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pagan(8b)August 31, 2007

How many forum members does it take 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"

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moodyblue(8)

I LOVE THIS - and have just posted it on my bed and breakfast forum. Wow it is soooooo typical. Teehee. Thanks Pagan.
Pauline - Vancouver Island

    Bookmark   August 31, 2007 at 9:40AM
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aprille(z9 CA bay area)

Pagan - that's funny! You did not get this from Leolist by any chance? I saw the same thing posted there a few weeks ago ... of course it could have gone around a bit since then.

Aprille

    Bookmark   August 31, 2007 at 12:34PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Hilarious--and too true!!!!!

Kate

    Bookmark   August 31, 2007 at 4:02PM
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labrea_gw

at least 4 of them are the same person using different screen names!

    Bookmark   August 31, 2007 at 5:17PM
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youngquinn_gw

gee what a funny thought joe.....that way if responses are few they could just roll out a few alter egos and have a conversation amongst themselves. LOL!!

    Bookmark   August 31, 2007 at 9:54PM
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moodyblue(8)

I had to laugh, after I posted it on the bed & breakfast board. I received lots of humourous replies. One person remarke. "There's someone spying on us".

This was all so true of our B&B board, right down to the "spelling and grammar police" UNBELIEVABLE! It just goes to show, I guess, that we on the B&B board, are QUITE NORMAL! heehee!
Pauline - Vancouver Island

    Bookmark   September 1, 2007 at 12:54AM
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