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post #1 of 16
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Probably you all have seen this before. But I hadn't, and it was posted on another Board that I frequent. I liked it so much I wanted to post it here just in case you haven't seen it before.............

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 URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URLs.

27 to post about links they found from the URLs 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".

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 search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now and to start it all over again.
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post #3 of 16

That's so true. Good one!
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post #5 of 16
That was great!
post #6 of 16
I haven't seen that one before to funny! The last one cracked me up, it's like "oh no...here we go again"
post #7 of 16
You forgot the 1 guy who can't see to type because his lightbulb is burt out and the other 37 that can't type about their lightbulb experiences because they have cats on their laps.
post #8 of 16
No, this twist on the light bulb (or is that lightbulb?) is new to me! And it's fabulous! Thanks.
post #9 of 16
That is so funny. There is also the 1 who posts to point out that the whole thread is irrelevant to those who live in countries where the voltage/standard design of lightbulbs is different.
post #10 of 16
LOL! I've seen this before but it's great!
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post #13 of 16
Me too!

I just had to do it...
post #14 of 16

I'm jest afraid of the 27 spel chekkers. We have one I no of on this form and she nos who she is.

Making the other 26 of you really paranoid that I'm talking about you!
post #15 of 16

just to immagine if it happened on this forum!!
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