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Forum Members and a lightbulb


Q: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

A: 1,443

--1 to change the light bulb and to post to the forum 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;

--156 to write to the forum administrator about the light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness to this forum;

--26 to sign out and post as trolls;

--74 to bash the troll posts;

--109 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this exchange to the litebulb forum;

--203 to demand that cross posting to grammar, spelling and illumination forums 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;

--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 the post the corrected URL`s;

--3 to post about links they found from the URL`s that are relevant to this forum which makes light bulbs relevant to this forum;

--33 to link all posts to date, then quote them including all headers and footers and then add "Me too";

--12 to post to the forum that they are never coming back, 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 "FAQ";

--4 to say "didn`t we go through this already a short time ago on Usenet?"

--143 to ask "what`s Usenet?"


Aug 19, 2002
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Shut up Bob, good work Admin

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