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Date: 11/03/08 08:04 PM

54 Responses to Björk Explains How A TV Works

  1. Profile photo of yen223
    yen223 Male 18-29
    342 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 5:54 pm
    Link: Björk Explains How A TV Works - Why ask an electrical engineer, when you could ask Björk?
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    turtledude Male 18-29
    70 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:09 pm
    What the hell was that?
  3. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:12 pm
    "What the hell was that?"

    That, my friend, was Bjork.

  4. Profile photo of unreedemed
    unreedemed Male 13-17
    544 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:16 pm
    I`d hit it
  5. Profile photo of piemaster
    piemaster Male 18-29
    226 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:16 pm
    wonderful, thats what it was
  6. Profile photo of piemaster
    piemaster Male 18-29
    226 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:19 pm
    wonderful, thats what it was
  7. Profile photo of Rep0st
    Rep0st Female 18-29
    23 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:21 pm
    I-A-Bjork
  8. Profile photo of AahNold
    AahNold Male 30-39
    375 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:23 pm
    "I`d hit it"

    You would probably hit the neighbors dog too

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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:27 pm
    I like how she worded that...

    "You shouldn`t let poets lie to you."

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    EvilSock737 Female 13-17
    442 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:32 pm
    Where the hell did this come from?
  11. Profile photo of SibylSea-Cow
    SibylSea-Cow Female 13-17
    155 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:34 pm
    oh bjork bjork bjork...
    maybe this is what i love about her.
  12. Profile photo of yen223
    yen223 Male 18-29
    342 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    Woah, this is my first submission to be approved! Woohoo!
  13. Profile photo of yen223
    yen223 Male 18-29
    342 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    and i have no idea whats going on either.
  14. Profile photo of desisrule2
    desisrule2 Male 18-29
    211 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:40 pm
    uhhh i dont get it. explain?
  15. Profile photo of DoodGuy
    DoodGuy Male 13-17
    52 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    Wow. That`s a really old TV.
  16. Profile photo of Dextrine
    Dextrine Male 18-29
    483 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    i want an Icelandic GF
  17. Profile photo of Dextrine
    Dextrine Male 18-29
    483 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    a hot one.
  18. Profile photo of medic1971
    medic1971 Male 30-39
    200 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 8:46 pm
    Umm yea...
    WARNING!!!
    It`s a bad idea to open a TV. Even if the TV is unplugged. There can be high voltages stored in capacitors and coils..
  19. Profile photo of meganopoullu
    meganopoullu Male 18-29
    167 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:00 pm
    tune us next week when Björk repairs a toaster
  20. Profile photo of sixclaws13
    sixclaws13 Male 18-29
    2314 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:07 pm
    I love taking things apart. To quote the Flobots, "I can take apart the remote control, and I can almost put it back together."

    Also, why exactly was this filmed?

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    sixclaws13 Male 18-29
    2314 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:09 pm
    I think at the end she just started making stuff up.
  22. Profile photo of RandyTheFool
    RandyTheFool Male 18-29
    817 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:24 pm
    Yes, because those darned Icelandic poets are known for spreading their lies and tall tales across the (ice) land! Bastards!!!
  23. Profile photo of Ani187
    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:24 pm
    LOL Old video (didn`t say repost, said old), and still weird as hell.
  24. Profile photo of runicakira
    runicakira Female 18-29
    35 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 9:56 pm
    I love Bjork.. she`s just so bizarre.
  25. Profile photo of Zerro
    Zerro Male 18-29
    628 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:24 pm


    Thanks Bjork!
  26. Profile photo of Hungwell
    Hungwell Male 18-29
    410 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:27 pm
    No thank you Zerro!
  27. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:28 pm
    ""I`d hit it"

    You would probably hit the neighbors dog too"

    poo, I`d do Bjork. Then again, I`d do anything with an orfice at this point...

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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:30 pm
    Bjork... Bjork... hmm... Bajoran? Big Jerk? Beef Jerky? Bad nicknames.

    Anyway, video was dull and unsatisfying.

  29. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:31 pm
    It goes without saying she`s wrong, but if you want to really know... in a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) style TV like this, the big copper-wire round thing at the back of the picture tube is a super duper electromagnet. There is ONE beam of light, which is bent by this to hit the upper left spot on the screen, then the next spot, and so on... it works its way across the screen, then to the next line where it does it all again, and so on till it reaches bottom right. It does this for all 3 colours. The "little screens" are thousands of phosphor dots coloured red, green and blue in a triangle arrangement. When the single beam of light hits a phosphorus dot, it does what phosphor does best, it glows briefly in that colour. This all happens 60* times a second to produce a picture.

    *(depending on the scanrate of the screen - 60 Hz means it does the whole screen 60 times a second)

  30. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm
    Bjork always makes me feel like a fascinated 5 year old when she talks.

    I don`t know what it is.

  31. Profile photo of SeanBradley
    SeanBradley Male 30-39
    37 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm
    Classic Bjork hilarity.

    Best thing is that those tubes can carry a charge even when they`re turned off. When she started poking her hands into the chasis and neck board I was actually hoping that the monitor discharged..

    That would have been video of the year.

  32. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm
    > SeanBradley
    > those tubes can carry a charge even when they`re turned off

    Yes, pull off that plastic thing attached to the back of the tube (above the copper-wire thing, looks like a sort of futuristic round-based army tank) and you are likely to get a LETHAL zap even weeks after the thing has been unplugged. Stay out of the backs of CRT`s people.

    Icelandic Poets... Bad news guys:

    "I am the Bjork you all am love to pork,
    But I have de bad news, is not you I choose.
    Let I just say, when I am telling what I like,
    My dam burst not for you but well-built dike."

    Nah, just kidding.

  33. Profile photo of SeanBradley
    SeanBradley Male 30-39
    37 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm
    Yep... I fix these at work from time to time... been shocked (non lethally of course) a few times when I forget to wear gloves.

    I`ll keep my fingers crossed for Bjorks next foray into technology.. Maybe she`ll crack open a high voltage neon transformer and tell us a story :)

  34. Profile photo of Ajikan
    Ajikan Male 18-29
    1526 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 11:29 pm
    hmm, I want to call her stupid, but I`m sure she isn`t. just really bad at expressing herself so normal people understand
  35. Profile photo of yen223
    yen223 Male 18-29
    342 posts
    November 3, 2008 at 11:36 pm
    "It goes without saying she`s wrong, but if you want to really know... in a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) style TV like this, blah blah blah"

    No offense Lionhart, but I still prefer Bjork`s explanation.

  36. Profile photo of BrainBits
    BrainBits Male 30-39
    445 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 12:00 am
    I would WRECK that chick.
  37. Profile photo of i-am-emo
    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
    1264 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 12:14 am
    The only thing I learnt from that `educational video` was that you shouldnt trust icelandic poets...

    ... seriously they`ll claw your f*ckin eyes out.

  38. Profile photo of RobSwindol
    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 2:03 am
    And the lesson for the day, boys and girls? That`s right! Don`t let Islandic poets lie to you!!!

    I knew Bjork was different, but DAMN!

  39. Profile photo of i-am-emo
    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
    1264 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 2:07 am
    "It goes without saying she`s wrong, but if you want to really know... in a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) style TV like this, the big copper-wire round thing at the back of the picture tube is a super duper electromagnet. There is ONE beam of light, which is bent by this to hit the upper left spot on the screen, then the next spot, and so on... it works its way across the screen, then to the next line where it does it all again, and so on till it reaches bottom right. It does this for all 3 colours. The "little screens" are thousands of phosphor dots coloured red, green and blue in a triangle arrangement. When the single beam of light hits a phosphorus dot, it does what phosphor does best, it glows briefly in that colour. This all happens 60* times a second to produce a picture."


    ... Orly?

  40. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 2:34 am
    > i-am-emo
    > Orly?

    "Some internet forum TROLLS may also reply "O RLY?" in response to a lengthy or overly detailed post" - hey, don`t get mad at me, it was Wikipedia that said it! :-P

  41. Profile photo of elkingo
    elkingo Male 30-39
    5436 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 3:46 am
    Yay thanks Bjork!
  42. Profile photo of riotDX
    riotDX Male 18-29
    600 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 6:06 am
    she needs to find a new hairdresser imo
  43. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
    2245 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 6:10 am
    what a sincerely interesting person. i would love to meet her.

    this is an artist, f*ck lolcats.

  44. Profile photo of newlife
    newlife Male 40-49
    254 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 7:01 am
    You can tell she has no idea what she`s talking about. She seems to act SO curious and in awe of it..."it`slike a little city in there, with streets and there`s an elevator running up to there"....LMAO!!! I was hoping she was going to open that thing and get the shock of her life...but then i saw her hair: maybe it already happened before!!!
    It almost seems like she`s high or something too...???
    Question: why does anyone think shes attractive? she really doeslook funny with those small eyes, big hair and HUGE eyebrows!!!!...holy cow, call Jesus, tell him to get his lawnmower and cut those things!!!!
  45. Profile photo of Vikstar
    Vikstar Female 18-29
    399 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 7:24 am
    Brilliant!

    It`s not the quality of the information that makes it great, it`s the chosen expression of it.

  46. Profile photo of earthshone
    earthshone Male 18-29
    1688 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 8:18 am
    she`s a wild one, I bet
  47. Profile photo of munimula1
    munimula1 Male 18-29
    125 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 10:32 am
    so the moral of the story is, you shouldn`t let poets lie to you?
  48. Profile photo of Keegan31
    Keegan31 Male 18-29
    228 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 11:11 am
    This innocence of hers, whether faked or not, is kind of endearing.
  49. Profile photo of FixTheYellow
    FixTheYellow Female 18-29
    192 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 7:03 pm
    She`s a beautiful person, I think. So different...
  50. Profile photo of Jaydeejj
    Jaydeejj Female 70 & Over
    713 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 9:18 pm
    Wow she`s so young in this. This is as old as the interwebz.
  51. Profile photo of i-am-emo
    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
    1264 posts
    November 4, 2008 at 9:41 pm
    "Some internet forum TROLLS may also reply "O RLY?" in response to a lengthy or overly detailed post" - hey, don`t get mad at me, it was Wikipedia that said it!"

    CURSE YOU WIKIPEDIA!

  52. Profile photo of SoCal
    SoCal Male 18-29
    650 posts
    November 6, 2008 at 3:46 pm
    Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!
    I still don`t get how she is famous for making noises.
  53. Profile photo of Gluggr
    Gluggr Male 18-29
    422 posts
    November 6, 2008 at 3:52 pm
    I`d probably understand her better if she just spoke Icelandic... And my Icelandic really isn`t good ^^

    Btw @LazyMe484: Björk is a normal Icelandic name, which doens`t make it better, but at least her friends arn`t to blame, just her parents *g*

  54. Profile photo of pheliox
    pheliox Male 18-29
    1 post
    September 15, 2009 at 5:14 am
    it might be good, but it makes me become more bored -.-"

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