How many forum members does it take

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by slurp, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. slurp

    slurp Member

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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
    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.
  2. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    That is funny stuff. If you don't get too many replies it's because we did this back at the end of last year, before you came aboard. The thread is here.:D:D

    Keep 'em coming though.:thumb::thumb:
  3. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    Now don't forget those posters that feel they must protect the rest of us unlearn light bulb users of the production phases and the errors or missing detail on said light bulb. :eek: ;) :D
  4. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

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    Funny :D :D :D :D ;)
  5. slurp

    slurp Member

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    :cry:

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

    Addendum...

    1 to point out to the poster that it has already been posted and discussed at an earlier date.:wave:
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Touché!

    Andrew
  7. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Member

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    I always thought real forum members weren't afraid of the dark.
    Doc
  8. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    The military designation for an incandescent indicator lamp is "DS" DS1,DS1132< etc. The result of this designation was, to refer to an indicator light as a Dark Sucker. It sucked the dark from around it so that your eye percieved "light" :D :D

    There are, of course, specialized Dark Suckers that also produce red, green,yellow,blue, orange,etc. perceptions of light. :rolleyes:
  9. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    That is funny.[​IMG][​IMG]
  10. Tileguy

    Tileguy Member

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    Don, that may have even been the second time through.............I seem to recall having run through this before the big admin change also ;)
    I believe it originated at www.flameforum/Atlas .com :D