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  crosstrainer 17:02 12 Sep 2008
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Already posted the site this came from as a candidate for best humorous website, but though this one worth sharing:

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


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.

  crosstrainer 17:13 12 Sep 2008

.......Us all sometimes :))

  crosstrainer 17:30 12 Sep 2008

Ask the FE to move this to Helproom, as it is sort of a help topic :))

  Forum Editor 18:23 12 Sep 2008

and you shall receive.

  sidecar sid 18:37 12 Sep 2008

Bookmarked.
Will give it a bump in March.

  rdave13 19:53 12 Sep 2008

I'll wait until March to respond...)

  bloo meeny 21:19 12 Sep 2008

"7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs"

That'll be this guy then .....

click here

  MAJ 21:50 12 Sep 2008

........... love it, lol.

  crosstrainer 06:29 13 Sep 2008

Only tounge in cheek! :))

  crosstrainer 06:30 13 Sep 2008

:))

  martjc 07:38 13 Sep 2008

...people laugh at that but the man does have a point! We've all seen such silly rules and regs. Who dreams these things up?

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