Well I just couldn't resist. Reminds me of the "other place"

Posting to a list

How many group posters 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
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 List administrator to ban the ass-baiting poster.
508 post that they agree

AND then

1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again




Sorry for being off topic, but what's a lightbulb? :)

I'd not usually quote an entire post, but this one deserves it! :)

Me too.....


The coveted award Master-Baiter is hereby Awarded to LarryB

(Round of Applause sweeps the Forum)

Fap. Fap. Fap........................

Can’t say I’m THAT excited by it’s funniness…

LOL Copied to TXT, I must have it in my HDD :bigsmile: Agreed with all posts above :bigsmile:

Just get your kid to change it...

Wonder which group that puts me in?

That was awesome . . .


This thread is closed ....

Wall of text .... read rule #14 ,#19 .and #23

Larry B banned for a week .....to think about what he's done

You left out 1 poster that complains about this whole process and starts his own take on the matter sort of like this. LOL!

I wuz gointo currekt yer gramma, but I cain't be bothured.

Tongue Out

Verry funny stuff...

Me thinks that stevetexas meant, Clap, Clap, Clap and not Fap, Fap, Fap, at least I hope so...........

How many politicians should it take to change a light bulb?


How many citizens should be allowed to choose?


(from http://ceolas.net website against the incandescent light bulb regulations, final section)

Nicely written.. but I guess that took some time!