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29-12-2003, 12:50 AM   #1
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How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?
  • 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.

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29-12-2003, 01:05 AM   #2
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LOL!! It's true, oh man, it's so true! I try hard not to point out every single error in spelling and grammar.
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29-12-2003, 01:24 AM   #3
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SO TRUE! LOL!

Don't forget:

1 to post the URL to a past thread on the forum stating:
"This was talked about months ago, see following light bulb thread here"

hehe...
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29-12-2003, 03:52 AM   #4
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HEHE....I hear ya Emo. Well said.
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29-12-2003, 04:03 AM   #5
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1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.
***evil sneer***


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LOL!! It's true, oh man, it's so true! I try hard not to point out every single error in spelling and grammar.
It would take a lifetime to point them all out.
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30-12-2003, 12:06 AM   #6
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Originally posted by Emo
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

admin to remove all links in the post ;)

13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too"

;) j/k
Couldn't resist :D
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30-12-2003, 06:20 PM   #7
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um, is it me or did we talk about 6 months ago...

search for "dangers of changing a 'LIGHT-BULB' thread" in the members lounge.
and please google first. LIGHT-BULBS areindeed dangerous checkout: www.fakesiteonlight-bulbdangers.com
hehe:p
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30-12-2003, 09:48 PM   #8
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This was originaly posted at the Eyeball-Design forum. Funny though.
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30-12-2003, 11:49 PM   #9
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I actually found it on another forum... none the less, it's still funny and very true

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30-12-2003, 11:52 PM   #10
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