of the song would be the first one, saying that irony is actually sarcasm.

    So I guess that wasn't actually all that random [​IMG]

    Um.


    My mind is plotting against me [​IMG]
     
  15. Vulpes Abnocto

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    @ Veho

    *chuckle*

    I think I can keep up with that train of thought.

    I was just wondering what you meant, because I respect you and your opinion,
    and in truth, I'm far from infallible.

    cosmo2389's comment kinda put me in my place, considering I claimed that irony was a rare thing.
    *still laughing about that*
     
  16. cosmo2389

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    Yay! Glad I could make you laugh!

    But now I find it ironic that your sig says you stand by Narin but you are most likely sitting! (I'm running out of irony for you...)
     
  17. Ducky

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    I find it ironic that you draw good , yet you use your powers to draw homosexual people and not something.. else.... [​IMG]
     
  18. Pizzaroo

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    I find it ironic that you are a duck and yet you are cool enough to be graphical.
     
  19. cosmo2389

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    Thanks Ducky! But... It's not homo... It's um... An accident?

    But seriously Pizzaroo I find it ironic that your username takes its basis from kangaroo yet you lack anything of the sort in both your pic and sig!
     
  20. ENDscape

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    I find that game called "Clever kids are Pirates" ironic.
    Also i dont find irony in cosmo because he is not an iron.