Jokes in English
Q: Why did OM cross the road?
A: To get to another toolkit :)
Q: How many OM devs does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Well first we need to abandon the old lightbulb holder because at a later date we may not be able to plug a floodlight in, bring in a new lightbulb holder and adapt it to multiple floodlights, meanwhile the engineering team has realized that this will only run green floodlights and has started rewiring the whole house.. :) The burnt out lightbulb is due to be fixed at a later date :)
Q: What is the difference between a professional photographer and OM user?
A: The OM user has to flash more often :)
Q: Why did the OM newbie log onto #openmoko?
A: Because they had not read:
- the wiki, and
- the topic
As then they would know you slide your finder up on the keyboard to get the numbers to enter your sim pin.
Q: What's the difference between an iphone and a freerunner?
A: One works but takes away your freedom, the other is free but needs your work
Knock, Knock Who's There? A Neo User A Neo User
Q: What did the Neo say to the insomniac?
A: At least when you go to sleep you know you'll wake up!
Ancient chinese proverb: "Neo owner is man carrying wall charger"
Q: What's the difference between a brick and a freerunner?
A: The brick is heavier... slightly.
A: The brick comes in different colors.
A: You can't de-brick the brick.
A: A brick doesn't have to be recharged every twelve hours
A: A brick will reliably perform it's intended function out of the box, no configuration required.
A: You don't have to constantly re-flash / update the software on a brick
A: The brick will not buzz
A: The brick won't stop working after a day or two
A: The brick is waterproof
A: Bricks are cheap, reliable, and widely available.
A: A brick isn't designed to make phone calls.
Q: And what's the similarity?
A: The probability they ever reliably will.
OM2008.9 and FSO walk into a bar.
"How are you? How are you?" asks FSO.
"Buzzzzzzz" says OM2008.9
A Freerunner, an iPhone and a CG900 walk into a bar.
"I wish I had your prestige" says the CG900
"I wish I had your price" says the iPhone
"Waitaminute, gotta reboot quickly" says the Freerunner
Q: How to switch off this phone?
A: You have to write program :)
- Q What if somebody important calls?
- A Err..
- A. Because it messes up with the normal order in which people read things.
- Q. Why is top-posting prohibited on our mailing lists?
- Q What is your new year resolution?
- A 640x480.
- Q It looks like every HW problem in the Freerunner is solved with a larger capacitor. What do you think went wrong in the design process?
- A. I think it was a lack of capacity.
Yesterday I accidentally put my OM phone near LCD TV (Samsung).
SW on OM is QT Extended and when I press power button (to wake up mobile) TV immediately turn off.
I tried again and TV changed channel. So, on my phone this behavioure is repeatable.
Is it normal behavioure?
Thanks in advance
Steve Mosher on the Community ML:
When OM throws a party nobody leaves with a buzz.
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller on community ML:
I have finally found where the shape and visual appearance of the Neo1973 and Freerunner come from: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=54.897579,23.882423&z=16&t=h&hl=en
[16:03] <jadams_> does 2008.8 support the neo yet?
<AntonTakk> i don't want another phone that would just need a bubble on top to look like an apple mouse <playya_> AntonTakk, a apple mouse has less buttons
<Rampentpancake> can i run openmoko as a live cd?
<Rampentpancake> like is it a bootable linux distribution?
<sybren> DocScrutinizer: apt as replacement for opkg on SHR? <DocScrutinizer> sybren: sure. even a 20 year old glass of jellyfisch could replace opkg
Fantasy release announcements:
Openmoko Jokes in Other Languages
As a special page, I'd like all languages to be on the same page.
”GTA nolla kakkonen on, luureista ehkä voittamaton;
pientä laittoo se vaatii vaan, sitten baanalle brassailemaan
Jumankauta juu nääs päivää, ei ole huolen häivää;
toolkitit kun tunnelmaa tuo, bassfix ja buzzfix soundit luo”