That's not funny, my brother died that way

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He really is, you know. ;-;
A Summary of the excuse

"That's not funny my brother died that way" is a satirical catch-all way to shut somebody down. It is descended from old pull-back jokes such as: "That's not funny! My grandfather died in Auschwitz!" "Oh god, I'm so sorry!" "Yeah, he fell off the guard tower."

Once it found its way to /b/, all the unnecessary stuff such as setup and punchline were removed and it was retooled for chan humour which consists of simply saying the same thing over and over. In other words, it was neatly transformed from an ill-advised and decades-old joke into... well, the above basically, but without the joke.

It's mostly used IRL by Moralfags and bawwwfags to guilt people into apologizing when they make fun of school shootings. Someone will say 'I thought Virginia Tech was fucking hilarious' to which someone will respond; 'THAT'S NOT FUNNY. MY BROTHER DIED THAT WAY' to which the troll will receive his much deserved lulz.


I must express my deep dismay and shock at your utter disregard for human feelings and general insensitivity. You see, good sir, my kin has passed away in a similar manner. And despite the opposing parties chortles and giggles, it is most certainly not humorous.




I'm sorry your brother died, that's really quite sad. :<


How to Fail

Man, that's rough. My brother died doing a Hustler Halloween Special dressed up as a monster too. :[

Typically when used, it is an easy excuse to expose as fail. For example:

Bill: Hey Chet, did you hear about Mandy getting eaten alive by that pack of wild dogs? HILARIOUS, amirite???

Chet: Bill, that's not funny, my brother died that way.

Bill: ...what are you talking about, dude? I AM your brother. I'm not dead, retard.

How to Properly Troll

Step 1: Find an obscure site where there seems to be a lot of moralfaggotry and whining.

Step 2: Look for butthurt users and post something regarding your dead brother in response to them.

Step 3: (OPTIONAL) Elaborate ad nausæum and continue to play the role so long as the lulz keep rolling in.


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