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How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?(a bit long)
Old 08-12-2008, 05:03 PM
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Default How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?(a bit long)

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been

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.

5 people to hotlink to pictures of lightbulbs hosted on geocities.

6 people to complain about dead images.

3 people to tell them to right click the image and copy the URL into
another window.

13 to read all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including
all headers, images and signatures, and add "I agree".

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 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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set light to someone and he will be warm for the rest of his life" Sir Samuel Vimes

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Old 08-13-2008, 03:48 AM
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18 to post pictures of LOLbulbs.
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Old 08-13-2008, 02:07 PM
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12 to post professing fandom for the OP/OP's responses
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Old 08-13-2008, 11:37 PM
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72 to post the link to Centennial Light. 1 to claim it never existed. 4 that learn what centennial is. Learning is fun.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:58 PM
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5 to post links to clips on YouTube showing amusing incidents occuring when light bulds were changed.
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Old 08-16-2008, 01:12 PM
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1 to say they got the first reply

5 to say that posting just to say you got the first reply is against the T&C's of the forum
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Old 08-16-2008, 03:17 PM
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8 to reply "FIRST POST!!!!!!!ELEVENTY!!111
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Old 08-17-2008, 02:12 PM
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How dare you .... I OWN the trademark for lightbulbs.

I am going to sue you for your lightbulb joke. DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?

I WILL have your job.... Let me speak to your manager!!!!!!!

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Old 08-17-2008, 03:16 PM
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1 to show guro and ruin it for everyone.
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Old 08-17-2008, 05:41 PM
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1 to say "This is now a thread about rule 34 with lightbulbs"
3 to post poorly photoshopped lightbulb pron.
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