Twitter Jokes: Punchline First(?)

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Of course, some people just change things around so their comment is the set-up and the picture or previous comment is the punchline. Tell me if I am. I could be overthinking this. And because it does, it changes a lot about the dynamic of the humor, and often in interesting ways. Share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window) But when they don’t, I almost feel like it creates a new kind of joke. It’s like the   Jeopardy   version humor. I note this particular tweet (which, if for some reason you can’t see it, is here), not just because it amuses the crap out of me, although it does, but it because it’s an example of a phenomenon that I think might be unique to Twitter — namely, because of the way Twitter formats pictures and retweets on its service, much of the time (if not most of the time) you’ll see a punchline or a snarky reply before you read the set-up or instigating comment.