How many forum members 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
> 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
> and lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be stopped
> 111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we all use
> 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
> 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
> this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group
> 33 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety
> 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
> start it all over again…

That is FUNNY. Something in particular bothering you, Kenton?

Just the usual too much time on one’s hands I suppose. :slight_smile:

WoW… that took a lot of energy…

Was it worth it? :shock::shock::roll::shock:

John McKenna

Just a cut and paste job…that’s been around for awhile but it’s still just as funny, no matter which group you attach it to. :slight_smile:

One more to add to the list:

> 56 who vehemently detest changing light bulbs by stating it is waaaaaaaaaay beyond the standards for NACHI members to perform such an act and indicate reasons of liability and lack of E&O coverage. :mrgreen:


44 - What is AN “FAQ”

Hmmm, Im thinking I would recommend a Qualified Licensed Electrician to change that light bulb.

Very funny Kenton:D

Me too! Opps forgot to quote everybody else.

very nice