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#167157 - 06/24/12 12:33 PM How many forum members does it take to change a...
Gordie Offline
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Registered: 05/26/12
Posts: 16

...lightbulb?

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 Tech 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.
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#167168 - 06/24/12 02:29 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Gordie]
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Loc: Gateway to Columbia Gorge
lol

If you think this is bad, there are many other forums far worse! At least we moderators try to keep it civil around here!
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#167176 - 06/24/12 09:39 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Gordie]
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Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 3982
Loc: Bend, Oregon
Its called traffic - besides around here - no one would sum it all up.

Pretty funny
Jim thanks
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#167209 - 06/25/12 12:30 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Jimshaw]
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Registered: 07/08/11
Posts: 1110
Loc: Colorado
One to point out this has been posted in 68,138 other places before being posted here. smile

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#167222 - 06/25/12 02:09 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Gershon]
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Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 158
Loc: Normally Pacific Northwest
Me too.
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#167385 - 06/28/12 08:51 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Gordie]
Glenn Roberts Offline
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Registered: 12/23/08
Posts: 2122
Loc: Southwest Ohio
Don't forget the 4 of us to point out that the OP's bulb is too heavy, and provide a link to a UL version. To which one reply would point out that calling it a LIGHTbulb is just marketing hype, and 2 more to debate whether Underwriters Laboratory was trying to steal the UL acronym.

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#167717 - 07/08/12 07:57 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Glenn Roberts]
intrek38 Offline
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Registered: 11/29/03
Posts: 430
Loc: Hesperia, Calif
But do we even need a light bulb in the first place??

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#167737 - 07/09/12 03:58 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: intrek38]
Glenn Roberts Offline
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Registered: 12/23/08
Posts: 2122
Loc: Southwest Ohio
Perfect UL ending to the thread! smile

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#167901 - 07/18/12 02:56 PM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: intrek38]
Gershon Offline
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Registered: 07/08/11
Posts: 1110
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By intrek38
But do we even need a light bulb in the first place??


Because none of us would carry a heavy bulb?
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#168357 - 08/09/12 01:05 AM Re: How many forum members does it take to change a... [Re: Gordie]
Samoset Offline
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Registered: 07/04/08
Posts: 429
Loc: Newnan ,GA
I
Originally Posted By Gordie

...lightbulb?

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 Tech 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.


Thought is was a L.E D I mean this is 2012 and a light weight backing forum!

Crap just realized I classify as the forum lurker wink
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