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« on: July 31, 2007, 06:28:09 PM »


How many online forum group members does it take to change a lightbulb?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed.
 
14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently.
 
7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.
 
27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.
 
53 to flame the spell checkers.
 
41 to correct spelling/grammar flames.
 
6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb"...another 6 to condemn those 6 as anal-retentive
 
2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is "lamp".
 
15 know-it-alls who claim *they* were in the industry, and that "light bulb" is perfectly correct.
 
156 to email the participant's ISPs complaining that they are in violation of their "acceptable use policy".
 
109 to post that this group is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb group
 
203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be stopped.
 
111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts *are* relevant to this group.
 
306 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs work best for this technique, and what brands are faulty.
 
27 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs.
 
14 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL's.
 
3 to post about links they found from the URL's that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group.
 
33 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too".
 
12 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy.
 
19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three".
 
4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ.
 
44 to ask what is a "FAQ".
 
4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"
 
143 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs".
 
1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again....
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007, 06:41:41 PM »

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this one...this one....rthis one just might be one of the best i've read!!!

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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2007, 11:18:29 AM »

So how many forum members recommended energy saving bulbs? 
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2007, 01:49:07 PM »

what no moderators or administrators huh
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2007, 10:46:29 PM »

1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.... evil
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« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2007, 12:05:03 AM »

It hasn't been six months already has it?
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« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2007, 09:56:18 AM »

not by my calender, but good try. grin
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« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2007, 07:55:32 AM »

Where do you buy these light bulbs?
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« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2007, 10:16:44 AM »

Off the internet of course.
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« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2007, 10:53:11 AM »

Oh brother, and Dallas, where on earth did you get this thing!!!!  Have a wonderful day in our great life.  Cindi
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« Reply #10 on: September 29, 2007, 01:02:14 PM »

Where do you buy these light bulbs?
it's lightbulbs
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« Reply #11 on: September 29, 2007, 02:32:53 PM »

Mici,
Naah,light bulbs is the adjective here!   You know,Light bulbs ,Tulip bulbs, crocus bulbs,dim bulbs.   Understand? Wink
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« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2007, 03:09:06 PM »

Are we talking about bulbs of light or bulbs that light?
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« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2007, 08:51:34 PM »

Hmmmm,
Let me ask an expert!
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« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2007, 09:09:29 PM »

Or is it light bulbs as apposed to heavy bulbs?
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« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2007, 10:01:10 PM »

Ha, you guys are sick!!!!!
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« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2007, 10:22:32 PM »

My opinion weighs heavily towards a light bulb!
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« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2007, 06:17:43 AM »

Diet bulbs?
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« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2007, 11:59:00 AM »

And then it crosses my mind.... Shouldn't we consider the rights of the light bulbs? What if they don't want to be forcefully evicted and another forcefully twisted into a socket. Who are we to enslave them in such ways. How would you like a jolt of electricity shot up your backside several times a day? Maybe the dimming of the bulb means we have finally broken their spirit. Perhaps the bulb burning out is the only way it figures it can escape and be free.

Go now, remove the tortured bulbs from their sockets, carry them outside and fling them up in the air shouting, "Fly! Be free!" 
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« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2007, 12:38:22 PM »

while all these are very good thoughts I would like to add that maybe we need a national light bulb day to celebrate and reflect on the importance of the light bulb, common or otherwise.
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