How many?

How many Second Life users does it take to change a light-bulb?

None. Your visitor is wearing a facelight, and the viewer won’t render that many local light-sources. Eject or mute the visitor to restore the light.

How many Linden Lab support people does it take to correctly process an abuse report?

Nobody can remember the last time this happened correctly.

How many Second Life role-players does it take to change a light-bulb?

One to raise the alarm, three more to come to help armed with first-aid gear and guns, one to create a new light-bulb from leftover steampunk clockworks, one to cry over her unwanted pregnancy and one vampire to bite all of the others in the dark.

How many land-barons does it take to change a light-bulb?

One to advertise the parcel for rent and one to spam potential customers with notecards. After the plot is rented, it’s the tenant’s problem.

How many Goreans does it take to change a light-bulb?

That’s what slaves are for.

How many content-creators does it take to change a light-bulb?

One to change the light-bulb, and one lawyer to draft the DMCA notice asserting that everyone else’s light-bulbs are in breach of their copyright.

How many Linden Lab developers does it take to change a light-bulb?

One to perform the change (assuming the light-bulb conforms to the REST architecture), one to review the update, and three more to try to find the off-by-one error in Second Life’s openid Web-service wrappers.

How many Resident Help Network members does it take to change a light-bulb?

Nobody’s sure. They spend too many hours doing volunteer orientations to be able to keep up with site maintenance.

How many Second Life newbies does it take to change a light-bulb?

None. They’re too busy trying to get their appearance right. They haven’t even learned about light-bulbs yet.

It is not my intent to single-out or disparage any of the groups mentioned. Just relax and have a laugh. Surely, I’m missing some obvious gags, though. Got a good one?

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