On a lighter note........

  Klof Ron 14:19 21 Jan 2006

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.

  Totally-braindead 14:24 21 Jan 2006

I like it, reading that makes me feel a bit sheepish about my postings. BAA!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:30 21 Jan 2006

A little light relief thanks.

  Chegs ®™ 15:01 21 Jan 2006

You missed the

1 from FE to say this should not be in the Helproom and locks the thread. ;-))

  Klof Ron 15:15 21 Jan 2006

That's the one I was afraid of so I'll close this now and hope that he doesn't see it.

  spuds 17:04 21 Jan 2006

Use candles, save all this bother :o)

  Forum Editor 17:29 21 Jan 2006

Many, many times before.

And now he's locking it.

  Forum Editor 17:33 21 Jan 2006

he wants to say - I'm not deleting your thread, because I don't want to deny others the chance to read it, and chuckle.........as I did, but to stop it turning into a mammoth 'and here's another one' thread - which is what would happen. The we would have links to dubious content. etc., as is always the case.

Well done though,very well done.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

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