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Old Feb 4, '12, 11:13 am
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Default Why do men like the "Three Stooges'?

It seems to be such a guy thing. I don't know any women who like them.
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Too funny, Tenebrae. I have said the same thing for years. Men almost universally find them funny ... as for why, I have no idea. To me, they're just painful to watch! *wince*

Another example is the Naked Gun movies ... similar male/female divide there, I think. Men seem to find them super funny.

Men and women are just ... different (yes, I know there are exceptions ... I'm speaking in the aggregate sense).
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It seems to be such a guy thing. I don't know any women who like them.
My wife likes the Stooges.
Wouldn't have married a woman who didn't.
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It seems to be such a guy thing. I don't know any women who like them.
It's one of life's eternal, unanswerable mysteries. It's right up there with why men find Dumb & Dumber hilarious.

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Default Re: Why do men like the "Three Stooges'?

My son just told me it's because 'it's so stupid'. He's 19.
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Old Feb 4, '12, 12:42 pm
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It seems to be such a guy thing. I don't know any women who like them.
After 40 years in construction I have met all three of them on many jobs,you either laugh or cry or Fire.
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It's one of life's eternal, unanswerable mysteries. It's right up there with why men find Dumb & Dumber hilarious.

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Funny (er, in a manner of speaking) you should mention Dumb & Dumber. The guys who directed that have a new Three Stooges biopic coming out soon. They show one of them an iPhone and he holds it up to his eye. Ouch. Somehow I'm guessing this new movie will not be as funny as the original. The more accurate question would be: Why do all men like Star Wars?
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I like the Three Stooges, and so do my daughters... I think, though, that women tend to relate to characters in a different way than men do, and women tend to take physical injuries more seriously. A fair amount of the time, when I fall on ice, or hit my head on something, I think it's funny, so I can relate to that as humourous in Stooges, or in Monty Python, etc. But I think most women see that and instinctively think, "Oh, I'd better fetch a band-aid and put some ice on that poor fellow's head."
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It's one of life's eternal, unanswerable mysteries. It's right up there with why men find Dumb & Dumber hilarious.

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A definite classic!! How about "There's Something About Mary"?
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Bless you for posting this! From some of the other threads I've involved myself in needlessly and futilty today, it seems like many of us here on CAF could use a bit more humor!

Well, this was certainly true in my family growing up, and hasn't changed much now that I have a family of my own. My wife and daughter are constantly amused by what amuses me and my sons, but its all very loving and affectionate ribbing.

Let's not forget Bugs Bunny and friends, the Pink Panther movies, etc.

All classics!
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Simple minds like simple things.
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I'm a guy and personally I find it incredibly boring.
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I hate them!

Maybe 'cos I'm not American? I dunno. I just find them annoying.
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Old Feb 4, '12, 1:30 pm
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I hate them!

Maybe 'cos I'm not American? I dunno. I just find them annoying.
Well this American dude agrees for what it's worth.
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