How many message board members does it take to change a lightbulb? Answer: 422
1 to change the lightbulb and post it to the board that the bulb has been changed.
14 to respond and share similar experiences.
7 to caution about the dangers of changing lightbulbs.
27 to point out spelling errors & grammatical errors in postings about changing lightbulbs.
53 to flame the spell-checkers.
156 to write the administrator complaining about the lightbulb discussion & its inappropriateness to the board.
111 to defend the relevance of the lightbulb discussion.
27 to post website addresses where one can see different examples of lightbulbs.
14 to complain that the website addresses are incorrect and post correct ones.
12 to "leave the board forever" because they can't handle the lightbulb controversy
"You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named 'Bush', 'Dick', and 'Colon. Need I say more?"
Here's one that's a bit lost in the era of the Fleet Centre, but it's still funny.
Q: How many Boston Bruins fans does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A: Yeah right, like they ever change a lightbulb in the Garden.
Over 1600 posts and still never a Wiener of the Day!
Q: If you could have one superpower -- the strength of 100 men, invisibility, or the ability to fly -- which would you choose and why?
Michael Vick: Oh man, invisibility. If I was in a bad situation or something or I said something or you know, caught with two girls I could just disappear. I could be gone just like that -- no trouble.
"I don't understand the creative process. Actually, I make a concerted effort not to understand it. I don't know what it is or how it works but I am terrified that one green morning it will decide not to work anymore, so I have always given it as wide a bypass as possible."-- William Goldman
I clicked on the link and it looks like SI took the article down. All his other articles in his archive are there, but that one has been removed... Looks like he struck a nerve, according to his follow up article. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.