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Welcome to Jumbo Joke. JJ features carefully selected, well-edited jokes and humorous stories. No junk, no registration, no subscription fees, and no popups! — just regular ads that make it all possible. The result: a site filled with big laughs — or big groans — categorized and searchable so you can find what you want.

Many of the earliest entries are culled from the archives of my "Randy's Random" newsletter, a popular e-mail publication than ran from 2000 to 2002.

The site has all the features I've wanted on a joke site, but few have: the ability to use an RSS/Atom webfeed reader to get notification of new postings. (Don't use such readers? No problem: you can sign up for e-mail notifications too — see the footer below for a form.) There's also a Random Joke function and, in addition to the usual previous/next links, there's previous/next for categories, too.

Submissions and Comments

I do not accept submissions for this site — please don't send me any! In fact, you won't even find a contact address here since (with a few noted exceptions) I didn't write the items posted here, so I'm not really all that interested in feedback or comments. I simply wanted to create a place where you can find consistently good — and, the attribute lacking from most joke sites, well-edited — humor. If you really, really need to contact me, however, say for some sort of dire humor emergency, you can do it via my This is True web site; my e-mail address is on the Contact page.

How To Complain About Political (or Religious) Jokes Here


There are certain people of extreme political partisanship who wish to complain about the "obvious bias" of the political jokes here. There are actually two names for such people: "liberals" and "conservatives". The "liberals" complain that certain jokes slam them unfairly, and that the proprietor of this site is obviously biased against them and their political beliefs. Conversely, the "conservatives" complain that certain jokes slam them unfairly, and that the proprietor of this site is obviously biased against them and their political beliefs. The most extreme of the two camps see absolutely no irony that both of these statements are completely true.

There are also those who think their religion ought to be exempt from smiles, even after they laugh at jokes about other religions.

If you are one of those people and cannot see this irony, and thus wish to complain about a particular political or religious joke on this site, follow this complaint procedure:

  1. Step over to any mirror in your vicinity.
  2. Complain to the person seen there that you have no ability to accept that other people find the joke funny even though you don't.
  3. Try to be very sniveling and whiny when you complain in the mirror — so much so that even you are bothered by it. If you accomplish this, you'll understand about 1% of what your complaints mean to others who do appreciate the joke.
  4. Remember that this is a joke site: you either find a particular item funny, or you don't. If not, there are hundreds of other items here that you will. We truly don't care to hear your opinion on any particular item. You want a joke published that you find funny? Cool: go publish it. In fact, if it's a good joke, we probably already have published it. Go look.

No other complaints will be accepted. If you have the gall to laugh at jokes that slam the "other side" but can't handle it when the exact same web site slams your side now and then, the problem is yours, not ours. Grow the hell up and deal with it. And if you can't, then you have only one choice: stop reading the site. If you have any questions, reread this entire section until you actually understand it.

Privacy

If you subscribe to our E-mail Notification Service, we collect your e-mail address to send the alerts to you. We don't send advertising in these messages, and you can easily unsubscribe at any time with the link at the bottom of every notification e-mail.

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We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of specific interest to you.

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If you don't want to have this DART cookie on your computer, you can opt out. We feel you'll be making a mistake by doing that, as you'll then see random ads that won't be of much use to you.

—Randy Cassingham
Proprietor

Posted April 25, 2004 11:47 PM

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