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How many Flutherers does it take to change a lightbulb?

Asked by loser (15017points) December 30th, 2008 from iPhone

I don’t have an answer, I just want to see what kind of answers we can come up with!

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queenzboulevard's avatar

Just AstroChuck.

richardhenry's avatar

Just one of them. They’re all extra smart anyway.

SquirrelEStuff's avatar

I’m a union electrician. I guess that means 3 or 4. LOL

90s_kid's avatar

If I am included, 2.

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

Depends on watt you mean by change.

90s_kid's avatar

Hahaaaaaa sueanne….it was corny but somehow I laughed….that is rare…that is rare.

Lightlyseared's avatar

All it takes is lurve.

syz's avatar

We don’t change light bulbs, we just hunch over our computers by the faint blue glow all night long…..

nikipedia's avatar

Does the lightbulb need to be changed? Have shilolo diagnose it.

dalepetrie can inform you about any political ramifications of lightbulb changing.

Maybe it just needs a pep talk from PnL and it’ll perk right back up.

If we give him google, a pair of pliers, and 20 minutes, Harp can probably invent a lightbulb that never needs to be changed.

richardhenry could probably talk the lightbulb into changing itself….

syz's avatar

<stands and applauds nikipedia>

plus lurve

augustlan's avatar

I think Nikipedia could change it remotely, just by using her awesome brain power.

Spargett's avatar

Depends on if they have an internet connection.

judochop's avatar

1 to change it and 50 to debate the process.

cookieman's avatar

Not sure how many, but it would be a change we can believe in.

Knotmyday's avatar

hear, hear!

It had better be energy-efficient, too. And solar-powered.

loser's avatar

What if it’s in the frizzer?

Knotmyday's avatar

…and the frizzer was under the pool?

Cardinal's avatar

And the missing child was under the frizzer!

loser's avatar

No, I think the kid was running from the frizzer.

arnbev959's avatar

Don’t throw the old one out! You can make a used lightbulb into a cheap vaporizer.

El_Cadejo's avatar

i was actually going to respond with that pete, and then decided against it LOL. lightbulb vaps ftw :P

loser's avatar

So, I just have to ask… How many lightbulbs does it take to make a cheap vaporizer in the frizzer?

bythebay's avatar

Did the light-bulb recently break up with you?
Did you recently break up with the light bulb?
Can you eat the light-bulb, because we lurve to talk about food!
Does the light-bulb lean to the left or right?
What is the sexual orientation of the light-bulb?
Is the light-bulb more Mac or PC oriented?
SO many questions…we need more info!!

loser's avatar

And more lightbulbs!!!

arnbev959's avatar

Amen to that loser.
Light bulbs for everyone!

JohnRobert's avatar

All you need is lurve.

loser's avatar

That could be a cool t-shirt motto,
“Lurve & lightbulbs for everyone!”

Lightlyseared's avatar

Does the light bulb need changing? Can’t we just learn to love it as it is?

Knotmyday's avatar

Maybe you need to change. And by “you” I mean the “royal you.” or something

loser's avatar

Lightbulb zen! Somebody should write a book about this!

90s_kid's avatar

four hundred and sixty three

loser's avatar

463? That’s a well loved lightbulb!!!

You got it? Be careful! Now don’t drop it…

judochop's avatar

I’m. Confused.

cookieman's avatar

…and thus the lightbulb never was changed.

Trustinglife's avatar

But now at least we know how it could be changed.

Lightlyseared's avatar

..but would it be changed for the better?

syz's avatar

Change is scary. Change is good. Embrace the change.

Knotmyday's avatar

Spare the change!

bythebay's avatar

You need to BE the change you want to see in the light-bulb.

loser's avatar

I can’t see the lightbulb because it needs to be changed!!!

Lightlyseared's avatar

If you can’t see the light bulb does it exist? If it doesn’t exist does it need to be changed? If it does’t need to be changed is it broken?

arnbev959's avatar

Oh, it exists. If not in the physical world, then collectively in all of our minds. So if we say it needs to be changed, it needs to be changed.

loser's avatar

Do we all agree that it needs to be changed?

bythebay's avatar

I don’t know if it needs to be changed; maybe it needs to be loved and appreciated just the way it is. Why do we feel the need to change the bulb, can’t we just simply let it be? Or is that our lives are so dark we feel the necessity to change the bulb in order to lighten our otherwise bleak lives?

arnbev959's avatar

@bythebay: You make a good point— it isn’t such a bad light bulb, but I really think it ought to be changed. We can get by without a working light, after all, we have the sum of the light from our collective brains to rely on, but ultimately, life is easier when we have a working light bulb. We don’t want the old bulb just sitting around, loved but without purpose. Like I said before, we can make him into a vaporizer. That way he’ll still be around, and he’ll have a new purpose. It’s not like we’d throw him in the garbage, or worse, in the frizzer. I really believe it would be in everyone’s best interest to change the light bulb.

bythebay's avatar

Well, Pete, you were so respectful and considerate in your answer I am compelled to try and see things from your perspective. Maybe it wold be good for the lightbulb, to get a fresh start and have purpose again. We all need purpose, we all want to be wanted and useful. You’re right, pete. Thank you for helping me to see the light.

loser's avatar

I think Pete should get the first hit off the old bulb!

arnbev959's avatar

Aww, thanks loser.

Trustinglife's avatar

What an enlightening thread! I feel somehow brighter.

loser's avatar

Certainly brightened my day!

Lightlyseared's avatar

Youll only feel brighter once the bulb is changed.

bythebay's avatar

I don’t know, Lightly seared…I feel lighter already!

Knotmyday's avatar

You’re positively glowing!

bythebay's avatar

Knot, dear heavens, I hope I’m not pregnant!

Knotmyday's avatar

Let me hold you up to the light and check. Oh wait, it’s out.

cookieman's avatar

Watt are you gonna do now?

Perhaps a good screw (clockwise of course) will bring that glow back.

90s_kid's avatar

“Watt” is too cliché.

[edit for richardhenry]: changed è to é because it makes such a difference to him and his foreign backrounds.

richardhenry's avatar

Sorry to nitpick, but it’s cliché, not clichè.

bythebay's avatar

Ahhhh, cprevite – that good screw could actually create the proverbial glow! blushing Watt’s a girl to do?

This darn lightbulb is turning in to quite the conundrum.

loser's avatar

Lightbulbs are just like that. I mean, IF you change it, do you know watt watt you want?

syz's avatar

Ahhh, well, screwing is better in the dark, anyway!

loser's avatar

<applauding syz’s answer!>

cookieman's avatar

@90s_kid: Low hanging fruit my friend. Low hanging fruit.

arnbev959's avatar

How many Flutherers does it take to change a lightbulb?

The world may never know.

augustlan's avatar

Pete is awesome.

loser's avatar

Pete! Dude, that’s a riot!!! Great job!!!

bythebay's avatar

Fantastic pete!! Major lurve.

augustlan's avatar

I miss this thread.

Grisaille's avatar

Oh my god, Pete.

That is the best thing ever.

Val123's avatar

Wait….we all have eight arms…right?? AND therefore we can climb ladders at the speed of sound, right? AND therefore change four light bulbs simultaneously, right?

BUT….we’re, like, wet. Soaking wet. Like, 98% wet. I foresee more problems than solutions here…..

Xena's avatar

How many Flutherers does it take to change a lightbulb?

Two. The trick is getting them in there.

Xena's avatar

Dang. I was so excited to answer that I didn’t notice the question, I just cut and pasted. Ha! That should be:

How many Flutherers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Two. The trick is getting them in there.

cak's avatar

I just read this thread for the first time. Absolute perfection!

23. That’s my answer and I’m sticking to it!

HungryGuy's avatar

This is how it will go down on Fluther: Somebody will notice that the light bulb is out and needs to be changed. Someone will come along and post a nasty reply for stating the obvious. A mod will come along and remove that comment as a personal attack. Someone else will come along and say it should be replaced with a newer energy efficient bulb. The OP will reply that energy efficient bulbs are not as energy efficient as advertized because they’re more complex and take more resources and energy to manufacture. A huge flame war will ensue. About week later, someone will suggest we heal all the hurt feelings from the flame war by having a cake and pizza party. The light bulb will be forgotten.

Strauss's avatar

Watt was the question?

flutherother's avatar

OK, folks there is a problem with the lights on Fluther. Can one of you guys check the lightbulb?

Fluther 1 Do you have any proof there is a fault?

Fluther 2 Well shouldn’t we should at least check and go see for ourselves?

Fluther 3 No, definitely not. Crooked Hillary stole a light bulb once. She should be in prison.

Fluther 4 That is quite different, was investigated at the time and is hardly relevant.

Fluther 5 You are blinded by your hatred of Trump.

Fluther 6 No we’re blinded by it being dark in there.

Fluther 7 This is outrageous, there is no evidence Trump committed any crime.

Fluther 8 No one says he has. Why are you so worried? We’ve simply sent Mueller down with a torch to investigate.

Fluther 9 Mueller works for the FBI, rearrange the letters and it spells FIB. We can’t trust anything he says. He should be sacked.

Fluther 10. Well let’s wait for Mueller’s report. If the bulb has failed we can replace it. Can’t we?

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