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Comedian Tim Vine has grasped the funniest joke award for the year at the Loaded Laftas comedy awards at London’s Cuckoo Club. The joke that won the honor was: “Conjunctivitis.com – that’s a site for sore eyes.

Gavin & Stacey star Rob Brydon and Jack Whitehall Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat were also among the awards winners at this afternoon’s 2012 Loaded LAFTAS. Hosted by Greg Burns, and there were also gongs for 8 Out Of 10 Cats stars Jon Richardson and Jimmy Carr, and Shooting Stars duo Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

Check out the Loaded LAFTAS 2012 full winners list below:

Funniest Man: 

  • Winner: Jon Richardson
  • Nominees: Al Murray, Jimmy Carr, Lee Evans, Leigh Francis

Best Stand-Up:

  • Winner: Alan Carr
  • Nominees: Jason Manford, Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan, Russell Kane

Funniest Woman:

  • Winner: Andi Osho
  • Nominees: Isy Suttie, Katy Brand, Morgana Robinson, Sarah Millican

Funniest Double Act:

  • Winner: Vic & Bob
  • Nominees: Anna Crilly and Katy Wix, Dick and Dom, Mitchell and Webb, The Chuckle Brothers

Best Panel Show:

  • Winner: Celebrity Juice
  • Nominees: 8 out of 10 Cats, Ask Rhod Gilbert, Shooting Stars, Would I Lie to You

Funniest TV Show:

  • Winner: Fresh Meat
  • Nominees: Chatty Man, Facejacker, Outnumbered, Phone Shop

Funniest Film:

  • Winner: The Inbetweeners
  • Nominees: Bridesmaids, Johnny English, Paul, The Hangover Part II

Funniest Columnist:

  • Winner: Gordon Smart
  • Nominees: Caitlin Moran, Grace Dent, Frankie Boyle

Funniest TV Personality:

  • Winner: Lee Nelson
  • Nominees: Angelos Epithemiou, David Hasselhoff, Ian Beale, Jedward

Funniest Twitterer:

  • Winner: Dom Joly
  • Nominees: Jimmy Carr, Matt Lucas, Richard Bacon, Stephen Merchant

Funniest DVD:

  • Winner: Jimmy Carr: Being Funny
  • Nominees: Angelos Epithemiou & Friends Live, Jason Manford Live 2011, John Bishop Live – Sunshine Tour, Tim Minchin and The Heritage Orchestra – Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Funniest Podcast:

  • Winner: Pappy’s Flatshare Slamdown
  • Nominees: Dom Joly’s Celebrity Comedy Podcasts, The Danny Baker Show, The Dave Gorman Podcast, The Ricky Gervais Podcast

Funniest Radio Show:

  • Winner: Danny Wallace, Xfm
  • Nominees: Christian O’Connell, Absolute Radio, Dave Berry, Capital FM, Hawksbee and Jacobs, Talk Sport, Shaun Keaveny, 6 Music Breakfast Show

Best Internet Viral Show:

  • Winner: Misery Bear
  • Nominees: Alan Partridge, Harry Hill, The Fast Show, Vic & Bob

Best Newcomer:

  • Winner: Pat Monahan
  • Nominees: Doc Brown, Frisky & Mannish, Josh Widdicombe, Roisin Conaty

Funniest Joke:

  • Winner: Tim Vine: “Conjunctivitus.com – that’s a site for sore eyes.”
  • Nominees:

Jimmy Carr. “I know a couple who get on like a house on fire. They both feel trapped and are slowly suffocating to death.”

Matt Kirshen: “I was playing chess with my friend and he said, ‘Let’s make this interesting’. So we stopped playing chess.”

Paul Daniels: “I said to a fella ‘Is there a B&Q in Henley?’ He said ‘No, there’s an H, an E, an N an L and a Y’.”

Sarah Millican: “My mother told me, you don’t have to put anything in your mouth you don’t want to. Then she made me eat broccoli, which felt like double standards.”

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