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Joke Contest: Are You Funny Enough to Make it to the Funny Stop Stage?

Submit your best jokes in the Comments Section below and your quip could make it all the way to the Funny Stop stage next Wednesday night.

I submit that we’re all comedians in our own right. Some do it for a living, most use friends and family as their audiences.

Sometimes the joke comes spontaneously, and sometimes it’s a carefully worded, quick-witted connection of letters and syllables that – if delivered in just the right way – can make folks fall out of their chairs.

We’ve all got a great, original joke and now’s the time to share it! Starting now, Patch and the are introducing a new contest to find the funniest people in Cuyahoga Falls.

Simply submit your best quip in the Comments below and let the readers vote. Readers will weigh in by hitting the Reply button under the joke they like most and comment on the joke. The top three jokes based on reader reaction will be finalists.

To determine the winner, yours truly, along with Patch Ad Manager Brandon Tidd and Funny Stop owner Nidal Barakat, will make the final call.

Here comes the cool part: the winning joke will be delivered on stage next Wednesday during Patch’s comedy night by the club emcee at 8:30 p.m. The victor will also receive a Patch t-shirt and bragging rights.

A few caveats:

Keep it Clean! No salty language. Think family-friendly.

Make sure to abide by Patch's Terms of Use.

All joke entries will be routed past my desk first to makes sure nothing inappropriate shows up on the site. So, there may be a slight delay.

This week's contest starts today and runs through Tuesday, May 29 at noon. The winning joke will be delivered on May 30. 

For more details on the rules, see the attached PDF with the official rules. 

For a little inspiration, . Tonight’s headliner is “The Real” John King.

Kyle Nelson May 24, 2012 at 03:49 PM
What ship is the best ship? Friendship.
Susan Ruiz Patton May 25, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Come on Cuyahoga Falls! Only one joke. You can do better!
Pastor Chris May 28, 2012 at 07:24 PM
Where does Captain hook prefer to shop? The second hand shop :-) How do you make a napkin dance? You put a little boogie in it. :-) Many more one liners when you have a kids. Live, laugh and love to all on this memorial day...remember...that's no joke.
Pastor Chris May 29, 2012 at 11:18 AM
What is a sea monsters favorite snack? Ships and dip.
Pastor Chris May 29, 2012 at 11:19 AM
What do you call a cow with no legs? Ground beef.
Brandon Tidd May 30, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Funny Stuff, Pastor Chris!
Pastor Chris June 16, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Brandon...thanks!!!! My son was so excited that his joke actually won!!!! Much appreciation to all that you and John do in our community through the Patch.
John Deike June 16, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Thanks, Pastor. True story: Nidal, the owner, said the joke killed.

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