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Old November 7th, 2003, 07:47
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How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

1 to change the light bulb

1 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

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 forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb forum about changing light bulbs be stopped

111 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum

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"

650 that flame them for not using the Search feature

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"

16 posts of two forum members that are exclusively talking to each other only about lightbulbs and what they did that weekend

24 posts of telling them to take it to PM's

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again

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Old November 7th, 2003, 08:17
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http://home.nycap.rr.com/useless/lightbulbs/

Prize for the first link? Best named url?
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Old November 7th, 2003, 08:32
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Your forgot the 10 to say "In on page 1"


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In on page 1
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Old November 7th, 2003, 08:43
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Old March 19th, 2007, 00:03
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Man... I think this was the first time this was posted here!
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Old March 19th, 2007, 06:10
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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Your forgot the 10 to say "In on page 1"


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Old March 19th, 2007, 06:15
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

We use the energy effecient light bulbs at work, but they dont seem to last any longer....
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Old March 19th, 2007, 09:32
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

ooooh man! I know I'm going to get roasted for this............but:



I'm just a user. I let the members change the lightbulbs.























And just to show you I'm a good sport, I'll sign up for a 2 yr. membership today. -honest!
(btw, I used to be red...many moons ago)
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Old March 19th, 2007, 09:45
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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I'm just a user. I let the members change the lightbulbs.
That is what we are here for. Glorified light bulb changers.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 09:45
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

In on page 1. Lets see I have now heard this at least 30 times on 10 different forums.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 11:19
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

me too
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Old March 19th, 2007, 17:23
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Yes, but I think this was the first time it hit back in 03.
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Old March 19th, 2007, 17:33
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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Yes, but I think this was the first time it hit back in 03.
Do you remember '03?
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Old March 19th, 2007, 19:05
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Ya... well, little parts of it hahah

to much and not enough
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Old March 20th, 2007, 15:46
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Wow, almost 4 yrs later and I am in on page 1
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