Funniest moments in Paper Towns

Discuss the April 2015 book of the month, "Paper Towns" by John Green.
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Re: Funniest moments in Paper Towns

Post by ALynnPowers » 16 Apr 2015, 08:09

CloudedRune wrote:I haven't finished reading the book yet (trying to avoid seeing spoilers currently, I'll be back to read about everyone's favourite moments properly soon :D) but so far my favourite funny part was Margo's "I'm the new queen of vocabulary! I've usurped you!"
Oh, just you wait until the road trip! Man oh man!
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Post by alauddinkaka » 16 Apr 2015, 10:05

I do not read Paper towns yet. So, I don"t know what is the funniest moment of that book.

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Post by Jamie fred84 » 17 Apr 2015, 20:45

I do love a book that literally makes me laugh out loud!
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Post by Christinar81 » 18 Apr 2015, 08:44

My favorite funny parts were any involving Ben! He had me cracking up throughout the book. I loved his "Honeybunnies" comments, his obsession with prom, his beer can sword that he glued to his hand so nobody could take it. Also loved his idea to be naked under the graduation gowns. Ben during the road trip was hilarious. He constantly needed to pee and after he saved them from hitting the cows he kept saying he was only saving his ass. I love Ben!!! I would love John Green to write another book about them. I'm sure Ben in college would be hilarious.
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Post by CloudedRune » 21 Apr 2015, 15:19

ALynnPowers wrote: Oh, just you wait until the road trip! Man oh man!
I had some more time to read tonight and I'm coming up to that part! Quite excited now :D
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Post by aimel369 » 22 Apr 2015, 06:08

My favorite part was when Margo and Q removed chuck parson's eyebrow with veet and the part where margo said i will nail polish on my nails until you calm down. There were many parts I found hilarious but these two were my favorites

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Post by erasmus » 22 Apr 2015, 08:09

The road trip was definitely hilarious. Ben feels like comic relief; almost everything he does is funny. Peeing in bottles is not really funny (my brother did it when he was really young) but Ben makes it so hilarious. And:

"Oh, my god," Radar says. "I hope that's like one of those traumatic events that is so damaging to my psyche that I just forget it ever happened."

Radar's funny, too.
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Post by tiffanynettles » 25 Apr 2015, 02:07

The funniest moment to me is when Quentin is describing bens car, and is trying to explain how the car runs off of peoples hopes opposed to gas. I don't know about anyone else here, but I have definitely been in a vehicle just like the one he is describing quite a few time. The fact that he nailed the analogy so perfectly had me rolling on the floor.
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Post by Low Shin-Ji » 26 Apr 2015, 08:48

I am still at the very early stages of reading Paper Towns but something that was really interesting and I guess funny to me was the juxtaposition of Margo with all the crazy events of chance that were on the far extremes of good and bad.

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Post by Mjelmer » 28 May 2015, 01:59

Mine was when he also got his car and it was a mini van...I was rolling with laughter

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Post by I love books » 31 May 2015, 12:02

The funniest moment for me was when Quentin got a car for his birthday and it turned out to be the exact same minivan that his parents have.

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Post by ALynnPowers » 05 Jun 2015, 23:13

Today I woke up thinking about Ben insisting that he didn't save everyone's life when they almost hit the cow. He was only looking out for himself! :lol:

Can't stop laughing at this thought.
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Post by NicoleSams » 06 Jun 2015, 14:30

Beer sword was definitely a fan favorite. I thought is was amazingly accurate and funny when at every pit stop it was a rush to get food, go to the bathroom, and buy clothes so they didnt have to wear heir graduation robes xD

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Post by Jesska6029 » 09 Jun 2015, 14:54

melbuhtoast wrote:Anytime they mentioned Radar's parents and their collection of Black Santas I would lose it. I think part of it stems from the fact that my parents also have a huge collection of Christmas decorations they put up every holiday season, and just imagining everything as Black Santas instead is just hilarious.

I also loved the entire part when Margo and Q are working through her revenge plot. Not only was it fun, but absolutely had me in stitches!
I always cracked up when the collection of black Santas was brought up!
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Post by csimmons032 » 24 Jun 2015, 12:17

I didn't really find anything in this book very amusing. My reasoning though are based off of my personal preferences of a book. I pretty much only wanted to read this book because it was the book of the month.
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