How many posters does it take to change a litebulb

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by HozayBuck, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. HozayBuck

    HozayBuck Well-Known Member

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    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

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

    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 "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 group is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb group

    203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be stopped

    111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts *are* relevant to this group

    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....

    Edited by HandyRyan - Yesterday at 9:35pm
     

  2. HarleyRider

    HarleyRider Comic Relief Member

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    There had to be at least 1....... :lolsmash:
     
  3. CulexPipiens

    CulexPipiens Still waiting for the zombies.

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    I'd make a comment but it hasn't been 6 months yet.
     
  4. Bigdog57

    Bigdog57 Adventurer at large

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    You misspelled 'lightbulb' in the title....... :rolleyes:
     
  5. gypsysue

    gypsysue The wanderer

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    And I scrolled back up to check!!!

    :lolsmash:
     
  6. Frugal_Farmers

    Frugal_Farmers Good ole country folk

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    How many lightbulbs should I put in my BOB?
     
  7. UncleJoe

    UncleJoe Well-Known Member

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    Depends on what type and wattage. Maybe the Blob will help you out with that. He has a nice variety.
     
  8. gypsysue

    gypsysue The wanderer

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    ...And we should expand this to cover the number and type/size of batteries in the BOB to power the lightbulbs...

    :D
     
  9. HozayBuck

    HozayBuck Well-Known Member

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    Let the light shine in!!

    I knew yawl would have way to much fun with this... preordained!!... are we talking all "LITE" bulbs? or just American made? ....uh..are there any American made bulbs?.. I think any bulbs with "LEFT" handed threads should be tossed..this being a more or less Conservative right forum..
     
  10. HarleyRider

    HarleyRider Comic Relief Member

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    Uh oh...... I feel a song coming on.... :rolleyes:

    "Youuuu..... light up my life......." :eek:
     
  11. gypsysue

    gypsysue The wanderer

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    GROAN....

    :congrat: good one!

    :D
     
  12. nj_m715

    nj_m715 www.veggear.blogspot.com

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    Funny post. I have been guilty of a couple of those, I guess most of us have.
     
  13. AnimalcrackerHerder

    AnimalcrackerHerder Active Member

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  14. NaeKid

    NaeKid YourAdministrator, eh?

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    Hozay - next time we meet, you owe me a beer for the one I spilled all over my computer screen!!! :eek:
     
  15. HozayBuck

    HozayBuck Well-Known Member

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    Whut I dew ??.. I just posts em I don't make em up...

    I'm guilty of posting so many because in truth, Every day the news gets worse, the money gets thinner, prices are higher... so I figger we best be laughin or we will be cryin.. know whut ah mean Vern?

    HEY !!! guess what I learned today!!!! don't eat a Subway meatball sanny while hanging over your key board!!!! .. it was a hard lesson but if yer fast you can salvage some of the sauce but licking the keys is not real fun...:dunno::dunno::(
     
  16. catsraven

    catsraven Meoww

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    Key board licking can cause

    pinch tong
    nasty taste in mouth
    broken teeth
    Computer crash
    Computer to get the wrong impression
    Computer to think you lost your.....Oh wait this is the light bulb thread sorry :eek: :lolsmash:
     
  17. RoadRash

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    What no one posted to use a kerosene lamp or candles to conserve electricity.......LMFAO
    RR
     
  18. Immolatus

    Immolatus Just getting started. Always.

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    Bumped, because I was reading another old thread that also got bumped, and its just plain funny.

    I would also like to reignite the lightbulb/light bulb controversy.
    I say light bulb because spell check doesnt like it. It also doesnt like 'doesnt'.
     
  19. MsSage

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    Are you talking about Light or LED? couldnt tell since you misspelled both