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Surprise and HumorHumor lies in twisted surprise. That's why the punch lie is at the end. Here are a few types of common humors
- Self-Deprecating: Making fund of yourself is probably the safest humor. We are in a society where people want to look good. So, we laugh when people let their guard down. We laugh when people share mistakes or physical pain, expressing the they are actually human.
- Exaggerated reality: Excessively enlarging obvious plain thing is also a good humor. If you are a nerd, go all the way. Be a super nerd beyond any human can be. Put a normal person in an exaggeratedly extraordinary situation or put an extraordinary person in a exaggeratedly normal situation are also good ones. For example, you may nonchalantly ignoring danger, react excessively to minor offenses, or relentlessly pursue futility.
- Bring down authority: Talk about what super smart persons or politicians could have done. Statistically comparing a genius to chimpanzees would be a good one. But be a bit careful. Try not to offend anyone.