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

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I got this from a wonderful friend and had to share! Have a nice day!

Q: How many forum members 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

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"

6 to flame them

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.

Posted at 9:03am Sep 5, 2007 EDT


blestbeads says

And 1 admin to lock the thread to protect the feelings of the light bulb!

hee hee hee

Posted at 9:06am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

LOL! Too true!

Posted at 9:42am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

Thought you would like this one!

Posted at 10:04am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

SparksFly says

hee hee :)

Posted at 10:10am Sep 5, 2007 EDT


Posted at 10:15am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

priceless! or should I say, lightless.

Posted at 10:16am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

I am creased with laughter. what a way to start the day........ :D :D :D

Posted at 10:18am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

FuzzyIzmit says

Wait...we have a light bulb? :)

Posted at 10:18am Sep 5, 2007 EDT

msbelle says


Posted at 10:20am Sep 5, 2007 EDT