Current JoyPoll results for 583 entries:
What unit of measurement is Slashdot karma measured in anyway?
Maldabars, ... a Malda unit of pressure, equaling about one million flames. Such intense pressures usually originate deep inside the earth, in a place inhabited by trolls.
Hemospower, ... a unit of work or energy equal to the work done at the rate of one Hemos for one hour. Note, this unit has been known to fluctuate wildly.
Cowboy Newtons, ... a force of one Cowboy Newton will accelerate a mass of one fig newton at the rate of one meter per second per second cowboy.
TacoWatt, ... a metric unit of power equal to one trillion (1012) Tacos or about 1.341 billion Hemospower (if Hemos has consumed one trillion tacos).
Timquency, a unit of measurement equal to the number of stories being posted by Timothy at this very second. Not to be confused with the Timbit, a delicious Tim Horton's treat.
KiloKatz, ... a common unit of work or energy, equaling the amount of energy consumed while replying to a Jon Katz story. Not to be confused with the Kill-a-Katz, a unit of measurement used to describe the intensity of mental illness in trolls.
Cupcakes, ... a Slashdot cupcake is a unit used by cartoon scientists to describe an ethereal and transcendentally perfect Slashdot "moment". A related measurement, the nibble, is 4 bits or 1/2 big byte of such a cupcake.
I viewed the results, and now would like a cupcake please.
May not add up to exactly 100% due to rounding, and first posts.
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