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How Quick is Your Sense of Humour?


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When I went out this morning a new comedy started on Radio 4. After about a minute, I decided it wasn't my sort of comedy and changed station.

It made me wonder about how people evaluate new comedy (and then I realised that includes an assumption).

So, the first question is, are you receptive to new comedy programmes or do you look for comedians you know you enjoy and only try a new programme if one of them is involved?

And, second, if you are willing to give unknown comedy a try, how long does it take for you to decide if it suits? Are you willing to sit through a full programme to see if it comes right?

For example, at 9pm tonight, is it Dave Allan on BBC2 or the new sitcoms on ITV?

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Nontek

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I'm a Southerner, from way down South, but maybe if you put Wide Boys in the Search??

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Aitchbee

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Nontek - hellawtherr, I'm a southerner too ... and yes Francie & Josie have 'turned up' [in your great link], BTW.

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