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The Fever Is Gonna Get You!

Well, folks, it’s Friday again, and you know what that means — it’s time again for another installment of Punchline Fever. We’ll get to this week’s setup in just a tick, but first, the rules:

1) I’ll sit around, day and night, thinking of a short but flexible setup for a joke.

B) I’ll post the best setup I can think of, but with a blank where the punchline should go.

iii) Then it’s up to you to come up with your best line, and leave it in the comments, for all to snicker over.

Simple enough, right? So let’s get down and get dirty with our bad selves. We got the Fever!

Punchline Fever #9:

The new ad campaign for Verizon didn’t go over as well as the company had hoped. They tried the ‘use sex to sell’ approach, but they may have turned people off with the commercials featuring ___________________________

Well, there you have it, my brothas and sistahs. Have fun, and happy Friday, folks. I’m out!

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13 Responses to “The Fever Is Gonna Get You!”

  1. Charlie says:

    …James Earl Jones ‘letting his fingers do the walking’. *shudder*

  2. Andy says:

    …a new slogan…

    “Can you feel me now… good.”

  3. Buzz says:

    Yolinda, “Marathon Phone Sex Champ” 1982.

  4. JJJJB says:

    James Earl Jones, in a leather dominatrix outfit and stiletto heels, while standing over the Verizon guy. He’s hog tied and wearing a ball gag. The caption reads “I’ve got you rollover minutes, right here?”

  5. GrumpyBunny says:

    phones shaped as penises.

  6. tj says:

    bea arthur.

  7. Brad says:

    A new slogan – “We Never Stop Porking for You”

  8. Scott-san says:

    I’m drawing a blank. I can only think of things that would turn people on.

  9. Bob says:

    Featuring a nude Janet Reno showing friends how she uses her phone hands-free.

  10. P says:

    granny clampett doin’ the nasty with the pool boy out by the cee-ment pond.

    “is it in now?”

  11. Rae says:

    Jessica Simpson singing “Like a virgin, texted for the very first time…” to Nick.

    Btw, Andy-great minds think alike…yours was the first thing that came to my mind.

  12. Jeff A says:

    …things to do with your vibrating phone!

  13. Jon says:

    US Cellular’s spokeswoman. *Shudder*

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