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Upon trolling the Interwebs, I found the following:

HOW MANY TO SCREW IN A LIGHTBULB?
--Sent by Leon Ogroske, WRITERS' Journal, www.writersjournal.com

Q: How many copy editors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: I can’t tell whether you mean ‘change a light bulb’ or ‘have sex in a light bulb.’ Can we reword it to remove the ambiguity?

Q: How many editors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Only one. But first they have to rewire the entire building.

Q: How many managing editors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: You were supposed to have changed that light bulb last week!

Q: How many art directors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Does it HAVE to be a light bulb?

Q: How many copy editors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: The last time this question was asked, it involved art directors. Is the difference intentional? Should one or the other instance be changed? It seems inconsistent.

Q: How many marketing directors does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: It isn’t too late to make this neon instead, is it?

Q: How many proofreaders does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Proofreaders aren’t supposed to change light bulbs. They should just query them.

Q: How many writers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: But why do we have to CHANGE it?

Q: How many publishers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Three. One to screw it in, and two to hold down the author.

Q: How many booksellers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Only one, and they’ll be glad to do it too, except no one shipped them any.


I thought it amusing and decided to share. Apparently it dates back to 2008.
 

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Q: How many writers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: One, and they like to give it a good twist at the end.

Q: How many writers does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Just one, but the light bulb has to endure a series of conflicts and challenges before it finally changes.

 

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How many authors does it take to change a light bulb? None - because the author can still read the computer screen in the dark.

How many authors does it take to change a light bulb? Only one but you also need an editor, proof reader, cover artist, and an agent to be there at the same time.

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These are too funny! Thanks for sharing!!  :D
 

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matt youngmark said:
How many kindleboards authors does it take to screw in a light bulb?

One, followed by a 12-page, passionately-argued thread about how much the light bulb should cost. ;D
How many forum users does it take to screw in a light bulb?

One, but in the following ten-page discussion, someone will invoke a comparison to Nazis.
 

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How many reviewers does it take to change a lightbulb? One, with Guido the Dyslexic Vampire Mafiosi Enforcer standing by making sure it gets done on time.
 
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