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

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

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April 1st, 2012, 12:00 pm #1

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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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April 1st, 2012, 12:16 pm #2

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April 1st, 2012, 12:20 pm #3

"Pinched" from another forum..... posted here TFIC.

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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.
So how many is it then? I lost count! :-)
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April 1st, 2012, 12:31 pm #4

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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.
And at least one to ask "should the light bulb be preshaded?".

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April 1st, 2012, 1:08 pm #5

...and at least 1 to say the light bulb is too long compared to the other light bulbs.

Dry fit, don't fit, fix fit.

Google IS your friend.

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April 1st, 2012, 1:20 pm #6

"Pinched" from another forum..... posted here TFIC.

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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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April 1st, 2012, 2:37 pm #7

"Pinched" from another forum..... posted here TFIC.

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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.
The most recent iteration of this thread:

http://www.network54.com/Forum/149674/m ... 916169/100...

The first one on this version of the board, oddly enough, is in the appropriate forum:

http://www.network54.com/Forum/232726/m ... ight+bulb-


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April 1st, 2012, 4:03 pm #8

"Pinched" from another forum..... posted here TFIC.

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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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April 1st, 2012, 4:23 pm #9

"Pinched" from another forum..... posted here TFIC.

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

1 person to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 people to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 people to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

1 person to move it to the Lighting section

2 people to argue then move it to the Electrical section

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

5 people to flame the spell checkers

3 people to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 people 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 people to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 people 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 people 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 people 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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April 1st, 2012, 5:23 pm #10

...and at least 1 to say the light bulb is too long compared to the other light bulbs.

Dry fit, don't fit, fix fit.

Google IS your friend.
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