Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Something I've always considered. It's ratjer odd how socially (un)acceptable jokes and comments can be depending on how long after the events it's been. Maybe it's just an obvious fact? Maybe it's wrong that we judge how serious/tragic something is/was depending on how long ago they were? Maybe it's because diasters closer to NOW feel more...relatable? I'd like to know what you think. Cheers, J.J

    EDIT: This more concerns National/International disasters opposed to family issues and the like.
    • #1
    #1

    Well I know that usually after a big tragedy like someone passing away, or something bad happening to the victim, the person can generally talk about this event more. Like for example if someone in my family passed away in a car accident this year, I might feel really down and depressed now but in 10 years even if it still upsets me I'd be able to talk about it more - like I've 'moved on'. Though I wouldn't appreciate any jokes about it.
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Brussels sprouts
    Useful resources
    Bizarre things students have spent their loans onThings you should budget for at uni

    Sponsored features:

    Making money from your own website

    Need some cash?

    How to make money running your own website.

    Bianca Miller, runner-up on The Apprentice

    Handle your digital footprint

    What would an employer find out about you on Google? Find out how to take control.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.