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How many forum posters to change a light bulb???

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How many forum posters to change a light bulb???

Unread postAuthor: jeepkahn » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:16 am

How many forum posters does it take to change a light bulb?

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

27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light

53 to flame the spell checkers

41 to correct spelling/grammar flames

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

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"

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"

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

1 to state that a light bulb does not emit light, it sucks dark. After it is full, it stays dark.

And Added just for spudfiles...

16 to say that you should've searched for "how many posters to change a lightbulb" before posting about light bulbs....

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Unread postAuthor: Floyd » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:30 am

wow..... That actually made me chuckle, a big feat considering the "funny" things on the internet lately. But the funny thing is, its true (to a degree)
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:32 am

This has been posted before. You should have given credit from where and whom you've found it.

Next time give credit where credit is due!
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