Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Let’s go through the checklist of ten ways to tell a guy is not into you: 1. This is the biggest sign of whether or not a guy is into you. It’s the fact that one way or another, they always just seem to be acting that way around her. He’ll always just seem to end up in the same parts of the room as you. Stand-offish isn’t exactly a promising sign, but who knows? But if they’re into her, it’s not a matter of how they’re acting.
That way you don't have to actually explain it completely.
It's very common to have the character explaining the joke wink at the audience, which can lead to homicidal mania towards winks. On a related note, when making jokes involving obscure references and memes here at TV Tropes, please It Makes Sense in Context if you knew that Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
It's worth noting that this is often Played for Laughs, where the understand why it's funny). Compare Lampshaded Double Entendre and Euphemism Buster (close cousins of Variant 3), "Just Joking" Justification. and Michael Waltrip used to be teammates at Dale Earnhardt, Inc (the race team created by Dale Earnhardt, Sr, who had been killed at Daytona 10 years previously).
In short, explaining the punchline of a joke just makes it not funny, whether or not it would be otherwise.
Jokes can be hard to do, and sometimes not everyone will get it, but while explaining the context might help, the punchline should stand on its own.
Explaining a joke, for better or worse, can come in a number of variants: Note that the lines between these can be blurred.And despite the title, sometimes you can get away with explaining the joke.Often goes with an Incredibly Lame Pun and is how such pun can lead to a Collective Groan. Also Alternate Character Reading, where puns based on this trope might Lost in Translation for those not knowing the language used for the pun and has to be explained, killing the joke in the process. Contrast Stealth Pun (where absolutely no explanation is given), Am I Right? Not at all like Anti-Humor jokes, where the whole point is that the listener doesn't get the joke. I know that editing the boot options line and adding 'nomodeset' solves my laptops problem during Live CD mode, what I don't know is how to set it at boot up through Grub2 after I've installed Ubuntu.So, my question is, how do I set nomodeset before I boot into Ubuntu? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).