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How many forum members does it takes to change a light bulb?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by BleedsNoMore, Dec 22, 2003.

  1. 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
    1 to move it to the Lighting section
    2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
    7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs
    5 to flame the spell checkers
    3 to correct spelling/grammar flames
    6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid
    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
    19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum
    11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum
    36 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
    7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs
    4 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
    13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too"
    5 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy
    4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"
    13 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.
  2. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    i think I have seen this one, but its a good one nonetheless


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    hey, it managed to make a category for all of our tbers but one. mike money wouldn't fit in there

  4. I knew that would happen
  5. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    hey, don't worry. Still a good one. By the way, I have a great joke:

    4 guys walk into a bar, the 5th one ducked.

  6. I haven't heard that one before...but wasn't the original "A guy walks into a bar, what does he say?" "ouch"
  7. Blackbird

    Blackbird Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Your list forgot to mention the people who point out that the lightbulb's already been changed a million times...;)
  8. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
  9. i say none. Due to the fact that light does not exist on the internet...
  10. 20 to say "I remember when we did a lightbulb change a few years ago and this happened....."


  11. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
  12. Light bulbs, light bulbs!

    Everyone's always talking about light bulbs!

    What about tulip bulbs? :confused:

    What, do you guys hate flowers?

    Do you guys have something against The Netherlands?



    Two existentialists walk into a bar - or did they? :p
  13. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I use Hilk Light bulbs. They're superior and cost $240, but they're superior.
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