Forum Humor

How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?

One to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been

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

Seven to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.

Seven more to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing
light bulbs.

Three to correct spelling/grammar errors.

Six to argue over whether it’s “lightbulb” or “light bulb”.

Another six to condemn those six as stupid.

Fifteen to claim experience in the lighting industry and give the correct

Nineteen to post that this group is not about light bulbs and to please take
this discussion to a lightbulb (or light bulb) forum.

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

Thirty six 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.

Seven to post URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

Four to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the
corrected URL.

Three to post about links they found from the URLs that are relevant to this
group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group.

Thirteen to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including
all headers and signatures, and add “Me too”.

Five to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot
handle the light bulb controversy.

Four to say “didn’t we go through this already a short time ago?”

Thirteen to say “do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions
about light bulbs.”

Three to tell a funny story about their cat and a light bulb.


One group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now with
something unrelated and start it all over again.


You get my vote for “Post of the Week”! Good one. :lol:

:wink: Thanks for the smile!

If you belong to any forums or groups, you will know this scenario all too well.
You can apply this post to any other groups and its amazing how well it fits.

Thankfully none of us can say we are guilty of such silly behavior!:D:roll:

You forgot the guy who posts:

“This has been gone over many times on the old BB…go search the archives”

ME, TOO!!!

:smiley: Thanks Aron made me laugh

Guilty as charged on all counts Aaron. Very funny:D :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:

Well…you know…… all I’m saying is all;-)

I agree with Jae.

You know what really funny…or scary depending on how you look at it; in the first post subsistute audio tape for light bulb.

nice post

Thanks for sharing

Change tape to eight track tape and it just keeps
going and going and going.
See it again next year . Thanks it’s still great.
Roy sr

This is hilarious!

I’m going to go Google “Forum Jokes”…:wink:

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

You guys may be “forum”–

but, I’m “a-ginum”…

And six to say, “Ask Russel Ray for his light bulb disclaimer”

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Now that’s funny!!:D:D

It was still great to read it again though, good stuff and so true.:mrgreen::cool:

How long did it take you to find it Paul?

And don’t forget the one and only:


We can never forget our busiest and most prolific poster.