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Old 01-05-2017, 12:07 PM
 
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Passive-aggressive with a hint of sarcasm, focused mostly on the weather or some neighbor that you both know but who isn't currently listening.

Minnesota.
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Old 01-06-2017, 02:49 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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If I use what I perceive to be Miami's sense of humor to answer the OP's question, the post would likely soon be deleted by a moderator....enough said.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Lakeland, Florida
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I can't find one in the area of Florida I live. Very odd population base, as well as extremely transient area. There is alot of poverty and not A very good cross section of people. Definitely not the friendliest population. I think the mixture of Midwest snowbirds, Ontario. Low income minorities, large immigrant population and whatever native are here. Is responsible for the lack of a personality here, and lack of humor. There is no cohesion here .
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:39 PM
 
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Chicago: Slapstick Improv
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Old 01-10-2017, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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Sarcasm seems to come up in the majority of posts here. Likely meaning it is perhaps the most common type
of humor in the US.

That said, Seattle and Portland, tend to be very dry and intellectual with humor. Until they get sarcastic!
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Old 01-10-2017, 04:39 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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New Englanders' sense of humor has been called dry. I think that means direct and delivered with a straight face. One example is if someone asks for directions. The traditional answer is, "You can't get there from here."
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Old 01-12-2017, 02:38 PM
 
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North Carolina...(or maybe the south in general) smart-ass humor, witty, sarcastic, polite, & subtle..sometimes snarky depending on the area...sometimes all can be used at once (also known as backhanded compliments bless your hearts).
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Old 01-12-2017, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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The northeast in general seems to have an easier time laughing at cruel humor. Calling each other names or saying the ol' F-U is considered humorous discourse.

When I moved to the deep south people mostly didn't get it, they just thought it was rude.
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Old 01-12-2017, 04:48 PM
 
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Back 50 - 60 years ago, NE part of Detroit (Poles, Italians, Ukrainians, a few Hunkies; not Hamtramck, post war NE of there) people had a lot of nicknames. We had "Fuddy Duddy" "whistler" "The DP" the "American" [she refused to say she was Polish {18 letter last name, ending in -ski, but insisted, oh, no... she was American! ..pfft]; then there was "olja", Boobie & Pa; "loud mouth" "Mary Big Mouth." Gosh, I could go on & on. But all those neighbors socialized, more or less every day. Never a dull moment. People who lived on the corner almost always had a bench next to the sidewalk, for sitting down and shooting the breeze. Boy, those were the good old days!

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Old 01-12-2017, 05:07 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo
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I'm not sure what type of humor St. Louis has, I can only tell you the kind of stuff that makes me laugh. I was being interviewed for a job by this cross-eyed guy when a fly suddenly flew into his mouth, he started gagging and coughing trying to spit it out and I swear his eyes straightened out for a few seconds before he spit out the fly. I pretended I was coughing to hide my laughter. Another time I saw a cop sitting at the curb cussing while he was scraping dog poop off his shoe with a stick. I laughed at that but not as much as the dog who was peeking around the corner of a house. One time I saw a man at a Six Flags get ripped off by a soda machine and he practically turned into the Hulk, he was kicking and delivering combinations to the machine's breadbasket while calling it every name he could think of. Would this be physical humor ? I do like the Three Stooges.
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