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how many posters does it take to change a lightbulb?

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
forum, and lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be stopped

111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we all use light
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 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 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 and
start it all over again....
 

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tdawg said:
Sorry to tell you Curt, but this is a repost.
-Taaf-
I think Tdawg, added a final one,

"Calling the thread a 'Repost'."
 

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And yeah... the correct term is "lamp"... :)
 

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And then, the guy that posts to complain because the original poster didn't do a search for "light bulbs" before posting his experience!
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44 to ask what is a "FAQ"

lol sooo me lol,

1.) at first glance, i seen the name of the person posting(Mav) and the title and thought, this should be funny. i thought u were gonna make this a SPAZ ATTACK thread. like u got pissed at the way people post lol

2.) then i read on, and seen that U could of never made such a funny list, at least i know i couldent lol.

this is a first to me so i say, not a repost, wanna argue?

ALi
 

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do a search for former threads on the site before posting threads about changing lightbulbs to see if others have already given helpful information... ;)
 
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