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I picked this up at another site and thought you guys would get a kick out of it here.



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How many forum members does it takes 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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs
5 to flame the spell checkers
3 to correct spelling/grammar flames
6 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 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum
11 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 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 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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[align=center]Oops! Vic posted this last week, but I think I acidentally deleted it when doing the forum upgrade. Apologies for that, I got a laugh fromthe topicmyself. [/align]
 

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And don't forget the last bit Vic;

"the admin to accidentally delete the topic and you have to start it all over again!" :clapper:
 

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Nice one Ted, I like it! That makes an already funny topic even better. :clapper:
 
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And i lost one of my post count. :crying: :crying: :crying: :crying: :crying:

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Goldwinger1984 wrote:
But Redwing, it's only one of thousands.
Hey Goldwinger1984 :waving: I know that, but if you only knew :crying:the effort that i have to make to post one mesg. :whip:

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Redwing. wrote:
Goldwinger1984 wrote:
But Redwing, it's only one of thousands.
Hey Goldwinger1984 :waving: I know that, but if you only knew :crying:the effort that i have to make to post one mesg.
Yeah Vic, REDWING has to semphore the message to the mainland, and with the bad weather and all it ain't easy. I'm hoping he will be able to get new wicks for his computer monitor soon now that he's got some kero for it.:cheeky1:
 

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I think he'll stay with his kerosene burning monitor, it works pretty well from what I hear if he cleans the soot off the inside of the screen and trims the wick once a week or so.
 
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Goldwinger1984 wrote:
You would think that he would rig up a treadmill with a generator and run his Honda 50 on the treadmill to generate the power for his computer.

Come out of the dark ages Redwing.
Hey Goldwinger1984 :waving:I dont own this god damn PC :crying:this is my neighbours machine and he says it's the best money can buy. :clapper:He actually taught me to use this thing. :jumper:

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exavid wrote:
REDWING has to semphore the message to the mainland, and with the bad weather and all it ain't easy. I'm hoping he will be able to get new wicks for his computer monitor soon now that he's got some kero for it.:cheeky1:
Hey exavid :stumped: I dont understand what all that means. :crying:You have to type in small words for me to figure it out. :whip:

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Redwing. wrote:
exavid wrote:
REDWING has to semphore the message to the mainland, and with the bad weather and all it ain't easy. I'm hoping he will be able to get new wicks for his computer monitor soon now that he's got some kero for it.:cheeky1:
Hey exavid :stumped: I dont understand what all that means. :crying:You have to type in small words for me to figure it out. :whip:
Be glad to, does this help?
 

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Starting it all over again

Goldwinger1984 wrote:
I picked this up at another site and thought you guys would get a kick out of it here.



Vic

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How many forum members does it takes 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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs
5 to flame the spell checkers
3 to correct spelling/grammar flames
6 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 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum
11 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 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 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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You da man!

You waited a year and a half just for that?

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