What's the worst thing about Jonestown jokes?

The punch line.

It was on this day in 1978 that cult leader Jim Jones carried out a mass murder/suicide of over 900 of his followers in Jonestown, Guyana. Horrifying. There's a joke about it but it's wildly innappriopriate.

And anyway, the punchline's too long.

I wanted to tell a joke about Jonestown

but the punch line is too long.

I was going to make a Jonestown cult joke...

...but the punchline's too long.

Reflections on the Jonestown massacre of 1978

As a society, we sometimes tell jokes about some of the most horrific events--mass murders, disasters, and so on. Often the jokes start within a day or two of the catastrophe, even before the dead can be counted. Perhaps we do it as a coping or healing mechanism, or perhaps it's our only extant type...

What’s the difference between Jonestown and an incomplete joke?

One of them has a punchline.

Have you heard the joke about the Jonestown cult?

The punchline is a real killer.

Why does nobody talk about the Jonestown massacre?

They beat us to the punch.

(Xpost: LPT) Never interrupt a Jonestown joke.

They literally shot a politician for skipping the punch line.

I think Kool-aid should make a Jonestown memorial flavor

But it wouldn't be very tasteful

Wanna hear a joke about jonestown?

I'm warning ya, the punchline is killer.

What do Zack Snyder and The Jonestown Massacre have in common?

Sucker Punch.

My son is playing with the newly assembled LEGO truck after playing "Lego Indiana Jones" for a bit.

In the course of playing, he says "I'm driving to Indiana Jonestown!"

To which I replied "Well once you get there, don't drink the Kool-Aid, Junior"

This joke may contain profanity. 🤔

Hey /r/jokes

No joke here. Sorry to disappoint. The whole "so and so fainted" shit has to stop. Every damn joke, some asshat in the comments feels the need to say that someone fainted. It's not funny. Sure, I could just skip over the comment. But this has turned into a fucking virus. Let's stop it right now.
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