Answer: We looked at the light fixture and decided there’s no point trying to maintain it. We’re going to rewrite it from scratch. Could you wait two months?
Answer: The change is 90% complete.
Answer: It’s hard to say. Each time we separate the bulb into its modules to do unit testing, it stops working.
Answer: Wait! Maybe the bulb isn’t broken. Let’s try it again.
Answer: Five. Two to write the specification program, one to screw it in, and two to explain why the project was late.
Answer: How many software engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?
Answer: Two – one to screw it in, and a second to hand out leaflets.
Answer: 220! One to write a speech about how good it will be when the bulb is actually changed, one to write a speech about why the other candidates can’t even spell “lightbulbe”, eighteen to find out what the other candidates did when the light bulb failed, and another two hundred to find out what the other candidate’s families think about light bulbs, bulbs, pear-shaped objects, light in general, any form of energy.
Answer: Six-four to storm the room and take control of it, one to forcibly eject the old bulb, and another one to screw it in.
Answer: 9000 and its their light bulb