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

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mammya Tue 21-Dec-04 21:00:54

(not really this forum but still some of it rings true and it's very funny...)

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.

tillykins Tue 21-Dec-04 21:17:07

Thats really funny
how did you type it all without your fingers falling off?

Kaysleighbells Tue 21-Dec-04 21:18:40


emMerryChristmastmg Tue 21-Dec-04 21:20:51


jingleballs Tue 21-Dec-04 21:22:35


mammya Tue 21-Dec-04 22:31:54

Tillykins, I just copied and pasted from an email I received!

oopsanta Tue 21-Dec-04 22:37:43

and one to post a link to a bat...

JaNgLyBELLS Tue 21-Dec-04 22:46:54


TumbleflumpDancingBum Tue 21-Dec-04 23:11:24


JudgeFlounce Mon 27-Dec-04 14:25:38

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