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#1 76 others

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:02 PM

Just wanting a general consensus to settle an argument.

At a wedding/party/function, what do you think if somebody yells out "funny" one liners from the audience in the middle of the speech?

#2 geckosrule

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:04 PM

If it is actually funny then I don't mind at all but if the person is really drunk and is trying to be funny and they just are not then I think they should shut up!

#3 *Lib*

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:04 PM

once, acceptable, twice, pushing it, three times - certified knob.

#4 belindarama

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:07 PM

It is so rarely funny and mostly I see it as quite pathetic, look at me sort of behaviour.

#5 Leafprincess

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:07 PM

Depends, it can be quite off putting for the speaker, unless they're quick on their feetand come back with something.

Was at a wedding recently where the best man said "groom had his feelings of love hidden deep inside and it took the bride to come along and she sucked it out of him."

I dont think he realized what he had said, until several people started snickering and saying "sucked it out." and laughed.

It was great, everyone was laughing including the bride and groom.


#6 fancie shmancie

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:10 PM

Rude.

If you have something to say, then get up in front of everyone and say it - don't just yell it out.


#7 ~Jodama_Feral~

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:14 PM

If its funny then great because some people certainly dribble on when they are making a speech sometimes and breaks it up. If not funny then not so good and the person just looks like a dropkick.

#8 Amanda_R

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:15 PM

QUOTE (geckosrule @ 15/04/2012, 05:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If it is actually funny then I don't mind at all but if the person is really drunk and is trying to be funny and they just are not then I think they should shut up!

QUOTE (*Lib* @ 15/04/2012, 05:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
once, acceptable, twice, pushing it, three times - certified knob.

Pretty much summed up what I was going to say.  Lazy post, woo!

#9 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:17 PM

QUOTE (*Lib* @ 15/04/2012, 06:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
once, acceptable, twice, pushing it, three times - certified knob.

+1.

sums it up nicely.

#10 kadoodle

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:21 PM

Yelling out something "funny" to embarass someone is the height of being a bogan knob jockey.  Get up on stage if you think you're so bleeding witty mad.gif

#11 seaside_feral

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:26 PM

My father does this.

Only the things he says are not usually that funny.

I find it rude and ignorant.

#12 mpoppins92

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:42 PM

rudey judy  happy.gif

#13 Futureself

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:47 PM

QUOTE (*Lib* @ 15/04/2012, 05:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
once, acceptable, twice, pushing it, three times - certified knob.

In a nutshell.

#14 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:49 PM

Depends on how funny the one liners are and what the relationship is between the yeller and the speech giver.

#15 Pull Up A Beanbag

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:49 PM

Absolutely rude, funny or not.  I always cringe.  I dislike hecklers at any time!

#16 soapy

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:53 PM

Attention seeking.

#17 JaneDoe2010

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:56 PM

QUOTE (Swahili @ 15/04/2012, 05:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on how funny the one liners are and what the relationship is between the yeller and the speech giver.


I agree. If it's funny then it's funny.

#18 canuckmel

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE (Swahili @ 15/04/2012, 05:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depends on how funny the one liners are and what the relationship is between the yeller and the speech giver.


Yep.


#19 LynnyP

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:49 PM

In general, they think they are much funnier than they are.

#20 lozoodle

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:49 PM

I think its pretty annoying. Once is ok, but then when they keep doing it you just want to go tell them to STFU.

#21 Propaganda

Posted 15 April 2012 - 07:21 PM

rude and arrogant



#22 Ianthe

Posted 15 April 2012 - 07:24 PM

Once may be witty if it is actually funny. Otherwise shut up and get the speeches over with already.

#23 Mercurial

Posted 15 April 2012 - 07:29 PM

A very clever one liner can be hilarious if delivered with impeccable timing.  

Mostly it's a drunken idiot who has far more fatih in his humour than there is.  

Though I admit 20 minutes into ONE speech at a wedding on Friday night - a few funny one liners from the audience would have been welcome.

#24 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 15 April 2012 - 07:44 PM

i HATE it.

hence why we are NOT having speeches at our wedding laughing2.gif

#25 mks81

Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:06 PM

I was at a Tom Gleeson performance and he had one yobbo yelling out comments, thinking he was the comedian in the room. The first time Gleeson let it go but there after he fair gave it back to him each time which in itself was hysterical. You don't mess with the professional comedians, they can make you look like a fair idiot.




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