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How many Slashdotters does it take to change a light bulb?

Nymz (905908) writes | more than 7 years ago

It's funny.  Laugh. 9

1 to change the light bulb, and submit the technical details to Slashdot
1 to insert grammatical errors, and publish the summary
2 to claim First Post!
3 to quip that in Soviet Russia light bulbs change you
2 to inform everyone the linked article has been Slashdotted
1 to link a cached copy of the article
3 to link another article about Japanese robots that can change a light bulb for you
4 to welcome our new lightbulb changing overlords
8 to let us know they thin1 to change the light bulb, and submit the technical details to Slashdot
1 to insert grammatical errors, and publish the summary
2 to claim First Post!
3 to quip that in Soviet Russia light bulbs change you
2 to inform everyone the linked article has been Slashdotted
1 to link a cached copy of the article
3 to link another article about Japanese robots that can change a light bulb for you
4 to welcome our new lightbulb changing overlords
8 to let us know they think the President is a dim bulb
5 to mention they changed all their light bulbs 3 days ago, and Slashdot is no longer cutting edge
9 to link to a duplicate light bulb story
6 to explain the connection between bulb manufacturers and the evils of Capitalism
3 to copy paste some very technical electrical information and pretend they just wrote it offhand
3 to claim new light bulbs are better than older ones
5 to refute those claims, and defend older bulbs
3 to tell us how much they love their Apple iLights, even if they are expensive
5 to expose that MS lightbulbs have extra features incompatable with standard bulbs
2 to discuss whether it should be written "light bulb" or "lightbulb"
5 to claim arrogant Americans should know it's called a "lamp" where they live
4 to quip I'm blind, you insensitive clod!
1 to claim to be the true inventor of the light bulb, shortly after inventing the internet

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9 comments

Capitalism (1)

Morosoph (693565) | more than 7 years ago | (#19194253)

6 to explain the connection between bulb manufacturers and the evils of Capitalism
You forgot the libertarian crowd! That's another 12 at least!!!111!one

Re:Capitalism (1)

Nymz (905908) | more than 7 years ago | (#19194815)

You forgot the libertarian crowd! That's another 12 at least!!!111!one

12 to preface their reply with how they are Libertarians, in order to let us know they do indeed exist, and vote too... all 12 of them.

Gold (1)

otacon (445694) | more than 7 years ago | (#19208117)

3 to claim new light bulbs are better than older ones
5 to refute those claims, and defend older bulbs
That part there was pure comedy gold.

Re:Gold (1)

gwjenkins (968023) | more than 6 years ago | (#19233957)

It's funny, and true. But strangely we all still come back day after day. I enjoy reading all these stereotypes, including the guys who like iLight :)

Five thumbs up (1)

J44xm (971669) | more than 6 years ago | (#19234097)

Quite excellent. Thanks for a good read.

You forgot (3, Funny)

DRAGONWEEZEL (125809) | more than 6 years ago | (#19245885)

1 to ask "Yeah, but does it run Linux?"
1 to quip regarding a beowolf cluster.

Re:You forgot (1)

fireman sam (662213) | more than 7 years ago | (#19344619)

1 to claim that the bulb isn't dead until netcraft confirms it.

A few suggestions... (3, Funny)

TheVelvetFlamebait (986083) | more than 7 years ago | (#19280827)

4 to tell everyone to go outside and read a book
3 to call spring-loaded bulb fixtures DRM-encumbered
1 to question the bulb's Linux-running capabilities

Re:A few suggestions... (1)

Nymz (905908) | more than 7 years ago | (#19281539)

4 to tell everyone to go outside and read a book

3 to remind then to turn the light out first
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