How Many Forum Members Does It Take...

Discussion in 'Off Topic Chat' started by TATTRAT, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. TATTRAT

    TATTRAT No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    ...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

    1 newbie to ask how to get one of those little pictures under your name

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

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

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

    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 "FAQ" means

    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 9 months from now and start it all over again
     
  2. Antarctican

    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    :biglaugh:
     
  3. lostprophet

    lostprophet No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    my legs ache
     
  4. BoblyBill

    BoblyBill TPF Noob!

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    lol...

    you posted this in the wrong place... :D
     
  5. Antarctican

    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    It appears you forgot "1 who will reply with just a smilie, no words"
     
  6. BoblyBill

    BoblyBill TPF Noob!

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    Me too
     
  7. Alex_B

    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    so true in a way ;) I even found myself!
     
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    Phazan TPF Noob!

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    So true! I love the internet
     
  9. Chiller

    Chiller Mental case

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  10. SpeedTrap

    SpeedTrap TPF Noob!

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    And one person to recycle a 10-year-old Internet joke...........
     
  11. Hertz van Rental

    Hertz van Rental TPF Noob!

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    Why would a photographer want to change a lightbulb?
    Most of what we do is done in the dark - and besides, we have assistants to do that sort of thing.
     
  12. Early

    Early TPF Noob!

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    What is it really, lightbulb or light bulb?:confused:
     

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