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Sometimes we can see some jokes and comedy in comments. Is there any chance of putting them in a group or something like that to be viewed as a "funny comments list"?

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I'll put you in a list. –  Eric Sep 11 '09 at 11:30
    
There is a thread somewhere around here about highly voted comments. –  dmckee Sep 11 '09 at 12:48
    
Just subscribe to Welbog's feed. He's a highly hilarious head. –  XMLbog Sep 11 '09 at 12:53
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Highest voted comment analysis: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/12662/… Pretty graphs: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/20828/… –  random Sep 11 '09 at 15:04
    
There tends to be a direct correlation between a comment's humor level and its score, so you can use any of the many "Pundit progress"/"Highest-voted comments" queries on SEDE for this fairly effectively. –  Pops May 1 '12 at 16:35
    
It is technically done, you can see it here meta.stackexchange.com/q/28184/179635 –  ajax333221 Sep 4 '12 at 16:30
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Just copy/paste it to your own personal "That's what he said" notepad list. I don't see any reason why a programming website should build in functionality for funny remarks.

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"Also, waffles." "THAT'S WHAT HE SAID! ZING!" "..." ...yeah, that doesn't work out nearly as well as, "Man, this thing is huge." "THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID!" I'm sticking with the Michael Scott. –  Eric Sep 11 '09 at 11:34
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This would have to be a remarkably manual process. Considering there are over a million comments, I'm not sure anybody's going to go through them and separate the comedic comments from the for serious comments.

Of course, if you felt like sifting through the Data Dump, by all means, go for it.

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Also, some people have serious responses that I think are pretty funny. –  devinb Sep 11 '09 at 12:19
    
To bad there isn't an SQL query for funny. –  Ólafur Waage Sep 11 '09 at 12:58
    
Of course there is. Use the HILARIOUS predicate. –  Scott Wilson May 1 '12 at 19:43
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It was tried before - and closed as 'not programming related'.

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was it posted on meta or SO? –  ajax333221 Sep 4 '12 at 16:28
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It is done, they are now being collected manually by volunteers and posted in this question http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/28184/179635

I was collecting some without even knowing of its existence!. You can see my collection in there.

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