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Entry from November 13, 2020
“How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?"/"FORE!”

A golf version of the popular lightbulb joke is:

Q: How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: FORE!


The riddle was posted on the newsgroup eunet.jokes om September 5, 1994. Golfers sometimes lie about their scores, and a different version was posted on Reddit—Cleanjokes on November 13, 2020:

Q: How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: FOUR! But they say it only took 3.



Google Groups: eunet.jokes
Golfing lightbulb
Simon Hall
Sep 5, 1994, 4:01:33 AM
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This joke might be shit, but it rather cunningly combines two lines of jokes that have been appearing recently:

How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?
Fore!

Twitter
Darragh Doyle
@darraghdoyle
Right, enough of that - joke time. How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?  FORE !
11:27 AM · Jun 24, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Putts PERFECT!
@puttsperfect
Q: How many golfers does it take to change a light bulb? A: FORE!
8:48 PM · Oct 15, 2010·SocialOomph

20 June 2011, The Sun (London, UK), “Have a laugh!,” pg. 7:
HOW many golfers does it take to change a light bulb? Fore!

Facebook
Ernie Els
May 13, 2013 ·
“How many golfers does it take to change a light bulb? FORE!”

Google Books
Gigglers: Sporty Jokes
By Toby Reynolds
London, UK: Scholastic UK
2016
Pg. 52:
Q. How many golfers does it take to change a light bulb?
A. Fore!

Google Books
Hilariously Lame Jokes!:
800 of the Best Worst Jokes That Get a Side-splitting Laugh!

By Harry Hilton
Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press
2018
Pg. ?:
How many golfers does it take to change a light bulb?
FORE!

Reddit—Cleanjokes
Posted by u/aguynamedbry November 13, 2020
How many golfers does it take to change a lightbulb?
FOUR! But they say it only took 3.
COMMENTS
HugoZHackenbush2
A Golfer disingenuous with the truth !!?..par for the course.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Friday, November 13, 2020 • Permalink