The Smoke Theory
A theory has recently been postulated asserting the great importance
of smoke to the functioning of electrical components.
According to this theory, it is smoke which makes components work
because every time you let smoke out of a component, it stops
working!! It seems this claim has been verified through extensive
As with many great discoveries, this has eluded the great minds of
our time by its very simplicity. Of course, smoke makes all things
electrical work! Remember the last time smoke escaped from your
power supply? Didn’t it stop working? On a system level, a wiring
harness carries smoke from one device to another, and when the
harness springs a leak, it lets the smoke out of everything at once,
and then nothing works.
Some systems require larger quantities of smoke to operate properly.
That’s why the wires going to them are bigger.
Of course, there are some aspects of the theory which require
For example, one would think that persons who smoke cigarettes would
be much more healthy from ingesting all that smoke. Experimental
data seems to contradict that hypothesis.
Perhaps smokers are actually exhaling more smoke than they inhale...